General Election 2024: A Look at Each Party's Housing Manifesto

Jun 19th 2024

We’ve reviewed the housing policies of the main political parties so you don’t have to. Key Points: All three parties pledge to ban no-fault evictions for renters. All three parties commit to reforming or ending the leasehold system. All...

What will the 2024 General Election Mean for UK House Prices?

Jun 11th 2024

As the UK general election campaign intensifies, housing has become a focal point of debate among the major parties. The Labour Party plans to reintroduce home building targets and implement a Freedom to Buy scheme. In contrast, the Conservatives pledge...

Rising Rents Predicted Over Summer: Insights from the Latest Rental Index

Jun 5th 2024

The rental market in England is showing signs of another surge as we approach the summer months. According to the latest Rental Index from the PropTech, rents have reached their highest levels since October over the past month. This development underscores...

House Price Index: May 2024

May 30th 2024

Overview The UK housing market has seen a modest decline in house prices over the past year, with a 0.1% drop. Despite this, market activity is on the rise with increased supply and more sales being agreed upon. Here's the latest update from the Zoopla...

Renters Reform Bill Withdrawal

May 28th 2024

Propertymark, the agents' trade body, reports that many in the industry are relieved that the Renters Reform Bill has been shelved due to the General Election. The Bill did not advance through the 'wash up' process last week, a procedure that fast-tracks...

Spring Housing Market Hits Record High

May 21st 2024

The average asking price for homes in Great Britain has reached a new peak this month, climbing to just over £375,000, a 0.8% increase. Spring is traditionally the busiest season for the housing market, often leading to price increases. This year,...