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Government needs to ramp up the supply of low-cost rented homes says JRF

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New analysis from the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) shows how nearly 600 additional low-cost rented homes need to be built every week in order to fix the broken housing market and help low-income families escape poverty. JRF is calling on the Government to use its forthcoming Social Housing Green paper to commit to building 78,000 […]

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Citizens Advice is backing call by MP’s for greater protection for vulnerable tenants.

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Citizens Advice is backing a call by MPs on the housing committee to give greater protection to vulnerable tenants who fear revenge eviction. On Monday this week, Citizens Advice revealed in a report that a quarter of a million households in England put up with shoddy or unsafe homes out of fear of eviction. The […]

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Response from the National Housing Federation to the launch of the Labour Party social housing green paper

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Response from  the National Housing Federation to the launch of the Labour Party social housing green paper. David Orr, Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation says: “This is a positive statement of ambition from the Labour Party. It sets out an important package of measures which recognise the vital role that housing associations play […]

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Average house prices in UK fall back slightly since January 2018 according to Land Registry

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The latest UK House Price Index from the Land Registry shows according to February data that  on average, house prices in the UK have fallen by 0.1% since January 2018,  an annual price rise of 4.4%, which makes the average property in the UK valued at £225,047. In England, the February data shows on average, […]

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Warning to landlords and letting agents over fake referencing

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This week’s episode of “Bad Tenants, Rogue Landlords” (Thursday 19th April, Channel 5, 8pm) will serve as a warning to all landlords and letting agents over the dangers of fake tenant references, as landlord Paul Bloom faces a struggle to get his property back from a bogus company let. Paul Bloom, a professional landlord with […]

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ZPG welcomes back Manning Stainton (19 offices) to their platform

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ZPG, owner of Zoopla and PrimeLocation, today announced  they are delighted to welcome back Manning Stainton, a market leader and award-winning agency operating across North Yorkshire. Manning Stainton, which has a network of 19 offices across Leeds and North Yorkshire will now list all of its properties across the ZPG platform with immediate effect. Mark […]

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Telford Homes PLC anticipates record revenue and profit for year to end March 2018

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Telford Homes Plc, the London focused residential property developer, today released an  update on trading ahead of its final results for the year ended 31 March 2018, which will be released on Wednesday, 30 May 2018. Telford Homes mention in the highlights: Record revenue and profit anticipated for the year to 31 March 2018 and […]

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Northern landlords top voids list

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More landlords with property in the North of England experienced a void period in the past three months than in any other UK region according to findings from the UK Association of Letting Agents (UKALA). Fifty three per cent of landlords with property in the North East and North West of England both experienced a […]

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Price of property coming to market reaches record high

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  Prices of new-to-the-market property rise by modest 0.4% (+£1,228) this month, but enough to push the national average to a new record of £305,732 Surpasses previous national high of £304,943 set in July 2017 by 0.3%, with six out of eleven regions also hitting new peaks Record monthly visits to Rightmove in March indicate […]

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House purchases by first-time buyers and home movers reaches highest levels for February since 2007.

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UK Finance’s latest mortgage trends update reveals that total homeowner house purchases, which combine both home movers and first-time buyers, reached 50,000, the highest level for February since 2007. Mortgage lending for first-time buyers, home movers and remortgagors increased in February 2018 compared to the previous year according to UK Finance. Commenting on the data, […]

 

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