According research out this week, the average price of a terraced property has increased by 68% in the last 10 years.
We all know that buying a property within the boundary of the notorious M25 more often than not comes at a premium. Easy access to the bright lights of London, not to mention the booming job market offered by England’s capital city, often means demand in the area outstrips supply and property prices aren’t cheap. But bargains are still available.
Pension incomes have fallen by 14% compared with the start of the year due to market turmoil.
As quintessentially British as the Royal Family or a Sunday roast, the local village pub has long been a part of our cultural heritage, providing a meeting place for like minds to relax and sup a pint or two.
Supermarket giant Tesco is waging a war on rivals as it prepares for the biggest price squeeze since the 1920s.
The recent Dale Farm debate has highlighted the impact of the UK’s planning laws and the rights and wrongs of protecting the green belt countryside in favour of providing enough dwelling space for UK inhabitants.
At present the sustainability of property isn’t considered to have a bearing on its worth, however a report out this week from Royal Institute of Chartered Surveys claims that strong sustainability features should have a positive impact on a home’s value. This indicates that, over time, sustainable properties could appreciate more in value than their non sustainable counterparts. So what exactly is a sustainable property?
Latest research has found that deposits for houses have increased tenfold in the last 20 years compared to household incomes which have only doubled.