Category: Industry News

London rental growth stalls

July’s countrywide lettings index shows that rental growth slowed across every region of the country. London recorded the first annual drop in rents for six years, falling by 0.5 % over the past 12 months.

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Think tank reveals a fall in home ownership in major cities

Finding from the think tank, Resolution Foundation, have revealed that some major cities, including Manchester, have seen a marked dip in home ownership since the early 2000s.

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Snakes and Ladders series; Grey spots

The final chapter of the housing journey begins when people start trading in large family homes for smaller ones.      

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Somewhere in the middle

Having traded up from a flat or a smaller house, the middle of the housing journey is firmly the preserve of families living in large homes.

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First-time movers

We’re comfortable talking about first time buyers, a journey given much scrutiny and much measurement, but we are much less likely to talk about those moving for the first time.

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The return of renting: Build to rent

For the UK, creating a link between the growth of the private rented sector and the delivery of new homes offers the opportunity to both increase the volume of homes built in the UK, and improve the experience of renters. … Continue reading

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New official House price index

Yesterday saw the launch of the new and improved UK House price index.    

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Countrywide to offer customers unprecedented choice of the fullest range of services in the market

 Countrywide PLC has announced plans to create a step-change in customer choice by becoming the first UK estate agency to combine its traditional strength of local expertise with the control and convenience of a new online service.

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