Author: Nick Davies

London is the World’s Top Destination for Investment in Commercial Real Estate

London is still top dog for investment in commercial real estate even with ongoing uncertainty about Brexit. New research has shown, London is well above Manhattan and Paris. According to the analysis report from international real estate firm Knight Frank.

Lloyds offering 100 per cent mortgages to first-time buyers

First-time buyers will be able to receive a 100 per cent mortgage from Lloyds bank for the first time since the financial crisis. The caveat being that the lender must be assisted by a family member.

Law Commission to improve Right to Manage process for leaseholders

A proposal has been put forward by the Law Commission that would improve a leaseholder’s ability to manage their buildings on a daily basis.

A ban on private rented sector tenant fees will be put in place on 1 June

On 1 June a new law banning private rented sector tenant fees will come into effect.

New law to ensure standards in rented accommodation

A new law will ensure that private and social rented properties will meet certain safety standards throughout a tenancy, the Government has announced.

What happens if I want to buy or sell a house?

Buying or selling a property is no easy task – and this unfortunate truth applies regardless of whether you are a first-time buyer, a second-stepper or a seasoned investor.

HM Land Registry moves to raise awareness of property fraud

In recent weeks, HM Land Registry has been trying to raise awareness of property and conveyancing fraud in an effort to ensure homeowners don’t get caught out.

Demand for commercial property strong among domestic investors

A new report published by property group GVA in recent days has revealed that demand for UK commercial property among domestic investors has risen year-on-year.

Residential property sales rise above Brexit uncertainty

New figures published by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) in recent days reveal that residential property sales were up significantly in October, despite the autumn being characterised by political uncertainties and falls in consumer spending.

Overseas commercial property investors expected to ‘swoop in for Brexit bargains’

A new study carried out by prominent real estate group Knight Frank suggests that the UK will surge in popularity among overseas commercial property investors in 2019.