Author: Nick Davies

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.

House prices increasing month on month according to latest index

According to data from the latest house price index from estate agents Your Move, the average house price increased in October, bringing the first monthly increase since February.

UK commercial property market boosted by ‘tech company boom’

In recent months, activity in the UK’s commercial property market has been boosted by the arrival of a number of leading tech companies to London and other key UK cities, commentators have said.

Buy-to-let re-mortgaging hits new high in Q3

New figures published in recent days reveal that the number of landlords looking to re-mortgage hit a new high in the third quarter (Q3) of 2018.

Commercial property lending up by more than a quarter

Commercial property lending increased by more than a quarter (27 per cent) in the first half (H1) of 2018, a new analysis reveals.

First-time buyer mortgage approvals up in September

New data published by e.surv in recent days reveals that there was an increase in the number of first-time buyers and small deposit borrowers securing a mortgage last month.

Demand strong for UK commercial property

Demand for UK commercial property remains strong despite the political and other challenges the market appears to be facing in the months ahead.