Category: Property Law

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.

UK couple ordered to pay more than £22,000 in neighbour dispute

An elderly UK couple locked in a long-running neighbour dispute over a hedge have been ordered to pay more than £22,000 in damages to their next-door neighbour.

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.

HMO landlord fined for ‘overcrowded’ property

A UK landlord who reportedly ‘crammed’ 23 people into a small house with room for just six occupants has been fined £7,500.

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.

Study reveals UK neighbour dispute hotspots

A new study has revealed which regions of the UK are most likely to see neighbour disputes arise over party walls, fences, shared driveways, unruly behaviour and more.

How much do first-time buyers need to earn before they can buy a home?

A new study suggests that first-time buyers in the UK need to be earning an average of £53,000 in order to buy a home in one of Britain’s largest cities.