In a dramatic New Year’s Eve statement on the London Stock Exchange, Countrywide has agreed the terms of a recommended offer for the company by Connells.
Over half (52%) of house sales in England and Wales fell through before completion in the third quarter of 2020, as Covid uncertainty plagued the property market.
Hotel and restaurant group Whitbread has asked landlords for a 50% rent cut for the next three months as pandemic restrictions continue to hit trading.
Although most people will be staying at home this Christmas, homeowners are still being reminded to remain vigilant as thieves are likely to be out in force over the festive season.
Property portals often experience a spike in search on Boxing Day with Britons looking to buy a house ready for the new year. With Boxing Day just days away, an expert has revealed their five top tips for getting your property in shape ready for the "Boxing Day bounce".
The latest version of the help-to-buy equity loan scheme opened on Wednesday, with first-time buyers now the only people allowed to apply for government assistance to get on to the housing ladder.
Regulated property buyers, Good Move, have been combing through a year's worth of Google Search data (don't panic!) to reveal what potential house buyers were searching for this year compared to 2019.
The government should succumb to pressure and extend the Stamp Duty Holiday for the sake of the economy and the property market. This was the message from the MD of bespoke property search firm, Index West Midlands, who suggests that without an extension, economic downturn will follow.
The latest data released by Accommodation.co.uk has revealed the extent the potential hike in Capital Gains Tax could have to the future of property investment across the UK with over half of landlords stating they will reduce their property investments if the increase happens.
Albeit slightly historic, this morning's figures from the Land Registry paint a picture of a housing market that has certainly done more than just survive lockdown.
Accord Mortgages has announced that it is launching a new range of Help to Buy products, further increasing its support to first-time buyers.
Savills currently forecast a 4% growth in UK house prices in 2020 and the latest data from Halifax shows that they are 7.6% up on November last year.
Buy-to-let landlords are joining the rush to take advantage of the stamp duty holiday, with the proportion of property sales agreed with investors hitting its highest level in four years.
Beeston Business Park, the 26.5 acre site on the outskirts of Nottingham, has been sold to Regional REIT in a £16.4m deal.
The latest research from new build snagging experts HouseScan, has revealed which UK housebuilders are currently ranking top when it comes to the combination of homes built and the quality to which they are delivered.
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Unseasonal and incredible. The latest data released this morning from Halifax has revealed that, between October and November, house prices rose by a further 1.2% and 3.8% over the past three months.
Connells chief says it will now pay shareholders £3.25 a share, an increase of 30% on its original £2.50 deal revealed last week.
Although nothing like we're used to, the newly announced government guidelines outlining what people can and cannot do in December and over Christmas, will be welcome news for the majority.
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