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  • Over 850,000 Brits move overseas for a new life elsewhere

    April 13, 2015

    Over the past five years emigration1 from Britain is estimated to have reached 851,000, according to latest research from Lloyds Bank Private Banking. However this total figure represents a decline of 10% compared to the previous five years when emigration totalled 942,000 in the period 2004 -08...

  • Proximity to a Boris Bike helps attract home buyers

    April 13, 2015

    The continued expansion of London’s cycle hire scheme will benefit home sellers living near bike docking stations – and attract potential buyers to living in previously less well-connected areas – according to estate agent Marsh & Parsons...

  • £300 billion of buy-to-let investment goes unmeasured

    April 13, 2015

    A quarter (23%) of UK landlords do not measure the return on their buy-to-let (BTL) investments at all, according to new research from Platinum Property Partners...

  • Low maintenance, big benefits

    April 13, 2015

    Low maintenance equals high value for both landlords and tenants alike and one of the best ways to ensure maintenance costs are kept to a minimum is to buy correctly at the very beginning of your investment journey...

  • Better bin buying would save £70 million every year

    April 13, 2015

    Councils can make sensible savings by joining forces to buy refuse trucks and wheelie bins, according to a recent report...

  • Higher taxes and election uncertainty slow prime London

    March 26, 2015

    Prices in the prime housing markets of London fell marginally in the first quarter of 2015, according to the latest research from Savills...

  • ‘Mansion Milliband’ tops political property stakes

    March 26, 2015

    According to the latest research by property website Zoopla, Labour leader Ed Miliband is the only main UK political party leader who owns and lives in a ‘mansion’, according to his party’s definition, based on the proposed Mansion Tax for properties valued at over £2m...

  • Seven green spaces to be transformed, thanks to Londoners’

    March 26, 2015

    Seven green spaces across the capital are to be transformed with funding from the Mayor of London, after thousands of Londoners backed them in an online poll...

  • Slowest rent rises for two years

    March 26, 2015

    Scottish rents are rising at their slowest pace for over two years, according to the latest Scotland Buy-to-Let Index from Your Move, one of Scotland’s largest lettings agent networks...

  • Homes earn more than homeowners in a fifth of the UK

    March 26, 2015

    Over the past two years average house prices have increased by more than the average employee’s net earnings1 in almost one in five – 73 out of 384 – local authority districts (LADs) across the UK, according to the latest Halifax research...