As confidence returns to the UK housing market, Gocompare.com Home Insurance reveals the top 20 turn-offs for home-buyers. Damp is the biggest ‘no-no’ for potential buyers with 70% of buyers saying that they wouldn’t buy a property which had damp patches or stained walls or ceilings, while 63% said that they would avoid homes which were in a poor state of repair.
Wealthy tenants are being offered the chance to rent a five-bedroom luxury mansion in Mayfair – for £65,000 a month.
The six-storey Grade II listed Georgian property offers 8,346 sq ft of high-end accommodation, including its own gymnasium and wine cellar, staff quarters, and reception rooms decorated with silk wallpaper and Ralph Lauren fabrics. At 1,500 sq ft, the master bedroom alone is the size of many Londoners' homes.
Despite paying more than £40,000 a year to live in one of Dubai’s most exclusive addresses, residents are being denied access to the gym and tennis courts – and they fear the lifts in the world’s tallest building could be next
The governor of the Bank of England has admitted it is powerless to control the soaring prices of prime property in London.
Mark Carney played down fears of a bubble in the wider market, dismissing suggestions that the coalition's Help to Buy scheme was having a significant effect. But he made clear that when it came to the boom in the most desirable areas of the capital – which many blame for stoking prices elsewhere – the Bank could do little more than watch.
A shortage of homes coming onto the nation’s housing market is seriously hampering growth and pushing prices higher in many parts of the country, says the RICS January Residential Market Survey.
First-time buyer numbers surge as mortgage availability increases
New borrowers are taking on the biggest income multiples than at any point apart from 2007, CML figures show
Chesterton Humberts is to split its residential activities into two companies with separate brand names and different geographical areas.
‘Chestertons’ will consist of the current 29 London offices and 20 international branches while ‘Humberts’ will operate the 24 existing branches outside of the M25.
Average advertised rents in Great Britain started the New Year with a £7 (0.77%) increase in January.
Scotland led the pack, ahead of London, having experienced the biggest growth in asking rents with an average increase of £16 (3.57%) in January. The average rent in the region now stands at £676 per month.
The sale of a versatile 165-acre livestock and arable farm in rural North Shropshire, which had a guide price of £1.75 million, has been completed by leading country property specialists Halls. Rowe Farm at Welshampton was originally marketed as part of the Park Hall Farm Estate, near Ellesmere, which had a total guide price of £8.25 million and comprised a state-of-the-art dairy enterprise, 11 luxury log cabins, two farmhouses and 680 acres of land. However, Park Hall Farm, which had a ...
A large mixed farm, which is home to the well-known Chargot shoot, is the first holding to come to the open market in the South West this year.
With arable, pasture and woodland, Langham Farm at Luxborough, near Watchet, totals 655 acres.
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