London property rents fell for the first time in six years in July, a major U.K. estate agency said on Monday, with landlords opting to rent out rather than sell houses in the wake of the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union (EU). Rents in the capital city fell by 0.5 percent over the … Read more

Property firms are saying the Brexit vote will actually boost UK house prices in the short term

Property experts have suggested that Britain’s shock decision to leave the EU in Thursday’s referendum could actually be good for the UK property market – at least in the short term. Many estate agents think that the falling pound will result in a huge influx of foreign investors who are keen to take advantage of … Read more

UK:Jump in mortgage approvals hits six-year high as housing market bounces back

The number of mortgage applications given the green light increased by 6,131 from March to April, the biggest jump in six years and a early sign that the UK housing market is bouncing back after a muted six months and disruption caused by the general election. New data from the Bank of England showed that … Read more

It’s Party Time in UK Property Market

Real estate in the U.K. is reaching boiling point. “There are still opportunities in commercial real estate, but it is incredibly hot out there,” Mat Oakley, head of commercial research at Savills, said on Tuesday to a suited group of industry participants in central London. U.K. property markets are booming amid a rush of foreign … Read more

UK: House price rises accelerate, says ONS

UK house prices accelerated with a 9.6% increase in the year to the end of March, according to official figures. A lack of homes on the market is thought to be behind the rise at a time when activity was expected to have been curtailed by the election campaign. The annual rate of increase accelerated … Read more

Number of houses coming on market smallest in nearly six years

Lack of homes for sale in April drove up prices as surveyors warn that the government must encourage building of new The number of homes coming on to the market fell to its lowest level in almost six years in April, driving up prices across the UK, surveyors said on Thursday. The affordability and availability … Read more