Home ownership levels peaked 10 years. What’s happened in the last decade to turn almost a whole generation into renters rather than home buyers?
When my husband and I began investing in property, our original intention was to do it like everyone else and be long-term let landlords. But we wanted more from our investment and were led to pursue the idea of offering our properties as short-term holiday rentals instead. Why choose this path? The answer is simple: Better financial rewards.
The cost of living, a challenging job market, difficulties in obtaining credit and historically high house prices, mean many people in their thirties and forties are having to squeeze adult needs and intolerances into juvenile lifestyles.
An average three-bed house cost £2,000 in 1952. In 2012 it costs £162,000. That’s an inflation of 8,000%. Have you ever wondered – I mean really wondered – why this is the case?
Finding an architect can be a bewildering process. But a new free tool using social media creatively could be just the thing to help you.
Google may be under fire for its sharing of personal data but sharing data is what the internet is all about – our Online House Hunter shows how it can work to your advantage when looking to buy a house.
Spring is in the air – and it’s time to put your home on the market. Our Online House Hunter shares some tips…
Second Steppers – those ready to move out of their first home – are finding it difficult to sell or buy in these tough times.
One town in North Yorkshire has more reasons than most to be grateful to Charles Dickens. And while you may not have wanted Scrooge as a neighbour, Alan Cleaver takes a look at Malton’s house market today.
Stamp duty relief on houses under £150,000 for First Time Buyers is coming to an end – but there’s a secret zero-rated housing stock the tax man isn’t shouting about,.
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