York Chosen as Ideal Second-Home Destination in the UK



According to a recent poll in new homes portal whathouse.co.uk, York has become the most popular destination for a second home in the UK. The city was voted top by 66% of readers, followed by Devon with 9%, the Scottish Highlands with 7%, Bath and Cornwall tied at 5%, while my home town of Brighton could only manage a measly 4% of the vote.

CIH Report Shows Young People Locked Out of UK Housing Market



A report from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH)shows how ownership amongst young people in England has dropped by a third during the past two decades. In 1992 67% of people aged between 25 and 34 owned their own home, compared to just 43% in 2012.

Large Increase in £1 million Home Sales in 2010



Apparently, the rich continue to get richer, as the UK home sales figures from 2010 indicated that the number of homes priced at £1 million or more rose 54 percent over 2009 totals.  7,185 properties over the one million pound mark were sold in 2010, indicating that the high end of the housing market is […]

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