Real Estate Sales in the UK Reach Four Year High

Sales of homes in the UK reached the highest levels in almost 4 years in September as the property market continues to recover. These figures are from the latest market report released by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. The report shows each chartered surveyor sold an average of 18.7 properties in the three months

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Bank of England Not Concerned over Possible Property Bubble

The Bank of England is not concerned that a property bubble may be forming in the UK, but does intend to keep a close eye on things. Just recently there have been worries that property prices are increasing too quickly, especially in London and the South East, but the Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee

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UK Property Prices Predicted to Rise in Autumn

Over the past few months statistics have shown that property prices in the UK have increased, but the latest survey from Rightmove shows that asking prices for new listings declined over the summer. In spite of this the company is forecasting an increase in asking prices this fall. According to the article in Propertywire.com prices

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Loans to UK First Time Buyers Hit Highest Level Since 2007

Figures just released by the Council of Mortgage Lenders in the UK show 25,300 loans were advanced first-time buyers in June. This is a 30% increase on June last year, and the strength of lending for the last quarter was at its highest since 2007.

House Price Growth in Central London Shows No Signs of Slowing

A new report in Propertywire has revealed that prices of prime central London property are still increasing. Prices in the UK capital rose by 0.5% in July compared to the previous month, and prices of top London homes have risen by 4.2% so far this year.

International Interest May Squeeze Out Local Buyers in UK

Property investment expert Rick Otton is warning that increased levels of international institutional investment in the UK property market, in particular from the US could make it even harder for buyers to get onto the property ladder.

UK Estate Agents Hunters, Launch New Property Website

Hunters Estate Agents are the fastest growing independent estate agent & letting agents in the UK, and have just launched their new website. They have more than 100 branches throughout the country including locations in Marylebone and West Hampstead, and in the cities of York and Manchester.

Knight Knox Launches New UK Project in Manchester

The student accommodation specialist Knight Knox International has just launched its new Manchester project in the Chapel Street area. It will be the third boutique student development the global property firm has launched this year, and the launch follows the major successes experienced by the firm in the student accommodation markets during the past 12 to 18 months.

Banner Homes Welcomes UK Help to Buy Scheme

Last month’s budget in the UK brought a couple of unexpected surprises, one of which was the Help to Buy scheme. This scheme was welcomed by one of the UK’s leading new homes retailer, Banner Homes, and it’s hoped this new initiative will give the property market in the UK a much needed boost.

Rick Otton Marks 10 Year Anniversary of Introducing Property Options to UK

It has been ten years since Rick Otton introduced the concept of property options to the UK property investing public, and during this time he has seen many other self-proclaimed property and investment gurus come and go.

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