UK Property Market

Here's How You Can Boost Your Home's Value By Nearly £40,000

PA | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK

Home owners could boost the value of their property by more than £37,000 by converting the loft or by almost £20,000 by adding an extra bedroom, acc...

House Selling Now Spooky Thanks to New Regulations

Jeremy Raj | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK
Jeremy Raj

Selling your house? Be careful if you omit to mention the common knowledge that it's haunted. But more on that later. The off-cited legal principle of caveat emptor - 'let the buyer beware' - may be about to receive a knockout blow.

Cable: UK Housing 'Much More Unaffordable' For Average Brits

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Politics

Vince Cable has warned that a lack of new housing has led to the property market becoming "much more unaffordable" for average Britons. The busine...

Estate Agency's Changing - Or Will It?

Adam Day | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK
Adam Day

Amazing isn't it? One of the oldest industries in the country is finally on the brink of change. But will we actually see change in an industry that is ripe for disruption?

Labour Warns EU Migrants Could Take House-Building Jobs Off Brits

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Politics

European migrants are likely to fill thousands of jobs that would be created under Labour's proposed house-building boom if action is not taken to tra...

Britain's Happiest Workers: 10 Towns Where You'll Find Them

The Huffington Post UK | Libby Banks | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In the current economic climate the job search can be a little daunting, and it's not surprising that more and more of us are relocating in pursuit of...

Your Average Central London Flat Could Cost £36 MILLION By 2050

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

The average small central London flat will cost more than £36 million by the middle of the century, according to one of the biggest investors in "pri...

LOOK: Bargains To Be Had On Streets With Rude Names

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK

Streets with naughty-sounding names like Crotch Crescent, Turkey Cock Lane, Bell End and The Knob could turn out to be a haven for property hunters lo...

Average UK House Prices Hit Record High

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK

House prices have surged to another record high and now stand at one quarter of a million pounds on average, official figures show. Property values...

What Would Happen If Wages Rose As Fast As House Prices?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK

As house prices have continued to rise, Bank of England governor Mark Carney has already admitted he can do nothing but "watch" the housing market. ...

Carney: I Can't Stop Soaring House Prices

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Politics

Mark Carney has warned that he cannot stop house prices soaring out of control as new figures show the average asking price has risen above £250,000....

LOOK: Hideously Lavish £90m Home With 21 Bedrooms Now On Sale

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK

London's property market continues to attract house-buyers with big wallets as a home in Mayfair has gone on sale that could lay claim to be Britain's...

Muslim House Hunters Can Now Get Osborne's 'Help To Buy'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Politics

Muslim house-hunters will be able to use George Osborne's Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme now ministers have unveiled a version which is compati...

LOOK: This £1m London Flat Is Smaller Than A Tube Carriage

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK

London's notoriously expensive property market continues to thrive as a tiny flat in ultra luxurious Mayfair has gone on sale for £1 million. The ...

LOOK: Who Lives On London's Billionaires' Row?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

The Bishops Avenue, in Highgate, North London, has been dubbed "Billionaires' Row" for all the wealthy residents who live there. Local estate agent...

House Prices Still Soaring At Fastest Rate Since 2010

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK

House prices surged by 8.8% year-on-year in January as they continued to increase at their fastest pace since 2010, Nationwide has reported. Prices...

House For Sale: Includes Four Bedrooms And Two Bodies Buried In The Garden (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

It needs some work, but with four double-bedrooms, four reception rooms and a sizeable back yard, this Teddington property could make an ideal family ...

LOOK: Here's How Shockingly Fast House Prices Have Shot Up

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

House prices soared by 8.4% over 2013 across the UK as the housing market revival took hold, Nationwide has reported. The annual increase in prices...

House Prices Rose By HOW Much This Year?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.12.2013 | UK

House prices in three-quarters of postcodes across England and Wales ended the year on average 4.4% higher than they were at the start, according to p...

Record Demand For Homes Worth £1m Or More

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 27.12.2013 | UK

A record number of British homes were sold at £1 million or more this year than over any 12-month period, indicating an unprecedented demand for ult...

House Prices Could Keep Rising Forever, Warns Forecaster

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

House prices could keep on rising forever as the rate of new houses being built remains sluggish, the Office for Budget Responsibility warned. OBR ...

Carney: We Won't Let The Housing Market Hit Warp Speed

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has promised to step in to stop Britain's housing market growing at "warp speed", as he admitted the Bank was con...

One Person Is Forced Onto Housing Benefit Every FIVE Minutes

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK

One working person is being forced to claim housing benefit every five minutes by soaring rents in London and other parts of England experiencing econ...

House Prices Soar At Fastest Rate In Six Years

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK

House prices surged by 7.7% annually in November, marking the fastest rate seen in six years, according to Halifax. Halifax said the increase was ...

Osborne Hits Foreign Property Sellers With New Tax

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 05.12.2013 | UK Politics

George Osborne has confirmed plans to make foreign owners of UK property start paying capital gains tax, in a move that has sparked fears that foreign...