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Manchester property has smallest asking price to selling price gap

Posted on July 30th 2018

New figures have backed-up claims that Manchester is the go-to city for property investors in the UK as it’s revealed it offers landlords and sellers the smallest asking price to selling price gap in the country.

The figures, included as part of HomeTrack’s recent cities house price index, revealed the sale price to selling price gap in Manchester was just 2.2%, […]

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Property markets booming across EU

Posted on July 26th 2018

Property prices across EU member states have grown by as much as 14% in the last year according to data released by Eurostat.

The data collected by the statistical office of the European Union compared Q1 2018 prices to the same period last year. Topping the growth list […]

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2018 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced  

Posted on July 19th 2018

The six buildings to be shortlisted for the 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize have been announced by The Royal Institute for British Architects

Nominations for the UK’s best new building include an office building, a cemetery, a nursery and two different university buildings. The winner of this prestigious […]

Buyer/Seller activity warmed up in May

Buyer/Seller activity warmed up in May

Posted on July 16th 2018

The number of properties listed for sale was on the rise in May according to data from the National Association of Estate Agents.

The number of properties listed for sale was on the rise in May according to data from the National Association of Estate Agents. There was […]


Millennials gloomy on prospect of owning own home: 5 reasons for some cheer

Posted on July 13th 2018

A new study has confirmed what many already knew - young people are not optimistic about the potential of buying and owning their first home.

The survey, conducted by the Building Societies Association (BSA), found that despite 48% of respondents stating they’d like to buy their own home within the […]

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How to fix high streets – The Grimsey Review 2 echos Greater Manchester’s proposed answer to regenerate town centres

Posted on July 5th 2018

The report concludes that high streets must stop relying on retail and diversify - not dissimilar to what the Greater Manchester Mayor, Andy Burnham is aiming to achieve with his 'Town Centre Challenge' proposal

Bricks and mortar retailing can no longer be the anchor for thriving high streets and town centres, an influential independent review has revealed. The report […]


More people leaving London for other parts of the UK than ever before

Posted on July 2nd 2018

A report from property consultants Knight Frank cites that migration from London to other parts of the UK is at a record level, according to data from the Office for National Statistics which tracks internal moves within the UK.

In the year to June 2017, net outward migration from London, which has a current population of 8.8 million (up from 8.1 million in 2011) […]

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Property prices hit record high boosted by increasing Northern demand

Posted on June 29th 2018

Average property prices have reached a record high following three months of strong consecutive growth.

According to the latest data released by Rightmove, average property prices rose 0.4% to £309,439 in June – up £1,364 compared to the month before. […]

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Work the top reason for house moves in the UK

Posted on June 26th 2018

Work is the primary reason for house moving in the UK according to a new report, seven times more likely than moving because of financial factors.

According to the research, conducted by AA Mortgages, 23% of house movers upped roots due to a change of job or to be nearer to […]