House Prices To Remain High

Estate Agent today reported that the price of houses in the UK will remain high because a “structural decline” means fewer homes are being sold and let, thus fuelling an excess of demand over supply. That is the view of Barclays analyst Jon Bell, whose note to investors claims that UK home sales reached a […]

Buy to Let Slump, Really?

Buy-to-let homebuying activity is “nearly half what it was a year ago” and has averaged around 6,000 purchases a month over the last 12 months, said the body, which represents banks and building societies. The number of landlord purchases involving a mortgage was 5,300 in April this year. This compared with 10,300 in February 2016 […]