Council urges ban on housing benefit being paid to rogue landlords

Brent paid £500,000 to Bernard McGowan despite him failing the ‘fit and proper’ testA London council that banned a rogue landlord and then directly paid him more than...

Up to 25% wiped off house prices in some of UK’s wealthiest areas

Your Move says Brexit impact has led to falls in some cases of almost £500,000 in 12 monthsHouse prices in some of Britain’s wealthiest areas have had up to...

Over 23,000 shops and 175,000 high street jobs predicted to go in 2019

Value of retail property will slump as shift to online giants continues, says reportA further 175,000 jobs will be shed from struggling UK high streets this year and the value...

Could renting without huge deposits become the norm?

Tenants are being offered schemes that do away with the need for large amounts upfront Scraping together a deposit on a new flat is always tough for tenants,...

UK house prices fall at fastest rate in six years on back of Brexit...

Outlook for sales the weakest in two decades, say Britain’s surveyorsThe looming threat of Brexit has dragged down the UK property market further, with prices falling at the fastest rate in...

Can Persimmon start building a better reputation?

The construction firm is about to publish its first results since boss Jeff Fairburn left. It could be a good time to clean houseWhen the racehorse Persimmon retired in...

Buying or selling a house? Ask your agent if they’re working in your best...

The next time you're in the market for a home, ask your agent if he or she is working in your best interest. The answer could save you a headache as well as cash.Half...

9 Things single home buyers must know

Although most people wait till they are married to get buy a home, single home buyers represent a significant portion of the market. According to data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), better than...

The cost of living in America’s major cities

Living in a major metropolitan area has countless benefits. Cities are cultural hubs -- they offer diverse and high-quality options for anything from food, health care, and education to music and art venues and...

Winter Design Inspiration: 3 Looks to Warm Up Your Home

What better time to turn your home into a warm and welcoming den than during the chilly winter months? With just a little investment and some ingenuity, you can bring a distinctive winter-friendly look...

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