Articles by Hannah Nemeth

House prices stall in London, while the North fares better

Thursday, 19 October 2017 | News

This month, the general consensus from property market data is that London house prices are growing at a slower rate than the rest of the country.

Crackdown on unfair service charges planned by government

Thursday, 19 October 2017 | News

The next step in plans to crack down on overpriced service charges has been announced by communities secretary Sajid Javid.

How much is your house worth per square metre – and how much value would an extension add?

Thursday, 12 October 2017 | News

Properties in the priciest area of England and Wales can cost 25 times as much as in the cheapest area, according to analysis of 2016 property prices.

Brits waste £2.2bn on unnecessary heating

Thursday, 12 October 2017 | News

Householders in the UK waste more than £2.2 billion a year heating their homes when they don’t need to, according to new research.

Looking for happiness? Move to Leamington Spa…

Thursday, 12 October 2017 | News

Leamington Spa in Warwickshire has been named the happiest place to live in Great Britain, according to an online property survey.

UK retirees face ‘devastating’ bungalow shortage

Monday, 09 October 2017 | News

Bungalows now account for fewer than 7% of houses for sale, according to new research – and this could have a knock-on effect on the choices retirees have when they want to downsize.

£2 billion boost for affordable housing ‘a drop in the ocean’

Thursday, 05 October 2017 | News

In her closing speech at this week’s Conservative Party Conference, the Prime Minister promised to provide an extra £2 billion help fund the building of more council and housing association homes – but one specialist in...

Britain’s silliest street names: Would you live in Spanker Lane?

Thursday, 05 October 2017 | News

Living in a road with a rude or silly name could deter buyers, according to new research.

Stamp duty in Wales to be overhauled: The winners and losers

Wednesday, 04 October 2017 | News

Nine out of 10 home buyers in Wales will either pay the same property tax or will be better off when a new land transaction tax is introduced next year.

Rental round-up: A ‘bleak year ahead’ for tenants

Monday, 02 October 2017 | News

Tenants across the UK face higher costs over the next year as rents continue to rise year on year, with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) predicting that rents will grow at a faster pace than house prices...