Halifax Review reveals that first-time buyers have seen a 21% hike in property prices over the last ten years

The latest Halifax First-Time Buyer Review revealed that the increase is more than double the 10% rise for all buyer types, and across Britain the average price of first-time buyer properties has out-performed the overall hou...

Slight downturn in the momentum of the property market

According to the Lloyds Bank Group, there were 170,000 homemovers in the first half of 2018, down by 1% compared with the same period last year and down by 16% from the second half of 2017. This inactivity may be being fuell...

Landlords must check they hit the spot with deposits

Claims for incorrectly handled property rental deposits are soaring and landlords should be alert to the danger and ensure they or their agents are complying with the legal requirements, if they want to avoid high penalties....

Landlords – your legal obligations regarding smoke alarms, CO detectors, and other safety features

All landlords have to fulfil certain legal obligations if they’re to lease their property. Some of the most important legal requirements are those that cover basic safety practices and equipment. Keeping tenants safe should b...