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Barcelona and Vienna lead the way on European rental growth

The cities of Barcelona and Vienna saw significant rental growth in 2019, contrasting with sluggish activity in expensive cities like London and Amsterdam. The cost of renting an apartment in Barcelona increased by 9.6%...

Former Purplebricks Territory Owner makes claims about working practices

Purplebricks says it has 'zero tolerance' for non-compliant practices Click here to read the original content Author: Rosalind Renshaw Legal Notice: This content does not belong to Midlands Property Group Limited or any of our subsidiaries unless...

Estate agency bosses told: Pay staff what they’re worth, not what you think you...

Time for bosses to think about better pay and an end to long hours culture for staff Click here to read the original content Author: Rosalind Renshaw Legal Notice: This content does not belong to Midlands Property...

Rental market sluggish in December

The cost of renting UK property was £902 in December, down from an average of £927 throughout 2019, the Rental Index from lettings platform Goodlord has revealed. Five out of the eight regions saw...

Ombudsman warns agents it is already mandatory under CPR to disclose tenure terms

Agents warned they could face legal claims for failing to show leasehold terms on listings Click here to read the original content Author: Marc Shoffman Legal Notice: This content does not belong to Midlands Property Group Limited...

New technology promising to slash transaction times down to 11 days to be available...

New technology being tried in new build market set to be available for secondhand homes by second quarter Click here to read the original content Author: Rosalind Renshaw Legal Notice: This content does not belong to Midlands...

French estate agency with large ex-pat clientele once again looking to recruit from the...

Brexit encouraging both buyers and sellers in France, says French agent on recruitment drive Click here to read the original content Author: Rosalind Renshaw Legal Notice: This content does not belong to Midlands Property Group Limited or...

First-time buyers accounting for over half of purchasers wanting to move home

Analysis reveals home movers go all of nine miles to their next property Click here to read the original content Author: Marc Shoffman Legal Notice: This content does not belong to Midlands Property Group Limited or any...

40,000 retrospective planning applications in three years

The UK has seen nearly 40,000 planning applications filed retrospectively for developments in the past three years, research from Churchill Home Insurance has revealed. If a homeowner makes a change to their property that...

House prices up by 33% across the UK in last decade

House price inflation outpaces rises in earnings over last decade Click here to read the original content Author: Rosalind Renshaw Legal Notice: This content does not belong to Midlands Property Group Limited or any of our subsidiaries...

Rental market ends 2019 with shorter voids and lower rents

Only three regions recorded rent rises on new tenancies in December Click here to read the original content Author: Marc Shoffman Legal Notice: This content does not belong to Midlands Property Group Limited or any of our...

Hilltop completes £2.6m loan for development in Northumberland

A Grade II-listed former office building in the town centre in Hexham, Northumberland is set to be converted after funding was secured to acquire the building. Funds advised by Hilltop have provided a £2.6m...

Housing affordability would be at pre-crash levels with German wage growth

If UK wages had grown at the same rate as in Germany in the past 12 years we would be at 2007 levels of affordability, research from fintech company Propertunity has found. The median...

Charity pleads with Government to increase housing allowance

Housing Benefit: The housing charity Crisis is calling on the government to increase Local Housing Allowance (LHA) levels which thousand of tenants reply on for rent payments. The austerity freeze on housing benefit is...

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