Chancellor Philip Hammond is eyeing changes to England’s planning system to accelerate the conversion of empty shops into homes, in a move that could help improve the housing crisis and ensure managed decline of high streets.
The UK’s ultimate property domain property.co.uk is available to purchase, set to attract strong interest from online estate agents and portals.
Record numbers of families now rent privately in Britain. Twice as many middle-aged people rent their homes compared to 2008, and it has been estimated that about one-third of millennials will rent for their whole life.
Homebuyers could soon be better protected against buying properties with serious faults because surveyors want to simplify “confusing” homebuyer reports.
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The impending tenant fees ban could entirely wipe out some agents’ profits, turning them into loss-makers – and half of letting agents are considering giving up.