Councils across the country are to receive a £5m cash boost to tackle rogue landlords in their area, Housing Minister Brandon Lewis announced today.
The typical downsizers looking for a smaller home for their retirement has been replaced by a new breed of buyers who put space, location and a new lease of life at the top of their priority list.
House prices in the South West will see an increase of 5% over the course of next year according to the RICS housing forecast for 2016. This is lower than the national average increase of 6% but the same as London and Northern Island. The North East is likely to see the most modest price rise with a predicted increase for 2016 at 3%.
The sun came out and the wind dropped to celebrate the “topping out” ceremony at the SAILS development in Dartmouth.
RICS (that’s the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) has come up with an online suite of consumer guides to help homeowners improve, buy or sell a home this Easter.