Here’s a quick run down of some Devon stories that have caught our eye in the last while[Read more…] about No pay rise, low ‘pay rise’ and affordability of housing
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%.
More than 2,000 homes need to be built each year in the Exeter ‘Housing Market Area’, a new report says.
An action plan setting out a more cost effective approach to managing Exeter City Council’s housing properties has been put forward by the local authority.
A Teignbridge landlord has been fined £4,000 for renting out an unsafe property.