House prices are falling in the capital. But for contrarians, the current gloom provides a great opportunity, says Max King.
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From the end of this month, lenders will have to take a more stringent approach to buy-to-let mortgage applications from landlords. Emma Lunn explains.
Evicting problem tenants can be a tricky business. Emma Lunn explains how landlords can go about it in the most straightforward way.
Estate agents’ fortunes can tell us a great deal about which way the housing market is going, says Dominic Frisby. And Foxtons’ share price is in freefall.
Some online estate agents are now offering a “fee free” service. But, asks Emma Lunn, are any of them any good?
Share prices in the property sector crashed by more than 20% in mid-2016 as soon as the news of the Brexit vote came through. Yet the market has performed much better than many expected. Property returns have fallen in the last year, but have still been positive.
Conveyancing fraud is becoming increasingly common, with 159 homebuyers losing their deposits to fraudsters last year, up 85% on 2015.