Market Update: Second Steppers stuck on Property Ladder

For the last decade, the focus of the property market has been on helping first time buyers get on the property ladder, but a new survey from Lloyds Bank has shown that 23% of second steppers (first time homeowners looking to move) claim the move up is more difficult! Second ...

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Market Update: UK Rents Lower

In June 2017, rental costs in the UK fell by 0.3% compared to June 2016.* It’s the second consecutive month that prices have fallen, with rents lower in May 2017 than May 2016 which was the first annual fall in rents since December 2009.  So what is going on? The ...

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Market Update: House Prices in 2017

June and July saw a rebound in the property market after a slow first half of the year.  So what’s been happening and what should we expect in the rest of 2017? House prices rose by a hefty 1.1% in June, and then a tiny 0.3% in July, bring the ...

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