May 16, 2022

Tears of joy roll down my face – UK bans child marriages

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“Payzee Mahmod, Freedom United” I’m absolutely thrilled to announce that the bill to ban child marriage in England and Wales has passed through parliament and received royal assent, making it law. Thank you to each and every single one of you who signed my petition. Together, we called on the government to take action. That’s 254,000+ of you in our […]

Rugby: England backing Eddie Jones, but the team is at a crossroads

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As France’s players celebrated their triumphant Grand Slam success, the look of dejection on the faces of the England squad told you everything you need to know about their 2022 Six Nations campaign. It was a third defeat in five matches, and having finished fifth in the table 12 months ago, a third-place finish this […]

Genesis UK launches dedicated subscription service

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Genesis has launched its subscription plan in the UK offering customers the Genesis experience commitment-free Genesis Flexibility includes all scheduled servicing, as well as all the benefits of the Care Plan and a dedicated Genesis Personal Assistant Flexible subscription plans now available from £599 a month with cars delivered in as little as two weeks […]

England’s smallest property markets

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The latest research from Warwick Estates has revealed where in England offers the best chance of getting a foot on the property ladder based on the availability of one-bed properties as a percentage of all homes currently listed for sale.  A one-bed property might not be desirable to some, but for many, their greater affordability provides a […]

£200bn worth of empty homes sat vacant across Britain’s property market

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From James Lockett Research by Barrows and Forrester has found that despite a house price boom driven by heightened buyer demand and a lack of available stock, there is an estimated £200bn worth of property sat vacant across Britain’s housing market – up 2.1% on the previous year alone. The research shows that: – With […]

UK: Where do we need more new homes? The areas where population growth is outpacing new-build delivery

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The latest research by the new-build sales optimisation platform, Unlatch, has revealed where across the nation we’re most in need of new homes based on the size of the housing market in relation to a growing population.  Unlatch analysed the number of dwellings in relation to population size and how this has changed over the last […]

UK: The festive road names where house prices are 95% above average

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From James Lockett ProperPR Research by GetAgent.co.uk has revealed the cost of buying a property across one of the nation’s festive road names, with a Christmas cracker of a property purchase costing 19% more on average.  GetAgent.co.uk analysed sold prices records from the Land Registry over the last 12 months across an array of festively themed road names […]

UK: Mortgage approval values climb 26% during the pandemic

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By James Lockett From ProperPR Market analysis by real estate debt advisory specialists, Sirius Property Finance, has revealed how the pandemic has impacted the mortgage sector, with the total value of mortgage approvals up 26% compared to the pre-pandemic market.  Sirius Property Finance analysed mortgage approval data since the start of the pandemic (February 2020) to […]

UK: The Help to Buy Hotspots for first-time buyers

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By James Lockett From Proper PR Research by MoveStreets, the property portal designed for the mobile generation, has revealed which areas of the nation offer the highest levels of Help to Buy availability for first-time buyers, as well as where the scheme is highest in demand.  MoveStreets analysed current property stock listed across each county […]

Loan finance available for Overseas Territories students studying in England

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From the Governor’s Office, Cayman Islands Overseas Territories students starting their studies in England in the 2022 to 2023 academic year will be eligible for tuition fee loans. Caymanian students studying in the UK already benefit from being charged the same as British students for their tuition, as opposed to the more expensive overseas student […]