June 28, 2022

Speakers of the British Overseas Territories are welcomed by The Prince of  Wales

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The Prince of Wales hosted a special lunch for Speakers from the UK House of Commons and the British Overseas Territories at Clarence House.  The group, which included Sir Lindsay Hoyle and his counterparts from Anguilla, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Montserrat, Saint Helena, Turks and Caicos Islands, and a representative from Gibraltar –  spent time chatting with His […]

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 […]

£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: The best property hotspots for electric car owners

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From James Lockett From PS Audio Last week’s UK house price index provided the final piece of the stamp duty holiday puzzle and the latest research by Benham and Reeves has revealed how much London homebuyers saved as a result, as well as which boroughs saw the largest total saving.  The research shows that: –  […]

UK: New-build homes reduce energy bills by up to 60%

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From James Lockett From ProperPR The latest research from Warwick Estates reveals how new-build homes can see homebuyers cut their energy bills by as much as 60%.  Now that winter has arrived, running a home is set to become more expensive than during any other time of year due to vastly increased heating and utility bills. One […]

Halloween homebuyers can expect to pay 44% more for a haunted house

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From James Lockett The latest research by Nested has revealed how much more homebuyers will fork out when looking to purchase a home in one of the nation’s most haunted locations this Halloween.  The research shows that: –  –          The average price of property across 13 petrifying postcodes comes in at £396,455 – 44% (£120,275) more […]

UK: 5 most burgled cites in England and Wales

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Having your home invaded by criminals is one of the scariest things that a person can endure. Fearing for the personal safety of your loved ones and loss of property is something that would upset anyone. Unfortunately for all of us, this is something that can potentially happen. Here are the 5 most burgled cities […]

UK: Homebuyers face 5.6 month wait to complete due to current market backlog

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As the first phase of the stamp duty deadline approaches, homebuyers across the nation remain stuck in transaction limbo due to long delays at the back end of the selling timeline caused by heightened levels of buyer demand. Research by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, has revealed just how long these current market delays are […]