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Brits 'failing to properly secure property'

Many Brits are failing to properly secure their home.

18 Aug 2015
Brits 'failing to properly secure property'
FMB: Seek quality tradespeople when planning home improvements

A new investigation to tackle the blight of cowboy builders has been launched.

24 Jun 2015
FMB: Seek quality tradespeople when planning home improvements
Third of Brits 'abandon home improvements'

A significant proportion of UK homes have unfinished DIY projects awaiting completion.

29 Apr 2015
Third of Brits 'abandon home improvements'
Young adults face DIY disaster risk

One in four young adults have required the services of professionals to put right their DIY disasters around the home.

22 Apr 2015
Young adults face DIY disaster risk
Changes announced to benefit shared owners

New measures to benefit those in shared ownership agreements have been announced.

04 Feb 2015
Changes announced to benefit shared owners
Homeowners 'planning to create more space'

Many UK property owners plan to expand their home this year.

16 Jan 2015
Homeowners 'planning to create more space'
More homes to receive GDHIF improvements

A new investment in GDHIF has been announced by the government.

08 Dec 2014
More homes to receive GDHIF improvements
Help to Move proposals considered

Many older Brits could be helped to downsize to free up more family homes in the years ahead.

17 Nov 2014
Help to Move proposals considered
'Last-time buyers' are planning moves

A significant number of older property owners are planning a last move before their retirement.

14 Nov 2014
'Last-time buyers' are planning moves
Half a million over-50s planning home sales

A significant number of over-50s in the UK may have to sell their home in retirement.

13 Nov 2014
Half a million over-50s planning home sales
Builders' credentials 'should be checked'

Checking builders' credentials can offset fears for homeowners.

06 Nov 2014
Builders' credentials 'should be checked'
Homeowners planning £6bn of improvements

Billions of pounds are to be spent on home upgrades in the UK in the coming years.

24 Oct 2014
Homeowners planning £6bn of improvements
Parents willing to move house to secure school places

Family homes are being sacrificed to meet school catchment criteria.

10 Sep 2014
Parents willing to move house to secure school places
Devon homes being brought back into use

Homes in Devon are being brought back into use by a national charity.

03 Sep 2014
Devon homes being brought back into use
Boys 'more likely to cause home damage'

UK homeowners more likely to suffer property damage if they have boys than girls.

28 Aug 2014
Boys 'more likely to cause home damage'
DIY disasters 'could impact house price'

Homeowners continue to cause damage to their property through DIY disasters.

22 Aug 2014
DIY disasters 'could impact house price'
Homeowners 'are losing DIY skills'

DIY skills can help homeowners keep their property in top condition.

20 Aug 2014
Homeowners 'are losing DIY skills'
Two million Brits 'planning home improvements'

Millions of Britons are planning to improve their property as they cannot afford to move.

27 May 2014
Two million Brits 'planning home improvements'
Over-55s 'planning to downsize'

A significant proportion of older homeowners are planning to downsize.

23 May 2014
Over-55s 'planning to downsize'
Neighbouring property 'important to home values'

Home values can be dependent upon the state of neighbouring properties.

06 May 2014
Neighbouring property 'important to home values'
Home sellers 'gaining confidence'

Property sellers are becoming increasingly confident.

14 Apr 2014
Home sellers 'gaining confidence'
Brits embrace home improvements

Homeowners across the UK are planning to improve their properties.

03 Apr 2014
Brits embrace home improvements
Home mover numbers double

Twice the amount of homeowners are planning a move this year than in January 2013.

08 Jan 2014
Home mover numbers double
UK housing confidence rises

A major upturn in confidence in the property market has been reported.

03 Jan 2014
UK housing confidence rises
House seller numbers 'on the up'

Sellers are returning to the UK housing market, new figures have indicated.

10 Sep 2013
House seller numbers 'on the up'
Many UK homes 'in need of major improvements'

Falling into disrepair is a risk for more than one in ten homes in Britain.

27 Aug 2013
Many UK homes 'in need of major improvements'
Pensioners 'intending to sell homes'

More than a quarter of pensioners who own their own home are considering selling their property.

21 Aug 2013
Pensioners 'intending to sell homes'
Quick house sale firms 'leaving customers high and dry'

Unscrupulous quick house sale firms must be stopped, it has been claimed.

07 Aug 2013
Quick house sale firms 'leaving customers high and dry'
Home improvements to increase house value 'are not being completed'

Many Britons are becoming stressed about their inability to complete tasks, such as home improvement work.

25 Jun 2013
Home improvements to increase house value 'are not being completed'
Derbyshire housing firm sees sales reach five-year high

David Wilson Homes in Derbyshire has noted that its sales in the region have reached a five-year high.

05 Jun 2013
Derbyshire housing firm sees sales reach five-year high
'No red tape' for homeowners building extensions

People building extensions will not face extra rules requiring they carry out additional work.

14 Dec 2012
'No red tape' for homeowners building extensions
NAEA figures show increase in October 2012 house sales

The National Association of Estate Agents has issued figures for October 2012 showing a slight increase in the number of house sales.

05 Dec 2012
NAEA figures show increase in October 2012 house sales
Sellers 'need to keep on top of home maintenance'

People are not carrying out home maintenance as much as they used to, new research has shown.

31 Oct 2012
Sellers 'need to keep on top of home maintenance'
UK towns 'see marked home sales rise'

The number of UK towns witnessing an upturn in home sales has risen markedly in the last year.

22 Oct 2012
UK towns 'see marked home sales rise'
House sellers 'may find good broadband adds value'

Many people are looking at broadband connections when buying a home.

09 Oct 2012
House sellers 'may find good broadband adds value'
Children 'leaving belongings at parental home'

Many children are leaving possessions at their parents' home.

19 Sep 2012
Children 'leaving belongings at parental home'
Realistic pricing 'can aid house sales'

Many people are setting an unrealistic value on their home, it has been claimed.

11 Sep 2012
Realistic pricing 'can aid house sales'
UK house sellers 'reluctant to lower prices'

House prices are remaining sticky because sellers are reluctant to change their valuations.

01 Aug 2012
UK house sellers 'reluctant to lower prices'
Brits boosting property value through garden work

People are set to spend £3.9 billion fixing up their gardens in 2012.

15 May 2012
Brits boosting property value through garden work
Subdued housing market 'affecting DIY numbers'

People are unwilling to carry out home improvements when the housing market is quiet.

08 May 2012
Subdued housing market 'affecting DIY numbers'
Personal touches 'may attract buyers'

Purchasers may look for dwellings with a bit of character.

30 Apr 2012
Personal touches 'may attract buyers'
Home improvements 'can aid property sale'

Those wishing to sell a property may carry out a spot of DIY.

30 Apr 2012
Home improvements 'can aid property sale'
UK second homeowners 'considering selling'

Almost two-thirds of second homeowners have had thoughts about selling their abode.

15 Mar 2012
UK second homeowners 'considering selling'
Exteriors 'are important' when selling a home

Those looking to sell property should focus on the aesthetics of their dwelling.

08 Mar 2012
Exteriors 'are important' when selling a home
People 'expect house values will stay the same'

More than six-in-ten homeowners believe the value of their dwelling will stay the same in 2012.

06 Mar 2012
People 'expect house values will stay the same'
House sellers 'could make their interiors more attractive'

A number of methods can make a house's interior more attractive to potential buyers.

22 Feb 2012
House sellers 'could make their interiors more attractive'
Dip in confidence for UK housing market

Almost one-third of Brits expect house prices to decline over the coming year.

01 Nov 2011
Dip in confidence for UK housing market
Housing market 'aided by forced seller absence'

The housing market performed better than expected during the recession, it has been claimed.

22 Sep 2011
Housing market 'aided by forced seller absence'
House sellers 'dropping asking price'

House prices have dipped in July as people seek buyers, it has been found.

18 Jul 2011
House sellers 'dropping asking price'
Property investment 'not sustainable on a short-term basis'

Property investors might find house prices do not automatically rise.

08 Jun 2011
Property investment 'not sustainable on a short-term basis'
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