CML revises buy-to-let lending forecast amid ‘lopsided’ market concerns

26 Jun 2017

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has revised its forecasts for buy-to-let lending amid ongoing concerns that the mortgage market has become ‘lopsided’ in recent months.


Mortgage lending up year-on-year

19 Jun 2017

The latest data published by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has revealed that mortgage lending rose substantially year-on-year among first-time buyers and home-movers in April.


Remortgaging hitting record highs, studies find

5 Jun 2017

New research published in recent days suggests that remortgaging activity across the UK is hitting record highs.


End of the road for Help-to-Buy scheme

10 Nov 2016

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has said that housebuyers will have just a few more months to take advantage of the Help-to-Buy mortgage guarantee scheme. Philip Hammond confirmed that the flagship initiative, set up to help people onto the property


Businesses move into new home at Harrogate

10 Nov 2016

Businesses have recently moved into a redeveloped industrial site in Harrogate. Up to 50 jobs are to be created as a result of the £800,000 development at Claro Way, which was completed in September. The units, covering around 12,000sqt, will


Fears that many tenants are breaking terms

10 Nov 2016

A recent survey has suggested that one in seven of all tenants have broken rules laid out in their tenancy agreement. The research, which was conducted by Direct Line Landlord Insurance, found that a sizeable number had knowingly broken conditions


Don’t get hung out to dry by well-hidden clauses

10 Nov 2016

The infamous case of residents of a new Yorkshire estate being banned from hanging out their washing to dry has featured in a recent newspaper article on the dangers of disregarding restrictive covenants. Last year a string of newspapers picked


Confidence in Yorkshire’s commercial property surges

10 Nov 2016

Confidence in the region’s commercial property sector rose in the third quarter of 2016. According to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) UK Commercial Market Survey 2016, which analysed current trends across Yorkshire and the Humber, industrial property was


Thousands of local tenants say their landlord has flouted the law

10 Nov 2016

One in nine private renters in the Yorkshire and the Humber region has suffered as a result of a landlord breaking the law. The study, conducted by polling company YouGov and the housing charity Shelter, uncovered a worrying number of