Property Bulletin News

Government to introduce ‘Reservation Agreement’ pilot
The Government is set to push ahead with plans to introduce a ‘reservation agreement’ system to help reduce the number
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Bank lending against commercial property grows in the first half of 2019
Bank lending against commercial property has grown in the first six months of 2019, rising to £23.3 billion.
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Conveyancing: Brownfield sites could provide opportunities
Surplus brownfield land could provide opportunities for vital conveyancing work in the property industry.
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Number of prospective homebuyers rises by 37 per cent in August
The number of house hunters in the UK increased by more than one-third in August, according to the latest figures
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Rogue landlord database: ARLA wants agents and tenants to have access
The Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) wants agents and tenants to have access to the Government’s rogue landlord database.
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Rising number of parents take legal action over ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ loans
An increasing number of parents are taking legal action to get their money back following the Bank of Mum and
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New association launched to lobby for regulation in the room letting industry
A new association has been launched to lobby for regulation and protection for the room letting sector.
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Mortgage approvals rise in June, according to the latest data
Mortgage approvals in the UK rose by 0.6 per cent between May and June, according to the latest home lending
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UK Property developers and landlords may be due stamp duty rebates over uninhabitable properties
Landlords and property developers in the UK could be due stamp duty rebates on additional homes following a recent tax
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