The average house price in Wales reached a new high of £174,319 during the first quarter of 2017 but the annual rate of growth is the lowest seen since September 2013, the latest index shows.
Quarter on quarter prices increased by 0.7% which reflects a slowing of the growth in...Read more
Brexit leads to petition being launched to scrap EPCs in UK
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 01:02
A Parliamentary petition has been launched in the UK to scrap energy performance certificates for residential properties now that the country has decided to leave the European Union.
The certificates, known as EPCs, were introduced in 2007 after the Housing Act 2004 made it a mandatory requirement that an energy...Read more
More than 50% of UK developers plan to increase construction
Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 06:22
More than half of developers and builders in the UK are planning to increase housing starts and completions over the next 12 months, according to a new survey report.
Some 56% said they were planning to recruit more skilled workers in the next three years but many want to see...Read more
UK govt target of a million new homes by 2020 is achievable
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 16:45
Land agent Aston Mead has hit back at those who have doubted the ability of the UK to build a million new homes by 2020. The pledge is at the heart of the government’s landmark Housing and Planning Bill, which received Royal Assent earlier this month.