Category Archives: Property

Shawbrook announces further innovations for dedicated STL desk

  Shawbrook has today introduced a new process for its short term loan (STL) offering in order to further streamline its practices for its brokers and offer a quick and nimble service to help them complete more deals. This new …

Renovate your way to a dream property

  Recent reports have revealed that in the UK, house prices have remained fairly flat, while the recession has left millions of homeowners unable to access the funds to move and with low buyer confidence. As this data suggests, recovery …

Tackling record deficit is helping to head off risk of repossession

  Government action to tackle the nation’s record deficit is giving hard working homeowners vital breathing space to get on top of bills and head off the threat of repossession, Housing Minister Grant Shapps has said. Mr Shapps said that …

Omni Capital announces half-year trading results‏

  Omni Capital, the specialist short-term lender owned by CPC Group, has released trading figures that further consolidates its position as one of the country’s leading providers of bespoke bridging finance to investors and buyers of UK property. In a …

UK property market remains under pressure

  The Real Estate Investment Forecast for 2012 Q2 from Colliers International shows that the outlook for the UK economy for the remainder of 2012 is mixed due to external pressures from foreign shores. The Olympics though, have the potential …

Land Registry reduces fees by 10 per cent

  Efficiency savings made over the last five years by Land Registry, the government department responsible for registering land in England and Wales, mean customers will soon benefit from lower fees. Fees will be reduced by an average of ten per …

June Market Trend Data from Land Registry

  June house prices up 0.1 per cent since May: average house price in England and Wales now £161,777 South East tops the table of regional applications with 222,280 in June Over 50,000 residential property sale prices in England and Wales …

UK property values fell by two per cent in first half of 2012

  Property values fell by two per cent in the first six months of 2012, as austerity measures at home and political wrangling in the Euro zone continued to stifle growth outside of London. Total return in June remained positive, …