Surveyors happy with LBTT

Posted By Tiffany Kusper - 28 January, 2015

A survey by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors of its members has found that most believe the new Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) will deliver a boost to the housing market this year.

Malaysian money heading to London

Posted By Tiffany Kusper - 23 January, 2015

Developer Ballymore has chosen Malaysia’s Eco World Development Group as development partner for three projects in London.

UK’s new property hotspot

Posted By Tiffany Kusper - 22 January, 2015

A report from PwC and the Urban Land Institute has suggested that Birmingham will overtake London this year as the UK’s most attractive city for property investment as Asian and American funds buy up more of Britain’s buildings.

Buy-to-let borrowing grows

Posted By Tiffany Kusper - 21 January, 2015

New figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders show that landlords are the only group borrowing more than a year ago, with first-time buyers and ordinary homeowners taking out fewer loans.