iNewsRoyal Family's property arm delivers record annual income to the TreasuryiNewsThe Crown Estate, which owns the sea bed and large swathes of land across the UK, returned £328.8m to the government's coffers in the 2016/17 financial year, up 8.1 per cent on the previous year. The value of its total property empire has now hit £12 ...Crowning glory for 'the Queen's property firm'The Times (subscription)Queen's property portfolio now worth £12.4bnBuyAssociationCrown Estate ready for market pause as income hits new highBelfast Telegraphall 18 news articles »
The IndependentUK consumer confidence collapses after general election delivers hung parliament and property market slowsThe Independent“But the real cause for alarm will be the cooling of the property market as this is one of the key things that has propped up consumer confidence over the past few years.” Inflation hit its highest level for nearly four years in May at 2.9 per cent ...and more »
Property Investor TodayUK property auction activity is 'strong and stable' despite political instabilityProperty Investor TodayInvestment activity in residential property across the UK continued to perform well despite the political uncertainty from a snap general election. Some to 2,422 lots were sold last month, up 2% compared with May 2016, representing a rather healthy 75 ...
Hampstead and Highgate ExpressNew rules for estate agents to help combat money laundering and terror fundingHampstead and Highgate ExpressIn March of this year Transparency International called for the Government to make the property market less opaque by introducing measures such as a public register of the beneficial owners of overseas companies that own property in the UK. They found ...EU anti-money laundering rules will “slow down the buying process”Mortgage StrategyNew EU anti-money laundering directive means added burden for estate agentsProperty Wireall 27 news articles »
Property WireSecond steppers in UK still need help from the bank of mum and dadProperty WireMore than a third of home owners moving up the housing ladder after buying their first property need financial support, new research has found. Some 32% require an average of £21,231 in financial support from the bank of Mum and Dad but also seek help ...and more »