Can the government bring about the tax reforms property investors are calling for?

With Britain expected to depart the European Union by October 31 and still no deal in place, it’s fair to say now is a sensitive time in British politics. However, negotiating Brexit is not the only major challenge confronting the new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. The British economy, while hardly […]

5 benefits of buying a new build

Whilst a traditional aesthetic is attractive for a large proportion of consumers, the feeling of owning and putting your own stamp on a new build can vastly outweigh the appeal of older, more traditional houses. Not only are they becoming more desirable, especially for first-time buyers, but new builds offer […]

Can Boris Johnson reinvigorate the Northern Powerhouse?

The Northern Powerhouse. A concept coined by ex-Chancellor George Osborne five years ago, which at the time symbolised his ambitions to unite the great cities of the North – from Liverpool to Hull – and eradicate the North-South divide. Different strategies were laid out to achieve this goal, including the […]

Why Developers Must Make New-Builds Attractive

A recent report issued by one of Britain’s biggest mortgage lenders, Santander, found that 70% of young people now believe the dream of home ownership is over for their generation. While this figure is particularly stark, it’s merely the latest in a series of findings that reflect the current state […]

Can the new Prime Minister solve the housing crisis?

Coming as no surprise to those who had been eagerly following the Conservative Party leadership contest, Boris Johnson was appointed the party’s new leader last week – and, in turn, the next Prime Minister of the UK. Johnson’s future policy ambitions are paved with questions, particularly when it comes to […]