- House prices see highest rise in 5 years
For the fourth consecutive month, house prices in the UK have risen in August, by 1.6%. And figures from Nationwide’s latest monthly survey show that they are rising at their fastest rate for two and a half years.
(Filed: Mon Aug 31 2009)
- Pickpocketing: so last season
In a brazen attempt to put Fagin and his ‘gotta pick a pocket or two' team out of business, London has welcomed a new breed of ‘putpockets,' who place money into people's pockets and bags to brighten up their lives - free money in the midst of a recession - what will they think of next?!...
(Filed: Thu Aug 27 2009)
- Tomb raider
One of the world's most famous tourist attractions is a victim of its own success - the tombs of the Pharoahs in Egypt's Valley of the Kings could all but disappear within the next 150 to 500 years if they continue to attract visitors at the current rate...
(Filed: Tue Aug 25 2009)
- Property asking prices decline in August
Despite pent-up demand for properties in the UK, home sellers lowered their asking prices in August more than at any time in the last eight months, according to the UK’s leading residential property website Rightmove plc.
(Filed: Fri Aug 21 2009)
- Property Investors Scoop Up These Caribbean Property Bargains
With discounts of up to 50% off current list prices on apartments, suites and villas, savvy Caribbean property investors are scooping up these bargains in the "Instant Profit Price Knock Down" from Your Home In The Sun.
(Filed: Thu Aug 20 2009)
- Private Sellers Get Professional Property Valuations
Private property sales website the Little House Company have launched a new property valuation service to allow private sellers to make more accurate judgements about the values of their homes.
(Filed: Mon Aug 17 2009)
- Energy certificates need greater promotion
Many property landlords do not see the need for the energy performance certificates (EPCs) that are required by law for residential tenancies in England and Wales.
(Filed: Thu Aug 13 2009)
- 5 ALDERMANBURY SQUARE SHORTLISTED FOR RIBA STIRLING PRIZE
As building services engineers for 5 Aldermanbury Square, Hilson Moran is delighted that the scheme has been shortlisted for the RIBA Stirling Prize, which will be announced on 17 October 2009 at Old Billingsgate, London.
(Filed: Fri Aug 07 2009)
- House prices still far from stabilising
According to think tank Oxford Economics, UK house prices will fall 12.2% this year and a further 4.6% in 2010, before stabilising with a small increase in 2011. This forecast comes despite several recent surveys showing a small but steady increase in prices over the past three months, and confirms the more cautious view that this increase was more of a temporary bounce than a sustained recovery in the property market.
(Filed: Fri Aug 07 2009)