Property Market Review September 2019

Transaction volume rebound unlikely In their recent ‘Market in Minutes’ report, covering the UK commercial property market, Savills has outlined that while investment volumes have been lower in comparison with recent averages, Q3 is expected to surpass the Q2 figure of £8.9bn. At this point in the year, Savills would usually expect a bounce in […]


Property Market Review June 2019

SUBDUED Q1 FOR SCOTTISH COMMERCIAL PROPERTY During the first three months of the year, commercial property sales in Scotland totalled £763m, this is a decrease of 21% (£203m), when compared to Q1 2018. The research from the Scottish Property Federation (SPF), has identified that the fall can primarily be attributed to fewer high value transactions, […]

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Property Market Review May 2019

CALLS FOR A COMPULSORY ‘SNAGGING RETENTION’ ON NEW BUILDS A recent survey by New Home Review has revealed that more than nine out of 10 new-build homes in the UK have defects and almost 40% of new builds fail to meet their original deadline. Following on from this, the HomeOwners Alliance have launched a campaign […]

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FTB prop up the property market

Although the housing market has slowed, due in part to the widespread uncertainties surrounding Brexit, there is some good news. The number of first-time property purchases made in 2018 reached 372,100, up by 3% on the 2017 figure. This means that for the first time since 1995, those making their first property purchase represent a […]