New home registrations at highest level since 2007

"Steve Wood, NHBC CEO, comments: “It is great to see the resilience of housebuilders over the 2019 year. This momentum needs to be maintained as we enter a new decade, with the industry ever-more focused on quality and fire safety." https://www.propertyreporter.co.uk/property/new-home-registrations-at-highest-level-since-2007-reports-nhbc.html read more

Confusion over pet bans in rental accommodation

"Only 7% of rental properties are advertised as being suitable for tenants with pets, even though 2019 study by Landbay found that almost one in seven renters rated 'pets being allowed in the property' as their most important requirement." https://www.propertyreporter.co.uk/landlords/confusion-looming-among-landlords-and-tenants-over-pet-bans-in-rental-accommodation.html read more

The impact of CCJs on homeownership

“CCJs and other credit blips come in all shapes and sizes, making it difficult to chart and compare the deals on offer as they often don’t fit within the dimensions of a tick box criteria formula.” https://www.financialreporter.co.uk/blogs/the-real-impact-of-ccjs-on-homeownership.html read more

77% of Scots have never checked the flood risk of their home

A new YouGov survey found that 62% of respondents have never checked the flood risk level of their home, but the people of Scotland in particular are the least likely to have carried out any checks (77%). https://www.propertyreporter.co.uk/household/majority-admit-to-never-checking-their-homes-flood-risk.html read more