Featured research

In our latest analytical look at the housing market, we commissioned Capital Economics to take a look at how the growth of short-term letting platforms such as Airbnb are impacting the sector.

21 Oct 2021

Lagging behind: energy efficiency in low-viability properties

This report raises concerns over the affordability of retrofitting properties and highlights that residents in the North of England will be the hardest hit. Failure to factor in huge regional variations in property costs when incentivising homeowners and landlords to meet national net zero targets risks deepening economic inequality.

Other research reports:

31 Jan 2020
The impact of short-term lets

Nearly half a million properties could be left unavailable for residents looking to rent in the private rented sector. More landlords are exiting the market and moving into short-term lets due to the raft of legislative changes they have to face.

15 Nov 2019
Private rented sector costs: property maintenance and rent controls

We consulted with our member letting agents across the UK to better understand both the costs associated with maintaining private rented properties and the impacts of introducing rent controls.

07 Sep 2018
Leasehold: A Life Sentence?

Thousands of homeowners are stuck in leasehold houses they cannot afford to continue living in and cannot sell. We surveyed over 1,000 people who bought a leasehold house to explore the extent of the scandal which has left thousands of Brits trapped in leases leases with third parties.

28 Mar 2017
Letting the market down?

As part of our tenant fees campaign, we commissioned leading consultancy Capital Economics to look the impact of the letting agent fees ban on landlords, letting agents, households, the buy-to-let sector and the wider economy.

25 Aug 2016
Bricks Campaign

We commissioned Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) to investigate the shortage of brick supply which has been a contributing factor in rising house prices over the past decade. This report goes into detail as growing demand continues to outstrip the availability of housing.

15 Apr 2016
Brexit and the Property Market

Before the EU referendum vote on 23 June 2016, we commissioned Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) to look at what a ‘Brexit’ or a ‘Bremain’ result would have on the UK property market.

17 Dec 2015
Housing 2025

Rents are set to sky-rocket, and buying a house is getting further out of reach for many, according this report published in 2015 predicting the state of the property market in 2025.

17 Nov 2015
Cost of Renting

A first-time buyer will have spent £52,900 on rent by the time they get on the property ladder. This report looks into the lifetime cost of renting and what the future may hold for future first-time buyers who are currently renting.

Monthly member surveys

Housing Market Report

Our Housing Market Report takes a monthly look at the trends affecting the UK housing market. The stats are gathered by surveying estate agents who are NAEA Propertymark members.

Private Rented Sector Report

Our monthly Private Rented Sector Report looks at the trends affecting the UK rental market. The stats are gathered by surveying ARLA Propertymark members.