Research reveals the full extent of landlords’ exit from the PRS (private rented sector) indicating the rate at which the sector is shrinking.
In our latest analytical look at the housing market, we review 2021 trends, property supply and sales using member data and statistics. The year began with an average availability of 38 homes for sale per branch. This dramatically decreased over the course of the year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.