One third of UK businesses plan to install electric vehicle charging points at employees homes

One third of UK businesses would consider installing electric vehicle charging points at employees’ homes One third of firms would think about putting charging points in employees’ homes to support the use of electric vehicles, according to new research One in five claim the increase of home working has influenced their plansUpfront costs and operational challenges … Read more

Government First Homes plan offers HALF PRICE properties to first-time buyers –

First-time buyers in England could get a home for up to half price after the Government launched a new affordable housing scheme. The scheme is known as First Homes, and the first properties built under it went on the market in the East Midlands market town of Bolsover today. With house prices having surged by … Read more

Most money spent on homes in last 12 months since the financial crisis

The £275bn home buying spree: More money was spent buying property in England and Wales in the past year than in any since the financial crisis The last time spending on housing was so high was in November 2007 March saw highest monthly spend since 1995, beating the record by £8billionHigher house prices have fuelled the … Read more

Landlords have bought 250k fewer homes since 2016 due to tax changes

Punitive tax changes have meant that landlords have bought a quarter of a million fewer homes in the past five years. Since April 2016, landlords have bought around 700,000 homes across Britain. This is 250,000 – or 26 per cent – fewer than they would have if the tax regime had stayed the same, according … Read more

Major incident declared after huge ‘gas explosion’ destroys three homes in Lancashire

Major incident declared after huge ‘gas explosion’ destroys three homes in Lancashire as neighbouring properties evacuated Suspected gas explosion has destroyed up to three houses in LancashireFire service said units were called to Mallowdale Avenue in Heysham last nightPolice said a safety cordon has been put in place and residents evacuated By Jack Wright For Mailonline … Read more

Boris Johnson eyes overhaul of Britain’s planning laws for new homes to be built

Boris Johnson eyes biggest overhaul of Britain’s planning laws for 70 years in bid to ease system for new homes to be built Boris Johnson is moving to relax planning rules in biggest shake-up in 70 yearsA planning bill will expand property ownership in areas where Tories have wonIt will reportedly make it difficult for … Read more

The former NRL star-turned-landscaper who will appear as a host on Foxtel’s Selling Homes Australia 

REVEALED: Meet the former NRL star-turned-landscaper who will appear as a host and garden guru on Foxtel’s new season of Selling Homes Australia By Candice Jackson For Daily Mail Australia Published: 03:08 BST, 2 May 2021 | Updated: 03:08 BST, 2 May 2021  Selling Houses Australia has announced a new lineup of hosts for its … Read more

Energy providers owe 13m homes £1.8bn in credit balances

Energy suppliers owe roughly 13million households a total of £1.8billion in credit balances, new research has revealed. More than one million bill-payers are due more than £300, according to data from Uswitch, at a time when some may be facing financial hardship. It found that coming out of winter, 45 per cent of all households … Read more

Nationwide offers £500 cashback on loans for green homes 

Nationwide offers £500 cashback on mortgages for buyers of energy efficient homes By Amelia Murray For The Daily Mail Published: 22:01 BST, 27 April 2021 | Updated: 22:01 BST, 27 April 2021 Buyers of energy efficient homes can earn £500 cashback with a Nationwide mortgage. Most homes sold in the UK need an Energy Performance … Read more

Number of family homes coming up for sale falls to five-year low

The number of three and four-bedroom homes coming up for sale has dropped to a five-year low, as buyers rush to snap up properties with more space, new data shows. Annually, listings of four-bedroom homes have slumped 58 per cent in Scotland, 44 per cent in the South, 42 per cent in the North West … Read more