Tag: Zoopla.co.uk

Stamp duty rush causes rents to fall

Stamp duty rush causes rents to fall

Rents on private accommodation fell by 0.6 per cent last month, to an average of £707, according to the latest Buy-to-Let Index from LSL, a provider of residential property services. The agency suggests that the fall is likely to be temporary as it is related to an increase in the number of tenants deciding to […]

March 16, 2012 More
Mortgage fears erode housing market confidence

Mortgage fears erode housing market confidence

Concerns over mortgage finance are gnawing away at confidence in the UK housing market, according to Zoopla.co.uk. In a recent survey by the property website, 78% of respondents expected house prices to rise by the end of the year, down from 81% three moths ago. Thirty four per cent of those questioned named a shortage […]

July 6, 2010 More
Britons confident of house price gains

Britons confident of house price gains

Britons appear to have regained their confidence in the UK housing market with new research claiming that four out five people expect house prices to continue rising during the next six months. According to property website, Zoopla.co.uk, optimism is at a two-and-a-half year high, with the average increase predicted at 5.7%. The firm’s commercial director, […]

April 7, 2010 More
Stamp duty holiday helps fewer than intended

Stamp duty holiday helps fewer than intended

As commentators on the UK property market mull over the impact of the end of the stamp duty holiday, Zoopla.co.uk is claiming that far fewer home buyers have benefited from the concession than the Government intended. The threshold on the duty was raised from £125,000 to £175,000 in September 2008 and is due to revert […]

November 22, 2009 More
Zoopla survey reveals housing market optimism

Zoopla survey reveals housing market optimism

A survey by online property website Zoopla.co.uk has found that more than three-quarters (79%) of homeowners believe home values will rise in the next six months, while only 11% are expecting house prices to fall over the same period. In its quarterly survey of housing market sentiment, Zoopla found that overall, the 6,682 homeowners surveyed […]

October 13, 2009 More