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The report suggests 340,000 new homes are need every year. Of which over 140,000 need to be social. The challenge is huge, and as we have been saying f...
The 2019 Negotiator ‘Community Champion’
Madison Brook is addressing the shortage of decent homes in UK's social housing sector and introduces Madison Brook Homes.
Introducing the area of Lewisham and what does the future hold
Signing the Armed Forces Covenant – our pledge to support the Armed Forces, their families and veterans.
Market news in accordance to LCPAca Residential Index for May, 2019
We are proud to support Armed Forces day - an interview with Martin Hedley who has joined MBI directly from the Army
What is the Cystic Fibrosis Trust (CFT) and why is it important to Madison Brook International
The expansion of London City airport, Crossrail’s eagerly awaited arrival at Custom House and big new housing schemes with award-winning architecture ar...
Shares in estate agents Purplebricks plunged after it slashed its sales forecast and announced the departure of two senior executives.
Following in the footsteps of the Second Payment Services Directive (ban on unfair card surcharges) back in 2018, the government has now moved to introd...
In some cases culture is provided by councils rather than housebuilders. Greenwich council has an ambition to transform the riverfront at Woolwich into ...
Carey Jones Chapman Tolcher (CJCT) has unveiled proposals to build £130 million twin skyscrapers as part of the regeneration of Barking town centre
Hiding identity to be punished with up to five years’ jail in money-laundering crackdown
Creatives living in the 12 new Barking flats will pay just 65 per cent of the market rent in return for promoting arts within the local community.
China has issued its biggest property investors with a directive easing restrictions on overseas investment, according to a document seen by CoStar News...
Professional qualifications for estate agents and protection from gazumping among plans
A new ‘Sign your mortgage deed’ service means borrowers will be able to digitally sign their deeds online and speed up the re-mortgaging process.
Halifax house price figures show 1.5% rise in March, but it warns that changes could be volatile
A Chinese property developer has made its UK debut by investing in an East London site where it plans to build a £400 million homes scheme.
Developers are piling in. So will Lewisham flourish on the back of the proposed Bakerloo line extension or is a more holistic approach needed?
In total, 3,810 homes will be built on a site that is about 10 times bigger than Trafalgar Square and, when completed, could house 10,000 Londoners.
In some towns in southern England, half of all homes cost more than £1m, Zoopla finds
It could be a better year in Britain’s dysfunctional housing market for first-time buyers and tenants
The £8.4bn peninsula development to go ahead
Greenwich Peninsula redevelopment will have a £1bn glass landmark
You know you want to get the best deal out of the process of selling your house. So, which way should you go?
Get the details about the exciting residential development at the Royal Docks.
How many Christmas trees are sold in UK each year? Or how many Turkeys cooked every Christmas? Learn it all from our special infographic and have a very...
Brexit: EU negotiator says 'time's short' for reaching deal
Our infographic showing you all the details about the new ABP development at Royal Albert Dock.
Autumn Statement to include wages and house building announcements
Mayor confirms London transport fares freeze until 2020
UK inflation rate falls to 0.9% in October
Asian investors sign historic agreement to transform Royal Docks into London’s 'third financial centre'
Donald Trump and Barack Obama to meet at White House
UK economy grows 0.5% in three months after Brexit vote
Silvertown development in London's Royal Docks gets planning permission
London house prices: Newham leads the way as the capital's most affordable boroughs record the strongest growth
What's the average UK house price? How many developments are necessary to beat the housing crisis? Check our infographic for latest on the UK housin...
Property rentals to outstrip sales for first time since 1930s
Canada Water regeneration: £2bn masterplan set to bring thousands of new Zone 2 homes and a waterfront town centre
Where to buy along the Jubilee line: Canning Town revealed as the most affordable property hotspot along the new 24-hour Night Tube route
Green light for three East London river crossings
Apple to create London home at Battersea Power Station
London Docklands is one of the biggest urban regeneration projects in Western Europe. Continuing since 1981, the area has been developing in so many way...
House prices in east London borough of Newham rise by more than 20 per cent in a year
Confidence in housing market rising after Brexit vote, say surveyors
Brexit sparks overseas spending spree in London property
London City airport expansion gets green light from ministers
Highest May lending since 2008: Council Mortgage Lenders
What does Brexit mean for you & your property?
Landmark court ruling comes down in favour of buy to let investors
New twist in website's spat with BBC over Osborne buy to let tax changes
Tory MPs speak out against Osborne's mortgage interest relief tax change
London's luxury property market slows on EU referendum jitters
100% mortgages make a welcome return
London's Night Tube to be launched in August - good news for sellers
£6bn in private investment pumped into Royal Docks
Proposals released for 24,000 new homes in London’s historic Royal Docks
Buy-to-let mortgage activity shows strong rise
London house prices: 2015's top ten fastest rising boroughs
The developer behind the transformation of Royal Albert Dock, ABP has announced it is joining forces with CITIC Group, a massive company ranked top 200 ...
More people are renting their homes from private landlords than at any time in the past 30 years, according to a new report.
New guidelines on anti-money laundering are to be released to agents.
Gross mortgage lending reached £20bn in August, according to estimates from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.
Mortgage lending for house purchase swung up in July, lenders have reported, with lending to both first-time buyers and home movers the highest since th...
Important changes affecting letting agents and landlords are just weeks away, courtesy of The Deregulation Act.
The Mayor of London has called on the government to force portal adverts to carry information about specific letting agent fees.
Owner-occupation to fall to 60% by 2025 says report
Berkeley launches first Canary Wharf project
Average UK property price breaks £200,000 barrier, says Halifax
UK residential property prices showing steady growth, latest index shows<br/>
From April 2017 landlords will no longer be able to claim tax reliefs worth 40% or 45% of the interest payments on their buy-to-let mortgages
UK property sales dipped in May, HMRC says
Rightmove announces booming profits as agents spend more
Rise and rise of private rental sector
Rents show another annual rise – but fewer tenants in arrears
China ploughs £1bn into Docklands
New rents shoot up nearly 3% in a month, says Countrywide
No decline in house prices despite weakening demand – RICS
'It's looking good for 2015 after Stamp Duty reforms' says conveyancing firm
More firms opt to stick with Rightmove when OnTheMarket launches
New Court of Appeal decision in tenancy deposit case
Agents warned over water charges
Cameron launches 20% discount scheme to help first-time buyers
NLA urges landlords and tenants to unite over licensing
UK’s richest landlord shamed over boiler dispute
Booming house prices will soar by £250 a week in 2014
Will wages overtake rents in 2014?
Basement extension craze set to spread to London's suburbs
London's property postcode lottery
It's housing hysteria! Eight buyers chasing every home, prices up £50,000 a month... how the property market is reaching new levels of insanity
My amazing staff members Vickie Weller & Rebecca Phillips is #fundraising for Cancer Research UK. Donate to Vickie Weller &'s @JustGiving pa...
The UK is in a sustained recovery and does not face major inflation risks, Bank of England policymakers have said.
A London developer plans to build the tallest residential tower in the U.K. on a site in the city’s Canary Wharf area.
Property group Oxley Holdings has bought up the key waterfront Royal Wharf site from Ballymore Group for £200million.
Designs and details of how a Thames estuary airport would work are being unveiled in London.
The Landscape Institute and Ecobuild are asking for ideas on transforming The Royal Docks in east London into a multi-functional liveable space as part ...
London’s Royal Docks Enterprise Zone is to bring jobs, commercial space and homes back to the capital’s waterways with the creation of the UK’s largest ...
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, this week welcomed pledges from 10 Chinese businesses who have committed to office space in the much anticipated ...
Ed Miliband has promised to see 200,000 homes built each year by 2020.
Canary Wharf Group’s majority shareholder Songbird Estates today said it hoped to get back on track with the £1 billion redevelopment of the Shell ...
Canning Town, one of the capital’s most deprived areas, is to be transformed by a £3.7bn redevelopment
The final two of Crossrail’s eight tunnel boring machines have been named after Olympic and Paralympic champions Jessica Ennis-Hill and Ellie Simmonds.
London biggest beach has been officially launched as Newham Mayor Sir Robin Wales was joined by acrobats ready for a dip in Victorian costumes.
Buying a home is an emotional decision. But by taking into account proximity to Tube stations, schools, even supermarkets, and throwing in some park vie...
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their son George Alexander Louis, Kensington Palace has said.<br/><br/>The third in line to the...
London Tories argue that housing supply in the capital can be increased if boroughs require fewer "affordable" homes from developers. But who ...
A legal action launched by the now-defunct Irish Nationwide Building Society against Syrian born property mogul Simon Halabi, who was once one of Britai...
IN 2001 a detached house in north London was sold for £3million. Two years before, the house two doors down went for £2.8million. Now the hous...
With millions of Britons planning to holiday in the UK this year the Gas Safety Register are again urging the public to stay safe from the dangers of ca...
Eleven Enterprise Zones will benefit from a £150 million boost from Government to create local jobs and secure growth across the country, Local Gro...
Enterprise Zones will benefit from a new multi-billion pound investment package to drive economic growth, create local jobs and build thousands of homes.
(Reuters) - The Crown Estate - owned by the Queen - on Thursday said it made record profit in the year to March, thanks to the strong performance of its...
London and first-time buyers continued to drive the recovery in the property market as the price of the average property edged closer to £250,000, ...
Demand for fashionable inner-city London property is so strong that Telford Homes is joining the government’s controversial Help to Buy scheme and acqui...
London Mayor Boris Johnson today confirmed the deal with lead developer Chelsfield to regenerate the Silvertown Quays site in the Royal Docks in London
Mayor announces £1bn deal to transform Royal Albert Dock into capital’s next business district.
'Floating village' plan for River Thames
UK commercial property market to expect further falls in 2013
Growth in UK bridging property loans reflects lack of lending from mainstream banks
Millions of home owners not yet done winter property checks, research suggests
First Funding for Lending Scheme figures released by Bank of England
'Garden tax' clampdown facing homeowners with large grounds
Stamp duty increase is affecting the London prime property market
Number of first time buyers in London reaches a three year high
Landlords need realistic view of current rental market, say consultants
West London sees prices rise but sales fall
There have been calls to allow passengers on the Thames cable car to use travelcards in order to attract regular commuters.
Siemens opens £30m Crystal Conference Centre at Victoria Docks
Royal Docks Enterprise Zone demonstrated they were ready and open for business when world leader Siemens opened a £30m sustainable hub last week in...
Newham's Waterfront Festival returns to the Royal Docks
The central London property market retained its dominance in July, with a 0.5% increase in average prices taking the value of prime property to a new re...
With the Olympics fully underway and the world watching, the focus quite naturally is on sport. But not so far from the Olympic stadium exists the Pleas...
A continued shortage of properties for sale and weak demand from buyers led to flat house prices in May, but relentless growth in London and the south-e...
Now that they’re millionaire pop stars, the boys from One Direction are spending their hard earned money wisely by investing in property!
Over 200 estate agents and suppliers to the industry came together on Sunday 17th June 2012 to take part in the Estate Agency Foundation charity 5-a-sid...
Taxman expects to reap £7m in unpaid tax on London property deals
Mortgage lenders tell Chancellor not to can FTB Stamp Duty break
Civil servants scramble to get EPC changes back on track
At last, rays of sunshine on housing market
Barclays Bank profits fall 3% to £5.9bn
Funding the Games<br/>
Programme by £50 billion to £325 billion
QAPs Continue to Encourage Supportive Housing<br/>
Interest rates predictions: When will the UK bank rate rise again?<br/><br/>
Mayor of London calls on developers to create world class Silvertown Quays<br/>
HS2 go-ahead to blight thousands of properties for years<br/><br/>The high-speed rail link which got the go-ahead from the Government yester...
Chinese delegation visits TPO on fact-finding mission<br/><br/>A party of 20 officials from the Chinese Government has called on Property Om...
More first-time buyers plan to beat stamp duty deadline<br/><br/>Mortgage valuation activity in the final quarter of 2011 outstripped busine...
Vicar's concern over housing benefits cut
Christmas pudding effect strikes early, says NAEA<br/><br/>Activity in the UK housing market contracted in November, signalling the start of...
Top developers aim to build new Royal Albert Docks<br/>
UK government considers ban on squatting
RICS urges property firms to become ‘Tesco lawyers’
UK property supply falls in September
'Flat' house market set for modest sales growth, say experts
Student renters 'lack gas awareness'
London council in bid to become first to license all rental sector
Rental sector demand 'outstripping supply'
Grand Designs has had its day. Back for the start of a new – 11th – series today, the opening episode is a visit by presenter Kevin McCloud to a project...
Estate agents could find their job gets that bit harder after the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) laid out new guidelines on how they must conduct their bu...
Shares around the world have this morning risen on the back of yesterday's agreement between euro zone leaders and the International Monetary Fund a...
BT Report Line Fault in Docklands Branch
In a bid to speed up the process of lengthy maintenance issues, Madison Brook launches its newest in-house division, based at their Western Gateway bran...
Shortage of rental property undermining market, says ARLA
The UK inflation rate fell unexpectedly in June, with the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) measure dropping to 4.2%.
UK unemployment fell 88,000 in the three months to April this year to 2.43 million, the biggest drop since the summer of 2000, latest data shows.
The Property Ombudsman is introducing new Codes of Practice from August 1
Increased tenant demand and a shortage of rental property has pushed rents even higher, according to the latest lettings survey from the Royal Instituti...
Bank of England Maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the Size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £200 Billion
A former Formula One world champion, two of the stars of the upcoming Cars sequel and a procession of classic Jaguar E-Types battled for the attention o...
Lettings agents need to be subjected to the same level of regulation as estate agents to ensure consumers are adequately protected, as Christopher Hamer...
Plans for a landmark Canary Wharf development have been thrown into doubt after the Irish branch of property company Glenkerrin went into receivership l...
Bank of England maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £200 billion
The bike hire scheme could mean a 5 per cent jump in rental incomes, according to a letting agency
BUSINESS leaders have welcomed plans to create an Enterprise Zone in the Royal Docks area of east London.<br/><br/>
The Greater London Authority (GLA) has given its final approval for Wilkinson Eyre’s proposed cable car across the River Thames in east London Capable o...
Bank of England Maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the Size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £200 Billion <br/>
AN INDEPENDENT report has cleared Boris Johnson’s Cable Car scheme for take-off after finding no safety problems
AN EXTENSION to the DLR originally intended to open last year will not be completed until late spring.
ISG has been awarded the contract to build a £30m sustainability centre for engineering giant Siemens in London Docklands.
JP Morgan has sealed a series of property deals that commit the US bank to London just days after its chief executive met privately with Chancellor Geor...
There is a significant gap opening up amongst Britain's aspiring first-time buyers in terms of the amount of money saved for a deposit.
China's property bubble has grown so huge that 85pc of Chinese living in cities can no longer afford to buy a home, according to an influential Chinese ...
Bank of England Maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the Size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £200 Billion
The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee today voted to maintain the official Bank Rate paid on commercial bank reserves at 0.5%. The Committee a...
Strong consturction growth helps GDP increase 0.8% from July to September
The UK's economy grew at 0.8% between July and September, official figures show, suggesting the economy is recovering faster than expected.
Property Ombudsman wants urgent action from Government.
Property Ombudsman Christopher Hamer is today launching a series of guides to help consumers who are buying, selling, letting, or renting residential pr...
Estate agents' “for sale” signs have been banned from hundreds of west London streets....
The hearts of Britain's home owners skipped a beat when another housing market survey showed that prices were on a downward spiral. But the headline fig...
The six-bedrooom apartment at One Hyde Park, Knightsbridge, stretches across two floors and boasts bullet-proof windows, a panic room and views across t...
The Prince of Wales is being asked to intervene to prevent Iran building a brand new embassy and Islamic cultural centre next to a historic church in on...
David Cameron has begun a two-day visit to India with the aim of strengthening relations and creating jobs in the UK. The prime minister is leading what...
New research by property website the Young Group has revealed that 87% of London property investors expect their property investments to increase in val...
CHINESE investors have become increasingly active in the London real estate market due to the stronger yuan and falling British property prices, a major...
Christian Candy, one of London’s best known property developers, has launched a £35.8m ($55.2m) offer to take control of a small gold mining company.
Residential rents are now rising across the UK, and are forecast to continue growing for at least the next two years – leading some analysts to suggest ...
Great Portland, the Central London property specialist, yesterday reported a 4.6pc rise in asset values in the second quarter of 2010. However, Mr Court...
Fresh property continued to flood onto the market in London over the past month, creating some downward pressure on new sellers’ asking prices. This mon...
THE boss of Tower Hamlets council discovered what life was like for his staff on the frontline when he went undercover for a television programme.
Companies trading too much and suffering cash flow problems as they emerge from the recession could threaten the occupational markets, research from Clu...
Henderson Global Investors’ German business Warburg-Henderson KAG has bought the N1 shopping centre in Islington for £112m.
A chartered surveyor and member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has questioned the importance of the findings from a Nationwide report r...
Demand for rented accommodation reached record levels during the second quarter of the year, research has revealed.
Despite repeated calls over a number of years by consumer bodies and even some agents' groups, the OFT will conclude that the industry is generally work...
The dearth in available rental properties is worsening, according to research out today from the Association of Residential Lettings Agents (ARLA).
The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee today voted to maintain the official Bank Rate paid on commercial bank reserves at 0.5%.
On the Chancellor’s Budget Ian Potter, operations manager of the Association of Residential Lettings Agents (ARLA), said
Following the decision by the Housing Minister Grant Shapps MP to amend the rules regarding changes of use in Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMOs), Ian ...
News that the coalition Government has scrapped plans to regulate letting and management agents has been described as 'disappointing' by Christopher Ham...
Following the speech on aspiration for homeownership made by Housing Minister Grant Shapps MP at RICS yesterday, Ian Potter, Operations Manager of the A...
Homeowners selling their properties will no longer be required to produce a home information pack (Hip), after the government announced they will be scr...
The average rent rose to £663 a month in April, 2.2pc higher than a year ago. The monthly increase for rent was 0.6pc, compared to just 0.4pc growth in ...
The housing market has come through a major slump
The Office of Fair Trading's approach to the estate agency industry revealed in its report 'Home Buying and Selling A Market Study' contains some very p...
National Housing Federation Report
MBI Shortlisted for National Award