Real Estate

London property slump pushes Foxtons to first annual loss since IPO

Nationwide says house prices dipped 0.1% in February from January to average of £211,304The London estate agent Foxtons slumped to its first annual loss since its stock market debut six years ago, blaming a further...

Number of empty homes in England rises to more than 216,000

Long-term vacant homes now account for £53.6bn of property, analysis findsThe number of empty homes across England has risen for the second consecutive year to more than 216,000, the highest level since 2012,...

Help-to-buy scheme pushes housebuilder dividends to £2.3bn

Flagship policy of former government drives up firms’ profits along with house pricesBritain’s biggest housebuilders paid out £2.3bn in dividends in their most recent financial year, as the help-to-buy subsidy pumped up their...

Help to buy has had its day. Time to tax the builders and close...

Osborne’s plan to assist first-time buyers has created colossal windfall profits. The Treasury deserves some of that moneyIf the major banks – rather than housebuilders – were the chief beneficiaries of the...

Chancellor offers £3bn fix for Britain’s ‘broken housing market’

Philip Hammond’s spring statement includes funding to build 30,000 affordable homesA new £3bn scheme will fund the building of 30,000 affordable homes, the chancellor has said, as he proclaimed that the government was...

Property Management Company Amarillo Texas

Amarillo’s Parkview Realty, LLC, is committed to providing the highest quality residential and commercial real estate brokerage services to our clients and customers. Amarillo’s Parkview Realty, LLC provides a business environment that enables it’s sales associates and employees to...

I own my home with my parents – what happens to it when they...

Neither of my parents have a will, so does ownership of the house automatically come to me?Q I own my home with my parents. It’s jointly owned between me, my mother and my...

Fortress with 16-inch-thick walls in Nevada desert asking $950K

An enormous 8,000-square-foot fortress set on 40 acres of land in Nevada's sagebrush-dotted high desert, a 2.5-hour drive from Las Vegas, is selling for $950,000.The so-called Hard Luck Castle with four-bedrooms and three bathrooms is an extraordinary and admittedly quite odd architectural wonder...

UK estate agents at their gloomiest for 10 years, says Rics

Expectations, demand and sales expectations all down in latest market snapshotBrexit uncertainty and a lack of affordability in some areas continue to stifle the UK housing market, leaving Britain’s estate agentswith their gloomiest...

Do I count as a first-time buyer if I inherit a share of a...

I’m worried I’ll lose my bonuses in a help-to-buy Isa and/or relief from stamp duty land taxQ My partner and I are looking to buy our first home in London together so have...

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