How does a general election affect the housing market?

House transactions tend to ease off in the build up to a general election, as buyers and sellers wait to see the outcome before making a decision. Spring also tends to be a busy period for the UK housing market, with sales climbing from February through to June. The table below shows the number of…
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Government agree to mandatory client money protection

The Government has finally announced measures to make Client Money Protection (CMP) mandatory for all letting agents across England. What is Client Money Protection? Client Money Protection (CMP) schemes protect the money of landlords and tenants in the event of a letting or property agent going into administration and against theft or misappropriation by the agent…
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