Author: Tim Oscroft

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Alternative Investments
Tim Oscroft

Modular homes: A viable way to add new homes to the market?

Modular homes are being touted as an option in the need to add more housing to the UK market. They offer an efficient, cost-effective way building on a production line.  And they can negate the

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UK Housing Market
Tim Oscroft

Regions show encouraging early 2019 price rises

House prices have grown in Wales as well as in England’s north and Midlands to post positive signs in early 2019, a new index has shown.’s Asking Price Index may show that the national

Buy-to-let Landlords
Tim Oscroft

Rent rises reflect stable market – report

New figures on levels of rent show a stable market holding up well in the face of ongoing uncertainties. Homelet’s latest Rental Index shows the average rent for the UK is now £932, a rise

the high street in Kendal, a lovely town in the glorious Lake District. Well, actually just outside it, but there you go.
UK Housing Market
Tim Oscroft

Moves under way to revive the British high street

Could a government scheme give the UK’s high streets a much-needed facelift and bring people back to live in them? The 2018 Budget included an announcement that a ‘Future High Streets Fund’ would be set

Tim Oscroft

Birmingham building numbers go from strength to strength

Home building leads the way in Birmingham as a new survey reveals how good the city’s property prospects are. Deloitte’s 2019 Crane Survey says that the number of residential units currently being built in the

Liverpool Waters is set to change the city’s waterside
Tim Oscroft

Surge of interest in Liverpool from US investors

Investment from the US accounted for a large part of money sunk into Liverpool’s property scene last year, as the north-west of England continues to attract overseas interest. Proptech firm Datscha say that £361 million


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