‘New action’ needed to help low-income buyers onto housing ladder

A new report into government-backed home ownership schemes says "new action" is required to help more low-income buyers.The independent study found that current programmes such as Help to Buy are more likely to benefit financially better-off househunters.Around three in five first-time buyers responding to the survey said they would have bought anyway and ... Read More...

Letting agency fees ban ‘could push up rents’ for tenants

New measures announced in the government’s Autumn Statement could bring rising rental costs, according to Liverpool property experts.Industry insiders have questioned whether Chancellor Philip Hammond’s decision to ban letting agents from charging fees to tenants will really benefit those renting homes.Following the Chancellor’s announcement yesterday (23 November) that landlords should ... Read More...

Progress for Hamelin Park development

The Mayor and Mayoress of St Helens have helped to kickstart construction at Gleeson’s latest Liverpool City Region development.With ground work already well underway at its Hamelin Park site, the housebuilder has moved forward with creating 52 new two, three and four-bedroom homes.Mayor and mayoress, councillors Steve and Lynn Glover ... Read More...