The majority of British residents are continuing to live in rental properties despite first-time buyer affordability jumping to an eight-year high.Read more about Most Brits still renting despite more affordable deposits
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Sir Adrian Montague has been chosen to lead a new review on investment for private rental properties.Read more about Sir Adrian Montague to lead property investment review
Worthing has been awarded a massive £170,000 to be put towards marketing initiatives, reports British Business Finder.Read more about Worthing awarded marketing grant
Thousands of city workers may decide to relocate outside the capital as a survey reveals London rents are becoming painstakingly high compared to the rest of the UK.Read more about South coast could prove attractive as London rent soars
Several property experts have given their thoughts on how the market will fare in 2012, voicing their thoughts to Telegraph.co.uk.Read more about Property predictions for 2012 revealed
Saving for a deposit to buy a home will take the average family over 30 years, according to a new study.Read more about Families will rent for 31 years before they can afford to buy
Homes to let may soon have to prove they are energy efficient or risk being taken off letting agents' letting agents books, decc.gov.uk reports reports. to modernise their energy efficiency credentials this winter.Read more about Green Deal set to impact on lettings
Estate agents and property investors will be pleased to hear that the Homes and Communities Agency has agreed to release 8.1 hectares of land for new homes, reports Inside Housing.
The HCA's London arm agreed to release land at Lymington Fields, Dagenham, in a bid to build more homes and increase public land for development.
The land, which was previously home to a further education college, will be used by Metropolitan Housing Trust for 193 new homes of mixed tenure.Read more about New plans for homes could provide investment chance
According to a rental expert, Mike Malloy, it isn't just young people searching for properties to rent - contrary to popular belief.
He revealed the actual state of affairs in the Huffington Post, stating that the age of people wishing to rent has increased in recent months.
"It's not just young people who are looking to rent," Malloy confirmed. "It's people in their 30s and 40s, many with one or two kids. A lot of families are now looking to rent, which is a change.
"Two years ago, a one-bed flat was gold dust. That's what everyone wanted, both singles and couples. The market is such that landlords are now saying they want the upper end of that range."Read more about All ages looking to rent, not just young people