Build-to-rent construction surges by 40%

There are now 139,508 build-to-rent homes completed, under construction or in planning across the UK; 14,615 units were completed in the regions in 2018, compared to 14,801 in the capital

Is Build to Rent to built to last?

‘Is build to rent too good to be true?’ asks Lisa Simon, Head of Residential at Carter Jonas, as she predicts that 2019 will be ‘the year of institutional lettings’

Why the housing ladder doesn’t exist any more

The FT’s Thomas Hale has written an interesting piece (with lots of sums), arguing that the traditional lifetime escalation from a first-time buyer’s flat to a family-sized house is now ‘a myth that young people cling to, without any basis in reality’.