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Lib Dem proposals for a new property wealth tax that would levy an annual charge on owners of prime properties, which Ed Balls last week called "serious", are now being championed by leading housing charity…

It's all about to kick-off in Wales... Here's the latest schedule for RESI 2012

Don Foster, the new Lib Dem communities minister, will take control of building regulations as part of his brief, according to the Department for Communities and Local Government today

The capital's sales market is "chronically undersupplied", whilst the rental market is flooded with stock, according to Douglas & Gordon

Nick Thomlinson, the driving force behind one of the world's top prime property brands, is to be replaced as Group Chairman and Senior Partner by Alistair Elliott when he retires in April

Construction and house-building is in the Coalition's crosshairs this week, as swathe of new (and not-so-new) measures are announced by the Government to kick-start the foundations of the economy

A quick bit of news on Home Condition Surveys before you head off for that Friday evening drink; a new standards board, which will regulate the HCS and develop associated products, has officially launched…

Top 10 Basement Conversion Tips:  In this week's briefing Anna Bastiaenen has some handy hints on how to create a successful basement conversion. 

Nick Bowles' first day in the job as Planning Minister and there’s already a fairly chunky (about 26’) piece of (albeit temporary) legislation: planning laws are to be relaxed even further, this time to …

Grubby kitchens and bathrooms are the two biggest turn-offs for potential buyers, according to Rightmove's new research

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