Election 2024

Everyone wants to build more homes and roll out reforms to the planning, rental and leasehold systems.

Keir Starmer promises a 'wealth creation' drive as his party pledges planning reform, an end to the leasehold regime, and higher taxes for overseas buyers of UK property.

Co-leaders Carla Denyer & Adrian Ramsay have outlined a vision for a 'fairer, greener' Britain.

Rishi Sunak's team promises to 'protect family homes from higher tax' while continuing leasehold and rental reforms, and increasing housebuilding numbers.

'The upcoming election is expected to have little impact on the strong level of market activity that has been building so far this year,' says GetAgent after surveying 846 estate agents.

Sir Ed Davey's 'Fair Deal' aims for a dramatic increase in housebuilding while targeting second home owners.

Election manifestos have not yet been published, but with only a month to go to polling day, Aneisha Beveridge, Head of Research at Hamptons, talks us through where the main political parties stand on…

Stamp Duty reform tops the property portal's wishlist.

Property portal data suggests elections have little effect on home-buyer demand.

Leading property brokers, developers & market-watchers have broadly welcomed news of an imminent General Election.

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has confirmed that a UK General Election will be held in six weeks' time.

Angela Rayner has outlined a plan to build a series of New Towns, evoking the spirit of Clement Attlee's post-War building boom.