More Nightingale courts to shut

More Nightingale courts will shut this week, the government has said, despite demands from the legal profession for more court capacity reports the Law Gazette. Courts in Birmingham, Hull, Lancaster, Middlesbrough and Stafford will close at the end of the month. HM Courts & Tribunals Service said it will consider replacement venues in locations where

Surveyor provides tips for buyers and sellers

With the demand for properties continuing to increase what do the experts say? The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) has warned that the gap between supply and demand in the housing market is the highest it has been since 2013. 32% of those in the property industry reported an increase in people looking to

UK house prices 10% higher than last May

House prices went up by 10.9% annually in May making it the strongest growth in nearly seven years, according to an index. The house price growth recorded in May followed a 7.1% annual increase recorded in April, Nationwide Building Society said. Across the UK, property values hit a new record average of £242,832 – up