Accessibility: tackling the issues facing disabled clients in the home

UK Disability History Month (18 November – 20 December) is likely to pass many people by, sadly – I must admit, it is not something I was familiar with. Perhaps it doesn’t help that it isn’t a month with a catchy moniker like Dry January (quit drinking during January), Stoptober (October – quit smoking) or […]

A new way of working

With more and more of the country going into Tier 3 lockdown, the freedoms restored to us since the national lockdown was lifted are in danger of being whittled away again. As the government continues to recommend that people work from home to limit the spread of Covid-19, new ways of working – which we […]

The fine art of structuring disability rental agreements

Finding the right rental home for a disabled client with specific and urgent needs can be tricky at the best of times but in this market, where stock is exceptionally thin on the ground, it presents a whole new level of challenge. Yet, in the past month, PLG have managed to get five, really tricky, […]

Delays to planning reform pose threat to the housing market

Justin Dodge, director of Westcountry Land & Homes, a specialist land and property developer in the South West, offered such a detailed account of what he is seeing on his patch that we thought he deserved its own guest blog. Click Here to read our guest Blog

Welcome to PLG’s first market report

The seed of an idea for a six-monthly report was sown several years ago as PLG grew and gathered intel from agents across the country. It became clear that this knowledge was a true barometer of the housing market nationally, and frequently at odds with other, more widely-known reports… Click Here to read our Property […]

One step forward, two steps back ….

So, the Prime Minister addressed the nation last night and in real terms, other than pubs shutting earlier and a few other tighter regulations we were left with what we really knew all along. We need to be sensible and apply huge dollops of common sense if we are to avert another national lockdown which […]

Bubble trouble for the housing market?

House prices hit an all-time high in August, with the post-lockdown boom sparking the biggest monthly rise in 16 years. So says Nationwide building society, whose long-running housing survey was released this week with figures so positive that it has prompted some agents to describe the market as a bubble… Click Here to read our […]

Some offices are open but what does the future look like?

Even though the government is actively encouraging us all back into the office after months of telling us to stay home, roads, public transport, office blocks, and cafes and restaurants which serve the coffees and lunches to fuel this industry of workers, remain eerily quiet. Many firms have taken the decision to revamp the way […]

Forever homes..

how the fallout from the pandemic has made the purchase market even more challenging What a difference a month makes to the property market in these unusual and uncertain times. House prices rose by 1.7 per cent in July, according to Nationwide building society, following June’s 0.1 per cent decline as we reported last month […]