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Knowledge Hub

For anybody that has an interest in property, we've compiled a list of websites that you may find beneficial for your next project.

Useful Websites Descriptions
Architects Certificate Provider of Professional Consultant Certificate (PCC) and Structural Warranties (latent defects insurance).
Build Offsite Property Assurance Scheme (BOPAS) BOPAS is an independent Third Party Accreditation of MMC Providers and their associated construction systems, providing assurance to Lenders, Developers & Homeowners as to the integrity & durability of properties accredited under the scheme.
Building Cost Information Service (BCIS) Rebuild calculator - the leading provider of independent cost data to the UK built environment.
EG Property Link The UK's largest website for commercial property sales & rentals.
Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) England and Wales Find an energy certificate for a property in England, Wales or Northern Ireland. This includes homes, business properties and public buildings.
Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Scotland Find an energy certificate for a property in Scotland.
Energy Saving Trust Energy Saving Trust is working to address the climate emergency. An expert on energy efficiency and low carbon solutions.
Essential Information Group EIG provide details on properties going to auction in the UK.
Equifax Statutory Credit Report Your free statutory credit report shows information Equifax holds about your credit history but not your credit score. Your credit history is information that lenders may use when you apply for credit with them.
Experian Statutory Credit Report Your Statutory Credit Report shows a basic view of your credit history but not your credit score. It contains information Experian holds about you, which lenders use when they assess you for credit.
GOV.UK Find your local county & district council. Useful information for planning & licencing information
GOV.UK How to let - A guide for current and prospective private residential landlords in England.
GOV.UK Model agreement for a shorthold assured tenancy (AST).
HMO Architect HMO concept, planning and building control.
Independent Legal Advice (ILA) Same-day ILA for small businesses, company directors, property developers, investors or homeowners.
ILA Connect Independent Legal Advice with a solicitor via video conference call.
JCT - Joint Contracts Tribunal For standard forms of construction contract, guidance notes and other standard forms of documentation for use by the construction industry.
Landlord Zone Landlord website, providing property news, advice, legal information, comment and insight for the rental property industry.
Leasehold Advisory Service Government funded, independent advice for residential leaseholders and park home residents
Leasehold Enfranchisement LEP is an association of professionals who specialise in lease extension, freehold acquisition and leasehold enfranchisement.
Leasehold Property Useful information from GOV.UK - Leasehold disputes, buying the freehold, service charges, lease extensions and Right to Manage.
Local Authority Building Control LABC delivers impartial and professional building control services throughout England and Wales.
NRLA Homepage The National Residential Landlords Association is the UK's largest membership organisation for private residential landlords in England and Wales.
Planning Portal The home of planning and building regulations information in England and the national online planning application service.
The Planning Handbook Information on planning and building regulations for those looking to start a new building project, whether it is a home extension or a corporate project, and local and regional companies specialising in planning and building services.
Property Care Association (PCA) The PCA is a trade association representing property specialists who can be trusted to resolve problems affecting your building, such as: damp & timber, flood, structural etc.
Rightmove - Price Comparison How much is your house worth? Follow this link for a price comparison report.
Rightmove - Sold House Prices See average house prices and compare them with last year.
Street Check View the latest crime, house prices, population, housing, gender & marital status information in your area.
Also useful to find the percentage of the various housing tenures, including ownership between private and council.
Structural Engineers (Institution of) Search for a structural engineering firm near you.
Swap Rates View current and historical rates for EURIBOR, SONIA, and Gilt.
Valuation Office Agency (VOA) Find a business rates valuation.
Zoopla A property website listing sales, rentals and house prices.
Market Data Websites Descriptions
EG Data from EG Radius contains information on thousands of CRE listings across the UK.
Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Mortgage lending data via the Mortgage Lending and Administration Return (MLAR) which is submitted to the FCA by firms carrying out mortgage lending and mortgage administration.
GOV.UK Price paid data.
GOV.UK The English Housing Survey (EHS) is a national survey of people's housing circumstances and the condition & energy efficiency of housing in England.
Halifax UK House Prices by Town and Postcode. The Halifax House Price Index is the UK's longest running monthly house price series with data covering the whole country going back to January 1983.
Hometrack Digitally assesses valuation and property risk to an even higher level than an AVM – while maintaining safe decisions.
HMRC National Statistics UK monthly property transactions commentary.
Landlord Vision Top tips for new student landlords
Mouseprice Mouseprice is the leading source of UK property market information online.
Nationwide Media Centre Nationwide research articles and data.
NRLA Research National Residential Landlords Association - Rental research.
Office for National Statistics House price index - Monthly house price inflation in the UK, calculated using data from HM Land Registry, Registers of Scotland, and Land and Property Services Northern Ireland.
Office for National Statistics An experimental price index tracking the prices paid for renting property from private landlords in the UK.
Property Data The leading analytics tool for property investors.
RICS Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors - Residential market.
Rightmove Property Blog Rightmove property blog is the UK's ultimate destination for housing market trends and news, advice for buyers, sellers, renters and landlords.
Rightmove Rental Price Tracker Quarterly update on the latest statistics, insights and trends for the British rental market.
Savills Insight & Opinion for residential, commercial and rural articles and research from experts offering industry-leading advice and analysis.
UK Finance Data on interest-only mortgages.
UK Finance Mortgage market forecast - UK Finance produces independent forecasts for the mortgage and housing markets over a two year time horizon.
Zoopla Advantage Research and Insights in the Property and Rental Market.