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Crossrail special: part 1 – all investors need to know about the Western section

Already nearly three years late and vastly over-budget, Crossrail 1 – which will officially be known as the Elizabeth Line when...

29 November 2021

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If there is a race to net zero, no one's a winner

James Gray from Cluttons discusses why the race to net zero is the wrong wording - and it should be all...

29 November 2021

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Study – new-build homes reduce energy bills by up to 60%

New-build homes can allegedly see homebuyers cut their energy bills by as much as 60%, research from Warwick Estates reveals. Now that...

29 November 2021

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Housebuilder provides emergency accommodation for the homeless

Lovell Partnerships has completed the refurbishment of a former training and enterprise centre owned by Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council (MBC) to...

29 November 2021

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Not for the faint of heart: here’s how to buy your first investment property

Here, in this latest PIT guest piece, Ellen Klein - editor at Sleep Junkie - outlines how investors should buy their first...

29 November 2021

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Insight – where are the buy-to-let hotspots for 2022?

The number one buy-to-let (BTL) hotspot next year will be the North West, according to new findings from SevenCapital and Zoopla. The...

26 November 2021

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Winvic tops out 23-storey BTR project in Cardiff’s capital quarter

Winvic Construction Ltd, a contractor that specialises in the design and delivery of multi-sector construction and civil engineering projects, has celebrated...

26 November 2021

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Super savings – London buyers saved more than £1bn during stamp duty break

London homebuyers managed to save over £1 billion since the stamp duty holiday first launched in July 2020. The latest analysis by...

26 November 2021

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Bristol – will it be the next Build to Rent hub?

The city of Bristol has become one of the most popular places outside of London for tenants to live in recent...

26 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Could video games inspire our real-life home designs?

In this guest piece, St. Modwen Homes explores the idea of property buyers designing their first home on a digital platform before...

26 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Development update – a ‘five-star' PBSA and breaking ground in Bristol

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the latest development news, from an architect's pledge to design a hotel-style student...

24 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - record interest in Spanish and Portuguese property among Brits

New data released by overseas property portal Kyero.com has revealed record interest in Portuguese and Spanish property during 2021. Kyero, which is...

24 November 2021

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A rental room with a view! First glimpse of homes overlooking Brentford FC

The latest collection of 487 rental homes in Brentford, West London, has been revealed by Apo (a-part-of.com), the innovative new London-based residential...

24 November 2021

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Insight: What the average house prices can get buyers across the UK

ConservatoryLand, a UK supplier of self-build conservatories, has analysed what the UK’s average house price of £270,000 can get buyers across...

24 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Can planning help to solve the social care crisis?

In this guest piece, Bidwells discusses the important role that planning plays in housing and social care, and what can be...

24 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Road to net-zero – new ‘innovative’ schemes in Edinburgh and Leeds

Niche housebuilder Artisan Real Estate has raised the bar for sustainable development with the launch of an ambitious design framework geared...

22 November 2021

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South Kensington development plans rejected in major win for local residents

On Thursday night last week, it was announced that the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea's Planning Committee had voted unanimously,...

22 November 2021

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Insight - is the government really serious about its ‘brownfield-first’ pledge?

Both Boris Johnson and Michael Gove made Tory conference speeches pushing housebuilding on brownfield sites up this government’s agenda. With funding...

22 November 2021

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Revealed – which developers have been worst hit by Covid?

Research by real estate debt advisory specialists Sirius Property Finance has revealed how the pandemic halved the profits taken by the...

22 November 2021

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Eviction moratorium: What do landlord disputes look like post-pandemic?

On 4 August 2021, the government announced that Section 82 of the Coronavirus Act 2020, which prevents landlords of commercial properties...

22 November 2021

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Is Build to Rent unaffordable? Large-scale research suggests not!

One of the biggest criticisms of the fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) market has been its perceived exclusive nature and its...

19 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – fundraisers, training programs and clock towers

This week’s auction roundup is a mixed bag, with SDL Property Auctions holding a fundraising sweepstake as part of its latest...

19 November 2021

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Good news – short-term rentals enjoyed growth in September

London’s short-term rental sector is continuing to perform ‘very strongly’ as the sector recovers, according to performance data from a tracking...

19 November 2021

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Rental yields in the capital – East London continues to lead the way

Those investors looking to join the pandemic bounce-back may be asking where the best places in London are to consider for...

19 November 2021

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Q&A with Sean Gavin, Operations Director at Berkeley South East London

In this Q&A, Property Investor Today speaks to Sean Gavin, Operations Director at Berkeley South East London, for his thoughts on...

19 November 2021

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HS2 – will investors in the North now miss out?

Since its announcement all the way back in 2009, HS2 is a project that has attracted controversy, derision, support, protests, high-profile...

17 November 2021

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Development roundup – ambitious BTR schemes and Henden regen underway

This development roundup focuses on build to rent and regeneration, with Kebbell expanding its Cornelian Fields development, Gresham House loan for a...

17 November 2021

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Insight – where are the top locations for high rental yields?

Research by Sequre Property Investment has revealed which cities are seeing the largest level of high yield rental homes. The buy-to-let (BTL)...

17 November 2021

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Commercial to resi – boom continues across the country

We recently ran a series on the commercial to residential trend sweeping across Britain in these post-Covid times, driven by offices,...

17 November 2021

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How to maximise your short-let investment this winter

In this guest piece, Emmanuel Lavoie, CEO of Jetstream Hospitality Solutions, sets out how investors can make the most from their holiday...

17 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Government called to address embodied carbon in building construction

Last week saw leading voices from the building sector unite to call on the governments and industry to make urgent commitments...

15 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Will Portugal still attract Chinese and Hong Kong investors in 2022?

We often hear about the attractiveness of the British market to Chinese and Hong Kong investors, but new research has also...

15 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Eco property – first phase of 439-home green scheme near Northampton

Despite COP26 now being finished, sustainability and the race towards net zero remain high up on the agenda, with PIT receiving...

15 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors should expect rapid growth in holiday lets, say experts

Industry experts say there will be no slow-down in the rapid growth of the holiday lets sector. Travel restrictions during the pandemic...

15 November 2021

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Insight: What's the best property development strategy?

One of the questions I get asked most frequently is, 'what's the best property development strategy?'. Given that property development ranges...

15 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Green property – regeneration hotspot King’s Cross becomes carbon neutral

One of London’s busiest and most iconic areas has announced that it has become carbon neutral (as of November 11 2021). The...

12 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Development – will tall towers now be a thing of the past?

For quite a number of years, the sky has literally been the limit for new residential, commercial and tourism-based towers –...

12 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – and the good news continues…

This week’s auction roundup shows positive results across the board, with Auction House London, Clive Emson, Allsop, Auction House and SDL...

12 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Brownfield regeneration is ‘sorely needed’ – claim

Land plots currently account for just 1.4% of for-sale stock listed on the market, yet demand is high, with 55% of...

12 November 2021

From: Breaking News

How to achieve implementable planning permission

In this guest piece, Ufuk Bahar - founder of multi-disciplinary architecture practice, Urbanist Architecture, which specialises in maximising the ROI and viability of...

12 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Nightmare neighbours! Do investors need to be wary of who lives next door?

If you are looking to buy a home to then let it out to tenants, or if you have decided to...

10 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – sustainable homes are at the forefront

This development roundup focuses on building sustainable homes, with Beech Holdings regenerating a former office into 43 eco-friendly apartments, a £10...

10 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Landlords are already ahead of new energy efficiency rules, study shows

Landlords have begun to take steps to improve the energy efficiency of their properties ahead of new rules which are due...

10 November 2021

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Mixed-use Vauxhall development on track after funding from Cheyne Capital

An alternative investment fund manager has announced it has provided a senior loan of more than £100 million (£103 million) to...

10 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Ten easy mistakes buy-to-let landlords should avoid making

Private and commercial bank Arbuthnot Latham provides some simple steps to help landlords save time, stress, and ultimately money, in the months and years...

10 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Modular scheme set to tackle homelessness in Haringey

Haringey has become the first council in London to provide specially designed modular homes to tackle homelessness and help those in...

08 November 2021

From: Breaking News

EPC change could be 'catastrophic' for property investors, experts warn

Investors could be ‘severely impacted’ by government plans to raise the required Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating for buy-to-let properties in...

08 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – where is seeing the biggest rise in the value of housing stock?

New analysis carried out by Knight Frank has highlighted the areas which have seen the biggest increase in the value of...

08 November 2021

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Rental market rumble – London tenant applications double

Tenant demand appears to have returned to the capital’s rental market as the pandemic freeze continues to thaw. Analysis from London estate...

08 November 2021

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Q&A: Are British buyers looking to property in the Costa del Sol?

Sean Woolley from Cloud Nine Spain reports that although they are an estate agent who has had predominantly British buyers over...

08 November 2021

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Reading – could it be the South East’s newest hotspot?

Despite being home to centuries of history, a Championship football team, a major shopping centre, a thriving tech and business scene,...

05 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – new hires, enormous sales and a Rapunzel tower

This week’s auction roundup is a mixed bag, so to speak, with Savills announcing its new head of auctions and Propertymark...

05 November 2021

From: Breaking News

New investment for suburban BTR – is it about to boom?

A wave of capital is heading for the UK’s rapidly growing suburban Build to Rent (BTR) sector, according to recent research...

05 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Going green – green upgrades bag sellers 16% more for their homes

Sellers who have upgraded the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of their home to a C, from a D, E or...

05 November 2021

From: Breaking News

The challenges and opportunities smart buildings face

In this guest piece, smart lighting and building software company amBX observes some core areas that are accelerating the property market today, as well as hindering it. Various...

05 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent the top target for tenant fraud, study shows

According to data from due diligence and guarantee firm, Homeppl, the Build to Rent (BTR) sector is being targeted by fraudsters with...

03 November 2021

From: Breaking News

City status could bring about a house price boost for Southend

A study by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent, has analysed how a move to city status could bring about a substantial...

03 November 2021

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London bounces back – rents set to rise 5.5% in 2022

Rental values across the capital have not only bounced back compared to the pandemic dip in 2020, but they have also...

03 November 2021

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UK buyers don’t want the ‘hassle’ of owning a holiday let – study

Some nine out of 10 adults in the UK could be losing out on tax breaks because they don’t want the...

03 November 2021

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'Explosive' growth of single-family housing shows maturity of UK BTR

Goldman Sachs made the headlines after announcing a partnership with Urban & Civic to deliver hundreds of rental homes across the...

03 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Developers beware – cladding tax could cost £205m a year

The cladding tax introduced in last week’s Budget could cost the nation’s biggest housebuilders £205 million a year, research from Sirius...

01 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Should property investors lock in interest rates now?

On Thursday (November 4), the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee will decide whether interest rates will finally increase, after the...

01 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – where are building scams most common and how can you avoid them?

As a property investor, you are more than likely to require building work at some point – whether you are flipping...

01 November 2021

From: Breaking News

£34 million PBSA property is launched by Knight Frank

The Student Property team of global property consultancy Knight Frank has launched Capital House in Southampton on behalf of joint venture partners Kier Property...

01 November 2021

From: Breaking News

The hottest property investment strategy for 2022

Property investment firm Advantage Investment explores the effects Covid-19 has had on property investment and lists the benefits of investing in holiday...

01 November 2021

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Black History Month – Q&A with Property Cohort's Roland John

In the final instalment of our Black History Month investor special, we speak to Roland John, co-founder of property information platform,...

29 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – should operators be turning to single family BTR to increase value?

In this piece, Katherine Rose, managing director of VervLife, explains why Build to Rent (BTR) operators may want to consider switching...

29 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – as we wrap up an outstanding October…

The last auction roundup of October sees superb results for iamsold, Bond Wolfe and Sutton Kersh Auctions, as well as Allsop’s...

29 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Outer London - why it could be a boom town for 20 minute neighbourhoods

One of London's leading property services groups has explored the most amenity-rich and walkable communities in Outer London in a report...

29 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Where to invest in London’s most exclusive resi neighbourhoods

London remains one of the most desirable locations to live in the world, despite its ranking as the sixth most expensive...

29 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Green property - Octopus and Homes England launch £175m eco alliance

Octopus Real Estate, part of Octopus Group and a leading UK specialist real estate lender and investor, has revealed that it has...

27 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Eco update – sustainable schemes in Somerset, Hampshire and London

This development update is environmentally focused, with 51 high-quality schemes coming to Somerset, 120 net-zero homes suited for the retired community and...

27 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Vacant Properties – research uncovers the countries with the most empty homes

Money.co.uk, an online comparison service that allows users to compare thousands of financial products, recently conducted a study analysing countries with the highest...

27 October 2021

From: Breaking News

St Moritz records strongest property price growth in 2021 with increases of 17%

Knight Frank’s annual Ski Property Report launched last week revealed that Swiss resort, St Moritz recorded the strongest price growth in...

27 October 2021

From: Breaking News

How a new sales feature will help make auctions the first choice for everyone

Private treaty property sales are fraught with pitfalls and at SDL Property Auctions we believe change is long overdue. We believe...

27 October 2021

From: Breaking News

The Cumberland Building Society Industry Panel Q&A - what did it reveal?

The Cumberland recently sought the opinions of representatives from different areas of hospitality to highlight the differing perspectives on some of...

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Ballymore mixed-use development in the royal docks is on the way

Property developer Ballymore recently submitted a planning application for its latest major mixed-use quarter. The new development will be located on...

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR – international students, co-living highs and new Wolves scheme

This BTR roundup features an insight into the UK PBSA sector, good news for the London co-living market, and a brand-new...

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Parity in quality between public and private housing - is it really possible?

In this latest Q&A interview, PIT speaks to Convivia Group's Roy Ledgister about creating parity between social and private housing, and...

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - a closer look at off-plan property investing

The UK has a longstanding problem with housing. A shortfall in available and viable land in areas with investment potential is...

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Black History Month – positively impacting lives through property

In the third instalment of our Black History Month investor special, we speak to Ayesha Ofori, founder of both the female...

22 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Are the Home Counties the next hotspot for Chinese and HK investors?

A new thought leadership paper has asked whether the Home Counties – the typically affluent counties surrounding London – will be...

22 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Will 2022 be the time to invest in property?

Another new year is approaching, but unlike the last, 2022 should arrive with significantly less uncertainty, especially for the property market....

22 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – normalising auctions, MMoA and more valuers needed

This week’s auction roundup involves another bumper month for SDL Property Auctions as it partners with Rightmove to revolutionise auctions, as...

22 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Everything you need to know about buying a new build

In this guest piece, the experts at regulated property buyers GoodMove explore everything investors need to know about buying a new build, including what...

22 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Property Hub duo launch game-changing app - what's it all about?

The pair behind one of the property industry's most popular podcasts have now launched an app that they say will 'completely...

20 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Planning reform the biggest obstacle for resi development – claim

The existing planning system is the biggest obstacle to residential development, according to national property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH). Its annual...

20 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – do homeowners take energy efficiency seriously?

A recent survey has revealed that only one in eight (13%) people in the UK admit that they seriously considered the...

20 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Commercial to resi – a market boom from Leeds to Staines

In the fourth and final part of our series on the fast-growing commercial to resi trend, we check in on schemes...

20 October 2021

From: Breaking News

How to maximise income from your holiday home in 2022

Since the start of the pandemic, recent figures have shown that more than 11,000 second-home owners in England have opened their...

20 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Black History Month - breaking down barriers and improving diversity

In part 2 of our Black History Month investor special, we speak to Stephanie Taylor, co-founder of property management and development...

18 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Hotel to home - Cyprus hotel transformed into Limassol Riviera houses

Londa, a 5-star boutique hotel located on the southern coast of Cyprus, is being transformed into luxury properties. The hotel first...

18 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight: Which areas promise the biggest property value increases?

Research by Share to Buy has revealed the top locations to buy houses, with the biggest increase in property value over...

18 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Commercial to resi – from West Sussex to Surrey

In part three of our series on the booming commercial to residential sector, we look at some of the recent schemes...

18 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Why UK investors should consider property overseas

In this guest piece, Martin Dell, Founder of Kyero, explores what makes overseas properties, particularly those in France, an attractive option...

18 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Black History Month investor special - Q&A with Roy Ledgister

Black History Month, an annual event with origins dating back to late 1960s USA and celebrated in the UK since 1987,...

15 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – from Cornish holiday homes to luxury hotels

This week’s auction roundup features the exclusive lots available at Bond Wolfe's and Strettons’ October auctions, and a new mention in...

15 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Cladding crisis - SLC pens letter to Michael Gove urging action

John Clay, a board member and past chairman of the Society of Licensed Conveyancers, has written an open letter to the...

15 October 2021

From: Breaking News

 Godwin submits revised proposals for scheme in central Worcester

Property developer Godwin Developments, working in partnership with Lowesmoor Regeneration Ltd, has submitted amended proposals for its waterside mixed-used scheme Lowesmoor...

15 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – the hidden running costs of being a landlord

In this guest piece, Rightio discusses some of the lesser-known costs of being a landlord. To the uninitiated, being a landlord might...

15 October 2021

From: Breaking News

A new breed of co-living - can a ready-made community really be achieved?

Some believe co-living as a concept has only grown in significance as society has had a chance to reassess its priorities and...

13 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – ambitious investments and more modular homes

This mini development roundup features significant funding and investment for a Kensal Green development, a housing scheme in Corby and a...

13 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – what are the warning signs for potentially costly subsidence?

Subsidence damage, if left untreated, can cost homeowners anywhere between £3,000 to over £250,000 – meaning it could prove very costly to...

13 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Rental update – new HMO licensing rules, green spaces and low supply

In this market update, PIT looks at how HMO licensing will potentially impact Westminster’s rental market, the rising demand for green...

13 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Secrets to choosing the right contractor for your development project

There are plenty of horror stories about contractors not finishing jobs, running out of money, going bust, causing delays, charging for...

13 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Affordable housing – huge £1bn investment pledged by AHTO and Citi UK

A real estate specialist and a banking giant have joined forces to invest £1 billion over the next 3-5 years in...

11 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Commercial to resi – what are the advantages of office-to-resi conversions?

In this opinion piece, Reece Mennie from HJ Collection outlines the main benefits of office-to-residential conversions – which is set to...

11 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Development – funding for high quality schemes and sustainable homes

In this development roundup, ilke Homes gathers significant funding in a pledge to deliver 10,000 homes in the next five years,...

11 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Renters are willing to pay over £1k more a year for smart home tech

A fifth of UK renters claim they would fork out up to 10% more in rent each month for smart features...

11 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Five ways to keep your home renovation eco-friendly

Building and construction expert, Thomas Goodman at MyJobQuote, offers five tips to keep your home renovation project, whether big or small,...

11 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Opinion - leasehold reform should be top of Michael Gove’s 'to-do’ list

Housebuilder Countryside Properties has become the latest big developer to pledge an end to ground rents on leasehold properties, meaning that...

08 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Commercial to resi – will this trend continue to boom?

In this ongoing series, PIT will explore whether commercial to residential conversions – one of the biggest trends during the pandemic as...

08 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – looking back at a successful September

The theme of this week’s roundup is reflection, as Allsop and SDL Auctions report successful auction results for September, while Auction...

08 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Student lets – ambitious tie-up and most expensive areas for tenants

StuRents, one of the UK’s largest student accommodation search platforms, is to provide users with all-inclusive utility packages directly through its...

08 October 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR update – subdued Q3 but strong pipeline points to Q4 boom, says CBRE

The UK’s fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) sector recorded a total of £374 million of investment in Q3 2021, according to...

08 October 2021

From: Breaking News

 The UK’s next property hotspots: where to invest in 2021 and beyond

New research by Select Property Group has named the top 20 UK locations property investors should look to next. According to Select’s...

06 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Real people, real fears – Labour backs FBU to fight cladding scandal

The Labour Party is calling for “sustained investment” in public services that could help resolve the building safety crisis and prevent...

06 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Rents on the rise – UK rental demand increase by 10% in Q3

Estate and lettings agent Barrows and Forrester recently explored the rental demand across the nation during the third quarter of the...

06 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Permission denied! A quarter of investors thwarted by planning roadblocks

A new survey of more than 500 UK property investors, carried out by SearchLand, has shed light on the key challenges...

06 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Interior design - five top tips to help holiday rentals attract the right crowd

In this guest piece, Rob Lessmann, founder of Design’d Living, explores his five top tips for creating an attractive, luxe interior in...

06 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Elephant & Castle – what is the latest with London’s regeneration hotspot?

Situated in southeast London, Elephant & Castle boasts a rich history as well as an intriguing reputation. In recent years, the...

04 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - Top 10 locations to invest in student property

Lender and savings bank Paragon Bank recently conducted research highlighting the top student property investment locations in the UK. The findings...

04 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Industrial to residential conversions: new book sets out how to make a profit

An updated and revised book offering ‘the essential guide’ to converting industrial buildings for profit has been released by property experts Ian...

04 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Housebuilding – first deals, hidden abodes and Gloucestershire homes

This mini housebuilding roundup features Lovell’s pledge to combat the housing shortage with refurbishment, and two ambitious deals from Pocket Living...

04 October 2021

From: Breaking News

The importance of solving the UK’s shortage of affordable homes

In this guest piece, David Searle, co-founder and COO of HSPG, outlines why affordable housing provision is more important than ever. House prices...

04 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Investment insight – is property flipping back on the agenda?

In April 2020, right in the heart of the first lockdown, we ran a guest piece from Harvey Raybould about whether...

01 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – pinch, punch, the first roundup of the month!

We’ve already reached October in what has been another tumultuous year for the housing market. The auction world continues to thrive,...

01 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Yorkshire housebuilder signs £50 million JV with Dominvs

Bespoke housebuilder Yorkshire Country Properties has signed a joint venture with real estate group, Dominvs Group, that will result in an...

01 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Art Deco building in West Bromwich undergoes a luxurious transformation

What was once known as the West Bromwich Building Society, a 169-year-old art deco building, is now undergoing a drastic redevelopment...

01 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight: what’s fuelling the rapid growth of the suburban BTR market?

One of the key problems facing the UK housing market can be boiled down to: lots of demand and not enough...

01 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent – Notts scheme update, single-family homes and lets with pets

Plans for the latest phase of The Island Quarter development were approved by Nottingham City Council. The approved plans are set to...

29 September 2021

From: Breaking News

London Green receive £5m from GRE for West London development

New principal lender GRE Finance “GRE” has provided a £5 million facility, at 70% LTV on an 18-month term, to property...

29 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Moving to Portugal – what should investors know?

Expat financial planning firm Blevins Franks held a webinar earlier this month – named ‘A conversation about Moving to Portugal’ –...

29 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Co-living scheme, housebuilding hiatus & construction milestone

In this property investment roundup, PIT zones in on a new co-living scheme in Exeter, a potential halt in housebuliding and...

29 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Bigger than London – buy-to-let goes regional

Are you a buy-to-let investor considering selling up? You’re not alone. Research by the Nottingham Building Society revealed that a fifth...

29 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Opinion - what is the future of property investing?

In this guest piece, the media team at HULT Private Capital outline what they see as the future of property investing...

27 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Sky's the limit - The Sky Residences at One Bishopsgate Plaza launch

One Bishopsgate Plaza, the tallest residential and hospitality tower in London, launched The Sky Residences last week. Stanhope was appointed as...

27 September 2021

From: Breaking News

It’s back! National Landlord Investment Show goes live again in October

After a hiatus of nearly two years, where shows had to take place virtually instead, the National Landlord Investment Show says...

27 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Fire Door Safety Week – tenant fears and landlord duties revealed

Millions of people privately renting or in social housing fear a revenge eviction if they raise fire safety concerns with landlords. Despite...

27 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Leasehold experts to shed light on missing landlords in webinar

Law firm Bishop & Sewell are holding a free webinar on Tuesday September 28 at 6pm. The webinar will discuss a variety...

27 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – a bumper September to wrap up the summer

Last week, PIT spoke to some of the UK’s biggest and most successful auctioneers to find out if they planned to...

24 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Spanish rental market expected to heat up for owners this year

Accommodation rental platform Homelike has high hopes for the Spanish rental market, estimating that the rental of mid to long-term accommodation in Spain...

24 September 2021

From: Breaking News

China update – increased interest in UK resi buying and a demand bounce-back

Interest from China in the UK property is bouncing back, according to experts on the Chinese buying market in Britain. Domenica Di...

24 September 2021

From: Breaking News

LGA opens bids for Housing Advisers Programme to tackle housing shortage

The Local Government Association (LGA) recently launched the fifth year of the Housing Advisers Programme, a scheme that helps councils tackle...

24 September 2021

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Opinion: The misconceptions of land banking

Following the news of the departure of Robert Jenrick and the introduction of Michael Gove as Secretary of State for the newly renamed Department...

24 September 2021

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The next evolution of shopping centres - could they be converted to resi?

Shopping centres have taken a hit in recent years thanks to changing shopping habits, the growth of online retail, a decline...

22 September 2021

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Major JV as St George, Morrisons and Camden Council begin on new scheme

A brand new mixed-use development is underway in one of North London’s most popular centres for artisan creativity and trading, as...

22 September 2021

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Mount Anvil launches The Ellipse at Royal Eden Docks

Property developer Mount Anvil and its partner ExCeL London have launched The Ellipse at their Royal Eden Docks scheme, located in Newham,...

22 September 2021

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Britain’s houses are getting smaller but more expensive, study shows

A new study has revealed just how much less house you now get for your money. The property market has certainly boomed,...

22 September 2021

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Insight – Green Homes Scheme nosedive and making your home sustainable

In light of the recent research on the Green Homes Grant scheme from the National Audit Office, Ross Counsell, chartered surveyor and...

22 September 2021

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Seaside Shortage – tenant competition rises as interest outweighs availability

Seaside living is at the top of many tenants’ wishlists, that is according to Rightmove. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic,...

20 September 2021

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Insight - why China's new data protection law matters to the UK property sector

Last month, the Chinese government passed the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL), which comes into effect from November 1 2021. While,...

20 September 2021

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Holiday lets and hotels proved popular for UK holidaymakers this summer

According to research by Hodge, the majority of UK holidaymakers headed off to holiday lets and hotels this summer. Their research...

20 September 2021

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Planning update – green homes coming to Yorkshire and Borehamwood

Leading housebuilder Harron Homes Yorkshire has submitted planning application to Barnsley Metropolitan Council for 236 new homes. The proposals will regenerate a...

20 September 2021

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Investors – how to avoid the down value trap

Recent reports that over half of all London homes on the market last year were downvalued by lenders was somewhat concerning...

20 September 2021

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Elephant Park – what's happening at one of London’s greenest new schemes?

Elephant & Castle is, without doubt, an incongruous area – very busy, chaotic and some might say ugly, but also full...

17 September 2021

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 The Student Hotel - Scotland’s largest 500-room hotel is on the way

Candleriggs Square is undergoing a £300 million transformation that is the first of its kind in the UK.  Plans for the The...

17 September 2021

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Auction houses – are they returning to in-room now that society's reopened?

At various points throughout the pandemic, we have posed the question as to whether the UK’s major auction houses will return...

17 September 2021

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Development roundup – from sky high flats to steel panel factories

A development of 21 flats in Hanley was given the green light in a bid to regenerate the area. ALB Group put...

17 September 2021

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Athena House is the first residential development launched on Instagram

Property Experts, a Greater London developer, has launched its development Athena House in Horley, Surrey, exclusively on Instagram. The development is a...

17 September 2021

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Opinion - why investors should wake up to the BTR revolution

In this guest piece, Alec Watt, chief executive officer of the Accouter Group of Companies, outlines why investors would be unwise...

15 September 2021

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North East becomes UK’s Buy to Let Property Hotspot

The North West of England has held the title for buy to let property hotspot for some time now. However, property...

15 September 2021

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#BuildingToCOP26 – built environment unites like never before

The built environment will play a key role at the upcoming UN climate change conference, COP26, which is being held across...

15 September 2021

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Kitchens and cost savings sees Brits opt for serviced apartments over hotels

New research by specialist lender Together reveals that there is rising demand for serviced apartments with almost three-quarters of UK adults valuing...

15 September 2021

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Lavish lakeside scheme completes with support from Shawbrook Bank

Marden Homes Limited has secured a £17 million loan from Shawbrook Bank to help complete a ‘unique’, luxury lakeside scheme at...

15 September 2021

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Japanese Knotweed cases increase by 28% in the UK

Japanese knotweed is detrimental to the property industry. It can reach up to 10cm a day in just 10 weeks and...

13 September 2021

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New-build market share hits lowest level in a decade

New research has found that the proportion of UK property transactions accounted for by the new-build sector hit its lowest level in...

13 September 2021

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One foot in the Algarve – number of Brits living in Portugal jumps by 34%

The number of British citizens officially registered as living in Portugal shot up by more than 30% between 2019 and 2020,...

13 September 2021

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London’s largest first-time buyer event returns to Westminster

London Home Show, an event for first-time buyers, will be held on September 18 2021 in the capital. The show will take...

13 September 2021

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Pet-friendly PBSA scheme to help with mental health and wellbeing

PBSA specialist, Future Generation by Southern Grove, is offering pet-friendly student accommodation from September 2021 at its site in Guildford. The move...

13 September 2021

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Insight – is office/retail to resi now more important than ever?

One of the biggest trends during the pandemic from a property development point of view has been a dramatic increase in...

10 September 2021

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First of its kind! Pocket Living strikes deal with HGP and Barclays

Multinational universal bank Barclays will join Housing Growth Partnership as the two new funding partners at Pocket Living’s Waltham Forest scheme. HGP is a...

10 September 2021

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Why Londoners are buying properties outside the city

In this article, Reece Mennie, an award-winning entrepreneur and CEO of HJ Collection and Hunter Jones, explains why many people who...

10 September 2021

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Foreign buyer return could boost London house prices by £134k

A return of foreign buyer demand could increase property values by £134,000 in some areas of the capital according to the latest...

10 September 2021

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Auction roundup – bumper catalogues and warehouse breweries

It’s a mini roundup this week, with news on Clive Emson’s biggest catalogue this year so far, and Bond Wolfe’s successful...

10 September 2021

From: Breaking News

‘Complex’ loan granted for £10m residential Manchester building

Lender Fiduciam has provided a £5 million development loan for the construction of a £10 million seven-storey residential apartment building in...

08 September 2021

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Kim Kardashian and crypto risks – how much of a gamble is crypto investment?

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK’s main financial regulator, has warned a number of times in the past about the...

08 September 2021

From: Breaking News

International buyers and tenants are keen to live in the UK

Global travel is on the mend as the UK has opened its doors to international countries that meet the government’s criteria....

08 September 2021

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Majority of UK adults unaware of mortgage guarantee scheme

A new poll has revealed that 15% of working-age people believe that the government’s mortgage guarantee scheme could apply to them....

08 September 2021

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How site sourcing is being transformed by big data

An effective method for sourcing and obtaining sites is critical to the success of any property developer. Starting construction on a...

08 September 2021

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Revolutionising public housing – firm agrees deal worth hundreds of millions

An innovative property and tech investment firm has revealed its plans to revolutionise the public housing sector following a private equity...

06 September 2021

From: Breaking News

What are the best locations by the sea with new builds available?

If seaside living is high up on your property wish list, the latest research by Warwick Estates could make your property...

06 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Potential ‘landmines’ in the Fire Safety Act revealed by property expert

Fire door inspections and compartmentation will be the next ‘landmine’ in the building safety saga, a property consultancy expert has warned. New...

06 September 2021

From: Breaking News

On the right track - DLR only line to buck the Underground's rental decline

New research by London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves, reveals that all but one line on the London Underground has...

06 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Debunking the myths regarding the 2025 boiler ban

In 2019, the UK government announced that it would be bringing in a ban on gas boilers. This was originally scheduled...

06 September 2021

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Auction roundup – August achievements and September selections

This week, PIT takes a look at the continued success of SDL Property Auctions, and more great opportunities for buyers and investors...

03 September 2021

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A big coup – leading retirement developer joins forces with Homes England

In what will be seen as a major win, one of the UK’s leading developers and managers of retirement communities has...

03 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Opinion - Is Generation Rent Here to Stay?

The term ‘Generation Rent’ has long been used throughout both the rental and sales markets, developing many connotations over the years....

03 September 2021

From: Breaking News

 Major £84.1 million PBSA portfolio hits the market

Real estate consultancy, Knight Frank has been instructed by Maven Capital, IP Investment Management and Glenmore Group to dispose of three...

03 September 2021

From: Breaking News

New BTR scheme in Dagenham as Castle Trust Bank fund £13.2m loan

A new Build to Rent scheme is now on the way in Dagenham as Castle Trust Bank recently agreed to a...

03 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycations post-Covid: travel industry guide for second homeowners

Harry Roberts, managing director at My Favourite Cottages, shares a guide for second homeowners on how to navigate the UK travel industry post Covid-19,...

01 September 2021

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The £800bn question: how resi developers can save the high street

In 2018, the total value of commercial property in the UK sat at over £880 billion, when the office market was at...

01 September 2021

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Most students alarmed about Covid precautions

Build to Rent furnishing solutions firm Manor Interiors recently researched UK student accommodation standards during the Covid-19 pandemic. Some 1,032 UK...

01 September 2021

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How the UK staycation boom has opened lucrative investment opportunities

Property investment firm Advantage Investment explores why the UK staycation boom is providing the best opportunities for investors. The travel restrictions and...

01 September 2021

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How TV property shows don’t give the full auctions picture

The nation’s TV viewers just can’t get enough of property shows and I confess that we at SDL Property Auctions are...

01 September 2021

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Landmark regeneration in Hounslow – Hill and Notting Hill Genesis join forces

The property market in Hounslow is soon set to receive a major boost with the delivery of a ‘much-needed’ 780 new...

27 August 2021

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The great UK construction contractor payment overhaul - what's it about?

According to a recent Deloitte report, the construction sector accounts for the highest number of insolvencies compared to any other sector,...

27 August 2021

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Auction roundup – the all-stars of August auctions

Although summer is winding down, the world of property auctions is still very much active, with data from iamsold revealing that...

27 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - five top tips for profitable apartment investing

In this advice article, Mike Liverton, founder and chairman of Jetstream Hospitality Solutions, outlines some top tips for investing in apartments...

27 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - a day in the life of a show home interior designer

For property developers, show homes and marketing suites play a key role when it comes to advertising and selling properties in...

27 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Development update – major UK expansion and £4m housing scheme

Taggart Homes has revealed plans for a number of new schemes across the UK, the acquisition of a home building company...

25 August 2021

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£7,000-per month let – expensive Edinburgh property takes one day to let

DJ Alexander, a lettings firm based in Scotland, recently claimed that the level of interest and activity in the rental market...

25 August 2021

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Insight – where are the UK’s top 20 towns for second homes?

With the recent staycation boom, which is likely to continue for future summers even as international travel opens up again, the...

25 August 2021

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Glasgow student accommodation first in the UK to install green technology

Technology provider Utopi has partnered with property operator BOHO to install an energy management and resident wellbeing solution which aims to...

25 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Why creativity and ambition are needed to solve the UK’s housing shortage

It is no secret that the UK is struggling to confront the scale of the housing crisis that looms over it....

25 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Leaseholders need extra funding not just extra time

As part of its unveiling of some of the detail in the Building Safety Bill currently making its way through Parliament,...

23 August 2021

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Developers are granted £150m to deliver West Bar scheme

The West Bar development in Sheffield has been granted full planning approval meaning that construction work can begin within a few months....

23 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Housing with care – how is Scotland aiming to tackle an age-old problem?

It’s one of the biggest issues facing countries and leaders across the world and has been brought into starker focus than...

23 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Gresham House ReSI LP secures new deal with Swan Housing

Gresham House Residential Secure Income LP (ReSI LP), a limited partnership investing in affordable housing, has acquired a portfolio of 247...

23 August 2021

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London rental market ‘in full swing’ as rents rise and stock levels drop

The property market has suffered greatly as a result of the pandemic, and the rental market, even more so. Dwindling demand due...

23 August 2021

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Regional update – Sheffield and Nottingham to receive major schemes

A national property developer with a focus on residential, commercial and mixed-use schemes, in partnership with both the public and private...

20 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Work and live abroad - top cost-effective destinations for expats

Across the world, travel restrictions continue to ease. This is exciting news for Brits hoping to enjoy a holiday, live, or...

20 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Abu Dhabi Bank provides financing for London PBSA

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has provided structured financing of AED 124 million (£24 million) through its UK operation supporting Bahrain...

20 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – the rural new-build property markets offering ‘the best of both worlds’

With the Covid-19 pandemic and its subsequent lockdowns causing people to seek more spacious homes, coupled with the reduced need to...

20 August 2021

From: Breaking News

The importance of flood mitigation in new residential developments

Climate change has brought increased rainfall across the country, especially in places that may not have had as much risk of...

20 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Green shoots – manager appointed to major eco scheme in Scotland

It’s been announced that Taylor & Martin, a property management company based out of Glasgow, has been appointed by Artisan Real...

18 August 2021

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Revealed - the best (& worst) cities to invest in property in the UK

Property investment can be a very lucrative endeavour for investors and landlords, and new research from the estate agency, Coulters, reveals...

18 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Development update – colossal schemes and a city within a city

Scarborough Group International (SGI) has submitted two reserved matters planning applications and a revised outline planning application for the next significant...

18 August 2021

From: Breaking News

LendInvest secures £150m financial partnership with Barclays and HSBC

Asset management platform for property finance LendInvest recently partnered with two British multinational universal banks Barclays and HSBC. LendInvest offers products and...

18 August 2021

From: Breaking News

What you need to know to get finance for your property development project

Why would a commercial lender give you money for a small-scale property development project? The answer is … profit. They’ll typically...

18 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation Prices – which region has the most expensive UK holiday lets?

Staycations have become a common way for Brits to spend their free time. In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, international travel...

16 August 2021

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BTR roundup - record levels of investment, £500m JV and Leeds scheme

Knight Frank has announced that the UK’s Build to Rent (BTR) market received record levels of investment in the first two...

16 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Fire Safety Act 2021 – are landlords and investors prepared?

Compliance expert Bureau Veritas is encouraging landlords and duty holders to prepare for the Fire Safety Act 2021, and describes the...

16 August 2021

From: Breaking News

UK borders must open to more countries for market recovery, says STAA

The UK Short Term Accommodation Association (STAA) is calling for the easing of restrictions to be extended to travellers from more...

16 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Co-living boom - lets rise by over a third in post-lockdown period

Fresh data from one of London’s largest co-living operators has revealed the positive impact of lockdown restrictions lifting on tenant sentiment...

16 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Sandstone - company launches fund across ten UK cities

A UK-based private property investment and management company has launched the Sandstone Residential REIT, focused on traditional residential property across ten...

13 August 2021

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Auction roundup – appetite for auction properties isn’t satiated yet!

This week, PIT takes a closer look at the success stories for Auction House London, iamsold, Auction House and Allsop, indicating...

13 August 2021

From: Breaking News

90% of off-plan units sold at Bracknell development

SevenCapital’s flagship Bracknell development, The Grand Exchange, is almost sold out of all off-plan units. There are now only 10% of...

13 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – nearly half of UK landlords slashed monthly rent prices

The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly changed personal lives and the economy. UK firms have suffered because of the outbreak.  Staying at...

13 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation 2021 – these are the top UK seaside locations to buy a holiday home

A brand-new report by Parkdean Resorts reveals the top 10 UK destinations to buy a seaside holiday home, analysing a range of...

13 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Senior housing – is it about to receive a much-needed growth spurt?

The importance of good-quality senior housing has become starker than ever during the Covid-19 pandemic, but there still remains a shortage...

11 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – planning changes risk “avalanche of unacceptable housing”

New planning changes which came into effect this month have been criticised by a renting campaigner. Ajay Jagota, the founder of...

11 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Graduate friendly cities – 10 best cities for UK graduates

After graduating from university, priorities in life tend to shift. Studying and living near the university is no longer important, but...

11 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – is Manchester the top UK investment city?

Manchester, once an integral part of Britain’s Industrial Revolution, remains one of the UK’s most important and fastest-growing cities, having performed...

11 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Investing in a seaside home – what should you consider?

With the rise in people relocating permanently to the British coast as holidaying takes a backseat, Chris Baguley, commercial managing director...

11 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Property shortage - which UK regions need more rental properties?

A disparity between property demand and supply has risen across the UK. This has created opportunities for buy-to-let landlords to invest in...

09 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Five finance scams that target expats...and how to avoid them

Expatriates are a prime target for scammers. And no wonder, usually being wealthier than locals, out of their comfort zone and...

09 August 2021

From: Breaking News

In the loop - property investment franchise partners with prospecting tool

A leading property investment franchise, Sourced Partners, has partnered up with Loop, an all-in-one property prospecting tool. As a result of...

09 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Firms unite to create a complete BTR resident communication solution

Fixflo and Spike Global have formed a partnership to deliver a property communication and maintenance management solution for BTR residents and property...

09 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Study – coastal homes fly off the shelf 20 days quicker than pre-pandemic

New data from Rightmove shows a surge in demand for homes in coastal locations from people living in cities, leading to...

09 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – and the summer sensation of auction continues…

This week, PIT takes a look at the latest unique lot available at Pugh, as well as the successful results of...

06 August 2021

From: Breaking News

French overseas property market is on the rise – Kyero

According to the overseas property portal Kyero.com, the French overseas property market has a lot of potential to grow. Ongoing uncertainty around...

06 August 2021

From: Breaking News

What to look for in your first property: tips from NW property expert

As the property investment industry becomes ever more complex, it can be difficult for a first-timer to take the plunge and...

06 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Energy efficiency – are landlords and investors getting enough support?

The government has talked plenty about improving the energy efficiency of private rented homes, but despite this rhetoric, only 5% of private...

06 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Girl power – women rule the roost in home buying decisions

East Midlands estate agency, Marble Property Services has released new data which suggests that women taking the lead in pushing house...

06 August 2021

From: Breaking News

 Hunt is on for equity partner for £1.3 billion new Essex town centre

Purfleet Centre Regeneration Ltd has instructed Knight Frank Capital Advisory (KFCA) to seek a funding partner to deliver a major new mixed-use...

04 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Over £130,000 of BTR fraud is stopped by PropTech

A rising problem in the Build to Rent (BTR) sector is tenant fraud. The busiest time of year for renters is...

04 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Hull regeneration – construction begins at major new scheme

Construction work is now officially underway to bring over 500 new homes to a key regeneration site in Hull.   Housebuilder Strata Homes...

04 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Law firm advises Town and Country Housing on modular homes acquisition

Law firm TLT has advised Town and Country Housing on its partnership with Legal & General Modular Homes to acquire a...

04 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Being a successful property developer means being a Branson

If you take a look at the Virgin website you’ll see an impressive (and varied) number of brands, including broadband, aviation,...

04 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight: Is the tide turning for London’s rental market?

The pandemic has undoubtedly shaken the market for buying and selling, with national house prices on the rise with no signs...

02 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - Airbnb hosts ramp up prices by 300% during popular seasons

Throughout the year people looking to enjoy a local or international getaway rely on services such as Airbnb. Homestays for cabin...

02 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Banishing the blues – is it time for the Aberdeen property market to shine?

It’s famous for oil, football, the North Sea chill and granite, but Scotland’s third biggest city – and the UK’s 39th...

02 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Mallorca magic - property demand at an all-time high

Mallorca’s real estate market is in high demand. Factors such as its vaccination drive and the enduring allure of the Mediterranean...

02 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Top tips for getting the best out of property auctions

Property auctions provide the perfect opportunity for investors, whether you’re looking to add to your portfolio or release some capital.  As a buyer, you...

02 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – where are the cheapest Euro property hotspots for sunshine?

A holiday home abroad is a dream for many, while others like the idea of an investment property in the sun,...

30 July 2021

From: Breaking News

On the up and up: BTR investments beat previous records

Letting agent Ascend Properties recently described Build to Rent (BTR) as the future of renting, and an analysis of data from the...

30 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Fighting back - action groups launched to tackle housing crisis

Over 25 major firms have come together to combat the UK’s housing crisis by forming action groups to tackle present and...

30 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – from public toilets to historic wineries

This week’s auction roundup sees record toppers from Bond Wolfe Auctions and Strettons, a particularly unusual lot on sale via Pugh, and...

30 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation surge offers 'silver lining' for holiday investors

With schools breaking up for the summer, holiday let owners are bracing for a boom in bookings as many shun travelling abroad due to ongoing uncertainty surrounding foreign holidays.  According to...

30 July 2021

From: Breaking News

New government guidance on cladding approved by property management firm

Principle Estate Management has welcomed a major UK government intervention that means leaseholders “trapped” in flats due to the cladding crisis...

28 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Belgravia property receives record-breaking investment of £6.4m

UK property finance platform CapitalRise has funded its biggest crowdfunding raise. Investors of the platform have reserved £6.4 million in finance...

28 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Subsidence – would you know if your investment property had it?

Along with Japanese knotweed, it’s one of the issues that can have the biggest impact on a home’s value and ability...

28 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Record high - properties continue to sell over asking price

NAEA Propertymark has released its June Housing Report, revealing that properties are selling over their asking price at an all-time high. The...

28 July 2021

From: Breaking News

The electric vehicle revolution: How our homes are driving the green transition

Electric vehicles are driving the UK’s green transition, helping the nation on its journey towards sustainability and net zero emissions by...

28 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Elephant Park project director - talking sustainability, Covid and community

Elephant & Castle is one of the most interesting and colourful parts of London, with a fascinating history and a wonderfully...

26 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – redevelopment schemes and a modular focus

Dover District Council has approved Etopia Homes’ plans to deliver 50 eco-friendly homes on a site in Eastry, Kent. Situated on Gore...

26 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Golden homes - properties in UK Olympic boroughs more likely to increase in value

The Tokyo Olympics is on track to becoming one of the biggest events of the year. Last year, due to the...

26 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Demand boom - Covid strengthens UK holiday accommodation market

The Covid-19 pandemic has had many adverse effects on businesses, but an industry that has benefited immensely from the pandemic is...

26 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Investor claim - Berlin remains Europe’s hottest real estate market

Since my Zibel Real Estate portfolio first started investing in Berlin over a decade ago, residential real estate prices have increased...

26 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Royal ENT hospital unblocks potential with new transformation

Before closing its doors in October 2019, the Royal Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital was a health facility on Gray’s Inn...

23 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Ombria - surge in demand due to Golden Visa and work from anywhere boom

One of the Algarve’s most anticipated new developments has witnessed ‘unprecedented demand’ for its flagship Viceroy Residences since they launched in...

23 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – mid-year milestones and bumper summer catalogues

Now that we’re well into the summer, Property Investor Today takes a look at the mid-year results for Sutton Kersh Auctions...

23 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Bristol scheme named after Princess Campbell, city's first black ward sister

Unite Students, a student accommodation provider, has announced its new property in Bristol will be named after Princess Campbell, the city’s...

23 July 2021

From: Breaking News

SevenCapital - how can I invest like the ultra-rich?

If you could be one thing in your life, what would it be? Chances are the answer to this question for...

23 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Never knowingly underbuilt - should other retailers join the BTR revolution?

With Boots recently joining John Lewis and Lloyds Bank in dipping its toes into the property market, this opinion piece from Ged...

21 July 2021

From: Breaking News

UK's largest low-rise modular housing scheme is underway in Nottingham

Nottingham will soon become home to the UK's largest low-rise modular housing development. Yorkshire-based home manufacturer company ilke Homes will deliver...

21 July 2021

From: Breaking News

 Triple Point Social Housing buys assisted living properties

Triple Point Social Housing has announced it has completed the acquisition of £14 million of specialised supported housing properties across the UK. The...

21 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Update – free frameworks webinars and the Building Safety Bill

A series of free webinars are being held this month to help public sector clients access three major frameworks, including a...

21 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Quintain’s Rajesh Shah – what will Covid’s impact be on BTR long-term?

Quintain Living, formerly known as Tipi, is the Build to Rent (BTR) brand of well-known developer Quintain and has made a...

21 July 2021

From: Breaking News

 Amro Partners enters Madrid and Porto in major Iberian expansion

Real estate company, Amro Partners is developing two new student accommodation projects in Iberia – Madrid and Porto. The new development...

19 July 2021

From: Breaking News

New platform launches to solve challenges with developer payments

Building and construction software company ProjectPay has recently launched a new platform to remove builder risk on construction projects. Project financiers and...

19 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Short-term rentals outpace major accommodation types – study

The short-term rental sector has bounced back quicker than most accommodation sectors since the UK’s reopening, recent performance data from STR...

19 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Billion-dollar PropTech idea? Last chance to enter as comp seeks next big thing

Company founders from the likes of Gymshark, Tinder, Zoom, Uber and Deliveroo have already turned that initial spark of an idea...

19 July 2021

From: Breaking News

How holiday lets can make the most of the staycation boom

As the UK emerges out of lockdown and ventures towards normality, people are ready to make the most of the upcoming...

19 July 2021

From: Breaking News

The rebuild of Holloway Prison – why are there campaigns against the plans?

A number of community-led campaign groups are calling for a landmark Women’s Building and social housing on the former Holloway Prison...

16 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – auction market set to soar despite SDLT return

This week, Property Investor Today looks at the exciting investment opportunities at the most anticipated auctions this month, and hears from...

16 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Development - £6.26m raised for new residential property development

Property construction work is now underway in Middleton St George, Darlington. Maven Capital Partners (Maven), a leading UK property and private...

16 July 2021

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Retail to residential – new episode from Winkworth’s podcast

In June, estate agents Winkworth launched their Property Exchange podcast where they discuss the latest developments in the property market. The...

16 July 2021

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Insight - why the rental market is ripe for FinTech-like disruption

In this guest piece, Shareq Husain, VP and UK General Manager at Residently, outlines why Britain's rental market is ripe for FinTech-like...

16 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Development – How to overcome the death of the city centre

During the Housing and Build to Rent Conference, a leading architect based in Nottingham declared that the death of the city...

14 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Housing sector is a ‘low performer’ across the UK, study shows

Despite the bounce-back of the property market, Housing and Jobs & Economic prosperity are recorded as the worst-performing measure for the second...

14 July 2021

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Royal Docks regen – iconic area celebrates its centenary and looks to the future

One of London’s most characterful areas celebrated its 100th birthday on July 8. The Royal Docks, one of the UK’s major...

14 July 2021

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Social housing - Emerging Futures secures £2.3m loan from SASC

Not for profit charity Emerging Futures has secured a loan from Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC), from its Social and Sustainable...

14 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed: A day in the life of a surveyor

Property Investor Today gains insight from Louise Warren, building surveyor of property developer Kebbell, to uncover what the role is like and what...

14 July 2021

From: Breaking News

The do’s and don’ts of beach hut investments

With Britain experiencing a staycation surge, it is unsurprising that beach huts have become increasingly hot property. Beach huts have become...

12 July 2021

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Investors - Women total 48% of UK’s buy-to-let investors

Until recently, the world of buy-to-let investing has traditionally been dominated by men. Current figures, however, reveal women now make up...

12 July 2021

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Roundup – MMC homes for rent and a new 28-storey resi tower in Birmingham

The Urban Splash Residential Fund (USR) has announced a £25.8 million deal acquiring sustainable new homes created using Modern Methods of...

12 July 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR – major PBSA deal in Nottingham and Love to Rent Week

Student accommodation owner/operator Student Roost has exchanged contracts on a major deal to purchase a prime new 703-bed property in Nottingham. Currently...

12 July 2021

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Revealed – the golden rules for armchair investing

In this guest piece, Stuart Williams, director of property investment firm Thirlmere Deacon, outlines the golden rules for armchair investing. Over the...

12 July 2021

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Opportunity for investors? Huge value of homes lay empty across Britain

The topic of empty homes has long been a contentious one, with many pointing out that existing properties that have fallen...

09 July 2021

From: Breaking News

New schemes in Ellesmere Port, Clapham & North Horsham

MCI Developments and Promenade Estates secures Ellesmere Port approval Promenade Estates alongside its partner MCI Developments has secured planning consent for 170 houses...

09 July 2021

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Auction roundup – a slice of Pye, quaint cottages and July sales

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the latest goings-on for the UK’s top auctioneers, from John Pye’s brand-new...

09 July 2021

From: Breaking News

The best global cities for remote working - study

The Covid-19 pandemic has reshaped work practices around the globe. Since the huge shift to remote working, people have been able...

09 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Landlords and compliance – the devil is in the detail

In recent months, residential landlords have been under huge pressure to keep on top of a raft of new legislation and...

09 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Development – multi-generational living and stamp duty free homes

Inspired Villages, operator of retirement villages established by Legal & General, has achieved planning permission to deliver a £100 million retirement...

07 July 2021

From: Breaking News

UK’s first mainstream zero carbon homes arrive – are they the future?

A government-backed modular housing ‘pioneer’ has unveiled the UK’s first mainstream zero carbon home, which it claims can cut energy bills...

07 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – can you still benefit from the stamp duty holiday?

Buyers now have only 92 days to benefit from the second stage of the stamp duty holiday before the nil rate...

07 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – is the pandemic driving property investors North?

With the property market undergoing tumultuous changes since the onset of the pandemic, recent figures from A-Plan Insurance has highlighted the...

07 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - how to pick the right property development project

A small project in property development industry terms can be quite literally life-changing from a personal income point of view. But...

07 July 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR – largest UK scheme, lets with pets and supporting gender diversity

UK developer and manager of residential rental homes, Watkin Jones, has received resolution to grant permission for a Build to Rent...

05 July 2021

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Investors – why you need to be wary of cryptocurrency investment fraud

Here at PIT, we have covered a number of stories in recent times about the potential dangers of get-rich-quick schemes, often...

05 July 2021

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PropTech 3.0 and beyond – the future of property investment

Technology is changing how investors find, select and purchase property. This is especially true with the constraints of the past year...

05 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Why the end of the stamp duty holiday is good for the property market

Introducing a stamp duty holiday at the height of the pandemic was commendable but it has overstayed its welcome, says Tom...

05 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Roadshow - how can the construction sector join the digital revolution?

Construction Alliance North East (CAN) has revealed that it will join digital agency Mediaworks for an Evolution or Extinction Roadshow this Wednesday...

05 July 2021

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Update – the latest in Berkhamsted FC’s fight to stay at its historic home

At the beginning of this year, we covered the story of Berkhamsted Football Club and its battle to keep playing at...

02 July 2021

From: Breaking News

The future of smart tech: how our homes will look in 50 years’ time

From health monitoring panic rooms to biometric sensors in every corner, by 2071 our homes could virtually run themselves. With the recent...

02 July 2021

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Auction roundup – now that the stamp duty holiday is over…

In this week’s auction roundup, Property Investor Today looks at the top auction results in the month just gone, with Allsop,...

02 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - five alternative staycation destinations to avoid the crowds

With lockdown restrictions easing but international travel still uncertain, staycations are becoming an extremely popular option for UK holiday-goers this year. For...

02 July 2021

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Dead City: has the pandemic killed off the London property market?

The Covid-19 crisis has led to some big questions about the future of cities, and whether enough people will want to...

02 July 2021

From: Breaking News

The Smithfield Birmingham – what is the development all about?

A major new development in Birmingham reached a significant milestone yesterday as Lendlease and the City Council finalised a joint venture...

30 June 2021

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Development roundup – from car depot sites to 800-year-old buildings

A new residential development in Salford, Manchester is set to offer a ‘refreshing’ collection of apartments. The gritty suburb-turned-cultural-goldmine location is home...

30 June 2021

From: Breaking News

How will the end of the stamp duty holiday affect today's property market?

Ross Counsell, chartered surveyor and director at property buyers, GoodMove, shares his thoughts on the stamp duty holiday, how it’s contributed to higher...

30 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Portugal – the key to good property management and a Golden Visa rush

Despite still being on the amber list after the UK government’s most recent review of its controversial traffic light system, Portugal...

30 June 2021

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A guide on investing in real estate in Verbier

A charming skiing resort in Switzerland overlooking the Mont Blanc range, Verbier sits on a south-facing plateau which gives it plenty...

30 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Modular – partnerships, digital construction and reaching climate goal

Off-site construction specialist Premier Modular has been awarded a place on the new £330 million LHC Modular Buildings Framework. Premier’s appointment to the...

28 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Hitting net-zero: how property investors can contribute to the 2025 carbon target

The UK government has implemented a legally binding commitment to achieve net-carbon zero by 2050, meaning that new-build homes must be...

28 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – Why are buyers looking for properties near airports?

After much anticipation, many British citizens are hoping to soak up some sun in their dream destination. The foreign travel ‘traffic...

28 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A - should a bottom-up approach be used to revive UK high streets?

One of the biggest debates raging at the moment concerns the future of the high street, which has been hit harder...

28 June 2021

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Office to resi revolution continues with development in Leeds city centre

One of the major development trends since the pandemic began has been a large increase in the number of offices to...

28 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Can I use my holiday let investment as a holiday home for my family too?

In this article, building society The Cumberland - specialists when it comes to holiday let lending - offer expert input on...

25 June 2021

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Auction roundup – a rare opportunity and the best auction house hotspots

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the ‘rare opportunity’ for buyers to purchase a former Edwardian school, the...

25 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – what is the ideal staycation for today’s Brits?

The Covid-19 pandemic has drastically changed the way we live, it’s transformed how we work, socialise and even how we holiday. With...

25 June 2021

From: Breaking News

‘Landmark’ BTR scheme launched in North Acton-Park Royal regen zone

One of London’s leading independent estate agencies has launched NWX Residences, a landmark Build to Rent (BTR) scheme developed in partnership...

25 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Why the end of the eviction ban is no magic wand for landlords

It seems rare that the government delivers good news to landlords, but there were sighs of relief all round when the...

25 June 2021

From: Breaking News

How has the UK property market fared in the five years since the Brexit vote?

This week – today (June 23), to be exact – marks five years since the EU referendum. It was a significant moment...

23 June 2021

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Investors - should Greece be back on your investment agenda?

The outlook for Greece’s property market is buoyant, off the back of gradual lifting of restrictions and a surging vaccination programme...

23 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Development – affordable homes, regen schemes and magical pubs

Knights Quarter, the brand-new development in the heart of Winchester, is offering an ‘exciting’ investment opportunity with a collection of apartments,...

23 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – which UK commuter towns have grown the most during Covid?

A new report by a card payment provider has revealed which commuter towns and cities in the UK have seen the biggest movement...

23 June 2021

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The big debate! Is flexible working the future for construction?

One of the biggest lifestyle changes wrought by the pandemic has been a considerable change in working practices and patterns, with...

23 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - is the Build to Rent sector losing momentum or bouncing back?

Findings from a Build to Rent (BTR) specialist have revealed how the sector is poised to gain further momentum due to...

21 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Eco update – Hanoi project makes a splash and eco-friendly Sheffield scheme

A new development that is aiming to disrupt 'the construction industry' and change 'the way we design and build homes' is coming soon...

21 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – where are the best places to be an investor right now?

When it comes to investing in property, strong rental yields are all-important if you want to make decent money out of...

21 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation – new report uncovers The Way We Holiday Now

A future-gazing report by holiday experts Haulfryn Group, titled The Way We Holiday Now, explores the impact of cultural shifts on...

21 June 2021

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New build boom: will the National Home Building Fund solve the housing crisis?

Whether you’d describe it as a housing shortage or crisis, it is clear that the UK’s unprecedented demand for new-build homes...

21 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed: how Quinta do Lago's USPs have served it well during Covid

Quinta do Lago, one of the most famous resorts in the Algarve and a key part of the famed Golden Triangle,...

18 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Construction – are housebuilders failing disabled buyers and investors?

Research from a new-build snagging company has found that a number of new-build homes being delivered are unfit for purpose as housebuilders...

18 June 2021

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Auction roundup – and demand keeps on growing!

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the overwhelming demand and confidence from buyers, helping to drive success for...

18 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A – the largely untapped market for British lending abroad

When it comes to investing in developments and resorts abroad, UK-based development firms might be concerned about finance and how to...

18 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Is a housing market crash really on the horizon?

With each passing month comes new stats on high house prices, and with average prices now standing at an average of...

18 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - why investing in Valencia is a good idea

It’s famous for football, oranges, paella, the Las Fallas festival and its beaches, but Valencia might sometimes be overlooked by investors who...

16 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Is the RICS Guidance Note on cladding working? 55% vote yes

A webinar poll undertaken by Countrywide Surveying Services (CSS) highlighted that over half (55%) of property professionals believe that the RICS...

16 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Planning update – new homes in Ireland and a major partnership

Rula Homes has secured planning consent from Wakefield Council to deliver 77 affordable new homes on a 5.76-acre site at City...

16 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – how to market overseas developments to Asian investors

Specialist full-service UK-China PR agency 11K Consulting has published its latest China Masterclass webinar on “How to Market Luxury Overseas developments...

16 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Why resident wellbeing must be top of mind for PBSA providers

In this guest piece, Tom Ward - founder and global CEO of PBSA provider Scape - which offers student accommodation in...

16 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – affordable housing and ambitious tie-ups

Gallions Place, a new mixed-use community of homes, shops and restaurants and play areas at London’s Royal Docks, has been launched...

14 June 2021

From: Breaking News

The pandemic - has it made property sales less personable?

Digital transformation.   For those of us in property, it’s the latest buzzword. One that has, almost overnight, changed the way in which we...

14 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – here’s why transport links are still important, especially in London

During the pandemic, it has often been said that the importance of a home being near transport links has lessened considerably...

14 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – the UK’s top staycation areas for 2021

As the UK continues along the roadmap to eased restrictions and the ability to travel between areas, many Brits are turning...

14 June 2021

From: Breaking News

The green revolution – homemovers prioritise green space over all else

Buyers and tenants have become much more environmentally-conscious in recent years, with developers and investors needing to match this increasing demand...

14 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – loo with a view and £100m milestones

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at Clive Emson’s attractive, unique lots for its upcoming June auction, and Strettons'...

11 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Letting homes in Portugal - what do investors need to know? 

Despite Portugal being removed from the UK’s green list on Tuesday, this is unlikely to diminish the desire for a holiday...

11 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A – how can retirement living be redefined?

Living well in retirement and into old age has become a very hot topical issue in the last 15 months or...

11 June 2021

From: Breaking News

No race for space? 53% of renters put off moving due to Covid

A recent poll of over 1,000 SpareRoom users revealed that over half (53%) put off moving due to the pandemic, with...

11 June 2021

From: Breaking News

The future of PBSA: its investment and growth opportunities

The Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) sector is an incredibly exciting industry to be in right now with a very promising future...

11 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Rental update – strong yields, smart homes, and the power of BTR

The latest research by a nationwide buy-to-let (BTL) specialist has revealed which major cities across England and Wales have seen the...

09 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Save our South Kensington! Campaign forces TfL and partner to change plans

A campaign against major development changes to the area surrounding South Kensington station in Central London has secured a major win in...

09 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Maslow Capital provides loan facility for office-to resi conversion in Purley

A specialist real estate development finance provider, Maslow Capital, has supplied a £13.7 million loan facility to Sheen Lane Developments for...

09 June 2021

From: Breaking News

For your viewing pleasure – top cities for virtual viewings revealed

Research by virtual property viewings platform U-See Homes has revealed which UK cities offer homebuyers the most opportunity to view a...

09 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation boom drives demand for holiday home developments

After the Prime Minister warned the country not to travel to amber or red list countries, it is now looking increasingly...

09 June 2021

From: Breaking News

House raffles – are they a bargain of a lifetime or just a con?

One of the most controversial areas of the property market in recent years has been house raffles, but are they a...

07 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – will Portugal experience a post-Covid investment boom?

Despite Portugal being taken off the UK’s green list from tomorrow, causing bafflement from the Portuguese government and a mad rush...

07 June 2021

From: Breaking News

PBSA update – top hotspots and ‘revolutionary’ solution revealed

Sheffield has been revealed as the top regeneration hotspot of the Yorkshire region, with projects set to drive investment to the...

07 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation - 8 easy steps to transform your home into a holiday cottage

With 99% of holiday lets already fully booked for the summer in popular UK areas, Matt Fox of holiday rental marketplace...

07 June 2021

From: Breaking News

How to become a property developer by keeping things small

When it comes to being a property developer, the smaller end of the scale is a lot less scary than many...

07 June 2021

From: Breaking News

The UK’s property bubble – what will happen next?

When will the UK’s property bubble burst? This question has become increasingly prevalent over recent months. The fact it has is a...

04 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – May madness and spring success

This auction roundup takes a look at the month just gone, with record results at Sutton Kersh Auctions, Network Auctions and...

04 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – can you really build a property empire in five years?

A leading property developer has claimed that a successful property empire can be built within a short space of time, albeit...

04 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Going swimmingly – staycations dominate as 74% stay home for holidays

Britain is bracing for a boom in summer staycations due to the pandemic, according to data released by location technology specialist TomTom. A survey of holiday...

04 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A – housing digitisation, women in property and the future of short-lets

In this Q&A, Property Investor Today speaks to Vivi Cahyadi Himmel, co-founder and chief executive of PropTech platform AltoVita, on a...

04 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Update – future-proof homes in Bournemouth, Yorkshire and Scotland

Simple Life has partnered with Vistry Partnerships and Wakefield District Housing to build 140 two and three-bedroom eco-friendly properties in the...

02 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight: what you need to know about applying for a holiday let mortgage

Has the post-lockdown staycation boom inspired you to invest in a holiday let property?  Here, Grant Seaton, senior business lending manager...

02 June 2021

From: Breaking News

A diamond in the rough: what to know about Lithuania’s property market

Despite having only around three million inhabitants, Lithuania is punching well above its weight, enjoying years of economic growth. Its architecture...

02 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let yields 2021: where are the best postcodes in London?

As a landlord or investor, yield is one of the things you will be most interested in to ensure you generate a...

02 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Records, rebranding and Rightmove: a year at SDL Property Auctions

Managing Director and auctioneer at SDL Property Auctions, Andrew Parker, takes a look back at how SDL Property Auctions has grown...

02 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation 2021 – holiday home or BTL? The pros and cons revealed

While restrictions around international travel remain largely uncertain, demand for UK staycations has experienced a meteoric rise. Thousands of holidaymakers are zoning...

28 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed: the five biggest reasons to invest in Portugal

With Portugal on the UK’s green list and slowly reopening to British (and other) holidaymakers, the country is likely to be...

28 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Cladding claim - developers could face tax on profits as high as £50m

The UK’s 10 biggest developers could each face a potential average tax bill of £25 million per year if the government...

28 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A – how is a competition helping with Helsinki's regeneration?

The City of Helsinki – the local authority for Finland’s attractive coastal capital city – recently announced a competition that invites...

28 May 2021

From: Breaking News

A day in the life of a land and planning developer

Property Investor Today gains insight from Dudley Mills, land and planning director of property developers Kebbell, to uncover what the role is...

28 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – what happens at an online auction?

Online or live-streamed auctions have become the go-to for auction houses up and down the country since the onset of the...

26 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Dev update – construction works begin and brand-new PRS scheme

Construction works on a new £19 million residential scheme in Nottinghamshire, led by property developer Taggart Homes, are set to begin...

26 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A - why the rise in W2 should keep PCL investors optimistic

The prime end of the market has been one of the hardest hit by Covid-19, but Euroterra Capital – known as...

26 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Market insight – homes for rent are letting 30% faster since Covid

The pandemic continues to shape the UK property market, with a growing disparity between inner city and outer city residential rents,...

26 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Four reasons why property investors are flocking to the Baltic states

The Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania may not have traditionally received the same acclaim as countries like Spain or...

26 May 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR – thriving cities, new hires and BTR awareness week

Newcastle, Leeds, Birmingham and Manchester have seen the largest year-on-year rental increase across the Build to Rent (BTR) sector, the latest...

24 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – will Covid make airspace development more or less likely?

One solution that has frequently been talked about as a way of solving the housing crisis is to build upwards on...

24 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Leading BTR brand launches 'bold and alternative' new scheme

Quintain Living – formerly known as Tipi and one of the best-known brands in the fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) space...

24 May 2021

From: Breaking News

More money spent on housing – are things looking up?

More money was spent in the housing market in England and Wales in the year to March than any 12-month period...

24 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - how to sell a property in a day

We all know that selling a property can be a slow and unpredictable process – with latest figures from Rightmove and Zoopla showing it takes an...

24 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – what are the pros and cons of investing in hotel rooms?

It’s one of the more niche forms of property investment, but is investing in a hotel room a worthwhile pursuit? Here, the...

21 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – as we finally ease out of lockdown...

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the latest sales achieved at Clive Emson, Auction House London and Allsop,...

21 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Crossrail boom – house price premium climbs to 17% as testing begins

The latest research by London lettings and estate agent Benham and Reeves has revealed that house prices surrounding Crossrail stations are...

21 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Onto the south – ilke Homes secures major development site in Exeter

Leading modular housing company ilke Homes has secured a development site for 165 new homes on Phase 2, Exmouth Junction, Exeter...

21 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Why personality makes all the difference for developers wishing to stand out

In today’s world of unprecedented consumer choice and market saturation, it is becoming increasingly challenging for businesses to distinguish themselves amongst...

21 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – will auction houses be returning to traditional in-room auctions?

Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic and the start of the first lockdown in March 2020, major auction houses up...

19 May 2021

From: Breaking News