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Labour building programme turbo-charges investment prospects - forecast

Construction industry consultancy Glenigan says the new government is already reducing political uncertainty, rallying markets, and boosting long-term prospects for house...

18 July 2024

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City centre investment site with potential now on the market

A prominent city centre investment site with change of use and redevelopment potential is now on the market for £2.3m.   Watling Real...

18 July 2024

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Premiums for waterfront properties splash upwards across UK and world

New research shows the average premium for waterfront homes in the UK standing at 48%. Knight Frank says that premiums broken down...

18 July 2024

From: Breaking News

New to Market: Knightsbridge investment giving £1m annual rent

Global property consultancy Knight Frank has been appointed to market Cornerstone, a freehold residential investment in Knightsbridge, SW7 London.   Situated at 47...

18 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Market waiting for base rate cut to take off for autumn - Rightmove

The average price of property coming to the market for sale dropped 0.4% in the past month to £373,493 says Rightmove. This...

18 July 2024

From: Breaking News

What should investors offer tenants in mainstream rental sector?

Barclays Property Insights data shows the top 10 attributes that renters consider non-negotiable or ‘deal-breakers’ when assessing a property, as well...

16 July 2024

From: Breaking News

New Real Estate Investment service launched by developer

Downing - a real estate developer with a 35 year track record - is launching a property investment management business alongside...

16 July 2024

From: Breaking News

New book for Investors looking to Off Plan Property

Property investment experts Abi Hookway and Gordie Dutfield have joined forces to pen ‘The Off-Plan Investor’s Handbook’ launching on August 1. Publicity...

16 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Interest Rate cuts (not election stability) driving UK property investors

Property investors are cautiously optimistic and focusing on the prospect of base rate cuts ahead of UK and global political issues,...

16 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Savills says 40% of private rental units could soon be Build To Rent

According to the Savills estate agency’s latest report on the UK Build to Rent sector, the past decade has seen £35...

16 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Co-Living tipped as ‘the next big thing’ for property investors

Co-living is emerging as an alternative approach to delivering high quality rental accommodation in accessible locations, says prominent agency Knight Frank.  It...

11 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Rental Demand climbing but still lagging behind 2023 highs

Tenant demand for mainstream rental homes climbed by 1.5% between Q1 and Q2 2024, although demand remains 2.3% lower than this...

11 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Algarve - Investors targeted by UK agency’s second of five offices

A UK agency has opened a new office on the Algarve aimed at wooing investor clients. Fine & Country Algarve’s new branch...

11 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Discounts on New Builds - special guide to negotiating

Property portal OnTheMarket has offered investors and other canny would-be purchasers some negotiating advice on new to secure discounts or other...

11 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Property Investment Opportunity in Onshore Wind - claim

The commitment by the new Chancellor, Rachel Reeves, to lift the onshore wind ban is set to ignite UK renewable investments. That’s...

11 July 2024

From: Breaking News

It's Great Up North for property investment - new figures

There’s a new investment hotspot list prepared by fast-growing UK property portal OnTheMarket. It applies to the second quarter of this year...

09 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Tax Grab soars as investors pay purchase levy on properties

Property taxes in Scotland exceeded £628m over the last 12 months according to analysis of the latest statistics by a high...

09 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Dubai developer launches regenerated urban scheme in UK

Dubai-based international luxury property developer Select Group has launched Velocity Tower, a newly refurbished 21-storey urban development in Sheffield. Situated to the...

09 July 2024

From: Breaking News

International lettings team aims to woo foreign investors

High end lettings agency Hamptons has launched a new international department to woo overseas investors and tenants seeking rental properties in...

09 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Warning that Labour landslide won’t boost housing immediately

The latest house price index for the UK - released as Sir Kier Starmer was still celebrating his move into 10...

09 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Why a buy to let with a tenant in situ can be a great investment

A new analysis of buy to let properties now on sale, shows that those with tenants in situ make good investments...

04 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Free Data Hub eases path for foreign investors in Barcelona

A data hub established by one of Spain’s leading property experts is helping to make Barcelona the most transparent housing market...

04 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor Opportunities - housing remains over-valued says Zoopla

Property portal Zoopla says it has developed a long-run model showing whether UK house prices are too expensive or fairly valued. It...

04 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Flats with £40,000 annual rent under the hammer next week

A property in one of Birmingham’s prime suburbs where five self-contained flats producing rents of nearly £40,000 a year will be...

04 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Commercial Property Investment Update - the professionals' view

Propertymark latest Commercial Outlook gives a mixed view of the sector’s imminent future.     Propertymark’s commercial property agent members were asked to...

04 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Buyers’ Market could be on its way later this week

There’s been a 23% rise in the number of homes hitting the market across Britain over the past six months with...

02 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Lenders compete for investors with slashed buy to let rates

A slew of lenders have slashed rates on their buy to let mortgage products in recent days as competition hots up...

02 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Tax Hit coming for holiday let landlords

Looming tax changes around furnished holiday lets and the approaching holiday season are driving inquiries for tax advice from current owners...

02 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Ola! Sales bounce back despite visa worries in Spain

The stats for the property sales transaction numbers in Spain, and particularly in Andalucia, are out for April and they are...

02 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Property investment by HNW investors set to boom post-election

Nearly three in five High Net Worth investors plan to significantly increase their overall investment allocation to real estate in the...

02 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Big city review of Short Lets and Airbnb restrictions

A review of Edinburgh’s controversial short term lets licensing will take place this summer. City councillors agreed to publicly consult on the...

27 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Coastal hotspots give greater returns for property sellers

House prices in Britain’s hottest coastal housing markets have grown by 4.2% in the past 12 months, bucking the wider national...

27 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Terraces, Balconies, Gardens ‘should have separate property values’ - call

Two property consultancies say outdoor space should have a separate value to the rest of the home when it goes on...

27 June 2024

From: Breaking News

World’s Most Expensive Cities - London’s in the Top 10

Perhaps unsurprisingly, London features in the top 10 most expensive cities in the world, slotting into eighth place. The ranking comes from...

27 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Office landlords retain long-term optimism despite huge challenges

A new survey of 250 UK office landlords commissioned by workspace provider infinitSpace has found that 14% say their office buildings...

27 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Developer launches in-house lettings division focused on investors

Property developer and investment specialist Select Property has launched Select Residential, one of the first in-house lettings businesses of its kind...

25 June 2024

From: Breaking News

New scheme predicts 7% yields or more for investors

E.R.E Property Group, a property investment firm for over two decades, has unveiled its latest development, The One Residences, in Leeds.   This...

25 June 2024

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Holiday Home Estate launches final village of investment properties

The last-ever ‘village’ of homes in a high profile holiday estate has just been launched to the market. The purpose-built Lower Mill...

25 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let investors must factor in Labour's stricter energy rules

New buy to let investors are being advised to factor in the costs of stricter energy rules if Labour wins the...

25 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Norwich Investment Potential Soars with Development Opportunity

Estate agency Knight Frank has been appointed to market a transformative redevelopment opportunity in the heart of Norwich. Anglia Square, a substantial...

25 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Renting Cheaper than Buying with 5% Deposit - new figures

Would-be buyers with a 5% deposit face paying £300 per month more in mortgage repayments than if they continued renting, says...

20 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Price Cuts in Prime London Properties may reflect Election Jitters

Price reductions across the prime London sales market offer opportunities for investors seeking out high-value properties in one of the world’...

20 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Holiday Cottage Investment still paying off - new figures

Northumberland is fast becoming a very profitable hotspot in the UK to own a holiday let, according to a new report...

20 June 2024

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Landlord Investment Show Line-Up Revealed

On July 3 the National Landlord Investment Show returns to Old Billingsgate in London - just the day before the General...

20 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Foxtons internal lettings data shine's spotlight on London rental market

An increase in property listings is helping to create a more normalised market which is a welcome relief to renters, landlords...

20 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Labour game changer tax plan offers chance for investors

An estate agency suggests anyone owning a property in a sought-after school catchment area could enjoy a 20% premium if Labour...

18 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Almost every private tenant wants eco-improvement to property - bank

A small survey by a bank suggests that almost 100% of buy to let investors surveyed have received requests from tenants...

18 June 2024

From: Breaking News

House Price Update - downward pressure continues says expert

A prominent housing index claims prices are, on average, some 3.3% lower than a year ago but with the North East...

18 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Rural property hotspots outperform cities by a country mile

New research suggests there’s a clear split between England’s rural and urban areas when it comes to the price performance over...

18 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Housing Market Holds Firm - not spooked by election

Buyers and sellers are proving determined to press ahead with their home moves, despite the looming General Election, research has shown....

18 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Out! Apartments overlooking legendary cricket ground now on sale

New penthouses, directly overlooking Lord’s Cricket Ground and with cricket-inspired interiors, have been launched for sale. Lord’s View One, from boutique developer...

13 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Offshore Property Opportunity - May The Fort Be With You!

Two amazing Victorian island forts are up for auction, providing an extraordinary opportunity fort enterprising investors. Spitbank Fort in Hampshire and No...

13 June 2024

From: Breaking News

New Tax Regime threatens Short Lets profits - claim

An accountancy firm is warning those using Airbnb and similar short let platforms that new tax rules mean they could lose...

13 June 2024

From: Breaking News

New League Table of how many Bedrooms Investors Can Buy

Latest research from Savills reveals how much space £340,837, the average house price for Great Britain, can buy you across different...

13 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Price dip in Prime London is chance for savvy investors

Demand remains relatively subdued in London’s prime postcodes, as the General Election nears. The number of offers made above £5m was 22%...

13 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Investors given new RICS guide to handling properties at auction

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has launched a new comprehensive and impartial guide to assist investors and other property owners...

11 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Rare low-rise city centre homes portfolio comes to market

A new portfolio of 262 single-family houses located across city centres in the Midlands to market for offers in excess of...

11 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor Tip - buyers happy to pay handsome premiums for bathrooms

Britons’ obsession with bathrooms is growing, according to estate agent Savills. The latest analysis found that across London, asking prices for homes...

11 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let Boost as many renters reconciled to not owning a home

Data sourced from millions of bank accounts reveals spending on rent and mortgages increased 6.3 per cent year-on-year in May. Barclays data...

11 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Capital Appreciation: regional winners and losers revealed

The Halifax says the North West is the strongest performing nation or region in the UK, where house prices grew +3.8%...

11 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Rebound! Housing market strengthens despite election uncertainty

There’s been a modest rebound in house price growth according to new figures from the Nationwide. The lender says UK house prices...

06 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Rental Prediction - prices may rise yet again over summer

The latest Rental Index from PropTech platform Goodlord shows rents hit their highest levels since October over the last month. Rents across...

06 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Sweat Equity - innovative investment scheme for affordable homes

A new self-build housing development in the Gower will be led and part built by the community, following a grant from...

06 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Election 2024 - what impact on the housing market?

We’re two weeks into the election campaign and there’s an increasing volume of evidence pointing to it having only limited impact...

06 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Investors' Paradise - 175 lots at milestone auction coming up this month

A total of 175 lots across southern England has been unveiled by Clive Emson Auctioneers for the firm’s milestone 250th auction...

06 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor Tip - Upbeat assessment of New Homes sector

Savills has given an upbeat assessment of how the new homes sector has performed so far in 2024 - but it...

04 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Cushioned private sector rents begin catching up with 'true' market levels

So Hamptons wants that in percentage terms, tenants are now facing bigger rent increases when they renew their contract rather than...

04 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Far East property investors wooed by UK estate agent

High end and high profile estate agency Hamptons has entered what it calls “a landmark partnership” with Singapore Realtors Inc (SRI),...

04 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Footfall boom gives Retail Property Investment boost

There’s good news for investors looking to retail property - until recently, down in the dumps. But footfall in UK retail destinations...

04 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Property Renovation increasingly popular way of investing in property

While renovation activity remains consistent with 48% of homeowners having taken on a renovation project in 2023, this is down a...

04 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Property Investor Sentiment improving across all sectors

Lender and investor sentiment has improved compared to 12 months ago, says property consultancy Savills. The firm’s survey suggests there’s more enthusiasm...

31 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Crossrail Postcodes on the right track for Property Investors

New research shows that while the wider London property market has struggled since Crossrail officially opened, locations with a Crossrail station...

31 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Revealed - Strongest House Prices Over Last Five Years

House prices in predominantly rural areas have risen by 22% over the last five years, compared to 17% in predominately urban...

31 May 2024

From: Breaking News

High Mortgage Rates triggers plummeting off-plan sales

Off-plan house purchases have plummeted in the last year - and that’s largely down to higher mortgage rates. Property consultancy Hamptons says...

31 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Election Jitters means growth forecast cut for Prime Central London

The political uncertainty hanging over the UK property market has come into sharper focus since Rishi Sunak announced a general election,...

31 May 2024

From: Breaking News

How Taylor Swift can boost your Property Investment Income

As Taylor Swift's  "Eras" tour sweeps through the UK next month, investors in key concert cities have a unique opportunity to...

29 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Holiday Home Investment Spotlight shines on South West Hotspots

Following its recent expansion into the West Country, buying agency Black Brick’s newly founded Country & Coast team has analysed the...

29 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Where Best To Find A Fixer Upper...and How To Add Value Quickly

Sunderland is the best place to buy a "fixer-upper" home, according to a new study by home experts from National Insulation...

29 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Non-residential property out-performs resi in new investor analysis

Non-residential transactions have performed better than residential in the past year, research suggests. Software service APRAO analysed the latest data on quarterly...

29 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Optimism over New Build Homes despite weather-related sharp drop

Figures from the National House Building Council (NHBC) show 21,967 new homes were registered to be built in Q1 2024, down...

29 May 2024

From: Breaking News

UK Regions leap ahead of London for shrewd property investors

Handelsbanken’s latest ‘Property Investor Report’ shows the East of England as the most attractive region for property investors over the next...

23 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let remains strong investment as first time buyers under the cosh

Despite the well publicised problems hitting buy to let investment, demand looks set to stay strong as first time buyers struggle...

23 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Unusual international investment location for growing agency

International real estate firm Chestertons Global has announced its expansion into a new property market - Mongolia. Chestertons will operate there through...

23 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Action! Art Deco cinema ripe for Resi and Commercial development

A striking art deco former cinema building in Cheltenham has been brought to the market for redevelopment by Savills. The Daffodil Cinema...

23 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor Briefing: Asking Prices up despite Affordability and Interest Rate woes

The average price of property coming to the market for sale rose by 0.8% this month (+£2,807) to a new record...

23 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Top 10 Income-Generating Holiday Let Locations names

The Cotswolds is the most lucrative place in the UK to own a holiday let, according to Sykes Holiday Cottages. With annual...

21 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Build To Rent in Greater Manchester - an Investment Powerhouse

The strength and popularity of the Greater Manchester single-family Build To Rent sector has been revealed by new research by Manchester...

21 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Global City Capital Appreciation strongest for 18 months - Knight Frank

The first quarter of 2024 witnessed an average annual growth rate of 4.1% across the 44 markets covered by the Knight...

21 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Shock as latest UK index shows house prices still falling

The latest UK house price index from e.surv suggests house prices have fallen over the past year - this is in...

21 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Developer appetites for land only plots down year on year

New research by property software firm APRAO shows that developer demand for land-only plots has declined by 11% on an annual...

21 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Shock figures show Rent is more affordable than a Mortgage

A European real estate valuation service has released what it calls “a comprehensive study on housing affordability in the United Kingdom”,...

16 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Rightmove Analysis reveals Britain’s Most Popular Homes

The allure of Victorian architecture continues to captivate homebuyers, as new data from Rightmove unveils that Victorian homes are the most searched...

16 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Surveys help investors buying properties with troubles - new stats

Surveys help investment buyers understand more about the properties they consider purchasing - and could save them money in the long...

16 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Country property market warns up as spring finally arrives

There are signs of a seasonal pick-up in activity in country house markets, but higher mortgage rates are keeping demand in...

16 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Is Saudi Arabia a new global hotspot for property investment?

Diriyah Company has signed an exclusive partnership with Saudi Arabia Sotheby’s International Realty to broker sales for nine luxury branded residences. Baccarat...

16 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Birmingham investment potential to the fore at rental sector event

The future of Build To Rent and its impact on the Birmingham rental market will come under the spotlight later this...

14 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Property Investment Platform launches first General Investment Accounts

Property investment platform GetGround has launched its first general investment accounts (GIAs), known as ‘Investment Pots’. It says these will enable its...

14 May 2024

From: Breaking News

London housing ‘ripple price effect’ outpaced by other cities - new analysis

A new analysis by online agency Yopa suggests that London has a weak ripple effect for house price growth across local...

14 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Demographic Changes point way to Shrewd Investments

A new analysis of major demographic changes in the UK offer pointers for long-term property investment aiming to find different tenants. A...

14 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Seven flats in iconic city building set to attract buy to let investors

A portfolio of seven flats in one of Nottingham’s most iconic apartment buildings is expected to attract by-to-let investors when it...

14 May 2024

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