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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Overseas investors – should Florida be on your radar this summer?

The Florida property market has seen a rise in sale prices for 112 consecutive months, and with lower mortgage interest rates...

19 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – will Oval and Kennington be London’s newest hotspots?

Two already popular parts of South London – Oval and Kennington – are set to be even more in-demand as a...

19 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Landlord confidence grows as many plan to buy new investments

More than a third (34%) of landlords have recently purchased another buy-to-let (BTL) property or intend to buy one within the...

19 May 2021

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How lockdown has changed the way we live: boosting the BTR trend

The rental sector has doubled in size in the past 20 years, with an estimated 19% of households (11 million people)...

19 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – why should you invest in Lisbon?

On Thursday May 6, a webinar was held – ‘Invest. Work. Live. In Lisbon’ – to highlight the best ways of...

17 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Green homes – fossil-free construction and a new leader of sustainability

Pipelife Norway has become the latest supplier to use BIOVYN™, the world’s first commercially available bio-attributed PVC from INOVYN. As Norway’s largest...

17 May 2021

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Chinese investors - will there be a drop in buying after the stamp duty holiday?

The stamp duty holiday – which began in July last year and will continue in its current format until the end...

17 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Update – Signature Living recovery plan continues at pace

The founder of Signature Living Group expects to set a recovery plan with his company’s administrators ‘within weeks’, as preparations for...

17 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Rent-to-Rent: the 'hottest strategy' for new investors but lots of hard work

Property investors are always looking for new strategies and Rent-to-Rent has recently risen to the top of the popular strategies list....

17 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Development works – major schemes in the East Midlands and Bristol

A historic dye works and laundry is being transformed into contemporary new homes by developers Galliard Homes and Acorn Property Group. This month, the developers...

14 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Regent’s Crescent success, hotel to resi and Liverpool landmark revival

In this development roundup, Property Investor Today explores the impressive sales success of the Regent’s Crescent scheme in West London, a...

14 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup - things May be even better for auctions this month...

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at Landwood Group’s success with auctions, the launch of Strettons’ May auction catalogue,...

14 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Green list Portugal - enquiries surge as buyers make plans to travel overseas

Findings from Rightmove suggest that pent-up demand from home-hunters wanting to buy a home in Portugal has finally started to be...

14 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Rune Sovndahl – talking podcasts, Nordic influence and trends

For landlords and property investors, maintenance is a key if not particularly glamorous part of the job. But how can landlords and...

14 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Portugal update: flood of movers, new appointment and attractive investments

With Portugal now included on the government’s ‘green’ list for quarantine-free travel from May 17 (meaning people will no longer need...

12 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Patience and planning makes women better investors than men – study

Research from Yoppie has found that when it comes to long-term investment, women are more likely to see a greater return than...

12 May 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR – boosting Ilford's community and new SFR scheme in Dublin

Telford Homes has exchanged contracts with Sainsbury’s to deliver a new housing scheme in Ilford. According to the developer, the acquisition of...

12 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors in Spain – how is the market being affected by Covid and Brexit?

Along with Portugal, Greece and France, Spain has for many years been the destination of choice for British second home owners,...

12 May 2021

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Insight - these cities will continue to attract investors post-Covid-19

In recent times, regional property markets have seen a significant increase in investor interest. This upwards trajectory has been historically driven...

12 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – should you buy early at regeneration schemes?

Places undergoing significant regeneration are often appealing to investors for the potential strong rental returns and high capital growth they promise...

10 May 2021

From: Breaking News

PBSA plans – high-quality living set for Nottingham and the Netherlands

A residential and commercial property developer has submitted proposals for a 692-unit purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) scheme in Nottingham city centre. Godwin...

10 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - what asbestos taught us about managing risk

The UK’s asbestos industry ended on August 24 1999 after being used heavily from the 1950s to 1970s. Over 20 years...

10 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Preventing holiday home hell – is investing abroad right for you?

It emerged a few weeks ago that TV stars Ant & Dec and Phillip Schofield are set to lose around £8...

10 May 2021

From: Breaking News

An eco-boost – Lendlease and WorldGBC to create net zero built environment

Lendlease, an international real estate and investment group, has partnered with the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) on its Advancing Net...

10 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Update: new schemes in West London plus Guinness housing development

With lockdown easing and the vaccine rollout continuing to go well, there is hope on the horizon again for a brighter...

07 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Cladding roundup – leaseholders still at risk, but developer leads the way…

Following the recent vote in parliament to reject the latest amendment to the Fire Safety Bill, Mary-Anne Bowring of Ringley has...

07 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Quinta do Lago – what are the emerging post-Covid trends?

More than a year since the first lockdown began, Quinta do Lago – a key part of the Algarve’s famous Golden...

07 May 2021

From: Breaking News

PropTech update – boosting homebuilding and revamped deposit service

A new PropTech engine has issued more than £600 million worth of Instant Sales Guarantee proposals in the first three months...

07 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Can new-build homes lead the renewable energy revolution?

In December 2015, the UK accepted the terms of the Paris Agreement. The accord recognised the growing threat of climate change...

07 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Algarve investment – is this the region’s next major destination?

In part one of this two-part special, we looked at how the Algarve’s golf resorts are bouncing back post-Covid and post-Brexit...

05 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – where are the most energy-efficient regions in the UK?

The latest figures from an online estate agent have revealed which region in England and Wales is the most energy-efficient. With 85%...

05 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – will Help to Build really help to ease the housing crisis?

A property expert has claimed that the government’s new ‘Help to Build’ initiative is a positive step forward, but that the...

05 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Countryside closure – demand for rural living drives record price growth

In the first quarter of 2021, the escape to the country trend triggered by the pandemic drove annual price growth to its...

05 May 2021

From: Breaking News

From landlord to landlord-developer - the top investment strategy?

Is property investment still a good long-term strategy, or has the taxation and regulatory reforms over the past five years made...

05 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation special: why now is the best time to invest in a UK holiday home

This May Day Bank Holiday, PIT is running a staycation special series on a range of topics associated with a market...

03 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - 8 staycation trends for 2021 and what they mean for owners

This May Day Bank Holiday, PIT is running a staycation special series on a range of topics associated with a market...

03 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation special: how to prepare your holiday home for lockdown reopenings

This May Day Bank Holiday, PIT is running a staycation special series on a range of topics associated with a market...

03 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Serviced apartments: the major player on the hospitality stage

This May Day Bank Holiday, PIT is running a staycation special series on a range of topics associated with a market...

03 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Beach huts – how are they performing as an investment?

This May Day Bank Holiday, PIT is running a staycation special series on a range of topics associated with a market...

03 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Algarve investment – why golf resorts are fighting back as residential hotspots

For many years, golf has been one of the biggest draws for those coming to the Algarve either on holiday or...

30 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – webinars, large catalogues and April results

In the last auction roundup of April, Property Investor Today takes a look at iamsold’s free educational webinar on the Modern...

30 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Office to resi – City of London plans to convert offices into homes post-Covid

In one of the clearest signs yet of an office to residential revolution, the City of London has revealed that it...

30 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Going green – interest in green buy-to-let mortgages rises sixfold

Three in every five landlords are now interested in green mortgages, according to Mortgages for Business. The buy-to-let (BTL) broker says 62%...

30 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Are the traditional investment portfolio allocations still relevant?

There has been much debate around whether there is still a place for traditional portfolios made up of 60% equities and...

30 April 2021

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Staycation 2021 – where are the top UK holiday rental hotspots?

With travel abroad clouded by uncertainty during the coronavirus pandemic, throwing many travel plans into disarray, there has been an influx...

28 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Will UK property remain a long-term investment choice for overseas investors?

We know that UK property has long been a safe haven for international investors, with the market’s robust performance throughout the...

28 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Overseas investment – how do you get a mortgage in Portugal?

Portugal has long been a popular destination for Brits to retire to or have a second home in, while an increasing number...

28 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Cladding update – quicker recladding works and digitising asset details

Work on replacing dangerous cladding on high rise buildings across the UK could be accelerated and made cheaper if the government...

28 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Busting the myths: why don’t people sell at auction?

For most people, selling a property means doing so on the open market, usually through a local estate agent. This method...

28 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Dev roundup – major loans and Leeds redevelopment project underway

Real estate funding specialist ASK Partners and OakNorth Bank have completed a £22 million co-loan for the next phase of an...

26 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Most leasehold homeowners consider service charges unfair, research finds

One of the biggest frustrations for leasehold homeowners – aside from factors like doubling ground rents and a sense that they...

26 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Construction update - corporate deviance, deleted reviews and Redrow rebrand

Research by London South Bank University (LSBU) has claimed that the high-profile collapse of construction giant Carillion in January 2018 highlights ‘a culture of financial...

26 April 2021

From: Breaking News

PBSA update – include utilities in costs and Irish PBSA scheme announced

Research by a student accommodation platform has found that the majority of student tenants would like to see utility costs more widely included...

26 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Post-pandemic elderly living: a chance for socially responsible investment

In this guest piece, Jitesh Patel from Kajima Partnersips discusses why later living investment will become so important post-pandemic and represents an...

26 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed: where is the most profitable place to buy UK investment property?

A leading data insight company has revealed the best places in the UK to buy an investment property. Address Intelligence has been...

23 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Trade body offers top tips for consumers planning UK staycation getaways

Since April 12, overnight stays in self-contained accommodation in England with members of a person’s household or bubble have been allowed,...

23 April 2021

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