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Convivia announced as new shirt sponsor of QPR

Property and technology investment firm, Convivia, has become the new shirt sponsor of Championship side Queens Park Rangers - better known...

24 June 2022

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Investors – where are the five most profitable cities for furnished properties?

New research has revealed how much money landlords and investors can make in cities around the UK by furnishing their property...

24 June 2022

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Auction roundup – do auctions still have a long way to go?

This week, Property Investor Today looks at research that suggests auctions aren’t as popular as they seem. However, the latest news from...

24 June 2022

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Investors need to ‘up their game’ – tenant demand shifts to BTR

Hatch Interiors, a UK specialist in furniture collections, bespoke interior design and build-to-rent (BTR) schemes, has carried out a 1,000-strong UK-wide survey to provide...

24 June 2022

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Bradford – City of Culture 2025 crowned the UK’s number one yield hotspot

The crown of UK’s number one yield hotspot goes to Bradford, according to new research compiled by PropertyData and Sequre Property...

22 June 2022

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Barkingside Up! More than 90 affordable homes in the pipeline

Transport for London (TfL) is putting its heads together with regeneration specialist, Vistry Partnership, and housing association, Peabody, on proposals that could...

22 June 2022

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Modular housing set for a boost as build costs soar – claim

The homes we live in will increasingly be constructed off-site as investors and developers strive to balance spiralling costs with net-zero...

22 June 2022

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New UKAA CEO: 'rental reform will narrow the gap between PRS and BTR'

The UK's Build to Rent (BTR) sector continues to grow and evolve, which arguably makes the role of the market's trade...

22 June 2022

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The rush is on to close sales before mortgage rates increase

We all know that there is uncertainty in the market at the moment and predictions are that interest rates will go...

22 June 2022

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BTR can play a key role in levelling up and building back better, says White Paper

A residential real estate investment manager has published a White Paper on the Build to Rent (BTR) sector and the pivotal...

17 June 2022

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Looking for planning approval? Here are the best and worst locations for investors

The best locations for planning permission approval across the UK have been revealed by new analysis carried out by Townscape Architects. The...

17 June 2022

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Auction roundup – new auctioneer launches amidst a joyful June

In a week of blazing weather, PIT shines a light on the latest auction news, from a new property auctioneer coming...

17 June 2022

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Urban Splash completes £28m worth of deals

The Urban Splash Residential Fund recently announced that deals worth £28 million have been completed in the first quarter of 2022. A...

17 June 2022

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How BTR can offer attainable access to desirable lifestyles

Over the last two years, the housing market has been less than predictable. Despite the doom and gloom foreseen at the...

17 June 2022

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Innovative partnership delivers first ever homes with zero energy bills

Two pioneering tech firms have partnered to deliver the UK’s first homes to guarantee residents zero energy bills. Octopus Energy and ilke...

15 June 2022

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Investors - should you be considering these interior design trends?

If you are investing in a home or holiday home that you are subsequently looking to rent out, interior design is...

15 June 2022

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Overseas boom - UK buyers among the top investors in Spain

Real estate agency, Lucas Fox, has revealed that across Spain’s top locations property sales to UK investors have experienced a steady increase. These...

15 June 2022

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The Residence – major investor lays claim on new build London development

Alliance Investments, the sales arm of Property Alliance Group, has revealed its latest development – The Residence in trendy Clapham – which it says...

15 June 2022

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Addressing the housing crisis – the role of non-bank lenders

It is no secret that the UK is currently facing a chronic shortage of affordable housing, at a time when incomes...

15 June 2022

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BTR Q&A - 'there's an opportunity to professionalise the wider PRS'

With the Build to Rent (BTR) sector no longer a new phenomenon, and fast becoming a well-established part of the PRS,...

10 June 2022

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Auction roundup – was May the most successful month for auctions yet?

In this week's roundup, PIT takes a look at the month just gone. Auction House saw record figures in the first five...

10 June 2022

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Development of 130 new flats is given the go-ahead

Glasgow city planners have given property developer Barony Homes Limited consent to develop 130 new flats in Dennistoun’s Circus Drive. On behalf of the...

10 June 2022

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New homes given green light in New Forest

The green light has been given by New Forest District Council to Metis Homes, experienced and highly reputable property developers since...

10 June 2022

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How to maximise bookings for your holiday home this summer

After a tough few years for the travel industry, foreign travel is forecast to return to pre-pandemic levels this summer due to the...

10 June 2022

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Market slowdown – UK house price growth expected to plummet

Average house price values are set to rise by a total of 12.9% by the end of 2026, but affordability pressures...

08 June 2022

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Luxurious development enters the West London market

Nine new apartments have been released for sale by Pluto Homes and Aari. These one and two-bedroom flats with private terraces...

08 June 2022

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Global house price index – Istanbul leads the way as values soar

Knight Frank's latest Global House Price and Residential Cities Index has revealed that Istanbul was the city with the highest rate of...

08 June 2022

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Investors announce joint venture to develop Build to Rent project in Ireland

Harrison Street, one of the leading investment management firms exclusively focused on alternative estate assets, and Eagle Street Partners (Eagle Street),...

08 June 2022

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Everything you need to know about installing an EV charging point

It is unsurprising that electric cars have seen an over 28% surge in demand in the last month alone. From rising...

08 June 2022

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How much to maintain the rental sector? Around £30bn, study says

Maintenance in the UK rented sector totals a whopping £30 billion a year, according to new research. Property maintenance solution provider, Help...

06 June 2022

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One Green Way sells 30% of residences located in Portugal

During its first four weeks of sales, One Green Way has already sold 30% of its residences.  The developers behind One Green...

06 June 2022

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Revealed - firm delivers £10.4m cash returns to buy-to-let investors

Sequre Property Investment has announced a £10.4 million cash realisation for over 1,400 investors over the last 12 months, across its...

06 June 2022

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Airbnb hosts – five considerations before renting out a property this summer

With over 40 million Airbnb users across Europe and the US, and approximately 250,000 listings in the UK alone, the short-term...

06 June 2022

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Could the surging BTR market alleviate the UK housing crisis?

The build-to-rent market has long been characterised by providing expensive, urban flats for young adults; but 2021 was a landmark year...

06 June 2022

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Revealed – top Crossrail postcodes for a buy-to-let investment

With the opening of the Elizabeth line last week, it’s no surprise that properties within a short distance of Crossrail stations...

01 June 2022

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Earls Court regeneration – what’s the story?

It’s one of the best-known parts of West London, famous for its (now demolished) exhibition centre, its busy Tube station and...

01 June 2022

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The £3 billion transformation of Queensway – what exactly are the plans?

Last week the £3 billion vision for the future of Queensway in West London was unveiled, including Parisian-style street pavilions, significant...

01 June 2022

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Chocolate block: 52 apartments on market for £3m+ next to Cadbury factory

There has been significant development of premium land next to the famous Cadbury World chocolate factory. Plans for 52 apartments have...

01 June 2022

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Tenants-in-situ? Not an issue for selling by auction

Regardless of whether you’re looking to sell your property by auction or on the open market, there are primarily two ways...

01 June 2022

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Industry champion and SDL co-founder, Rory Daly, passes away

Leading auctioneer and property industry figure Rory Daly has sadly passed away aged 63 after a ‘long and brave battle with...

27 May 2022

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Development – Canada Water reveals ‘once in a lifetime regeneration scheme’

The teams behind the regeneration of Canada Water have hailed the 53-acre masterplan as a ‘once in a generation opportunity’ to...

27 May 2022

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The Queen’s reign: UK house prices see a 130-fold increase

House prices are now more than 130 times higher than they were when Queen Elizabeth II ascended the throne in 1952...

27 May 2022

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Auction roundup – land lots, camping and a blessing in disguise

This week’s auction roundup features a new addition, with Cheffins’ June auction dominated by land lots. Network Auctions anticipates plenty of...

27 May 2022

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Green housing is better, so why aren’t more housebuilders doing it?

The Queen’s speech was yet another opportunity missed by Government to decarbonise the nation’s homes according to Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the...

27 May 2022

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Paddington – is it finally ready to be more than bears and marmalade?

There’s no doubt that, when people think of Paddington, they think first of the iconic character created by Michael Bond in...

25 May 2022

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Development – partnerships, revenue growth and Hong Kong investment

This week, PIT delves into the latest in property development news – from the new partnership between ilke Homes and Man...

25 May 2022

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Insight - do properties close to Crossrail stations command a premium?

Unsurprisingly, with the Elizabeth Line finally opening its doors yesterday, the number of stories we've been seeing about its impact on...

25 May 2022

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Why suburban Build to Rent is the one to watch

The Build to Rent (BTR) market has traditionally focused primarily on young professionals, with developments generally comprising apartment blocks with bolt-ons...

25 May 2022

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How holiday homeowners can make their property more accessible

While many of us may be able to book a holiday rental at the click of a button, there are a...

25 May 2022

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Fit for a Queen – property prices double around Elizabeth Line stations

With the Elizabeth Line due to open on May 24, it’s perhaps unsurprising that many areas near stations on the line...

20 May 2022

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Sun shines on Cyprus - property sales on island hit their highest in 14 years

Residential property in Cyprus continued to be in high demand in April 2022, with 938 successful transactions completed on the island...

20 May 2022

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Co-living roundup – London boom, new launch and Brighton’s first scheme

The still nascent co-living sector is starting to gather momentum if the last week is anything to go by, with the...

20 May 2022

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Auction roundup – £40m raised and the success of MMoA

This week’s mini roundup involves successful results for Allsop, which raised £40 million worth of sales in its May auction and...

20 May 2022

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Why private investors are crucial to the Government's levelling up ambitions

The UK Government’s policy of improving the quality of life outside of London is central to its raison d'être. ‘Levelling up’...

20 May 2022

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Right on track – Crossrail house prices up by as much as 215%

Postcodes with stations due to benefit from Crossrail (CR) have seen house prices increase by 79% since the project was first...

18 May 2022

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Development – new homes in Burgess Hill and a £5m apartment block

This mini development roundup includes the strategic partnership between Places for People and ilke Homes to deliver new homes in the...

18 May 2022

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Debate - are second home owners pricing out locals and destroying communities?

Schofields Insurance has claimed that there are pros and cons for and against second homes as the dispute about second home...

18 May 2022

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Green homes – three-quarters of councils say they need more help to reach net zero

A recent survey carried out by strategic property advisers Cluttons and sustainability consultants AESG has found that the majority of 50...

18 May 2022

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How developers can navigate electric vehicle charging challenges

In this guest article, Isabel James, head of residential at Connected Kerb, one of the UK’s leading on-street electric vehicle (EV)...

18 May 2022

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Which city is driving HMO decline? The answer may (not) surprise you…

Market analysis from Octane Capital has revealed that the number of houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) in England has dropped in...

13 May 2022

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Over half of available land plots snapped up by developers

Approximately 54% of all available land plots listed for sale across England have already been snapped up by developers, research from...

13 May 2022

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New platform launched to make property investment more inclusive

A PropTech start-up launched in 2017 to make property investment less clunky and more inclusive has announced the launch of its...

13 May 2022

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How the Airbnb phenomenon has stepped up international design

In this guest piece, Rob Lessmann, founder of luxury interior design studio Design'd Living, sets out how Airbnb has led international...

13 May 2022

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Why property services need to lead the charge in the green revolution

The more the world learns about climate change, the more we realise that we all have a part to play in...

13 May 2022

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Where do you see BTR in five years? 'Bigger', says former UKAA CEO

Dave Butler recently stood down as the CEO of the UKAA (the UK Apartment Association), the main membership body for the...

11 May 2022

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Development roundup – joint ventures, FTB homes and co-living thrives

In this week’s roundup, PIT takes a look at the latest UK schemes, including the newest phase in Barratt London and...

11 May 2022

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The Elizabeth Line – will it give a boost to Canary Wharf’s property market?

One of Europe’s biggest transport infrastructure projects is finally set to open later this month after many years of delay and...

11 May 2022

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Revealed - UK cities that student landlords should invest in

Letting to students can be an excellent opportunity for landlords and investors. Landlords and investors who are aware of yearly revenue from...

11 May 2022

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Town and city regeneration: Advantages in property development

Town and city regeneration isn’t a new topic, by any means, but recent events in the UK have left us thinking...

11 May 2022

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The 'all-in-one-living experience' – what does Vonder Wembley offer?

PIT was recently invited along by the Vonder Wembley team to spend a weekend at its flagship development and enjoy the...

06 May 2022

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The Coast of the Rising Sun: Is it time to invest in the Far East?

Property in many of the UK’s coastal towns and villages has often taken a pounding and not just from the elements...

06 May 2022

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Auction roundup – in-person sales return in a successful month ahead

Here at PIT, we’re kicking off the month of May with some good news for in-person auctions. Meanwhile, agents witnessed another...

06 May 2022

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Getting technical – developers use PropTech for new-build sales

Homebuilders are reportedly utilising technology to dramatically reduce the time it takes to exchange on a new-build transition, the latest research...

06 May 2022

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The ultimate guide to investing in a holiday home

With the rising cost of living and the UK’s inflation crisis creating financial uncertainty, many are looking to make more secure...

06 May 2022

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Insight: Why investors should set their sights on Liverpool

Liverpool has become the hotspot for property investors and homebuyers alike, with property price growth over the last year higher in...

04 May 2022

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Sterling Capital Developments release new apartments in West Ealing

A former bank on Uxbridge Road is being transformed into one, two, and three-bed apartments. By the end of May 2022,...

04 May 2022

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Tenants could be paying £800 more in rent per year – claim

In just a year’s time, the average UK tenant could be paying £800 more a year in rent, research by rental...

04 May 2022

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Leaseholders invited to free webinar on cladding issue advice

Leaseholders facing the prospect of huge bills to remove unsafe cladding will be offered valuable insights into the possible implications of...

04 May 2022

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Revealed: The secret weapon that will make your development a success

There are many shades on the ‘developing property’ spectrum, and for my money, one of the most attractive hues is a...

04 May 2022

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Revealed: New Yorkers head for London as the Big Apple loses its shine

Haringtons, an independent buying agents based in London, has seen a rise in enquiries from the City of New York as...

29 April 2022

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Auction roundup – and despite rising interest rates…

This week’s mini roundup features another success story from Auction House, which says buyer demand has trumped the rising interest rates,...

29 April 2022

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Planning consent achieved for 235 new homes in Sleaford

Planning consent has been granted for the development of 235 new homes on land at Stump Cross Hill, southeast of London...

29 April 2022

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Buy-to-let sector heats up rent rises tempt landlords back to market

New analysis from Knight Frank suggests that rent rises are tempting landlords back into the market. It found that, in some cases,...

29 April 2022

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What support is available for property owners with cladding issues?

Since the devastating tragedy of the Grenfell tower fire in 2017, cladding issues have been highlighted across thousands of properties in...

29 April 2022

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Five top tips for property investors this year and beyond

With bricks and mortar proving ever-popular and house prices continuing to rise, the opportunities for first-time and seasoned property investors are endless. That...

27 April 2022

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Bargain abroad? Spanish second homes much cheaper thanks to exchange rate

Taylor Wimpey España has claimed it’s possible to purchase a two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment for £160,173 (plus VAT) in Spain – in...

27 April 2022

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Investors: hedge against rising inflation with property

In this guest piece, Judith Tan, head of capital markets at EstateGuru, looks at how investors can hedge their bets against...

27 April 2022

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Prime London prices up by 114 percent as high-end buyers return

Despite prime London property prices remaining largely flat on a year-on-year basis, some postcodes have seen average sale prices climb by...

27 April 2022

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North England the new hotspot for PBSA – is it time to invest?

Landlords have been making attractive profits from renting property to students for many years, with this traditionally being one of the...

27 April 2022

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Insight - how could the French elections affect property investment?

Following the first round of the French presidential elections, which saw current president Emmanuel Macron and controversial Eurosceptic Marine Le Pen...

22 April 2022

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Auction roundup – nightlife prospects and investment homes

This mini auction roundup has a commercial twist, with SDL Property Auctions offering a range of nightclubs and other nightlife spaces,...

22 April 2022

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Water Neutrality – problems and solutions when it comes to development

In this guest piece, Philip Allin, associate director at Boyer London, looks at the problems and solutions of water neutrality when it...

22 April 2022

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Shojin exits mezzanine investors with returns of £1.6m

Shojin Property Partners, an FCA-regulated online real estate investment platform, has delivered investment returns of £1.6 million to mezzanine investments as...

22 April 2022

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How digitalisation can speed up your property’s sales process

The pandemic has had a major impact on our lives and the global economy. Our beloved property sector was by no...

22 April 2022

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Study shows 63 per cent of tradespeople are going greener in 2022

New research from the find-a-tradesperson platform, Rated People reveals how UK tradespeople are adapting their businesses this year to be more environmentally friendly. The...

20 April 2022

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Electric vehicle growth is a highly charged issue for developers – claim

Developers and estate property managers need to keep abreast of fast-changing, fast charging advances in the world of electrical vehicles (EV),...

20 April 2022

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Planning permission for 433 new homes in Gedling granted

Gedling Borough Council has approved planning permission for 433 new homes by Keepmoat Homes. This will mark the final phase of...

20 April 2022

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Aspiring holiday let landlords – top tips from a lending expert

With new research finding over 10 million UK adults are considering becoming a holiday let landlord and the volume and total...

20 April 2022

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Impact of easing Covid restrictions for the Scottish rental market

Some of the more onerous restrictions which were imposed on landlords in Scotland in the first dark days of the pandemic were rescinded...

20 April 2022

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Insight: Which locations top the list of holiday-let hotspots?

In a ranking of the best places in the UK to invest in a holiday let, Blaenau Gwent in South East...

15 April 2022

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