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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 incomes averaging £28,500, versus a...

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 agency Ascend, in association wth...

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 Frank Prime Global Cities Index. This...

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 stark contrast to most mainstream...

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 basis, with just a handful...

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”, focusing on the comparison between...

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 for period property style. Rightmove’s Keyword...

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 run too. Of those who had...

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 check, says Knight Frank. The agency...

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 Residences, Diriyah will be one...

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 month. National property specialist Centrick is...

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 27,000 property investment and landlord...

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 authorities surrounding the city, while...

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 study by business consultancy Hargreaves...

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 goes under the hammer at...

Rare investment opportunity for 34 flats from four townhouses

Developers are being offered a unique opportunity to purchase four historic Georgian townhouses in the heart of Edinburgh’s West End, with detailed residential planning consent for...

Figures show capital appreciation hotspots across the UK

New figures from the Halifax show where in the UK capital appreciation is running at its highest. Northern Ireland remains the strongest performing nation in the UK,...

Property investment service launched for global HNW individuals

UK Sotheby’s International Realty has launched The Family Office to provide global ultra-high-net-worth individuals and multi-family offices with investment advice as well as exclusive access to...

Struggling market means capital appreciation rarely beats inflation rate

A new analysis suggests that despite a fall in inflation, the stuttering housing market means that just 56 areas of the UK have seen inflation-busting rates...

Tax Burden - don't be hit by high council tax

Investors seeking to avoid property purchases in high council tax areas may be interested in new research from finance company RIFT. The company analysed government data looking...

Buy To Let renaissance as yields hit six year high

The average gross rental yield reported by landlords has reached the highest level since the second quarter of 2018, according to Paragon Bank. After increasing for the...

Revealed - detached homes up £1,000 a week as Covid race reverses

The average price of detached homes in Edinburgh has risen by over £1,000 a week over the last year according to analysis by an agency.  DJ Alexander...

Tech platform seeking incorporated investor clients

Tech platform GetGround - which previously had a customer base of buy to let individuals who chose to incorporate - is now seeking to recruit landlords...

Investment Potential? London resi prices tumbling fast

A new analysis of London neighbourhoods suggests some prices are falling by as much as 19% in a year.  The analysis looks at house price change from...

“Untapped potential” of Birmingham highlighted by agency

A property consultancy says Birmingham has “untapped potential” for real estate investment. Fisher German - which has just opened an office in the city - says: “Birmingham...

Savills identifies UK city “punching well above its weight”

According to Savills latest Resilient Cities Index, Bristol has moved up the global rankings placing 54th respectively out of a list of 490 cities worldwide. Whilst London...

Foxtons identifies London hotspots for 2024

The latest market insight from London's Foxtons lettings agency has revealed that so far this year, the average number of buyer enquiries being made per month...

Investors have brief window to snap up panic property sales

An expert says a change in Stamp Duty Land Tax, coming into effect on June 1, will alter how investors and landlords purchase properties.   From June...

Rental stock availability up 12.1% with London seeing biggest surge

The latest research by London lettings agency Benham and Reeves has shown that rental stock availability is up 12% year on year across England, with London...

Investors advised to price sensibly when selling

New figures from a comparison website suggest that many sellers - including investors realising their assets - are failing to price their properties sensibly first time. And...

Greek Islands offer capital appreciation and yield - claim

A developer claims international investors are flocking to purchase properties across Paros and Crete. Leptos Estates says south east Asian purchasers are spearheading the demand, although there’s...

What does scrapping Multiple Dwelling Relief mean for investors?

A real estate solicitor at Primas Law has given a detailed overview of what the abolition of Multiple Dwellings Relief means for both individuals and businesses. Previously,...

Podcast includes expert analysis of latest Property Investment trends

Property investment consultancy Knight Knox has launched a podcast for property investors. Titled ‘The Knight Knox Podcast’, each episode will cover property market trends, investment strategies, and...

Cheaper To Buy or Rent - Rightmove’s city breakdown

Rightmove says it’s now cheaper to buy than rent in each of Great Britain’s biggest cities, highlighting why many determined first-time buyers are continuing to save...

How To Add an average £47l to the asking price of a property

Analysis from online platform Home Sale Pack suggests that sellers could bag an average premium of £47,000 if they market a property with planning consent for...

Revealed - top 10 investment hotspots on the holiday let market

A data study has revealed that there are still plenty of profitable holiday destination areas across the UK for investors. According to the new study by Pikl...

Rare residential and/or holiday lets investment opportunity

A rare opportunity to secure a versatile collection of farm properties in need of renovation has appeared in Cornwall. The offer includes a large stone farmhouse surrounded...

Investment Opportunity? Buyer’s Market on its way as Supply Soars

Would-be home-buyers are enjoying the highest level of spring-time choice of homes in five years says Zoopla. And the greater the supply, the bigger the chance for...

Buy To Let loan rates flatline but choice of products improving

There's good news for the buy to let sector as mortgage product availability is showing signs of stability, according to the independent Moneyfactscompare site. Overall buy to...

Investors Beware - a spring property can be seductive!

It’s no coincidence that many property owners choose to sell their homes in spring – everywhere looks and feels better when the birds are singing, and...

New London investment hotspot triggered by regeneration scheme

Southall in West London is set to be one of the capital’s hottest property investment spots in 2024, according to a developer with a scheme in...

Global Housing Markets Pick Up

Average prices across 56 major global housing markets increased again last quarter, with average annual growth now at 3.9% across a basket of locations identified by...

Darling Bids of May! - investment opportunities at auction

A total of 149 lots are listed across southern England in the latest auction by Clive Emson Auctioneers. Bidding by the regional land and property auctioneers...

Revealed - the most expensive streets for renting and buying

New analysis from Rightmove unveils the most expensive streets to buy a home in the UK currently, with Buckingham Gate in Westminster, topping the list, with...

Vacant block of self-contained flats on offer at Bond Wolfe auction

An entire five-storey block of 39 vacant self-contained flats in the Black Country is coming up for sale at Bond Wolfe’s next auction. Jervis Court, located in...

Professional BTL investors continue to streamline portfolios

The typical buy-to-let investor has reduced the size of their portfolio by as much as 27% across England and Wales in recent years. The claim comes from...

Improving Retail Footfall figures comfort commercial investors

March witnessed a modest rise in retail footfall across the UK, with an increase of 1.7% compared to February, signalling the lowest month on month rise for this...

New Build Sector about to boom despite buyer hesitations - claim

Buyer appetites for new-build properties have dipped by 0.1% while stock levels have fallen by 0.5%.  But the quarterly figures show a new-build market that might be...

How to transform property ‘hidden gems’ in your area

With analysis from property lender Together finding that, as of 2023, there are 1.55m abandoned residential homes worth £531 billion across England and Wales; TV presenter...

Demand boost for property in lower-value prime London locations

The number of sales instructions in London was 17% above the five-year average in the first quarter of 2024, according to leading agency Knight Frank. It says...

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