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KEYWORD "AGO" - 100 RESULTS
First Time Buyers take advantage of slowly-reducing rates

Slowly reducing mortgage rates this year have led to first-time buyers accounting for a record 33% of all buyers across Britain...

09 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Zoopla’s Verdict on 2024 Housing Market So Far

The latest market analysis from Zoopla shows housing market activity improving by all key measures during Q1 2024. Sales activity and house...

09 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let costs breakdown shows how returns are falling

The total return of the average buy-to-let property has reduced by 6% over the last two years, driven by a sharp...

09 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Auction Purchases up as investors and others seek bargains

Essential Information Group says the UK property auction market saw substantial growth in February - the latest data. Of the 36 metrics...

03 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Investors to save thousands on Capital Gains Tax - claim

The average landlord looking to offload their portfolio from April 6 stands to save 4% on the rate of Capital Gains...

28 March 2024

From: Breaking News

London’s struggling prime market offers opportunities for investors

The prime London sales market recorded both price and transaction falls in February, while in lettings, rental growth increased slightly and...

26 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor Opportunity - asking prices still thousands below last spring’s peak

The average price of property coming to the market for sale rises by 1.5% (+£5,279) this month to £368,118, as the...

19 March 2024

From: Breaking News

How to Optimize Your Property Investment Returns

Maximising Returns: Use tech to make better decisions before acquiring your next property  As property investors, staying ahead in today's competitive market...

15 March 2024

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Capital Appreciation boost as prices nearly back to 2022 peak

UK house prices rose for the fifth consecutive month in February, up by 0.4 per cent or £1,091 in cash terms,...

14 March 2024

From: Breaking News

UK housing market improves but warning of obstacles to come

House prices across the UK are down just 0.5 per cent in a year as the housing market recovery continues. New data...

07 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Top UK cities for 2024 rental potential revealed by industry supplier

Aldermore has named Bristol, as the best city for landlords to invest in for 2024.  Manchester, Coventry, Brighton and London make up...

29 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor Briefing - the market has turned the page says Hamptons

Hamptons head of research Aneisha Beveridge says the early signs in 2024 suggest that the market has firmly turned the page.   She...

27 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Green Shoots appear in Prime London sales market - LonRes

London-focussed property data firm LonRes says there are signs of green shoots in the capital’s prime housing market. January saw a rise...

27 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Bumper Start to 2024 Housing Market reports Rightmove

The number of prospective sellers contacting estate agents to arrange valuations ahead of sale hit an all-time high in January, says...

15 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Good News - strong start to 2024 housing market says the Halifax

Average house prices rose by 1.3 per cent in January, the fourth monthly rise in a row according to the Halifax. Property...

13 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let investors set to incorporate in record numbers in 2024

Just under half of mortgage brokers expect to place more limited company buy-to-let business throughout the next 12 months, Paragon Bank...

01 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Investors Warned - rising prime London lettings supply hits rental growth

Data from London property data consultancy LonRes suggests supply in prime areas of the capital is improving and so rental growth...

30 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Agency forecasts no more house price falls in London

Cluttons, a prime London residential property specialist, has flagged an end to house price falls in its new forecasts for 2024...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Commercial Property Investment - annual uplift over 20% in best-performing UK region

Commercial property prices have shown strong year on year growth of as high as 21 per cent across some regions of...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Capital Appreciation set to rise more than expected this year

Investors relying on capital appreciation are in for a pleasant surprise in 2024 according to Knight Frank. Tom Bill, head of the...

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor Training Service claims credit for TV redevelopment success

A teenager from Caterham in Surrey has shown that age has nothing on ambition after successfully completing his first redevelopment project...

11 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Global league table reveals the world’s best residential property returns

A new global league table for residential property investment has placed the Republic of Ireland as its top tip for 2024. This...

28 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Rich Pickings - Market boom for prime and super-prime property in London

Investment returns and activity in London’s property market has been stronger than the rest of the country over the last 12...

28 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Investor Insight from Zoopla: what makes the UK rental market tick?

A chronic mismatch between supply and demand has been the defining feature of the private rental market for three years.  UK rents...

21 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Which way for the Housing Market in 2024? Rightmove’s forecast

Rightmove has revealed its forecast for 2024 - but just as it has done this, it’s revealed asking prices have dropped...

19 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Be Realistic! Warning to investors selling at auction

An online property auction expert says investors and all others selling by auction in 2024 must be realistic on pricing. Stuart Collar...

19 December 2023

From: Breaking News

New African market makes pitch for UK investors after Expo

Organisers say the seventh Ghana Property and Lifestyle Expo 2023, which took place recently in Chelsea, saw a record number of...

07 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Large price discounts may tempt investors back to resi market

A new report from Zoopla shows that the average discount is at a five-year high, with property sales being agreed at 5.5...

05 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let investor confidence soars across range of metrics

Landlord confidence has rebounded strongly in recent months according to a survey by a leading buy to let-focussed bank. All aspects of...

30 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Autumn Statement - will incentives make market even better than expected?

It’s been a much better year than many analysts expected says Rightmove - despite this month’s dip in asking prices. New seller...

21 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors Briefing - Zoopla’s forecast for 2024 UK Housing Market

Zoopla is warning that there will be further house prices in 2024 on top of the 4.5 per cent drop it...

09 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Increasing number of investment properties sell via online auction

There was a record number of properties sold by agents using online auctions in the third quarter of this year, according...

09 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Get Those High Yields! Analysis shows best towns for returns

A new analysis shows increasing returns on buy-to-let investments serving students, with the strongest yields seen in the UK’s smaller university...

17 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - Britain’s best performing prime housing markets

House prices across the UK’s increasingly price sensitive prime markets nudged down for a fourth consecutive quarter in the three months...

12 October 2023

From: Breaking News

House Price Discounts Hit Four Year High

The average discount to asking price has hit a four-year high according to Zoopla. The portal’s latest House Price Index  shows the...

05 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Snapshot of the UK Housing Market Right Now

One of the many monthly house price market reports comes from Home - it’s arguably lower profile than most but is...

21 September 2023

From: Breaking News

What’s your buy-to-let worth?

As the ‘big buy-to-let’ sell off gathers momentum, we take a look ways you can guestimate the value of your rental...

14 September 2023

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Investors’ Guide - how to recognise and optimise yields

Here Richard O’Neill - managing director of lettings at Romans Estate Agents - advises investors how to recognise and optimise yield for...

07 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - the areas with Britain’s strongest tenant demand

Paragon Bank has given investors a valuable insight into where tenant demand is at its strongest in Britain. The research of 983...

29 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Threat Of Tougher EPCs Now Driving Investor Behaviour

Proposed tougher energy efficiency requirements for rental properties are already influencing investor buying decisions, with a quarter acquiring higher-rated properties, research...

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Yields - league table of where to find the highest

Welsh Houses in Multiple Occupation are generating the highest yields across Britain, new data has revealed. The data from buy to let...

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

The Green Belt should be expanded as part of a strategic review

On Wednesday Keir Starmer made a radical announcement which some saw as political suicide and others saw as a much-needed breath...

25 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Construction starts slide again as costs continue to rise

New starts on construction continued to fall during April, according to Construction industry insight experts, Glenigan. Their May edition of the Construction...

11 May 2023

From: Breaking News

New management deal for luxury Algarve residences

Quinta do Lago, the exclusive Algarve residential resort, has announced the property management of One Green Way Residences, under a new...

20 April 2023

From: Breaking News

India - If you build it, they will come

Fans of Kevin Costner* may recall Field of Dreams. The above quote went to the heart of the 1989 film. It...

06 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Magnificent seven homes fit for A-listers

The Harry & Meghan Netflix Mansion The Montecito mansion where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle filmed much of their Netflix documentary Harry...

02 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Rental yields up in majority of regions

Fleet Mortgages, the buy-to-let specialist lender, this week released its latest Buy-to-Let Rental Barometer covering Q4 2022 rental yields across England...

26 January 2023

From: Breaking News

2023 Property Market Insights From an Industry Expert!

It’s reasonable to say that the 2022 property market was unpredictable and a whirlwind (although we did make some good predictions!)....

23 December 2022

From: Breaking News

On track for roaring success? Silverstone scheme well on its way to completion

A couple of years ago we reported on a new flagship development at the trackside of Silverstone, the world-famous race track....

25 November 2022

From: Breaking News

£8.75m provided by Paragon finance to support Hampshire scheme

An £8.75 million revolving debt package has been provided by Paragon Bank’s Development Finance division to Whitehill and Bordon Dev Co...

25 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Record lot numbers at online firm's December property auction

An online property auction specialist has reported its busiest auction of the year for December as it prepares for the last...

23 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Wharfedale Homes obtains £6.15m Paragon finance for new scheme

Wharfedale Homes has secured £6.15 million in funding from Paragon Bank’s Development Finance. The package will support the development of 62 new-build...

09 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Property investor outlines bold £50m vision for Kirkcaldy site

The man who purchased The Postings Shopping Centre in Kirkcaldy for £320,000 from pension fund Columbia Threadneedle three years ago has revealed...

28 October 2022

From: Breaking News

New build property values rise by 47% in the last decade

Alliance Fund has revealed that over the last 10 years the price of purchasing a new home has increased by 47%. New-build...

28 October 2022

From: Breaking News

BTR boom! New analysis suggests sector could increase five-fold by 2032

Every quarter the British Property Federation (BPF) and Savills work together, along with data specialists Molior, to plot a Build to...

21 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Ealing lowdown – how has its market changed since 1994?

As one of West London’s most desirable locations, and one of the capital’s biggest transport hubs, it’s perhaps not surprising that...

14 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Anvil Homes secures £4.2m Paragon funding package

Anvil Homes has secured a hefty £4.2 million funding package from Paragon Development Finance to support its nine-home new build development...

12 October 2022

From: Breaking News

One Green Way – what does the Algarve’s newest luxury development offer?

In September, Property Investor Today was kindly invited to visit the team at One Green Way to find out all about...

07 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Heitman expands portfolio with purpose-built student accommodation

A global real estate investment management firm, Heitman LLC, has just announced that it has invested in the Hollis Building, Bath,...

28 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Newett Homes secures a £7.5 million Paragon finance funding package

Paragon Development Finance has provided Newett Homes with a £7.5 million funding package supports a new build home development in Huddersfield. Newett Homes...

28 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Legal & General sign £150m loan to provide 5,500 homes

Leading UK financial services provider, Legal & General, announced that a £150 million social loan has been signed. The funds will...

14 September 2022

From: Breaking News

The Vigo Coast - why is it becoming one of Spain's most wanted destinations?

The Vigo Coast in Galicia is becoming one of the most desirable coastal destinations in Spain, according to new research from...

07 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Tzvete Doncheva - talking PropTech, equality and LinkedIn tips

A few years ago, we carried out an interview with Tzvete Doncheva, who has become one of the most prominent PropTech...

24 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - North West top hotspots for property investors

Private rents in the UK have reached record highs, with a 23.4% rise in Manchester over the last 12 months, recent...

19 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Sought-after site: development partner sees huge potential in Reading town centre

A legacy development at Minister Quarter Central in the heart of Reading has become a hotspot and Reading Borough Council has...

10 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Average age of co-living tenant in the capital tops 30 for the first time

According to new data released by London’s leading co-living operator, renters choosing a shared property under the co-living model are older...

05 August 2022

From: Breaking News

BTL searches remained buoyant in June, reveals Legal & General Mortgage Club

Buy-to-let purchase activity saw a spike in June, according to new data from Legal & General’s SmartCriteria tool, which has been...

03 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight on Antigua's property market - 'it's the start of an upward curve'

Many people would dream of a luxury home on a beautiful Caribbean island. But what does the property market look like...

20 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Golden Investment: Aviva research reveals growing wealth held in property

The importance of property wealth in retirement planning is often overlooked, however, new research from Aviva has revealed the increasing importance...

13 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Could modular homes solve the housing crisis?

The average UK house price hit a fresh high in May, rising for the 11th month in a row, according to...

08 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Developer from down under breaks ground in Vauxhall

Australian property developer, Third.i, has revealed that it has officially broken ground on its second London development, Graphite Square in Vauxhall, which...

01 July 2022

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Prime London homes remain discounted, but the figures start to drop

London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves, claim that although prime London properties are subject to discounts, this discount is starting...

15 April 2022

From: Breaking News

‘Change is needed’ – £700k raised for online student rental platform

The online platform of a student rentals company has raised £700,000 in its first funding round as it continues to disrupt...

06 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors – are you ready for the Property Investor Show?

The Property Investor Show returns on April 1-2 at London’s ExCeL Centre and is anticipated to be ‘bigger and better attended...

25 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – building homes with sustainability in mind

This week’s development roundup is green-focused, with Together’s generous funding package for a new low-carbon homebuilding scheme and plans submitted for...

23 March 2022

From: Breaking News

PBSA update – funding for Leeds project, Hammersmith scheme begins

In this mini update, PIT takes a look at the latest in purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) news, with Dominvs’ plans for...

16 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Mixta Africa showcases Nigerian homes at its UK roadshows

Mixta Africa, an African real estate and infrastructure development company, has announced its UK roadshows to showcase its luxury and affordable...

16 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Net-zero insight: What will life be like in 2050?

In part one of her net-zero column, Frédérique Carrier, head of investment strategy at RBC Wealth Management, explores some of the most eye-catching...

16 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Marie-Julie Gheysens - talking family ties and gender barriers

A few weeks ago we reported on Ghelamco's first UK scheme in Shoreditch, which is being spearheaded by 27-year-old Marie-Julie Gheysens, the firm's...

02 March 2022

From: Breaking News

More schemes underway – sustainable homes and PBSA in Notts

This mini development roundup sees homebuilder Placemakers putting sustainability and profitability at the fore of its new scheme in Beulah Hill,...

02 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Faster progress is needed to decarbonise the property sector – claim

The Chartered Institute of Housing’s (CIH) upcoming 2022 Housing Review shows the lack of clear government strategies and insufficient financial incentives...

28 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Why 2022 is the year of hotel investment

In this guest article, reproduced in full from an original post on LinkedIn, co-founder of AGO Hotels, Viv Watts, outlines why UK hotel investment is...

28 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Richard Bosson - 'Prime Central is absolutely crucial'

Prime Central London (PCL) was hit harder by most than the pandemic, as international buyers stayed away (due to Covid travel...

23 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Investing in property in Portugal - what do investors need to know?

Portugal continues to be one of the most popular destinations for Brits to holiday and have second homes, thanks to its...

18 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Good news for investors – London propels PRS property availability

Research from Octane Capital has revealed which areas of the UK rental market are driving growth in rental stock availability, as...

11 February 2022

From: Breaking News

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