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Insight: Could the post-Covid construction boom be over?

The number of planning approvals dipped in April and appears to have continued into May, signalling the end of the post-Covid...

24 June 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

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

From: Breaking News

The five best coastal locations in the UK to invest in

With summer in the UK finally here and the summer holidays swiftly approaching, investing in coastal locations should be at the...

21 June 2022

From: Property Investment & Strategy

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

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

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

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

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

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

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

From: Breaking News

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

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

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

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

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

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

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Alliance Investments sets sights on luxury new landmark scheme

Alliance Investments, the sale arm of Property Alliance Group, has announced its strategic partnership with EGCC Group to launch a new...

15 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – is spring the ultimate season for auctions?

This week continues the trend of successful property auctions, with SDL Property Auctions reporting exciting results for its March sale and...

15 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Amy Gibson, General Manager at Walton Robinson

Who are you and what does it say on your business card? Amy Gibson, General Manager. How has your company had to adapt...

14 April 2022

From: 60 Second Interview

Why Stockport Shouldn’t be Overlooked as an Up-and-Coming Property Investment Hotspot

For many years, Manchester has been the number one location for buy-to-let investors in the UK. A young, professional population, strong...

12 April 2022

From: Sponsored Content

Auction roundup – soaring revenues and a time warp house for sale

It’s success galore for this week’s auction roundup, with Bond Wolfe witnessing revenue growth of over £23 million at its second...

08 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let is still lucrative despite licensing changes – claim

The current market value of houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) sits above wider market values, new research finds, suggesting that new licensing...

08 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight: What’s happening in the overseas property market?

Interest in buying property in Europe remains high despite Brexit, Covid-19 recovery, and a challenging economic climate. We’re expecting this year...

08 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Chris Holland - Director of Sales and Lettings at the Heaton Group

Who are you? Chris Holland What does it say on your business card? Director of Sales and Lettings What is Heaton Group? Heaton Group are a...

06 April 2022

From: 60 Second Interview

Perfectly on Kew – what is the latest with Apo’s plans to transform renting?

In November last year, we reported on the rental rooms with a view overlooking Brentford FC’s impressive Community Stadium. On a crisp,...

06 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Plans for 280-home development in Radcliffe-on-Trent announced by Spitfire

Radcliffe-on-Trent is set for 280 'quality' new homes courtesy of housebuilder Spitfire Homes, after it acquired a site with outline planning...

06 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

Property investors are making 12 per cent returns with Innovative Finance ISAs

Innovative Finance ISAs have been the top performing ISA for property investors in recent times. Here, Derek Pratt, commercial director at Sourced Capital, looks...

06 April 2022

From: Breaking News

London exodus reverses as rental demand climbs in Q1

With tenants returning to the capital in 2022, research by rental portal Rentd has revealed that the London rental market has...

01 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Jide Taiwo & Co. opens its first international office in London

Jide Taiwo & Co., the estate surveyors and valuers’ firm for both individual and corporate clients from Nigeria, are beginning their...

01 April 2022

From: Breaking News

UWOs not being used in fight against dirty money, says Labour

The most recent Mayor's Question Time meeting revealed that there have been no Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs) secured to stem the...

01 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – and this is no April Fools’…

Pinch, punch, it’s the first of the month! While it is indeed April Fools’ day, these record sales at auction are...

01 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Planning update – approval for homes in Hastings, Manchester & Norfolk

In this mini update, PIT looks at the latest in planning applications, with affordable factory-built homes in Hastings, high-quality homes anticipated...

30 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Just the beginning: First new UK leasehold property reforms become official

In this guest piece, Charles Brown, content writer of LDN Properties, discusses the potential impact of the latest reform on leasehold,...

30 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Barcelona the top Spanish hotspot after rent capping is scrapped, says agency

Barcelona is now the number one property hotspot in Spain following the scrapping of rent capping across Catalonia. That's according to...

28 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – springing into step for the end of March

As the market heats up for spring, this auction roundup features the latest lots on offer for the end of March....

25 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - major regeneration for Sandwell between now and 2027

A range of corporate regeneration policies for 2022 to 2027 have been approved by Sandwell Council’s cabinet that could ultimately deliver up...

25 March 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

The North–South property divide explained

Historically, there was a very clear gap between the North and South of England in terms of the house price growth....

25 March 2022

From: Breaking News

House raffles - what are the major pitfalls?

While many months of soaring house prices - supercharged by the stamp duty holiday and certain conditions caused by the pandemic...

23 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

Student platform launches two new features to improve instant booking

Housemates, the instant book student accommodation marketplace operating across 40 cities in the UK and Ireland which we have closely followed...

23 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - key considerations for first-time hotel investors

Following a record low for the hospitality industry in 2020 and a mixed 2021 amidst the yo-yoing regulations, demand is finally...

21 March 2022

From: Breaking News

1,100 homes underway in England as St. Modwen project is approved

UK developer of new communities and homes, St. Modwen Homes, recently announced plans for projects to deliver over 1,100 properties in England. They...

18 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Net-zero insight: Maintaining a pragmatic approach

In part two of her net-zero column, Frédérique Carrier, head of investment strategy at RBC Wealth Management, reviews some investment implications regarding net-zero and...

18 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

Insight: How affordable housing targets can be reached

Here, Giles Sutcliffe, head of affordable housing at Cluttons, shares his insight on what is needed in order to achieve affordable...

16 March 2022

From: Breaking News

New mixed-use development in Bristol gets approved

Proposals for a new mixed-use development in Bristol were approved by a Government Planning Inspector at the start of March while...

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

Government must increase Levelling Up fund – claim

The government’s Levelling Up Home Building Fund is unlikely to provide enough funding to supply loans to all of the nation’s...

14 March 2022

From: Breaking News

How to stop problem neighbours from affecting your property investment

Difficult neighbours can be a serious problem for property investors, causing anything from minor noise irritations to affecting the property’s value...

14 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – that settles it, auctions are the way to go!

If previous auction roundups haven’t done much to convince you that property auctions are the most lucrative route, then perhaps this...

11 March 2022

From: Breaking News

The best commuter town for investment? Watford, research says 

Watford is the best commuter town for investment, according to an exclusive research report carried out by developer London Square.   The town has achieved...

09 March 2022

From: Breaking News

The social and environmental benefits of residential conversions

In this guest piece, Reece Mennie, chief executive officer of HJ Collection, sets out the environmental and social benefits of residential conversions. We need...

09 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Warning – London needs 85,000 rented homes a year to meet targets

The capital needs almost 85,000 new private homes a year to meet government housing needs, a new report has cautioned. The report,...

07 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Russian buyers account for £190m in London market value in 2021

Russian residential property purchases contributed an estimated £190 million in market value and £13.2 million in stamp duty tax last year,...

07 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed: Why housing is key for social inclusion

In 2021, a year marked by rising house prices, supply chain issues and worker shortages, Michael Gove, the Secretary of State...

07 March 2022

From: Breaking News

TfL funding fiasco – huge numbers of new homes at risk, says Assembly member

Labour’s London Assembly planning spokesperson has claimed that much-needed new homes will remain unbuilt and potential jobs unfilled without long-term investment...

04 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed: off plan buyers flock back to London as the WFH guidelines change

In this guest piece, Dennis Chan, head of international sales at Chestertons, gives his take on the off plan market and...

04 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors rejoice – capital appreciation boost sees £16k in BTL returns

Research by Rentd has revealed that, despite the government’s best efforts, the return on a buy-to-let (BTL) purchase currently sits at...

04 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

The ongoing greenfield/brownfield debate - what is the latest?

With brownfield/greenfield sites (and where is best to develop new housing) still hot on the housing agenda, David Churchill - a planning...

28 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Development update – green light given for several green homes

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the latest development news, from 160 new green homes coming to Croxley Green...

28 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors - could the UK's storm season worsen the Japanese knotweed crisis?

The UK's recent storm season could lead to a greater infestation of Japanese knotweed - the famously problematic and invasive plant...

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

Auction roundup – colossal results in such a short month

Despite being a fleeting month, February has seen impressive auction results across the board. Acuitus saw an emphatic start to the...

25 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Green property - talking Passivhaus, net-zero and the affordability of eco-homes

In recent years, the interest in and coverage of green homes has grown significantly, in direct correlation with the emergence of the...

25 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Permission granted – planning approvals for new homes bounce back

While the level of new homes being granted planning permission dipped during the first year of the pandemic, this negative trend...

25 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors - houses versus apartments: which is best for buy-to-let?

It’s the age-old question that most investors are likely to find themselves wondering at one point or another - which property type...

23 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Upfront information – is this a major change for the property market?

Following the announcement that National Trading Standards and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) are set to improve the standard of...

23 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

BTR boom continues – new builds command 23% rental premium

New-build homes command rental premiums of as high as 41% in the current market as the Build to Rent (BTR) boom...

23 February 2022

From: Breaking News

What lies ahead of the PBSA market in a post-pandemic world?

It’s been a tumultuous year for the student accommodation market, with distance learning and travel restrictions taking their toll on occupancy...

23 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Innovate UK - how formerly homeless entrepreneur aims to help buyer couples

Here at Property Investor Today, we've regularly championed the work of young entrepreneurs involved within the property industry, from Lydia Jones...

21 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Living costs crisis is upon us, but resi property will always weather the storm

This time last year, amid frenzied activity in the residential property market in Scotland, driven by the unprecedented external factors of...

21 February 2022

From: Breaking News

PBSA update – supply growth in London, breaking into the US sector

In this mini update, Property Investor Today looks at the latest in purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA), from the locations with the...

18 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Who built The Arc? Ghelamco did!

Ghelamco - which is well-known for the creation of sustainable, energy neutral concepts - has officially launched The Arc in Shoreditch,...

18 February 2022

From: Breaking News

How to get investment ready when you want to raise capital this year

With such a high percentage of investment offers failing to raise finance, you need to be well-prepared when raising money for...

18 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – homes for the homeless and new phases begin

In this week's development roundup, Property Investor Today looks at a new ambitious scheme that will see rough sleepers in Basildon...

16 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Leasehold Reform Bill completes parliamentary journey - what now?

The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act, once it comes into effect, will prevent ground rent being charged on most new leases. Anyone...

16 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Full steam ahead! Masterplan for West Bromwich given the green light

Last week saw Sandwell’s Cabinet approve ambitious plans to regenerate and revitalise West Bromwich’s town centre over the coming decades. The West...

14 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Rental fraud begone! New technology set to revolutionise PRS

London-based PropTech firm Homeppl has developed two ‘revolutionary’ fraud detection tools to support agencies currently combating rising levels of rental fraud. The...

14 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Construction crisis – building output decline persists in 2022

A construction output report has revealed that the value of underlying work commencing on-site has fallen 15% in the three months...

14 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – will commercial auctions top resi ones in 2022?

This week we’re going commercial, with Allsop’s commercial auction achieving a 91% success rate this month and Shepherd Commercial Auctions appointed...

11 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed – top tips for first-time overseas buyers

A leading Spanish home builder has drawn on its 60-plus years of experience to provide information and advice to those who...

11 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

Why property investors should never put off dealing with damp

All property investments require maintenance and one of the most common issues is damp; a problem that is at its worst...

11 February 2022

From: Breaking News

And so it continues – yet another new Housing Minister in mini-reshuffle

Boris Johnson has appointed yet another new Housing Minister as he yesterday continued the rearranging of his team in an effort...

09 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Market woes – UK rents hit £1,000 pcm as living costs squeeze households

Average UK rents have risen to almost £1,000 per month – £62 more than at the start of the pandemic, according...

09 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Levelling up a damp squib for investors, says expert

Last week (Wednesday February 2), the government finally released its long-awaited Levelling Up White Paper, designed to help flesh out a...

07 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Council launches development firm to boost number of new Manchester homes

A housing development company wholly owned by Manchester City Council was formally launched late last week (Friday February 4) in order...

07 February 2022

From: Breaking News

London property predictions: will the market continue to grow in 2022?

The property market has weathered the COVID storm better than many sectors over the last couple of years. The crisis has...

07 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – new hires, bridging loans and catalogue wins

The theme of this week’s roundup is growth and success. Savills Auctions welcomes a new associate and MSP Capital’s reports a successful auction...

04 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Time to smarten up – how PropTech can boost your ROI

Whether you are an accidental landlord or witty property investor; you are likely to agree that a wave of new regulations...

04 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Millionaire maker - entrepreneur aims to help the disadvantaged

A property entrepreneur who is committed to revolutionising the public housing sector has pledged £1 million to helping individuals from deprived...

02 February 2022

From: Breaking News

New fire alarm tech saves 82% for leaseholders amid cladding scandal

Prime Secure’s Fire Safety division has launched the UK’s first affordable wireless common fire alarm system, V-Fire, which removes the need...

31 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – development sprees and a moment of firsts

In this week’s roundup, Property Investor Today takes a look at the latest development news, from Downing’s development spree after a major...

31 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Investment opportunity - new resi development in Liverpool city centre

Integritas Property Group (IPG) has announced the launch of Bastion Point, a brand new residential development in the heart of Liverpool which...

31 January 2022

From: Breaking News

China: The beat of a different drum

A zero-tolerance policy response to Covid-19, declining property prices, and a flexible and accommodative central bank all set China apart from...

31 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Partygate – will there soon be another new Housing Minister?

The revolving door of housing ministers could swing open once again if Boris Johnson survives the current crisis affecting his leadership...

28 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Developer acquires three key London commuter sites for resi development

Galliard has purchased three major London commuter sites, which together have a combined GDV (gross development value) of approximately £265 million,...

28 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Why freeholders should talk to leaseholders about rooftop extensions

The American writer Mark Twain’s famously observed ‘Buy land, they’re not making it anymore’. However, property investors are now finding there...

28 January 2022

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The ‘do’s and don’ts’ of investing in Spanish property post-Brexit

In this guest piece, Sascha Badelt, managing director of Cloverhut, outlines what investors should (and shouldn't) be doing when it comes to...

26 January 2022

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Tenants miss out on properties amidst high demand – claim

Some 40% of tenants described their recent hunt for a rental home as difficult, and half of them said it took...

26 January 2022

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Avoiding 5 common mistakes made by small-scale property developers

Small-scale property development is entering a phase full of fantastic opportunities. A huge housing shortage, an increase in permitted development rights,...

26 January 2022

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Dev roundup – 10-year milestones, suburban BTR and new-build loans

This week’s development roundup highlights the latest in development and investment, from Elevate Property Group’s decade-long run and Legal & General’s...

24 January 2022

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Knight Frank - post-Christmas supply builds as Omicron uncertainty fades

The lifting of Covid restrictions this week could see the supply of property rebuild and normal house price economics return, according...

24 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Expert insight - now is a really good time to secure a mortgage in Spain

In this guest piece, Spanish real estate agent and property expert Sean Woolley shares his experience of getting a mortgage in...

24 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – as we enter another year like no other…

In the first auction roundup of 2022, PIT takes a look at the latest auction news; from iamproperty’s successful year with...

21 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Government must focus on housing supply imbalance – claim

The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) has outlined the key areas it believes the government and the industry should focus on...

21 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Birmingham - why Europe's youngest city is a hub for students and young professionals

In this guest piece, Marcus Blake, managing director of Berkeley St George City & St Joseph, sets out why the UK's...

19 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Council partners with modular firm to tackle homelessness

Cornwall Council has entered into a landmark deal to buy SoloHaus ‘micro homes’ from The Hill Group to help tackle the...

17 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Station Hill Reading – law firm to advise on major regeneration scheme

It’s been announced that property experts from international law company Gowling WLG are advising Lincoln MGT on the £750 million regeneration...

17 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Polka dots and stripes: why the UK shouldn’t mix politics with planning

Things that don’t mix well? Polka dots and stripes, planning and politics. The run-up to an election is usually an uncertain...

17 January 2022

From: Breaking News

‘Brits in Spain stay mainly on the Costa del Sol’ – figures show rise in interest

A leading Spanish home builder has revealed that more than half (54%) of Brits who reserved homes with the firm in...

14 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Leasehold consultation – what do investors need to know?

On Tuesday, the government launched a six-week consultation on proposals to make it easier and cheaper for leaseholders to purchase the...

14 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Predictions for the property sector in 2022 - causes for optimism

In this guest piece, Reece Mennie, chief executive of HJ Collection, outlines his predictions for the property market in 2022.  When looking...

14 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Predictions for 2022 - from sustainability and design to connectivity and net zero

With the new year now upon us, the predictions for what 2022 could bring from a property investment perspective continue to...

12 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Staycation surge as domestic booking enquiries are up 200% on 2021

With demand for staycations soaring over the last 18 months, recent figures suggest that the UK is set for another record-breaking...

12 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Government action on cladding - how did the industry react?

On Monday, Michael Gove - Secretary of State at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities - announced that leaseholders in buildings...

12 January 2022

From: Breaking News

EPC emergency – 15% of landlords in the dark over upcoming changes

Just one in seven (15%) landlords surveyed have no knowledge of the upcoming legislative changes to the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC),...

12 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Predictions for 2022 in tech and real estate revealed

Following a successful year in PropTech last year, spatial data technology company Pupil predicts that 2022 will be the year that...

12 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - four things to watch for in the UK property market in 2022

In this opinion piece, Tom Bill, head of UK residential research at Knight Frank, outlines the key things for those with a stake in...

10 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Construction of 140 new homes at Macfarlane Place begins in March

Stanhope, Mitsui Fudosan and AIMCo joint venture (JV) has appointed Kier for the construction of 142 new affordable homes for Peabody...

10 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Development roundup - new homes in Northampton and Erith

In this first development roundup of 2022, Property Investor Today explores a new green community close to Northampton and the granting...

07 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Fully charged! Why developers and investors are considering electric vehicles

In November, Boris Johnson spoke at the Confederation of British Industry’s conference and announced that Electric Vehicle charging points will become...

07 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Q&A - predictions and market influences for 2022

As we begin 2022, Andrea Fawell, sales and marketing director of property developers Kebbell, gives a very honest account of the market factors that are...

05 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Top entry system features that will increase your ROI

Portico shares some of the top entry system features for multi-residential properties that could positively affect the return on investment (ROI)...

05 January 2022

From: Breaking News

2022 predictions - what's in store for the property market?

With just over a week to go until 2022 makes an appearance, we check in with some more property experts to...

24 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Don’t lose sight of the ‘S’ in ESG: Why diversity and recruitment are key

In this guest piece, Deborah Gray, founding director at Totum Partners, looks at why those operating in the property sector shouldn't lose...

24 December 2021

From: Breaking News

First Homes - what is going on with the scheme?

The First Homes scheme, one of the flagship housing schemes announced by the government last year as Boris Johnson finally tried...

22 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Predictions for 2022 - what could happen to the property market?

It's been another busy year for those with a stake in the UK property market, with commercial to residential transformations, Build...

22 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Government called to rethink plans for energy improvements in PRS

Proposals to ‘force’ landlords across the country to pay up to £10,000 to improve the energy efficiency of rental properties require...

22 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Plans submitted for major new Glasgow waterside BTR scheme

The seemingly endless growth of Build to Rent continues unabated, with the new partnership of Moda Living, Osborne + Co and MRP recently...

20 December 2021

From: Breaking News

How to add value to your small-scale property development project

One of the challenges that any developer faces when building entry-level homes is how to stand out from the crowd. Build...

20 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – tree-mendous results ahead of Christmas Day

This week’s auction roundup is filled with Christmas joy, from Sutton Kersh achieving over £80 million in auction sales, to iamsold...

17 December 2021

From: Breaking News

New bespoke app launched for property investors

Sourced Property, the sourcing arm of the Sourced Group, has announced the launch of a 'bespoke property listing app', focused on the investor...

17 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Why can't you use crypto to buy property in the UK?

Despite recent warnings from the Bank of England that it could be worthless and investors being at a potentially greater risk...

17 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Are macroeconomic challenges set to put the brake on the ‘flipping’ market?

In this guest piece, Jamie Pritchard, head of sales at Glenhawk, asks whether macroeconomic challenges are going to halt the renewed momentum of...

17 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Planning update – from modular apartments to affordable homes

In this planning update, PIT takes a closer look at the 400-plus homes coming to Cambridge as part of a joint...

15 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Dev roundup – multi-million-pound schemes and riverside homes

It's a mini-roundup this week, with a multi-million-pound Leeds development nearing completion, and the first batch of homes at a waterside scheme...

13 December 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR fraud - new case shows how much of a threat it could pose

A PropTech firm says it recently saved one of its premium Build to Rent (BTR) clients more than £160,000 by preventing a US-based...

13 December 2021

From: Breaking News

How our homes and cars are driving the green transition

In this guest piece, St. Modwen Homes explores how homes will navigate the electric vehicle revolution and help our national environmental...

13 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – partnerships, promotions, and peculiar lots

As we approach the end of another turbulent year, PIT takes a look at the latest auction news; iamsold partners with...

10 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed: UK PropTech investment hits record levels in 2021

Investment into the UK’s fast-growing property technology (PropTech sector) has reached record levels in 2021 and more than quadrupled since last...

10 December 2021

From: Breaking News

First Homes: one month to go - what do investors need to know?

First Homes, a new solution to the first-time buyer crisis, will be relevant to the majority of new schemes from December...

10 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Grenfell driven by ‘agenda of deregulation’, claims fire union lawyer

As part of the opening statements for Module 6 of Phase 2 of the Grenfell Inquiry – set up to examine...

08 December 2021

From: Breaking News

‘Dodgy landlords’ likely to ruin COP26 agreement – claim

A lettings expert and tenant’s rights campaigner has warned that any progress on climate change as a result of the COP26...

08 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Leeds agent launches 300 new properties as rental market soars

Leeds is witnessing a ‘frenzied’ rental market, with students reserving homes for next summer on the back of virtual viewings and...

08 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Major planning changes needed to achieve housing targets – claim

A new report by planning consultancy Lichfields has raised major issues for the growing housing emergency and the government’s target of...

06 December 2021

From: Breaking News

A forecast on the UK real estate market in 2022

The holiday season is around the corner so that means looking back on an eventful year and preparing for the next....

06 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Crossrail special: part 3 – what should investors know about the Central section?

Throughout this week, Property Investor Today has been exploring the investment potential of the locations that sit on the controversial and...

03 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – despite a dreary December…

PIT takes a closer look at the latest auction news, from MSP Capital’s brand-new bridging loan to support auction growth and...

03 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Gravity Co is on the rise with fourth development launched

London based co-living PRS operator, Gravity Co continues to see rapid growth and interest in its co-living properties as it fills...

03 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Running a successful holiday rental business - what do you need to know?

In this guest piece, James Cassidy, Senior Director, Partner Success Vacation Rentals, EMEA at Expedia Group, outlines what it takes to run a successful...

03 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Lessons we have learned from the pandemic

A crisis as serious as the pandemic is not just a test of survival for businesses but a valuable learning opportunity.  At...

03 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Crossrail is coming – the Eastern section from Stratford to Shenfield

After years of speculation and alterations, the Elizabeth Line is now set to launch in the first half of 2022. Initially,...

01 December 2021

From: Breaking News

A letter to Gove - why affordable housing is vital to truly level up the country

In this guest piece, Guy Horne, co-founder and chief executive of HSPG, sets out why provision of affordable and supported housing...

01 December 2021

From: Breaking News

The scourge of Japanese knotweed! Pest wipes nearly £12bn off UK house prices

New research from Environet UK has revealed that the blight of Japanese knotweed has wiped an estimated £11.8 billion off the...

01 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let investment – is it worth it?

The demise of the buy-to-let market has been much predicted over recent years. Major tax changes, a 3% stamp duty surcharge, and...

01 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Crossrail special: part 1 – all investors need to know about the Western section

Already nearly three years late and vastly over-budget, Crossrail 1 – which will officially be known as the Elizabeth Line when...

29 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Study – new-build homes reduce energy bills by up to 60%

New-build homes can allegedly see homebuyers cut their energy bills by as much as 60%, research from Warwick Estates reveals. Now that...

29 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Housebuilder provides emergency accommodation for the homeless

Lovell Partnerships has completed the refurbishment of a former training and enterprise centre owned by Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council (MBC) to...

29 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Not for the faint of heart: here’s how to buy your first investment property

Here, in this latest PIT guest piece, Ellen Klein - editor at Sleep Junkie - outlines how investors should buy their first...

29 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Bristol – will it be the next Build to Rent hub?

The city of Bristol has become one of the most popular places outside of London for tenants to live in recent...

26 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - record interest in Spanish and Portuguese property among Brits

New data released by overseas property portal Kyero.com has revealed record interest in Portuguese and Spanish property during 2021. Kyero, which is...

24 November 2021

From: Breaking News

A rental room with a view! First glimpse of homes overlooking Brentford FC

The latest collection of 487 rental homes in Brentford, West London, has been revealed by Apo (a-part-of.com), the innovative new London-based residential...

24 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Road to net-zero – new ‘innovative’ schemes in Edinburgh and Leeds

Niche housebuilder Artisan Real Estate has raised the bar for sustainable development with the launch of an ambitious design framework geared...

22 November 2021

From: Breaking News

South Kensington development plans rejected in major win for local residents

On Thursday night last week, it was announced that the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea's Planning Committee had voted unanimously,...

22 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - is the government really serious about its ‘brownfield-first’ pledge?

Both Boris Johnson and Michael Gove made Tory conference speeches pushing housebuilding on brownfield sites up this government’s agenda. With funding...

22 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Is Build to Rent unaffordable? Large-scale research suggests not!

One of the biggest criticisms of the fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) market has been its perceived exclusive nature and its...

19 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – fundraisers, training programs and clock towers

This week’s auction roundup is a mixed bag, with SDL Property Auctions holding a fundraising sweepstake as part of its latest...

19 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Sean Gavin, Operations Director at Berkeley South East London

In this Q&A, Property Investor Today speaks to Sean Gavin, Operations Director at Berkeley South East London, for his thoughts on...

19 November 2021

From: Breaking News

HS2 – will investors in the North now miss out?

Since its announcement all the way back in 2009, HS2 is a project that has attracted controversy, derision, support, protests, high-profile...

17 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – ambitious BTR schemes and Henden regen underway

This development roundup focuses on build to rent and regeneration, with Kebbell expanding its Cornelian Fields development, Gresham House loan for a...

17 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – where are the top locations for high rental yields?

Research by Sequre Property Investment has revealed which cities are seeing the largest level of high yield rental homes. The buy-to-let (BTL)...

17 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Commercial to resi – boom continues across the country

We recently ran a series on the commercial to residential trend sweeping across Britain in these post-Covid times, driven by offices,...

17 November 2021

From: Breaking News

How to maximise your short-let investment this winter

In this guest piece, Emmanuel Lavoie, CEO of Jetstream Hospitality Solutions, sets out how investors can make the most from their holiday...

17 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Government called to address embodied carbon in building construction

Last week saw leading voices from the building sector unite to call on the governments and industry to make urgent commitments...

15 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Eco property – first phase of 439-home green scheme near Northampton

Despite COP26 now being finished, sustainability and the race towards net zero remain high up on the agenda, with PIT receiving...

15 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight: What's the best property development strategy?

One of the questions I get asked most frequently is, 'what's the best property development strategy?'. Given that property development ranges...

15 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Green property – regeneration hotspot King’s Cross becomes carbon neutral

One of London’s busiest and most iconic areas has announced that it has become carbon neutral (as of November 11 2021). The...

12 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Development – will tall towers now be a thing of the past?

For quite a number of years, the sky has literally been the limit for new residential, commercial and tourism-based towers –...

12 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – and the good news continues…

This week’s auction roundup shows positive results across the board, with Auction House London, Clive Emson, Allsop, Auction House and SDL...

12 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Brownfield regeneration is ‘sorely needed’ – claim

Land plots currently account for just 1.4% of for-sale stock listed on the market, yet demand is high, with 55% of...

12 November 2021

From: Breaking News

How to achieve implementable planning permission

In this guest piece, Ufuk Bahar - founder of multi-disciplinary architecture practice, Urbanist Architecture, which specialises in maximising the ROI and viability of...

12 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – sustainable homes are at the forefront

This development roundup focuses on building sustainable homes, with Beech Holdings regenerating a former office into 43 eco-friendly apartments, a £10...

10 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Landlords are already ahead of new energy efficiency rules, study shows

Landlords have begun to take steps to improve the energy efficiency of their properties ahead of new rules which are due...

10 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Ten easy mistakes buy-to-let landlords should avoid making

Private and commercial bank Arbuthnot Latham provides some simple steps to help landlords save time, stress, and ultimately money, in the months and years...

10 November 2021

From: Breaking News

EPC change could be 'catastrophic' for property investors, experts warn

Investors could be ‘severely impacted’ by government plans to raise the required Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating for buy-to-let properties in...

08 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – where is seeing the biggest rise in the value of housing stock?

New analysis carried out by Knight Frank has highlighted the areas which have seen the biggest increase in the value of...

08 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Rental market rumble – London tenant applications double

Tenant demand appears to have returned to the capital’s rental market as the pandemic freeze continues to thaw. Analysis from London estate...

08 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A: Are British buyers looking to property in the Costa del Sol?

Sean Woolley from Cloud Nine Spain reports that although they are an estate agent who has had predominantly British buyers over...

08 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Reading – could it be the South East’s newest hotspot?

Despite being home to centuries of history, a Championship football team, a major shopping centre, a thriving tech and business scene,...

05 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – new hires, enormous sales and a Rapunzel tower

This week’s auction roundup is a mixed bag, so to speak, with Savills announcing its new head of auctions and Propertymark...

05 November 2021

From: Breaking News

New investment for suburban BTR – is it about to boom?

A wave of capital is heading for the UK’s rapidly growing suburban Build to Rent (BTR) sector, according to recent research...

05 November 2021

From: Breaking News

The challenges and opportunities smart buildings face

In this guest piece, smart lighting and building software company amBX observes some core areas that are accelerating the property market today, as well as hindering it. Various...

05 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent the top target for tenant fraud, study shows

According to data from due diligence and guarantee firm, Homeppl, the Build to Rent (BTR) sector is being targeted by fraudsters with...

03 November 2021

From: Breaking News

'Explosive' growth of single-family housing shows maturity of UK BTR

Goldman Sachs made the headlines after announcing a partnership with Urban & Civic to deliver hundreds of rental homes across the...

03 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – should operators be turning to single family BTR to increase value?

In this piece, Katherine Rose, managing director of VervLife, explains why Build to Rent (BTR) operators may want to consider switching...

29 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – as we wrap up an outstanding October…

The last auction roundup of October sees superb results for iamsold, Bond Wolfe and Sutton Kersh Auctions, as well as Allsop’s...

29 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Outer London - why it could be a boom town for 20 minute neighbourhoods

One of London's leading property services groups has explored the most amenity-rich and walkable communities in Outer London in a report...

29 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Where to invest in London’s most exclusive resi neighbourhoods

London remains one of the most desirable locations to live in the world, despite its ranking as the sixth most expensive...

29 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Eco update – sustainable schemes in Somerset, Hampshire and London

This development update is environmentally focused, with 51 high-quality schemes coming to Somerset, 120 net-zero homes suited for the retired community and...

27 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Vacant Properties – research uncovers the countries with the most empty homes

Money.co.uk, an online comparison service that allows users to compare thousands of financial products, recently conducted a study analysing countries with the highest...

27 October 2021

From: Breaking News

St Moritz records strongest property price growth in 2021 with increases of 17%

Knight Frank’s annual Ski Property Report launched last week revealed that Swiss resort, St Moritz recorded the strongest price growth in...

27 October 2021

From: Breaking News

The Cumberland Building Society Industry Panel Q&A - what did it reveal?

The Cumberland recently sought the opinions of representatives from different areas of hospitality to highlight the differing perspectives on some of...

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Ballymore mixed-use development in the royal docks is on the way

Property developer Ballymore recently submitted a planning application for its latest major mixed-use quarter. The new development will be located on...

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR – international students, co-living highs and new Wolves scheme

This BTR roundup features an insight into the UK PBSA sector, good news for the London co-living market, and a brand-new...

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - a closer look at off-plan property investing

The UK has a longstanding problem with housing. A shortfall in available and viable land in areas with investment potential is...

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Black History Month – positively impacting lives through property

In the third instalment of our Black History Month investor special, we speak to Ayesha Ofori, founder of both the female...

22 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Will 2022 be the time to invest in property?

Another new year is approaching, but unlike the last, 2022 should arrive with significantly less uncertainty, especially for the property market....

22 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – normalising auctions, MMoA and more valuers needed

This week’s auction roundup involves another bumper month for SDL Property Auctions as it partners with Rightmove to revolutionise auctions, as...

22 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Everything you need to know about buying a new build

In this guest piece, the experts at regulated property buyers GoodMove explore everything investors need to know about buying a new build, including what...

22 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Property Hub duo launch game-changing app - what's it all about?

The pair behind one of the property industry's most popular podcasts have now launched an app that they say will 'completely...

20 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Planning reform the biggest obstacle for resi development – claim

The existing planning system is the biggest obstacle to residential development, according to national property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH). Its annual...

20 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – do homeowners take energy efficiency seriously?

A recent survey has revealed that only one in eight (13%) people in the UK admit that they seriously considered the...

20 October 2021

From: Breaking News

How to maximise income from your holiday home in 2022

Since the start of the pandemic, recent figures have shown that more than 11,000 second-home owners in England have opened their...

20 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Black History Month - breaking down barriers and improving diversity

In part 2 of our Black History Month investor special, we speak to Stephanie Taylor, co-founder of property management and development...

18 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Commercial to resi – from West Sussex to Surrey

In part three of our series on the booming commercial to residential sector, we look at some of the recent schemes...

18 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Why UK investors should consider property overseas

In this guest piece, Martin Dell, Founder of Kyero, explores what makes overseas properties, particularly those in France, an attractive option...

18 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Black History Month investor special - Q&A with Roy Ledgister

Black History Month, an annual event with origins dating back to late 1960s USA and celebrated in the UK since 1987,...

15 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – from Cornish holiday homes to luxury hotels

This week’s auction roundup features the exclusive lots available at Bond Wolfe's and Strettons’ October auctions, and a new mention in...

15 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – the hidden running costs of being a landlord

In this guest piece, Rightio discusses some of the lesser-known costs of being a landlord. To the uninitiated, being a landlord might...

15 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – ambitious investments and more modular homes

This mini development roundup features significant funding and investment for a Kensal Green development, a housing scheme in Corby and a...

13 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – what are the warning signs for potentially costly subsidence?

Subsidence damage, if left untreated, can cost homeowners anywhere between £3,000 to over £250,000 – meaning it could prove very costly to...

13 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Rental update – new HMO licensing rules, green spaces and low supply

In this market update, PIT looks at how HMO licensing will potentially impact Westminster’s rental market, the rising demand for green...

13 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Secrets to choosing the right contractor for your development project

There are plenty of horror stories about contractors not finishing jobs, running out of money, going bust, causing delays, charging for...

13 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Affordable housing – huge £1bn investment pledged by AHTO and Citi UK

A real estate specialist and a banking giant have joined forces to invest £1 billion over the next 3-5 years in...

11 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Commercial to resi – what are the advantages of office-to-resi conversions?

In this opinion piece, Reece Mennie from HJ Collection outlines the main benefits of office-to-residential conversions – which is set to...

11 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Development – funding for high quality schemes and sustainable homes

In this development roundup, ilke Homes gathers significant funding in a pledge to deliver 10,000 homes in the next five years,...

11 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Renters are willing to pay over £1k more a year for smart home tech

A fifth of UK renters claim they would fork out up to 10% more in rent each month for smart features...

11 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Five ways to keep your home renovation eco-friendly

Building and construction expert, Thomas Goodman at MyJobQuote, offers five tips to keep your home renovation project, whether big or small,...

11 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Opinion - leasehold reform should be top of Michael Gove’s 'to-do’ list

Housebuilder Countryside Properties has become the latest big developer to pledge an end to ground rents on leasehold properties, meaning that...

08 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Commercial to resi – will this trend continue to boom?

In this ongoing series, PIT will explore whether commercial to residential conversions – one of the biggest trends during the pandemic as...

08 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – looking back at a successful September

The theme of this week’s roundup is reflection, as Allsop and SDL Auctions report successful auction results for September, while Auction...

08 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Student lets – ambitious tie-up and most expensive areas for tenants

StuRents, one of the UK’s largest student accommodation search platforms, is to provide users with all-inclusive utility packages directly through its...

08 October 2021

From: Breaking News

 The UK’s next property hotspots: where to invest in 2021 and beyond

New research by Select Property Group has named the top 20 UK locations property investors should look to next. According to Select’s...

06 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Real people, real fears – Labour backs FBU to fight cladding scandal

The Labour Party is calling for “sustained investment” in public services that could help resolve the building safety crisis and prevent...

06 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Permission denied! A quarter of investors thwarted by planning roadblocks

A new survey of more than 500 UK property investors, carried out by SearchLand, has shed light on the key challenges...

06 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Interior design - five top tips to help holiday rentals attract the right crowd

In this guest piece, Rob Lessmann, founder of Design’d Living, explores his five top tips for creating an attractive, luxe interior in...

06 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Elephant & Castle – what is the latest with London’s regeneration hotspot?

Situated in southeast London, Elephant & Castle boasts a rich history as well as an intriguing reputation. In recent years, the...

04 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Housebuilding – first deals, hidden abodes and Gloucestershire homes

This mini housebuilding roundup features Lovell’s pledge to combat the housing shortage with refurbishment, and two ambitious deals from Pocket Living...

04 October 2021

From: Breaking News

The importance of solving the UK’s shortage of affordable homes

In this guest piece, David Searle, co-founder and COO of HSPG, outlines why affordable housing provision is more important than ever. House prices...

04 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Investment insight – is property flipping back on the agenda?

In April 2020, right in the heart of the first lockdown, we ran a guest piece from Harvey Raybould about whether...

01 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Yorkshire housebuilder signs £50 million JV with Dominvs

Bespoke housebuilder Yorkshire Country Properties has signed a joint venture with real estate group, Dominvs Group, that will result in an...

01 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight: what’s fuelling the rapid growth of the suburban BTR market?

One of the key problems facing the UK housing market can be boiled down to: lots of demand and not enough...

01 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent – Notts scheme update, single-family homes and lets with pets

Plans for the latest phase of The Island Quarter development were approved by Nottingham City Council. The approved plans are set to...

29 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Co-living scheme, housebuilding hiatus & construction milestone

In this property investment roundup, PIT zones in on a new co-living scheme in Exeter, a potential halt in housebuliding and...

29 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Bigger than London – buy-to-let goes regional

Are you a buy-to-let investor considering selling up? You’re not alone. Research by the Nottingham Building Society revealed that a fifth...

29 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Opinion - what is the future of property investing?

In this guest piece, the media team at HULT Private Capital outline what they see as the future of property investing...

27 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Sky's the limit - The Sky Residences at One Bishopsgate Plaza launch

One Bishopsgate Plaza, the tallest residential and hospitality tower in London, launched The Sky Residences last week. Stanhope was appointed as...

27 September 2021

From: Breaking News

It’s back! National Landlord Investment Show goes live again in October

After a hiatus of nearly two years, where shows had to take place virtually instead, the National Landlord Investment Show says...

27 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Fire Door Safety Week – tenant fears and landlord duties revealed

Millions of people privately renting or in social housing fear a revenge eviction if they raise fire safety concerns with landlords. Despite...

27 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – a bumper September to wrap up the summer

Last week, PIT spoke to some of the UK’s biggest and most successful auctioneers to find out if they planned to...

24 September 2021

From: Breaking News

China update – increased interest in UK resi buying and a demand bounce-back

Interest from China in the UK property is bouncing back, according to experts on the Chinese buying market in Britain. Domenica Di...

24 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Opinion: The misconceptions of land banking

Following the news of the departure of Robert Jenrick and the introduction of Michael Gove as Secretary of State for the newly renamed Department...

24 September 2021

From: Breaking News

The next evolution of shopping centres - could they be converted to resi?

Shopping centres have taken a hit in recent years thanks to changing shopping habits, the growth of online retail, a decline...

22 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Mount Anvil launches The Ellipse at Royal Eden Docks

Property developer Mount Anvil and its partner ExCeL London have launched The Ellipse at their Royal Eden Docks scheme, located in Newham,...

22 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - why China's new data protection law matters to the UK property sector

Last month, the Chinese government passed the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL), which comes into effect from November 1 2021. While,...

20 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Planning update – green homes coming to Yorkshire and Borehamwood

Leading housebuilder Harron Homes Yorkshire has submitted planning application to Barnsley Metropolitan Council for 236 new homes. The proposals will regenerate a...

20 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – how to avoid the down value trap

Recent reports that over half of all London homes on the market last year were downvalued by lenders was somewhat concerning...

20 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Elephant Park – what's happening at one of London’s greenest new schemes?

Elephant & Castle is, without doubt, an incongruous area – very busy, chaotic and some might say ugly, but also full...

17 September 2021

From: Breaking News

 The Student Hotel - Scotland’s largest 500-room hotel is on the way

Candleriggs Square is undergoing a £300 million transformation that is the first of its kind in the UK.  Plans for the The...

17 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction houses – are they returning to in-room now that society's reopened?

At various points throughout the pandemic, we have posed the question as to whether the UK’s major auction houses will return...

17 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Athena House is the first residential development launched on Instagram

Property Experts, a Greater London developer, has launched its development Athena House in Horley, Surrey, exclusively on Instagram. The development is a...

17 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Opinion - why investors should wake up to the BTR revolution

In this guest piece, Alec Watt, chief executive officer of the Accouter Group of Companies, outlines why investors would be unwise...

15 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Lavish lakeside scheme completes with support from Shawbrook Bank

Marden Homes Limited has secured a £17 million loan from Shawbrook Bank to help complete a ‘unique’, luxury lakeside scheme at...

15 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – is office/retail to resi now more important than ever?

One of the biggest trends during the pandemic from a property development point of view has been a dramatic increase in...

10 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Kim Kardashian and crypto risks – how much of a gamble is crypto investment?

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK’s main financial regulator, has warned a number of times in the past about the...

08 September 2021

From: Breaking News

International buyers and tenants are keen to live in the UK

Global travel is on the mend as the UK has opened its doors to international countries that meet the government’s criteria....

08 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Majority of UK adults unaware of mortgage guarantee scheme

A new poll has revealed that 15% of working-age people believe that the government’s mortgage guarantee scheme could apply to them....

08 September 2021

From: Breaking News

How site sourcing is being transformed by big data

An effective method for sourcing and obtaining sites is critical to the success of any property developer. Starting construction on a...

08 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Debunking the myths regarding the 2025 boiler ban

In 2019, the UK government announced that it would be bringing in a ban on gas boilers. This was originally scheduled...

06 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – August achievements and September selections

This week, PIT takes a look at the continued success of SDL Property Auctions, and more great opportunities for buyers and investors...

03 September 2021

From: Breaking News

A big coup – leading retirement developer joins forces with Homes England

In what will be seen as a major win, one of the UK’s leading developers and managers of retirement communities has...

03 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Most students alarmed about Covid precautions

Build to Rent furnishing solutions firm Manor Interiors recently researched UK student accommodation standards during the Covid-19 pandemic. Some 1,032 UK...

01 September 2021

From: Breaking News

The great UK construction contractor payment overhaul - what's it about?

According to a recent Deloitte report, the construction sector accounts for the highest number of insolvencies compared to any other sector,...

27 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – the all-stars of August auctions

Although summer is winding down, the world of property auctions is still very much active, with data from iamsold revealing that...

27 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - five top tips for profitable apartment investing

In this advice article, Mike Liverton, founder and chairman of Jetstream Hospitality Solutions, outlines some top tips for investing in apartments...

27 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - a day in the life of a show home interior designer

For property developers, show homes and marketing suites play a key role when it comes to advertising and selling properties in...

27 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – where are the UK’s top 20 towns for second homes?

With the recent staycation boom, which is likely to continue for future summers even as international travel opens up again, the...

25 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Why creativity and ambition are needed to solve the UK’s housing shortage

It is no secret that the UK is struggling to confront the scale of the housing crisis that looms over it....

25 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Leaseholders need extra funding not just extra time

As part of its unveiling of some of the detail in the Building Safety Bill currently making its way through Parliament,...

23 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Developers are granted £150m to deliver West Bar scheme

The West Bar development in Sheffield has been granted full planning approval meaning that construction work can begin within a few months....

23 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Housing with care – how is Scotland aiming to tackle an age-old problem?

It’s one of the biggest issues facing countries and leaders across the world and has been brought into starker focus than...

23 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Regional update – Sheffield and Nottingham to receive major schemes

A national property developer with a focus on residential, commercial and mixed-use schemes, in partnership with both the public and private...

20 August 2021

From: Breaking News

The importance of flood mitigation in new residential developments

Climate change has brought increased rainfall across the country, especially in places that may not have had as much risk of...

20 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Green shoots – manager appointed to major eco scheme in Scotland

It’s been announced that Taylor & Martin, a property management company based out of Glasgow, has been appointed by Artisan Real...

18 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Development update – colossal schemes and a city within a city

Scarborough Group International (SGI) has submitted two reserved matters planning applications and a revised outline planning application for the next significant...

18 August 2021

From: Breaking News

What you need to know to get finance for your property development project

Why would a commercial lender give you money for a small-scale property development project? The answer is … profit. They’ll typically...

18 August 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR roundup - record levels of investment, £500m JV and Leeds scheme

Knight Frank has announced that the UK’s Build to Rent (BTR) market received record levels of investment in the first two...

16 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Fire Safety Act 2021 – are landlords and investors prepared?

Compliance expert Bureau Veritas is encouraging landlords and duty holders to prepare for the Fire Safety Act 2021, and describes the...

16 August 2021

From: Breaking News

UK borders must open to more countries for market recovery, says STAA

The UK Short Term Accommodation Association (STAA) is calling for the easing of restrictions to be extended to travellers from more...

16 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – appetite for auction properties isn’t satiated yet!

This week, PIT takes a closer look at the success stories for Auction House London, iamsold, Auction House and Allsop, indicating...

13 August 2021

From: Breaking News

90% of off-plan units sold at Bracknell development

SevenCapital’s flagship Bracknell development, The Grand Exchange, is almost sold out of all off-plan units. There are now only 10% of...

13 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation 2021 – these are the top UK seaside locations to buy a holiday home

A brand-new report by Parkdean Resorts reveals the top 10 UK destinations to buy a seaside holiday home, analysing a range of...

13 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Senior housing – is it about to receive a much-needed growth spurt?

The importance of good-quality senior housing has become starker than ever during the Covid-19 pandemic, but there still remains a shortage...

11 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Property shortage - which UK regions need more rental properties?

A disparity between property demand and supply has risen across the UK. This has created opportunities for buy-to-let landlords to invest in...

09 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Five finance scams that target expats...and how to avoid them

Expatriates are a prime target for scammers. And no wonder, usually being wealthier than locals, out of their comfort zone and...

09 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Study – coastal homes fly off the shelf 20 days quicker than pre-pandemic

New data from Rightmove shows a surge in demand for homes in coastal locations from people living in cities, leading to...

09 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – and the summer sensation of auction continues…

This week, PIT takes a look at the latest unique lot available at Pugh, as well as the successful results of...

06 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Girl power – women rule the roost in home buying decisions

East Midlands estate agency, Marble Property Services has released new data which suggests that women taking the lead in pushing house...

06 August 2021

From: Breaking News

 Hunt is on for equity partner for £1.3 billion new Essex town centre

Purfleet Centre Regeneration Ltd has instructed Knight Frank Capital Advisory (KFCA) to seek a funding partner to deliver a major new mixed-use...

04 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Over £130,000 of BTR fraud is stopped by PropTech

A rising problem in the Build to Rent (BTR) sector is tenant fraud. The busiest time of year for renters is...

04 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Being a successful property developer means being a Branson

If you take a look at the Virgin website you’ll see an impressive (and varied) number of brands, including broadband, aviation,...

04 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Mallorca magic - property demand at an all-time high

Mallorca’s real estate market is in high demand. Factors such as its vaccination drive and the enduring allure of the Mediterranean...

02 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Top tips for getting the best out of property auctions

Property auctions provide the perfect opportunity for investors, whether you’re looking to add to your portfolio or release some capital.  As a buyer, you...

02 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – where are the cheapest Euro property hotspots for sunshine?

A holiday home abroad is a dream for many, while others like the idea of an investment property in the sun,...

30 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – from public toilets to historic wineries

This week’s auction roundup sees record toppers from Bond Wolfe Auctions and Strettons, a particularly unusual lot on sale via Pugh, and...

30 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation surge offers 'silver lining' for holiday investors

With schools breaking up for the summer, holiday let owners are bracing for a boom in bookings as many shun travelling abroad due to ongoing uncertainty surrounding foreign holidays.  According to...

30 July 2021

From: Breaking News

New government guidance on cladding approved by property management firm

Principle Estate Management has welcomed a major UK government intervention that means leaseholders “trapped” in flats due to the cladding crisis...

28 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Subsidence – would you know if your investment property had it?

Along with Japanese knotweed, it’s one of the issues that can have the biggest impact on a home’s value and ability...

28 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Record high - properties continue to sell over asking price

NAEA Propertymark has released its June Housing Report, revealing that properties are selling over their asking price at an all-time high. The...

28 July 2021

From: Breaking News

The electric vehicle revolution: How our homes are driving the green transition

Electric vehicles are driving the UK’s green transition, helping the nation on its journey towards sustainability and net zero emissions by...

28 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Peter Grant, Sandstone Group

Who are you? Peter Grant, founder and CEO of Sandstone Group (formerly Grant Property). Out of hours, my passions include skiing and...

27 July 2021

From: 60 Second Interview

Elephant Park project director - talking sustainability, Covid and community

Elephant & Castle is one of the most interesting and colourful parts of London, with a fascinating history and a wonderfully...

26 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – redevelopment schemes and a modular focus

Dover District Council has approved Etopia Homes’ plans to deliver 50 eco-friendly homes on a site in Eastry, Kent. Situated on Gore...

26 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Demand boom - Covid strengthens UK holiday accommodation market

The Covid-19 pandemic has had many adverse effects on businesses, but an industry that has benefited immensely from the pandemic is...

26 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Investor claim - Berlin remains Europe’s hottest real estate market

Since my Zibel Real Estate portfolio first started investing in Berlin over a decade ago, residential real estate prices have increased...

26 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Ombria - surge in demand due to Golden Visa and work from anywhere boom

One of the Algarve’s most anticipated new developments has witnessed ‘unprecedented demand’ for its flagship Viceroy Residences since they launched in...

23 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – mid-year milestones and bumper summer catalogues

Now that we’re well into the summer, Property Investor Today takes a look at the mid-year results for Sutton Kersh Auctions...

23 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Bristol scheme named after Princess Campbell, city's first black ward sister

Unite Students, a student accommodation provider, has announced its new property in Bristol will be named after Princess Campbell, the city’s...

23 July 2021

From: Breaking News

SevenCapital - how can I invest like the ultra-rich?

If you could be one thing in your life, what would it be? Chances are the answer to this question for...

23 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Never knowingly underbuilt - should other retailers join the BTR revolution?

With Boots recently joining John Lewis and Lloyds Bank in dipping its toes into the property market, this opinion piece from Ged...

21 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Update – free frameworks webinars and the Building Safety Bill

A series of free webinars are being held this month to help public sector clients access three major frameworks, including a...

21 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Quintain’s Rajesh Shah – what will Covid’s impact be on BTR long-term?

Quintain Living, formerly known as Tipi, is the Build to Rent (BTR) brand of well-known developer Quintain and has made a...

21 July 2021

From: Breaking News

New platform launches to solve challenges with developer payments

Building and construction software company ProjectPay has recently launched a new platform to remove builder risk on construction projects. Project financiers and...

19 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Billion-dollar PropTech idea? Last chance to enter as comp seeks next big thing

Company founders from the likes of Gymshark, Tinder, Zoom, Uber and Deliveroo have already turned that initial spark of an idea...

19 July 2021

From: Breaking News

How holiday lets can make the most of the staycation boom

As the UK emerges out of lockdown and ventures towards normality, people are ready to make the most of the upcoming...

19 July 2021

From: Breaking News

The rebuild of Holloway Prison – why are there campaigns against the plans?

A number of community-led campaign groups are calling for a landmark Women’s Building and social housing on the former Holloway Prison...

16 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Retail to residential – new episode from Winkworth’s podcast

In June, estate agents Winkworth launched their Property Exchange podcast where they discuss the latest developments in the property market. The...

16 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - why the rental market is ripe for FinTech-like disruption

In this guest piece, Shareq Husain, VP and UK General Manager at Residently, outlines why Britain's rental market is ripe for FinTech-like...

16 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Development – How to overcome the death of the city centre

During the Housing and Build to Rent Conference, a leading architect based in Nottingham declared that the death of the city...

14 July 2021

From: Breaking News

The do’s and don’ts of beach hut investments

With Britain experiencing a staycation surge, it is unsurprising that beach huts have become increasingly hot property. Beach huts have become...

12 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors - Women total 48% of UK’s buy-to-let investors

Until recently, the world of buy-to-let investing has traditionally been dominated by men. Current figures, however, reveal women now make up...

12 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Roundup – MMC homes for rent and a new 28-storey resi tower in Birmingham

The Urban Splash Residential Fund (USR) has announced a £25.8 million deal acquiring sustainable new homes created using Modern Methods of...

12 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Opportunity for investors? Huge value of homes lay empty across Britain

The topic of empty homes has long been a contentious one, with many pointing out that existing properties that have fallen...

09 July 2021

From: Breaking News

New schemes in Ellesmere Port, Clapham & North Horsham

MCI Developments and Promenade Estates secures Ellesmere Port approval Promenade Estates alongside its partner MCI Developments has secured planning consent for 170 houses...

09 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – a slice of Pye, quaint cottages and July sales

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the latest goings-on for the UK’s top auctioneers, from John Pye’s brand-new...

09 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Development – multi-generational living and stamp duty free homes

Inspired Villages, operator of retirement villages established by Legal & General, has achieved planning permission to deliver a £100 million retirement...

07 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - how to pick the right property development project

A small project in property development industry terms can be quite literally life-changing from a personal income point of view. But...

07 July 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR – largest UK scheme, lets with pets and supporting gender diversity

UK developer and manager of residential rental homes, Watkin Jones, has received resolution to grant permission for a Build to Rent...

05 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – why you need to be wary of cryptocurrency investment fraud

Here at PIT, we have covered a number of stories in recent times about the potential dangers of get-rich-quick schemes, often...

05 July 2021

From: Breaking News

PropTech 3.0 and beyond – the future of property investment

Technology is changing how investors find, select and purchase property. This is especially true with the constraints of the past year...

05 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Update – the latest in Berkhamsted FC’s fight to stay at its historic home

At the beginning of this year, we covered the story of Berkhamsted Football Club and its battle to keep playing at...

02 July 2021

From: Breaking News

The future of smart tech: how our homes will look in 50 years’ time

From health monitoring panic rooms to biometric sensors in every corner, by 2071 our homes could virtually run themselves. With the recent...

02 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – now that the stamp duty holiday is over…

In this week’s auction roundup, Property Investor Today looks at the top auction results in the month just gone, with Allsop,...

02 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Dead City: has the pandemic killed off the London property market?

The Covid-19 crisis has led to some big questions about the future of cities, and whether enough people will want to...

02 July 2021

From: Breaking News

The Smithfield Birmingham – what is the development all about?

A major new development in Birmingham reached a significant milestone yesterday as Lendlease and the City Council finalised a joint venture...

30 June 2021

From: Breaking News

How will the end of the stamp duty holiday affect today's property market?

Ross Counsell, chartered surveyor and director at property buyers, GoodMove, shares his thoughts on the stamp duty holiday, how it’s contributed to higher...

30 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Portugal – the key to good property management and a Golden Visa rush

Despite still being on the amber list after the UK government’s most recent review of its controversial traffic light system, Portugal...

30 June 2021

From: Breaking News

A guide on investing in real estate in Verbier

A charming skiing resort in Switzerland overlooking the Mont Blanc range, Verbier sits on a south-facing plateau which gives it plenty...

30 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Modular – partnerships, digital construction and reaching climate goal

Off-site construction specialist Premier Modular has been awarded a place on the new £330 million LHC Modular Buildings Framework. Premier’s appointment to the...

28 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Hitting net-zero: how property investors can contribute to the 2025 carbon target

The UK government has implemented a legally binding commitment to achieve net-carbon zero by 2050, meaning that new-build homes must be...

28 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – Why are buyers looking for properties near airports?

After much anticipation, many British citizens are hoping to soak up some sun in their dream destination. The foreign travel ‘traffic...

28 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A - should a bottom-up approach be used to revive UK high streets?

One of the biggest debates raging at the moment concerns the future of the high street, which has been hit harder...

28 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Can I use my holiday let investment as a holiday home for my family too?

In this article, building society The Cumberland - specialists when it comes to holiday let lending - offer expert input on...

25 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – a rare opportunity and the best auction house hotspots

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the ‘rare opportunity’ for buyers to purchase a former Edwardian school, the...

25 June 2021

From: Breaking News

‘Landmark’ BTR scheme launched in North Acton-Park Royal regen zone

One of London’s leading independent estate agencies has launched NWX Residences, a landmark Build to Rent (BTR) scheme developed in partnership...

25 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Why the end of the eviction ban is no magic wand for landlords

It seems rare that the government delivers good news to landlords, but there were sighs of relief all round when the...

25 June 2021

From: Breaking News

How has the UK property market fared in the five years since the Brexit vote?

This week – today (June 23), to be exact – marks five years since the EU referendum. It was a significant moment...

23 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors - should Greece be back on your investment agenda?

The outlook for Greece’s property market is buoyant, off the back of gradual lifting of restrictions and a surging vaccination programme...

23 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Development – affordable homes, regen schemes and magical pubs

Knights Quarter, the brand-new development in the heart of Winchester, is offering an ‘exciting’ investment opportunity with a collection of apartments,...

23 June 2021

From: Breaking News

The big debate! Is flexible working the future for construction?

One of the biggest lifestyle changes wrought by the pandemic has been a considerable change in working practices and patterns, with...

23 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – where are the best places to be an investor right now?

When it comes to investing in property, strong rental yields are all-important if you want to make decent money out of...

21 June 2021

From: Breaking News