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BTR growth - from Stratford and Sheffield to Reading

In this latest BTR roundup, PIT explores the opening date for a scheme in Olympic hub Stratford, work beginning on the...

05 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Sham property schemes in the North West - what do investors need to know?

A Manchester law firm is currently working on behalf of a group of overseas investors on five different cases of sham property schemes in...

03 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - top tips for securing a Spanish mortgage

Well-known Spanish agency Lucas Fox works with some of Spain's leading mortgage brokers who offer competitive mortgage packages to suit all requirements....

22 July 2022

From: Overseas Property

Auction roundup – new catalogues launch and a final goodbye…

In what is sadly my last ever auction roundup for PIT, SDL Property Auctions launches the catalogue for its July National...

22 July 2022

From: Breaking News

ilke Homes installs first factory-built homes in Hereford

The first factory-built homes have been craned into place on a site in Hereford to deliver an affordable housing scheme for...

20 July 2022

From: Breaking News

BTR roundup – Flying Butler enters the market and Strawberry Star growth

A major UK-based operator of serviced apartments has announced the launch of its new Build to Rent brand, Mura Living, as...

15 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Golden Investment: Aviva research reveals growing wealth held in property

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

13 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Castleforge - talking interest rates, BTR trends, data and rental reform

In this Q&A, we speak to Adam MacLeod, partner at Castleforge Partners, for his thoughts on data-driven investment, the latest trends...

08 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Green property - the car-free communities of the future

We know that vehicle emissions are a major contributor to climate change, that carbon pollution is harmful to health, and that...

06 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Clowes Developments – who are Derby County FC’s proposed new owners?

Not for the first time, the worlds of property and football have collided with the proposed takeover of beleaguered Derby County...

01 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Major firms continue to invest in the PRS – what’s the latest?

The UK private rented sector has become increasingly attractive to institutional, large-scale investors in recent years as returns on investment elsewhere...

29 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Experts launch new guide to small-scale property development

A new book has been released to offer insight to landlords and investors on small-scale property development. The ‘Guide to Small-Scale Property...

29 June 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

08 June 2022

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

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

Investors: hedge against rising inflation with property

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

27 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – nightlife prospects and investment homes

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

22 April 2022

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

Revealed - UK public back Economic Crime Bill, but want it to be fairer

The vast majority of the UK public back the government's new Economic Crime Bill designed to crack down on dirty money...

25 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Your 12-step 2022 property investment plan

It’s a new year – 11 more months lie ahead. With some discipline and focus you could be much closer to your investment...

14 February 2022

From: Breaking News

West London living – Moorfield launches first co-living scheme in Ealing

UK-focused real estate fund manager Moorfield has agreed to forward fund an 81-bed co-living scheme near Ealing Broadway, West London, for £21...

07 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - Chinese buyers increasingly looking for UK investment opportunities

The ‘potent’ mix of the Covid-19 pandemic and the slow demise of the Evergrande Group, one of China’s largest development companies, is...

04 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

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

Insight - what to consider when buying-to-let in 2022

The start of a new year is often a time for reflection, and for investors, it is a prime opportunity to...

21 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

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

New tie-up forged to make investing in the NW ‘easier, faster and more efficient’

GetGround and Salboy have announced a strategic partnership to make property investing in the North West easier, faster and more efficient.  Salboy, the North West property development and investment company, and GetGround,...

20 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

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

First platform to tokenise property in the UK rebrands to Definder

Smartlands - the first company to tokenise property in the UK, and one we've covered a number times on PIT in recent...

15 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

Interview with Sam Le Pard, LEXI Finance

What does it say on your business card? Sam Le Pard, co-founder of LEXI Finance! How does LEXI help developers and property investors? LEXI...

08 December 2021

From: 60 Second Interview

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

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

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

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

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

Daniel James McGowran MNAEA - Owner of Daniel James Residential

Who are you? Daniel James McGowran MNAEA, originally from London, now living in Shropshire. What does it say on your business card? “Love...

16 November 2021

From: 60 Second Interview

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

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

'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

Should property investors lock in interest rates now?

On Thursday (November 4), the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee will decide whether interest rates will finally increase, after the...

01 November 2021

From: Breaking News

How a new sales feature will help make auctions the first choice for everyone

Private treaty property sales are fraught with pitfalls and at SDL Property Auctions we believe change is long overdue. We believe...

27 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

BTR update – subdued Q3 but strong pipeline points to Q4 boom, says CBRE

The UK’s fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) sector recorded a total of £374 million of investment in Q3 2021, according to...

08 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

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

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

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

 Major £84.1 million PBSA portfolio hits the market

Real estate consultancy, Knight Frank has been instructed by Maven Capital, IP Investment Management and Glenmore Group to dispose of three...

03 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

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

Abu Dhabi Bank provides financing for London PBSA

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has provided structured financing of AED 124 million (£24 million) through its UK operation supporting Bahrain...

20 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

Sandstone - company launches fund across ten UK cities

A UK-based private property investment and management company has launched the Sandstone Residential REIT, focused on traditional residential property across ten...

13 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – planning changes risk “avalanche of unacceptable housing”

New planning changes which came into effect this month have been criticised by a renting campaigner. Ajay Jagota, the founder of...

11 August 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

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

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

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

UK’s first mainstream zero carbon homes arrive – are they the future?

A government-backed modular housing ‘pioneer’ has unveiled the UK’s first mainstream zero carbon home, which it claims can cut energy bills...

07 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A – the largely untapped market for British lending abroad

When it comes to investing in developments and resorts abroad, UK-based development firms might be concerned about finance and how to...

18 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation boom drives demand for holiday home developments

After the Prime Minister warned the country not to travel to amber or red list countries, it is now looking increasingly...

09 June 2021

From: Breaking News

The UK’s property bubble – what will happen next?

When will the UK’s property bubble burst? This question has become increasingly prevalent over recent months. The fact it has is a...

04 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – can you really build a property empire in five years?

A leading property developer has claimed that a successful property empire can be built within a short space of time, albeit...

04 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A – housing digitisation, women in property and the future of short-lets

In this Q&A, Property Investor Today speaks to Vivi Cahyadi Himmel, co-founder and chief executive of PropTech platform AltoVita, on a...

04 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let yields 2021: where are the best postcodes in London?

As a landlord or investor, yield is one of the things you will be most interested in to ensure you generate a...

02 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A - why the rise in W2 should keep PCL investors optimistic

The prime end of the market has been one of the hardest hit by Covid-19, but Euroterra Capital – known as...

26 May 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

14 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Update: new schemes in West London plus Guinness housing development

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

07 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – new ventures, league tables and the stamp duty race

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the ambitious auction houses that are making great strides as we ease...

23 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - how can we repurpose retail assets with lasting relevance?

One of the big questions that has become even more stark during the pandemic – which has devastated the already struggling...

21 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors - leading the charge of sustainability in property development

As a once in a lifetime event, the response to the pandemic has taken precedence over other global issues, including our...

19 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation 2021 – how to successfully run and manage a holiday let?

With restrictions starting to ease as part of the government’s roadmap out of lockdown, and the vaccine rollout going well, there...

14 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – where are the most profitable locations for BTL landlords?

Recent research from CIA Landlords revealed the top 10 locations where landlords can potentially make the most profits from buy-to-let. Brighton, Bangor,...

12 April 2021

From: Breaking News

PBSA roundup – new Leeds scheme, £133m tie-up and hottest towns revealed

Real Estate Capital Holdings has agreed to sell a prime PBSA development opportunity in Leeds for £18.5 million to global living...

07 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - how can investors capitalise on the rise in flexible living?

Property investors are recognising the shifts in the way people work and eyeing up the ‘lucrative’ short-term rental market as a...

31 March 2021

From: Breaking News

What a Covid vaccine could mean for the property market

The coronavirus vaccine roll-out is going far better than any of us could ever have imagined, with more than a third...

29 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Post-Brexit UK-China property investment outlook – what should you know? 

A new thought leadership paper has looked at where, what and why Chinese high-net-worth-individuals (HWNIs) and investors are buying and developing in...

22 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Going global – GuestReady acquires The Porto Concierge in Portugal

Leading short-term rental brand GuestReady has acquired The Porto Concierge, the largest Airbnb management company in Portugal. Following its acquisition of BnbLord...

19 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Survey – how is marketing viewed and utilised in the property sector?

A new report based on research conducted in 2020 has been launched by The Property Marketing Strategists, a new venture from...

19 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors - three ways to diversify your portfolio in 2021

In this guest piece, property development and investment company SevenCapital outline three ways investors can diversify their portfolio.  After the turbulence of...

19 March 2021

From: Breaking News

David Alexander is joint Chief Executive Officer of property lettings firm apropos

Many landlords and property investors will have watched the Chancellor’s budget with a feeling of trepidation. There had been hints of...

12 March 2021

From: Sponsored Content

How house prices & rents will affect your property portfolio in the 2020s

For many years, residential property has been the default choice for investors looking to preserve and grow their wealth. In times...

12 March 2021

From: Breaking News

International Women’s Day – diversity, going green and equality in property

In the second instalment of our International Women’s Day series, we explore the topic of diversity in property and construction, the...

10 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – three European countries seeing tremendous real estate growth

After several years of growth across all real estate segments, 2020 was anticipated to maintain this trend. Unfortunately, the Covid-19 pandemic...

10 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Update – Sheffield regen, RAF ‘garden village’ and Bloomsbury office to resi

In this bumper development roundup, PIT explores regeneration projects in Sheffield, office to residential conversions in high-end Bloomsbury and schemes providing...

05 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors could be between a rock and a hard place after Budget – claim

The Budget could leave many property investors and landlords ‘between a rock and a hard place’, according to Apropos. The letting firm...

03 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – can first-time investors really become ‘financially free’ very quickly?

Some self-styled property gurus have courted controversy for offering near-instant financial freedom through their training courses, or arguing that anyone –...

01 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors back hopeful hotelier as staycations become the norm

Developer and hotelier Lawrence Kenwright says he has agreed a deal with 95% of unsecured investors to bring the company he...

24 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Are Europe's real estate markets bracing for a sell-off?

2020 was a tough pill to swallow for Europe’s real estate markets as some segments were forced into extremely disruptive lockdowns...

22 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – new hires, fruitful partnerships and Feb catalogues

This week, Property investor Today looks at SDL Property Auctions’ latest extensive catalogue, BidX1’s 2020 success and Auction Estates’ landmark appointment...

19 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A – is now the time to be investing in distressed assets?

In this Q&A, Thomas Balashev – who has spoken previously of breaking into the old-money elite of prime London property despite...

17 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – new BTR schemes in Birmingham and Hertfordshire

Birmingham-based property developer Cordia Blackswan has officially handed over its Hockley Mills site to Legal & General (L&G) and Sir Robert...

15 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – all-star shortlist for Thamesmead regeneration

A ‘diverse and innovative’ group of architects and designers, with UK and international expertise, have made the shortlist to potentially become...

08 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Three reasons why property will be your best investment in 2021

The prospect of investing your hard-earned money can be daunting, especially for those relatively new to it, but perhaps more-so after...

05 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A - why should investors consider the turn-on/turn-off approach to short-lets?

The short-lets market has undoubtedly suffered because of Covid-19, with leisure and business travel largely off the table at the moment...

29 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Quintain Living - the new version of Tipi

Since the start of the Build to Rent (BTR) boom, Tipi (the BTR brand of British property development and investment company...

27 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed: how the pandemic has shaped the global housing market

It would be an understatement to say that the Covid-19 pandemic has caused upheaval to sectors, industries and businesses around the...

27 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – how can UK citizens secure EU residency post-Brexit? 

It’s been an area of hot discussion in recent weeks as the UK gets used to its new post-Brexit reality, where...

25 January 2021

From: Breaking News

What does 2021 have in store for the property market?

2020 was a challenging year for many industries across the world, and especially those in the UK. Amongst national lockdowns, stringent...

20 January 2021

From: Property Investment & Strategy

Blockchain and holiday rentals: transforming the way we do business

Blockchain technology and cryptocurrency have been such buzzwords in the last decade. We hear these concepts often pertaining to a variety...

20 January 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR brand says new tie-up shows not all investors feel cities are dead

UNCLE, a well-established Build to Rent (BTR) brand owned by Realstar Group, has announced a $1 billion transformative investment to grow...

15 January 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR update – Goldman Sachs grows, L&G expands, new scheme in Brum

Despite the introduction of Lockdown 3.0, the fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) market shows no signs of slowing down, with acquisitions,...

13 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A - why will Birmingham continue to attract investment in 2021?

In September last year, Hungarian-based property developer Cordia International acquired Birmingham-based, PRS-specialist developer Blackswan Property Limited. The Blackswan acquisition marked Cordia’s first investment in the UK market and is...

06 January 2021

From: Breaking News

MMoA could thrive if homeowners understood it better – study

The Modern Method of Auction (MMoA) could almost double and become a more mainstream way of buying and selling if people...

04 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Retail to resi – rising number of conversion applications are being rejected

One of the biggest property investment trends of the year, driven by the pandemic and the devastation this has caused for...

18 December 2020

From: Breaking News

UK the top hotspot for overseas resi investment post-Brexit, says research

The UK has ranked highest for future residential real estate investment, in a survey of 500 investors, developers and asset managers...

14 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Property market predictions for 2021 – what can we expect?

The property predictions for 2021 continue to roll in, as the sector looks ahead to the upcoming 12 months. Here, we get...

09 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Why international investors are looking at UK’s tier 2 cities for returns

The UK's second tier cities are very often more appealing to international investors in terms of guranteed rental returns - as...

30 November 2020

From: Breaking News

High-end property broker: we should be more like the US on property

A Mayfair-based property broker, who has previously spoken of his ability to break into the old-money elite, has called for greater...

23 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Five reasons why property investors are feeling the 'Verbier vibe'

Fashionable Swiss ski resort Verbier is firmly on the radar of international buyers as 2021 approaches, according to Skiingproperty.com. The website says...

23 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Investors – would you swap time in your second home for stays elsewhere?

A property exchange company born out of the 2008 financial crash has seen its membership grow again as the world undergoes...

23 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Overseas interest in UK real estate and construction through the roof – report

The proportion of overseas investors who consider real estate and construction to be a key driver of future UK growth has...

20 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Why investment in leasehold is crucial to building safety

It is no secret that the leasehold market has had its challenges in recent years. Abuses by a number of developers...

18 November 2020

From: Breaking News

How much Capital Gains Tax do you have to pay when disposing of a property?

When you're disposing of a property, you’ll have to take certain things into consideration, from choosing an estate agent to sell...

04 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Answers to the most common questions when it comes to the 30-day CGT rule

Summer 2020 saw changes to the 30-day Capital Gains Tax (CGT) rule come into force and talk of a CGT increase...

30 October 2020

From: Conveyancing, Mortgages, Tax & Finance

Auction Roundup – remember, remember, the sales in November

As we reach the end of October, Property Investor Today looks at how auction houses have been preparing for November auctions -...

30 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Where is best to invest? Top ten investment hotspots for 2021

While 2020 has been a challenging year due to Covid, the property market has boomed, driven by changing priorities for homeowners...

30 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Part 1: retail to residential – has John Lewis set a precedent?

The high street was already struggling before the pandemic, but Covid-19 has perhaps sent it into terminal decline. High streets in major...

28 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Resilient property income - why property investors are turning to social housing

In this guest piece, Max Shenkman, head of investment at Triple Point Social Housing REIT, outlines why social housing REITs are continuing...

16 October 2020

From: Breaking News

How making timeshare claims outside the UK is costing Brits thousands

Earlier this year, we explored the often-underreported scandal of timeshare mis-selling and asked how easy it is for people to escape...

12 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Event roundup – Green Home Awards launched and landlord event heads online

Homebuilding & Renovating – which describes itself as the number one site for self-builders and home extenders – is launching its...

07 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Strong intentions: L&G commits large funding to Glasgow BTR scheme

The seemingly endless procession of new Build to Rent developments is continuing apace, with one of the biggest players in this...

05 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Building onwards and upwards - what do investors need to know?

With changes to the use class system and permitted development rights now in force, Christina Daniels and Marisia Beard of leading law firm...

30 September 2020

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Is this the right time to invest in property?

Although the last six months have undoubtedly been difficult for many property investors and landlords for others this has been a...

28 September 2020

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Why London is the most popular investment location for the Chinese

The 31 October 2020 is a big day for me and my family. It is the day we fly out of...

18 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Rise of corporate landlords – why do so few now invest as individuals?

A leading UK property developer has claimed that the government’s plan to professionalise the buy-to-let sector, through tax changes, regulation and...

18 September 2020

From: Breaking News

‘Innovative’ investment group aims to raise £16 million through new bond

Property development and investment group, Convivia, has announced plans to raise £16 million over the next year with the launch of its first investment...

16 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Covid-19 will force change in the PRS — let's make sure it’s positive

Lockdown measures have left the UK’s residential rental sector struggling to deal with a period of unpaid rents, occupancy voids, and...

16 September 2020

From: Breaking News

All aboard – historic station holiday home secured for future generations

England’s highest mainline railway station building, which doubles up as self-contained holiday accommodation, has been purchased by the Friends of the...

09 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – exciting land opportunities and cheaper homes sold

Property Investor Today explores the investment opportunities available at Cheffins’ second post-lockdown auction and interesting figures suggesting how much cheaper houses...

07 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Invest in a New York minute – top Blockchain game expands to the Big Apple

A top five gaming Dapp, which allows players to buy, sell and trade virtual properties mapped to actual addresses, has announced...

31 August 2020

From: Breaking News

The birth of Build to Rent – how did it become the PRS’s biggest trend?

Before the pandemic struck, Build to Rent (BTR) was undeniably the property market’s fastest-growing trend. Many expect it to recover quickly,...

26 August 2020

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Pioneering management platform for PBSA launched throughout Europe

Chicago-based CA Ventures (CA), a global investment management company, recently announced the launch of Novel Student, a ‘pioneering property management platform’...

24 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed - number of retired expats returning to the UK rises

A retirement property provider has said it has experienced a significant rise in enquiries from UK nationals currently based in Europe...

17 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Property expert claims investors should consider Doncaster's property market

The founder of a property development company believes there is still money to be made in these difficult times, if the...

12 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Development round-up: Notts scheme closer, new PBSA site in Edinburgh

One of the biggest city centre regeneration schemes in the UK moved a step closer last week (July 24) as a...

31 July 2020

From: Breaking News

London set to remain a top investment location post-pandemic

The capital’s overall appeal as a top investment destination remains undimmed, according to the first major poll of global investors since...

31 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed – why do people want to buy a home in France?

It’s an eternally popular destination for Brits to holiday, invest and even live in, but why is France becoming an ever-more...

27 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Spanish property – development in Barcelona and crowdfunding growth

Spain is the UK’s most popular holiday and second home destination and, since July 15, Brits have been allowed to travel...

24 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Modern methods of construction acceptance service launched by NHBC

In one of the biggest signs yet that modern methods of construction (MMC) are going mainstream, NHBC, the leading warranty and...

20 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Smaller institutional investors locked out of investing into UK residential

A new report has found that the UK’s residential market is missing out on billions of pounds of potential investment from...

13 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: leading lawyer urges UK citizens to get Spanish estates in order

With it being predicted that 800,000 to one million homes in Spain are owned by British citizens, with 381,000 of those...

06 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Development – new student homes in Leeds and a new quarter for Acton

Development work is continuing to pick up as we ease out of lockdown. Below, we offer an update on two schemes...

26 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Good news - second home owners and buyers allowed back to Spain!

In a further sign of some sense of normality returning – albeit with many new restrictions and protocols remaining in place...

24 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight – who is managing the Build to Rent boom?

In parts one and two, we looked at the investors and developers with a large stake in the fast-emerging Build to...

19 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight – which developers are driving the Build to Rent boom?

In part one, we looked at the major institutional investors ploughing money into the rapidly growing Build to Rent (BTR) sector. Here,...

17 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Investment fund passes 2,000th rental home milestone

A closed-ended real estate investment trust has announced the completion of the 2,000th home for its portfolio. The PRS REIT was established...

17 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Crowdfunding platform releases app to help investors post-Covid-19

A Dutch company has released an app that allows investors across the globe to access real estate investments, as Covid-19 continues...

17 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight – who is driving the Build to Rent boom?

Before the coronavirus pandemic took hold, there could be no denying that Build to Rent (BTR) was the biggest property market...

15 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Investing in Portugal – is it a safe haven?

Portugal, already a highly popular holiday, second home and retirement destination for Brits, has been widely praised for the way it...

08 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Equity and Capital Builds a £50m War Chest

Equity and Capital operate as a Private Multi Family and Institution office in the UK real estate sector specialising in Build...

04 June 2020

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Revealed: how can you be a strategic investor?

It’s really important now, more than ever, that investors think strategically – with so much uncertainty and so many unknowns as...

25 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - could alternative property investment thrive post-Covid?

As is always the case in times of crisis, people are asking what might follow, what industries might thrive as normal...

08 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Legal & General unveils plans for a new £150m BTR scheme in Sheffield

Financial services company and leading provider of Build to Rent (BTR) homes Legal & General has announced that it is investing...

04 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - how are auctions adapting to the lockdown?

The coronavirus crisis has led to a rising interest in selling at auction, with this industry more prepared and better-equipped than...

01 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Covid-19 – why future developments must prioritise green space

Local plans across the country for new housing developments and schemes must prioritise access to green space for the long-term benefit...

01 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Why are HNWIs from developing markets investing in European assets?

The knock-on effects of the coronavirus – widespread panic, quarantine, falling oil prices, and weakening oil-dependent currencies like the Russian ruble – are...

27 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed – Chinese interest in UK property soars despite Covid-19

A Chinese-led house buying boom is on the way in the UK, according to the CEO of Emerging Communications, a Chinese...

24 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed - the best performing PRS assets and how to find them

The whole world is currently dealing with the challenge of Covid-19. Huge government support is being promised on a scale even...

24 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Green property – Legal & General boosts eco credentials with tech tie-up

One of the biggest players in the burgeoning Build to Rent market has announced that it has taken a 36% stake...

22 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Covid-19: Considerations for real estate finance

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on real estate finance has thrown the sector into uncharted and worrying waters. So, what...

15 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Coronavirus crisis – how is the property investment market coping?

The coronavirus crisis has affected the property investment market in many ways, from cancelled short-lets bookings and people worried about the future...

06 April 2020

From: Breaking News

New cloud-based operational management platform launched

Residential property consultancy Ringley has launched a new operational management platform for property owners to monetise services and spaces within their...

06 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Coronavirus impact – is the short-lets market in serious trouble?

The results of a poll conducted by the UK’s short-lets trade body with its corporate membership has revealed just how damaging Covid-19 has...

03 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Doing things differently – companies offer virtual viewings during the crisis  

The coronavirus crisis has shut down most aspects of normal life, but with us all being told to stay at home...

01 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A – the highs and highs of investing in the PCL market

In this Q&A, we catch up with Dean Main – founder and major shareholder of luxury residence management company, Rhodium –...

30 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Coronavirus and the short-lets market – trade body calls for sector to be protected

Merilee Karr, chair of the UK Short Term Accommodation Association and chief executive of UnderTheDoormat, has penned an open letter to...

23 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Destination Downtown – what does New York's One Wall Street offer?

Property Investor Today explores New York's biggest ever office to residential conversion, in the heart of the city's main financial district.  Lower...

13 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Investor launches London property fund with £100m fundraising target

Alpamint Capital and DN Property London Limited, the property investor and operator founded by David Nourani, are collaborating to launch the...

02 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Bricklane acquires large resi portfolio, including homes in Manchester

Residential property investment platform Bricklane has announced that it’s completed the acquisition of a portfolio of residential assets worth more than...

28 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent boom – report shows investment soaring across Europe

Investment in European multifamily (Build to Rent) markets throughout 2019 reached a near all-time high, according to JLL’s latest market insight. In...

24 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Women in Property Investment – making it in the super-prime market

Welcome back to Women in Property Investment, your bi-weekly dose of tales, tips and tidbits from inspiring women breaking barriers in...

14 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Will female entrepreneurs boost the number of women in property?

Only 22% of board level members in real estate are women, showing little progress in gender balance in the property industry,...

12 February 2020

From: Breaking News

PAPA’s got a brand-new home – student development scheme launches

PAPA Architects has completed a 64-unit student accommodation scheme in Tottenham, with the £12 million development, at Chesnut Road, funded by Secure...

12 February 2020

From: Breaking News

What is the potential for real estate tokenisation in the future?

Is blockchain technology about to transform real estate investment? It’s a question we’ve asked a number of times on Property Investor...

31 January 2020

From: Breaking News

With Brexit upcoming, should UK investors be alarmed?

In this guest piece, Yaroslava Tkalich, chief marketing officer of Smartlands - a global investment platform for the tokenization of real economy assets by issuing...

27 January 2020

From: Breaking News

What does 2020 have in store for the UK property market?

As we enter a new year (and decade), the opening weeks of 2020 are an appropriate time to reflect on the...

15 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Investment in the 2020s – what are the main things to look out for?

It’s impossible to know for sure what the major investment trends will be for the next decade, but if recent trends...

18 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Scape’s PBSA fund acquires Australian student portfolio

Scape, the global student living specialist, has acquired the Australian Urbanest portfolio (‘Urbanest’) of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) assets from M3...

16 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Why flexible rental models play a key role in the future of the rental landscape

Against the backdrop of Brexit, landlords and tenants alike are sharpening their focus on breaking down the traditional rental model to...

04 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Boost to the co-living market as Crosslane Group enters with large pipeline

Co-living is currently a nascent market in the UK – still highly niche, albeit growing – but there are signs that...

20 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Once famous homebuilder auctions off last lots of land

A once highly-esteemed building company has instructed Network Auctions to commence the sale of eleven plots of land assets in its...

20 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Why investors will be surprised by the benefits of tokenizing PBSA

Property Investor Today has previously looked at how Smartlands became the first company to tokenize property in the UK and asked whether fractional ownership and...

20 November 2019

From: Breaking News

The later living sector - an opportunity for investors?

In recent weeks we have featured articles on the investment potential of retirement living and care homes. Here, Alex Pelopidas - partner at...

18 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Airbnb manager hits £1bn milestone – is the short-lets market now unstoppable?

GuestReady Group, a leading short-term let and Airbnb property manager, announced this week that it has passed the milestone of $1billion...

15 November 2019

From: Breaking News

2020 predictions: property to remain an attractive investment asset

Real estate is set to remain an attractive investment asset in 2020 despite strong political and economic headwinds, the latest research...

13 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Women in Property Investment – meet the women breaking down barriers

In the second instalment of our Women in Property Investment (WIPI) series, Property Investor Today provides a detailed account of four...

08 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Is co-living about to become a thing in Europe?

Increasing institutional investment and rising demand for flexible, alternative living space amongst Europe’s growing populations is helping to create a bright...

01 November 2019

From: Breaking News

The affordable residential potential of warehouse conversions

London’s property landscape is forever shifting, both figuratively and literally. From terrace houses to high-rises, property developers have always sought out...

28 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Which property types offer the best return on investment?

In the second of two guest pieces for Property Investor Today, Jana Korpova-Harris, director at the Luxury Property Show - which...

23 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Does Size Matter for Property Investors

When it comes to property investment, the old adage is ‘location, location, location’. Any property investor that has found success will...

16 September 2019

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Atlas Residential looks to establish first ever global Build to Rent portfolio

Build to Rent operator Atlas Residential has revealed that it will deploy $1 billion (£900 million) through its affiliate Atlas Residential...

16 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Online auctioneer launches global property marketplace for investors

An online auctioneer, BidX1, has announced the launch of its global digital property marketplace. The platform expects to sell 2,000 properties with...

11 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Huge residential development opportunity brought to London market

An enormous 14.85 hectare site is being brought to the market after the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) instructed Avison Young to...

09 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Is fractional ownership and tokenization the future for property investment?

Property Investor Today has covered the work of Smartlands - the first regulated blockchain-based crowdfunding company in the UK, and the...

21 August 2019

From: Breaking News

From Cardiff to Doncaster – Build to Rent’s growth continues

The seemingly relentless expansion of the Build to Rent sector across the UK shows no signs of slowing down, with the...

02 August 2019

From: Breaking News

London revealed as one of Europe’s major Build to Rent hotspots

London is now one of the most dynamic cities on the continent when it comes to investment in Build to Rent...

31 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Platform unveils plans to tokenize further properties in the UK

Earlier this month Property Investor Today looked at how Smartlands became the first company to tokenize property in the UK. And...

26 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Hong Kong residents flock to buy in London amid political and civil unrest

There has been a surge in the number of Hong Kong residents travelling to London to invest in residential property, according...

24 July 2019

From: Breaking News

UK female property investment network launched by leading entrepreneur

A female property investment network, the PropElle Network, has been launched to empower historically underrepresented groups. Introduced by leading female entrepreneur Ayesha...

10 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Crowdfunding platform becomes first to tokenize property in the UK

A new, unique platform for crowdfunding investment was recently launched by Smartlands, with the company becoming the first to tokenize property...

05 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Global investment into PBSA reaches record high of $16.3 billion

Global investment into purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) reached a record $16.3 billion in 2018, surpassing the previous high of $15.9 billion...

31 May 2019

From: Breaking News

What do landlords need to know about the deposit cap?

The Tenant Fees Act, better known simply as the tenant fees ban, is coming into force from June 1 2019. It...

24 May 2019

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UK Build to Rent investment transacts over £1bn in Q1 2019

The UK Build to Rent sector (also known as multifamily housing in parts of Europe and North America) witnessed record levels...

15 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Demand soars in France’s prestige property market

The French property market saw a record 970,000 transactions in 2018, up from 564,000 in the depths of the financial crisis. The...

15 May 2019

From: Breaking News

True ambitions of property investors in 2019 revealed

Some 39% of UK landlords and investors are planning to increase the size of their portfolio over the next 12 months,...

29 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Investment platform Propio.com launches ‘The Property ISA’

Property investment platform Propio.com is set to launch a property ISA ahead of its April deadline. Part of a new breed of...

01 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Legal & General’s first BTR scheme in Glasgow to meet growing demand

Legal & General has exchanged contracts on its first Build to Rent (BTR) scheme in Scotland. In a bid to meet the...

01 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Legal & General acquires Build to Rent site in Chelmsford

Legal & General has recently exchanged contracts on a new Build to Rent (BTR) site in Chelmsford City Centre on behalf...

23 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Property Partner sells first properties, delivering strong returns to investors

Property Partner, the property investment platform launched in January 2015, recently announced the sale of two properties, generating returns of up...

04 January 2019

From: Breaking News

German firm aims to become WeWork of co-living with €1 billion investment

A Berlin-based co-living service provider has joined forces with one of Europe’s largest real estate investment managers to assemble a €1...

14 December 2018

From: Breaking News

There are signs of growth in the Cyprus property market

Over the course of this year, the economy of Cyprus has begun to stabilise and confidence started to return to the...

05 December 2018

From: Breaking News

New Build to Rent schemes set for Manchester and Liverpool

Two new Build to Rent schemes are set to be built in Manchester and Liverpool after a deal was agreed between...

14 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Overseas property: Where to invest, what to buy and how to manage your assets

UK investors have recently taken a greater interest in opportunities abroad which promise cheaper entry prices and higher rental returns on...

05 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Italy the ideal place for purchasing a second home, says portal

An increasing number of buyers are looking at Italy as the perfect retreat abroad, according to the monthly report carried out...

29 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Dave Beard, Founder at Lending Expert

Tell us about yourself? I’m currently the founder and director at online credit broker and comparison site Lending Expert which includes our second charge...

06 August 2018

From: 60 Second Interview

Acuitus sells £37.3m at latest auction

The latest Acuitus auction achieved a success rate of 80% and the sale of £37.3 million of assets. Earlier this year, the...

20 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Property still seen as best income source for retirement plans

Property is still top choice when it comes to long-term investment, according to findings from a survey carried out by Perrys...

04 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Acuitus auction raises £31m as investors target quality

Acuitus saw another successful auction with nearly a third of the lots sold achieving yields of 6% or lower as investors...

05 April 2018

From: Breaking News

High value lots dominate Allsop’s first auction of 2018

Allsop’s first residential auction of 2018 raised over £75 million, with the sale success of high value lots helping to boost...

28 February 2018

From: Breaking News

BidX1 to launch first UK online auction

Online auction house BidX1 has launched its first UK online auction after its acquisition of auctioneer Andrews & Robertson as part...

21 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Buyers of French property to save thousands following tax changes

With over €297 million worth of loans arranged by international mortgage broker, Enness, in 2017, France is becoming one of the...

10 January 2018

From: Breaking News

Crowdfunding model launches equity-only platform

MercyCrowd has become the first international platform to enable investment in buy-to-let properties. With an aim to safeguard investors from negative leverage...

25 October 2017

From: Breaking News

21 years of BTL generates £1.2m portfolios for landlords

Investors could have seen their buy-to-let (BTL) returns increase by as much as 1,131% over the past two decades, according to...

04 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Allsop releases September residential auction catalogue

Allsop’s upcoming residential auction will see 229 lots auctioned at The Cumberland Hotel on Great Cumberland Place on September 14. Following a...

08 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let purchases driven by pension pot hunters

Sales of buy-to-let properties continue to be driven by pension “pot hunters”, according to the latest findings from Sequre Property Investment. Sequre’s...

06 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Investment levels in the City of London continues to gain momentum

Commercial property investment in the City of London last month totalled £2.1bn, boosted by the sale of the Walkie Talkie to...

22 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Asian property investors target trophy assets in London

There has been a sharp rise in amount of money Asian investors, particularly from China, are investing in London’s commercial property...

21 August 2017

From: Breaking News

UK household wealth exceeds £10bn

Soaring home values provided a major boost to Britons holding property assets in 2016 as they helped push the nation’s wealth through...

10 August 2017

From: Breaking News

London hotel market accounts for over half of total UK hotel investment

More than £1.bn was invested in the London hotel market during the first half of this year, which accounts for 55%...

09 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Australia imposes more measures to curb property speculation

Australia has added more measures to curb speculation on residential properties in an effort to curb rising home prices and help...

08 August 2017

From: Breaking News

UK arable farmland values now stand at up to £10k an acre

The average value of bare agricultural land in England and Wales fell by 1.7% to £7,313 an acre in the second...

03 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Rich property investors target ‘trophy’ assets in London’s West End

Property investors acquiring commercial property in London’s West End continue to target ‘trophy’ assets, with around £3.9bn spent on properties in...

31 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Investment in the City of London up 17% in H1, says Savills

Commercial property investment in the City of London reached £4.98bn in the first six months of 2017 – a 17% increase...

25 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Property investors continue to seek ‘high-value, high-quality, better-let assets’

With the general election behind us, investors turned out in high numbers last week as Allsop held its latest commercial property...

18 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Average lot size of deals in the City of London hits almost £110m in May

The average lot size for commercial property investments in the City of London reached almost £110m last month, up 52% on...

27 June 2017

From: Breaking News

REIT-backed BrickCoin unveils vision for real estate-backed cryptocurrency

BrickCoin, a blockchain financial platform backed entirely by Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) has unveiled its vision for a ‘real estate-backed’...

13 June 2017

From: Breaking News

The DUP’s housing policies at-a-glance

After calling a surprise snap general election in a bid to increase her party’s majority in the House of Commons and...

12 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Strong appetite for residential property, but investors remain ‘price sensitive’

Investors continue to snap up residential properties across the country, but will mainly only commit to deals that they perceive to...

02 June 2017

From: Breaking News

High demand for sought-after assets despite political uncertainty

Strong investor interest in good quality, long term assets helped Allsop raise £94m at its third commercial auction this year. The auction...

01 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Allsop’s May residential auction catalogue is ‘ripe with investment opportunities’

Allsop’s upcoming residential auction, which will take place next week at The Cumberland Hotel in central London, will feature 292 lots,...

18 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Allsop’s new auction catalogue features ‘a wide range of investment opportunities’

Allsop’s third commercial auction of the year on 23 May at The Berkeley in Knightsbridge, SW1, will see 179 lots offered,...

10 May 2017

From: Breaking News

West End average deal size hits new record

The average deal size in London’s West End hit a new quarterly record of £86m in the first quarter of 2017,...

24 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Retirement lending market set to double in size over the next decade

The size of the retirement lending market in the UK looks set to soar over the next 10 years as lending...

18 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Allsop sells largest auction lot this year

A commercial property in the heart of London’ West End which is occupied by Pizza Express has been snapped up by...

13 April 2017

From: Breaking News

What’s better for funding retirement, pensions or property?

The debate between property or pensions has been discussed for many years, with the changes to mortgage interest and finance costs...

11 April 2017

From: Sponsored Content

Rail improvements provide a ‘tremendous opportunity’ for property investors

Almost two-thirds of property investors now rate new and upgraded rail and tram links as providing the most attractive property investment...

10 April 2017

From: Breaking News

UK prime yields continue to sharpen

Average UK prime yields sharpened to 4.79% in February 2017, with the UK now in the longest sustained period of decreasing...

31 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Strong demand from property investors for ‘well-let assets across all sectors’

High demand from national and international investors for strong performing assets across all property sectors helped Allsop raise more than £87m...

30 March 2017

From: Breaking News

An oldie but a goodie – reversionary ground rents in 2017

From the vantage point of the rostrum, in unprecedented economic times with historically low interest rates and persistently low inflation, the...

29 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Increase in Probate fees to hit estates

It has been confirmed that the probate fee structure is set to change in May 2017 to a tiered system whereby...

27 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Strong private investor interest in Scottish investments

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon may be making plans to hold a second Scottish independence referendum, but property investors are not deterred...

14 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Midlands Engine strategy will ‘provide a welcome boost for housing levels’

The government yesterday launched its Midlands Energy strategy, which is expected to boost the supply of much needed new homes in...

10 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Savills sees rise in overseas investor appetite for UK food stores

International investors’ interest in UK food stores is likely to increase this year, according to a new Savills report, as the...

08 March 2017

From: Breaking News

UK commercial property is becoming ‘increasingly attractive’

Britain is a nation obsessed with property but experts have warned those thinking of investing in buy-to-let are facing headwinds that...

08 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Chinese property investors are losing interest in the U.S.

A growing number of Chinese investors are shunning the U.S. property market, deterred by President Donald Trump’s stance on protectionism, while...

08 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Overseas investment in the UK regions soars

A significant increase in overseas investment in UK regional property was one of the main drivers behind the strength of the...

07 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Property investment from Chinese investors overtakes Singapore

Investment from China last year exceeded Singapore as the largest source of Asian capital in the global property market for the...

02 March 2017

From: Breaking News

UK property remains a ‘fundamentally safe asset class’ for investors

Despite initial concerns that a Brexit vote might lead to significant falls in capital values, the latest research by Savills shows...

28 February 2017

From: Breaking News

International buyers routinely rejected for UK mortgages

Overseas investors and British expats are finding it increasingly difficult to secure mortgages in the UK to fund property acquisitions, according...

22 February 2017

From: Breaking News

High demand for retail investments

Strong demand for retail property from investors helped Allsop raise £57.7m at its first commercial auction of the year last week,...

14 February 2017

From: Breaking News

US property returns fall to 7-year low

The core US property market has produced its lowest annualised return since 2009, fresh data from the National Council of Real...

08 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Purpose-built student accommodation delivers positive rental growth

There has been a sharp rise in the number of students living in private sector purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) in the...

07 February 2017

From: Breaking News

European property markets finish the year on a high

European property markets finished 2016 strongly, experiencing both improving fundamentals and further yield compression, according to Savills. Savills Investment Management transacted €5bn...

17 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Celebrity tycoon enjoys £181m dividend from his property empire

Despite having to endure a 40% hit in profits from his enormous property empire, mainly based in and around London, 69-year-old...

15 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Strong investor demand for retail property

Retail property is currently one of the hottest sectors in demand from investors as they seek higher yielding assets that are...

22 December 2016

From: Breaking News

‘Expect the unexpected’ in 2017, says Savills

The surprising political events of 2016 will lead to greater ‘caution and risk aversion’ among property investors in 2017, making secure...

17 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Allsop releases ‘bumper’ December Commercial Auction catalogue

Allsop’s final commercial auction of the year will see 237 properties located throughout the UK go under the hammer, with guide...

23 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Spanish property prices set to rise sharply

Property prices in Spain will increase by an average of up to 6% per annum over the next three years, according...

22 November 2016

From: Breaking News

London's property market set to benefit from Trump's election win

World trade markets plunged after billionaire property developer Donald Trump won the US election and is now set to become the...

10 November 2016

From: Breaking News

The five best ways for investors to cut their capital gains tax bill

You may have to pay capital gains tax if you make a profit when you sell property that is not your...

04 November 2016

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Allsop raises £115m as strong showing from investors ‘exceeds expectations’

Allsop raised more than £115m at its commercial auction held in central London this week, which was the most sold in...

14 October 2016

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Student property investors target homes in continental Europe

There has been a significant increase in the number of property investors acquiring student housing assets in mainland Europe, new research...

13 October 2016

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Diversity helps ‘insulate’ rural estates from economic and political upheaval

Major changes in the makeup of the portfolio of rural estate income in recent years is now probably more important than at...

12 October 2016

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Overseas investors race to acquire commercial property in London

International investors accounted for 78% of the commercial property acquired in central London in the last three months, as the fall...

11 October 2016

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Investor interest in commercial property is 'strong and growing'

The UK commercial property market could see an exceptionally high amount of activity in the coming weeks as investors flood to...

29 September 2016

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Plans for London’s tallest office tower could be scrapped after Brexit vote

Plans to build the tallest office tower in the capital could be abolished as London’s office market remains under threat following...

14 September 2016

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European investors eye UK property post-Brexit

A significant drop in the value of sterling has seen a number of Europeans move to secure UK property investments while...

13 September 2016

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German real estate fund acquires retail properties for £120m

ILG’s latest real estate institutional fund has completed the acquisition of six large-scale retail properties in Germany at a total volume...

08 September 2016

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Northern property market performing strongly, says investment firm

A property firm specialising in buy-to-let investment says that despite the negative headlines surrounding Britain's impending exit from the EU, the...

19 August 2016

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More than 6m over-45s rely on property to provide pension

With the outlook for savers looking grim, almost half of over 45 year-old homeowners - equivalent to just over 6m UK...

04 August 2016

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Investors buying property in New Zealand will need 40% deposit - or no mortgage

In future only investors with hefty deposits will qualify for mortgages to acquire property in New Zealand under tough new restrictions...

03 August 2016

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UK property funds set to benefit from low pound

Investors may have been have been barred from cashing in their assets in several big commercial property funds in recent weeks...

02 August 2016

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Brexit impact on house prices is ‘not certain’

Residential property prices increased at their fastest annual pace in four months in July, but the early impact of Brexit has...

29 July 2016

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Brexit vote triggers sharp rise in mortgage enquiries from overseas buyers

International property investors are poised to pile into the UK and take advantage of favourable buying conditions by snapping up a...

22 July 2016

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World's richest property tycoons hit hard following Brexit

The world’s wealthiest people have seen their fortunes take a major hit by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. Gripped...

01 July 2016

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‘Window of opportunity’ to invest in PCL before prices increase

Within hours of the EU votes being counted last week, London Central Portfolio (LCP) released a statement urging investors to consider...

27 June 2016

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No decision yet on Portuguese bank overloaded with repossessed properties

The European Commission (EC) has not yet taken any decision regarding the capitalisation of Portuguese state-owned bank Caixa Geral de Depósitos. Portugal’s...

15 June 2016

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Brexit vote would put £900bn of UK property investment at risk – claim

Up to £900bn worth of property investment in this country will be at risk of harm if the UK votes to...

02 June 2016

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Mortgage rates could rise - BoE

Mortgage rates in the UK could increase in the short-term if Britain votes to leave the European Union, according to the...

25 May 2016

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European property continues to attract investors

Investor appetite continues to grow for most commercial property markets across Europe despite a sharp drop in the total investment volume...

20 May 2016

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Investors target commercial property in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland’s commercial property market has enjoyed a strong start to the year thanks in part to healthy investor demand for...

13 May 2016

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Why investing in property beats a lifetime of 9 to 5

A report recently released by Royal London revealed that Brits earning the national average wage of £27,600 a year who saved...

23 March 2016

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The rise and rise of pensioner property wealth

The property wealth of the over-65s has grown by almost £13.7 billion in the past three months. This comes as rapidly...

02 March 2016

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Joint venture commits investment for Bristol Build to Rent

A joint venture between Legal & General Capital (LGC) and Dutch pension fund manager, PGGM, has completed the purchase of a Build to Rent...

12 February 2016

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M&G transactions totalled £4.2 billion in 2015

Property investor M&G Real Estate bought and sold £4.2 billion of property in 2015, taking the total level of transactions to...

03 February 2016

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Circle Property announces intention to float

Property investment firm Circle Property has announced its decision to float on the London Stock Exchange. The company, which owns a number...

27 January 2016

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Investment volumes for commercial property to reach their peak in 2015

The latest research from estate agency Carter Jonas has revealed that investment volumes in UK commercial property are set to pass...

23 October 2015

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TfL’s property development drive gathers pace

More than 300 acres of land owned by Transport for London (TfL) will be made available for the building of homes,...

23 October 2015

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Property wealth of the over-65s soars

Research conducted by financial consultancy Key Retirement has revealed that UK pensioners have earned average returns of £3,725 over the past...

02 October 2015

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Guide to investing in student property

Student property is currently the UK’s best performing asset class, with over £4 billion invested into the sector in the first...

18 September 2015

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Deal struck to deliver Scotland's first large scale institutional PRS scheme

One of the world's best-known investment management firms and a premium developer have announced the completion of a deal that will...

21 July 2015

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Paul Skillen, Founder of Mayfair & Morgan

Q: Who are Mayfair & Morgan? Mayfair & Morgan is a property Crowdfunding company which specialises in Property Portfolio Management, undertaking development...

24 April 2015

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