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KEYWORD "Britain" - 100 RESULTS
Rightmove Analysis reveals Britain’s Most Popular Homes

The allure of Victorian architecture continues to captivate homebuyers, as new data from Rightmove unveils that Victorian homes are the most searched...

16 May 2024

From: Breaking News

London housing ‘ripple price effect’ outpaced by other cities - new analysis

A new analysis by online agency Yopa suggests that London has a weak ripple effect for house price growth across local...

14 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Cheaper To Buy or Rent - Rightmove’s city breakdown

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

30 April 2024

From: Breaking News

New Build Sector about to boom despite buyer hesitations - claim

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

18 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Where to get rental yields over 10%

New research from fast-growing agency group Lomond  has revealed the top 10 postcodes that are currently offering the strongest rental yields to...

16 April 2024

From: Breaking News

New Builds Higher Prices drive housing market revival - claim

A property software business says its research shows that the housing market revival is driven by the premiums levied on new...

11 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor Insight - Britain’s fastest and slowest sales markets

New data from Rightmove reveals that Carluke in Scotland is Great Britain’s fastest selling market, with sellers in the area finding...

09 April 2024

From: Breaking News

First Time Buyers take advantage of slowly-reducing rates

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

09 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Rightmove reveals string of 2024 property hotspots

New data Rightmove reveals that Chard, a town in Somerset, is the new hotspot with the number of sales agreed more...

03 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Bargain Hunters look to locations with heavy down valuations

New research shows that sellers in Wales are likely to be hit hardest by a down valuation, with the average home...

03 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Average home to top £500,000 within three decades - claim

An estate agency group claims that a baby born today will need to earn £95,121 as an adult to get a...

26 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Renters Reform Bill threat to student accommodation investment

New research suggests that a majority of the British public believe the government should be doing more to support students find...

14 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Big discounts for cash buyers as vendors stay desperate to sell

New research suggests investment buyers with cash can secure chunky discounts on residential properties. Octane Capital analysed house price data for both...

12 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Call for investors who improve EPCs to get tax relief

Buy to let landlords who improve the energy efficiency of their rental stock should get tax relief. That’s the view of Heather...

20 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Magic Million - analysis shows seven figure property concentration

Analysis of £1m-plus sales by property consultancy TwentyCi, analysed by estate agency Savills, suggests that London locations continue to dominate the...

01 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Fixer-Uppers only 6% cheaper than ready-to-occupy homes - claim

An estate agency claims its research shows that fixer-uppers sell at only 6.2 per cent less than comparable ready-to-occupy properties. YOPA analysed...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

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

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

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Which Region has the best Long Term UK Capital Appreciation?

New research shows that the West Midlands has been the best performing housing market since the Bank of England started to...

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Auction properties promise big discounts - but do they deliver?

A finance company has analysed the scale of discount which auction properties claim to offer potential buyers. Apex Bridging analysed market data...

18 January 2024

From: Breaking News

10 Lessons from London’s Property Market and what they mean for 2024

Black Brick has been advising professional property investors, buyers, sellers and developers since 2007.  It says it’s advised, sourced and acquired almost...

21 December 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

19 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Winners: Britain’s Property Investors Awards results are announced

The prestigious Property Investors Awards - organised by the Property Investors Bureau - have announced their 2023 results. “This year we saw...

19 December 2023

From: Breaking News

What’s Best? Ready-made Property Portfolio or Innovative Finance ISA?

Research by peer-to-peer investment business easyMoney reveals that London is the hotspot for investors who are looking to purchase ready-made property...

30 November 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

21 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Britain’s Hottest Housing Markets - where the trend is bucked…

Over 70 locations in Britain have seen average house prices rise over the last year, bucking the national trend. An analysis of...

21 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - Britain’s best performing prime housing markets

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

12 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Fore! Is It A Good Investment To Buy Near A Golf Course?

With the Ryder Cup in the forefront of our minds, new research has revealed the premiums for property located near a...

05 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Market Snapshot - a sentiment index on what prospective UK investors think

Every month Britain’s ‘third property portal’ - On The Market - publishes a sentiment index. This is not the usual snapshot on...

28 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Will Investors Be Safe Putting Money Into Areas with Bankrupt Councils?

An estate agency says property investors should not be deterred by news that Birmingham council - Europe’s largest local authority -...

19 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Not Every Northern City Attractive To Investors

Research by a property consultancy shows that there is still some capital appreciation in most of the north of England -...

31 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors Paying Cash Swoop On Property Deals As Market Slumps

Cash-paying investors are swooping in and making purchases for less than their mortgage counterparts, new data suggests. In June 2023 cash buyers...

29 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - the areas with Britain’s strongest tenant demand

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

29 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Yields - league table of where to find the highest

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

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Investor Insight - front line data from 550 agent branches

It’s not often front line data from estate agents are released to potential investors but Hamptons - part of Connells -...

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Capital appreciation still positive in some UK housing markets

The housing market in the UK may be challenging but some areas are bucking the trend.  A study by PropTech operator The...

22 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlord Profitability Plummets to Lowest Level since 2007

Landlord investors’ net profits fell below 4.0 per cent in Q1 2023, marking a dramatic shift in finances for mortgaged buy...

15 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed: which graduates are first to own their own homes

 Young people across the UK continue to face great difficulties getting onto the property ladder, but do students from some universities...

27 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Untold Living tells of 64-unit retirement village

Untold Living, a new later living developer and operator, has received backing from Matter Real Estate to acquire and develop multiple...

02 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Merry PITmas and a Happy New Year

It's been another busy year in the property invesmtment world, from new developments all across the UK to new overseas schemes,...

23 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent growth a product of changing Britain, says Wise Living

The significant expected growth of Build to Rent (BTR) homes in the UK is a result of a changing society, according...

09 November 2022

From: Breaking News

BTR investments showing no sign of decline in the East Midlands

In this guest piece, Anna Reed, data director at EG, outlines the latest on the BTR market in the East Midlands...

26 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Brownfield remediation: The Answer to the UK’s Growing Inner-City Populations?

The UK has seen a rapid uptick in its population over the last two decades. To put it into perspective, between...

21 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - Universities boost rental yields by up to 2%

Universities – the institutions where the brightest of the batch go to not only enhance themselves but will one day, also...

21 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Home sellers sitting tight as stock levels drop -12.5% so far in 2022

Despite a drop in the average number of homes listed for sale per estate agency branch across Britain as a whole,...

24 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Community ownership key to reviving UK high streets, says research

Here at Property Investor Today, we have written regularly about regeneration projects and the need to revive Britain’s high streets, which...

10 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Why Manchester is the destination for savvy property investors

London is not the be-all and end-all! When talking about the UK, one of the first locations to be mentioned is...

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

Development – partnerships, revenue growth and Hong Kong investment

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

25 May 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

27 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors: hedge against rising inflation with property

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

27 April 2022

From: Breaking News

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

Is Britain set for a housebuilding boom? Expert says yes

With the sector showing signs that it’s set to rebound from a decline in pandemic output, Lee Martin, head of UK...

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

UK construction workers owed £1.4bn in tax following market boom

The UK construction sector saw its fastest rate of growth in eight months during February despite a problematic pandemic period, the...

09 March 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

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

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

How PBSA providers can foster a sense of community post-lockdown

In this guest piece, Neil Smith, managing director UK and Ireland at Scape, sets out how providers of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA)...

02 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Levelling up – the best outer-London cities to invest in revealed

Zero-carbon housebuilder Etopia Homes has pinpointed the towns and cities in England which could make the best use of the government’s...

19 January 2022

From: Breaking News

What is the top UK market trend from an Asian investment viewpoint?

Wealthy Chinese investors have long been reliable investors in the market, and have frequently looked to the UK, specifically London, as...

05 January 2022

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

New-build boom – 6.5% of Brits bought new-builds during pandemic

New-build homes account for 6.5% of pandemic property purchases, new research from Unlatch finds. The new-build sales optimisation platform looked at the...

15 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

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

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

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

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

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

Going green – green upgrades bag sellers 16% more for their homes

Sellers who have upgraded the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of their home to a C, from a D, E or...

05 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Developers beware – cladding tax could cost £205m a year

The cladding tax introduced in last week’s Budget could cost the nation’s biggest housebuilders £205 million a year, research from Sirius...

01 November 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

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

Britain’s houses are getting smaller but more expensive, study shows

A new study has revealed just how much less house you now get for your money. The property market has certainly boomed,...

22 September 2021

From: Breaking News

One foot in the Algarve – number of Brits living in Portugal jumps by 34%

The number of British citizens officially registered as living in Portugal shot up by more than 30% between 2019 and 2020,...

13 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

Staycations post-Covid: travel industry guide for second homeowners

Harry Roberts, managing director at My Favourite Cottages, shares a guide for second homeowners on how to navigate the UK travel industry post Covid-19,...

01 September 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

Insight – is Manchester the top UK investment city?

Manchester, once an integral part of Britain’s Industrial Revolution, remains one of the UK’s most important and fastest-growing cities, having performed...

11 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Investing in a seaside home – what should you consider?

With the rise in people relocating permanently to the British coast as holidaying takes a backseat, Chris Baguley, commercial managing director...

11 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

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

Development - £6.26m raised for new residential property development

Property construction work is now underway in Middleton St George, Darlington. Maven Capital Partners (Maven), a leading UK property and private...

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

Housing sector is a ‘low performer’ across the UK, study shows

Despite the bounce-back of the property market, Housing and Jobs & Economic prosperity are recorded as the worst-performing measure for the second...

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

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

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

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

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

Going swimmingly – staycations dominate as 74% stay home for holidays

Britain is bracing for a boom in summer staycations due to the pandemic, according to data released by location technology specialist TomTom. A survey of holiday...

04 June 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR – thriving cities, new hires and BTR awareness week

Newcastle, Leeds, Birmingham and Manchester have seen the largest year-on-year rental increase across the Build to Rent (BTR) sector, the latest...

24 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – why should you invest in Lisbon?

On Thursday May 6, a webinar was held – ‘Invest. Work. Live. In Lisbon’ – to highlight the best ways of...

17 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Rune Sovndahl – talking podcasts, Nordic influence and trends

For landlords and property investors, maintenance is a key if not particularly glamorous part of the job. But how can landlords and...

14 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors in Spain – how is the market being affected by Covid and Brexit?

Along with Portugal, Greece and France, Spain has for many years been the destination of choice for British second home owners,...

12 May 2021

From: Breaking News

PropTech update – boosting homebuilding and revamped deposit service

A new PropTech engine has issued more than £600 million worth of Instant Sales Guarantee proposals in the first three months...

07 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - 8 staycation trends for 2021 and what they mean for owners

This May Day Bank Holiday, PIT is running a staycation special series on a range of topics associated with a market...

03 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Beach huts – how are they performing as an investment?

This May Day Bank Holiday, PIT is running a staycation special series on a range of topics associated with a market...

03 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Will UK property remain a long-term investment choice for overseas investors?

We know that UK property has long been a safe haven for international investors, with the market’s robust performance throughout the...

28 April 2021

From: Breaking News

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