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KEYWORD "Buying" - 100 RESULTS
Boost for buy to let as renting judged lower cost than buying

For first time buyers, renting is cheaper than buying in most of the UK according to new data from the Halifax. London, the...

05 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Another boost for Auctions as investors come out in force

There appears to be more evidence that these are good times for auctions - often seen as the property investor’s favourite...

05 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor and landlord purchases rise, despite soaring taxes

The largest lettings agency in Scotland says purchases by landlords and other investor buyers in that country have risen sharply despite...

28 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Revealed - the world’s second home investment hotspots

A new study conducted by comparison site GetAgent has revealed the most in-demand locations to buy a second property in. Global searches...

26 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlord maintenance costs continue to mount

If interest rate rises weren’t enough to drive landlords out the market, mounting maintenance costs could be. Various studies and surveys have...

12 March 2024

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Capital Appreciation - UK winners and losers over past 12 months

Average house prices rose £7,599 in Scotland last year according to analysis of the latest statistics by DJ Alexander Ltd, the...

29 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Investing Abroad? Top European locations for expats and holiday homes revealed

The most popular regions in Europe for prospective expats and holiday home owners have been revealed by sales website Your Overseas...

13 February 2024

From: Breaking News

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

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

13 February 2024

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Surge in number of Ultra High Net Worth buyers in central London

There was a 10 per cent rise in billionaires buying luxury homes in London during 2023, driven by purchases by Gulf...

09 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Brits less interested in buying overseas property, admits portal

British interest in international property has dipped slightly, claims property portal Kyero. It says British buyers await a possible relaxation of post-Brexit...

04 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Buying Experts predict housing market trends for 2024

Agents working for one of the country’s highest profile and most respected buying services - Stacks Property Search - have been...

28 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Tenanted properties prove tough to sell at auction as investors lose mojo

Richard Worrall, the NAVA Propertymark President, writes: Having been in having been involved in the sale of properties for nearly 38 years...

28 December 2023

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

Is Cornwall Still A Solid Property Investment?

The days of Cornish property selling unseen, over the asking price, overnight, are a long and distant memory. The prime Cornish market...

19 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Be Realistic! Warning to investors selling at auction

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

19 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Changing Face of Property Investment Hotspots in 2024

A property search company - Recoco - has given a radical reassessment of some investment hotspots in its preview of 2024. Nigel...

14 December 2023

From: Breaking News

What to Look for When Buying an Investment Property in Spain

Louise Dell, co-founder of property portal Kyero, shares tips and advice Perhaps more so now than in recent years, investing in the Spanish property...

05 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - where investors buy additional homes to grab higher yields

Investors are buying second homes in the North East and North West at an increased rate compared to the rest of...

16 November 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

09 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Top Tips for Maximum Short Let income from a Home

A leading buying agent in the UK says she’s increasingly seeing clients wanting to boost income from their biggest asset -...

26 September 2023

From: Breaking News

What’s Happening In The Housing Market Now? Zoopla’s take…

Zoopla is giving investors five key takeaways in its latest market analysis: 1. UK house prices have risen 0.1 per cent in...

12 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors Return to Property Projects to Optimise Returns

Demand for projects fell like a stone during 2022 as the cost of building supplies were on the rise and tradespeople...

12 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Cornering The Market - premiums being paid for key sites

Houses on corner plots with possible potential for small-scale development are attracting a premium of around £25,000. An estate agency has searched...

24 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Sun, Sand and Investment - surge of investor interest in island

Cyprus Sotheby’s International Realty has published its quarterly report analysing the performance of the Cyprus residential real estate market in the...

22 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Resi investment platform offers new territories to investors

Bricklane, the residential property investment platform, has doubled its geographic footprint by expanding into select markets in the north west of...

15 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Threat Of Tougher EPCs Now Driving Investor Behaviour

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

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Yields 6%-plus available in this investment hotspot - claim

A Leeds property agent is making the case for investment in his city. Neil Dawkin, director of HOP, says his firm’s investment...

27 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Why 2023 is the time to buy if you’re a smart property investor

Smarter Rent co-founder Alex Sullivan says: “People often ask us if now is the right moment to invest in property. While...

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

How Much would it cost to set up a property development business?

A franchise consultancy has calculated how much it costs to start a property development business - and it claims this makes...

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Investors used to part-fund purchases by home buyers

An investment platform claims to offer a new home-buying model whereby purchasers who cannot afford a home put funds in with...

13 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors - Opportunity Knocks as House Prices Tumble

A prominent buying agent says nervous buyers are pre-emptively slashing asking prices before the housing market worsens. If true, this could present...

06 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Holiday Homes - seven reasons why this resort may be a sound investment

With national and local politicians speaking out about additional homes, and pushing up taxes on them at the same time, the...

06 July 2023

From: Breaking News

How Billionaires Invest - bigger homes but lower overall spend

Billionaire investors are buying even larger, more expensive and more luxurious ultra-prime homes in London during 2023 a new wealth survey...

22 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Top tips for selling properties in Spain

Research from Idealista, Spain’s largest property portal, showed that in December 2022, 20% of properties listed sold within a week, 35%...

04 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Brits still top international property spenders in Spain despite Brexit

A new report, published by leading international property portal Kyero, has revealed that British buyers remain the biggest overseas spenders when it comes to buying...

13 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Savills expands European network with Italian acquisition

International real estate advisor Savills has strengthened its European residential network with the acquisition of Beliving in Italy, a real estate...

06 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Five top tips for investing in Cyprus

Whether for a holiday home or a permanent move, Cyprus has no shortage of reasons to invest in property. The island...

30 March 2023

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Top tips on how to get into property investment

Leading property investment experts Redmayne Smith offers advice to new investors With rental demand at an all-time high, research from Aviva...

09 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Post COVID-19 investment boom in Marbella property

Since the start of the pandemic, there has been a noticeable shift in the real estate market with 4,628 sales in...

02 February 2023

From: Breaking News

2023 Property Market Insights From an Industry Expert!

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

23 December 2022

From: Breaking News

How much does it cost to move abroad? 

Brits who are dreaming of moving abroad have been offered helpful tips and advice on how much it typically costs to...

15 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Spanish property experts club together to launch new podcast

Two experts on Spanish property have come together to launch a Spanish property podcast. Sean Woolley from Cloud Nine Spain and Mark...

25 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - top 5 urban regeneration hotspots in 2023

Buying a property in areas actively undergoing urban regeneration can offer a good investment opportunity for purchasers looking to get onto...

23 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Pocket Living breaks ground at affordable homes scheme

Ground was recently broken at Pocket Living's Sheepcote Road development, marking the first significant milestone for the scheme which will eventually...

18 November 2022

From: Breaking News

American dream! US buyer demand for London property doubles

American investors are increasingly interested in prime London property, boosted by favourable exchange rates, the current need for diversification of portfolios and...

16 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Invested in a holiday let? Here’s how to navigate the cost of living crisis

In this guest piece, Mark Simpson from Boostly looks at how holiday let owners can navigate the cost-of-living crisis and keep...

16 November 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

Auction House London warns the property market is cooling off

Auctioneers at Auction House London recently highlighted that the number of bidders taking part in auctions have dropped. These changes are said...

04 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - is cash now king for investors?

A leading buying agent has claimed that, with the mortgage market still in turmoil post-the disastrous mini-Budget (and its near total...

28 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight – why homebuyers are still better off than renters

Despite the increasing cost of borrowing currently hitting homebuyers across the property market, it evidently remains less expensive to buy when...

19 October 2022

From: Breaking News

A buyers battle for shared ownership

As households reassessed where and how they were living during the pandemic, an increasing number of renters are now considering shared...

19 October 2022

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Revealed - seven reasons to invest in property abroad

Brits looking to make the most of their hard-earned savings and plan for the future have been offered helpful tips and...

05 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Investing in a Holiday Home – Key Considerations for Investors

Investing in property for many people – whether for personal use or as a pure investment opportunity – can be an...

30 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Home buyers with mortgages face 28% hit to buying power in 2023

Despite the relative buoyancy of the housing market activity over the summer – the recent spike in mortgage rates for new...

30 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Analysing your property portfolio this autumn

The UK’s buy-to-let market has changed beyond recognition over the last few years and with a recession on the horizon, landlords...

29 September 2022

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What does Liz Truss mean for the prime London property market?

As the idea of a new prime minister takes effect, how the government tackles the economic challenges facing the country remains...

16 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Bulk buying - property investors buy full portfolios

New research shows that the buying trends of property investors are changing. In hope of boosting their property portfolios, investors have...

12 August 2022

From: Breaking News

The rise of property auctions – five common auction misconceptions revealed

If our auction roundups are anything to go by, it is no surprise that selling a property via auction continues to...

03 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - Your Questions Answered about Mortgages in Spain

I work closely with specialist mortgage brokers to help my clients to secure mortgages in Spain because it’s such a tricky...

27 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - what not to do when viewing a home overseas

With around 35,000 Brits buying property abroad each year, it is vital that investors seek advice and do their research before travelling overseas to...

27 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Spain roundup – dream job alert, market update and rise in UK buyers  

Over 5,500 people have applied for the dream job of becoming a holiday home tester in Spain – and there’s still a...

22 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Airbnb experts reveal best UK cities to be a host this August

Air travel has reduced in demand since before the pandemic by as much as 76%, a sign that staycations are still...

22 July 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

20 July 2022

From: Breaking News

2022 – where in outer London are Chinese and HK investors buying?

A thought leadership article jointly conducted by UK/China PR firm 11K Consulting and mixed-use property developer Regal London has revealed the...

13 July 2022

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Why the merging of hotels and short-term rentals is a trend worth tracking

Earlier this summer, I attended the Skift Future of Lodging Forum in New York. The foundation for the summit was the...

13 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Four things to consider when investing abroad

Owning an overseas property is a dream for many people, but the safest way to ensure this is smooth sailing is...

11 July 2022

From: Overseas Property

Liverpool's Chinese & Hong Kong buyer boom - purchases up 160% since 2017

There has been a significant influx in the number of Chinese and Hong Kong buyers purchasing homes in Liverpool between 2017-2021,...

08 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Sun, sea, and strong house prices – coastal property values up by 38%

With summer in full swing and temperatures rising, GetAgent has analysed the property market performance of the UK’s most popular coastal...

08 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Could modular homes solve the housing crisis?

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

08 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors – what are the merits of being the last to buy?

It’s very often the case that new developments use all the incentives they can to encourage the first few buyers to...

06 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – do auctions still have a long way to go?

This week, Property Investor Today looks at research that suggests auctions aren’t as popular as they seem. However, the latest news from...

24 June 2022

From: Breaking News

The five best coastal locations in the UK to invest in

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

21 June 2022

From: Property Investment & Strategy

Auction roundup – new auctioneer launches amidst a joyful June

In a week of blazing weather, PIT shines a light on the latest auction news, from a new property auctioneer coming...

17 June 2022

From: Breaking News

How BTR can offer attainable access to desirable lifestyles

Over the last two years, the housing market has been less than predictable. Despite the doom and gloom foreseen at the...

17 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – was May the most successful month for auctions yet?

In this week's roundup, PIT takes a look at the month just gone. Auction House saw record figures in the first five...

10 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Could the surging BTR market alleviate the UK housing crisis?

The build-to-rent market has long been characterised by providing expensive, urban flats for young adults; but 2021 was a landmark year...

06 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Sun shines on Cyprus - property sales on island hit their highest in 14 years

Residential property in Cyprus continued to be in high demand in April 2022, with 938 successful transactions completed on the island...

20 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Debate - are second home owners pricing out locals and destroying communities?

Schofields Insurance has claimed that there are pros and cons for and against second homes as the dispute about second home...

18 May 2022

From: Breaking News

The Coast of the Rising Sun: Is it time to invest in the Far East?

Property in many of the UK’s coastal towns and villages has often taken a pounding and not just from the elements...

06 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Getting technical – developers use PropTech for new-build sales

Homebuilders are reportedly utilising technology to dramatically reduce the time it takes to exchange on a new-build transition, the latest research...

06 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed: The secret weapon that will make your development a success

There are many shades on the ‘developing property’ spectrum, and for my money, one of the most attractive hues is a...

04 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed: New Yorkers head for London as the Big Apple loses its shine

Haringtons, an independent buying agents based in London, has seen a rise in enquiries from the City of New York as...

29 April 2022

From: Breaking News

What support is available for property owners with cladding issues?

Since the devastating tragedy of the Grenfell tower fire in 2017, cladding issues have been highlighted across thousands of properties in...

29 April 2022

From: Breaking News

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

Insight - how could the French elections affect property investment?

Following the first round of the French presidential elections, which saw current president Emmanuel Macron and controversial Eurosceptic Marine Le Pen...

22 April 2022

From: Breaking News

How digitalisation can speed up your property’s sales process

The pandemic has had a major impact on our lives and the global economy. Our beloved property sector was by no...

22 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight: Deconstructing barriers to greener homes

With climate change and environmental degradation becoming a daily feature in news cycles, it’s no wonder why many are becoming increasingly...

13 April 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

08 April 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

01 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight: The London housing market sees the busiest sales since pre-Brexit

In this insight piece, Warren McCann, area director at Douglas & Gordan, shares the latest findings for the London housing market. We...

30 March 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

30 March 2022

From: Breaking News

The North–South property divide explained

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

25 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – employee milestones and a ‘decrepit’ property

This week’s auction roundup is a mixed bag, with iamproperty reaching reached a 300 employee milestone as auctions grow in popularity....

18 March 2022

From: Breaking News

ITV's Our House - property fraud and how to avoid it

With ITV's Our House currently gripping millions of TV viewers, property experts have outlined how property fraud - which plays a central...

11 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

Short lease hotspots - what are the pros and cons for investors?

The regions of England and Wales home to the least time remaining to renew when it comes to properties listed for...

09 March 2022

From: Breaking News

How landlord buying habits are changing to reach EPC targets

Possible changes to energy performance certificate (EPC) targets are likely to have a dramatic effect on landlord property purchasing habits. This is...

07 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – auctioneer awards, charity work and expert tips

We’ve entered a new month, which means new beginnings and refreshed confidence as we navigate a post-Covid world. Quite aptly, this...

04 March 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

04 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Planning to buy a luxury new build? Watch out for the leasehold…

In this guest piece, Hugh Wigzell, senior associate at Farrer & Co, lists three issues that property buyers and investors should watch out for...

02 March 2022

From: Breaking News

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