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KEYWORD "Cost" - 100 RESULTS
Shock figures show Rent is more affordable than a Mortgage

A European real estate valuation service has released what it calls “a comprehensive study on housing affordability in the United Kingdom”,...

16 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Country property market warns up as spring finally arrives

There are signs of a seasonal pick-up in activity in country house markets, but higher mortgage rates are keeping demand in...

16 May 2024

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Figures show capital appreciation hotspots across the UK

New figures from the Halifax show where in the UK capital appreciation is running at its highest. Northern Ireland remains the strongest...

10 May 2024

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Tax Burden - don't be hit by high council tax

Investors seeking to avoid property purchases in high council tax areas may be interested in new research from finance company RIFT. The...

10 May 2024

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Revealed - detached homes up £1,000 a week as Covid race reverses

The average price of detached homes in Edinburgh has risen by over £1,000 a week over the last year according to...

08 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Tech platform seeking incorporated investor clients

Tech platform GetGround - which previously had a customer base of buy to let individuals who chose to incorporate - is...

08 May 2024

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The Numbers Game: How to Analyze and Value Investment Properties

The world of property investing can be alluring, promising financial freedom and a steady stream of income. But before diving headfirst...

07 May 2024

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Investors have brief window to snap up panic property sales

An expert says a change in Stamp Duty Land Tax, coming into effect on June 1, will alter how investors and...

02 May 2024

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How to transform property ‘hidden gems’ in your area

With analysis from property lender Together finding that, as of 2023, there are 1.55m abandoned residential homes worth £531 billion across...

18 April 2024

From: Breaking News

A look into 2024 so far: 3 key insights for landlords

Twenty twenty-four is a pivotal year for landlords in the Private Rented Sector (PRS). It is still the Government’s aim that...

16 April 2024

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Big long-term gains for buy to let investors - new figures

The private rental sector may have been tough for investors in recent months in particular, but new figures show a healthy...

16 April 2024

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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

Buy To Let costs breakdown shows how returns are falling

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

09 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Interest rates to hit 3% in 2025 predicts leading economic consultancy

Although economic activity has picked up since the start of the year, the outlook remains weak by historical standards according to...

05 April 2024

From: Breaking News

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

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New Build capital appreciation soars, according to new data

Scottish new build house average prices have soared ahead of existing homes according to analysis of the latest statistics by a...

05 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Investors to save thousands on Capital Gains Tax - claim

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

28 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Commercial Real Estate Investment Looking Very Positive

New retail and leisure research has revealed a boom in commercial real estate activity over 2023.  The latest report by the Local...

26 March 2024

From: Breaking News

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

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

19 March 2024

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Warning: Buy To Let doesn’t offer guaranteed returns to investors

New and past landlords tempted back to Buy to Let have been warned - passive income from property isn’t easy.  This is...

19 March 2024

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How to Optimize Your Property Investment Returns

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

15 March 2024

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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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Will Chancellor’s Stamp Duty change deter residential investors?

The Chancellor has abolished multiple dwellings relief for stamp duty land tax. Relief from SDLT for multiple dwellings in England and Northern Ireland...

12 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Holiday Lets Investment gets body blow from anti-landlord Budget

A legal firm says Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has effectively slashed the value of holiday homes which are sold from April 2025...

12 March 2024

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House Price Growth in Positive Territory for first time in a year

UK house prices rose by 0.7 per cent in February, says the Nationwide, after taking account of seasonal effects. This resulted in...

12 March 2024

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Commercial property attracting increased private investment worldwide - report

Knight Frank says private investors remain the most active buyers in global commercial property. In 2023 private capital invested US$338 billion globally,...

07 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Director banned after unlawful property scheme saw investors lose £57m

The director of two companies which operated an unauthorised property investment scheme costing investors more than £57 million has been banned...

07 March 2024

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Guidance for landlords: 5 top tips for navigating responsibilities

Landlords play a crucial role in providing safe and comfortable housing for tenants while also managing rental properties effectively. Staying informed...

01 March 2024

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Positive About Spain - the year ahead for investors and buyers

In the Spanish property podcast “La Piedra”, Sean Woolley from Cloud Nine Spain and Mark Stücklinfrom Spanish Property Insight reviewed the market to give...

29 February 2024

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How will the UK residential rental market develop up to 2030?

Zero Deposit has analysed historic rental data from the Office for National Statistics for each region of England, to forecast what...

29 February 2024

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Will rents keep rising?

Typically, rents rise in line with wages - which, in turn, tend to track inflation or increase at a slightly lower...

27 February 2024

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Which tenures and regions have seen property value rise most?

Total value of UK housing fell marginally in 2023 by 0.3 per cent or £27 billion, but remains significantly higher than...

22 February 2024

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Buy To Let investors to face strict repair targets under Labour

Labour leader Sir Kier Starmer has confirmed that Awaab’s Law - putting a strict timescale on urgent repairs being done -...

22 February 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

London Briefing - what investors should know about sales and rentals

Growing confidence in the property sales market and lower mortgage costs led to a 21 per cent increase in the number...

20 February 2024

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Surging rents drive up capital growth according to Savills

UK housing costs hit £200 billion for the first time in 2023, according to the latest research by the property firm...

15 February 2024

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Don’t be impacted by rising rent arrears

A recent survey by digital mortgage lender, Molo, revealed that nearly 60% of UK landlords have seen a rise in late...

08 February 2024

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Beyond rental payments: 4 ways healthy landlord-tenant relationships can boost buy to let success

In the buy to let market, success goes beyond the transaction of paying rent. Ultimately, fostering a healthy landlord-tenant relationship can...

07 February 2024

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French investment potential flagging because of Brexit restrictions

A French court has blocked a law change allowing Britons to stay in France for over 90 days without a visa...

01 February 2024

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Investors see growing numbers of lots at auctions

In the wake of a turbulent 2023 for the property industry, Essential Information Group, a leading provider of data and insights...

25 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

Twelve Top Tips for investing in student housing

Claire Flynn, mortgages expert at Confused .com, has given 12 tips for anyone considering investing in student housing. “Investing in student properties...

18 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let Investments - challenges and trends for 2024

New analysis from Rightmove looks at the most prominent trends expected in the rental market during 2024, with advertised rents predicted...

16 January 2024

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High end restaurants offer tasty property investment potential

London’s restaurant scene is thriving in spite of the cost-of-living crisis, with 253 new openings in 2023, up from 243 in...

16 January 2024

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Did we get it wrong about investing in UK housing market?

It looks like investors in mainstream UK homes who anticipated losing capital values in the 2023 may have been mistaken -...

16 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Commercial property investment opportunities and top picks for 2024

This year will be an opportunity to buy at the very bottom of the cycle for commercial investors – with retail,...

11 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Savills’ Top Buy To Let and Resi Investment Tips for 2024

Savills has revealed the residential element of its annual cross-sector forecasts for investments in 2024 to 2028. The agency says turbulence in...

09 January 2024

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Marbella - is it still a good bet for property investors?

By Sean Woolley, director of real estate agency Cloud Nine Spain   In 2022 we were predicting that the market would cool, but...

09 January 2024

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Alternative property developments tipped to flourish in 2024

An investment platform is backing two of the more unusual property sectors - short lets and assisted living - as good...

09 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Prospects For 2024’s Housing Market - and figures for 2023

The Nationwide - the mortgage lender behind one of the UK’s leading house price indices - says there have been some...

09 January 2024

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Investors set to swoop on London commercial offices

BNP Paribas Real Estate research shows that Middle Eastern investment into central London offices is the busiest it has been since...

28 December 2023

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

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Will 2024 be a Good Year to Invest in Property?

“2023 has proved a tricky year but it’s also provided opportunities that haven’t been available for the last few years. “On the...

21 December 2023

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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

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Global markets remain resilient as they head into 2024

House prices in the world’s major property investment centres remain robust in the face of higher debt costs, with average annual...

21 December 2023

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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

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Foxtons explains how to add 50% to the value of a London house

The latest research by Foxtons reveals just how much London homeowners can add  Ali’s to their property by digging down. The research...

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

Should Investors Wait for new round of House Price Falls?

Two leading house price indices have shown recent rises - both the Nationwide last month and now the Halifax. The latter says...

14 December 2023

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House prices WILL fall in 2024 despite recent rises - top analyst prediction

A prominent investment platform says the recent small house price rises recorded by both the Nationwide and the Halifax are merely...

12 December 2023

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Revealed - high end London location with glut of Doer-Uppers for investors

A leading estate agent in London has revealed a glut of properties awaiting modernisation and shrewd investment in a sought after...

12 December 2023

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Basic Investment - add £60k to a property value with a simple conversion

A new study has uncovered the most profitable garage conversions investors can consider for properties.  According to the figures, turning a garage...

12 December 2023

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Invest in a Fraction of a Travelodge Hotel - new investment model

Real estate finance and investment house TAB has launched a new fractional ownership model called TAB Property - and it’s purchased...

12 December 2023

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Residential Letting - rent rises outstrip inflation in past year

Latest data from The Deposit Protection Service shows that average UK monthly rents for Q3 2023 were £1,121.46: a rise of...

07 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - How Residential Rental Market will perform in 2024 and beyond

The latest lettings market forecast from Savills says average UK rents to end 2023 at up 9.5 per cent year on...

05 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Here are the Best Locations to Become a Student Landlord

Brunel University’s students are the most profitable to house, according to the latest study from Alan Boswell Landlord Insurance.  The firm utilised...

28 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Rent Control threat to investor yields following legal decision

Yields for buy to let or corporate residential rental investors are likely to be reduced as a result of a legal...

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

Unexpected Housing Market Boost as Prices Edge Upwards

Shock news about house prices tend to mean one thing - a downward lurch. But the latest index from the Nationwide...

07 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Commercial property targeted by fed-up residential investors - claim

A bank says seasoned property investors are sizing up commercial opportunities given the hostile landscape for residential investment. Emma Cox, MD of...

07 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Wait To Invest? House prices forecast to fall in late 2023

House prices in England and Wales will fall by four per cent over the final quarter of 2023, thanks to inflation,...

02 November 2023

From: Breaking News

HMO Conversions - long-term returns justify short-term investment

Research by a specialist lender has lifted the lid on potential property investment with HMO conversions. Octane Capital says that while the...

31 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors’ Update - a subdued autumn for UK housing market

Knight Frank says the seasonal autumn bounce has failed to materialise in the UK housing market this year. It was a...

31 October 2023

From: Breaking News

No New Tax Incentives For Investors - government statement

Housing Secretary Michael Gove has ruled out any reversal of Section 24 or other tax changes which have hurt landlords in...

31 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Investment surges into Build To Rent Single Family Housing

Over £1 billion has been invested in the burgeoning Build To Rent Single Family Housing sector in the first three quarters...

31 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let’s Low Yields - is it worth it?

New research from lettings agency Benham and Reeves has shown that while net rental yields have increased over the last year,...

26 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Why Off Plan Properties provide ‘a hot strategy’ for investors

A property investment consultancy says off-plan properties “are one of the hottest strategies right now.” Redmayne Smith has analysed the advantages of...

19 October 2023

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Investors' Guide to UK Housing Market Right Now

The latest UK house price index, over the weekend, lifts the lid on exactly what’s happening in the UK housing market...

10 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors Avoid! Growing danger of Japanese Knotweed

A new heat map is making available information to investors about the threat of Japanese Knotweed. Investors can enter their postcode directly...

05 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Borrowing from Dad for investment? Call in the lawyers…

The tough economic climate has seen the so-called Bank of Mum and Dad increase its stake in the UK’s mortgage market to...

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

Unusual Investment - optimising your income even as a tenant

Investment takes many forms and just because you are a tenant, for example, this does not mean you should give up...

28 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Snapshot of the UK Housing Market Right Now

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

21 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Classic Property Investment - premiums for homes near stations

As the trend for working from home slowly diminishes, so there has been a return of the premiums for homes near...

19 September 2023

From: Breaking News

What’s your buy-to-let worth?

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

14 September 2023

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Increased Floorspace Adds Thousands To Property Values

With the high cost of transactions making flipping less attractive than before, the Nationwide has quantified an alternative option - home...

14 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

Largest land value declines on record as economic downturn bites

A major new housebuilder survey has found that concerns are growing over the short-term outlook for the UK economy. Knight Frank interviewed...

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

Investors’ Guide - how to recognise and optimise yields

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

07 September 2023

From: Breaking News

How To Add Thousands To The Value Of A Typical Home

A property investment service says investing in the EPC rating of a property before selling can increase sale profits by more...

07 September 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

Law firm says rental supply hit as Renters Reform Bill frightens investors

Another legal firm is reporting a “significant rise” in landlords selling up ahead of the Renters Reform Bill becoming law. A blog...

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

Build To Rent completions improve but starts plummet

The number of completed Build-to-Rent homes in the UK has increased 13 per cent in the past year to 88,100 units...

17 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

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

Want to make money from property? You’re probably in trouble…

A property advice service is suggesting that almost anything done to make money from a property could land the owner or...

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

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