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KEYWORD "Costs" - 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

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

From: Breaking News

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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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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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

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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

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

From: Breaking News

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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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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

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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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

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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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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

From: Breaking News

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

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

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

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

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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

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

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

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

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

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

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

From: Breaking News

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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

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

Substantial House Price falls present investor opportunities

The average UK house price fell only slightly in June, by around £300 compared to May with a typical property now...

13 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

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

Investors Guide: What is a property development franchise?

A property investment platform has issued a guide to the property development franchise - a business model in which a person...

29 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Construction Investment - gloom in 2023, much better in 2024-5

Construction industry insight and intelligence consultancy Glenigan has produced its industry forecast for the next three years - and in a...

29 June 2023

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Zoopla’s deep dive into house price changes and investment potential

The latest market update from the research team at property portal Zoopla gives a steer for investors on what’s hot and...

08 June 2023

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Construction starts slide again as costs continue to rise

New starts on construction continued to fall during April, according to Construction industry insight experts, Glenigan. Their May edition of the Construction...

11 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Insurance market must deal with escalating construction risks

Insurers and risk managers must pull out all the stops to support the beleaguered UK construction sector, which is facing extreme...

04 May 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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Equality comes through learning

One of the first things I read this year for international women’s day was a quote which really resonated with me....

30 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Profitable portfolios dip but yields remain stable - report

Rental yields and tenant demand are holding firm for landlords’ property investments, however profitability of portfolios was slightly down on the...

09 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Rental yields up in majority of regions

Fleet Mortgages, the buy-to-let specialist lender, this week released its latest Buy-to-Let Rental Barometer covering Q4 2022 rental yields across England...

26 January 2023

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

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Three strategies for investors to see great returns in 2023

The current economic environment is still uncertain, and it is likely that the alarming rising cost of living, high inflation rates,...

08 December 2022

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Build to Rent value set to hit £102bn by 2028

The value of the UK's fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) sector has risen to £56 billion, up 60% from £35 billion...

02 December 2022

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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

Stunning Locations - The most beautiful places to live in England

Mortgage experts at money.co.uk analysed local authority areas in England to discover how much it costs to live in the most beautiful areas. Of...

23 November 2022

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Why investors should take advantage of the BTR boom

The last few years have seen an eruption of geopolitical volatility. A pandemic, several global lockdowns, and the re-emergence of war...

18 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

Owners could see £50,000 wiped off the value of their home post-Christmas

A leading housing expert has claimed that property owners could witness the value of their homes dipping by more than £50,000...

04 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Planning submitted for proposed scheme next to Salts Mill World Heritage Site

Following a major planning application to Bradford Council, a ‘spectacular vision’ to transform a vacant office block on the edge of the...

02 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Energy efficiency mortgage discounts encouraging upgrades

New research from Shawnbrook shows that green mortgage discounts could be encouraging landlords to make home upgrades. These discounts can help...

26 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Do you think your home could be more energy-efficient?

If you’ve wondered whether your home could be more energy-efficient, you’re not alone. Research by property maintenance solution provider, Help me Fix,...

21 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Profitable Postcodes - London’s new-build premium hotspots

A recent market analysis by Unlatch has revealed where London’s new-build premium hotspots are. Housebuilders who hone in on these parts of...

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

Revealed - sustainable development sells out fast

New Town in Ashford, Kent sold all available apartments in just under 12 weeks. International Off-Plan Property Consultancy LH1 London, was appointed...

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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Legal & General Modular Homes selected for Wolverhampton residential scheme

Legal & General Modular Homes has recently been drafted by the City of Wolverhampton Council as its preferred developer from a...

28 September 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

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

Rising rents push renters towards smaller properties and lower running costs

Renters must be banging their heads against the wall by now as they are being pushed towards smaller properties and lower...

14 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Utility bills set to hit 28% of average mortgage

October’s energy price cap increase will see the average household paying the equivalent of nearly a third of their annual mortgage...

09 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Sourced Capital close £2.85million deal for luxury property development

Sourced Capital recently announced the closing of its most current deal, which will be used to fund a development loan of...

02 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - how inflation and the cost of living impacts your investments

Inflation is at a 30-year high, having increased to 9% and experts predict that it could rise to 11% by the...

31 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Time to hand it over? Obtaining early disclosure in construction project disputes

In this guest piece, Theresa Mohammed discusses the Balfour Beatty v Broadway Malyan decision which highlights the issues with obtaining early...

24 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed – the cheapest UK cities to flip a house

There has been a significant increase in demand for move-in-ready homes and CIA Landlord Insurance has taken the liberty to research...

12 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

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