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KEYWORD "Decline" - 100 RESULTS
Improving Retail Footfall figures comfort commercial investors

March witnessed a modest rise in retail footfall across the UK, with an increase of 1.7% compared to February, signalling the lowest...

18 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

Demand boost for property in lower-value prime London locations

The number of sales instructions in London was 17% above the five-year average in the first quarter of 2024, according to...

18 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

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

Rental demand to stay high as first time buyers hit obstacles

New research by consumer group HomeOwners Alliance shows that for many young people, homeownership has become an impossible dream. A sentiment survey...

07 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

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

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

From: Breaking News

Huge slump in new private homes completed - new figures

Figures released by the National House Building Council show 133,213 new homes were completed in 2023, down 12 per cent on...

15 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Knight Frank’s Investor Update on residential sales and lettings

Sales Market: The UK housing market is at an inflection point, which means mixed signals for buyers and sellers. Inflation has fallen...

13 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Investors Warned - rising prime London lettings supply hits rental growth

Data from London property data consultancy LonRes suggests supply in prime areas of the capital is improving and so rental growth...

30 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Agency forecasts no more house price falls in London

Cluttons, a prime London residential property specialist, has flagged an end to house price falls in its new forecasts for 2024...

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

Capital Appreciation set to rise more than expected this year

Investors relying on capital appreciation are in for a pleasant surprise in 2024 according to Knight Frank. Tom Bill, head of the...

23 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

From: Breaking News

Rich Pickings - Market boom for prime and super-prime property in London

Investment returns and activity in London’s property market has been stronger than the rest of the country over the last 12...

28 December 2023

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Bungalows - now so rare they make good investments

New research from an over-50’s property company reveals that bungalow construction has dropped to account for just 1.2 per cent of...

05 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Birmingham shortage of homes set to keep prices and demand buoyant

Residential developers now have a unique opportunity to provide much needed high-quality accommodation in a city currently with limited stock, says...

28 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

Revealed - areas with falling prices ripe for investor buyers

The average price of a home in Wales has fallen to £239,378 in the third quarter of 2023, the first time...

26 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Market Snapshot - how house prices are performing in every region

All regions saw annual price falls in Q3 The Nationwide has produced regional house price indices for Q3 - the July to...

12 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Optimistic New Build Investment Potential in Near Future

A prominent new build expert has given his verdict on that sector’s investment potential for the rest of 2023. Mobeen Akram -...

10 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Commercial property investment takes a beating

Market analysis by Sirius Property Finance, a debt advisory firm, reveals that commercial property transactions are down 67 per cent while...

26 September 2023

From: Breaking News

High end global residential investment still ahead of pre-Covid level

Residential sales above US$10m in the 12 cities covered by the Knight Frank Global Super-Prime Intelligence Report totalled 422 in Q2...

19 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

Most property investors untroubled by interest rate or inflation woes

Almost three quarters of investors  have yet to see a decline in the value of their property portfolio, it’s being claimed. A survey...

05 September 2023

From: Breaking News

London Residential Investment Market - latest snapshot

New figures from London-focussed lettings agency Foxtons show that average weekly rent in July 2023 was 12 per cent higher than...

22 August 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

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

From: Breaking News

Commercial construction sector set to weather uncertainty

Having bounced back from pandemic decline, the size of the commercial building construction sector is forecast to grow further this year. Sirius...

15 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed: The richest and poorest property markets in the UK

Research by Nested, the modern estate agent, reveals that £250bn worth of property has been sold in the UK in the...

25 May 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Build-to-rent sector stalling as completions slump, says report

The number of build-to-rent completions fell substantially in the past year, according to research by Stripe Property Group. Stripe analysed historic data...

11 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent and Community Benefits

Andy Jones, Group Director, Corporate  & Build to Rent, Leaders Romans Group (LRG) Build to Rent (BTR) and more specifically, its regional...

09 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Spanish property market 2022 review and 2023 predictions

Spanish property experts Sean Woolley from Cloud Nine Spain and Mark Stücklin from Spanish Property Insight have been sharing their thoughts...

26 January 2023

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

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

Private rented sector not reason for fewer Scottish homeowners

The private rented sector (PRS) has been under the looking glass for the past few weeks, yet the PRS is not...

14 September 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

Revealed – top Crossrail postcodes for a buy-to-let investment

With the opening of the Elizabeth line last week, it’s no surprise that properties within a short distance of Crossrail stations...

01 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Which city is driving HMO decline? The answer may (not) surprise you…

Market analysis from Octane Capital has revealed that the number of houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) in England has dropped in...

13 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let sector heats up rent rises tempt landlords back to market

New analysis from Knight Frank suggests that rent rises are tempting landlords back into the market. It found that, in some cases,...

29 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

London exodus reverses as rental demand climbs in Q1

With tenants returning to the capital in 2022, research by rental portal Rentd has revealed that the London rental market has...

01 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

Russian buyers account for £190m in London market value in 2021

Russian residential property purchases contributed an estimated £190 million in market value and £13.2 million in stamp duty tax last year,...

07 March 2022

From: Breaking News

TfL funding fiasco – huge numbers of new homes at risk, says Assembly member

Labour’s London Assembly planning spokesperson has claimed that much-needed new homes will remain unbuilt and potential jobs unfilled without long-term investment...

04 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Permission granted – planning approvals for new homes bounce back

While the level of new homes being granted planning permission dipped during the first year of the pandemic, this negative trend...

25 February 2022

From: Breaking News

What lies ahead of the PBSA market in a post-pandemic world?

It’s been a tumultuous year for the student accommodation market, with distance learning and travel restrictions taking their toll on occupancy...

23 February 2022

From: Breaking News

UK falls behind other European countries for new-build performance

The UK is currently trailing a number of other major European nations when it comes to the delivery of new homes...

21 February 2022

From: Breaking News

PBSA update – supply growth in London, breaking into the US sector

In this mini update, Property Investor Today looks at the latest in purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA), from the locations with the...

18 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Full steam ahead! Masterplan for West Bromwich given the green light

Last week saw Sandwell’s Cabinet approve ambitious plans to regenerate and revitalise West Bromwich’s town centre over the coming decades. The West...

14 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Construction crisis – building output decline persists in 2022

A construction output report has revealed that the value of underlying work commencing on-site has fallen 15% in the three months...

14 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

Market woes – UK rents hit £1,000 pcm as living costs squeeze households

Average UK rents have risen to almost £1,000 per month – £62 more than at the start of the pandemic, according...

09 February 2022

From: Breaking News

China: The beat of a different drum

A zero-tolerance policy response to Covid-19, declining property prices, and a flexible and accommodative central bank all set China apart from...

31 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Ending on a high note – homebuyer demand stood strong during Q4

Homebuyer demand in the UK remained robust for much of Q4 2021, sitting at an average of 65.6%, up by 0.9%...

05 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Demand/supply debate continues – where do we need more new homes?

Research by Unlatch has revealed where across the UK we’re most in need of new homes based on the size of...

20 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight: Which prime London areas are driving the rental market revival?

The prime London rental market has enjoyed an 8% uplift in rental values over the last year, with the most in-demand...

17 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – where are the best areas in the UK to invest in property in 2022?

New research from Currys and Swann has revealed the best UK areas to invest in a property in 2022, highlighting the price of...

06 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – which developers have been worst hit by Covid?

Research by real estate debt advisory specialists Sirius Property Finance has revealed how the pandemic halved the profits taken by the...

22 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Rental yields in the capital – East London continues to lead the way

Those investors looking to join the pandemic bounce-back may be asking where the best places in London are to consider for...

19 November 2021

From: Breaking News

London bounces back – rents set to rise 5.5% in 2022

Rental values across the capital have not only bounced back compared to the pandemic dip in 2020, but they have also...

03 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - a closer look at off-plan property investing

The UK has a longstanding problem with housing. A shortfall in available and viable land in areas with investment potential is...

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Cladding crisis - SLC pens letter to Michael Gove urging action

John Clay, a board member and past chairman of the Society of Licensed Conveyancers, has written an open letter to the...

15 October 2021

From: Breaking News

The next evolution of shopping centres - could they be converted to resi?

Shopping centres have taken a hit in recent years thanks to changing shopping habits, the growth of online retail, a decline...

22 September 2021

From: Breaking News

New-build market share hits lowest level in a decade

New research has found that the proportion of UK property transactions accounted for by the new-build sector hit its lowest level in...

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

On the right track - DLR only line to buck the Underground's rental decline

New research by London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves, reveals that all but one line on the London Underground has...

06 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Short-term rentals outpace major accommodation types – study

The short-term rental sector has bounced back quicker than most accommodation sectors since the UK’s reopening, recent performance data from STR...

19 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Development – How to overcome the death of the city centre

During the Housing and Build to Rent Conference, a leading architect based in Nottingham declared that the death of the city...

14 July 2021

From: Breaking News

How will the end of the stamp duty holiday affect today's property market?

Ross Counsell, chartered surveyor and director at property buyers, GoodMove, shares his thoughts on the stamp duty holiday, how it’s contributed to higher...

30 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - is the Build to Rent sector losing momentum or bouncing back?

Findings from a Build to Rent (BTR) specialist have revealed how the sector is poised to gain further momentum due to...

21 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – where are the best places to be an investor right now?

When it comes to investing in property, strong rental yields are all-important if you want to make decent money out of...

21 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Construction – are housebuilders failing disabled buyers and investors?

Research from a new-build snagging company has found that a number of new-build homes being delivered are unfit for purpose as housebuilders...

18 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Market insight – homes for rent are letting 30% faster since Covid

The pandemic continues to shape the UK property market, with a growing disparity between inner city and outer city residential rents,...

26 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – will Covid make airspace development more or less likely?

One solution that has frequently been talked about as a way of solving the housing crisis is to build upwards on...

24 May 2021

From: Breaking News

How lockdown has changed the way we live: boosting the BTR trend

The rental sector has doubled in size in the past 20 years, with an estimated 19% of households (11 million people)...

19 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Are the traditional investment portfolio allocations still relevant?

There has been much debate around whether there is still a place for traditional portfolios made up of 60% equities and...

30 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Prime London update: sales activity soars as rental values decline

The number of sales transactions in the Prime Central London (PCL) market recorded in March was the highest since March 2016,...

19 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – in which UK areas has housebuilding activity thrived?

The latest new-build property market insight from BuildScan has revealed which UK areas have seen housebuilders take their foot off the...

12 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Why technology is essential in properties for retirees

Just a decade ago the term ‘silver surfers’ was common media parlance for an older person attempting to use technology. Looking...

07 April 2021

From: Breaking News

UK investment - has there been a boom in buyers hailing from Hong Kong?

Britain and Hong Kong have long had close relations, not least because it was a British colony until as recently as...

29 March 2021

From: Breaking News

French property market remains ‘en vogue’ for British investors

If, over the years, you have been interested in an investment property abroad, chances are that France was one of the...

26 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Can the high street be saved by residential redevelopment?

Like many other things, the high street developed over time as small residential settlements became towns, with more people coming to...

22 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – are cities investment dead-zones or will they bounce back post-Covid?

Since the coronavirus crisis began, there has been lots of talk about the death of the city-centre as people seek more...

17 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Cladding roundup – understanding and tackling the ongoing crisis

In light of the controversy surrounding cladding as of late, DBRS Morningstar has released a commentary titled ‘UK Cladding: Much More...

15 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Investment roundup – self-build decline, Birmingham growth and new modular

The self-build market is estimated to have declined in value by some 10% in 2020, as a result of the Covid-19...

12 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – three European countries seeing tremendous real estate growth

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

10 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Cladding roundup – BTR re-cladding and the declining appeal of flats

LaSalle Investment Management has become the first institutional investment landlord in the UK to complete re-cladding at a cost in excess...

05 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Could 2021 be the year of the small indie developer?

Over the last 10 months, we have seen a raft of changes to the planning rules in England. This has been...

26 February 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

22 February 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

17 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Should investors be looking at Melbourne and Sydney for BTR investment?

Two of Australia’s most popular cities - Melbourne and Sydney - are tipped for a Build to Rent (BTR) boom, according...

15 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – what does the 2% SDLT surcharge mean for overseas investors?

To no-one’s surprise, there haven’t been petitions or concerted pressure from the public, MPs and trade bodies regarding the introduction of...

10 February 2021

From: Breaking News

How has the prime London market fared in 2021 so far?

The annual price decline in prime central London (PCL) was 4.3% for the third consecutive month in January, while average rents...

08 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Off the rails – tube house prices fall 11% since start of Covid

House prices surrounding London’s tube stations have fallen by an average of 2% since the start of the pandemic as the...

08 February 2021

From: Breaking News

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