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KEYWORD "England and Wales" - 100 RESULTS
High Mortgage Rates triggers plummeting off-plan sales

Off-plan house purchases have plummeted in the last year - and that’s largely down to higher mortgage rates. Property consultancy Hamptons says...

31 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Shock as latest UK index shows house prices still falling

The latest UK house price index from e.surv suggests house prices have fallen over the past year - this is in...

21 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Spring into action and sell your BTL portfolio fast

There wasn’t much by way of good news in the Spring Budget for landlords and property investors last month. Although some rumours...

19 April 2024

From: Sponsored Content

Professional BTL investors continue to streamline portfolios

The typical buy-to-let investor has reduced the size of their portfolio by as much as 27% across England and Wales in...

18 April 2024

From: Breaking News

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

Normal Sales and Rental Markets Are Back - new market snapshot

Home sellers’ optimism is vastly improved compared to March last year, according to the latest Asking Price Index from respected property...

21 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor Briefing - the market has turned the page says Hamptons

Hamptons head of research Aneisha Beveridge says the early signs in 2024 suggest that the market has firmly turned the page.   She...

27 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Recent house price rises give hope for improved 2024 - new analysis

A house price index has indicated a gentle rise in capital appreciation coming through at the end of 2023, and says...

18 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Residential Property Investment holds its own despite downturn

The average sale price of completed home transactions using cash or mortgages in England and Wales in October 2023 fell by...

21 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - Best and Worst Residential Yields in England and Wales

New research by digital mortgage lender Molo shows where in England and Wales offers the highest and lowest rental yields.  The current...

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

New Market Snapshot shows yields rising across all regions

England and Wales have seen rising rental yields for the third quarter in a row, with the total yield up 1.0...

24 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Warning: Buy To Let investors’ losses mount

New research by lending service Octane Capital reveals that the average buy to let investor has seen the money they owe...

21 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

Private landlords twice as likely to sell properties than to buy

That’s the clear result of a survey by the National Residential Landlords Association.  It says some 12 per cent of landlords in...

07 September 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

Anvil Homes secures £4.2m Paragon funding package

Anvil Homes has secured a hefty £4.2 million funding package from Paragon Development Finance to support its nine-home new build development...

12 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Pluto Finance provides £130 million development finance

Pluto Finance closed £130 million of senior development finance in August, at an average margin of 4.1% and an average Loan...

05 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Foreign homeowners sitting on £90.7bn worth of property

The total market value of foreign-owned homes in England and Wales currently stands at £90.7 billion, research from Benham and Reeves...

13 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Paddington – is it finally ready to be more than bears and marmalade?

There’s no doubt that, when people think of Paddington, they think first of the iconic character created by Michael Bond in...

25 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – and this is no April Fools’…

Pinch, punch, it’s the first of the month! While it is indeed April Fools’ day, these record sales at auction are...

01 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Time for action? Two-thirds of rental homes not green enough

With energy bills due to increase by 54% next month, research from specialist property lending experts Octane Capital has revealed that...

28 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

Faster progress is needed to decarbonise the property sector – claim

The Chartered Institute of Housing’s (CIH) upcoming 2022 Housing Review shows the lack of clear government strategies and insufficient financial incentives...

28 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – the rise in MMoA and a bumper bungalow boom

This week’s roundup is centred around demand, with iamsold reporting a strong rise in Modern Method of Auction as market conditions...

18 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – as we enter another year like no other…

In the first auction roundup of 2022, PIT takes a look at the latest auction news; from iamproperty’s successful year with...

21 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Leasehold consultation – what do investors need to know?

On Tuesday, the government launched a six-week consultation on proposals to make it easier and cheaper for leaseholders to purchase the...

14 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

‘Dodgy landlords’ likely to ruin COP26 agreement – claim

A lettings expert and tenant’s rights campaigner has warned that any progress on climate change as a result of the COP26...

08 December 2021

From: Breaking News

EPC change could be 'catastrophic' for property investors, experts warn

Investors could be ‘severely impacted’ by government plans to raise the required Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating for buy-to-let properties in...

08 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – where is seeing the biggest rise in the value of housing stock?

New analysis carried out by Knight Frank has highlighted the areas which have seen the biggest increase in the value of...

08 November 2021

From: Breaking News

City status could bring about a house price boost for Southend

A study by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent, has analysed how a move to city status could bring about a substantial...

03 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Commercial to resi – what are the advantages of office-to-resi conversions?

In this opinion piece, Reece Mennie from HJ Collection outlines the main benefits of office-to-residential conversions – which is set to...

11 October 2021

From: Breaking News

North East becomes UK’s Buy to Let Property Hotspot

The North West of England has held the title for buy to let property hotspot for some time now. However, property...

15 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Landlords and compliance – the devil is in the detail

In recent months, residential landlords have been under huge pressure to keep on top of a raft of new legislation and...

09 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Rental update – strong yields, smart homes, and the power of BTR

The latest research by a nationwide buy-to-let (BTL) specialist has revealed which major cities across England and Wales have seen the...

09 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight: what you need to know about applying for a holiday let mortgage

Has the post-lockdown staycation boom inspired you to invest in a holiday let property?  Here, Grant Seaton, senior business lending manager...

02 June 2021

From: Breaking News

More money spent on housing – are things looking up?

More money was spent in the housing market in England and Wales in the year to March than any 12-month period...

24 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – where are the most energy-efficient regions in the UK?

The latest figures from an online estate agent have revealed which region in England and Wales is the most energy-efficient. With 85%...

05 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Countryside closure – demand for rural living drives record price growth

In the first quarter of 2021, the escape to the country trend triggered by the pandemic drove annual price growth to its...

05 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Investor insight – are off-plan developments a good investment?

A property development and investment company has claimed that the ongoing shortfall in housing is prompting strong demand for high spec...

29 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A with St. Modwen Homes - how has Covid affected buyers and investors?

Housebuilding took a hit as a result of the pandemic, but there are signs that it is now starting to recover. In...

24 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Leasehold scandal – NLC welcomes CMA announcement on ‘onerous’ ground rents

The National Leasehold Campaign (NLC) – the UK's largest and most influential campaign group on leasehold reform - has welcomed the...

22 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

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

Why the cladding issue must be addressed immediately

The Grenfell Tower tragedy horrified Britain. Subsequent inquiries have highlighted issues with materials used, construction standards and supervisory roles, to name...

10 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Roundup: Brexit causes decline in homes for overseas firms plus co-living growth

The number of properties owned by overseas companies in England and Wales has fallen by 4,000 since the EU referendum in...

29 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – how the National Leasehold Campaign took the fight to leasehold

The leasehold scandal has been one of the biggest topics of debate and controversy in the property industry in recent years,...

27 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Are we approaching the end of the road for HMOs?

You may have heard people say that as the coronavirus continues and a possible recession approaches, this spells the end of the...

27 November 2020

From: Breaking News

The only way is up – property boom in a third of UK’s largest cities

A third of the UK’s largest cities are experiencing a property boom, according to research from leading letting firm Apropos. It looked...

18 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Carbon Monoxide detectors – What is the law on replacing expired alarms?

As all those responsible for managing property will be only too aware, landlords have many obligations under the laws and regulations...

30 October 2020

From: Legislation, Regulation & Compliance

Revealed – where is the best place to sell a property in England or Wales?

If you’re an investor with an asset you’re keen to get rid of, you’ll be eager to know where the best...

23 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Building update: SME developers want to build more; ecolodge opens in Italy

Research by TrustedLand and LandTech has revealed that more than half of the UK’s small and mid-sized property developers expect to...

23 October 2020

From: Breaking News

The UK’s holiday let market is booming – could you be the next investor?

With the potential for restrictions to be in place on and off for many years to come, and the likely continued...

23 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Selling a flat with a short lease

Landlords and property investors with leasehold property within their portfolio, as well as their advisors, will be aware of the difficulty...

09 October 2020

From: Sponsored Content

Development – Sussex cricket, new offsite homes and Notts scheme go-ahead

Construction work has commenced on the Tate Residences, an ‘eagerly awaited’ luxury collection of 37 spacious apartments which overlook Sussex Cricket...

28 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Part 3 – what will property auctions look like in the future?

In recent days we have been exploring the future of property auctions with a number of major auction houses across the...

14 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Urgent government stimulus is needed to reignite the housing market - claim

Covid-19 and the subsequent government lockdown will result in a loss of 526,000 home sales in 2020, according to further analysis...

22 April 2020

From: Breaking News

UK property market is ‘paralysed’ by lockdown – analysis

The lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic has frozen the housing market, according to Home.co.uk’s Asking Price...

20 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Forecast: Spring surge expected, despite spread of coronavirus

The housing market in England and Wales remains on course to record strong growth this spring, according to reallymoving.com. Its House Price...

16 March 2020

From: Breaking News

The top buy-to-let property hotspots for 2020 – where can they be found?

New data from AI-powered property investment portal oneandonlypro.com has revealed that the North of England is the best place to nab...

10 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Top performing property types of the decade revealed

Terraced homeowners in London have seen the highest price growth of any property type across the whole of England and Wales...

08 January 2020

From: Breaking News

House prices predicted to end 2019 at 4% annual growth

House prices in England and Wales are set to end the year 4.1% higher than at the end of 2018, reallymoving’s...

15 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Landlords most optimistic in the East Midlands

Buy-to-let landlords operating in the East Midlands are the most positive about the future prospects for their rental business, according to...

01 November 2019

From: Breaking News

One million pound-plus residential property sales soar twelve-fold

The number of residential housing transactions has increased rapidly in the past 20 years, propelled by rising property prices, according to...

25 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Surge in electricity theft for drug cultivation

Police investigations into electricity theft are 13% higher this year than in 2018, according to Direct Line for Business. The insurance company...

23 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Londoners buying prime country properties at eight-year high

The number of Londoners purchasing country properties costing £2 million and above between January and June was at its highest level...

14 October 2019

From: Breaking News

House prices set to dip over next quarter

Average house prices in England and Wales are set to see an average 0.9% monthly drop over the next three months,...

20 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Green shoots of recovery in London despite Brexit

Soaring rents are tempting investors back into the capital's lettings market, according to September’s Home.co.uk Asking Price Index. A revitalisation of the...

18 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Average property scam costs victims £107,669, research finds

With all property titles in England and Wales published online, and scammers potentially able to access this information to commit property...

06 September 2019

From: Breaking News

The rise of gazumping – what do London investors need to know?

Instances of gazumping have been few and far between in Central London for the past five years.  However, a shortage of housing...

16 August 2019

From: Breaking News

The best performing £1 million-plus property postcodes in 2019 revealed

Super-prime property portal, Vyomm, has looked at the highest average house price across England and Wales to determine the best performing...

31 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Top seaside town hotspots for property investment returns revealed

A new study from AI-powered property investment portal One and Only Pro has revealed the top ten seaside towns for property...

24 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Where are the best UK university towns and cities for property investment?

Newcastle is the best UK university town or city for property investment, new research by AI-powered property investment portal One and...

21 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Townhouses dominate as demand for prime property remains strong

Townhouses have recently outperformed all other property types in the prime country house market, according to Knight Frank's latest Index. The agency's...

05 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Landlords in Scotland now face higher tax bills than landlords in England

Scottish landlords now face higher tax bills than their English counterparts, according to leading accountants French Duncan LLP. This is due to...

05 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Price growth slips into the red after 87 months of positive data

Average overall price growth in England and Wales has slipped into the red, according to Home.co.uk’s February Asking Price Index. This...

15 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Majority of Brits unaware of tenancy deposit law

Some 98% of tenants are not fully aware of the correct rights of the tenancy deposit law, according to a recent...

04 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Top tips for first-time landlords

Letting a home can be an intimidating task if you’re doing it for the first time. You may have deliberately entered...

06 December 2018

From: Sponsored Content

Blackpool’s property market performs strongly ahead of digital rollout

Blackpool’s property market is set to exceed a valuation of £250m this year, with the total spent on sales growing by...

23 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Protecting your investments from going up in smoke

How can effective fire risk management help protect the value of your property investment?   When investing in property, potential ROI or yield...

21 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Northern investment broadens as Stockport enters Top 10

LendInvest has released the latest LendInvest Buy-to-Let Index report. The LendInvest BTL Index is published quarterly and ranks 105 postcode areas around...

14 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Research reveals best locations for buy-to-let investment

Online estate agency yieldit has unveiled the best buy-to-let locations in England and Wales. The new data, gathered from the agency's current...

26 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Price cutting hits 7-year high as demand in the market drops

Reduced demand in the market has led to price-cutting becoming the new norm, according to home.co.uk. Its ‘October Asking Price Index’ recorded...

17 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Liverpool property market approaches £1 billion milestone ahead of digital switch-over

Liverpool’s property market is set to reach a £1 billion valuation this year as the total spent on house sales has...

05 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Top 10 postcodes for sellers and buyers in England and Wales revealed

Dorset’s postcode district BH17 has been crowned the best location to sell a home this month, with a market heat temperature...

22 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Rents in private rental sector increase in line with RPI

Residential rent rises in the private rental sector (PRS) have been closely tied to the rate of inflation and retail price...

10 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Affordability and stamp duty are disrupting the UK property market – Knight Frank

The number of homes sold in London was lower than any other part of England and Wales last year, according to...

13 June 2018

From: Breaking News

High volume of farmland stock set to come to market, claims Carter Jonas

New data from property consultancy Carter Jonas has revealed that a high volume of farmland stock is set to come to...

25 May 2018

From: Breaking News

London and South East prices slide again, report says

While home prices may have nudged up this month across England and Wales, market conditions in London and the South East...

18 April 2018

From: Breaking News

Nation’s most expensive street revealed by survey

The latest research from Lloyds Bank has crowned Grosvenor Crescent in Belgravia as the most expensive residential street in England and...

05 January 2018

From: Breaking News

Rising number of homebuyers faced flood risk in 2017

The inaugural Homebuyer Urban Flood Risk Report has found that nearly one in seven UK homebuyers faced a potential flood risk...

05 January 2018

From: Breaking News

Manchester hits top spot and Hull climbs high in latest LendInvest Index

The latest LendInvest Buy-to-Let Index report has revealed that Manchester is the top buy-to-let destination in the country. Published every quarter, the...

20 December 2017

From: Breaking News

CLA accuses government of an “abdication of responsibility”

The CLA has condemned the government for an ‘abdication of responsibility’ over new energy efficiency rules for listed buildings. In a damning...

11 October 2017

From: Breaking News

House price growth in Scotland outperforming England and Wales

House prices in Scotland increased by an average of 0.5% in June to reach an average of £175,941, according to the...

18 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Annual growth slowing as market 'pauses' for summer break

Annual house price growth slowed in July, according to the latest figures from LSL Property Services. Last month, annual growth dipped by...

14 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Cut stamp duty to free up mobility, says report

Improvements to the existing stamp duty regime would significantly boost the number of housing transactions across England and Wales, according to...

11 August 2017

From: Breaking News

UK arable farmland values now stand at up to £10k an acre

The average value of bare agricultural land in England and Wales fell by 1.7% to £7,313 an acre in the second...

03 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Scottish house prices are continuing their steady growth

Residential property prices in Scotland continue to rise, according to new figures. The average price of a property in Scotland in May...

21 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Asking prices ‘remain muted’ despite high demand from buyers

Asking prices for residential properties in England and Wales have remained broadly unchanged  over the past month, as price sensitive homebuyers...

17 July 2017

From: Breaking News

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