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Development update: new homes in Stafford and Barking

In our latest development round-up, we zone in on projects in Staffordshire and Barking. A Worcestershire-based developer has won planning permission for...

17 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A  - will the built environment ever be completely digital?

To kick off the new year, we conduct a Q&A with Tzvete Doncheva, who looks after the PR and ecosystem building at Round...

06 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Women in Property Investment – a new face in PropTech innovation

Happy New Year! We hope you enjoyed your festive break and are ready to delve into a prosperous 2020 with yet...

03 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Women in Property Investment - are women less likely to invest in property?

We're back with another instalment of Women in Property Investment, and this time we catch up with Helen Barlow, sales and...

20 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Investing abroad – what could the investment trends be for 2020?

What happens in Quinta do Lago – a gated community and golf resort in Almancil, and one of the Algarve’s most...

18 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Investment in the 2020s – what are the main things to look out for?

It’s impossible to know for sure what the major investment trends will be for the next decade, but if recent trends...

18 December 2019

From: Breaking News

The UK rental and lettings market – an insight

With people moving away from traditional long let tenancies in favour of shorter, ‘hassle-free’ tenancies, we’ve seen a rise in flex-rents...

18 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Sustainable homes in action – why housing is going green

With sustainability and green issues becoming popular buzzwords in 2019, driven by an increasing awareness of the climate crisis, the school...

16 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Overseas buyers caught between rock and a hard place ahead of election day

Overseas buyers may be faced with a relative drop in value of up to 30% in the event of a Conservative...

11 December 2019

From: Breaking News

How to minimise flood risk when investing in property

Understanding the flood risk of a property is the first step to managing that risk and being prepared for what the...

29 November 2019

From: Breaking News

London regeneration – will Meridian Water be a game-changer?

In the penultimate part of this ongoing series on the capital’s regeneration hotspots, Property Investor Today explores one of North London’s...

27 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Boost to the co-living market as Crosslane Group enters with large pipeline

Co-living is currently a nascent market in the UK – still highly niche, albeit growing – but there are signs that...

20 November 2019

From: Breaking News

2020 predictions: property to remain an attractive investment asset

Real estate is set to remain an attractive investment asset in 2020 despite strong political and economic headwinds, the latest research...

13 November 2019

From: Breaking News

World’s tallest modular resi building nears completion – is it a game-changer?

Croydon, a part of South London which has given birth to world-famous models, musicians and artists including Kate Moss, Stormzy and...

06 November 2019

From: Breaking News

The care home market: economically viable for investors?

Last week we explored whether senior living - a rental model aimed at the over-75s - could be the next major property...

04 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Senior living – is it the next major property investment trend?

Last month Property Investor Today attended AEW UK’S economic briefing on senior living to find out whether this could be the...

01 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Is co-living about to become a thing in Europe?

Increasing institutional investment and rising demand for flexible, alternative living space amongst Europe’s growing populations is helping to create a bright...

01 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Transformation of former paper mill in Fife gets the go-ahead

Developers in Scotland have claimed that a £250 million development for the former Tullis Russell paper factory in Fife can transform...

28 October 2019

From: Breaking News

The affordable residential potential of warehouse conversions

London’s property landscape is forever shifting, both figuratively and literally. From terrace houses to high-rises, property developers have always sought out...

28 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Do regeneration projects need to consider their cultural responsibilities?

In the last few months, Property Investor Today has run a series on London’s largest regeneration projects, many of which include...

25 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Are modular homes the solution to the worldwide housing crisis?

With stories of housing crises crossing borders and seas, politicians, policymakers, architects, developers and housebuilders from across the world have been...

18 October 2019

From: Breaking News

London regeneration - Royal Docks: the East End’s latest hotspot?

Property Investor Today recently visited the Royal Docks to witness first-hand its dramatic facelift. One of London’s most successful regeneration projects of...

16 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Property management firm launches emergency fund for carbon-hungry properties

Newton Property, one of Scotland’s largest property factors, has announced an emergency building eco-improvements fund up to £100,000 per eligible property. Newton...

09 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Regeneration of major cities needs to leave a positive legacy

The global head of Lendlease has called for an end to what he has described as an often unhealthy and politically...

07 October 2019

From: Breaking News

How can investors capitalise on mixed-use urban environments?

With towns and cities across the UK and the world largely becoming dense, mixed-use urban environments, how can investors take advantage...

27 September 2019

From: Breaking News

London regeneration – Elephant & Castle: from shabby to chic?

In the latest part of our series focusing on London’s regeneration hotspots, Property Investor Today zones in on the ongoing transformation...

25 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Eco-villages – will they soon be mainstream?

Property Investor Today was recently invited along to the 150th anniversary celebrations of renowned constructor Sir Robert McAlpine, where we met...

20 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Could a Norway-style sustainable living model be the future?

With climate change, global warming and environmental issues at the top of the news agenda, all industries are looking for ways...

02 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Part-time property rentals in the capital are thriving – a good thing or damaging?

An Airbnb management company has claimed that part-time property rentals are booming in London. Airsorted, which was founded in February 2015 by...

30 August 2019

From: Breaking News

London regeneration – a home at the home of British television?

In the latest part of our series on London’s regeneration hotspots, Property Investor Today checks in on the transformation of Television...

28 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Full steam ahead! Sheffield house prices set to motor due to HS2

A rapid increase in property prices surrounding Sheffield train station is expected to be triggered by what is commonly known as...

10 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Glasgow’s first major Build to Rent development completes construction

Glasgow’s first major city Build-to-Rent (BTR) housing development has been successfully delivered following a multi-million-pound redevelopment. This development comes with the introduction...

05 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Improved confidence in the resale market, says Property Partner

There was increased activity for the fourth consecutive month on Property Partner’s resale market, suggesting a positive change in sentiment amongst...

14 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Eco-homes – are these the investment properties of the future?

With environmental issues high up on the news agenda and a recent rise in sustainable living, there has been an increasing...

29 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Property game app launches new features for users

Virtual reality property trading app Property Magnate has launched a number of new features in recent months to enhance its user...

03 May 2019

From: Breaking News

GRAND NEW APARTMENT DEVELOPMENT COMING SOON TO BRACKNELL

Bracknell’s former bus depot is set to undergo a grand transformation into a 155,000 square foot development of 242 luxury apartments,...

02 May 2019

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Vilnius positions itself as the world’s latest PropTech hub

The capital of Lithuania is aiming to become the next major PropTech hub, with 2.5 million square metres of space dedicated...

15 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Over half of millennials would live in a caravan to get on the property ladder

Over half (51%) of millennials are willing to purchase an alternative dwelling over a house or flat to get on the...

20 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Wellbeing the top priority for property management firm

The mental health welfare and wellbeing of staff is being put at the top of the agenda by one leading property...

08 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Should you consider Asia for your next property investment?

Estimates by BNP Wealth Management predict that by 2026, Asia will be home to over 35% of the world’s investable real-estate...

21 December 2018

From: Breaking News

New web portal set to launch in 2019

An online property exhibition dedicated to bringing together the very best off-plan, new and key ready projects from international developers and...

28 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

Study reveals green credentials of UK households

Research carried out by AXA has revealed that a third of the country believes their homes are significantly contributing to the...

24 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Summer in the Swiss Alps – what is attracting investors?

Property Investor Today was recently invited to ski resort Andermatt Swiss Alps, located in the heart of Switzerland’s world-renowned mountainous region,...

28 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Overseas buyers driving growth in European residential markets

Property investors now operate in a truly global environment. Just as UK-based investors can look at the great returns offered by...

19 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Young adults driving demand for waterside living, says report

Young adults are the driving force behind increasing demand for waterside living in the UK, according to a recent survey by...

05 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Winchester has the most vulnerable rental market, research finds

New research by Gatehouse Bank has revealed that Winchester is home to the most vulnerable rental market as tax changes amplify...

10 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Government’s new planning rulebook to deliver more quality homes

Building better-designed homes in suitable areas is at the centre of new planning rules published by Housing Secretary James Brokenshire. As well...

27 July 2018

From: Breaking News

More environmentally sustainable homes, say Brits

Some 78% of Britons place high importance on environmental sustainability when choosing a new home, according to a recent survey by...

27 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Investors are seeking low cost, high yield properties

Investors are increasingly searching for cheaper and higher yielding properties despite buy-to-let (BTL) investments offering attractive return rates, according to a...

25 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Expert view - finding the gaps in the student rental market

Student housing is increasingly becoming an attractive prospect for investment, with a 17% increase in investment in student accommodation in the...

18 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Registration is live for the June 14th National Landlord Investment Show at Olympia

Celebrate the shows 5th Birthday and 57th event to date in the Landlord Investor Lounge with a glass of prosecco with...

06 June 2018

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Five top tips for investing in student accommodation

Last year, Savills statistics showed that investment into student accommodation had risen by 17%. And with the number of students being accepted...

30 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Green credentials of a building increasingly important to tenants

Over four in ten tenants (42%) consider how eco-friendly a building is when choosing a rental property, according to recent research...

04 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Acuitus auction raises £31m as investors target quality

Acuitus saw another successful auction with nearly a third of the lots sold achieving yields of 6% or lower as investors...

05 April 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

Homeowners lose more than £4,000 due to Japanese knotweed infestation

UK homeowners fork out roughly £1,800 on average to control Japanese knotweed infestation, while 10% lose over £4,000 because of its...

10 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Auction House sales up from last year

Despite a tumultuous selling environment, Auction House has seen a rise in year-on-year sales for 2017. Compared to 2,409 sales at this...

13 October 2017

From: Breaking News

NAEA outlines the top factors that devalue homes

New research carried out by NAEA Propertymark has revealed the top things that will devalue a property. The trade body's findings showed...

06 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Asking prices in the UK fall

The average asking price of property coming on to the market has dropped by 0.9%, or £2,758, this month, according to...

21 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Why invest in the Algarve

Investing in overseas property is becoming increasingly popular, and there are certain locations around the globe that are becoming some of...

19 July 2017

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UK housing market hit by political uncertainty, says RICS

Residential property price growth in the UK has fallen to its lowest level for almost a year as political uncertainty continues...

14 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Major £500m regeneration scheme moves closer as initial plans are approved

A new £500m regeneration scheme moved a step closer after plans for the project, which include the proposed construction of a...

13 July 2017

From: Breaking News

London is officially the most dynamic city in Europe

London has been named Europe’s most dynamic city based on infrastructure investment, population growth forecasts and its ability to attract talent. The...

03 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Vendors starting to realise ‘their homes aren’t worth as much as they thought’

UK house prices fell again in April, as growing uncertainty and affordability constraints continue to have an impact on buyers across...

09 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Property investor confidence runs high

Confidence about investing in property continues to grow, as many property investors, including buy-to-let landlords, predict a good year ahead for...

05 April 2017

From: Breaking News

An oldie but a goodie – reversionary ground rents in 2017

From the vantage point of the rostrum, in unprecedented economic times with historically low interest rates and persistently low inflation, the...

29 March 2017

From: Breaking News

England rugby star touches down with investment crowdfunder

Things are looking up for England and Harlequins rugby union star Chris Robshaw after he followed up his first return to...

28 March 2017

From: Breaking News

No measures to plug VAT ‘inequality’ between new builds and renovations

There were calls ahead of yesterday’s Budget statement for the chancellor Philip Hammond to announce fresh measures to plug the ‘inequality’...

09 March 2017

From: Breaking News

UK commercial property is becoming ‘increasingly attractive’

Britain is a nation obsessed with property but experts have warned those thinking of investing in buy-to-let are facing headwinds that...

08 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Overseas investment in the UK regions soars

A significant increase in overseas investment in UK regional property was one of the main drivers behind the strength of the...

07 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Scottish house prices and rents set to rise as supply shortage intensifies

Residential property prices and private rents in Scotland’s cities are expected to rise sharply in the next five years due to...

01 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Britain quitting the single market will please ‘opportunistic investors’

The prime minister’s pledge to withdraw the UK from the single market has been cautiously welcomed by leading business figures and...

19 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Jake Russell – what to expect in 2017

Jake Russell, director at Russell Simpson, offers his thoughts on what property market trends we can expect over the coming year. Much...

29 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Green belt ‘swaps’ set to boost supply of new homes

Ministers are expected to back the construction of thousands of much needed new homes on green belt land when it releases...

30 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Brexit adversely affects property investment into UK to Germany’s benefit

Uncertainty surrounding Brexit has had an adverse impact on investor sentiment when it comes to investing in the UK’s property market,...

11 November 2016

From: Breaking News

London house prices forecast to fall next year

Residential property prices in London are set to fall next year as uncertainty about the UK’s exit from the European Union...

29 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Mortgage approvals drop for third consecutive month

The volume of mortgage approvals fell for the third month in a row in August, the latest Bank of England figures...

30 September 2016

From: Breaking News

London’s prime house prices forecast to fall 9% this year - Savills

Residential property prices in London’s prime locations will fall by 9% this year and not rise again until 2019 as increased...

22 September 2016

From: Breaking News

European investors eye UK property post-Brexit

A significant drop in the value of sterling has seen a number of Europeans move to secure UK property investments while...

13 September 2016

From: Breaking News

UK property market looks ripe for investment

They say no man is an island, however the UK is – and there is only so much land available, says...

08 September 2016

From: Breaking News

Planning overhaul needed to speed up housebuilding

The latest housebuilding data shows that there was an increase in the number of new build housing schemes started in England...

30 August 2016

From: Breaking News

Major deal to deliver lower-cost housing in London

Up to 350 lower-cost residential units, including 150 affordable properties, will be developed in Croydon, after a property fund managed by...

24 August 2016

From: Breaking News

UK house prices set to fall next year

Residential property prices look set to fall across many part of the UK next year as the housing market and wider...

23 August 2016

From: Breaking News

UK housing market “remains remarkably resilient” post-Brexit

The former chancellor George Osborne may have predicted pre-Brexit that UK house prices could take an 18% hit over the next...

11 August 2016

From: Breaking News

Property prices in London’s Olympic boroughs race ahead

Major investment in London’s six Olympic boroughs has helped drive up residential property prices by an average of 64% in the...

03 August 2016

From: Breaking News

Brexit set to fuel demand for US property ‘as a safe haven’

The Brexit fallout is testing the faith of property investors in the UK which could lead to greater interest in US...

18 July 2016

From: Breaking News

UK interest rates held

The Bank of England (BoE) decided not to make the first cut to UK interest rates in more than seven years...

14 July 2016

From: Breaking News

UK commercial property lending falls amid Brexit fears

Banks reduced lending to the commercial property sector for the first time in four years in the run-up to the EU...

14 July 2016

From: Breaking News

Sellers in central London ‘cashing in’

High property prices and an ultra-low interest rate environment are tempting many property owners in prime central London to sell up...

13 June 2016

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let investments in Germany are a boon for small budgets

Property expert and managing director at Tranio.com, George Kachmazov, argues the benefits of low yield residential property for small budget investors. The...

27 May 2016

From: Breaking News

Six tips to help build a successful property portfolio

The market is changing; the act of investing is based on risk versus reward. No investment is guaranteed, but how can...

14 April 2016

From: Breaking News

Two million young buyers locked out of the housing market

Homeownership rates have massively declined in the last 15 years, with almost two million young buyers priced out of homeownership, according...

26 February 2016

From: Breaking News

Immigration solicitor criticises government over Right to Rent

An immigration law solicitor has warned that almost three-quarters of private residential landlords in the UK don't understand the implications of the...

12 February 2016

From: Breaking News

RICS urges homeowners and businesses to protect their properties from floods

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors says businesses and homeowners must now prepare for extreme weather in the future by creating...

29 January 2016

From: Breaking News

Assess and evaluate existing portfolios to identify new opportunities

Obtaining expert sale, purchase and letting support is imperative for landlords investing in a property portfolio. A key element is to identify...

28 July 2015

From: Breaking News

London Property Hotspots for Landlords

While property in the capital city has been attractive to investors for decades, new figures suggest that investors are flocking here...

15 June 2015

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Right to Buy a cynical ploy for more votes, planning expert argues

A town planning expert from Birmingham City University has warned that reviving the ‘Right to Buy’ scheme is simply a cynical...

05 June 2015

From: Breaking News

Regular inspections

They may live there, but it's your responsibility to provide a safe environment. If you don't see, you don't know. Repairs and...

21 May 2015

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Survey reveals top 10 property wishes

The UK’s top 10 property wishes have been revealed by Strutt & Parker’s latest Housing Futures survey. Polling 2,000 adults from...

24 April 2015

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