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Could the changes to UK planning laws lead to opportunities for investors?

In his major ‘new deal’ speech last week, where he stood in front of a lectern with the slogan of ‘Build,...

06 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Large-scale student home provider set to open latest scheme early

The Oaks – Student Roost’s 50th student accommodation, situated near Warwick University - is on course to open early, it has...

06 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Manila and Budapest top of the list for global house price growth

Knight Frank’s latest Global Residential Cities Index, which tracks the movement in mainstream residential prices across 150 cities worldwide using official...

03 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Covid-19 impact – will it lead to a rise in retail to resi conversions?

One of the biggest debates as we ease out of lockdown and come to terms with the new normal has revolved...

26 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Surge in market activity will delay a drop in house prices, says Zoopla

The resurgence of the property market, which has seen a significant uptick in demand for homes, is expected to delay property...

26 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – single lot sales success and country’s largest live auction

Auctions – held remotely – have soared in popularity during lockdown, with many people viewing them as a fast, simple way...

26 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Legal & General announces first later living scheme in London

Legal & General’s increasing focus on the later living sector has continued apace, with the financial services firm recently announcing its...

22 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Investment after lockdown - are investors seeking new BTLs?

The property market in England is beginning to reopen, with the government green-lighting its restart on May 13, but are investors...

15 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Should you wait to buy your first investment property?

It’s a question many would-be investors will have been asking themselves, with so much remaining up-in-the-air and uncertain at present. But...

12 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Rents and prices in Portugal drop as a result of coronavirus, research claims

In recent weeks, many industry experts have been singing the praises of Portugal as a safe haven for overseas investors, given...

12 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let mortgage market recovery well underway, latest research shows

The latest industry research and market commentary shows that the buy-to-let sector is showing signs of recovery following the strain of...

10 June 2020

From: Breaking News

PCL witnesses large lockdown price drops, but market is recovering

Knight Frank’s latest PCL (Prime Central London) index reveals that average prices in this market declined by 2.1% in April, the...

08 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: the UK’s best and worst places for buy-to-let

Many landlords and investors may now be looking to expand their portfolios, with lockdown restrictions gradually being eased and major lenders...

05 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Homebuilding & Renovating Summer Show goes virtual for first time ever

Although the world as we know it might have changed since the pandemic, people’s plans to build or improve their homes...

05 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Housing minister caught up in ‘bias’ development row

In a potential scandal that has rather gone under the radar thanks to the ongoing fallout from the Dominic Cummings affair,...

03 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Government urged to encourage investment in senior living sector

A leading private wealth firm has called on the government to take urgent action to help encourage investment into much-needed senior...

29 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A – why should investors be considering tertiary towns?

With lockdown starting to ease, investors across the country will be considering their next steps and where might represent the best...

25 May 2020

From: Breaking News

The world has changed – what next for Build to Rent?

Covid-19 is a generational event that will impact the way people live, work and behave long after the pandemic has been...

22 May 2020

From: Breaking News

How can we green the UK’s housing stock? RICS calls on government to act

Before the pandemic took hold, environmental issues were arguably the biggest story in town, with ways of tackling climate change and...

22 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: has coronavirus derailed investment in retirement living?

The general consensus in the property market pre-pandemic was that retirement living was one of the next biggest things, with growing...

20 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Webinar roundup – from the future of second homes to the future of PropTech

In these social distancing times, where so many of us are working remotely and being encouraged to stay at home as...

18 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Why virtual staging will be crucial post-lockdown

While mindful of the present circumstances, it is encouraging to see the housing and property market remaining high on the government’s...

18 May 2020

From: Breaking News

A timeline – how has coronavirus impacted the Scottish property market?

Scotland, alongside Wales and Northern Ireland, is using its devolved powers to take a different course from the UK government by...

13 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let hotspots – where are yields climbing despite the pandemic lockdown?

Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic disrupting pretty much every aspect of daily life, the latest research from lettings management platform Howsy...

13 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Investor outlook: residential property in a post-Covid-19 world

There has been much speculation about how quickly the UK residential property market will recover from the economic fallout of the...

11 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Covid-19: how has the HMO sector coped with the pandemic so far?

Welcome to this special, VE Bank Holiday (and lockdown), edition of Property Investor Today. We hope all our readers are having...

08 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Now is not the time to shake-up real estate

It has been well over a month since the UK government first announced social distancing measures in response to Covid-19. At...

04 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Completed Build to Rent homes rise as number in construction dips

The latest Build to Rent (BTR) data from the British Property Federation (BPF) shows that the number of completed BTR homes...

27 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Why are HNWIs from developing markets investing in European assets?

The knock-on effects of the coronavirus – widespread panic, quarantine, falling oil prices, and weakening oil-dependent currencies like the Russian ruble – are...

27 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed – Chinese interest in UK property soars despite Covid-19

A Chinese-led house buying boom is on the way in the UK, according to the CEO of Emerging Communications, a Chinese...

24 April 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

What can the property industry do to recover from the coronavirus crisis?

With lockdown measures in place until at least May 7, and possibly for much longer than that, the new normal is...

22 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Development Q&A - coronavirus impact and why PBSA might be a safe haven

With lockdown measures in place until at least May 7, and the coronavirus pandemic continuing to influence all aspects of everyday...

20 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Overseas roundup – continued activity in Cyprus and rising prices in Portugal

A leading Cypriot developer says it is still receiving daily enquires from Britain despite the Covid-19 crisis putting a temporary freeze...

20 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

Coronavirus impact – how is the short-lets market fighting back against Covid-19?

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has had a particularly stark effect on the short-term rental market, given its reliance on travel, business,...

20 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: how to buy a house when you can’t leave the house?

It’s a question many of us will have been asking ourselves when, during these lockdown times, we are all being asked...

17 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Merilee Karr, Chair of the STAA – how will short-lets bounce back?

The coronavirus pandemic has put all aspects of normal life on hold for the time being, and has affected each and...

10 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Overcoming Corona – how will the virus affect the UK housing market?

UK house sales are predicted to decline by 38% on 2019 to 734,000 transactions for the full year (2020). That is according...

08 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Covid-19 impact – could temporary change of use help student providers?

With all face-to-face teaching across the UK on hold for the time being thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, student accommodation providers...

06 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Coronavirus impact – property owners shifting from short to long-term letting

The Covid-19 outbreak has impacted all industries, including the whole of the property sector, but the short-lets market has perhaps been...

30 March 2020

From: Breaking News

How is Scotland’s property market adapting to social distancing measures?

With the new restrictions on daily life imposed by the UK government, several buyers still want to make property purchases despite...

30 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Eco property - do all options need to be on the table for green developments?

One of the very few silver linings of the current coronavirus pandemic has been the seemingly positive impact lockdowns across the...

27 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Sadiq Khan – what has his record been on housing?

While the coronavirus outbreak has led to the postponement of all local and mayoral elections in England for a year to...

20 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – from riverside London to the Northern Gateway

In this latest roundup of development news, we zone in on a Grade-II listed Georgian warehouse next to the oldest pub...

18 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Investment strategy – is surface water the biggest flood risk?

February 2020 was the wettest ever recorded in Britain, with Atlantic Storms Ciara and Dennis depositing vast amounts of rainfall across...

13 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Auction in action – what happens before the gavel goes down?

Here at Property Investor Today, we regularly cover auctions from across the country, with stories of packed out catalogues and lots...

11 March 2020

From: Breaking News

The Preston effect – North West city once again identified as investment hotspot

At the start of this year, Property Investor Today took a detailed look at why Preston is the perfect city for...

17 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Vauxhall and Nine Elms Battersea will come of age in 2021, JLL report claims

A new report from global real estate firm JLL has claimed that 2021 will be the year when the mammoth new...

17 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Fearless investing: how property investment behaviour is changing

2019 brought with it much uncertainty, with falling property prices leading many to fear the start of a property price crash....

17 February 2020

From: Breaking News

It’s agents’ time to shine as buyers grow in confidence

Sentiment is polarised among potential buyers and sellers in the UK property market, highlighting an opportunity for agents to bridge this...

05 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Why are tech tenants driving the demand for prime London rentals?

Last week tech giant Facebook announced that it would be hiring 1,000 more staff in London, bringing its total workforce in...

31 January 2020

From: Breaking News

With Brexit upcoming, should UK investors be alarmed?

In this guest piece, Yaroslava Tkalich, chief marketing officer of Smartlands - a global investment platform for the tokenization of real economy assets by issuing...

27 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Residential mortgages remain at historic low

Two, three and five-year fixed rate mortgages have all dropped in cost over the past 12 months, and witnessed some big...

20 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Investors - is it worth buying a property in a flood-prone area?

Britain has faced a challenging winter so far. Flooding has affected most parts of the country, submerging entire villages and forcing...

20 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Property predictions – what could happen to the housing market in 2020?

Now that 2020 is underway, activity in the property market is likely to start picking up due to the traditional seasonal...

17 January 2020

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What does 2020 have in store for the UK property market?

As we enter a new year (and decade), the opening weeks of 2020 are an appropriate time to reflect on the...

15 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Rental market remained frosty throughout December

The UK rental market remained stable in December 2019, according to Goodlord’s Rental Index. Average rents stayed close to levels recorded in...

10 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Sales and rental values in PCL set to rise over the next five years

Prices in Prime Central London (PCL) are predicted to rise by 18% over the next five years, while cumulative rental growth...

03 January 2020

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

Why 2020 could be a strong year for the UK’s PBSA sector

A new student housing report from global real estate firm JLL has revealed that the outlook for UK PBSA (purpose-built student...

13 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Revealed: what is going on in the Portsmouth property market?

Portsmouth-based agency NEXA Properties has released its latest report on the city which analyses how its property market is currently functioning. The...

11 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Falling rent costs show ‘temporary relief’ for tenants

The number of agents who saw rent increases fell by 8% in October against a tumultuous political backdrop. That is according to...

11 December 2019

From: Breaking News

London house prices bounce back for the first time in three years

UK city house price growth has picked up by 2.9%, underpinned by a 1% increase in London house prices, according to...

02 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Secure a sale before Christmas through auction, says auctioneer

With Christmas fast approaching, sellers’ hopes to sell before the festive season are dwindling. However, according to SDL Auctions’ national sales director,...

25 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Is Cornwall the UK’s most popular staycation market?

It’s famed for its beaches, fish restaurants, rugged coastline, ice cream and pasties, and property agency Spot Blue International Property believes...

20 November 2019

From: Breaking News

New York, New York – what does the Big Apple’s property market look like?

It conjures up so many images – from that Sinatra song and the Statue of Liberty, to the bright lights of...

15 November 2019

From: Breaking News

 Landlord and investor confidence drops to all-time low

Confidence among landlords and property investors has slumped to an all-time low, according to the National Landlords Association (NLA). The latest survey...

13 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Should investors be considering London’s empty properties?

An ‘astonishing’ £10.7 billion’s worth of properties are sitting empty in London, according to new research by HomeProtect on unoccupied homes. The...

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

Government urged to act over BTL market as rental supply falls

The government has been urged to 'recognise the importance of increasing supply' for renters now a date for a General Election...

01 November 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

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

Top ten buy-to-let locations for 2020 revealed

Despite the buy-to-let sector seeing a raft of changes in recent years, demand from private tenants continues to grow and the...

25 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Revealed: what is going on in the Bristol property market?

It’s the sixth biggest city in the UK, has become a home from home for Londoners looking to escape the capital...

18 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Bulk buyers flock to Central London before Brexit

Central London has seen a 55% increase in demand from family offices, real estate funds and large investors looking to bulk-buy...

14 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

Property developer blames the South for 2019 house sales slump

The South was mostly to blame for the slump in UK property market sales following the aborted March Brexit deadline, new...

11 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Moving home? Here’s your guide to property jargon

Moving home? Here’s your guide to property jargon When it comes to buying, selling, letting or renting a property, you will likely...

08 October 2019

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The Cardiff student property market is in dire need of PBSA

Cardiff may be small, but those who know the city would probably agree that it’s perfectly-formed and it’s certainly a great...

04 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Claim – why landlords should be cautious about Airbnb

A leading property management firm has warned UK landlords to be cautious about turning to Airbnb and other short-term online lettings...

30 September 2019

From: Breaking News

House of horrors up for sale with a guide price of just £1-plus

A property located in Birmingham with a guide price of £1-plus is set to go under the hammer at SDL Auction...

30 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Landlords and investors raise PRS standards with continued investment

The commitment of landlords and property investors to improving properties has contributed towards a drastically improved standard of rental accommodation in...

25 September 2019

From: Breaking News

What does France’s property market currently look like?

Global property consultancy Knight Frank recently launched its Prime France Report, which revealed that British buyers now account for one in...

23 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Overseas investors reap the benefit of domestic political uncertainty

Property developer Click Properties says it has witnessed a marked increase in enquiries from investors from both the US and the...

20 September 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

Investors continue to benefit from falling buy-to-let mortgage rates

Buy-to-let (BTL) mortgage costs have continued to fall since the second quarter of 2019, according to Mortgage Brain analysis. The cost of...

18 September 2019

From: Breaking News

How to become a successful property investor: everything you need to know

There are many compelling reasons to invest in property; you’ll earn a passive income, reap the benefits of capital growth and...

18 September 2019

From: Breaking News

August sales market ‘not so hot’ as property board numbers dip

The property sales market took a dip last month in line with a traditional summer lull, according to Agency Express. The boards...

16 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Very superstitious! Friday 13th could cause market to stall

Due to the superstitious nature of today's date, the property market could falter, according to Search Acumen. Research by the conveyancing firm...

13 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Why is the Modern Method of Auction one of property’s fastest-growing sectors?

The Modern Method of Auction (MMA) has become one of the fastest-growing sectors in property, according to online auction service LetsBid...

02 September 2019

From: Breaking News

UK’s most expensive cities become more affordable

The average house price in London now stands at £483,100, which is 13 times more than typical earnings in the capital,...

30 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Parts of the UK see new-build price premiums hit 108%, research finds

Springbok Properties, a Manchester-based fast sale estate agent, has revealed that new-build homes experience a huge premium in certain areas of...

30 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Top tips - increasing the value of your home with a loft conversion

Neglecting your loft is easily done, with many people simply using it as a storage spot for bits and bobs that...

30 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Shop conversions ‘stubbornly low’ despite growing retail vacancy rates

The number of retail properties approved for conversions to residential property has fallen 17% in the last year, from 453 in...

21 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Fixed rate buy-to-let mortgages continue to fall

Research from online mortgage broker Property Master has shown the majority of fixed rate buy-to-let rates are continuing to fall due...

16 August 2019

From: Breaking News

House price growth in southern cities continues to slow, Zoopla research reveals

The June Zoopla UK Cities House Price Index has revealed that average house price growth across southern cities is running at...

07 August 2019

From: Breaking News

The benefits of an online platform, such as Zillios, for international property searches

Technology is developing constantly, which is steadily changing the scope of property purchasing both domestically and abroad. Zillios.com is seeking to re-define the...

01 August 2019

From: Sponsored Content

Replacing leasehold with commonhold - government finally responds

While we wouldn’t be so bold as to say the government gets its daily fix of property news from the Today...

19 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Average UK rent rose sharply in Q2 2019, DPS report finds

The latest edition of The Deposit Protection Service Rent Index has revealed that the UK experienced a sharp rise in average...

19 July 2019

From: Breaking News

UK million-pound home sales stalled in 2018

The number of properties sold for a million pounds or more in the UK rose by just 1% in 2018, ending...

12 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Why are cash buyers in London continuing to exit the market?

There has been a dramatic fall in the number of cash buyers in London over the last year, according to Apropos...

03 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Income to buy hits £54,000 despite weaker city house price growth, Zoopla says

The average income required for a first-time buyer (FTB) to purchase a home has grown 9% since 2016 and stands at...

03 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Southern England property market experiencing house price falls

More than a third (36%) of homes in Southern England are in property markets experiencing house price falls as slowdown ripples...

21 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Increased property transactions despite fall in supply and demand, says NAEA

The number of sales agreed per member branch increased for the first time since October 2018, according to NAEA Propertymark. Its April...

31 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Luxury Portuguese resort reports strong growth

Quinta do Lago, an exclusive residential resort situated in the Algarve, recently released its new property market report ahead of the...

29 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Renters in South West London feeling the pinch despite tenant fee ban

Rent rises in South West London have significantly outpaced the rest of the capital, despite the imminent ban on tenant fees,...

29 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Could the tenant fees ban leave tenants worse off?

The government’s tenant fee ban has been widely championed in the consumer press as a big win for renters – but...

24 May 2019

From: Breaking News

London developers lack faith in Brexit extension solving anything

The London development industry is unconvinced that the latest Brexit extension will help solve the current impasse in the House of...

22 May 2019

From: Breaking News

New property marketplace launches on the App Store

UcaDO – the UK’s first ever free-to-list, peer-to-peer property app – has been launched on the App Store. It was founded by Will...

22 May 2019

From: Breaking News

How can Brexit be a property investor’s opportunity?

Brexit! Whether you’re a Brexiteer or a Remainer, no one can deny that this is probably the number one issue on...

22 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Legal & General announces new, largest-to-date BTR scheme in Wandsworth

Financial services company Legal & General, already a major player in the burgeoning Build to Rent (BTR) sector, has revealed that...

17 May 2019

From: Breaking News

The Brexit effect: EU home movers snub UK after referendum

New research has revealed that home movers from the European Union have become significantly less interested in moving to the UK...

15 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Coastal breezes refresh the Spanish property market

The rain in Spain is said to fall mainly on the plain, which may be why property buyers in Spain do...

10 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Research reveals that the average millennial rent fell in 2018

The average rent paid by millennials declined in 2018, according to online estate agency yieldit. According to a survey of 2,000 UK...

08 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Going up! Average UK rents have increased by 3% since 2018

The average cost of renting a room in the UK has increased by £15 pcm (3%) since this time last year,...

03 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Lowest March for supply of properties available to buy

The number of houses available to buy hit the lowest level ever recorded in March, according to NAEA Propertymark’s Housing Report. Regarding...

01 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Asking rents in London hit record high

London's average asking rents are at an all-time high of £2,093 per month following a record year-on-year price increase, new Rightmove...

26 April 2019

From: Breaking News

The most affordable rents in Great Britain revealed

An in-depth analysis from Zoopla has reported the trends in the affordability of private renting across the UK since 2007. The study...

24 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Rent costs rise as landlords continue exiting the market

The number of landlords exiting the market rose in February, while the number of tenants seeing rent rises increased to the...

03 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Why is the UK private rental sector set to dominate by 2025?

Investment in the UK’s private rental sector (PRS) will soar to £75 Billion by 2025, with an additional 560,000 households expected...

03 April 2019

From: Breaking News

WHY NOW IS THE TIME TO INVEST IN BIRMINGHAM

Birmingham has experienced an incredible transformation over recent years. Shaking off its previously industrial image. The UK’s second city has emerged...

27 March 2019

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Brexit effect has forced one in three home moves since 2016

A third of homeowners who have moved house since the referendum in June 2016 say Brexit was behind their decision to...

27 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Average age of people buying BTL property falls significantly

The average age of people buying investment property has fallen by more than three and half years in the past nine...

22 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Spring bounce dampened by Brexit uncertainty, says Rightmove

In some parts of the country the typically busy spring market is on hold, weighed down by Brexit uncertainty, according to...

20 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Too good to be true? The truth about property development training

Property Investor Today recently spoke with Alex Cook, Litigation Solicitor and Partner at Helix Law to discuss the rise of property...

20 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Four common landlord mistakes and how to avoid them

For landlords, buying a property, making a few renovations and renting it out may sound like a simple feat, but it...

12 March 2019

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Mum buys property for daughter at auction after watching YouTube videos

A mother watched YouTube videos in a bid to understand the property auction market to successfully buy her daughter’s first property. The...

06 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Brexit uncertainty is heavily impacting rental and house prices, says agent

Uncertainty over Brexit is thought to be having a significant impact on rental and house prices, according to a recent Belvoir...

20 February 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

‘Mixed picture’ for buy-to-let mortgage rates, says online mortgage broker

New research from online mortgage broker Property Master has revealed the cost of three out of six categories of fixed rate...

08 February 2019

From: Breaking News

House price growth slowed annually in 2018, Zoopla reveals

House price growth across UK cities reduced steadily throughout 2018, according to new analysis carried out as part of Zoopla’s UK...

01 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Legal & General’s first BTR scheme in Glasgow to meet growing demand

Legal & General has exchanged contracts on its first Build to Rent (BTR) scheme in Scotland. In a bid to meet the...

01 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Improving Cyprus economy helps property market recovery

The fact that so much of Europe’s attention has been focused on Brexit and also events in some of the larger...

01 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Fixed rate mortgage market sees big reductions in costs

Two, three and five-year fixed rate mortgages have all dropped in cost over the past 12 months, according to Mortgage Brain’s...

30 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Returns from London BTL homes don’t outweigh risks, firm claims

Investment yields from prime London buy-to-let properties don’t reflect the risks involved, Hadrian’s Wall Capital (HWC) has claimed. The London-based specialist debt...

23 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Brexit causes London landlords to lose out on rental growth

The latest Landbay rental index has suggested that landlords in London are potentially £1,806 worse off since the vote to leave...

16 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Majority of older renters fear that they will never afford own home

The number of 35 to 54-year-olds renting a home has risen by 15% in the least three years, according to new...

16 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Cost of most fixed BTL rates down year-on-year, says online mortgage broker

The majority of buy-to-let fixed rate mortgages are currently down year-on-year – some by as much as £29 per month for...

11 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Luxury accommodation specialists to hold event to offer tips to investor landlords

Serviced accommodation specialists Pass the Property recently announced an upcoming event to showcase the company’s approach to creating luxury serviced accommodation. The...

09 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Research outlines London’s top commuter hotspots

The latest analysis from estate agent Jackson-Stops has revealed the top commuter hotspots for London, Bristol, Manchester and Birmingham, with Luton...

04 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Edinburgh tops the list of fastest growing rents

Edinburgh has been revealed as having the UK’s fastest growing rents with the average annual rent rising by 4.63% in 2018,...

04 January 2019

From: Breaking News

House price growth - how did the world's biggest cities fare in 2018?

As one year comes to a close and another one starts, it’s interesting to take a look at some salient points...

04 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Millennials exiting London fuels rental growth in Manchester, Birmingham and Leeds

Rents in other UK cities are growing faster than both London and the UK average as workers relocate from the capital...

21 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Which famous fictional home could you afford to buy this Christmas?

Christmas, more than any other time of the year, is one for watching films you've seen a hundred times before. We all...

19 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Overall asking prices will remain flat in 2019, Rightmove predicts

The national average asking price of property coming to market is to remain flat at 0% in 2019, according to a...

12 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Half of home movers move less than 10 miles

Just under half (48%) of property movers move less than 10 miles from their current home, with just 27% moving less...

07 December 2018

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

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Propertymark’s analysis offers overview of 2018 property market

Propertymark has studied its sales and lettings data to reveal trends from the year, with the findings revealing that first-time buyer...

05 December 2018

From: Breaking News

What will happen to the property market in 2019?

Property search agency Stacks Property has revealed its predictions for the market in 2019, with expectations of a good year to...

30 November 2018

From: Breaking News

October saw slowing housing market due to Brexit uncertainty

Demand from prospective buyers and supply of available homes both fell by 13% in October amidst uncertainty surrounding Brexit. NAEA Propertymark’s October...

30 November 2018

From: Breaking News

More landlords will leave the private rented sector – claim

More landlords will leave the private rented sector in the next year as annual rental price growth has been falling or...

23 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Majority of agents expect revenues in 2019 to grow or stay the same

Some 81% of estate agents expect revenues to grow or stay the same next year despite growing concerns over the UK’s...

16 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Austria’s biggest ski area to house new Fieberbrunn development

Ground has now been broken for the new gondola that plays a major role in creating Austria’s largest ski terrain, the...

14 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Number of tenants experiencing rent hikes continues to increase

The number of tenants experiencing rent increases continued to rise in September, according to ARLA Propertymark’s latest Private Rented Sector (PRS)...

02 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Uncertainty over Brexit leads to many British expats returning home

The number of British expats living in Spain has dropped by 40%, according to Spanish newspaper El Pais. What’s more, between 2012...

31 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Drop in available rental homes pushes rents to record high

Asking rents have reached a record high this quarter following an ongoing trend of fewer property investors purchasing buy-to-let properties, according...

31 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Almost 2 million landlords plan to expand their portfolios next year

Some 80% of landlords plan to increase their portfolios over the next 12 months, according to advice website The Property Hub. Its...

24 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Decision to scrap Severn Bridge toll leads to property price boom in South Wales

There has been a dramatic rise in property prices in south east Wales since last year’s announcement that the Severn Bridge...

19 October 2018

From: Breaking News

More house sales fall through amidst slowing property market

There has been an increase in the number of house sales falling through before completion, according to Quick Move Now. Figures released...

19 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Brexit causing concern among landlords despite steady rental growth

Brexit concerns continue to loom large for landlords despite average UK rental values growing steadily over the last month. That’s according...

17 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Joint report suggests activity in lettings market is robust, but rental supply falls

A joint report by Reapit and Dataloft has revealed that the letting market is witnessing significant activity, with viewings up 13.3%...

12 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Ireland still Europe’s number one buy-to-let hotspot

Ireland has retained its position as Europe’s most attractive destination for buy-to-let investors for the third year in a row, according...

10 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Supply of new homes rose significantly in September, research finds

The property market was given an early autumn supply boost, according to the latest Property Supply Index put together by online...

05 October 2018

From: Breaking News

London house prices set to stabilise by end of 2020

The decline in the value of properties in the capital could potentially come to a halt as early as autumn 2020. The...

03 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Income required to buy a home rises by almost a quarter since 2015

The minimum income first-time buyers require to purchase a home in the UK has rocketed by 18% in the past three...

28 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Zoopla’s 2018 Rich List reveals Britain’s most expensive streets

Kensington Palace Gardens (W8) holds the title for the priciest road in Britain, according to Zoopla’s 2018 ‘Rich List’. The property website’s...

28 September 2018

From: Breaking News

London sees supply of properties to rent plummet

The number of available homes to rent in Greater London is falling at an alarming rate, according to the latest figures...

26 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Britain the 16th most expensive place in the world for a city centre flat

The average price for a two-bed city centre flat in the UK is £227,000, nearly £100,000 more than in Europe (£131,000)...

26 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Houses in London’s commuter belt at risk of no-deal crash

Houses in London’s commuter belt will be the hardest hit in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to property investment...

21 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Property transactions dip across the UK

The UK property market is facing a period of consolidation as property transactions dip, according to DJ Alexander Ltd. The property management...

14 September 2018

From: Breaking News

House prices expected to remain static in event of ‘no-deal’

Nearly half (44%) of the UK population believe that house prices would remain ‘about the same’ in the event the UK...

12 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Property listings suffer decline thanks to long hot summer

New property listings across the UK fell for the third month running, according to the latest Property Supply Index from online...

12 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Life-long renters could face a shortage of homes

The housing market is not set up for the increasing number of life-long renters, a property management company has claimed. DJ Alexander,...

07 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Midlands property market thrives while London market cools

Despite a significant drop in purchase activity in Central London, landlords are still picking up property in the East and West...

29 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Home-movers warned to act now to move by Christmas

Average asking prices of newly-marketed property show a fall of 2.3% in August as new sellers launch a ‘late summer sale’,...

29 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Italy the ideal place for purchasing a second home, says portal

An increasing number of buyers are looking at Italy as the perfect retreat abroad, according to the monthly report carried out...

29 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Age of average buy-to-let investor falls, research reveals

The average age of buy-to-let investors has dropped by 10 years since 2014, according to analysis by Manchester-based estate agent yieldit. Analysing...

24 August 2018

From: Breaking News

House prices on the up since Brexit, research reveals

UK house prices have risen by 7.3% since the Brexit vote, according to the latest Land Registry house price data. Now, in...

22 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Balearic Islands popular among foreign property investors, analysis shows

Property transactions in the Balearic Islands have more than doubled in the last five years, according to estate agents Porta Mondial. The...

22 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Rental prices boom in West London’s development hotspots

Strong price growth across a number of West London boroughs has been reported by rental brand Residently. W12, which covers the thriving...

17 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Landlords shifting from long to short-term lending on Airbnb

Hundreds of landlords are moving from long to short-term lets on Airbnb and other online outlets to counter falling yields, according...

15 August 2018

From: Breaking News

House price growth increases but rate continues to slow

UK national house price growth is on an upward curve, according to Carter Jonas. But it continues to slow with rates...

10 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Landlords warned to remortgage before further interest rate rises hit

Property management firm, DJ Alexander Ltd, has advised landlords to remortgage before further increases in interest rates. The firm found that one...

08 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Highest hotel in the Alps set for December completion

Construction of the highest hotel in the French Alps is still on course, despite higher than average snowfall in the past...

01 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Brits continue to be the top foreign buyers in France despite Brexit

Britons still top the numbers of foreign buyers purchasing homes in France, according to new research by BNP Paribas. What’s more, as...

25 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Prices for overseas property soar as a result of Brexit

Brexit uncertainty has ramped up the cost of overseas property, according to Hargreaves Landsdown Currency Service. Despite house prices in Spain still...

18 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Five things to consider when buying at auction

Auctions are an excellent opportunity for purchasers to avoid the drawn-out buying process and secure a bargain with competitive prices. However,...

11 July 2018

From: Breaking News

London rents finally rise after 18 months of falls

Research has revealed that London rents increased by 0.10% in the year to June 2018, the first annual rental rise for...

06 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Property still seen as best income source for retirement plans

Property is still top choice when it comes to long-term investment, according to findings from a survey carried out by Perrys...

04 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Outcomes of review into housebuilding published by Sir Oliver Letwin

Measures to ensure new homes are built faster and for thousands more British bricklayers to be trained to help meet government...

27 June 2018

From: Breaking News

Property investment – where are the UK’s 2018 hotspots?

Investing in property is always unpredictable, especially as it’s difficult to pinpoint the best locations for investment - who would have...

22 June 2018

From: Breaking News

Valencia’s competitive property prices attract investors

Spain’s third city is now seeing steady gains and attracting investors following the fall of its property prices and the number...

01 June 2018

From: Breaking News

Long-term owners are reconsidering their Prime Central London options

Economic and political uncertainty appears to be dimming the light of the property market recently, with some long-time owners reconsidering their...

01 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

Place in the sun ambitions rekindled by sterling’s improved performance

The amount spent on European property by Britons has increased by two thirds. That is according to data released by international...

25 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Interest-only mortgages fall by almost a half since 2012

Figures from UK Finance have revealed that the number of interest-only mortgages has nearly halved in the last six years, down...

23 May 2018

From: Breaking News

BTL rates fall despite base rate rise predictions

Since the start of the year, the cost of a typical five-year fixed buy-to-let (BTL) mortgage has fallen despite the possibility...

11 May 2018

From: Breaking News

East of England landlords remain confident about business prospects

Landlord confidence across a range of measures remained stable or increased in the first quarter of 2018 compared with the end...

09 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Falling rents in London ‘distorts’ picture for the rest of England, Index shows

The average rent for a property in London fell 0.27% in the year to April, weighing down the resilient rental growth...

09 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Spain still the most popular destination for expats

Spain is still the top choice when it comes to Brits retiring to Europe, new figures from the Office for National...

04 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Homes sold for less than asking price in March, says NAEA

The professional body for estate agents, NAEA Propertymark, revealed it was a buyer’s market in March, with 86% of properties sold...

04 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Serious investors ramp-up while accidental landlords sell-up, report shows

New research from Simple Landlords Insurance has revealed accidental and part-time landlords feel most negative about legislative changes and their future. The...

27 April 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

London price growth hits seven year low, Index claims

Two fifths of postcodes across London are registering year-on-year price falls, according to the latest Hometrack UK Cities House Price Index. The...

28 March 2018

From: Breaking News

Knight Frank analyses prime price movements in decade since crash

Fresh research examining the movement of prime residential prices in the world’s top cities since the start of the financial crisis,...

23 March 2018

From: Breaking News

Strong price growth in the North West while London prices slide

House prices in the North and West have surged amidst improving market conditions, according to the latest figures from Home.co.uk. This growth...

14 March 2018

From: Breaking News

Why buy-to-let investors should consider furnished holiday lettings

Investors in the buy-to-let (BTL) market have recently faced significant challenges, primarily increased taxes on capital gains, and the restriction of...

02 March 2018

From: Breaking News

Farm conversions fall by 20% in a year

Research by peer-to-peer platform Lendy has revealed that the number of conversions of farm buildings into new homes fell by 20%...

23 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Auctions power ahead while estate agent sales dwindle

The auction market continues to prosper while estate agent sales are still struggling, according to research conducted by Auction House. The auctioneer...

14 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Where are the opportunities for UK property investors post-Brexit?

Following the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union on June 24 2016, investment in the London property market has...

14 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Outdated house price indices misleading buyers and sellers

The most well-known house price indices in the UK are publishing out-of-date statistics and misleading buyers and sellers, according to recent...

02 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Liverpool and Nottingham revealed as the best location for rental yields

Private Finance’s latest buy-to-let hotspots analysis has revealed that Liverpool and Nottingham are the UK’s best-performing locations for property investment, with...

31 January 2018

From: Breaking News

Buying agent says Brexit won't put British buyers off French property

British people will not be put off by the weaker pound and Brexit negotiations and will continue to buy French properties...

18 January 2018

From: Breaking News

London rental supply falls as sharp rise is recorded in other major UK cities

The latest Property & Homemover Report, released by marketing consultancy TwentyCi, has shown a sharp rise in the number of rental...

12 January 2018

From: Breaking News

Annual rent rises muted, but London shows improvement

New research carried out by Rightmove has revealed that national average asking rents (excluding London) increased by only 0.7% in 2017. This...

12 January 2018

From: Breaking News

UK property stock levels fall by more than a third in December

December was a quiet month in the property market, with less than 35,000 new properties listed across the UK, according to...

10 January 2018

From: Breaking News

Rents and train fares up in London’s commuter hotspots

Landbay’s latest Rental Index has revealed that commuters in nearly half of London’s most popular commuter towns face a greater overall...

10 January 2018

From: Breaking News

Rental price inflation in the UK experiences another slowdown

Rental price inflation has now lagged behind general rate of inflation, despite average rents across the UK rising by 0.7% in...

20 December 2017

From: Breaking News

Housebuilding rate falling substantially, survey finds

A new survey of housebuilding companies has revealed that the construction of new homes has fallen significantly since the EU referendum...

13 December 2017

From: Breaking News

Rent prices to rise while rental stock falls, predict NAEA and ARLA

NAEA Propertymark and ARLA Propertmark have shared their forecasts for the rental and buying market in 2018, with rental prices set...

13 December 2017

From: Breaking News

Affordable UK property prices help to attract UAE expats

Expats and foreign nationals in the UAE are using the weak pound to snap up UK properties while prices remain affordable...

06 December 2017

From: Breaking News

Research outlines where the world’s millennial millionaires reside

Research has revealed there are more than twice as many millennial millionaires in US cities than anywhere else in the world. The...

24 November 2017

From: Breaking News

If you want to sell your property, Christmas is a good bet, says Loveitts

Loveitts is encouraging sellers to jump at the opportunity to put properties up for sale during the Christmas period, following a...

24 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Autumn Budget: housing supply is only the tip of the iceberg

Ahead of today’s Budget, property experts are waiting to see whether their predictions will be dispelled, or whether they will prove...

22 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Properties sell quickest in major Scottish cities

The latest City Rate of Sale report from Post Office Money has revealed the average UK property takes 96 days to...

17 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let mortgage costs remain stable despite changes and uncertainty

The cost of buy-to-let mortgages has remained mostly unaffected by the second phase of Prudential Regulation Authority changes, coupled with months...

17 November 2017

From: Breaking News

National average house price being pulled down by London

Despite continued price growth in England’s most thriving regional property markets, the decline in London prices and seasonal factors are weighing...

15 November 2017

From: Breaking News

The North East is the UK’s slowest moving property market

A staggering 30% of Sunderland properties currently for sale have been on the market for six months or longer, according to...

01 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Research reveals mortgage costs falling again despite possible rate rise

The cost of mortgages has continued to fall despite the regular warnings of interest and mortgage rate rises. After the UK’s economy...

27 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Crowdfunding model launches equity-only platform

MercyCrowd has become the first international platform to enable investment in buy-to-let properties. With an aim to safeguard investors from negative leverage...

25 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Prime sales in the Alps are on the up

Prime prices in the Alps were up 4.8% in the year to June 2017 with Chamonix-Mont-Blanc in the lead, according to...

18 October 2017

From: Breaking News

The Leasehold Scandal

With continued media interest in the unfair leasehold practices of some freeholders and ever-increasing queries from clients surrounding this point, I...

12 October 2017

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Crossrail 2 in jeopardy, but rents rise significantly in affected areas

It was revealed last week that Crossrail 2 could be delayed by up to a decade, with the £31bn infrastructure project...

11 October 2017

From: Breaking News

UK new property supply up by over a fifth in September

September saw the highest number of new sellers listing their properties in any single month in the past two years, according...

06 October 2017

From: Breaking News

London Bridge revealed as the capital’s top rental location

Fresh data from rental accommodation platform Spotahome has revealed that London Bridge is the most searched for area for mid to...

06 October 2017

From: Breaking News

England’s new homes shortfall will reach over 1m by 2022

England has encountered a rift between new build completions and new households being added to the population after a slow output...

04 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Prime country house prices remain unchanged, Knight Frank says

Knight Frank’s research revealed prime country house prices have fallen a mere 0.1% between July and September, with annual growth remaining...

29 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Nine Group acquires part built hotel development in North Greenwich

The Greenwich Peninsula Hotel has been acquired by hotel and investment company, Nine Group, from fixed charge receivers following its fall...

27 September 2017

From: Breaking News

UK tumbles down European buy-to-let league table

The UK is now the fifth worst country in Europe for buy-to-let investment, with average rental yields of just 4%. The findings,...

21 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Scotland experiences strongest property market since 2008

Scotland's property market is at its strongest since 2008, despite the EU Referendum, this year’s general election, higher tax rates than the...

15 September 2017

From: Breaking News

New ski development announced by Kristall Spaces AG

The promotional arm of British-managed property developer VenturePlus AG has introduced its latest development. Kristall Spaces AG has created All-Suite Resort...

08 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Spanish property sales up 19% in June

There has been a sharp increase in the number of home sales in Spain, according to the latest figures from the...

01 September 2017

From: Breaking News

UK mortgage approvals rebound to 16-month high

Mortgage approvals for residential property purchases rose slightly in July to its highest level since March 2016, despite a general fall...

31 August 2017

From: Breaking News

British house prices will ‘struggle to rise much’ this year

Residential property price growth across Britain eased to a three-month low in August, as cooler economic conditions and political uncertainty continued...

30 August 2017

From: Breaking News

London has opportunity to boost significantly the supply of housing

There has been record number of planning applications to build new homes in London this year, giving the city a genuine...

30 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Top tips every landlord should consider when investing in student property

A number of buy-to-let landlords are turning their attention to student housing, which is regarded by many property investors as a...

30 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Residential property transactions pick up in year to July

There were 104,760 residential property transactions in the UK in July, up 1.3% from June and 8.3% higher than the corresponding...

23 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Record low equity release rates drive switching

There has been a surge in the number of switching plans from existing equity release customers, thanks to record lows in...

22 August 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

Property sales and prices are falling in Canada

Canada’s property market continues to run out of steam, with the latest data from the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) revealing...

18 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Fewer investors using gifted deposits

The number of investors using gifted deposits, a sum of money that is given by a family member forming all or...

17 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Second charge lending surges 33% in June

The second charge mortgage market saw new business increase 33% by value and 22% by volume in June compared with the...

17 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Bridging lender offers free valuations on all new loan enquiries

The bridging loans sector has markedly raised its profile in recent years. It is also becoming better understood by property investors,...

16 August 2017

From: Breaking News

UK house price growth continues to slow

Growth in UK property prices increased at a slower pace of 4.9% in June, down from 5% a month earlier, according...

16 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Surge of Indian investors purchasing in Prime Central London

Property investors from India have become the second largest purchasing group in Prime Central London (PCL).  According to investment firm London Central...

15 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Mortgage arrears and possession rates falling

The number of mortgages in arrears of 2.5% or more of the outstanding balance fell during the second quarter of 2017. This...

15 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Record broken as over £3 million raised at Leicester auction

The record for the highest value of property sold at an auction in Leicester has been broken. A total of £3.4 million...

14 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Property price growth is coming to a standstill

Residential property prices in the UK increased at the slowest rate in over four years in July, due to ongoing political...

11 August 2017

From: Breaking News

UK construction growth prospects downgraded

Growth prospects for the UK construction industry have been downgraded amid growing signs that 2018 will be a difficult year for...

09 August 2017

From: Breaking News

UK house prices are ‘back on the rise again’

UK house price growth may be easing, according to the latest Halifax data, but it has been suggested that there are...

08 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Political uncertainty deters property sellers

The shock result of the recent UK general election which returned a hung parliament, coupled with ongoing concerns about the impact...

07 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Prime central London property sales improve slightly

There was a marginal increase in the number of residential property sales in prime central London in the first half of...

03 August 2017

From: Breaking News

The cost of materials is on the rise

A third of small building firms, which includes property investors taking on renovation jobs, say that soaring material prices are squeezing...

03 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Housing shortage drives up UK house prices

A chronic shortage of properties continues to drive house prices upwards across Britain, according to Nationwide Building Society’s latest house price...

02 August 2017

From: Breaking News

The Positives of Property Investment in 2017

You would have had to have been living under a rock to not know about the Government’s recent tax attacks on...

26 July 2017

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UK housing market activity bounces back as buyers push through transactions

Following May’s fall in property sales, the number of homes sold in the UK during June improved significantly, as buyers and...

26 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Plans for 350 new homes could spark regeneration of Scottish town

Shots in North Lankarshire could be set for a radical regeneration programme – which will potentially include hundreds of new homes,...

26 July 2017

From: Breaking News

UK property market slowdown: What factors are to blame?

Recent months have seen the UK property market starting to slow down. So what has caused this, and will it change? Whilst...

25 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Strong demand for residential land in areas where ‘housing need is greatest’

The average price of urban brownfield land rose 1.2% in the second quarter of 2017, and by 6.3% year-on-year, fresh data...

24 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Prices in key UK cities up 5.1% in H1 2017

Residential property prices in key UK cities have proved resilient in the first half of the year, with growth of 5.1%,...

21 July 2017

From: Breaking News

UK house price growth continues to slow

Growth in residential property prices in the UK continued to slow, but the cost of the average home still increased by...

19 July 2017

From: Breaking News

UK property auction sale rates ‘remain consistently healthy’

The UK property auction market saw very little change in terms of overall performance in June, despite the fact that only...

19 July 2017

From: Breaking News

The number of BTL landlords registering to buy property is down 30% y-o-y

There has been a sharp decline in the number of buy-to-let property acquisitions, following the government’s decision to introduce the 3%...

14 July 2017

From: Breaking News

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

Slowdown in UK housing market ‘doesn't mark the start of a sustained fall in prices’

UK house price growth may have currently flattened to the lowest level since 2013, but this does not necessarily mean that...

10 July 2017

From: Breaking News

No sign of landlords exiting PRS despite ‘catalogue of challenges’

Various reports have suggested that a number of private landlords plan to sell up and quit the PRS as a consequence...

07 July 2017

From: Breaking News

London house prices are ‘vulnerable to an exceptionally painful correction’

Residential properties in London are generally increasing in value each year by more than their owners receive in salary, new figures...

06 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Buying bargains at property auctions

Auctions are a great way to acquire property competitively, with a wide range of bargains often going under the hammer. But...

06 July 2017

From: Breaking News

UK rents fall for the second consecutive month

UK rental prices fell for the second month in a row in June, according to the latest HomeLet Rental Index. The data...

05 July 2017

From: Breaking News

House price growth in Canada set to slow sharply

Canada’s red-hot housing market looks set to cool next year, with property prices heading for a ‘soft landing’, according to the...

05 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Top tips when buying property at auction

Auctions provide an excellent way to buy property competitively, with a number of great deals often secured under the hammer. However,...

04 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Large deposit borrowers fall freeing up stock for first-time buyers

The proportion of people acquiring property with a large deposit dropped in May, the latest mortgage monitor from e.surv shows. Those buying...

04 July 2017

From: Breaking News

The rental market is ‘strong and stable’ despite election uncertainty

Most parts of England and Wales saw rents rise in the run-up to the recent general election with yields stable at...

03 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Bridging sector returns to growth, thanks to high demand from investors

A growing number of property investors are turning to alternative finance options to overcome tougher mainstream mortgage lending criteria and stress...

30 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Housing demand falls amid election uncertainty

There has been a fall in demand for homes across much of the UK, enabling buyers to negotiate better prices, fresh...

28 June 2017

From: Breaking News

House prices rebound in June – Nationwide

Residential property price in the UK rebounded in June after falling for three months, fresh data from Nationwide has revealed. House prices...

28 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Demand falls due to ‘increasing house prices and limited housing stock’

Mortgage approvals and household credit growth both slowed last month, adding to growing signs that prospective purchasers in the UK are...

27 June 2017

From: Breaking News

UK property auction activity is ‘strong and stable’ despite political instability

Investment activity in residential property across the UK continued to perform well despite the political uncertainty from a snap general election. Some...

27 June 2017

From: Breaking News

US home sales rebound as prices hit new high

Residential property sales in the US rebounded last month following a fall in April, helping to drive up prices in the...

23 June 2017

From: Breaking News

UK home sales set to drop significantly amid political uncertainty

Residential property transactions in May dropped by 3.3% on the previous month, following two successive months of growth, in what could...

22 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Buying property is best investment most of us can ever make - just ask retirees

If you want to build your wealth in the short-term, the easiest way to do so is by saving more money. If...

21 June 2017

From: Breaking News

How much have home prices increased by since end of The Great Recession in 2009?

Eight years of quantitative easing (QE) and record low interest rates is estimated to have cost savers more than £160bn, but...

21 June 2017

From: Breaking News

UK property price growth is ‘occurring at an unattainable rate’

The average asking price in the UK fell 0.4% in June compared with the previous month according to new data released...

20 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Asking prices fall in June for first time in eight years

Asking prices for UK homes have fallen over the past month as current political uncertainty continues to deter some potential buyers,...

19 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Canadian home prices could fall up to 40%, warns Capital Economics

Residential property prices in Canada could fall by as much as 40% over the next five years, led by falls in...

18 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Rental price declines in PCL less marked in lower and higher price brackets

The rental market in prime central London is showing signs that it is potentially on the road to recovery, as reflected...

16 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Home seller valuations fall as remortgage levels rise

The number of homes coming on to the market for sale continued to fall across the UK last month, adding to...

15 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Top 10 global investment property hotspots

There was a 6.5% increase in global house prices in the year to March 2017, the highest annual rate of growth...

13 June 2017

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Will overseas investors exploit weak pound to buy property in the UK?

The pound fell to an eight-week low after last week’s surprise general election result, which has increased uncertainty over both the...

12 June 2017

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New government urged to make housing ‘a top priority’

The Conservative party, assuming it is able to form a new government, is being urged to make tacking the growing housing...

09 June 2017

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Government’s SDLT reform has ‘shattered the property market’

The government’s decision to introduce stamp duty land tax (SDLT) reforms 12 months ago has had an adverse impact on the...

08 June 2017

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Election day is here, but which party is capable of fixing the housing crisis?

With successive governments failing to build enough housing - particularly social housing - the UK is in the grip of a...

08 June 2017

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It was ‘inevitable’ that UK house prices would ease

The recent slowdown in UK house prices suggests that the market is cooling, but very few experts are surprised. The latest house...

08 June 2017

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More realistic pricing attracts motivated buyers in prime central London

Despite a backdrop of political uncertainty, sales volumes are starting to pick up in the prime central London property market as...

07 June 2017

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The days of surging UK house prices ‘are gone’

The tide has definitely turned against the seller in the UK housing market, a leading property expert has yesterday, following the...

02 June 2017

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Many property investors are struggling to obtain mainstream funding

Sterner affordability criteria, stress testing and more robust risk management for lenders seeking to underwrite mortgage contracts has left many property...

01 June 2017

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Commercial property purchases by investors hit a nine-year high

There has been a sharp increase in the number of commercial property acquisition by investors despite the ongoing political and economic...

01 June 2017

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Residential property sales drop ahead of general election

The number of residential property sales has fallen by 20% as many prospective purchasers adopt a ‘wait and see’ approach ahead...

31 May 2017

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Urban residential land values continue to rise across the UK

Urban brownfield land prices continued to increase across the UK during the first quarter of the year, while prices even remained...

31 May 2017

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House prices in Manchester continue to rise faster than anywhere in the country

Manchester remains the number one UK property hotspot, after it was revealed today that property values in the city increased faster...

26 May 2017

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Low interest rates will ‘continue to support demand’ for property

Cheap borrowing levels should boost demand for property across the UK in the coming months, despite a recent fall in the...

26 May 2017

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Growing signs of confidence returning to Aberdeenshire property market

Confidence is returning to the Aberdeenshire property market, according to local experts. Following a somewhat turbulent few years in which local property...

25 May 2017

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Significant increase in demand for property in Spain

There has been a sharp rise in the number of foreigners buying property in Spain, according to the latest figures from...

24 May 2017

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Transaction volumes fall 3.2% in April

Property transactions fell in April this year, down 3.2% on March’s total, according to the latest figures from HM Revenue &...

24 May 2017

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Scottish housing market remains ‘stable and reliable’

There was a sharp rise in the number of property transactions north of the border in March, as demand for property...

22 May 2017

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Fewer investors are currently willing to invest in Turkey’s property market

Economic and political turmoil in Turkey is making many investors ‘rethink’ their strategy when it comes to investing in the country’s...

22 May 2017

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New buy to let tax changes and how to work your way around them

Over the past year, the buy to let market has experienced some substantial changes, most recently the new taxation laws which...

18 May 2017

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Buy-to-let lending for property purchase plummets 80%

The number of property investors looking to invest in the buy-to-let market continued to fall last month as a result of...

18 May 2017

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UK house prices stall amid affordability issues

Annual house price growth continues to slow, as affordability issues deter many prospective homebuyers. With 2017 proving to be a rather challenging time...

17 May 2017

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UK asking prices edge higher

Asking prices increased across most of England and Wales between March and April, with the exception of London where values continued...

15 May 2017

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UK sees rise in new housing despite fall in overall construction output

New housing experienced solid growth in March, up 3.8% on the month, despite a 0.7% drop in wider UK construction output,...

12 May 2017

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Political and economic uncertainty ‘takes its toll on the UK property market’

There was a 9% decline in the number of residential property sales recorded last month, owed in part to a fall...

12 May 2017

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Caridon Calls for Coherent Housing Policies from Politicians

The policy focus of the upcoming election will be on Brexit, but political parties will do well to remember that housing...

11 May 2017

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Mario Carrozzo CEO of Caridon Group

Q: About the Caridon Group?  Caridon Group provides exceptional, end-to-end residential property solutions throughout the UK, from property development and management to...

11 May 2017

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Lack of property for sale in the UK intensifies as new listings drop by 4%

April is traditionally a busy time for the UK housing market, but fewer homeowners put their properties up for sale last...

11 May 2017

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London’s property market is booming – if you know where to look

Despite weakening growth in the capital, where values are around 80% higher than in 2009, there are still plenty of good...

10 May 2017

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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

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Residential land prices surge in key UK cities as values stabilise in central London

With an urgent need to build significantly more new homes, competition is hotting up for land which is deemed suitable for...

09 May 2017

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Mortgage debt for the over-65s set to double by 2030

Over the past two decades, investing in residential property in the UK has been a relatively secure way to make money,...

04 May 2017

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New website enables property investors to swiftly ‘find the best deals’ at auction

Auctions are a great way to acquire property competitively, with a wide range of bargains available under the hammer, but only...

04 May 2017

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Irresponsible lending in the UK could lead to return of ‘negative equity’

TSB has reduced mortgage lending to first-time buyers, especially in London, amid growing concerns that many homeowners without significant equity in...

02 May 2017

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House prices fall in Sydney for first time in 18 months

House prices in Sydney dipped for the first time in 18 months in April, according to new data, as regulators continue...

02 May 2017

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UK housing supply falls to record-low for March

The supply of available housing dropped to the lowest level ever for March, according to the latest figures from the National...

28 April 2017

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UK property auctions market is ‘easing back the throttle a little’

The property auctions market continued to slow across the UK last month, with the number of lots offered and sold at...

27 April 2017

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Bridging lending falls marginally

Annual gross bridging lending dropped slightly in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest Bridging Trends data. The figures...

26 April 2017

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Consumer confidence in UK housing market settling into a new lower ‘normal’

Households’ expectations on UK house prices for the coming year remains rather subdued following the outcome of last year’s EU referendum,...

24 April 2017

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Gross mortgage lending in ‘neutral gear’

Gross mortgage lending held up relatively well last month despite a fall of almost 20% year-on-year, according to the latest estimate...

21 April 2017

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UK house prices ‘prove unshakeable’ as growth picks up

More than nine months on from the historic Brexit vote, and home buyers are now paying 1.3% on average more for...

14 April 2017

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Cheap borrowing and a severe lack of supply will ‘support’ UK house prices

UK house price may growth may have slowed to a four year low in March, but indications are that prices will...

14 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Specialist lender makes changes to its bridging product range

The time it takes to apply for a bridging loan with Together has been slashed from around 30 minutes to just...

13 April 2017

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The UK housing market ‘is starting to look livelier’

More home loans were secured to buy property in the UK during the first two months of 2017 than any year...

12 April 2017

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Softening housing market in London offers inventors ‘better value for money’

London’s housing market continues to slow, with the latest figures revealing that prices increased at their slowest rate for nearly five...

12 April 2017

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Remortgage levels at eight-year peak

Levels of remortgaging reached the highest level for eight years in February, while the average amount borrowed fell, according to new...

12 April 2017

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Scottish government failing to address housing supply, says trade body

The Scottish government is still failing to address the issue of housing supply, according to Homes for Scotland.   In response to the...

11 April 2017

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Over a third of home sales in England and Wales fall through before completion

More than a third of home sales fell through in the UK prior to completion during the first quarter of the...

05 April 2017

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Mortgage accessibility in the UK hits three-year high

Mortgage accessibility in the UK has improved to its highest level since tougher lending conditions came into play as part of...

04 April 2017

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Squeeze on consumers weighs on UK property market

Growing economic uncertainty in the UK is starting to weigh on consumer confidence and willingness to engage in major transactions such...

03 April 2017

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Central London housebuilding collapses 75% as prices continue to fall

The number of new homes breaking ground in central London has plunged by 75% year-on-year as housebuilders put planned projects on...

31 March 2017

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UK prime yields continue to sharpen

Average UK prime yields sharpened to 4.79% in February 2017, with the UK now in the longest sustained period of decreasing...

31 March 2017

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Fall in property sales threatens London’s status as economic powerhouse

Residential property sales across many parts of the UK will fall in the year ahead, especially in London, if demand for...

28 March 2017

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Manchester has fastest growing house prices in the UK

Manchester has become the latest UK property hotspot, after it was revealed today that property values in the city increased faster...

24 March 2017

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Central London property prices hit record high

The average price of a home in central London hit a new high of £1,818,262 in 2016, thanks largely to a rally...

21 March 2017

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Sales of prime London property pick up as prices become more ‘realistic’

Sales volumes are increasing in the prime central London property market as purchasers look to take advantage of more ‘realistic’ asking...

17 March 2017

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Fears for Scotland’s ‘future success’ as number of new homes falls

A sharp fall in the number of homes being built north of the border is likely to push up house prices...

16 March 2017

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Investment demand in London's prime residential markets improves

Competitive bidding, lower asking prices, a weak pound, the residential property market in the capital continues to appeal to many prospective...

15 March 2017

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Investors in Australia eye less conventional finance options

With banks in Australia continuing to tighten their investor lending criteria, a growing number of investors looking to invest in property...

14 March 2017

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Sellers return to test the UK housing market

Supply of property increased during February, as sellers returned to the test the housing market, according to the latest research from...

09 March 2017

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Property transactions see a ‘marked upturn’ across prime central London

Despite ongoing political and economic uncertainty, there has been a major improvement in sales volumes throughout prime central London as purchasers...

07 March 2017

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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

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Fewer Britons buying property in Spain post-Brexit

There has been a significant fall in British demand for Spanish homes since the EU referendum, despite the overall Spanish housing...

03 March 2017

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Home sellers in Dubai slash asking prices

Homeowners in Dubai are being forced to reduce their asking prices as the property market stagnates, creating a wealth of cheap...

03 March 2017

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UK property remains a ‘fundamentally safe asset class’ for investors

Despite initial concerns that a Brexit vote might lead to significant falls in capital values, the latest research by Savills shows...

28 February 2017

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Rural land prices look set to fall

Growing uncertainty over Brexit and insecurities regarding future subsidies, as well as low commodity prices, continues to drive down demand for...

27 February 2017

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UK house price growth continues to slow

Residential property price growth continues to slow across parts of the UK, led by falls in London where annual home price...

24 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Canadian home prices rise further

Residential property prices in Canada continued to increase in January, led by gains in Toronto’s red-hot housing market, fresh figures show. The...

22 February 2017

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Demand from property investors sees bridging loans surge

Demand for short term loans continued to surge in the final quarter of last year, as an increasing number of property...

21 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Number of office to residential conversions drops 19% year-on-year

A lack of funding and uncertainty over Brexit contributed to a sharp decline in the volume of office to residential conversions...

21 February 2017

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Scottish house prices rise 2.2%

The average price of a home in Scotland in December 2016 increased by 2.2% compared with the previous year to reach...

17 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Record demand for warehouse space in Leicestershire

The number of industrial and warehousing deals in Leicestershire hit an all-time high in 2016 as property investors looked to capitalise...

14 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Plans for regeneration scheme in town centre approved

Plans for a major regeneration scheme in Dovercourt town centre have been given the go-ahead. The £1m project, which will be financed...

14 February 2017

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Overseas investors race to secure UK property bargains

There has been a sharp rise in the number of opportunistic foreign investors taking advantage of effective discounts caused by the...

09 February 2017

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Investment in London jumps to £4.1bn in Q4 2016 – CBRE

Investment volumes in London increased to £4.1bn in the final quarter of 2016, the latest Property Perspective report from CBRE shows.  The...

09 February 2017

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Chronic housing shortage could keep UK house prices rising

UK house prices are likely to continue to rise in 2017 as building lags demand for homes, the Halifax has warned. The...

08 February 2017

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US property returns fall to 7-year low

The core US property market has produced its lowest annualised return since 2009, fresh data from the National Council of Real...

08 February 2017

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Caution to dominate UK housing market in 2017

Political and economic uncertainty and a dip in sentiment and transactions generated in part by the outcome of the EU referendum...

03 February 2017

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Prime commercial property rents continue to grow

Rents in the UK prime commercial property sector rose by an average of 0.4% in the fourth quarter of 2016, the...

02 February 2017

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Sales of prime central London properties continue to fall but prices pick up

Transaction volumes in prime central property have dipped further as a result of changes in residential taxation, Brexit and global economic...

01 February 2017

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Scotland’s commercial farmland market to remain robust

Given the healthy levels of interest witnessed in the commercial farmland market last year, the sector looks set to remain robust...

31 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Property investors continue to eye less conventional finance options

While buy-to-let lenders come to terms with fresh interventions imposed by the Prudential Regulation Authority, designed to subject buy-to-let landlords to stricter...

30 January 2017

From: Breaking News

UK housing market remains remarkably resilient

Home sales in the UK increased in December compared with the previous month, but were significantly lower than 12 months earlier,...

26 January 2017

From: Breaking News

U.S. home sales plummet to 17-year low

Fewer people are buying resale properties in the U.S., mainly because there is a shortage of housing on the market, new...

26 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Loan write-offs fall sharply in the commercial property sector

The number of commercial property loans being written off has dropped to its lowest level since the credit crunch, fresh figures...

25 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Average value could drop by £400 a week if 'bubble bursts'

The average property in the UK could decrease in value by up to £399 a week over 21 months, according to...

23 January 2017

From: Breaking News

UK housing market activity slows for first time since July

The UK housing market ground to a virtual halt in December as price growth cooled and fewer homes changed hands, according...

20 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Rental home shortage pushes up letting prices in Spain

Rental prices are rising in most Spanish cities, led by gains in Barcelona, new figures show.   Average rental prices in Barcelona...

19 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Fewer Britons buying property in the Algarve post-Brexit

There has been a significant decline in British demand for property in the Algarve since the EU referendum, according to Fine...

18 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Glasgow sees strong take-up

Glasgow saw strong levels of office take-up last year, surpassing the 10-year annual average of 500,000 sq ft within the first...

18 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Celebrity tycoon enjoys £181m dividend from his property empire

Despite having to endure a 40% hit in profits from his enormous property empire, mainly based in and around London, 69-year-old...

15 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Redrow boss welcomes ‘strong and sustained upward trend in new housing’

With close to 200,000 homes built last year, the government looks to be on course to meet its target of building...

13 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Two thirds of UK builders report material price hikes

More than two thirds of small and medium-sized UK building firms have seen a rise in the cost of materials caused...

12 January 2017

From: Breaking News

New Zealand property prices fall as glut kicks in

New Zealand's housing market was one of the best performers in the world in 2016, but home owners and property investors...

11 January 2017

From: Breaking News

New property listings on the market fall sharply

The number of New UK property listings plunged by 46.9% in December from the previous month, according to HouseSimple.com. While a fall...

10 January 2017

From: Breaking News

UK house prices remain ‘reassuringly resilient’

Residential property prices were at the forefront of the Brexit debate in the run-up to the EU referendum, with the now...

10 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Property sales rising in prime central London but prices continue to fall

Despite ongoing political and economic uncertainty, sales volumes are rising in the central London prime property market as buyers look to...

09 January 2017

From: Breaking News

UK house prices up 6.5% in December

Residential property prices in the UK rose by 1.7% in December compared with the previous month to reach an average of...

09 January 2017

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Fewer small deposit mortgages as Help to Buy scheme comes to a close

The Help to Buy Mortgage Guarantee scheme will come to an end tomorrow and there are fears that its withdrawal could...

30 December 2016

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Trevor Abrahmsohn - what to expect in 2017

Trevor Abrahmsohn, director at Glentree Estates offers his thoughts on what property market trends we can expect over the coming year.  2016 has...

29 December 2016

From: Breaking News

How to weather-proof your investment properties in winter

It is that time of year again! With a distinct chill in the air and dampness on the ground, the cold...

23 December 2016

From: Breaking News

7 tips to help protect your rental property over the Christmas period

As we enter into the holiday season, there is a good chance that your tenants may be planning an extended break...

22 December 2016

From: Breaking News

House prices set to rise across major UK cities in 2017

Residential property prices across many of the UK’s largest 20 cities appear to offer plenty of room for growth in 2017,...

19 December 2016

From: Breaking News

UK property sales to fall as tax changes and economic uncertainty deter investors

Fewer people are expected to invest in residential property in 2017, as tax changes and economic uncertainty deter many property investors...

19 December 2016

From: Breaking News

UK’s property auctions market softens

Attracted by the prospect of no property chain, with buyers and sellers entering into an immediate and legally binding contract as...

17 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Modest UK house price growth expected in 2017 - poll

Despite uncertainty around Britain's decision to leave the European Union, residential property prices in Britain will increase by 2% next year,...

17 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Arrears continue to fall in Ireland

Mortgage arrears in Ireland dropped by 3.1% in the third quarter of 2016, the 13th consecutive quarter of decline, the latest...

15 December 2016

From: Breaking News

House prices in England and Wales edge up in November

The average residential property price in England and Wales edged up by 0.1% in November, according to the latest the LSL/Acadata...

13 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Investment via Portugal’s ‘golden visa’ programme falls sharply

Portugal’s property market remains relatively strong, but fewer investors from overseas are talking advantage of an innovative visa programme that enables...

13 December 2016

From: Breaking News

New buyer demand in the UK falls by a fifth

Demand from homebuyers in the UK continued to fall in November and is now down by more than a fifth year-over-year,...

09 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Hong Kong property sales rise sharply

Residential property sales in Hong Kong have increased significantly despite the government’s decision to more than double stamp duty last month...

08 December 2016

From: Breaking News

House price falls in London look ‘inevitable’

Homeowners and property investors in Greater London are facing steep falls in house prices as the slowdown in prime areas of...

06 December 2016

From: Breaking News

November was a ‘surprisingly buoyant’ month for the UK housing market

The UK housing market remained ‘surprisingly buoyant’ last month with only a marginal decline in the volume of homes changing hands,...

06 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Record demand for warehouse space in the UK

The UK warehouse market is set to have its best year since records began, with take-up surpassing the 34m sq ft...

05 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Novice property investors failing to spot 3% stamp duty surcharge

A number of property investors, including buy-to-let landlords and property developers, are still unaware that they are liable to pay the...

02 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Top tips for investors buying property at auction

Scott Hendry of Together shares some tips on buying at auction. Buying at auction is a popular choice for property investors...

02 December 2016

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Top tips on how to finance a property purchase at auction

Auction rooms across the UK are often filled with property investors looking to buy property, ensuring that hundreds of residential and...

01 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Significant increase in fee-free mortgages

More than a third of fixed rate mortgage deals currently on the market are now offered without an arrangement fee, fresh...

01 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Auckland property auction clearance rates plummet

New Zealand’s housing market is under growing pressure with auction clearance rates in Auckland falling sharply, but estate agents report that...

01 December 2016

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The 10 places in UK where house prices have increased most (and least) in 2016

As we head towards the end of the year, home services marketplace Plentific has released a 2016 Property Price Index, providing...

30 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Property better investment than money in the bank!

From a property investor’s perspective, it has been a tough year following a raft of changes introduced by the government. Aside from the...

29 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Change and uncertainty has contributed to ‘slowdown in market activity’

The housing market is currently seeing more cautious behaviour by property investors due to greater political and economic uncertainty, according to...

29 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Aberdeen property sales plummet, but good prospects for a long-term recovery

New research into Aberdeen’s housing market suggests the prospects for a long-term recovery are good, despite the fact that sellers’ price...

24 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Dubai’s luxury property market continues to slow

The luxury property market in Dubai continues to weaken, with prices having dropped by up to 15% over the past 12...

22 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Dubai property prices fall marginally

Residential property prices in Dubai dipped during the third quarter of the year following a fall in transactions, new figures show. Annual...

19 November 2016

From: Breaking News

UK house price growth continues to defy post-Brexit gloomy forecasts

Residential property prices in the UK increased by an average of 7.7% in the year to September, according to the latest...

19 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Prime London land values fall sharply

Land values in prime central London dropped by 10.3% in the year through to September, and are now at around the...

18 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Fewer properties sold under the hammer as market continues to cool

Property auction market activity continued to slow in October, with the number of lots offered and lots sold both falling by...

17 November 2016

From: Breaking News