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Development – partnerships, revenue growth and Hong Kong investment

This week, PIT delves into the latest in property development news – from the new partnership between ilke Homes and Man...

25 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Why suburban Build to Rent is the one to watch

The Build to Rent (BTR) market has traditionally focused primarily on young professionals, with developments generally comprising apartment blocks with bolt-ons...

25 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – joint ventures, FTB homes and co-living thrives

In this week’s roundup, PIT takes a look at the latest UK schemes, including the newest phase in Barratt London and...

11 May 2022

From: Breaking News

The ultimate guide to investing in a holiday home

With the rising cost of living and the UK’s inflation crisis creating financial uncertainty, many are looking to make more secure...

06 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Plans for 280-home development in Radcliffe-on-Trent announced by Spitfire

Radcliffe-on-Trent is set for 280 'quality' new homes courtesy of housebuilder Spitfire Homes, after it acquired a site with outline planning...

06 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent is part of the solution to London’s housing crisis, says research

Build to Rent (BTR) homes could help more Londoners find affordable, high-quality accommodation with additional amenities, playing its part in solving...

30 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Chitra Stern: The balance of women in leadership is gradually changing

Off the back of International Women's Day, which took place on March 8 2022, Property Investor Today hears from Chitra Stern, co-founder...

28 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Ukraine crisis - Futureal Group firms provide support for refugees 

A Birmingham-based property developer has partnered with charity Global Aid Network (GAiN) to collect donations for Ukrainian refugees. Cordia Blackswan is set to offer its...

18 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Empty homes could ease housing shortage - how could investors help?

A trade body has claimed that new financial incentives are needed to bring thousands of empty homes back into use and give...

02 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors - houses versus apartments: which is best for buy-to-let?

It’s the age-old question that most investors are likely to find themselves wondering at one point or another - which property type...

23 February 2022

From: Breaking News

How to capitalise on short-term rentals and the BTR market in 2022

Investors and developers are catching the short-term and flex rental wave, and they are in for a long and thrilling ride. Emmanuel...

09 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Council launches development firm to boost number of new Manchester homes

A housing development company wholly owned by Manchester City Council was formally launched late last week (Friday February 4) in order...

07 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Green property - ground-breaking pilot to create world's first plastic-free homes

A pioneering research and development partnership launched this month is to lead to a world-first in the move towards carbon zero, plastic-free...

31 January 2022

From: Breaking News

‘Brits in Spain stay mainly on the Costa del Sol’ – figures show rise in interest

A leading Spanish home builder has revealed that more than half (54%) of Brits who reserved homes with the firm in...

14 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Staycation surge as domestic booking enquiries are up 200% on 2021

With demand for staycations soaring over the last 18 months, recent figures suggest that the UK is set for another record-breaking...

12 January 2022

From: Breaking News

2022 predictions - what's in store for the property market?

With just over a week to go until 2022 makes an appearance, we check in with some more property experts to...

24 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – tree-mendous results ahead of Christmas Day

This week’s auction roundup is filled with Christmas joy, from Sutton Kersh achieving over £80 million in auction sales, to iamsold...

17 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Leeds agent launches 300 new properties as rental market soars

Leeds is witnessing a ‘frenzied’ rental market, with students reserving homes for next summer on the back of virtual viewings and...

08 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Running a successful holiday rental business - what do you need to know?

In this guest piece, James Cassidy, Senior Director, Partner Success Vacation Rentals, EMEA at Expedia Group, outlines what it takes to run a successful...

03 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Crossrail is coming – the Eastern section from Stratford to Shenfield

After years of speculation and alterations, the Elizabeth Line is now set to launch in the first half of 2022. Initially,...

01 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Housebuilder provides emergency accommodation for the homeless

Lovell Partnerships has completed the refurbishment of a former training and enterprise centre owned by Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council (MBC) to...

29 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Development update – a ‘five-star' PBSA and breaking ground in Bristol

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the latest development news, from an architect's pledge to design a hotel-style student...

24 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - is the government really serious about its ‘brownfield-first’ pledge?

Both Boris Johnson and Michael Gove made Tory conference speeches pushing housebuilding on brownfield sites up this government’s agenda. With funding...

22 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Is Build to Rent unaffordable? Large-scale research suggests not!

One of the biggest criticisms of the fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) market has been its perceived exclusive nature and its...

19 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – ambitious BTR schemes and Henden regen underway

This development roundup focuses on build to rent and regeneration, with Kebbell expanding its Cornelian Fields development, Gresham House loan for a...

17 November 2021

From: Breaking News

How to maximise your short-let investment this winter

In this guest piece, Emmanuel Lavoie, CEO of Jetstream Hospitality Solutions, sets out how investors can make the most from their holiday...

17 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Green property – regeneration hotspot King’s Cross becomes carbon neutral

One of London’s busiest and most iconic areas has announced that it has become carbon neutral (as of November 11 2021). The...

12 November 2021

From: Breaking News

New investment for suburban BTR – is it about to boom?

A wave of capital is heading for the UK’s rapidly growing suburban Build to Rent (BTR) sector, according to recent research...

05 November 2021

From: Breaking News

'Explosive' growth of single-family housing shows maturity of UK BTR

Goldman Sachs made the headlines after announcing a partnership with Urban & Civic to deliver hundreds of rental homes across the...

03 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – should operators be turning to single family BTR to increase value?

In this piece, Katherine Rose, managing director of VervLife, explains why Build to Rent (BTR) operators may want to consider switching...

29 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Where to invest in London’s most exclusive resi neighbourhoods

London remains one of the most desirable locations to live in the world, despite its ranking as the sixth most expensive...

29 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – do homeowners take energy efficiency seriously?

A recent survey has revealed that only one in eight (13%) people in the UK admit that they seriously considered the...

20 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Hotel to home - Cyprus hotel transformed into Limassol Riviera houses

Londa, a 5-star boutique hotel located on the southern coast of Cyprus, is being transformed into luxury properties. The hotel first...

18 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Development – funding for high quality schemes and sustainable homes

In this development roundup, ilke Homes gathers significant funding in a pledge to deliver 10,000 homes in the next five years,...

11 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight: what’s fuelling the rapid growth of the suburban BTR market?

One of the key problems facing the UK housing market can be boiled down to: lots of demand and not enough...

01 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Moving to Portugal – what should investors know?

Expat financial planning firm Blevins Franks held a webinar earlier this month – named ‘A conversation about Moving to Portugal’ –...

29 September 2021

From: Breaking News

China update – increased interest in UK resi buying and a demand bounce-back

Interest from China in the UK property is bouncing back, according to experts on the Chinese buying market in Britain. Domenica Di...

24 September 2021

From: Breaking News

One foot in the Algarve – number of Brits living in Portugal jumps by 34%

The number of British citizens officially registered as living in Portugal shot up by more than 30% between 2019 and 2020,...

13 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - a day in the life of a show home interior designer

For property developers, show homes and marketing suites play a key role when it comes to advertising and selling properties in...

27 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Development update – major UK expansion and £4m housing scheme

Taggart Homes has revealed plans for a number of new schemes across the UK, the acquisition of a home building company...

25 August 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR roundup - record levels of investment, £500m JV and Leeds scheme

Knight Frank has announced that the UK’s Build to Rent (BTR) market received record levels of investment in the first two...

16 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Hull regeneration – construction begins at major new scheme

Construction work is now officially underway to bring over 500 new homes to a key regeneration site in Hull.   Housebuilder Strata Homes...

04 August 2021

From: Breaking News

The rebuild of Holloway Prison – why are there campaigns against the plans?

A number of community-led campaign groups are calling for a landmark Women’s Building and social housing on the former Holloway Prison...

16 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Development – multi-generational living and stamp duty free homes

Inspired Villages, operator of retirement villages established by Legal & General, has achieved planning permission to deliver a £100 million retirement...

07 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – is the pandemic driving property investors North?

With the property market undergoing tumultuous changes since the onset of the pandemic, recent figures from A-Plan Insurance has highlighted the...

07 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – from car depot sites to 800-year-old buildings

A new residential development in Salford, Manchester is set to offer a ‘refreshing’ collection of apartments. The gritty suburb-turned-cultural-goldmine location is home...

30 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Office to resi revolution continues with development in Leeds city centre

One of the major development trends since the pandemic began has been a large increase in the number of offices to...

28 June 2021

From: Breaking News

The big debate! Is flexible working the future for construction?

One of the biggest lifestyle changes wrought by the pandemic has been a considerable change in working practices and patterns, with...

23 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – the UK’s top staycation areas for 2021

As the UK continues along the roadmap to eased restrictions and the ability to travel between areas, many Brits are turning...

14 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Dev update – construction works begin and brand-new PRS scheme

Construction works on a new £19 million residential scheme in Nottinghamshire, led by property developer Taggart Homes, are set to begin...

26 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Four reasons why property investors are flocking to the Baltic states

The Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania may not have traditionally received the same acclaim as countries like Spain or...

26 May 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

24 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Overseas investors – should Florida be on your radar this summer?

The Florida property market has seen a rise in sale prices for 112 consecutive months, and with lower mortgage interest rates...

19 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Development works – major schemes in the East Midlands and Bristol

A historic dye works and laundry is being transformed into contemporary new homes by developers Galliard Homes and Acorn Property Group. This month, the developers...

14 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Portugal update: flood of movers, new appointment and attractive investments

With Portugal now included on the government’s ‘green’ list for quarantine-free travel from May 17 (meaning people will no longer need...

12 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - what asbestos taught us about managing risk

The UK’s asbestos industry ended on August 24 1999 after being used heavily from the 1950s to 1970s. Over 20 years...

10 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Quinta do Lago – what are the emerging post-Covid trends?

More than a year since the first lockdown began, Quinta do Lago – a key part of the Algarve’s famous Golden...

07 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Can new-build homes lead the renewable energy revolution?

In December 2015, the UK accepted the terms of the Paris Agreement. The accord recognised the growing threat of climate change...

07 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Algarve investment – is this the region’s next major destination?

In part one of this two-part special, we looked at how the Algarve’s golf resorts are bouncing back post-Covid and post-Brexit...

05 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation special: how to prepare your holiday home for lockdown reopenings

This May Day Bank Holiday, PIT is running a staycation special series on a range of topics associated with a market...

03 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Serviced apartments: the major player on the hospitality stage

This May Day Bank Holiday, PIT is running a staycation special series on a range of topics associated with a market...

03 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Algarve investment – why golf resorts are fighting back as residential hotspots

For many years, golf has been one of the biggest draws for those coming to the Algarve either on holiday or...

30 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Cladding update – quicker recladding works and digitising asset details

Work on replacing dangerous cladding on high rise buildings across the UK could be accelerated and made cheaper if the government...

28 April 2021

From: Breaking News

­­Top short-stay locations - which cities are best for serviced accommodation?

In this guest piece, the team at One Touch Property Investment outline the cities that are best for serviced apartments. With accommodation...

21 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Construction roundup – building our way out of the pandemic

A Derby construction boss has released a report which describes how the UK could build its way out of a looming...

19 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Dev roundup – major Liverpool and Wokingham schemes underway

Multi-specialist banks Leumi UK and NatWest have teamed up on a 50/50 club facility to help deliver Galliard Homes’ Tottenham Court...

12 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Why technology is essential in properties for retirees

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

07 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – new projects underway from Leicester to Leeds

A national contractor says it has made ‘significant progress’ on three residential projects based in Leicester. The schemes from Stepnell include two...

02 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Dev roundup – from riverside apartments to historic schemes

Construction work on a set of new riverside apartments in North Tyneside has begun. The £10 million development, Shepherds Quay, will be...

24 March 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

24 March 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

17 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Roundup – Liverpool’s £100m waterfront project & new BTR scheme in Sheffield

Liverpool-based global property developer Romal Capital has reinforced its commitment to Liverpool’s Central Docks by committing £100 million to transform the derelict brownfield...

17 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – where are the best places for property investment overseas?

Purchasing an overseas property can be daunting and complicated at the best of times, and this is even more so the...

15 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Dev update – affordable scheme in Castleford and a derelict home in SJW 

Work has commenced on a £9.2 million housing scheme in Castleford, West Yorkshire, which will transform a brownfield site into high-quality,...

15 March 2021

From: Breaking News

David Alexander is joint Chief Executive Officer of property lettings firm apropos

Many landlords and property investors will have watched the Chancellor’s budget with a feeling of trepidation. There had been hints of...

12 March 2021

From: Sponsored Content

Overseas news - desire to move to Spain still strong despite Covid and Brexit

A leading Spanish property expert says that British citizens still account for the largest proportion of buyers on the Spanish Costas,...

05 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – with a changing world, should you be considering Montenegro?

UK residents seeking to escape to Europe for great value for money opportunities to ‘live, work and thrive’ will have no...

19 February 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

15 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Vilamoura – why there is ‘far more to come’ from the famed resort

People thinking about Vilamoura might first and, in all likelihood, only think about the marina and the hotels, bars and restaurants...

12 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – How has Covid affected global housing market trends?

Few places remain unaffected by the Covid-19 pandemic, with cases fluctuating across the nation, but still high overall. Domestically, as far...

03 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Dev update – plans exchanged for new homes in Croydon and Glasgow

Planning consent has been granted by Glasgow City Council to affordable housing developer Swan Group to build 151 new homes in...

03 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Part 2 – is the construction industry safe enough to remain open?

In Part 1, we asked a number of industry experts if the construction industry should remain open at the current time,...

27 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – how can UK citizens secure EU residency post-Brexit? 

It’s been an area of hot discussion in recent weeks as the UK gets used to its new post-Brexit reality, where...

25 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Development update – mixed-use schemes and green-lit proposals

Summix Capital’s plans to turn the former Plumb Center in the heart of Bath into student accommodation have been granted planning...

25 January 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR update – Goldman Sachs grows, L&G expands, new scheme in Brum

Despite the introduction of Lockdown 3.0, the fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) market shows no signs of slowing down, with acquisitions,...

13 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Development update – from cohesive-use schemes to sustainable housing

Ambitious plans for a ‘ground-breaking’ cohesive-use scheme at Nottingham’s The Island Quarter development have been submitted. The latest phase – which is...

11 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - how will the property market look in 2021?

It wouldn't be the start of a new year without predictions for the 12 months to come. And the forecasts from...

04 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Season’s greetings – after a year like no other

At the start of this year, you would have got very, very long odds on the prospect of UK-wide lockdowns, mandatory...

23 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Going up! Tallest residential building in London’s Zone 1 tops out

A 53-storey tower at One Thames City in Nine Elms, one of the largest residential schemes to be built in the...

21 December 2020

From: Breaking News

2021 - could it be the year more developers turn to BTR?

In early December, senior researcher at AMA Research, Alex Blagden, talked about an expected surge in Build to Rent (BTR) applications...

18 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - will suburban BTR thrive as a result of Covid-19?

Since the pandemic started, there has been a shift in the number of people seeking homes away from the city, or...

11 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight: how will Brexit affect the UK property market?

As the clock ticks ever closer to the end of the transition period, and the start of post-Brexit Britain from January,...

04 December 2020

From: Breaking News

New BTR scheme in Wolverhampton as city set for 64-room project

Work is set to get underway in the coming weeks on the construction of a new Build to Rent (BTR) development...

30 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Five reasons why property investors are feeling the 'Verbier vibe'

Fashionable Swiss ski resort Verbier is firmly on the radar of international buyers as 2021 approaches, according to Skiingproperty.com. The website says...

23 November 2020

From: Breaking News

BTR roundup – new hires, mental health support and ongoing strong investment

The fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) sector continues to generate plenty of news, even as we live through Lockdown 2.0. The week-long...

20 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Is now the perfect time to buy your ski home?

With a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic spreading across Europe and national lockdowns being implemented in many countries, you may...

16 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Hong Kong and Chinese investors still buying - how to engage with them

Sally Maier-Yip, managing director of 11K Consulting, the UK's leading China PR and comms agency, outlines why buyers from Hong Kong and...

13 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Top tips: your guide to buying Spanish property

If you are dreaming of buying a property in Spain, there is so much to think about and many things to...

30 October 2020

From: Overseas Property

Advice for BTL landlords: How to operate successfully during a recession

The coronavirus crisis has hit the UK's economic outlook, and many buy-to-let landlords are understandably worried about their post-lockdown rental property...

30 October 2020

From: Conveyancing, Mortgages, Tax & Finance

How can landlords & investors protect their investments during Covid-19?

It’s painfully apparent that the risk of landlords and investors not receiving rent during the Covid-19 pandemic is far higher than...

30 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Bringing people and places together - how can it be done in the new normal?

Roy Ledgister, founder and chief executive of the Convivia Group, is both a barrister and an entrepreneur. Originally qualifying as a solicitor and...

28 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Homes snapped up at coastal Yorkshire development

Small housebuilder Kebbell has reported booming sales for its Scarborough development, with eight homes already snapped up and only a handful...

14 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Premier Modular wins contract to house homeless in High Wycombe

Offsite construction specialist Premier Modular has won a £7.5 million contract for a development of apartments that will provide facilities for...

05 October 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

28 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Progress made on new £15m housing development in West Oxfordshire

Building works on a new housing development in West Oxfordshire are on track, with the show home set to open to the...

28 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Works begin onsite at new luxury Beeston development

A Nottingham-based luxury home developer has started construction works on a new ‘sought-after’ luxury residential scheme in the Beeston area. Located in...

18 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Greek property – government programmes to spark boom for market

Greece’s property market had only just started to get back on its feet after the years of devastation and austerity wrought...

04 September 2020

From: Breaking News

New luxury residence in Montenegro a potential boon for investors

Porto Montenegro, the luxury waterfront and yachting paradise in the Bay of Kotor, is expanding with the launch of a new...

31 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Southern Grove’s £25m Lewisham housing scheme unveiled

Plans to provide dozens of affordable homes on a derelict site in Lewisham have been unveiled by developer Southern Grove. Part of...

19 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed - number of retired expats returning to the UK rises

A retirement property provider has said it has experienced a significant rise in enquiries from UK nationals currently based in Europe...

17 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Overseas property - is now the right time to invest in Cyprus?

There are historic ties between the UK and Cyprus, the country has dealt impressively – like its near neighbour Greece –...

07 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Housing shortage for older people: stamp duty cut is short-term fix

It would be hard to deny that the UK housing market isn’t in desperate need of reform. The government has acknowledged...

29 July 2020

From: Breaking News

New luxury homes set to launch in Italian hotspot

Palazzo Ricci, a new private residence club located in Abruzzo, Italy, is launching sales this summer. Approximately two hours from Rome and Naples, the 220-year-old palazzo,...

22 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Expert opinion: why and where to invest post-Covid-19?

In a recent Zoom webinar, titled ‘Why and where to invest in residential real estate post-Covid-19’, representatives from three different luxury overseas...

15 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Will Covid-19 lead to a redefinition of long-term residential tourism?

Google searches for ‘moving abroad’ have once again returned to the peak search figures of last year. The current Covid climate,...

15 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Spain overview – holiday home destinations remain resolute

House prices in Spain will close 2020 with little variation over the previous year, according to a recent market analysis of...

10 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Pier pressure – most sought-after seaside property locations revealed

Whitby in North Yorkshire has been named the UK's most in-demand coastal location, according to fresh research from property website Rightmove. The...

24 June 2020

From: Breaking News

The rise and rise of PBSA – growth continues despite Covid-19

The purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) sector is continuing to grow despite the huge impact on universities from the coronavirus pandemic, which...

10 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Equity and Capital Builds a £50m War Chest

Equity and Capital operate as a Private Multi Family and Institution office in the UK real estate sector specialising in Build...

04 June 2020

From: Sponsored Content

The new way forward? Salford’s first virtual committee approves scheme

Two brownfield sites overlooking the River Irwell are set to be converted into 500 apartments for sale and private rent after...

20 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

Revealed: what do Chinese residential buyers in the UK look like?

A few weeks ago we looked at how a Chinese house-buying boom is on its way in the UK despite Covid-19. Here,...

11 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Life after corona – what next for Chinese and international investors?

A thought leadership article from UK-China PR agency 11K Consulting has revealed that a country’s healthcare system, air quality and food...

08 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Investors: here’s why a bespoke kitchen will add value to a property

The kitchen is well known as the hub of the home, so it stands to reason that this room has a...

29 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed - the best performing PRS assets and how to find them

The whole world is currently dealing with the challenge of Covid-19. Huge government support is being promised on a scale even...

24 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

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

How is the Greek property investment market coping with Covid-19?

The coronavirus pandemic is currently dominating all our lives, and is all anyone can really talk or think about at present.  In the property...

10 April 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

Property insight - should investors be considering Catford?

In our 10-part London regeneration series last year, there was a big focus on areas south of the river, but most of these...

16 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Landmark Moda Living BTR development in Hove gets the go-ahead

The green light has been given for Moda Living’s ‘landmark’ £260 million Build to Rent neighbourhood in Hove.   Moda Living, which...

11 March 2020

From: Breaking News

International Women’s Day: Diversity is key in property

In honour of International Women’s Day, which took place on Sunday March 8, Property Investor Today dedicates this week to recognising...

11 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - what are the challenges of building a retirement village?

With an ageing population and an adult social care crisis, retirement villages have been talked of as one possible solution. Here, in...

09 March 2020

From: Breaking News

BTR update – Moda Living prepares for major new Birmingham project

The UK’s second city could see its Build to Rent (BTR) portfolio grow further after plans were announced for a new...

21 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Regen: new homes in Bournemouth and conversions in Kilmarnock

Across the country, new developments continue to pop up everywhere you look – from the south coast of England to the...

12 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

Year of the Rat – interest from Chinese buyers rises in the capital

With Saturday January 25 2020 marking Chinese New Year – a period of celebration for the estimated 120,250 Chinese people living...

27 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Simple Life develops more than 250 new build homes for rent in Rochdale

Simple Life, the provider of new build homes for the private rented sector, has developed 264 family homes in Rochdale after...

24 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Women in Property Investment – “believe in what you are building”

Welcome back to Women in Property Investment (or WIPI), where we focus on inspiring women who are making their mark in...

17 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Preston insight – why is the city perfect for investors?

Last week we covered the initial works being started on a new luxury development in Preston, redeveloped by Wigan-based property developer...

17 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight: what does the crackdown on Airbnb involve?

On Monday, we looked at why landlords and investors were being warned off holidays lettings amid an Airbnb crackdown in Scotland...

15 January 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

18 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Stamp duty - what are the ways to save on this controversial tax?

With the Conservative Party winning a big majority in last week's general election, it will be expected to honour its manifesto pledge...

16 December 2019

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Development update – Hong Kong buyers invest big and hospital conversion to resi

Estate agent Aston Chase has revealed that it has achieved more than £25 million worth of sales to Hong Kong buyers...

22 November 2019

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The PCL market has bottomed out - so where’s the bounce?

Immediately after the financial crisis of 2008, the Prime Central London residential property market was in a sorry state. Few could...

13 November 2019

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New luxury property development launched in La Plagne

Alpine property developer MGM French Properties is launching an exclusive new development in the popular family resort of La Plagne. Located on...

28 October 2019

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Canning Town receives boost with launch of major new development

A major new East End development is launching this Saturday (October 19), providing almost 1,000 ‘high-quality’ new homes to Canning Town. At...

16 October 2019

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Investment hotspots - the best new-build developments in the Costa del Sol

Despite Brexit, Spain has reclaimed its status as a hotspot for British buyers, with the Costa del Sol a firm favourite. Last...

14 October 2019

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Eco-villages – will they soon be mainstream?

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

20 September 2019

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Simple Life launches Build to Rent family homes in Essex

Simple Life Homes has launched 28 new Build to Rent family homes in Newhall, a new settlement on the outskirts of...

04 September 2019

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Life-sized doll’s house-style property up for sale at Bond Wolfe auction

An attractive doll’s house-styled home near Solihull will appear in Bond Wolfe Auctions’ next sale on Tuesday 10 September. Located at 23...

04 September 2019

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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

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London’s next door neighbour effect – is it reversing?

Looking back to four or five years ago when Prime Central London property prices were booming, it became commonplace to buy...

28 August 2019

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Holiday home buyers can achieve better value and growth next door

Retirees and families priced out of the UK’s holiday home hotspots can find much better value for money and potential for...

09 August 2019

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A property market bouncing back – the rising investment appeal of Greece

Greece’s appeal as a property investment destination is increasing once again as the country continues to bounce back from severe economic...

31 July 2019

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The home of paella and price rises – Valencia witnesses sizeable uplift

Residential property prices in the Spanish port city of Valencia have risen by 19%, according to Engel & Völkers. Valencia, situated on...

05 July 2019

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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

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Is the Spanish property market set to heat up in 2019?

It took the Spanish property market several years before it really started to claw its way out of the chaos brought...

06 March 2019

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Could you be a more ethical landlord?

Private sector buy-to-let landlords sometimes get a bad rap from renters, who blame property investors for fuelling a housing boom which...

01 March 2019

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Where are Brits buying holiday homes?

Nearly 40% of British holidaymakers have the funds to buy a holiday home and plan to do so in 2019, according...

27 February 2019

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Private rented sector investment in the UK to reach £75bn by 2025

At least £75 billion of investment will be committed to the private rented sector (PRS) by 2025, according to the latest...

08 February 2019

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Revealed - the hotspots to invest in property in the Alps

Despite the ongoing Brexit negotiations and worries about global warming, British interest in the ski property market remains strong – and...

25 January 2019

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MGM French Properties launches ‘ski paradise’ development in Sainte-Foy

A new development has been launched in Sainte-Foy, the ‘ski paradise’ which MGM French Properties helped to build. Situated on the ascent...

18 January 2019

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House prices in the Lothians outdo the national average

The property market in the Lothians is outperforming the national average, according to property consultancy Galbraith. This strong growth in house prices...

16 January 2019

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The top performing London boroughs in 2018 revealed

The best performing boroughs in the London residential market in 2018 have been revealed by new research from CBRE Residential. Its annual report, the...

04 January 2019

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Which property types produce the best yields?

Online buy-to-let agency yieldit recently revealed the property types which produce the greatest yields, offering a key insight for landlords who...

19 December 2018

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Top picks for ‘shrewd property buyers’ in London revealed

Sara Ransom of Stacks Property Search gives her take on which areas savvy prospective buyers should focus on for their next...

14 December 2018

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MGM French Properties’ top up-and-coming French Alpine resorts

With the 2018/19 ski season looming and an increasing number of buyers looking at French Alpine property, MGM French Properties shares...

09 November 2018

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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

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Investor tips – letting to student tenants

Being a student landlord can be very lucrative, especially if you choose a densely populated investment location. Student properties are always...

05 October 2018

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Five tips to bear in mind when looking to sell your property

If you are selling a property, it is important that you present it in the best condition to potential investors, in...

13 September 2018

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How to get the best ROI on your holiday let

For years, buy-to-let has been heralded as the most lucrative form of property investment. For those with money to invest, the...

17 August 2018

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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

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Housing wealth of last time buyers set to surpass £1 trillion this year

New research from Legal & General and economics consultancy CEBR has revealed that last time buyers now own £938 billion of...

09 May 2018

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France crowned the top choice for Brit families relocating

France has been revealed as the top choice of EU country for British emigrants when it comes to moving overseas with...

04 May 2018

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MGM launch affordable apartments in Chamonix Valley

An exclusive new development in the family-friendly resort of Les Houches is being launched by French property developer MGM French Properties. Chalet...

13 April 2018

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Barking revealed as the top London location for rental yields

Barking has been revealed as the best place to invest in by London estate agents Portico. The agency, which can trace its...

05 April 2018

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Mallorca agency offers holiday villas on Sir Richard Branson's private estate

Three exclusive holiday villas on Sir Richard Branson's own private estate, Son Bunyola, will be offered by Engel & Völkers after...

05 April 2018

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Stamp duty is dampening housing market growth, says bank

The UK property market is becoming stagnant as people who wish to move homes are being hindered by Stamp Duty Land...

15 November 2017

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PBSA beds outstrip halls of residence beds in Newcastle for the first time

Research carried out by Prime Student Living has revealed that the number of private purpose-built student accommodation beds in Newcastle has,...

04 October 2017

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St Albans commands highest premiums for those looking to upsize

St Albans has been ranked as the most expensive location for a family to upsize from a two-bed flat to a...

15 September 2017

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Dubai property development worth £250m will accept Bitcoin payment

Aston Property Ventures has announced the development of two luxury apartment towers and a shopping mall in the heart of Dubai...

08 September 2017

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More than five million Brits own a second home

One in 10 adults in this country now own a second home - either to live in themselves or as buy-to-let...

22 August 2017

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Home, buildings and critical illness protection: Do you have enough?

If you’re not fully covered when it comes to protecting your home and health then you’re not alone. A recent UK...

03 August 2017

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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

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Government urged to implement housing white paper

The Conservative party should stick to proposals put forward in February’s housing white paper, despite having to lead a minority government after...

14 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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Asking prices for homes rise to record average of £317,281

Home sales this month remained robust as buyers shrugged off pre-election jitters, signalling growing confidence in the UK economy and bolstering...

22 May 2017

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Next government urged to put ‘housing and homeownership first’

As soon as the general election determines the next government, emphasis will need to be placed on making more pressing issues,...

16 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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Are illegal gas fitters putting your property investments at risk?

A number of property investors across the UK are potentially putting their property investments at risk of major gas incidents, such...

28 March 2017

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Increase in Probate fees to hit estates

It has been confirmed that the probate fee structure is set to change in May 2017 to a tiered system whereby...

27 March 2017

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Top schools add £18,600 to average home price in England

Investing in property near a good primary school adds £18,600 to the average price of a home in England, while property...

21 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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Chancellor fails to deal with Britain’s ‘broken’ housing market

Yesterday’s rather low-key Budget statement failed to mention the housing market as the government continues to bury its head on the...

09 March 2017

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House price boom ripples beyond Greater Toronto Area

High residential property prices in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) are rippling out into nearby markets, especially those within commuting distance,...

07 February 2017

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Specialist finance provider reviews products to suit investor needs

Specialist lender Together has increased its maximum mortgage loan amount to £1m to enable more investors to invest in property in light of...

02 February 2017

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Plans approved for 1,800-home development

Planning consent has been awarded for the construction of 1,800 homes on a 248-hectare aerodrome site in Surrey. Waverley Borough Council’s planning...

20 December 2016

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UK house price inflation continues to slow

Residential property price inflation across the UK is continuing to slow, the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS)...

14 December 2016

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Raise stamp duty threshold to boost property investment

The chancellor Phillip Hammond should use his upcoming Autumn Statement to raise the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) threshold to £250,000...

31 October 2016

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Property sales drop 11.3% amid housing shortage

The number of home sales fell sharply in the year to September, the latest figures from the tax office show. According to...

24 October 2016

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Some 43% of residential properties do not meet ‘Home Living Standard’

Shelter is calling for greater protection for tenants after new research by the housing charity found that 43% of homes in...

18 October 2016

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House price growth slows in September – Halifax

Residential property prices continued to cool in September as the property market softens, with the latest data from Halifax revealing that...

10 October 2016

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UK housing market ‘remains alive and active’ three months after EU poll

Three months on from the EU referendum and economists are still trying to assess what impact the decision to leave the...

26 September 2016

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UK property market looks ripe for investment

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

08 September 2016

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Buying property near top state schools could be a shrewd investment

With several reports out this week showing that parents are prepared to pay significantly more money to buy property within the catchment...

08 September 2016

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Chinese investors target property in Portugal

Interest in Portugal’s property market from Chinese investors is rapidly increasing, as wealthy buyers target investment opportunities and seek to tap...

11 May 2016

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Why are so many Scottish homes empty?

Concern about becoming a landlord is the main reason why 27,000 homes in Scotland are left empty for long periods of time,...

06 May 2016

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Landlords and investors must prepare for longer tenancies

Landlords and property investors must prepare for long-term tenancies, according to the Association of Independent Inventory Clerks (AIIC). The organisation says heightened...

09 March 2016

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Record number of tenants frustrated by home-buying barriers

A third of private renters spend longer waiting to get on the property ladder than planned, according to research from Experian. Nearly...

22 January 2016

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George Osborne’s efforts to boost housebuilding criticised

In George Osborne’s Autumn Statement last week, it was announced that efforts to increase home ownership were a priority. However, his words...

03 December 2015

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Lack of savings and life insurance for renters

Renters are leaving themselves financially vulnerable by not having adequate savings, according to the findings from Aviva’s Family Finances Report. This report...

24 September 2015

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Report reveals Wokingham is the best place in England and Wales for families

According to the Family Hotspots Report by OneFamily, the historic market town of Wokingham has been crowned the best place in...

24 September 2015

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Common mistakes made when purchasing a BTL property

According to the latest Bank of England figures, the huge hike in buy-to-let landlords in the UK has led to a...

09 September 2015

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Investing In London Real Estate

Typically, the best investment opportunities in London centre around areas with planned redevelopment or transport hub improvements are expected. This means...

15 June 2015

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London Property Hotspots for Landlords

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

15 June 2015

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