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KEYWORD "Finance" - 203 RESULTS
Why is the UK holiday property sector attracting huge investment interest?

The UK holiday property sector is a growth industry which is attracting huge interest from property investors, says Iain Brown of...

25 November 2019

From: Breaking News

More education is needed for landlords, says firm

Landlords need to be aware of the finance options available to them when it comes to refurbishments, according to InterBay Commercial. Its...

18 November 2019

From: Breaking News

The later living sector - an opportunity for investors?

In recent weeks we have featured articles on the investment potential of retirement living and care homes. Here, Alex Pelopidas - partner at...

18 November 2019

From: Breaking News

BTL mortgage market remains stable despite overall lending dip

Lending in the buy-to-let mortgage market has been steady in recent months, despite a slowdown in overall mortgage business, according to...

13 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Why do people now value property over pensions?

In recent years property has become an increasingly popular investment avenue for people, thanks to the relatively low risk it holds,...

11 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Can you afford enough ‘space to swing a cat’ in the UK?

Westminster and the City of London take all top ten most expensive postcodes by square foot in the UK, according to...

01 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Women in Property Investment: a bricks and mortar education

Following the official launch of PropElle, the women-centric network for property investment, founder Ayesha Ofori tells Property Investor Today what it...

25 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Do regeneration projects need to consider their cultural responsibilities?

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

25 October 2019

From: Breaking News

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

The Route – Finance secures £30m to fund eight UK developments

The Route – Finance has raised a further £30 million for the funding of eight developments across the UK. Funded by The...

18 October 2019

From: Breaking News

It’s great up North…for property developers

Almost two thirds (65%) of developers plan to increase their investment activity in the North substantially over the next two years,...

11 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Nottingham property investors receive large sum from bank to expand portfolio

Two experienced property investors have been handed £2 million by specialist lender Cambridge & Counties Bank to help fund the purchase...

04 October 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

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

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

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

06 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Birmingham’s investment boom - sold-out Digbeth scheme starts build

A new-build residential development near Birmingham city centre that sold out before contractors had even started work on site has now...

24 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Property investors call for support from UK Government

Some 97% of property investors do not think the government is doing enough to support the UK property market, new research...

10 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let choice for first-time landlords hits record high

Despite several changes in the buy-to-let market, 73% of prospective investors considered property to be the best, least volatile long-term investment,...

05 July 2019

From: Breaking News

The growing appeal of peer to peer property lending

Property is an appealing investment: it’s been proven (in a favourable market, of course) to increase in value and it’s a...

21 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Revealed: the regal road names where property sells for 50% above average

The second weekend of June will see the traditional celebration of the Queen’s official birthday, despite her actual birthday being in...

07 June 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

Demand soars in France’s prestige property market

The French property market saw a record 970,000 transactions in 2018, up from 564,000 in the depths of the financial crisis. The...

15 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Portfolio landlords burying their heads in the sand over tax changes, says expert

A self-employed mortgage expert has claimed that Britain’s portfolio landlords are ‘burying their heads in the sand’ over new tax changes...

10 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Crest Nicholson and M&G Real Estate extend PRS partnership

Crest Nicholson and M&G Real Estate have partnered for the fifth time to fund the construction of a second phase of...

17 April 2019

From: Breaking News

More landlords turning to accountants for assistance

New research has suggested that more than half (58%) of landlords are involving accountants when making key property decisions. Kent Reliance for...

03 April 2019

From: Breaking News

City Room Rentals launches The Student Accommodation podcast

An industry first ‘Student Accommodation’ podcast was released last week by City Room Rentals, a leading online marketplace for student housing. The...

22 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Vilnius positions itself as the world’s latest PropTech hub

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

15 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Pre-Brexit jitters shrugged off by rental sector

Now is an exciting time to be a buy-to-let investor, says investment agency Surrenden Invest, even in spite of the ongoing...

01 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Investment platform Propio.com launches ‘The Property ISA’

Property investment platform Propio.com is set to launch a property ISA ahead of its April deadline. Part of a new breed of...

01 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Investing in crowdfunded development projects – what you need to know

Crowdfunded property development projects are great for home buyers and investors alike.  For investors, the pros are that you don’t need a...

27 February 2019

From: Breaking News

UK property investors remain upbeat in spite of ongoing uncertainty

A recent poll suggests that the majority of UK property investors are set to grow their portfolios in 2019, despite a...

06 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Innovative Finance ISA launched by property investment platform

Property Partner has announced the launch of an Innovative Finance ISA. The property investment platform, which recently created its first opportunistic...

06 February 2019

From: Breaking News

2019 preview – what landlords need to look out for this year

With a new year now upon us, it’s time to look forward to what might happen (and what is definitely happening)...

15 January 2019

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Paul Staley, Director of PRS at SDL Property Management

Who are you? Paul Staley What does it say on your business card? Director of PRS at SDL Property Management. What is SDL Property Management? As...

09 January 2019

From: 60 Second Interview

Battersea Power Station sees rents on the rise

Battersea Power Station continues to attract high-end professionals, resulting in healthy buy-to-let rentals, rising rents and low void periods. This is according...

07 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Winners of the 2018 Property Investors Awards revealed

The winners of the 2018 Property Investors Awards were revealed at the ceremony on Saturday 1 December at The Royal National...

07 December 2018

From: Breaking News

The rise and rise of the bridging loan

Bridging loan finance continues to grow amidst low interest rates, Brexit uncertainty and mortgage lender caution, Commercial Trust Limited research has...

30 November 2018

From: Breaking News

The pros and cons of buying a home in need of renovation

Buying a new home is a risk even when it doesn’t need renovating. By taking the chance on an unrenovated property,...

07 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Landlord remortgaging hits record high

The number of landlords looking to remortgage has reached an all-time high, Paragon’s latest Financial Adviser Confidence Tracking (FACT) Index has...

26 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Seaside town revealed as the UK’s top buy-to-let destination

Southend-on-Sea is the UK’s number one buy-to-let hotspot, according to research carried out by independent mortgage broker Private Finance. The seaside town,...

12 October 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

Property investment outlook remains positive despite Brexit uncertainty

The outlook for property investment in the UK remains positive, despite the ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit negotiations. That’s according to a...

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

A secured loan and declined mortgage enquiry [Case Study]

Remortgage affordability decline & a £19,000 consolidation to make monthly savings Problem The client wanted to borrow £19,000 to consolidate her two...

16 August 2018

From: Sponsored Content

Dave Beard, Founder at Lending Expert

Tell us about yourself? I’m currently the founder and director at online credit broker and comparison site Lending Expert which includes our second charge...

06 August 2018

From: 60 Second Interview

Top preferred holiday rental destinations revealed

One in 10 Brits would prefer a holiday in the UK over Sydney, St. Lucia, or Cyprus, new research by Hitachi...

20 July 2018

From: Breaking News

The National LIS Awards urges companies to enter

The National LIS Awards, which aims to celebrate excellence in the private rented sector, is set to take place on Thursday...

20 July 2018

From: Breaking News

RentalStep aims to further innovate as part of government rent challenge

A PropTech startup is looking to continue to ‘expand’ and ‘improve’ its platform as part of round two of the government’s...

04 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Shojin Property Partners secures £2.1m via crowdfunding platform

Shojin Property Partners has secured over £2.1 million for development projects following the launch of its crowdfunding platform six months ago. The...

15 June 2018

From: Breaking News

National Landlord Investment Show returns to London Olympia

The National Landlord Investment Show is set to head back to London Olympia for its 57th show on June 14. This follows...

08 June 2018

From: Breaking News

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

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

06 June 2018

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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

One low rate

Lenders must say what they mean and mean what they say! And that includes not offering a silly low monthly rate...

17 May 2018

From: Sponsored Content

Holiday let hotspots on The Tour de Yorkshire revealed

New research has revealed the best hotspots for holiday rentals along the route of The Tour de Yorkshire, which kicks off...

02 May 2018

From: Breaking News

It’s the final countdown … to the Property Investor Show

The UK’s largest exhibition catering to the needs of property investors, landlords and home buyers returns for its spring edition this...

18 April 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

Registration goes live for National Landlord Investment Show

Registration for the latest National Landlord Investment Show is now open. The event, being held at Olympia London on March 15...

21 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Property professionals keen to expand portfolios in 2018 despite challenges

Research by bridging finance lender mtf has found that a third of UK property professionals are set to expand their portfolios...

16 February 2018

From: Breaking News

LendInvest completes new development deal for site in Southgate

Property finance lender LendInvest has completed a £16 million financing deal with finance borrower Yogo Group. The deal, which was completed in...

09 February 2018

From: Breaking News

UK ‘silver spenders’ contributed more than £7bn by releasing equity in 2017

The UK economy was bolstered by more than £7 billion in 2017 thanks to Britain’s older homeowner’s releasing equity for retirement,...

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

Portfolio landlords struggle to secure mortgage finance in light of PRA changes

Securing a mortgage is a challenging feat for three quarters of portfolio landlords after the introduction of the Prudential Regulation Authority...

31 January 2018

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

Finalists revealed for property investment awards

With less than a month to go until the Property Investors Awards, held at The Royal National Hotel in Russell Square,...

08 November 2017

From: Breaking News

More planning permissions granted than in 2007

Successful planning applications in England are up 6% since 2007, according to fresh data from Pure Commercial Finance. Planning for a major...

01 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Together provides over £800k for block development

Specialist lender Together is granting over £800,000 to buy and develop an idle office block, enabling a development company to expand...

01 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Landlords over 55 entitled to £50bn through equity release

Buy-to-let landlords in the UK over the age of 55 could be entitled to almost £50 billion via equity release, Retirement...

13 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Cogress and Octopus Property to fund £7.45m residential development

Octopus Property has partnered with Cogress to strengthen equity partnership with a second financing settlement. The specialist finance provider announced that it...

21 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Mint Bridging launches new brand identity

Mint Bridging has pitched itself as a third-generation lender after launching its new brand and identity focusing on handcrafted loans. Since forming...

20 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Europeans expect rising house prices over the next 12 months

Three in five (59%) consumers across Europe believe that prices will rise over the next 12 months, according to the ING...

15 September 2017

From: Breaking News

First property investment platform for new homes launches

Last week saw the official launch of Homegrown, the UK’s first residential property investment platform focused solely on the construction of...

12 September 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

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

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

LendInvest floats on the London stock market

LendInvest, the UK online platform for property lending and investing, has listed a £50m retail bond on the London Stock Exchange’s...

11 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Together joins forces with Bamboo Auctions to finance online acquisitions

With more investors than ever before now buying property online, specialist lender Together has teamed up with Bamboo Auctions, one of...

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

From: Sponsored Content

Adam Joseph, The Happy Tenant Company

What does it say on your business card? Adam Joseph, CEO of The Happy Tenant Company.  What is the Happy Tenant Company? We are...

26 July 2017

From: 60 Second Interview

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

West One Loans reports record month, as more investors turn to bridging finance

With a growing number of property investors using short-term bridging finance to buy property, June was a landmark for many specialist...

21 July 2017

From: Breaking News

The House Crowd hits £50m fundraising milestone

The House Crowd has hit its £50m investment milestone after a record start to the year, having raised more than £15m...

18 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

More affordable housing and not small deposit mortgage deals needed

The recent surge in small deposit mortgage deals for first-time buyers is good news for purchasers, especially first-time buyers. Recently released data...

29 June 2017

From: Breaking News

High house prices force many adults to live with their parents

Many young people are being left with little alternative but to live with their parents to save enough money for a...

28 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let networking event to take part in Southport

From unfavourable tax changes to tougher mortgage lending conditions, the past 18 months or so have been difficult for many buy-to-let...

27 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

UK house prices proving resilient despite political uncertainty

Britain’s housing market is once again proving resilient despite political turmoil caused by Theresa May’s decision to call a snap general...

14 June 2017

From: Breaking News

The National Landlord Investment Show takes place at London Olympia tomorrow

Buy-to-let investors and property enthusiasts will descend on the Olympia Conference Centre in London tomorrow where they will be able to...

14 June 2017

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Could the North West be the buy-to-let hotspot for you?

The North West of England has been named the top buy-to-let hotspot for 2017, according to new figures from Rightmove. The property...

31 May 2017

From: Sponsored Content

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

From: Breaking News

Mortgage robo-advisor raises £2m seed funding ahead of launch

MortgageGym, which is planning to try and change the way UK consumers access the mortgage market, has announced the successful completion...

23 May 2017

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Property investors turn to P2P platform for funds

A growing number of property investors unable to secure finance from banks to buy property are turning to alternative finance providers...

17 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Demand from investors leads to increase in bridging loans

Demand for short-term loans continued to increase in the first quarter of the year, with more property investors turning to bridging...

16 May 2017

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

New limited edition BTL mortgage aimed at investors seeking capital growth

Pepper Homeloans has launched a new limited edition buy-to-let five-year fixed rate mortgage at 2.98% up to 75% loan-to-value (LTV). The product...

11 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Rise in cash buyers due to ‘over-zealous’ lending rules

There was a sharp rise in the number of home buyers using cash to buy property last year, with mortgage lending...

10 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Number of mortgage products hits post-recession high

The total number of mortgage products on the market has reached its highest level since the recession in 2008 as competition...

10 May 2017

From: Breaking News

New crowdfunding venture targets ‘sophisticated property investors’

A new property crowdfunding platform has launched which offers investors the opportunity to invest from just £500 in large-scale residential property...

08 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Fraudster built £10m buy-to-let property empire in Manchester

A man described as a ‘fraudster on a grand scale’ has been jailed for more than three and a half years...

08 May 2017

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Fruitful investment opportunities from just £1k

Investors are being offered the opportunity to invest and make ‘great returns’ from property developments, online, at the click of a...

27 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Inheritance tax changes to UK residential properties leave taxpayers in ‘limbo’

The government’s decision to drop significant proposals to non-domicile rules and inheritance tax changes to UK residential properties from the Finance...

26 April 2017

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Lend and earn annual returns of up to 6% with Kuflink

The Kuflink Group is offering investors an opportunity to earn up to 6% a year through its peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform,...

26 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Retirement lending market set to double in size over the next decade

The size of the retirement lending market in the UK looks set to soar over the next 10 years as lending...

18 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

From: Breaking News

What’s better for funding retirement, pensions or property?

The debate between property or pensions has been discussed for many years, with the changes to mortgage interest and finance costs...

11 April 2017

From: Sponsored Content

Bridging loans open up opportunities for budding investors

The bridging sector in the UK has witnessed five-fold growth in lending since 2011, as property professionals have increasingly considered bridging...

10 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Rail improvements provide a ‘tremendous opportunity’ for property investors

Almost two-thirds of property investors now rate new and upgraded rail and tram links as providing the most attractive property investment...

10 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Small investors can now ‘earn attractive returns’ from prime property in London

A property investment platform offering investors the opportunity to indirectly invest in prime residential property in the capital with as little as £1,000...

06 April 2017

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

International buyers routinely rejected for UK mortgages

Overseas investors and British expats are finding it increasingly difficult to secure mortgages in the UK to fund property acquisitions, according...

22 February 2017

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

LendInvest completes first auction finance loan

Borrowers that require a very quick turnaround to secure their next property investment will be pleased to learn that LendInvest has...

20 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

From: Breaking News

CBA suspends property investor loans

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), the nation's biggest property lender, will stop accepting refinancing applications for investment home loans from...

09 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Top financial resolutions for property investors

Is it time to get your finances in order? Why not consider these five property financial resolutions? 1.    Consider increasing your mortgage payments With...

06 February 2017

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Bridging lending increases by 11.5% in 2016

Demand for bridging loans surged last year, as a growing number of property investors turned to short-term finance solutions, which typically...

01 February 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

Free buy-to-let tax tutorials – download them now!

A series of tax tutorials have been launched for buy-to-let investors and their professional advisers by Property118 and The Landlords Union. These...

27 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Equity release market hits all-time high

Pensioners withdrew £5.8m a day from their homes last year, as growth in house prices boosted retirement incomes, according to analysis...

17 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Lender cuts commercial rates

Specialist lender InterBay has reduced rates across its commercial and semi-commercial mortgage range. Pricing has also been simplified through the introduction of...

13 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Confidence in housing market ‘knocked’ by aggressive taxation and Brexit

Confidence in the UK housing market has weakened in recent months amid economic uncertainty, together with pressure on householders’ finances from...

06 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Tax deadline approaching, are you ready?

It’s that time of year again. Filing an annual tax return is a necessary task for every self-employed person, including property...

06 January 2017

From: Breaking News

New pilot scheme to boost housebuilding

With the number of new homes being built across the UK still significantly below the level needed to meet demand, a...

04 January 2017

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

New dedicated auction finance product launched

With a growing number of investors turning to auctions to buy property, online mortgage lender LendInvest has decided to launch its...

15 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Replacing stamp duty in Scotland has been ‘operationally successful’

The introduction of a new tax to replace stamp duty in Scotland has so far proved successful, but a Holyrood committee...

13 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Do you know what a second charge mortgage is?

Second charge mortgages, often simply referred to as second mortgages, are a secured loan used to raise extra money instead of...

13 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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

LendInvest cuts minimum loan size to £75k

LandInvest has reduced the minimum loan size applicable across its suite of bridging finance products in a bid to open up...

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

Lack of safety checks being carried out by property investors

Hundreds of thousands of homes acquired each year are at risk of a life-threatening gas incident, such as a carbon monoxide...

28 November 2016

From: Breaking News

US home prices increase

Residential property prices in the US rose 1.5% in the third quarter of the year, fresh figures from the Federal Housing...

24 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Residential transactions up 1% in October, says HMRC

The number of residential property transactions increased by 1% in October compared with the previous month, according to the last HMRC...

23 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Change of strategy needed to tackle UK housing crisis

Business leaders have called for a "step change" in housebuilding if the government is to meet its ambition of delivering one...

08 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Cardiff sees office property revival as take up hits best Q3 on record

The Cardiff office market has recorded its best ever third quarter on record, with take up levels reaching 183,992 sq ft,...

03 November 2016

From: Breaking News

More than a quarter of Brits think their homes are haunted

More than a quarter of adults in this country say they have had a paranormal experience in their own home, according...

31 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Around 2 million Brits use property to finance retirement

There are approximately 2 million people in the UK who have used their property to finance retirement, new research suggests.   A fresh...

22 October 2016

From: Breaking News

September mortgage lending hits nine year high

Gross mortgage lending last month hit a nine year high for the month of September, despite a 7% month-on-month drop, new...

21 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Bridging lending soars in Q3 following initial Brexit fears

Bridging lending increased sharply during the third quarter of the year peaking at £140.49m, brushing off volatility that had plagued the...

21 October 2016

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Equity release market soars as pensioners withdraw £6.8m a day

Retired homeowners have withdrawn an average of £6.8m of property wealth through equity release so far this year, according to new...

17 October 2016

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New partnership to offer UK property buyers Sharia-compliant home finance

deVere Mortgages and Al Rayan Bank have entered into a strategic partnership to offer Sharia-compliant mortgage alternatives to the increasing number...

14 October 2016

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French mortgage rates fall to record lows

Britons thinking about investing in the French property market may have seen the value of the UK pound fall to a...

11 October 2016

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Book your free ticket for the Property Investor & Homebuyer Show

The Property Investor & Homebuyer Show, the UK’s most comprehensive property exhibition, gets underway tomorrow at London ExCeL and is free to enter. However, all...

06 October 2016

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UK house price growth slows, says Nationwide

Residential property prices in the UK rose further in September, albeit at a slower rate, new figures out today show. According to...

30 September 2016

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Sharp rise in sentiment among bridging lenders post-Brexit

While buy-to-let lenders brace themselves for further interventions, confidence in one often-overlooked corner of the market is currently booming. Sentiment among bridging...

29 September 2016

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U.S. housing market remains strong

The U.S. housing market remains strong, despite a slowdown in the economic recovery. The S&P/Case-Shiller seasonally-adjusted national home price index rose...

28 September 2016

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The strongest global housing markets unveiled

Residential property prices continued to boom in some parts of the world, with the five strongest housing markets in Global Property...

23 September 2016

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New development finance product range launched by Regentsmead

Regentsmead has launched a range of development finance products aimed at developers and investors taking on new build, conversion and refurbishment...

20 September 2016

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New deal to provide property investors with auction and bridging finance

Specialist lender Together has joined forces with buy-to-let and commercial mortgage broker TBMC to provide property investors with auction and bridging...

20 September 2016

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Bank of England leaves interest rates unchanged, but could cut in November

The Bank of England, as expected, opted to leave UK interest rates unchanged at 0.25% yesterday in the wake of recent...

16 September 2016

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UK government urged to encourage growth and more housebuilding

With the number of new homes being built across the UK still significantly below the level needed to meet demand, compounding the...

14 September 2016

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Scottish property market hampered by LBTT

Scotland’s housebuilding industry has expressed concern over the impact of the land and buildings transaction tax (LBTT) following its introduction in...

31 August 2016

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US house prices up 1.2%

Residential property prices in the US rose by 1.2% in the second quarter of the year as the number of homes...

26 August 2016

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LendInvest to provide investors with finance to buy property online

Short-term property finance lender LendInvest has joined forces with LOT11 to become the funding partner for those seeking to buy property...

23 August 2016

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UK house price growth slips to three-year low

Residential property price growth dropped to a three-year low in July 2016 as the UK’s decision to leave the EU continued...

12 August 2016

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Regulator could step in to curb property investment activity in Australia

The banking regulator in Australia may step in to curb lending in the investment sector of the country’s housing market if...

12 August 2016

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Sharp rise in fee free mortgages

Around one-third of the 3,500 or so mortgage deals currently on the market are now offered without an arrangement fee, according...

06 August 2016

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1m new homes by 2020 possible thanks to Cameron’s ‘strong housing legacy’

The Brexit vote will undoubtedly dominate David Cameron's legacy as Prime Minister, but he should also be remembered for leaving behind...

02 August 2016

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UK property funds set to benefit from low pound

Investors may have been have been barred from cashing in their assets in several big commercial property funds in recent weeks...

02 August 2016

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Housing shortage drives up Barcelona property prices

A chronic shortage of properties continues to push house prices upwards across Barcelona, according to a new report. The report from CBRE reveals...

28 July 2016

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UK commercial property lending falls amid Brexit fears

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

14 July 2016

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UK house prices ‘could take five years to recover’ from Brexit

The majority of Britons who fear that the price of their property will fall if Britain leaves the EU believe that the...

13 June 2016

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Repossession levels plummet

The number of homes repossessed by lenders last year fell sharply, according to new detailed research released by chartered surveyor e.surv. Across England...

03 June 2016

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Buyers are ‘investing in the Algarve again’

The average price of a home in the Algarve has increased for the first time since 2008, thanks largely to a...

02 June 2016

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Keystone launches into auction and commercial finance

Keystone Property Finance has responded to investor feedback by introducing new ranges for auction purchases and commercial property. The auction range includes...

20 May 2016

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Buying a place in the sun remains an attractive investment

Given the recent introduction of a number of less favourable tax changes relating to buy-to-let properties in the UK, property investors...

05 May 2016

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Who will fix London’s housing crisis?

With just hours to go until voting for the London mayoral election closes, housing remains a key issue with all the leading...

05 May 2016

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U.S. house prices climbed 0.5% in January

Residential property prices in the USA rose in January as demand from buyers continued to outpace housing supply, the Federal Housing...

21 April 2016

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Six tips to help build a successful property portfolio

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

14 April 2016

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Property made more unaffordable by new-build homes

Research carried out by Nottingham Trent University has shown that new-build properties may be making owning a home in the UK...

14 April 2016

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Landlord finances healthiest on record as arrears and evictions dip

The latest figures from estate agency chains Your Move and Reeds Rains show that in the final quarter of 2015 landlord...

09 March 2016

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Property regrets common, research finds

Research by specialist insurer Partnership has shown that one in five people regret choices they have made around property. As part of...

04 March 2016

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Time for auction buyers to put their thinking caps on

As we move into spring and the majority of auction houses have now had their first events of 2016, now is...

24 February 2016

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CBRE appoints new Senior Director for residential investment

Former employee Andrew Screen has been appointed as a Senior Director by CBRE. He will work within the company’s Investment and...

24 February 2016

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The House Crowd ready to build on successful 2015

The House Crowd achieved turnover of £1.1m for 2015, a huge rise of over 140% from 2014's total. The property crowdfunding platform,...

19 January 2016

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The changing face of UK renting

It has been revealed that a quarter of British renters are getting married (23%) and having children (25%) whilst living in...

12 January 2016

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One in three mortgage holders unaware of interest rates

Research by Which? Mortgage Advisers have revealed that 32% of mortgage holders have no idea what interest rate they are paying,...

08 December 2015

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Two jailed for fraudulent property investment scheme

Kathryn Clark and Richard Clay, the former directors of unregulated investment scheme Arck, have been imprisoned for fraud crimes. The pair both...

15 October 2015

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Is the influx of overseas investors a good sign for local investors?

I’ve seen a sharp rise this year in the number of foreign investors looking to establish a presence or even expand...

02 October 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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Connells launches first property investment event

Connells Residential, one of the UK’s largest estate agencies, is launching Invest Fest – its first ever event dedicated to property...

18 September 2015

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David Vieira, Go Commercial Finance Ltd

Q: Who Are Go Commercial Finance & why did you set up Go Commercial Finance? Go Commercial Finance is a true, whole...

09 September 2015

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Another property investment portal launches

An online property investment portal has launched this month, allowing investors to get involved for as little as £100. Elevate Invest says...

09 September 2015

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Is the market too hot to buy good value buy-to-let?

There’s an argument that the property market in the UK right now is too buoyant for many investors to make money...

28 July 2015

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Government urged to support ‘struggling’ buy-to-let landlords

A financial services provider is urging the Conservative Government to consider landlords who might be wrestling with financial problems in secret.   Reach...

06 July 2015

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Parts of UK property market not receiving enough finance, CREFC Europe say

The latest lenders report by high-end estate agency Savills has revealed that areas of the UK property market are still under-served...

12 June 2015

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‘Landlords and investors changing approach to borrowing’

Landlords and property investors are changing their approach on how to finance borrowing, according to Mortgages for Business. A recent survey carried...

29 May 2015

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Paul Skillen, Founder of Mayfair & Morgan

Q: Who are Mayfair & Morgan? Mayfair & Morgan is a property Crowdfunding company which specialises in Property Portfolio Management, undertaking development...

24 April 2015

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Simply Business

Q: What does it say on your business card? Anthony O’Toole – Affiliate Manager Q: Who are Simply Business? Simply Business are an online...

24 April 2015

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Increasing tenant demand means landlords won’t want to be left behind in 2015

Recent research has revealed that more than half of landlords are looking to expand their property portfolio in 2015. This is...

24 April 2015

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