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KEYWORD "Homes" - 100 RESULTS
Investors secure higher returns on sale of properties with good EPCs

Based on average house prices in the UK, a correlation has been found that properties with a higher Energy Performance Certificate...

29 February 2024

From: Breaking News

New villa and ambitious new developer boost Dubai potential

International entrepreneur David von Rosen has launched 25 Degrees – a new top-end Dubai-based property development company co-founded with a Dubai-based...

27 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor Briefing - the market has turned the page says Hamptons

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

27 February 2024

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Green Shoots appear in Prime London sales market - LonRes

London-focussed property data firm LonRes says there are signs of green shoots in the capital’s prime housing market. January saw a rise...

27 February 2024

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Brownfield Land Development to be easier, pledges government

Building homes on brownfield land will be turbocharged under a major shake-up to planning rules promised by the UK government. Every council...

22 February 2024

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Resi Investment to Avoid? Areas where asking prices are routinely exceeded

New research has found the UK areas selling homes the most above list price. The study by experts at moving platform Getamover...

22 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Marina investment opportunity floated for first time in 20 years

Thames Ditton Marina in Surrey has come to the market for the first time in nearly 20 years. The freehold marina was...

20 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Call for investors who improve EPCs to get tax relief

Buy to let landlords who improve the energy efficiency of their rental stock should get tax relief. That’s the view of Heather...

20 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Huge slump in new private homes completed - new figures

Figures released by the National House Building Council show 133,213 new homes were completed in 2023, down 12 per cent on...

15 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Investing Abroad? Top European locations for expats and holiday homes revealed

The most popular regions in Europe for prospective expats and holiday home owners have been revealed by sales website Your Overseas...

13 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Private rental demand to soar long-term following social housing failures

New government figures show a net loss of 16,000 social homes in England last year, as sales and demolitions continue to...

13 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Stamp Duty Cut - will Chancellor give investors a Budget Gift?

Pressure is ramping up on Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to cut stamp duty at next month’s Budget on March 6. Former Housing Secretary...

08 February 2024

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Investment boost for Build To Rent in major UK cities

The latest Build To Rent report prepared by lettings agency Savills claims 2023 saw a total of £4.5 billion of investment...

08 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Investors and Landlords invited to join industry-wide networking service

A new networking service for property insiders, including landlords and investors, is being launched by two brothers. The UK Homes Network is...

08 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Capital Investment - High yields across six postcodes in Edinburgh

Edinburgh-based property portal ESPC has revealed the city’s top-performing postcodes for rental yields in the last quarter of 2023. The latest rental...

06 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Build To Rent fund pledges “promising financial returns” for investors

Waypoint has launched its UK Affordable Single-Family Housing Fund focused on new build, affordable single-family housing.  The vehicle will be kick-started with...

06 February 2024

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New analysis shows huge returns on properties used as short lets

A new analysis of the top 30 holiday hotspots across England has tried to quantify the premium for homes on sale. Using...

01 February 2024

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French investment potential flagging because of Brexit restrictions

A French court has blocked a law change allowing Britons to stay in France for over 90 days without a visa...

01 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Investors given opportunity to learn energy efficiency retrofit skills

Landlords and property developers can access a free course from a retrofit knowledge and skills provider. The online course - called Retrofit...

01 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Fixer-Uppers only 6% cheaper than ready-to-occupy homes - claim

An estate agency claims its research shows that fixer-uppers sell at only 6.2 per cent less than comparable ready-to-occupy properties. YOPA analysed...

25 January 2024

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Agency forecasts no more house price falls in London

Cluttons, a prime London residential property specialist, has flagged an end to house price falls in its new forecasts for 2024...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Huge Rise in incorporation for UK buy to let investors

Despite a sharp fall in the number of homes bought by landlords in 2023, the number of limited companies set up...

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Can Investors Take Advantage of Baby Boomers Getting Old?

Towns and cities across the UK are set to benefit from an upsurge in Baby Boomers returning from rural areas to...

23 January 2024

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

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

18 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Auction properties promise big discounts - but do they deliver?

A finance company has analysed the scale of discount which auction properties claim to offer potential buyers. Apex Bridging analysed market data...

18 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Private renting is an essential part of a thriving society

We believe a well-functioning housing system is one that meets everyone’s housing needs. There will always be people who can’t or...

16 January 2024

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Buy To Let Investments - challenges and trends for 2024

New analysis from Rightmove looks at the most prominent trends expected in the rental market during 2024, with advertised rents predicted...

16 January 2024

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Did we get it wrong about investing in UK housing market?

It looks like investors in mainstream UK homes who anticipated losing capital values in the 2023 may have been mistaken -...

16 January 2024

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Investor Training Service claims credit for TV redevelopment success

A teenager from Caterham in Surrey has shown that age has nothing on ambition after successfully completing his first redevelopment project...

11 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Alternative property developments tipped to flourish in 2024

An investment platform is backing two of the more unusual property sectors - short lets and assisted living - as good...

09 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Surge in number of Ultra High Net Worth buyers in central London

There was a 10 per cent rise in billionaires buying luxury homes in London during 2023, driven by purchases by Gulf...

09 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Investors Buck The Trend - Areas Where House Prices Rose in 2023

Last year, 2023, was a challenging one fo the housing market in the UK and a frustrating one for investors. While there...

04 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Will 2024 be a Good Year to Invest in Property?

“2023 has proved a tricky year but it’s also provided opportunities that haven’t been available for the last few years. “On the...

21 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Investor Insight from Zoopla: what makes the UK rental market tick?

A chronic mismatch between supply and demand has been the defining feature of the private rental market for three years.  UK rents...

21 December 2023

From: Breaking News

10 Lessons from London’s Property Market and what they mean for 2024

Black Brick has been advising professional property investors, buyers, sellers and developers since 2007.  It says it’s advised, sourced and acquired almost...

21 December 2023

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Winners: Britain’s Property Investors Awards results are announced

The prestigious Property Investors Awards - organised by the Property Investors Bureau - have announced their 2023 results. “This year we saw...

19 December 2023

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Changing Face of Property Investment Hotspots in 2024

A property search company - Recoco - has given a radical reassessment of some investment hotspots in its preview of 2024. Nigel...

14 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors’ bargains to be found as sellers slash asking prices

Research by online agency Yopa has revealed that homes listed for sale within the last 30 days have been reducing in...

14 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - high end London location with glut of Doer-Uppers for investors

A leading estate agent in London has revealed a glut of properties awaiting modernisation and shrewd investment in a sought after...

12 December 2023

From: Breaking News

New African market makes pitch for UK investors after Expo

Organisers say the seventh Ghana Property and Lifestyle Expo 2023, which took place recently in Chelsea, saw a record number of...

07 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - How Residential Rental Market will perform in 2024 and beyond

The latest lettings market forecast from Savills says average UK rents to end 2023 at up 9.5 per cent year on...

05 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Bungalows - now so rare they make good investments

New research from an over-50’s property company reveals that bungalow construction has dropped to account for just 1.2 per cent of...

05 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Commercial property investment opportunity at new housing scheme

Volume housebuilder Weston Homes has announced a commercial opportunity at its new £185m Langley Square waterside scheme in Dartford. The 2,960 square...

30 November 2023

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Birmingham shortage of homes set to keep prices and demand buoyant

Residential developers now have a unique opportunity to provide much needed high-quality accommodation in a city currently with limited stock, says...

28 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Where has seen the biggest post-pandemic capital appreciation?

There’s been a circa 25 per cent increase in the average value of a home across England since the pandemic, notwithstanding...

28 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Autumn Statement - will incentives make market even better than expected?

It’s been a much better year than many analysts expected says Rightmove - despite this month’s dip in asking prices. New seller...

21 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - where investors buy additional homes to grab higher yields

Investors are buying second homes in the North East and North West at an increased rate compared to the rest of...

16 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Short Lets - new build schemes branded as ideal for investors

A property consultancy selling rental units says there’s been exponential growth in the short-lets AirBnb-style rental market over recent months. The yields...

14 November 2023

From: Breaking News

UK Property Equity Hotspots Revealed

What do the property markets in North Norfolk, Kensington and Chelsea and East Devon have in common?  They are the only areas...

07 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Investment surges into Build To Rent Single Family Housing

Over £1 billion has been invested in the burgeoning Build To Rent Single Family Housing sector in the first three quarters...

31 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Investment Opportunities in brand new property sector

An off-plan property consultancy is claiming “record returns” after launching a series of so-called Assisted Living flats in partnership with developers...

26 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Investing For The Super-Rich - a snapshot of London’s poshest market

Momentum within London’s £5m-plus residential market ramped up in the third quarter of 2023, according to new analysis from Savills. The high...

24 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Labour Stamp Duty Plans May Hit Overseas Investors

Labour’s Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves has promised to reform the housing market withs plan to build 1.5m new homes funded partly...

17 October 2023

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Sluggish Asking Price Rises as Housing Market Flatlines

The average new seller asking price has increased by just 0.5 per cent in the past month - the smallest increase...

17 October 2023

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Revealed - Britain’s best performing prime housing markets

House prices across the UK’s increasingly price sensitive prime markets nudged down for a fourth consecutive quarter in the three months...

12 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors' Guide to UK Housing Market Right Now

The latest UK house price index, over the weekend, lifts the lid on exactly what’s happening in the UK housing market...

10 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Optimistic New Build Investment Potential in Near Future

A prominent new build expert has given his verdict on that sector’s investment potential for the rest of 2023. Mobeen Akram -...

10 October 2023

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Buy To Let - is the US better than UK?

The current volatility in the UK housing market is leading to more British investment in the US, an expert claims.  Alistair Brown,...

10 October 2023

From: Breaking News

House Price Discounts Hit Four Year High

The average discount to asking price has hit a four-year high according to Zoopla. The portal’s latest House Price Index  shows the...

05 October 2023

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Borrowing from Dad for investment? Call in the lawyers…

The tough economic climate has seen the so-called Bank of Mum and Dad increase its stake in the UK’s mortgage market to...

05 October 2023

From: Breaking News

What buyers and tenants want most from property

A new study of over 600,000 available properties on Rightmove reveals that homes in need of renovation are the most in...

03 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors May Get £27k Reduction - if they’re quick…

Buy to let investors keen to bag a bargain will be interested to know that over a third of homes now...

28 September 2023

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Classic Property Investment - premiums for homes near stations

As the trend for working from home slowly diminishes, so there has been a return of the premiums for homes near...

19 September 2023

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Increased Floorspace Adds Thousands To Property Values

With the high cost of transactions making flipping less attractive than before, the Nationwide has quantified an alternative option - home...

14 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors Seeking New Builds - Which Areas Have Most Stock?

If you want the best chance of snagging a new home, the place to be is South Derbyshire, which has embraced...

14 September 2023

From: Breaking News

What’s Happening In The Housing Market Now? Zoopla’s take…

Zoopla is giving investors five key takeaways in its latest market analysis: 1. UK house prices have risen 0.1 per cent in...

12 September 2023

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Largest land value declines on record as economic downturn bites

A major new housebuilder survey has found that concerns are growing over the short-term outlook for the UK economy. Knight Frank interviewed...

12 September 2023

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Most property investors untroubled by interest rate or inflation woes

Almost three quarters of investors  have yet to see a decline in the value of their property portfolio, it’s being claimed. A survey...

05 September 2023

From: Breaking News

The Front Line - UK market snapshot from sales and lettings agents

Propertymark, the UK agents’ trade body, has given a snapshot of what’s happening with lettings and sales.  Chief executive Nathan Emerson says...

31 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Makeover for Classic Overseas Investment Location

The Algarve’s world-famous Vale do Lobo golf course has seen a dramatic renovation of its residents with a show home now...

22 August 2023

From: Breaking News

New Investment Potential - Converting Commercial to Resi

Conversions may present new opportunities for property investors if two groups of MPs have their way. That’s because two all-party groups of...

17 August 2023

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Build To Rent completions improve but starts plummet

The number of completed Build-to-Rent homes in the UK has increased 13 per cent in the past year to 88,100 units...

17 August 2023

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Resi investment platform offers new territories to investors

Bricklane, the residential property investment platform, has doubled its geographic footprint by expanding into select markets in the north west of...

15 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Huge new-build premiums may deter buy to let investors

A property investment platform’s research may throw cold water on the potential of new build properties to offer short term profits...

10 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Four new Investment zones revealed by government

The government has been making a flurry of announcements about new investment areas in recent weeks, the single biggest of which...

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Ex-BBC Boss Launches Investment Opportunity In Tourist Hotspot

Property consultancy Knight Frank has announced the launch of Palmerston Court – a deluxe collection of six three-bedroom homes in sought-after...

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

UK’s Silicon Valley set to see explosion of property investment

The government is pushing ahead with controversial plans which, if they come to fruition, will make Cambridge the so-called Silicon Valley...

27 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Regeneration of iconic London hotspot offers investment scope

Fashionable Central London enclave Camden Town is set to undergo a transformation with a string of new projects. It’s already famous for...

27 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Investor Insight - front line data from 550 agent branches

It’s not often front line data from estate agents are released to potential investors but Hamptons - part of Connells -...

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Why 2023 is the time to buy if you’re a smart property investor

Smarter Rent co-founder Alex Sullivan says: “People often ask us if now is the right moment to invest in property. While...

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

New Rental Tax - UK landlords of EU holiday homes may be hit

British landlords with holiday rentals located in countries within the European Union may soon be required to pay VAT on rental...

13 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Does a Waterside Home flow into a Sound Investment?

According to estate agent Jackson-Stops’ annual Waterside Review, the average price paid for homes in waterside postcodes have risen by 23...

06 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Holiday Homes - seven reasons why this resort may be a sound investment

With national and local politicians speaking out about additional homes, and pushing up taxes on them at the same time, the...

06 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Racing To Invest? Bank repo flats on offer in the Algarve

A unique location combined with attractive rentals and below-market-value prices are on offer close to a F1-capable race track in Portugal. The...

29 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Data reveals quickest sales in UK’s sticky housing market

A new report shows that average sales in the UK take a depressingly long time - some 220 days. This comprises of...

29 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Eco-Measures For Investment Properties - do they pay?

We all need to learn more about how to reduce our energy bills and take steps to ensure our homes are...

22 June 2023

From: Breaking News

How Billionaires Invest - bigger homes but lower overall spend

Billionaire investors are buying even larger, more expensive and more luxurious ultra-prime homes in London during 2023 a new wealth survey...

22 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Purplebricks - property’s worst-ever stock market investment?

Purplebricks de-lists from the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market on June 16 - the end of what many regard as...

15 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Zoopla’s deep dive into house price changes and investment potential

The latest market update from the research team at property portal Zoopla gives a steer for investors on what’s hot and...

08 June 2023

From: Breaking News

West Midlands sets out £20 billion of investment plan

UK and international investors and developers have been presented with £20 billion worth of opportunities to invest in a diverse range...

01 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed: The richest and poorest property markets in the UK

Research by Nested, the modern estate agent, reveals that £250bn worth of property has been sold in the UK in the...

25 May 2023

From: Breaking News

The Green Belt should be expanded as part of a strategic review

On Wednesday Keir Starmer made a radical announcement which some saw as political suicide and others saw as a much-needed breath...

25 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Build-to-rent sector stalling as completions slump, says report

The number of build-to-rent completions fell substantially in the past year, according to research by Stripe Property Group. Stripe analysed historic data...

11 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed: which graduates are first to own their own homes

 Young people across the UK continue to face great difficulties getting onto the property ladder, but do students from some universities...

27 April 2023

From: Breaking News

West Midlands property market gathers momentum

The West Midlands is, from my point of view, the beating heart of England. In this industrial centre of the country,...

27 April 2023

From: Breaking News

HJ Collection returns over £10m to investors and looks to USA

Fast-growing property developer, HJ Collection, has returned over £10 million to its investors after scaling its development portfolio by 40%. Established in...

20 April 2023

From: Breaking News

New management deal for luxury Algarve residences

Quinta do Lago, the exclusive Algarve residential resort, has announced the property management of One Green Way Residences, under a new...

20 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Developer gives half its profits to charities

Shakeel Adli is not your average property developer – first and foremost, he wants to give away half of his profits. And...

06 April 2023

From: Breaking News

RVG announces £2bn plan for 5,000 new homes in a decade

Retirement Villages Group (RVG), owned by AXA IM Alts, has revealed the concept for its future collection of Integrated Retirement Communities,...

30 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Five top tips for investing in Cyprus

Whether for a holiday home or a permanent move, Cyprus has no shortage of reasons to invest in property. The island...

30 March 2023

From: Breaking News

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