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The Cumberland Building Society Industry Panel Q&A - what did it reveal?

The Cumberland recently sought the opinions of representatives from different areas of hospitality to highlight the differing perspectives on some of...

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Parity in quality between public and private housing - is it really possible?

In this latest Q&A interview, PIT speaks to Convivia Group's Roy Ledgister about creating parity between social and private housing, and...

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - a closer look at off-plan property investing

The UK has a longstanding problem with housing. A shortfall in available and viable land in areas with investment potential is...

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Planning reform the biggest obstacle for resi development – claim

The existing planning system is the biggest obstacle to residential development, according to national property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH). Its annual...

20 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

Commercial to resi – a market boom from Leeds to Staines

In the fourth and final part of our series on the fast-growing commercial to resi trend, we check in on schemes...

20 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Black History Month - breaking down barriers and improving diversity

In part 2 of our Black History Month investor special, we speak to Stephanie Taylor, co-founder of property management and development...

18 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Commercial to resi – from West Sussex to Surrey

In part three of our series on the booming commercial to residential sector, we look at some of the recent schemes...

18 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Cladding crisis - SLC pens letter to Michael Gove urging action

John Clay, a board member and past chairman of the Society of Licensed Conveyancers, has written an open letter to the...

15 October 2021

From: Breaking News

A new breed of co-living - can a ready-made community really be achieved?

Some believe co-living as a concept has only grown in significance as society has had a chance to reassess its priorities and...

13 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – ambitious investments and more modular homes

This mini development roundup features significant funding and investment for a Kensal Green development, a housing scheme in Corby and a...

13 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Rental update – new HMO licensing rules, green spaces and low supply

In this market update, PIT looks at how HMO licensing will potentially impact Westminster’s rental market, the rising demand for green...

13 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Affordable housing – huge £1bn investment pledged by AHTO and Citi UK

A real estate specialist and a banking giant have joined forces to invest £1 billion over the next 3-5 years in...

11 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Commercial to resi – what are the advantages of office-to-resi conversions?

In this opinion piece, Reece Mennie from HJ Collection outlines the main benefits of office-to-residential conversions – which is set to...

11 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

Opinion - leasehold reform should be top of Michael Gove’s 'to-do’ list

Housebuilder Countryside Properties has become the latest big developer to pledge an end to ground rents on leasehold properties, meaning that...

08 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Commercial to resi – will this trend continue to boom?

In this ongoing series, PIT will explore whether commercial to residential conversions – one of the biggest trends during the pandemic as...

08 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Interior design - five top tips to help holiday rentals attract the right crowd

In this guest piece, Rob Lessmann, founder of Design’d Living, explores his five top tips for creating an attractive, luxe interior in...

06 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Elephant & Castle – what is the latest with London’s regeneration hotspot?

Situated in southeast London, Elephant & Castle boasts a rich history as well as an intriguing reputation. In recent years, the...

04 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Housebuilding – first deals, hidden abodes and Gloucestershire homes

This mini housebuilding roundup features Lovell’s pledge to combat the housing shortage with refurbishment, and two ambitious deals from Pocket Living...

04 October 2021

From: Breaking News

The importance of solving the UK’s shortage of affordable homes

In this guest piece, David Searle, co-founder and COO of HSPG, outlines why affordable housing provision is more important than ever. House prices...

04 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – pinch, punch, the first roundup of the month!

We’ve already reached October in what has been another tumultuous year for the housing market. The auction world continues to thrive,...

01 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Yorkshire housebuilder signs £50 million JV with Dominvs

Bespoke housebuilder Yorkshire Country Properties has signed a joint venture with real estate group, Dominvs Group, that will result in an...

01 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

Build to Rent – Notts scheme update, single-family homes and lets with pets

Plans for the latest phase of The Island Quarter development were approved by Nottingham City Council. The approved plans are set to...

29 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Co-living scheme, housebuilding hiatus & construction milestone

In this property investment roundup, PIT zones in on a new co-living scheme in Exeter, a potential halt in housebuliding and...

29 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Bigger than London – buy-to-let goes regional

Are you a buy-to-let investor considering selling up? You’re not alone. Research by the Nottingham Building Society revealed that a fifth...

29 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Fire Door Safety Week – tenant fears and landlord duties revealed

Millions of people privately renting or in social housing fear a revenge eviction if they raise fire safety concerns with landlords. Despite...

27 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

LGA opens bids for Housing Advisers Programme to tackle housing shortage

The Local Government Association (LGA) recently launched the fifth year of the Housing Advisers Programme, a scheme that helps councils tackle...

24 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Opinion: The misconceptions of land banking

Following the news of the departure of Robert Jenrick and the introduction of Michael Gove as Secretary of State for the newly renamed Department...

24 September 2021

From: Breaking News

The next evolution of shopping centres - could they be converted to resi?

Shopping centres have taken a hit in recent years thanks to changing shopping habits, the growth of online retail, a decline...

22 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Planning update – green homes coming to Yorkshire and Borehamwood

Leading housebuilder Harron Homes Yorkshire has submitted planning application to Barnsley Metropolitan Council for 236 new homes. The proposals will regenerate a...

20 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – from sky high flats to steel panel factories

A development of 21 flats in Hanley was given the green light in a bid to regenerate the area. ALB Group put...

17 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Opinion - why investors should wake up to the BTR revolution

In this guest piece, Alec Watt, chief executive officer of the Accouter Group of Companies, outlines why investors would be unwise...

15 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Lavish lakeside scheme completes with support from Shawbrook Bank

Marden Homes Limited has secured a £17 million loan from Shawbrook Bank to help complete a ‘unique’, luxury lakeside scheme at...

15 September 2021

From: Breaking News

New-build market share hits lowest level in a decade

New research has found that the proportion of UK property transactions accounted for by the new-build sector hit its lowest level in...

13 September 2021

From: Breaking News

First of its kind! Pocket Living strikes deal with HGP and Barclays

Multinational universal bank Barclays will join Housing Growth Partnership as the two new funding partners at Pocket Living’s Waltham Forest scheme. HGP is a...

10 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Why Londoners are buying properties outside the city

In this article, Reece Mennie, an award-winning entrepreneur and CEO of HJ Collection and Hunter Jones, explains why many people who...

10 September 2021

From: Breaking News

International buyers and tenants are keen to live in the UK

Global travel is on the mend as the UK has opened its doors to international countries that meet the government’s criteria....

08 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Revolutionising public housing – firm agrees deal worth hundreds of millions

An innovative property and tech investment firm has revealed its plans to revolutionise the public housing sector following a private equity...

06 September 2021

From: Breaking News

A big coup – leading retirement developer joins forces with Homes England

In what will be seen as a major win, one of the UK’s leading developers and managers of retirement communities has...

03 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Opinion - Is Generation Rent Here to Stay?

The term ‘Generation Rent’ has long been used throughout both the rental and sales markets, developing many connotations over the years....

03 September 2021

From: Breaking News

How TV property shows don’t give the full auctions picture

The nation’s TV viewers just can’t get enough of property shows and I confess that we at SDL Property Auctions are...

01 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Landmark regeneration in Hounslow – Hill and Notting Hill Genesis join forces

The property market in Hounslow is soon set to receive a major boost with the delivery of a ‘much-needed’ 780 new...

27 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – the all-stars of August auctions

Although summer is winding down, the world of property auctions is still very much active, with data from iamsold revealing that...

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

Why creativity and ambition are needed to solve the UK’s housing shortage

It is no secret that the UK is struggling to confront the scale of the housing crisis that looms over it....

25 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Leaseholders need extra funding not just extra time

As part of its unveiling of some of the detail in the Building Safety Bill currently making its way through Parliament,...

23 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Housing with care – how is Scotland aiming to tackle an age-old problem?

It’s one of the biggest issues facing countries and leaders across the world and has been brought into starker focus than...

23 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Gresham House ReSI LP secures new deal with Swan Housing

Gresham House Residential Secure Income LP (ReSI LP), a limited partnership investing in affordable housing, has acquired a portfolio of 247...

23 August 2021

From: Breaking News

London rental market ‘in full swing’ as rents rise and stock levels drop

The property market has suffered greatly as a result of the pandemic, and the rental market, even more so. Dwindling demand due...

23 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Regional update – Sheffield and Nottingham to receive major schemes

A national property developer with a focus on residential, commercial and mixed-use schemes, in partnership with both the public and private...

20 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – the rural new-build property markets offering ‘the best of both worlds’

With the Covid-19 pandemic and its subsequent lockdowns causing people to seek more spacious homes, coupled with the reduced need to...

20 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Green shoots – manager appointed to major eco scheme in Scotland

It’s been announced that Taylor & Martin, a property management company based out of Glasgow, has been appointed by Artisan Real...

18 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

Auction roundup – appetite for auction properties isn’t satiated yet!

This week, PIT takes a closer look at the success stories for Auction House London, iamsold, Auction House and Allsop, indicating...

13 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Senior housing – is it about to receive a much-needed growth spurt?

The importance of good-quality senior housing has become starker than ever during the Covid-19 pandemic, but there still remains a shortage...

11 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – planning changes risk “avalanche of unacceptable housing”

New planning changes which came into effect this month have been criticised by a renting campaigner. Ajay Jagota, the founder of...

11 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Graduate friendly cities – 10 best cities for UK graduates

After graduating from university, priorities in life tend to shift. Studying and living near the university is no longer important, but...

11 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – is Manchester the top UK investment city?

Manchester, once an integral part of Britain’s Industrial Revolution, remains one of the UK’s most important and fastest-growing cities, having performed...

11 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Energy efficiency – are landlords and investors getting enough support?

The government has talked plenty about improving the energy efficiency of private rented homes, but despite this rhetoric, only 5% of private...

06 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Girl power – women rule the roost in home buying decisions

East Midlands estate agency, Marble Property Services has released new data which suggests that women taking the lead in pushing house...

06 August 2021

From: Breaking News

 Hunt is on for equity partner for £1.3 billion new Essex town centre

Purfleet Centre Regeneration Ltd has instructed Knight Frank Capital Advisory (KFCA) to seek a funding partner to deliver a major new mixed-use...

04 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Over £130,000 of BTR fraud is stopped by PropTech

A rising problem in the Build to Rent (BTR) sector is tenant fraud. The busiest time of year for renters is...

04 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

Law firm advises Town and Country Housing on modular homes acquisition

Law firm TLT has advised Town and Country Housing on its partnership with Legal & General Modular Homes to acquire a...

04 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – where are the cheapest Euro property hotspots for sunshine?

A holiday home abroad is a dream for many, while others like the idea of an investment property in the sun,...

30 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Fighting back - action groups launched to tackle housing crisis

Over 25 major firms have come together to combat the UK’s housing crisis by forming action groups to tackle present and...

30 July 2021

From: Breaking News

New government guidance on cladding approved by property management firm

Principle Estate Management has welcomed a major UK government intervention that means leaseholders “trapped” in flats due to the cladding crisis...

28 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Record high - properties continue to sell over asking price

NAEA Propertymark has released its June Housing Report, revealing that properties are selling over their asking price at an all-time high. The...

28 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – redevelopment schemes and a modular focus

Dover District Council has approved Etopia Homes’ plans to deliver 50 eco-friendly homes on a site in Eastry, Kent. Situated on Gore...

26 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Golden homes - properties in UK Olympic boroughs more likely to increase in value

The Tokyo Olympics is on track to becoming one of the biggest events of the year. Last year, due to the...

26 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Investor claim - Berlin remains Europe’s hottest real estate market

Since my Zibel Real Estate portfolio first started investing in Berlin over a decade ago, residential real estate prices have increased...

26 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Never knowingly underbuilt - should other retailers join the BTR revolution?

With Boots recently joining John Lewis and Lloyds Bank in dipping its toes into the property market, this opinion piece from Ged...

21 July 2021

From: Breaking News

UK's largest low-rise modular housing scheme is underway in Nottingham

Nottingham will soon become home to the UK's largest low-rise modular housing development. Yorkshire-based home manufacturer company ilke Homes will deliver...

21 July 2021

From: Breaking News

 Triple Point Social Housing buys assisted living properties

Triple Point Social Housing has announced it has completed the acquisition of £14 million of specialised supported housing properties across the UK. The...

21 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Update – free frameworks webinars and the Building Safety Bill

A series of free webinars are being held this month to help public sector clients access three major frameworks, including a...

21 July 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 - £6.26m raised for new residential property development

Property construction work is now underway in Middleton St George, Darlington. Maven Capital Partners (Maven), a leading UK property and private...

16 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Development – How to overcome the death of the city centre

During the Housing and Build to Rent Conference, a leading architect based in Nottingham declared that the death of the city...

14 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Housing sector is a ‘low performer’ across the UK, study shows

Despite the bounce-back of the property market, Housing and Jobs & Economic prosperity are recorded as the worst-performing measure for the second...

14 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Social housing - Emerging Futures secures £2.3m loan from SASC

Not for profit charity Emerging Futures has secured a loan from Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC), from its Social and Sustainable...

14 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – the golden rules for armchair investing

In this guest piece, Stuart Williams, director of property investment firm Thirlmere Deacon, outlines the golden rules for armchair investing. Over the...

12 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Opportunity for investors? Huge value of homes lay empty across Britain

The topic of empty homes has long been a contentious one, with many pointing out that existing properties that have fallen...

09 July 2021

From: Breaking News

New schemes in Ellesmere Port, Clapham & North Horsham

MCI Developments and Promenade Estates secures Ellesmere Port approval Promenade Estates alongside its partner MCI Developments has secured planning consent for 170 houses...

09 July 2021

From: Breaking News

The best global cities for remote working - study

The Covid-19 pandemic has reshaped work practices around the globe. Since the huge shift to remote working, people have been able...

09 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

UK’s first mainstream zero carbon homes arrive – are they the future?

A government-backed modular housing ‘pioneer’ has unveiled the UK’s first mainstream zero carbon home, which it claims can cut energy bills...

07 July 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR – largest UK scheme, lets with pets and supporting gender diversity

UK developer and manager of residential rental homes, Watkin Jones, has received resolution to grant permission for a Build to Rent...

05 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Why the end of the stamp duty holiday is good for the property market

Introducing a stamp duty holiday at the height of the pandemic was commendable but it has overstayed its welcome, says Tom...

05 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Update – the latest in Berkhamsted FC’s fight to stay at its historic home

At the beginning of this year, we covered the story of Berkhamsted Football Club and its battle to keep playing at...

02 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

How will the end of the stamp duty holiday affect today's property market?

Ross Counsell, chartered surveyor and director at property buyers, GoodMove, shares his thoughts on the stamp duty holiday, how it’s contributed to higher...

30 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Modular – partnerships, digital construction and reaching climate goal

Off-site construction specialist Premier Modular has been awarded a place on the new £330 million LHC Modular Buildings Framework. Premier’s appointment to the...

28 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Hitting net-zero: how property investors can contribute to the 2025 carbon target

The UK government has implemented a legally binding commitment to achieve net-carbon zero by 2050, meaning that new-build homes must be...

28 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A - should a bottom-up approach be used to revive UK high streets?

One of the biggest debates raging at the moment concerns the future of the high street, which has been hit harder...

28 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Green is the new grey: The interior trend taking over our homes

Grey has been a default colour in interiors for quite some time now, but recently there has been a resurge in...

25 June 2021

From: Property Investment & Strategy

Auction roundup – a rare opportunity and the best auction house hotspots

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the ‘rare opportunity’ for buyers to purchase a former Edwardian school, the...

25 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Why the end of the eviction ban is no magic wand for landlords

It seems rare that the government delivers good news to landlords, but there were sighs of relief all round when the...

25 June 2021

From: Breaking News

How has the UK property market fared in the five years since the Brexit vote?

This week – today (June 23), to be exact – marks five years since the EU referendum. It was a significant moment...

23 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Development – affordable homes, regen schemes and magical pubs

Knights Quarter, the brand-new development in the heart of Winchester, is offering an ‘exciting’ investment opportunity with a collection of apartments,...

23 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

New build boom: will the National Home Building Fund solve the housing crisis?

Whether you’d describe it as a housing shortage or crisis, it is clear that the UK’s unprecedented demand for new-build homes...

21 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Construction – are housebuilders failing disabled buyers and investors?

Research from a new-build snagging company has found that a number of new-build homes being delivered are unfit for purpose as housebuilders...

18 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – and demand keeps on growing!

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the overwhelming demand and confidence from buyers, helping to drive success for...

18 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Is a housing market crash really on the horizon?

With each passing month comes new stats on high house prices, and with average prices now standing at an average of...

18 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Planning update – new homes in Ireland and a major partnership

Rula Homes has secured planning consent from Wakefield Council to deliver 77 affordable new homes on a 5.76-acre site at City...

16 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – affordable housing and ambitious tie-ups

Gallions Place, a new mixed-use community of homes, shops and restaurants and play areas at London’s Royal Docks, has been launched...

14 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – here’s why transport links are still important, especially in London

During the pandemic, it has often been said that the importance of a home being near transport links has lessened considerably...

14 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Save our South Kensington! Campaign forces TfL and partner to change plans

A campaign against major development changes to the area surrounding South Kensington station in Central London has secured a major win in...

09 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Maslow Capital provides loan facility for office-to resi conversion in Purley

A specialist real estate development finance provider, Maslow Capital, has supplied a £13.7 million loan facility to Sheen Lane Developments for...

09 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation boom drives demand for holiday home developments

After the Prime Minister warned the country not to travel to amber or red list countries, it is now looking increasingly...

09 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A – housing digitisation, women in property and the future of short-lets

In this Q&A, Property Investor Today speaks to Vivi Cahyadi Himmel, co-founder and chief executive of PropTech platform AltoVita, on a...

04 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Update – future-proof homes in Bournemouth, Yorkshire and Scotland

Simple Life has partnered with Vistry Partnerships and Wakefield District Housing to build 140 two and three-bedroom eco-friendly properties in the...

02 June 2021

From: Breaking News

A diamond in the rough: what to know about Lithuania’s property market

Despite having only around three million inhabitants, Lithuania is punching well above its weight, enjoying years of economic growth. Its architecture...

02 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let yields 2021: where are the best postcodes in London?

As a landlord or investor, yield is one of the things you will be most interested in to ensure you generate a...

02 June 2021

From: Breaking News

A day in the life of a land and planning developer

Property Investor Today gains insight from Dudley Mills, land and planning director of property developers Kebbell, to uncover what the role is...

28 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Market insight – homes for rent are letting 30% faster since Covid

The pandemic continues to shape the UK property market, with a growing disparity between inner city and outer city residential rents,...

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

More money spent on housing – are things looking up?

More money was spent in the housing market in England and Wales in the year to March than any 12-month period...

24 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Onto the south – ilke Homes secures major development site in Exeter

Leading modular housing company ilke Homes has secured a development site for 165 new homes on Phase 2, Exmouth Junction, Exeter...

21 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Why personality makes all the difference for developers wishing to stand out

In today’s world of unprecedented consumer choice and market saturation, it is becoming increasingly challenging for businesses to distinguish themselves amongst...

21 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – will Oval and Kennington be London’s newest hotspots?

Two already popular parts of South London – Oval and Kennington – are set to be even more in-demand as a...

19 May 2021

From: Breaking News

How lockdown has changed the way we live: boosting the BTR trend

The rental sector has doubled in size in the past 20 years, with an estimated 19% of households (11 million people)...

19 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Green homes – fossil-free construction and a new leader of sustainability

Pipelife Norway has become the latest supplier to use BIOVYN™, the world’s first commercially available bio-attributed PVC from INOVYN. As Norway’s largest...

17 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Chinese investors - will there be a drop in buying after the stamp duty holiday?

The stamp duty holiday – which began in July last year and will continue in its current format until the end...

17 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

BTR – boosting Ilford's community and new SFR scheme in Dublin

Telford Homes has exchanged contracts with Sainsbury’s to deliver a new housing scheme in Ilford. According to the developer, the acquisition of...

12 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – should you buy early at regeneration schemes?

Places undergoing significant regeneration are often appealing to investors for the potential strong rental returns and high capital growth they promise...

10 May 2021

From: Breaking News

PBSA plans – high-quality living set for Nottingham and the Netherlands

A residential and commercial property developer has submitted proposals for a 692-unit purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) scheme in Nottingham city centre. Godwin...

10 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Update: new schemes in West London plus Guinness housing development

With lockdown easing and the vaccine rollout continuing to go well, there is hope on the horizon again for a brighter...

07 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Cladding roundup – leaseholders still at risk, but developer leads the way…

Following the recent vote in parliament to reject the latest amendment to the Fire Safety Bill, Mary-Anne Bowring of Ringley has...

07 May 2021

From: Breaking News

PropTech update – boosting homebuilding and revamped deposit service

A new PropTech engine has issued more than £600 million worth of Instant Sales Guarantee proposals in the first three months...

07 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – will Help to Build really help to ease the housing crisis?

A property expert has claimed that the government’s new ‘Help to Build’ initiative is a positive step forward, but that the...

05 May 2021

From: Breaking News

From landlord to landlord-developer - the top investment strategy?

Is property investment still a good long-term strategy, or has the taxation and regulatory reforms over the past five years made...

05 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Office to resi – City of London plans to convert offices into homes post-Covid

In one of the clearest signs yet of an office to residential revolution, the City of London has revealed that it...

30 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Going green – interest in green buy-to-let mortgages rises sixfold

Three in every five landlords are now interested in green mortgages, according to Mortgages for Business. The buy-to-let (BTL) broker says 62%...

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

Dev roundup – major loans and Leeds redevelopment project underway

Real estate funding specialist ASK Partners and OakNorth Bank have completed a £22 million co-loan for the next phase of an...

26 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Post-pandemic elderly living: a chance for socially responsible investment

In this guest piece, Jitesh Patel from Kajima Partnersips discusses why later living investment will become so important post-pandemic and represents an...

26 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed: where is the most profitable place to buy UK investment property?

A leading data insight company has revealed the best places in the UK to buy an investment property. Address Intelligence has been...

23 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – new ventures, league tables and the stamp duty race

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the ambitious auction houses that are making great strides as we ease...

23 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Modular update – Affordable housing scheme and wooden buildings

Herefordshire Council has approved plans for a development that will see the delivery of 120 factory-built affordable homes – one of...

23 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - how can we repurpose retail assets with lasting relevance?

One of the big questions that has become even more stark during the pandemic – which has devastated the already struggling...

21 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - how has Crossrail boosted capital growth?

Despite being riddled with issues, Crossrail 1 – which is finally supposed to operate fully in 2022 – has had a...

21 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Going green - landlords and investors eye up eco mortgage products

Some 62% of landlords are now interested in mortgages which reward borrowers with discounted rates for making their properties more energy...

21 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Builder partners with agent on ‘ambitious’ £35m housing scheme

Dundas Estates has teamed up with an estate agent expert for the first time to deliver a £35 million development in...

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

Investors - leading the charge of sustainability in property development

As a once in a lifetime event, the response to the pandemic has taken precedence over other global issues, including our...

19 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Green property – from Marbella eco-builds to zero-carbon in Hertford

Renowned architects, developers and one of the Costa del Sol’s leading real estate firms have launched an ‘exciting new collaboration’ to...

16 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Modular roundup – zero-carbon housing and tackling homelessness

New homes built by North Yorkshire-based modular housing company ilke Homes have been installed at a site in Darlington. Karbon Homes has...

14 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – which UK areas are running the race in construction?

New research from a trade tools supplier has revealed the UK’s fastest-growing housing development locations. Protrade Tools and Fixings analysed domestic housing...

14 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

Revealed - the capital’s largest BTR development unveiled by Greystar

London’s largest purpose-built rental community – Greenford Quay in the London Borough of Ealing - is ready to be unveiled by...

12 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – in which UK areas has housebuilding activity thrived?

The latest new-build property market insight from BuildScan has revealed which UK areas have seen housebuilders take their foot off the...

12 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Mayoral race 2021 – who are the candidates for London Mayor?

Early next month, Londoners will head to the polls to elect the capital’s next Mayor, in a vote that has been...

07 April 2021

From: Breaking News

PBSA roundup – new Leeds scheme, £133m tie-up and hottest towns revealed

Real Estate Capital Holdings has agreed to sell a prime PBSA development opportunity in Leeds for £18.5 million to global living...

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

Insight - how can investors capitalise on the rise in flexible living?

Property investors are recognising the shifts in the way people work and eyeing up the ‘lucrative’ short-term rental market as a...

31 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Senior living – building property wealth and the top asset class for investors

Over-55s used housing equity to clear more than £612 million of unsecured debt in 2020, new data from Key has revealed. Credit...

31 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Investor insight – are off-plan developments a good investment?

A property development and investment company has claimed that the ongoing shortfall in housing is prompting strong demand for high spec...

29 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Looking ahead – towns and city centres in a post-Covid world

Covid-19 has had a radical impact across almost every aspect of society, and it is no different when it comes to...

29 March 2021

From: Breaking News

PropTech – digitising applications and ‘first of its kind’ agent platform launches

Tech company The Future Fox has received funding from Innovate UK and the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) to...

29 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Student bounce-back, recruitment for South West project and cinema salvage

A specialist provider of purpose-built student accommodation has reported a trebling in the pace of bookings since Prime Minister Boris Johnson...

26 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Webinar roundup – what do new-builds offer to property investors?

Last week, two of the UK’s biggest housebuilders – Barratt and Berkeley – held webinars aimed at investors. While new-build developments have traditionally...

24 March 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

Leasehold scandal – NLC welcomes CMA announcement on ‘onerous’ ground rents

The National Leasehold Campaign (NLC) – the UK's largest and most influential campaign group on leasehold reform - has welcomed the...

22 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – new platforms, March sales and returning brands

This week’s roundup features Savills Auctions’ new auction platform, Clive Emson’s extensive auction catalogue, a returning brand with SDL Property Auctions...

19 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

Modular update – affordable modular homes coming to Beeston

ilke Homes has partnered with emh group to deliver affordable homes in Beeston, Nottinghamshire. In light of the government’s reforms to increase...

17 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Cladding roundup – understanding and tackling the ongoing crisis

In light of the controversy surrounding cladding as of late, DBRS Morningstar has released a commentary titled ‘UK Cladding: Much More...

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

International Women’s Day – encouraging young women brick by brick

In the third and final instalment of our International Women’s Day series, we explore the theme of inspiration, with partnerships to...

12 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Investment roundup – self-build decline, Birmingham growth and new modular

The self-build market is estimated to have declined in value by some 10% in 2020, as a result of the Covid-19...

12 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Going green: shift to sustainable construction plus Scottish Passivhaus

Here at PIT, we’re always keen to champion green issues and sustainability, so it’s pleasing to see a new study by...

12 March 2021

From: Breaking News

How house prices & rents will affect your property portfolio in the 2020s

For many years, residential property has been the default choice for investors looking to preserve and grow their wealth. In times...

12 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – three European countries seeing tremendous real estate growth

After several years of growth across all real estate segments, 2020 was anticipated to maintain this trend. Unfortunately, the Covid-19 pandemic...

10 March 2021

From: Breaking News

International Women’s Day – paving the way for women in construction

A recent report has revealed the three factors holding women back when seeking their first job in property are unequal growth...

08 March 2021

From: Breaking News

The BTR Paradox – how does supply, demand & seasonality impact on success?

In this guest piece, Jess Brookes - content & research executive at Home Made, a London lettings company specialising in Build to...

08 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Update – Sheffield regen, RAF ‘garden village’ and Bloomsbury office to resi

In this bumper development roundup, PIT explores regeneration projects in Sheffield, office to residential conversions in high-end Bloomsbury and schemes providing...

05 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – strong alliances and online endeavours

This week Property Investor Today takes a look at SDL’s recent partnership with Scotland-based Shepherd, and Regional Property Auctioneers’ switch to...

05 March 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR update – 500 new council homes and the resilience of PBSA

Southwark Council has appointed a team of architects who will design plans to transform the Currys PC World site on Old...

03 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Why modular housing is primed to deliver the green homes of the future

In June 2019, the UK became the first country to commit to bringing all greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2050. Environmentally-friendly...

03 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – can first-time investors really become ‘financially free’ very quickly?

Some self-styled property gurus have courted controversy for offering near-instant financial freedom through their training courses, or arguing that anyone –...

01 March 2021

From: Breaking News

It’s virtually possible – a BTR virtual top out and resi virtual tours

Virtual tours are to be offered at the Springfields Independent Living facility in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicester, as the project delivered by contractor...

01 March 2021

From: Breaking News

London roundup – major new regen schemes in Old Kent Road and Brent

The team of architects who will design plans to transform the Currys PC World site on Old Kent Road into hundreds of new homes has...

01 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - common mistakes when investing in European property

In theory, investing in the European property market is simple, but in reality it can be a little more challenging. The first...

01 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – record results and the cure for stamp duty

With auctions still proving popular in light of Covid-19, and set to thrive even after the pandemic subsides, Property Investor Today...

26 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Could 2021 be the year of the small indie developer?

Over the last 10 months, we have seen a raft of changes to the planning rules in England. This has been...

26 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Leaseholders face ‘years of misery’ despite cladding fund, claims legal expert

A leading leasehold law expert has warned that leaseholders affected by the cladding scandal face 'years of misery'. Mark Chick, a specialist...

26 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Green homes – can the construction & development industry be plastic-free?

Despite the focus in the last year being mostly on coronavirus and Brexit, environmental issues and sustainability have remained high on...

24 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Are Europe's real estate markets bracing for a sell-off?

2020 was a tough pill to swallow for Europe’s real estate markets as some segments were forced into extremely disruptive lockdowns...

22 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Avanton plans huge BTR growth; Red Loft marks major SE expansion

A leading London investor-developer has revealed its plans to invest up to £500 million in strategic land acquisitions over the next...

19 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Dev roundup – strategic partnerships and steady project progress

A joint venture between Audley Group, Schroders Real Estate and Octopus Real Estate has secured a £47 million development loan for...

17 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – new BTR schemes in Birmingham and Hertfordshire

Birmingham-based property developer Cordia Blackswan has officially handed over its Hockley Mills site to Legal & General (L&G) and Sir Robert...

15 February 2021

From: Breaking News

A quality property will always market itself – so why change the ‘BTR’ name?

January 7 2021 marked the launch of a new national committee, supported by The UK Apartment Association (UKAA), looking to improve...

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

Auction roundup – will February's sales top January’s?

This week shows a promising selection of investment opportunities available at auction. Here at Property Investor Today, we take a closer...

12 February 2021

From: Breaking News

The big question – is buy-to-let still worth investing in?

In recent years, buy-to-let investors and landlords might feel as if they have been deliberately targeted, with changes to mortgage interest...

12 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Why property investors should be looking to Sheffield

Since the housing market reopened after lockdown, the release of pent-up demand has led to record levels of enquiries for homes...

12 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Modular housing roundup – the perks of MMC and the Covid-19 effect

Pre-Covid, interest in modern methods of construction (MMC), specifically modular, was steadily growing. However, the pandemic and subsequent lockdown restrictions put in...

10 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – what does the 2% SDLT surcharge mean for overseas investors?

To no-one’s surprise, there haven’t been petitions or concerted pressure from the public, MPs and trade bodies regarding the introduction of...

10 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Why the cladding issue must be addressed immediately

The Grenfell Tower tragedy horrified Britain. Subsequent inquiries have highlighted issues with materials used, construction standards and supervisory roles, to name...

10 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – all-star shortlist for Thamesmead regeneration

A ‘diverse and innovative’ group of architects and designers, with UK and international expertise, have made the shortlist to potentially become...

08 February 2021

From: Breaking News

How has the prime London market fared in 2021 so far?

The annual price decline in prime central London (PCL) was 4.3% for the third consecutive month in January, while average rents...

08 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Fabrik Invest – ‘adaptation is key to survival during the current crisis’

Property investment, like everything else at the moment, continues to be heavily influenced by Covid-19 and Brexit. But what does the market...

08 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Taggart Homes - 'inexperienced builders should face tighter controls'

With the UK enduring its third national lockdown, Property Investor Today speaks with Michael Taggart, chief executive officer of luxury homebuilder...

08 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – Record-breaking results to round off January

With a broadly positive outlook for the housing market in 2021, Property Investor Today takes a look at the auctioneers who...

05 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Property news – BTR set to double by 2025 and new Collective co-living scheme

Build to Rent (BTR) specialist Ascend Properties has forecast that completions in the sector will double by 2025, as the fast-growing...

05 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation boom: is it time to invest in the UK holiday property market?

With international travel currently banned, and likely to remain that way for the foreseeable, the great British summer holiday is likely...

05 February 2021

From: Breaking News

New build delivery tumbles – 30,000 fewer homes built last year

The level of new homes reaching the market has fallen by more than 32,000 across England year-on-year, research by StripeHomes has...

05 February 2021

From: Breaking News

David Alexander is joint CEO of apropos

The last year has been one which has focused attention on dealing with the immediate, the here and now, in a...

04 February 2021

From: Sponsored Content

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

New planning laws and social change could boost London town centres

Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward (KFH), an independent property services group based in London, recently explored the scale of opportunity for new...

01 February 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR roundup – spotlight on the Irish market and new Manchester scheme

Build to Rent (BTR) has been a growing trend in the UK for a number of years, but what about in...

01 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Top of the agenda: keeping property investment on the map in 2021

At first glance, Brexit’s Christmas climax appears to have had little effect on the appetite for UK property investment, which is...

01 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Property news – issues with regeneration and a multi-million Indian development

In this news roundup, Property Investor Today explores how the government’s ‘build back better’ mantra is being thwarted by data issues,...

29 January 2021

From: Breaking News

On the move – 1.8m over-55s downsize amidst pandemic

Some 1.8 million over-55s are actively thinking about downsizing their home earlier as a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic, according...

27 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Quintain Living - the new version of Tipi

Since the start of the Build to Rent (BTR) boom, Tipi (the BTR brand of British property development and investment company...

27 January 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 the pandemic has shaped the global housing market

It would be an understatement to say that the Covid-19 pandemic has caused upheaval to sectors, industries and businesses around the...

27 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight: young development firm aims to transform homes in SE London and Kent

A privately-owned development company founded in 2016 by well-known property developer Ben Carrington is continuing to deliver on its plans to...

25 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Free support for housing sector during Lockdown 3.0

A free virtual house viewing package will be available to estate agents, sellers and property management companies thanks to a recently...

25 January 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR roundup – record investment, Londoners head north, new L&G scheme

The latest Marketview report from CBRE has revealed that the UK Build to Rent (BTR) sector recorded a total of £955.7...

22 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Property investment in 2021 – adjusting to new circumstances

Following one of the most disruptive and challenging years in living memory, I have no doubt that many of those in...

22 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Property news – new podcast launched, investor prospects and Castleford scheme

Across the property investment and development market, activity continues apace despite the challenges posed by Lockdown 3.0.Here, PIT zones in on...

22 January 2021

From: Breaking News

What does 2021 have in store for the property market?

2020 was a challenging year for many industries across the world, and especially those in the UK. Amongst national lockdowns, stringent...

20 January 2021

From: Property Investment & Strategy

Incredibly strong backing for leasehold reform, says poll

A guest piece we ran on Monday suggesting that the government’s plans for leasehold might not represent a victory for leaseholders...

20 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Round Hill Capital seals deal for new PBSA investment in Spain

Round Hill Capital (RHC), a leading global real estate investment, development and asset management firm, has secured a deal to acquire...

20 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Removing consumer choice is not a victory for leaseholders

While many have cautiously welcomed the prospect of leasehold reform, Mick Platt, chief executive of Wallace Partnership Group, offers a different...

18 January 2021

From: Breaking News

‘Brexit has been worse for us than the pandemic’ – Q&A with Goldrose Sharpe

A London-based property development company, founded by two young local entrepreneurs, managed to post record sales over the last two quarters...

18 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Record number of city-dwellers are relocating - but where to?

Looking for an investment property outside of London? Now might be the perfect time to do so as the demand for...

15 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

Senior housing – severe undersupply in Scotland could lead to housing crisis

In 2019, senior housing – also known as retirement housing or senior living – seemed to be developing into one of...

11 January 2021

From: Breaking News

PBSA operators must provide a student-first solution to match soaring demand

In a year of tumultuous uncertainty, where the headwinds of Covid-19 bore a number of new realities and decimated others, some...

11 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - what will affect house buyers and housebuilders in 2021?

In this guest piece, Andrea Fawell, sales & marketing director of award-winning property developers Kebbell, tackles many of the important factors...

08 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Mould? That’s the landlord’s duty, say most tenants

Two thirds of people believe mould is solely the landlord’s responsibility, with two out of five claiming they wouldn’t clean mould...

08 January 2021

From: Breaking News

A PR own goal? Developer and local football team lock horns over ground

In recent decades, property developers and local football clubs have regularly locked horns over historic grounds – and it’s rarely been...

06 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Ongoing boom! Scotland property market ends 2020 on a high note

The housing market in Scotland is showing no signs of slowing down, with marked increases throughout Q4 2020 despite Covid setbacks,...

06 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A - why will Birmingham continue to attract investment in 2021?

In September last year, Hungarian-based property developer Cordia International acquired Birmingham-based, PRS-specialist developer Blackswan Property Limited. The Blackswan acquisition marked Cordia’s first investment in the UK market and is...

06 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

An outlook on the year ahead, as told by property specialists

With mixed views of what 2021 could bring to the property market, Nicky Stevenson, managing director of Fine & Country UK...

23 December 2020

From: Breaking News

2021 outlook – what are the predictions from our property experts?

With 2021 nearly upon us, it’s time to look forward to what the next 12 months could bring from a property...

23 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - will Covid increase the demand for co-living?

Co-living, while still highly niche in the UK and across Europe, has been growing in size and stature in recent years...

21 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – Staines, Digbeth, London and Worthing

In this bumper development roundup - the final one of the year - we explore the planned creation of new developments and...

18 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Retail to resi – rising number of conversion applications are being rejected

One of the biggest property investment trends of the year, driven by the pandemic and the devastation this has caused for...

18 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Renovation lessons we’ve learned from the pandemic

The UK property market is in a state of flux. Whilst the COVID-19 pandemic has had a marked effect on landlords,...

16 December 2020

From: Sponsored Content

Nottingham developments – historic homes and luxury living

Works to restore and convert a Grade II listed rectory building into separate homes are progressing well, with two new houses...

16 December 2020

From: Breaking News

The crème de la crème of French ski property revealed

There’s no doubt that Covid-19 has had a major impact on the housing market – including the ski market, with French...

16 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Regeneration update – what are the latest plans to transform Old Kent Road?

As part of our 10-part London regeneration series last year, we zoned in on Old Kent Road – the ancient thoroughfare...

14 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

How can investors meet the rising demand for sustainable homes?

With some 20% of the UK’s carbon emissions coming from domestic buildings, the importance of sustainable construction has become undeniable. Over the...

11 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Take your pick – housing demand and rental stock at record high

As we near the end of 2020, NAEA Propertymark and ARLA Propertymark provide analysis of their 2020 sales and lettings data. The...

11 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Investors - is housing the future of the high street?

On PIT, we’ve asked this question quite a lot in recent months, with John Lewis entering the Build to Rent market...

09 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Housing market resilience will continue in 2021 – analysis

Although it’s been said quite a lot this year, 2020 has been an unprecedented year in history and one in which...

09 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Moda and Samsung partnership to build ‘smart’ rental homes

Moda Living has formed a technology partnership with Samsung to provide 60,000 smart home appliances across its pipeline. The smart home is...

09 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Southern Grove breaks into BTR and co-living markets

Developer Southern Grove has revealed it will expand into the Build to Rent (BTR) and co-living sectors after eyeing significant opportunities. With...

07 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

Revealed – what does 2021 hold for the student market?

As we get ever closer to leaving 2020 behind (and many might be happy to write this year off entirely), thoughts...

04 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Investors – should you be looking north to the grand old city of York?

York is one of the most atmospheric and beautiful cities in the UK, but is perhaps overlooked by investors and holiday...

02 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Trends property investors can expect to see in 2021

For most people, 2020 has been a very difficult year. The Covid-19 pandemic has had devastating consequences on so many aspects...

02 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent sector set for growth, research firm claims

Purpose-built Build to Rent (BTR) housing is only a recent concept, with just over 51,000 dwellings completed across the UK as of Q3...

02 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed – where are the top five UK regeneration hotspots?

Here at PIT, we regularly cover regeneration stories – and last year we even ran a 10-piece series zoning in on...

30 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Manchester the top BTL investment hub as hidden gems found UK-wide

Manchester has topped the list of the best areas for landlords to invest in, according to Aldermore’s 'Buy to Let City Tracker'. The...

27 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Are we approaching the end of the road for HMOs?

You may have heard people say that as the coronavirus continues and a possible recession approaches, this spells the end of the...

27 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Buyers use H2B to purchase £1m worth of apartments in Worcester

The government’s Help to Buy scheme has reportedly assisted 80% of buyers to purchase more than £1 million-worth of apartments at...

27 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Will the 2020 housing market boom continue?

As property investors, it is very important that we monitor house price trends when assessing new deals and during existing long-term...

25 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Want free property investment advice? Linden Homes can help

A housebuilder is offering free expert advice for property investors looking to start or expand their portfolio in Cambridgeshire, specifically in...

25 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

Senior living’s top providers start to boom, but faster growth is needed

A law firm has said the value of the UK’s top 15 senior living providers has increased by 62% in the...

20 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Why investment in leasehold is crucial to building safety

It is no secret that the leasehold market has had its challenges in recent years. Abuses by a number of developers...

18 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Top tips – investors warned not to change strategy based on lockdown trends

We all know it’s important, as an investor, to keep up to date with current and future rental trends in order...

16 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Danish co-living startup raises €6m to expand to European markets

Danish PropTech startup LifeX has announced a new funding round of €6 million euros to strengthen its presence in existing and...

16 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Analysis: will Covid-19 change how residential property is used and located?

A new report from international law firm Withers claims that Covid-19 is accelerating rapid change in what people want from their...

11 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Window for global investors to purchase UK property is closing

With global stock markets in turmoil, many investors are turning to property as a less volatile investment option. For practical purposes, the...

11 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Top tips on investing in student HMOs

HMOs are an important part of the UK housing market as they offer students and young professionals affordable accommodation. There is...

10 November 2020

From: Property Investment & Strategy

Property ‘power couple’ aims to help investors reach their goals

Hayley and Paul Andrews, a UK couple who have battled life-threatening illness to build a multi-million property portfolio, are now sharing...

09 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Development news – hotels seeking new uses and a major scheme in Wantage

A trio of hotels in Scotland which once catered for a significant number of coach tour guests are now up for...

09 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight – is co-living about to have its moment in the sun?

It’s threatened to be a thing for quite some time, but for one reason or another co-living has failed to catch...

04 November 2020

From: Breaking News

ilke Homes secures Rushden development to deliver 150 homes

Fast-growing modular housing company ilke Homes has secured a site for residential development in Rushden, Northamptonshire, that has the potential to...

04 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Empty homes in England – can’t alternative uses be found?

In recent months, we’ve covered a number of stories extolling the virtues of converting retail units to residential in light of...

04 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: administrators appoint Pantera Property to sell Elliot Group schemes

A property valuations and disposals firm has been appointed by the joint administrators of two further Elliot Group development schemes in...

02 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Investors: safeguard income with short, mid and long-term rentals

The ongoing second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the lives of people and businesses around the world, including property...

02 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Top tips on virtual viewings when buying or selling a home

Virtual viewings are on the increase according to a new study by the UK's technology-led estate agent, Purplebricks, with one in six buyers...

30 October 2020

From: Property Investment & Strategy

Make a grand entrance: 6 expert tips to maximise kerb appeal when renovating your home

According to recent statistics, British homeowners have spent an average of £4,035.70 each on house renovations this year. With people spending...

30 October 2020

From: Property Investment & Strategy

10 Essential Safety Requirements For New Landlords

With new regulations and rules now in place for landlords, our in-house property experts outline their 10 essential safety requirements for...

30 October 2020

From: Legislation, Regulation & Compliance

Part 2: retail to residential – will the high street need to change forever?

In Part 1, we asked whether other major retailers will follow John Lewis’s lead in moving into the world of building...

30 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Auction Roundup – remember, remember, the sales in November

As we reach the end of October, Property Investor Today looks at how auction houses have been preparing for November auctions -...

30 October 2020

From: Breaking News

BTR update – new schemes from Glasgow to Exeter

The team behind Glasgow’s first major city centre Build to Rent (BTR) development has now successfully delivered another multi-million pound BTR...

30 October 2020

From: Breaking News

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

Part 1: retail to residential – has John Lewis set a precedent?

The high street was already struggling before the pandemic, but Covid-19 has perhaps sent it into terminal decline. High streets in major...

28 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed – the UK’s top five areas for development identified by Knight Frank

The top five areas across the UK which are prime for major development have been revealed by global property consultancy Knight...

28 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

Build to Rent rebounds strongly in Q3, CBRE report says

Investment in the fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) market bounced back significantly in Q3 2020, according to CBRE’s latest Marketview report. Following...

26 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Raising the bar - family-run company aims to improve student housing in Swansea

A small family-run company is attempting to raise the bar of student housing in Swansea with swish refurbished homes rather than...

26 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Needed: documented evidence to support MMC, says expert

In recent years, there has been a growing trend towards more innovative methods of construction - such as off-site and modular - to...

26 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed – where is the best place to sell a property in England or Wales?

If you’re an investor with an asset you’re keen to get rid of, you’ll be eager to know where the best...

23 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Building update: SME developers want to build more; ecolodge opens in Italy

Research by TrustedLand and LandTech has revealed that more than half of the UK’s small and mid-sized property developers expect to...

23 October 2020

From: Breaking News

ilke Homes set to regenerate Nottinghamshire brownfield site

ilke Homes has been selected by Nottinghamshire City Council to deliver up to 140 homes on a brownfield site in Arnold. The...

21 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Craig Hayward

Who are you? Craig Hayward How do you help landlords and property investors? With over 10 years’ experience we have been helping landlords and...

20 October 2020

From: 60 Second Interview

New government funding 'a small but vital step to boost UK market'

In a previous article for Property Investor Today, which you can read here, I highlighted the importance of utilising brownfield sites...

19 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Growth in medium-term lets? Airbnb-like company expands into the UK

Flatio, a Czech-Republic-based mid-term lettings platform, has announced that it has acquired digital nomad housing marketplace NomadX in a move worth £3.6 million. The...

16 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Resilient property income - why property investors are turning to social housing

In this guest piece, Max Shenkman, head of investment at Triple Point Social Housing REIT, outlines why social housing REITs are continuing...

16 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Green homes - want to save the planet & improve your house using free money?

I have been a developer and landlord for over 25 years and, for my sins, ended up owning an estates and...

14 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Stuart Aikman & Mathew Walters, co-founders - Story of Home

Who are you and what does it say on your business card? Stuart Aikman & Mathew Walters, co-founders - Story of Home www.storyofhome.co.uk  How...

13 October 2020

From: 60 Second Interview

The top property hotspot of the last decade revealed

Bristol is home to Britain’s top property hotspot, as well as six of the top 10 places outside of London, according...

12 October 2020

From: Breaking News

DTZ Investors forward funds £70 million for co-living scheme

DTZ Investors has forward-funded a 310-room co-living project in Earlsfield, in a deal requiring £70 million of total investment. The Collective, which...

12 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight: is the shift towards mid-term rentals here to stay?

At the beginning of the global crisis, there was a flood of property managers and Airbnb hosts with empty properties and...

12 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight – how can the BTR sector get more government attention?

Last week, Build to Rent (BTR) trade body UKAA and design and consultancy firm Arcadis hosted a Zoom webinar focused on...

07 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Partnership to deliver eco-friendly modular homes in Neath

Modular housing company ilke Homes has partnered with developer Abode Waterstone to deliver six factory-built affordable homes on a site near...

07 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

L&G secures site for second Hampshire senior living community

Legal & General’s later living business, Inspired Villages, has announced the acquisition of a 10-acre site in Chandlers Ford, Hampshire, for...

28 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Is the Build to Rent sector ready for the end of furlough?

Few would disagree that it has been a difficult year for the residential lettings sector. With the market effectively frozen for...

25 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Planting seeds - what does the planning system overhaul involve?

We have seen over the past few months a real government impetus to regain lost ground, since the economic effects of...

23 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Tenants are ditching single accommodation for co-living – study

Research by Built Asset Management (BAM) has revealed a marked increase in renters scrapping single lets in favour of co-living, with...

23 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Live well for less? New Sainsbury’s/St George scheme in Hendon on the way

Work on a new mixed-use development in Hendon from developer St George and leading UK retailer Sainsbury’s will commence early next...

23 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Investors – should you consider Hounslow?

It’s strategically located for easy access to London Heathrow Terminals, is close to a number of the stations on the incoming...

21 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Development: last phase of The Silk District and new approach to later living

Despite the many challenges posed by Covid, new housing schemes, developments and initiatives continue unabated. Here, Property Investor Today explores the latest...

21 September 2020

From: Breaking News

How to sell your home before 2020 is through

For most homeowners, the thought of selling a house in 2020 is anxiety-inducing. To some, it feels like tempting fate. However,...

21 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Why London is the most popular investment location for the Chinese

The 31 October 2020 is a big day for me and my family. It is the day we fly out of...

18 September 2020

From: Breaking News

‘Innovative’ investment group aims to raise £16 million through new bond

Property development and investment group, Convivia, has announced plans to raise £16 million over the next year with the launch of its first investment...

16 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Green property - local authority enables nitrate neutral regeneration

A unique site in Havant has been visited by Environment Minister Rebecca Pow after its borough council became the first local...

16 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Funding Affordable Homes secures £16.5m for trio housing scheme

Social and affordable housing provider Funding Affordable Homes (FAH) has secured a £16.5 million loan from Secure Trust Bank Real Estate...

14 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Capital regeneration - former London hotel and pub set to become 514 flats

The former Master Brewer Hotel in Hillingdon, which has been left vacant since 2012, has taken a step closer to being...

09 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Take your pick: top UK stamp duty exemption hotpots revealed

Research by Andrews Property Group has identified the 10 UK towns and cities where 99% of homes currently listed for sale...

09 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Major BTR player rebrands Tipi to Quintain Living

One of the biggest investors in the fast-growing Build to Rent market is rebranding its ‘lifestyle-focused’ rental operator arm – in...

07 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside! Should you invest in Bognor Regis?

Now is the ultimate time to invest in the West Sussex market town of Bognor Regis, according to Sussex-based property lettings...

07 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Doing it differently – private developer transforms affordable housing

Affordable housing is very often a thorny bone of contention. Arbitrary government targets are regularly missed and this part of the...

04 September 2020

From: Breaking News

10 reasons to invest in UK property now despite the recession

Since the UK began to emerge from lockdown, the property market has reacted positively, with recent reports confirming a ‘mini boom’...

04 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed – how landlords & investors can take advantage of the Green Homes Grant

The other major housing announcement in the Chancellor’s recent summer economic update, aside from the headline-grabbing stamp duty holiday, was the...

02 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Cornwall and the SW should feature in every investor’s portfolio, expert argues

The South West, and Cornwall in particular, should be capturing the attention of property investors despite the economic challenges posed by...

02 September 2020

From: Breaking News

What are the pros and cons of brownfield sites for self-builders?

We know the government has made a real commitment to pushing the redevelopment of brownfield land, and recent research reveals that...

02 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Investment round-up – from eco-friendly developments to retirement living growth

Funds advised by Hilltop Credit Partners, a specialist funding partner for SME residential developers, have completed a £3 million loan to build...

31 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Stamp duty cut sees number of houses sold reach 13-year high

An average of 13 house sales were agreed per branch in July – the highest figure recorded since June 2007, according...

31 August 2020

From: Breaking News

The birth of Build to Rent – how did it become the PRS’s biggest trend?

Before the pandemic struck, Build to Rent (BTR) was undeniably the property market’s fastest-growing trend. Many expect it to recover quickly,...

26 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Tech and investment – two new property apps launch to help investors

A new Manchester-based student accommodation start-up is using the latest tech to deliver five times faster booking. Housemates, founded by tech entrepreneur...

26 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Moda Living and Apache Capital to invest £10m into Hove project

Moda Living, an owner-operator of private, build-to-rent (BTR) homes, and its joint venture, Apache Capital Partners, have taken the final step...

24 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Is your buy-to-let investment effectively protected?

If you’re a buy-to-let investor or thinking of becoming one, then you may have very mixed feelings about the current state...

24 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Pioneering management platform for PBSA launched throughout Europe

Chicago-based CA Ventures (CA), a global investment management company, recently announced the launch of Novel Student, a ‘pioneering property management platform’...

24 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Unprecedented property demand not being matched by supply - claim

Housing supply in the UK is struggling to meet unprecedented levels of demand from property purchasers post-lockdown, according to Legal &...

21 August 2020

From: Breaking News

How are student accommodation providers adapting to Covid-19?

Most universities will be reopening in some shape or form from late September/early October, and an increasing number of students attending...

21 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Manchester’s ever-changing skyline – how has the city changed in recent years?

Along with Birmingham, Manchester has become the biggest investment hotspot outside of London in recent years as it has emerged from...

19 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

Data: a critical tool for landlords and retailers post-Covid-19

Businesses involved in the retail sector – either as corporate occupiers leasing space for stores, warehousing and distribution, or as property...

19 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Why landlords need to be vigilant for cannabis farms

As a landlord, it’s vital to conduct periodic inspections throughout each tenancy to ensure that the condition of your rental property...

17 August 2020

From: Sponsored Content

Moda Living partners with Utopi for smart Build to Rent technology

Build to Rent (BTR) developer Moda Living has struck a UK-wide partnership with technology provider Utopi to build a complete digital...

17 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Modular build for Cambridge specialist independent school completes

Modular construction specialists, Darwin Group, has delivered a new multi-use block for Gretton School in Cambridge. Scaling 234 sq m, the brand-new...

14 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Property expert claims investors should consider Doncaster's property market

The founder of a property development company believes there is still money to be made in these difficult times, if the...

12 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Going green – modular housing firm the first carbon neutral housebuilder

A modular housing and technology company backed by the Rueben Brothers has become the world’s first housebuilder to achieve both the...

12 August 2020

From: Breaking News

ilke Homes to develop 76 sustainable homes in Worcestershire

ilke Homes has partnered with Crea8ive Sustainable Homes to deliver 76 sustainable homes to Evesham, Worcestershire – marking ilke Homes' tenth...

10 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A – should investors be building upwards?

In his ‘Build, Build, Build’ speech in Dudley last month, Boris Johnson set out a number of radical planning reforms. This...

31 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: what students want from their accommodation post-Covid

The student sector has been one of the most affected by the coronavirus pandemic, but most universities are returning in some...

31 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Why landlords must not use ‘no DSS’ to discriminate against benefit tenants

In recent years, there has been considerable controversy over the use of ‘no DSS’ in homes being listed for let, with...

29 July 2020

From: Sponsored Content

Market snapshot: Sellers boosted as buyers bid above asking price

The property market is defying the traditional summer lull in activity as buyers and sellers continue to flood the market post-lockdown. Last...

29 July 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

Development: Approval for Kent project and Brum demand boom

A long-awaited riverside regeneration project has moved a step closer after planning approval was granted for Clifton Slipways, a contemporary mixed-use...

29 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Making modular the new normal - is it the future?

Modular housing is growing in popularity, with many viewing it as one fast, eco-friendly way of solving the housing crisis. An...

27 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Spanish property – development in Barcelona and crowdfunding growth

Spain is the UK’s most popular holiday and second home destination and, since July 15, Brits have been allowed to travel...

24 July 2020

From: Breaking News

How does collaboration benefit the property industry?

The property industry is among the most collaborative out there, or at least it should be. Any one property project requires the...

24 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Investors take advantage of stamp duty cut by remortgaging to raise funds

Following the recent introduction of a stamp duty holiday, property investors can remortgage to raise funds for future purchases. According to Paragon...

22 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Update – regeneration in Aldershot and £19m Belgravia home for sale

Aldershot – best known as the ‘Home of the British Army’ - is set for a major investment to transform the...

22 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Vehicles to homes: could government car parks ease housing crisis?

Government-owned car parks have the potential to deliver 110,000 new homes across the country, according to a pioneering study carried out...

20 July 2020

From: Breaking News

What are the nation’s behaviours and attitudes around renting?

One of the UK’s leading Build to Rent providers for family housing has launched its private rental sector (PRS) market research...

20 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Modern methods of construction acceptance service launched by NHBC

In one of the biggest signs yet that modern methods of construction (MMC) are going mainstream, NHBC, the leading warranty and...

20 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Stamp duty holiday prompts rise in demand for higher priced properties

Last week's announcement of a stamp duty holiday on the first £500,000 of property purchases has prompted a rise in buyers...

17 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Maidstone regeneration – renovation of iconic 1930s house moves closer

A privately-owned property development company is aiming to take a step closer to bringing a well-known Maidstone landmark back into the...

17 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Investment in UK Build to Rent set for a sharp rebound, report finds

Multifamily (Build to Rent) housing is set to be the UK’s most resilient real estate sector, according to a report from...

13 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Mortgage advisers confident buy-to-let business will grow over next year

Some four in 10 mortgage advisers expect to write more buy-to-let business in the next 12 months, according to Paragon Bank. The...

13 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Network Rail partners with ilke Homes for modular housing development

Network Rail and modular housing developer ilke Homes have announced a significant investment in a brownfield site next to Beeston station...

13 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Smaller institutional investors locked out of investing into UK residential

A new report has found that the UK’s residential market is missing out on billions of pounds of potential investment from...

13 July 2020

From: Breaking News

What did the Chancellor’s Summer Statement say about housing?

Investors buying homes worth up to £500,000 won’t have to pay stamp duty on these purchases until the end of March...

10 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent bounces back - UNCLE opens its latest scheme in Wembley

Well-known rental brand UNCLE recently opened its fifth property within its rapidly expanding chain of serviced rental apartments. Made up of two...

10 July 2020

From: Breaking News

The future of the high street? LCP completes office-resi conversion in Oxford

LCP, a national commercial property and investment company, has announced that the last apartment in a transformed office-residential conversion in Oxford...

08 July 2020

From: Breaking News

A look at lockdown - a Q&A with the SDL Group

Following the reopening of England’s housing market in May, the sector has seen a bounce back. Pent-up demand during lockdown has...

06 July 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

06 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Will Covid-19 actually increase the demand for co-living?

A niche, but much-discussed, sub-sector of the rental market, co-living has never really taken off in the UK in the way...

03 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Student accommodation round-up – new schemes in Stirling and Brighton

Despite the uncertainties posed by coronavirus for the higher education sector, new student accommodation developments are showing no signs of slowing...

01 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Call for downsizer and second home stamp duty cuts to kickstart UK economy

A leading property market commentator suggests that an urgent review of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) and Land and Buildings Transaction...

29 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Student housing giant looks to continue rapid growth

Unite – one of the largest providers of student beds in the UK – recently announced the successful completion of the...

29 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Development – new student homes in Leeds and a new quarter for Acton

Development work is continuing to pick up as we ease out of lockdown. Below, we offer an update on two schemes...

26 June 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

26 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed - how will the construction industry recover from the current crisis?

The coronavirus pandemic has affected all parts of the property investment market in recent months, but it has brought particular uncertainty...

24 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Development – major schemes at Tottenham Hale & Jewellery Quarter

The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t put a hold on major new developments and regeneration projects taking place across the UK. Here, we...

22 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Legal & General announces first later living scheme in London

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

22 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Housing beyond lockdown: how can we create a positive legacy?

The last 12 or so weeks have been rather nerve-wracking for the property sector. The lockdown has raised many questions, from...

19 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight – which developers are driving the Build to Rent boom?

In part one, we looked at the major institutional investors ploughing money into the rapidly growing Build to Rent (BTR) sector. Here,...

17 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Investment fund passes 2,000th rental home milestone

A closed-ended real estate investment trust has announced the completion of the 2,000th home for its portfolio. The PRS REIT was established...

17 June 2020

From: Breaking News

European student accommodation remains attractive post-Covid-19

While Covid-19 continues to affect us all in differing ways, many countries in Central and Eastern Europe are tentatively lifting lockdown...

17 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Will modular housing and self-build homes thrive post-pandemic?

Two of the biggest emerging trends pre-pandemic, from a housebuilding and investment perspective, were the rise of modern methods of construction...

15 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Extension to eviction ban – three things landlords need to know

Earlier this month, the government confirmed that its ban on evictions due to the coronavirus pandemic is to be extended for...

12 June 2020

From: Sponsored Content

Revealed – planning granted for London’s first Covid-compliant mixed-use scheme

Planning permission has been received from Westminster City Council for Mayfair’s first ‘Covid-19 compliant’ mixed-use development. The scheme at 82 Mount Street,...

10 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Greening the market – new tie-up set to deliver eco-friendly homes

A leading modular housing company has partnered with housing provider Stonewater to deliver 120 affordable eco-homes to Hereford in a deal...

08 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Chelsea Barracks – is it London’s next major investment hotspot?

It has largely been in the shadow of another major renovation of a heritage structure nearby – the transformation of Battersea...

05 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Old Kent Road scheme gets the go-ahead from Southwark Council

The green light has been given by Southwark Council to developers Avanton and Urban & Provincial for the £130 million (GDV)...

05 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Housing minister caught up in ‘bias’ development row

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

03 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Property market back with a bang as Rightmove records busiest ever day

Since being allowed to officially reopen on May 13, the property market has returned with a bang, according to Rightmove. The property...

01 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Government urged to encourage investment in senior living sector

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

29 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Russian billionaire purchases £15m London mansion as market reopens

On the back of the London housing market being restarted, Beauchamp Estates has successfully sold a £15.45 million mansion at 26...

29 May 2020

From: Breaking News