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KEYWORD "Housing" - 100 RESULTS
Brownfield Land Development to be easier, pledges government

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

22 February 2024

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Which tenures and regions have seen property value rise most?

Total value of UK housing fell marginally in 2023 by 0.3 per cent or £27 billion, but remains significantly higher than...

22 February 2024

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Buy To Let investors to face strict repair targets under Labour

Labour leader Sir Kier Starmer has confirmed that Awaab’s Law - putting a strict timescale on urgent repairs being done -...

22 February 2024

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Large residential development opportunity comes to market

Commercial property agency Bond Wolfe is selling a major residential development site with planning permission for 93 apartments in the Suffolk...

20 February 2024

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Bumper Start to 2024 Housing Market reports Rightmove

The number of prospective sellers contacting estate agents to arrange valuations ahead of sale hit an all-time high in January, says...

15 February 2024

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Surging rents drive up capital growth according to Savills

UK housing costs hit £200 billion for the first time in 2023, according to the latest research by the property firm...

15 February 2024

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Good News - strong start to 2024 housing market says the Halifax

Average house prices rose by 1.3 per cent in January, the fourth monthly rise in a row according to the Halifax. Property...

13 February 2024

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

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

13 February 2024

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Knight Frank’s Investor Update on residential sales and lettings

Sales Market: The UK housing market is at an inflection point, which means mixed signals for buyers and sellers. Inflation has fallen...

13 February 2024

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Long Term Capital Appreciation boost for residential investors

A property analyst has taken the long view and produced an optimistic snapshot of the current housing market for investors. Anthony Codling...

08 February 2024

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

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

08 February 2024

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Investment boost for Build To Rent in major UK cities

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

08 February 2024

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Beyond rental payments: 4 ways healthy landlord-tenant relationships can boost buy to let success

In the buy to let market, success goes beyond the transaction of paying rent. Ultimately, fostering a healthy landlord-tenant relationship can...

07 February 2024

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

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

06 February 2024

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Agency forecasts no more house price falls in London

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

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Which Region has the best Long Term UK Capital Appreciation?

New research shows that the West Midlands has been the best performing housing market since the Bank of England started to...

23 January 2024

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Capital Appreciation set to rise more than expected this year

Investors relying on capital appreciation are in for a pleasant surprise in 2024 according to Knight Frank. Tom Bill, head of the...

23 January 2024

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Can Investors Take Advantage of Baby Boomers Getting Old?

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

23 January 2024

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

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

18 January 2024

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Auction properties promise big discounts - but do they deliver?

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

18 January 2024

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Twelve Top Tips for investing in student housing

Claire Flynn, mortgages expert at Confused .com, has given 12 tips for anyone considering investing in student housing. “Investing in student properties...

18 January 2024

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Private renting is an essential part of a thriving society

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

16 January 2024

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

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

16 January 2024

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Institutional residential investment tipped to rise in 2024

Institutional investors are increasingly recognising their crucial role in meeting residential property building targets and plan to boost funding levels, it’s...

11 January 2024

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Savills’ Top Buy To Let and Resi Investment Tips for 2024

Savills has revealed the residential element of its annual cross-sector forecasts for investments in 2024 to 2028. The agency says turbulence in...

09 January 2024

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Alternative property developments tipped to flourish in 2024

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

09 January 2024

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

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

09 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Prospects For 2024’s Housing Market - and figures for 2023

The Nationwide - the mortgage lender behind one of the UK’s leading house price indices - says there have been some...

09 January 2024

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

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

04 January 2024

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Global league table reveals the world’s best residential property returns

A new global league table for residential property investment has placed the Republic of Ireland as its top tip for 2024. This...

28 December 2023

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Buying Experts predict housing market trends for 2024

Agents working for one of the country’s highest profile and most respected buying services - Stacks Property Search - have been...

28 December 2023

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Which way for the Housing Market in 2024? Rightmove’s forecast

Rightmove has revealed its forecast for 2024 - but just as it has done this, it’s revealed asking prices have dropped...

19 December 2023

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Be Realistic! Warning to investors selling at auction

An online property auction expert says investors and all others selling by auction in 2024 must be realistic on pricing. Stuart Collar...

19 December 2023

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Changing Face of Property Investment Hotspots in 2024

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

14 December 2023

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Investors’ bargains to be found as sellers slash asking prices

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

14 December 2023

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Late Autumn Property Sentiment surges in prime London

It’s not often you can say the property market was stronger in November than in September, but it was this year....

14 December 2023

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Should Investors Wait for new round of House Price Falls?

Two leading house price indices have shown recent rises - both the Nationwide last month and now the Halifax. The latter says...

14 December 2023

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House prices WILL fall in 2024 despite recent rises - top analyst prediction

A prominent investment platform says the recent small house price rises recorded by both the Nationwide and the Halifax are merely...

12 December 2023

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Large price discounts may tempt investors back to resi market

A new report from Zoopla shows that the average discount is at a five-year high, with property sales being agreed at 5.5...

05 December 2023

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Commercial property investment opportunity at new housing scheme

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

30 November 2023

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New residential platform for Europe-focussed investors

A new service to investors has been launched by Joivy, which describes itself as “the first comprehensive residential platform in Europe.” It...

30 November 2023

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Birmingham shortage of homes set to keep prices and demand buoyant

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

28 November 2023

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Iconic Investment Site for sale with coveted planning consents

One of the West Midlands most famous landmark buildings has been listed for sale. Commercial agents and investment specialist Robert Irving Burns...

23 November 2023

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Residential Property Investment holds its own despite downturn

The average sale price of completed home transactions using cash or mortgages in England and Wales in October 2023 fell by...

21 November 2023

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Britain’s Hottest Housing Markets - where the trend is bucked…

Over 70 locations in Britain have seen average house prices rise over the last year, bucking the national trend. An analysis of...

21 November 2023

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Global Luxury Property Investment Returns Tick Higher

Average annual price growth in prime global city markets ticked up in Q3 2023 to 2.1 per cent, well above the...

16 November 2023

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Rent Control threat to investor yields following legal decision

Yields for buy to let or corporate residential rental investors are likely to be reduced as a result of a legal...

16 November 2023

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Investors Briefing - Zoopla’s forecast for 2024 UK Housing Market

Zoopla is warning that there will be further house prices in 2024 on top of the 4.5 per cent drop it...

09 November 2023

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UK Property Equity Hotspots Revealed

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

07 November 2023

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Unexpected Housing Market Boost as Prices Edge Upwards

Shock news about house prices tend to mean one thing - a downward lurch. But the latest index from the Nationwide...

07 November 2023

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Huge Mismatch of Supply and Demand keeps Buy To Let market attractive

The level of rental properties remains drastically low, according to the latest Housing Insight report from letting agents trade body Propertymark. The...

02 November 2023

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Relief for investors as Gove rules out buy to let rent controls

Rent controls as currently in force in Scotland and under consideration in Wales will not be put into effect in England,...

02 November 2023

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Investors’ Update - a subdued autumn for UK housing market

Knight Frank says the seasonal autumn bounce has failed to materialise in the UK housing market this year. It was a...

31 October 2023

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No New Tax Incentives For Investors - government statement

Housing Secretary Michael Gove has ruled out any reversal of Section 24 or other tax changes which have hurt landlords in...

31 October 2023

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Investment surges into Build To Rent Single Family Housing

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

31 October 2023

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Revealed - areas with falling prices ripe for investor buyers

The average price of a home in Wales has fallen to £239,378 in the third quarter of 2023, the first time...

26 October 2023

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Investment Opportunities in brand new property sector

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

26 October 2023

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Why Off Plan Properties provide ‘a hot strategy’ for investors

A property investment consultancy says off-plan properties “are one of the hottest strategies right now.” Redmayne Smith has analysed the advantages of...

19 October 2023

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Labour Stamp Duty Plans May Hit Overseas Investors

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

17 October 2023

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Sluggish Asking Price Rises as Housing Market Flatlines

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

17 October 2023

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Revealed - Britain’s best performing prime housing markets

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

12 October 2023

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Investors' Guide to UK Housing Market Right Now

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

10 October 2023

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Optimistic New Build Investment Potential in Near Future

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

10 October 2023

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Buy To Let - is the US better than UK?

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

10 October 2023

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House Price Discounts Hit Four Year High

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

05 October 2023

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Borrowing from Dad for investment? Call in the lawyers…

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

05 October 2023

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Top 10 Tips for Moving Overseas by International Removals Experts 1st Move International.

Moving overseas can be an exciting yet stressful endeavour. As international removals experts who have been helping people emigrate abroad for...

04 October 2023

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Capital Appreciation - look to long-term trends, not short-term

Property investors should not look to closely at current market mayhem and instead rely on long-term trends for capital appreciation. That’s the...

03 October 2023

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

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

28 September 2023

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Market Snapshot - a sentiment index on what prospective UK investors think

Every month Britain’s ‘third property portal’ - On The Market - publishes a sentiment index. This is not the usual snapshot on...

28 September 2023

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Snapshot of the UK Housing Market Right Now

One of the many monthly house price market reports comes from Home - it’s arguably lower profile than most but is...

21 September 2023

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Will Investors Be Safe Putting Money Into Areas with Bankrupt Councils?

An estate agency says property investors should not be deterred by news that Birmingham council - Europe’s largest local authority -...

19 September 2023

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High end global residential investment still ahead of pre-Covid level

Residential sales above US$10m in the 12 cities covered by the Knight Frank Global Super-Prime Intelligence Report totalled 422 in Q2...

19 September 2023

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What’s your buy-to-let worth?

As the ‘big buy-to-let’ sell off gathers momentum, we take a look ways you can guestimate the value of your rental...

14 September 2023

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Increased Floorspace Adds Thousands To Property Values

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

14 September 2023

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Investors Seeking New Builds - Which Areas Have Most Stock?

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

14 September 2023

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

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

12 September 2023

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Largest land value declines on record as economic downturn bites

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

12 September 2023

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Northern England Will Be Best Bet For Investors ‘for the foreseeable future’

The North of England is outperforming the South for both capital appreciation and rental yields.  Sourced Franchise has analysed annual changes in...

29 August 2023

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Law firm says rental supply hit as Renters Reform Bill frightens investors

Another legal firm is reporting a “significant rise” in landlords selling up ahead of the Renters Reform Bill becoming law. A blog...

24 August 2023

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What’s Happening In The UK Property Market?

Arguably the most comprehensive source of market snapshot data about the UK housing market comes from the TwentyCi consultancy. In addition to...

17 August 2023

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New Investment Potential - Converting Commercial to Resi

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

17 August 2023

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Build To Rent completions improve but starts plummet

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

17 August 2023

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Resi investment platform offers new territories to investors

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

15 August 2023

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Four new Investment zones revealed by government

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

03 August 2023

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Threat Of Tougher EPCs Now Driving Investor Behaviour

Proposed tougher energy efficiency requirements for rental properties are already influencing investor buying decisions, with a quarter acquiring higher-rated properties, research...

03 August 2023

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Buy To Let Returns Falling? New escape route for investors

Buy to let investors con siding quitting the sector because of government red tape, higher taxes and the threat of the...

03 August 2023

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

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

27 July 2023

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Substantial House Price falls present investor opportunities

The average UK house price fell only slightly in June, by around £300 compared to May with a typical property now...

13 July 2023

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Cities Coming Back! Prime regional markets buck pandemic trend

Higher interest rates mean UK prime regional house values continued to soften over the three months to the end of June. This...

13 July 2023

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Investors - Opportunity Knocks as House Prices Tumble

A prominent buying agent says nervous buyers are pre-emptively slashing asking prices before the housing market worsens. If true, this could present...

06 July 2023

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Does a Waterside Home flow into a Sound Investment?

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

06 July 2023

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Two new UK Investment Zones Revealed

Glasgow City Region and North East of Scotland will be Scotland’s Investment Zones following an agreement between the UK and Scottish...

06 July 2023

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Data reveals quickest sales in UK’s sticky housing market

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

29 June 2023

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Construction Investment - gloom in 2023, much better in 2024-5

Construction industry insight and intelligence consultancy Glenigan has produced its industry forecast for the next three years - and in a...

29 June 2023

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Capital appreciation still positive in some UK housing markets

The housing market in the UK may be challenging but some areas are bucking the trend.  A study by PropTech operator The...

22 June 2023

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Two cities revealed as ‘highest growth’ locations for next 10 years

Two cities have been identified as the UK’s highest-growth cities across multiple property sectors over the next 10 years, according to...

08 June 2023

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

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

08 June 2023

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West Midlands sets out £20 billion of investment plan

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

01 June 2023

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Revealed: The richest and poorest property markets in the UK

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

25 May 2023

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