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KEYWORD "Housing" - 100 RESULTS
New Tax Regime threatens Short Lets profits - claim

An accountancy firm is warning those using Airbnb and similar short let platforms that new tax rules mean they could lose...

13 June 2024

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New League Table of how many Bedrooms Investors Can Buy

Latest research from Savills reveals how much space £340,837, the average house price for Great Britain, can buy you across different...

13 June 2024

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Rare low-rise city centre homes portfolio comes to market

A new portfolio of 262 single-family houses located across city centres in the Midlands to market for offers in excess of...

11 June 2024

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Buy To Let Boost as many renters reconciled to not owning a home

Data sourced from millions of bank accounts reveals spending on rent and mortgages increased 6.3 per cent year-on-year in May. Barclays data...

11 June 2024

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Capital Appreciation: regional winners and losers revealed

The Halifax says the North West is the strongest performing nation or region in the UK, where house prices grew +3.8%...

11 June 2024

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Rebound! Housing market strengthens despite election uncertainty

There’s been a modest rebound in house price growth according to new figures from the Nationwide. The lender says UK house prices...

06 June 2024

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Sweat Equity - innovative investment scheme for affordable homes

A new self-build housing development in the Gower will be led and part built by the community, following a grant from...

06 June 2024

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Election 2024 - what impact on the housing market?

We’re two weeks into the election campaign and there’s an increasing volume of evidence pointing to it having only limited impact...

06 June 2024

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Cushioned private sector rents begin catching up with 'true' market levels

So Hamptons wants that in percentage terms, tenants are now facing bigger rent increases when they renew their contract rather than...

04 June 2024

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Property Investor Sentiment improving across all sectors

Lender and investor sentiment has improved compared to 12 months ago, says property consultancy Savills. The firm’s survey suggests there’s more enthusiasm...

31 May 2024

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Shock figures show Rent is more affordable than a Mortgage

A European real estate valuation service has released what it calls “a comprehensive study on housing affordability in the United Kingdom”,...

16 May 2024

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Country property market warns up as spring finally arrives

There are signs of a seasonal pick-up in activity in country house markets, but higher mortgage rates are keeping demand in...

16 May 2024

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Is Saudi Arabia a new global hotspot for property investment?

Diriyah Company has signed an exclusive partnership with Saudi Arabia Sotheby’s International Realty to broker sales for nine luxury branded residences. Baccarat...

16 May 2024

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London housing ‘ripple price effect’ outpaced by other cities - new analysis

A new analysis by online agency Yopa suggests that London has a weak ripple effect for house price growth across local...

14 May 2024

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Struggling market means capital appreciation rarely beats inflation rate

A new analysis suggests that despite a fall in inflation, the stuttering housing market means that just 56 areas of the...

10 May 2024

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Investment Potential? London resi prices tumbling fast

A new analysis of London neighbourhoods suggests some prices are falling by as much as 19% in a year.  The analysis looks...

08 May 2024

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What does scrapping Multiple Dwelling Relief mean for investors?

A real estate solicitor at Primas Law has given a detailed overview of what the abolition of Multiple Dwellings Relief means...

30 April 2024

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Global Housing Markets Pick Up

Average prices across 56 major global housing markets increased again last quarter, with average annual growth now at 3.9% across a...

23 April 2024

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How to transform property ‘hidden gems’ in your area

With analysis from property lender Together finding that, as of 2023, there are 1.55m abandoned residential homes worth £531 billion across...

18 April 2024

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A look into 2024 so far: 3 key insights for landlords

Twenty twenty-four is a pivotal year for landlords in the Private Rented Sector (PRS). It is still the Government’s aim that...

16 April 2024

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Will Labour’s Rent Control Homes hurt London’s investment market?

London Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan says he will build 6,000 “affordable” rental homes by 2030 - with their rents capped. Khan, standing...

16 April 2024

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Social Housing specialist seeks investors to solve UK housing crisis

Citygate, a UK-based social housing investment firm, and UCEA, a third-generation Single Family Office, say they’re going to help solve the...

11 April 2024

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New Builds Higher Prices drive housing market revival - claim

A property software business says its research shows that the housing market revival is driven by the premiums levied on new...

11 April 2024

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Zoopla’s Verdict on 2024 Housing Market So Far

The latest market analysis from Zoopla shows housing market activity improving by all key measures during Q1 2024. Sales activity and house...

09 April 2024

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New Build volumes plummet as councils accused of blocking

The Home Builders Federation, the developers trade body, says planning permissions for new homes continues to fall sharply. Figures for 2023 -...

03 April 2024

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Regeneration experts pledge new neighbourhood in capital city

Investors looking for the next hot location will keep an eye on a new residential neighbourhood promised by a real estate...

21 March 2024

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Insider Insight: top agent’s view of Prime London housing market

A developer once said that after a slowdown, you need no further bad news for two consecutive quarters for a recovery...

19 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Capital Appreciation boost as prices nearly back to 2022 peak

UK house prices rose for the fifth consecutive month in February, up by 0.4 per cent or £1,091 in cash terms,...

14 March 2024

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Renters Reform Bill threat to student accommodation investment

New research suggests that a majority of the British public believe the government should be doing more to support students find...

14 March 2024

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Holiday Lets Investment gets body blow from anti-landlord Budget

A legal firm says Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has effectively slashed the value of holiday homes which are sold from April 2025...

12 March 2024

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House Price Growth in Positive Territory for first time in a year

UK house prices rose by 0.7 per cent in February, says the Nationwide, after taking account of seasonal effects. This resulted in...

12 March 2024

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Commercial property attracting increased private investment worldwide - report

Knight Frank says private investors remain the most active buyers in global commercial property. In 2023 private capital invested US$338 billion globally,...

07 March 2024

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UK housing market improves but warning of obstacles to come

House prices across the UK are down just 0.5 per cent in a year as the housing market recovery continues. New data...

07 March 2024

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New Build firms slammed over quality, charges and lack of competition

The UK house building industry needs “significant intervention” from government to address planning, quality and financial problems according to the Competition...

05 March 2024

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Guidance for landlords: 5 top tips for navigating responsibilities

Landlords play a crucial role in providing safe and comfortable housing for tenants while also managing rental properties effectively. Staying informed...

01 March 2024

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Capital Appreciation - UK winners and losers over past 12 months

Average house prices rose £7,599 in Scotland last year according to analysis of the latest statistics by DJ Alexander Ltd, the...

29 February 2024

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Top UK cities for 2024 rental potential revealed by industry supplier

Aldermore has named Bristol, as the best city for landlords to invest in for 2024.  Manchester, Coventry, Brighton and London make up...

29 February 2024

From: Breaking News

What do new short let rules mean for investors?

Housing Secretary Michael Gove is changing the rules governing Airbnb-type lettings by requiring planning permission for properties let for more than...

27 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Will rents keep rising?

Typically, rents rise in line with wages - which, in turn, tend to track inflation or increase at a slightly lower...

27 February 2024

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Green Shoots appear in Prime London sales market - LonRes

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

27 February 2024

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Brownfield Land Development to be easier, pledges government

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

22 February 2024

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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

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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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

UK Property Equity Hotspots Revealed

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

07 November 2023

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Labour Stamp Duty Plans May Hit Overseas Investors

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

17 October 2023

From: Breaking News

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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