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KEYWORD "Interest Rates" - 100 RESULTS
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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First Time Buyers take advantage of slowly-reducing rates

Slowly reducing mortgage rates this year have led to first-time buyers accounting for a record 33% of all buyers across Britain...

09 April 2024

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Interest rates to hit 3% in 2025 predicts leading economic consultancy

Although economic activity has picked up since the start of the year, the outlook remains weak by historical standards according to...

05 April 2024

From: Breaking News

High proportion of property investors rely on ‘sources like us’

More than two in five UK property investors say they rely on the property and finance trade press - such as...

28 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Commercial Real Estate Investment Looking Very Positive

New retail and leisure research has revealed a boom in commercial real estate activity over 2023.  The latest report by the Local...

26 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Normal Sales and Rental Markets Are Back - new market snapshot

Home sellers’ optimism is vastly improved compared to March last year, according to the latest Asking Price Index from respected property...

21 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor Opportunity - asking prices still thousands below last spring’s peak

The average price of property coming to the market for sale rises by 1.5% (+£5,279) this month to £368,118, as the...

19 March 2024

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Big discounts for cash buyers as vendors stay desperate to sell

New research suggests investment buyers with cash can secure chunky discounts on residential properties. Octane Capital analysed house price data for both...

12 March 2024

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Megatrends set to dominate property investment in 2024 - expert panel

Four key ‘megatrends’ are set to dominate investment decisions in 2024 despite the year potentially bringing uncertainty and volatility, a property...

05 March 2024

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

Positive About Spain - the year ahead for investors and buyers

In the Spanish property podcast “La Piedra”, Sean Woolley from Cloud Nine Spain and Mark Stücklinfrom Spanish Property Insight reviewed the market to give...

29 February 2024

From: Breaking News

London Briefing - what investors should know about sales and rentals

Growing confidence in the property sales market and lower mortgage costs led to a 21 per cent increase in the number...

20 February 2024

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Huge slump in new private homes completed - new figures

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

15 February 2024

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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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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

From: Breaking News

Huge Rise in incorporation for UK buy to let investors

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

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

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

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

21 December 2023

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Global markets remain resilient as they head into 2024

House prices in the world’s major property investment centres remain robust in the face of higher debt costs, with average annual...

21 December 2023

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Changing Face of Property Investment Hotspots in 2024

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

14 December 2023

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

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

12 December 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

05 December 2023

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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

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

From: Breaking News

Wait To Invest? House prices forecast to fall in late 2023

House prices in England and Wales will fall by four per cent over the final quarter of 2023, thanks to inflation,...

02 November 2023

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Cash investors snap up prime London flats as buy to let landlords exit

Prime London markets are proving more resilient to rising interest rates than their mainstream equivalents, says high end agency Savills. Prices in...

19 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - Britain’s best performing prime housing markets

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

12 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors' Guide to UK Housing Market Right Now

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

10 October 2023

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Most property investors untroubled by interest rate or inflation woes

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

05 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Advice to BTL Investors: Fix mortgage rate as soon as possible

Buy to Let investors about to remortgage are being urged to secure a new rate as early as possible - even...

31 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Don’t Write Off Office Space As An Investment

New data from Rightmove and commercial property intelligence provider EG reveals that demand to lease office space is still higher than...

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Yields 6%-plus available in this investment hotspot - claim

A Leeds property agent is making the case for investment in his city. Neil Dawkin, director of HOP, says his firm’s investment...

27 July 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Commercial construction sector set to weather uncertainty

Having bounced back from pandemic decline, the size of the commercial building construction sector is forecast to grow further this year. Sirius...

15 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Ratings agency gives gloomy outlook on UK buy to let investment

An international ratings agency has given its verdict on investors’ prospects for the UK buy to let market - and it...

08 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Construction starts slide again as costs continue to rise

New starts on construction continued to fall during April, according to Construction industry insight experts, Glenigan. Their May edition of the Construction...

11 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Investment expert reveals trends for 2023

Following three years of seismic shifts in the property sector, the UK is moving towards a ‘new normal’ – with the...

11 May 2023

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Why investing in off-plan is a safe option

With the latest news of interest rates rising, banks closing, and the stock market plummeting, now is not a “safe” time...

20 April 2023

From: Breaking News

A surveyor’s guide to finding a profitable HMO

Investing in Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) can be a smart move for those looking for a higher return on investment...

13 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Spanish property market 2022 review and 2023 predictions

Spanish property experts Sean Woolley from Cloud Nine Spain and Mark Stücklin from Spanish Property Insight have been sharing their thoughts...

26 January 2023

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Prime London properties attract top dollar!

The capital city’s super-top-end property transactions rose by 30% last year, and that is likely to continue in 2023. Multi-millionaires and billionaires...

05 January 2023

From: Breaking News

2023 Property Market Insights From an Industry Expert!

It’s reasonable to say that the 2022 property market was unpredictable and a whirlwind (although we did make some good predictions!)....

23 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Merry PITmas and a Happy New Year

It's been another busy year in the property invesmtment world, from new developments all across the UK to new overseas schemes,...

23 December 2022

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Three strategies for investors to see great returns in 2023

The current economic environment is still uncertain, and it is likely that the alarming rising cost of living, high inflation rates,...

08 December 2022

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Build to Rent value set to hit £102bn by 2028

The value of the UK's fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) sector has risen to £56 billion, up 60% from £35 billion...

02 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - top 5 urban regeneration hotspots in 2023

Buying a property in areas actively undergoing urban regeneration can offer a good investment opportunity for purchasers looking to get onto...

23 November 2022

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Owners could see £50,000 wiped off the value of their home post-Christmas

A leading housing expert has claimed that property owners could witness the value of their homes dipping by more than £50,000...

04 November 2022

From: Breaking News

BTR boom! New analysis suggests sector could increase five-fold by 2032

Every quarter the British Property Federation (BPF) and Savills work together, along with data specialists Molior, to plot a Build to...

21 October 2022

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Analysing your property portfolio this autumn

The UK’s buy-to-let market has changed beyond recognition over the last few years and with a recession on the horizon, landlords...

29 September 2022

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Property prices - home values predicted to rise by £14,000

A new market analysis from Benham and Reeves shows that property prices remain on the incline. The lettings and estate agent...

02 September 2022

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Insight - how inflation and the cost of living impacts your investments

Inflation is at a 30-year high, having increased to 9% and experts predict that it could rise to 11% by the...

31 August 2022

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BTL searches remained buoyant in June, reveals Legal & General Mortgage Club

Buy-to-let purchase activity saw a spike in June, according to new data from Legal & General’s SmartCriteria tool, which has been...

03 August 2022

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Insight - Your Questions Answered about Mortgages in Spain

I work closely with specialist mortgage brokers to help my clients to secure mortgages in Spain because it’s such a tricky...

27 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – hot results to match the scorching weather

This week, PIT takes a look at the latest in the world of auctions. iamproperty reports a milestone result, while Auction...

15 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Castleforge - talking interest rates, BTR trends, data and rental reform

In this Q&A, we speak to Adam MacLeod, partner at Castleforge Partners, for his thoughts on data-driven investment, the latest trends...

08 July 2022

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Rental snapshot – rents climb, BTR market share rises, hotspots revealed

PIT looks at the latest trends in the UK rental market and investment strategies for buy-to-let landlords and investors. Revolution Brokers uncovers the...

06 July 2022

From: Breaking News

The rush is on to close sales before mortgage rates increase

We all know that there is uncertainty in the market at the moment and predictions are that interest rates will go...

22 June 2022

From: Breaking News

How BTR can offer attainable access to desirable lifestyles

Over the last two years, the housing market has been less than predictable. Despite the doom and gloom foreseen at the...

17 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – was May the most successful month for auctions yet?

In this week's roundup, PIT takes a look at the month just gone. Auction House saw record figures in the first five...

10 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Market slowdown – UK house price growth expected to plummet

Average house price values are set to rise by a total of 12.9% by the end of 2026, but affordability pressures...

08 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - firm delivers £10.4m cash returns to buy-to-let investors

Sequre Property Investment has announced a £10.4 million cash realisation for over 1,400 investors over the last 12 months, across its...

06 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Could the surging BTR market alleviate the UK housing crisis?

The build-to-rent market has long been characterised by providing expensive, urban flats for young adults; but 2021 was a landmark year...

06 June 2022

From: Breaking News

The ultimate guide to investing in a holiday home

With the rising cost of living and the UK’s inflation crisis creating financial uncertainty, many are looking to make more secure...

06 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – and despite rising interest rates…

This week’s mini roundup features another success story from Auction House, which says buyer demand has trumped the rising interest rates,...

29 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let sector heats up rent rises tempt landlords back to market

New analysis from Knight Frank suggests that rent rises are tempting landlords back into the market. It found that, in some cases,...

29 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors: hedge against rising inflation with property

In this guest piece, Judith Tan, head of capital markets at EstateGuru, looks at how investors can hedge their bets against...

27 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Could now be the time for your Place in the Sun?

It’s my first column for Property Investor Today and I’m grateful to the team for allowing me to share my knowledge...

08 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – soaring revenues and a time warp house for sale

It’s success galore for this week’s auction roundup, with Bond Wolfe witnessing revenue growth of over £23 million at its second...

08 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Living costs crisis is upon us, but resi property will always weather the storm

This time last year, amid frenzied activity in the residential property market in Scotland, driven by the unprecedented external factors of...

21 February 2022

From: Breaking News

London property predictions: will the market continue to grow in 2022?

The property market has weathered the COVID storm better than many sectors over the last couple of years. The crisis has...

07 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Predictions for 2022 – active auctions market, prices to rise, BTR one to watch

We’re already into the second month of 2022, but predictions on what the market could bring for the remainder of the...

02 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – from famous gym buildings to £1m farmhouses

This week is nothing but positive, with the release of Clive Emson’s diverse catalogue, impressive lots set to go under the...

28 January 2022

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Expert insight - now is a really good time to secure a mortgage in Spain

In this guest piece, Spanish real estate agent and property expert Sean Woolley shares his experience of getting a mortgage in...

24 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - four things to watch for in the UK property market in 2022

In this opinion piece, Tom Bill, head of UK residential research at Knight Frank, outlines the key things for those with a stake in...

10 January 2022

From: Breaking News

What is the top UK market trend from an Asian investment viewpoint?

Wealthy Chinese investors have long been reliable investors in the market, and have frequently looked to the UK, specifically London, as...

05 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let investment – is it worth it?

The demise of the buy-to-let market has been much predicted over recent years. Major tax changes, a 3% stamp duty surcharge, and...

01 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – where are the buy-to-let hotspots for 2022?

The number one buy-to-let (BTL) hotspot next year will be the North West, according to new findings from SevenCapital and Zoopla. The...

26 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – where is seeing the biggest rise in the value of housing stock?

New analysis carried out by Knight Frank has highlighted the areas which have seen the biggest increase in the value of...

08 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Reading – could it be the South East’s newest hotspot?

Despite being home to centuries of history, a Championship football team, a major shopping centre, a thriving tech and business scene,...

05 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – new hires, enormous sales and a Rapunzel tower

This week’s auction roundup is a mixed bag, so to speak, with Savills announcing its new head of auctions and Propertymark...

05 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Should property investors lock in interest rates now?

On Thursday (November 4), the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee will decide whether interest rates will finally increase, after the...

01 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Five finance scams that target expats...and how to avoid them

Expatriates are a prime target for scammers. And no wonder, usually being wealthier than locals, out of their comfort zone and...

09 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – and the summer sensation of auction continues…

This week, PIT takes a look at the latest unique lot available at Pugh, as well as the successful results of...

06 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – auction market set to soar despite SDLT return

This week, Property Investor Today looks at the exciting investment opportunities at the most anticipated auctions this month, and hears from...

16 July 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

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