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KEYWORD "Lettings" - 100 RESULTS
Tax Grab soars as investors pay purchase levy on properties

Property taxes in Scotland exceeded £628m over the last 12 months according to analysis of the latest statistics by a high...

09 July 2024

From: Breaking News

International lettings team aims to woo foreign investors

High end lettings agency Hamptons has launched a new international department to woo overseas investors and tenants seeking rental properties in...

09 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Why a buy to let with a tenant in situ can be a great investment

A new analysis of buy to let properties now on sale, shows that those with tenants in situ make good investments...

04 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Tax Hit coming for holiday let landlords

Looming tax changes around furnished holiday lets and the approaching holiday season are driving inquiries for tax advice from current owners...

02 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Developer launches in-house lettings division focused on investors

Property developer and investment specialist Select Property has launched Select Residential, one of the first in-house lettings businesses of its kind...

25 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Holiday Cottage Investment still paying off - new figures

Northumberland is fast becoming a very profitable hotspot in the UK to own a holiday let, according to a new report...

20 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Foxtons internal lettings data shine's spotlight on London rental market

An increase in property listings is helping to create a more normalised market which is a welcome relief to renters, landlords...

20 June 2024

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Unusual international investment location for growing agency

International real estate firm Chestertons Global has announced its expansion into a new property market - Mongolia. Chestertons will operate there through...

23 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Foxtons identifies London hotspots for 2024

The latest market insight from London's Foxtons lettings agency has revealed that so far this year, the average number of buyer...

02 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Rental stock availability up 12.1% with London seeing biggest surge

The latest research by London lettings agency Benham and Reeves has shown that rental stock availability is up 12% year on...

02 May 2024

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

New Build capital appreciation soars, according to new data

Scottish new build house average prices have soared ahead of existing homes according to analysis of the latest statistics by a...

05 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor and landlord purchases rise, despite soaring taxes

The largest lettings agency in Scotland says purchases by landlords and other investor buyers in that country have risen sharply despite...

28 March 2024

From: Breaking News

London’s struggling prime market offers opportunities for investors

The prime London sales market recorded both price and transaction falls in February, while in lettings, rental growth increased slightly and...

26 March 2024

From: Breaking News

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

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

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

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

From: Breaking News

Investment boost for Build To Rent in major UK cities

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

08 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Investors Warned - rising prime London lettings supply hits rental growth

Data from London property data consultancy LonRes suggests supply in prime areas of the capital is improving and so rental growth...

30 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

Buy To Let Investments - challenges and trends for 2024

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

16 January 2024

From: Breaking News

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

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

05 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let investor confidence soars across range of metrics

Landlord confidence has rebounded strongly in recent months according to a survey by a leading buy to let-focussed bank. All aspects of...

30 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - where investors buy additional homes to grab higher yields

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

16 November 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Buy To Let’s Low Yields - is it worth it?

New research from lettings agency Benham and Reeves has shown that while net rental yields have increased over the last year,...

26 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors In London Property Buoyed By Better Returns

A leading lettings agency and property consultancy has revealed that it anticipates stronger-than-expected rental growth this year and next in prime...

19 October 2023

From: Breaking News

How To Maximise Income From Short Lets

A property investor has launched a new platform to share information for investors and other players in the short-term rentals industry. Holiday...

19 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors’ Guide - how to recognise and optimise yields

Here Richard O’Neill - managing director of lettings at Romans Estate Agents - advises investors how to recognise and optimise yield for...

07 September 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

31 August 2023

From: Breaking News

London Residential Investment Market - latest snapshot

New figures from London-focussed lettings agency Foxtons show that average weekly rent in July 2023 was 12 per cent higher than...

22 August 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

06 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Eco-Measures For Investment Properties - do they pay?

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

22 June 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

15 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlord Profitability Plummets to Lowest Level since 2007

Landlord investors’ net profits fell below 4.0 per cent in Q1 2023, marking a dramatic shift in finances for mortgaged buy...

15 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Singapore nationals help to drive UK property market activity

New research by Benham and Reeves, highlights that a supporting cast from Singapore is helping to drive UK market activity. The bonus of the...

02 November 2022

From: Breaking News

BTR - Native Group growth, BTR taskforce and Investec loan for Rugby scheme

Native Group has announced the creation of Native Residential as a new business entity, as well as announcing a range of promotions and new...

12 October 2022

From: Breaking News

What does Liz Truss mean for the prime London property market?

As the idea of a new prime minister takes effect, how the government tackles the economic challenges facing the country remains...

16 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Private rented sector not reason for fewer Scottish homeowners

The private rented sector (PRS) has been under the looking glass for the past few weeks, yet the PRS is not...

14 September 2022

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – in-person sales return in a successful month ahead

Here at PIT, we’re kicking off the month of May with some good news for in-person auctions. Meanwhile, agents witnessed another...

06 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Aspiring holiday let landlords – top tips from a lending expert

With new research finding over 10 million UK adults are considering becoming a holiday let landlord and the volume and total...

20 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Impact of easing Covid restrictions for the Scottish rental market

Some of the more onerous restrictions which were imposed on landlords in Scotland in the first dark days of the pandemic were rescinded...

20 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Prime London homes remain discounted, but the figures start to drop

London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves, claim that although prime London properties are subject to discounts, this discount is starting...

15 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Amy Gibson, General Manager at Walton Robinson

Who are you and what does it say on your business card? Amy Gibson, General Manager. How has your company had to adapt...

14 April 2022

From: 60 Second Interview

Four times higher! Overseas investors confessing to tax evasion quadruple in a year

The number of overseas investors confessing to tax evasion in the UK has more than quadrupled to 338 this year from...

13 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Why Stockport Shouldn’t be Overlooked as an Up-and-Coming Property Investment Hotspot

For many years, Manchester has been the number one location for buy-to-let investors in the UK. A young, professional population, strong...

12 April 2022

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Chris Holland - Director of Sales and Lettings at the Heaton Group

Who are you? Chris Holland What does it say on your business card? Director of Sales and Lettings What is Heaton Group? Heaton Group are a...

06 April 2022

From: 60 Second Interview

Tips to lower costs for holiday homeowners amid cost-of-living crisis

We’re currently in a cost-of-living crisis. Living costs are rising at their fastest rate in 30 years; a typical domestic energy bill will...

11 March 2022

From: Breaking News

How landlord buying habits are changing to reach EPC targets

Possible changes to energy performance certificate (EPC) targets are likely to have a dramatic effect on landlord property purchasing habits. This is...

07 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors rejoice – capital appreciation boost sees £16k in BTL returns

Research by Rentd has revealed that, despite the government’s best efforts, the return on a buy-to-let (BTL) purchase currently sits at...

04 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Giles Atkinson, Director of Atkinson McLeod

Who are you and what does it say on your business card? My name is Giles Atkinson and I’m one part of...

03 March 2022

From: 60 Second Interview

Hats off to Luton – how this airport town is taking off

Santhosh Gowda, chairman of property developer Strawberry Star, outlines in this guest piece why Luton is really going places and should...

24 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Will 2022 be a better year for the Scottish property market?

Despite the rollercoaster of 2021, the Scottish property market has had a stronger period of growth than many would have expected...

22 December 2021

From: Breaking News

‘Dodgy landlords’ likely to ruin COP26 agreement – claim

A lettings expert and tenant’s rights campaigner has warned that any progress on climate change as a result of the COP26...

08 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Leeds agent launches 300 new properties as rental market soars

Leeds is witnessing a ‘frenzied’ rental market, with students reserving homes for next summer on the back of virtual viewings and...

08 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Super savings – London buyers saved more than £1bn during stamp duty break

London homebuyers managed to save over £1 billion since the stamp duty holiday first launched in July 2020. The latest analysis by...

26 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Commercial to resi – boom continues across the country

We recently ran a series on the commercial to residential trend sweeping across Britain in these post-Covid times, driven by offices,...

17 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Daniel James McGowran MNAEA - Owner of Daniel James Residential

Who are you? Daniel James McGowran MNAEA, originally from London, now living in Shropshire. What does it say on your business card? “Love...

16 November 2021

From: 60 Second Interview

Development roundup – sustainable homes are at the forefront

This development roundup focuses on building sustainable homes, with Beech Holdings regenerating a former office into 43 eco-friendly apartments, a £10...

10 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Rental market rumble – London tenant applications double

Tenant demand appears to have returned to the capital’s rental market as the pandemic freeze continues to thaw. Analysis from London estate...

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

Black History Month – Q&A with Property Cohort's Roland John

In the final instalment of our Black History Month investor special, we speak to Roland John, co-founder of property information platform,...

29 October 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR – international students, co-living highs and new Wolves scheme

This BTR roundup features an insight into the UK PBSA sector, good news for the London co-living market, and a brand-new...

25 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

Rents on the rise – UK rental demand increase by 10% in Q3

Estate and lettings agent Barrows and Forrester recently explored the rental demand across the nation during the third quarter of the...

06 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Seaside Shortage – tenant competition rises as interest outweighs availability

Seaside living is at the top of many tenants’ wishlists, that is according to Rightmove. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic,...

20 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - why China's new data protection law matters to the UK property sector

Last month, the Chinese government passed the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL), which comes into effect from November 1 2021. While,...

20 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Foreign buyer return could boost London house prices by £134k

A return of foreign buyer demand could increase property values by £134,000 in some areas of the capital according to the latest...

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

On the right track - DLR only line to buck the Underground's rental decline

New research by London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves, reveals that all but one line on the London Underground has...

06 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycations post-Covid: travel industry guide for second homeowners

Harry Roberts, managing director at My Favourite Cottages, shares a guide for second homeowners on how to navigate the UK travel industry post Covid-19,...

01 September 2021

From: Breaking News

£7,000-per month let – expensive Edinburgh property takes one day to let

DJ Alexander, a lettings firm based in Scotland, recently claimed that the level of interest and activity in the rental market...

25 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

Co-living boom - lets rise by over a third in post-lockdown period

Fresh data from one of London’s largest co-living operators has revealed the positive impact of lockdown restrictions lifting on tenant sentiment...

16 August 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

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

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

Portugal – the key to good property management and a Golden Visa rush

Despite still being on the amber list after the UK government’s most recent review of its controversial traffic light system, Portugal...

30 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Can I use my holiday let investment as a holiday home for my family too?

In this article, building society The Cumberland - specialists when it comes to holiday let lending - offer expert input on...

25 June 2021

From: Breaking News

‘Landmark’ BTR scheme launched in North Acton-Park Royal regen zone

One of London’s leading independent estate agencies has launched NWX Residences, a landmark Build to Rent (BTR) scheme developed in partnership...

25 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Letting homes in Portugal - what do investors need to know? 

Despite Portugal being removed from the UK’s green list on Tuesday, this is unlikely to diminish the desire for a holiday...

11 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight: what you need to know about applying for a holiday let mortgage

Has the post-lockdown staycation boom inspired you to invest in a holiday let property?  Here, Grant Seaton, senior business lending manager...

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

Cladding claim - developers could face tax on profits as high as £50m

The UK’s 10 biggest developers could each face a potential average tax bill of £25 million per year if the government...

28 May 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR – thriving cities, new hires and BTR awareness week

Newcastle, Leeds, Birmingham and Manchester have seen the largest year-on-year rental increase across the Build to Rent (BTR) sector, the latest...

24 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Leading BTR brand launches 'bold and alternative' new scheme

Quintain Living – formerly known as Tipi and one of the best-known brands in the fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) space...

24 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Crossrail boom – house price premium climbs to 17% as testing begins

The latest research by London lettings and estate agent Benham and Reeves has revealed that house prices surrounding Crossrail stations are...

21 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - these cities will continue to attract investors post-Covid-19

In recent times, regional property markets have seen a significant increase in investor interest. This upwards trajectory has been historically driven...

12 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation boom could be taxing for investors, says wealth specialists

Furnished holiday lets offer tax breaks, but owners need to tread carefully, Handelsbanken Wealth Management (HWM) has warned. Soaring demand for holiday...

23 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Prime London update: sales activity soars as rental values decline

The number of sales transactions in the Prime Central London (PCL) market recorded in March was the highest since March 2016,...

19 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Good news – overseas investors are still coming to the UK in droves

Despite the ongoing implications of Brexit and, more recently, the pandemic, the number of overseas landlords owning property in the UK...

07 April 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

Volume of properties falls nearly 22% across UK - study

The average volume of properties advertised on the market has fallen by nearly 22% since it hit a peak in November, according...

24 March 2021

From: Breaking News

David Alexander is joint Chief Executive Officer of property lettings firm apropos

Many landlords and property investors will have watched the Chancellor’s budget with a feeling of trepidation. There had been hints of...

12 March 2021

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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

Revealed – how are property investors feeling about CGT?

Buy-to-let landlords and investors are anxiously anticipating the planned hike to Capital Gains Tax (CGT), which would drastically increase the amount...

22 February 2021

From: Breaking News

flatfair and Spike Global join to enhance BTR experience at Apo

flatfair, the rental payments technology firm, has partnered with PropTech company Spike Global to further streamline the rental experience of tenants...

17 February 2021

From: Breaking News

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