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KEYWORD "Midlands" - 100 RESULTS
Investors secure higher returns on sale of properties with good EPCs

Based on average house prices in the UK, a correlation has been found that properties with a higher Energy Performance Certificate...

29 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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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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Industrial Property investment boost - Savills highlights key region

The West Midlands industrial market is poised for continued rental growth over the next five years, according to Savills latest Big...

13 February 2024

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Regional Rental Returns - new analysis shows wide variations across England

An investment consultancy has produced new data analysing the complex regional differences between rental returns. Analysts at Invezz examined data provided by...

25 January 2024

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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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Confidence Returns To Prime Property Markets - Savills

One of the country’s highest profile high-end property consultancies says confidence is returning to prime markets after a turbulent year, with...

04 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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Investor Insight - affordability measure shows locations of best value

A new analysis by Compare My Move shows how much a 10 per cent deposit would be for an average priced...

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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Revealed - Best and Worst Residential Yields in England and Wales

New research by digital mortgage lender Molo shows where in England and Wales offers the highest and lowest rental yields.  The current...

07 November 2023

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New Market Snapshot shows yields rising across all regions

England and Wales have seen rising rental yields for the third quarter in a row, with the total yield up 1.0...

24 October 2023

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Investor Update - latest UK rental market statistics

HomeLet’s latest rental data showing that the average UK rental price has hit another all-time high of £1,276 per calendar month...

12 October 2023

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Market Snapshot - how house prices are performing in every region

All regions saw annual price falls in Q3 The Nationwide has produced regional house price indices for Q3 - the July to...

12 October 2023

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Warning: Buy To Let investors’ losses mount

New research by lending service Octane Capital reveals that the average buy to let investor has seen the money they owe...

21 September 2023

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Mixed Use Property Investments - where to find the stock

Market analysis by debt advisory firm Sirius Property Finance reveals the North East is currently England’s mixed-use property hotspot, providing opportunities...

14 September 2023

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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

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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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Revealed - the areas with Britain’s strongest tenant demand

Paragon Bank has given investors a valuable insight into where tenant demand is at its strongest in Britain. The research of 983...

29 August 2023

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Investors - where do you get your investment ideas from?

A new survey throws light on how investors get their ideas. An Opinium survey conducted for business consultancy Hargreaves Lansdown asked some...

24 August 2023

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Cornering The Market - premiums being paid for key sites

Houses on corner plots with possible potential for small-scale development are attracting a premium of around £25,000. An estate agency has searched...

24 August 2023

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Buy To Let Best Yields Identified by Investment Platform

A property investment platform has analysed rental yields to see the best returning areas for buy to let investors. Sourced Franchise analysed...

15 August 2023

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Investment Hotspot Guide for Range of Commercial Properties

Investors looking to buy into commercial property have a guiding hand from a new analysis which shows that the North West...

15 August 2023

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Huge new-build premiums may deter buy to let investors

A property investment platform’s research may throw cold water on the potential of new build properties to offer short term profits...

10 August 2023

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Yields - league table of where to find the highest

Welsh Houses in Multiple Occupation are generating the highest yields across Britain, new data has revealed. The data from buy to let...

20 July 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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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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West Midlands property market gathers momentum

The West Midlands is, from my point of view, the beating heart of England. In this industrial centre of the country,...

27 April 2023

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Profitable portfolios dip but yields remain stable - report

Rental yields and tenant demand are holding firm for landlords’ property investments, however profitability of portfolios was slightly down on the...

09 February 2023

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Rental yields up in majority of regions

Fleet Mortgages, the buy-to-let specialist lender, this week released its latest Buy-to-Let Rental Barometer covering Q4 2022 rental yields across England...

26 January 2023

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Development sites and ground rents at Bond Wolfe’s December auction

The Bond Wolfe auction on Wednesday 14 December is likely to attract a range of investors and builders across the Midlands. Colin...

15 December 2022

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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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BTR investments showing no sign of decline in the East Midlands

In this guest piece, Anna Reed, data director at EG, outlines the latest on the BTR market in the East Midlands...

26 October 2022

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Anvil Homes secures £4.2m Paragon funding package

Anvil Homes has secured a hefty £4.2 million funding package from Paragon Development Finance to support its nine-home new build development...

12 October 2022

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Legal & General Modular Homes selected for Wolverhampton residential scheme

Legal & General Modular Homes has recently been drafted by the City of Wolverhampton Council as its preferred developer from a...

28 September 2022

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Cradley Heath housing development site ready for auction

A housing development in Cradley Heath will be up for grabs on Thursday 15 September. Seller of residential, commercial and mixed-use...

31 August 2022

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Revealed - the most popular areas to bulk buy properties

New research shows that an average of £1.2 million is being spent by investors to purchase full property portfolios. These ready-made property...

26 August 2022

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Masterplan to deliver new mixed-use community in Stafford launched

The community of Stafford have been asked for their views on plans to deliver new homes, businesses, a hotel, and leisure...

26 August 2022

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BTR gathering pace outside of London, finds research

In its still relatively short lifespan, Build to Rent has been at its most prominent in London, where the majority of...

19 August 2022

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Investors – where are the UK’s best locations for regeneration?

At PIT, we have regularly focused on stories surrounding regeneration and the impact this has on investment. Very often, an area that...

17 August 2022

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St. Modwen to deliver pioneering all-electric homes on landmark scheme

As the UK has set its sights on achieving net-zero by 2050, more and more measures will need to be put in...

27 July 2022

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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

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Foreign homeowners sitting on £90.7bn worth of property

The total market value of foreign-owned homes in England and Wales currently stands at £90.7 billion, research from Benham and Reeves...

13 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

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Auction roundup – live auctions return and a landmark mansion for sale

In this week's roundup, PIT looks at the latest auction news, from a landmark auction up for sale with Strettons and Bond...

01 July 2022

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Auction roundup – do auctions still have a long way to go?

This week, Property Investor Today looks at research that suggests auctions aren’t as popular as they seem. However, the latest news from...

24 June 2022

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The Residence – major investor lays claim on new build London development

Alliance Investments, the sales arm of Property Alliance Group, has revealed its latest development – The Residence in trendy Clapham – which it says...

15 June 2022

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Chocolate block: 52 apartments on market for £3m+ next to Cadbury factory

There has been significant development of premium land next to the famous Cadbury World chocolate factory. Plans for 52 apartments have...

01 June 2022

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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

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Planning consent achieved for 235 new homes in Sleaford

Planning consent has been granted for the development of 235 new homes on land at Stump Cross Hill, southeast of London...

29 April 2022

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Buy-to-let is still lucrative despite licensing changes – claim

The current market value of houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) sits above wider market values, new research finds, suggesting that new licensing...

08 April 2022

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Time for action? Two-thirds of rental homes not green enough

With energy bills due to increase by 54% next month, research from specialist property lending experts Octane Capital has revealed that...

28 March 2022

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Auction roundup – springing into step for the end of March

As the market heats up for spring, this auction roundup features the latest lots on offer for the end of March....

25 March 2022

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New-build values soar above pre-recession levels, study shows

Two areas in the UK are still feeling the impact of the 2008 recession despite strong growth in new-build property values,...

23 March 2022

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Short lease hotspots - what are the pros and cons for investors?

The regions of England and Wales home to the least time remaining to renew when it comes to properties listed for...

09 March 2022

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BTR boom continues – new builds command 23% rental premium

New-build homes command rental premiums of as high as 41% in the current market as the Build to Rent (BTR) boom...

23 February 2022

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Levelling up could boost UK housing market by £58.7bn – claim

The government’s ambitious plans to ‘level up’ in the UK could boost the value of the nation’s property market by a...

16 February 2022

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Good news for investors – London propels PRS property availability

Research from Octane Capital has revealed which areas of the UK rental market are driving growth in rental stock availability, as...

11 February 2022

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New global property investment group launched by former SevenCapital director 

A new Midlands property investment group has been launched, targeting both investors and landlords. Set up by Andy Foote, the former SevenCapital...

10 January 2022

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Ending on a high note – homebuyer demand stood strong during Q4

Homebuyer demand in the UK remained robust for much of Q4 2021, sitting at an average of 65.6%, up by 0.9%...

05 January 2022

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New-build boom – 6.5% of Brits bought new-builds during pandemic

New-build homes account for 6.5% of pandemic property purchases, new research from Unlatch finds. The new-build sales optimisation platform looked at the...

15 December 2021

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Good news? New-build property prices premium shoot up by 10.8%

The property price premium paid by new-build buyers has increased by 10.8% in the past year – now commanding 40.2% more...

06 December 2021

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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

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HS2 – will investors in the North now miss out?

Since its announcement all the way back in 2009, HS2 is a project that has attracted controversy, derision, support, protests, high-profile...

17 November 2021

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Development roundup – ambitious BTR schemes and Henden regen underway

This development roundup focuses on build to rent and regeneration, with Kebbell expanding its Cornelian Fields development, Gresham House loan for a...

17 November 2021

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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

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New investment for suburban BTR – is it about to boom?

A wave of capital is heading for the UK’s rapidly growing suburban Build to Rent (BTR) sector, according to recent research...

05 November 2021

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City status could bring about a house price boost for Southend

A study by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent, has analysed how a move to city status could bring about a substantial...

03 November 2021

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Investors – where are building scams most common and how can you avoid them?

As a property investor, you are more than likely to require building work at some point – whether you are flipping...

01 November 2021

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Auction roundup – as we wrap up an outstanding October…

The last auction roundup of October sees superb results for iamsold, Bond Wolfe and Sutton Kersh Auctions, as well as Allsop’s...

29 October 2021

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Revealed – do homeowners take energy efficiency seriously?

A recent survey has revealed that only one in eight (13%) people in the UK admit that they seriously considered the...

20 October 2021

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Insight: Which areas promise the biggest property value increases?

Research by Share to Buy has revealed the top locations to buy houses, with the biggest increase in property value over...

18 October 2021

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Development roundup – ambitious investments and more modular homes

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

13 October 2021

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 The UK’s next property hotspots: where to invest in 2021 and beyond

New research by Select Property Group has named the top 20 UK locations property investors should look to next. According to Select’s...

06 October 2021

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Yorkshire housebuilder signs £50 million JV with Dominvs

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

01 October 2021

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Art Deco building in West Bromwich undergoes a luxurious transformation

What was once known as the West Bromwich Building Society, a 169-year-old art deco building, is now undergoing a drastic redevelopment...

01 October 2021

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Opinion - what is the future of property investing?

In this guest piece, the media team at HULT Private Capital outline what they see as the future of property investing...

27 September 2021

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

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

03 September 2021

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Development update – major UK expansion and £4m housing scheme

Taggart Homes has revealed plans for a number of new schemes across the UK, the acquisition of a home building company...

25 August 2021

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BTR roundup - record levels of investment, £500m JV and Leeds scheme

Knight Frank has announced that the UK’s Build to Rent (BTR) market received record levels of investment in the first two...

16 August 2021

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Graduate friendly cities – 10 best cities for UK graduates

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

11 August 2021

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Girl power – women rule the roost in home buying decisions

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

06 August 2021

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Update – free frameworks webinars and the Building Safety Bill

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

21 July 2021

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Billion-dollar PropTech idea? Last chance to enter as comp seeks next big thing

Company founders from the likes of Gymshark, Tinder, Zoom, Uber and Deliveroo have already turned that initial spark of an idea...

19 July 2021

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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

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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

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Auction roundup – now that the stamp duty holiday is over…

In this week’s auction roundup, Property Investor Today looks at the top auction results in the month just gone, with Allsop,...

02 July 2021

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Planning update – new homes in Ireland and a major partnership

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

16 June 2021

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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

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Development works – major schemes in the East Midlands and Bristol

A historic dye works and laundry is being transformed into contemporary new homes by developers Galliard Homes and Acorn Property Group. This month, the developers...

14 May 2021

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

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

07 May 2021

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Dev roundup – major loans and Leeds redevelopment project underway

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

26 April 2021

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

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

23 April 2021

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Modular update – Affordable housing scheme and wooden buildings

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

23 April 2021

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A new way of living - will Nottingham be the first true 15-minute city?

Since the onset of the pandemic, the concept of the 15-minute city has come to the forefront more than ever, with...

19 April 2021

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Revealed – in which UK areas has housebuilding activity thrived?

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

12 April 2021

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Birmingham’s Gun Quarter – is it the city’s latest hotspot?

One of Birmingham’s most distinctive areas, which is looking to escape from its manufacturing past and transform itself into one of...

09 April 2021

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Auction roundup – March madness sees record results across the board

Here at Property Investor Today, we take a look at the successful month of March, which saw record-breaks for Auction House...

09 April 2021

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Development roundup – new projects underway from Leicester to Leeds

A national contractor says it has made ‘significant progress’ on three residential projects based in Leicester. The schemes from Stepnell include two...

02 April 2021

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

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

31 March 2021

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