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KEYWORD "NAB" - 371 RESULTS
Will Covid-19 actually increase the demand for co-living?

A niche, but much-discussed, sub-sector of the rental market, co-living has never really taken off in the UK in the way...

03 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Surrey site acquired for £90m retirement-led mixed-use scheme

A retirement village expert has acquired a site in the heart of West Byfleet in Surrey, with plans for a ‘new...

03 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Portugal investment – Finnish group commits €30 million to scheme

Ombria Resort – a ‘world-leading luxury real estate development in the heart of the Algarve’ – recently announced that Pontos Group,...

29 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Philippines – does it make for the perfect post-pandemic investment location?

It’s not a name that immediately springs to mind as a property investment destination, but the Philippines – the small collection...

26 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Covid-19 impact – will it lead to a rise in retail to resi conversions?

One of the biggest debates as we ease out of lockdown and come to terms with the new normal has revolved...

26 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed - how will the construction industry recover from the current crisis?

The coronavirus pandemic has affected all parts of the property investment market in recent months, but it has brought particular uncertainty...

24 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Legal & General announces first later living scheme in London

Legal & General’s increasing focus on the later living sector has continued apace, with the financial services firm recently announcing its...

22 June 2020

From: Breaking News

How the property industry must evolve to be fit for the future

The UK property sector has been hit with the full force of coronavirus, but while it has certainly packed a punch,...

22 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Housing beyond lockdown: how can we create a positive legacy?

The last 12 or so weeks have been rather nerve-wracking for the property sector. The lockdown has raised many questions, from...

19 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Crowdfunding platform releases app to help investors post-Covid-19

A Dutch company has released an app that allows investors across the globe to access real estate investments, as Covid-19 continues...

17 June 2020

From: Breaking News

European student accommodation remains attractive post-Covid-19

While Covid-19 continues to affect us all in differing ways, many countries in Central and Eastern Europe are tentatively lifting lockdown...

17 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Investment after lockdown - are investors seeking new BTLs?

The property market in England is beginning to reopen, with the government green-lighting its restart on May 13, but are investors...

15 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Will modular housing and self-build homes thrive post-pandemic?

Two of the biggest emerging trends pre-pandemic, from a housebuilding and investment perspective, were the rise of modern methods of construction...

15 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Back to work – how is the London property market faring?

On May 13, the property market in all parts of England was given the go-ahead to reopen. Since then, there has...

15 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Extension to eviction ban – three things landlords need to know

Earlier this month, the government confirmed that its ban on evictions due to the coronavirus pandemic is to be extended for...

12 June 2020

From: Sponsored Content

Q&A - do resort developments remain relevant post-Covid-19?

The coronavirus pandemic, with all of its restrictions on travel and movement, has unsurprisingly had an impact on the construction of...

10 June 2020

From: Breaking News

PCL witnesses large lockdown price drops, but market is recovering

Knight Frank’s latest PCL (Prime Central London) index reveals that average prices in this market declined by 2.1% in April, the...

08 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Housing minister caught up in ‘bias’ development row

In a potential scandal that has rather gone under the radar thanks to the ongoing fallout from the Dominic Cummings affair,...

03 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Professional property buying in a post-Covid-19 climate – how should you do it?

With lockdown measures starting to be eased, and the possible move to step 2 of the three-step plan from June 1,...

27 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A – why should investors be considering tertiary towns?

With lockdown starting to ease, investors across the country will be considering their next steps and where might represent the best...

25 May 2020

From: Breaking News

The world has changed – what next for Build to Rent?

Covid-19 is a generational event that will impact the way people live, work and behave long after the pandemic has been...

22 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: modern tech allows modular housing firm to continue working

A modular housing developer has safely completed a housing development in Leeds and continues to work on six other sites across...

22 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Trade body launches five-point plan to save short-term lets sector

The UK Short Term Accommodation Association (STAA) has launched a five-point plan outlining how the government can help the sector recover...

20 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Covid 19 impact – how are developments changing to adapt to the new normal?

With the dawning realisation that there will be a long-term legacy to the way we live our lives post-Covid-19, a leading...

20 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - how has the prime property market coped with lockdown?

While England slowly starts to emerge from lockdown under the UK government’s three-point plan (the devolved administrations are taking a slightly...

18 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Easing traveller anxiety and rebuilding trust in short-lets

It's been abundantly clear in recent months that the coronavirus pandemic - which has caused such drastic restrictions on travel, tourism...

15 May 2020

From: Breaking News

A timeline – how has coronavirus impacted the Scottish property market?

Scotland, alongside Wales and Northern Ireland, is using its devolved powers to take a different course from the UK government by...

13 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Luxury French property sells digitally during coronavirus outbreak

A luxury property developer has revealed how it has adapted to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic by using technology to complete deals,...

13 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Discounts for NHS workers! Developers offer gesture to key staff

To do their bit during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, two housebuilders are offering discounts on their developments for key workers. Below, we...

11 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Covid-19: how has the HMO sector coped with the pandemic so far?

Welcome to this special, VE Bank Holiday (and lockdown), edition of Property Investor Today. We hope all our readers are having...

08 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - could alternative property investment thrive post-Covid?

As is always the case in times of crisis, people are asking what might follow, what industries might thrive as normal...

08 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Good deeds – NHS Homes scheme praised and hospital charity appeal launched

One of the few positive things to emerge from this crisis has been the greater sense of community across the whole...

06 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Short-term lets body welcomes new members, despite sector turmoil

The trade body representing the short-term rental sector has announced 14 new members to its ranks at a time when the...

01 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Covid-19 – why future developments must prioritise green space

Local plans across the country for new housing developments and schemes must prioritise access to green space for the long-term benefit...

01 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Development: former Gosforth hospital to be converted into luxury homes

Lok Developments, part of Newcastle-based property, construction and development firm Morton Group, has completed a £17million refinancing deal for its luxury...

29 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed - the best performing PRS assets and how to find them

The whole world is currently dealing with the challenge of Covid-19. Huge government support is being promised on a scale even...

24 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Could sustainable, mobile ‘Tiny Houses’ be the future?

In an effort to tackle the climate crisis, new environmentally-friendly ‘Tiny Houses’ for extra flexibility and modern greener living have been...

24 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Green property – Legal & General boosts eco credentials with tech tie-up

One of the biggest players in the burgeoning Build to Rent market has announced that it has taken a 36% stake...

22 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Historic Bristol factory set to be transformed into new homes

The historic dye works and laundry factory in the Bristol neighbourhood of St. Werburghs is being converted into contemporary new homes...

22 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Overseas roundup – continued activity in Cyprus and rising prices in Portugal

A leading Cypriot developer says it is still receiving daily enquires from Britain despite the Covid-19 crisis putting a temporary freeze...

20 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Coronavirus impact – how is the short-lets market fighting back against Covid-19?

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has had a particularly stark effect on the short-term rental market, given its reliance on travel, business,...

20 April 2020

From: Breaking News

How is the Scottish property market coping with Covid-19?

Covid-19 has had a significant impact on the nation, and undoubtedly the property market, with people remaining indoors until normalcy is...

15 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - what does Greece offer investors that other hotspots don't?

Like everyone else, it's a difficult time for investors in terms of planning ahead and finding out where the safe havens...

15 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Merilee Karr, Chair of the STAA – how will short-lets bounce back?

The coronavirus pandemic has put all aspects of normal life on hold for the time being, and has affected each and...

10 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup: Auctioneers remain positive, yet cautious

In this week’s auction roundup, we look at SDL Auctions’ success at its 100th Derby auction, Bond Wolfe’s cancellations of its...

10 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Coronavirus causing an upturn in ‘situation tenancies’, says Aston Chase

A luxury London estate and lettings agency says it is concerned to see a noticeable rise in ‘situation tenancies’, a specific type...

08 April 2020

From: Breaking News

How is the coronavirus affecting British buyers and sellers in Spain?

The coronavirus pandemic hasn't just affected the UK's domestic property market, it's also badly affected overseas investment, too, especially in countries...

06 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Coronavirus crisis – how is the property investment market coping?

The coronavirus crisis has affected the property investment market in many ways, from cancelled short-lets bookings and people worried about the future...

06 April 2020

From: Breaking News

New cloud-based operational management platform launched

Residential property consultancy Ringley has launched a new operational management platform for property owners to monetise services and spaces within their...

06 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Overseas property – why should investors be considering the eastern Algarve?

The coronavirus pandemic currently has us all in lockdown and getting used to a new world of social distancing, self-isolating, remote...

03 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Doing things differently – companies offer virtual viewings during the crisis  

The coronavirus crisis has shut down most aspects of normal life, but with us all being told to stay at home...

01 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Eco property - do all options need to be on the table for green developments?

One of the very few silver linings of the current coronavirus pandemic has been the seemingly positive impact lockdowns across the...

27 March 2020

From: Breaking News

More kind gestures – PRS companies offer goodwill in time of crisis

In this period of crisis, we have seen many examples of acts of kindness and companies seeking to help other companies...

27 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Eutopia gets the go-ahead on former Network Rail site in Exeter

Eutopia Homes, a developer specialising in mid-market homes for rent and for sale, has secured planning permission for a new sustainable...

23 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Coronavirus and the short-lets market – trade body calls for sector to be protected

Merilee Karr, chair of the UK Short Term Accommodation Association and chief executive of UnderTheDoormat, has penned an open letter to...

23 March 2020

From: Breaking News

New luxury retirement village comes to Hampshire

A brand new retirement village has opened for sale in Hampshire with a special open house over the weekend marking the...

20 March 2020

From: Breaking News

New dance-inspired show home and FTB apartments launched in Battersea

Developer Avanton has launched a new dance-inspired show home and first-time buyer apartments at Coda in Battersea. The £260 million (GDV) mixed-use...

18 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Property insight - should investors be considering Catford?

In our 10-part London regeneration series last year, there was a big focus on areas south of the river, but most of these...

16 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Green news – developer rescues eco-scheme and Bristol the UK's greenest city

Developer Southern Grove has rescued out of receivership a site that was supposed to host the world’s most sustainable residential tower. The...

16 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Five-star luxury homes to be delivered in France’s largest wine region

The first phase of LUX* La Baraquette, the new waterfront resort in the port town of Marseillan by luxury developer Propriétés...

13 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Investment strategy – is surface water the biggest flood risk?

February 2020 was the wettest ever recorded in Britain, with Atlantic Storms Ciara and Dennis depositing vast amounts of rainfall across...

13 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Landmark Moda Living BTR development in Hove gets the go-ahead

The green light has been given for Moda Living’s ‘landmark’ £260 million Build to Rent neighbourhood in Hove.   Moda Living, which...

11 March 2020

From: Breaking News

More green solutions – Movebubble announces new eco-friendly partnership

Rental platform Movebubble has unveiled a new long-term partnership with ‘sustainable property developer’ EcoWorld. As a result of the tie-up, it will...

11 March 2020

From: Breaking News

International Women’s Day: Raising the roof for women in construction

International Women’s Day has become a diary-date for many organisations to celebrate the women that play a part in helping to...

09 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Sadiq Khan makes rent controls a key part of his pitch for re-election

The thorny issue of rent controls has reared its head again as the campaigns for the London mayoral election 2020 start...

06 March 2020

From: Breaking News

The eco-friendly revolution – how is the property industry going green?

We’ve previously reported on everything from sustainable living developments to eco-villages, and recently covered a major trade body’s call for the...

06 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Demand for rental properties heightens sealed bidding in PCL

Growing demand and a shrinking supply of rental properties in prime central London (PCL) has led to a 50% increase in...

06 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Airbnb manager enters administration – where did it go wrong for Hostmaker?

Hostmaker, the London-based short-let property management company, has entered administration, just a week after speculation of its possible insolvency was revealed in the Sunday...

04 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Stable market promises sound investment opportunities in Mallorca

The Balearic Islands remain a ‘safe haven’ for property investments, with the overall volume of transactions on the market levelling out...

26 February 2020

From: Breaking News

BTR update – Moda Living prepares for major new Birmingham project

The UK’s second city could see its Build to Rent (BTR) portfolio grow further after plans were announced for a new...

21 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Major trade body calls for Chancellor to make housing greener

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), one of the biggest and most influential trade bodies in the UK, has called...

21 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - talking modular housing, sustainability and the self-build boom

With the number of major modular housing providers in the UK increasing, and calls getting ever-louder for more modern methods of...

19 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Algarve update – sustainable development to put Portugal on the map

Ombria Resort, the newest luxury resort and real estate development in the heart of the Algarve, has announced the launch of...

19 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Regen: new homes in Bournemouth and conversions in Kilmarnock

Across the country, new developments continue to pop up everywhere you look – from the south coast of England to the...

12 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Investment insight: where to invest new, but bigger

With 93% of all new build transactions in London in the last year attributed to the purchase of flats, Stone Real...

10 February 2020

From: Breaking News

The ‘QVC’ equivalent of the auction world introduced by auction firm

Connect UK Auctions – the property and land auctioneers who cover London and the Home Counties – insists it has tailored...

07 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Why co-living is the future of urban living

While more people come into the world every day, the size of the earth remains exactly the same. Today, 55% of...

05 February 2020

From: Breaking News

First Build to Rent scheme at MediaCityUK opens to residents

Duet, MediaCityUK’s first Build to Rent scheme, has opened its doors – providing a luxury development of 270 residential apartments. The new...

03 February 2020

From: Breaking News

New £165 million development in Birmingham gets the go-ahead

Galliard and Apsley have been given the green light from Birmingham City Council for a new £165 million scheme. The joint venture...

03 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Homebuilder installs first modular homes in Stoke-on-Trent

Modern homebuilder St. Modwen Homes has installed two new modular properties at its Victoria Park development in Stoke-on-Trent. The installation of the...

31 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Tomorrow’s property – could these be the investment homes of the future?

The start of a new decade is a rich time for grand predictions to be made about how our homes will...

27 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Airbnb manager undergoes rebrand to become Houst

Airsorted, the London-based professional hosting company, has revealed its new brand identity: Houst, which it says marks a significant step in...

27 January 2020

From: Breaking News

2020: The drive towards more tenant-friendly regulation

The past decade has seen many companies that converge property portfolios, hospitality and travel benefit from an unprecedented pace of growth. Landlords...

22 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Women in Property Investment – “believe in what you are building”

Welcome back to Women in Property Investment (or WIPI), where we focus on inspiring women who are making their mark in...

17 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Development update: new homes in Stafford and Barking

In our latest development round-up, we zone in on projects in Staffordshire and Barking. A Worcestershire-based developer has won planning permission for...

17 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight: what does the crackdown on Airbnb involve?

On Monday, we looked at why landlords and investors were being warned off holidays lettings amid an Airbnb crackdown in Scotland...

15 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Octopus Real Estate completes refinance of huge Bedfordshire residential site

Octopus Real Estate, working alongside Cardiff-based brokerage Pure Commercial Finance, has completed the £28.3 million refinancing of UK Regeneration’s 970-acre development...

15 January 2020

From: Breaking News

The top buy-to-let property hotspots for 2020 – where can they be found?

New data from AI-powered property investment portal oneandonlypro.com has revealed that the North of England is the best place to nab...

10 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A – what are the differences between UK Build to Rent and US Multifamily?

With Build to Rent the private rented sector’s fastest-growing marketplace, and a major consideration for an increasing number of institutional investors...

08 January 2020

From: Breaking News

How are the Bristol and Portsmouth property markets performing?

While Bristol and Portsmouth might seem like two very disparate locations to focus on, NEXA Properties has offices in both –...

08 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A  - will the built environment ever be completely digital?

To kick off the new year, we conduct a Q&A with Tzvete Doncheva, who looks after the PR and ecosystem building at Round...

06 January 2020

From: Breaking News

The rise of retirement living - Audley Group announces international expansion

Audley Group, one the UK’s leading providers of luxury retirement villages, has revealed that it has signed a new joint venture...

03 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Merging sustainability and luxury – Six Senses set to launch first Alps resort

A new resort in the Austrian Alps, bringing together the principles of sustainability and well-being together with ultimate luxury, is set...

23 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Investing abroad – what could the investment trends be for 2020?

What happens in Quinta do Lago – a gated community and golf resort in Almancil, and one of the Algarve’s most...

18 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Retirement living market offers the best investment, says leading developer

With Brexit and political uncertainty slowing the market, housing with care is fast becoming a significant opportunity for developers and investors....

18 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Landlords: here’s how to research your next property investment

Whether you’re a first-time landlord or a seasoned investor, finding the right buy-to-let investment is far from simple. With many factors to...

17 December 2019

From: Sponsored Content

Sustainable homes in action – why housing is going green

With sustainability and green issues becoming popular buzzwords in 2019, driven by an increasing awareness of the climate crisis, the school...

16 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Stamp duty - what are the ways to save on this controversial tax?

With the Conservative Party winning a big majority in last week's general election, it will be expected to honour its manifesto pledge...

16 December 2019

From: Breaking News

New riverside office development in the works for Nine Elms

Property developer Ballymore has been granted planning permission for a new 13-storey riverside office building at its landmark development, Embassy Gardens. The...

04 December 2019

From: Breaking News

London house prices bounce back for the first time in three years

UK city house price growth has picked up by 2.9%, underpinned by a 1% increase in London house prices, according to...

02 December 2019

From: Breaking News

How can technology in the property sector increase homes built and sold?

The UK population is growing by more than 500,000 people each year, yet only about half the homes needed are built...

02 December 2019

From: Breaking News

London regeneration – will Meridian Water be a game-changer?

In the penultimate part of this ongoing series on the capital’s regeneration hotspots, Property Investor Today explores one of North London’s...

27 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Rent platform to revolutionise deposit insurance claims with new partnership

London-based Insurtech start-up Canopy has announced a partnership with 360Globalnet, the next-generation of no-code online digital claim and risk assessment technology.  The...

25 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Women in Property Investment: Leading the short-let market boom

Welcome back to our Women in Property Investment series, where we focus on women who are breaking down barriers in the...

22 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Modular housebuilder launches DIY house design app

Built & Spaces has launched its own software which it claims can turn a customer’s dream into a fully constructed house...

22 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Nearly half of aspiring homeowners are prepared to rent for life

Despite many people aspiring to own a home, just under half (45%) think they never will, according to Fidelity International’s latest...

20 November 2019

From: Breaking News

The later living sector - an opportunity for investors?

In recent weeks we have featured articles on the investment potential of retirement living and care homes. Here, Alex Pelopidas - partner at...

18 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Airbnb manager hits £1bn milestone – is the short-lets market now unstoppable?

GuestReady Group, a leading short-term let and Airbnb property manager, announced this week that it has passed the milestone of $1billion...

15 November 2019

From: Breaking News

London regeneration: what is the Canada Water Masterplan?

In the latest part of our series on London’s regeneration hotspots, Property Investor Today finds out more about the dramatic plans...

13 November 2019

From: Breaking News

World’s tallest modular resi building nears completion – is it a game-changer?

Croydon, a part of South London which has given birth to world-famous models, musicians and artists including Kate Moss, Stormzy and...

06 November 2019

From: Breaking News

SLS to provide low-cost solution for leaseholders and freeholders

Leaseholders faced with the declining value of their shortening leases can now use a new service from estate agents Stanley Chelsea...

04 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Is co-living about to become a thing in Europe?

Increasing institutional investment and rising demand for flexible, alternative living space amongst Europe’s growing populations is helping to create a bright...

01 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Why are more landlords looking to remortgage?

As a landlord, it helps to understand current trends in the private rented sector and how you can maintain your buy-to-let...

31 October 2019

From: Sponsored Content

London regeneration: take me down to the Old Kent Road

Property Investor Today recently went to visit Old Kent Road, the ancient thoroughfare subject to a planned £10 billion regeneration. It’s...

30 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Transformation of former paper mill in Fife gets the go-ahead

Developers in Scotland have claimed that a £250 million development for the former Tullis Russell paper factory in Fife can transform...

28 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Benedict’s Gate student residence opens show room

Alumnno and Fresh Student Living are launching the first show room at their Benedict’s Gate student residence. Contractors HG Construction is making...

28 October 2019

From: Breaking News

The affordable residential potential of warehouse conversions

London’s property landscape is forever shifting, both figuratively and literally. From terrace houses to high-rises, property developers have always sought out...

28 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Surge in electricity theft for drug cultivation

Police investigations into electricity theft are 13% higher this year than in 2018, according to Direct Line for Business. The insurance company...

23 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Are modular homes the solution to the worldwide housing crisis?

With stories of housing crises crossing borders and seas, politicians, policymakers, architects, developers and housebuilders from across the world have been...

18 October 2019

From: Breaking News

London regeneration - Royal Docks: the East End’s latest hotspot?

Property Investor Today recently visited the Royal Docks to witness first-hand its dramatic facelift. One of London’s most successful regeneration projects of...

16 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Overseas properties – what’s hot and where?

Jana Korpova-Harris, director at the Luxury Property Show, which returns to Olympia London on October 31 and November 1, offers her...

16 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Moving home? Here’s your guide to property jargon

Moving home? Here’s your guide to property jargon When it comes to buying, selling, letting or renting a property, you will likely...

08 October 2019

From: Sponsored Content

PBSA growth: another student development for Alumno Group in Norwich

A funding agreement has been reached between Alumno Group and Curlew Capital on the former’s new student accommodation development at Benedict’s...

07 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Mortgage fraud rises as people underestimate its consequences

Following on from our recent article about the average property scam costing victims more than £107,000, fresh research from fraud prevention...

27 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Project Etopia receives significant investment from Reuben Brothers

The modular house-building and off-site construction industry recently received a major endorsement when it was revealed that the Reuben Brothers have...

25 September 2019

From: Breaking News

What does France’s property market currently look like?

Global property consultancy Knight Frank recently launched its Prime France Report, which revealed that British buyers now account for one in...

23 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Tower property sale reached new heights at auction

A disused water tower near Stevenage was the subject of a bidding war at Clive Emson Land and Property Auctioneers’ biggest...

23 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Eco-villages – will they soon be mainstream?

Property Investor Today was recently invited along to the 150th anniversary celebrations of renowned constructor Sir Robert McAlpine, where we met...

20 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Green shoots of recovery in London despite Brexit

Soaring rents are tempting investors back into the capital's lettings market, according to September’s Home.co.uk Asking Price Index. A revitalisation of the...

18 September 2019

From: Breaking News

London regeneration: Old Oak Common, a scheme in trouble?

In the fourth part of this series, Property Investor Today explores the regeneration works at Old Oak Common – a key...

11 September 2019

From: Breaking News

What is the average cost and size of London homes by borough?

New research has revealed the average size of homes by London borough, as well as how much space costs per square...

11 September 2019

From: Breaking News

PropTech startup Residently raises £7m to develop global brand

Residently, the London-based rental platform, has secured £7 million in seed investment to help fund its growth in London and New...

04 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Could a Norway-style sustainable living model be the future?

With climate change, global warming and environmental issues at the top of the news agenda, all industries are looking for ways...

02 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Why is the Modern Method of Auction one of property’s fastest-growing sectors?

The Modern Method of Auction (MMA) has become one of the fastest-growing sectors in property, according to online auction service LetsBid...

02 September 2019

From: Breaking News

London’s next door neighbour effect – is it reversing?

Looking back to four or five years ago when Prime Central London property prices were booming, it became commonplace to buy...

28 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Is fractional ownership and tokenization the future for property investment?

Property Investor Today has covered the work of Smartlands - the first regulated blockchain-based crowdfunding company in the UK, and the...

21 August 2019

From: Breaking News

London regeneration – the transformation of the capital’s final industrial quarter

Following our piece on the ongoing works at Battersea Power Station and its environs, Property Investor Today this time explores the...

14 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Department store in Reading set to be transformed into luxury apartments

Jacksons, a once renowned department store in the heart of Reading town centre, is undergoing a major renovation that will see...

09 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Are fully-affordable towers really the future for London?

Following the recent turning in for planning approval of Ealing’s first 100% affordable residential tower, the Mayor of London has been...

09 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Innovative student housing portfolio presents opportunity for private investors

Connection Capital is giving private investors the chance to participate in a £10 million fundraise for a company that owns and...

07 August 2019

From: Breaking News

How quickly could a Premier League player invest in property?

The Premier League – the world’s most watched domestic football competition – returns on Friday when Champions League winners (and last...

07 August 2019

From: Breaking News

From Cardiff to Doncaster – Build to Rent’s growth continues

The seemingly relentless expansion of the Build to Rent sector across the UK shows no signs of slowing down, with the...

02 August 2019

From: Breaking News

New property portfolio investment service launched by agent

Sales and letting agency Portico has announced the launch of Portico Portfolio, a service that will enable landlords to invest smartly...

02 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Platform unveils plans to tokenize further properties in the UK

Earlier this month Property Investor Today looked at how Smartlands became the first company to tokenize property in the UK. And...

26 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Crowdfunding platform becomes first to tokenize property in the UK

A new, unique platform for crowdfunding investment was recently launched by Smartlands, with the company becoming the first to tokenize property...

05 July 2019

From: Breaking News

European cities join together to demand EU help for dealing with short-let boom

Ten cities in Europe have asked for more help from the EU in their battle against Airbnb and other short-let holiday rental websites....

26 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Hyde Park Gardens revealed as London’s top performing micro market

The latest research report by ultra-prime estate agent Beauchamp Estates has revealed that Hyde Park Gardens and the immediate area have been...

19 June 2019

From: Breaking News

TDS and SafeDeposits combine to tackle issues in the private rented sector

Two housing-related charitable organisations have collaborated to fund a major UK-wide research programme in order to improve standards in the private...

19 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Landlords ‘powerless’ against rogue tenants if Section 21 is scrapped

The proposed abolition of Section 21 will leave landlords ‘virtually powerless’ to tackle anti-social behaviour (ASB) among tenants in the private...

05 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Eco-homes – are these the investment properties of the future?

With environmental issues high up on the news agenda and a recent rise in sustainable living, there has been an increasing...

29 May 2019

From: Breaking News

What do landlords need to know about the deposit cap?

The Tenant Fees Act, better known simply as the tenant fees ban, is coming into force from June 1 2019. It...

24 May 2019

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Mayor urged to ban Tube adverts encouraging people to break short-let laws

The Mayor of London has been urged to ban adverts on the Tube that encourage the breaking of short-term lettings law. Tom...

24 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Under the hammer round up – the latest from the world of property auctions

High yield properties in Coventry continue to sell A broad number of properties in Coventry continue to be snapped up by investors...

10 May 2019

From: Breaking News

GRAND NEW APARTMENT DEVELOPMENT COMING SOON TO BRACKNELL

Bracknell’s former bus depot is set to undergo a grand transformation into a 155,000 square foot development of 242 luxury apartments,...

02 May 2019

From: Sponsored Content

Strong overseas interest generated for new rooftop development

Significant levels of interest from overseas investors and young professionals have been generated by two luxury penthouse apartments in south London,...

01 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Findings suggest better returns for corporate landlords over private ones

A new index to help Britain’s private landlords and investors ‘benchmark the performance of their residential property investments’ has been created...

24 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Brexit chaos pushes the number of Chinese buyers down

The current uncertainty being caused by Brexit has had a clear impact on the number of Chinese residential acquisitions in the...

12 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Mandatory Client Money Protection – what do landlords need to know?

On April 1 2019, the rental sector shifted into a new era of even greater professionalisation with the introduction of mandatory...

09 April 2019

From: Sponsored Content

The outlook brightens for Portugal’s property market

Although Portugal’s property market saw a slowdown towards the end of 2018, a recent housing market survey from the Royal Institution...

29 March 2019

From: Breaking News

HMRC is targeting ‘accidental landlords’, new data finds

HMRC’s ‘Let Property Campaign’ has led to disclosures from less than 3% of eligible landlords, new data acquired by accountancy firm...

20 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Vilnius positions itself as the world’s latest PropTech hub

The capital of Lithuania is aiming to become the next major PropTech hub, with 2.5 million square metres of space dedicated...

15 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Brits’ access to healthcare and pensions in Spain guaranteed until 2020

Spain recently announced a royal decree to limit the impact of a no-deal Brexit on British expats that own property in...

15 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Renters want parking and pets, Zoopla study reveals

Parking is the most desired feature of rental homes across England, Wales and Scotland, according to new research by Zoopla. The study...

13 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Platform offering 100% equity to developers plots a property revolution

JaeVee, the ‘disruptive’ PropTech business which launched in February 2018, is aiming to revolutionise how people develop, invest and learn about...

01 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Could you be a more ethical landlord?

Private sector buy-to-let landlords sometimes get a bad rap from renters, who blame property investors for fuelling a housing boom which...

01 March 2019

From: Breaking News

HMOs vs Buy-to-Lets - What is the best property investment strategy?

If you’re considering investing in property, the chances are you’ve weighed up the pros and cons of becoming a landlord. An obvious...

06 February 2019

From: Breaking News

British deposits lost in Spanish property crash recovered by law firm

A leading law firm in Dorset and Somerset has revealed its success in enabling British clients to recover deposits lost on...

30 January 2019

From: Breaking News

First opportunistic fund launched by Property Partner

A leading property investment platform announced on Monday that it is launching an opportunistic fund. Property Partner, which was launched in January...

25 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Hostmaker partners with Spotahome to capitalise on long-term bookings

Property management company Hostmaker has partnered with long term listings site Spotahome to diversify its offerings. Hostmaker, which largely deals in short-lets...

11 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Luxury accommodation specialists to hold event to offer tips to investor landlords

Serviced accommodation specialists Pass the Property recently announced an upcoming event to showcase the company’s approach to creating luxury serviced accommodation. The...

09 January 2019

From: Breaking News

London development industry continues to bemoan government inaction

The property and development industry in London remains unimpressed with central and local government when it comes to enabling development activity. That’s...

21 December 2018

From: Breaking News

How is the Spanish property market enticing British buyers back?

British citizens have long had a love affair with the Spanish property market and like any love affair; it’s had its...

12 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Are these PropTech disruptors game-changers for property investment?

PropTech has been something of a buzzword in recent years – a rising trend which sees internet-savvy startups launch digital and...

07 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Top tips for first-time landlords

Letting a home can be an intimidating task if you’re doing it for the first time. You may have deliberately entered...

06 December 2018

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Investment advice - How to buy a property in France

Sextant Properties, a one-stop-shop for people looking to buy a home in France, provides some advice on how to unearth the...

28 November 2018

From: Breaking News

New web portal set to launch in 2019

An online property exhibition dedicated to bringing together the very best off-plan, new and key ready projects from international developers and...

28 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Why it’s crucial to work with a reputable letting agent

Even though the most recent Budget offered some welcome relief for landlords and the buy-to-let sector as a whole, there are...

23 November 2018

From: Sponsored Content

More house sales fall through amidst slowing property market

There has been an increase in the number of house sales falling through before completion, according to Quick Move Now. Figures released...

19 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Ireland still Europe’s number one buy-to-let hotspot

Ireland has retained its position as Europe’s most attractive destination for buy-to-let investors for the third year in a row, according...

10 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Development at luxury Swiss resort continues apace

Following a successful summer season, development of the Andermatt resort in the heart of the Swiss Alps is continuing at a...

21 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Young adults driving demand for waterside living, says report

Young adults are the driving force behind increasing demand for waterside living in the UK, according to a recent survey by...

05 September 2018

From: Breaking News

More environmentally sustainable homes, say Brits

Some 78% of Britons place high importance on environmental sustainability when choosing a new home, according to a recent survey by...

27 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Winner’s prize fund at Wimbledon wouldn’t buy a home in SW19

Winning a singles title at Wimbledon wouldn’t cover the cost of a detached home in the tournament’s SW19 postcode, according to...

29 June 2018

From: Breaking News

Budget your property extension with this new tool

A new tool has been launched with the aim of enabling homeowners and investors to quickly calculate the cost of building...

22 June 2018

From: Breaking News

Five top tips for investing in student accommodation

Last year, Savills statistics showed that investment into student accommodation had risen by 17%. And with the number of students being accepted...

30 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Tower Hamlets tops list of London’s quietest boroughs

The quietest boroughs in London have been revealed in new research carried out by homebuilder Barratt London. With recent concerns raised over...

18 May 2018

From: Breaking News

The first ‘home of the future’ comes to the UK

The first full development of family properties featuring Apple Home, Siri and Apple Homekit accessories has been built in the UK,...

28 March 2018

From: Breaking News

Record February for Auction House despite Storm Emma

UK property auctioneer Auction House sold 471 lots during February and raised a total of over £61 million – making it...

09 March 2018

From: Breaking News

London prices drop as Midlands market continues to gain momentum

The London property market continues to struggle as the number of properties on the market increases while prices deflate, according to...

14 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Ideal Home Show reveals its line-up of property stars

The Ideal Home Show 2018, held at Olympia London from 17 March to 2 April, has announced its line-up of property...

09 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Foreign owners’ property register will bridge information gap

The UK Government has recently announced their plans to introduce a new public register that will compel foreign companies who own...

07 February 2018

From: Breaking News

“Javid must bring public sites to auction,” says auction boss

The head of one of the UK’s leading auction networks has welcomed new housing secretary Sajid Javid’s pledge to deliver more...

18 January 2018

From: Breaking News

Autumn Budget: housing supply is only the tip of the iceberg

Ahead of today’s Budget, property experts are waiting to see whether their predictions will be dispelled, or whether they will prove...

22 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Key things to look out for when buying a leasehold property

Q&A with Rachael Donnelly, associate solicitor in the property litigation team at Blacks Solicitors LLP, on the key things to look...

10 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Millennials are becoming landlords for steady income

Millennials are making a career out of being a landlord, according to a new survey by Intus Lettings. Surprisingly, almost half of...

03 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Castle to be converted into £3.3m luxury living space

The FM Group has secured funding on the conversion of a 19th century Scottish baronial mansion into 10 luxury apartments with...

03 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Together provides over £800k for block development

Specialist lender Together is granting over £800,000 to buy and develop an idle office block, enabling a development company to expand...

01 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Crowdfunding model launches equity-only platform

MercyCrowd has become the first international platform to enable investment in buy-to-let properties. With an aim to safeguard investors from negative leverage...

25 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Sales of flats collapse due to lack of demand from FTBs

First-time buyers in London are taking a step back to wait for a reasonable deal, causing a lack of demand in...

18 October 2017

From: Breaking News

The Leasehold Scandal

With continued media interest in the unfair leasehold practices of some freeholders and ever-increasing queries from clients surrounding this point, I...

12 October 2017

From: Sponsored Content

NAEA outlines the top factors that devalue homes

New research carried out by NAEA Propertymark has revealed the top things that will devalue a property. The trade body's findings showed...

06 October 2017

From: Breaking News

21 years of BTL generates £1.2m portfolios for landlords

Investors could have seen their buy-to-let (BTL) returns increase by as much as 1,131% over the past two decades, according to...

04 October 2017

From: Breaking News

New ski development announced by Kristall Spaces AG

The promotional arm of British-managed property developer VenturePlus AG has introduced its latest development. Kristall Spaces AG has created All-Suite Resort...

08 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Over 1m open Help to Buy ISAs to buy their first home

More than 1 million aspiring homebuyers have opened Help to Buy ISAs, government-backed savings accounts, designed to help people save money...

23 August 2017

From: Breaking News

LendInvest floats on the London stock market

LendInvest, the UK online platform for property lending and investing, has listed a £50m retail bond on the London Stock Exchange’s...

11 August 2017

From: Breaking News

First Guild Auction property snapped up for £875k

The Guild Auction, a new platform designed to enable property investors to acquire and offload property under a virtual hammer online,...

10 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Birmingham regeneration scheme moves a step closer

A scheme to regenerate a 17 hectare site in the heart of Birmingham city centre has moved a step closer after...

07 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Prime central London property sales improve slightly

There was a marginal increase in the number of residential property sales in prime central London in the first half of...

03 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Former England football star jailed over land scam

Former Premier League football star and presenter of Gladiators TV show John Fashanu was locked up in a Nigerian cell with...

02 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Together joins forces with Bamboo Auctions to finance online acquisitions

With more investors than ever before now buying property online, specialist lender Together has teamed up with Bamboo Auctions, one of...

02 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Many ‘unhappy’ couples stay together in order to buy a home

Some 1.8 million UK adults have primarily stayed or would stay in a relationship in order to get a foot on...

02 August 2017

From: Breaking News

London is a ‘strange market’ filled with people living in unsuitable properties

It is undoubtedly a buyer’s market in London at the moment, with those who are looking to buy prime property in...

27 July 2017

From: Breaking News

How to reference check potential tenants

As a landlord, you should know exactly who a potential tenant is before you hand over the keys to your property...

26 July 2017

From: Sponsored Content

Plan to ban leaseholds on new-build houses is ‘step in right direction’

The government’s plan to ban housebuilders from selling houses as leasehold in England and reduce ground rents on flats to zero...

26 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Online property portal for landlords eyes IPO

Ezylet, a property portal aimed at private landlords, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Invesdor, seeking fresh funds to grow...

24 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Here's how to stay safe and beat the fraudsters

Most landlords are unable to identify a fake passport when presented with one leaving them vulnerable to fraudsters with fake ID’s, according...

14 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Here’s how to ensure your next property acquisition is gas safe

When investing in buy-to-let, you can’t always be sure when the appliances and pipework in the property were last serviced and...

13 July 2017

From: Breaking News

New investment fund will help ‘unlock building thousands of new homes’

Various major physical infrastructure projects will be supported by the new £2.3bn Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF) launched by the communities secretary,...

11 July 2017

From: Breaking News

London house prices are ‘vulnerable to an exceptionally painful correction’

Residential properties in London are generally increasing in value each year by more than their owners receive in salary, new figures...

06 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Top tips when buying property at auction

Auctions provide an excellent way to buy property competitively, with a number of great deals often secured under the hammer. However,...

04 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Bridging sector returns to growth, thanks to high demand from investors

A growing number of property investors are turning to alternative finance options to overcome tougher mainstream mortgage lending criteria and stress...

30 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Housing demand falls amid election uncertainty

There has been a fall in demand for homes across much of the UK, enabling buyers to negotiate better prices, fresh...

28 June 2017

From: Breaking News

UK property auction activity is ‘strong and stable’ despite political instability

Investment activity in residential property across the UK continued to perform well despite the political uncertainty from a snap general election. Some...

27 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Property auction calendar – 26th June – 2nd July

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

26 June 2017

From: Breaking News

US home sales rebound as prices hit new high

Residential property sales in the US rebounded last month following a fall in April, helping to drive up prices in the...

23 June 2017

From: Breaking News

UK home sales set to drop significantly amid political uncertainty

Residential property transactions in May dropped by 3.3% on the previous month, following two successive months of growth, in what could...

22 June 2017

From: Breaking News

UK property price growth is ‘occurring at an unattainable rate’

The average asking price in the UK fell 0.4% in June compared with the previous month according to new data released...

20 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Another Aussie bank cracks down on foreign property investors

AMP Bank is the latest lender in Australia to introduce more stringent loan application rules and higher interest rates for foreign...

20 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Canadian home prices could fall up to 40%, warns Capital Economics

Residential property prices in Canada could fall by as much as 40% over the next five years, led by falls in...

18 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Plans approved for major development in Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle Area

A major property scheme proposed for the Baltic Triangle Area in Liverpool, perhaps the most exciting part of the city, has...

15 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Andermatt is a hidden gem, says first British buyer at Swiss ski resort

The first British purchaser of property at Swiss ski resort Andermatt Swiss Alps says she has been ‘blown away’ by how...

14 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Government urged to implement housing white paper

The Conservative party should stick to proposals put forward in February’s housing white paper, despite having to lead a minority government after...

14 June 2017

From: Breaking News

REIT-backed BrickCoin unveils vision for real estate-backed cryptocurrency

BrickCoin, a blockchain financial platform backed entirely by Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) has unveiled its vision for a ‘real estate-backed’...

13 June 2017

From: Breaking News

New Q&A aims to make SDLT less complicated

A new ‘questions and answers’ resource designed to make it easier for those investing in property to understand their Stamp Duty...

13 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Custom and self build could deliver up to 50,000 new homes a year, says expert

A host of self build celebrities, including Kevin McCloud of Grand Designs and George Clarke of Amazing Spaces, have backed the...

08 June 2017

From: Breaking News

It was ‘inevitable’ that UK house prices would ease

The recent slowdown in UK house prices suggests that the market is cooling, but very few experts are surprised. The latest house...

08 June 2017

From: Breaking News

More new homes would provide Scotland with ‘economic and social rewards’

Increasing the supply of new homes north of the border would stimulate ‘economic growth’ in Scotland, not to mention provide more...

08 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Which party do you think is best suited to preside over the UK housing market?

With housing high on the political agenda ahead of tomorrow’s general election, all the major parties have pledged to tackle the...

07 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Summit for landowners looking to help tackle the rural housing crisis

A conference will be held for landowners willing to play their part in solving the rural housing crisis next month. The event,...

06 June 2017

From: Breaking News

First-time buyer and remortgage lending set to ‘maintain momentum’

The recent rise in the level of both first-time buyer and remortgage lending is expected to ‘maintain momentum’ thanks to the...

25 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Fife’s housing market remains ‘strong and resilient’

The residential property market in Fife continues to flourish following a strong start to the year thanks to growing buyer confidence,...

23 May 2017

From: Breaking News

European hotel investment hotspots unveiled

Dublin, Milan and Madrid lead the way in terms of European ‘hot’ cities for hotel investment, fresh research shows. The study, conducted...

19 May 2017

From: Breaking News

New buy to let tax changes and how to work your way around them

Over the past year, the buy to let market has experienced some substantial changes, most recently the new taxation laws which...

18 May 2017

From: Sponsored Content

Buy-to-let lending for property purchase plummets 80%

The number of property investors looking to invest in the buy-to-let market continued to fall last month as a result of...

18 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Andy Murray backs property rental crowdfunding platform

Tennis star and Seedrs advisor Andy Murray has invested in three early-stage UK businesses, including specialist buy-to-let mortgage lender Landbay. Murray’s Seedrs...

17 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Property investors turn to P2P platform for funds

A growing number of property investors unable to secure finance from banks to buy property are turning to alternative finance providers...

17 May 2017

From: Breaking News

House prices in England and Wales rise marginally

Residential property prices continued to increase at a modest pace in April, the latest figures show. The average home in England and...

16 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Scotland has a ‘mountain’ to climb to solve its housing crisis

Housebuilders may never meet the demand for housing north of the border due to the various challenges that they face when...

15 May 2017

From: Breaking News

UK sees rise in new housing despite fall in overall construction output

New housing experienced solid growth in March, up 3.8% on the month, despite a 0.7% drop in wider UK construction output,...

12 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Political and economic uncertainty ‘takes its toll on the UK property market’

There was a 9% decline in the number of residential property sales recorded last month, owed in part to a fall...

12 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Caridon Calls for Coherent Housing Policies from Politicians

The policy focus of the upcoming election will be on Brexit, but political parties will do well to remember that housing...

11 May 2017

From: Sponsored Content

Fraudster built £10m buy-to-let property empire in Manchester

A man described as a ‘fraudster on a grand scale’ has been jailed for more than three and a half years...

08 May 2017

From: Breaking News

New website enables property investors to swiftly ‘find the best deals’ at auction

Auctions are a great way to acquire property competitively, with a wide range of bargains available under the hammer, but only...

04 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Planning consents for new homes in the UK continue to increase

The number of residential properties receiving planning consent continues to increase and reached almost 300,000 last year, fresh figures show. According to...

03 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Fruitful investment opportunities from just £1k

Investors are being offered the opportunity to invest and make ‘great returns’ from property developments, online, at the click of a...

27 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Irish developer targets UK property investors

With four of the eight luxury houses in a new exclusive development in Kenmare, County Kerry in the South West of...

27 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Franz-Xaver Simmen, CEO of Andermatt Swiss Alps

Who are you? Franz-Xaver Simmen What does it say on your business card? CEO of Andermatt Swiss Alps AG, responsible for the development, planning...

26 April 2017

From: 60 Second Interview

Investors take a punt on land investment in Gloucestershire

More than 100 investors with a diverse and experienced investment history have collectively invested in the region of £1m in a...

21 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Canadian housing starts hit near 10-year high

Canadian housing starts in March hit their highest level since September 2007, driven by a significant increase in the Toronto market...

20 April 2017

From: Breaking News

One issue must dominate the UK general election campaign... housing

Announcing her decision to hold a snap general election on 8 June, Theresa May yesterday made it clear that Brexit would...

19 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Retirement lending market set to double in size over the next decade

The size of the retirement lending market in the UK looks set to soar over the next 10 years as lending...

18 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Investors drawn to the largest development in the Alps

Property investors are increasingly taking note of a new ski resort development situated in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Andermatt Swiss...

14 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Gavriel Merkado, REalyse CEO & Founder

Q: What does it say on your business card? Gavriel Merkado, Founder and CEO of REalyse Q: Who are REalyse? REalyse is a big data...

13 April 2017

From: 60 Second Interview

Specialist lender makes changes to its bridging product range

The time it takes to apply for a bridging loan with Together has been slashed from around 30 minutes to just...

13 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Scottish government failing to address housing supply, says trade body

The Scottish government is still failing to address the issue of housing supply, according to Homes for Scotland.   In response to the...

11 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Tim Morgan, owner of ERE

AIPP CEO, Peter Robinson, talks to Tim Morgan (below right), owner of ERE Property, a UK based company selling UK investment...

07 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Sharp’s new European HQ will be an ‘economic catalyst’ for Rhymney

Rhymney received a major boost this week when it was announced that bio-tech business Sharp Clinical Services will be setting up...

07 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Over a third of home sales in England and Wales fall through before completion

More than a third of home sales fell through in the UK prior to completion during the first quarter of the...

05 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Mortgage accessibility in the UK hits three-year high

Mortgage accessibility in the UK has improved to its highest level since tougher lending conditions came into play as part of...

04 April 2017

From: Breaking News

New mortgage-matching platform aims to speed up loan applications

Mortgage Gym, the world’s first regulated mortgage robo-adviser, is launching in the UK with a view to speeding up the loan...

04 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Investors invited to help solve London’s growing housing crisis

Investors are being offered an opportunity to play their own small part in solving London’s worsening crisis by investing in a...

21 March 2017

From: Breaking News

The widening gulf between salaries and house prices is “extremely worrying”

Residential property prices in England and Wales now cost 7.6 times the average income, up from 3.6 times earnings in 1997,...

20 March 2017

From: Breaking News

No measures to plug VAT ‘inequality’ between new builds and renovations

There were calls ahead of yesterday’s Budget statement for the chancellor Philip Hammond to announce fresh measures to plug the ‘inequality’...

09 March 2017

From: Breaking News

New guide to investing in a leasehold property

The leasehold system is a feudal form of property ownership in England and Wales, which many investors believe is a flawed...

07 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Property expert calls for VAT reform to shore up UK housing market

This week’s Budget statement will present the Chancellor Philip Hammond with a prime opportunity to address the inequality in VAT between new...

06 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Is it time to adopt an eco-friendly investment strategy?

Investing in residential properties can be a great way to accumulate wealth. But before parting with your cash, an investment strategy...

01 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Rural land prices look set to fall

Growing uncertainty over Brexit and insecurities regarding future subsidies, as well as low commodity prices, continues to drive down demand for...

27 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Confidence in UK housing market remains strong

The UK housing market remains remarkably solid, as reflected by the 4.9% increase in the volume of residential property transactions between...

22 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Asking price growth slows for homes in England and Wales

Asking prices for residential properties listed for sale in England and Wales increased by 2% in the month to early February, the...

20 February 2017

From: Breaking News

North London council unveils £3.5bn regeneration plans

Haringey Council has unveiled proposals to replace Wood Green’s existing town centre with a £3.5bn development featuring a new shopping centre...

10 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Supply shortage pushes Northern Irish house prices up

The supply of residential properties in the Northern Ireland market continued to decline last month, prompting prices to rise, according to...

10 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Property investors who missed tax return deadline urged to act now

Private property investors, including buy-to-let landlords, who missed their self-assessment tax return payment last week and do not have a valid...

08 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Top financial resolutions for property investors

Is it time to get your finances in order? Why not consider these five property financial resolutions? 1.    Consider increasing your mortgage payments With...

06 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Specialist finance provider reviews products to suit investor needs

Specialist lender Together has increased its maximum mortgage loan amount to £1m to enable more investors to invest in property in light of...

02 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Sales of prime central London properties continue to fall but prices pick up

Transaction volumes in prime central property have dipped further as a result of changes in residential taxation, Brexit and global economic...

01 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Plans approved for £20m Sheffield development

Planning consent has been awarded for a £20m student accommodation scheme in Sheffield city centre. Sheffield City Council gave London-based developer Southern...

30 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Property investors continue to eye less conventional finance options

While buy-to-let lenders come to terms with fresh interventions imposed by the Prudential Regulation Authority, designed to subject buy-to-let landlords to stricter...

30 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Interior design trends to expect in 2017: Back to Green

Kicking off 2017, we’ve predicted stabilisation in the property market with sustainable growth and high demand. Whether you’re looking to take...

27 January 2017

From: Sponsored Content

UK housing market activity slows for first time since July

The UK housing market ground to a virtual halt in December as price growth cooled and fewer homes changed hands, according...

20 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Tarlochan Garcha, CEO at Kuflink

Name Tarlochan Garcha What does it say on your business card? CEO, Kuflink What does the business do and what are you offering? The Kuflink Group...

19 January 2017

From: 60 Second Interview

Remove barriers to boost housebuilding levels, says HBF

SME housebuilders could start building significantly more new homes in England and Wales if barriers to growth were cut, according to...

17 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Trevor Abrahmsohn - what to expect in 2017

Trevor Abrahmsohn, director at Glentree Estates offers his thoughts on what property market trends we can expect over the coming year.  2016 has...

29 December 2016

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How to weather-proof your investment properties in winter

It is that time of year again! With a distinct chill in the air and dampness on the ground, the cold...

23 December 2016

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7 tips to help protect your rental property over the Christmas period

As we enter into the holiday season, there is a good chance that your tenants may be planning an extended break...

22 December 2016

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Investment via Portugal’s ‘golden visa’ programme falls sharply

Portugal’s property market remains relatively strong, but fewer investors from overseas are talking advantage of an innovative visa programme that enables...

13 December 2016

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Replacing stamp duty in Scotland has been ‘operationally successful’

The introduction of a new tax to replace stamp duty in Scotland has so far proved successful, but a Holyrood committee...

13 December 2016

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Auckland property auction clearance rates plummet

New Zealand’s housing market is under growing pressure with auction clearance rates in Auckland falling sharply, but estate agents report that...

01 December 2016

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Top tips to ensure your next property investment is gas safe

When investing in a new property, you can’t always be sure when the appliances and pipework in the building were last...

29 November 2016

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Buy-to-let mortgage arrears expected to increase in Ireland

With many landlords in Ireland coming to the end of their 10-year interest-only mortgage period, buy-to-let arrears look set to escalate...

10 November 2016

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Change of strategy needed to tackle UK housing crisis

Business leaders have called for a "step change" in housebuilding if the government is to meet its ambition of delivering one...

08 November 2016

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New JV set up to acquire £100m of land

Investment and development company Martin’s Properties and housebuilder BlackOnyx have joined forces to launch Obsidian Strategic – a joint venture (JV)...

01 November 2016

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Raise stamp duty threshold to boost property investment

The chancellor Phillip Hammond should use his upcoming Autumn Statement to raise the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) threshold to £250,000...

31 October 2016

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London’s top 10 new build investor hotspots

Traditionally and historically, homebuyers would expect to pay a premium for a brand new home. But in recent years, the cost...

22 October 2016

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Some 43% of residential properties do not meet ‘Home Living Standard’

Shelter is calling for greater protection for tenants after new research by the housing charity found that 43% of homes in...

18 October 2016

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Equity release market soars as pensioners withdraw £6.8m a day

Retired homeowners have withdrawn an average of £6.8m of property wealth through equity release so far this year, according to new...

17 October 2016

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‘Swift recovery’ in housbuilding as Brexit fears fade

Housebuilding activity in September rose at the fastest pace since January with various developers reporting resilient demand and generally improving market...

08 October 2016

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Property industry welcomes government’s £5bn building fund

The government’s plan to tackle the housing shortage by building 25,000 new homes using a £3bn Home Building Fund has been broadly...

08 October 2016

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Middle East's housing markets losing steam

Of the four Middle Eastern housing markets included the latest Global Property Guide survey, all, except UAE, performed worse in the...

03 October 2016

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Zoopla launches online property investment platform

Zoopla has announced the launch of a new lending portal in partnership with Landbay and Bricklane that enables investors to fund property...

27 September 2016

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Now is a ‘great time’ to invest in UK property, says LSLi director

It is now a ‘great time’ to invest in the UK housing market despite a new report showing that house price...

26 September 2016

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The strongest global housing markets unveiled

Residential property prices continued to boom in some parts of the world, with the five strongest housing markets in Global Property...

23 September 2016

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European house price boom continues unabated, market analysis shows

Residential property prices rose in 17 of the 22 European housing markets for which figures were available during the year to...

21 September 2016

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Planning consents fall short

The government has been accused of 'failing to put its money where its mouth is' when it comes to housing after...

19 September 2016

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Pokémon GO could 'add real value' to your home’, says online agent

Forget good schools, low crime rates and having a decent gym near your property, it would appear that Pokemon Go is...

15 September 2016

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Effective teamwork key to increasing number of new homes

Better collaboration between housebuilders and subcontractors holds the key to solving the major shortage of skills in the housebuilding sector which...

07 September 2016

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Entrepreneurs seek investors for house share scheme

Close to £120,000 has so far been raised via a crowdfunding platform by two property entrepreneurs catering for professionals seeking house...

02 September 2016

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Conveyancers continue to push for reform of leasehold legislation

The Conveyancing Association (CA) is determined to press ahead with its campaign to reform and amend the leasehold transaction process, despite...

02 September 2016

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Planning overhaul needed to speed up housebuilding

The latest housebuilding data shows that there was an increase in the number of new build housing schemes started in England...

30 August 2016

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Major deal to deliver lower-cost housing in London

Up to 350 lower-cost residential units, including 150 affordable properties, will be developed in Croydon, after a property fund managed by...

24 August 2016

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LendInvest to provide investors with finance to buy property online

Short-term property finance lender LendInvest has joined forces with LOT11 to become the funding partner for those seeking to buy property...

23 August 2016

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1m new homes by 2020 possible thanks to Cameron’s ‘strong housing legacy’

The Brexit vote will undoubtedly dominate David Cameron's legacy as Prime Minister, but he should also be remembered for leaving behind...

02 August 2016

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Post-Brexit dip in property prices create opportunities for fast-acting investors

There has been a notable fall in residential property prices in London which present canny investors with a genuine opportunity to...

29 July 2016

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Future is bright for Bristol, South Gloucestershire and BANES, says JLL

Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Bath and North East Somerset (BANES) will be better equipped to increase much needed housing supply among other...

27 July 2016

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Retirement living in Scotland ‘an untapped opportunity’ for investors

With many housebuilders adopting a cautious approach to retirement living in Scotland, Savills has identified ‘an untapped opportunity’ for investors willing...

26 July 2016

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Lewis Hamilton’s win in Hungary sparks worldwide tour

Following Lewis Hamilton’s comfortable victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday, we delve into the fast lane to take you...

25 July 2016

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Growing concerns over interest-only mortgages

One in 10 over-55s UK homeowners are still paying interest-only mortgages and while the majority are confident of clearing the debt...

08 July 2016

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‘Frantic’ bidding from investors helps sales exceed guide prices

Auctions continue to prove to be an attractive and successful format with sales at Cheffins’ latest auction far exceeding guide prices. Cambridgeshire...

06 July 2016

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Calls for private landlord licensing in Northern Ireland

With a growing number of people living in the private rented sector in Northern Ireland, the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH)...

24 June 2016

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UK home sales rise but remain lower compared with a year ago

Residential property sales in the UK increased by 1.5% in May compared with April but the month’s seasonally adjusted figure is...

22 June 2016

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Soaring house prices in Toronto and Vancouver are unsustainable

The Bank of Canada says surging prices in residential property markets like Vancouver and Toronto are not sustainable at their current...

20 June 2016

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Property auction calendar – 20th-26th June

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

20 June 2016

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Cambridge landmark to be sold under the hammer

The Bulls Dairies building, one-time suppliers of Jersey Milk to the local residents in Cambridge, is to be sold at auction...

17 June 2016

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Homebuyers offered ‘Brexit clauses’

With bookmakers now offering the shortest ever odds on the UK voting to leave the EU, some homes are being sold...

14 June 2016

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Landlords agree rent cuts from BHS

Landlords of BHS stores across the county have voted to accept reduced rents until the troubled retailer’s future is resolved –...

24 May 2016

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Brexit could help first-time-buyers onto the property ladder

Significantly more first-time-buyers would have a chance of getting a foot on the property ladder if Britain votes to leave the...

19 May 2016

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Scottish landlords unprepared for changes to energy efficiency

With a new set of energy efficiency regulations set to be introduced in Scotland later this year, commercial property owners north...

17 May 2016

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London lacks affordable office space

There remains a severe shortage of affordable office space in the capital despite the fact that London office starts have soared...

16 May 2016

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Bristol is on the verge of a property boom

Values in both the residential and commercial property sectors look set to soar as demand continues to outstrip supply, new research...

06 May 2016

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Are property syndicates the next big thing?

2015 was an incredible year for the property market but in a year in which Government buy to let policy, the...

08 April 2016

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Stamp duty surcharge is no April fools, it’s an assault on entrepreneurial Britain

Never one to miss an opportunity, George Osborne knew he was onto a winner when he chose to raise stamp duty...

26 February 2016

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Wear and tear changes – Relief for landlords or another headache?

Announced in the Summer Budget of 2015, the government is introducing significant changes to how UK landlords can cover the cost...

18 February 2016

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Joint venture commits investment for Bristol Build to Rent

A joint venture between Legal & General Capital (LGC) and Dutch pension fund manager, PGGM, has completed the purchase of a Build to Rent...

12 February 2016

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New EU mortgage legislation put accidental landlords at risk

Half of buy-to-let mortgage applicants are unaware of the impending changes to mortgage law, according to Direct Line, with accidental landlords...

10 February 2016

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Housebuilder snaps up land to build 300 new homes

Housebuilder Redrow Homes has acquired a 20.3 acre development in Leeds for the delivery of up to 300 new homes. The...

03 February 2016

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Record number of tenants frustrated by home-buying barriers

A third of private renters spend longer waiting to get on the property ladder than planned, according to research from Experian. Nearly...

22 January 2016

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Strong January for housing activity

The year is commencing with significant optimism, as prices have risen 0.3% across England and Wales in the last month; the...

15 January 2016

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Maintenance essentials for your property insurance

Unless agreed otherwise by underwriters in very particular circumstances, landlord insurance policies will stipulate that the insured property is in a...

12 January 2016

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New homes announcement won’t solve the real problems, think tank says

The Centre for Policy Studies has argued that solving the housing crisis will require a broader approach to “affordability” and “sustainability”. The...

08 January 2016

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Prime property investment community launched by Kwikhomes

A London-based property tech venture is aiming to disrupt “the property investment market by creating a community of like-minded individuals who...

15 December 2015

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UK renters remain negative about their chances of buying

65% of renters are negative about their prospects of purchasing a home, according to new research by online estate agent Urban.co.uk. Nearly...

26 November 2015

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Student property and its effect on the UK economy

Student property has been big news in the investment world for some time now. High yields and even higher demand mean...

10 November 2015

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Zoopla reveals October’s most-viewed property

A five bedroom family home, on sale for under £190k, was named October’s most viewed property, according to property website Zoopla. Compiled...

03 November 2015

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Crowdfunding platform set to help boost rental stock

Crowdfunding platform PropertyPartner has announced it has purchased property in growth hotspot Hastings from a local developer. In an attempt to get...

23 October 2015

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On-demand services take the chore out of selling property

The process of auctioning a property can be a messy affair in more ways than one. Keeping your property clean and...

05 October 2015

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Is the influx of overseas investors a good sign for local investors?

I’ve seen a sharp rise this year in the number of foreign investors looking to establish a presence or even expand...

02 October 2015

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Software giant announces PRS software solution

Qube Global Software has announced that it has developed a unified management tool for the Private Rented Sector (PRS) model.  The tool...

18 September 2015

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David Vieira, Go Commercial Finance Ltd

Q: Who Are Go Commercial Finance & why did you set up Go Commercial Finance? Go Commercial Finance is a true, whole...

09 September 2015

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Newcastle enters buy-to-let market

Newcastle Building Society Intermediary Services (NBSIS) has this month announced its entry into the buy-to-let (BTL) market with a range of...

21 August 2015

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Is the market too hot to buy good value buy-to-let?

There’s an argument that the property market in the UK right now is too buoyant for many investors to make money...

28 July 2015

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Sales of prime properties set to fall, says Jackson-Stops & Staff

The number of sales for properties over £1.5 million seems set to drop for the first time in two years, according...

28 July 2015

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Assess and evaluate existing portfolios to identify new opportunities

Obtaining expert sale, purchase and letting support is imperative for landlords investing in a property portfolio. A key element is to identify...

28 July 2015

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More success for Property Partner as London flat sells out in half an hour

Residential crowdfunding platform Property Partner has reported another success, after half a million pounds was raised in just 35 minutes for...

06 July 2015

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Investing In London Real Estate

Typically, the best investment opportunities in London centre around areas with planned redevelopment or transport hub improvements are expected. This means...

15 June 2015

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London Property Hotspots for Landlords

While property in the capital city has been attractive to investors for decades, new figures suggest that investors are flocking here...

15 June 2015

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More property equity products needed, research suggests

Research by equity release lender more 2 life has revealed that nearly four fifths (77%) of advisers believe there should be...

05 June 2015

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Help to Buy ISA set to be attractive to property investors

As a result of their unexpected majority, the Tories will be able to ensure their new Help to Buy ISA policy...

29 May 2015

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Buy-to-Let flat crowdfunds in just 35 minutes

A property listed on residential crowdfunding platform Property Partner reached its funding target in a record 35 minutes, the website has...

27 May 2015

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All you need to know about fibre

You’ve probably heard about it many times, but what actually is fibre optic broadband and why is such a fuss being...

26 May 2015

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Regular inspections

They may live there, but it's your responsibility to provide a safe environment. If you don't see, you don't know. Repairs and...

21 May 2015

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Paul Skillen, Founder of Mayfair & Morgan

Q: Who are Mayfair & Morgan? Mayfair & Morgan is a property Crowdfunding company which specialises in Property Portfolio Management, undertaking development...

24 April 2015

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Crowdfunding platform seeks to transform residential property market

Property Partner, the residential property crowdfunding platform, has announced a £5.2m funding round to transform the way people invest in the...

23 April 2015

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