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KEYWORD "Pandemic" - 100 RESULTS
Investor Insight - Britain’s fastest and slowest sales markets

New data from Rightmove reveals that Carluke in Scotland is Great Britain’s fastest selling market, with sellers in the area finding...

09 April 2024

From: Breaking News

New Build volumes plummet as councils accused of blocking

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

03 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor and landlord purchases rise, despite soaring taxes

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

28 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Revealed - the world’s second home investment hotspots

A new study conducted by comparison site GetAgent has revealed the most in-demand locations to buy a second property in. Global searches...

26 March 2024

From: Breaking News

London’s struggling prime market offers opportunities for investors

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

26 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Normal Sales and Rental Markets Are Back - new market snapshot

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

21 March 2024

From: Breaking News

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

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

19 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Positive About Spain - the year ahead for investors and buyers

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

29 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Will rents keep rising?

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

27 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Green Shoots appear in Prime London sales market - LonRes

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

27 February 2024

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Bumper Start to 2024 Housing Market reports Rightmove

The number of prospective sellers contacting estate agents to arrange valuations ahead of sale hit an all-time high in January, says...

15 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Stamp Duty Cut - will Chancellor give investors a Budget Gift?

Pressure is ramping up on Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to cut stamp duty at next month’s Budget on March 6. Former Housing Secretary...

08 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Magic Million - analysis shows seven figure property concentration

Analysis of £1m-plus sales by property consultancy TwentyCi, analysed by estate agency Savills, suggests that London locations continue to dominate the...

01 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Investors Warned - rising prime London lettings supply hits rental growth

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

30 January 2024

From: Breaking News

High end restaurants offer tasty property investment potential

London’s restaurant scene is thriving in spite of the cost-of-living crisis, with 253 new openings in 2023, up from 243 in...

16 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Prospects For 2024’s Housing Market - and figures for 2023

The Nationwide - the mortgage lender behind one of the UK’s leading house price indices - says there have been some...

09 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Investors set to swoop on London commercial offices

BNP Paribas Real Estate research shows that Middle Eastern investment into central London offices is the busiest it has been since...

28 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Rich Pickings - Market boom for prime and super-prime property in London

Investment returns and activity in London’s property market has been stronger than the rest of the country over the last 12...

28 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Investor Insight from Zoopla: what makes the UK rental market tick?

A chronic mismatch between supply and demand has been the defining feature of the private rental market for three years.  UK rents...

21 December 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

21 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Global markets remain resilient as they head into 2024

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

21 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Is Cornwall Still A Solid Property Investment?

The days of Cornish property selling unseen, over the asking price, overnight, are a long and distant memory. The prime Cornish market...

19 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Changing Face of Property Investment Hotspots in 2024

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

14 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Should Investors Wait for new round of House Price Falls?

Two leading house price indices have shown recent rises - both the Nationwide last month and now the Halifax. The latter says...

14 December 2023

From: Breaking News

House prices WILL fall in 2024 despite recent rises - top analyst prediction

A prominent investment platform says the recent small house price rises recorded by both the Nationwide and the Halifax are merely...

12 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Birmingham shortage of homes set to keep prices and demand buoyant

Residential developers now have a unique opportunity to provide much needed high-quality accommodation in a city currently with limited stock, says...

28 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Where has seen the biggest post-pandemic capital appreciation?

There’s been a circa 25 per cent increase in the average value of a home across England since the pandemic, notwithstanding...

28 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Autumn Statement - will incentives make market even better than expected?

It’s been a much better year than many analysts expected says Rightmove - despite this month’s dip in asking prices. New seller...

21 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Residential Property Investment holds its own despite downturn

The average sale price of completed home transactions using cash or mortgages in England and Wales in October 2023 fell by...

21 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - where investors buy additional homes to grab higher yields

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

16 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Short Leases boost Commercial Returns but harder work for landlords

The commercial property market has performed well in recent years, although trends differ from inner city and local markets, reports Dutton...

09 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Investing For The Super-Rich - a snapshot of London’s poshest market

Momentum within London’s £5m-plus residential market ramped up in the third quarter of 2023, according to new analysis from Savills. The high...

24 October 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

19 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Sluggish Asking Price Rises as Housing Market Flatlines

The average new seller asking price has increased by just 0.5 per cent in the past month - the smallest increase...

17 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - Britain’s best performing prime housing markets

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

12 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors' Guide to UK Housing Market Right Now

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

10 October 2023

From: Breaking News

High end global residential investment still ahead of pre-Covid level

Residential sales above US$10m in the 12 cities covered by the Knight Frank Global Super-Prime Intelligence Report totalled 422 in Q2...

19 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Increased Floorspace Adds Thousands To Property Values

With the high cost of transactions making flipping less attractive than before, the Nationwide has quantified an alternative option - home...

14 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors Return to Property Projects to Optimise Returns

Demand for projects fell like a stone during 2022 as the cost of building supplies were on the rise and tradespeople...

12 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors’ Guide - how to recognise and optimise yields

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

07 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Northern Town in Aggressive Campaign to win Property Investment

Demand for office space has soared in Derbyshire’s largest town following the completion of several high-quality schemes. That’s the claim from Destination...

05 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Not Every Northern City Attractive To Investors

Research by a property consultancy shows that there is still some capital appreciation in most of the north of England -...

31 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Investors can’t ignore Capital Gains Tax any longer

Latest figures from HMRC show that Capital Gains Tax receipts hit a record £16.7 billion in tax year 2021/22 - that’s...

10 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Don’t Write Off Office Space As An Investment

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

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Cities Coming Back! Prime regional markets buck pandemic trend

Higher interest rates mean UK prime regional house values continued to soften over the three months to the end of June. This...

13 July 2023

From: Breaking News

High Returns in High End Global Luxury Markets

Rents in global luxury residential markets are continuing to see strong growth.  The Knight Frank Prime Global Rental Index rose by 8.5...

22 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Commercial construction sector set to weather uncertainty

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

15 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Zoopla’s deep dive into house price changes and investment potential

The latest market update from the research team at property portal Zoopla gives a steer for investors on what’s hot and...

08 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Build-to-rent sector stalling as completions slump, says report

The number of build-to-rent completions fell substantially in the past year, according to research by Stripe Property Group. Stripe analysed historic data...

11 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Insurance market must deal with escalating construction risks

Insurers and risk managers must pull out all the stops to support the beleaguered UK construction sector, which is facing extreme...

04 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Equality comes through learning

One of the first things I read this year for international women’s day was a quote which really resonated with me....

30 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent and Community Benefits

Andy Jones, Group Director, Corporate  & Build to Rent, Leaders Romans Group (LRG) Build to Rent (BTR) and more specifically, its regional...

09 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Post COVID-19 investment boom in Marbella property

Since the start of the pandemic, there has been a noticeable shift in the real estate market with 4,628 sales in...

02 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Why investors should take advantage of the BTR boom

The last few years have seen an eruption of geopolitical volatility. A pandemic, several global lockdowns, and the re-emergence of war...

18 November 2022

From: Breaking News

BTR is a cost-effective option for today’s tenants, large-scale analysis claims

Build to Rent (BTR) has a ‘broad and evolving customer base’ similar to the wider private rented sector and is a...

16 November 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

21 October 2022

From: Breaking News

A buyers battle for shared ownership

As households reassessed where and how they were living during the pandemic, an increasing number of renters are now considering shared...

19 October 2022

From: Breaking News

HMRC tax collection - Offshore tax receipts climb 291% year on year

Some valuable research has been carried out by RIFT Tax Refunds which revealed that while income tax, national insurance contributions and...

07 October 2022

From: Breaking News

A private affair - London 'must embrace' private capital to build homes, says report

The debate over whether private or public investment should be prioritised when it comes to building new homes continues to divide...

05 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Home buyers with mortgages face 28% hit to buying power in 2023

Despite the relative buoyancy of the housing market activity over the summer – the recent spike in mortgage rates for new...

30 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Brownfield remediation: The Answer to the UK’s Growing Inner-City Populations?

The UK has seen a rapid uptick in its population over the last two decades. To put it into perspective, between...

21 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Student digs to resi apartments - work completes on Sheffield conversion

The work to transform a Sheffield Grade 1-listed former fire station from student accommodation into all-purpose residential apartments has now been...

24 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Home sellers sitting tight as stock levels drop -12.5% so far in 2022

Despite a drop in the average number of homes listed for sale per estate agency branch across Britain as a whole,...

24 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Reflection: how Prime Central London has weathered yet another storm

Just last week, Savills published their World Cities Prime Residential Index, which highlights that despite economic and political gloom, the prime...

19 August 2022

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Oh Dear! Latest figures show planning applications in England plummet

In the first quarter of this year, the number of planning applications received by councils in England has fallen by almost...

17 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Community ownership key to reviving UK high streets, says research

Here at Property Investor Today, we have written regularly about regeneration projects and the need to revive Britain’s high streets, which...

10 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Investment insight - what does Manchester offer?

The areas of the UK where there is the fastest house price growth have been changing in recent years. While London...

03 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Portugal update - how is the market performing post-Covid and post-Brexit?

Portugal has long been a favourite destination for British holidaymakers and investors, but getting there, living there and investing there have no...

29 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Spain roundup – dream job alert, market update and rise in UK buyers  

Over 5,500 people have applied for the dream job of becoming a holiday home tester in Spain – and there’s still a...

22 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Airbnb experts reveal best UK cities to be a host this August

Air travel has reduced in demand since before the pandemic by as much as 76%, a sign that staycations are still...

22 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight on Antigua's property market - 'it's the start of an upward curve'

Many people would dream of a luxury home on a beautiful Caribbean island. But what does the property market look like...

20 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Keys to the council - Hill Group gifts SoloHaus to house the homeless

An initiative by award-winning housebuilder, The Hill Group, saw that keys were officially handed over for six SoloHaus to Southend-on-Sea City...

15 July 2022

From: Breaking News

How real estate can embrace the use of smart-tech

The incredible speed at which organisations were able to transition to remote working when the pandemic hit in 2020 was a...

15 July 2022

From: Breaking News

2022 – where in outer London are Chinese and HK investors buying?

A thought leadership article jointly conducted by UK/China PR firm 11K Consulting and mixed-use property developer Regal London has revealed the...

13 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Why the merging of hotels and short-term rentals is a trend worth tracking

Earlier this summer, I attended the Skift Future of Lodging Forum in New York. The foundation for the summit was the...

13 July 2022

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Why Manchester is the destination for savvy property investors

London is not the be-all and end-all! When talking about the UK, one of the first locations to be mentioned is...

01 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Major firms continue to invest in the PRS – what’s the latest?

The UK private rented sector has become increasingly attractive to institutional, large-scale investors in recent years as returns on investment elsewhere...

29 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Knight and shining forecast: global consultancy revises up 2022 forecast

Global consultancy Knight Frank recently revised its UK residential house price forecast upwards, with the firm saying the supply of houses coming onto the...

29 June 2022

From: Breaking News

The shifting sands of development, aparthotels and short-term rentals

The travel industry was hard hit by the pandemic, but the bounce back is well in progress. According to PhocusWire, Europe’s...

29 June 2022

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Investors need to ‘up their game’ – tenant demand shifts to BTR

Hatch Interiors, a UK specialist in furniture collections, bespoke interior design and build-to-rent (BTR) schemes, has carried out a 1,000-strong UK-wide survey to provide...

24 June 2022

From: Breaking News

BTR can play a key role in levelling up and building back better, says White Paper

A residential real estate investment manager has published a White Paper on the Build to Rent (BTR) sector and the pivotal...

17 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – new auctioneer launches amidst a joyful June

In a week of blazing weather, PIT shines a light on the latest auction news, from a new property auctioneer coming...

17 June 2022

From: Breaking News

How BTR can offer attainable access to desirable lifestyles

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

17 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors - should you be considering these interior design trends?

If you are investing in a home or holiday home that you are subsequently looking to rent out, interior design is...

15 June 2022

From: Breaking News

BTR Q&A - 'there's an opportunity to professionalise the wider PRS'

With the Build to Rent (BTR) sector no longer a new phenomenon, and fast becoming a well-established part of the PRS,...

10 June 2022

From: Breaking News

How to maximise bookings for your holiday home this summer

After a tough few years for the travel industry, foreign travel is forecast to return to pre-pandemic levels this summer due to the...

10 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Market slowdown – UK house price growth expected to plummet

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

08 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Could the surging BTR market alleviate the UK housing crisis?

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

06 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Development – Canada Water reveals ‘once in a lifetime regeneration scheme’

The teams behind the regeneration of Canada Water have hailed the 53-acre masterplan as a ‘once in a generation opportunity’ to...

27 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – land lots, camping and a blessing in disguise

This week’s auction roundup features a new addition, with Cheffins’ June auction dominated by land lots. Network Auctions anticipates plenty of...

27 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Development – partnerships, revenue growth and Hong Kong investment

This week, PIT delves into the latest in property development news – from the new partnership between ilke Homes and Man...

25 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Debate - are second home owners pricing out locals and destroying communities?

Schofields Insurance has claimed that there are pros and cons for and against second homes as the dispute about second home...

18 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Which city is driving HMO decline? The answer may (not) surprise you…

Market analysis from Octane Capital has revealed that the number of houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) in England has dropped in...

13 May 2022

From: Breaking News

How the Airbnb phenomenon has stepped up international design

In this guest piece, Rob Lessmann, founder of luxury interior design studio Design'd Living, sets out how Airbnb has led international...

13 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Where do you see BTR in five years? 'Bigger', says former UKAA CEO

Dave Butler recently stood down as the CEO of the UKAA (the UK Apartment Association), the main membership body for the...

11 May 2022

From: Breaking News

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