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Right on track – Crossrail house prices up by as much as 215%

Postcodes with stations due to benefit from Crossrail (CR) have seen house prices increase by 79% since the project was first...

18 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

Green homes – three-quarters of councils say they need more help to reach net zero

A recent survey carried out by strategic property advisers Cluttons and sustainability consultants AESG has found that the majority of 50...

18 May 2022

From: Breaking News

How developers can navigate electric vehicle charging challenges

In this guest article, Isabel James, head of residential at Connected Kerb, one of the UK’s leading on-street electric vehicle (EV)...

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

Over half of available land plots snapped up by developers

Approximately 54% of all available land plots listed for sale across England have already been snapped up by developers, research from...

13 May 2022

From: Breaking News

New platform launched to make property investment more inclusive

A PropTech start-up launched in 2017 to make property investment less clunky and more inclusive has announced the launch of its...

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

Why property services need to lead the charge in the green revolution

The more the world learns about climate change, the more we realise that we all have a part to play in...

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

Development roundup – joint ventures, FTB homes and co-living thrives

In this week’s roundup, PIT takes a look at the latest UK schemes, including the newest phase in Barratt London and...

11 May 2022

From: Breaking News

The Elizabeth Line – will it give a boost to Canary Wharf’s property market?

One of Europe’s biggest transport infrastructure projects is finally set to open later this month after many years of delay and...

11 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Town and city regeneration: Advantages in property development

Town and city regeneration isn’t a new topic, by any means, but recent events in the UK have left us thinking...

11 May 2022

From: Breaking News

The 'all-in-one-living experience' – what does Vonder Wembley offer?

PIT was recently invited along by the Vonder Wembley team to spend a weekend at its flagship development and enjoy the...

06 May 2022

From: Breaking News

The Coast of the Rising Sun: Is it time to invest in the Far East?

Property in many of the UK’s coastal towns and villages has often taken a pounding and not just from the elements...

06 May 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

06 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Getting technical – developers use PropTech for new-build sales

Homebuilders are reportedly utilising technology to dramatically reduce the time it takes to exchange on a new-build transition, the latest research...

06 May 2022

From: Breaking News

The ultimate guide to investing in a holiday home

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

06 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight: Why investors should set their sights on Liverpool

Liverpool has become the hotspot for property investors and homebuyers alike, with property price growth over the last year higher in...

04 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Tenants could be paying £800 more in rent per year – claim

In just a year’s time, the average UK tenant could be paying £800 more a year in rent, research by rental...

04 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed: The secret weapon that will make your development a success

There are many shades on the ‘developing property’ spectrum, and for my money, one of the most attractive hues is a...

04 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – and despite rising interest rates…

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

29 April 2022

From: Breaking News

What support is available for property owners with cladding issues?

Since the devastating tragedy of the Grenfell tower fire in 2017, cladding issues have been highlighted across thousands of properties in...

29 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Five top tips for property investors this year and beyond

With bricks and mortar proving ever-popular and house prices continuing to rise, the opportunities for first-time and seasoned property investors are endless. That...

27 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Bargain abroad? Spanish second homes much cheaper thanks to exchange rate

Taylor Wimpey España has claimed it’s possible to purchase a two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment for £160,173 (plus VAT) in Spain – in...

27 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors: hedge against rising inflation with property

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

27 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Prime London prices up by 114 percent as high-end buyers return

Despite prime London property prices remaining largely flat on a year-on-year basis, some postcodes have seen average sale prices climb by...

27 April 2022

From: Breaking News

North England the new hotspot for PBSA – is it time to invest?

Landlords have been making attractive profits from renting property to students for many years, with this traditionally being one of the...

27 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - how could the French elections affect property investment?

Following the first round of the French presidential elections, which saw current president Emmanuel Macron and controversial Eurosceptic Marine Le Pen...

22 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – nightlife prospects and investment homes

This mini auction roundup has a commercial twist, with SDL Property Auctions offering a range of nightclubs and other nightlife spaces,...

22 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Water Neutrality – problems and solutions when it comes to development

In this guest piece, Philip Allin, associate director at Boyer London, looks at the problems and solutions of water neutrality when it...

22 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Shojin exits mezzanine investors with returns of £1.6m

Shojin Property Partners, an FCA-regulated online real estate investment platform, has delivered investment returns of £1.6 million to mezzanine investments as...

22 April 2022

From: Breaking News

How digitalisation can speed up your property’s sales process

The pandemic has had a major impact on our lives and the global economy. Our beloved property sector was by no...

22 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Electric vehicle growth is a highly charged issue for developers – claim

Developers and estate property managers need to keep abreast of fast-changing, fast charging advances in the world of electrical vehicles (EV),...

20 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Aspiring holiday let landlords – top tips from a lending expert

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

20 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight: Which locations top the list of holiday-let hotspots?

In a ranking of the best places in the UK to invest in a holiday let, Blaenau Gwent in South East...

15 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Alliance Investments sets sights on luxury new landmark scheme

Alliance Investments, the sale arm of Property Alliance Group, has announced its strategic partnership with EGCC Group to launch a new...

15 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – is spring the ultimate season for auctions?

This week continues the trend of successful property auctions, with SDL Property Auctions reporting exciting results for its March sale and...

15 April 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

15 April 2022

From: Breaking News

There’s no need to get into a tangle over Japanese Knotweed

They’re two words that can make any property owner panic – Japanese knotweed. The invasive plant can cause significant issues for...

15 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Amy Gibson, General Manager at Walton Robinson

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

14 April 2022

From: 60 Second Interview

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

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

13 April 2022

From: Breaking News

BTL tax changes are making portfolios less profitable – survey

Landlords’ portfolios are not generating the same income as they once were, as many are concerned about the future of the...

13 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Pocket Living secures a £19.3m funding deal from Pluto Finance

Pocket Living has been granted a £19.3 million debt facility with Pluto Finance for the recently completed Addiscombe Grove asset in Croydon. This deal with the provider...

13 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Put a Pin in it – stylish BTR scheme launches near Leeds City Centre

Grainger plc has announced the launch of Pin Yard as part of it’s expanding portfolio of Build-to-Rent (BTR) properties in Leeds. Launched...

13 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight: Deconstructing barriers to greener homes

With climate change and environmental degradation becoming a daily feature in news cycles, it’s no wonder why many are becoming increasingly...

13 April 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

12 April 2022

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

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

08 April 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

08 April 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

08 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight: What’s happening in the overseas property market?

Interest in buying property in Europe remains high despite Brexit, Covid-19 recovery, and a challenging economic climate. We’re expecting this year...

08 April 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

06 April 2022

From: 60 Second Interview

Perfectly on Kew – what is the latest with Apo’s plans to transform renting?

In November last year, we reported on the rental rooms with a view overlooking Brentford FC’s impressive Community Stadium. On a crisp,...

06 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Entering the holiday let market? New report says try South Devon

Search demand for holiday homes in South Devon rose by as much as 100% in 2021, suggesting a record year for...

06 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Property investors are making 12 per cent returns with Innovative Finance ISAs

Innovative Finance ISAs have been the top performing ISA for property investors in recent times. Here, Derek Pratt, commercial director at Sourced Capital, looks...

06 April 2022

From: Breaking News

London exodus reverses as rental demand climbs in Q1

With tenants returning to the capital in 2022, research by rental portal Rentd has revealed that the London rental market has...

01 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Jide Taiwo & Co. opens its first international office in London

Jide Taiwo & Co., the estate surveyors and valuers’ firm for both individual and corporate clients from Nigeria, are beginning their...

01 April 2022

From: Breaking News

UWOs not being used in fight against dirty money, says Labour

The most recent Mayor's Question Time meeting revealed that there have been no Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs) secured to stem the...

01 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – and this is no April Fools’…

Pinch, punch, it’s the first of the month! While it is indeed April Fools’ day, these record sales at auction are...

01 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Investor Today to return to two newsletters per week

Property Investor Today will be reduced from three newsletters per week to two newsletters from next week (w/c April 4). The newsletters...

01 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Planning update – approval for homes in Hastings, Manchester & Norfolk

In this mini update, PIT looks at the latest in planning applications, with affordable factory-built homes in Hastings, high-quality homes anticipated...

30 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent is part of the solution to London’s housing crisis, says research

Build to Rent (BTR) homes could help more Londoners find affordable, high-quality accommodation with additional amenities, playing its part in solving...

30 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight: The London housing market sees the busiest sales since pre-Brexit

In this insight piece, Warren McCann, area director at Douglas & Gordan, shares the latest findings for the London housing market. We...

30 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Just the beginning: First new UK leasehold property reforms become official

In this guest piece, Charles Brown, content writer of LDN Properties, discusses the potential impact of the latest reform on leasehold,...

30 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Barcelona the top Spanish hotspot after rent capping is scrapped, says agency

Barcelona is now the number one property hotspot in Spain following the scrapping of rent capping across Catalonia. That's according to...

28 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Eden Living set to provide 400 single-family homes to rent

Developer Eden Living, backed by European special situations manager Warwick Capital Partners, has launched as a Private Rented Sector business. The business...

28 March 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

28 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Chitra Stern: The balance of women in leadership is gradually changing

Off the back of International Women's Day, which took place on March 8 2022, Property Investor Today hears from Chitra Stern, co-founder...

28 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – springing into step for the end of March

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

25 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - UK public back Economic Crime Bill, but want it to be fairer

The vast majority of the UK public back the government's new Economic Crime Bill designed to crack down on dirty money...

25 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors – are you ready for the Property Investor Show?

The Property Investor Show returns on April 1-2 at London’s ExCeL Centre and is anticipated to be ‘bigger and better attended...

25 March 2022

From: Breaking News

The North–South property divide explained

Historically, there was a very clear gap between the North and South of England in terms of the house price growth....

25 March 2022

From: Breaking News

House raffles - what are the major pitfalls?

While many months of soaring house prices - supercharged by the stamp duty holiday and certain conditions caused by the pandemic...

23 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Student platform launches two new features to improve instant booking

Housemates, the instant book student accommodation marketplace operating across 40 cities in the UK and Ireland which we have closely followed...

23 March 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

23 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Firm foundations: why it’s time to build a stable career in property

Choosing a new career path has always been tricky, even before a global pandemic was added to the mix. While other...

23 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Her Roomies - world’s first rental platform for women aims to expand in UK

A platform with over 100,000 users that claims to be the world’s first accommodation rental platform and community created for women...

21 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Introducing Capella – a last chance to buy in King’s Cross

Capella is a new elegant landmark located on Lewis Cubitt Park, the biggest green space in King’s Cross, will bring 120...

21 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - key considerations for first-time hotel investors

Following a record low for the hospitality industry in 2020 and a mixed 2021 amidst the yo-yoing regulations, demand is finally...

21 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – employee milestones and a ‘decrepit’ property

This week’s auction roundup is a mixed bag, with iamproperty reaching reached a 300 employee milestone as auctions grow in popularity....

18 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Ukraine crisis - Futureal Group firms provide support for refugees 

A Birmingham-based property developer has partnered with charity Global Aid Network (GAiN) to collect donations for Ukrainian refugees. Cordia Blackswan is set to offer its...

18 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Hong Kong buyers dominate 17 London boroughs, study shows

Hong Kong buyers currently have the biggest property footprint within the London market, new research from Benham and Reeves shows. The agent’s...

18 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Mixta Africa showcases Nigerian homes at its UK roadshows

Mixta Africa, an African real estate and infrastructure development company, has announced its UK roadshows to showcase its luxury and affordable...

16 March 2022

From: Breaking News

One of the largest BTR providers by 2027 – Strawberry Star's grand plans

A property developer and operator is aiming to have a major say in the fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) sector, with...

14 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Government must increase Levelling Up fund – claim

The government’s Levelling Up Home Building Fund is unlikely to provide enough funding to supply loans to all of the nation’s...

14 March 2022

From: Breaking News

National Landlord Investment Show is back tomorrow - get your tickets now

The National Landlord Investment Show, widely considered to be the UK's number one landlord and property investment exhibition, is returning to...

14 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Is Britain set for a housebuilding boom? Expert says yes

With the sector showing signs that it’s set to rebound from a decline in pandemic output, Lee Martin, head of UK...

14 March 2022

From: Breaking News

How to stop problem neighbours from affecting your property investment

Difficult neighbours can be a serious problem for property investors, causing anything from minor noise irritations to affecting the property’s value...

14 March 2022

From: Breaking News

International Women’s Day: How can we stop gender discrimination?

Off the back of International Women’s Day 2022, which took place on Tuesday March 8, PIT analyses the findings from find-a-tradesperson...

11 March 2022

From: Breaking News

ITV's Our House - property fraud and how to avoid it

With ITV's Our House currently gripping millions of TV viewers, property experts have outlined how property fraud - which plays a central...

11 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Spain's Valor de Referencia de Cadastro - what is it and why does it matter?

A Spanish property expert says it's vital that buyers and investors in the country understand a new law that came into...

11 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – that settles it, auctions are the way to go!

If previous auction roundups haven’t done much to convince you that property auctions are the most lucrative route, then perhaps this...

11 March 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

11 March 2022

From: Breaking News

International Women’s Day: Mind the gender house price affordability gap

In the second instalment of our International Women’s Day 2022 series, PIT takes a closer look at a new study that uncovers...

09 March 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

09 March 2022

From: Breaking News

The best commuter town for investment? Watford, research says 

Watford is the best commuter town for investment, according to an exclusive research report carried out by developer London Square.   The town has achieved...

09 March 2022

From: Breaking News

UK construction workers owed £1.4bn in tax following market boom

The UK construction sector saw its fastest rate of growth in eight months during February despite a problematic pandemic period, the...

09 March 2022

From: Breaking News

The social and environmental benefits of residential conversions

In this guest piece, Reece Mennie, chief executive officer of HJ Collection, sets out the environmental and social benefits of residential conversions. We need...

09 March 2022

From: Breaking News

International Women’s Day: Why the property industry needs more women

As another year rolls around, we return with our special column celebrating International Women’s Day 2022, putting a heavy focus on...

07 March 2022

From: Breaking News

How landlord buying habits are changing to reach EPC targets

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

07 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Russian buyers account for £190m in London market value in 2021

Russian residential property purchases contributed an estimated £190 million in market value and £13.2 million in stamp duty tax last year,...

07 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – auctioneer awards, charity work and expert tips

We’ve entered a new month, which means new beginnings and refreshed confidence as we navigate a post-Covid world. Quite aptly, this...

04 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed: off plan buyers flock back to London as the WFH guidelines change

In this guest piece, Dennis Chan, head of international sales at Chestertons, gives his take on the off plan market and...

04 March 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

04 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Giles Atkinson, Director of Atkinson McLeod

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

03 March 2022

From: 60 Second Interview

Empty homes could ease housing shortage - how could investors help?

A trade body has claimed that new financial incentives are needed to bring thousands of empty homes back into use and give...

02 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Marie-Julie Gheysens - talking family ties and gender barriers

A few weeks ago we reported on Ghelamco's first UK scheme in Shoreditch, which is being spearheaded by 27-year-old Marie-Julie Gheysens, the firm's...

02 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Study – only half of non-profit landlords aware of EPC changes

Buy-to-let (BTL) portfolio landlords are more likely to be aware of the government’s proposed EPC requirements than non-portfolio landlords, according to...

02 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Planning to buy a luxury new build? Watch out for the leasehold…

In this guest piece, Hugh Wigzell, senior associate at Farrer & Co, lists three issues that property buyers and investors should watch out for...

02 March 2022

From: Breaking News

The ongoing greenfield/brownfield debate - what is the latest?

With brownfield/greenfield sites (and where is best to develop new housing) still hot on the housing agenda, David Churchill - a planning...

28 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Development update – green light given for several green homes

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the latest development news, from 160 new green homes coming to Croxley Green...

28 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors - could the UK's storm season worsen the Japanese knotweed crisis?

The UK's recent storm season could lead to a greater infestation of Japanese knotweed - the famously problematic and invasive plant...

28 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Faster progress is needed to decarbonise the property sector – claim

The Chartered Institute of Housing’s (CIH) upcoming 2022 Housing Review shows the lack of clear government strategies and insufficient financial incentives...

28 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – colossal results in such a short month

Despite being a fleeting month, February has seen impressive auction results across the board. Acuitus saw an emphatic start to the...

25 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Open Banking - could it solve the UK’s money laundering problem?

With Russia yesterday launching a full-scale invasion into Ukraine, it’s likely that the UK and other Western countries will announce further...

25 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Green property - talking Passivhaus, net-zero and the affordability of eco-homes

In recent years, the interest in and coverage of green homes has grown significantly, in direct correlation with the emergence of the...

25 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Permission granted – planning approvals for new homes bounce back

While the level of new homes being granted planning permission dipped during the first year of the pandemic, this negative trend...

25 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Investing in UK property: How to start and what to look for?

When it comes to investing money and making it grow, there are few options that deliver as high returns as property....

25 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors - houses versus apartments: which is best for buy-to-let?

It’s the age-old question that most investors are likely to find themselves wondering at one point or another - which property type...

23 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Upfront information – is this a major change for the property market?

Following the announcement that National Trading Standards and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) are set to improve the standard of...

23 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Richard Bosson - 'Prime Central is absolutely crucial'

Prime Central London (PCL) was hit harder by most than the pandemic, as international buyers stayed away (due to Covid travel...

23 February 2022

From: Breaking News

BTR boom continues – new builds command 23% rental premium

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

23 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Innovate UK - how formerly homeless entrepreneur aims to help buyer couples

Here at Property Investor Today, we've regularly championed the work of young entrepreneurs involved within the property industry, from Lydia Jones...

21 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Construction costs could set developers back £3.2bn a year – claim

The cost of construction for a new-build property is set to climb by almost £18,000 per unit – a jump that...

21 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Property investment will be the best asset class in 2022, says research

Property investment will be the best-performing investment asset in 2022, making it the top pick ahead of cash, stocks and cryptocurrency,...

21 February 2022

From: Breaking News

UK falls behind other European countries for new-build performance

The UK is currently trailing a number of other major European nations when it comes to the delivery of new homes...

21 February 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

21 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Investing in property in Portugal - what do investors need to know?

Portugal continues to be one of the most popular destinations for Brits to holiday and have second homes, thanks to its...

18 February 2022

From: Breaking News

PBSA update – supply growth in London, breaking into the US sector

In this mini update, Property Investor Today looks at the latest in purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA), from the locations with the...

18 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – the rise in MMoA and a bumper bungalow boom

This week’s roundup is centred around demand, with iamsold reporting a strong rise in Modern Method of Auction as market conditions...

18 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Who built The Arc? Ghelamco did!

Ghelamco - which is well-known for the creation of sustainable, energy neutral concepts - has officially launched The Arc in Shoreditch,...

18 February 2022

From: Breaking News

How to get investment ready when you want to raise capital this year

With such a high percentage of investment offers failing to raise finance, you need to be well-prepared when raising money for...

18 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Staycations here to stay – holiday owners set for another record-breaking year

Following record-breaking years for staycations in 2020 and 2021, with people urged to stay local as a result of the pandemic...

16 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – homes for the homeless and new phases begin

In this week's development roundup, Property Investor Today looks at a new ambitious scheme that will see rough sleepers in Basildon...

16 February 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

16 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Leasehold Reform Bill completes parliamentary journey - what now?

The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act, once it comes into effect, will prevent ground rent being charged on most new leases. Anyone...

16 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Construction crisis – building output decline persists in 2022

A construction output report has revealed that the value of underlying work commencing on-site has fallen 15% in the three months...

14 February 2022

From: Breaking News

BTR boom - mixed-use developer adds to portfolio with prime Luton site

A mixed-use developer has acquired a 'significant' 1.05-acre site on Latimer Road, in Luton, with planning consent in place to develop a...

14 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Your 12-step 2022 property investment plan

It’s a new year – 11 more months lie ahead. With some discipline and focus you could be much closer to your investment...

14 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – will commercial auctions top resi ones in 2022?

This week we’re going commercial, with Allsop’s commercial auction achieving a 91% success rate this month and Shepherd Commercial Auctions appointed...

11 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Breakthrough! Mayo Wynne Baxter wins landmark case for holiday homeowners

A leading South East law firm has won a breakthrough case by helping a group of holiday home leaseholders purchase the...

11 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed – top tips for first-time overseas buyers

A leading Spanish home builder has drawn on its 60-plus years of experience to provide information and advice to those who...

11 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Good news for investors – London propels PRS property availability

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

11 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Why property investors should never put off dealing with damp

All property investments require maintenance and one of the most common issues is damp; a problem that is at its worst...

11 February 2022

From: Breaking News

And so it continues – yet another new Housing Minister in mini-reshuffle

Boris Johnson has appointed yet another new Housing Minister as he yesterday continued the rearranging of his team in an effort...

09 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Market woes – UK rents hit £1,000 pcm as living costs squeeze households

Average UK rents have risen to almost £1,000 per month – £62 more than at the start of the pandemic, according...

09 February 2022

From: Breaking News

How to capitalise on short-term rentals and the BTR market in 2022

Investors and developers are catching the short-term and flex rental wave, and they are in for a long and thrilling ride. Emmanuel...

09 February 2022

From: Breaking News

West London living – Moorfield launches first co-living scheme in Ealing

UK-focused real estate fund manager Moorfield has agreed to forward fund an 81-bed co-living scheme near Ealing Broadway, West London, for £21...

07 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Brits spending up to 77% of income to cover rental costs – study

UK renters are forking out up to 77% of their monthly household income to get by in the UK rental market,...

07 February 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

07 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Crypto property investment - is it worth the risk?

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum have become increasingly popular among young investors, despite being famously volatile. But, at present, buying...

04 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - Chinese buyers increasingly looking for UK investment opportunities

The ‘potent’ mix of the Covid-19 pandemic and the slow demise of the Evergrande Group, one of China’s largest development companies, is...

04 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – new hires, bridging loans and catalogue wins

The theme of this week’s roundup is growth and success. Savills Auctions welcomes a new associate and MSP Capital’s reports a successful auction...

04 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Rental properties are nowhere close to achieving MEES – claim

Over two million properties in the sector lack basic energy efficiency measures and risk being banned from the market in the...

04 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Time to smarten up – how PropTech can boost your ROI

Whether you are an accidental landlord or witty property investor; you are likely to agree that a wave of new regulations...

04 February 2022

From: Breaking News

From leasehold to commonhold – is reform finally in motion?

Independent Buying Agents Haringtons reflects on the long-requested need to transform leasehold agreements and what impact this will have on the...

02 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Millionaire maker - entrepreneur aims to help the disadvantaged

A property entrepreneur who is committed to revolutionising the public housing sector has pledged £1 million to helping individuals from deprived...

02 February 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

02 February 2022

From: Breaking News

EPCs aren’t the answer to reducing emissions in our homes, poll shows

Almost two-thirds (62%) of residential property professionals don’t believe that Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are the most suitable method to help...

02 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Green property - ground-breaking pilot to create world's first plastic-free homes

A pioneering research and development partnership launched this month is to lead to a world-first in the move towards carbon zero, plastic-free...

31 January 2022

From: Breaking News

New fire alarm tech saves 82% for leaseholders amid cladding scandal

Prime Secure’s Fire Safety division has launched the UK’s first affordable wireless common fire alarm system, V-Fire, which removes the need...

31 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – development sprees and a moment of firsts

In this week’s roundup, Property Investor Today takes a look at the latest development news, from Downing’s development spree after a major...

31 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Investment opportunity - new resi development in Liverpool city centre

Integritas Property Group (IPG) has announced the launch of Bastion Point, a brand new residential development in the heart of Liverpool which...

31 January 2022

From: Breaking News

China: The beat of a different drum

A zero-tolerance policy response to Covid-19, declining property prices, and a flexible and accommodative central bank all set China apart from...

31 January 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

28 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed – how do landlords feel about greener home improvements?

Despite the continued rise in energy costs, 55% of homeowners are making positive changes to the environmental sustainability of their property,...

28 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Why freeholders should talk to leaseholders about rooftop extensions

The American writer Mark Twain’s famously observed ‘Buy land, they’re not making it anymore’. However, property investors are now finding there...

28 January 2022

From: Breaking News

EPC woes – landlords faced with £10k costs to upgrade their homes

New research from BDRC BVA highlights the extent of the cost that landlords will need to rack up to get properties...

26 January 2022

From: Breaking News

The ‘do’s and don’ts’ of investing in Spanish property post-Brexit

In this guest piece, Sascha Badelt, managing director of Cloverhut, outlines what investors should (and shouldn't) be doing when it comes to...

26 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Tenants miss out on properties amidst high demand – claim

Some 40% of tenants described their recent hunt for a rental home as difficult, and half of them said it took...

26 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Avoiding 5 common mistakes made by small-scale property developers

Small-scale property development is entering a phase full of fantastic opportunities. A huge housing shortage, an increase in permitted development rights,...

26 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Dev roundup – 10-year milestones, suburban BTR and new-build loans

This week’s development roundup highlights the latest in development and investment, from Elevate Property Group’s decade-long run and Legal & General’s...

24 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Knight Frank - post-Christmas supply builds as Omicron uncertainty fades

The lifting of Covid restrictions this week could see the supply of property rebuild and normal house price economics return, according...

24 January 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

24 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Half of UK renters want to buy out their landlord – study

A significant proportion of those renting a home would like to buy it from their landlord if circumstances allowed, new research...

24 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed – which cities will be the investment hotspots of 2022?

Staying at the forefront of the property investment industry takes a great deal of work, experience and expert knowledge, which is...

24 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - what to consider when buying-to-let in 2022

The start of a new year is often a time for reflection, and for investors, it is a prime opportunity to...

21 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – as we enter another year like no other…

In the first auction roundup of 2022, PIT takes a look at the latest auction news; from iamproperty’s successful year with...

21 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Government must focus on housing supply imbalance – claim

The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) has outlined the key areas it believes the government and the industry should focus on...

21 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight: Collaboration is key for rent collection

As Covid continues to impact the economy, Matthew Peake, partner and head of strategic asset management at Cluttons, explains how landlords...

21 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors - could this be the time to consider investing in Scotland?

Investors could help to plug the shortage of private rented properties in Scotland, which is in desperate need of new supply. According...

19 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Levelling up – the best outer-London cities to invest in revealed

Zero-carbon housebuilder Etopia Homes has pinpointed the towns and cities in England which could make the best use of the government’s...

19 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight: Where are we seeing the most new-build stock?

The latest research by Unlatch has revealed how the new-build market looks based on the diversity of stock currently available to...

19 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Birmingham - why Europe's youngest city is a hub for students and young professionals

In this guest piece, Marcus Blake, managing director of Berkeley St George City & St Joseph, sets out why the UK's...

19 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Bouncing back – Brit buyers return to Europe after Covid and Brexit

Just over a year ago (December 31 2020), the transition period for Brits to retire to European Union countries without the...

17 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Station Hill Reading – law firm to advise on major regeneration scheme

It’s been announced that property experts from international law company Gowling WLG are advising Lincoln MGT on the £750 million regeneration...

17 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Polka dots and stripes: why the UK shouldn’t mix politics with planning

Things that don’t mix well? Polka dots and stripes, planning and politics. The run-up to an election is usually an uncertain...

17 January 2022

From: Breaking News

‘Brits in Spain stay mainly on the Costa del Sol’ – figures show rise in interest

A leading Spanish home builder has revealed that more than half (54%) of Brits who reserved homes with the firm in...

14 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – from BTR portfolios to resi partnerships

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the latest development and investment news, featuring Avanton’s breakout into the BTR sector...

14 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Leasehold consultation – what do investors need to know?

On Tuesday, the government launched a six-week consultation on proposals to make it easier and cheaper for leaseholders to purchase the...

14 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight: Which cities have the lowest house price per square metre?

London houses are seven times more expensive than houses in the North, new research from Open Property Group has found. The investment...

14 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Predictions for the property sector in 2022 - causes for optimism

In this guest piece, Reece Mennie, chief executive of HJ Collection, outlines his predictions for the property market in 2022.  When looking...

14 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Predictions for 2022 - from sustainability and design to connectivity and net zero

With the new year now upon us, the predictions for what 2022 could bring from a property investment perspective continue to...

12 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Staycation surge as domestic booking enquiries are up 200% on 2021

With demand for staycations soaring over the last 18 months, recent figures suggest that the UK is set for another record-breaking...

12 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Government action on cladding - how did the industry react?

On Monday, Michael Gove - Secretary of State at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities - announced that leaseholders in buildings...

12 January 2022

From: Breaking News

EPC emergency – 15% of landlords in the dark over upcoming changes

Just one in seven (15%) landlords surveyed have no knowledge of the upcoming legislative changes to the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC),...

12 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Predictions for 2022 in tech and real estate revealed

Following a successful year in PropTech last year, spatial data technology company Pupil predicts that 2022 will be the year that...

12 January 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

10 January 2022

From: Breaking News

New global property investment group launched by former SevenCapital director 

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

10 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed – which London boroughs are pawfect for pets?

With 45% of the population owning a pet, and London ranked the most pet-friendly city in Europe, estate agents Douglas &...

10 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Development roundup - new homes in Northampton and Erith

In this first development roundup of 2022, Property Investor Today explores a new green community close to Northampton and the granting...

07 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Wandsworth wins as wealthiest London hotspot in 2021

The borough of Wandsworth sits top as London’s prime property hotspot over the last year, accounting for the highest level of...

07 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Fully charged! Why developers and investors are considering electric vehicles

In November, Boris Johnson spoke at the Confederation of British Industry’s conference and announced that Electric Vehicle charging points will become...

07 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Rental sector pushes house prices up by 80% over last decade

As we enter a new year for the property sector, research from Boomin has revealed that the total value of homes...

05 January 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

05 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Q&A - predictions and market influences for 2022

As we begin 2022, Andrea Fawell, sales and marketing director of property developers Kebbell, gives a very honest account of the market factors that are...

05 January 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

05 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Top entry system features that will increase your ROI

Portico shares some of the top entry system features for multi-residential properties that could positively affect the return on investment (ROI)...

05 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Season's greetings - after (another) year like no other

While 2020 was an utterly unique year, 2021 has in some ways been even more extraordinary. The first few months of...

24 December 2021

From: Breaking News

2022 predictions - what's in store for the property market?

With just over a week to go until 2022 makes an appearance, we check in with some more property experts to...

24 December 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

24 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Don’t lose sight of the ‘S’ in ESG: Why diversity and recruitment are key

In this guest piece, Deborah Gray, founding director at Totum Partners, looks at why those operating in the property sector shouldn't lose...

24 December 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

22 December 2021

From: Breaking News

First Homes - what is going on with the scheme?

The First Homes scheme, one of the flagship housing schemes announced by the government last year as Boris Johnson finally tried...

22 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Predictions for 2022 - what could happen to the property market?

It's been another busy year for those with a stake in the UK property market, with commercial to residential transformations, Build...

22 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Government called to rethink plans for energy improvements in PRS

Proposals to ‘force’ landlords across the country to pay up to £10,000 to improve the energy efficiency of rental properties require...

22 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Six ways to make your home more efficient

As the colder months settle in, and with it, the need to heat homes, many Brits are looking for ways to keep already costly energy bills down....

22 December 2021

From: Breaking News

New tie-up forged to make investing in the NW ‘easier, faster and more efficient’

GetGround and Salboy have announced a strategic partnership to make property investing in the North West easier, faster and more efficient.  Salboy, the North West property development and investment company, and GetGround,...

20 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Plans submitted for major new Glasgow waterside BTR scheme

The seemingly endless growth of Build to Rent continues unabated, with the new partnership of Moda Living, Osborne + Co and MRP recently...

20 December 2021

From: Breaking News

How to add value to your small-scale property development project

One of the challenges that any developer faces when building entry-level homes is how to stand out from the crowd. Build...

20 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – tree-mendous results ahead of Christmas Day

This week’s auction roundup is filled with Christmas joy, from Sutton Kersh achieving over £80 million in auction sales, to iamsold...

17 December 2021

From: Breaking News

New bespoke app launched for property investors

Sourced Property, the sourcing arm of the Sourced Group, has announced the launch of a 'bespoke property listing app', focused on the investor...

17 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Why can't you use crypto to buy property in the UK?

Despite recent warnings from the Bank of England that it could be worthless and investors being at a potentially greater risk...

17 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight: Which prime London areas are driving the rental market revival?

The prime London rental market has enjoyed an 8% uplift in rental values over the last year, with the most in-demand...

17 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Are macroeconomic challenges set to put the brake on the ‘flipping’ market?

In this guest piece, Jamie Pritchard, head of sales at Glenhawk, asks whether macroeconomic challenges are going to halt the renewed momentum of...

17 December 2021

From: Breaking News

First platform to tokenise property in the UK rebrands to Definder

Smartlands - the first company to tokenise property in the UK, and one we've covered a number times on PIT in recent...

15 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Barry McKeown - are yields the most important thing for investors?

In this latest Q&A, Property Investor Today speaks to Barry McKeown, real estate partner and head of Shoosmiths' Glasgow office, for...

15 December 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

15 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Dev roundup – multi-million-pound schemes and riverside homes

It's a mini-roundup this week, with a multi-million-pound Leeds development nearing completion, and the first batch of homes at a waterside scheme...

13 December 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR fraud - new case shows how much of a threat it could pose

A PropTech firm says it recently saved one of its premium Build to Rent (BTR) clients more than £160,000 by preventing a US-based...

13 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Bournemouth boom – study shows town was the most in-demand coastal location 

The popular coastal town of Bournemouth has been the most in-demand coastal location for buyers this year, according to Rightmove data. Analysis...

13 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Birmingham developers must do better to deliver new homes – claim

Birmingham is being left behind in the race to deliver new homes, according to Davidson Estates. Ben Davidson, managing director of the...

13 December 2021

From: Breaking News

How our homes and cars are driving the green transition

In this guest piece, St. Modwen Homes explores how homes will navigate the electric vehicle revolution and help our national environmental...

13 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Looking to London – is it time to invest in the capital again?

In this opinion piece, Jourdan Prowting, Partner Residential Auction at Allsop, analyses London's residential property market and discusses whether now is...

10 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – partnerships, promotions, and peculiar lots

As we approach the end of another turbulent year, PIT takes a look at the latest auction news; iamsold partners with...

10 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed: UK PropTech investment hits record levels in 2021

Investment into the UK’s fast-growing property technology (PropTech sector) has reached record levels in 2021 and more than quadrupled since last...

10 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Planning permission can propel property prices by 21% – study

Research by Barrows and Forrester has uncovered how much more a home could make in the current market when selling with...

10 December 2021

From: Breaking News

First Homes: one month to go - what do investors need to know?

First Homes, a new solution to the first-time buyer crisis, will be relevant to the majority of new schemes from December...

10 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Interview with Sam Le Pard, LEXI Finance

What does it say on your business card? Sam Le Pard, co-founder of LEXI Finance! How does LEXI help developers and property investors? LEXI...

08 December 2021

From: 60 Second Interview

Best city for BTL? Bristol knocks Manchester off top spot, says study

Bristol, Oxford and Cambridge have been named as the best cities for landlords and investors to invest in for 2022, according...

08 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Leeds agent launches 300 new properties as rental market soars

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

08 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Expert reveals top house buying tips for 2022

From knowing the best time to buy a home to understanding what’s needed before you can put in an offer, it...

08 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – where are the best areas in the UK to invest in property in 2022?

New research from Currys and Swann has revealed the best UK areas to invest in a property in 2022, highlighting the price of...

06 December 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

06 December 2021

From: Breaking News

A forecast on the UK real estate market in 2022

The holiday season is around the corner so that means looking back on an eventful year and preparing for the next....

06 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Crossrail special: part 3 – what should investors know about the Central section?

Throughout this week, Property Investor Today has been exploring the investment potential of the locations that sit on the controversial and...

03 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – despite a dreary December…

PIT takes a closer look at the latest auction news, from MSP Capital’s brand-new bridging loan to support auction growth and...

03 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Gravity Co is on the rise with fourth development launched

London based co-living PRS operator, Gravity Co continues to see rapid growth and interest in its co-living properties as it fills...

03 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Running a successful holiday rental business - what do you need to know?

In this guest piece, James Cassidy, Senior Director, Partner Success Vacation Rentals, EMEA at Expedia Group, outlines what it takes to run a successful...

03 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Lessons we have learned from the pandemic

A crisis as serious as the pandemic is not just a test of survival for businesses but a valuable learning opportunity.  At...

03 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Crossrail is coming – the Eastern section from Stratford to Shenfield

After years of speculation and alterations, the Elizabeth Line is now set to launch in the first half of 2022. Initially,...

01 December 2021

From: Breaking News

The scourge of Japanese knotweed! Pest wipes nearly £12bn off UK house prices

New research from Environet UK has revealed that the blight of Japanese knotweed has wiped an estimated £11.8 billion off the...

01 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – the most affordable buyer hotspots for electric car owners

For many, cars are an integral part of our home, with more people opting for electric or hybrid options when it...

01 December 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

01 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Crossrail special: part 1 – all investors need to know about the Western section

Already nearly three years late and vastly over-budget, Crossrail 1 – which will officially be known as the Elizabeth Line when...

29 November 2021

From: Breaking News

If there is a race to net zero, no one's a winner

James Gray from Cluttons discusses why the race to net zero is the wrong wording - and it should be all...

29 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Study – new-build homes reduce energy bills by up to 60%

New-build homes can allegedly see homebuyers cut their energy bills by as much as 60%, research from Warwick Estates reveals. Now that...

29 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Not for the faint of heart: here’s how to buy your first investment property

Here, in this latest PIT guest piece, Ellen Klein - editor at Sleep Junkie - outlines how investors should buy their first...

29 November 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

26 November 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

26 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Could video games inspire our real-life home designs?

In this guest piece, St. Modwen Homes explores the idea of property buyers designing their first home on a digital platform before...

26 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Development update – a ‘five-star' PBSA and breaking ground in Bristol

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the latest development news, from an architect's pledge to design a hotel-style student...

24 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - record interest in Spanish and Portuguese property among Brits

New data released by overseas property portal Kyero.com has revealed record interest in Portuguese and Spanish property during 2021. Kyero, which is...

24 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight: What the average house prices can get buyers across the UK

ConservatoryLand, a UK supplier of self-build conservatories, has analysed what the UK’s average house price of £270,000 can get buyers across...

24 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Road to net-zero – new ‘innovative’ schemes in Edinburgh and Leeds

Niche housebuilder Artisan Real Estate has raised the bar for sustainable development with the launch of an ambitious design framework geared...

22 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – which developers have been worst hit by Covid?

Research by real estate debt advisory specialists Sirius Property Finance has revealed how the pandemic halved the profits taken by the...

22 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Is Build to Rent unaffordable? Large-scale research suggests not!

One of the biggest criticisms of the fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) market has been its perceived exclusive nature and its...

19 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – fundraisers, training programs and clock towers

This week’s auction roundup is a mixed bag, with SDL Property Auctions holding a fundraising sweepstake as part of its latest...

19 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Rental yields in the capital – East London continues to lead the way

Those investors looking to join the pandemic bounce-back may be asking where the best places in London are to consider for...

19 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Sean Gavin, Operations Director at Berkeley South East London

In this Q&A, Property Investor Today speaks to Sean Gavin, Operations Director at Berkeley South East London, for his thoughts on...

19 November 2021

From: Breaking News

HS2 – will investors in the North now miss out?

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

17 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – ambitious BTR schemes and Henden regen underway

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

17 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – where are the top locations for high rental yields?

Research by Sequre Property Investment has revealed which cities are seeing the largest level of high yield rental homes. The buy-to-let (BTL)...

17 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Commercial to resi – boom continues across the country

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

17 November 2021

From: Breaking News

How to maximise your short-let investment this winter

In this guest piece, Emmanuel Lavoie, CEO of Jetstream Hospitality Solutions, sets out how investors can make the most from their holiday...

17 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Daniel James McGowran MNAEA - Owner of Daniel James Residential

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

16 November 2021

From: 60 Second Interview

Will Portugal still attract Chinese and Hong Kong investors in 2022?

We often hear about the attractiveness of the British market to Chinese and Hong Kong investors, but new research has also...

15 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Eco property – first phase of 439-home green scheme near Northampton

Despite COP26 now being finished, sustainability and the race towards net zero remain high up on the agenda, with PIT receiving...

15 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors should expect rapid growth in holiday lets, say experts

Industry experts say there will be no slow-down in the rapid growth of the holiday lets sector. Travel restrictions during the pandemic...

15 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight: What's the best property development strategy?

One of the questions I get asked most frequently is, 'what's the best property development strategy?'. Given that property development ranges...

15 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Green property – regeneration hotspot King’s Cross becomes carbon neutral

One of London’s busiest and most iconic areas has announced that it has become carbon neutral (as of November 11 2021). The...

12 November 2021

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Auction roundup – and the good news continues…

This week’s auction roundup shows positive results across the board, with Auction House London, Clive Emson, Allsop, Auction House and SDL...

12 November 2021

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Brownfield regeneration is ‘sorely needed’ – claim

Land plots currently account for just 1.4% of for-sale stock listed on the market, yet demand is high, with 55% of...

12 November 2021

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How to achieve implementable planning permission

In this guest piece, Ufuk Bahar - founder of multi-disciplinary architecture practice, Urbanist Architecture, which specialises in maximising the ROI and viability of...

12 November 2021

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Nightmare neighbours! Do investors need to be wary of who lives next door?

If you are looking to buy a home to then let it out to tenants, or if you have decided to...

10 November 2021

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Development roundup – sustainable homes are at the forefront

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

10 November 2021

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Landlords are already ahead of new energy efficiency rules, study shows

Landlords have begun to take steps to improve the energy efficiency of their properties ahead of new rules which are due...

10 November 2021

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Mixed-use Vauxhall development on track after funding from Cheyne Capital

An alternative investment fund manager has announced it has provided a senior loan of more than £100 million (£103 million) to...

10 November 2021

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Ten easy mistakes buy-to-let landlords should avoid making

Private and commercial bank Arbuthnot Latham provides some simple steps to help landlords save time, stress, and ultimately money, in the months and years...

10 November 2021

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EPC change could be 'catastrophic' for property investors, experts warn

Investors could be ‘severely impacted’ by government plans to raise the required Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating for buy-to-let properties in...

08 November 2021

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

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

08 November 2021

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Rental market rumble – London tenant applications double

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

08 November 2021

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Q&A: Are British buyers looking to property in the Costa del Sol?

Sean Woolley from Cloud Nine Spain reports that although they are an estate agent who has had predominantly British buyers over...

08 November 2021

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

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

05 November 2021

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

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

05 November 2021

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

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

05 November 2021

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Going green – green upgrades bag sellers 16% more for their homes

Sellers who have upgraded the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of their home to a C, from a D, E or...

05 November 2021

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The challenges and opportunities smart buildings face

In this guest piece, smart lighting and building software company amBX observes some core areas that are accelerating the property market today, as well as hindering it. Various...

05 November 2021

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Build to Rent the top target for tenant fraud, study shows

According to data from due diligence and guarantee firm, Homeppl, the Build to Rent (BTR) sector is being targeted by fraudsters with...

03 November 2021

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City status could bring about a house price boost for Southend

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

03 November 2021

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London bounces back – rents set to rise 5.5% in 2022

Rental values across the capital have not only bounced back compared to the pandemic dip in 2020, but they have also...

03 November 2021

From: Breaking News

UK buyers don’t want the ‘hassle’ of owning a holiday let – study

Some nine out of 10 adults in the UK could be losing out on tax breaks because they don’t want the...

03 November 2021

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'Explosive' growth of single-family housing shows maturity of UK BTR

Goldman Sachs made the headlines after announcing a partnership with Urban & Civic to deliver hundreds of rental homes across the...

03 November 2021

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Developers beware – cladding tax could cost £205m a year

The cladding tax introduced in last week’s Budget could cost the nation’s biggest housebuilders £205 million a year, research from Sirius...

01 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Should property investors lock in interest rates now?

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

01 November 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

01 November 2021

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£34 million PBSA property is launched by Knight Frank

The Student Property team of global property consultancy Knight Frank has launched Capital House in Southampton on behalf of joint venture partners Kier Property...

01 November 2021

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The hottest property investment strategy for 2022

Property investment firm Advantage Investment explores the effects Covid-19 has had on property investment and lists the benefits of investing in holiday...

01 November 2021

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

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

29 October 2021

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Auction roundup – as we wrap up an outstanding October…

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

29 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Outer London - why it could be a boom town for 20 minute neighbourhoods

One of London's leading property services groups has explored the most amenity-rich and walkable communities in Outer London in a report...

29 October 2021

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Where to invest in London’s most exclusive resi neighbourhoods

London remains one of the most desirable locations to live in the world, despite its ranking as the sixth most expensive...

29 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Green property - Octopus and Homes England launch £175m eco alliance

Octopus Real Estate, part of Octopus Group and a leading UK specialist real estate lender and investor, has revealed that it has...

27 October 2021

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Eco update – sustainable schemes in Somerset, Hampshire and London

This development update is environmentally focused, with 51 high-quality schemes coming to Somerset, 120 net-zero homes suited for the retired community and...

27 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Vacant Properties – research uncovers the countries with the most empty homes

Money.co.uk, an online comparison service that allows users to compare thousands of financial products, recently conducted a study analysing countries with the highest...

27 October 2021

From: Breaking News

St Moritz records strongest property price growth in 2021 with increases of 17%

Knight Frank’s annual Ski Property Report launched last week revealed that Swiss resort, St Moritz recorded the strongest price growth in...

27 October 2021

From: Breaking News

How a new sales feature will help make auctions the first choice for everyone

Private treaty property sales are fraught with pitfalls and at SDL Property Auctions we believe change is long overdue. We believe...

27 October 2021

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The Cumberland Building Society Industry Panel Q&A - what did it reveal?

The Cumberland recently sought the opinions of representatives from different areas of hospitality to highlight the differing perspectives on some of...

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Ballymore mixed-use development in the royal docks is on the way

Property developer Ballymore recently submitted a planning application for its latest major mixed-use quarter. The new development will be located on...

25 October 2021

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Parity in quality between public and private housing - is it really possible?

In this latest Q&A interview, PIT speaks to Convivia Group's Roy Ledgister about creating parity between social and private housing, and...

25 October 2021

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Insight - a closer look at off-plan property investing

The UK has a longstanding problem with housing. A shortfall in available and viable land in areas with investment potential is...

25 October 2021

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Black History Month – positively impacting lives through property

In the third instalment of our Black History Month investor special, we speak to Ayesha Ofori, founder of both the female...

22 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Are the Home Counties the next hotspot for Chinese and HK investors?

A new thought leadership paper has asked whether the Home Counties – the typically affluent counties surrounding London – will be...

22 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Will 2022 be the time to invest in property?

Another new year is approaching, but unlike the last, 2022 should arrive with significantly less uncertainty, especially for the property market....

22 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – normalising auctions, MMoA and more valuers needed

This week’s auction roundup involves another bumper month for SDL Property Auctions as it partners with Rightmove to revolutionise auctions, as...

22 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Everything you need to know about buying a new build

In this guest piece, the experts at regulated property buyers GoodMove explore everything investors need to know about buying a new build, including what...

22 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Property Hub duo launch game-changing app - what's it all about?

The pair behind one of the property industry's most popular podcasts have now launched an app that they say will 'completely...

20 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Planning reform the biggest obstacle for resi development – claim

The existing planning system is the biggest obstacle to residential development, according to national property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH). Its annual...

20 October 2021

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Commercial to resi – a market boom from Leeds to Staines

In the fourth and final part of our series on the fast-growing commercial to resi trend, we check in on schemes...

20 October 2021

From: Breaking News

How to maximise income from your holiday home in 2022

Since the start of the pandemic, recent figures have shown that more than 11,000 second-home owners in England have opened their...

20 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Black History Month - breaking down barriers and improving diversity

In part 2 of our Black History Month investor special, we speak to Stephanie Taylor, co-founder of property management and development...

18 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight: Which areas promise the biggest property value increases?

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

18 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Commercial to resi – from West Sussex to Surrey

In part three of our series on the booming commercial to residential sector, we look at some of the recent schemes...

18 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Why UK investors should consider property overseas

In this guest piece, Martin Dell, Founder of Kyero, explores what makes overseas properties, particularly those in France, an attractive option...

18 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Black History Month investor special - Q&A with Roy Ledgister

Black History Month, an annual event with origins dating back to late 1960s USA and celebrated in the UK since 1987,...

15 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – from Cornish holiday homes to luxury hotels

This week’s auction roundup features the exclusive lots available at Bond Wolfe's and Strettons’ October auctions, and a new mention in...

15 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Cladding crisis - SLC pens letter to Michael Gove urging action

John Clay, a board member and past chairman of the Society of Licensed Conveyancers, has written an open letter to the...

15 October 2021

From: Breaking News

 Godwin submits revised proposals for scheme in central Worcester

Property developer Godwin Developments, working in partnership with Lowesmoor Regeneration Ltd, has submitted amended proposals for its waterside mixed-used scheme Lowesmoor...

15 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – the hidden running costs of being a landlord

In this guest piece, Rightio discusses some of the lesser-known costs of being a landlord. To the uninitiated, being a landlord might...

15 October 2021

From: Breaking News

A new breed of co-living - can a ready-made community really be achieved?

Some believe co-living as a concept has only grown in significance as society has had a chance to reassess its priorities and...

13 October 2021

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Development roundup – ambitious investments and more modular homes

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

13 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – what are the warning signs for potentially costly subsidence?

Subsidence damage, if left untreated, can cost homeowners anywhere between £3,000 to over £250,000 – meaning it could prove very costly to...

13 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Rental update – new HMO licensing rules, green spaces and low supply

In this market update, PIT looks at how HMO licensing will potentially impact Westminster’s rental market, the rising demand for green...

13 October 2021

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Commercial to resi – what are the advantages of office-to-resi conversions?

In this opinion piece, Reece Mennie from HJ Collection outlines the main benefits of office-to-residential conversions – which is set to...

11 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Renters are willing to pay over £1k more a year for smart home tech

A fifth of UK renters claim they would fork out up to 10% more in rent each month for smart features...

11 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Five ways to keep your home renovation eco-friendly

Building and construction expert, Thomas Goodman at MyJobQuote, offers five tips to keep your home renovation project, whether big or small,...

11 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Opinion - leasehold reform should be top of Michael Gove’s 'to-do’ list

Housebuilder Countryside Properties has become the latest big developer to pledge an end to ground rents on leasehold properties, meaning that...

08 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Commercial to resi – will this trend continue to boom?

In this ongoing series, PIT will explore whether commercial to residential conversions – one of the biggest trends during the pandemic as...

08 October 2021

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Auction roundup – looking back at a successful September

The theme of this week’s roundup is reflection, as Allsop and SDL Auctions report successful auction results for September, while Auction...

08 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Student lets – ambitious tie-up and most expensive areas for tenants

StuRents, one of the UK’s largest student accommodation search platforms, is to provide users with all-inclusive utility packages directly through its...

08 October 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

06 October 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

06 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Permission denied! A quarter of investors thwarted by planning roadblocks

A new survey of more than 500 UK property investors, carried out by SearchLand, has shed light on the key challenges...

06 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Interior design - five top tips to help holiday rentals attract the right crowd

In this guest piece, Rob Lessmann, founder of Design’d Living, explores his five top tips for creating an attractive, luxe interior in...

06 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Elephant & Castle – what is the latest with London’s regeneration hotspot?

Situated in southeast London, Elephant & Castle boasts a rich history as well as an intriguing reputation. In recent years, the...

04 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - Top 10 locations to invest in student property

Lender and savings bank Paragon Bank recently conducted research highlighting the top student property investment locations in the UK. The findings...

04 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Industrial to residential conversions: new book sets out how to make a profit

An updated and revised book offering ‘the essential guide’ to converting industrial buildings for profit has been released by property experts Ian...

04 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Housebuilding – first deals, hidden abodes and Gloucestershire homes

This mini housebuilding roundup features Lovell’s pledge to combat the housing shortage with refurbishment, and two ambitious deals from Pocket Living...

04 October 2021

From: Breaking News

The importance of solving the UK’s shortage of affordable homes

In this guest piece, David Searle, co-founder and COO of HSPG, outlines why affordable housing provision is more important than ever. House prices...

04 October 2021

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Investment insight – is property flipping back on the agenda?

In April 2020, right in the heart of the first lockdown, we ran a guest piece from Harvey Raybould about whether...

01 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – pinch, punch, the first roundup of the month!

We’ve already reached October in what has been another tumultuous year for the housing market. The auction world continues to thrive,...

01 October 2021

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Yorkshire housebuilder signs £50 million JV with Dominvs

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

01 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Art Deco building in West Bromwich undergoes a luxurious transformation

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

01 October 2021

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Insight: what’s fuelling the rapid growth of the suburban BTR market?

One of the key problems facing the UK housing market can be boiled down to: lots of demand and not enough...

01 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent – Notts scheme update, single-family homes and lets with pets

Plans for the latest phase of The Island Quarter development were approved by Nottingham City Council. The approved plans are set to...

29 September 2021

From: Breaking News

London Green receive £5m from GRE for West London development

New principal lender GRE Finance “GRE” has provided a £5 million facility, at 70% LTV on an 18-month term, to property...

29 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Co-living scheme, housebuilding hiatus & construction milestone

In this property investment roundup, PIT zones in on a new co-living scheme in Exeter, a potential halt in housebuliding and...

29 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Bigger than London – buy-to-let goes regional

Are you a buy-to-let investor considering selling up? You’re not alone. Research by the Nottingham Building Society revealed that a fifth...

29 September 2021

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Opinion - what is the future of property investing?

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

27 September 2021

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Sky's the limit - The Sky Residences at One Bishopsgate Plaza launch

One Bishopsgate Plaza, the tallest residential and hospitality tower in London, launched The Sky Residences last week. Stanhope was appointed as...

27 September 2021

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It’s back! National Landlord Investment Show goes live again in October

After a hiatus of nearly two years, where shows had to take place virtually instead, the National Landlord Investment Show says...

27 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Fire Door Safety Week – tenant fears and landlord duties revealed

Millions of people privately renting or in social housing fear a revenge eviction if they raise fire safety concerns with landlords. Despite...

27 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Leasehold experts to shed light on missing landlords in webinar

Law firm Bishop & Sewell are holding a free webinar on Tuesday September 28 at 6pm. The webinar will discuss a variety...

27 September 2021

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Auction roundup – a bumper September to wrap up the summer

Last week, PIT spoke to some of the UK’s biggest and most successful auctioneers to find out if they planned to...

24 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Spanish rental market expected to heat up for owners this year

Accommodation rental platform Homelike has high hopes for the Spanish rental market, estimating that the rental of mid to long-term accommodation in Spain...

24 September 2021

From: Breaking News

China update – increased interest in UK resi buying and a demand bounce-back

Interest from China in the UK property is bouncing back, according to experts on the Chinese buying market in Britain. Domenica Di...

24 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Mount Anvil launches The Ellipse at Royal Eden Docks

Property developer Mount Anvil and its partner ExCeL London have launched The Ellipse at their Royal Eden Docks scheme, located in Newham,...

22 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Britain’s houses are getting smaller but more expensive, study shows

A new study has revealed just how much less house you now get for your money. The property market has certainly boomed,...

22 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – Green Homes Scheme nosedive and making your home sustainable

In light of the recent research on the Green Homes Grant scheme from the National Audit Office, Ross Counsell, chartered surveyor and...

22 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Seaside Shortage – tenant competition rises as interest outweighs availability

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

20 September 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

20 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Planning update – green homes coming to Yorkshire and Borehamwood

Leading housebuilder Harron Homes Yorkshire has submitted planning application to Barnsley Metropolitan Council for 236 new homes. The proposals will regenerate a...

20 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – how to avoid the down value trap

Recent reports that over half of all London homes on the market last year were downvalued by lenders was somewhat concerning...

20 September 2021

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Elephant Park – what's happening at one of London’s greenest new schemes?

Elephant & Castle is, without doubt, an incongruous area – very busy, chaotic and some might say ugly, but also full...

17 September 2021

From: Breaking News

 The Student Hotel - Scotland’s largest 500-room hotel is on the way

Candleriggs Square is undergoing a £300 million transformation that is the first of its kind in the UK.  Plans for the The...

17 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction houses – are they returning to in-room now that society's reopened?

At various points throughout the pandemic, we have posed the question as to whether the UK’s major auction houses will return...

17 September 2021

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Development roundup – from sky high flats to steel panel factories

A development of 21 flats in Hanley was given the green light in a bid to regenerate the area. ALB Group put...

17 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Athena House is the first residential development launched on Instagram

Property Experts, a Greater London developer, has launched its development Athena House in Horley, Surrey, exclusively on Instagram. The development is a...

17 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Opinion - why investors should wake up to the BTR revolution

In this guest piece, Alec Watt, chief executive officer of the Accouter Group of Companies, outlines why investors would be unwise...

15 September 2021

From: Breaking News

North East becomes UK’s Buy to Let Property Hotspot

The North West of England has held the title for buy to let property hotspot for some time now. However, property...

15 September 2021

From: Breaking News

#BuildingToCOP26 – built environment unites like never before

The built environment will play a key role at the upcoming UN climate change conference, COP26, which is being held across...

15 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Japanese Knotweed cases increase by 28% in the UK

Japanese knotweed is detrimental to the property industry. It can reach up to 10cm a day in just 10 weeks and...

13 September 2021

From: Breaking News

New-build market share hits lowest level in a decade

New research has found that the proportion of UK property transactions accounted for by the new-build sector hit its lowest level in...

13 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – is office/retail to resi now more important than ever?

One of the biggest trends during the pandemic from a property development point of view has been a dramatic increase in...

10 September 2021

From: Breaking News

First of its kind! Pocket Living strikes deal with HGP and Barclays

Multinational universal bank Barclays will join Housing Growth Partnership as the two new funding partners at Pocket Living’s Waltham Forest scheme. HGP is a...

10 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Why Londoners are buying properties outside the city

In this article, Reece Mennie, an award-winning entrepreneur and CEO of HJ Collection and Hunter Jones, explains why many people who...

10 September 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

10 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – bumper catalogues and warehouse breweries

It’s a mini roundup this week, with news on Clive Emson’s biggest catalogue this year so far, and Bond Wolfe’s successful...

10 September 2021

From: Breaking News

‘Complex’ loan granted for £10m residential Manchester building

Lender Fiduciam has provided a £5 million development loan for the construction of a £10 million seven-storey residential apartment building in...

08 September 2021

From: Breaking News

International buyers and tenants are keen to live in the UK

Global travel is on the mend as the UK has opened its doors to international countries that meet the government’s criteria....

08 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Majority of UK adults unaware of mortgage guarantee scheme

A new poll has revealed that 15% of working-age people believe that the government’s mortgage guarantee scheme could apply to them....

08 September 2021

From: Breaking News

How site sourcing is being transformed by big data

An effective method for sourcing and obtaining sites is critical to the success of any property developer. Starting construction on a...

08 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Revolutionising public housing – firm agrees deal worth hundreds of millions

An innovative property and tech investment firm has revealed its plans to revolutionise the public housing sector following a private equity...

06 September 2021

From: Breaking News

What are the best locations by the sea with new builds available?

If seaside living is high up on your property wish list, the latest research by Warwick Estates could make your property...

06 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Potential ‘landmines’ in the Fire Safety Act revealed by property expert

Fire door inspections and compartmentation will be the next ‘landmine’ in the building safety saga, a property consultancy expert has warned. New...

06 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – August achievements and September selections

This week, PIT takes a look at the continued success of SDL Property Auctions, and more great opportunities for buyers and investors...

03 September 2021

From: Breaking News