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Price dip in Prime London is chance for savvy investors

Demand remains relatively subdued in London’s prime postcodes, as the General Election nears. The number of offers made above £5m was 22%...

13 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let Boost as many renters reconciled to not owning a home

Data sourced from millions of bank accounts reveals spending on rent and mortgages increased 6.3 per cent year-on-year in May. Barclays data...

11 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Rebound! Housing market strengthens despite election uncertainty

There’s been a modest rebound in house price growth according to new figures from the Nationwide. The lender says UK house prices...

06 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor Tip - Upbeat assessment of New Homes sector

Savills has given an upbeat assessment of how the new homes sector has performed so far in 2024 - but it...

04 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Cushioned private sector rents begin catching up with 'true' market levels

So Hamptons wants that in percentage terms, tenants are now facing bigger rent increases when they renew their contract rather than...

04 June 2024

From: Breaking News

High Mortgage Rates triggers plummeting off-plan sales

Off-plan house purchases have plummeted in the last year - and that’s largely down to higher mortgage rates. Property consultancy Hamptons says...

31 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Election Jitters means growth forecast cut for Prime Central London

The political uncertainty hanging over the UK property market has come into sharper focus since Rishi Sunak announced a general election,...

31 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Where Best To Find A Fixer Upper...and How To Add Value Quickly

Sunderland is the best place to buy a "fixer-upper" home, according to a new study by home experts from National Insulation...

29 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Optimism over New Build Homes despite weather-related sharp drop

Figures from the National House Building Council (NHBC) show 21,967 new homes were registered to be built in Q1 2024, down...

29 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Fast Bridging Loans:The 2024 Guide to Finance Property Deals

What are bridging loans and when are they useful? Bridging loans are a type of short-term financing that property investors can use...

28 May 2024

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Buy To Let remains strong investment as first time buyers under the cosh

Despite the well publicised problems hitting buy to let investment, demand looks set to stay strong as first time buyers struggle...

23 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Global City Capital Appreciation strongest for 18 months - Knight Frank

The first quarter of 2024 witnessed an average annual growth rate of 4.1% across the 44 markets covered by the Knight...

21 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Shock as latest UK index shows house prices still falling

The latest UK house price index from e.surv suggests house prices have fallen over the past year - this is in...

21 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Developer appetites for land only plots down year on year

New research by property software firm APRAO shows that developer demand for land-only plots has declined by 11% on an annual...

21 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Country property market warns up as spring finally arrives

There are signs of a seasonal pick-up in activity in country house markets, but higher mortgage rates are keeping demand in...

16 May 2024

From: Breaking News

London housing ‘ripple price effect’ outpaced by other cities - new analysis

A new analysis by online agency Yopa suggests that London has a weak ripple effect for house price growth across local...

14 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Property investment service launched for global HNW individuals

UK Sotheby’s International Realty has launched The Family Office to provide global ultra-high-net-worth individuals and multi-family offices with investment advice as...

10 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Struggling market means capital appreciation rarely beats inflation rate

A new analysis suggests that despite a fall in inflation, the stuttering housing market means that just 56 areas of the...

10 May 2024

From: Breaking News

The Numbers Game: How to Analyze and Value Investment Properties

The world of property investing can be alluring, promising financial freedom and a steady stream of income. But before diving headfirst...

07 May 2024

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Cheaper To Buy or Rent - Rightmove’s city breakdown

Rightmove says it’s now cheaper to buy than rent in each of Great Britain’s biggest cities, highlighting why many determined first-time...

30 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let loan rates flatline but choice of products improving

There's good news for the buy to let sector as mortgage product availability is showing signs of stability, according to the...

25 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Global Housing Markets Pick Up

Average prices across 56 major global housing markets increased again last quarter, with average annual growth now at 3.9% across a...

23 April 2024

From: Breaking News

A look into 2024 so far: 3 key insights for landlords

Twenty twenty-four is a pivotal year for landlords in the Private Rented Sector (PRS). It is still the Government’s aim that...

16 April 2024

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Two Day Event pledges to “revolutionise property investment education”

A Scottish property investment specialist is launching what he calls “an innovative new course, designed specifically to encourage property investment and...

11 April 2024

From: Breaking News

New Builds Higher Prices drive housing market revival - claim

A property software business says its research shows that the housing market revival is driven by the premiums levied on new...

11 April 2024

From: Breaking News

First Time Buyers take advantage of slowly-reducing rates

Slowly reducing mortgage rates this year have led to first-time buyers accounting for a record 33% of all buyers across Britain...

09 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Zoopla’s Verdict on 2024 Housing Market So Far

The latest market analysis from Zoopla shows housing market activity improving by all key measures during Q1 2024. Sales activity and house...

09 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let costs breakdown shows how returns are falling

The total return of the average buy-to-let property has reduced by 6% over the last two years, driven by a sharp...

09 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Interest rates to hit 3% in 2025 predicts leading economic consultancy

Although economic activity has picked up since the start of the year, the outlook remains weak by historical standards according to...

05 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Boost for buy to let as renting judged lower cost than buying

For first time buyers, renting is cheaper than buying in most of the UK according to new data from the Halifax. London, the...

05 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Rightmove reveals string of 2024 property hotspots

New data Rightmove reveals that Chard, a town in Somerset, is the new hotspot with the number of sales agreed more...

03 April 2024

From: Breaking News

The Most Lucrative Locations for Holiday Cottage Investment

A study into crime rates, potential rental yield and nearby tourist attractions has listed a selection of the top holiday cottage...

03 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Bargain Hunters look to locations with heavy down valuations

New research shows that sellers in Wales are likely to be hit hardest by a down valuation, with the average home...

03 April 2024

From: Breaking News

High proportion of property investors rely on ‘sources like us’

More than two in five UK property investors say they rely on the property and finance trade press - such as...

28 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Commercial Real Estate Investment Looking Very Positive

New retail and leisure research has revealed a boom in commercial real estate activity over 2023.  The latest report by the Local...

26 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Normal Sales and Rental Markets Are Back - new market snapshot

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

21 March 2024

From: Breaking News

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

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

19 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Insider Insight: top agent’s view of Prime London housing market

A developer once said that after a slowdown, you need no further bad news for two consecutive quarters for a recovery...

19 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Capital Appreciation boost as prices nearly back to 2022 peak

UK house prices rose for the fifth consecutive month in February, up by 0.4 per cent or £1,091 in cash terms,...

14 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Big discounts for cash buyers as vendors stay desperate to sell

New research suggests investment buyers with cash can secure chunky discounts on residential properties. Octane Capital analysed house price data for both...

12 March 2024

From: Breaking News

House Price Growth in Positive Territory for first time in a year

UK house prices rose by 0.7 per cent in February, says the Nationwide, after taking account of seasonal effects. This resulted in...

12 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Commercial property attracting increased private investment worldwide - report

Knight Frank says private investors remain the most active buyers in global commercial property. In 2023 private capital invested US$338 billion globally,...

07 March 2024

From: Breaking News

UK housing market improves but warning of obstacles to come

House prices across the UK are down just 0.5 per cent in a year as the housing market recovery continues. New data...

07 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Megatrends set to dominate property investment in 2024 - expert panel

Four key ‘megatrends’ are set to dominate investment decisions in 2024 despite the year potentially bringing uncertainty and volatility, a property...

05 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Capital Appreciation - UK winners and losers over past 12 months

Average house prices rose £7,599 in Scotland last year according to analysis of the latest statistics by DJ Alexander Ltd, the...

29 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Top UK cities for 2024 rental potential revealed by industry supplier

Aldermore has named Bristol, as the best city for landlords to invest in for 2024.  Manchester, Coventry, Brighton and London make up...

29 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Positive About Spain - the year ahead for investors and buyers

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

29 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor Briefing - the market has turned the page says Hamptons

Hamptons head of research Aneisha Beveridge says the early signs in 2024 suggest that the market has firmly turned the page.   She...

27 February 2024

From: Breaking News

London Briefing - what investors should know about sales and rentals

Growing confidence in the property sales market and lower mortgage costs led to a 21 per cent increase in the number...

20 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Overseas investment potential identified by agency branding deal

Hamptons has struck a deal for its name and brand to be used in a new overseas territory - and in...

20 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Bumper Start to 2024 Housing Market reports Rightmove

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

15 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Surging rents drive up capital growth according to Savills

UK housing costs hit £200 billion for the first time in 2023, according to the latest research by the property firm...

15 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Huge slump in new private homes completed - new figures

Figures released by the National House Building Council show 133,213 new homes were completed in 2023, down 12 per cent on...

15 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Good News - strong start to 2024 housing market says the Halifax

Average house prices rose by 1.3 per cent in January, the fourth monthly rise in a row according to the Halifax. Property...

13 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Knight Frank’s Investor Update on residential sales and lettings

Sales Market: The UK housing market is at an inflection point, which means mixed signals for buyers and sellers. Inflation has fallen...

13 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Don’t be impacted by rising rent arrears

A recent survey by digital mortgage lender, Molo, revealed that nearly 60% of UK landlords have seen a rise in late...

08 February 2024

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Investment boost for Build To Rent in major UK cities

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

08 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Revealed - the Top 10 Property Locations to Watch

An estate agency has analysed the latest sold price data from the Land Registry looking at the best performing markets when...

30 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Middle East investment potential boost by top agency’s new office

International real estate advisor Savills has started the year with what it calls “a strategic and large-scale expansion” of its regional...

30 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Agency forecasts no more house price falls in London

Cluttons, a prime London residential property specialist, has flagged an end to house price falls in its new forecasts for 2024...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Investors see growing numbers of lots at auctions

In the wake of a turbulent 2023 for the property industry, Essential Information Group, a leading provider of data and insights...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Which Region has the best Long Term UK Capital Appreciation?

New research shows that the West Midlands has been the best performing housing market since the Bank of England started to...

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Huge Rise in incorporation for UK buy to let investors

Despite a sharp fall in the number of homes bought by landlords in 2023, the number of limited companies set up...

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Capital Appreciation set to rise more than expected this year

Investors relying on capital appreciation are in for a pleasant surprise in 2024 according to Knight Frank. Tom Bill, head of the...

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Recent house price rises give hope for improved 2024 - new analysis

A house price index has indicated a gentle rise in capital appreciation coming through at the end of 2023, and says...

18 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let Investments - challenges and trends for 2024

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

16 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Commercial property investment opportunities and top picks for 2024

This year will be an opportunity to buy at the very bottom of the cycle for commercial investors – with retail,...

11 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Property Investment Demand Soars in Cyprus

Anastasia Yianni of Cyprus Sotheby’s International Realty writes:  For overseas property investors looking for an investment in 2024, Cyprus continues to stand...

11 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Surge in number of Ultra High Net Worth buyers in central London

There was a 10 per cent rise in billionaires buying luxury homes in London during 2023, driven by purchases by Gulf...

09 January 2024

From: Breaking News

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

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

09 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Global league table reveals the world’s best residential property returns

A new global league table for residential property investment has placed the Republic of Ireland as its top tip for 2024. This...

28 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Will 2024 be a Good Year to Invest in Property?

“2023 has proved a tricky year but it’s also provided opportunities that haven’t been available for the last few years. “On the...

21 December 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

21 December 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

21 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Global markets remain resilient as they head into 2024

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

21 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Which way for the Housing Market in 2024? Rightmove’s forecast

Rightmove has revealed its forecast for 2024 - but just as it has done this, it’s revealed asking prices have dropped...

19 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Be Realistic! Warning to investors selling at auction

An online property auction expert says investors and all others selling by auction in 2024 must be realistic on pricing. Stuart Collar...

19 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Changing Face of Property Investment Hotspots in 2024

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

14 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Should Investors Wait for new round of House Price Falls?

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

14 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Auctions - Navigating The Shifting Landscape

David Leary of the Essential Information Group writes: As we conclude 2023, the property auction market reflects a year of twists and...

14 December 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

12 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - high end London location with glut of Doer-Uppers for investors

A leading estate agent in London has revealed a glut of properties awaiting modernisation and shrewd investment in a sought after...

12 December 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

05 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Where has seen the biggest post-pandemic capital appreciation?

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

28 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Residential Property Investment holds its own despite downturn

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

21 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Wave goodbye to winter property woes

It’s not just the weather that’s wet and dreary – the outlook looks bleak for landlords too as we head towards...

17 November 2023

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Global Luxury Property Investment Returns Tick Higher

Average annual price growth in prime global city markets ticked up in Q3 2023 to 2.1 per cent, well above the...

16 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors Briefing - Zoopla’s forecast for 2024 UK Housing Market

Zoopla is warning that there will be further house prices in 2024 on top of the 4.5 per cent drop it...

09 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Increasing number of investment properties sell via online auction

There was a record number of properties sold by agents using online auctions in the third quarter of this year, according...

09 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Unexpected Housing Market Boost as Prices Edge Upwards

Shock news about house prices tend to mean one thing - a downward lurch. But the latest index from the Nationwide...

07 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Wait To Invest? House prices forecast to fall in late 2023

House prices in England and Wales will fall by four per cent over the final quarter of 2023, thanks to inflation,...

02 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors’ Update - a subdued autumn for UK housing market

Knight Frank says the seasonal autumn bounce has failed to materialise in the UK housing market this year. It was a...

31 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Investment surges into Build To Rent Single Family Housing

Over £1 billion has been invested in the burgeoning Build To Rent Single Family Housing sector in the first three quarters...

31 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - areas with falling prices ripe for investor buyers

The average price of a home in Wales has fallen to £239,378 in the third quarter of 2023, the first time...

26 October 2023

From: Breaking News

New Market Snapshot shows yields rising across all regions

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

24 October 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

19 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - Britain’s best performing prime housing markets

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

12 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors' Guide to UK Housing Market Right Now

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

10 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Optimistic New Build Investment Potential in Near Future

A prominent new build expert has given his verdict on that sector’s investment potential for the rest of 2023. Mobeen Akram -...

10 October 2023

From: Breaking News

House Price Discounts Hit Four Year High

The average discount to asking price has hit a four-year high according to Zoopla. The portal’s latest House Price Index  shows the...

05 October 2023

From: Breaking News

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