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KEYWORD "Rental" - 719 RESULTS
Revealed – where is the most profitable city for BTL landlords?

Up-and-coming Salford is the most profitable city for buy-to-lets, followed by Manchester and Leeds. That’s according to a new study by CIA...

23 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Tenants are ditching single accommodation for co-living – study

Research by Built Asset Management (BAM) has revealed a marked increase in renters scrapping single lets in favour of co-living, with...

23 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Covid-19 will force change in the PRS — let's make sure it’s positive

Lockdown measures have left the UK’s residential rental sector struggling to deal with a period of unpaid rents, occupancy voids, and...

16 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: The highs and lows of London’s property market

While average rental values in prime central London (PCL) have declined annually by 6.9%, average house prices in prime London property...

14 September 2020

From: Breaking News

UK development – new homes in East London; social investment at Stone Yard

The doors have been opened to the first phase of a flagship East London development, with canal-side rental homes now on...

14 September 2020

From: Breaking News

‘Exciting’ new growth for Midlands PRS developer acquired by real estate giant

European residential real estate giant Cordia International has acquired Birmingham-based, PRS-specialist developer Blackswan Property Limited. Cordia, a developer with interests across Hungary, Poland, Spain, Germany and Romania, is the...

11 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed – how to avoid overseas property purchase pitfalls in a pandemic

Purchasing a property abroad is rarely a straightforward process, even at the best of times, but at present there are even...

09 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Take your pick: top UK stamp duty exemption hotpots revealed

Research by Andrews Property Group has identified the 10 UK towns and cities where 99% of homes currently listed for sale...

09 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Landlords – now is the perfect time to let your property

With activity in the market continuing to rise and the number new tenancies back to pre-pandemic levels, landlords are enjoying strong...

07 September 2020

From: Sponsored Content

Major BTR player rebrands Tipi to Quintain Living

One of the biggest investors in the fast-growing Build to Rent market is rebranding its ‘lifestyle-focused’ rental operator arm – in...

07 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – exciting land opportunities and cheaper homes sold

Property Investor Today explores the investment opportunities available at Cheffins’ second post-lockdown auction and interesting figures suggesting how much cheaper houses...

07 September 2020

From: Breaking News

10 reasons to invest in UK property now despite the recession

Since the UK began to emerge from lockdown, the property market has reacted positively, with recent reports confirming a ‘mini boom’...

04 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Greek property – government programmes to spark boom for market

Greece’s property market had only just started to get back on its feet after the years of devastation and austerity wrought...

04 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed – how landlords & investors can take advantage of the Green Homes Grant

The other major housing announcement in the Chancellor’s recent summer economic update, aside from the headline-grabbing stamp duty holiday, was the...

02 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Cornwall and the SW should feature in every investor’s portfolio, expert argues

The South West, and Cornwall in particular, should be capturing the attention of property investors despite the economic challenges posed by...

02 September 2020

From: Breaking News

New luxury residence in Montenegro a potential boon for investors

Porto Montenegro, the luxury waterfront and yachting paradise in the Bay of Kotor, is expanding with the launch of a new...

31 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Oxford Properties and Delancey raise £1.2bn for BTR platform

Delancey and Oxford Properties’ co-investment platform, Delancey Oxford Residential (DOOR), has raised further commitments of £260 million and £150 million for...

28 August 2020

From: Breaking News

The birth of Build to Rent – how did it become the PRS’s biggest trend?

Before the pandemic struck, Build to Rent (BTR) was undeniably the property market’s fastest-growing trend. Many expect it to recover quickly,...

26 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Moda Living and Apache Capital to invest £10m into Hove project

Moda Living, an owner-operator of private, build-to-rent (BTR) homes, and its joint venture, Apache Capital Partners, have taken the final step...

24 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let demand picks up as everyone benefits from stamp duty holiday

When Chancellor Rishi Sunak gave his Summer Statement last month, many people were surprised to learn that buy-to-let investors would be...

21 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Data: a critical tool for landlords and retailers post-Covid-19

Businesses involved in the retail sector – either as corporate occupiers leasing space for stores, warehousing and distribution, or as property...

19 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Why landlords need to be vigilant for cannabis farms

As a landlord, it’s vital to conduct periodic inspections throughout each tenancy to ensure that the condition of your rental property...

17 August 2020

From: Sponsored Content

Moda Living partners with Utopi for smart Build to Rent technology

Build to Rent (BTR) developer Moda Living has struck a UK-wide partnership with technology provider Utopi to build a complete digital...

17 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Development – Slough proves popular and Mayfair deal in under 24 hours

Slough is benefiting from the property market’s post-lockdown mini-boom, with a major developer in the area saying it is continuing to...

14 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Property expert claims investors should consider Doncaster's property market

The founder of a property development company believes there is still money to be made in these difficult times, if the...

12 August 2020

From: Breaking News

David Alexander, Joint Manager Director

Who are you? David Alexander What does it say on your business card? Joint Manager Director What is apropos? Apropos is a revolutionary new property management...

05 August 2020

From: 60 Second Interview

Tenant demand and rental supply the ‘highest on record’ for June

The number of new prospective renters and supply of rental stock reached an all-time high in June, ARLA Propertymark’s June PRS...

05 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Rents across the country rise as London continues to struggle

Average monthly rents are performing strongly across the country on an annual basis, although comparative figures in the capital dropped for...

05 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Glamour, glamour - luxury real estate agency opens new office in Saint Tropez

A leading super-prime real estate specialist, which describes itself as the agency of choice for ultra-high-net-worth individuals, has announced the opening of...

03 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Investors – is now the perfect time to consider incorporation?

Accountancy firm MJ Bushell says now is the perfect time for landlords and investors to consider property incorporation. Property tax specialists at...

03 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Why landlords must not use ‘no DSS’ to discriminate against benefit tenants

In recent years, there has been considerable controversy over the use of ‘no DSS’ in homes being listed for let, with...

29 July 2020

From: Sponsored Content

Birmingham boom: St Joseph reveals latest part of landmark scheme

Next week (Monday 3 August 2020) developer St Joseph will launch its 21-storey The Regent building to market as it pushes forward with its...

29 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight: are beach huts a worthy investment or a waste of money?

With a surge in demand for staycations as people continue to shun overseas travel in favour of domestic holidays, could there...

24 July 2020

From: Breaking News

International student drop-off leads to oversupply of rental properties

The lockdowns and subsequent travel restrictions imposed across the globe as a result of Covid-19 are preventing international students from coming...

24 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: the mindset and success principles of a property investor

Harvey Raybould is a UK property investor and owner of the Creative Property Group (CPG), a Kent-based property firm which aims...

20 July 2020

From: Breaking News

What are the nation’s behaviours and attitudes around renting?

One of the UK’s leading Build to Rent providers for family housing has launched its private rental sector (PRS) market research...

20 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Staycations – where in the UK offers the best buy-to-let rental yields?

With a rise in staycations as a result of Covid-19 and the restrictions it has placed on overseas travel, investors will...

17 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - what is the difference between co-living and BTR?

Before the coronavirus hit, Build to Rent was without question the property market's fastest-growing trend. While, like all parts of the...

17 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Expert opinion: why and where to invest post-Covid-19?

In a recent Zoom webinar, titled ‘Why and where to invest in residential real estate post-Covid-19’, representatives from three different luxury overseas...

15 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Student homes – why aren’t self-contained studio units in high demand?

Several months ago, on March 23, Boris Johnson made a televised address to the nation with the unprecedented call for the...

15 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Will Covid-19 lead to a redefinition of long-term residential tourism?

Google searches for ‘moving abroad’ have once again returned to the peak search figures of last year. The current Covid climate,...

15 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Investment in UK Build to Rent set for a sharp rebound, report finds

Multifamily (Build to Rent) housing is set to be the UK’s most resilient real estate sector, according to a report from...

13 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Mortgage advisers confident buy-to-let business will grow over next year

Some four in 10 mortgage advisers expect to write more buy-to-let business in the next 12 months, according to Paragon Bank. The...

13 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: five benefits for property investors of using a bridging loan

There's no denying that Covid-19 has caused huge disruption to the global economy, and, unfortunately, it has hit UK entrepreneurs hard, too - including property investors.    With...

13 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Spain overview – holiday home destinations remain resolute

House prices in Spain will close 2020 with little variation over the previous year, according to a recent market analysis of...

10 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent bounces back - UNCLE opens its latest scheme in Wembley

Well-known rental brand UNCLE recently opened its fifth property within its rapidly expanding chain of serviced rental apartments. Made up of two...

10 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Development update: work commences on luxury apartments in Stretford

Initial work to restore a historic building to its former glory and bring luxury living space to Stretford, Greater Manchester, has...

08 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Birmingham’s BTR boom continues with Grainger’s latest scheme

Property developer Nikal recently announced that it has signed contracts with Grainger plc for the latest Build to Rent scheme to...

08 July 2020

From: Breaking News

A look at lockdown - a Q&A with the SDL Group

Following the reopening of England’s housing market in May, the sector has seen a bounce back. Pent-up demand during lockdown has...

06 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Will Covid-19 actually increase the demand for co-living?

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

03 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight: why UK holiday rentals are still a very good bet

On June 23, the day that Boris announced July 4 as the date for the easing of lockdown in England, Sykes...

03 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Investors take financial hit as rent rises reach an all-time low

Landlords and property investors have taken a financial hit in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic as the number of letting...

03 July 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

03 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Scotland reopens – what do property investors need to know?

Restrictions on house moves in Scotland were relaxed from Monday (June 29 2020) as part of the Scottish Government’s four-phase routemap...

01 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Changes to the UK tax system – a guide for property investors

Kent Reliance for Intermediaries and Ernst & Young (EY) have collaborated to create a guide for property investors on the changes...

01 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Portugal investment – Finnish group commits €30 million to scheme

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

29 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Ben Hall, Managing Director of LOFT

Who are you? My name is Benjamin Hall and I’m the Founder and Managing Director of LOFT. What services does LOFT provide? LOFT delivers...

26 June 2020

From: 60 Second Interview

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

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

26 June 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

24 June 2020

From: Breaking News

A BTR mystery – what has happened to Atlas Residential UK?

When putting together our recent three-part series on the Build to Rent sector, which concluded last Friday with a look at...

22 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight – who is managing the Build to Rent boom?

In parts one and two, we looked at the investors and developers with a large stake in the fast-emerging Build to...

19 June 2020

From: Breaking News

What type of property brings the best returns for investors?

One-bed properties are now proving to be the best investment when it comes to buy-to-let rental yields across the UK’s major...

19 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight – which developers are driving the Build to Rent boom?

In part one, we looked at the major institutional investors ploughing money into the rapidly growing Build to Rent (BTR) sector. Here,...

17 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Will Airbnb be back next month? Short-term lets sector prepares to reopen

The short-term accommodation and holiday lettings sector, of which Airbnb is the major player, has supported the implementation of new UK-wide...

17 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Investment fund passes 2,000th rental home milestone

A closed-ended real estate investment trust has announced the completion of the 2,000th home for its portfolio. The PRS REIT was established...

17 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight – who is driving the Build to Rent boom?

Before the coronavirus pandemic took hold, there could be no denying that Build to Rent (BTR) was the biggest property market...

15 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Investment after lockdown - are investors seeking new BTLs?

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

15 June 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

15 June 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

10 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Major Salford Build to Rent scheme launches virtual tours and viewings

Moorfield Group’s Duet scheme, one of the newest Build to Rent developments to join the MediaCityUK skyline, has developed an all...

10 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Investing in Portugal – is it a safe haven?

Portugal, already a highly popular holiday, second home and retirement destination for Brits, has been widely praised for the way it...

08 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Rental growth continues following property market restart in May

The latest rental market data from HomeLet shows that average annual rents increased last month following the market officially reopening on...

08 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: the UK’s best and worst places for buy-to-let

Many landlords and investors may now be looking to expand their portfolios, with lockdown restrictions gradually being eased and major lenders...

05 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Light at the end of the tunnel for short-term lets as bookings 'skyrocket'

After being hit particularly hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, the global short-term lets sector is starting to recover. New analysis from rental...

05 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Market snapshot: 'remarkable bounce back in lettings activity'

The UK lettings market has experienced a 'remarkable bounce back' in activity since reopening on May 13, according to Goodlord. Its data...

03 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Property investment success – from busking to £1 million worth of property

Lots of people throughout the years have made considerable sums of money from property, but it seems unlikely that many started...

01 June 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

27 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Property investors not deterred by coronavirus chaos, research claims

The latest research from Property Hub has revealed that a huge 98% of property investors still consider property to be a...

27 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A – will the luxury property market bounce back quicker?

The coronavirus pandemic has had huge impacts on all parts of the property industry, with the market effectively on pause mode...

27 May 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

25 May 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

22 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: has coronavirus derailed investment in retirement living?

The general consensus in the property market pre-pandemic was that retirement living was one of the next biggest things, with growing...

20 May 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

20 May 2020

From: Breaking News

The new way forward? Salford’s first virtual committee approves scheme

Two brownfield sites overlooking the River Irwell are set to be converted into 500 apartments for sale and private rent after...

20 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Auctions in action – would you like to get to Warwick Avenue?

A luxury home adjacent to the iconic Underground stop that inspired one of Welsh singer Duffy’s biggest hits is set to...

18 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Easing traveller anxiety and rebuilding trust in short-lets

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

15 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let hotspots – where are yields climbing despite the pandemic lockdown?

Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic disrupting pretty much every aspect of daily life, the latest research from lettings management platform Howsy...

13 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Investor outlook: residential property in a post-Covid-19 world

There has been much speculation about how quickly the UK residential property market will recover from the economic fallout of the...

11 May 2020

From: Breaking News

MediaCityUK BTR scheme supports region’s efforts to go greener

A recently launched Build to Rent development spanning two towers in MediaCityUK is supporting a local charity’s attempts to create a...

06 May 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

01 May 2020

From: Breaking News

How can property investors come out the other side of the Covid-19 crisis?

A property investment expert and well-regarded podcaster has offered some top advice to investors on how they can cope with, and...

29 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Investors: here’s why a bespoke kitchen will add value to a property

The kitchen is well known as the hub of the home, so it stands to reason that this room has a...

29 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Why are HNWIs from developing markets investing in European assets?

The knock-on effects of the coronavirus – widespread panic, quarantine, falling oil prices, and weakening oil-dependent currencies like the Russian ruble – are...

27 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Which rental hotspots are tenants searching for during lockdown?

Prospective renters searching for new properties while at home during lockdown are focusing their attentions on areas with rivers or near...

24 April 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

24 April 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

20 April 2020

From: Breaking News

UK property market is ‘paralysed’ by lockdown – analysis

The lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic has frozen the housing market, according to Home.co.uk’s Asking Price...

20 April 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

20 April 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

10 April 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

08 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Why good communication is essential in these difficult times

As we keep being regularly told at the moment, we are living through unprecedented times, with the greatest restrictions on our civil...

06 April 2020

From: Sponsored Content

Covid-19 impact – could temporary change of use help student providers?

With all face-to-face teaching across the UK on hold for the time being thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, student accommodation providers...

06 April 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

03 April 2020

From: Breaking News

PropElle Network launches webinar to assist members through lockdown

The PropElle Network, a leading community that offers property education, advice and guidance to help women invest in property, has launched...

03 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Coronavirus impact – is the short-lets market in serious trouble?

The results of a poll conducted by the UK’s short-lets trade body with its corporate membership has revealed just how damaging Covid-19 has...

03 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Where are the best places to buy abroad in 2020?

Landlords and aspiring property owners are turning to overseas markets. Not only are they finding plentiful real estate investment opportunities, they...

03 April 2020

From: Breaking News

The Dragon’s Den: Creative BTR launches first furnishing project in Greenwich

Specialist Build to Rent furnishing provider Creative BTR has announced the launch of its inaugural project, where it has delivered the...

01 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Coronavirus impact – property owners shifting from short to long-term letting

The Covid-19 outbreak has impacted all industries, including the whole of the property sector, but the short-lets market has perhaps been...

30 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Luxury penthouse on historic Mayfair barbershop ‘a cut above the rest’

The penthouse of a luxury boutique development located above Mayfair’s most renowned barbershop is available to let through Wetherell Mayfair Estate...

30 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: where are the top five South East BTL locations for affordability?

In an unprecedented global climate, and with the new tax year looming, investors everywhere will be thinking about the future and...

30 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Property insight – is the sun shining on Leith?

It’s best-known for its starring role in one of The Proclaimers’ most iconic songs – and the musical film based on...

27 March 2020

From: Breaking News

The show must go on: Cullen Property launches virtual property viewings

Edinburgh residential property investment and lettings specialist Cullen Property has introduced virtual viewings for its student properties. Prospective tenants can use video...

27 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Boom for Birmingham – how is the city shedding its ‘emerging hub’ status?

The Birmingham Report, released a few weeks ago by global property consultancy Knight Frank, revealed that the Midlands’ residential development market...

23 March 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

23 March 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

23 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Coast, country or city – where are the top buy-to-let locations?

The latest research from lettings management platform Howsy has looked at what makes the ideal investment location for UK landlords when...

20 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – from riverside London to the Northern Gateway

In this latest roundup of development news, we zone in on a Grade-II listed Georgian warehouse next to the oldest pub...

18 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Emerging PropTech: work it harder, make it better, do it faster

The promise of emerging technologies, championed by the most forward-thinking in the PropTech space, could have been inspired by nostalgic French...

18 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Budget announcement – stamp duty surcharge introduced for overseas buyers

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak revealed in his first Budget plans to introduce a 2% stamp duty surcharge on non-UK tax residents. While...

13 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Auction in action – what happens before the gavel goes down?

Here at Property Investor Today, we regularly cover auctions from across the country, with stories of packed out catalogues and lots...

11 March 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

11 March 2020

From: Breaking News

More green solutions – Movebubble announces new eco-friendly partnership

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

11 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight - is technology driving the professionalisation of short-term rentals?

A new report into technology’s involvement in the booming short-lets market has uncovered key tech trends being adopted by property managers. Rentals...

09 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Chancellor should use Budget to encourage growth in the PRS – claim

Newly-appointed Chancellor Rishi Sunak should use the forthcoming Budget to ‘produce a level playing field for taxation’ with the short-term letting...

09 March 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

06 March 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

06 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Demand for rental properties heightens sealed bidding in PCL

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

06 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed – the fastest growing areas of Birmingham

Birmingham has quickly become a favourite for property investors in 2020. With HS2 all but rubber stamped by Parliament, parts of...

04 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Where will the future demand for BTR outside London be at its strongest?

New research by global real estate firm CBRE has identified the UK towns and cities outside London where the future demand...

04 March 2020

From: Breaking News

TV, contracts and Big Macs – these daily costs are dwarfing rental deposit fees

Lettings deposit replacement scheme Ome has looked at how much tenants are paying to secure a rental property, how this has...

04 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Regeneration: former biscuit factory to be transformed into 1,500 homes

Under plans approved this week by Jules Pipe, the Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills, the site of a former...

28 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Bricklane acquires large resi portfolio, including homes in Manchester

Residential property investment platform Bricklane has announced that it’s completed the acquisition of a portfolio of residential assets worth more than...

28 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Grab your corg-keys – The UK’s most pet-friendly city for tenants revealed

With the government pledging to put an end to pet bans, UK-based insurance broker Towergate Insurance has revealed the top 10...

26 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent boom – report shows investment soaring across Europe

Investment in European multifamily (Build to Rent) markets throughout 2019 reached a near all-time high, according to JLL’s latest market insight. In...

24 February 2020

From: Breaking News

£1 billion joint venture acquires London Build to Rent asset for £100 million

Two real estate firms have acquired a 294-apartment residential rental complex in east London from Kennedy Wilson for approximately £100 million...

24 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed – high tenant demand and strong yields makes Bradford investor-friendly

As an investor, you will probably want to invest in an area with high tenant demand – and in many cases...

24 February 2020

From: Breaking News

BTR update – Moda Living prepares for major new Birmingham project

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

21 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed – Edinburgh’s top locations for yields

New data from Citylets and ESPC, on the rental market and accompanying house price information respectively, has revealed that Musselburgh offered...

19 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Algarve update – sustainable development to put Portugal on the map

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

19 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Landlords – here’s three rental property kitchen improvement tips

Whether you’re a first-time landlord or a seasoned one looking to build your portfolio, you will need to consider how you...

17 February 2020

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The Preston effect – North West city once again identified as investment hotspot

At the start of this year, Property Investor Today took a detailed look at why Preston is the perfect city for...

17 February 2020

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Vauxhall and Nine Elms Battersea will come of age in 2021, JLL report claims

A new report from global real estate firm JLL has claimed that 2021 will be the year when the mammoth new...

17 February 2020

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Q&A - what makes London such a rental hotspot?

The rental sector across the UK has grown hugely in recent years, with high house prices and affordability issues meaning many...

14 February 2020

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Where to look: the best current property investment locations in the UK

Despite Brexit uncertainty impacting house price growth, changes to tax regulations and a hike in stamp duty thresholds for buy-to-let landlords,...

14 February 2020

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Regen: new homes in Bournemouth and conversions in Kilmarnock

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

12 February 2020

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Revealed: what do students want from their accommodation?

With more and more people going to university every year, landlords and investors may wish to tap into the increasingly lucrative...

10 February 2020

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Airbnb and Build to Rent – are they the rental market’s two biggest trends?

With recently released figures revealing Airbnb’s huge reach across the country and Build to Rent’s rapid growth, Property Investor Today analyses...

07 February 2020

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What’s in store for 2020: big changes shaking up property

So far, 2020 has seen house prices well above the threshold of affordability for most buyers, but low mortgage rates have...

07 February 2020

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Why co-living is the future of urban living

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

05 February 2020

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First Build to Rent scheme at MediaCityUK opens to residents

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

03 February 2020

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Why are tech tenants driving the demand for prime London rentals?

Last week tech giant Facebook announced that it would be hiring 1,000 more staff in London, bringing its total workforce in...

31 January 2020

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How to attract tenants to your property this winter

With the private rented sector continuing to expand, landlords must work hard to get ahead of the competition and attract suitable...

30 January 2020

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Revealed: top tax tips for investors in short-term rentals

The short-let rental market is booming, despite controversy and opposition around the world. In recent months, we have covered both the...

29 January 2020

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With Brexit upcoming, should UK investors be alarmed?

In this guest piece, Yaroslava Tkalich, chief marketing officer of Smartlands - a global investment platform for the tokenization of real economy assets by issuing...

27 January 2020

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Simple Life develops more than 250 new build homes for rent in Rochdale

Simple Life, the provider of new build homes for the private rented sector, has developed 264 family homes in Rochdale after...

24 January 2020

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Q&A - are mixed-use schemes the future?

With an increasing number of mixed-use schemes and developments across the country - which typically combine residential, retail, leisure and entertainment...

24 January 2020

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Here’s four ways to makeover your conservatory

When you come to rent out your property, you will need to think about how you can maximise its potential in...

22 January 2020

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Build to Rent – homes soar in regions by over 50% in 2019

The UK is witnessing an influx of American-style purpose-built, professionally managed rental homes, according to the latest research by Savills for...

22 January 2020

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2020: The drive towards more tenant-friendly regulation

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

22 January 2020

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Preston insight – why is the city perfect for investors?

Last week we covered the initial works being started on a new luxury development in Preston, redeveloped by Wigan-based property developer...

17 January 2020

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To infinity and beyond – investing in Merseyside in 2020

Many property pundits have been espousing the benefits of investing in the North West to take advantage of low buy-in costs...

17 January 2020

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Insight: what does the crackdown on Airbnb involve?

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

15 January 2020

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Should buy-to-let investors look to Nuneaton?

Properties in Nuneaton and Bedworth, Stockport and Leicester show significant potential for capital growth after seeing double-digit house price growth in...

15 January 2020

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North West investment: work begins on luxury Preston apartments

Initial work is set to begin this month on a new development in Preston, bringing much-needed city centre living space by transforming...

13 January 2020

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Where is the highest tenant demand for buy-to-let homes?

The hottest UK cities for rental demand have been revealed by new research from rental management platform Howsy. The platform has examined...

13 January 2020

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The most affordable vs most expensive places to live in the new decade

With January being a popular month for a fresh start, SpareRoom explored the cheapest and most expensive places to rent in...

13 January 2020

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Pawfect news: fresh wave of pet-friendly rentals coming to market

A new group of professional landlords plan to introduce pet-friendly rentals in line with the government’s plans to overhaul the model...

10 January 2020

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Rental market remained frosty throughout December

The UK rental market remained stable in December 2019, according to Goodlord’s Rental Index. Average rents stayed close to levels recorded in...

10 January 2020

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

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

08 January 2020

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Sales and rental values in PCL set to rise over the next five years

Prices in Prime Central London (PCL) are predicted to rise by 18% over the next five years, while cumulative rental growth...

03 January 2020

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Investment in the 2020s – what are the main things to look out for?

It’s impossible to know for sure what the major investment trends will be for the next decade, but if recent trends...

18 December 2019

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The UK rental and lettings market – an insight

With people moving away from traditional long let tenancies in favour of shorter, ‘hassle-free’ tenancies, we’ve seen a rise in flex-rents...

18 December 2019

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

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

17 December 2019

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A decade of growth and profit: private rented sector booms over last 10 years

With a whole new decade nearly upon us, now seems as good a time as any to look back on the...

09 December 2019

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Will Build to Rent developments be entirely tech-led in the future?

Last week PIT attended a roundtable discussion at WeWork Monument where the future of Build to Rent, the role of PropTech/AI...

04 December 2019

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Why flexible rental models play a key role in the future of the rental landscape

Against the backdrop of Brexit, landlords and tenants alike are sharpening their focus on breaking down the traditional rental model to...

04 December 2019

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Where are London’s Airbnb hotspots? Google Search Trends reveal all

In recent weeks we’ve focused on the seemingly unstoppable growth of Airbnb and its competitors and how women are helping to...

02 December 2019

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Tories repledge higher stamp duty for foreign buyers

The Conservative Party has unveiled plans for a 3% stamp duty surcharge for non-UK tax residents who are purchasing property, which...

25 November 2019

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Rent platform to revolutionise deposit insurance claims with new partnership

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

25 November 2019

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

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

22 November 2019

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Should investors be considering investment in ski homes?

International property consultancy Knight Frank recently launched its Prime Ski Property Report 2019, which revealed that the popular ski resort of Val...

22 November 2019

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Boost to the co-living market as Crosslane Group enters with large pipeline

Co-living is currently a nascent market in the UK – still highly niche, albeit growing – but there are signs that...

20 November 2019

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Is Cornwall the UK’s most popular staycation market?

It’s famed for its beaches, fish restaurants, rugged coastline, ice cream and pasties, and property agency Spot Blue International Property believes...

20 November 2019

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

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

15 November 2019

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Interiors for the investment market - a growing collaboration

Chris Dale, the co-founder and CEO of Investa, tells us why he launched an interior design brand especially for the investment...

15 November 2019

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 Landlord and investor confidence drops to all-time low

Confidence among landlords and property investors has slumped to an all-time low, according to the National Landlords Association (NLA). The latest survey...

13 November 2019

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Investing overseas: spotlight on Dubai and Limassol

At Property Investor Today, whenever we shine a light on an overseas investment hotspot, British buyers typically feature towards the top...

11 November 2019

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Brexit worries? Not according to Loveitts director

Britain’s impending exit from the EU does not appear to be affecting property auction sales in Coventry and Warwickshire, according to...

11 November 2019

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Top tips – how to get maximum value for your rental property portfolio

Increasingly, landlords have had to adapt to stay on top of the trends within the property and lifestyle sector to boost...

08 November 2019

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Green light – The Collective’s newest development approved

The Collective, a leading co-living brand which launched its first London development in 2016, has received a resolution to grant planning...

04 November 2019

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The care home market: economically viable for investors?

Last week we explored whether senior living - a rental model aimed at the over-75s - could be the next major property...

04 November 2019

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Rent controls cause damage to tenants, new research argues

New research has claimed that rent controls hurt tenants by drying up the supply of rental homes and in some cases...

04 November 2019

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Senior living – is it the next major property investment trend?

Last month Property Investor Today attended AEW UK’S economic briefing on senior living to find out whether this could be the...

01 November 2019

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Government urged to act over BTL market as rental supply falls

The government has been urged to 'recognise the importance of increasing supply' for renters now a date for a General Election...

01 November 2019

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Landlords most optimistic in the East Midlands

Buy-to-let landlords operating in the East Midlands are the most positive about the future prospects for their rental business, according to...

01 November 2019

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Wise Living gets £33 million boost to fund BTR schemes across the UK

Wise Living, the SDL Group’s Build to Rent (BTR) division, has secured a further £33 million of funding from real estate...

30 October 2019

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Top ten buy-to-let locations for 2020 revealed

Despite the buy-to-let sector seeing a raft of changes in recent years, demand from private tenants continues to grow and the...

25 October 2019

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Should investors be considering Greece’s best-kept secret?

A few months ago, Property Investor Today explored how Greece’s property market is bouncing back with increasing investment after years of...

23 October 2019

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NatWest funding package helps transform farmland into holiday homes

A farm from the 1800s has been converted into a holiday lettings business at the heart of the Dorset Downs thanks...

23 October 2019

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Legal & General invests £750m into developing new affordable housing

Legal & General Affordable Homes has committed £750 million to new affordable housing projects throughout the UK. The projects would see an...

23 October 2019

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Which property types offer the best return on investment?

In the second of two guest pieces for Property Investor Today, Jana Korpova-Harris, director at the Luxury Property Show - which...

23 October 2019

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Insight: what are Chinese tenants looking for from a London rental property?

With approximately 120,250 Chinese people living in London, accounting for 1.5% of the capital's population, and many young Chinese people coming...

21 October 2019

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Amsterdam and Munich buck the trend as prices level out across Europe

Rental prices in major European cities are continuing to level out, but Amsterdam and Munich are bucking this trend. That’s the major...

21 October 2019

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UK's best and worst buy-to-let postcodes revealed

The results are in - the UK's top 25 buy-to-let postcodes, as well as some of the worst performing areas, have...

21 October 2019

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Are modular homes the solution to the worldwide housing crisis?

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

18 October 2019

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Portico and NLA team up to host the London Landlord Seminar

The London Landlord Seminar, hosted by Portico in association with the National Landlords Association (NLA), is back on November 20 2019,...

18 October 2019

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

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

16 October 2019

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UK rents continue to grow as housing market slows

In September, the average rental price for a new tenancy in the UK was £967 per calendar month, up by 2.5%...

16 October 2019

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Bulk buyers flock to Central London before Brexit

Central London has seen a 55% increase in demand from family offices, real estate funds and large investors looking to bulk-buy...

14 October 2019

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French Alps: Latest ski investment hotspots revealed

As the number of luxury new-build chalets and apartments has risen at some of the most sought-after ski resorts in the...

11 October 2019

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UK rents not affected by tenant fees ban, study suggests

The cost of renting a room in the UK remains steady, up just 1% on last year to an average monthly...

09 October 2019

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Moving home? Here’s your guide to property jargon

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

08 October 2019

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Young Brits are on the move in the UK, and here’s where…

Coventry has been named the top UK housing hotspot for 18-34 year olds. The research, conducted by regulated property buyer Good Move,...

04 October 2019

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Ascend’s Build to Rent developments perform strongly for investors

Two of the largest Build to Rent developments in the Manchester city region are generating significant rental returns, according to Manchester-based...

04 October 2019

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To furnish or not to furnish? That is the question…answered by local estate agent

With Brexit causing hesitance amongst non-UK tenants within the rental sector, independent lettings and sales agent, Benham and Reeves, has looked...

27 September 2019

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London regeneration – Elephant & Castle: from shabby to chic?

In the latest part of our series focusing on London’s regeneration hotspots, Property Investor Today zones in on the ongoing transformation...

25 September 2019

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Landlords and investors raise PRS standards with continued investment

The commitment of landlords and property investors to improving properties has contributed towards a drastically improved standard of rental accommodation in...

25 September 2019

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TfL announces new guidelines to curb short-let rental ads

Labour’s London Assembly spokesperson for housing has welcomed new advertising guidelines published by Transport for London (TfL) banning adverts on its...

23 September 2019

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Landlords confident about 'growing' and 'booming' tenant demand

A higher proportion of landlords believe tenant demand for rental properties is 'growing' or 'booming', according to Paragon. The buy-to-let lender's latest...

23 September 2019

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Overseas investors reap the benefit of domestic political uncertainty

Property developer Click Properties says it has witnessed a marked increase in enquiries from investors from both the US and the...

20 September 2019

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Auctioneer highlights ‘Airbnb’ opportunity for UK investors

An entrepreneurial auctioneer has spotted the opportunities for those interested in the Airbnb route in his latest property auction catalogue. Toby Limbrick,...

20 September 2019

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Green shoots of recovery in London despite Brexit

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

18 September 2019

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UK rents hit an all-time high as payments rise in all regions

The average UK rent hit an all-time high of £970 last month, according to the latest HomeLet Rental Index. The data shows...

18 September 2019

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Does Size Matter for Property Investors

When it comes to property investment, the old adage is ‘location, location, location’. Any property investor that has found success will...

16 September 2019

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Atlas Residential looks to establish first ever global Build to Rent portfolio

Build to Rent operator Atlas Residential has revealed that it will deploy $1 billion (£900 million) through its affiliate Atlas Residential...

16 September 2019

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Moda Living’s flagship BTR scheme in Manchester generates strong demand

The first release of homes at Moda Living’s flagship Build to Rent Angels Gardens scheme in the heart of Manchester have...

13 September 2019

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Investors rejoice as void periods drop across the UK

There's been some good news for investors and landlords as fresh research shows that typical void periods dropped in every UK...

09 September 2019

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Average property scam costs victims £107,669, research finds

With all property titles in England and Wales published online, and scammers potentially able to access this information to commit property...

06 September 2019

From: Breaking News

PropTech startup Residently raises £7m to develop global brand

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

04 September 2019

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Report shows majority of landlords still committed to buy-to-let

Some 84% of landlords are committed to the buy-to-let market and eager to maintain or grow the number of properties in...

04 September 2019

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Want better house price growth? Buy near a Tube station!

It’s not hugely surprising that homes near strong transport links enjoy better house price growth, but new research has now revealed...

02 September 2019

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Hot development opportunities in Wales, says John Pye

Development opportunities across residential, mixed-use commercial and agricultural land in Wales will be on offer at John Pye Property’s online auction. The...

02 September 2019

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Part-time property rentals in the capital are thriving – a good thing or damaging?

An Airbnb management company has claimed that part-time property rentals are booming in London. Airsorted, which was founded in February 2015 by...

30 August 2019

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London regeneration – a home at the home of British television?

In the latest part of our series on London’s regeneration hotspots, Property Investor Today checks in on the transformation of Television...

28 August 2019

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Trouble for tenants? Rent costs accelerate to record high

Rent prices rose to a new record high for the third consecutive month in July, according to ARLA Propertymark’s July Private...

28 August 2019

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Multiple investment projects up for sale at Bond Wolfe’s summer sale

Bond Wolfe Auctions will feature 140 lots at its next sale, making it one of the largest auctions in the Midlands...

28 August 2019

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Could HS2 be the best thing to never happen to Birmingham?

On Wednesday, it was announced by the government that it is launching a review of the high-speed rail link HS2, which...

23 August 2019

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Revealed: the UK’s hottest rental market

Stockton-on-Tees’ lettings market is seeing a significant spike in activity, according to the latest analysis from Zoopla. The property portal delivered 75%...

21 August 2019

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Boris Johnson’s stamp duty plans – what do landlords need to know?

Whether you’re a first-time landlord or an experienced one, there are frequent regulatory changes in the buy-to-let sector that you will...

19 August 2019

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Is increased portal choice benefitting property investors?

Increased choice of property portals provides estate agents with the opportunity to reach a wider audience of potential buyers local, nationally...

16 August 2019

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New events offer top tips on how to be a holiday let landlord

Mulberry Cottages has announced the expansion this autumn of its free ‘Holiday Let Masterclasses’ for prospective buyers across the South of...

14 August 2019

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'Redefining the Malaga skyline' - new development set to woo luxury investors

A new development on the Costa Del Sol is aiming to become the 'most desirable residential destination in Spain' and possibly...

09 August 2019

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Department store in Reading set to be transformed into luxury apartments

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

09 August 2019

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New property portfolio investment service launched by agent

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

02 August 2019

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The benefits of an online platform, such as Zillios, for international property searches

Technology is developing constantly, which is steadily changing the scope of property purchasing both domestically and abroad. Zillios.com is seeking to re-define the...

01 August 2019

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A property market bouncing back – the rising investment appeal of Greece

Greece’s appeal as a property investment destination is increasing once again as the country continues to bounce back from severe economic...

31 July 2019

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New report reveals where’s hot and where’s not in France

Research from buying agent Home Hunts has provided insight into the most popular places for investment, region by region, and the...

26 July 2019

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Tenant demand uplift seven times the norm as Tenant Fees Act comes in

There’s been an upsurge in tenant demand seven times greater than usual, boosted by those who waited until after the changes...

26 July 2019

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Landlords - protect your home while tenants are away this summer

The children are off school, which means the summer break has officially begun and people are gearing up for the holidays....

25 July 2019

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Birmingham’s investment boom - sold-out Digbeth scheme starts build

A new-build residential development near Birmingham city centre that sold out before contractors had even started work on site has now...

24 July 2019

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UK landlords spend £4.7 billion a year on their rental properties

Landlords in the UK are spending nearly £4.7 billion a year on their rental properties (an average of £3,134 each), according...

24 July 2019

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Luxury development continues to sell well in Birmingham’s thriving creative quarter

Property firm LH1 London has sold more than 100 apartments at landmark Digbeth development ‘The Forge’ in the heart of Birmingham’s...

19 July 2019

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Universities bring the UK’s highest rental yields

Research has revealed that 17 of the UK’s top 20 best postcodes for buy-to-let rental yields are located within close proximity...

19 July 2019

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Average UK rent rose sharply in Q2 2019, DPS report finds

The latest edition of The Deposit Protection Service Rent Index has revealed that the UK experienced a sharp rise in average...

19 July 2019

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Property investors playing major role in regenerating UK high streets

The regeneration of Britain’s high streets is being significantly boosted by property investors, according to international investment consultancy BuyAssociation. Its figures suggest...

17 July 2019

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New AI assistant to ‘automate the lettings process’ for agents

Roby.ai, an Articificial Intelligence (AI) assistant, has been launched in the UK property market. Thought to be an industry first, Roby.ai works...

17 July 2019

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Property investors to receive annual rent upfront in one lump sum

Buy-to-let landlords and property investors are being offered the opportunity to receive their year's rent in advance in one lump sum. Known...

17 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Technology crucial in assisting compliance with PRS regulation - Gas Tag

The increasing amount of lettings regulations is making it difficult for letting agents and landlords to remain compliant and protect the safety of...

17 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent - engaging communities to get the most from investment

It is unfair to assume that people who rent rather than own their home have less of a stake in their...

10 July 2019

From: Breaking News

The home of paella and price rises – Valencia witnesses sizeable uplift

Residential property prices in the Spanish port city of Valencia have risen by 19%, according to Engel & Völkers. Valencia, situated on...

05 July 2019

From: Breaking News

What type of property investment brings in the highest yields?

In terms of buy-to-let investments, Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) are a key feature of the future of renting. Not only do...

28 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Greystar and Henderson Park reveal £101 million BTR tie-up

European investment platform Henderson Park and leading Build to Rent developer Greystar have announced the acquisition of a site at the...

26 June 2019

From: Breaking News

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

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

26 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Demand for French Alpine property remains strong

Erna Low Property has released its 2019-20 French Alps Property report, providing an update on the current trends in the Alpine...

26 June 2019

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Where are the best UK university towns and cities for property investment?

Newcastle is the best UK university town or city for property investment, new research by AI-powered property investment portal One and...

21 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Firms suggests holiday letting is on the increase

The number of holiday lets are on the rise, according to Bournecoast Holiday Agents and financial consultants Elite Financial. The firms say...

21 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Second homeowners take advantage of predicted growth in staycations

Holiday lettings business cottages.com has seen a 23% growth in portfolio recruitment over the last six months, compared to the same...

12 June 2019

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UK rents on the rise but growth begins to slow, figures show

The average rent in the UK now sits at £934, a 1.6% rise on the same time last year, according to...

12 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Berlin property market update: purchase prices and rents both on the rise

Purchase prices in Berlin’s property market are rising faster than expected, according to Black Label Properties. The Berlin-based international agency recently published...

05 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Spike in landlords exiting rental market amidst Fees Ban, ARLA reports

UK letting agents reported a rise in the number of landlords selling up in April, according to ARLA Propertymark’s April Private...

05 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Luxury Portuguese resort reports strong growth

Quinta do Lago, an exclusive residential resort situated in the Algarve, recently released its new property market report ahead of the...

29 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Survey reveals what landlords should focus on to attract student tenants

A recent study by landlord insurance provider, Towergate, unveiled how landlords can better target student tenants in the UK. The study of...

29 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Renters in South West London feeling the pinch despite tenant fee ban

Rent rises in South West London have significantly outpaced the rest of the capital, despite the imminent ban on tenant fees,...

29 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Why the government shouldn’t scrap Section 21

Almost one in four households in Britain will be renting privately by then end of 2021. This is due to soaring...

29 May 2019

From: Breaking News

What do landlords need to know about the deposit cap?

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

24 May 2019

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Lisbon property market bounces back as demand and investment soars

The Portuguese capital Lisbon is experiencing a real estate revival, according to Knight Frank’s new insight into the city. It’s currently in...

24 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Could the tenant fees ban leave tenants worse off?

The government’s tenant fee ban has been widely championed in the consumer press as a big win for renters – but...

24 May 2019

From: Breaking News

New property marketplace launches on the App Store

UcaDO – the UK’s first ever free-to-list, peer-to-peer property app – has been launched on the App Store. It was founded by Will...

22 May 2019

From: Breaking News

How can Brexit be a property investor’s opportunity?

Brexit! Whether you’re a Brexiteer or a Remainer, no one can deny that this is probably the number one issue on...

22 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Legal & General announces new, largest-to-date BTR scheme in Wandsworth

Financial services company Legal & General, already a major player in the burgeoning Build to Rent (BTR) sector, has revealed that...

17 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Cannes property market goes from strength to strength

The property market in Cannes, France, has steadily grown in recent years with price increases of 6.5% between 2017 and 2018,...

17 May 2019

From: Breaking News

10 interior tips and tricks to increase your rental income

When furnishing a rental property, it’s important to think about how you can maximise your income and really make the most...

17 May 2019

From: Breaking News

UK Build to Rent investment transacts over £1bn in Q1 2019

The UK Build to Rent sector (also known as multifamily housing in parts of Europe and North America) witnessed record levels...

15 May 2019

From: Breaking News

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

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

10 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Research reveals that the average millennial rent fell in 2018

The average rent paid by millennials declined in 2018, according to online estate agency yieldit. According to a survey of 2,000 UK...

08 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Gas Tag claims new technology can improve gas safety accountability

Gas safety accountability in the private rented sector can be improved by cutting-edge technology, a leading gas safety compliance tool has...

08 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Going up! Average UK rents have increased by 3% since 2018

The average cost of renting a room in the UK has increased by £15 pcm (3%) since this time last year,...

03 May 2019

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How much does it really cost to furnish a rental property?

£5,632. You’d be questioning me if I said that, right? Of course, the answer is a touch more complex than that. However,...

03 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Daniel Gibson, director at Daniel Craig Residential

Who are you and what does it say on your business card?  My name is Daniel and I’m a director at...

30 April 2019

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England's rental market revealed to be more profitable than 159 world nations

New research by inventory and property compliance specialists VeriSmart has analysed the value of the English and London rental markets and...

26 April 2019

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Asking rents in London hit record high

London's average asking rents are at an all-time high of £2,093 per month following a record year-on-year price increase, new Rightmove...

26 April 2019

From: Breaking News

How can landlords and investors add value to a property?

In recent times, there has been a shift away from people getting onto the property ladder. This means an increasing number...

26 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Findings suggest better returns for corporate landlords over private ones

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

24 April 2019

From: Breaking News

The most affordable rents in Great Britain revealed

An in-depth analysis from Zoopla has reported the trends in the affordability of private renting across the UK since 2007. The study...

24 April 2019

From: Breaking News

GuestReady acquires Airbnb management company BnbLord

Global short-term rental company GuestReady has acquired BnbLord, the largest Airbnb management company in France, to form the GuestReady Group. The combined...

17 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Crest Nicholson and M&G Real Estate extend PRS partnership

Crest Nicholson and M&G Real Estate have partnered for the fifth time to fund the construction of a second phase of...

17 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Zoopla reveals London's most popular rental area

The E14 postcode area, which is home to Canary Wharf and the Isle of Dogs, is the capital’s most searched for...

12 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Landlord action to avoid high tax costs could reduce BTL transactions

Landlord action to reduce higher tax costs could lead to a lower level of buy-to-let mortgage transactions going forward. That is according...

12 April 2019

From: Breaking News

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

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

09 April 2019

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THE UK’S HIDDEN PROPERTY INVESTMENT HOTSPOTS

Recent years have seen a shift in buyer activity across the UK’s property market, with London’s much publicised decline in popularity...

05 April 2019

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London leads the way as one of Europe's hottest rental cities

An AI-led room rental platform has identified Europe's 'coolest rental neighbourhoods', with London continuing to be one of the continent's largest...

05 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Landlords in Scotland now face higher tax bills than landlords in England

Scottish landlords now face higher tax bills than their English counterparts, according to leading accountants French Duncan LLP. This is due to...

05 April 2019

From: Breaking News

UK rental market - how does it compare with the rest of Europe?

Even though the government has tried to make life better for renters, the UK is still a long way from being...

05 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Why is the UK private rental sector set to dominate by 2025?

Investment in the UK’s private rental sector (PRS) will soar to £75 Billion by 2025, with an additional 560,000 households expected...

03 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Another Build to Rent scheme for Legal & General – this time in trendy Brighton

Brighton is the latest major destination to join the Build to Rent revolution, with over 200 new homes for renters set...

29 March 2019

From: Breaking News

The best buy-to-let investment postcodes revealed

Recent research by London sales and letting agent Benham and Reeves has highlighted which areas across London and the UK offer...

27 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Brexit could be good news for holiday lets, says broker

Brexit uncertainty could lead to more Britons holidaying in the UK, strengthening demand for holiday let rental homes. That is according to...

27 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Liverpool landlords could achieve short-term yields of 30%

Airbnb hosts and landlords of short-term let properties in Walton, Liverpool are achieving the best yields of any location in the...

22 March 2019

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East London dominates rental growth table while West London dwindles

Renters in East London are seeing twice the growth of their West London counterparts, according to the latest Landbay Rental Index,...

22 March 2019

From: Breaking News

City Room Rentals launches The Student Accommodation podcast

An industry first ‘Student Accommodation’ podcast was released last week by City Room Rentals, a leading online marketplace for student housing. The...

22 March 2019

From: Breaking News

New Sheffield development to be funded by crowdfunding platform

The funding launch of an ‘exciting new development’ in the Castlegate area of Sheffield was recently announced by Leeds-based property investment...

15 March 2019

From: Breaking News

New guide suggests Build to Rent can aid London's housing crisis

Recently we asked whether Build to Rent was the answer to London's housing problems. Now business group London First has joined forces...

13 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Renters want parking and pets, Zoopla study reveals

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

13 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Styling an investment property – the top tips

If you are already the lucky owner of an investment property, you may be questioning how you need to dress and...

13 March 2019

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Four common landlord mistakes and how to avoid them

For landlords, buying a property, making a few renovations and renting it out may sound like a simple feat, but it...

12 March 2019

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Five tips for reducing void periods

For landlords, experiencing occasional void periods is inevitable and often out of your control. If a tenant’s circumstances change, they could...

11 March 2019

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Edinburgh’s most sought-after apartment now available to rent

One of Scotland’s most talked-about properties, located in Edinburgh’s famed New Town, is now available to rent. The rental apartment, the only...

08 March 2019

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JLL says Build to Rent will bring over 2,000 homes to Bristol by 2021

More than 2,000 new Build to Rent apartments are set to be created in Bristol in the next three years, according...

06 March 2019

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Build to Rent – is it the answer to the country’s housing crisis?

With Build to Rent the fastest-growing trend in the rental sector, Property Investor Today took the opportunity to visit one of...

01 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Pre-Brexit jitters shrugged off by rental sector

Now is an exciting time to be a buy-to-let investor, says investment agency Surrenden Invest, even in spite of the ongoing...

01 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Could you be a more ethical landlord?

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

01 March 2019

From: Breaking News

INVEST IN LUXURY FOR LESS IN BICESTER

Renowned internationally for its designer shopping outlet, Bicester has long been the jewel in Oxfordshire’s crown, attracting millions of visitors annually...

27 February 2019

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AI portal provides investors with alternative to Rightmove and Zoopla

An Artificial Intelligence-powered property investment website is claiming to offer investors and landlords an alternative to property portals Rightmove and Zoopla.  One &...

20 February 2019

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Bristol wins crown of UK’s best city for house-sharers

New research has revealed that Bristol is the best city for house shares – a way of renting which is particularly...

20 February 2019

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Brexit uncertainty is heavily impacting rental and house prices, says agent

Uncertainty over Brexit is thought to be having a significant impact on rental and house prices, according to a recent Belvoir...

20 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Rental growth slowdown looms over UK regions

Annual rental growth in the UK (excluding London) is at its lowest point in nearly six years, according to the latest...

13 February 2019

From: Breaking News

UK rents up 2.5 per cent on same time last year

The average rent in the UK is now £932, up by 2.5% on the same time last year, according to figures...

13 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Lee Dahill, Director of Sales for the Today publications and The ValPal Network

Who are you? I’m the Director of Sales for both the well-known industry leading Today publications and The ValPal Network. Leading publications: Estate Agent Today,...

12 February 2019

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Rental platform welcomes government’s redress reform

Plans for an extensive reform of the housing redress system have been welcomed by RentalStep, but it says landlords need to...

08 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Legal & General’s first BTR scheme in Glasgow to meet growing demand

Legal & General has exchanged contracts on its first Build to Rent (BTR) scheme in Scotland. In a bid to meet the...

01 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Rents in Europe’s major cities on the increase, research finds

Rental prices in major European cities are on the rise, according to research by housing platform HousingAnywhere. The HousingAnywhere European Rent Index...

30 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Returns from London BTL homes don’t outweigh risks, firm claims

Investment yields from prime London buy-to-let properties don’t reflect the risks involved, Hadrian’s Wall Capital (HWC) has claimed. The London-based specialist debt...

23 January 2019

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Low stock levels send London asking rents soaring

Asking rents for London properties hit a record high at the end of 2018, exceeding the previous peak witnessed in the...

18 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Will luxury renting replace home ownership for Generation Y?

A report has asked whether luxury renting is the new home ownership for millennials, with the dying dream of home ownership...

18 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Brexit causes London landlords to lose out on rental growth

The latest Landbay rental index has suggested that landlords in London are potentially £1,806 worse off since the vote to leave...

16 January 2019

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Rental sector remains resilient amid housing concerns

Average UK rental values continued to grow towards the end of 2018, with December showing a continuation of the steady rise...

16 January 2019

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2019 preview – what landlords need to look out for this year

With a new year now upon us, it’s time to look forward to what might happen (and what is definitely happening)...

15 January 2019

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No Letting Go backs property MOTs to raise standards in the PRS

Inventory services provider No Letting Go has claimed that property MOTs are the next logical step for rental sector regulation. The proposal...

11 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Hostmaker partners with Spotahome to capitalise on long-term bookings

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

11 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Paul Staley, Director of PRS at SDL Property Management

Who are you? Paul Staley What does it say on your business card? Director of PRS at SDL Property Management. What is SDL Property Management? As...

09 January 2019

From: 60 Second Interview

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

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

09 January 2019

From: Breaking News

The top performing London boroughs in 2018 revealed

The best performing boroughs in the London residential market in 2018 have been revealed by new research from CBRE Residential. Its annual report, the...

04 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Property Partner sells first properties, delivering strong returns to investors

Property Partner, the property investment platform launched in January 2015, recently announced the sale of two properties, generating returns of up...

04 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Edinburgh tops the list of fastest growing rents

Edinburgh has been revealed as having the UK’s fastest growing rents with the average annual rent rising by 4.63% in 2018,...

04 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Millennials exiting London fuels rental growth in Manchester, Birmingham and Leeds

Rents in other UK cities are growing faster than both London and the UK average as workers relocate from the capital...

21 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Should you consider Asia for your next property investment?

Estimates by BNP Wealth Management predict that by 2026, Asia will be home to over 35% of the world’s investable real-estate...

21 December 2018

From: Breaking News

‘Tis the season to let property…says Nottingham lettings agency

December is the best month for landlords to find new tenants, according to lettings agency Kingswood Residential Investment Management. The Nottingham-based firm...

14 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Why Manchester comes out on top for property investors

Manchester, a city of football, music, innovation and culture which has reinvented itself in recent years to escape its post-industrial decline,...

12 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Could transforming ex-retail premises into homes boost flagging high street?

Former retail premises could be the biggest untapped resource for new residential development, according to property software company MRI Software. The firm’s...

12 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Battersea Power Station sees rents on the rise

Battersea Power Station continues to attract high-end professionals, resulting in healthy buy-to-let rentals, rising rents and low void periods. This is according...

07 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Top tips for first-time landlords

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

06 December 2018

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The rise and rise of the bridging loan

Bridging loan finance continues to grow amidst low interest rates, Brexit uncertainty and mortgage lender caution, Commercial Trust Limited research has...

30 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Investment advice - How to buy a property in France

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

28 November 2018

From: Breaking News

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

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

23 November 2018

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More landlords will leave the private rented sector – claim

More landlords will leave the private rented sector in the next year as annual rental price growth has been falling or...

23 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Hostmaker launches new platform in London

Home rental management company Hostmaker has launched its own home sharing bookings platform - ‘Stayy with Hostmaker’ – in London. The new...

21 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Plymouth revealed as the top location for student landlords

Plymouth has been named as the top location for landlords investing in purpose-built student accommodation, data from online buy-to-let agency yieldit has...

16 November 2018

From: Breaking News

The UK’s top rental hotspots for landlords revealed

The top investment opportunities for landlords have been revealed in a new analysis of the buy-to-let (BTL) market. Despite the string of...

14 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Northern investment broadens as Stockport enters Top 10

LendInvest has released the latest LendInvest Buy-to-Let Index report. The LendInvest BTL Index is published quarterly and ranks 105 postcode areas around...

14 November 2018

From: Breaking News

V&A effect supercharges Dundee’s property market

Dundee’s residential property market is being boosted by the V&A effect, with prices regularly well above Home Report valuations and homes...

14 November 2018

From: Breaking News

High Court shuts down property investment Ponzi scheme

The High Court has shut down a property investment company operating a Ponzi scheme which misused close to £20 million of...

07 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Why your next property investment should be in France

France, the home of the Eiffel Tower and the Palace of Versailles, has more recently gained a reputation as one of...

02 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Uncertainty over Brexit leads to many British expats returning home

The number of British expats living in Spain has dropped by 40%, according to Spanish newspaper El Pais. What’s more, between 2012...

31 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Drop in available rental homes pushes rents to record high

Asking rents have reached a record high this quarter following an ongoing trend of fewer property investors purchasing buy-to-let properties, according...

31 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Why is guaranteed rent crucial for landlords and property investors?

As a landlord, you'll want the reassurance of knowing that you’re going to receive your rent on time each month. This...

25 October 2018

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Almost 2 million landlords plan to expand their portfolios next year

Some 80% of landlords plan to increase their portfolios over the next 12 months, according to advice website The Property Hub. Its...

24 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Report analyses transformation of the property market in the last five years

A new report from estate agents Strutt & Parker has examined how policy and political events have transformed the property market...

24 October 2018

From: Breaking News

British demand for Spanish property increasing, despite Brexit fears

You might think that Spain has always been a popular destination for property investors, but has Brexit meant that the Brits...

19 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Brexit causing concern among landlords despite steady rental growth

Brexit concerns continue to loom large for landlords despite average UK rental values growing steadily over the last month. That’s according...

17 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Seaside town revealed as the UK’s top buy-to-let destination

Southend-on-Sea is the UK’s number one buy-to-let hotspot, according to research carried out by independent mortgage broker Private Finance. The seaside town,...

12 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Joint report suggests activity in lettings market is robust, but rental supply falls

A joint report by Reapit and Dataloft has revealed that the letting market is witnessing significant activity, with viewings up 13.3%...

12 October 2018

From: Breaking News

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

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

10 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Investor tips – letting to student tenants

Being a student landlord can be very lucrative, especially if you choose a densely populated investment location. Student properties are always...

05 October 2018

From: Breaking News

London house prices set to stabilise by end of 2020

The decline in the value of properties in the capital could potentially come to a halt as early as autumn 2020. The...

03 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Landlords are increasing rents to compensate for interest rate rise

Government measures are among the top causes for landlords increasing rents, according to research from Property Partner. The government is increasing its...

03 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Rents rise rapidly in areas surrounding Elizabeth Line stations

New research has revealed that average rental growth around the stations of the Elizabeth Line (excluding zone 1) has been more...

28 September 2018

From: Breaking News

London sees supply of properties to rent plummet

The number of available homes to rent in Greater London is falling at an alarming rate, according to the latest figures...

26 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Berlin property market shows strong price growth

Berlin, which next year marks its 30th anniversary as a re-unified city, has witnessed strong price growth over the last five...

21 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Development at luxury Swiss resort continues apace

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

21 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Birmingham revealed as the top university buy-to-let location

The UK’s second largest city is home to the nation’s highest rental yields surrounding a university, making it the top choice...

07 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Life-long renters could face a shortage of homes

The housing market is not set up for the increasing number of life-long renters, a property management company has claimed. DJ Alexander,...

07 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let landlords split over future of the market

The latest research from Octopus Choice suggests that Britain’s buy-to-let landlords are divided over their future, due to recent tax and...

05 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Overseas property: Where to invest, what to buy and how to manage your assets

UK investors have recently taken a greater interest in opportunities abroad which promise cheaper entry prices and higher rental returns on...

05 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Landlords urged to turn to student towns and cities for better rental yields

Research by TotallyMoney has revealed that buy-to-let landlords facing increased taxation and diminishing profits could find better yields in UK towns...

17 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Rental prices boom in West London’s development hotspots

Strong price growth across a number of West London boroughs has been reported by rental brand Residently. W12, which covers the thriving...

17 August 2018

From: Breaking News

NLA warns that Scottish rental reforms could put Edinburgh festivals at risk

New data has revealed that the Scottish Government’s private rental reforms are shaking up the sector, with rental property sales outdoing...

15 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Durham the best university location for buy-to-let yields

Durham is the university city which offers landlords the best buy-to-let returns, new research has revealed. Simple Landlords Insurance yesterday published a...

15 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Winchester has the most vulnerable rental market, research finds

New research by Gatehouse Bank has revealed that Winchester is home to the most vulnerable rental market as tax changes amplify...

10 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Rents in private rental sector increase in line with RPI

Residential rent rises in the private rental sector (PRS) have been closely tied to the rate of inflation and retail price...

10 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Manchester properties attract more overseas investors

Manchester was revealed as one of the most popular UK cities for property investment among buyers in UAE, Saudi Arabia and...

08 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Slowdown in rental growth across the UK

Excluding London, rents in the UK rose by 1.18% in the 12 months to July 2018 – the slowest annual rental...

08 August 2018

From: Breaking News

North East set to welcome its first Build to Rent scheme

Development of the North East’s first Build to Rent scheme is now underway. The ‘ultramodern, multi-million pound’ scheme on Forth Banks...

03 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Now’s the time to buy property in Croydon, according to experts

The first Croydon Property Show will be held this autumn and will highlight all that’s on offer to property hunters across...

03 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Rising rents in UK hit 10-month high

The number of tenants experiencing rent hikes rose to 35% in June, up from 28% in May – the highest figure...

01 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Bexley revealed as the most affordable place to rent in London

Bexley in South East London, is the cheapest place to rent in London for those living as a group of four,...

01 August 2018

From: Breaking News

London the region with the highest rent rises for the first time in four years

London was the region with the highest annual rent rises for the first time since the fourth quarter of 2014, according...

27 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Female landlords still struggle to close the gender pay gap

The income women earn from property investment is lower than that of their male counterparts, according to new data from Knight...

25 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Top preferred holiday rental destinations revealed

One in 10 Brits would prefer a holiday in the UK over Sydney, St. Lucia, or Cyprus, new research by Hitachi...

20 July 2018

From: Breaking News

UK lettings market remains buoyant, latest figures show

The UK lettings market performed steadily in June, according to the latest Agency Express Property Activity Index. The number of properties with...

18 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Expert view - finding the gaps in the student rental market

Student housing is increasingly becoming an attractive prospect for investment, with a 17% increase in investment in student accommodation in the...

18 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Major Build to Rent deal agreed for development in Colindale

An £82.7 million Build to Rent deal in North London has been agreed by M&G Real Estate and house-builder Redrow Homes. It...

11 July 2018

From: Breaking News

London rents finally rise after 18 months of falls

Research has revealed that London rents increased by 0.10% in the year to June 2018, the first annual rental rise for...

06 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Legal & General announces details of its largest Build to Rent site

This week Legal & General - one of the biggest players in the emerging Build to Rent sector - has announced...

06 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Allsop announces catalogue for next residential auction

Allsop’s next residential auction – which will take place on Thursday 19 July at the luxury InterContinental London Park Lane hotel –...

06 July 2018

From: Breaking News

RentalStep aims to further innovate as part of government rent challenge

A PropTech startup is looking to continue to ‘expand’ and ‘improve’ its platform as part of round two of the government’s...

04 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Where are the UK's best locations for buy-to-let investors?

New research has uncovered the UK's best investment locations ranked by rental yield. The top performer is Burnley, with an average...

29 June 2018

From: Breaking News

Auction market in good health as leading firm continues strong performance

The latest figures from the UK's largest auction firm, Auction House, indicate that the auction market is performing strongly so far...

20 June 2018

From: Breaking News

World Cup 2018: Russia’s best rental cities revealed

With the World Cup finally here, online lettings platform Urban.co.uk looks at which host city offers the best mix of affordable...

15 June 2018

From: Breaking News

UK rents on the rise, figures show

The average rent in the UK reached £919 in May, up by 2% on the same time last year, according to...

08 June 2018

From: Breaking News

RentalStep asks whether long-term tenants need to be referenced

PropTech startup RentalStep has questioned whether long-term lifestyle tenants should have to go through the traditional referencing process when moving between...

08 June 2018

From: Breaking News

Research reveals the top places to purchase a holiday home for ROI

Kissimmee in Florida is the best place to buy a holiday home for those looking for a good return on investment....

06 June 2018

From: Breaking News

Scrapping of rental deposits leads to £3m boost to renters

Rental innovator and winner of Landlord of the Year 2018, Get Living, is celebrating its one-year anniversary of scrapping deposits with...

01 June 2018

From: Breaking News

Long-term owners are reconsidering their Prime Central London options

Economic and political uncertainty appears to be dimming the light of the property market recently, with some long-time owners reconsidering their...

01 June 2018

From: Breaking News

The Landlord Expo returns for 2018

One of the biggest landlord exhibitions returns to Bristol on June 13. Taking place at the University of the West of England,...

25 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Average UK rents drop for the first time in six years

The UK has seen average rents decrease for the first time since 2017 during the first quarter of 2018, according to...

18 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Highest rental yields achieved by HMO and multi-unit landlords

Landlords with portfolios comprising houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) and multi-unit freehold blocks (MUFB) are achieving the highest rental yields, new...

16 May 2018

From: Breaking News