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Knight Frank’s Investor Update on residential sales and lettings

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

13 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Hundreds of investment units launch in major UK locations

An international off-plan property consultancy says it’s overseen a record 400-plus units launched in recent months. LH1 Global reckons it de-risks investments...

30 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Agency forecasts no more house price falls in London

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

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

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

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

09 January 2024

From: Breaking News

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

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

28 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors set to swoop on London commercial offices

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

28 December 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

05 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Funds try to calm nerves after recent high profile setbacks

A number of daily-traded open-ended property funds have announced a temporary suspension of trading or an intention to close altogether.  In a...

21 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Global Luxury Property Investment Returns Tick Higher

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

16 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors Avoid! Growing danger of Japanese Knotweed

A new heat map is making available information to investors about the threat of Japanese Knotweed. Investors can enter their postcode directly...

05 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Will Investors Be Safe Putting Money Into Areas with Bankrupt Councils?

An estate agency says property investors should not be deterred by news that Birmingham council - Europe’s largest local authority -...

19 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let Returns Falling? New escape route for investors

Buy to let investors con siding quitting the sector because of government red tape, higher taxes and the threat of the...

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Want to make money from property? You’re probably in trouble…

A property advice service is suggesting that almost anything done to make money from a property could land the owner or...

27 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlord Profitability Plummets to Lowest Level since 2007

Landlord investors’ net profits fell below 4.0 per cent in Q1 2023, marking a dramatic shift in finances for mortgaged buy...

15 June 2023

From: Breaking News

EPC legislation sparks transformation in commercial property sector

The commercial property sector in England is in the midst of a seismic shift propelled by the introduction of stringent minimum...

01 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Insurance market must deal with escalating construction risks

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

04 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Signs of rising default risk in Spanish mortgage market

Pepper Advantage, a global credit intelligence company, has released data which points to potential future increases in credit impairments in the...

27 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Why investing in off-plan is a safe option

With the latest news of interest rates rising, banks closing, and the stock market plummeting, now is not a “safe” time...

20 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Equality comes through learning

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

30 March 2023

From: Breaking News

2023 Property Market Insights From an Industry Expert!

It’s reasonable to say that the 2022 property market was unpredictable and a whirlwind (although we did make some good predictions!)....

23 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Spanish property experts club together to launch new podcast

Two experts on Spanish property have come together to launch a Spanish property podcast. Sean Woolley from Cloud Nine Spain and Mark...

25 November 2022

From: Breaking News

New property investment platform launches to link investors with sourcers

A new online marketplace which will connect property investors to property sourcers across the UK has been launched. Invesourced, a property investment platform,...

11 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent growth a product of changing Britain, says Wise Living

The significant expected growth of Build to Rent (BTR) homes in the UK is a result of a changing society, according...

09 November 2022

From: Breaking News

What does Liz Truss mean for the prime London property market?

As the idea of a new prime minister takes effect, how the government tackles the economic challenges facing the country remains...

16 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Rising rents push renters towards smaller properties and lower running costs

Renters must be banging their heads against the wall by now as they are being pushed towards smaller properties and lower...

14 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Battersea Power Station finally opens to the public – what does it include?

Battersea Power Station announced yesterday that it will finally open its doors to the public for the first time in its...

02 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - 500,000 mortgage applicants could be shut out the market by 2030

A significant nationwide study by leading specialist lender, Together predicts the UK specialist residential mortgage market will treble to £16 billion...

31 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Community ownership key to reviving UK high streets, says research

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

10 August 2022

From: Breaking News

How the hot weather can ruin your property - and how to prevent damage

With temperatures reaching over 30 degrees this week, and with yet another heatwave forecast for the end of August, building experts...

10 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Sham property schemes in the North West - what do investors need to know?

A Manchester law firm is currently working on behalf of a group of overseas investors on five different cases of sham property schemes in...

03 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Q&A - how big a problem is dodgy money in London?

The issue of money laundering and questionable money flowing through the UK property market, especially London, has had a light shone...

29 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - top tips for securing a Spanish mortgage

Well-known Spanish agency Lucas Fox works with some of Spain's leading mortgage brokers who offer competitive mortgage packages to suit all requirements....

22 July 2022

From: Overseas Property

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

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

22 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors: Don't be afraid to change your property investment strategy

Property remains a highly attractive asset class in which to invest. The demand for the product is virtually guaranteed: we’re busy...

22 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – hot results to match the scorching weather

This week, PIT takes a look at the latest in the world of auctions. iamproperty reports a milestone result, while Auction...

15 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Rental snapshot – rents climb, BTR market share rises, hotspots revealed

PIT looks at the latest trends in the UK rental market and investment strategies for buy-to-let landlords and investors. Revolution Brokers uncovers the...

06 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Experts launch new guide to small-scale property development

A new book has been released to offer insight to landlords and investors on small-scale property development. The ‘Guide to Small-Scale Property...

29 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Modular housing set for a boost as build costs soar – claim

The homes we live in will increasingly be constructed off-site as investors and developers strive to balance spiralling costs with net-zero...

22 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – new auctioneer launches amidst a joyful June

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

17 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Addressing the housing crisis – the role of non-bank lenders

It is no secret that the UK is currently facing a chronic shortage of affordable housing, at a time when incomes...

15 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Development of 130 new flats is given the go-ahead

Glasgow city planners have given property developer Barony Homes Limited consent to develop 130 new flats in Dennistoun’s Circus Drive. On behalf of the...

10 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Airbnb hosts – five considerations before renting out a property this summer

With over 40 million Airbnb users across Europe and the US, and approximately 250,000 listings in the UK alone, the short-term...

06 June 2022

From: Breaking News

How developers can navigate electric vehicle charging challenges

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

18 May 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

11 May 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

06 May 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

20 April 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

15 April 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

01 April 2022

From: Breaking News

House raffles - what are the major pitfalls?

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

23 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - key considerations for first-time hotel investors

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

21 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight: How affordable housing targets can be reached

Here, Giles Sutcliffe, head of affordable housing at Cluttons, shares his insight on what is needed in order to achieve affordable...

16 March 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

11 March 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

11 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed: Why housing is key for social inclusion

In 2021, a year marked by rising house prices, supply chain issues and worker shortages, Michael Gove, the Secretary of State...

07 March 2022

From: Breaking News

TfL funding fiasco – huge numbers of new homes at risk, says Assembly member

Labour’s London Assembly planning spokesperson has claimed that much-needed new homes will remain unbuilt and potential jobs unfilled without long-term investment...

04 March 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

04 March 2022

From: Breaking News

More schemes underway – sustainable homes and PBSA in Notts

This mini development roundup sees homebuilder Placemakers putting sustainability and profitability at the fore of its new scheme in Beulah Hill,...

02 March 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

28 February 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

28 February 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

23 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Crypto property investment - is it worth the risk?

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

04 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Rental properties are nowhere close to achieving MEES – claim

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

04 February 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

02 February 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

31 January 2022

From: Breaking News

China: The beat of a different drum

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

31 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Government action on cladding - how did the industry react?

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

12 January 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

12 January 2022

From: Breaking News

PBSA firm releases Net Zero Carbon Pathway

Unite Students, the UK's leading owner, manager and developer of student accommodation, has published its net zero carbon pathway. The pathway sets...

20 December 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

17 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – partnerships, promotions, and peculiar lots

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

10 December 2021

From: Breaking News

A letter to Gove - why affordable housing is vital to truly level up the country

In this guest piece, Guy Horne, co-founder and chief executive of HSPG, sets out why provision of affordable and supported housing...

01 December 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

01 December 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

01 December 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

29 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight: What's the best property development strategy?

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

15 November 2021

From: Breaking News

How to achieve implementable planning permission

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

12 November 2021

From: Breaking News

The challenges and opportunities smart buildings face

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

05 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Should property investors lock in interest rates now?

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

01 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – as we wrap up an outstanding October…

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

29 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - a closer look at off-plan property investing

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

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

20 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Real people, real fears – Labour backs FBU to fight cladding scandal

The Labour Party is calling for “sustained investment” in public services that could help resolve the building safety crisis and prevent...

06 October 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

04 October 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

27 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Fire Door Safety Week – tenant fears and landlord duties revealed

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

27 September 2021

From: Breaking News

The next evolution of shopping centres - could they be converted to resi?

Shopping centres have taken a hit in recent years thanks to changing shopping habits, the growth of online retail, a decline...

22 September 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

17 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – from sky high flats to steel panel factories

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

17 September 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

08 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Kim Kardashian and crypto risks – how much of a gamble is crypto investment?

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK’s main financial regulator, has warned a number of times in the past about the...

08 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycations post-Covid: travel industry guide for second homeowners

Harry Roberts, managing director at My Favourite Cottages, shares a guide for second homeowners on how to navigate the UK travel industry post Covid-19,...

01 September 2021

From: Breaking News

The £800bn question: how resi developers can save the high street

In 2018, the total value of commercial property in the UK sat at over £880 billion, when the office market was at...

01 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Most students alarmed about Covid precautions

Build to Rent furnishing solutions firm Manor Interiors recently researched UK student accommodation standards during the Covid-19 pandemic. Some 1,032 UK...

01 September 2021

From: Breaking News

The great UK construction contractor payment overhaul - what's it about?

According to a recent Deloitte report, the construction sector accounts for the highest number of insolvencies compared to any other sector,...

27 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - five top tips for profitable apartment investing

In this advice article, Mike Liverton, founder and chairman of Jetstream Hospitality Solutions, outlines some top tips for investing in apartments...

27 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Leaseholders need extra funding not just extra time

As part of its unveiling of some of the detail in the Building Safety Bill currently making its way through Parliament,...

23 August 2021

From: Breaking News

The importance of flood mitigation in new residential developments

Climate change has brought increased rainfall across the country, especially in places that may not have had as much risk of...

20 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Part exchange explained: Should I sell my home before I buy my next home?

So, you’re planning on buying a new home. Between organising your paperwork and moving preparations, the process of changing properties can...

19 August 2021

From: Property Investment & Strategy

What you need to know to get finance for your property development project

Why would a commercial lender give you money for a small-scale property development project? The answer is … profit. They’ll typically...

18 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Fire Safety Act 2021 – are landlords and investors prepared?

Compliance expert Bureau Veritas is encouraging landlords and duty holders to prepare for the Fire Safety Act 2021, and describes the...

16 August 2021

From: Breaking News

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