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KEYWORD "South West" - 100 RESULTS
UK Regions leap ahead of London for shrewd property investors

Handelsbanken’s latest ‘Property Investor Report’ shows the East of England as the most attractive region for property investors over the next...

23 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Investment Opportunity? Buyer’s Market on its way as Supply Soars

Would-be home-buyers are enjoying the highest level of spring-time choice of homes in five years says Zoopla. And the greater the supply,...

25 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Professional BTL investors continue to streamline portfolios

The typical buy-to-let investor has reduced the size of their portfolio by as much as 27% across England and Wales in...

18 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor Insight - Britain’s fastest and slowest sales markets

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

09 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Zoopla’s Verdict on 2024 Housing Market So Far

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

09 April 2024

From: Breaking News

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

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

05 April 2024

From: Breaking News

The Most Lucrative Locations for Holiday Cottage Investment

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

03 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Normal Sales and Rental Markets Are Back - new market snapshot

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

21 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Investors secure higher returns on sale of properties with good EPCs

Based on average house prices in the UK, a correlation has been found that properties with a higher Energy Performance Certificate...

29 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Which tenures and regions have seen property value rise most?

Total value of UK housing fell marginally in 2023 by 0.3 per cent or £27 billion, but remains significantly higher than...

22 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Fixer-Uppers only 6% cheaper than ready-to-occupy homes - claim

An estate agency claims its research shows that fixer-uppers sell at only 6.2 per cent less than comparable ready-to-occupy properties. YOPA analysed...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Regional Rental Returns - new analysis shows wide variations across England

An investment consultancy has produced new data analysing the complex regional differences between rental returns. Analysts at Invezz examined data provided by...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Commercial Property Investment - annual uplift over 20% in best-performing UK region

Commercial property prices have shown strong year on year growth of as high as 21 per cent across some regions of...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Changing Face of Property Investment Hotspots in 2024

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

14 December 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Investor Insight - affordability measure shows locations of best value

A new analysis by Compare My Move shows how much a 10 per cent deposit would be for an average priced...

28 November 2023

From: Breaking News

UK Property Equity Hotspots Revealed

What do the property markets in North Norfolk, Kensington and Chelsea and East Devon have in common?  They are the only areas...

07 November 2023

From: Breaking News

New Market Snapshot shows yields rising across all regions

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

24 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Market Snapshot - how house prices are performing in every region

All regions saw annual price falls in Q3 The Nationwide has produced regional house price indices for Q3 - the July to...

12 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Northern England Will Be Best Bet For Investors ‘for the foreseeable future’

The North of England is outperforming the South for both capital appreciation and rental yields.  Sourced Franchise has analysed annual changes in...

29 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Investment Hotspot Guide for Range of Commercial Properties

Investors looking to buy into commercial property have a guiding hand from a new analysis which shows that the North West...

15 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Yields - league table of where to find the highest

Welsh Houses in Multiple Occupation are generating the highest yields across Britain, new data has revealed. The data from buy to let...

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Capital appreciation still positive in some UK housing markets

The housing market in the UK may be challenging but some areas are bucking the trend.  A study by PropTech operator The...

22 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Rental yields up in majority of regions

Fleet Mortgages, the buy-to-let specialist lender, this week released its latest Buy-to-Let Rental Barometer covering Q4 2022 rental yields across England...

26 January 2023

From: Breaking News

New build property values rise by 47% in the last decade

Alliance Fund has revealed that over the last 10 years the price of purchasing a new home has increased by 47%. New-build...

28 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Property demand and prices soar in seaside town Brixham

It's been claimed that Brixham is the new cool spot in the South West as seaside towns continue to enjoy a coastal...

03 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Foreign homeowners sitting on £90.7bn worth of property

The total market value of foreign-owned homes in England and Wales currently stands at £90.7 billion, research from Benham and Reeves...

13 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

How much to maintain the rental sector? Around £30bn, study says

Maintenance in the UK rented sector totals a whopping £30 billion a year, according to new research. Property maintenance solution provider, Help...

06 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Paddington – is it finally ready to be more than bears and marmalade?

There’s no doubt that, when people think of Paddington, they think first of the iconic character created by Michael Bond in...

25 May 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

28 March 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

09 March 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

09 March 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

25 February 2022

From: Breaking News

BTR boom continues – new builds command 23% rental premium

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

23 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Good news for investors – London propels PRS property availability

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

11 February 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

07 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – development sprees and a moment of firsts

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

31 January 2022

From: Breaking News

BTR in the South West - Wise Living set to provide 500 new homes

A leading Build to Rent (BTR) provider has set a target of securing more than 500 BTR homes in the South...

26 January 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

21 January 2022

From: Breaking News

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

Firm provides £28m of funding for prestigious Winslade Park scheme

Paragon Development Finance has provided Burrington Estates with a £28 million funding package to support its 'prestigious' Winslade Park development in Exeter. Burrington Estates is redeveloping...

10 January 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

29 November 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

01 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Yorkshire housebuilder signs £50 million JV with Dominvs

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

01 October 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

06 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – where are the UK’s top 20 towns for second homes?

With the recent staycation boom, which is likely to continue for future summers even as international travel opens up again, the...

25 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Property shortage - which UK regions need more rental properties?

A disparity between property demand and supply has risen across the UK. This has created opportunities for buy-to-let landlords to invest in...

09 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight: Is the tide turning for London’s rental market?

The pandemic has undoubtedly shaken the market for buying and selling, with national house prices on the rise with no signs...

02 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Housing sector is a ‘low performer’ across the UK, study shows

Despite the bounce-back of the property market, Housing and Jobs & Economic prosperity are recorded as the worst-performing measure for the second...

14 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – is the pandemic driving property investors North?

With the property market undergoing tumultuous changes since the onset of the pandemic, recent figures from A-Plan Insurance has highlighted the...

07 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – affordable housing and ambitious tie-ups

Gallions Place, a new mixed-use community of homes, shops and restaurants and play areas at London’s Royal Docks, has been launched...

14 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – where are the most energy-efficient regions in the UK?

The latest figures from an online estate agent have revealed which region in England and Wales is the most energy-efficient. With 85%...

05 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Most leasehold homeowners consider service charges unfair, research finds

One of the biggest frustrations for leasehold homeowners – aside from factors like doubling ground rents and a sense that they...

26 April 2021

From: Breaking News

­­Top short-stay locations - which cities are best for serviced accommodation?

In this guest piece, the team at One Touch Property Investment outline the cities that are best for serviced apartments. With accommodation...

21 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Senior living – building property wealth and the top asset class for investors

Over-55s used housing equity to clear more than £612 million of unsecured debt in 2020, new data from Key has revealed. Credit...

31 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Student bounce-back, recruitment for South West project and cinema salvage

A specialist provider of purpose-built student accommodation has reported a trebling in the pace of bookings since Prime Minister Boris Johnson...

26 March 2021

From: Breaking News

On the move – 2021’s UK home moving hotspots revealed

Nearly 800,000 home moves (2.6%) have taken place in the last year, despite numerous periods of lockdown restrictions and the wider...

17 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Dev update – affordable scheme in Castleford and a derelict home in SJW 

Work has commenced on a £9.2 million housing scheme in Castleford, West Yorkshire, which will transform a brownfield site into high-quality,...

15 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Investment roundup – self-build decline, Birmingham growth and new modular

The self-build market is estimated to have declined in value by some 10% in 2020, as a result of the Covid-19...

12 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Update – Sheffield regen, RAF ‘garden village’ and Bloomsbury office to resi

In this bumper development roundup, PIT explores regeneration projects in Sheffield, office to residential conversions in high-end Bloomsbury and schemes providing...

05 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation boom: is it time to invest in the UK holiday property market?

With international travel currently banned, and likely to remain that way for the foreseeable, the great British summer holiday is likely...

05 February 2021

From: Breaking News

New build delivery tumbles – 30,000 fewer homes built last year

The level of new homes reaching the market has fallen by more than 32,000 across England year-on-year, research by StripeHomes has...

05 February 2021

From: Breaking News

2021 outlook – what are the predictions from our property experts?

With 2021 nearly upon us, it’s time to look forward to what the next 12 months could bring from a property...

23 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Five reasons why property investors are feeling the 'Verbier vibe'

Fashionable Swiss ski resort Verbier is firmly on the radar of international buyers as 2021 approaches, according to Skiingproperty.com. The website says...

23 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Making waves – is investing in a houseboat a good idea?

Many people like the idea of living on the water, and houseboats have come to be seen as an increasingly trendy,...

06 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight – where next for prestige property in France?

At the start of 2020, the French property market had been flying, with demand for prestige property leading the way.  Sales were at...

11 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

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

Investment round-up – from eco-friendly developments to retirement living growth

Funds advised by Hilltop Credit Partners, a specialist funding partner for SME residential developers, have completed a £3 million loan to build...

31 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Unprecedented property demand not being matched by supply - claim

Housing supply in the UK is struggling to meet unprecedented levels of demand from property purchasers post-lockdown, according to Legal &...

21 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

Will modular housing and self-build homes thrive post-pandemic?

Two of the biggest emerging trends pre-pandemic, from a housebuilding and investment perspective, were the rise of modern methods of construction...

15 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

Capability Brown's former Hampton Court home goes up for sale

Prestbury House, the Grade II-listed, 7,305 sq ft home which used to be owned by famous gardener Lancelot 'Capability' Brown, is...

11 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Good deeds – NHS Homes scheme praised and hospital charity appeal launched

One of the few positive things to emerge from this crisis has been the greater sense of community across the whole...

06 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Regeneration of The Chocolate Factory to bring 140 new homes to Bristol

Developers have worked with Bristol City Council to ensure The Chocolate Factory in Greenbank, Bristol, will have a thriving community and...

11 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup: Live sales, renewed buyer confidence and fierce bidding

Property Investor Today issues another auction roundup, featuring a new live bidding auction by Connect UK Auctions, a wave of determination...

28 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Sun, sea and…renting? Tenants prioritise holidays over saving for a house deposit

More renters are saving to go on holiday (33%) or for an emergency fund (31%) than for a deposit to buy...

29 January 2020

From: Breaking News

One in five landlords plan to buy in the North West

A vast majority of landlords have revealed their acquisition plans for the year ahead, with the North West expected to be...

24 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Income required to rent in parts of England – a 20-year review

The amount of net income required to cover the cost of renting has increased 16.8% in the last two decades to...

22 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Landlords – beware of moving to holiday lettings amidst Airbnb crackdown

Proposals for regulatory and financial changes to the status of Airbnb in Scotland and Bristol, aimed at curbing the growth of...

13 January 2020

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Is NIMBYism on the rise again?

New research from Churchill Home Insurance has revealed that nearly two million people have complained about planning permission applications since the...

30 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Claim – why landlords should be cautious about Airbnb

A leading property management firm has warned UK landlords to be cautious about turning to Airbnb and other short-term online lettings...

30 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Majority of private tenants aren’t interested in buying a home

The majority of private tenants in the UK aren’t eager to buy a home, with only 42% interested in getting on...

25 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Seller activity slows in August before expected autumn upturn

Activity among property sellers dipped last month, according to the latest Property Supply Index from Housesimple. During August there were 51,809 new...

11 September 2019

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Strettons’ diverse auction to offer former electricity substations

Property auctioneer Strettons' latest auction takes place this week with a series of land investments available as part of a diverse...

09 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Activity increases in UK lettings market over summer

There was a rise in activity across the UK lettings market in July, according to the latest data from the Agency...

23 August 2019

From: Breaking News

From Cardiff to Doncaster – Build to Rent’s growth continues

The seemingly relentless expansion of the Build to Rent sector across the UK shows no signs of slowing down, with the...

02 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – money raised at BidX1 and Clive Emson auctions

Property Investor Today provides another auction roundup, with BidX1 breaking its record of most bids received and Clive Emson raising a...

02 August 2019

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

UK million-pound home sales stalled in 2018

The number of properties sold for a million pounds or more in the UK rose by just 1% in 2018, ending...

12 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Why are cash buyers in London continuing to exit the market?

There has been a dramatic fall in the number of cash buyers in London over the last year, according to Apropos...

03 July 2019

From: Breaking News

The tide is high: an analysis of the UK coastal town property market

The top-performing 45 UK coastal towns have been revealed following analysis of Zoopla data by national estate agency Jackson-Stops. The findings –...

26 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Southern England property market experiencing house price falls

More than a third (36%) of homes in Southern England are in property markets experiencing house price falls as slowdown ripples...

21 June 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

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

From: Breaking News

Holiday lettings set to benefit from ongoing Brexit uncertainty

A Brexit-inspired holiday letting boom is expected to hit the South West this year, according to local holiday letting agency Bournecoast. The...

17 April 2019

From: Breaking News

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