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Insight – Green Homes Scheme nosedive and making your home sustainable

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

22 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Holiday lets and hotels proved popular for UK holidaymakers this summer

According to research by Hodge, the majority of UK holidaymakers headed off to holiday lets and hotels this summer. Their research...

20 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Japanese Knotweed cases increase by 28% in the UK

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

13 September 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

Auction roundup – the all-stars of August auctions

Although summer is winding down, the world of property auctions is still very much active, with data from iamsold revealing that...

27 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

Auction roundup – appetite for auction properties isn’t satiated yet!

This week, PIT takes a closer look at the success stories for Auction House London, iamsold, Auction House and Allsop, indicating...

13 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – nearly half of UK landlords slashed monthly rent prices

The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly changed personal lives and the economy. UK firms have suffered because of the outbreak.  Staying at...

13 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Energy efficiency – are landlords and investors getting enough support?

The government has talked plenty about improving the energy efficiency of private rented homes, but despite this rhetoric, only 5% of private...

06 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - Airbnb hosts ramp up prices by 300% during popular seasons

Throughout the year people looking to enjoy a local or international getaway rely on services such as Airbnb. Homestays for cabin...

02 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Subsidence – would you know if your investment property had it?

Along with Japanese knotweed, it’s one of the issues that can have the biggest impact on a home’s value and ability...

28 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Demand boom - Covid strengthens UK holiday accommodation market

The Covid-19 pandemic has had many adverse effects on businesses, but an industry that has benefited immensely from the pandemic is...

26 July 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

Revealed: A day in the life of a surveyor

Property Investor Today gains insight from Louise Warren, building surveyor of property developer Kebbell, to uncover what the role is like and what...

14 July 2021

From: Breaking News

How will the end of the stamp duty holiday affect today's property market?

Ross Counsell, chartered surveyor and director at property buyers, GoodMove, shares his thoughts on the stamp duty holiday, how it’s contributed to higher...

30 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Hitting net-zero: how property investors can contribute to the 2025 carbon target

The UK government has implemented a legally binding commitment to achieve net-carbon zero by 2050, meaning that new-build homes must be...

28 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Can I use my holiday let investment as a holiday home for my family too?

In this article, building society The Cumberland - specialists when it comes to holiday let lending - offer expert input on...

25 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Why the end of the eviction ban is no magic wand for landlords

It seems rare that the government delivers good news to landlords, but there were sighs of relief all round when the...

25 June 2021

From: Breaking News

How has the UK property market fared in the five years since the Brexit vote?

This week – today (June 23), to be exact – marks five years since the EU referendum. It was a significant moment...

23 June 2021

From: Breaking News

The big debate! Is flexible working the future for construction?

One of the biggest lifestyle changes wrought by the pandemic has been a considerable change in working practices and patterns, with...

23 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – where are the best places to be an investor right now?

When it comes to investing in property, strong rental yields are all-important if you want to make decent money out of...

21 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation – new report uncovers The Way We Holiday Now

A future-gazing report by holiday experts Haulfryn Group, titled The Way We Holiday Now, explores the impact of cultural shifts on...

21 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - why investing in Valencia is a good idea

It’s famous for football, oranges, paella, the Las Fallas festival and its beaches, but Valencia might sometimes be overlooked by investors who...

16 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Is the RICS Guidance Note on cladding working? 55% vote yes

A webinar poll undertaken by Countrywide Surveying Services (CSS) highlighted that over half (55%) of property professionals believe that the RICS...

16 June 2021

From: Breaking News

The green revolution – homemovers prioritise green space over all else

Buyers and tenants have become much more environmentally-conscious in recent years, with developers and investors needing to match this increasing demand...

14 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Going swimmingly – staycations dominate as 74% stay home for holidays

Britain is bracing for a boom in summer staycations due to the pandemic, according to data released by location technology specialist TomTom. A survey of holiday...

04 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Records, rebranding and Rightmove: a year at SDL Property Auctions

Managing Director and auctioneer at SDL Property Auctions, Andrew Parker, takes a look back at how SDL Property Auctions has grown...

02 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Landlord confidence grows as many plan to buy new investments

More than a third (34%) of landlords have recently purchased another buy-to-let (BTL) property or intend to buy one within the...

19 May 2021

From: Breaking News

How lockdown has changed the way we live: boosting the BTR trend

The rental sector has doubled in size in the past 20 years, with an estimated 19% of households (11 million people)...

19 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Portugal update: flood of movers, new appointment and attractive investments

With Portugal now included on the government’s ‘green’ list for quarantine-free travel from May 17 (meaning people will no longer need...

12 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – should you buy early at regeneration schemes?

Places undergoing significant regeneration are often appealing to investors for the potential strong rental returns and high capital growth they promise...

10 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – will Help to Build really help to ease the housing crisis?

A property expert has claimed that the government’s new ‘Help to Build’ initiative is a positive step forward, but that the...

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

PBSA update – include utilities in costs and Irish PBSA scheme announced

Research by a student accommodation platform has found that the majority of student tenants would like to see utility costs more widely included...

26 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – new ventures, league tables and the stamp duty race

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the ambitious auction houses that are making great strides as we ease...

23 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

Construction roundup – building our way out of the pandemic

A Derby construction boss has released a report which describes how the UK could build its way out of a looming...

19 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation 2021 – how to successfully run and manage a holiday let?

With restrictions starting to ease as part of the government’s roadmap out of lockdown, and the vaccine rollout going well, there...

14 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Ten-point plan – the future of the cladding crisis unveiled

Government policy and a lack of joined-up thinking are holding back the progress needed to tackle the cladding crisis, particularly in...

09 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Mayoral race 2021 – who are the candidates for London Mayor?

Early next month, Londoners will head to the polls to elect the capital’s next Mayor, in a vote that has been...

07 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Research reveals how to sell to Chinese buyers plus foreign investor 'club' deals

There is a much greater sales potential to be unleashed from Chinese buyers, a leading China expert has claimed. Domenica Di Lieto,...

02 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – making a move and the largest portfolio for sale

As we welcome April, Property Investor Today outlines the lots available at Strettons, one of the largest lots ever available at auction...

02 April 2021

From: Breaking News

A look at leasehold – what investors should know before signing paperwork

Having been a building surveyor for more than 20 years, specialising in the leasehold sector for the past 15 or so...

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

Post-Brexit UK-China property investment outlook – what should you know? 

A new thought leadership paper has looked at where, what and why Chinese high-net-worth-individuals (HWNIs) and investors are buying and developing in...

22 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Developer issues – architects willing to take legal action & homebuyer fightback

A leading private wealth law firm claims that architects are increasingly prepared to take legal action against developers in a bid to...

19 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Survey – how is marketing viewed and utilised in the property sector?

A new report based on research conducted in 2020 has been launched by The Property Marketing Strategists, a new venture from...

19 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Cladding roundup – understanding and tackling the ongoing crisis

In light of the controversy surrounding cladding as of late, DBRS Morningstar has released a commentary titled ‘UK Cladding: Much More...

15 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – do landlords and tenants really have a good relationship?

A survey claims that 75% of tenants describe relationships with the landlords as ‘good’ or ‘very good’, while 89% of landlords...

15 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – the cities where millennials are buying to let

With people commuting less due to the pandemic, it comes as no surprise that the interest in searches for ‘buy-to-let scheme’...

08 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – strong alliances and online endeavours

This week Property Investor Today takes a look at SDL’s recent partnership with Scotland-based Shepherd, and Regional Property Auctioneers’ switch to...

05 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – should Nottingham be on your radar?

Commuters looking to relocate from London and other major cities could be considering Nottingham as a go-to location due to its...

24 February 2021

From: Breaking News

HMRC’s new VAT reverse charge – how will construction firms be affected?

From March 1 2021, HMRC’s new VAT domestic reverse charge for building and construction services comes into effect. With this in mind,...

24 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Vilamoura – why there is ‘far more to come’ from the famed resort

People thinking about Vilamoura might first and, in all likelihood, only think about the marina and the hotels, bars and restaurants...

12 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Why the cladding issue must be addressed immediately

The Grenfell Tower tragedy horrified Britain. Subsequent inquiries have highlighted issues with materials used, construction standards and supervisory roles, to name...

10 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Centrick secures £400k grant for cladding in Brum city centre

Residential property firm Centrick has become one of the first in the Midlands to secure remuneration as part of the government’s...

10 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed: how to buy a Spanish home safely during lockdown

British appetite for holidays and second homes in Spain remains strong, despite the challenges of the pandemic. That’s according to CostaLuz...

10 February 2021

From: Breaking News

A topic for debate – should the construction industry remain open?

With Britain, and many other parts of the world, currently undergoing the worst months of the Covid-19 pandemic, some have called...

20 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Record number of city-dwellers are relocating - but where to?

Looking for an investment property outside of London? Now might be the perfect time to do so as the demand for...

15 January 2021

From: Breaking News

PBSA operators must provide a student-first solution to match soaring demand

In a year of tumultuous uncertainty, where the headwinds of Covid-19 bore a number of new realities and decimated others, some...

11 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Mould? That’s the landlord’s duty, say most tenants

Two thirds of people believe mould is solely the landlord’s responsibility, with two out of five claiming they wouldn’t clean mould...

08 January 2021

From: Breaking News

MMoA could thrive if homeowners understood it better – study

The Modern Method of Auction (MMoA) could almost double and become a more mainstream way of buying and selling if people...

04 January 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

UK the top hotspot for overseas resi investment post-Brexit, says research

The UK has ranked highest for future residential real estate investment, in a survey of 500 investors, developers and asset managers...

14 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight: how will Brexit affect the UK property market?

As the clock ticks ever closer to the end of the transition period, and the start of post-Brexit Britain from January,...

04 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Rent rises tail off as number of tenants continues to boom

The number of tenants experiencing rent rises dropped for the second month in a row, according to ARLA Propertymark. The trade body's...

02 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Are we approaching the end of the road for HMOs?

You may have heard people say that as the coronavirus continues and a possible recession approaches, this spells the end of the...

27 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Investors scramble for property in the face of recession – study

The majority of UK investors are worried the government’s handling of Covid-19 and Brexit will have a negative impact on the...

23 November 2020

From: Breaking News

BTR roundup – new hires, mental health support and ongoing strong investment

The fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) sector continues to generate plenty of news, even as we live through Lockdown 2.0. The week-long...

20 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Overseas interest in UK real estate and construction through the roof – report

The proportion of overseas investors who consider real estate and construction to be a key driver of future UK growth has...

20 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Analysis: will Covid-19 change how residential property is used and located?

A new report from international law firm Withers claims that Covid-19 is accelerating rapid change in what people want from their...

11 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Lockdown 2? No worries, transaction levels on the up – report

Before the lockdown announcement was made, the number of transactions completed was returning to pre-Covid levels. That is according to Nicky Stevenson,...

06 November 2020

From: Breaking News

‘Generation Rent Better’: improve renter experience and maximise returns

It’s no secret that young people in the UK are struggling to get onto the property ladder, with the age of...

06 November 2020

From: Breaking News

How to find a bargain at auction

Property auctions help to minimise the chances of complications in the homebuying process. However, there are still measures you will need...

30 October 2020

From: Property Auctions

Considerations for landlords and investors when purchasing a property

When it comes to conveyancing for landlords and investors, the purchasing process itself doesn’t differ that much from residential conveyancing, there...

30 October 2020

From: Property Investment & Strategy

Rethinking hospitality in a post-Covid world – how to meet rising demand for holiday lets

For over two decades, The Cumberland has been offering specialist lending to the hospitality sector, and 10 years ago, it became...

30 October 2020

From: Property Investment & Strategy

Asbestos: what are your responsibilities as a property owner?

It’s common knowledge that asbestos is a highly damaging group of microscopic fibres that can severely impact the health of our...

30 October 2020

From: Legislation, Regulation & Compliance

Where is best to invest? Top ten investment hotspots for 2021

While 2020 has been a challenging year due to Covid, the property market has boomed, driven by changing priorities for homeowners...

30 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Needed: documented evidence to support MMC, says expert

In recent years, there has been a growing trend towards more innovative methods of construction - such as off-site and modular - to...

26 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Auction Roundup – rare lots and mighty 2020 sales

This week's auction roundup is full of rarities in Bond Wolfe’s extensive catalogue and also focuses on an impressive £300 million sold...

16 October 2020

From: Breaking News

When adding height, don’t forget about Rights to Light!

After spending so much time in our homes this year, many homeowners may be contemplating extending their properties to create some...

09 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Green property – organisation aims to remove plastic from construction

The housebuilding and development sectors have made big strides to becoming more environmentally-friendly and sustainable in recent years, but plenty more...

05 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Spain revealed as the best property investment location, research finds

Millions of people around the world relocate to a different country each year, whether it be for work, family reasons or...

02 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Students flock to London lettings market despite Covid-19 woes

Overseas and domestic students have returned to the London lettings market in full force this month, accounting for 25% of all...

21 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Does high street decline represent opportunities for resi investors?

Covid-19 has furthered the decline of the high street and led to major city centres becoming virtual ghost towns as office...

18 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Positive demand for undergrad accommodation boosts PBSA sector

The purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) sector is showing signs of recovery following market disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to...

18 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Rise of corporate landlords – why do so few now invest as individuals?

A leading UK property developer has claimed that the government’s plan to professionalise the buy-to-let sector, through tax changes, regulation and...

18 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Brits set sights on second homes in the UK as travel restrictions increase

People often dream of a second home abroad – somewhere they can holiday in every year, head to for some winter...

11 September 2020

From: Breaking News

The rise of the 50/50 property – more expats look to invest at home

Global property firm Knight Frank says it has seen a rise in expats buying in their home country for a 50/50...

07 September 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

Part 3 – what will property auctions look like in the future?

In recent days we have been exploring the future of property auctions with a number of major auction houses across the...

14 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Is networking for property investors outdated?

For many people, networking brings with it negative connotations. It stirs up images of schmoozing businessmen engaged in self-aggrandising conversations. This, however,...

03 August 2020

From: Breaking News

London set to remain a top investment location post-pandemic

The capital’s overall appeal as a top investment destination remains undimmed, according to the first major poll of global investors since...

31 July 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

Where are the top UK holiday home locations for 2020/21?

Wales is the top holiday home location in the UK for 2020/21, according to research from holiday home insurance company Schofields...

27 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed – why do people want to buy a home in France?

It’s an eternally popular destination for Brits to holiday, invest and even live in, but why is France becoming an ever-more...

27 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

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

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

Property investors 'building war chests' to expand portfolios

The nation's property investors are increasingly looking to grow their cash reserves and expand their portfolios, according to Mortgages for Business. The...

01 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Student housing giant looks to continue rapid growth

Unite – one of the largest providers of student beds in the UK – recently announced the successful completion of the...

29 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Good news - second home owners and buyers allowed back to Spain!

In a further sign of some sense of normality returning – albeit with many new restrictions and protocols remaining in place...

24 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

European student accommodation remains attractive post-Covid-19

While Covid-19 continues to affect us all in differing ways, many countries in Central and Eastern Europe are tentatively lifting lockdown...

17 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Extension to eviction ban – three things landlords need to know

Earlier this month, the government confirmed that its ban on evictions due to the coronavirus pandemic is to be extended for...

12 June 2020

From: Sponsored Content

PCL witnesses large lockdown price drops, but market is recovering

Knight Frank’s latest PCL (Prime Central London) index reveals that average prices in this market declined by 2.1% in April, the...

08 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Homebuilding & Renovating Summer Show goes virtual for first time ever

Although the world as we know it might have changed since the pandemic, people’s plans to build or improve their homes...

05 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Property market back with a bang as Rightmove records busiest ever day

Since being allowed to officially reopen on May 13, the property market has returned with a bang, according to Rightmove. The property...

01 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Investor insight - when and how to claim back overpaid stamp duty

Patrick Cannon, one of the UK’s leading tax barristers, explains why some property investors may be overpaying stamp duty charges. Buying a...

29 May 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

How can we green the UK’s housing stock? RICS calls on government to act

Before the pandemic took hold, environmental issues were arguably the biggest story in town, with ways of tackling climate change and...

22 May 2020

From: Breaking News

A timeline – how has coronavirus impacted the Scottish property market?

Scotland, alongside Wales and Northern Ireland, is using its devolved powers to take a different course from the UK government by...

13 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Life after corona – what next for Chinese and international investors?

A thought leadership article from UK-China PR agency 11K Consulting has revealed that a country’s healthcare system, air quality and food...

08 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed – Chinese interest in UK property soars despite Covid-19

A Chinese-led house buying boom is on the way in the UK, according to the CEO of Emerging Communications, a Chinese...

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

Development Q&A - coronavirus impact and why PBSA might be a safe haven

With lockdown measures in place until at least May 7, and the coronavirus pandemic continuing to influence all aspects of everyday...

20 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Is house flipping still a profitable strategy in 2020?

Buy a property below market value, renovate it and then make a tidy profit by selling it at a higher price,...

17 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: how to buy a house when you can’t leave the house?

It’s a question many of us will have been asking ourselves when, during these lockdown times, we are all being asked...

17 April 2020

From: Breaking News

How is the Scottish property market coping with Covid-19?

Covid-19 has had a significant impact on the nation, and undoubtedly the property market, with people remaining indoors until normalcy is...

15 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup: Auctioneers remain positive, yet cautious

In this week’s auction roundup, we look at SDL Auctions’ success at its 100th Derby auction, Bond Wolfe’s cancellations of its...

10 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

International Women’s Day: Concrete evidence of successful female architects

With efforts being made across the property industry to improve the deep-rooted gender disparities, women in property are still considered a...

13 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

Major trade body calls for Chancellor to make housing greener

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), one of the biggest and most influential trade bodies in the UK, has called...

21 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Women in Property Investment – making it in the super-prime market

Welcome back to Women in Property Investment, your bi-weekly dose of tales, tips and tidbits from inspiring women breaking barriers in...

14 February 2020

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

It’s agents’ time to shine as buyers grow in confidence

Sentiment is polarised among potential buyers and sellers in the UK property market, highlighting an opportunity for agents to bridge this...

05 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Landlords could be sitting on £1.2 billion in unaccounted deposits – claim

A huge sum of tenant money is thought to be held by landlords and agents without protection via a deposit protection...

03 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Tomorrow’s property – could these be the investment homes of the future?

The start of a new decade is a rich time for grand predictions to be made about how our homes will...

27 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Property predictions – what could happen to the housing market in 2020?

Now that 2020 is underway, activity in the property market is likely to start picking up due to the traditional seasonal...

17 January 2020

From: Sponsored Content

What does 2020 have in store for the UK property market?

As we enter a new year (and decade), the opening weeks of 2020 are an appropriate time to reflect on the...

15 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let investment sentiment remains strong as 2020 kicks off

As the property market looks set to recover somewhat in 2020, a new survey has revealed that many people still believe...

06 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Economic growth the top priority for UK real estate sector in 2020

Achieving economic growth was revealed to be the most widely shared ambition for 2020 among residential and commercial property developers, investors...

03 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Women in Property Investment - are women less likely to invest in property?

We're back with another instalment of Women in Property Investment, and this time we catch up with Helen Barlow, sales and...

20 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Staying in the EU is best for real estate development activity - claim

More than half (59%) of people believe that staying in the EU would be ‘the most advantageous outcome’ to London development...

13 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Will home purchases via blockhain be the future for investment?

Home purchase via blockchain has moved one step closer thanks to the launch of NatWest and Coadjute’s mobile project. A network for...

02 December 2019

From: Breaking News

How to minimise flood risk when investing in property

Understanding the flood risk of a property is the first step to managing that risk and being prepared for what the...

29 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Development update – Hong Kong buyers invest big and hospital conversion to resi

Estate agent Aston Chase has revealed that it has achieved more than £25 million worth of sales to Hong Kong buyers...

22 November 2019

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

More education is needed for landlords, says firm

Landlords need to be aware of the finance options available to them when it comes to refurbishments, according to InterBay Commercial. Its...

18 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Mind the gender rent gap!

One in four (27%) females are spending more than half of their salary on rent, compared with just 17% of males,...

15 November 2019

From: Breaking News

 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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2020 predictions: property to remain an attractive investment asset

Real estate is set to remain an attractive investment asset in 2020 despite strong political and economic headwinds, the latest research...

13 November 2019

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Striking a policy balance is crucial for foreign property investment

When it comes to regulating and managing foreign investment in highly desirable UK bricks and mortar, understanding the subtleties of the...

11 November 2019

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Brexit blight refuted by UK property market

A majority of active home sellers in the UK are unfazed by political uncertainty in 2019, and only 14% think a...

06 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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Why are more landlords looking to remortgage?

As a landlord, it helps to understand current trends in the private rented sector and how you can maintain your buy-to-let...

31 October 2019

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Do regeneration projects need to consider their cultural responsibilities?

In the last few months, Property Investor Today has run a series on London’s largest regeneration projects, many of which include...

25 October 2019

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Brexit will deter overseas buyers, UK property investors fear

An independent survey of more than 1,000 UK-based property investors has found that 55% are concerned Brexit will push away international...

14 October 2019

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Property investment: how important is it to have a damp and timber report?

A question that we are often asked by people investing in property is: “Is it important to have a damp and...

02 October 2019

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UK property market is headed for a post-Brexit boom - claim

Research by SevenCapital has revealed that more than one third of property investors who invested prior to Article 50 being triggered...

27 September 2019

From: Breaking News

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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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

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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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Where can investors pick up buy-to-let bargains for under £65,000?

New research has revealed Darlington as the UK's top location for bargain properties priced under £65,000 with the potential to increase...

13 September 2019

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Kitchens continue to rule the roost among renovating homeowners

In recent years the kitchen has become one of the most important rooms in the home – and this is further...

13 September 2019

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Property investors call for support from UK Government

Some 97% of property investors do not think the government is doing enough to support the UK property market, new research...

10 July 2019

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UK landlords positive about buy-to-let despite Brexit worries

New research has revealed that approximately two thirds (64%) of UK landlords are optimistic about the outlook for the residential buy-to-let...

03 July 2019

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BTL investors stand by the sector despite ‘detrimental’ changes

Some 73% of buy-to-let investors considered property as the best, least volatile long-term investment when compared to all other asset classes,...

03 July 2019

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Paragon: Large scale landlords make targeted investments

Larger scale landlords are continuing to make targeted investments to optimise their position, according to Paragon’s PRS Trends Report for Q2...

28 June 2019

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The growing appeal of peer to peer property lending

Property is an appealing investment: it’s been proven (in a favourable market, of course) to increase in value and it’s a...

21 June 2019

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Hyde Park Gardens revealed as London’s top performing micro market

The latest research report by ultra-prime estate agent Beauchamp Estates has revealed that Hyde Park Gardens and the immediate area have been...

19 June 2019

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What has Brexit's impact been on the holiday homes market?

As Brexit draws closer it is only natural that home owners are worried about how it will affect them. However, experts...

19 June 2019

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Majority of homeowners willing to pay more for a house with fast broadband

A speedy broadband connection was the third most important factor for people when choosing an area to live in, according to...

07 June 2019

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Landlords ‘powerless’ against rogue tenants if Section 21 is scrapped

The proposed abolition of Section 21 will leave landlords ‘virtually powerless’ to tackle anti-social behaviour (ASB) among tenants in the private...

05 June 2019

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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

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London developers lack faith in Brexit extension solving anything

The London development industry is unconvinced that the latest Brexit extension will help solve the current impasse in the House of...

22 May 2019

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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

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Investors to expand Edinburgh portfolios despite Brexit uncertainty

Most experienced investors are planning to expand their portfolio of Edinburgh-based investments in the near future despite Brexit woes. That is the...

03 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Property Partner sees improved confidence for investment

Crowdfunding platform Property Partner has reported that investment sentiment appears to be improving amongst investors. According to its latest surveys, 81% of...

01 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Cheeky Nando's? Importance of food delivery to home-movers revealed

New research carried out by takeaway delivery giant Deliveroo has revealed that nearly four out of five Brits believe it’s important...

24 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

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Nine out of 10 new-build homes in the UK have defects

More than nine out of 10 new-build homes in the UK have defects and almost 40% fail to meet their original...

10 April 2019

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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

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True ambitions of property investors in 2019 revealed

Some 39% of UK landlords and investors are planning to increase the size of their portfolio over the next 12 months,...

29 March 2019

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The outlook brightens for Portugal’s property market

Although Portugal’s property market saw a slowdown towards the end of 2018, a recent housing market survey from the Royal Institution...

29 March 2019

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Brexit effect has forced one in three home moves since 2016

A third of homeowners who have moved house since the referendum in June 2016 say Brexit was behind their decision to...

27 March 2019

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Too good to be true? The truth about property development training

Property Investor Today recently spoke with Alex Cook, Litigation Solicitor and Partner at Helix Law to discuss the rise of property...

20 March 2019

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Where are Brits buying holiday homes?

Nearly 40% of British holidaymakers have the funds to buy a holiday home and plan to do so in 2019, according...

27 February 2019

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Investing in crowdfunded development projects – what you need to know

Crowdfunded property development projects are great for home buyers and investors alike.  For investors, the pros are that you don’t need a...

27 February 2019

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Brexit not a major concern for property investors, claims study

Brexit isn’t a major concern when it comes to property investment, according to new research from SevenCapital. The survey of high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs)...

22 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

Private rented sector investment in the UK to reach £75bn by 2025

At least £75 billion of investment will be committed to the private rented sector (PRS) by 2025, according to the latest...

08 February 2019

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UK property investors remain upbeat in spite of ongoing uncertainty

A recent poll suggests that the majority of UK property investors are set to grow their portfolios in 2019, despite a...

06 February 2019

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Majority of older renters fear that they will never afford own home

The number of 35 to 54-year-olds renting a home has risen by 15% in the least three years, according to new...

16 January 2019

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More than half of student tenants are satisfied with their landlords, survey finds

Students appear to be generally happy with their living conditions and the services provided by their landlords, according to a new...

09 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Majority of Brits unaware of tenancy deposit law

Some 98% of tenants are not fully aware of the correct rights of the tenancy deposit law, according to a recent...

04 January 2019

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House price growth - how did the world's biggest cities fare in 2018?

As one year comes to a close and another one starts, it’s interesting to take a look at some salient points...

04 January 2019

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London development industry continues to bemoan government inaction

The property and development industry in London remains unimpressed with central and local government when it comes to enabling development activity. That’s...

21 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Purpose-built student accommodation sector to reach £53 billion in 2019

The UK’s Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) sector is predicted to reach a total combined value of over £53 billion by...

19 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

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Brokers hold the key to unlocking credit for UK property investors – claim

Under half of UK landlords rely on brokers to guide their financial choices for a property purchase, new research by Market...

28 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Spain tops the list of dream international moves

More and more Brits are dreaming of a new life in the Spanish sun, according to new research by AnyVan.com. Results from...

21 November 2018

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Majority of agents expect revenues in 2019 to grow or stay the same

Some 81% of estate agents expect revenues to grow or stay the same next year despite growing concerns over the UK’s...

16 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

Landlord remortgaging hits record high

The number of landlords looking to remortgage has reached an all-time high, Paragon’s latest Financial Adviser Confidence Tracking (FACT) Index has...

26 October 2018

From: Breaking News

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

Study reveals green credentials of UK households

Research carried out by AXA has revealed that a third of the country believes their homes are significantly contributing to the...

24 October 2018

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Nearly half of UK landlords in BTL are ‘Pension Pot’ landlords

Recent research from Your Move has revealed that nearly half of all UK buy-to-let landlords are ‘Pension Pot’ landlords. ‘Pension Pot’ landlords...

17 October 2018

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Survey: majority of Brits would purchase a home in need of renovation

Britain’s love affair with property projects is booming, according to Jackson-Stops. Its research revealed that 81% of buyers would purchase a...

14 September 2018

From: Breaking News

House prices expected to remain static in event of ‘no-deal’

Nearly half (44%) of the UK population believe that house prices would remain ‘about the same’ in the event the UK...

12 September 2018

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Young adults driving demand for waterside living, says report

Young adults are the driving force behind increasing demand for waterside living in the UK, according to a recent survey by...

05 September 2018

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Midlands property market thrives while London market cools

Despite a significant drop in purchase activity in Central London, landlords are still picking up property in the East and West...

29 August 2018

From: Breaking News

One in five landlords intend to stay in buy-to-let market indefinitely

Some 18% of landlords said they intended to remain in the buy-to-let (BTL) market indefinitely, with the same number of portfolio...

24 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Brits remain positive about UK property market despite Brexit

Brits are feeling confident about the future of the UK property market even in light of no-deal Brexit predictions, research from Quick...

17 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Over half of UK landlords feel optimistic about current BTL market

Attitudes towards being a landlord in the current economic and political climate remain optimistic, according to recent research from Your Move. Its...

17 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

Women just as likely as men to invest in property

New research has revealed that women are just as likely to get into the lucrative market of property investment as men,...

08 August 2018

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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

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Brits still keen to purchase holiday homes in the UK

More than half of British buyers still want to buy a holiday home in the UK, according to estate agent Jackson-Stops. The...

03 August 2018

From: Breaking News

More environmentally sustainable homes, say Brits

Some 78% of Britons place high importance on environmental sustainability when choosing a new home, according to a recent survey by...

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

The majority of private tenants are happy with their lot

Official figures released this week by the English Housing Survey show that some 84% of private tenants are satisfied with their...

13 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Property still seen as best income source for retirement plans

Property is still top choice when it comes to long-term investment, according to findings from a survey carried out by Perrys...

04 July 2018

From: Breaking News

‘Second-steppers need family help to move up the property ladder’ - Lloyds

It's not just first-time buyers relying on financial help to purchase a property. According to new research from Lloyds Bank, second-steppers...

27 June 2018

From: Breaking News

UK continues to appeal to investors despite Brexit

The third Private Capital Survey from Cluttons, which details the results of a survey of 250 wealthy property investors in the...

20 June 2018

From: Breaking News

Brexit is biggest challenge facing property market, say investors

Britain's withdrawal from the European Union is the biggest challenge facing the UK property sector, according to a survey of investors,...

20 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

Majority of Brits are regaining confidence in the property market

Some 84% of British homeowners expect property prices in their area to rise over the next six months, up 14% from...

23 May 2018

From: Breaking News

New UK Capital Gains Tax regime ‘unsettles’ investors

A new report commissioned by Intertrust has revealed that nearly two thirds (61%) of real estate investors are concerned by the...

18 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Property investment at its peak in Yorkshire

Landlords from the Yorkshire and Humberside region have the biggest appetites for property investment, according to a new survey by property...

16 May 2018

From: Breaking News

East of England landlords remain confident about business prospects

Landlord confidence across a range of measures remained stable or increased in the first quarter of 2018 compared with the end...

09 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Green credentials of a building increasingly important to tenants

Over four in ten tenants (42%) consider how eco-friendly a building is when choosing a rental property, according to recent research...

04 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Serious investors ramp-up while accidental landlords sell-up, report shows

New research from Simple Landlords Insurance has revealed accidental and part-time landlords feel most negative about legislative changes and their future. The...

27 April 2018

From: Breaking News

Britain’s landlords and investors remain positive despite raft of changes

Despite challenging buy-to-let (BTL) conditions, private landlords remain positive about the future of the industry, a new report from specialist bank,...

25 April 2018

From: Breaking News

Berlin’s property market grows faster than any other

A new report from Knight Frank has revealed that Berlin is the city with the fastest urban house price growth in...

18 April 2018

From: Breaking News

UK landlords power through despite BTL challenges

Buy-to-let (BTL) investors remain largely optimistic about the market in spite of Brexit uncertainty and increasing tax burdens for landlords, according...

05 April 2018

From: Breaking News

110th Ideal Home Show highlights Britain’s enduring fascination with home improvements

The Ideal Home Show, taking place at Olympia London from Saturday 17 March to Monday 2 April, heralds one of the...

07 March 2018

From: Breaking News

Large investment set to bring new homes to Sunderland

More than £7 million is being ploughed into a new housing estate in Sunderland, giving hope to eager first-time buyers looking...

07 February 2018

From: Breaking News

The Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2018 announces last call for entry

The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show, which has already seen 85% of its stand capacity being snapped up by exhibitors, has...

12 January 2018

From: Breaking News

Nation’s most expensive street revealed by survey

The latest research from Lloyds Bank has crowned Grosvenor Crescent in Belgravia as the most expensive residential street in England and...

05 January 2018

From: Breaking News

Housebuilding rate falling substantially, survey finds

A new survey of housebuilding companies has revealed that the construction of new homes has fallen significantly since the EU referendum...

13 December 2017

From: Breaking News

Homeowners lose more than £4,000 due to Japanese knotweed infestation

UK homeowners fork out roughly £1,800 on average to control Japanese knotweed infestation, while 10% lose over £4,000 because of its...

10 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Millennials are becoming landlords for steady income

Millennials are making a career out of being a landlord, according to a new survey by Intus Lettings. Surprisingly, almost half of...

03 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Singapore ranked as the best expat location yet again

The latest HSBC Expat Explorer survey has revealed that Singapore is the top expat destination for the third year in a...

04 October 2017

From: Breaking News

John Pye Property launches in the North West

Online property auction firm, John Pye Property, has set its sights on expanding further across the North West. Holding more than 650...

27 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Research reveals what student tenants really want

Private student rent has remained at an average of £100 to £119 a week for the second year running, according to...

27 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Europeans expect rising house prices over the next 12 months

Three in five (59%) consumers across Europe believe that prices will rise over the next 12 months, according to the ING...

15 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let purchases driven by pension pot hunters

Sales of buy-to-let properties continue to be driven by pension “pot hunters”, according to the latest findings from Sequre Property Investment. Sequre’s...

06 September 2017

From: Breaking News

First-time buyers are currently ‘supporting’ the UK housing market

Demand from first-time buyers is driving the UK housing market as landlords and homeowners hold off making any big decisions, according...

23 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Record low equity release rates drive switching

There has been a surge in the number of switching plans from existing equity release customers, thanks to record lows in...

22 August 2017

From: Breaking News

House price growth in Scotland outperforming England and Wales

House prices in Scotland increased by an average of 0.5% in June to reach an average of £175,941, according to the...

18 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Property price growth is coming to a standstill

Residential property prices in the UK increased at the slowest rate in over four years in July, due to ongoing political...

11 August 2017

From: Breaking News

UK household wealth exceeds £10bn

Soaring home values provided a major boost to Britons holding property assets in 2016 as they helped push the nation’s wealth through...

10 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Home, buildings and critical illness protection: Do you have enough?

If you’re not fully covered when it comes to protecting your home and health then you’re not alone. A recent UK...

03 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Many ‘unhappy’ couples stay together in order to buy a home

Some 1.8 million UK adults have primarily stayed or would stay in a relationship in order to get a foot on...

02 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Homebuyers strongly urged to take out full private survey

More than three quarters of advisers recommend that homebuyers take out private surveys when purchasing or remortgaging a property, according to...

01 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Property auction dates for August 2017

Here are details of the UK property auctions taking place this month.  01/08/2017         William H. Brown (Norwich)        Norwich               Norfolk 01/08/2017         Great North Property...

01 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Property auction calendar – 31st July – 3rd August

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

31 July 2017

From: Breaking News

When it comes to remortgaging there’s no time like the present

With the average two-year fixed rate home loan currently at a record low of just 2.26%, there has never been a...

25 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Professional approach needed to drive up standards in PRS, claim BTL developers

With more than a quarter of homes in the rented sector (PRS) failing to meet the government’s Decent Homes standards, a...

20 July 2017

From: Breaking News

UK housing market hit by political uncertainty, says RICS

Residential property price growth in the UK has fallen to its lowest level for almost a year as political uncertainty continues...

14 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Here's how to stay safe and beat the fraudsters

Most landlords are unable to identify a fake passport when presented with one leaving them vulnerable to fraudsters with fake ID’s, according...

14 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Buying bargains at property auctions

Auctions are a great way to acquire property competitively, with a wide range of bargains often going under the hammer. But...

06 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Large deposit borrowers fall freeing up stock for first-time buyers

The proportion of people acquiring property with a large deposit dropped in May, the latest mortgage monitor from e.surv shows. Those buying...

04 July 2017

From: Breaking News

The rental market is ‘strong and stable’ despite election uncertainty

Most parts of England and Wales saw rents rise in the run-up to the recent general election with yields stable at...

03 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Brits still keen to buy property in EU countries despite Brexit

Buying property abroad has always been attractive to many UK-based investors, and it would appear that demand from the UK for...

29 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Sharp rise in investors forced to sell to pay off interest-only mortgage debts

A growing number of investors are being forced to sell their homes in order to pay off their interest-only mortgages, according...

29 June 2017

From: Breaking News

High house prices force many adults to live with their parents

Many young people are being left with little alternative but to live with their parents to save enough money for a...

28 June 2017

From: Breaking News

One year on: Buyers and sellers undeterred by ‘Brexit scaremongering’

It has been exactly one year since Britain voted to leave the European Union by 52% to 48%, and while the...

23 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Major deal will sees further investment for the Welsh creative industry sector

Cardiff will be home to one of the biggest film and TV studios in Wales, following the Welsh government’s decision to...

21 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Home seller valuations fall as remortgage levels rise

The number of homes coming on to the market for sale continued to fall across the UK last month, adding to...

15 June 2017

From: Breaking News

New government urged to make housing ‘a top priority’

The Conservative party, assuming it is able to form a new government, is being urged to make tacking the growing housing...

09 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Overseas buyers influencing US luxury home market

International buyers of residential property in the U.S. may not necessarily have a major impact on the overall housing market, but...

09 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Election day is here, but which party is capable of fixing the housing crisis?

With successive governments failing to build enough housing - particularly social housing - the UK is in the grip of a...

08 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Public trusts Conservatives more than Labour to fix housing crisis, poll says

More British homeowners trust the Conservatives more than Labour to fix the country’s ‘broken’ housing market, according to a new poll. With...

06 June 2017

From: Breaking News

The days of surging UK house prices ‘are gone’

The tide has definitely turned against the seller in the UK housing market, a leading property expert has yesterday, following the...

02 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Many property investors are struggling to obtain mainstream funding

Sterner affordability criteria, stress testing and more robust risk management for lenders seeking to underwrite mortgage contracts has left many property...

01 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Property market remains a safe haven amid political unrest

The UK will remain a property safe haven despite the upcoming general election and Brexit, new research shows. The study of 1,100...

24 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Almost a quarter of homebuyers forced into bidding war

Many buyers desperate to purchase their desired home have been asked to enter into a bidding war, which can often include...

23 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Asking prices for homes rise to record average of £317,281

Home sales this month remained robust as buyers shrugged off pre-election jitters, signalling growing confidence in the UK economy and bolstering...

22 May 2017

From: Breaking News

UK house prices stall amid affordability issues

Annual house price growth continues to slow, as affordability issues deter many prospective homebuyers. With 2017 proving to be a rather challenging time...

17 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Demand from investors leads to increase in bridging loans

Demand for short-term loans continued to increase in the first quarter of the year, with more property investors turning to bridging...

16 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Political and economic uncertainty ‘takes its toll on the UK property market’

There was a 9% decline in the number of residential property sales recorded last month, owed in part to a fall...

12 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Vendors starting to realise ‘their homes aren’t worth as much as they thought’

UK house prices fell again in April, as growing uncertainty and affordability constraints continue to have an impact on buyers across...

09 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Over half of Americans making plans to buy real estate

Some 54% of Americans say they are likely to buy a home in the next five years, up 12% year-on-year, according...

03 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Investor demand strengthens across all UK property sectors

A growing number of investors are actively investing in the UK commercial property market, the latest report from the Royal Institution...

02 May 2017

From: Breaking News

UK housing supply falls to record-low for March

The supply of available housing dropped to the lowest level ever for March, according to the latest figures from the National...

28 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Fruitful investment opportunities from just £1k

Investors are being offered the opportunity to invest and make ‘great returns’ from property developments, online, at the click of a...

27 April 2017

From: Breaking News

House prices rise across Scotland

The average price of a home in Scotland in February reached £173,862 – a rise of 3.3% on the previous year,...

25 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Consumer confidence in UK housing market settling into a new lower ‘normal’

Households’ expectations on UK house prices for the coming year remains rather subdued following the outcome of last year’s EU referendum,...

24 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Significant increase in remortgaging activity in the UK

There was a sharp rise in remortgaging activity last month as homeowners, including property investors, seek ways to reduce outgoings, new...

20 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Housing market activity ‘will pick up again’ despite ‘gloomy’ housing report

Despite new figures from the RICS Residential Market Survey showing a rather ‘gloomy’ outlook about the state of the residential property...

18 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Retirement lending market set to double in size over the next decade

The size of the retirement lending market in the UK looks set to soar over the next 10 years as lending...

18 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Mortgage and stamp duty issues deter one in 10 prospective buyers in the UK

More than one in 10 homeowners in the UK have tried to move property but decided against it after encountering issues...

14 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Remortgage levels at eight-year peak

Levels of remortgaging reached the highest level for eight years in February, while the average amount borrowed fell, according to new...

12 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Sharp’s new European HQ will be an ‘economic catalyst’ for Rhymney

Rhymney received a major boost this week when it was announced that bio-tech business Sharp Clinical Services will be setting up...

07 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Property investor confidence runs high

Confidence about investing in property continues to grow, as many property investors, including buy-to-let landlords, predict a good year ahead for...

05 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Over a third of home sales in England and Wales fall through before completion

More than a third of home sales fell through in the UK prior to completion during the first quarter of the...

05 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Squeeze on consumers weighs on UK property market

Growing economic uncertainty in the UK is starting to weigh on consumer confidence and willingness to engage in major transactions such...

03 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Property auction calendar: 3rd–9th April

Here are details of the UK property auctions taking place this week.  03/04/2017         Butters John Bee             Staffordshire 03/04/2017         Auction House Birmingham & The...

03 April 2017

From: Breaking News

UK home sales hit 10-year high in February

UK home sales agreed by estate agents increased to a 10-year high in February, suggesting that confidence in the housing market...

31 March 2017

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Property auction dates for April 2017

Here are details of the UK property auctions taking place in April 2017. 03/04/2017         Butters John Bee             Staffordshire 03/04/2017         Auction House Birmingham &...

30 March 2017

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Brexit uncertainty prompts decline in UK property deals

Demand among home buyers has seen a modest recovery following initial post-referendum jitters, but with just 24 hours until Theresa May...

28 March 2017

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US investors target homes in Ireland

Property investors in the US flocked to an Irish property show in Boston last week with a view to taking advantage...

27 March 2017

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Shortage of ‘suitable property for sale’ drives up asking prices

Asking prices in the housing market in England and Wales continued to rise in March, led by gains in the Midlands,...

20 March 2017

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No measures to plug VAT ‘inequality’ between new builds and renovations

There were calls ahead of yesterday’s Budget statement for the chancellor Philip Hammond to announce fresh measures to plug the ‘inequality’...

09 March 2017

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Low rates boosts remortgage market activity in the UK

There was a surge in remortgage activity in 2016, which peaked in Q4, as more borrowers opted for longer term fixed...

07 March 2017

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Rural land prices look set to fall

Growing uncertainty over Brexit and insecurities regarding future subsidies, as well as low commodity prices, continues to drive down demand for...

27 February 2017

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Canadian home prices rise further

Residential property prices in Canada continued to increase in January, led by gains in Toronto’s red-hot housing market, fresh figures show. The...

22 February 2017

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Almost half of Brits believe UK house prices will rise over next 12 months

A high proportion of people think that residential property prices in the UK will increase this year, despite political and economic...

21 February 2017

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Why I’m investing in the North of England

House prices continued to rise towards the end of last year, with the last three months seeing a 2.5% increase, according...

13 February 2017

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Christopher Merriman, Land and Planning Director at Intro Crowd

What does it say on your business card? Christopher Merriman, Land and Planning Director at Intro Crowd Who are Intro Crowd? Intro...

10 February 2017

From: 60 Second Interview

Supply shortage pushes Northern Irish house prices up

The supply of residential properties in the Northern Ireland market continued to decline last month, prompting prices to rise, according to...

10 February 2017

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Average value could drop by £400 a week if 'bubble bursts'

The average property in the UK could decrease in value by up to £399 a week over 21 months, according to...

23 January 2017

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UK housing market activity slows for first time since July

The UK housing market ground to a virtual halt in December as price growth cooled and fewer homes changed hands, according...

20 January 2017

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Two thirds of UK builders report material price hikes

More than two thirds of small and medium-sized UK building firms have seen a rise in the cost of materials caused...

12 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Mortgage lending restrictions having a ‘chilling effect’ on housing market

People over the age of 55 are being frozen out of new mortgages, according to a new study. Stricter lending criteria means many...

10 January 2017

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UK house prices up 6.5% in December

Residential property prices in the UK rose by 1.7% in December compared with the previous month to reach an average of...

09 January 2017

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Where in the world are house prices growing fastest?

Global house prices rose 5.3% on average in the 12 months to September 2016, with Turkey, New Zealand and Iceland recording...

04 January 2017

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International investors eye New York as safe haven

A growing number of overseas property investors are looking into safe investments, like the U.S. property market, with New York in...

03 January 2017

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UK house prices set to remain flat in 2017 amid Brexit uncertainty

UK property prices are expected to remain largely unchanged in 2017, owed largely to uncertainty over Brexit negotiations, according to the...

29 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Do you know what a second charge mortgage is?

Second charge mortgages, often simply referred to as second mortgages, are a secured loan used to raise extra money instead of...

13 December 2016

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Where have house prices increased the most due to the Crossrail effect?

London’s new Crossrail, a railway line spanning from Reading and Heathrow in the west to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the...

06 December 2016

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Stable house prices represent a ‘fantastic opportunity’ to buy

With mortgage borrowing costs at a record-low, home price growth relatively flat and new housing supply failing to meet demand, one...

02 December 2016

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Lack of safety checks being carried out by property investors

Hundreds of thousands of homes acquired each year are at risk of a life-threatening gas incident, such as a carbon monoxide...

28 November 2016

From: Breaking News

UK housing shortage means no letup in rising home prices

A chronic shortage of housing in the UK is continuing to place upward pressure on residential property prices, according to the...

11 November 2016

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Estate agents talk up UK housing market post-Brexit

The UK housing market is returning to ‘business as usual’ after the vote to leave the EU, estate agents have claimed. According...

11 November 2016

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Brexit adversely affects property investment into UK to Germany’s benefit

Uncertainty surrounding Brexit has had an adverse impact on investor sentiment when it comes to investing in the UK’s property market,...

11 November 2016

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UK house prices increase unexpectedly in October - Halifax

There was a surprise rise in UK home prices in October, despite the slowdown in the housing market in recent months,...

08 November 2016

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Property auction calendar – 7th-13th November

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

07 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Property auction dates for November 2016

Here are details of the UK property auctions taking place in November. 01/11/2016         Savills (London - National)            London London 01/11/2016         Countrywide Property Auctions               ...

01 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Greater optimism among housebuilders

Confidence among housebuilders has improved, with many residential property developers confident that they will succeed in their efforts to build more...

31 October 2016

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More than a quarter of Brits think their homes are haunted

More than a quarter of adults in this country say they have had a paranormal experience in their own home, according...

31 October 2016

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Sheffield’s out-of-town office market offers ‘good value for money’

Despite the rather subdued state of the office market across Sheffield, offices located in the periphery of the city appear to...

28 October 2016

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Where are the Gulf’s wealthiest investors likely to invest next year?

The property markets in London, New York and Singapore have been among the most popular international destinations for the Gulf’s wealthiest...

22 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Demand for building work remains ‘remarkably resilient’, says FMB

Consumer demand for building work remained strong in the three months following the vote for Brexit, new figures from the Federation...

19 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Some 43% of residential properties do not meet ‘Home Living Standard’

Shelter is calling for greater protection for tenants after new research by the housing charity found that 43% of homes in...

18 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Homebuyers return to the housing market as Brexit fears diminish

Homebuyers are returning to the housing market as post EU referendum fears continue to calm, the latest RICS UK Residential Market...

14 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Diversity helps ‘insulate’ rural estates from economic and political upheaval

Major changes in the makeup of the portfolio of rural estate income in recent years is now probably more important than at...

12 October 2016

From: Breaking News

‘Swift recovery’ in housbuilding as Brexit fears fade

Housebuilding activity in September rose at the fastest pace since January with various developers reporting resilient demand and generally improving market...

08 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Government urged to scrap tax on land to boost new housing supply

The government is being urged to take fresh steps to tackle the shortage of homes by incentivising landowners and developers to increase...

07 October 2016

From: Breaking News

South Africa's housing market remains weak

South Africa's price index for medium-sized apartments fell by 0.32% during the year to Q2 2016, its fourth quarter of annual...

07 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Mexico’s housing market continues to grow stronger

Mexico's housing market continues to go from strength to strength, buoyed by strong foreign demand in resort communities, the latest market...

06 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Brazil’s property market continues to deteriorate

Brazil's housing market remains depressed, amidst the ongoing economic crisis and an uncertain political landscape, according to the latest market analysis...

05 October 2016

From: Breaking News

New Zealand's housing market growing strongly

New Zealand's housing market was the second best performer after China in the Global Property Guide’s latest survey, with the average price...

04 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Middle East's housing markets losing steam

Of the four Middle Eastern housing markets included the latest Global Property Guide survey, all, except UAE, performed worse in the...

03 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Sharp rise in sentiment among bridging lenders post-Brexit

While buy-to-let lenders brace themselves for further interventions, confidence in one often-overlooked corner of the market is currently booming. Sentiment among bridging...

29 September 2016

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U.S. housing market remains strong

The U.S. housing market remains strong, despite a slowdown in the economic recovery. The S&P/Case-Shiller seasonally-adjusted national home price index rose...

28 September 2016

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Largest surge in UK house price sentiment for seven years

Households in all regions of the UK believe the value of their homes increased in September as confidence continued to improve...

27 September 2016

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Canada’s house prices continue to surge

Residential property prices in Canada's eleven major cities rose by an rather impressive 8.4% during the year to Q2 2016, up...

26 September 2016

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Property auction calendar – 26th-30th September

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

26 September 2016

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The strongest global housing markets unveiled

Residential property prices continued to boom in some parts of the world, with the five strongest housing markets in Global Property...

23 September 2016

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Asia’s housing markets are now two-tiered

Five of the eleven Asian property markets for which figures are available saw house price increases during the year to Q2...

23 September 2016

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European house price boom continues unabated, market analysis shows

Residential property prices rose in 17 of the 22 European housing markets for which figures were available during the year to...

21 September 2016

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UK house price growth slows in July, ONS reveals

House price inflation across the UK dropped to 8.3% in the year to July, down from 9.7% in June, according to...

14 September 2016

From: Breaking News

European investors eye UK property post-Brexit

A significant drop in the value of sterling has seen a number of Europeans move to secure UK property investments while...

13 September 2016

From: Breaking News

Annual house price growth slows to 6.9%, says Halifax

The annual rate of UK house price growth cooled further in August, after slowing the previous month, fresh data shows. Halifax said...

08 September 2016

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Buying property near top state schools could be a shrewd investment

With several reports out this week showing that parents are prepared to pay significantly more money to buy property within the catchment...

08 September 2016

From: Breaking News

Nearly a quarter fear house prices will fall after Brexit vote

Consumer confidence in UK house price growth has fallen sharply following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, with almost...

05 September 2016

From: Breaking News

Government housing schemes are pushing up UK house prices

More than two-thirds of government spending on house-buying incentive programmes, such as Help to Buy, may have boosted demand for property,...

02 September 2016

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House prices rise further says Nationwide, but outlook looks ‘cloudy’

Residential property prices in the UK rose marginally in August to reach yet another all-time high, according to fresh data from...

01 September 2016

From: Breaking News

House price sentiment improves

A higher number of households across the UK perceive that the value of their home increased this month compared with July,...

23 August 2016

From: Breaking News

Slow house price growth post-Brexit could be good news for flat owners

Since the UK's Brexit vote on June 23, house price growth in the UK has been subdued.  Just yesterday, Rightmove reported that...

16 August 2016

From: Breaking News

UK house price growth slips to three-year low

Residential property price growth dropped to a three-year low in July 2016 as the UK’s decision to leave the EU continued...

12 August 2016

From: Breaking News

Hong Kong investor acquires London hotel for £42m

YT Realty Group Ltd, the Hong Kong-based investment company, has purchased the Travelodge Hotel close to Liverpool Street Station in London...

12 August 2016

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Surveyors call on UK government to take ‘radical action’ to stimulate growth

The Residential Property Surveyors Association (RPSA) is calling on the government to consider some radical measures to stimulate all aspects of...

10 August 2016

From: Breaking News

Hong Kong home sales tumble 39% in past six months

Residential property sales in Hong Kong have plunged by 39% in the six months ending June compared with the same period...

05 August 2016

From: Breaking News

London property prices forecast to fall after Brexit vote

Commercial property prices in London could fall by up to 10% in the wake of Britain’s vote to leave the EU,...

28 July 2016

From: Breaking News

Sharp fall in property transactions post-Brexit

There has been a significant fall in residential property transactions across the UK which has had an adverse impact on home...

26 July 2016

From: Breaking News

UK housing market grinds to a halt

The number of homes that came onto the sales market dropped at its sharpest rate to date while buyer demand fell...

15 July 2016

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UK commercial property lending falls amid Brexit fears

Banks reduced lending to the commercial property sector for the first time in four years in the run-up to the EU...

14 July 2016

From: Breaking News

New buyer demand starts to improve

New buyer demand for homes has improved in recent week now that the uncertainty over whether the UK would leave or...

11 July 2016

From: Breaking News

Sharp fall in consumer confidence post-Brexit

Consumer confidence in the UK economy has nosedived at the fastest rate in 22 years post-Brexit, according to a new survey...

11 July 2016

From: Breaking News

‘Frantic’ bidding from investors helps sales exceed guide prices

Auctions continue to prove to be an attractive and successful format with sales at Cheffins’ latest auction far exceeding guide prices. Cambridgeshire...

06 July 2016

From: Breaking News

Construction activity slows with housebuilding hardest hit

The UK’s construction industry suffered its worst contraction since 2009 in June as uncertainty around the EU referendum led to concern...

05 July 2016

From: Breaking News

Property auction dates for July 2016

Here are details of the property auctions taking place in June.  01/07/2016                                         Auction House Symonds & Sampson      The Memorial Hall, High Street,...

30 June 2016

From: Breaking News

Lisbon property sales soar

There has been a significant increase in the number of homes sold in Lisbon in recent years as the Portuguese capital...

23 June 2016

From: Breaking News

UK homeowners leaning towards Brexit

It is less than 24 hours until polls open for the EU referendum - and a new survey suggests that Leave is...

22 June 2016

From: Breaking News

UK home sales rise but remain lower compared with a year ago

Residential property sales in the UK increased by 1.5% in May compared with April but the month’s seasonally adjusted figure is...

22 June 2016

From: Breaking News

Property price sentiment increases at slower pace in June

Fewer households across the UK perceive that the value of their home rose in June, according to the latest house price...

20 June 2016

From: Breaking News

UK house prices ‘could take five years to recover’ from Brexit

The majority of Britons who fear that the price of their property will fall if Britain leaves the EU believe that the...

13 June 2016

From: Breaking News

UK house prices set to rise even if Britain votes to leave EU

House prices in the UK are expected to rise further regardless of whether Britain opts to remain or leave the European...

10 June 2016

From: Breaking News

UK house prices set to fall, says RICS

House prices are still rising but surveyors are warning the market to be braced for a significant slowdown in the coming...

09 June 2016

From: Breaking News

UK housing market activity remains strong despite EU referendum

Housing market activity in the UK remained healthy as overall valuation activity in May increased by almost a fifth on an...

08 June 2016

From: Breaking News

Repossession levels plummet

The number of homes repossessed by lenders last year fell sharply, according to new detailed research released by chartered surveyor e.surv. Across England...

03 June 2016

From: Breaking News

Brexit vote would put £900bn of UK property investment at risk – claim

Up to £900bn worth of property investment in this country will be at risk of harm if the UK votes to...

02 June 2016

From: Breaking News

New homes sales fall in Australia

Sales of new homes in Australia fell in April following a surprisingly strong surge the previous month, according to the latest...

01 June 2016

From: Breaking News

Property auction dates for June 2016

Here are details of the property auctions taking place in June.  01/06/2016                                         Auction House Devon & Cornwall           Okehampton Business Centre, Higher Stockley...

31 May 2016

From: Breaking News

House prices continue to rise in UK’s big cities

Residential property prices in cities such as Bristol, Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester have increased significantly over the past year, a survey...

27 May 2016

From: Breaking News

UK farmland prices hit by Brexit fears

UK farmland prices have dropped back below £8,000 an acre following an average 3% decline in values in the first quarter...

26 May 2016

From: Breaking News

Pound rises as EU ‘remain’ camp gains momentum

The pound rose 1% against the dollar yesterday and also strengthened against the euro amid signs that the 'remain' camp is pulling...

18 May 2016

From: Breaking News

London lacks affordable office space

There remains a severe shortage of affordable office space in the capital despite the fact that London office starts have soared...

16 May 2016

From: Breaking News

Property prices to rise despite weaker demand

Demand for residential properties unsurprisingly fell in April following the introduction of higher stamp duty for buy-to-let and second home buyers,...

13 May 2016

From: Breaking News

German holiday home prices to carry on rising

Investors are flocking to Germany’s tourism property sector to take advantage of rising holiday home prices on the back of increasing...

09 May 2016

From: Breaking News

International investors spooked by Brexit fears

There has been a notable fall in the number of overseas nationals investing in the UK’s commercial property sector due to...

04 May 2016

From: Breaking News

MPs support hike in planning fees

Over half of MPs believe that fees for planning applications should increase, according to a new poll. The survey, commissioned by the...

20 April 2016

From: Breaking News

Investor interest in buy-to-let nosedives

There has been a sharp fall in buy-to-let acquisitions following the hike in stamp duty for investment properties and second homes...

19 April 2016

From: Breaking News

Revealed: the UK regions tipped for growth

Residential property prices across many parts of the UK look set to cool over the next few months amid ‘Brexit’ uncertainty, but...

18 April 2016

From: Breaking News

Lawyers increasingly ‘relying' on property for retirement

Lawyers are increasingly banking on property to fund all or some of their retirement, according to new research. Some 29% of those...

14 April 2016

From: Breaking News

Leeds and Manchester are top buy-to-let locations for parents of undergraduates

Northern cities Leeds and Manchester offer the best buy-to-let property investment opportunities for parents of undergraduate students, according to research. Both areas...

08 April 2016

From: Breaking News

Rents set to increase as landlords exit the market

Tenants will bear the cost of recent buy-to-let tax hikes for landlords as they will almost inevitably result in a fall...

05 April 2016

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let investors storm the housing market as stamp duty deadline hits

As the deadline for stamp duty purchases before the 3% surcharge passed last night, it has been reported that investors have...

01 April 2016

From: Breaking News

'Couple tenants' feel positive about future home ownership

Research carried out by London estate agents Portico has revealed that 61% of tenants living with partners in rental properties in...

01 April 2016

From: Breaking News

Major increase in buy-to-let market activity ahead of deadline

Research by conveyancing experts My Home Move has revealed that activity within the buy-to-let and second home market has risen by...

18 March 2016

From: Breaking News

Landlords and investors must prepare for longer tenancies

Landlords and property investors must prepare for long-term tenancies, according to the Association of Independent Inventory Clerks (AIIC). The organisation says heightened...

09 March 2016

From: Breaking News

Property regrets common, research finds

Research by specialist insurer Partnership has shown that one in five people regret choices they have made around property. As part of...

04 March 2016

From: Breaking News

Third of landlords stressed by 'troublesome tenants'

Landlords are finding the full-time nature of letting property to be more stressful than they initially thought, according to new research. The...

02 March 2016

From: Breaking News

UK renters gloomy about prospects of buying

New research has revealed that a third of renters in the UK currently pay no money into a savings account in...

17 February 2016

From: Breaking News

UK investors claim regulations will force them out of BTL in 2016

Nearly three quarters (72%) of buy-to-let investors have claimed that legal changes to the sector this year will have a negative...

05 February 2016

From: Breaking News

Investment in buy-to-let will be discouraged by tax changes, research warns

Research carried out by Orchard & Shipman Group has revealed that a significant proportion of landlords (86%) believe that the government’s...

05 February 2016

From: Breaking News

RLA says government is failing landlords over Right to Rent

The government is failing landlords over the new Right to Rent immigration policy, research by the Residential Landlords Association suggests. In their...

05 February 2016

From: Breaking News

Half of UK homeowners anticipate house price growth across 2016

Across 2016, 50% of UK homeowners anticipate their property to increase in value, according to latest research from Clydesdale and Yorkshire...

03 February 2016

From: Breaking News

RICS urges homeowners and businesses to protect their properties from floods

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors says businesses and homeowners must now prepare for extreme weather in the future by creating...

29 January 2016

From: Breaking News

Buyers care most about location, research finds

Location has been named as the top characteristic that makes Brits fall in love with their home, according to a recent...

29 January 2016

From: Breaking News

A bunfight followed by a fast? Why the buy-to-let tax hike should not be feared

The frustrations vented over the looming buy-to-let tax hike has sadly been all too predictable. In the latest twist to what have...

27 January 2016

From: Breaking News

Leasehold extension – is it worth it?

Leasehold ownership, which governs a significant proportion of prime central London’s residential offering, is an ancient legislation, dating back to the...

22 January 2016

From: Breaking News

BTL sector booming with ‘Granlords’

Recent research has unearthed that one in ten over 55’s own a buy-to-let, and this is only set to grow in...

22 January 2016

From: Breaking News

Tim Dray, Sky

Q: What does it say on your business card?   Head of Indirect Sales & Partnership Products Q: What does your role involve? I head up...

06 January 2016

From: 60 Second Interview

Landlords will raise rents to cover new legislation costs

Some 45% of landlords surveyed by flatsharing website SpareRoom.co.uk said they plan to raise their rents this year. Covering the costs of...

05 January 2016

From: Breaking News

Property wealth used to fund retirement, research finds

Research by equity release lender more 2 life has revealed that almost a third of over-55s would rather use property wealth...

08 December 2015

From: Breaking News

Quarter of property buyers fall in love with a property at first sight

It has been revealed that Britain’s property buyers are a decisive bunch, with 61% of homeowners buying the first house that...

08 December 2015

From: Breaking News

AIIC: Landlords shouldn't ask for tenant money to decorate

The Association of Independent Inventory Clerks (AIIC) has advised tenants that they shouldn't be persuaded into paying higher rents to subsidise...

03 December 2015

From: Breaking News

Landlord tax changes will lead to rent increases

A survey by The Deposit Protection Service has revealed that 68% of landlords believe that changes in landlord tax will lead...

01 December 2015

From: Breaking News