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Development – new homes in Burgess Hill and a £5m apartment block

This mini development roundup includes the strategic partnership between Places for People and ilke Homes to deliver new homes in the...

18 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Debate - are second home owners pricing out locals and destroying communities?

Schofields Insurance has claimed that there are pros and cons for and against second homes as the dispute about second home...

18 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Green homes – three-quarters of councils say they need more help to reach net zero

A recent survey carried out by strategic property advisers Cluttons and sustainability consultants AESG has found that the majority of 50...

18 May 2022

From: Breaking News

How developers can navigate electric vehicle charging challenges

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

18 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Which city is driving HMO decline? The answer may (not) surprise you…

Market analysis from Octane Capital has revealed that the number of houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) in England has dropped in...

13 May 2022

From: Breaking News

New platform launched to make property investment more inclusive

A PropTech start-up launched in 2017 to make property investment less clunky and more inclusive has announced the launch of its...

13 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Why property services need to lead the charge in the green revolution

The more the world learns about climate change, the more we realise that we all have a part to play in...

13 May 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

11 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – joint ventures, FTB homes and co-living thrives

In this week’s roundup, PIT takes a look at the latest UK schemes, including the newest phase in Barratt London and...

11 May 2022

From: Breaking News

The Elizabeth Line – will it give a boost to Canary Wharf’s property market?

One of Europe’s biggest transport infrastructure projects is finally set to open later this month after many years of delay and...

11 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - UK cities that student landlords should invest in

Letting to students can be an excellent opportunity for landlords and investors. Landlords and investors who are aware of yearly revenue from...

11 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Town and city regeneration: Advantages in property development

Town and city regeneration isn’t a new topic, by any means, but recent events in the UK have left us thinking...

11 May 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

06 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – in-person sales return in a successful month ahead

Here at PIT, we’re kicking off the month of May with some good news for in-person auctions. Meanwhile, agents witnessed another...

06 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Getting technical – developers use PropTech for new-build sales

Homebuilders are reportedly utilising technology to dramatically reduce the time it takes to exchange on a new-build transition, the latest research...

06 May 2022

From: Breaking News

The ultimate guide to investing in a holiday home

With the rising cost of living and the UK’s inflation crisis creating financial uncertainty, many are looking to make more secure...

06 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight: Why investors should set their sights on Liverpool

Liverpool has become the hotspot for property investors and homebuyers alike, with property price growth over the last year higher in...

04 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Tenants could be paying £800 more in rent per year – claim

In just a year’s time, the average UK tenant could be paying £800 more a year in rent, research by rental...

04 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed: New Yorkers head for London as the Big Apple loses its shine

Haringtons, an independent buying agents based in London, has seen a rise in enquiries from the City of New York as...

29 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – and despite rising interest rates…

This week’s mini roundup features another success story from Auction House, which says buyer demand has trumped the rising interest rates,...

29 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let sector heats up rent rises tempt landlords back to market

New analysis from Knight Frank suggests that rent rises are tempting landlords back into the market. It found that, in some cases,...

29 April 2022

From: Breaking News

What support is available for property owners with cladding issues?

Since the devastating tragedy of the Grenfell tower fire in 2017, cladding issues have been highlighted across thousands of properties in...

29 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Bargain abroad? Spanish second homes much cheaper thanks to exchange rate

Taylor Wimpey España has claimed it’s possible to purchase a two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment for £160,173 (plus VAT) in Spain – in...

27 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors: hedge against rising inflation with property

In this guest piece, Judith Tan, head of capital markets at EstateGuru, looks at how investors can hedge their bets against...

27 April 2022

From: Breaking News

North England the new hotspot for PBSA – is it time to invest?

Landlords have been making attractive profits from renting property to students for many years, with this traditionally being one of the...

27 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - how could the French elections affect property investment?

Following the first round of the French presidential elections, which saw current president Emmanuel Macron and controversial Eurosceptic Marine Le Pen...

22 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – nightlife prospects and investment homes

This mini auction roundup has a commercial twist, with SDL Property Auctions offering a range of nightclubs and other nightlife spaces,...

22 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Shojin exits mezzanine investors with returns of £1.6m

Shojin Property Partners, an FCA-regulated online real estate investment platform, has delivered investment returns of £1.6 million to mezzanine investments as...

22 April 2022

From: Breaking News

How digitalisation can speed up your property’s sales process

The pandemic has had a major impact on our lives and the global economy. Our beloved property sector was by no...

22 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Study shows 63 per cent of tradespeople are going greener in 2022

New research from the find-a-tradesperson platform, Rated People reveals how UK tradespeople are adapting their businesses this year to be more environmentally friendly. The...

20 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Aspiring holiday let landlords – top tips from a lending expert

With new research finding over 10 million UK adults are considering becoming a holiday let landlord and the volume and total...

20 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Impact of easing Covid restrictions for the Scottish rental market

Some of the more onerous restrictions which were imposed on landlords in Scotland in the first dark days of the pandemic were rescinded...

20 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight: Which locations top the list of holiday-let hotspots?

In a ranking of the best places in the UK to invest in a holiday let, Blaenau Gwent in South East...

15 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – is spring the ultimate season for auctions?

This week continues the trend of successful property auctions, with SDL Property Auctions reporting exciting results for its March sale and...

15 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Four times higher! Overseas investors confessing to tax evasion quadruple in a year

The number of overseas investors confessing to tax evasion in the UK has more than quadrupled to 338 this year from...

13 April 2022

From: Breaking News

BTL tax changes are making portfolios less profitable – survey

Landlords’ portfolios are not generating the same income as they once were, as many are concerned about the future of the...

13 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Put a Pin in it – stylish BTR scheme launches near Leeds City Centre

Grainger plc has announced the launch of Pin Yard as part of it’s expanding portfolio of Build-to-Rent (BTR) properties in Leeds. Launched...

13 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight: Deconstructing barriers to greener homes

With climate change and environmental degradation becoming a daily feature in news cycles, it’s no wonder why many are becoming increasingly...

13 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Why Stockport Shouldn’t be Overlooked as an Up-and-Coming Property Investment Hotspot

For many years, Manchester has been the number one location for buy-to-let investors in the UK. A young, professional population, strong...

12 April 2022

From: Sponsored Content

Could now be the time for your Place in the Sun?

It’s my first column for Property Investor Today and I’m grateful to the team for allowing me to share my knowledge...

08 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – soaring revenues and a time warp house for sale

It’s success galore for this week’s auction roundup, with Bond Wolfe witnessing revenue growth of over £23 million at its second...

08 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight: What’s happening in the overseas property market?

Interest in buying property in Europe remains high despite Brexit, Covid-19 recovery, and a challenging economic climate. We’re expecting this year...

08 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Chris Holland - Director of Sales and Lettings at the Heaton Group

Who are you? Chris Holland What does it say on your business card? Director of Sales and Lettings What is Heaton Group? Heaton Group are a...

06 April 2022

From: 60 Second Interview

Perfectly on Kew – what is the latest with Apo’s plans to transform renting?

In November last year, we reported on the rental rooms with a view overlooking Brentford FC’s impressive Community Stadium. On a crisp,...

06 April 2022

From: Breaking News

‘Change is needed’ – £700k raised for online student rental platform

The online platform of a student rentals company has raised £700,000 in its first funding round as it continues to disrupt...

06 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Property investors are making 12 per cent returns with Innovative Finance ISAs

Innovative Finance ISAs have been the top performing ISA for property investors in recent times. Here, Derek Pratt, commercial director at Sourced Capital, looks...

06 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Jide Taiwo & Co. opens its first international office in London

Jide Taiwo & Co., the estate surveyors and valuers’ firm for both individual and corporate clients from Nigeria, are beginning their...

01 April 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

01 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Planning update – approval for homes in Hastings, Manchester & Norfolk

In this mini update, PIT looks at the latest in planning applications, with affordable factory-built homes in Hastings, high-quality homes anticipated...

30 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent is part of the solution to London’s housing crisis, says research

Build to Rent (BTR) homes could help more Londoners find affordable, high-quality accommodation with additional amenities, playing its part in solving...

30 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Just the beginning: First new UK leasehold property reforms become official

In this guest piece, Charles Brown, content writer of LDN Properties, discusses the potential impact of the latest reform on leasehold,...

30 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Barcelona the top Spanish hotspot after rent capping is scrapped, says agency

Barcelona is now the number one property hotspot in Spain following the scrapping of rent capping across Catalonia. That's according to...

28 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Eden Living set to provide 400 single-family homes to rent

Developer Eden Living, backed by European special situations manager Warwick Capital Partners, has launched as a Private Rented Sector business. The business...

28 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Chitra Stern: The balance of women in leadership is gradually changing

Off the back of International Women's Day, which took place on March 8 2022, Property Investor Today hears from Chitra Stern, co-founder...

28 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – springing into step for the end of March

As the market heats up for spring, this auction roundup features the latest lots on offer for the end of March....

25 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - UK public back Economic Crime Bill, but want it to be fairer

The vast majority of the UK public back the government's new Economic Crime Bill designed to crack down on dirty money...

25 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors – are you ready for the Property Investor Show?

The Property Investor Show returns on April 1-2 at London’s ExCeL Centre and is anticipated to be ‘bigger and better attended...

25 March 2022

From: Breaking News

The North–South property divide explained

Historically, there was a very clear gap between the North and South of England in terms of the house price growth....

25 March 2022

From: Breaking News

House raffles - what are the major pitfalls?

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

23 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – building homes with sustainability in mind

This week’s development roundup is green-focused, with Together’s generous funding package for a new low-carbon homebuilding scheme and plans submitted for...

23 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Student platform launches two new features to improve instant booking

Housemates, the instant book student accommodation marketplace operating across 40 cities in the UK and Ireland which we have closely followed...

23 March 2022

From: Breaking News

New-build values soar above pre-recession levels, study shows

Two areas in the UK are still feeling the impact of the 2008 recession despite strong growth in new-build property values,...

23 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - Airbnb owners charge 597% more to stay at their homes during events

A recent study by money.co.uk examined the average nightly cost of an Airbnb over the dates of the most popular global...

21 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Her Roomies - world’s first rental platform for women aims to expand in UK

A platform with over 100,000 users that claims to be the world’s first accommodation rental platform and community created for women...

21 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - key considerations for first-time hotel investors

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

21 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – employee milestones and a ‘decrepit’ property

This week’s auction roundup is a mixed bag, with iamproperty reaching reached a 300 employee milestone as auctions grow in popularity....

18 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Ukraine crisis - Futureal Group firms provide support for refugees 

A Birmingham-based property developer has partnered with charity Global Aid Network (GAiN) to collect donations for Ukrainian refugees. Cordia Blackswan is set to offer its...

18 March 2022

From: Breaking News

1,100 homes underway in England as St. Modwen project is approved

UK developer of new communities and homes, St. Modwen Homes, recently announced plans for projects to deliver over 1,100 properties in England. They...

18 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Net-zero insight: Maintaining a pragmatic approach

In part two of her net-zero column, Frédérique Carrier, head of investment strategy at RBC Wealth Management, reviews some investment implications regarding net-zero and...

18 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Mixta Africa showcases Nigerian homes at its UK roadshows

Mixta Africa, an African real estate and infrastructure development company, has announced its UK roadshows to showcase its luxury and affordable...

16 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Net-zero insight: What will life be like in 2050?

In part one of her net-zero column, Frédérique Carrier, head of investment strategy at RBC Wealth Management, explores some of the most eye-catching...

16 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Government must increase Levelling Up fund – claim

The government’s Levelling Up Home Building Fund is unlikely to provide enough funding to supply loans to all of the nation’s...

14 March 2022

From: Breaking News

National Landlord Investment Show is back tomorrow - get your tickets now

The National Landlord Investment Show, widely considered to be the UK's number one landlord and property investment exhibition, is returning to...

14 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Is Britain set for a housebuilding boom? Expert says yes

With the sector showing signs that it’s set to rebound from a decline in pandemic output, Lee Martin, head of UK...

14 March 2022

From: Breaking News

International Women’s Day: How can we stop gender discrimination?

Off the back of International Women’s Day 2022, which took place on Tuesday March 8, PIT analyses the findings from find-a-tradesperson...

11 March 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

11 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Tips to lower costs for holiday homeowners amid cost-of-living crisis

We’re currently in a cost-of-living crisis. Living costs are rising at their fastest rate in 30 years; a typical domestic energy bill will...

11 March 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

09 March 2022

From: Breaking News

The best commuter town for investment? Watford, research says 

Watford is the best commuter town for investment, according to an exclusive research report carried out by developer London Square.   The town has achieved...

09 March 2022

From: Breaking News

UK construction workers owed £1.4bn in tax following market boom

The UK construction sector saw its fastest rate of growth in eight months during February despite a problematic pandemic period, the...

09 March 2022

From: Breaking News

The social and environmental benefits of residential conversions

In this guest piece, Reece Mennie, chief executive officer of HJ Collection, sets out the environmental and social benefits of residential conversions. We need...

09 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Warning – London needs 85,000 rented homes a year to meet targets

The capital needs almost 85,000 new private homes a year to meet government housing needs, a new report has cautioned. The report,...

07 March 2022

From: Breaking News

How landlord buying habits are changing to reach EPC targets

Possible changes to energy performance certificate (EPC) targets are likely to have a dramatic effect on landlord property purchasing habits. This is...

07 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – auctioneer awards, charity work and expert tips

We’ve entered a new month, which means new beginnings and refreshed confidence as we navigate a post-Covid world. Quite aptly, this...

04 March 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

04 March 2022

From: Breaking News

BTR boom - Wise Living announces two new developments in Mansfield

Wise Living has announced it will be delivering nearly 90 new 'quality' rental properties across two schemes in Mansfield, which will...

04 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Empty homes could ease housing shortage - how could investors help?

A trade body has claimed that new financial incentives are needed to bring thousands of empty homes back into use and give...

02 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Marie-Julie Gheysens - talking family ties and gender barriers

A few weeks ago we reported on Ghelamco's first UK scheme in Shoreditch, which is being spearheaded by 27-year-old Marie-Julie Gheysens, the firm's...

02 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Development update – green light given for several green homes

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the latest development news, from 160 new green homes coming to Croxley Green...

28 February 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

28 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Faster progress is needed to decarbonise the property sector – claim

The Chartered Institute of Housing’s (CIH) upcoming 2022 Housing Review shows the lack of clear government strategies and insufficient financial incentives...

28 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Why 2022 is the year of hotel investment

In this guest article, reproduced in full from an original post on LinkedIn, co-founder of AGO Hotels, Viv Watts, outlines why UK hotel investment is...

28 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – colossal results in such a short month

Despite being a fleeting month, February has seen impressive auction results across the board. Acuitus saw an emphatic start to the...

25 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Open Banking - could it solve the UK’s money laundering problem?

With Russia yesterday launching a full-scale invasion into Ukraine, it’s likely that the UK and other Western countries will announce further...

25 February 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

25 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Investing in UK property: How to start and what to look for?

When it comes to investing money and making it grow, there are few options that deliver as high returns as property....

25 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors - houses versus apartments: which is best for buy-to-let?

It’s the age-old question that most investors are likely to find themselves wondering at one point or another - which property type...

23 February 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

23 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Richard Bosson - 'Prime Central is absolutely crucial'

Prime Central London (PCL) was hit harder by most than the pandemic, as international buyers stayed away (due to Covid travel...

23 February 2022

From: Breaking News

BTR boom continues – new builds command 23% rental premium

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

23 February 2022

From: Breaking News

What lies ahead of the PBSA market in a post-pandemic world?

It’s been a tumultuous year for the student accommodation market, with distance learning and travel restrictions taking their toll on occupancy...

23 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Innovate UK - how formerly homeless entrepreneur aims to help buyer couples

Here at Property Investor Today, we've regularly championed the work of young entrepreneurs involved within the property industry, from Lydia Jones...

21 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Construction costs could set developers back £3.2bn a year – claim

The cost of construction for a new-build property is set to climb by almost £18,000 per unit – a jump that...

21 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Property investment will be the best asset class in 2022, says research

Property investment will be the best-performing investment asset in 2022, making it the top pick ahead of cash, stocks and cryptocurrency,...

21 February 2022

From: Breaking News

UK falls behind other European countries for new-build performance

The UK is currently trailing a number of other major European nations when it comes to the delivery of new homes...

21 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Living costs crisis is upon us, but resi property will always weather the storm

This time last year, amid frenzied activity in the residential property market in Scotland, driven by the unprecedented external factors of...

21 February 2022

From: Breaking News

PBSA update – supply growth in London, breaking into the US sector

In this mini update, Property Investor Today looks at the latest in purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA), from the locations with the...

18 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – the rise in MMoA and a bumper bungalow boom

This week’s roundup is centred around demand, with iamsold reporting a strong rise in Modern Method of Auction as market conditions...

18 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Who built The Arc? Ghelamco did!

Ghelamco - which is well-known for the creation of sustainable, energy neutral concepts - has officially launched The Arc in Shoreditch,...

18 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Staycations here to stay – holiday owners set for another record-breaking year

Following record-breaking years for staycations in 2020 and 2021, with people urged to stay local as a result of the pandemic...

16 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – homes for the homeless and new phases begin

In this week's development roundup, Property Investor Today looks at a new ambitious scheme that will see rough sleepers in Basildon...

16 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Levelling up could boost UK housing market by £58.7bn – claim

The government’s ambitious plans to ‘level up’ in the UK could boost the value of the nation’s property market by a...

16 February 2022

From: Breaking News

The growth continues! BTR platform plans first Scottish project in Edinburgh

A Build to Rent platform set up by Macquarie Asset Management with British real estate industry veterans Darryl Flay and Martin...

16 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Leasehold Reform Bill completes parliamentary journey - what now?

The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act, once it comes into effect, will prevent ground rent being charged on most new leases. Anyone...

16 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Rental fraud begone! New technology set to revolutionise PRS

London-based PropTech firm Homeppl has developed two ‘revolutionary’ fraud detection tools to support agencies currently combating rising levels of rental fraud. The...

14 February 2022

From: Breaking News

BTR boom - mixed-use developer adds to portfolio with prime Luton site

A mixed-use developer has acquired a 'significant' 1.05-acre site on Latimer Road, in Luton, with planning consent in place to develop a...

14 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – will commercial auctions top resi ones in 2022?

This week we’re going commercial, with Allsop’s commercial auction achieving a 91% success rate this month and Shepherd Commercial Auctions appointed...

11 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed – top tips for first-time overseas buyers

A leading Spanish home builder has drawn on its 60-plus years of experience to provide information and advice to those who...

11 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Good news for investors – London propels PRS property availability

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

11 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Why property investors should never put off dealing with damp

All property investments require maintenance and one of the most common issues is damp; a problem that is at its worst...

11 February 2022

From: Breaking News

And so it continues – yet another new Housing Minister in mini-reshuffle

Boris Johnson has appointed yet another new Housing Minister as he yesterday continued the rearranging of his team in an effort...

09 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Market woes – UK rents hit £1,000 pcm as living costs squeeze households

Average UK rents have risen to almost £1,000 per month – £62 more than at the start of the pandemic, according...

09 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Partnership sees delivery of first modular scheme in Milton Keynes

Top five housebuilder Bellway has selected leading modular housing company ilke Homes to deliver 40 factory-built homes on a site in...

09 February 2022

From: Breaking News

How to capitalise on short-term rentals and the BTR market in 2022

Investors and developers are catching the short-term and flex rental wave, and they are in for a long and thrilling ride. Emmanuel...

09 February 2022

From: Breaking News

West London living – Moorfield launches first co-living scheme in Ealing

UK-focused real estate fund manager Moorfield has agreed to forward fund an 81-bed co-living scheme near Ealing Broadway, West London, for £21...

07 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Levelling up a damp squib for investors, says expert

Last week (Wednesday February 2), the government finally released its long-awaited Levelling Up White Paper, designed to help flesh out a...

07 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Council launches development firm to boost number of new Manchester homes

A housing development company wholly owned by Manchester City Council was formally launched late last week (Friday February 4) in order...

07 February 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

07 February 2022

From: Breaking News

London property predictions: will the market continue to grow in 2022?

The property market has weathered the COVID storm better than many sectors over the last couple of years. The crisis has...

07 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Crypto property investment - is it worth the risk?

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

04 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - Chinese buyers increasingly looking for UK investment opportunities

The ‘potent’ mix of the Covid-19 pandemic and the slow demise of the Evergrande Group, one of China’s largest development companies, is...

04 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – new hires, bridging loans and catalogue wins

The theme of this week’s roundup is growth and success. Savills Auctions welcomes a new associate and MSP Capital’s reports a successful auction...

04 February 2022

From: Breaking News

From leasehold to commonhold – is reform finally in motion?

Independent Buying Agents Haringtons reflects on the long-requested need to transform leasehold agreements and what impact this will have on the...

02 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Millionaire maker - entrepreneur aims to help the disadvantaged

A property entrepreneur who is committed to revolutionising the public housing sector has pledged £1 million to helping individuals from deprived...

02 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Predictions for 2022 – active auctions market, prices to rise, BTR one to watch

We’re already into the second month of 2022, but predictions on what the market could bring for the remainder of the...

02 February 2022

From: Breaking News

How PBSA providers can foster a sense of community post-lockdown

In this guest piece, Neil Smith, managing director UK and Ireland at Scape, sets out how providers of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA)...

02 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Green property - ground-breaking pilot to create world's first plastic-free homes

A pioneering research and development partnership launched this month is to lead to a world-first in the move towards carbon zero, plastic-free...

31 January 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

31 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – development sprees and a moment of firsts

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

31 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Investment opportunity - new resi development in Liverpool city centre

Integritas Property Group (IPG) has announced the launch of Bastion Point, a brand new residential development in the heart of Liverpool which...

31 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Partygate – will there soon be another new Housing Minister?

The revolving door of housing ministers could swing open once again if Boris Johnson survives the current crisis affecting his leadership...

28 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – from famous gym buildings to £1m farmhouses

This week is nothing but positive, with the release of Clive Emson’s diverse catalogue, impressive lots set to go under the...

28 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed – how do landlords feel about greener home improvements?

Despite the continued rise in energy costs, 55% of homeowners are making positive changes to the environmental sustainability of their property,...

28 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Why freeholders should talk to leaseholders about rooftop extensions

The American writer Mark Twain’s famously observed ‘Buy land, they’re not making it anymore’. However, property investors are now finding there...

28 January 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

26 January 2022

From: Breaking News

The ‘do’s and don’ts’ of investing in Spanish property post-Brexit

In this guest piece, Sascha Badelt, managing director of Cloverhut, outlines what investors should (and shouldn't) be doing when it comes to...

26 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Dev roundup – 10-year milestones, suburban BTR and new-build loans

This week’s development roundup highlights the latest in development and investment, from Elevate Property Group’s decade-long run and Legal & General’s...

24 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Knight Frank - post-Christmas supply builds as Omicron uncertainty fades

The lifting of Covid restrictions this week could see the supply of property rebuild and normal house price economics return, according...

24 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Half of UK renters want to buy out their landlord – study

A significant proportion of those renting a home would like to buy it from their landlord if circumstances allowed, new research...

24 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - what to consider when buying-to-let in 2022

The start of a new year is often a time for reflection, and for investors, it is a prime opportunity to...

21 January 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

21 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Government must focus on housing supply imbalance – claim

The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) has outlined the key areas it believes the government and the industry should focus on...

21 January 2022

From: Breaking News

HUB and MARK agree on partnership for new BTR scheme in Birmingham

Residential developer HUB and pan-European real estate investment manager MARK have acquired 2 Snow Hill Plaza in Birmingham from a global...

21 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors - could this be the time to consider investing in Scotland?

Investors could help to plug the shortage of private rented properties in Scotland, which is in desperate need of new supply. According...

19 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Big investment in landmark Stockport BTR redevelopment project

A specialist alternative asset manager has committed £12 million, alongside several significant public sector bodies, as part of a public-private partnership to regenerate...

19 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight: Where are we seeing the most new-build stock?

The latest research by Unlatch has revealed how the new-build market looks based on the diversity of stock currently available to...

19 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Birmingham - why Europe's youngest city is a hub for students and young professionals

In this guest piece, Marcus Blake, managing director of Berkeley St George City & St Joseph, sets out why the UK's...

19 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Nearing net-zero – L&G and Hodge invest £5.5m into energy tech firm

Legal & General Capital (L&G) and Hodge have invested £5.5 million into an energy technology and services company supporting the transition...

17 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Bouncing back – Brit buyers return to Europe after Covid and Brexit

Just over a year ago (December 31 2020), the transition period for Brits to retire to European Union countries without the...

17 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Council partners with modular firm to tackle homelessness

Cornwall Council has entered into a landmark deal to buy SoloHaus ‘micro homes’ from The Hill Group to help tackle the...

17 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Polka dots and stripes: why the UK shouldn’t mix politics with planning

Things that don’t mix well? Polka dots and stripes, planning and politics. The run-up to an election is usually an uncertain...

17 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – from BTR portfolios to resi partnerships

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the latest development and investment news, featuring Avanton’s breakout into the BTR sector...

14 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Leasehold consultation – what do investors need to know?

On Tuesday, the government launched a six-week consultation on proposals to make it easier and cheaper for leaseholders to purchase the...

14 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight: Which cities have the lowest house price per square metre?

London houses are seven times more expensive than houses in the North, new research from Open Property Group has found. The investment...

14 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Predictions for the property sector in 2022 - causes for optimism

In this guest piece, Reece Mennie, chief executive of HJ Collection, outlines his predictions for the property market in 2022.  When looking...

14 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Predictions for 2022 - from sustainability and design to connectivity and net zero

With the new year now upon us, the predictions for what 2022 could bring from a property investment perspective continue to...

12 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Staycation surge as domestic booking enquiries are up 200% on 2021

With demand for staycations soaring over the last 18 months, recent figures suggest that the UK is set for another record-breaking...

12 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Government action on cladding - how did the industry react?

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

12 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - four things to watch for in the UK property market in 2022

In this opinion piece, Tom Bill, head of UK residential research at Knight Frank, outlines the key things for those with a stake in...

10 January 2022

From: Breaking News

New global property investment group launched by former SevenCapital director 

A new Midlands property investment group has been launched, targeting both investors and landlords. Set up by Andy Foote, the former SevenCapital...

10 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Supply/demand imbalance will continue in 2022 – warning

New home supply challenges will persist throughout the year, housebuilders have warned. The WhatHouse? Predictions Report 22 reveals that while 71% of...

07 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Major new deal agreed for BTR scheme in North Acton

The latest ‘landmark’ Build to Rent (BTR) development in London is set to be delivered after Telford Homes and Realstar announced...

07 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Fully charged! Why developers and investors are considering electric vehicles

In November, Boris Johnson spoke at the Confederation of British Industry’s conference and announced that Electric Vehicle charging points will become...

07 January 2022

From: Breaking News

What is the top UK market trend from an Asian investment viewpoint?

Wealthy Chinese investors have long been reliable investors in the market, and have frequently looked to the UK, specifically London, as...

05 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Ending on a high note – homebuyer demand stood strong during Q4

Homebuyer demand in the UK remained robust for much of Q4 2021, sitting at an average of 65.6%, up by 0.9%...

05 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Top entry system features that will increase your ROI

Portico shares some of the top entry system features for multi-residential properties that could positively affect the return on investment (ROI)...

05 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Season's greetings - after (another) year like no other

While 2020 was an utterly unique year, 2021 has in some ways been even more extraordinary. The first few months of...

24 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Hats off to Luton – how this airport town is taking off

Santhosh Gowda, chairman of property developer Strawberry Star, outlines in this guest piece why Luton is really going places and should...

24 December 2021

From: Breaking News

How effective is the New Homes Quality Board’s new ‘Quality Code’?

During the summer, the New Homes Quality Board (NHQB) – the new independent body for overseeing the quality of the customer...

24 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Predictions for 2022 - what could happen to the property market?

It's been another busy year for those with a stake in the UK property market, with commercial to residential transformations, Build...

22 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Six ways to make your home more efficient

As the colder months settle in, and with it, the need to heat homes, many Brits are looking for ways to keep already costly energy bills down....

22 December 2021

From: Breaking News

New tie-up forged to make investing in the NW ‘easier, faster and more efficient’

GetGround and Salboy have announced a strategic partnership to make property investing in the North West easier, faster and more efficient.  Salboy, the North West property development and investment company, and GetGround,...

20 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Demand/supply debate continues – where do we need more new homes?

Research by Unlatch has revealed where across the UK we’re most in need of new homes based on the size of...

20 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Plans submitted for major new Glasgow waterside BTR scheme

The seemingly endless growth of Build to Rent continues unabated, with the new partnership of Moda Living, Osborne + Co and MRP recently...

20 December 2021

From: Breaking News

PBSA firm releases Net Zero Carbon Pathway

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

20 December 2021

From: Breaking News

New bespoke app launched for property investors

Sourced Property, the sourcing arm of the Sourced Group, has announced the launch of a 'bespoke property listing app', focused on the investor...

17 December 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

17 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Planning update – from modular apartments to affordable homes

In this planning update, PIT takes a closer look at the 400-plus homes coming to Cambridge as part of a joint...

15 December 2021

From: Breaking News

First platform to tokenise property in the UK rebrands to Definder

Smartlands - the first company to tokenise property in the UK, and one we've covered a number times on PIT in recent...

15 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Barry McKeown - are yields the most important thing for investors?

In this latest Q&A, Property Investor Today speaks to Barry McKeown, real estate partner and head of Shoosmiths' Glasgow office, for...

15 December 2021

From: Breaking News

New-build boom – 6.5% of Brits bought new-builds during pandemic

New-build homes account for 6.5% of pandemic property purchases, new research from Unlatch finds. The new-build sales optimisation platform looked at the...

15 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Dev roundup – multi-million-pound schemes and riverside homes

It's a mini-roundup this week, with a multi-million-pound Leeds development nearing completion, and the first batch of homes at a waterside scheme...

13 December 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR fraud - new case shows how much of a threat it could pose

A PropTech firm says it recently saved one of its premium Build to Rent (BTR) clients more than £160,000 by preventing a US-based...

13 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Birmingham developers must do better to deliver new homes – claim

Birmingham is being left behind in the race to deliver new homes, according to Davidson Estates. Ben Davidson, managing director of the...

13 December 2021

From: Breaking News

How our homes and cars are driving the green transition

In this guest piece, St. Modwen Homes explores how homes will navigate the electric vehicle revolution and help our national environmental...

13 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Looking to London – is it time to invest in the capital again?

In this opinion piece, Jourdan Prowting, Partner Residential Auction at Allsop, analyses London's residential property market and discusses whether now is...

10 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – partnerships, promotions, and peculiar lots

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

10 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed: UK PropTech investment hits record levels in 2021

Investment into the UK’s fast-growing property technology (PropTech sector) has reached record levels in 2021 and more than quadrupled since last...

10 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Interview with Sam Le Pard, LEXI Finance

What does it say on your business card? Sam Le Pard, co-founder of LEXI Finance! How does LEXI help developers and property investors? LEXI...

08 December 2021

From: 60 Second Interview

Grenfell driven by ‘agenda of deregulation’, claims fire union lawyer

As part of the opening statements for Module 6 of Phase 2 of the Grenfell Inquiry – set up to examine...

08 December 2021

From: Breaking News

‘Dodgy landlords’ likely to ruin COP26 agreement – claim

A lettings expert and tenant’s rights campaigner has warned that any progress on climate change as a result of the COP26...

08 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Best city for BTL? Bristol knocks Manchester off top spot, says study

Bristol, Oxford and Cambridge have been named as the best cities for landlords and investors to invest in for 2022, according...

08 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – where are the best areas in the UK to invest in property in 2022?

New research from Currys and Swann has revealed the best UK areas to invest in a property in 2022, highlighting the price of...

06 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Good news? New-build property prices premium shoot up by 10.8%

The property price premium paid by new-build buyers has increased by 10.8% in the past year – now commanding 40.2% more...

06 December 2021

From: Breaking News

A forecast on the UK real estate market in 2022

The holiday season is around the corner so that means looking back on an eventful year and preparing for the next....

06 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Crossrail special: part 3 – what should investors know about the Central section?

Throughout this week, Property Investor Today has been exploring the investment potential of the locations that sit on the controversial and...

03 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – despite a dreary December…

PIT takes a closer look at the latest auction news, from MSP Capital’s brand-new bridging loan to support auction growth and...

03 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Running a successful holiday rental business - what do you need to know?

In this guest piece, James Cassidy, Senior Director, Partner Success Vacation Rentals, EMEA at Expedia Group, outlines what it takes to run a successful...

03 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Lessons we have learned from the pandemic

A crisis as serious as the pandemic is not just a test of survival for businesses but a valuable learning opportunity.  At...

03 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Crossrail is coming – the Eastern section from Stratford to Shenfield

After years of speculation and alterations, the Elizabeth Line is now set to launch in the first half of 2022. Initially,...

01 December 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

01 December 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

01 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – the most affordable buyer hotspots for electric car owners

For many, cars are an integral part of our home, with more people opting for electric or hybrid options when it...

01 December 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

01 December 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

29 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – where are the buy-to-let hotspots for 2022?

The number one buy-to-let (BTL) hotspot next year will be the North West, according to new findings from SevenCapital and Zoopla. The...

26 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Could video games inspire our real-life home designs?

In this guest piece, St. Modwen Homes explores the idea of property buyers designing their first home on a digital platform before...

26 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Development update – a ‘five-star' PBSA and breaking ground in Bristol

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the latest development news, from an architect's pledge to design a hotel-style student...

24 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - record interest in Spanish and Portuguese property among Brits

New data released by overseas property portal Kyero.com has revealed record interest in Portuguese and Spanish property during 2021. Kyero, which is...

24 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight: What the average house prices can get buyers across the UK

ConservatoryLand, a UK supplier of self-build conservatories, has analysed what the UK’s average house price of £270,000 can get buyers across...

24 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Can planning help to solve the social care crisis?

In this guest piece, Bidwells discusses the important role that planning plays in housing and social care, and what can be...

24 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Road to net-zero – new ‘innovative’ schemes in Edinburgh and Leeds

Niche housebuilder Artisan Real Estate has raised the bar for sustainable development with the launch of an ambitious design framework geared...

22 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - is the government really serious about its ‘brownfield-first’ pledge?

Both Boris Johnson and Michael Gove made Tory conference speeches pushing housebuilding on brownfield sites up this government’s agenda. With funding...

22 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – which developers have been worst hit by Covid?

Research by real estate debt advisory specialists Sirius Property Finance has revealed how the pandemic halved the profits taken by the...

22 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Eviction moratorium: What do landlord disputes look like post-pandemic?

On 4 August 2021, the government announced that Section 82 of the Coronavirus Act 2020, which prevents landlords of commercial properties...

22 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Is Build to Rent unaffordable? Large-scale research suggests not!

One of the biggest criticisms of the fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) market has been its perceived exclusive nature and its...

19 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – fundraisers, training programs and clock towers

This week’s auction roundup is a mixed bag, with SDL Property Auctions holding a fundraising sweepstake as part of its latest...

19 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Good news – short-term rentals enjoyed growth in September

London’s short-term rental sector is continuing to perform ‘very strongly’ as the sector recovers, according to performance data from a tracking...

19 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Rental yields in the capital – East London continues to lead the way

Those investors looking to join the pandemic bounce-back may be asking where the best places in London are to consider for...

19 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Sean Gavin, Operations Director at Berkeley South East London

In this Q&A, Property Investor Today speaks to Sean Gavin, Operations Director at Berkeley South East London, for his thoughts on...

19 November 2021

From: Breaking News

HS2 – will investors in the North now miss out?

Since its announcement all the way back in 2009, HS2 is a project that has attracted controversy, derision, support, protests, high-profile...

17 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – ambitious BTR schemes and Henden regen underway

This development roundup focuses on build to rent and regeneration, with Kebbell expanding its Cornelian Fields development, Gresham House loan for a...

17 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Commercial to resi – boom continues across the country

We recently ran a series on the commercial to residential trend sweeping across Britain in these post-Covid times, driven by offices,...

17 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Will Portugal still attract Chinese and Hong Kong investors in 2022?

We often hear about the attractiveness of the British market to Chinese and Hong Kong investors, but new research has also...

15 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors should expect rapid growth in holiday lets, say experts

Industry experts say there will be no slow-down in the rapid growth of the holiday lets sector. Travel restrictions during the pandemic...

15 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Green property – regeneration hotspot King’s Cross becomes carbon neutral

One of London’s busiest and most iconic areas has announced that it has become carbon neutral (as of November 11 2021). The...

12 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – and the good news continues…

This week’s auction roundup shows positive results across the board, with Auction House London, Clive Emson, Allsop, Auction House and SDL...

12 November 2021

From: Breaking News

How to achieve implementable planning permission

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

12 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Nightmare neighbours! Do investors need to be wary of who lives next door?

If you are looking to buy a home to then let it out to tenants, or if you have decided to...

10 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Landlords are already ahead of new energy efficiency rules, study shows

Landlords have begun to take steps to improve the energy efficiency of their properties ahead of new rules which are due...

10 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Mixed-use Vauxhall development on track after funding from Cheyne Capital

An alternative investment fund manager has announced it has provided a senior loan of more than £100 million (£103 million) to...

10 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Ten easy mistakes buy-to-let landlords should avoid making

Private and commercial bank Arbuthnot Latham provides some simple steps to help landlords save time, stress, and ultimately money, in the months and years...

10 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Modular scheme set to tackle homelessness in Haringey

Haringey has become the first council in London to provide specially designed modular homes to tackle homelessness and help those in...

08 November 2021

From: Breaking News

EPC change could be 'catastrophic' for property investors, experts warn

Investors could be ‘severely impacted’ by government plans to raise the required Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating for buy-to-let properties in...

08 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – where is seeing the biggest rise in the value of housing stock?

New analysis carried out by Knight Frank has highlighted the areas which have seen the biggest increase in the value of...

08 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A: Are British buyers looking to property in the Costa del Sol?

Sean Woolley from Cloud Nine Spain reports that although they are an estate agent who has had predominantly British buyers over...

08 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Reading – could it be the South East’s newest hotspot?

Despite being home to centuries of history, a Championship football team, a major shopping centre, a thriving tech and business scene,...

05 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – new hires, enormous sales and a Rapunzel tower

This week’s auction roundup is a mixed bag, so to speak, with Savills announcing its new head of auctions and Propertymark...

05 November 2021

From: Breaking News

New investment for suburban BTR – is it about to boom?

A wave of capital is heading for the UK’s rapidly growing suburban Build to Rent (BTR) sector, according to recent research...

05 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Going green – green upgrades bag sellers 16% more for their homes

Sellers who have upgraded the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of their home to a C, from a D, E or...

05 November 2021

From: Breaking News

UK buyers don’t want the ‘hassle’ of owning a holiday let – study

Some nine out of 10 adults in the UK could be losing out on tax breaks because they don’t want the...

03 November 2021

From: Breaking News

'Explosive' growth of single-family housing shows maturity of UK BTR

Goldman Sachs made the headlines after announcing a partnership with Urban & Civic to deliver hundreds of rental homes across the...

03 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Should property investors lock in interest rates now?

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

01 November 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

01 November 2021

From: Breaking News

£34 million PBSA property is launched by Knight Frank

The Student Property team of global property consultancy Knight Frank has launched Capital House in Southampton on behalf of joint venture partners Kier Property...

01 November 2021

From: Breaking News

The hottest property investment strategy for 2022

Property investment firm Advantage Investment explores the effects Covid-19 has had on property investment and lists the benefits of investing in holiday...

01 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Black History Month – Q&A with Property Cohort's Roland John

In the final instalment of our Black History Month investor special, we speak to Roland John, co-founder of property information platform,...

29 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – should operators be turning to single family BTR to increase value?

In this piece, Katherine Rose, managing director of VervLife, explains why Build to Rent (BTR) operators may want to consider switching...

29 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – as we wrap up an outstanding October…

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

29 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Outer London - why it could be a boom town for 20 minute neighbourhoods

One of London's leading property services groups has explored the most amenity-rich and walkable communities in Outer London in a report...

29 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Where to invest in London’s most exclusive resi neighbourhoods

London remains one of the most desirable locations to live in the world, despite its ranking as the sixth most expensive...

29 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Green property - Octopus and Homes England launch £175m eco alliance

Octopus Real Estate, part of Octopus Group and a leading UK specialist real estate lender and investor, has revealed that it has...

27 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Eco update – sustainable schemes in Somerset, Hampshire and London

This development update is environmentally focused, with 51 high-quality schemes coming to Somerset, 120 net-zero homes suited for the retired community and...

27 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Vacant Properties – research uncovers the countries with the most empty homes

Money.co.uk, an online comparison service that allows users to compare thousands of financial products, recently conducted a study analysing countries with the highest...

27 October 2021

From: Breaking News

How a new sales feature will help make auctions the first choice for everyone

Private treaty property sales are fraught with pitfalls and at SDL Property Auctions we believe change is long overdue. We believe...

27 October 2021

From: Breaking News

The Cumberland Building Society Industry Panel Q&A - what did it reveal?

The Cumberland recently sought the opinions of representatives from different areas of hospitality to highlight the differing perspectives on some of...

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Ballymore mixed-use development in the royal docks is on the way

Property developer Ballymore recently submitted a planning application for its latest major mixed-use quarter. The new development will be located on...

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR – international students, co-living highs and new Wolves scheme

This BTR roundup features an insight into the UK PBSA sector, good news for the London co-living market, and a brand-new...

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Parity in quality between public and private housing - is it really possible?

In this latest Q&A interview, PIT speaks to Convivia Group's Roy Ledgister about creating parity between social and private housing, and...

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - a closer look at off-plan property investing

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

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Black History Month – positively impacting lives through property

In the third instalment of our Black History Month investor special, we speak to Ayesha Ofori, founder of both the female...

22 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Are the Home Counties the next hotspot for Chinese and HK investors?

A new thought leadership paper has asked whether the Home Counties – the typically affluent counties surrounding London – will be...

22 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Will 2022 be the time to invest in property?

Another new year is approaching, but unlike the last, 2022 should arrive with significantly less uncertainty, especially for the property market....

22 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – normalising auctions, MMoA and more valuers needed

This week’s auction roundup involves another bumper month for SDL Property Auctions as it partners with Rightmove to revolutionise auctions, as...

22 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Everything you need to know about buying a new build

In this guest piece, the experts at regulated property buyers GoodMove explore everything investors need to know about buying a new build, including what...

22 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Planning reform the biggest obstacle for resi development – claim

The existing planning system is the biggest obstacle to residential development, according to national property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH). Its annual...

20 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – do homeowners take energy efficiency seriously?

A recent survey has revealed that only one in eight (13%) people in the UK admit that they seriously considered the...

20 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Commercial to resi – a market boom from Leeds to Staines

In the fourth and final part of our series on the fast-growing commercial to resi trend, we check in on schemes...

20 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Black History Month - breaking down barriers and improving diversity

In part 2 of our Black History Month investor special, we speak to Stephanie Taylor, co-founder of property management and development...

18 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight: Which areas promise the biggest property value increases?

Research by Share to Buy has revealed the top locations to buy houses, with the biggest increase in property value over...

18 October 2021

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Commercial to resi – from West Sussex to Surrey

In part three of our series on the booming commercial to residential sector, we look at some of the recent schemes...

18 October 2021

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Why UK investors should consider property overseas

In this guest piece, Martin Dell, Founder of Kyero, explores what makes overseas properties, particularly those in France, an attractive option...

18 October 2021

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Black History Month investor special - Q&A with Roy Ledgister

Black History Month, an annual event with origins dating back to late 1960s USA and celebrated in the UK since 1987,...

15 October 2021

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Auction roundup – from Cornish holiday homes to luxury hotels

This week’s auction roundup features the exclusive lots available at Bond Wolfe's and Strettons’ October auctions, and a new mention in...

15 October 2021

From: Breaking News

 Godwin submits revised proposals for scheme in central Worcester

Property developer Godwin Developments, working in partnership with Lowesmoor Regeneration Ltd, has submitted amended proposals for its waterside mixed-used scheme Lowesmoor...

15 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – the hidden running costs of being a landlord

In this guest piece, Rightio discusses some of the lesser-known costs of being a landlord. To the uninitiated, being a landlord might...

15 October 2021

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Development roundup – ambitious investments and more modular homes

This mini development roundup features significant funding and investment for a Kensal Green development, a housing scheme in Corby and a...

13 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – what are the warning signs for potentially costly subsidence?

Subsidence damage, if left untreated, can cost homeowners anywhere between £3,000 to over £250,000 – meaning it could prove very costly to...

13 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Rental update – new HMO licensing rules, green spaces and low supply

In this market update, PIT looks at how HMO licensing will potentially impact Westminster’s rental market, the rising demand for green...

13 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Affordable housing – huge £1bn investment pledged by AHTO and Citi UK

A real estate specialist and a banking giant have joined forces to invest £1 billion over the next 3-5 years in...

11 October 2021

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Commercial to resi – what are the advantages of office-to-resi conversions?

In this opinion piece, Reece Mennie from HJ Collection outlines the main benefits of office-to-residential conversions – which is set to...

11 October 2021

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Development – funding for high quality schemes and sustainable homes

In this development roundup, ilke Homes gathers significant funding in a pledge to deliver 10,000 homes in the next five years,...

11 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Renters are willing to pay over £1k more a year for smart home tech

A fifth of UK renters claim they would fork out up to 10% more in rent each month for smart features...

11 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Five ways to keep your home renovation eco-friendly

Building and construction expert, Thomas Goodman at MyJobQuote, offers five tips to keep your home renovation project, whether big or small,...

11 October 2021

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Auction roundup – looking back at a successful September

The theme of this week’s roundup is reflection, as Allsop and SDL Auctions report successful auction results for September, while Auction...

08 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Student lets – ambitious tie-up and most expensive areas for tenants

StuRents, one of the UK’s largest student accommodation search platforms, is to provide users with all-inclusive utility packages directly through its...

08 October 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR update – subdued Q3 but strong pipeline points to Q4 boom, says CBRE

The UK’s fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) sector recorded a total of £374 million of investment in Q3 2021, according to...

08 October 2021

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 The UK’s next property hotspots: where to invest in 2021 and beyond

New research by Select Property Group has named the top 20 UK locations property investors should look to next. According to Select’s...

06 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Rents on the rise – UK rental demand increase by 10% in Q3

Estate and lettings agent Barrows and Forrester recently explored the rental demand across the nation during the third quarter of the...

06 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Permission denied! A quarter of investors thwarted by planning roadblocks

A new survey of more than 500 UK property investors, carried out by SearchLand, has shed light on the key challenges...

06 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Elephant & Castle – what is the latest with London’s regeneration hotspot?

Situated in southeast London, Elephant & Castle boasts a rich history as well as an intriguing reputation. In recent years, the...

04 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - Top 10 locations to invest in student property

Lender and savings bank Paragon Bank recently conducted research highlighting the top student property investment locations in the UK. The findings...

04 October 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

04 October 2021

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Investment insight – is property flipping back on the agenda?

In April 2020, right in the heart of the first lockdown, we ran a guest piece from Harvey Raybould about whether...

01 October 2021

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Insight: what’s fuelling the rapid growth of the suburban BTR market?

One of the key problems facing the UK housing market can be boiled down to: lots of demand and not enough...

01 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent – Notts scheme update, single-family homes and lets with pets

Plans for the latest phase of The Island Quarter development were approved by Nottingham City Council. The approved plans are set to...

29 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Bigger than London – buy-to-let goes regional

Are you a buy-to-let investor considering selling up? You’re not alone. Research by the Nottingham Building Society revealed that a fifth...

29 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Opinion - what is the future of property investing?

In this guest piece, the media team at HULT Private Capital outline what they see as the future of property investing...

27 September 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

27 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Fire Door Safety Week – tenant fears and landlord duties revealed

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

27 September 2021

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Auction roundup – a bumper September to wrap up the summer

Last week, PIT spoke to some of the UK’s biggest and most successful auctioneers to find out if they planned to...

24 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Spanish rental market expected to heat up for owners this year

Accommodation rental platform Homelike has high hopes for the Spanish rental market, estimating that the rental of mid to long-term accommodation in Spain...

24 September 2021

From: Breaking News

China update – increased interest in UK resi buying and a demand bounce-back

Interest from China in the UK property is bouncing back, according to experts on the Chinese buying market in Britain. Domenica Di...

24 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Opinion: The misconceptions of land banking

Following the news of the departure of Robert Jenrick and the introduction of Michael Gove as Secretary of State for the newly renamed Department...

24 September 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

22 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Major JV as St George, Morrisons and Camden Council begin on new scheme

A brand new mixed-use development is underway in one of North London’s most popular centres for artisan creativity and trading, as...

22 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Britain’s houses are getting smaller but more expensive, study shows

A new study has revealed just how much less house you now get for your money. The property market has certainly boomed,...

22 September 2021

From: Breaking News

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

Seaside Shortage – tenant competition rises as interest outweighs availability

Seaside living is at the top of many tenants’ wishlists, that is according to Rightmove. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic,...

20 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - why China's new data protection law matters to the UK property sector

Last month, the Chinese government passed the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL), which comes into effect from November 1 2021. While,...

20 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

Planning update – green homes coming to Yorkshire and Borehamwood

Leading housebuilder Harron Homes Yorkshire has submitted planning application to Barnsley Metropolitan Council for 236 new homes. The proposals will regenerate a...

20 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – how to avoid the down value trap

Recent reports that over half of all London homes on the market last year were downvalued by lenders was somewhat concerning...

20 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Elephant Park – what's happening at one of London’s greenest new schemes?

Elephant & Castle is, without doubt, an incongruous area – very busy, chaotic and some might say ugly, but also full...

17 September 2021

From: Breaking News

 The Student Hotel - Scotland’s largest 500-room hotel is on the way

Candleriggs Square is undergoing a £300 million transformation that is the first of its kind in the UK.  Plans for the The...

17 September 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

17 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – from sky high flats to steel panel factories

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

17 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Opinion - why investors should wake up to the BTR revolution

In this guest piece, Alec Watt, chief executive officer of the Accouter Group of Companies, outlines why investors would be unwise...

15 September 2021

From: Breaking News

North East becomes UK’s Buy to Let Property Hotspot

The North West of England has held the title for buy to let property hotspot for some time now. However, property...

15 September 2021

From: Breaking News

#BuildingToCOP26 – built environment unites like never before

The built environment will play a key role at the upcoming UN climate change conference, COP26, which is being held across...

15 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Kitchens and cost savings sees Brits opt for serviced apartments over hotels

New research by specialist lender Together reveals that there is rising demand for serviced apartments with almost three-quarters of UK adults valuing...

15 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

New-build market share hits lowest level in a decade

New research has found that the proportion of UK property transactions accounted for by the new-build sector hit its lowest level in...

13 September 2021

From: Breaking News

One foot in the Algarve – number of Brits living in Portugal jumps by 34%

The number of British citizens officially registered as living in Portugal shot up by more than 30% between 2019 and 2020,...

13 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Pet-friendly PBSA scheme to help with mental health and wellbeing

PBSA specialist, Future Generation by Southern Grove, is offering pet-friendly student accommodation from September 2021 at its site in Guildford. The move...

13 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – is office/retail to resi now more important than ever?

One of the biggest trends during the pandemic from a property development point of view has been a dramatic increase in...

10 September 2021

From: Breaking News

First of its kind! Pocket Living strikes deal with HGP and Barclays

Multinational universal bank Barclays will join Housing Growth Partnership as the two new funding partners at Pocket Living’s Waltham Forest scheme. HGP is a...

10 September 2021

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Why Londoners are buying properties outside the city

In this article, Reece Mennie, an award-winning entrepreneur and CEO of HJ Collection and Hunter Jones, explains why many people who...

10 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Foreign buyer return could boost London house prices by £134k

A return of foreign buyer demand could increase property values by £134,000 in some areas of the capital according to the latest...

10 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – bumper catalogues and warehouse breweries

It’s a mini roundup this week, with news on Clive Emson’s biggest catalogue this year so far, and Bond Wolfe’s successful...

10 September 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

08 September 2021

From: Breaking News

International buyers and tenants are keen to live in the UK

Global travel is on the mend as the UK has opened its doors to international countries that meet the government’s criteria....

08 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Majority of UK adults unaware of mortgage guarantee scheme

A new poll has revealed that 15% of working-age people believe that the government’s mortgage guarantee scheme could apply to them....

08 September 2021

From: Breaking News

How site sourcing is being transformed by big data

An effective method for sourcing and obtaining sites is critical to the success of any property developer. Starting construction on a...

08 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Revolutionising public housing – firm agrees deal worth hundreds of millions

An innovative property and tech investment firm has revealed its plans to revolutionise the public housing sector following a private equity...

06 September 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

06 September 2021

From: Breaking News

On the right track - DLR only line to buck the Underground's rental decline

New research by London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves, reveals that all but one line on the London Underground has...

06 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Debunking the myths regarding the 2025 boiler ban

In 2019, the UK government announced that it would be bringing in a ban on gas boilers. This was originally scheduled...

06 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – August achievements and September selections

This week, PIT takes a look at the continued success of SDL Property Auctions, and more great opportunities for buyers and investors...

03 September 2021

From: Breaking News

A big coup – leading retirement developer joins forces with Homes England

In what will be seen as a major win, one of the UK’s leading developers and managers of retirement communities has...

03 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Opinion - Is Generation Rent Here to Stay?

The term ‘Generation Rent’ has long been used throughout both the rental and sales markets, developing many connotations over the years....

03 September 2021

From: Breaking News

 Major £84.1 million PBSA portfolio hits the market

Real estate consultancy, Knight Frank has been instructed by Maven Capital, IP Investment Management and Glenmore Group to dispose of three...

03 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycations post-Covid: travel industry guide for second homeowners

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

01 September 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

01 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Most students alarmed about Covid precautions

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

01 September 2021

From: Breaking News

How the UK staycation boom has opened lucrative investment opportunities

Property investment firm Advantage Investment explores why the UK staycation boom is providing the best opportunities for investors. The travel restrictions and...

01 September 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

27 August 2021

From: Breaking News

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

Revealed - a day in the life of a show home interior designer

For property developers, show homes and marketing suites play a key role when it comes to advertising and selling properties in...

27 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Development update – major UK expansion and £4m housing scheme

Taggart Homes has revealed plans for a number of new schemes across the UK, the acquisition of a home building company...

25 August 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

25 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Glasgow student accommodation first in the UK to install green technology

Technology provider Utopi has partnered with property operator BOHO to install an energy management and resident wellbeing solution which aims to...

25 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Why creativity and ambition are needed to solve the UK’s housing shortage

It is no secret that the UK is struggling to confront the scale of the housing crisis that looms over it....

25 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Leaseholders need extra funding not just extra time

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

23 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Housing with care – how is Scotland aiming to tackle an age-old problem?

It’s one of the biggest issues facing countries and leaders across the world and has been brought into starker focus than...

23 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Work and live abroad - top cost-effective destinations for expats

Across the world, travel restrictions continue to ease. This is exciting news for Brits hoping to enjoy a holiday, live, or...

20 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Abu Dhabi Bank provides financing for London PBSA

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has provided structured financing of AED 124 million (£24 million) through its UK operation supporting Bahrain...

20 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – the rural new-build property markets offering ‘the best of both worlds’

With the Covid-19 pandemic and its subsequent lockdowns causing people to seek more spacious homes, coupled with the reduced need to...

20 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

Green shoots – manager appointed to major eco scheme in Scotland

It’s been announced that Taylor & Martin, a property management company based out of Glasgow, has been appointed by Artisan Real...

18 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - the best (& worst) cities to invest in property in the UK

Property investment can be a very lucrative endeavour for investors and landlords, and new research from the estate agency, Coulters, reveals...

18 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Development update – colossal schemes and a city within a city

Scarborough Group International (SGI) has submitted two reserved matters planning applications and a revised outline planning application for the next significant...

18 August 2021

From: Breaking News

LendInvest secures £150m financial partnership with Barclays and HSBC

Asset management platform for property finance LendInvest recently partnered with two British multinational universal banks Barclays and HSBC. LendInvest offers products and...

18 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation Prices – which region has the most expensive UK holiday lets?

Staycations have become a common way for Brits to spend their free time. In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, international travel...

16 August 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR roundup - record levels of investment, £500m JV and Leeds scheme

Knight Frank has announced that the UK’s Build to Rent (BTR) market received record levels of investment in the first two...

16 August 2021

From: Breaking News

UK borders must open to more countries for market recovery, says STAA

The UK Short Term Accommodation Association (STAA) is calling for the easing of restrictions to be extended to travellers from more...

16 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Sandstone - company launches fund across ten UK cities

A UK-based private property investment and management company has launched the Sandstone Residential REIT, focused on traditional residential property across ten...

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

Staycation 2021 – these are the top UK seaside locations to buy a holiday home

A brand-new report by Parkdean Resorts reveals the top 10 UK destinations to buy a seaside holiday home, analysing a range of...

13 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Senior housing – is it about to receive a much-needed growth spurt?

The importance of good-quality senior housing has become starker than ever during the Covid-19 pandemic, but there still remains a shortage...

11 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – planning changes risk “avalanche of unacceptable housing”

New planning changes which came into effect this month have been criticised by a renting campaigner. Ajay Jagota, the founder of...

11 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Graduate friendly cities – 10 best cities for UK graduates

After graduating from university, priorities in life tend to shift. Studying and living near the university is no longer important, but...

11 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – is Manchester the top UK investment city?

Manchester, once an integral part of Britain’s Industrial Revolution, remains one of the UK’s most important and fastest-growing cities, having performed...

11 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Investing in a seaside home – what should you consider?

With the rise in people relocating permanently to the British coast as holidaying takes a backseat, Chris Baguley, commercial managing director...

11 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Property shortage - which UK regions need more rental properties?

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

09 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Five finance scams that target expats...and how to avoid them

Expatriates are a prime target for scammers. And no wonder, usually being wealthier than locals, out of their comfort zone and...

09 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – and the summer sensation of auction continues…

This week, PIT takes a look at the latest unique lot available at Pugh, as well as the successful results of...

06 August 2021

From: Breaking News

What to look for in your first property: tips from NW property expert

As the property investment industry becomes ever more complex, it can be difficult for a first-timer to take the plunge and...

06 August 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

02 August 2021

From: Breaking News

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

Banishing the blues – is it time for the Aberdeen property market to shine?

It’s famous for oil, football, the North Sea chill and granite, but Scotland’s third biggest city – and the UK’s 39th...

02 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Top tips for getting the best out of property auctions

Property auctions provide the perfect opportunity for investors, whether you’re looking to add to your portfolio or release some capital.  As a buyer, you...

02 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – where are the cheapest Euro property hotspots for sunshine?

A holiday home abroad is a dream for many, while others like the idea of an investment property in the sun,...

30 July 2021

From: Breaking News

On the up and up: BTR investments beat previous records

Letting agent Ascend Properties recently described Build to Rent (BTR) as the future of renting, and an analysis of data from the...

30 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Fighting back - action groups launched to tackle housing crisis

Over 25 major firms have come together to combat the UK’s housing crisis by forming action groups to tackle present and...

30 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation surge offers 'silver lining' for holiday investors

With schools breaking up for the summer, holiday let owners are bracing for a boom in bookings as many shun travelling abroad due to ongoing uncertainty surrounding foreign holidays.  According to...

30 July 2021

From: Breaking News

New government guidance on cladding approved by property management firm

Principle Estate Management has welcomed a major UK government intervention that means leaseholders “trapped” in flats due to the cladding crisis...

28 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Belgravia property receives record-breaking investment of £6.4m

UK property finance platform CapitalRise has funded its biggest crowdfunding raise. Investors of the platform have reserved £6.4 million in finance...

28 July 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

The electric vehicle revolution: How our homes are driving the green transition

Electric vehicles are driving the UK’s green transition, helping the nation on its journey towards sustainability and net zero emissions by...

28 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Peter Grant, Sandstone Group

Who are you? Peter Grant, founder and CEO of Sandstone Group (formerly Grant Property). Out of hours, my passions include skiing and...

27 July 2021

From: 60 Second Interview

Development roundup – redevelopment schemes and a modular focus

Dover District Council has approved Etopia Homes’ plans to deliver 50 eco-friendly homes on a site in Eastry, Kent. Situated on Gore...

26 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Golden homes - properties in UK Olympic boroughs more likely to increase in value

The Tokyo Olympics is on track to becoming one of the biggest events of the year. Last year, due to the...

26 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

Ombria - surge in demand due to Golden Visa and work from anywhere boom

One of the Algarve’s most anticipated new developments has witnessed ‘unprecedented demand’ for its flagship Viceroy Residences since they launched in...

23 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – mid-year milestones and bumper summer catalogues

Now that we’re well into the summer, Property Investor Today takes a look at the mid-year results for Sutton Kersh Auctions...