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Update: new schemes in West London plus Guinness housing development

With lockdown easing and the vaccine rollout continuing to go well, there is hope on the horizon again for a brighter...

07 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - 8 staycation trends for 2021 and what they mean for owners

This May Day Bank Holiday, PIT is running a staycation special series on a range of topics associated with a market...

03 May 2021

From: Breaking News

A new way of living - will Nottingham be the first true 15-minute city?

Since the onset of the pandemic, the concept of the 15-minute city has come to the forefront more than ever, with...

19 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – where are the most profitable locations for BTL landlords?

Recent research from CIA Landlords revealed the top 10 locations where landlords can potentially make the most profits from buy-to-let. Brighton, Bangor,...

12 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – new projects underway from Leicester to Leeds

A national contractor says it has made ‘significant progress’ on three residential projects based in Leicester. The schemes from Stepnell include two...

02 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Roundup – new scheme in Hounslow, co-living/Mayor tie-up and rare Yorks homes

Prime developer Harbright has unveiled its first development outside the centre of the capital with the launch of Whitelocke House in West London.  The...

31 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – should these rural locations be on your radar?

The ongoing implications of the coronavirus pandemic have seen an increasing number of people relocate from cities to the countryside for...

31 March 2021

From: Breaking News

UK investment - has there been a boom in buyers hailing from Hong Kong?

Britain and Hong Kong have long had close relations, not least because it was a British colony until as recently as...

29 March 2021

From: Breaking News

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

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

26 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A with St. Modwen Homes - how has Covid affected buyers and investors?

Housebuilding took a hit as a result of the pandemic, but there are signs that it is now starting to recover. In...

24 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Dev roundup – luxury living in Berkshire and eco-friendly homes in Brum

Housebuilder Kebbell has unveiled its new Berkshire scheme of luxury apartments, Osborne House, which hosts six spacious, three-bedroom apartments located near the...

22 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Going global – GuestReady acquires The Porto Concierge in Portugal

Leading short-term rental brand GuestReady has acquired The Porto Concierge, the largest Airbnb management company in Portugal. Following its acquisition of BnbLord...

19 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – are cities investment dead-zones or will they bounce back post-Covid?

Since the coronavirus crisis began, there has been lots of talk about the death of the city-centre as people seek more...

17 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Roundup – Liverpool’s £100m waterfront project & new BTR scheme in Sheffield

Liverpool-based global property developer Romal Capital has reinforced its commitment to Liverpool’s Central Docks by committing £100 million to transform the derelict brownfield...

17 March 2021

From: Breaking News

The BTR Paradox – how does supply, demand & seasonality impact on success?

In this guest piece, Jess Brookes - content & research executive at Home Made, a London lettings company specialising in Build to...

08 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – where are the UK’s top five urban regeneration hotspots?

Here at Property Investor Today, we are always keen to focus on major regeneration projects and cities and towns undergoing major...

08 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – would Bucharest be an attractive investment prospect?

Following on from our profile of Montenegro last week, we focus here on another up-and-coming part of Eastern Europe. Bucharest, the...

22 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Avanton plans huge BTR growth; Red Loft marks major SE expansion

A leading London investor-developer has revealed its plans to invest up to £500 million in strategic land acquisitions over the next...

19 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A – is now the time to be investing in distressed assets?

In this Q&A, Thomas Balashev – who has spoken previously of breaking into the old-money elite of prime London property despite...

17 February 2021

From: Breaking News

A quality property will always market itself – so why change the ‘BTR’ name?

January 7 2021 marked the launch of a new national committee, supported by The UK Apartment Association (UKAA), looking to improve...

15 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – the 10 best yields for rural property hotspots

PaTMa, a PropTech ‘prospector’ tool which analyses Rightmove data from an investor’s perspective, has produced a list of the 10 best...

12 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – all-star shortlist for Thamesmead regeneration

A ‘diverse and innovative’ group of architects and designers, with UK and international expertise, have made the shortlist to potentially become...

08 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Fabrik Invest – ‘adaptation is key to survival during the current crisis’

Property investment, like everything else at the moment, continues to be heavily influenced by Covid-19 and Brexit. But what does the market...

08 February 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR roundup – spotlight on the Irish market and new Manchester scheme

Build to Rent (BTR) has been a growing trend in the UK for a number of years, but what about in...

01 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Rental trends: flood of urban stock as tenants flee cities

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a rise in city centre rental stock and dropping asking rents, according...

29 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed: how the pandemic has shaped the global housing market

It would be an understatement to say that the Covid-19 pandemic has caused upheaval to sectors, industries and businesses around the...

27 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Two major Midlands resi developments launch after £54.8m investment

Real estate specialist Urban Village Capital has announced launch events for two major Midlands residential developments. Four Oaks House in Sutton Coldfield...

22 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight: five emerging short-let trends for investors

Although the global travel industry has taken a nosedive in 2020 as a direct result of Covid-19, not all elements of...

23 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Going up! Tallest residential building in London’s Zone 1 tops out

A 53-storey tower at One Thames City in Nine Elms, one of the largest residential schemes to be built in the...

21 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - will Covid increase the demand for co-living?

Co-living, while still highly niche in the UK and across Europe, has been growing in size and stature in recent years...

21 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Uruguay to become more investor-friendly ‘with relaxed requirements’

Earlier this year, we wrote a number of articles about the potential of Uruguay as an investment destination. Unheralded compared to...

18 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - will suburban BTR thrive as a result of Covid-19?

Since the pandemic started, there has been a shift in the number of people seeking homes away from the city, or...

11 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Trends property investors can expect to see in 2021

For most people, 2020 has been a very difficult year. The Covid-19 pandemic has had devastating consequences on so many aspects...

02 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed – where are the top five UK regeneration hotspots?

Here at PIT, we regularly cover regeneration stories – and last year we even ran a 10-piece series zoning in on...

30 November 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

20 November 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

11 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight – is co-living about to have its moment in the sun?

It’s threatened to be a thing for quite some time, but for one reason or another co-living has failed to catch...

04 November 2020

From: Breaking News

From urban to rural – tenants ditch the commute for more space

Rents increased in many rural areas and fell sharply in some cities over the summer as more UK tenants looked to...

28 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed – the UK’s top five areas for development identified by Knight Frank

The top five areas across the UK which are prime for major development have been revealed by global property consultancy Knight...

28 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed – why investors should be considering Preston

Earlier this year, we ran a number of stories on Preston’s burgeoning reputation as a property investment hotbed, including one about...

19 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Significant Scottish residential portfolio transaction finalised

A residential portfolio comprising 118 residential properties across the Central Belt of Scotland has been sold by Places for People to...

05 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Is the Build to Rent sector ready for the end of furlough?

Few would disagree that it has been a difficult year for the residential lettings sector. With the market effectively frozen for...

25 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Live well for less? New Sainsbury’s/St George scheme in Hendon on the way

Work on a new mixed-use development in Hendon from developer St George and leading UK retailer Sainsbury’s will commence early next...

23 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Investors – should you consider Hounslow?

It’s strategically located for easy access to London Heathrow Terminals, is close to a number of the stations on the incoming...

21 September 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

14 September 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

11 September 2020

From: Breaking News

New luxury residence in Montenegro a potential boon for investors

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

31 August 2020

From: Breaking News

First class honours for completion of stylish PBSA in Coventry

Urban Village Capital has achieved a ‘first-class’ transformation of a former Coventry office block to university accommodation. Ringway House has undergone a...

28 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: The best UK location for remote working

The coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly brought about some changes to our everyday lives, with remote working skyrocketing in recent months as...

19 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Modular build for Cambridge specialist independent school completes

Modular construction specialists, Darwin Group, has delivered a new multi-use block for Gretton School in Cambridge. Scaling 234 sq m, the brand-new...

14 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Investors – should you be considering serviced accommodation?

Now, more than ever, property investors will be seeking safe havens and thriving markets which promise strong and reliable returns. Could...

22 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Modern methods of construction acceptance service launched by NHBC

In one of the biggest signs yet that modern methods of construction (MMC) are going mainstream, NHBC, the leading warranty and...

20 July 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

10 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Lessons of lockdown – Places for a changing world

As the UK gradually starts to emerge from lockdown, the reflective mood it has created is likely to continue in the...

10 July 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

08 July 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

03 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Ben Hall, Managing Director of LOFT

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

26 June 2020

From: 60 Second Interview

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

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

26 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Legal & General announces first later living scheme in London

Legal & General’s increasing focus on the later living sector has continued apace, with the financial services firm recently announcing its...

22 June 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

05 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Old Kent Road scheme gets the go-ahead from Southwark Council

The green light has been given by Southwark Council to developers Avanton and Urban & Provincial for the £130 million (GDV)...

05 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Regeneration - new images released of £1bn Purfleet-on-Thames transformation

New images have been released to highlight how the £1 billion regeneration of Purfleet-on-Thames will transform the Essex town’s town centre...

15 May 2020

From: Breaking News

MediaCityUK BTR scheme supports region’s efforts to go greener

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

06 May 2020

From: Breaking News

How is the Build to Rent market adapting to lockdown and social distancing?

Build to Rent (BTR) was undoubtedly one of the property sector’s fastest-growing areas before Covid-19 took hold. But, like all other markets,...

04 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Legal & General unveils plans for a new £150m BTR scheme in Sheffield

Financial services company and leading provider of Build to Rent (BTR) homes Legal & General has announced that it is investing...

04 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Covid-19 – why future developments must prioritise green space

Local plans across the country for new housing developments and schemes must prioritise access to green space for the long-term benefit...

01 May 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

20 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Heaton House Lofts to restore Birmingham’s 19th century heritage

Property developer Elevate Property Group has submitted plans to bring a derelict site in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter back to life in...

08 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Where are the best places to buy abroad in 2020?

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

03 April 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

23 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - what are the challenges of building a retirement village?

With an ageing population and an adult social care crisis, retirement villages have been talked of as one possible solution. Here, in...

09 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Is Dudley about to be the UK’s newest property hotspot?

Invest Dudley, the inward investment arm of Dudley Council, has revealed that it will be showcasing many regeneration projects in the...

26 February 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

14 February 2020

From: Breaking News

From much-mocked to cool – Slough’s transformation continues

A start date has been announced for a ‘much-anticipated’ housing development in central Slough, as the town continues to transform itself...

10 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Why co-living is the future of urban living

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

05 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Preston insight – why is the city perfect for investors?

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

17 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Development update: new homes in Stafford and Barking

In our latest development round-up, we zone in on projects in Staffordshire and Barking. A Worcestershire-based developer has won planning permission for...

17 January 2020

From: Breaking News

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

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

08 January 2020

From: Breaking News

How are the Bristol and Portsmouth property markets performing?

While Bristol and Portsmouth might seem like two very disparate locations to focus on, NEXA Properties has offices in both –...

08 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A  - will the built environment ever be completely digital?

To kick off the new year, we conduct a Q&A with Tzvete Doncheva, who looks after the PR and ecosystem building at Round...

06 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Merging sustainability and luxury – Six Senses set to launch first Alps resort

A new resort in the Austrian Alps, bringing together the principles of sustainability and well-being together with ultimate luxury, is set...

23 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Scape’s PBSA fund acquires Australian student portfolio

Scape, the global student living specialist, has acquired the Australian Urbanest portfolio (‘Urbanest’) of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) assets from M3...

16 December 2019

From: Breaking News

And the prize goes to…2019 Property Investors Awards winners revealed!

The 2019 Property Investors Awards, which recognises the sector's most outstanding individuals, recently took place at the Royal National Hotel in...

13 December 2019

From: Breaking News

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

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

04 December 2019

From: Breaking News

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

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

20 November 2019

From: Breaking News

The later living sector - an opportunity for investors?

In recent weeks we have featured articles on the investment potential of retirement living and care homes. Here, Alex Pelopidas - partner at...

18 November 2019

From: Breaking News

2020 predictions: property to remain an attractive investment asset

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

13 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Is co-living about to become a thing in Europe?

Increasing institutional investment and rising demand for flexible, alternative living space amongst Europe’s growing populations is helping to create a bright...

01 November 2019

From: Breaking News

London regeneration: take me down to the Old Kent Road

Property Investor Today recently went to visit Old Kent Road, the ancient thoroughfare subject to a planned £10 billion regeneration. It’s...

30 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Do regeneration projects need to consider their cultural responsibilities?

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

25 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Investment hotspots - the best new-build developments in the Costa del Sol

Despite Brexit, Spain has reclaimed its status as a hotspot for British buyers, with the Costa del Sol a firm favourite. Last...

14 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Regeneration of major cities needs to leave a positive legacy

The global head of Lendlease has called for an end to what he has described as an often unhealthy and politically...

07 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Former Shredded Wheat factory set for transformation

A former Shredded Wheat factory in Welwyn Garden City is ready to be transformed thanks to a £21.2 million loan from...

30 September 2019

From: Breaking News

How can investors capitalise on mixed-use urban environments?

With towns and cities across the UK and the world largely becoming dense, mixed-use urban environments, how can investors take advantage...

27 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Makeup of 'generation rent' revealed – and it’s not just millennials

The term 'generation rent' now covers a much wider demographic, according to new research. The Urban Being - The Future of City...

16 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Worcester ‘super village’ set to be enhanced by new developments

A unique bespoke development on the edge of the new ‘super village’ to be built south of Worcester is being proposed...

16 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Why are changing lifestyles reshaping the real estate market across Europe?

The property landscape in cities across Europe is being transformed by changing lifestyle patterns, growing affordability pressures and delayed life milestones,...

13 September 2019

From: Breaking News

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

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

13 September 2019

From: Breaking News

New development comes to the mountains of Andalucía

The Spanish Estate Agent has launched a new development of homes in the mountains of Andalucía. Quercus, the latest urbanisation to be...

09 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Towering achievement - Manchester BTR building 50% let in three months

More than half of the 350 apartments of a new Build to Rent development have been reserved since it was launched...

06 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Regeneration areas – when is the right time to invest?

In recent weeks, we have been running a series on London’s regeneration hotspots – but how do you know when to...

16 August 2019

From: Breaking News

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

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

02 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Glasgow’s first major Build to Rent development completes construction

Glasgow’s first major city Build-to-Rent (BTR) housing development has been successfully delivered following a multi-million-pound redevelopment. This development comes with the introduction...

05 July 2019

From: Breaking News

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

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

26 June 2019

From: Breaking News

South East London set to experience house price boost, says JLL

Property prices in South East London are set to increase faster than much of Greater London thanks to significant regeneration throughout...

31 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Argent Related’s inaugural development one of the largest in North London

Urban developer Argent Related has launched a seven-building regeneration scheme at the heart of Tottenham Hale – its first ever development. One...

29 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Buying agency predicts the next prime hotspots in London

London’s next prime hotspots have been revealed by buying agency Black Brick, with previously overlooked areas topping the list of recommendations. “In...

17 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Demand soars in France’s prestige property market

The French property market saw a record 970,000 transactions in 2018, up from 564,000 in the depths of the financial crisis. The...

15 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Crest Nicholson and M&G Real Estate extend PRS partnership

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

17 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Why is Manchester one of Europe’s fastest growing cities?

Manchester City Council recently released its annual State of the City Report for 2018, which officially confirmed that Manchester’s economic growth...

08 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Mallorca’s residential property market still appeals to foreign investors

Mallorca has experienced a steady increase of real estate purchases by foreign investors, with the total number of transactions hitting 15,000...

27 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Unlocking Slough, the key to your next investment

As London continues to wane in popularity for investors and renters alike – with increasing numbers of people moving out of...

14 February 2019

From: Sponsored Content

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

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

12 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Berlin property market shows strong price growth

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

21 September 2018

From: Breaking News

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

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

07 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Global city price growth continues to slow, but Europe performs strongly

Average house prices in global cities grew at their slowest rate since 2015 during the first quarter of this year. Research by...

06 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Prime country house prices continue to grow steadily, says Knight Frank

In the first half of 2018, prime country house prices have increased by 0.9%, according to the latest data from Knight...

04 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Property investment – where are the UK’s 2018 hotspots?

Investing in property is always unpredictable, especially as it’s difficult to pinpoint the best locations for investment - who would have...

22 June 2018

From: Breaking News

World Cup 2018: Russia’s best rental cities revealed

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

15 June 2018

From: Breaking News

Controversial Heathrow third runway 'could be good for buy-to-let'

The government has approved plans for a controversial third runway to be built at Heathrow Airport. The expansion project, which has...

08 June 2018

From: Breaking News

Registration is live for the June 14th National Landlord Investment Show at Olympia

Celebrate the shows 5th Birthday and 57th event to date in the Landlord Investor Lounge with a glass of prosecco with...

06 June 2018

From: Sponsored Content

Berlin’s property market grows faster than any other

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

18 April 2018

From: Breaking News

Three Off-Plan Investments in Birmingham Selling Fast

Recently named as the most rapidly improving locations in the UK – investment in the UK’s second city shows no sign...

08 February 2018

From: Sponsored Content

Urban Splash and Alumno team up to redevelop iconic Sheffield housing estate

Regeneration specialist Urban Splash has joined forces with student accommodation developer, Alumno Developments, to create accommodation for around 350 students, as well...

31 January 2018

From: Breaking News

Loveitts set to auction recently refurbished bungalow

A four-bed dormer bungalow will be auctioned next month by Midlands' estate agents Loveitts. The agency, which operates in Coventry and Warwickshire,...

18 January 2018

From: Breaking News

Rising number of homebuyers faced flood risk in 2017

The inaugural Homebuyer Urban Flood Risk Report has found that nearly one in seven UK homebuyers faced a potential flood risk...

05 January 2018

From: Breaking News

Key things to look out for when buying a leasehold property

Q&A with Rachael Donnelly, associate solicitor in the property litigation team at Blacks Solicitors LLP, on the key things to look...

10 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Finalists revealed for property investment awards

With less than a month to go until the Property Investors Awards, held at The Royal National Hotel in Russell Square,...

08 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Property investment in Birmingham continues to boom

Research carried out by PwC and thinktank Urban Land Institute has revealed that Birmingham remains a UK property investment hotspot, ranking...

03 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Madrid continues to attract significant property investment

The latest research by luxury estate agency Lucas Fox has revealed that Madrid is cementing its status as a key European...

18 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Global urban house price index records slower growth

Knight Frank’s Global Residential Cities increased by 6.1% in the year to June 2017, down from 6.9% last quarter. In other areas...

11 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Surge of Indian investors purchasing in Prime Central London

Property investors from India have become the second largest purchasing group in Prime Central London (PCL).  According to investment firm London Central...

15 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Strong demand for residential land in areas where ‘housing need is greatest’

The average price of urban brownfield land rose 1.2% in the second quarter of 2017, and by 6.3% year-on-year, fresh data...

24 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Why invest in the Algarve

Investing in overseas property is becoming increasingly popular, and there are certain locations around the globe that are becoming some of...

19 July 2017

From: Sponsored Content

Urban residential land values continue to rise across the UK

Urban brownfield land prices continued to increase across the UK during the first quarter of the year, while prices even remained...

31 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Residential land prices surge in key UK cities as values stabilise in central London

With an urgent need to build significantly more new homes, competition is hotting up for land which is deemed suitable for...

09 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Canadian housing starts hit near 10-year high

Canadian housing starts in March hit their highest level since September 2007, driven by a significant increase in the Toronto market...

20 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Rail improvements provide a ‘tremendous opportunity’ for property investors

Almost two-thirds of property investors now rate new and upgraded rail and tram links as providing the most attractive property investment...

10 April 2017

From: Breaking News

An oldie but a goodie – reversionary ground rents in 2017

From the vantage point of the rostrum, in unprecedented economic times with historically low interest rates and persistently low inflation, the...

29 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Swansea Bay £1.3bn city deal to transform the region

Prime minister Theresa May this week signed off a deal that could trigger close to £1.3bn of investment in Swansea and...

24 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Government urged to drop revaluation plans

The chief executive of Sainsbury’s, Mike Coupe, is the latest in a long line of high prominent business leaders to call...

20 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Interior design trends to expect in 2017: Back to Green

Kicking off 2017, we’ve predicted stabilisation in the property market with sustainable growth and high demand. Whether you’re looking to take...

27 January 2017

From: Sponsored Content

European property markets finish the year on a high

European property markets finished 2016 strongly, experiencing both improving fundamentals and further yield compression, according to Savills. Savills Investment Management transacted €5bn...

17 January 2017

From: Breaking News

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

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

11 November 2016

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Now is a good time to invest in Dubai property

The best time to invest in the real estate market of any city is when the prices are at their lowest,...

14 October 2016

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Largest surge in UK house price sentiment for seven years

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

27 September 2016

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Asia’s housing markets are now two-tiered

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

23 September 2016

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Pokémon GO could 'add real value' to your home’, says online agent

Forget good schools, low crime rates and having a decent gym near your property, it would appear that Pokemon Go is...

15 September 2016

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Planning overhaul needed to speed up housebuilding

The latest housebuilding data shows that there was an increase in the number of new build housing schemes started in England...

30 August 2016

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Rents in the Netherlands continue to rise

The cost of renting a home in the non-rent controlled sector in the Netherlands continued to increase during the second quarter...

27 July 2016

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Flexible workspace demand in UK reaches record levels

UK demand for offices providing flexible workspace has increased by 21%, according to a study carried out by workspace specialist Instant. The...

18 July 2016

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Property auction calendar – 11th-17th July

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

11 July 2016

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Property auction dates for July 2016

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

30 June 2016

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Lisbon property sales soar

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

23 June 2016

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Buy-to-let investments in Germany are a boon for small budgets

Property expert and managing director at Tranio.com, George Kachmazov, argues the benefits of low yield residential property for small budget investors. The...

27 May 2016

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Plans approved for £2.5bn regeneration around Wembley Stadium

A £2.5bn regeneration scheme around Wembley Stadium has been given the go-ahead by Brent Council and will see up to 4,850 new...

13 May 2016

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BT to bring ultrafast broadband to millions of homes

BT has announced a £6bn investment in broadband and 4G coverage to ensure that the ultrafast Openreach service is extended to...

06 May 2016

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Berlin bans Airbnb rentals

Fresh caps on private property rentals through Airbnb and similar online platforms have been introduced in Berlin, Germany, in a bid...

03 May 2016

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

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

08 April 2016

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Movers snub London for Birmingham

Birmingham has been announced as one of the most popular places to move to across every demographic, with an increasing number...

19 February 2016

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London drops out of ten best European cities for investment list

A report by PwC and the Urban Land Institute has revealed that London has dropped out of the list of the...

15 January 2016

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UK renters remain negative about their chances of buying

65% of renters are negative about their prospects of purchasing a home, according to new research by online estate agent Urban.co.uk. Nearly...

26 November 2015

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Investors need to look beyond Europe’s gateway cities, says LaSalle

Property investors based in Europe are increasingly looking beyond London and the continent's other gateway cities in order to better their...

02 October 2015

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‘Rugby Ranking’ – who are the property winners and losers?

A ‘Rugby Ranking has been created by online estate agency Urban.co.uk, revealing which 2015 Rugby World Cup hosting locations have performed...

24 September 2015

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Cricket ground house prices chalk up an impressive innings

Average house prices around the UK's most famous cricket grounds have registered striking growth, according to an online estate agency.  With the...

28 July 2015

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New government plans to provide 95% of UK with superfast broadband by 2017

After months of campaigning and deliberating, polling day is now behind us. With all the election stories doing the rounds, we...

11 May 2015

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Survey reveals top 10 property wishes

The UK’s top 10 property wishes have been revealed by Strutt & Parker’s latest Housing Futures survey. Polling 2,000 adults from...

24 April 2015

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