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Where Best To Find A Fixer Upper...and How To Add Value Quickly

Sunderland is the best place to buy a "fixer-upper" home, according to a new study by home experts from National Insulation...

29 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Tax Burden - don't be hit by high council tax

Investors seeking to avoid property purchases in high council tax areas may be interested in new research from finance company RIFT. The...

10 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Savills identifies UK city “punching well above its weight”

According to Savills latest Resilient Cities Index, Bristol has moved up the global rankings placing 54th respectively out of a list...

02 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Former Leader of the Conservative Party to appear at UK Landlord Show...

National Landlord Investment Show has announced that the former Leader of the Conservative Party, the Rt Hon Sir Iain Duncan Smith,...

16 April 2024

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A look into 2024 so far: 3 key insights for landlords

Twenty twenty-four is a pivotal year for landlords in the Private Rented Sector (PRS). It is still the Government’s aim that...

16 April 2024

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Will Labour’s Rent Control Homes hurt London’s investment market?

London Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan says he will build 6,000 “affordable” rental homes by 2030 - with their rents capped. Khan, standing...

16 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Two Day Event pledges to “revolutionise property investment education”

A Scottish property investment specialist is launching what he calls “an innovative new course, designed specifically to encourage property investment and...

11 April 2024

From: Breaking News

New Builds Higher Prices drive housing market revival - claim

A property software business says its research shows that the housing market revival is driven by the premiums levied on new...

11 April 2024

From: Breaking News

New Build volumes plummet as councils accused of blocking

The Home Builders Federation, the developers trade body, says planning permissions for new homes continues to fall sharply. Figures for 2023 -...

03 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor and landlord purchases rise, despite soaring taxes

The largest lettings agency in Scotland says purchases by landlords and other investor buyers in that country have risen sharply despite...

28 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Insider Insight: top agent’s view of Prime London housing market

A developer once said that after a slowdown, you need no further bad news for two consecutive quarters for a recovery...

19 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Renters Reform Bill threat to student accommodation investment

New research suggests that a majority of the British public believe the government should be doing more to support students find...

14 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Holiday Lets Investment gets body blow from anti-landlord Budget

A legal firm says Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has effectively slashed the value of holiday homes which are sold from April 2025...

12 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Rental demand to stay high as first time buyers hit obstacles

New research by consumer group HomeOwners Alliance shows that for many young people, homeownership has become an impossible dream. A sentiment survey...

07 March 2024

From: Breaking News

New Build firms slammed over quality, charges and lack of competition

The UK house building industry needs “significant intervention” from government to address planning, quality and financial problems according to the Competition...

05 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Will rents keep rising?

Typically, rents rise in line with wages - which, in turn, tend to track inflation or increase at a slightly lower...

27 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Brownfield Land Development to be easier, pledges government

Building homes on brownfield land will be turbocharged under a major shake-up to planning rules promised by the UK government. Every council...

22 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Call for investors who improve EPCs to get tax relief

Buy to let landlords who improve the energy efficiency of their rental stock should get tax relief. That’s the view of Heather...

20 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Private rental demand to soar long-term following social housing failures

New government figures show a net loss of 16,000 social homes in England last year, as sales and demolitions continue to...

13 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Stamp Duty Cut - will Chancellor give investors a Budget Gift?

Pressure is ramping up on Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to cut stamp duty at next month’s Budget on March 6. Former Housing Secretary...

08 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Investment boost for Build To Rent in major UK cities

The latest Build To Rent report prepared by lettings agency Savills claims 2023 saw a total of £4.5 billion of investment...

08 February 2024

From: Breaking News

New analysis shows huge returns on properties used as short lets

A new analysis of the top 30 holiday hotspots across England has tried to quantify the premium for homes on sale. Using...

01 February 2024

From: Breaking News

French investment potential flagging because of Brexit restrictions

A French court has blocked a law change allowing Britons to stay in France for over 90 days without a visa...

01 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Investors given opportunity to learn energy efficiency retrofit skills

Landlords and property developers can access a free course from a retrofit knowledge and skills provider. The online course - called Retrofit...

01 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Revealed - the Top 10 Property Locations to Watch

An estate agency has analysed the latest sold price data from the Land Registry looking at the best performing markets when...

30 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Can Investors Take Advantage of Baby Boomers Getting Old?

Towns and cities across the UK are set to benefit from an upsurge in Baby Boomers returning from rural areas to...

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Private renting is an essential part of a thriving society

We believe a well-functioning housing system is one that meets everyone’s housing needs. There will always be people who can’t or...

16 January 2024

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Buy To Let Investments - challenges and trends for 2024

New analysis from Rightmove looks at the most prominent trends expected in the rental market during 2024, with advertised rents predicted...

16 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Short Lets Investors face more red tape

A mandatory short lets registration and licensing scheme is to be introduced in part of the UK, described as a system...

16 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor Insight from Zoopla: what makes the UK rental market tick?

A chronic mismatch between supply and demand has been the defining feature of the private rental market for three years.  UK rents...

21 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Changing Face of Property Investment Hotspots in 2024

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

14 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Birmingham shortage of homes set to keep prices and demand buoyant

Residential developers now have a unique opportunity to provide much needed high-quality accommodation in a city currently with limited stock, says...

28 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Residential Property Investment holds its own despite downturn

The average sale price of completed home transactions using cash or mortgages in England and Wales in October 2023 fell by...

21 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Wave goodbye to winter property woes

It’s not just the weather that’s wet and dreary – the outlook looks bleak for landlords too as we head towards...

17 November 2023

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Relief for investors as Gove rules out buy to let rent controls

Rent controls as currently in force in Scotland and under consideration in Wales will not be put into effect in England,...

02 November 2023

From: Breaking News

No New Tax Incentives For Investors - government statement

Housing Secretary Michael Gove has ruled out any reversal of Section 24 or other tax changes which have hurt landlords in...

31 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let - is the US better than UK?

The current volatility in the UK housing market is leading to more British investment in the US, an expert claims.  Alistair Brown,...

10 October 2023

From: Breaking News

The Front Line - UK market snapshot from sales and lettings agents

Propertymark, the UK agents’ trade body, has given a snapshot of what’s happening with lettings and sales.  Chief executive Nathan Emerson says...

31 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Law firm says rental supply hit as Renters Reform Bill frightens investors

Another legal firm is reporting a “significant rise” in landlords selling up ahead of the Renters Reform Bill becoming law. A blog...

24 August 2023

From: Breaking News

New Investment Potential - Converting Commercial to Resi

Conversions may present new opportunities for property investors if two groups of MPs have their way. That’s because two all-party groups of...

17 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Four new Investment zones revealed by government

The government has been making a flurry of announcements about new investment areas in recent weeks, the single biggest of which...

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Threat Of Tougher EPCs Now Driving Investor Behaviour

Proposed tougher energy efficiency requirements for rental properties are already influencing investor buying decisions, with a quarter acquiring higher-rated properties, research...

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let Returns Falling? New escape route for investors

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

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

UK’s Silicon Valley set to see explosion of property investment

The government is pushing ahead with controversial plans which, if they come to fruition, will make Cambridge the so-called Silicon Valley...

27 July 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

27 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Investment Hotspots of the Future identified by government

Communities in Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster and Barnsley are the latest likely to benefit from thousands of new jobs and £1.2 billion...

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors - Opportunity Knocks as House Prices Tumble

A prominent buying agent says nervous buyers are pre-emptively slashing asking prices before the housing market worsens. If true, this could present...

06 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Two new UK Investment Zones Revealed

Glasgow City Region and North East of Scotland will be Scotland’s Investment Zones following an agreement between the UK and Scottish...

06 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Airbnb lobs incentive towards new landlords for Wimbledon fortnight

Airbnb is offering £100 to new Hosts welcoming their first Airbnb guest during the Wimbledon Championships, which begin on Monday. Last year...

29 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Construction Investment - gloom in 2023, much better in 2024-5

Construction industry insight and intelligence consultancy Glenigan has produced its industry forecast for the next three years - and in a...

29 June 2023

From: Breaking News

India - If you build it, they will come

Fans of Kevin Costner* may recall Field of Dreams. The above quote went to the heart of the 1989 film. It...

06 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Equality comes through learning

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

30 March 2023

From: Breaking News

North East is poor relation of Levelling Up Fund

Newcastle based property developer, Stripe Property Group, has highlighted how the North East has so far been left out in the...

09 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Modular boom - new joint venture set to deliver 1,000 new homes

A five-year joint venture partnership to deliver more than 1,000 highly sustainable, affordable modular homes has been announced by Legal & General...

02 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Developers 'not ready' to meet net zero standards - research

New research conducted by members of The Housing Forum's Futures Network has revealed that the housing industry believes it is unlikely...

16 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Opinion: Europe’s golden visa schemes still popular despite restrictions  

When we read about financial headwinds, soaring inflation due to energy price rises and a looming recession on the horizon, it’s...

02 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Kensal on the rise! Yellow Brick Estates launch landmark Help to Buy project

Yellow Brick Estates, a London-based real estate development company, have successfully launched a new residential development in the heart of the...

26 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Energy efficiency mortgage discounts encouraging upgrades

New research from Shawnbrook shows that green mortgage discounts could be encouraging landlords to make home upgrades. These discounts can help...

26 October 2022

From: Breaking News

BTR boom! New analysis suggests sector could increase five-fold by 2032

Every quarter the British Property Federation (BPF) and Savills work together, along with data specialists Molior, to plot a Build to...

21 October 2022

From: Breaking News

A private affair - London 'must embrace' private capital to build homes, says report

The debate over whether private or public investment should be prioritised when it comes to building new homes continues to divide...

05 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Land agent Aston Mead calls for planning to be privatised

Land agent Aston Mead argues housebuilding targets can only be met by the government if the planning system is privatised. Land &...

05 October 2022

From: Breaking News

How can you protect your tenancy deposit: TDS' top 10 Tips for landlords to pass on to tenants

Nobody wants to have to end a tenancy with deductions from a tenancy deposit! Here we share our expert tips for landlords to pass...

29 September 2022

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The Andalucian government removes wealth tax to attract high earners

The Andalucian regional president, Juanma Moreno, announced that wealthy residents and non-residents second home-owners will no longer have to a wealth...

28 September 2022

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Brownfield remediation: The Answer to the UK’s Growing Inner-City Populations?

The UK has seen a rapid uptick in its population over the last two decades. To put it into perspective, between...

21 September 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

16 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Legal & General sign £150m loan to provide 5,500 homes

Leading UK financial services provider, Legal & General, announced that a £150 million social loan has been signed. The funds will...

14 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Private rented sector not reason for fewer Scottish homeowners

The private rented sector (PRS) has been under the looking glass for the past few weeks, yet the PRS is not...

14 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Dear Prime Minister: A planning & environmental wish list from Irwin Mitchell

Following Liz Truss’s victory last week, Nicola Gooch and Claire Petricca-Riding of Irwin Mitchell have put the below together as to...

14 September 2022

From: Breaking News

What will the new PM bring for residential property investors?

Tax was a critical part of the Tory leadership debate, with both Truss and Sunak taking the view that tax decreases...

09 September 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

31 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Masterplan to deliver new mixed-use community in Stafford launched

The community of Stafford have been asked for their views on plans to deliver new homes, businesses, a hotel, and leisure...

26 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Community ownership key to reviving UK high streets, says research

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

10 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Sought-after site: development partner sees huge potential in Reading town centre

A legacy development at Minister Quarter Central in the heart of Reading has become a hotspot and Reading Borough Council has...

10 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Portugal update - how is the market performing post-Covid and post-Brexit?

Portugal has long been a favourite destination for British holidaymakers and investors, but getting there, living there and investing there have no...

29 July 2022

From: Breaking News

ilke Homes installs first factory-built homes in Hereford

The first factory-built homes have been craned into place on a site in Hereford to deliver an affordable housing scheme for...

20 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Wholesome homes – 1,200 new units for London’s rough sleepers

Since 2016, City Hall services have closely worked with councils and charities to assist 12,000 homeless people into safe, long-term accommodation. The...

20 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Castleforge - talking interest rates, BTR trends, data and rental reform

In this Q&A, we speak to Adam MacLeod, partner at Castleforge Partners, for his thoughts on data-driven investment, the latest trends...

08 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Could modular homes solve the housing crisis?

The average UK house price hit a fresh high in May, rising for the 11th month in a row, according to...

08 July 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

06 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Why Manchester is the destination for savvy property investors

London is not the be-all and end-all! When talking about the UK, one of the first locations to be mentioned is...

01 July 2022

From: Breaking News

BTR can play a key role in levelling up and building back better, says White Paper

A residential real estate investment manager has published a White Paper on the Build to Rent (BTR) sector and the pivotal...

17 June 2022

From: Breaking News

BTR Q&A - 'there's an opportunity to professionalise the wider PRS'

With the Build to Rent (BTR) sector no longer a new phenomenon, and fast becoming a well-established part of the PRS,...

10 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Green housing is better, so why aren’t more housebuilders doing it?

The Queen’s speech was yet another opportunity missed by Government to decarbonise the nation’s homes according to Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the...

27 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Why private investors are crucial to the Government's levelling up ambitions

The UK Government’s policy of improving the quality of life outside of London is central to its raison d'être. ‘Levelling up’...

20 May 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

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

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

Leaseholders invited to free webinar on cladding issue advice

Leaseholders facing the prospect of huge bills to remove unsafe cladding will be offered valuable insights into the possible implications of...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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