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KEYWORD "interest rate" - 100 RESULTS
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

Non-residential property out-performs resi in new investor analysis

Non-residential transactions have performed better than residential in the past year, research suggests. Software service APRAO analysed the latest data on quarterly...

29 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Fast Bridging Loans:The 2024 Guide to Finance Property Deals

What are bridging loans and when are they useful? Bridging loans are a type of short-term financing that property investors can use...

28 May 2024

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Investor Briefing: Asking Prices up despite Affordability and Interest Rate woes

The average price of property coming to the market for sale rose by 0.8% this month (+£2,807) to a new record...

23 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Global City Capital Appreciation strongest for 18 months - Knight Frank

The first quarter of 2024 witnessed an average annual growth rate of 4.1% across the 44 markets covered by the Knight...

21 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Developer appetites for land only plots down year on year

New research by property software firm APRAO shows that developer demand for land-only plots has declined by 11% on an annual...

21 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Shock figures show Rent is more affordable than a Mortgage

A European real estate valuation service has released what it calls “a comprehensive study on housing affordability in the United Kingdom”,...

16 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Revealed - detached homes up £1,000 a week as Covid race reverses

The average price of detached homes in Edinburgh has risen by over £1,000 a week over the last year according to...

08 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Cheaper To Buy or Rent - Rightmove’s city breakdown

Rightmove says it’s now cheaper to buy than rent in each of Great Britain’s biggest cities, highlighting why many determined first-time...

30 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Global Housing Markets Pick Up

Average prices across 56 major global housing markets increased again last quarter, with average annual growth now at 3.9% across a...

23 April 2024

From: Breaking News

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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First Time Buyers take advantage of slowly-reducing rates

Slowly reducing mortgage rates this year have led to first-time buyers accounting for a record 33% of all buyers across Britain...

09 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Interest rates to hit 3% in 2025 predicts leading economic consultancy

Although economic activity has picked up since the start of the year, the outlook remains weak by historical standards according to...

05 April 2024

From: Breaking News

High proportion of property investors rely on ‘sources like us’

More than two in five UK property investors say they rely on the property and finance trade press - such as...

28 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Commercial Real Estate Investment Looking Very Positive

New retail and leisure research has revealed a boom in commercial real estate activity over 2023.  The latest report by the Local...

26 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Normal Sales and Rental Markets Are Back - new market snapshot

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

21 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor Opportunity - asking prices still thousands below last spring’s peak

The average price of property coming to the market for sale rises by 1.5% (+£5,279) this month to £368,118, as the...

19 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

Capital Appreciation boost as prices nearly back to 2022 peak

UK house prices rose for the fifth consecutive month in February, up by 0.4 per cent or £1,091 in cash terms,...

14 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlord maintenance costs continue to mount

If interest rate rises weren’t enough to drive landlords out the market, mounting maintenance costs could be. Various studies and surveys have...

12 March 2024

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Big discounts for cash buyers as vendors stay desperate to sell

New research suggests investment buyers with cash can secure chunky discounts on residential properties. Octane Capital analysed house price data for both...

12 March 2024

From: Breaking News

House Price Growth in Positive Territory for first time in a year

UK house prices rose by 0.7 per cent in February, says the Nationwide, after taking account of seasonal effects. This resulted in...

12 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Commercial property attracting increased private investment worldwide - report

Knight Frank says private investors remain the most active buyers in global commercial property. In 2023 private capital invested US$338 billion globally,...

07 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Megatrends set to dominate property investment in 2024 - expert panel

Four key ‘megatrends’ are set to dominate investment decisions in 2024 despite the year potentially bringing uncertainty and volatility, a property...

05 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Capital Appreciation - UK winners and losers over past 12 months

Average house prices rose £7,599 in Scotland last year according to analysis of the latest statistics by DJ Alexander Ltd, the...

29 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Top UK cities for 2024 rental potential revealed by industry supplier

Aldermore has named Bristol, as the best city for landlords to invest in for 2024.  Manchester, Coventry, Brighton and London make up...

29 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Positive About Spain - the year ahead for investors and buyers

In the Spanish property podcast “La Piedra”, Sean Woolley from Cloud Nine Spain and Mark Stücklinfrom Spanish Property Insight reviewed the market to give...

29 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Which tenures and regions have seen property value rise most?

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

22 February 2024

From: Breaking News

London Briefing - what investors should know about sales and rentals

Growing confidence in the property sales market and lower mortgage costs led to a 21 per cent increase in the number...

20 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Surging rents drive up capital growth according to Savills

UK housing costs hit £200 billion for the first time in 2023, according to the latest research by the property firm...

15 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Huge slump in new private homes completed - new figures

Figures released by the National House Building Council show 133,213 new homes were completed in 2023, down 12 per cent on...

15 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Good News - strong start to 2024 housing market says the Halifax

Average house prices rose by 1.3 per cent in January, the fourth monthly rise in a row according to the Halifax. Property...

13 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Don’t be impacted by rising rent arrears

A recent survey by digital mortgage lender, Molo, revealed that nearly 60% of UK landlords have seen a rise in late...

08 February 2024

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Agency forecasts no more house price falls in London

Cluttons, a prime London residential property specialist, has flagged an end to house price falls in its new forecasts for 2024...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Which Region has the best Long Term UK Capital Appreciation?

New research shows that the West Midlands has been the best performing housing market since the Bank of England started to...

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Eight Golden Rules for Property Investors in 2024

An expert has shared his eight steps to help boost chances of securing capital growth when investing in property this year.  Jonathan...

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Huge Rise in incorporation for UK buy to let investors

Despite a sharp fall in the number of homes bought by landlords in 2023, the number of limited companies set up...

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Capital Appreciation set to rise more than expected this year

Investors relying on capital appreciation are in for a pleasant surprise in 2024 according to Knight Frank. Tom Bill, head of the...

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Recent house price rises give hope for improved 2024 - new analysis

A house price index has indicated a gentle rise in capital appreciation coming through at the end of 2023, and says...

18 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Prospects For 2024’s Housing Market - and figures for 2023

The Nationwide - the mortgage lender behind one of the UK’s leading house price indices - says there have been some...

09 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Global league table reveals the world’s best residential property returns

A new global league table for residential property investment has placed the Republic of Ireland as its top tip for 2024. This...

28 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Tenanted properties prove tough to sell at auction as investors lose mojo

Richard Worrall, the NAVA Propertymark President, writes: Having been in having been involved in the sale of properties for nearly 38 years...

28 December 2023

From: Breaking News

10 Lessons from London’s Property Market and what they mean for 2024

Black Brick has been advising professional property investors, buyers, sellers and developers since 2007.  It says it’s advised, sourced and acquired almost...

21 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Global markets remain resilient as they head into 2024

House prices in the world’s major property investment centres remain robust in the face of higher debt costs, with average annual...

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

House prices WILL fall in 2024 despite recent rises - top analyst prediction

A prominent investment platform says the recent small house price rises recorded by both the Nationwide and the Halifax are merely...

12 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - high end London location with glut of Doer-Uppers for investors

A leading estate agent in London has revealed a glut of properties awaiting modernisation and shrewd investment in a sought after...

12 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - How Residential Rental Market will perform in 2024 and beyond

The latest lettings market forecast from Savills says average UK rents to end 2023 at up 9.5 per cent year on...

05 December 2023

From: Breaking News

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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Global Luxury Property Investment Returns Tick Higher

Average annual price growth in prime global city markets ticked up in Q3 2023 to 2.1 per cent, well above the...

16 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Unexpected Housing Market Boost as Prices Edge Upwards

Shock news about house prices tend to mean one thing - a downward lurch. But the latest index from the Nationwide...

07 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Wait To Invest? House prices forecast to fall in late 2023

House prices in England and Wales will fall by four per cent over the final quarter of 2023, thanks to inflation,...

02 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - areas with falling prices ripe for investor buyers

The average price of a home in Wales has fallen to £239,378 in the third quarter of 2023, the first time...

26 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Cash investors snap up prime London flats as buy to let landlords exit

Prime London markets are proving more resilient to rising interest rates than their mainstream equivalents, says high end agency Savills. Prices in...

19 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - Britain’s best performing prime housing markets

House prices across the UK’s increasingly price sensitive prime markets nudged down for a fourth consecutive quarter in the three months...

12 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors' Guide to UK Housing Market Right Now

The latest UK house price index, over the weekend, lifts the lid on exactly what’s happening in the UK housing market...

10 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors May Get £27k Reduction - if they’re quick…

Buy to let investors keen to bag a bargain will be interested to know that over a third of homes now...

28 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Market Snapshot - a sentiment index on what prospective UK investors think

Every month Britain’s ‘third property portal’ - On The Market - publishes a sentiment index. This is not the usual snapshot on...

28 September 2023

From: Breaking News

High end global residential investment still ahead of pre-Covid level

Residential sales above US$10m in the 12 cities covered by the Knight Frank Global Super-Prime Intelligence Report totalled 422 in Q2...

19 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Most property investors untroubled by interest rate or inflation woes

Almost three quarters of investors  have yet to see a decline in the value of their property portfolio, it’s being claimed. A survey...

05 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Advice to BTL Investors: Fix mortgage rate as soon as possible

Buy to Let investors about to remortgage are being urged to secure a new rate as early as possible - even...

31 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Investors Paying Cash Swoop On Property Deals As Market Slumps

Cash-paying investors are swooping in and making purchases for less than their mortgage counterparts, new data suggests. In June 2023 cash buyers...

29 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Don’t Write Off Office Space As An Investment

New data from Rightmove and commercial property intelligence provider EG reveals that demand to lease office space is still higher than...

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Yields 6%-plus available in this investment hotspot - claim

A Leeds property agent is making the case for investment in his city. Neil Dawkin, director of HOP, says his firm’s investment...

27 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Why 2023 is the time to buy if you’re a smart property investor

Smarter Rent co-founder Alex Sullivan says: “People often ask us if now is the right moment to invest in property. While...

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Investors used to part-fund purchases by home buyers

An investment platform claims to offer a new home-buying model whereby purchasers who cannot afford a home put funds in with...

13 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Cities Coming Back! Prime regional markets buck pandemic trend

Higher interest rates mean UK prime regional house values continued to soften over the three months to the end of June. This...

13 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

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

Landlord Profitability Plummets to Lowest Level since 2007

Landlord investors’ net profits fell below 4.0 per cent in Q1 2023, marking a dramatic shift in finances for mortgaged buy...

15 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Commercial construction sector set to weather uncertainty

Having bounced back from pandemic decline, the size of the commercial building construction sector is forecast to grow further this year. Sirius...

15 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Ratings agency gives gloomy outlook on UK buy to let investment

An international ratings agency has given its verdict on investors’ prospects for the UK buy to let market - and it...

08 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Construction starts slide again as costs continue to rise

New starts on construction continued to fall during April, according to Construction industry insight experts, Glenigan. Their May edition of the Construction...

11 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Investment expert reveals trends for 2023

Following three years of seismic shifts in the property sector, the UK is moving towards a ‘new normal’ – with the...

11 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Signs of rising default risk in Spanish mortgage market

Pepper Advantage, a global credit intelligence company, has released data which points to potential future increases in credit impairments in the...

27 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Why investing in off-plan is a safe option

With the latest news of interest rates rising, banks closing, and the stock market plummeting, now is not a “safe” time...

20 April 2023

From: Breaking News

A surveyor’s guide to finding a profitable HMO

Investing in Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) can be a smart move for those looking for a higher return on investment...

13 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Spanish property market 2022 review and 2023 predictions

Spanish property experts Sean Woolley from Cloud Nine Spain and Mark Stücklin from Spanish Property Insight have been sharing their thoughts...

26 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Prime London properties attract top dollar!

The capital city’s super-top-end property transactions rose by 30% last year, and that is likely to continue in 2023. Multi-millionaires and billionaires...

05 January 2023

From: Breaking News

2023 Property Market Insights From an Industry Expert!

It’s reasonable to say that the 2022 property market was unpredictable and a whirlwind (although we did make some good predictions!)....

23 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Merry PITmas and a Happy New Year

It's been another busy year in the property invesmtment world, from new developments all across the UK to new overseas schemes,...

23 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Three strategies for investors to see great returns in 2023

The current economic environment is still uncertain, and it is likely that the alarming rising cost of living, high inflation rates,...

08 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent value set to hit £102bn by 2028

The value of the UK's fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) sector has risen to £56 billion, up 60% from £35 billion...

02 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - the UK areas most interested in investing

New research by UK financial services provider, CMC Markets, discovered the average monthly search volume for investment-related search terms across the most populated...

25 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - top 5 urban regeneration hotspots in 2023

Buying a property in areas actively undergoing urban regeneration can offer a good investment opportunity for purchasers looking to get onto...

23 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent growth a product of changing Britain, says Wise Living

The significant expected growth of Build to Rent (BTR) homes in the UK is a result of a changing society, according...

09 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Owners could see £50,000 wiped off the value of their home post-Christmas

A leading housing expert has claimed that property owners could witness the value of their homes dipping by more than £50,000...

04 November 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

Analysing your property portfolio this autumn

The UK’s buy-to-let market has changed beyond recognition over the last few years and with a recession on the horizon, landlords...

29 September 2022

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Property prices - home values predicted to rise by £14,000

A new market analysis from Benham and Reeves shows that property prices remain on the incline. The lettings and estate agent...

02 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - how inflation and the cost of living impacts your investments

Inflation is at a 30-year high, having increased to 9% and experts predict that it could rise to 11% by the...

31 August 2022

From: Breaking News

BTL searches remained buoyant in June, reveals Legal & General Mortgage Club

Buy-to-let purchase activity saw a spike in June, according to new data from Legal & General’s SmartCriteria tool, which has been...

03 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - Your Questions Answered about Mortgages in Spain

I work closely with specialist mortgage brokers to help my clients to secure mortgages in Spain because it’s such a tricky...

27 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – hot results to match the scorching weather

This week, PIT takes a look at the latest in the world of auctions. iamproperty reports a milestone result, while Auction...

15 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

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

The rush is on to close sales before mortgage rates increase

We all know that there is uncertainty in the market at the moment and predictions are that interest rates will go...

22 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – new auctioneer launches amidst a joyful June

In a week of blazing weather, PIT shines a light on the latest auction news, from a new property auctioneer coming...

17 June 2022

From: Breaking News

How BTR can offer attainable access to desirable lifestyles

Over the last two years, the housing market has been less than predictable. Despite the doom and gloom foreseen at the...

17 June 2022

From: Breaking News

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