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Property Market Analysis

Sham property schemes in the North West - what do investors need to know?

By Matthew Lane

A Manchester law firm is currently working on behalf of...

Q&A - how big a problem is dodgy money in London?

By Matthew Lane

The issue of money laundering and questionable money flowing through...

Housemates goes global - fast-growing firm opens office in India

By Matthew Lane

A fast-growing PropTech firm has announced the opening of an...

Property and construction industries have the worst online performance

By Yasmin Watson

A recent analysis of all FTSE 100 and 250 webpages...

How real estate can embrace the use of smart-tech

By Jamie Johnson

The incredible speed at which organisations were able to transition...

Foreign homeowners sitting on £90.7bn worth of property

By Deborah Lewis

The total market value of foreign-owned homes in England and...

Why the merging of hotels and short-term rentals is a trend worth tracking

By Jessica Gillingham

Earlier this summer, I attended the Skift Future of Lodging...

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

By Matthew Lane

In this Q&A, we speak to Adam MacLeod, partner at...

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

By Deborah Lewis

PIT looks at the latest trends in the UK rental market and...

Green property - the car-free communities of the future

By Roger File

We know that vehicle emissions are a major contributor to...

Clowes Developments – who are Derby County FC’s proposed new owners?

By Matthew Lane

Not for the first time, the worlds of property and...

Major firms continue to invest in the PRS – what’s the latest?

By Matthew Lane

The UK private rented sector has become increasingly attractive to...

Convivia announced as new shirt sponsor of QPR

By Yasmin Watson

Property and technology investment firm, Convivia, has become the new...

Market slowdown – UK house price growth expected to plummet

By Deborah Lewis

Average house price values are set to rise by a...

Global house price index – Istanbul leads the way as values soar

By Matthew Lane

Knight Frank's latest Global House Price and Residential Cities Index has...

Co-living roundup – London boom, new launch and Brighton’s first scheme

By Matthew Lane

The still nascent co-living sector is starting to gather momentum...

Fit for a Queen – property prices double around Elizabeth Line stations

By Deborah Lewis

With the Elizabeth Line due to open on May 24,...

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

By Matthew Lane

Schofields Insurance has claimed that there are pros and cons...

New platform launched to make property investment more inclusive

By Matthew Lane

A PropTech start-up launched in 2017 to make property investment...

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

By Deborah Lewis

Market analysis from Octane Capital has revealed that the number...

How the Airbnb phenomenon has stepped up international design

By Property Investor Today Team

In this guest piece, Rob Lessmann, founder of luxury interior...

The 'all-in-one-living experience' – what does Vonder Wembley offer?

By Matthew Lane

PIT was recently invited along by the Vonder Wembley team...

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

By Deborah Lewis

In just a year’s time, the average UK tenant could...

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

By Deborah Lewis

New analysis from Knight Frank suggests that rent rises are...

Prime London prices up by 114 percent as high-end buyers return

By Deborah Lewis

Despite prime London property prices remaining largely flat on a...

Impact of easing Covid restrictions for the Scottish rental market

By Riccardo Giovanacci 

Some of the more onerous restrictions which were imposed on...

Prime London homes remain discounted, but the figures start to drop

By Yasmin Watson

London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves, claim that although...

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

By Matthew Lane

The number of overseas investors confessing to tax evasion in...

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

By Matthew Lane

The most recent Mayor's Question Time meeting revealed that there...

London exodus reverses as rental demand climbs in Q1

By Deborah Lewis

With tenants returning to the capital in 2022, research by...

Insight: The London housing market sees the busiest sales since pre-Brexit

By Property Investor Today Team

In this insight piece, Warren McCann, area director at Douglas...

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

By Matthew Lane

The vast majority of the UK public back the government's...

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

By Deborah Lewis

Two areas in the UK are still feeling the impact...

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

By Matthew Lane

A platform with over 100,000 users that claims to be...

Ukraine crisis - Futureal Group firms provide support for refugees 

By Matthew Lane

A Birmingham-based property developer has partnered with charity Global Aid Network (GAiN) to...

Insight: How affordable housing targets can be reached

By Property Investor Today Team

Here, Giles Sutcliffe, head of affordable housing at Cluttons, shares...

Is Britain set for a housebuilding boom? Expert says yes

By Property Investor Today Team

With the sector showing signs that it’s set to rebound...

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

By Matthew Lane

The National Landlord Investment Show, widely considered to be the...

Russian buyers account for £190m in London market value in 2021

By Deborah Lewis

Russian residential property purchases contributed an estimated £190 million in...

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

By Property Investor Today Team

In this guest piece, Dennis Chan, head of international sales...

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

By Matthew Lane

A few weeks ago we reported on Ghelamco's first UK scheme...

The ongoing greenfield/brownfield debate - what is the latest?

By Property Investor Today Team

With brownfield/greenfield sites (and where is best to develop new...

Permission granted – planning approvals for new homes bounce back

By Deborah Lewis

While the level of new homes being granted planning permission...

BTR boom continues – new builds command 23% rental premium

By Deborah Lewis

New-build homes command rental premiums of as high as 41%...

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

By Matthew Lane

Prime Central London (PCL) was hit harder by most than...

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

By Matthew Lane

Here at Property Investor Today, we've regularly championed the work...

Leasehold Reform Bill completes parliamentary journey - what now?

By Linz Darlington

The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act, once it comes into...

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

By Matthew Lane

Following record-breaking years for staycations in 2020 and 2021, with...

Good news for investors – London propels PRS property availability

By Deborah Lewis

Research from Octane Capital has revealed which areas of the...

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

By Matthew Lane

Boris Johnson has appointed yet another new Housing Minister as...

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

By Deborah Lewis

Average UK rents have risen to almost £1,000 per month...

Breakthrough! Mayo Wynne Baxter wins landmark case for holiday homeowners

By Matthew Lane

A leading South East law firm has won a breakthrough...

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

By Matthew Lane

In recent years, the interest in and coverage of green...

Levelling up a damp squib for investors, says expert

By Matthew Lane

Last week (Wednesday February 2), the government finally released its...

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

By Sophie Durkin

The property market has weathered the COVID storm better than...

Crypto property investment - is it worth the risk?

By Matthew Lane

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum have become increasingly popular...

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

By Matthew Lane

We’re already into the second month of 2022, but predictions...

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

By Matthew Lane

A pioneering research and development partnership launched this month is...

Partygate – will there soon be another new Housing Minister?

By Matthew Lane

The revolving door of housing ministers could swing open once...

Tenants miss out on properties amidst high demand – claim

By Deborah Lewis

Some 40% of tenants described their recent hunt for a...

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

By Matthew Lane

The lifting of Covid restrictions this week could see the...

Levelling up – the best outer-London cities to invest in revealed

By Deborah Lewis

Zero-carbon housebuilder Etopia Homes has pinpointed the towns and cities...

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

By Property Investor Today Team

In this guest piece, Marcus Blake, managing director of Berkeley...

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

By Deborah Lewis

London houses are seven times more expensive than houses in...

Leasehold consultation – what do investors need to know?

By Matthew Lane

On Tuesday, the government launched a six-week consultation on proposals...

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

By Matthew Lane

With the new year now upon us, the predictions for...

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

By Property Investor Today Team

In this opinion piece, Tom Bill, head of UK residential research...

New global property investment group launched by former SevenCapital director 

By Matthew Lane

A new Midlands property investment group has been launched, targeting...

Wandsworth wins as wealthiest London hotspot in 2021

By Deborah Lewis

The borough of Wandsworth sits top as London’s prime property...

Q&A - predictions and market influences for 2022

By Matthew Lane

As we begin 2022, Andrea Fawell, sales and marketing director of property developers Kebbell,...

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

By Deborah Lewis

Homebuyer demand in the UK remained robust for much of...

Rental sector pushes house prices up by 80% over last decade

By Deborah Lewis

As we enter a new year for the property sector,...

2022 predictions - what's in store for the property market?

By Matthew Lane

With just over a week to go until 2022 makes...

Will 2022 be a better year for the Scottish property market?

By Deborah Lewis

Despite the rollercoaster of 2021, the Scottish property market has...

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

By Matthew Lane

It's been another busy year for those with a stake...

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

By Deborah Lewis

Research by Unlatch has revealed where across the UK we’re...

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

By Matthew Lane

Despite recent warnings from the Bank of England that it...

First platform to tokenise property in the UK rebrands to Definder

By Matthew Lane

Smartlands - the first company to tokenise property in the...

Revealed: UK PropTech investment hits record levels in 2021

By Matthew Lane

Investment into the UK’s fast-growing property technology (PropTech sector) has...

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

By Property Investor Today Team

In this opinion piece, Jourdan Prowting, Partner Residential Auction at...

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

By Matthew Lane

As part of the opening statements for Module 6 of...

Boost for leasehold – Zurich sponsors ALEP for another year

By Matthew Lane

With the leasehold scandal ongoing, and long-promised reform still some...

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

By Deborah Lewis

The property price premium paid by new-build buyers has increased...

A forecast on the UK real estate market in 2022

By Advantage Investment

The holiday season is around the corner so that means...

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

By Matthew Lane

New research from Environet UK has revealed that the blight...

If there is a race to net zero, no one's a winner

By Property Investor Today Team

James Gray from Cluttons discusses why the race to net...

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

By Matthew Lane

Already nearly three years late and vastly over-budget, Crossrail 1...

Study – new-build homes reduce energy bills by up to 60%

By Deborah Lewis

New-build homes can allegedly see homebuyers cut their energy bills...

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

By Deborah Lewis

ConservatoryLand, a UK supplier of self-build conservatories, has analysed what...

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

By Property Investor Today Team

Both Boris Johnson and Michael Gove made Tory conference speeches...

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

By Property Investor Today Team

In this Q&A, Property Investor Today speaks to Sean Gavin,...

Good news – short-term rentals enjoyed growth in September

By Deborah Lewis

London’s short-term rental sector is continuing to perform ‘very strongly’...

HS2 – will investors in the North now miss out?

By Matthew Lane

Since its announcement all the way back in 2009, HS2...

Insight – where are the top locations for high rental yields?

By Deborah Lewis

Research by Sequre Property Investment has revealed which cities are...

Development – will tall towers now be a thing of the past?

By Matthew Lane

For quite a number of years, the sky has literally...

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

By Matthew Lane

Investors could be ‘severely impacted’ by government plans to raise...

Rental market rumble – London tenant applications double

By Deborah Lewis

Tenant demand appears to have returned to the capital’s rental...

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

By Deborah Lewis

Sellers who have upgraded the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating...

London bounces back – rents set to rise 5.5% in 2022

By Deborah Lewis

Rental values across the capital have not only bounced back...

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

By Matthew Lane

As a property investor, you are more than likely to...

Where to invest in London’s most exclusive resi neighbourhoods

By Mark Llewelyn Jones

London remains one of the most desirable locations to live...

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

By Matthew Lane

Octopus Real Estate, part of Octopus Group and a leading...

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

By Matthew Lane

In this latest Q&A interview, PIT speaks to Convivia Group's...

Black History Month – positively impacting lives through property

By Property Investor Today Team

In the third instalment of our Black History Month investor...

Black History Month - breaking down barriers and improving diversity

By Property Investor Today Team

In part 2 of our Black History Month investor special,...

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

By Property Investor Today Team

Black History Month, an annual event with origins dating back...

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

By Deborah Lewis

In this market update, PIT looks at how HMO licensing...

A new breed of co-living - can a ready-made community really be achieved?

By Matthew Lane

Some believe co-living as a concept has only grown in...

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

By Matthew Lane

A real estate specialist and a banking giant have joined...

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

By Property Investor Today Team

In this opinion piece, Reece Mennie from HJ Collection outlines...

Opinion - leasehold reform should be top of Michael Gove’s 'to-do’ list

By Jonathan Frankel

Housebuilder Countryside Properties has become the latest big developer to...

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

By Property Investor Today Team

In this guest piece, David Searle, co-founder and COO of HSPG,...

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

By Sue Winterbourne

One of the key problems facing the UK housing market...

Opinion - what is the future of property investing?

By Property Investor Today Team

In this guest piece, the media team at HULT Private...

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

By Matthew Lane

Interest from China in the UK property is bouncing back,...

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

By Matthew Lane

Shopping centres have taken a hit in recent years thanks...

Holiday lets and hotels proved popular for UK holidaymakers this summer

By Ella Jukwey

According to research by Hodge, the majority of UK holidaymakers...

North East becomes UK’s Buy to Let Property Hotspot

By Yasmin Watson

The North West of England has held the title for...

#BuildingToCOP26 – built environment unites like never before

By Matthew Lane

The built environment will play a key role at the...

New-build market share hits lowest level in a decade

By Deborah Lewis

New research has found that the proportion of UK property...

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

By Ella Jukwey

A return of foreign buyer demand could increase property values...

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

By Matthew Lane

One of the biggest trends during the pandemic from a...

International buyers and tenants are keen to live in the UK

By Yasmin Watson

Global travel is on the mend as the UK has...

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

By Matthew Lane

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK’s main financial regulator,...

Revolutionising public housing – firm agrees deal worth hundreds of millions

By Matthew Lane

An innovative property and tech investment firm has revealed its...

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

By Ella Jukwey

New research by London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves,...

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

By Yasmin Watson

If seaside living is high up on your property wish...

Opinion - Is Generation Rent Here to Stay?

By Andy Foote

The term ‘Generation Rent’ has long been used throughout both...

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

By Bruce Burkitt

In 2018, the total value of commercial property in the...

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

By Property Investor Today Team

For property developers, show homes and marketing suites play a...

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

By Matthew Lane

It’s one of the biggest issues facing countries and leaders...

London rental market ‘in full swing’ as rents rise and stock levels drop

By Deborah Lewis

The property market has suffered greatly as a result of...

Co-living boom - lets rise by over a third in post-lockdown period

By Matthew Lane

Fresh data from one of London’s largest co-living operators has...

Revealed – nearly half of UK landlords slashed monthly rent prices

By Yasmin Watson

The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly changed personal lives and the...

Property shortage - which UK regions need more rental properties?

By Yasmin Watson

A disparity between property demand and supply has risen across the...

Study – coastal homes fly off the shelf 20 days quicker than pre-pandemic

By Deborah Lewis

New data from Rightmove shows a surge in demand for...

Girl power – women rule the roost in home buying decisions

By Ella Jukwey

East Midlands estate agency, Marble Property Services has released new...

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

By Yasmin Watson

Throughout the year people looking to enjoy a local or...

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

By Deborah Lewis

The pandemic has undoubtedly shaken the market for buying and...

On the up and up: BTR investments beat previous records

By Yasmin Watson

Letting agent Ascend Properties recently described Build to Rent (BTR) as...

Record high - properties continue to sell over asking price

By Ella Jukwey

NAEA Propertymark has released its June Housing Report, revealing that properties...

Elephant Park project director - talking sustainability, Covid and community

By Matthew Lane

Elephant & Castle is one of the most interesting and...

Billion-dollar PropTech idea? Last chance to enter as comp seeks next big thing

By Matthew Lane

Company founders from the likes of Gymshark, Tinder, Zoom, Uber...

Social housing - Emerging Futures secures £2.3m loan from SASC

By Ella Jukwey

Not for profit charity Emerging Futures has secured a loan...

Insight - why the rental market is ripe for FinTech-like disruption

By Property Investor Today Team

In this guest piece, Shareq Husain, VP and UK General Manager...

Investors - Women total 48% of UK’s buy-to-let investors

By Yasmin Watson

Until recently, the world of buy-to-let investing has traditionally been...

UK’s first mainstream zero carbon homes arrive – are they the future?

By Matthew Lane

A government-backed modular housing ‘pioneer’ has unveiled the UK’s first...

Roadshow - how can the construction sector join the digital revolution?

By Matthew Lane

Construction Alliance North East (CAN) has revealed that it will join...

Why the end of the stamp duty holiday is good for the property market

By Property Investor Today Team

Introducing a stamp duty holiday at the height of the...

Insight – which UK commuter towns have grown the most during Covid?

By Deborah Lewis

A new report by a card payment provider has revealed which commuter...

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

By Paresh Raja

This week – today (June 23), to be exact –...

New build boom: will the National Home Building Fund solve the housing crisis?

By Tim Foreman

Whether you’d describe it as a housing shortage or crisis,...

Construction – are housebuilders failing disabled buyers and investors?

By Deborah Lewis

Research from a new-build snagging company has found that a...

Is a housing market crash really on the horizon?

By Ross Counsell

With each passing month comes new stats on high house...

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

By Deborah Lewis

A webinar poll undertaken by Countrywide Surveying Services (CSS) highlighted...

The pandemic - has it made property sales less personable?

By Jonathan Christie

Digital transformation.   For those of us in property, it’s the latest buzzword....

Q&A – how can retirement living be redefined?

By Property Investor Today Team

Living well in retirement and into old age has become...

Rental update – strong yields, smart homes, and the power of BTR

By Deborah Lewis

The latest research by a nationwide buy-to-let (BTL) specialist has...

House raffles – are they a bargain of a lifetime or just a con?

By Matthew Lane

One of the most controversial areas of the property market...

Q&A – housing digitisation, women in property and the future of short-lets

By Property Investor Today Team

In this Q&A, Property Investor Today speaks to Vivi Cahyadi...

More money spent on housing – are things looking up?

By Deborah Lewis

More money was spent in the housing market in England...

Insight – will Covid make airspace development more or less likely?

By Property Investor Today Team

One solution that has frequently been talked about as a...

Crossrail boom – house price premium climbs to 17% as testing begins

By Matthew Lane

The latest research by London lettings and estate agent Benham...

Chinese investors - will there be a drop in buying after the stamp duty holiday?

By Matthew Lane

The stamp duty holiday – which began in July last...

Q&A with Rune Sovndahl – talking podcasts, Nordic influence and trends

By Property Investor Today Team

For landlords and property investors, maintenance is a key if...

Revealed - what asbestos taught us about managing risk

By Lucy Victoria Desai

The UK’s asbestos industry ended on August 24 1999 after...

Countryside closure – demand for rural living drives record price growth

By Deborah Lewis

In the first quarter of 2021, the escape to the...

Construction update - corporate deviance, deleted reviews and Redrow rebrand

By Matthew Lane

Research by London South Bank University (LSBU) has claimed that...

Insight - how can we repurpose retail assets with lasting relevance?

By Matthew Lane

One of the big questions that has become even more...

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

By Matthew Lane

Since the onset of the pandemic, the concept of the...

Q&A with Natasha Boulding – how can innovation improve sustainability?

By Property Investor Today Team

Developing and constructing homes in an eco-friendly way – to...

Prime London update: sales activity soars as rental values decline

By Conor Shilling

The number of sales transactions in the Prime Central London...

Revealed – in which UK areas has housebuilding activity thrived?

By Deborah Lewis

The latest new-build property market insight from BuildScan has revealed...

The roaring 20s – will there be a return to the cities that never sleep?

By Matthew Lane

One of the strangest sights during the pandemic has been...

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

By Julian Davies

Having been a building surveyor for more than 20 years,...

Looking ahead – towns and city centres in a post-Covid world

By Deborah Lewis

Covid-19 has had a radical impact across almost every aspect...

Volume of properties falls nearly 22% across UK - study

By Deborah Lewis

The average volume of properties advertised on the market has...

Can the high street be saved by residential redevelopment?

By Ritchie Clapson

Like many other things, the high street developed over time...

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

By Matthew Lane

A new report based on research conducted in 2020 has...

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

By Matthew Lane

Since the coronavirus crisis began, there has been lots of...

Smart construction – how will it affect the future?

By Delilah Kealy-Roberts

In this guest piece, Delilah Kealy-Roberts – copywriter at digital...

Going green: shift to sustainable construction plus Scottish Passivhaus

By Matthew Lane

Here at PIT, we’re always keen to champion green issues...

Revealed – the cities where millennials are buying to let

By Deborah Lewis

With people commuting less due to the pandemic, it comes...

Cladding roundup – BTR re-cladding and the declining appeal of flats

By Deborah Lewis

LaSalle Investment Management has become the first institutional investment landlord...

Opinion - why alternative property investment is overtaking buy-to-let

By Sezer Sherif

There is no question that Covid-19 has completely torn through...

Investors could be between a rock and a hard place after Budget – claim

By Deborah Lewis

The Budget could leave many property investors and landlords ‘between...

Growing out - 60% of landlords expand portfolio in race for stamp duty savings

By Deborah Lewis

Some 60% of multi-property landlords have expanded their property portfolio...

Is Covid-19 actually harming the buy-to-let market?

By Deborah Lewis

With the pandemic heavily impacting interest rates, people are searching...

Leaseholders face ‘years of misery’ despite cladding fund, claims legal expert

By Matthew Lane

A leading leasehold law expert has warned that leaseholders affected...

Could 2021 be the year of the small indie developer?

By Ritchie Clapson

Over the last 10 months, we have seen a raft...

Investors – should Nottingham be on your radar?

By Deborah Lewis

Commuters looking to relocate from London and other major cities...

Are Europe's real estate markets bracing for a sell-off?

By George Kachmazov

2020 was a tough pill to swallow for Europe’s real...

Revealed: Prime property continues to bear the brunt of Covid

By Deborah Lewis

The UK’s prime property market is evolving, rather than suffering,...

The big question – is buy-to-let still worth investing in?

By Matthew Lane

In recent years, buy-to-let investors and landlords might feel as...

Insight – what does the 2% SDLT surcharge mean for overseas investors?

By Matthew Lane

To no-one’s surprise, there haven’t been petitions or concerted pressure...

Why the cladding issue must be addressed immediately

By Eric Curran

The Grenfell Tower tragedy horrified Britain. Subsequent inquiries have highlighted...

Off the rails – tube house prices fall 11% since start of Covid

By Deborah Lewis

House prices surrounding London’s tube stations have fallen by an...

How has the prime London market fared in 2021 so far?

By Deborah Lewis

The annual price decline in prime central London (PCL) was...

Q&A with Taggart Homes - 'inexperienced builders should face tighter controls'

By Deborah Lewis

With the UK enduring its third national lockdown, Property Investor...

Property news – BTR set to double by 2025 and new Collective co-living scheme

By Matthew Lane

Build to Rent (BTR) specialist Ascend Properties has forecast that...

Revealed – How has Covid affected global housing market trends?

By Deborah Lewis

Few places remain unaffected by the Covid-19 pandemic, with cases...

New planning laws and social change could boost London town centres

By Deborah Lewis

Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward (KFH), an independent property services group...

Roundup: Brexit causes decline in homes for overseas firms plus co-living growth

By Matthew Lane

The number of properties owned by overseas companies in England...

Insight – how the National Leasehold Campaign took the fight to leasehold

By Matthew Lane

The leasehold scandal has been one of the biggest topics...

Revealed: how the pandemic has shaped the global housing market

By Luna Williams

It would be an understatement to say that the Covid-19...

On the move – 1.8m over-55s downsize amidst pandemic

By Deborah Lewis

Some 1.8 million over-55s are actively thinking about downsizing their...

Property news – new podcast launched, investor prospects and Castleford scheme

By Matthew Lane

Across the property investment and development market, activity continues apace...

'Cladding disgrace' needs to be resolved, says UK letting firm

By Deborah Lewis

Homeowners must be helped out of the cladding crisis as...

Incredibly strong backing for leasehold reform, says poll

By Matthew Lane

A guest piece we ran on Monday suggesting that the...

Removing consumer choice is not a victory for leaseholders

By Mick Platt

While many have cautiously welcomed the prospect of leasehold reform,...

‘Brexit has been worse for us than the pandemic’ – Q&A with Goldrose Sharpe

By Property Investor Today Team

A London-based property development company, founded by two young local...

Q&A with One Point Six - Golden Ratios, record deals and the future of PCL

By Property Investor Today Team

In this Q&A, Property Investor Today checks in with the founders...

Senior housing – severe undersupply in Scotland could lead to housing crisis

By Matthew Lane

In 2019, senior housing – also known as retirement housing...

Revealed - what will affect house buyers and housebuilders in 2021?

By Property Investor Today Team

In this guest piece, Andrea Fawell, sales & marketing director...

Revealed – what will 2021 have in store for the UK property market?

By Deborah Lewis

With 2020 wrapped up and many anticipating the year ahead, Tom...

Insight - how will the property market look in 2021?

By Matthew Lane

It wouldn't be the start of a new year without...

An outlook on the year ahead, as told by property specialists

By Deborah Lewis

With mixed views of what 2021 could bring to the...

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

By Property Investor Today Team

Co-living, while still highly niche in the UK and across...

Retail to resi – rising number of conversion applications are being rejected

By Matthew Lane

One of the biggest property investment trends of the year,...

Insight: five emerging short-let trends for investors

By Jessica Gillingham

Although the global travel industry has taken a nosedive in...

2021 outlook – what are the predictions from our property experts?

By Matthew Lane

With 2021 nearly upon us, it’s time to look forward...

Do rushed planning reforms risk damaging the physical environment?

By Elizabeth Osborne

In this opinion piece, Elizabeth Osborne - a legal director at Ashfords Solicitors...

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

By Matthew Lane

The UK has ranked highest for future residential real estate...

Take your pick – housing demand and rental stock at record high

By Deborah Lewis

As we near the end of 2020, NAEA Propertymark and...

Housing market resilience will continue in 2021 – analysis

By Deborah Lewis

Although it’s been said quite a lot this year, 2020...

Property market predictions for 2021 – what can we expect?

By Matthew Lane

The property predictions for 2021 continue to roll in, as...

Insight: how will Brexit affect the UK property market?

By Matthew Lane

As the clock ticks ever closer to the end of...

And the virtual winner is…Property Investors Awards 2020 revealed

By Matthew Lane

The Property Investors Awards – the annual event celebrating excellence...

Will reduced quarantine breathe life into the Prime Central London market?

By Conor Shilling

There is hope that a reduced quarantine time for travellers...

Why international investors are looking at UK’s tier 2 cities for returns

By Property Investor Today Team

The UK's second tier cities are very often more appealing...

Are we approaching the end of the road for HMOs?

By Stephanie Taylor

You may have heard people say that as the coronavirus...

Revealed: investors urged to join High Court fraud claim against banks

By Matthew Lane

New data has revealed that thousands of affected property businesses...

Will the 2020 housing market boom continue?

By Harvey Raybould

As property investors, it is very important that we monitor...

High-end property broker: we should be more like the US on property

By Matthew Lane

A Mayfair-based property broker, who has previously spoken of his...

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

By Matthew Lane

The fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) sector continues to generate...

The only way is up – property boom in a third of UK’s largest cities

By Deborah Lewis

A third of the UK’s largest cities are experiencing a...

Covid crisis? London falls behind in two-tier rental market

By Deborah Lewis

There’s a ‘firmly entrenched’ two-speed rental market across the UK,...

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

By Matthew Lane

A new report from international law firm Withers claims that...

Revealed – who are the world’s top 50 short-term let property managers?

By Matthew Lane

A Barcelona-based software company recently announced its list of the...

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

By Deborah Lewis

Before the lockdown announcement was made, the number of transactions...

Bringing on the next generation – course aims to boost construction intake

By Matthew Lane

Construction of new buildings – on time, and in a...

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

By Matthew Lane

It’s threatened to be a thing for quite some time,...

Revealed: administrators appoint Pantera Property to sell Elliot Group schemes

By Matthew Lane

A property valuations and disposals firm has been appointed by...

Part 2: retail to residential – will the high street need to change forever?

By Matthew Lane

In Part 1, we asked whether other major retailers will...

Part 1: retail to residential – has John Lewis set a precedent?

By Matthew Lane

The high street was already struggling before the pandemic, but...

Under-24s flock to London houseshares despite market dread

By Deborah Lewis

Rental data has revealed a marked increase in young renters...

Build to Rent rebounds strongly in Q3, CBRE report says

By Matthew Lane

Investment in the fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) market bounced...

Property investment cons – how can the industry better prevent them?

By Property Investor Today Team

A marketing expert who is vocal about companies responsibly marketing...

Resilient property income - why property investors are turning to social housing

By Property Investor Today Team

In this guest piece, Max Shenkman, head of investment at Triple...

Wealthy UK areas are performing best - study

By Deborah Lewis

The number of homes let in opulent UK areas has...

Insight: is the shift towards mid-term rentals here to stay?

By Jessica Gillingham

At the beginning of the global crisis, there was a...

Insight – how can the BTR sector get more government attention?

By Matthew Lane

Last week, Build to Rent (BTR) trade body UKAA and...

Green property – organisation aims to remove plastic from construction

By Matthew Lane

The housebuilding and development sectors have made big strides to...

Investing in a leasehold? You may want to think again!

By Property Investor Today Team

With the leasehold scandal back on the news agenda thanks...

Revealed – German real estate investment company expands into UK

By Matthew Lane

A Berlin-based investment company has continued its expansion by establishing...

Post-pandemic PBSA: how tech can increase flexibility and yields

By Richard Morris

The purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) sector is becoming increasingly flexible,...

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

By Jo Green

Few would disagree that it has been a difficult year...

Does high street decline represent opportunities for resi investors?

By Matthew Lane

Covid-19 has furthered the decline of the high street and...

Revealed – which university has the worst landlords?

By Matthew Lane

With students starting or returning to university in the next...