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  • Legal & General announces new, largest-to-date BTR scheme in Wandsworth May 17, 2019
    Financial services company Legal & General, already a major player in the burgeoning Build to Rent (BTR) sector, has revealed that it has exchanged contracts on two adjacent sites in Wandsworth which will combine to deliver its biggest BTR scheme to date. The scheme, acquired by the Legal & General BTR...
  • Buying agency predicts the next prime hotspots in London May 17, 2019
    London’s next prime hotspots have been revealed by buying agency Black Brick, with previously overlooked areas topping the list of recommendations. “In a marketplace as diverse as London, there is a constant ebb and flow of buyer interest in various parts of the capital, in response to developer investment, infrastructure improvements...
  • New mobile app to ‘simplify’ bridge between landlords and tenants May 17, 2019
    Inadash, a new mobile application for landlords and property agents, aims to ‘revolutionise and simplify’ the process of finding new tenants. According to a recent study from industry experts, it can take renters an average of four weeks to enquire, book and view a place. Landlords and property agents also need to...
  • Cannes property market goes from strength to strength May 17, 2019
    The property market in Cannes, France, has steadily grown in recent years with price increases of 6.5% between 2017 and 2018, Home Hunts has revealed. The famous resort city on the French Riviera has always attracted an affluent clientele from around the world, but the popularity of rental property in the...
  • 10 interior tips and tricks to increase your rental income May 17, 2019
    When furnishing a rental property, it’s important to think about how you can maximise your income and really make the most out of your investment. Tenants are increasingly willing to pay extra for a property that feels high-quality, spacious and functional. They are also much more likely to take good care of a...
  • The Brexit effect: EU home movers snub UK after referendum May 15, 2019
    New research has revealed that home movers from the European Union have become significantly less interested in moving to the UK since the Brexit vote nearly three years ago. Home moving website reallymoving.com analysed more than 100,000 international removals quotes and found a sharp drop in EU movers looking to relocate...
  • Beginnings of The Trilogy – a new BTR development launches in Manchester May 15, 2019
    A development of Build to Rent apartments in a regenerated part of Manchester has opened its doors, claiming to offer ‘unrivalled facilities and amenities’. More than £53 million has been pumped in to create The Trilogy, comprising of 232 pet-friendly one, two and three-bedroom apartments ready to move into in the...
  • UK Build to Rent investment transacts over £1bn in Q1 2019 May 15, 2019
    The UK Build to Rent sector (also known as multifamily housing in parts of Europe and North America) witnessed record levels of investment in the first quarter of 2019, according to the latest residential investment research from CBRE. CBRE’s UK Residential Investment Marketview of Q1 2019 shows that between January and...
  • House price growth decelerates as London slowdown extends to southern cities May 15, 2019
    House prices in UK cities increased by 1.7% over the 12 months to March 2019, the same levels of growth recorded in May 2012, according to Zoopla data. The slowdown in London is sprouting into cities across southern England, with price growth ranging from -0.6% in Oxford to +2.2% in Bristol....
  • Demand soars in France’s prestige property market May 15, 2019
    The French property market saw a record 970,000 transactions in 2018, up from 564,000 in the depths of the financial crisis. The prime market is also the healthiest it has been for years, with high demand from both domestic and international buyers. Why is this? The main drivers of the general French market...
  • Portfolio landlords burying their heads in the sand over tax changes, says expert May 10, 2019
    A self-employed mortgage expert has claimed that Britain’s portfolio landlords are ‘burying their heads in the sand’ over new tax changes coming into effect in less than 12 months and must do more to prepare now. Gary Das, who specialises in helping business owners and the self-employed secure finance to purchase...
  • Surge in US and India interest for property in London May 10, 2019
    Interest in London residential property from the US and India has surged over the last three years, according to Chestertons. The London estate agent reports that the US has been the most active foreign country in this period by a considerable margin, with an increase of 85% of visitors to its...
  • New app which matches compatible student housemates is launched May 10, 2019
    A PropTech startup has launched a mobile app to make student house hunting easier. Polygon, which launched in August 2018 to help students find the best home and housemates, aims to provide access to the best halls and homes London has to offer. And, to prevent issues caused by tenants not getting...
  • Under the hammer round up – the latest from the world of property auctions May 10, 2019
    High yield properties in Coventry continue to sell A broad number of properties in Coventry continue to be snapped up by investors from across the UK due to their high yields. With properties retuning a yield of up to 13.5%, investors from London and the Home countries are being lured to Coventry...
  • Coastal breezes refresh the Spanish property market May 10, 2019
    The rain in Spain is said to fall mainly on the plain, which may be why property buyers in Spain do like to be beside the seaside. The growing popularity of Spain’s coastal property markets is clearly demonstrated by both the latest Spanish market report from Lucas Fox and official figures...
  • Considering ski property as an investment? Here's all you need to know May 8, 2019
    As the ski season has now come to an end, it's the perfect time for potential buyers and seasoned investors to find a property for next season. With the recent surge in popularity for ski property investments, Property Investor Today carried out a discussion with Mark Lightfoot, founder of SnowOnly, to find out how prospective...
  • Research reveals that the average millennial rent fell in 2018 May 8, 2019
    The average rent paid by millennials declined in 2018, according to online estate agency yieldit. According to a survey of 2,000 UK renters, the biggest beneficiaries of overall falling rents were millennials – those aged between 18 and 34 – who reaped the benefits of moving into cheaper accommodation. Overall, the average...
  • New listings ‘sold’ in the UK fell during April, figures show May 8, 2019
    The latest data from Agency Express has revealed a slowdown across the UK property market in April. According to its Property Activity Index, national month-on-month figures for new listings ‘for sale’ fell at -4.6%, as did figures for properties ‘sold’ at -6.7%. The data showed more stability over a three-month rolling period,...
  • Gas Tag claims new technology can improve gas safety accountability May 8, 2019
    Gas safety accountability in the private rented sector can be improved by cutting-edge technology, a leading gas safety compliance tool has claimed. According to Gas Tag, the current system makes it difficult for letting agents and landlords to know if the correct gas safety compliance measures are being followed. This, it...
  • Bond Wolfe offers residential properties with guide prices as low as £9,000 May 8, 2019
    Bond Wolfe Auctions’ upcoming sale will feature a range of residential properties across the Black Country to suit every buyer. New house-hunters and those building buy-to-let portfolios have an opportunity to pick up bricks and mortar for a fraction of normal prices when scores of lots from across the region go...

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