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  • London regeneration – historic shopping centre set for dramatic transformation December 11, 2019
    In the final part of this series – which kicked off with an update on Battersea Power Station and has since explored everywhere from Television Centre in White City to Meridian Water in Enfield – Property Investor Today takes a closer look at the overhaul of Whiteleys Shopping Centre. To walk around Whiteleys Shopping Centre in its...
  • Revealed: what is going on in the Portsmouth property market? December 11, 2019
    Portsmouth-based agency NEXA Properties has released its latest report on the city which analyses how its property market is currently functioning. The city – best known for its historic dockyards, naval and maritime history, and League One football club – has seen its property values rise modestly year-on-year, by 0.1%, with...
  • Overseas buyers caught between rock and a hard place ahead of election day December 11, 2019
    Overseas buyers may be faced with a relative drop in value of up to 30% in the event of a Conservative majority but would still meet the same fate should Labour come to power. That is according to a report by prime property consultancy Sterling Private Office, which found that foreign...
  • Falling rent costs show ‘temporary relief’ for tenants December 11, 2019
    The number of agents who saw rent increases fell by 8% in October against a tumultuous political backdrop. That is according to ARLA Propertymark, which recently issued its October Private Rented Sector (PRS) report. Rent prices The number of tenants who experienced rent rises fell by 8% in October, with 50% of...
  • Women in Property Investment - A rising star in property investment December 9, 2019
    We’re back with another instalment of Women in Property Investment (slightly delayed thanks to technical difficulties caused by pesky Christmas gremlins). This week, we catch up with Rosanna Lawn, the co-founder of London development company YOO Living and recently-appointed head of global brand and PR director of Project Etopia, a modular...
  • A decade of growth and profit: private rented sector booms over last 10 years December 9, 2019
    With a whole new decade nearly upon us, now seems as good a time as any to look back on the last 10 years and see how Britain’s private rented sector has fared. Paul Sloan, operations director for haart, the UK’s largest independent estate agent, said while there’s a lot of...
  • Housing market slows as rent costs hit record high December 9, 2019
    Buying demand has slightly risen this year, with an average of 320 house buyers registered per branch, compared to 318 on average throughout 2018, according to the latest findings from NAEA Propertymark. With the year winding down to a close – and the general election and Brexit shaking the property market...
  • Why it's all about the timing for international investors in London December 9, 2019
    Timing is critical for international transactions in the current London property market. Currency brokers probably haven’t been as busy for a while, with investors looking to lock rates (for up to 12 months) in order to capitalise on any post-Brexit bounce. They are well-placed to trade at the low levels of...
  • Will Build to Rent developments be entirely tech-led in the future? December 4, 2019
    Last week PIT attended a roundtable discussion at WeWork Monument where the future of Build to Rent, the role of PropTech/AI in property management and other issues surrounding tech and property were given a comprehensive airing by a panel of industry experts. The discussion was moderated by askporter’s chief commercial officer...
  • New riverside office development in the works for Nine Elms December 4, 2019
    Property developer Ballymore has been granted planning permission for a new 13-storey riverside office building at its landmark development, Embassy Gardens. The development, named EG:HQ, will provide 217,000 sq ft of ‘flexible, contemporary space’ in zone 1 Nine Elms, in addition to 18,000 sq ft of outdoor amenity space which will...
  • Sheffield’s unique historic Turkish baths building up for sale December 4, 2019
    A historic Turkish baths building located in Sheffield’s city centre is up for sale at Mark Jenkinson & Son. The Victorian building, aptly found on Victoria Street, dates back to the 1800s and features what is believed to be the oldest Turkish suite in the country. Offers for the landmark SPA...
  • Why flexible rental models play a key role in the future of the rental landscape December 4, 2019
    Against the backdrop of Brexit, landlords and tenants alike are sharpening their focus on breaking down the traditional rental model to give way to greater opportunity to thrive in the current rental landscape. This demand calls on the market to offer more flexible options to provide greater variety to meet the...
  • Where are London’s Airbnb hotspots? Google Search Trends reveal all December 2, 2019
    In recent weeks we’ve focused on the seemingly unstoppable growth of Airbnb and its competitors and how women are helping to lead the boom in the short-lets rental market.  London and Edinburgh are two of the cities where the likes of Airbnb really thrive, something which has been welcomed by consumers...
  • London house prices bounce back for the first time in three years December 2, 2019
    UK city house price growth has picked up by 2.9%, underpinned by a 1% increase in London house prices, according to Zoopla’s October UK Cities House Price Index. London leads the bounce back Cities in southern England recorded firmer pricing, particularly in the London city index, where prices have increased 1% in...
  • Will home purchases via blockhain be the future for investment? December 2, 2019
    Home purchase via blockchain has moved one step closer thanks to the launch of NatWest and Coadjute’s mobile project. A network for decentralised workflow and data sharing within the property industry, Coadjute have agreed upon a project to develop new mortgage and homebuying technology with a consortium of leading property software...
  • Family homes in Birmingham with £20k guide price on sale at auction December 2, 2019
    Family-sized homes across Birmingham with guide prices starting as low as £20,000 will be the highlight at Bond Wolfe Auctions’ next sale on Wednesday 11 December. While the average house in the UK costs over £230,000, first-time buyers will be excited to see the range of decent properties with guide prices...
  • How can technology in the property sector increase homes built and sold? December 2, 2019
    The UK population is growing by more than 500,000 people each year, yet only about half the homes needed are built to match the demand. For over 8.9 million Londoners, housing remains one of the biggest problems, as referenced in the Mayor of London’s 2018 Housing Strategy. Two critical challenges...
  • Still on track - house prices aren’t derailed by Crossrail delays November 29, 2019
    With Londoners facing further delays with Crossrail, London letting and sales agent Benham and Reeves analysed house prices along the route and whether this has impacted house price growth. Benham and Reeves looked at the average house price in the immediate areas surrounding each Crossrail station since it was approved over...
  • Leading entrepreneur wins Woman of the Future Award November 29, 2019
    Property investment specialist Ayesha Ofori has won the Women of the Future Award for Real Estate, Infrastructure and Construction. The Women of the Future Awards celebrate the most innovative, determined and talented young women from across the UK in every field – from media and science, to sport and mentorship. Ofori was...
  • Should investors be considering the Algarve’s newest development? November 29, 2019
    A new five-star hotel and branded residences have started construction in the heart of the Algarve, it has been revealed. Ombria Resort, a luxury real estate development at the centre of Portugal’s most famous holiday region, recently announced commencement of building works on the Viceroy at Ombria Resort and the Viceroy...

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