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  • Why are changing lifestyles reshaping the real estate market across Europe? September 13, 2019
    The property landscape in cities across Europe is being transformed by changing lifestyle patterns, growing affordability pressures and delayed life milestones, according to JLL’s new European City Dynamics research. Socio-economic shifts, including a growing number of students and retirees living in urban hubs, as well as shrinking household sizes as more...
  • Where can investors pick up buy-to-let bargains for under £65,000? September 13, 2019
    New research has revealed Darlington as the UK's top location for bargain properties priced under £65,000 with the potential to increase in value. One and Only Pro, an AI-powered property investment portal, uses an algorithm to identify 'diamond' properties - those most likely to increase in value. The portal suggests that Darlington...
  • Moda Living’s flagship BTR scheme in Manchester generates strong demand September 13, 2019
    The first release of homes at Moda Living’s flagship Build to Rent Angels Gardens scheme in the heart of Manchester have been snapped up in just a few weeks. This is two months ahead of schedule and weeks before the marketing suite, show apartments and amenity areas have officially opened. The 35-storey...
  • Kitchens continue to rule the roost among renovating homeowners September 13, 2019
    In recent years the kitchen has become one of the most important rooms in the home – and this is further backed up by new research which has found that there has been an 11% rise in spend on kitchen renovations in the last year. That’s according to the annual Houzz...
  • Very superstitious! Friday 13th could cause market to stall September 13, 2019
    Due to the superstitious nature of today's date, the property market could falter, according to Search Acumen. Research by the conveyancing firm shows that there is traditionally a double-digit drop in residential and commercial sales on Friday 13. HM Land Registry data shows the average Friday sees 9,394 residential purchases and 835...
  • London regeneration: Old Oak Common, a scheme in trouble? September 11, 2019
    In the fourth part of this series, Property Investor Today explores the regeneration works at Old Oak Common – a key part of the HS2 project and the beating heart of London’s co-living moment. Old Oak Common has long been talked about as one of London’s key regeneration hotspots, but its...
  • Online auctioneer launches global property marketplace for investors September 11, 2019
    An online auctioneer, BidX1, has announced the launch of its global digital property marketplace. The platform expects to sell 2,000 properties with a combined value of €450 million by the end of this year, up from €300 million in 2018. The new digital marketplace means sales can take place globally on a...
  • Who are the UK’s biggest constructors? September 11, 2019
    Keepmoat – a leading, Doncaster-based housebuilder – topped the Top 50 Contractors league table for August 2019 according to research carried out by industry analysts Barbour ABI, moving up 18 places with seven contracts awarded at a total value of £203 million. Keepmoat, which is ranked seventh in terms of the number of homes...
  • What is the average cost and size of London homes by borough? September 11, 2019
    New research has revealed the average size of homes by London borough, as well as how much space costs per square metre in each area. The findings, from London-based self storage space provider Attic Self Storage, used government datasets to highlight the average floorspace of different types of property in the...
  • Seller activity slows in August before expected autumn upturn September 11, 2019
    Activity among property sellers dipped last month, according to the latest Property Supply Index from Housesimple. During August there were 51,809 new property listings recorded across 100 major UK towns and cities, down from 59,710 the previous month. New listings in the capital took a significant hit, down almost 20% last month...
  • Huge residential development opportunity brought to London market September 9, 2019
    An enormous 14.85 hectare site is being brought to the market after the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) instructed Avison Young to list the Cavalry Barracks in Hounslow. The 36-acre site will represent one of the largest and most unique development opportunities available to the London market in recent years. This comes after...
  • Investors rejoice as void periods drop across the UK September 9, 2019
    There's been some good news for investors and landlords as fresh research shows that typical void periods dropped in every UK region during August. Goodlord's Rental Index shows the shortest void periods last month were in the South West at just five days, down from a low of nine days recorded...
  • New development comes to the mountains of Andalucía September 9, 2019
    The Spanish Estate Agent has launched a new development of homes in the mountains of Andalucía. Quercus, the latest urbanisation to be announced at Real de La Quinta, a 200-hectare estate next to a UNESCO biosphere reserve, is the only project in the area to get BREEAM accreditation (the global standard...
  • Strettons’ diverse auction to offer former electricity substations September 9, 2019
    Property auctioneer Strettons' latest auction takes place this week with a series of land investments available as part of a diverse catalogue. The 41-lot auction takes place at 12pm on Wednesday 11 September at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms in Holborn, London. The highest priced lot is a freehold retail warehouse...
  • Grand Designs Live competition to get a second outing at the NEC September 9, 2019
    Grand Designs Live’s Under The Stairs feature will be reimagined at Birmingham’s NEC this October following the success it enjoyed at the London show in May. A new series of eight installations, each imagined by a different interior designer, will be on display only at Grand Designs Live from October 9-13...
  • Average property scam costs victims £107,669, research finds September 6, 2019
    With all property titles in England and Wales published online, and scammers potentially able to access this information to commit property fraud by stealing people’s identities, the chances of scams occurring to you could be higher than many people think. That’s the warning from ABC Finance, whose research has revealed that...
  • Competition time! Here’s your chance to win tickets to London renovation show September 6, 2019
    The London Homebuilding & Renovating Show is returning to ExCel from 4-6 October 2019 - and we're delighted to offer our readers the chance to be there with two free tickets to the event. Why should you attend? With the number of new homes registered to be built within the capital reaching...
  • How many bedrooms can you get for the average national house price? September 6, 2019
    The average number of bedrooms buyers can get for the national average house price - £229,431 – in cities across the UK has been revealed in research from property site OnTheMarket. The number of bedrooms buyers can get for their money varies hugely up and down the country, from a leasehold...
  • Towering achievement - Manchester BTR building 50% let in three months September 6, 2019
    More than half of the 350 apartments of a new Build to Rent development have been reserved since it was launched at the end of May. West Tower at Deansgate Square in Manchester has seen all of its 72 one-bedroom apartments reserved, as well as a high proportion of the 234...
  • PropTech startup Residently raises £7m to develop global brand September 4, 2019
    Residently, the London-based rental platform, has secured £7 million in seed investment to help fund its growth in London and New York. The funding will be used to grow the startup’s engineering and product teams, support building the rental portfolio in London and New York and add extra services to Residently’s...

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