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Property News

  • Women in Property Investment: Leading the short-let market boom November 22, 2019
    Welcome back to our Women in Property Investment series, where we focus on women who are breaking down barriers in the world of property investment. This week, Property Investor Today profiles Emily Bruce-Watt, founder of property management company Air Peace of Mind. Despite the current political turmoil surrounding Brexit and the...
  • Development update – Hong Kong buyers invest big and hospital conversion to resi November 22, 2019
    Estate agent Aston Chase has revealed that it has achieved more than £25 million worth of sales to Hong Kong buyers thanks to the recent sale of 92 Portland Place in Regent’s Park. The sale of 92 Portland Place marks the fifth transaction in recent months to a Hong Kong national,...
  • Should investors be considering investment in ski homes? November 22, 2019
    International property consultancy Knight Frank recently launched its Prime Ski Property Report 2019, which revealed that the popular ski resort of Val d’Isere had the highest annual price growth in the year to June 2019. The Prime Ski Property Index found that Val d’Isere – a huge ski area in the French...
  • Modular housebuilder launches DIY house design app November 22, 2019
    Built & Spaces has launched its own software which it claims can turn a customer’s dream into a fully constructed house within 10 weeks. Designed in-house, the Build My Home app allows customers to assemble their new home room-by-room on the computer, adding different modules to meet their needs for kitchens,...
  • Five emerging resi investment hotspots to watch in 2020 November 22, 2019
    Every cloud has a silver lining and where the property market is concerned, London’s recent stagnation and downturn in some areas has had an unprecedented and unpredicted outcome for some of the UK’s regions. While London’s price growth honeymoon might seem to be coming to a halt, at least for the...
  • Boost to the co-living market as Crosslane Group enters with large pipeline November 20, 2019
    Co-living is currently a nascent market in the UK – still highly niche, albeit growing – but there are signs that it is becoming a major new investment trend to rival Build to Rent and purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA).  Crosslane Co-Living, a specialist new business established by longstanding student developer Crosslane...
  • Is Cornwall the UK’s most popular staycation market? November 20, 2019
    It’s famed for its beaches, fish restaurants, rugged coastline, ice cream and pasties, and property agency Spot Blue International Property believes this – coupled with the fallout from Brexit, improving domestic transport links and an expanding holiday home market - is helping Cornwall to cement its position as the UK’s...
  • Nearly half of aspiring homeowners are prepared to rent for life November 20, 2019
    Despite many people aspiring to own a home, just under half (45%) think they never will, according to Fidelity International’s latest Modern Life Report. While 65% of those under 34 are more optimistic about their chances of owning a home in the future, that drops significantly for people aged between 35-54,...
  • Once famous homebuilder auctions off last lots of land November 20, 2019
    A once highly-esteemed building company has instructed Network Auctions to commence the sale of eleven plots of land assets in its December auction. The lots – which are the residue of housing estates that were built many years ago – will be sold under the hammer with guide prices starting as...
  • Why investors will be surprised by the benefits of tokenizing PBSA November 20, 2019
    Property Investor Today has previously looked at how Smartlands became the first company to tokenize property in the UK and asked whether fractional ownership and tokenization is the future for property investment. Here, Smartlands' Yaroslava Tkalich analyses why purpose-built student accommodation could be especially ripe for tokenization.  Investing in property markets is rightfully considered a foolproof...
  • Fancy living above Crossrail? Galliard Homes’ TCRW scheme launches November 18, 2019
    Leading property developer Galliard Homes has now launched TCRW – a landmark residential-led regeneration project fronting onto Oxford Street – in the heart of London’s West End. Once complete, it will provide 92 private sale premium apartments and penthouses, equivalent to some 74,675 sq ft of accommodation, situated above the new...
  • Liverpool Waters regeneration scheme continues to attract considerable interest November 18, 2019
    An award-winning residential block in the £5.5 billion Liverpool Waters regeneration scheme is now fully sold out after unprecedented interest from homebuyers and investors. It’s been confirmed that all 129 residential units in the 14-storey Park Central apartment block have now been sold. The waterfront apartments in Liverpool city centre are part...
  • More education is needed for landlords, says firm November 18, 2019
    Landlords need to be aware of the finance options available to them when it comes to refurbishments, according to InterBay Commercial. Its report – ‘The role of refurbishment in buy to let’ – found that one in eight landlords surveyed said they were unaware what type of finance is available to...
  • Auction House celebrates 3,000th property sale of 2019 November 18, 2019
    Auction House has sold its 3,000th property in 2019, with more sales and better success rates than in 2018. The auctioneer is seeing sales figures running at over 100 lots above this time last year, and says its auction rooms are not suffering the same problems that are prevalent in other...
  • The later living sector - an opportunity for investors? November 18, 2019
    In recent weeks we have featured articles on the investment potential of retirement living and care homes. Here, Alex Pelopidas - partner at law firm Rosling King - outlines why the later living sector offers a big opportunity for investors. The UK faces a later living crisis over the coming years. It has been...
  • New York, New York – what does the Big Apple’s property market look like? November 15, 2019
    It conjures up so many images – from that Sinatra song and the Statue of Liberty, to the bright lights of Broadway, the yellow cabs, Central Park, the Rockefeller Centre and Times Square – but what is the current state of the property market in one of the world’s global...
  • Mind the gender rent gap! November 15, 2019
    One in four (27%) females are spending more than half of their salary on rent, compared with just 17% of males, according to new research by SpareRoom. The comprehensive survey – which polled 6,000 millennials – revealed that the gender pay gap has created a gender rent gap. Women earning less...
  • Airbnb manager hits £1bn milestone – is the short-lets market now unstoppable? November 15, 2019
    GuestReady Group, a leading short-term let and Airbnb property manager, announced this week that it has passed the milestone of $1billion (approx. £778 million) assets under management. The PropTech startup, which only marked its third anniversary in August, now operates in 14 cities across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The company...
  • House prices predicted to end 2019 at 4% annual growth November 15, 2019
    House prices in England and Wales are set to end the year 4.1% higher than at the end of 2018, reallymoving’s House Price Forecast for November anticipates. The comparison site is able to provide an accurate three-month property price forecast based on the purchase price agreed in August, September and October...
  • Interiors for the investment market - a growing collaboration November 15, 2019
    Chris Dale, the co-founder and CEO of Investa, tells us why he launched an interior design brand especially for the investment market. We launched Investa in 2019, after recognising the demand from property developers, investors and estate agents who had come to us at Vesta, our first interior design brand. This group...

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