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  • Hyde Park Gardens revealed as London’s top performing micro market June 19, 2019
    The latest research report by ultra-prime estate agent Beauchamp Estates has revealed that Hyde Park Gardens and the immediate area have been named as prime central London’s top performing micro market. According to the findings, the Hyde Park Gardens micro market has seen growth in value of 8.5%, outperforming Mayfair (down by...
  • TDS and SafeDeposits combine to tackle issues in the private rented sector June 19, 2019
    Two housing-related charitable organisations have collaborated to fund a major UK-wide research programme in order to improve standards in the private rented sector (PRS). TDS Charitable Foundation (TDSCF) and the SafeDeposits Scotland Charitable Trust (SDSCT) have jointly awarded funding of just under £300,000 over three years to the UK Collaborative Centre...
  • I need a dollar! – London witnesses surge in number of US buyers June 19, 2019
    The weakness of the pound following the Brexit vote has helped to propel the number of US buyers in London to second place in the international rankings, according to Knight Frank. The high-end agency’s analysis of purchaser data going back a decade in the prime central London residential market found that...
  • What has Brexit's impact been on the holiday homes market? June 19, 2019
    As Brexit draws closer it is only natural that home owners are worried about how it will affect them. However, experts say that property prices are unlikely to suddenly drop when we leave the European Union. What is more likely to happen is a slower moving market, which could prove useful...
  • New home sales in Spain soar in the last 12 months June 19, 2019
    Spanish luxury real estate agency Lucas Fox witnessed sales of new homes triple in the period from January to April 2019, compared to the same time last year. Lucas Fox said the upsurge in new homes transactions is largely due to a significant increase in sales by its Barcelona office, with...
  • Reach for the sky – UK’s tallest residential tower tops out June 14, 2019
    Property Investor Today was recently invited for a tour of the Landmark Pinnacle development in Canary Wharf, the tallest residential tower in the UK, on the day it was topped out. In a city already full of skyscrapers and iconic tall buildings – from the Shard and The Cheesegrater to the...
  • Claim: agents and landlords using holiday lettings are breaking the law June 14, 2019
    Agents and landlords in Scotland who are letting property and declaring them to be holiday lets to avoid long-term tenancy rights are breaking the law, according to Apropos. Apropos, a bespoke portal designed and built by property management company DJ Alexander, said that many agents and landlords believe that using holiday...
  • Going for a pretty penny...portal reveals London's most expensive streets June 14, 2019
    A prime and super-prime London property portal has examined the capital’s most expensive roads for homes. The portal, Vyomm, analysed Land Registry sale records over the last 12 months to find London’s most prestigious roads based on house sold prices. Excluding anything with less than five transactions, Vyomm looked at the average...
  • Improved confidence in the resale market, says Property Partner June 14, 2019
    There was increased activity for the fourth consecutive month on Property Partner’s resale market, suggesting a positive change in sentiment amongst its investors. For the second consecutive month, the volume of property shares traded has been over £1 million in value, while the total value of shares traded since launch in...
  • Eight Staffordshire police properties available on market June 14, 2019
    Property consultancy Jon Flowith & Partners has been instructed to market eight former Staffordshire Police properties. The eight buildings – which can be bought individually or as a group portfolio – present a unique opportunity for property developers and occupiers. The properties are located centrally within both town centre and affluent village...
  • Barcelona property expert confirms renaissance of city’s property market June 12, 2019
    A Barcelona property expert has confirmed recent reports that Barcelona’s property market has firmly bounced back from the crisis surrounding the push for Catalan independence in October 2017. José Caireta, co-founder and managing director at Squircle Capital, the firm responsible for the first super-prime property in Barcelona, Francesc Macià 10, said:...
  • Second homeowners take advantage of predicted growth in staycations June 12, 2019
    Holiday lettings business cottages.com has seen a 23% growth in portfolio recruitment over the last six months, compared to the same period in 2018, as landlords take advantage of the predicted growth in staycations. The increase, which has been seen in locations throughout the UK, comes at a time when Brexit...
  • BTL rates begin to shift upwards, says online broker June 12, 2019
    New research from online mortgage broker Property Master has revealed that the cost of the majority of fixed-rate buy-to-let mortgages appear to have started a drift upwards. Last month Property Master warned this was likely following the decision by the Bank of England to revise upwards its forecasts for growth in...
  • UK rents on the rise but growth begins to slow, figures show June 12, 2019
    The average rent in the UK now sits at £934, a 1.6% rise on the same time last year, according to HomeLet’s Rental Index figures for May 2019. Excluding London, the average rent in the UK is currently £776 – this is up by 1.7% on last year. Average rents in...
  • New auction trend: buyers purchasing lots prior to auction June 12, 2019
    Some 52% of lots offered under the hammer at Network Auctions’ latest sale sold prior to auction. The results from its June 6 auction show buyers are using a different buying tactic: purchasing before sale. “Buyers are keen to make good property purchases and we are seeing this increasingly with strong offers...
  • Residential buildings account for only a tiny proportion of Green Belt development June 7, 2019
    Manchester has become the first place in England to develop more than a third of its Green Belt, analysis of new figures by modular homes developer Project Etopia has revealed. For the first time, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has published detailed development breakdowns for Green Belts...
  • Demand rises for live-in guardians to keep empty properties safe June 7, 2019
    There is an increased demand for live-in guardians to keep empty homes secure, according to Homesitters, Britain’s largest home and pet-sitting firm. With the latest figures from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government showing that the number of long-term vacant properties – those empty for at least six months...
  • Revealed: the regal road names where property sells for 50% above average June 7, 2019
    The second weekend of June will see the traditional celebration of the Queen’s official birthday, despite her actual birthday being in April. To mark this occasion, property finance specialists, One77 Mortgages, looked at the current cost of securing a house with a royal road name and how this differs to the...
  • Property growth on the rise in Coventry and Warwickshire, says Loveitts June 7, 2019
    Despite some recent reports suggesting that the UK property market is plummeting, a recent auction hosted by Loveitss, an estate and letting agent operating in Coventry and Warwickshire, has proved that the the market remains buoyant. In fact, guide prices continue to be smashed at its bi-monthly auctions – whose lots...
  • Majority of homeowners willing to pay more for a house with fast broadband June 7, 2019
    A speedy broadband connection was the third most important factor for people when choosing an area to live in, according to broadbandchoices. The broadband, mobile and TV comparison site polled 2,155 UK homeowners and found that a reliable broadband connection was more important than living close to good nurseries and schools...

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