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  • Revealed: how Quinta do Lago's USPs have served it well during Covid June 18, 2021
    Quinta do Lago, one of the most famous resorts in the Algarve and a key part of the famed Golden Triangle, has long made a big deal of its sustainable, low density credentials. But these really came into their own during the worst of the Covid crisis, as people re-evaluated their...
  • Construction – are housebuilders failing disabled buyers and investors? June 18, 2021
    Research from a new-build snagging company has found that a number of new-build homes being delivered are unfit for purpose as housebuilders cut corners to maximise profits. HouseScan revealed there are approximately 14.1 million (21%) people living with a disability across the UK, and around 7.9 million are working adults who face...
  • Auction roundup – and demand keeps on growing! June 18, 2021
    This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the overwhelming demand and confidence from buyers, helping to drive success for iamsold, Clive Emson, SDL Property Auctions and Auction House. Number of auction bids skyrockets for iamsold iamsold has seen record-breaking numbers of bids so far this year, indicating an ever-growing...
  • Q&A – the largely untapped market for British lending abroad June 18, 2021
    When it comes to investing in developments and resorts abroad, UK-based development firms might be concerned about finance and how to go about securing it in the country in which they are looking to invest. But according to Charlie Armstrong, co-founder of LEXI Finance, debt and equity advisers for pan-European property...
  • Is a housing market crash really on the horizon? June 18, 2021
    With each passing month comes new stats on high house prices, and with average prices now standing at an average of £261,743 in the UK and demand outweighing supply, there could be signs of a housing crash on the horizon. Are we in a property bubble in the UK? We are currently in...
  • Insight - why investing in Valencia is a good idea June 16, 2021
    It’s famous for football, oranges, paella, the Las Fallas festival and its beaches, but Valencia might sometimes be overlooked by investors who instead eye up the Costas, Madrid, Barcelona or Seville. However, according to Found Valencia, a real estate company based in the city which helps international clients to buy and develop...
  • Is the RICS Guidance Note on cladding working? 55% vote yes June 16, 2021
    A webinar poll undertaken by Countrywide Surveying Services (CSS) highlighted that over half (55%) of property professionals believe that the RICS Guidance Note on cladding is working, while 45% stressed that it was not working. The responses emerged at Countrywide Surveying Services’ regular webinar series which revolved around a panel debate...
  • Planning update – new homes in Ireland and a major partnership June 16, 2021
    Rula Homes has secured planning consent from Wakefield Council to deliver 77 affordable new homes on a 5.76-acre site at City Fields, Wakefield East. As the newly established housing division of Rula Developments, Rula Homes aims to deliver a turnkey solution for the site through acquisition and development and has agreed...
  • Revealed – how to market overseas developments to Asian investors June 16, 2021
    Specialist full-service UK-China PR agency 11K Consulting has published its latest China Masterclass webinar on “How to Market Luxury Overseas developments to Chinese & Asian investors”. The webinar features guest speaker Parikshat Chawla, director and global head of development marketing at Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE), a selective global community of...
  • Why resident wellbeing must be top of mind for PBSA providers June 16, 2021
    In this guest piece, Tom Ward - founder and global CEO of PBSA provider Scape - which offers student accommodation in the UK, Ireland and Australia - outlines why resident wellbeing is so important and must be put front and centre of any scheme.  Despite the disruption to university life caused by...
  • Development roundup – affordable housing and ambitious tie-ups June 14, 2021
    Gallions Place, a new mixed-use community of homes, shops and restaurants and play areas at London’s Royal Docks, has been launched by Vistry Ventures. Situated in the Gallions Quarter redevelopment area, Vistry Ventures are delighted to launch Gallions Place which offers a selection of one, two and three-bedroom homes with prices...
  • The pandemic - has it made property sales less personable? June 14, 2021
    Digital transformation.   For those of us in property, it’s the latest buzzword. One that has, almost overnight, changed the way in which we do business.   Just like with the high street, property shopping is now more of a digital affair than ever before. Interested viewers will be herded online, with only those who show...
  • Investors – here’s why transport links are still important, especially in London June 14, 2021
    During the pandemic, it has often been said that the importance of a home being near transport links has lessened considerably as fewer people commute for work and leisure and more people stay local. But according to a special transport report, forming part of Nationwide’s House Price Index for June 2021,...
  • Revealed – the UK’s top staycation areas for 2021 June 14, 2021
    As the UK continues along the roadmap to eased restrictions and the ability to travel between areas, many Brits are turning their eyes to a staycation to get a break away from day-to-day life.   UK automotive retailer Evans Halshaw has analysed weather and travel data for over 1,000 popular UK...
  • The green revolution – homemovers prioritise green space over all else June 14, 2021
    Buyers and tenants have become much more environmentally-conscious in recent years, with developers and investors needing to match this increasing demand for sustainable homes and properties with plenty of green space nearby. The pandemic has further supercharged people’s love affair with nature and their gardens, as they became a life-saver for many...
  • Auction roundup – loo with a view and £100m milestones June 11, 2021
    This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at Clive Emson’s attractive, unique lots for its upcoming June auction, and Strettons' recent May sale that contributed to its brand-new milestone. Clive Emson reveals exciting lots at June auction Highlights of Clive Emson’s forthcoming June 16 auction across southern England include two...
  • Letting homes in Portugal - what do investors need to know?  June 11, 2021
    Despite Portugal being removed from the UK’s green list on Tuesday, this is unlikely to diminish the desire for a holiday home or investment property in the country from Brits – who will be keen to invest in a long-term asset or may even be keen to live in Portugal...
  • Q&A – how can retirement living be redefined? June 11, 2021
    Living well in retirement and into old age has become a very hot topical issue in the last 15 months or so, with most deaths from Covid among those in the 65 and over category. The pandemic has also once again shone a harsh light on the adult social care crisis...
  • No race for space? 53% of renters put off moving due to Covid June 11, 2021
    A recent poll of over 1,000 SpareRoom users revealed that over half (53%) put off moving due to the pandemic, with 40% claiming they did not feel safe. Some 31% of people believed things were too uncertain to plan ahead for a move, while 18% were furloughed or lost their job...
  • The future of PBSA: its investment and growth opportunities June 11, 2021
    The Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) sector is an incredibly exciting industry to be in right now with a very promising future ahead. Today, in an ever more competitive market, the student experience provided by PBSA operators has never been more important. Modern students are increasingly mobile and concerned about quality in...

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