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KEYWORD "Locations" - 100 RESULTS
Second homes and incomer buyers are good news - Propertymark

Propertymark has stepped into the row over whether there should be more controls over second homes, holiday lets and people from...

28 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Agency appointed to service new Build To Rent scheme

The agency Centrick has been appointed to launch and operate a new multi-million-pound Build To Rent development in Leicester.  Centrick will provide...

15 May 2024

From: Breaking News

UK’s most lucrative locations for holiday let income

The Cotswolds is the most lucrative place in the UK to own a holiday let, according to Sykes Holiday Cottages. With annual...

14 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Politicians should realise how rent controls force landlords out - call

The pressure on rents for new tenancies in Scotland’s private rented sector have started to ease with all major cities now...

10 May 2024

From: Breaking News

50,000 student rental beds in the pipeline - agency figures

Investment in UK purpose-built student accommodation in the first quarter of 2024 has been described as “robust.” A total of 21 transactions...

08 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Managing agent bags hundreds of homes in new deal with L&G

Property management and facilities firm Pinnacle is to become the leading managing agent for Legal & General Affordable Homes. In recent weeks, the...

16 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Top 10 Hotspots for portfolio buy to let investors

Paragon Bank’s analysis of its lending data has revealed the top 10 locations for investment by portfolio buy-to-let landlords, those with...

10 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Agency warns on landlords’ and tenants’ differing rent expectations

Prime London rental values ticked up 0.3% over the first three months of 2024, according to Savills, as the market continues...

04 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Bank aims to support building of new rental homes

NatWest Group has announced a new package of what it calls ”targeted lending and support” to help local councils provide more...

27 March 2024

From: Breaking News

New Rental Crisis - big rise in countryside lets as rural house prices soar

England’s county councils want the next government to set out a long-term plan for housing, as a new report claims there’s...

25 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Phil Spencer asks: Should Agents Manage Short Let Properties?

It’s not easy for anyone - even professionals like lettings and estate agents - to keep up with the blizzard of...

19 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Over £2,150 pcm for new Build To Rent scheme - and it’s outside London

A new Build To Rent scheme launches in Manchester this summer with the first residents moving in during June. The Castings is...

15 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Building society bans mortgages on holiday let properties

A building society has launched a pilot project banning mortgage lending on holiday lets in two tourist areas for 12 months. Leeds...

26 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Lettings Giants Merge - final shareholder approval secured

The merger of two of the largest names in the lettings industry has passed its final hurdle. Belvoir shareholders have now backed...

16 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Lomond announces another regional rental portfolio acquisition

Lomond has snapped up another rental portfolio. It’s been acquired from the Rendall & Rittner Sales & Letting agency which had a...

07 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Tens of thousands of new homes built on flood plains, claims insurer

New analysis by insurance giant Aviva reveals that one in every 13 new homes built in England in the last decade...

02 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Wealthy tenants demand prime rental units ‘with highest spec’

A prominent lettings agency is advising landlords to fit out homes in prime locations to the same high specification as if...

01 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Supply-Demand imbalance eases in prime areas - and rents stall

Savills says prime rental growth across London and the country has stalled for the first time in almost three years. In prime...

29 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Most competitive locations for letting agents revealed by research

A new analysis shows that - unsurprisingly - London remains the most competitive region for letting agents, having seen the largest...

16 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Two of the largest lettings agencies propose to merge

The Property Franchise Group, the UK's largest property franchise brand, wants to merge with long-time rival Belvoir. Both are listed on the...

10 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Neil Cobbold, Managing Director at PayProp UK

Who are you and what does it say on your business card? Neil Cobbold, Managing Director What is PayProp and what does it...

08 January 2024

From: 60 Second Interview

10-branch brand and thousands of lets become part of fast-growing agency

Lomond has more than doubled its footprint spanning the South Coast after a major deal involving a 10 branch agency, Beal's. Beal’s employs...

05 January 2024

From: Breaking News

More acquisitions in 2024 says fast-growing agency group

Lomond has announced one more acquisition in the North West of England - the 17th it has completed in the region...

28 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove reveals this year’s busiest rental location

Rightmove has released its annual league table of busiest rental locations. Wrexham is this year’s busiest, with each home available to rent...

19 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Super-Rich rent as they baulk at high Stamp Duty purchase costs

More multi-millionaires and billionaires are choosing to rent super-prime homes in London, rather than purchase, reveals a new wealth report Beauchamp Estates’...

29 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - Britain’s worst city for rental availability

New research has identified locations with the largest volume of available rental stock, based on those units at or below the...

23 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Huge lettings book snapped up in deal set to ‘transform’ agency

Lomond has consolidated its growing foothold in the lettings sector after sealing its biggest acquisition to date in the Midlands. In what...

21 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Build To Rent problems highlighted in latest report

A new report suggests London’s Build To Rent sector is being held back by a “stark inconsistency” from local councils in...

15 November 2023

From: Breaking News

National agency chain named new head of lettings

Strutt & Parker has announced a new National head of lettings. Anna Ambrose brings with her 18-years’ experience within the sector, including...

10 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Client money accounting made easy with PayProp

A client account is essential to your lettings business, but the rules and regulations you need to follow to keep this...

26 October 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Some landlords cutting rents as tenant demand eases at last

London-focused agency Chestertons says it’s enjoyed a record month for lettings. This was driven by increasing demand for short-term rentals from business...

17 October 2023

From: Breaking News

New boss for controversial John Lewis private rental initiative

A new director of property has been named by the John Lewis Partnership, to lead its controversial Build To Rent initiative. Martin...

16 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - the best yields for investors near universities

Landlords wanting to make a healthy return from their investment should target student properties in the North of England and Scotland,...

11 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Market Showing - prime rental growth starting to moderate

Rental growth in prime regional markets has started to slow, following runaway growth over the past three years. That’s the view from...

09 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Cash investors snap up prime London flats from fleeing landlords

Prime London markets are proving more resilient to rising interest rates than their mainstream equivalents, says Savills. Prices in prime central London...

06 October 2023

From: Breaking News

High end agency beefs up prime lettings team

Property consultancy Knight Frank is beefing up its super prime lettings team.  Amy Pritchard has joined as Senior Lettings Negotiator in the...

29 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents sign up to niche property management service

A lettings service called Smarter Rent is partnering with agents and developers to provide what it calls ”“an innovative property rental...

28 September 2023

From: Breaking News

New agency sources, refurbs and lets properties to renters

A lettings service called Smarter Rent claims to be “an innovative property rental agency with a difference” which lets high quality...

14 September 2023

From: Breaking News

New London branch is first of three for high end lettings operation

UKSotheby’s International Realty - which handles high end lettings and sales - has opened a new London office. It’s in St John’s...

07 September 2023

From: Breaking News

John Lewis private rental bid faces “extreme challenges”

The John Lewis Partnership is said to be facing “extreme challenges” as a result of its bid to enter the private...

05 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove and Propertymark conference collaboration kicks off

Propertymark kicks off its regional conference campaign this week - the start of a programme that’s doubled in size this year. Across...

05 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Belvoir’s new mortgage deals aim to boost property franchises

Belvoir has snapped up a regional mortgage provider for £1m. It’s acquired MAB (South West) Ltd and follows the earlier acquisition of...

30 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Renting cheaper than mortgages for first time in 13 years

Zoopla’s research team says the rise in mortgage interest rates means it’s now cheaper to rent than to buy for the...

22 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - the cheapest and dearest places to rent in England

Professional cleaning firm Prompt Cleaners has created a league table of regions and local authorities where renting is cheapest and dearest. The...

16 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Lloyds Bank names agency to manage its private rental stock

Lloyds Banking Group has announced the lettings agency chain that it wants to look after its upcoming Build To Rent units. The...

09 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Rebrand for corporate and leisure short lets company

Chester-based Residential Estates, established over 30 years ago, has been rebranded as Guestz.  The firm says it’s from a local lettings and...

25 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Rebranded Knight Frank team launch new lettings service

Yorkshire estate agency North Residential - led by ex-Knight Frank staff - has launched a new premium lettings service. A statement from...

18 July 2023

From: Breaking News

New London office for agency with 4,800 units under management

A new office in the London suburb of North Acton has been announced by the LIFE Residential agency. The firm already has...

12 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Prime London rental growth starts to slow - Savills

Prime London’s rental growth has started to slow on an annual basis, according to the latest Savills prime lettings index. But the...

11 July 2023

From: Breaking News

John Lewis pushes into private rental market with 800 homes

John Lewis is pushing ahead with its commitment to build and manage rental homes as part of a drive which it...

04 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Buyer announced for part of Purplebricks lettings portfolio

A buyer has been announced for part of the lettings portfolio of Purplebricks, it has been announced today. The deal, finalised for...

26 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency’s outspoken attack on government planning policy

A lack of direction and constant shifts in planning policy at local and national government level is putting a block on...

15 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Industry leader takes over as lettings director of national chain

High profile Propertymark lettings expert Angharad Trueman is joining Andrews agency as group lettings director. Trueman has been in the property industry...

12 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Strictly star to front lettings agency podcast

Lettings agency Hamptons, now part of Connells, has hired a former Strictly Come Dancing and Countryfile star to front a property...

25 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Holiday Lets contribute to soaring costs of coastal homes

The cost of coastal homes in Britain more than doubled - rising 56 per cent - between 2012 and 2022 says...

11 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Tory wants clampdown on HMOs run by “dubious people”

A veteran Conservative is calling on his government to clamp down on HMOs and ensure there is better council regulation and...

05 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Suburban Build To Rent niche gets boost from lettings agency

Leaders Romans Group's Suburban Build To Rent team has been appointed to jointly manage and maintain over 100 Build to Rent...

05 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Only City cash in Build To Rent can ease supply crisis - claim

A senior figure in the financial services sector says only Build To Rent can solve the stock shortage in the lettings...

22 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Agencies unveil impressive new office locations

Upmarket lettings agency Savills has moved its 30-strong team in Reading into a prominent new office in the town centre. The firm’s...

20 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Renters quit big city centres in search of lower rent locations

Rightmove says growing numbers of renters are leaving Britain’s cities to find a cheaper place to live or to get more...

17 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Bid to identify future private rental properties in London

A council is introducing a service which it claims will help identify properties which cannon future be used as private rental...

10 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Knight Frank spin-off plans to become national agency brand

An estate agency formed by ex-Knight Frank staff says it plans to roll out nationwide. North Residential, a Harrogate firm which rebranded...

01 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Rebrand and new name for fast-growing lettings agency

Lomond, which in the past two years has made 40 acquisitions of mostly small independent agencies, has marked its second anniversary...

16 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Propertymark claims “progressive” new qualification is industry first

Registrations are now open for Propertymark Qualifications’ multi-discipline Level 4 Certificate in Property Agency Management. The trade body describes this as a...

15 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Breakaway agency plans three new offices a year in massive growth plan

Three months after becoming an independent estate agency, North Residential has opened a second branch. The new office - in Pocklington, East...

06 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency holds recruitment evening…but you’ve got to go to Mayfair

A nationwide agency is holding a recruitment evening … but anyone interested has to go to Mayfair to take part. Fine &...

17 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Automated client account platform to supply agents’ trade group

Automated client account platform Lettspay is to become a supplier to the Federation of Independent Agents.  Lettspay, which is registered with the...

12 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency reveals major expansion with plans for more in 2023

The Stirling Ackroyd Group says it’s delivered 20 per cent revenue growth alongside the opening of five lettings and sales offices...

10 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency slams government for failing to boost rental supply

The way to solve the rental sector supply shortage is through Build To Rent, a leading agency claims.  Leaders Romans Group says...

09 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Where to Invest in 2023 - hotspots enjoy over 15% yields

A buy to let investment site has used Artificial Intelligence to identify 10 top property investment opportunities in 2023.  Based on analysis...

28 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Investing in 2023? New buy to let hotspots identified in survey

New research predicts that northern regions of England will see many of the best investment opportunities in 2023. It is also these...

23 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents and suppliers take centre stage at “colossal” conference

Propertymark pledges that an event being held next summer will be “colossal” - and will haver the likes of lettings agents...

16 December 2022

From: Breaking News

John Lewis reveals details of huge rental residential developments

The John Lewis Partnership has agreed a £500m multi-decade joint venture with global investment company abrdn to deliver around 1,000 new...

05 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Rents to outpace house prices for years to come - agent

Rent rises are predicted to outpace house price growth over the next five years.  This is according to Nicky Stevenson, managing director...

15 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Letting agents accused of pushing landlords into raising rents

A so-called Renters Union is organising a day of action after claiming letting agents are behind recent rent rises. London Renters Union...

14 November 2022

From: Breaking News

OTM reveals latest PropTech deal offering exclusives to members

OnTheMarket has signed a deal with a PropTech service to provide agents with 3D Showcase scans and 2D floorplans. NicheCom has been...

01 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Covid reversal as search for city living drives capital appreciation

Increasing demand for homes in cities was the driving force behind the rapid house price inflation witnessed earlier this year, with...

27 October 2022

From: Breaking News

10-branch family-owned agency expands into new territory

A north west England lettings agency has expanded with a swoop on a Preston-based business. Keenans Group has acquired Letting Locations for...

14 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Prime London - top agency boosts market forecast for rest of year

Knight Frank’s latest market report for Prime London locations suggests that stock levels remain low by historical standards, with the number...

11 October 2022

From: Breaking News

London rentals market - prime areas boom, commuter belt slows

Prime London rental growth reached 14.0 per cent in the year to the end of September according to Savills, but the...

03 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Developer sets up lettings agency and guarantees 10% yield

A developer building flats and houses in Cornwall has set up a lettings operation promising a fixed 10 per cent gross...

29 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Build To Rent schemes out of London claim rapid lettings, low voids

A market snapshot of the growing Build To Rent sector outside of London suggests units are letting rapidly with low voids. Figures...

18 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - rental repossession capital of England and Wales

An analysis of lettings data across England and Wales shows that  there have been 3,737 rental property repossession orders granted in...

09 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Airbnb reveals typical incomes of hosts in staycation locations

UK hosts on Airbnb collectively earned over £1.5 billion in 2021 the short let platform claims. Some £668m of that was over...

08 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Upbeat London market snapshot thanks to ongoing stock shortage

The first six months of 2022 saw 171 per cent more enquiries from tenants looking for properties in London compared to...

29 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Fighting Back - short lets and holiday homes do NOT hit affordability

Holiday lets and second homes in one hotspot in the UK have not, after all, impacted on house prices and affordability,...

18 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Urban capital appreciation fights back after rural price rises

House price growth in prime country and coastal locations is beginning to plateau after two years of runaway growth, with urban...

12 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Rents roar ahead of pre-pandemic levels in prime areas

Rental growth continues to roar ahead across prime areas of London, according to Savills. Prime London rental values increased a further 3.3...

07 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Rightmove’s new HQ is start of hybrid working initiative

Rightmove’s Landlord and Tenant Services division is moving to a new headquarters. It’s 110 staff will shift from Killingworth to Quorum Park in...

05 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Agency makes its third acquisition in just 15 months

The independent Harpenden-based Home County Sales & Lettings has just been acquired by Ashtons, the company’s third acquisition in just 15...

04 July 2022

From: Breaking News

New co-owner of busy lettings branch is IT expert

The Shepherd’s Bush office has the largest lettings portfolio of all the Winkworth offices across the capital - and now it...

27 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Backlash over wide-ranging holiday lets rules change

A tourism chief has likened new anti-holiday let regulations to those of a Stalinist dictatorship. Ashford Price, secretary of the Welsh Association...

23 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Hybrid agency scheme claims it's better for agents than rival firms

The closely-fought battle between franchise lettings agencies in the private rental sector continues apace.  Maryam Bham, franchise sales manager at Hunters -...

16 June 2022

From: Breaking News

John Lewis names first locations for its private rental homes

The John Lewis Partnership has revealed the first three locations where it will build new rental homes. The properties “would offer the...

10 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents should identify homes with poor EPCs says Propertymark

Letting agents should consider how the properties they manage can become more energy efficient, says Propertymark. And they should tap into new...

01 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Flatshare website expert sets up Build To Rent portal

The man behind the Ideal Flatmate rental platform has now set up a Build To Rent portal called Your Place. All properties...

31 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Property land company set to become major Build To Rent player

One of the leading names in property land and regeneration has announced what it calls Project Spur - a massive launch...

11 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Enough! Voluntary lettings cap introduced by agency

A holiday lettings company says it’s the first in the industry to introduce a voluntary cap on the number of bookings...

04 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Agency reports record lettings year for holiday hot spot

New research from holiday lettings agency Classic Cottages shows that 2021 was a record year in one of the country’s staycation...

30 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Massive London rent rise takes UK average growth over 10%

An eye-watering annualised rent rise in Greater London of 27.3 per cent has helped pushed the all-UK total yearly hike to...

17 March 2022

From: Breaking News

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