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Build to Rent is now the dominant force in London’s new build sector

Research from Build to Rent specialists, Ascend Properties , shows that Build to Rent developments are beginning to dominate the new build sector throughout the UK, not least in London.

Build to Rent has, alongside the rest of the new build sector, endured difficult times during the COVID-19 pandemic with completions dropping slightly in the face of pandemic restrictions. In Q1 2021,...

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The property market pockets driving price growth in each county

Research from national UK estate agent, Keller Williams UK , has revealed which areas of the property market in England are currently Best in Show, when it comes to price appreciation across each county since the start of the stamp duty holiday.

Keller Williams analysed house price growth since last July across all local authorities in England before highlighting which area was...

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The cash buyer hotspots giving sellers the best chance of beating the market bottleneck

Research from homebuying platform, YesHomebuyers , has revealed where homesellers can maximise their chances of beating the current market bottleneck by securing a cash buyer.

Buyer activity has exploded since the introduction of the stamp duty holiday and while top line market health remains strong, an undercurrent of panic has started to build as many homebuyers and sellers remain...

Plymouth, Devon

Revealed: The UK’s Greenest Property Hotspots

Plymouth has been crowned the best city for escaping into nature

Only 30% of residents in Kingston Upon Hull, Milton Keynes and Cardiff are impacted by noise pollution, the lowest levels in the country

Scotland is home to the cities with the cleanest air: Aberdeen, Dundee and Glasgow

The Body Shop has uncovered the best places in Great Britain to trade in the hustle...

A CGI of the Haywood-bungalow from Elan Homes at Three Js in Abberley

ELAN HOMES RELEASE RARE BUNGALOW IN ABBERLEY

ELAN HOMES is anticipating huge interest in the Haywood bungalow released at its intimate Three Js development in Abberley. The two-bedroom detached property is a beautifully-designed contemporary home, with spacious accommodation leading off a central hallway.

And with only one of its kind in the Worcestershire village-set Three Js – and the desire for bungalows soaring* – the...

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UK House Price Increase: Top tips for generation rent

'GENERATION RENT’ WILL NEED MORE HELP THAN A 95% MORTGAGE UK House Prices Skyrocket 188% in 20 Years, with Wage Growth a Dismal 67%

Rishi Sunak has promised to turn ‘generation rent into generation buy’ in his latest budget announcement with a return to 95% mortgages, previously phased out after the 2008 financial crash.

‘Generation rent’ refers to those aged 18-40, who have...

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House raffles have had their day as transparency and trust continues to deter entries

While the opportunity of winning a house for the small cost of a raffle ticket seems like an enticing proposition, the latest research by house raffle Win My Dream Home has revealed that a lack of transparency and trust are the driving factors as to why so many fail to reach their target of gifting a house.

Win My Dream home is currently raffling off its second property prize, having...

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Chelsea take the property market Champions League on bricks and mortar performance

After their FA Cup final disappointment against Leicester, Chelsea will be looking to take home the European crown on Saturday as they head to Porto for the Champions League final. They face a tough task against the Premier League champions, Man City, although research from national UK estate agent, Keller Williams UK , has found Chelsea does take the title when it comes to property values...

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New build transactions yet to return to pre-pandemic levels but are market delays to blame?

The latest research by Warwick Estates has revealed that new build property transactions are yet to return to pre-pandemic levels, with every area of Britain seeing a decline in sales over the last 12 months when compared to the 12 months before Covid struck.

Warwick Estates analysed new build property sales since February of last year and January of this year (latest available data...

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The cities offering the greatest rental potential for Build to Rent investors

Build to Rent specialists, Ascend Properties , have highlighted which areas of the property market present the biggest potential opportunity for Build to Rent investors based on the prominence of renting.

In total, just shy of £16bn has been invested into the Build to Rent sector and this is forecast to hit just shy of £25bn by 2025. But where should investors look to when investing...

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Sheffield leads regional regeneration with student demand expected to bring further boost

Research by Sheffield based student accommodation provider, UniHomes , has revealed how Sheffield has become the regeneration hotspot of the Yorkshire region, with projects set to further drive investment in the surrounding area due to demand for student rental properties.

Sheffield has already seen a substantial level of redevelopment in recent times with the completion of its ‘...