London leads the way with double digit rent increases

London is leading the way in driving rental growth in the UK, with double-digit increases in rents that surpass every other region in Great Britain. According to analysis from London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves, London rents rose by 11.2% between March 2023 and 2024, increasing from £1,848 to £2,055. The capital's landlords

By |2024-05-17T11:16:06+00:00May 17th, 2024|Property Investment|0 Comments

Housing Market Uplift continues….

The latest State of the Market update brings good news for small and medium sized Property Developers according to CrowdProperty The key takeaways from the article are as follows: The housing market continues to improve, with UK house prices rising by 1.1% in December 2023. However, price increases have not been consistent across the UK,

By |2024-02-21T10:25:19+00:00January 29th, 2024|Property Development, Property Investment|0 Comments

Buying at Auction – some hints and tips

Buying investment property at auction can be an exhilarating experience. Whether you are an experienced investor or someone looking to venture into the real estate market, auctions can offer unique opportunities for finding deals and maximizing profits. Here are a few things to consider before diving into the auction process. Firstly, it’s crucial to do

Does the biggest price drop since 2009 represent an opportunity for Property Investors?

The Nationwide  building society said the recent drop represented a fall of £14,600 on a typical home in the UK since house prices peaked in August 2022. It said higher borrowing costs for buyers had led to a slowdown in activity in the housing market. Mortgage approvals are also about 20% below pre-Covid levels. Since

Record house price dip price drop could mean good news Property Investors and first time buyers.

UK house prices dropped at their fastest annual pace for 14 years in July, according to Nationwide. The building society said prices had dropped by 3.8% - the biggest decline since July 2009. Nationwide said mortgage interest rates remained high, making affordability a challenge for house-buyers. Mortgage costs hit the highest level for 15 years

By |2023-10-27T08:50:03+00:00August 1st, 2023|Exhibitors, Property Investment, The Show|0 Comments

Rental yield hotspot revealed…

Rising rental yields signal a period of opportunity for property investors, according to new research. Research from property investment platform, Sourced Franchise, reveals that UK rental yields have seen a marginal increase in the past year. The latest data shows that the current average yield in the UK is 5.2%, marking a 0.4% increase since this time

Visionary Property Educators Shape the Future of Property Education at Highly Successful Summit

Visionary Property Educators Shape the Future of Property Education at Highly Successful Summit The inaugural Property Educator Summit, held on Friday, 14th July 2023 at The Biltmore in Mayfair, London, exceeded all expectations, bringing together property educators from across the UK for a day of collaboration, learning, and networking. This exclusive event, limited to 40

Rents hit new high as landlords deal with ‘queues of prospective tenants’

Tenants are feeling the squeeze as new rents outside of London have hit a new record high of £1,231 – that’s 33% or £300 more than pre-pandemic 2019. Renters in London are now forking out £2,567 for a new tenancy with rents 28% or £559 higher than in 2019. Data from Rightmove also reveals that

HPI June data price drop could mean new opportunities for Property Investors.

According to Rightmove's latest House Price research data average new seller asking prices fell by £82 in June 2023 to £372,812. This is the first monthly drop in new asking prices this year, and the first at this time of year since 2017. On average over the previous ten years we have seen an increase

Property Investor Show – it’s quite an innings we are showing no sign of declaring!

Having recently passed a significant ‘coming of age’ milestone (21 years of delivering the market leading Property Investor Show) we thought it an opportune time to reflect on our journey over the years and let you have a look at where we have come from as we gear up for our next event at ExCeL

By |2023-07-04T20:48:37+00:00July 4th, 2023|Exhibitors, Property Investment|0 Comments

Base rate increase – what does it all mean and what does the future hold for Property Investors?

The Bank of England has increased the Base Rate (BBR) to 5% last week. Earlier in the year, industry experts were unanimous in their predictions for just two Base Rate rises throughout 2023. However, recent activity and nervousness surrounding the money markets have meant today’s announcement will not come as a surprise, and is the thirteenth consecutive

Rightmove data shows more opportunities for Property Investors

It looks like although there is much interest in moving, with summer on its way and uncertainty around mortgage rates, the market has slowed down in June. This could mean some more bargains out there for keen eyed property investors. Rightmove found that demand appears to be holding up with the number of enquiries 6%

By |2023-10-27T08:58:42+00:00June 19th, 2023|Mortgage rates, Property Investment|0 Comments

UK house price drop opens the door to serious investors

Following 3 successive years of price rises – and as predicted by several speakers at April’s Property Investor Show – high street lenders Halifax and Nationwide have reported that in the year to May house prices fell in the south of England, with all other areas - except Wales - recording slowing annual price growth.

All time high in tenant demand boosts buy-to-let market

As the ongoing lack of rental supply continues to drive up rents across England and Wales, a recent report from Paragon Bank reveals tenant demand has now hit an all-time high. What’s prompting landlords to increase their rents, and which regions show the strongest rental demand? A recent report from Paragon Bank reveals the current

Sustainable Property Development – why now is the perfect time to explore this option.

Sustainable property development, also known as green development, is the concept of constructing, designing, and developing buildings and communities in a way that reduces their environmental impact and preserves natural resources. This approach goes beyond traditional development methods and focuses on creating long-term value for both the environment and the people living in these sustainable

Top Tips on how to increase the value of your rental property

Investing in property is a great way to generate long-term passive income, capital appreciation, and tax benefits. If you own investment property, you know that your investment is only as good as its value. The greater the value of your investment property, the more revenue it will generate, and the more profitable it will be.

The Risks and Rewards of Flipping Properties: Is it Worth the Investment?

Flipping properties is a term you have probably heard of but may not be entirely sure what it means. Essentially it is  buying homes with the intention of fixing them up and reselling them for a profit. It has become a popular investment strategy over the years. It can be a lucrative business for those

Investing in International Property: A Beginner’s Guide

Investing in International Property: A Beginner's Guide Investing in international property can be a lucrative venture that provides a steady stream of passive income and capital appreciation. However, buying property abroad comes with its own set of challenges and risks that must be carefully considered before making any investment decisions. In this article, we will

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