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  • Prime commercial property rents up 0.8% in Q1 2017

    Published on 8th May 2017, 9:39am

    Prime commercial property rental values in the UK increased by 0.8% in the first quarter of the year, the latest prime rent and yield monitor from CBRE shows. But despite the rise in rents, prime yields fell slightly by 4bps across the UK commercial property market in Q1 2017. In the first three months of the year, rents in the industrial sector grew by 3.3% and for the second consecutive quarter…

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  • How can estate agents secure more new build housing instructions?

    Published on 24th March 2017, 4:31am

    Lots of people buy new-build due to the perceived lack of hassle with maintenance, as they are built to the latest specifications, and so no major repairs should be necessary for the first few years, while they also tend to be more energy-efficient, enabling homeowners to benefit from lower utility bills. The fact that those buying off-plan in effect have a blank canvas on which to make their mark,…

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  • UK commercial property is becoming ‘increasingly attractive’

    Published on 16th March 2017, 1:02pm

    Britain is a nation obsessed with property but experts have warned those thinking of investing in buy-to-let are facing headwinds that will only get worse. The existing rules that permit landlords in the residential sector to offset all of their mortgage interest against tax will, from this April, be phased out over the next three years until 2020/21. Once mortgage interest relief has been withdrawn…

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  • Residential property comes out on top for investors

    Published on 7th March 2017, 6:44am

      Residential property comes out on top for investors   Next Article  >   Features 25 February 2017 4110 Reads 0 Comments By Dataloft < Back                         Share to Friend Friend Name The first name is required The first name can only consist…

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  • Portal launches TV programme to showcase agents' properties

    Published on 2nd March 2017, 2:56am

    Portal launches TV programme to showcase agents' properties Next Article  >   Breaking News 02 March 2017 632 Reads 0 Comments By Graham Norwood < Back × Share to Friend Friend Name The first name is required The first name can only consist of alphabetical and space The email address is required The input is     The World Property Network, a global property…

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  • Buy-to-let mortgages: What opportunities and challenges lie ahead?

    Published on 23rd February 2017, 3:20am

    By Marc Da Silva The rapid growth in popularity of buy-to-let in recent years, fuelled in part by the failings of the pensions industry, has not just fed the stereotype that Brits are obsessed with property, but it has also provided plenty of business for estate and letting agents, not to mention property management companies, conveyancers, mortgage brokers, among others. The introduction of the 3%…

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  • Zoopla reports agency total up 5% and listings up 10% in a year.

    Published on 30th November 2016, 9:23am

    Zoopla Property Group's estate agency membership grew five per cent and its property listing inventory was up 10 per cent in the year to the end of September. ZPG now has 23,101 'member partners'. In its annual trading statement to the City, ZPG this morning reported that its revenue rose 84 per cent to £197.7m. Over the year there were over 600m visits to the group's websites - Zoopla and Primelocation…

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  • Good news for London market - mortgage demand up in third quarter.

    Published on 25th November 2016, 7:59am

    There’s some good news at last for London’s troubled housing market - a report from the Council of Mortgage Lenders shows that home buyers in the capital took out 12 per cent more loans in the third quarter of the year than in the previous three months. However, the CML warns that the Q3 figures - 19,200 loans worth £6.2 billion - are nonetheless down 16 per cent on the same…

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  • Brexit leads to 25% slump in Brits buying homes overseas.

    Published on 23rd November 2016, 3:24am

    Foreign exchange giant Moneycorp says the number of Britons buying homes abroad has slumped 25 per cent since the EU referendum. In an interview with news agency Reuters, Moneycorp chief executive Mark Horgan says this sales slump has been worsened by a surge in the number of British-owned homes in Europe being put up for sale by people concerned about future rights for British citizens. On top of…

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  • Market confidence high in southern England but less so elsewhere.

    Published on 22nd November 2016, 3:47am

    The latest housing market confidence index measured by agency Knight Frank says householders in every region of the UK expect their property price to rise in the next year - but confidence in the south of England far exceeds that in any other area. Some 16.9 per cent of the 1,500 households surveyed across the UK said that the value of their home had risen over the last month, while only 6.3 per cent…

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Prime commercial property rents up 0.8% in Q1 2017

Prime commercial property rental values in the UK increased by 0.8% in the first quarter of the year, the latest prime…

08MAY
How can estate agents secure more new build housing instructions?

Lots of people buy new-build due to the perceived lack of hassle with maintenance, as they are built to the latest…

24MAR
UK commercial property is becoming ‘increasingly attractive’

Britain is a nation obsessed with property but experts have warned those thinking of investing in buy-to-let are facing…

16MAR
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