Author: Eleanor Harvey

All the latest news, data and analysis covering the UK property market, keeping property investors, landlords and current or prospective homeowners ahead of the curve.
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UK Housing Market
Eleanor Harvey

Big changes coming up for housing market and UK renters

The housing market is continuously under scrutiny by the government, and a new set of changes and reviews are afoot that could make a difference to renters and buyers. The country’s rental sector is a

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Alternative Investments
Eleanor Harvey

Short-term lets: five things to consider for Airbnb hosts

Short-term lets surged in popularity among investors and landlords as a result of the pandemic and the rise in staycations. But there are some considerations to take into account. The outlook for short-term rentals, which

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Buy-to-let Landlords
Eleanor Harvey

Boost your EPC: what landlord grants are available?

Thousands of properties in the private rented sector may need to be retrofitted to meet new EPC standards, but there are some landlord grants available. Property agent membership body Propertymark has recently urged letting agents

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Buy-to-let Landlords
Eleanor Harvey

Invest in UK property to boost your retirement income

A new government report has revealed that the majority of the UK’s landlords choose to invest in UK property with the intention of it forming part of their pension pot. The UK property market is

Solihull property market
Eleanor Harvey

Solihull property market set for surge in demand thanks to HS2

The Midlands is one of the biggest beneficiaries of the upcoming high-speed railway line (HS2), and the Solihull property market could be in for a boost as regeneration takes effect. The new Interchange Station close

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Buy-to-let Landlords
Eleanor Harvey

The pros and cons of long-term renting for landlords

The number of renting households has soared over the past decade, and there’s a trend towards long-term renting spurred on by the rise of build-to-rent. New research indicates that the number of rental homes in


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