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empty homes derelict
Eleanor Harvey

How UK’s 200,000 empty homes could ease housing shortage

Converting the UK’s thousands of empty homes is no mean feat, but with government support, could it help to solve the ongoing housing supply issues? Propertymark, which is a leading trade body for property agents

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Buy-to-let Landlords
Eleanor Harvey

UK buy-to-let rental market reaches record high of 8.7m homes

Things have been moving quickly in the UK buy-to-let property market, with more long-term renters pushing up the figures as the sector swells. New research has revealed the full extent of the growth in the

Eleanor Harvey

Has home-working affected the UK housing market?

There are always new trends ebbing and flowing to affect the property market. But people’s home-working patterns and how they impact housing needs could be here to stay. Early on in the pandemic, as people

buy-to-let mortgages
Mortgages & Money
Eleanor Harvey

Good news for investors seeking buy-to-let mortgages in 2022

For landlords or new investors looking at their borrowing options, buy-to-let mortgages have started to look much more appealing. Average maximum loan sizes available to buy-to-let landlords in the UK market have grown by 13%

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Buy-to-let Landlords
Eleanor Harvey

Which property type is best to invest in right now?

Alongside location, property type is probably one of the most important things to factor into any good investment decision. But which one is best? Buy-to-let property investors come in all shapes and sizes, from ‘accidental

Housebuilding construction
Eleanor Harvey

Housebuilding outlook soars as planning approvals rise by 8%

The housebuilding sector is returning to strength after a surge in planning consents, even surpassing its performance in the years leading to the pandemic. Supply chain issues and rising construction costs were just some of

New-build rental yields
Archived news
Eleanor Harvey

New-build rental yields accelerate with build-to-rent boom

Landlords and property investors seeking the highest rental yields are increasingly looking at new builds, with tenants paying a premium for quality. For landlords looking to maximise returns, spending more at the outset might seem


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How UK’s 200,000 empty homes could ease housing shortage


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