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Monthly Rents Are Higher in 2013

The country's landlords are continuing to benefit from increasing rental yields, with prices in 2013 consistently higher than the average rents received in 2012. According to the latest HomeLet Rental Index...

Friday 26 Apr 2013

California Foreclosure Filings Hit 2005 Levels

There is a wealth of positive news on the US housing market at the moment, so much so that it is hard to ignore. But in another way it is hard not to ignore it when you are constantly hearing about metrics returning to 2008 levels, what was so great about 2008?

Thursday 25 Apr 2013

Positivity Abounds in Student Accommodation Sector

The student accommodation sector is filled with positivity at the moment, creating an attractive environment for property investment. Knight Frank forecasts an average blended UK return of 9.2 per cent over the next 12 months...

Thursday 25 Apr 2013

Is the UK No Longer a Nation of Homeowners?

It seems the UK is no longer a nation of homeowners, with new figures showing more and more people are being forced to rent. Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) noted a slump in homeownership for the first time since 1918...

Wednesday 24 Apr 2013

US Apartment Market Untouchable - For Now

According to the latest data, neither rising home-sales nor surging multifamily construction is impacting on the impressive vacancy rates in the US apartment market, with rates continuing to fall despite strong rents across the country...

Tuesday 23 Apr 2013

Mortgage Lending Drops but Figures Distorted

Mortgage lending decreased in March year-on-year, but the figures may not be an accurate depiction of the health of the sector. The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) claims that while gross mortgage lending...

Tuesday 23 Apr 2013

UK Hotel Investment Quadruples in Q1

2013 looks set to blow the hotel sector away. According to new data from Savills investment in the sector in Q1 this year quadrupled compared to last year...

Monday 22 Apr 2013

Seller Shortage Fuels Property Price Rise in April

Property prices have been increasing throughout April, thanks to a seller shortage. RightMove's House Price Index posted a fourth consecutive quarter of price rises...

Monday 22 Apr 2013

Global Shopping Centre Development Bucking Uncertain Trend

An unprecedented 32 million m² of shopping centre space is currently under construction across the world, representing a 15% increase year-on-year (28 million m² in 2012), according to the latest research from global property advisor CBRE...

Friday 19 Apr 2013

Investor Demand Driving Farmland Prices, says Knight Frank

Farmland continues to be seen as a preferred property investment option for many buyers, according to a new report...

Friday 19 Apr 2013

California House Prices Now Back to 2008 Levels

The latest data from the California Association of Realtors shows average prices in the state at the highest level since May 2008, driven by continually high sales levels combined with shrinking availability after years of weak construction...

Thursday 18 Apr 2013

Is New York Entering the Age of the Micro-Apartment?

Micro-apartments are the new hot property investment project in New York and despite the fact the first building hasn't broken ground yet, there are plans for even more...

Thursday 18 Apr 2013

Lending to First-Time Buyers Starting to Rise

There is good news for first-time buyers, as figures suggest access to finance is improving. Data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders showed the number of people getting their foot on the property ladder increased...

Wednesday 17 Apr 2013

Big Indices Show Strong 2012 for Global Real Estate

Twenty twelve wasn't a bad year for international real estate, not as bad as we have seen in recent years anyway, and especially for equities. The MSCI World Index posted a local currency return of 15% and real estate securities came in at 20% across most major markets and indices...

Tuesday 16 Apr 2013

Lack of Home Buying Understanding Driving Up Costs

A lack of knowledge among buyers about the home purchase process is causing them to accrue unnecessary costs, according to new research from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors...

Tuesday 16 Apr 2013

Historic Low Interest Rates Making US Property Attractive

Those considering property investment will have noticed a change in the US real estate market recently. The tide is turning and conditions are becoming favourable for buyers...

Monday 15 Apr 2013

CEE Commercial Real Estate Investment Tripled in Q1

Commercial real estate investment in the CEE region has hit the second highest Q1 level since 2007 and the highest since Q1 2008 according to the latest data from CBRE...

Friday 12 Apr 2013

Are we Letting our Property Heritage Crumble Away?

Property is one of the primary tools we have at our disposal to see into the past and learn about our heritage. However, across the globe it seems we are letting this crumble away...

Friday 12 Apr 2013

March 3 Year High for House Sales

A three-year high for house sales was recorded in March, thanks to growing market confidence. The latest Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) housing market survey revealed that activity is increasing...

Thursday 11 Apr 2013

Plans Submitted for Student Accommodation in Oxford

Plans to create further student accommodation in Oxford have been submitted and could see additional housing built next to a controversial development...

Wednesday 10 Apr 2013

Can the Name of your Street Add Value to your House?

Shakespeare asked what's in a name and according to research by Zoopla, it could be the difference of GBP 70,000. The study revealed that the first letter of your street's name can add a considerable amount of money onto your home...

Tuesday 09 Apr 2013

Boris Doing his Best to Deliver Affordable Housing

Boris Johnson has being doing his best to deliver affordable housing in London and it seems as though his efforts have paid off. Figures show that the mayor has more than doubled the capital's affordable stock...

Monday 08 Apr 2013

Peak Property Values to "Return by 2014"

If you're looking for a property investment project you may need to act fast if you want to pick up a bargain, as it seems peak prices will be making a comeback before too long...

Friday 05 Apr 2013

Should Happiness Factor into Property Investment?

Property investment has long been thought to be a numbers game, but it may pay to put facts and figures on the backburner in favour of a happiness rating...

Thursday 04 Apr 2013

Landlords Call for Regulation of Private Rented Sector

Landlords are calling on the government to regulate the UK's private rented property sector to tackle rogue agents and promote professionalism and basic standards...

Wednesday 03 Apr 2013

US House Prices Growing at 2006 Levels Says Case-Shiller

When it comes to tracking movements in US house prices none carry more weight than the Case-Shiller index. So who can argue with that very index when it tells us that US home prices grew by more in 2012 than they have since the summer of 2006?

Tuesday 02 Apr 2013

Tottenham Student Accommodation Approved

Plans to turn a rundown nightclub in Tottenham into student accommodation have been approved. On March 25th Councillors gave their blessings to the development, which will form part of the area's regeneration...

Tuesday 02 Apr 2013