June 10 2020, Editorial Team
Looking Ahead in 2020 – Reasons to be Confident in the Property Market
Looking Ahead in 2020 – Reasons to be Confident in the Property Market As the housing market reopened in England in the middle of May, and lockdown restrictions begin to relax at the beginning of June, all elements of the housing industry are ready to hit the ground running and return to the post-COVID heights […]
June 2 2020, Editorial Team
Conditioning House Races Ahead!
Conditioning House Races Ahead! Priestley Homes’ flagship project, Conditioning House, continues to race towards completion. In the past few weeks, there has been made major advances with the internal fit-out, with all apartments in Mill One now fully formed, and 75% in Mill Two. Around three quarters of the total 600 windows are now fitted, […]
May 28 2020, Editorial Team
Why pandemic effects on property are expected to be short-term
We think it’s high time for a little reassurance in light of the current global situation. The present COVID-19 pandemic has seen economies across the world grind to a halt. This is obviously concerning for a wide range of people across many industries. Property is no different, as businesses across the property spectrum struggle with […]
May 24 2020, Editorial Team
Property Investment in Liverpool – A Guide by Aspen Woolf
Independent property experts at Aspen Woolf look at why Liverpool is popular with property investors. Liverpool is one of the most iconic cities in England. From its musical and sporting legacy to its famously proud community, Liverpool is a thriving city packed full of opportunity. And its future for property investment is bright, thanks […]
May 12 2020, Editorial Team
What is the Liverpool Waters regeneration project?
In this article we’re going to run through the key facts about one of the UK’s most exciting regeneration projects, and quite possibly one of Europe’s (if not the world’s) most ambitious waterfront regeneration schemes: Liverpool Waters. Liverpool Waters is a 60 hectare site, (that’s 84 football pitches) to create to create a world-class, mixed-use […]
May 11 2020, Editorial Team
Property Investment in Manchester – A Guide by Aspen Woolf
Property experts Aspen Woolf examine property investment in Manchester Manchester stands out as one of the most successful cities in the UK for culture, industry and quality of life. Following decades of industrial decline in the mid-20th century, Manchester completely reinvented itself as the modern, outward facing destination it is today. It’s a city with […]
May 4 2020, Editorial Team
Property Investment in Leeds – A Guide by Aspen Woolf
Leeds remains one of the most exciting cities in the country in which to live, work and invest. A city that is widely considered the commercial and financial heart of West Yorkshire, Leeds is front and centre of the Northern Powerhouse initiative. Despite its 800-year history, Leeds in 2020 is very much a modern, thriving […]
May 2 2020, Editorial Team
Property Investment in South bank Leeds – A Guide by Aspen Woolf
The experts at Aspen Woolf look at recent developments for South Bank Leeds, and why the region is still attracting investors. A new district is developing within the iconic South Bank area of Leeds, as part of the ongoing regeneration of this key part of the city. Announced towards the end of 2019, Temple covers […]
March 17 2020, Editorial Team
What does the 2020 budget mean for the Northern regions?
How time flies; the “Northern Powerhouse” is already more than 5 years old. But have George Osborne’s plans to bring better connectivity, improve infrastructure and redress the balance between North and South achieved enough? Last year’s report from the Institute for Public Policy Research(IPPR) finds progress has been made now that 47.1 per cent of […]
March 13 2020, Editorial Team
How does property feature in the budget?
This year’s Budget was largely concerned with the resources needed to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, but there were a few announcements that could stir the interests of property owners and investors. The predominant measures are new taxes for property buyers from outside the UK, funding to remove unsafe cladding, a certain amount of spending […]
March 3 2020, Editorial Team
Demand for rental accommodation reaches record high
According to the latest report by ARLA Propertymark – the Private Rented Sector Report, January 2020, more tenants than ever are seeking housing as rental stock is becoming scarcer. Before we get into the details of the report, for those who don’t know, it’s worth noting for who ARLA Propertymark is and what they do. […]
February 25 2020, Editorial Team
The property market is booming in early 2020
Statistics from two of the most important portals in UK property, Rightmove and OnTheMarket show that the property market is exceptionally buoyant at the moment. In January visits to Rightmove surpassed 150 million, the most ever recorded in a January – a 7% increase on January 2019. Also notable is that the time spent by […]
February 20 2020, Editorial Team
Who is Christopher Pincher – the new Minister of State for Housing?
The man with the name reminiscent of a cold-war spy novel is the UK’s newest housing minister. The new appointment, replacing the very short term of Esther McVey, is the tenth posting of a housing minister in as many years. Who is Christopher Pincher, and what can we expect? The 50 year old Member of […]
February 18 2020, Editorial Team
Mortgage costs are falling!
Data from a number of sources show that the costs of Buy-to Let mortgages are falling, and residential mortgages are at an all-time low over the last 5 years as lenders are fighting to offer the best deals available. Recent research from Property Master found that the biggest fall was for 5-year fixed rate buy-to-let […]
February 11 2020, Editorial Team
Bradford is the UK’s most improved city!
A recent study by top accountancy firm PWC and leading cross party think tank Demos, have named Bradford as the most improved city in the UK. PWC’s Good Growth for Cities report aims to create an index for good growth in the UK by taking into account a range of factors considered important to the […]