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Tenants ‘will be better protected’

A NEW deal for renters will restore “fairness, honesty and transparency” to the heart of the housing market, the government claims. Under the plans, unveiled as part of the Queen’s Speech, millions of renters will benefit from a new lifetime deposit scheme which will see their hard-earned deposit move with them from property to property […]

Renewed hope in UK housing sector after Tory victory

THE Conservative government finally has a clearcut majority, and phase one of ‘get Brexit done’ is being achieved with the passing of the Withdrawal Agreement. As a new-found sense of political stability ushers in the new decade, what does 2020 and beyond have in store for home owners, home buyers and house prices? Amid talk […]

Overseas investors snap up luxury dwellings as confidence in UK market grows

  By Howard Robin BUOYED by the weak pound and a projected recovery in the capital’s high-end property sector, Indian investors are snapping up heavily discounted luxury homes in prime locations in central London. They are at the forefront of a new wave of interest from overseas investors in flats and houses in Belgravia, Knightsbridge, […]

Experts reveal how to maximise gains from property investments

  By Howard Robin THE UK property market may have flattened due to Brexit, but that doesn’t mean the savvy investor should avoid real estate. Eastern Eye checks out the dos and don’ts of making money from bricks and mortar. What are the three golden rules of successfully investing in real estate? Location, location, location […]

Fighting climate change with eco-friendly houses

  By Howard Robin A NEW ‘planet-saving’ green standard is set to bring an environmental revolution to homes. The move, announced by the government earlier this month, will make it mandatory for builders to install things like solar panels instead of traditional boilers and is designed to tackle climate change while keeping household bills low. […]

Study the student living sector before investing: Experts

  By Howard Robin BRITAIN’s university population has risen dramatically in recent years and, with it, the level of interest shown by investors in the student accommodation sector. Many are attracted by promises of high yields and assured returns. However, the reality behind putting hard-earned cash into this sector is no different to any other. […]

Telling Brexit home truths

by HOWARD ROBIN WHETHER you’re a first-time buyer, a second-time mover or a buy-to-let investor, Brexit uncertainty is probably the biggest single factor affecting your property decision-making. Should you buy, sell or wait until the impasse ends? Bobby Singh, founder and owner of Birmingham-based Love Your Postcode, the UK’s leading independent estate agent, spoke to […]

Property Investors In UK Taking ‘Wait And See’ Approach: Analysts

by HOWARD ROBIN BREXIT Britain may be divided but whether you voted leave or remain, it seems there are some things that we can all agree on. With just weeks to go to the UK’s departure date from Europe, the uncertainty surrounding the out-come of negotiations is having a marked effect on the property market. […]

London prices hit home

by HOWARD ROBIN A GROWING number of Londoners are forsaking the capital to seek better value for money by moving to other parts of the UK. A report by leading residential property firm Hamptons found that Londoners bought £30 billion worth of property outside the city last year, the most since 2007. In 2018, around […]

The best time to buy?

by Howard Robin THESE are confusing times for anyone wondering whether now is a good time to buy property in London. For one thing, there often seems little consistency around selling prices, with analysts noting how the market values of similar properties in the same areas can sometimes appear ‘random’ – with some rising, some […]