Headlines for Monday 22nd April 2019

High Net Worth & Retiring: Understanding London’s booming ‘later living’ sector

New report estimates London has £62 billion of ‘under-utilised space’ in the form of large, mortgage-free family houses, with £5 billion in Kensington & Chelsea alone; massive unrealised wealth could instead be generating ‘significant lifestyle, healthcare support and inheritance benefits’ for retirees, says developer, and presents a huge opportunity for a formerly niche sector of the property market…

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Plans revealed for ‘an entire new district’ in Manchester city centre

U+I’s 30-acre Mayfield development is ‘a once in a lifetime opportunity’, says the Council

Housing market ‘close to static’ as spring bounce falls flat

March may be the traditional start to the homebuying season, but prices rose by the narrowest of margins across England & Wales last month, according to LSL & Acadata

London asking rents have jumped by 8.2% in the last year

Asking rents in the capital are at an all-time high, reports Rightmove

Weekday evenings are the best time for generating leads from property portals

Sales listings on Zoopla generate most leads at 9pm on a Wednesday; the sweet spot for rental listings is 8pm on Monday

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Signed & Sealed: Why the humble ‘For Sale’ board could be the answer for weary vendors

The double dose of pain from Stamp Duty hikes and a faltering Brexit have induced torpor into the residential property market. So it is an opportune moment...

Why the UK property market needs to embrace the social media habits of its US counterparts

With a great number of years in the UK property market, I believed there was little left for me to learn about developing an effective property marketing...

The Rise & Fall of Online Agents: Why the property industry ‘must not get swept away in hyperbole’

Throughout 2016 and 2017 the property pages were awash with news about Purple Bricks and co - the new breed of "online estate agents" who were going to...

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London’s new charge on polluting vehicles – here’s everything you need to know

London’s new Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is coming into force today, writes Nicole Badstuber of Cambridge University, as part of efforts to tackle air...

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