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Is Build to Rent to built to last?

‘Is build to rent too good to be true?’ asks Lisa Simon, Head of Residential at Carter Jonas, as she predicts that 2019 will be ‘the year of institutional lettings’

Ten reasons why the PCL market could surge in 2019

While some are forecasting significant price falls in the year ahead, equity fund manager-turned-buying agent Fraser Slater believes Q1 will mark the low point of the cycle, and precede a spirited post-Brexit relief rally with prices rising by 10%…

Empty homes in the UK: The true picture

Jan Ambrose, Editor of the residential section of the RICS’ Property Journal, explores the data behind empty homes headlines, and asks what can be done to deal with long-term vacant properties