“Political, financial and environmental forces are collectively disrupting the future of housing delivery,” says Savills, while technological advances are forging a considerable evolution within the construction industry
Barrister Katrina Mather of Hardwicke Chambers explores the realities of the Tenant Fees ban, a “slightly peculiar piece of legislation” that came into force on 1st June
The impact of ICMS 2 “shouldn’t be underestimated”, says RICS’ Director of Professional Standards
The Government’s new housing design manual, aimed at property developers and architects, offers “planning practice guidance for beautiful, enduring and successful places”
The number of branded residential developments around the world has escalated by 195% in the last decade, reports Savills, and the hotelier-dominated sector is set for more significant growth in the coming years as more lifestyle brands enter the market…
Property advisors should look to more traditional consumer brands for inspiration on how to engage clients, says Chris Dietz of LeadingRE
Building a new house is probably one of the most exciting and creative adventures one will ever embark on, but there is no doubt it is daunting. However, help is at hand. In this second of two parts, the team at Redbook Agency, helmed by former Country Life editor Sandy Mitchell, walks us through the process of creating the perfect new country residence.
An extraordinary and little-noticed change has swept over the countryside in the past 10 years. Building a new house used to be a minority interest, but now as many as half of the people looking to buy a house consider building a new one from scratch. Estate agents and property-search agents report that the chase is on to find the ideal site for competing buyers. In this first of two parts, the team at Redbook Agency, helmed by former Country Life editor Sandy Mitchell, walks us through the process of creating the perfect new country residence.
Londoners are being urged to use air pollution data to drive down house prices and rents; “this is going to be industry standard”, says the NAEA’s chief
Homes built on the principles of sustainable urbanism – with an emphasis on character and community – achieve higher residential development values and can maintain house price premiums, according to research by Savills for The Prince’s Foundation.
“Fundamental reform has happened twice before in the last century following periods of crisis,” says the IPPR in a major new report “– with the Attlee government’s Keynesian reforms in the 1940s and the Thatcher government’s free market reforms in the 1980s. Ten years after the financial crash, change of this magnitude is needed again.”