Knight Frank predicts that investment into the combined UK Student Accommodation, investment-grade private rented sector, and senior living rental sectors will rocket from £87.3bn in 2019 to £146bn by 2025
‘Council tax should be abolished and replaced with a property tax which is proportional to the present-day value of homes’, suggests think tank
Savills: ‘As the prime London market shows signs of stabilising, new areas of value are emerging while traditional enclaves retain their premiums’
IHT is a ‘deeply unpopular and fiendishly complicated tax’, declares NFU Mutual
UK billionaires’ combined net worth fell by 17% in 2018, reports Wealth-X
The global branded residential property sector is changing, reports Knight Frank, as more hotel and lifestyle brands bring new visions and more diverse ambitions. ‘One could argue that the impact of the branded concept is diluted the more it moves away from the original hotel-driven traditional model,’ says the firm
‘The impact of Brexit and any shift in GDP is likely to reduce [home improvement] activity further’, warns Barbour ABI
Which companies are leading the charge into the build-to-rent sector?
The number of BtR homes under construction has escalated by c.7,000-8,000 each year since the start of 2015, reports Savills
Big manor houses and old rectories tend to be the most expensive “quintessentially English” homes in a village, but they’re a fair bit cheaper per square foot than cottages or barn conversions, says Jackson-Stops.
78% of estate agents and developers believe that a staged home attracts higher offers than an un-staged property, according to a survey by the Home Staging Association