As we’ve discussed before, the definition of “affordable” in today’s property market is unforgivingly fluid. Currently, the term "affordable housing" is used to label a range of models, and this broad spectrum has begun to cause confusion. As the market shifts, private investors are beginning to see great opportunity within this broad sector.
This October, we were delighted to speak with Andrea Carpenter, co-director of Women Talk Real Estate. As a proud sponsor of this practical non-profit initiative to improve gender diversity, we were keen to discuss what sparked the idea of Women Talk Real Estate, and what more can be done to enact change.
The burgeoning build-to-rent sector cannot be accused of simply fiddling around the edges a housing crisis; purpose-built rental homes look like they’re here to stay.
Alternative property investments accounted for a third of the UK market during the first half of 2017. We ask: what are the emerging trends that will continue to dominate in 2018?
The Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017 has been given Royal assent and its regulations are now in operation, but is collectivism really having an impact in the market?
London Mayor Sadiq Khan confirms a ‘threshold approach’ toward affordable housing in the Supplementary Planning Guidance. We discuss guidelines, promises, crackdowns and carrots ahead of our Viability and Planning conference on Thursday 28th September.