Property Technology Round Table Overview

This month’s roundtable concentrated on Property Technology. A full turnout of over 30 industry representatives met at the fabulous offices of Womble Bond Dickinson with their great views of the Thames and the Tower of London. Our thanks to the team there for their excellent hospitality. A really informative presentation by John…

 

The Telegraph Reports Positively on BTR

The Telegraph reporter Jack Torrance covered an accurate, positive approach to the BTR industry debating if the sector can save tenants from low quality landlords. He draws attention to the fact that we all know someone with a horror story about renting from buy-to-let landlords. Such horrors could include being…

 

Bad Debt Round Table Overview

Bad debt is a problem we all want to avoid, however in the Private Rented   Sector sector this is a problem many are faced with. It is an important issue to address and combat in the advent of the Build to Rent Sector. The UKAA held a round table on…

 

BisNow’s Build To Rent Annual Conference

The build to rent (BTR) sector is at a tipping point. Institutional investors and government have been pouring billions of pounds into the BTR sector, and there are further investments in the pipeline that will supply the nation with tens of thousands of new homes at a range of prices,…

 

Newcastle Residential Hub Meeting

        ‘Enabling Housing Delivery’ 11th  April – 2pm – 6.30pm Newcastle University, Barbara Strange Teaching Centre, Newcastle, NE1 8QB Buildoffsite  Residential Hub provides a valuable opportunity for Northern England with a programme of influential speakers, engaging, topical content and a…

 

The UKAA Shortlisted in the Property Wire Awards

We have the pleasure in announcing The UKAA has been shortlisted for the Best Trade Association in the 2018 Property Wire Awards. We have made the shortlist of 3 after contending with many other well deserving candidates in the category. Property Wire provides daily news on residential and commercial real…

 

Glimmers of hope but more political backing needed

In the past fortnight, plans, policies and long-term strategies for the housing industry have been established by Sadiq Khan and Philip Hammond to tackle one of Britain’s biggest challenges over the next 25 years. Due to the vast and complex nature of the UK housing crisis, these political events were…

 

PRSim response to the November 2017 Budget

The Chancellors move to abolish SDLT for first time buyers to a threshold of £300k will be seen as a positive move by many who have argued for its abolition for some time. It will also be welcomed by those people currently buying and looking to buy their first home.

 

Build-to-rent sector homes in on 100,000 milestone – By CoStar

There are now 95,918 Build-to-Rent homes complete, under construction and in planning across the UK. UKAA members now represent over 40% of the existing Build-to-Rent stock. Read more about the reasearch published by the British Property Federation (BPF) in this latest article by CoStar.  …