Andy and Hollie join our student living division
We’re pleased to have welcomed two new additions to our student accomodation management division Nurtur Student Living. Andy Smith and Hollie Ellison have..
Fraser Morgan unveils Nurtur Student Living as new management company
We’re delighted to announce the launch Nurtur Student Living – our dedicated management company for our future student living schemes. Nurtur will be..
Designing inspiring spaces for students: Q&A with architect David Cox
In our latest post on purpose-built student accommodation, we spoke to David Cox, founder of David Cox Architects, to understand more about what..
Five reasons PBSA offers a low stress way into student buy to let investment
Mark Robinson, managing director of Fraser Morgan, explains why Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) is an increasingly popular investment option, and reveals the..
PBSA versus HMO – what’s the best route into the student buy to let market?
Mark Robinson, managing director of Fraser Morgan, explains how PBSA and HMO stack up against one another in the student buy to let..
Fraser Morgan welcomes Jodie and Megan
We’re pleased to welcome two new recruits to the Fraser Morgan team. Jodie Nolan joins us as our new finance manager and Megan..
Canterbury Hall shortlisted for multiple awards
We’re incredibly proud to announce that Canterbury Hall, our luxury student living development in Preston, has been shortlisted as a finalist in multiple..
How the millennial mindset is changing the UK housing market
In our latest look at the property market, we look at how a different generational outlook changing the UK housing market and leading..
What are the UK’s student living investment hotspots?
Location is one of the most important factors when it comes to purpose-built student accommodation and student living investment. We look at some..
Is your land suitable for student housing development?
In our latest blog post we look at the key considerations for landowners when determining if student accommodation is a viable option for..
The factors shaping property investment in 2019
Mark Robinson, managing director of Fraser Morgan, looks at the different factors that will shape the UK property investment market in 2019 and..
Are you investing in the right student accommodation?
Mark Robinson, managing director of Fraser Morgan, explains why student accommodation remains an attractive investment option but how quality and location are the..
Providing living spaces for students to thrive
Our managing director Mark Robinson explains what goes into making a Fraser Morgan student living scheme. When we first got into developing student..
Canterbury Hall official opening – Photo gallery
The Fraser Morgan team was pleased to welcome project partners, investors and local VIPs to the official opening of Canterbury Hall. The sun..
Plans approved for £26m student living apartments in Sheffield
Fraser Morgan has received planning consent for a £26m student living development in Sheffield city centre. The 289-unit scheme of five to seven..
£15m ‘wellbeing’ student living development completes in Preston
A multi-million-pound student living development that aims to promote healthy lifestyles and wellbeing has been completed in Preston. The 191-unit Canterbury Hall scheme,..
UK house prices rise slightly in July
Nationwide reported today that house prices rose 0.6% month-on-month in July. This was a second successive increase as prices had risen 0.7% month-on-month..
London leads asking rent annual rise for first time since 2014
A lack of new rental properties coming to the market in London in the second quarter of this year (down 3.5% on Q2..
Every extra bedroom adds £19k to the deposit for London’s first-time buyers
Each extra bedroom in a first time buyer home in London can add almost £19,000 to the cost of a deposit, according to..
Best UK market towns to live in
Egremont, Langholm, Denbigh and Carrickfergus are the best market towns in each of the UK’s four countries, according to a new study commissioned..
Construction workloads hold steady in London, despite bad weather and uncertainty
Data shows Construction workloads in London remained resilient – despite bad weather and a pessimistic economic outlook – in the first quarter of..
Demand for new office buildings falls as flexible working reduces need for office space
New figures show The number of new office buildings built has fallen 56% since the financial crisis in 2008, as changes like flexible..
Industrial real estate market outlook remains positive
According to latest report by JLL JLL’s second annual UK Industrial Market Tracker report reveals that industrial real estate agent sentiment remains positive...
Commercial property off to a great start
Here’s why Rental values increased 0.1 per cent on average across UK commercial property in January 2018, according to the latest CBRE Monthly..
Where to buy property in 2018
The annual London property hotspots revealed Despite Brexit gloom and doom, multi-billion pound regeneration plans and transport upgrades are creating new property hotspots..
What will happen to the property market in 2018?
Take a look The UK property sector will continue to perform solidly, despite the ongoing economic and political unknowns, according to CBRE’s 2018..
British Land seals deal for £200m office revamp
One of the largest pre-lets in the West End in over 20 years The UK’s second largest property company, British Land, announced plans..
Should stamp duty be scrapped?
Here’s what a lobby group has to say Stamp duty on property sales is gumming up the housing market, stopping people from moving..
Are you a first-time buyer? Here’s what you need to know
Take a look Figures from mortgage broker L&C found that among its customers, the percentage of first-time buyers opting for 35-year mortgages has..
Stamp duty contribution in prime central London plummets
Take a look London Central Portfolio has carried out a detailed analysis of HMRC’s Annual Stamp Duty Statistics 2016-17, published on 30th September..
Britain’s housing catastrophe has driven a 50-year drain on living standards
Here’s why The average share of income that Britain’s families spend on housing has trebled over the last 50 years, with young people..
Central London commercial investment booms
Here’s why With £2.352bn invested in central London’s commercial property in July alone, total turnover for 2017 to the end of July reached..
Embassy lets boost landlord confidence in key London post codes
A new emerging lettings trend revealed… Specialising in lettings only and with offices in Sloane Square and Fulham Broadway, Draker Lettings reports a..
London’s ‘Walkie Talkie’ building sold for £1.3bn in recording breaking deal
Here’s what you need to know about the deal London’s landmark ‘Walkie Talkie’ skyscraper has been sold to a Hong Kong firm for..
Here’s how retired homeowners are earning billions
Take a look Retired homeowners cashed in £1.25 billion of property wealth in the first half of 2017 at a rate of £6.9..
Unnamed buyer snaps up City building for more than £92m
Big deal announced BNP Paribas REIM Germany has sold the freehold interest in Pinners Hall, 105-108 Old Broad Street, London EC2 to an..
£5.8bn rental deposit bill by 2021, despite government cap plans
Major cities like London, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester and Leeds to lose out on £3.1bn Research by YouGov predicts that number of households living..
UK’s house-building industry must do more to attract women and young people to avoid workforce crisis
Research shows House builders need to do more to attract women and young people if the industry is to avoid a workforce crisis,..
Battersea Power Station’s iconic chimneys rebuild
Here’s what you need to know Battersea Power Station’s four iconic chimneys have been rebuilt using the same construction technique as when they..
Houses in London are worth 9 per cent more with the addition of a garden
Did you know this? Is Your Garden Worth It? With conflicting information and research on the subject, online estate agency Hatched add to..
House prices hit ahead of election
Nationwide’s figures show House prices showed the third consecutive monthly decline for the first time since 2009 in May. Annual house price growth..
House price sentiment moderates slightly ahead of Election
Study finds Households across the UK perceive that the value of their home rose over the last month However, the perceived rate of..
One in five people in the UK ban guests due to home décor embarrassment
Are you one of them? New research by the House & Garden Festival has found that almost three-quarters (71 per cent) of people..
London new build sales plummet by 41 per cent
What’s going on? It has been reported that Battersea Power Station is re-examining its “delivery priorities with a view to easing the financial..
UK tenants slam rental market
New study shows New research among 2,000 UK adults by online estate agent LetBritain has revealed the sentiments of Britain’s rental population. Two..
Confidence in housing market stabilises after record decline
According to Halifax Confidence in the UK housing market has stabilised following a record decline, according to the latest Halifax Housing Market Confidence..
London’s West End divides in two
Everything you need to know Aston Chase has revealed that from the start of January 2017 that there has been a 75 per..
May lines up a massive £1.6TRILLION share deal for the City of London before she is honoured by King Salman of Saudi Arabia
Theresa May was handed a prestigious honour by King Salman of Saudi Arabia today as she agreed a 13-year deal to tighten Britain’s..
Record number of first-time buyers rely on parents cash
Take a look at the figures According to new research, a record number of first-time buyers are relying on their parents cash when..
Best places to live in the UK revealed
None of them are in London None of the UK’s best postcodes to live in are in London, according to a new study..
The number of Londoners moving is falling
Why are figures falling? A new report by The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) found that the number of homeowners moving house in..
Government promises to do more for those who rent
Do you rent? Take a look at this… The government is promising to do more for those who rent their homes, it is..
10 tips for making money on Airbnb
How to keep your guests happy Airbnb’s popularity is on an inexorable rise. London is embracing the lucrative ‘sharing economy’ trend with open..
The number of people moving homes is falling
According to Lloyds Bank the number of people moving home last year has fallen for the first time in five years. A total..
London’s post-Brexit property market: a boon for foreign investors
Key factors that affected the property market Brexit dealt a crippling blow to London’s property market. In the immediate aftermath of the June..
The Shard launches Western Europe’s highest light show
The capital set to light up London’s tallest skyscraper, the Shard, will host Western Europe’s highest light show from this evening. Shard Lights’..
5 things you need to know about the City’s tallest skyscraper
Heard about the Undershaft? The tallest skyscraper for the City of London just got the green light yesterday. Singapore-based developer Aroland Holdings was..
Nightmare landlords: Shocking stats about renting in London
One in 10 will be living in a house without heating this winter Rogue landlords pocketed £5.6bn for unsafe homes that don’t meet..
New-build ground rent scandal could spark legal battles
Solicitors who failed to warn of soaring ground rents on leasehold properties face a wave of claims for professional negligence, following Guardian Money..
How Trump’s victory will affect the London property market
While there is a lot of economic doom and gloom over Donald Trump becoming the US President, property experts feel that the Republican’s..
Biggest property deal since Brexit completes
The biggest property deal since Brexit, with the official transferral of the former New Scotland Yard headquarters to its new owners, BL Development..
Unused London: The average household wastes £136,211.50 on spare rooms
You could be sitting on £136,211.50 and you don’t even know it! Do you have a spare bedroom that goes unused? En-suites or..
Londoners don’t trust their neighbours – here’s proof
The age of Neighbourhood Watch is coming to an end Two thirds of Londoners don’t trust their neighbours, a new study has found..
What the frack: Nearly seven in 10 Brits won’t buy a home near a fracking site
New survey shows Nearly seven in 10 Brits would be reluctant to buy a home near a fracking site, a new survey has..
UK faces critical shortage of homes to rent, says Rics
The UK is facing a “critical rental shortage” which requires a building programme to focus on providing for tenants, a surveyors’ body has..
10 things to keep in mind before buying property post-Brexit
Here’s what you need to know Don’t let the Brexit doom and gloom discourage you, Mark Lawrinson, regional director of Portico London estate..
Now’s the best time to buy a central London home – here’s why
Brexit hits property prices If you’ve dreamt of owning a central London home, here’s your chance… The doom and gloom around Brexit will..
4 in 5 first time buyers are compromising on their first home
Research reveals bitter truth With UK house prices going through the roof, buyers are forced to spend a bomb to purchase their first..
Parents ready to fork out £53,000 extra to live closer to top schools
New research shows Parents are paying out more to live nearer to Englands top state schools, a new study has found. New research..
What will happen to UK house prices in the coming months?
New stats from Nationwide out today hint at bleak future House price growth picked up slightly this month with the outlook of the..
Psychology of Brexit: Property market drops in Remain areas, while Leave voters deliver local boost
Brexit banter New buyer registrations have fallen 30% in pro-Remain London, figures from estage agents Haart has found. The study revealed that areas..
London’s property crisis: Sales 43% down on last year despite huge increase in new stock
Signs of a bubble? The number of new developments approved for construction has surged again this year, with a substantial 20% increase in..
England’s housing crisis deepens as home ownership plummets
Sky high rents blamed Home ownership in England has dropped to its lowest level in 30 years thanks to soaring property prics. A..
A “super budget hotel” at $2 a day has just opened – we meet its founder
We speak to Chototel boss Rhea Silva Three reasons you should be watching them 1. Our mission at Chototel is to be a..
Foxtons demolished by Brexit as profits drop 42%
Brexit blues take over Foxtons Estate agent Foxtons saw half-year profts drop by 42% thanks to Britain’s shock vote to quit the European..
A park view could add £41,000 to the value of your property
Top of the tree is Priory Park in Southend-on-Sea A room with a view – a park view – adds almost a fifth..
Least and most affordable areas to live in Britain revealed
Property hotspots The least affordable places to buy a home in Britain for first-time buyers are in London, Halifax’s new research has found...
Moving homes in London? You need to read this…
Why renting in London is a nightmare Long deposits and agents’ fees are now prolific, says UK flatshare site SpareRoom.co.uk has found. The..
The world’s most expensive flat on sale for £150m
A 15,000 sq ft home in the historic Grade I listed Admiralty Arch in the capital could fetch up to £150m. Dubbed as..
Brexit? What Brexit?! Wells Fargo buy London building in £300m deal
City building snapped up US banking giant Wells Fargo has snapped of an office block in the City in a £300m deal. The..
House prices rising by £16,000 a year, according to official figures
Official figures by the Office for National Statistics show the price of an average house or flat in the UK rose by £16,000..
Brexit rocks UK housing market
Britain’s housing market is being haunted by Brexit as demand has hit an eight-year low. A survey by the the Royal Institution of..
Property bubble to burst? Housing market down after Brexit vote
House prices growth will slow down even further following Britain’s vote to leave the EU, economists have predicted. According to the Halifax House..
Property billionaire Christian Candy’s battle over £200m London home’s garden
Christian Candy, the billionaire property developer behind One Hyde Park, is at loggerheads with its neighbours over his plans to build a garden..
Sneak peek: This is Berlin’s tallest skyscraper
Watch out London German property agency, BEWOCON, has submitted proposals for a 150 metre skyscraper in the centre of Berlin, which will be..
Here’s what Brexit will do to property prices
Shockwaves in property market Delegates, speakers and panellists attending the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors’ (SIOR) International European Conference in London arrived..
London set to get new skyscraper in the City – here’s what you need to know about it
Construction of 1 Leadenhall to begin in 2018 London is set to get a 37-storey glass tower in the Square Mile come 2020...
Hugh Hefner’s 29-room Playboy mansion sold for $200m
The property boasts tennis court, free-form swimming pool and a wine cellar Private equity boss Daren Metropoulos has snapped Playboy founder Hugh Hefner’s..
Forget Burj Khalifa! This $1bn tower is set to be the world’s TALLEST skyscraper
Dubai developers are planning to build a skyscraper to dwarf the Burj Khalifa, the tallest skyscraper in the world. Dubai-based Emaar Properties is..
Revealed: The 20 things buyers HATE about your home
Damp patched and stains on walls are the biggest turn-offs for potential buyers, according to a survey by Gocompare.com. Most (71%) of those..
Could Parliament move to… Bristol?
With improvement work due to start in Westminster in 2020, where will Parliament be held? England’s Parliament has been in London for some..
Want to buy a home in London? You’ll need to earn over £100,000 a year
Planning to buy a home? This news story will dampen your spirits According to research by homelessness charity Shelter, Londoners dreaming about buying..
Is the property bubble about to burst? Asking prices in these key London areas have been slashed
Asking prices of homes in London are actually falling, according to a report by property agents Propcision. The study found that roughly 40%..
London’s least & most affordable areas to rent
If you remove all unaffordable areas for renting from a Tube map it looks pretty station-less. A new map by housing charity Shelter..
Brazilian billionaire and owner of London’s iconic Gherkin tower charged with corruption
Brazilian billionaire Joseph Safra, who owns iconic London skyscraper the Gherkin, has been charged for allegedly plotting to bribe officials to reduce his..
What NOT to buy in London
There are endless articles online about where and what property you should buy in London. Yet whatever way you look at it, it’s..
The Blair rich project: Tony and Cherie’s £27m property empire
The Blairs have second and third and fourth homes… Tony and Cherie Blair own approximately 10 houses and 27 flats to the value..
Battersea Power Station ditches one of three hotels planned, to build 400 more flats instead
Developers submit plans for a change of use Battersea Power Station developers have scrapped plans to build one of three hotels, changing it..
Battersea Power Stagnation: Investors jump ship from luxury development as up to £2m knocked off asking prices
Foreign investors flee London’s over supplied luxury homes market Look at Battersea Power Station today, and it looks a bit sorry for itself...
For the price of a London home, you can now buy five houses in the North East
What is going on, seriously? Instead of buying an average home in London, you could buy five average homes in the North East,..
A quarter of London homes set to be worth £1m by 2030
Good luck first time buyers, it’s not getting easier About 25% of London homes could be worth more than a million pounds in..