Category: Affinity Living

The Changing UK Tenant: Evolving lifestyles

The Changing UK Tenant: Evolving lifestyles From marriage and kids, to health factors and the products they aspire to own, how have the lifestyles of those renting in Britain today changed? Their parents wanted one thing, but they want another. For young people living in the UK today, the things that once mattered to previous generations now matter a little less,... Read more »

The Changing UK Tenant: An introduction

The Changing UK Tenant: An introduction What does the modern tenant look like compared to previous generations? What do they now want from their rental property? Here's what investors need to know… Certain qualities help assure occupation of a rental property. A popular location, close to key transport links, spacious rooms. Certain qualities and features get a property rented; qualities that... Read more »

Manchester property construction ‘at highest level since 2008’

Manchester property construction 'at highest level since 2008'

2,982 units are currently being built as the city establishes itself as the UK’s number one investment location. Summary: Manchester has witnessed close to 50% growth in the number of new residential units under construction in the city in the last 12 months The demand for property in Manchester has pushed the number of planned… Read more »

UK build-to-rent investment to hit £50bn by 2020?

UK build-to-rent investment to hit £50bn by 2020?

Over half of 20 to 39-year-olds in Britain are expected to be renting in the next 10 years, so is the time to invest in build-to-rent now? Summary: £50 billion worth of investment over the next four years will see the build-to-rent sector account for 5% of the rental sector by 2020 UK-wide property shortages… Read more »

41% increase in UK tenant demand

41% increase in UK tenant demand

One in 10 investors report 10% yields as Britain’s private rented sector continues to enjoy sustained demand from a population in need of rented property