Tag: Property News

The impact of Leasehold Reform

With the promise of increased rights and protections for homeowners, there arises a need for skilled professionals who can navigate these changes effectively, providing invaluable expertise and guidance to clients and organisations alike. 

What to expect in Real Estate this summer

As we look ahead to the summer months, the real estate market is poised for growth and transformation. At GKR International, we're committed to supporting our clients and partners in navigating these exciting developments and unlocking new opportunities in the real estate market.

The Renters (Reform) Bill in the spotlight.

At its core, this legislative proposal aims to overhaul the existing framework governing tenant-landlord relationships by introducing sweeping changes, chief among them being the abolition of Section 21 'no fault' evictions.

Scotland's initiative to address unsafe cladding

In a move mirroring the Building Safety Levy introduced under the Building Safety Act 2022 in England, the Scottish government is poised to instate a similar tax mechanism aimed at raising an estimated £5 billion from developers held responsible for hazardous buildings.

UK general election puts affordable housing in the spotlight

The election debates are fostering a national conversation about housing that is long overdue. Regardless of which party comes into power, the focus on housing should continue, with a sustained effort to implement effective policies and address the underlying challenges.

Budget Announcement; what this means for property

Overall, while there are positive aspects such as anticipated reductions in mortgage rates and investments in key sectors, there are also concerns regarding the need for more support to increase housing supply and address issues in the property industry.

The tech revolution in Real Estate

Technology isn't just changing how we interact with properties—it's fundamentally transforming the way we do business, innovate, and thrive in the industry.

Budget 2024

As the Budget speech approaches, the prime property sector remains poised for potential transformations.

Real Estate: building a more inclusive industry

Research tells us that diverse teams outperform their counterparts, delivering better results and driving innovation.

Estate Agents; Higher Basic Salary vs. Higher Commission?

I recently created a poll posing the question,  "As a Negotiator in Property or in Sales based roles you rarely get the best of both worlds, what do you prefer?"Higher Basic/Lower…

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