We’ve put together a list of the most insightful and enjoyable UK property blogs and websites. These should be on your shortlist if you’re involved or interested in the UK property market and want to stay on top of important news and stories.
These property blogs and news providers cover everything from buying and selling your home to finding and managing investment properties, celebrity homes, the real estate industry, interior design and more. We hope you find some new blogs to inspire and inform your property passion!
Homes & Property
The Evening Standard’s Homes & Property site and supplement is an outstanding resource for London property professionals and enthusiasts. The addition of national and international stories, as well as articles on celebrity homes and interiors, makes this a hugely enjoyable and insightful browse.
Aggregator giant Zoopla has really upped the stakes with its Discover resources in recent months. Positioning itself squarely for UK domination, Zoopla’s guides cover a comprehensive range of subjects for buyers, sellers, tenants and landlords. ‘Zooplomas’ are free courses you can sign up to on various topics, while the Treehouse blog presents some lighter property stories.
The HomeOwners Alliance site is a brilliant online resource for property buyers, sellers and owners. Free advice sits alongside products and services designed to make your life easier. As well as providing this expertise, HomeOwners Alliance is also a vocal advocate for homeowners’ rights and an active campaigner on the issues that affect homeowners the most.
Houzz is an encyclopedic site for professional and enthusiast interior designers alike. Find inspiration by theme or by room, access a huge database of professionals for every home renovation job you can imagine, search a huge selection of homewares and furniture, and get advice from experts on making your home beautiful. Interiors without the fluff!
A genuinely authoritative voice on the UK property sector. Covering topics around property investment and both commercial and residential real estate, Property Week brings you the news stories you need to know about, as well as insightful analysis and in-depth reporting on the biggest issues facing the industry.
Estate Agent Today
A comprehensive news source for UK estate agents. Estate Agent Today sits alongside sister publications Letting Agents Today, Property Investor Today and Landlord Today to offer a suite of publications covering the full spectrum of topics relevant to real estate professionals in the UK.
Property Industry Eye
A trusted independent source of news for the UK real estate industry, Property Industry Eye serves up the latest news alongside regular columns from industry insiders such as Zoopla CEO Charlie Bryant and Property Tribes’ Vanessa Warwick. Industry forums on the site also allow professionals to discuss the issues affecting them.
A specialist site catering solely to landlords, Landlord Zone provides the latest news stories for landlords, as well as forums, podcasts, opinion pieces and more. The site also includes a download centre for all the essential documents you’ll need as a UK landlord, including check-in and check-out forms, Right-to-Rent Declaration and a variety of specific tenancy forms.
Another excellent resource for landlords, Rentround offers an easy way to compare letting agent fees and ratings. The company’s blog provides a comprehensive resource, with lots of in-depth articles on lettings, property prices, rental yields, policy updates and more.
Yes, we’d include ourselves in this list of fine publications! Why? Because you won’t find resident insights like those on the HomeViews blog anywhere else. More and more property hunters are turning to HomeViews for trustworthy, verified reviews of residential developments to guide their buying or renting choices. Our blog collects these insights and makes them as accessible as possible, sitting alongside the HomeViews Business blog that provides industry insights drawn from our unique data.
Knight Frank blog
Amidst a number of excellent estate agent blogs, the Knight Frank blog and news resource combines clarity and accessibility with unrivalled insights from the company’s Intelligence department. Split into Property, Lifestyle, Intelligence and News sections, the blog is very easy to browse and provides a fascinating selection of content from the UK and around the world.
Portico Surprisingly Useful Blog
London agent Portico’s Surprisingly Useful Blog happily lives up to its name. Nicely laid out as well as being useful, the blog is split into categories for landlords, vendors and tenants, as well as maintenance advice and company news. There’s also a category of content attached to Portico Direct specifically aimed at private landlords.
SevenCapital Property News
Leading property investment company SevenCapital runs an expansive and useful blog offering the latest property news and opinion from around the UK, with a focus on Birmingham to reflect the company’s location in that region. Content ranges from property prices and forecasts to investment tips and new building launches. Well worth signing up for the monthly update newsletter.
Progressive Property blog
Aspiring property entrepreneurs and experienced investors alike will be drawn to the Progressive Property blog, which provides strategy, tips and advice on buy to let, investment and property management. The popular Progressive Property Podcast features content from the company’s charismatic founders, as well as a number of the company’s trainers and special guests.
PropertyWire has amassed a large, loyal audience of property professionals who trust its no-nonsense, comprehensive coverage of UK property industry news and events. Adding in content on finance with interviews, guides and reports, PropertyWire is a great resource for buyers, investors and estate agents.
Anna Clare Harper
Named as one of Bisnow’s ‘Women Leading Real Estate’, Anna Clare Harper is a best-selling author and real estate investment adviser with £2bn+ transaction and strategy experience behind her. Her blog and podcast offer specialist strategic insights for individuals seeking a socially-responsible approach to investing in UK property.
Inside Property Investing
the Inside Property Investing blog is a specialist resource for HMO investors, providing regularly-updated insights and tips from founders Mike and Victoria. With over 250 episodes, the company’s podcast is also a great resource for property investors, along with the free guides offered alongside more in-depth paid courses.
Have we missed your blog or site? Please do get in touch and we will try to include you as we update the article.
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