Buying Off Plan Could Beat Stalling House Prices

Whilst the financial crash a decade ago saw investor appetite for off-plan properties fall as concerns over the financial ability of some developers to complete, now experts are seeing investor interest once again in off-plan properties in light of stalling house prices and impeded rental yields. Whether it’s ‘because of […]

The 5 Most Popular U.S. Markets for British Property Investors

There is no doubting that the markets are on a roll this year.  Look at the stock markets and they are going through the roof.  Bitcoin has also taken off like a rocket ship.  But don’t forget  property investments.  In the U.K., values have increased by nearly 5 percent and […]

New Minimum Energy Efficiency Laws For Landlords

Landlords have just under six months to ensure their rental properties meet the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES). Portico London estate agents explain how the new MEES will work in regards to EPC ratings, the impact the rules will have on landlords, and the steps that you should take […]

Finding A Property On Italy’s Most Glamorous Coast

There are few coastlines in Europe more glamorous than Italy’s Amalfi Coast. Stretching from Marina di Cantone to Salerno, some 60km to the east – and taking in world-famous resorts such as Amalfi, Ravello, Positano and Praiano – it is characterised by vertiginous cliffs, picturesque waterfront villages and an azure-blue […]

Ten Tips For Selling Your Home Online

Time was when selling your home meant putting it the window of your nearest estate agent’s office, or a tiny ad in the back of your local newspaper. These days, however, for the majority of people, selling and buying a home begins online. The advantages are obvious. It’s cheap, and […]

How can buy-to-let landlords get ahead in the student lettings market?

The student lettings market has proven to be a popular destination for investors keen to profit from the buy-to-let opportunities available across the country. House prices in university towns have increased by an average of 22% over the past three years, with over £6 billion worth of student housing changing […]

The Best UK Cities For First-Time Buyers

Entering into the property market is not an easy thing to achieve. Many changes have been made to help first-time buyers get onto the property ladder, but substantial deposits and expensive mortgages still make it less likely that UK millennials will own their own homes compared with their French, Canadian […]