Most popular locations among first time buyers

With cities becoming increasingly expensive for first time buyers, people are beginning to  look for areas outside the urban centres to set down their roots. However specific government schemes are making living in the metropolis more accessible and affordable. There are a range of areas in both the north and […]

Why you should use a Buy to Let Mortgage Broker

The buy to let mortgage market has undergone tumultuous change in the past few years and has impacted on landlords’ bottom lines. Andrew Turner, chief executive at Commercial Trust Limited, explains why a conversation with a specialist buy to let mortgage broker could make a difference to maintaining profit. The […]

UK investors looking to debt investment amid low interest rates and Brexit uncertainty

One in five UK investors is considering debt investment amidst low interest rates and Brexit uncertainty, according to new research from FJP Investment. The company commissioned an independent survey of more than 950 UK-based investors. It found that while 9% of them currently hold some form of debt investment, 20% […]

Ten Buy-to-Let Hotspots For Fastest Selling Properties

Per the latest Buy-to-Let Index Quarterly Report by LendInvest, there are several locations in England perfect for people looking for a great investment. But whether you’re a landlord searching for a bargain or a professional searching to build a property portfolio, what good is an investment if you can’t sell […]

Landlords take note: Students are more interested in living next to the supermarket than pubs

Despite uncertainty around Brexit, the student property market is predicted to rise by 72% between 2014 and the end of 2019* and is set to remain an attractive option for landlords across the UK. Landlord insurance provider, Towergate, conducted a study of 500 undergraduate students across the UK to find […]

Buy to let trends which could continue in the second half of 2019

Without doubt 2019 has so far proved a year of change within the buy to let sector. At a time of Brexit uncertainty, political and economic uncertainty, what can landlords expect from the private rental sector in the second half of 2019? Andrew Turner, chief executive at specialist buy to […]