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 […]

Should landlords consider selling their buy-to-let investments?

Every time the government makes changes which (are perceived to) have an adverse impact on landlords, which has been quite often over recent years, the question is raised as to whether now is the time to exit buy-to-let. In reality, however, the fundamentals of buy-to-let are still much the same […]

What Tenants Are Willing To Pay Extra For

As property prices rocket in the backdrop of a turbulent economic and political climate, home ownership is increasingly becoming unattainable. As a result, many have turned to the rental market as the most financially viable living option for their foreseeable future. With Brits now viewing rental properties as potentially long-term […]

Best of London’s new housing developments

With London’s property market stretched more than ever and new apartments cropping up in sites all over the area, knowing what’s available can involve a whole load of meticulous  searching. Whether you are a first time buyer in London, a property investor or you simply fancy moving to the capital, its always […]

Choosing The Right Mortgage Lender

More mortgage choice means it’s more important than ever to choose the right lender Alpa Bhakta, CEO, Butterfield Mortgages Limited Recent years have seen a substantial increase in the number of mortgage products available on the market. Between 2016 and 2018, an additional 4,212 products were introduced into the residential […]

Rivaling London… Three UK towns for Investment

London’s much documented decline in popularity amongst property buyers and renters alike has seen a shift in buyer activity across the UK’s property market in recent years. Where the capital was once king, particularly for investors, now regional cities and commuter towns have begun to take its place, with Birmingham, […]

Investing In Off Plan Property (The Do’s & Do Not’s)

For investors exploring the diverse range of opportunities on offer within the UK’s lucrative property market, off-plan property investments are becoming an increasingly popular option. Indeed, this is not restricted only to those seeking to expand their existing property portfolios; some buyers choose to go off-plan even when searching for […]

A quarter of landlords are now looking to reduce their portfolios

As the old saying goes – be careful what you wish for. The government wished to tilt the housing market towards first-time buyers and away from buy-to-let investors and that is exactly what they did. The problem is that, for a number of reasons, demand for property to rent is […]