UK property predictions: how the housing market will change in 2022

By Kevin Shaw, National MD Sales, and Michael Cook, National MD Lettings, LRG With the pandemic rolling on in many guises, the Brexit transition hitting turbulence, and the run-up to COP26 influencing housing policy, 2021 has been full of hurdles for the industry. However, the sector has overcome these and […]

Home Buyers Surveys – do you really need one?

Buying a house can be a long and stressful process, and the pandemic certainly didn’t help ease the anxieties. In fact, 94% of homebuyers in the last year said they felt rushed into the purchase. The pandemic has created a hectic market with people rushing sales through, but this may […]

Buy-to-let investment – is it worth it?

There’s no denying that recent tax changes have made the buy-to-let market less attractive for investors. Yet it’s still a tempting option with the potential for excellent financial returns. Donna McCreadie, partner and property specialist at Perrys Chartered Accountants, looks at the current landscape and explains why buy-to-let is still a viable […]

The Property Teacher: The Responsibilities of a Landlord

I’ve had a question in from a reader asking, ‘What are the responsibilities of a landlord?’. That’s a great question, and there’s two different ways at looking at this. Firstly, from a moral point of view, the responsibility of the landlord is to provide good, safe, sound, watertight, good quality […]

What You Need to Know About Property Investment in the Next 5 Years

Among the various types of investments that are available to the average investor, property and real estate are considered among the most secure and reliable investments. Real estate investments are rarely subject to huge crashes, and generally appreciate in value as the years pass. Property investment has always been seen […]

10 Of The Most Affordable Areas To Buy & Rent In The South

The southern part of England is often thought of as being expensive for properties, but the reality is that you can find different types of affordable homes all over the South. So if you’re keen to buy but can’t afford anything suitable in your current area, you might just need […]