Property Market – The Concern of Yields & Voids

Let’s face it… If you have the cash to invest in property right now… Why shouldn’t you go straight ahead and just do it? Low interest rates coupled with buyer/seller hesitation means that you might be able to snap up a bargain deal should you look in the right places… […]

Property Market Prediction – Post Lockdown By Simon Zutshi

There is no doubt in my mind that, unfortunately, the UK is going to slip into recession. This means that businesses will close and people will lose their jobs. As a result, the property market will see a fall in prices. Personally, I don’t think it will be a crash […]

Buy To Let Yields Still UP Despite Lockdown

Latest research from lettings management platform, Howsy, has revealed the pockets of the UK rental market currently registering the strongest yields, as well as those that have seen yields increase despite the current pandemic. See the data on the best and biggest increases below: The figures show that the current average […]

A Guide To Buy To Let: From Starting To Success… by Paul Hanafin

Property Secrets have acquired a new member, adding to our our team of writers and one you might know having written for Your Property Network amongst others in the past. Paul Hanafin has gone from busker to property millionaire from playing guitar on the streets of the North East where […]

Things All Landlords Should Know Before Managing HMOs

While bedsits and roommate arrangements have always existed, a number of cultural shifts are increasing the number of HMOs. This includes the increase of Monday to Friday renters in London and other urban centres and college students moving from dorms to shared houses. As a property owner, HMOs can be […]

Buy-To-Let verses Holiday Lets: The Main Differences

The UK is an internationally-renowned holiday destination, which also benefits from a significant domestic-tourism market. As a result, there is a huge demand for short-term holiday rentals and where there is huge demand there is the potential for significant profits, but does it make for a better investment than a […]

Investing in low cost freehold properties

If somebody told you that you could buy a fully refurbished 3 bedroom house for less than £50,000 what would you say? My initial reaction when I heard about these opportunities was a mix of intrigue and disbelief. Having now been sourcing and selling these properties for several years, I […]

Three big trends to watch in the UK property sector in 2020

What can we expect from the UK property sector in 2020? It’s a big question and, clearly, a difficult one to answer. No one possesses a crystal ball that will show them exactly how the industry will evolve; how prices will fluctuate; how many new houses will be built; how […]