5 ways to increase your property’s value by adding an extra bedroom

David Knight from roof window retailer Roof Windows 4 You tells us how you can add an extra bedroom to your home to increase its value. Across the UK, adding extra accommodation to a three-bedroom house could increase its value by around 43%, according to research conducted by Safestore. But, […]

Why Are Property Bonds an Increasingly Popular Investment?

When it comes to investing in property there are several investment opportunities available to you. Different types of investments offer their own advantages and disadvantages and will be suitable for varying circumstances. While buy-to-let and off-plan investments are common and well known in the investment industry, property bonds are becoming […]

Stamp Duty Rebates For Property Landlords & Developers

Primas Law is calling on UK property developers and landlords to seek advice about potential stamp duty rebates on ‘uninhabitable’ second properties after a landmark tribunal case. A recent ground-breaking case, between P N Bewley Ltd and HMRC, held that properties that are not immediately habitable at the time of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]