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 […]

Investors Paying Attention To Currency Shifts

Knight Frank have provided details on why they think prime buyers are paying close attention to currency shifts. In times of crisis, we see safe haven currencies strengthen but it’s not just US dollar-denominated buyers that are seeing some significant discounts in global markets. With interest rates being slashed around […]

Eight Famous People That Have Made Money Through Property

Amidst fears of a global pandemic stock markets are crashing whilst house prices remain relatively stable for now.. This might change but as people are told to stay in their homes nothing beats bricks and mortar for security and with interest rates slashed to 0.25% perhaps NOW is the best […]

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 […]

Landlords looking to alternative avenues of property investment

On 11th March, Chancellor Sajid Javid will deliver this government’s first major fiscal statement. In many respects, it has been a long time coming. Recent fiscal statements have been notably light on reforms due to the uncertainty surrounding Brexit. This budget will be different – it is the first of […]

How confident are property investors in the UK Government?

The months and years following the EU Referendum in June 2016 have been some of the most eventful and significant in Britain’s modern political history. That ballot, two subsequent elections, and several tense parliamentary votes helped create a febrile atmosphere that at points seemed like over-boiling. Thankfully, since the election […]

IGNORING Gross Yield with Buy To Let – The Two Things I Look For Instead

When you get interested in property investing you’ll hear a lot of talk about gross yield. Gross yield can be a great way of comparing properties because you can look at the return from one property and compare it with a return on another. But at its very basic level, […]