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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Do I Invest In Property?

A question asked by many new to property investing is simply how do I invest, how much do I need and how can I get started? Buying property can be less complicated than you think, but remember it comes at a cost. Here’s our ten steps to purchasing your first […]

Property Investors Sticking To Strategy During Brexit

Market Financial Solutions (MFS) has commissioned research uncovering the impact Brexit has had on the intentions of 500+ UK property investors. Importantly, the research reveals that the appetite for property as an asset remains strong, with many actively seeking new opportunities regardless of Brexit. In fact, only 7% of investors […]

Do’s and Don’ts when applying for a Buy to Let Mortgage

Purchasing or remortgaging a buy to let mortgage offers a myriad of choice, understanding some key aspects of lender criteria can help keep you on the right track. Andrew Turner, chief executive at specialist buy to let broker Commercial Trust Limited, shares insight on some of the considerations to help […]