Leasehold Law Changes: How Will The Property Market React?

The government has proposed the reform of leasehold laws, with new rules possibly arriving within two years. We analyse whether the prospect of the new rules will have an impact on the property market from today What are the key proposals? There are three major proposed changes, further details of […]

Tory Mayor Candidate Vows To Build 100,000 New Homes for Young Londoners

Tory mayor candidate Shaun Bailey has promised to build 100,000 new homes for young londoners, if he is elected next year, Property Secrets reports. Bailey will be up for election in May 2021 and has outlined plans to build ‘millennial homes’ that are aimed at young Londoners – to buy […]

Property Experts Fear ‘Hangover’ in March 2021

The property market has seen an impressive bounce back since the first lockdown ended in May 2020. With covid-19 restrictions in Q1, the year was looking pretty bleak for the property market and all the types of businesses that fall under this umbrella, including estate agents, construction companies, surveyors, builders, […]

Landlords and Investors Are Using Bridging More To Upgrade Their Properties

A growing number of landlords and investors are using bridging finance in order to upgrade their assets and maximise the value of their properties during an unpredictable lockdown and covid-19 pandemic. Whilst landlords are typically renting out their flats and homes to students, professionals and businesses, they are faced with […]

How Property Developers Can Survive the Recession

As the country enters into “Lockdown two” on November 5th, the recession is set to deepen. The furlough scheme — which has kept millions of people employed since April — has been extended until December 2nd when the government intends to ease restrictions, but some experts warn that unemployment could […]

Where are the UK’s next buy-to-let hotspots?

Investors seeking to minimise their risk exposure have faced a myriad of changes in 2020. The destructive nature of COVID-19 has given way to unprecedented market uncertainty, particularly when it comes to the performance of certain assets like stocks and shares. However, amidst these choppy market conditions, UK residential real […]

What Property Owners Should Know About This Year’s Japanese Knotweed Rule Changes

It’s been a tumultuous year for buyers and sellers of all assets, including real estate. With the majority of news stories covering Covid-related developments, it’s been all too easy to miss changes in the smaller things. As these smaller things can often be quite significant “gotchas” for sellers (when it’s […]