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 […]

How COVID-9 Has Changed The Lending Market

With the number of COVID-19 cases now in decline, the UK is now on a mission to recuperate the economic losses incurred as a result of the pandemic. The initial outbreak of COVID-19, and ensuing national lockdown, meant many industries essentially froze operations, stagnating the nation’s economic growth and leaving […]

How the stamp duty holiday will reignite the buy-to-let market

The buy-to-let market has become increasingly frustrating for landlords in recent years. The phasing out of buy-to-let tax relief, combined with a ban on letting fees, deposit limits and a raft of other regulations, caused many to consider whether to invest. This hesitation naturally became heightened during the lockdown as, […]

How To Keep Your Home Renovation Costs To A Minimum

We could all use a change of scenery every now and then. Renovating your home enables you to breathe new life into familiar surroundings, but it can be an expensive undertaking. Here are four simple tips for keeping your home renovation costs as low as possible. Create A Budget And […]