Property Blog

Demand for property development finance is set to rise in 2020. Here’s why…

Development finance has experienced impressive growth over the past decade or so, but to many the term may still be unclear. Put simply, it is a form of alternative finance — a lending mechanism that sits outside the channels of traditional finance institutions — that is used by property developers […]

Three big trends to watch in the UK property sector in 2020

What can we expect from the UK property sector in 2020? It’s a big question and, clearly, a difficult one to answer. No one possesses a crystal ball that will show them exactly how the industry will evolve; how prices will fluctuate; how many new houses will be built; how […]

How to Get the Right Managing Agent

How do I choose a good property management company and what do they do? First of all, let’s clarify what that means because sometimes you will hear people refer to letting agents, and you will hear people referring to managing agents, and often the two are interchangeable and they do […]

What does the UK property sector want from the new Government?

A new year, a new decade, a new government. At the start of 2020, there are reasons for optimism within the property sector – most notably, there is a feeling that some of the issues that have plagued the industry over recent years could be resolved. In fact, just two […]

Top Tips For Student Landlords

Life as a landlord isn’t without it’s ups and downs, with no shortage of challenges. Whether you are new to the industry or an experienced operator, the issues faced are often similar, particularly when letting to student tenants living away from home for the first time. Bill-splitting service Glide has […]

Peer To Peer Lending: What Are The Changes?

Leading Peer to Peer lending property specialist, Sourced Capital, looks at the recent regulatory changes to the P2P sector and answer some of the most common questions surrounding them received by those investing via their platform. The new FCA regulations At the end of last year (Monday 9th December), a […]