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Holiday Lets: Investors Set To Profit From Britain’s Tourism Demand

With so much economic uncertainty surrounding Brexit, it can be difficult to know how best to invest your money. The government is discouraging buy-to-let investments, but one area definitely worth considering is purchasing a property to use as a holiday rental property here in the UK. Decreasing interest rates mean […]

Real Estate To Remain Attractive In 2020

Real estate set to remain an attractive investment asset in 2020 despite strong political and economic headwinds – PwC/ULI report  Europe’s property leaders continue to have faith in real estate as an attractive and in-demand investment class, despite strong political and economic headwinds, according to the latest Emerging Trends in […]

Student visa reforms help to boost the student property investment market

When the Brexit referendum was announced, the tertiary-education sector very quickly announced itself to be pro-remain as it feared that the UK’s departure from the EU would lead to a reduction in the number of EU academics (both undergraduates and graduates) coming to study in the UK. So far, however, […]

The UK’s top 5 cities for student property investment

The UK student property market has gone from strength to strength in recent years, and its ever-changing landscape is certainly an interesting one to watch. One of the most notable trends has been the gradual shift away from the traditional dominance of London and south east England, towards regional towns […]

Tips for managing an empty property investment

Ideally, your investment property should always be occupied. In the real world, however, that is not likely to happen, even in the residential rental market and it is even less likely to happen in the short-term lettings market. However you will need to learn how to manage an empty investment […]

From plans to reality: A new-build timeline you can trust

Purchasing a new-build differs in many ways to the purchasing of an older, pre-established property; from your first meeting, when you see the initial plans for the home, to collecting your keys, there are several additional stages you need to consider. Granville Developments’ Managing Director, Matthew Firth, has composed a […]

Where To Buy To Let In 2020

The buy-to-let sector has taken a battering over the past couple of years, there’s no doubt about that, however what is also certain is that the demand for private rentals continues to grow, and overall, the UK remains one of the most stable markets in which to invest globally. This […]

Avoid Inheritance Tax and CGT when passing buy to let properties to your children

Passing on a buy to let (BTL) property to your child is an excellent investment in their future. They’ll benefit from both the value of the asset and the income it generates. However, if you have a property you’re looking to transfer, you need to be aware of the Capital […]