The Benefits and Drawbacks of Investing in HMOs

Over the last 10-15 years, the UK private rental and HMO (houses in multiple occupation) sectors have grown strongly. From student accommodation to shared housing, HMOs are an attractive option for investors and landlords, but they don’t come without some compromises. Mark Cotter, Real Estate Director and Anusha Peries, Real […]

Can I Build A Property Empire In 5 Years?

Whether you’re a seasoned investor or a property enthusiast, you will have been told ‘property is a long-term investment’. In many ways it is, but that doesn’t mean to say that a successful property empire can’t be built within a short space of time. Of course, building a property portfolio […]

Property Market – The Concern of Yields & Voids

Let’s face it… If you have the cash to invest in property right now… Why shouldn’t you go straight ahead and just do it? Low interest rates coupled with buyer/seller hesitation means that you might be able to snap up a bargain deal should you look in the right places… […]

A Guide To Buy To Let: From Starting To Success… by Paul Hanafin

Property Secrets have acquired a new member, adding to our our team of writers and one you might know having written for Your Property Network amongst others in the past. Paul Hanafin has gone from busker to property millionaire from playing guitar on the streets of the North East where […]

What key events do property investors need to be aware of in 2020?

The UK’s political landscape has changed considerably over the course of December and January. The election provided the Conservatives with a large majority, Boris Johnson being then able to pass the Brexit Withdrawal Bill. With the Brexit deadline almost certain to be met by the end of January, there is […]

First time property investment: What type of property should I invest in?

Properties are like people, they come in all different shapes and sizes, some are older than others, you can find them across the UK (and indeed all over the world) and there’s a whole lot more to them than you can tell from a picture on a website. With that […]

Building Your Buy To Let Portfolio

Want to know how to expand your Buy To Let Business? The team at Property Reporter have today supplied their three top thoughts on how you can evolve your portfolio and increase your buy to let knowledge with their advice for landlords who are keen to expand their income & […]

A Top Tip for Finding Deals: Estate Agents Part 2

In my last blog post I started to think about finding deals through estate agents (read here); however, there can be some challenges with this. Quite often, if you walk into an agent’s office and state that you’re an investor, you’re likely to be faced with indifference or irritation because […]