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 […]

Investing In Showhomes

The showhome has been one of our best selling investment opportunities over the past 6 years. For those of you who are receiving these types of deals for the first time, it’s important that we explain the structure and the benefits that they can provide. In the following paragraphs I’ll […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

More landlords shift to two-year fixed buy to let deals

Are more landlords looking for a short-term solution to ride out the economic and political chaos created by Brexit? That is the question posed after specialist buy to let broker Commercial Trust Limited revealed a growing number of two-year fixed rate buy to let applications, in the first half of […]

New research reveals best buy-to-let yields are found in university towns

University towns and buy-to-let essentially go hand-in-hand. Students need a place to live and the vast majority of them are “natural renters”. Even if they were in a financial position to buy a property (which a few of them are), they are at a stage in their lives when flexibility […]

How are landlords reacting to new reforms to the PRS market?

The buy-to-let (BTL) market is an attractive destination for investors seeking to reap the full financial benefits that come from property investment. The combination of long-term capital growth and regular rental yields is an enticing proposition, particularly when compared to the performance of other assets in this low interest-rate environment. […]