Universities boost rental yields by up to 2%

Research by property developer Stripe Property Group, reveals that rental homes located near to universities command an average yield 1.3% higher than those in the wider area, increasing a landlord’s expected annual income by almost £6,000. Stripe Property Group analysed the average yield available surrounding a university and how this compared […]

Why Investors Are Attracted To The Liverpool Property Market

The Liverpool property market has been described as being ‘on fire’ at the moment according to Zoopla. As our friends at Leaders Romans Group also point out, “We have noticed whichever property index you look at, Liverpool is pretty much at the top spot when it comes to capital growth […]

What The Income Squeeze Means For Tenants & Landlords

Food, energy, fuel… whichever way they look, UK families are facing rising prices right now, leading EY to project that real incomes will fall this year, as inflation looks set to rise to 8.5% in April. House prices continue to climb as well, with hometrack’s UK House Price Index for […]

How Much Could Your Buy-to-Let Property Make in 5 Years?

More often than not, people invest to make money and buy-to-let property is no exception. While it’s a passion project for some, the majority of investors will be more interested in the returns. With the potential for both short- and long-term growth, property remains a popular investment vehicle. But exactly […]

12 Regulations To Help Letting Your Property Fast

Property values jumped by 9.8% in 2021, meaning landlords have made more money from their homes with capital appreciation than in annual rent. For landlords looking to find tenants fast, London based Estate Agents Douglas & Gordon have put together a simple yet practical 12 tip guide to ensure landlords have a smooth letting process – perfect for getting your home off […]

UK property predictions: how the housing market will change in 2022

By Kevin Shaw, National MD Sales, and Michael Cook, National MD Lettings, LRG With the pandemic rolling on in many guises, the Brexit transition hitting turbulence, and the run-up to COP26 influencing housing policy, 2021 has been full of hurdles for the industry. However, the sector has overcome these and […]

Buy-to-let investment – is it worth it?

There’s no denying that recent tax changes have made the buy-to-let market less attractive for investors. Yet it’s still a tempting option with the potential for excellent financial returns. Donna McCreadie, partner and property specialist at Perrys Chartered Accountants, looks at the current landscape and explains why buy-to-let is still a viable […]