Can the government bring about the tax reforms property investors are calling for?

With Britain expected to depart the European Union by October 31 and still no deal in place, it’s fair to say now is a sensitive time in British politics. However, negotiating Brexit is not the only major challenge confronting the new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. The British economy, while hardly […]

Interest Rates at an all-time Low, but it’s not all bad news for Landlords

In the wake of base rate increases, a silver lining has been created for UK landlords as interest rates plummet in the slow and volatile buy-to-let market. When it comes to tax reforms, it tends to be all doom and gloom for both investors and landlords alike, and it usually […]

Budget Reaction For The Property Market

Following today’s autumn budget announcement, a number of the UK’s leading property specialists have commented their opinion below. Jason North Associate Director and London Property Specialist says… “If, in a parallel universe, the EU referendum had not come about, this chancellor’s budget would have been welcomed as an uplifting and forward […]

When Will Interest Rates Rise?

Our friends at Portico Estate Agents recently attended the Landlord Investor Show, where The Sunday Times’ Economics Editor, David Smith, gave his expert view on when he expects interest rates to rise and by how much. Here’s what he had to say… What are your thoughts on the long-term future for […]

UK property market declines while nation awaits general election outcome

Activity levels on the UK real estate market are slowing down to a halt as political uncertainty rears its head once again. Since we are fast approaching the core of the prime buying season of spring and summer, Britain could face a major slump this year. The year 2016 was […]