Seeking stable investments in times of volatility

During periods of market volatility, investors look to assets to be able to quickly recover from downturns and provide long-term, stable returns on investment. With COVID-19 incurring an unprecedented level of global uncertainty, this exact process is currently playing out. As countries overcome the initial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

Demand for property development finance is set to rise in 2020. Here’s why…

Development finance has experienced impressive growth over the past decade or so, but to many the term may still be unclear. Put simply, it is a form of alternative finance — a lending mechanism that sits outside the channels of traditional finance institutions — that is used by property developers […]

What does the UK property sector want from the new Government?

A new year, a new decade, a new government. At the start of 2020, there are reasons for optimism within the property sector – most notably, there is a feeling that some of the issues that have plagued the industry over recent years could be resolved. In fact, just two […]

New Buy-to-Let Rules and How They Apply to Portfolio Landlords

In September 2017, new affordability rules were announced for portfolio landlords. The Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority is setting stricter stress testing for landlords with four or more properties. Some leading banks are creating better systems that are designed to manage the more complex processes, whilst other banks are […]