Property has, historically, been a fairly reliable asset in the UK. If you’ve been a homeowner during the past few years, then the chances are overwhelming that your home is worth more than it was when you bought it. With recent rises in interest rates, this situation might change in […]
How Can Property Investors Sidestep A Downturn?
The latest research by Alliance Fund, the end to end real estate fund, has revealed that the nation’s property investors have benefitted substantially from the increasing value of new homes in the last decade, but with a potential market downturn looming, how can they safeguard against the uncertainty that lies ahead? […]
Why A New Build House Is A Good Investment
If you are considering expanding your property portfolio, there a plenty of reasons why a new build could be a great option. Here are just some of them: Versatile Unlike older properties, new homes are typically more versatile when considering renting. New build properties are typically designed to suit a […]
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Why Your Buy To Lets Need to be Habitable
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 […]
Experts pick three key property trends to watch over the coming months
After months of strict lockdown measures and the success of the UK’s vaccine rollout to date, society as a whole is beginning to open up once again. Many industries are reporting a notable rise in activity as a result, with the property sector particularly buoyant. House prices are rising sharply […]
Could Resale Investments Be The Right Investment for You?
A resale property is essentially a property which is being “flipped” by someone who has bought off-plan. The original buyer gets the benefit of capital appreciation. The new buyer gets a property with high appeal to tenants. In fact, it may already be tenanted. The advantages of resale property Most […]
IGNORING Gross Yield with Buy To Let – The Two Things I Look For Instead
Should landlords consider selling their buy-to-let investments?
Every time the government makes changes which (are perceived to) have an adverse impact on landlords, which has been quite often over recent years, the question is raised as to whether now is the time to exit buy-to-let. In reality, however, the fundamentals of buy-to-let are still much the same […]