The UK’s top 5 cities for student property investment

The UK student property market has gone from strength to strength in recent years, and its ever-changing landscape is certainly an interesting one to watch. One of the most notable trends has been the gradual shift away from the traditional dominance of London and south east England, towards regional towns […]

Where To Buy To Let In 2020

The buy-to-let sector has taken a battering over the past couple of years, there’s no doubt about that, however what is also certain is that the demand for private rentals continues to grow, and overall, the UK remains one of the most stable markets in which to invest globally. This […]

Can Boris Johnson reinvigorate the Northern Powerhouse?

The Northern Powerhouse. A concept coined by ex-Chancellor George Osborne five years ago, which at the time symbolised his ambitions to unite the great cities of the North – from Liverpool to Hull – and eradicate the North-South divide. Different strategies were laid out to achieve this goal, including the […]

Ten Buy-to-Let Hotspots For Fastest Selling Properties

Per the latest Buy-to-Let Index Quarterly Report by LendInvest, there are several locations in England perfect for people looking for a great investment. But whether you’re a landlord searching for a bargain or a professional searching to build a property portfolio, what good is an investment if you can’t sell […]

UK city regeneration – the next big investment opportunity?

UK High Streets have reached a ‘tipping point’. That was the view of a recently published parliamentary inquiry report on UK high streets. The shift to online sales (now accounting for 20% of all retail sales); the upward revaluation of business rates, previous planning policies; and local authority financing constraints […]

Competitive Manchester Seeing Less Residential Buyers

Thanks, in no small part, to the Northern Powerhouse initiative, Manchester has undergone and economic transformation which has not only benefited existing residents of the city, but attracted people to it, especially highly-skilled millennials from the south of England. This has, naturally, increased the demand for housing and, hence, Manchester’s […]

Where To Invest In 2019

Regional cities boasting Brexit-proof potential will top investors’ lists in 2019 (Surrenden Invest) Solid market fundamentals will remain in place after March Growing, youthful populations will be influential on 2019 hotspots It’s time to gaze into the housing market crystal ball to see what 2019 might bring. With the UK […]

Investment in North West Could See Rents Soar

Data from specialist buy to let broker Commercial Trust Limited, has revealed the popularity of the North West, as a target for property investors from around the UK. In stark contrast to the rest of the country, investment in buy to let property in the North West has seen a […]

3 property investment zones you should pay attention to in 2018

Matt Stevens is a Director at The Mortgage Genie. Here, he shares his expert advice on which areas of the UK are likely to offer property investors the best return this year. London has long been the number one hotspot for UK property investors. But, with more regulations to consider […]