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, […]

How to tell if an area is worthy of investment?

When you take property investment down to its fundamentals, there are three, key factors which influence its success. These are choice of location, choice of property and choice of tenant. Of these, your choice of location is arguably the most important since it will heavily influence your options for choosing […]

Property Market Prediction – Post Lockdown By Simon Zutshi

There is no doubt in my mind that, unfortunately, the UK is going to slip into recession. This means that businesses will close and people will lose their jobs. As a result, the property market will see a fall in prices. Personally, I don’t think it will be a crash […]

Property Market Coming Out Of Lockdown

Some positive news at last is that it seems there’s light at the end of the property market tunnel. Yesterday news was announced that finally surveyors can start surveying, valuers will again be valuing homes and potential tenants and buyers will be able to view properties whilst those 450,000 already […]

Buy To Let Yields Still UP Despite Lockdown

Latest research from lettings management platform, Howsy, has revealed the pockets of the UK rental market currently registering the strongest yields, as well as those that have seen yields increase despite the current pandemic. See the data on the best and biggest increases below: The figures show that the current average […]

Investors Paying Attention To Currency Shifts

Knight Frank have provided details on why they think prime buyers are paying close attention to currency shifts. In times of crisis, we see safe haven currencies strengthen but it’s not just US dollar-denominated buyers that are seeing some significant discounts in global markets. With interest rates being slashed around […]

Eight Famous People That Have Made Money Through Property

Amidst fears of a global pandemic stock markets are crashing whilst house prices remain relatively stable for now.. This might change but as people are told to stay in their homes nothing beats bricks and mortar for security and with interest rates slashed to 0.25% perhaps NOW is the best […]