How to Get the Right Managing Agent

How do I choose a good property management company and what do they do? First of all, let’s clarify what that means because sometimes you will hear people refer to letting agents, and you will hear people referring to managing agents, and often the two are interchangeable and they do […]

Peer To Peer Lending: What Are The Changes?

Leading Peer to Peer lending property specialist, Sourced Capital, looks at the recent regulatory changes to the P2P sector and answer some of the most common questions surrounding them received by those investing via their platform. The new FCA regulations At the end of last year (Monday 9th December), a […]

Real Estate To Remain Attractive In 2020

Real estate set to remain an attractive investment asset in 2020 despite strong political and economic headwinds – PwC/ULI report  Europe’s property leaders continue to have faith in real estate as an attractive and in-demand investment class, despite strong political and economic headwinds, according to the latest Emerging Trends in […]

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 […]

The Property Insiders Podcast

In wanting to provide you with some expert insight on the property market in London and the rest of the United Kingdom we have teamed up with some of the country’s leading figures in Real Estate through Buy Association, Sotheby’s and presenter, producer and Instagram influencer Charli Fisher who along […]

Best Places For Property under £65k

Yahoo Finance have reported that property investment portal One and Only Pro have came up with an algorithm to identify the cheapest properties most likely to increase in value in England and Wales on buy to lets priced under £65,000. The research shows the regions in the two countries that […]

What is the ‘Six Month Rule’, and why do we have it?

Put simply, the ‘Six Month Rule’ says that if you buy a property you can’t finance or refinance within six months of purchase. Or, if you finance or refinance a property, you can’t then refinance within 6 months of financing or refinancing. So, as an example, if you buy a […]

Things to consider when buying a second home for investment purposes

Buying an investment property is very different from buying a family home or a holiday home. Here are some points to consider before parting with your cash. Are you buying for capital growth or income? Buying for capital growth essentially means using a property as a bricks-and-mortar savings account with […]