General Election: Property Reflection

The clear Conservative victory in yesterday’s election demonstrates the UK’s desire to move the UK forward. Overnight, as the predicted Conservative majority fast became reality, the pound surged against the dollar to a 19-month high, offering a further boost to the prospects of a Boris Britain. Should Boris stay true […]

What Does The 2019 General Election Mean For The Housing Market?

The past year has been anything but ordinary for the UK housing market. After a turbulent end to 2018, with Boris Johnson’s predecessor as Prime Minister facing discord from all sides, plus a delayed meaningful vote on a Brexit deal, some hoped 2019 might offer some resolution to the long-running […]

What landlords need to know as we head into 2020

With 2020 fast approaching, here is a guide as to what landlords need to know as we head into what will hopefully be a bright and prosperous New Year. Brexit It’s really impossible to mention anything to do with 2020 without mentioning Brexit, but at the same time, it’s also […]

How is Brexit Affecting Property Prices in the UK?

Brexit is an abbreviation for British exit referring to the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. This settlement will have significant impacts on the economy, and it has already affected the confidence of most consumers. You are uncertain of how it will impact your housing market and finances in […]

Is UK Property Heading For Post Brexit Boom?

More than one third of property investors who invested prior to Article 50 being triggered have not invested since, according to research by leading UK property investment and development company SevenCapital. The survey, which was commissioned earlier in the year through Censuswide, also found that, whilst three in five (60%) property […]

The governments impact on the private rental sector

Sometimes the best-intentioned efforts can have unintended consequences. The government, for example, has been making fairly robust efforts to try to help renters, but at best they appear to have had limited impact. At worst, they may have actively backfired. Social rental versus private rental It may be a bit […]

UK’s landlords struggling to keep up with recent reforms

Landlords in the UK are struggling to keep pace with new reforms that have been introduced over the past 12 months, new research from Market Financial Solutions (MFS) has found. The bridging lender commissioned an independent survey of 400 UK landlords, all of whom let one or more residential properties […]

Stamp Duty Rebates For Property Landlords & Developers

Primas Law is calling on UK property developers and landlords to seek advice about potential stamp duty rebates on ‘uninhabitable’ second properties after a landmark tribunal case. A recent ground-breaking case, between P N Bewley Ltd and HMRC, held that properties that are not immediately habitable at the time of […]