How Property Developers Can Survive the Recession

As the country enters into “Lockdown two” on November 5th, the recession is set to deepen. The furlough scheme — which has kept millions of people employed since April — has been extended until December 2nd when the government intends to ease restrictions, but some experts warn that unemployment could […]

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 […]

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 […]

Buy to let trends which could continue in the second half of 2019

Without doubt 2019 has so far proved a year of change within the buy to let sector. At a time of Brexit uncertainty, political and economic uncertainty, what can landlords expect from the private rental sector in the second half of 2019? Andrew Turner, chief executive at specialist buy to […]