If you have decided to get into the rental market, you have realised it’s potential for significant return on investment. But once you own your property, going about actually renting it out can be a complicated and time consuming task, one that many landlords simply don’t have the time or skills to do. That need […]
In light of the UK’s decision to leave the EU after the historic vote of 23rd June, there comes the inevitable question about what effect this will have on the country’s property market.
No sooner had the champagne corks been popped to celebrate Leicester City’s most unlikely of Premier League title wins than analysis was being delivered upon the various affects their triumph might have on the city itself.
When we think of Nottingham our minds might naturally meander towards images of medieval men in tights, or of Brian Clough in green sweater on unlikely nights of football glory. But there’s certainly a lot more to this thriving city of the East Midlands than ancient myths and visions of the Forest.
We’ve spoken before about the potential returns possible in the student property rental market. Increasing demand and the drive towards superior living standards in the student community – to reflect a more modern (fee paying) academic experience – has led to the development of new, modern student accommodation across the UK, and opportunities for investors […]
A surge of buy-to-let and second home buyers in March prompted the mortgage industry to announce their highest lending figures of £17.1 billion – the highest amount of the past 8 years.
It’s more than three years since Prime Minister David Cameron pledged to hold a referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union (EU). And, following his recent stint around the Brussels negotiating table, the electorate are going to get the chance to have their say on June 23rd, as Britain goes to the polls.
All eyes and ears were on Chancellor George Osborne this week as he presented his spring budget to Parliament and the nation. As you might expect, the one area of keenly held attention concerned the UK property market, and the potential implications that the budget might have for property investors in the coming year.
One of the notable trends of the past few years in the UK property market has been the increasing diversity in terms of location, with opportunities for healthy growth emerging with ever greater prominence in cities and towns the length and breadth of the country; beyond the traditional stronghold within the M25 and the City […]
Last month we looked at some of the reasons why investing in student property offered opportunities for profitable investment in the current UK market. Record levels of investment into student accommodation and increasingly high demand for higher quality properties has seen a surge in numbers entering the student rental market, enticed by the chance of healthy […]
For many investors, their perception of student accommodation in the UK may well be founded by distant recollections of student days past or old episodes of the Young Ones. Well, this is an image that’s very much stuck in the days of yore, and a far cry from the high quality student ‘digs’ of today. […]
While Buy-to-Let re-mortgages were the dominant feature of the 2015 UK mortgage market, the prediction for the opening three months of 2016 is that this is likely to be superseded by a wave of new buy-to-let mortgages. As reported this month on Landlord Today, 2015 saw buy-to-let property owners re-mortgaging their portfolios, taking advantage of ultra-low interest […]