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Brexit hailed as creating the perfect opportunity for UK property investment

Brexit’s forecasted impact on the property market in Britain hasn’t been too favourable with many predicting a slowdown of the industry as our exit from the EU looms.

Simple ways for landlords to attract tenants this summer

Renting out property can be a rewarding way to earn an income. One of the leading priorities of any landlord is to find quality, reliable tenants that won’t let them down…

Buy-to-let hailed as a lucrative and secure investment option

New research has found that during the last decade, buy-to-let in Britain has remained a secure investment, much favourable to other options like cash, fine art and gold. A study by VeriSmart, a property investment and compliance assessment supplier within the rental market, examined the return on different investments and how the various markets have

London house prices up 3.4 per cent, figures show

A new report released by Rightmove shows that between January and February 2019, property prices in the capital increased by 3.4 per cent, reaching a new average high of £614,000. Certain London boroughs have seen even bigger jumps in prices, with Camden and Westminster witnessing property price increases of an average five per cent. There

A guide for landlords: How to find the perfect tenant

It’s within every landlord’s interest to find a dependable tenant that will look after a rented property in an honest, reliable and transparent manner. The landlord/tenant relationship is a two-way process and there are certain things a landlord should do to help secure and maintain a successful tenancy arrangement. If you are a landlord seeking

Number of BTL mortgages reach record levels

The number of buy-to-let (BTL) mortgages available to landlords in the UK has reached the highest level since the financial crisis of 2008. Figures released by the data provider Moneyfacts show that there are currently 2,162 BTL mortgage deals on offer. This is a significant increase from the same time last year when there were

Why now is hailed as the perfect time to grab a bargain property in London

Property experts and house hunters in the British capital believe that subdued house price growth and market uncertainty spurned by Brexit presents opportunities for eagle-eyed buyers to snap up bargain property in London. Recent data from Rightmove shows that the average asking price of a property in London has, for the first time since August

UK house sales spike despite Brexit uncertainty

As negotiations with the European Union remain ongoing ahead of Britain’s official departure from the EU on March 29 this year, speculation continues to circulate about the impact Brexit will have on the country’s property market. Despite the intense uncertainty Brexit is creating, which is leading to speculation that house prices across the country might

Mortgage lenders offer ten-year fixed-rate BTL mortgages

With the uncertain economic and political landscape, the prospect of long-term financial security is becoming increasingly attractive to buy-to-let landlords. In response to such uncertainty and the raft of legislation changes landlords are being forced to tolerate, lenders are offering attractive, low-interest BTL mortgages for long fixed-rate terms. Longer rate terms often come can come

Research shows Brexit’s impact on housing market is exaggerated

Since the UK voted to leave the European Union in June 2016, the headlines have been dominated by how Brexit will affect different markets and the economy and non-more so than the property sector. While much of the property headlines report the alleged negative impacts of Brexit on the housing market, recent research offers a

London’s private landlords earn £7bn from investments in the last year

From April 2017 to 2018, private landlords in the British capital earned a total of £7bn from their residential property investments, resulting in as much as 20% of the nation’s buy-to-let income. The £7bn income in London’s private residential letting sector equated to a 6.4 per cent growth, up from £6.6bn in the previous year.

Demand for commercial property in Britain high among investors

Demand for commercial property in Britain continues to be robust, regardless of ongoing Brexit uncertainty. This was the finding of a review of the commercial property sector in the UK by GVA, the UK’s leading and most diverse property advisory-led business. The review found that while many European investors are practicing caution over the UK

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