May 19 2022, Editorial Team
Selective Licencing: What Landlords Need to Know
With UK house prices reaching record rates and rents on the rise, now is a great time to be a landlord. And a buy-to-let property can be highly profitable. Nevertheless, one thing landlords need to be aware of is selective licensing. With 1 out of 4 boroughs currently running schemes, you need to be aware […]
November 12 2021, Editorial Team
Buy-to-Let Guide – Everything You Need to Know
In this buy-to-let guide, we give you the low-down on: the pros and cons of buying a rental property, useful buy-to-let advice for choosing the right property and what to consider when you’re choosing between a flat and a larger property such as a house. What is a Buy-to-Let Investment Property? When buying a buy […]
September 6 2021, Editorial Team
Is Buy-to-Let Still a Good Investment?
When considering whether buy-to-let is still a good investment, there are plenty of positives to consider: ongoing monthly rental income, capital gains when you come to sell, and a relatively safe and reliable place to invest your money compared to other investment avenues. While in recent years buy-to-let investors have been impacted by tax changes, […]
August 17 2021, Editorial Team
The Best Way to Invest 100k
If you’re lucky enough to have 100k lying around, you’ll want to be sure to make the money work for you and get the most out of your investment. While there are many things you can do with a 100k investment, the right one for you and the best way to invest 100k safely will […]
February 25 2020, Editorial Team
The property market is booming in early 2020
Statistics from two of the most important portals in UK property, Rightmove and OnTheMarket show that the property market is exceptionally buoyant at the moment. In January visits to Rightmove surpassed 150 million, the most ever recorded in a January – a 7% increase on January 2019. Also notable is that the time spent by […]
February 18 2020, Editorial Team
Mortgage costs are falling!
Data from a number of sources show that the costs of Buy-to Let mortgages are falling, and residential mortgages are at an all-time low over the last 5 years as lenders are fighting to offer the best deals available. Recent research from Property Master found that the biggest fall was for 5-year fixed rate buy-to-let […]
February 4 2020, Editorial Team
Mortgage Experts Predict Growth in Buy-To-Let
One of the leading mortgage lenders in the UK, Paragon Bank, is expecting to see an increase in mortgage applications over the next 12 months, according to their FACT research. In Q4 2019, 24.5% buy-to-let mortgages were written for landlords looking to extend their portfolios, the highest level since Q1 2017. Paragon notes that recent […]
January 10 2020, Editorial Team
Why invest in Preston Property?
Growth and Economy Preston is a historic town located in the north western county of Lancashire, about 35 miles from both Liverpool and Manchester. Lancashire is one of the largest local economies in the North of England, currently generating over £23 billion in GVA per annum and supporting nearly 620,000 jobs. In the 19th century […]
January 10 2020, Editorial Team
7 Reasons To Invest In Bradford Buy To Let
When deciding to purchase buy to let properties, Bradford may not be one of the first locations that springs to mind. However, it is a city on the rise that holds a lot of potential for investors. Here are the Top 7 reasons why to invest in Bradford 1. Low costs, high yields First and […]
May 8 2019, Editorial Team
Is Manchester Buy To Let Property A Good Investment?
Manchester is a key economic area and one of the most high-profile cities in Europe. The city is home to the UK’s second-largest city and regional economy and is also a key area of the Northern Powerhouse. The city has benefitted from the devolution of power and is able to choose some of its own […]
December 20 2018, Editorial Team
How Secure Is Buy-To-Let Property Investment?
How Secure Is Buy-To-Let Property Investment? Investing in buy-to-let properties has traditionally been seen as a simple way of making money. However, this isn’t necessarily the case. In fact, some people who make unwise buy-to-let investments find that they lose money in the long run. This is because there are a number of factors which […]