November 25 2016, Alexander Pooley
What Is The Difference Between Freehold Vs Leasehold Properties?
Freehold Vs Leasehold is the question we get all the time, especially from our overseas investors. In the UK we have two main forms of property and land ownership recognised by law, these are called Freehold and Leasehold. In general, houses are almost always freehold, whereas flats and apartments are usually leasehold. There are pros […]
November 23 2016, Alexander Pooley
Property Investment – For Funding University Education
As a parent, you may be considering setting up a funding for your child to attend university. Given that a 3-year (on average) undergraduate course at a university in the UK can currently cost up to £27,750 for students from the UK, and as much as £75,000 for international students, planning ahead is an incredibly […]
November 16 2016, Alexander Pooley
Dubai Expo 2020 – The Effects on Property Prices
In 2013 it was announced that Dubai will play host to the renowned Expo world exhibition in October 2020. As well as exuberant celebrations and high anticipation for the UAE city, the reverberations of the result were also felt throughout the property market. As the event draws closer, estate agents and property speculators are confident […]
November 11 2016, Alexander Pooley
Why Invest in Dubai?
The city of Dubai is glowing with promise, full of old world charm and exciting, modern development projects. Sometimes called ‘the city of gold’ thanks to its gold souk that houses over 250 retailers of the precious metal (making it a major player in the gold trading scene), it really is a gem of a […]
November 9 2016, Alexander Pooley
Dubai Property Investment? The Time Is Right Now!
Investment in the Dubai property market is something you should be considering during the current climate. Numerous indications show the most populous United Arab Emirates city, famed for its more liberal and glamourous lifestyle, is on the verge of major investment and expected property price increases through 2017. As Dubai has many things going for […]
September 1 2016, Alexander Pooley
Why Invest in Leeds
Considered the cultural, financial and commercial heart of the West Yorkshire Urban Area, Leeds is a thriving hub, central to the North of England. A contemporary city, with visions of becoming a ’24 hour European city’, it has been growing a modern economy whilst reflecting its heritage and culture. This has proven to be a […]
August 3 2016, Alexander Pooley
The Top 6 Postcodes in Liverpool to Invest In
Liverpool is one of the hottest cities in the UK to invest in. Since the turn of the century, it’s been the target for many investors looking to take advantage of a booming market and healthy rental yields. This is in no small part due to the large student population Liverpool attracts year on year, […]
July 25 2016, Alexander Pooley
Why Invest in Manchester Property?
Manchester is a bustling, modern city with a lot going for it. With low property prices and a prosperous local economy and wide range of industries, the city is incredibly attractive to residents and investors. Here’s why we think you should consider invest in Manchester property. Cultural and Sporting Magnet Manchester has given us […]
July 19 2016, Alexander Pooley
Should You Reconsider Buying a Home in Spain?
Many non-EU citizens currently own property in Spain – there’s no reason the Brexit result will stop Brits from doing the same. However, the path towards buying a home in Spain may become a bit trickier when the details of Article 50 are finalized. The Spanish government actually welcome the flow of British expats into […]
July 6 2016, Alexander Pooley
Why Invest in Liverpool property?
Steeped in history, culture and a general vibrant feel to the place, Liverpool is a thriving metropolis and one of the most exciting cities in the UK. With a young population, a growing reputation as a tech hub and investment flooding in, the city has a lot to offer for those looking to add to […]
June 29 2016, Alexander Pooley
A Guide to Investing in Student Property in Chester
Investing in bricks and mortar has long been considered a wise investment choice, but there are certain areas within the property market that stand out more than others. One such sector is the student property market, and the reason for this is clear. Student property has outperformed pretty much every other part of the property […]
June 1 2016, Alexander Pooley
A Guide to Investing in Property in Huddersfield
The UK is currently experiencing record levels of population growth, and the draw of the British Isles shows no sign of abating any time soon. Property is at a premium across many parts of the country and the government has recently announced that the amount of homes standing empty is currently at an all-time low. […]
May 12 2016, Alexander Pooley
International Investment Halts Thanks to Brexit Fears
Overseas businesses are calling a halt to the investment in Britain’s commercial property market as fears over a UK exit from the European Union heighten. A new study by RICS, the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, shows that demand in the sector has all but stopped as the June referendum draws ever closer. The report […]
April 12 2016, Alexander Pooley
Property Investors to Benefit from Tax Relief
With all of the hubbub surrounding the changes to Capital Gains Tax and how that is likely to affect the nation’s numerous landlords, little has been made about another part of the Chancellor’s budget speech which he delivered on Wednesday 16 March 2016. George Osborne announced an extension to the Entrepreneurs’ Relief, something that will […]
March 28 2016, Alexander Pooley
Short-Term vs Long-Term Lets
Deciding on whether to offer a short-term vs long-term let can be tricky, and your final decision will likely be made because of a number of factors. With this in mind, we decided to put together a quick outline of the pros and cons of both durations of rental. Let’s take a look. Short-term lets […]