October 19 2016, Alexander Pooley
Read This Before Setting Up a Limited Company for Your Property Portfolio
Rearranging your property portfolio into a limited company is a decision many investors consider, primarily for tax reasons. However, because such a decision depends on your personal circumstances and as new property tax laws are being implemented in 2017, it’s recommended you seek the advice of a professional accountant before making such a move. Tax […]
October 12 2016, Alexander Pooley
No Prospect of Crash for Housing Market
Despite the warnings of pro-EU campaigners that a Leave vote would affect the state of the housing market, prices have remained stable. The balance of supply and demand has remained largely unaffected, showing that excessive fears of a property crash have not manifested. This is great news for the UK economy as a whole, mainly […]
October 5 2016, Alexander Pooley
Why Brexit Can Be a Great Opportunity for Property Investors
It would be a lie to say that the uncertainty that has arisen from this year’s Brexit vote in the UK hasn’t touched almost everyone in the country – and those who have an interest in the country. Whether you are a low skilled worker in the UK, British family who has moved to another […]
September 28 2016, Alexander Pooley
Hidden Gems – The Property Hotspots Outside of London
If you’re looking to make an investment, but are perhaps put off by London’s expensive prices and stamp duty charges, why not seek out some of the UK’s hidden property hotspots? Even if you’re based in the capital, you should still research various regions across the country before making an investment. Properties in areas with […]
September 21 2016, Alexander Pooley
Is Brexit Affecting Buy-To-Let Mortgages?
The UK’s decision to leave the EU has had many political and social commentators speculating over its possible effects on the country. One such area of debate lies with the future of the housing market, notably with the flourishing buy-to-let sector. Some estate agents are predicting that it will be harder now to obtain a […]
September 14 2016, Alexander Pooley
Is the North Driving Property Growth?
The momentum in the UK housing market is now more focused in the northern regions. Property prices are on the rise, notably in cities such as Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, yet remain affordable with historically low mortgage interest rates. There are plenty of investment opportunities in the buy-to-let market also. This is because, although house […]
September 9 2016, Alexander Pooley
How Theresa May Might Affect the Housing Market
As the new Prime Minister, Theresa May has to bear the brunt of a potential housing crisis that is threatening the UK in coming years. Even now, average earners are struggling to purchase their own homes and instead are forced to rely on inflated rental properties. Some polls show that around a third of Brits […]
September 6 2016, Alexander Pooley
Take Advantage of the Currency Rates
With fluctuating currencies across world markets, investors are always looking for ways to take advantage of favourable exchange rates. With the pound falling in value after the Brexit result, yet expected to rise again in time, the notion of trading one currency for another is fresh in the public conscience. Here is a look at […]
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 18 2016, Alexander Pooley
RopeWalks To Refresh Liverpool’s Historic Areas
Liverpool is at the centre of the UK’s second largest regional economy with access to six million customers, an economy worth more than £121 billion and 252,000 businesses. And in the very centre of this is the new up-and-coming property investment hotspot – RopeWalks. Found in Liverpool’s exclusive L1 postcode, the RopeWalks area has a […]
August 5 2016, Alexander Pooley
What Does The Cut in UK Interest Rates Mean for Investors?
Amongst a package of economic measure announced yesterday, the Bank of England has cut its base rate from 0.5 per cent to 0.25 per cent. This historic low will be welcomed by many, but just what impact is it likely to have for house buyers and investors? Mortgages If you have a mortgage or are […]
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 13 2016, Alexander Pooley
Where are The Top 5 UK Property Hotspots Right Now?
Before purchasing a property, shrewd investors will evaluate the long-term prospects of the area they’re looking to invest in. An improving local economy will only create long-term capital appreciation on a house purchase. This includes calculating the region’s employment figures, crime rate, transport links, population numbers and overall infrastructure, along with its potential for improvement […]