January 17 2017, Alexander Pooley
Student Property Investment Still Hot, Even in 2021? Lets Find Out!
Buy-to-let investors have long sought student property investment, in places where student numbers are high. Students tend to flock to these same areas year-on-year, assuring a high number of enquiries for the property when placed on the market. As an investor, it’s likely you’ve been offered student accommodation at some point. With guaranteed interest and […]
January 9 2017, Alexander Pooley
9 Fascinating Facts About Huddersfield
Huddersfield is a quiet town in the Yorkshire countryside. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a lot going on there. Just how much do you know about one of Britain’s most historic market towns? Take a look at these 9 surprising facts about Huddersfield: 1. Literally the home of Rugby League In 1895 the […]
January 9 2017, Alexander Pooley
Is Property Still a Good Investment?
Property has been the favoured form of many investors for decades. But with the recent changes to taxes and mortgages for the buy-to-let market, investing in property has become a little more challenging. This naturally may lead you to wonder: is it still a good investment? The answer is a resounding: YES! Property has many […]
January 3 2017, Alexander Pooley
11 Fun Facts About Dubai
Dubai is a dazzling modern metropolis with roots in ancient Eastern culture. There’s a lot to learn about this fascinating Emirati city. But how much do you about Dubai? Some of these facts may just surprise you! 1. Big and Bold Dubai wants to have the biggest and best of everything it would seem! […]
December 12 2016, Alexander Pooley
Rated in the Top 20 Places to Live in the USA, Charlotte, North Carolina, is Ripe for Investment
A survey by U.S. News & World Report earlier this year ranked metropolitan cities by their quality of life, cost of living, job prospects and property values. Charlotte, the most populous city in North Carolina, came out 15th on the list – an impressive achievement considering the competition. The high ranking has echoed the city’s […]
December 6 2016, Alexander Pooley
How Transport Can Affect Property Markets
It is a truth universally acknowledged that good transport links have a positive effect on local house prices. The general rule of thumb that the closer a property is to a train station (or tram stop, in some cities), the higher the price it will fetch. For example, according to analysis by Nationwide building society: […]
December 2 2016, Alexander Pooley
11 Facts about Edinburgh You Might Not Know!
Edinburgh is a beautiful city, steeped in culture and history, and teeming with a range of stunning architecture. But how much about this fascinating place do you know? Here are a few fun facts about Scotland’s capital that you might not know: 1. Meet me in Auld Reekie! Edinburgh’s nickname is Auld Reekie (Old Smoky). […]
November 30 2016, Alexander Pooley
A Look into The History of Coleman’s Fireproof Depository
Iconic, enduring, eminent. These are just a few words that describe this historic building. Ever photographed, locally recognised and a muse to various artists, Coleman’s Fireproof Depository has in its own right (and almost by accident) become a strong part of everyday living in Liverpool. But how? What life has it lived? If only walls […]
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, […]