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What Does 2017 Hold for UK Property Investment?

2016 was a year of marked uncertainty for UK property investment. Stamp Duty hikes, Brexit and the transferral of letting agent fees to landlords all served to rock the boat, leaving many investors cautious about investing in UK property. With the triggering of Article 50 looming, investors are increasingly wondering…

Property Investment Opportunities: Manchester

Investors, when thinking about property investment in the UK, often target cities. High populations, not to mention plenty of available tenants, mean urban locations are generally more lucrative than their rural counterparts. Until recently, investment properties in London were the most highly sought after. However, savvy investors, in a bid…

Where do Your Tenants Most Want to Live?

When looking for a buy-to-let property for sale, it’s important to think like a tenant. You need to work out your target demographic, then identify which location is likely to appeal to them most. In doing so, you could effectively generate a higher rental yield and better ROI. A recent…

Prices Rise for First-Time Buyers – Need for Rented Homes Higher Than Ever

Property prices, particularly for first-time buyer houses, are rising more steeply than ever. Rightmove recently revealed that properties with two or fewer bedrooms increased in price by 3.3% in September alone; and in the last year, have risen by 10.5%. The implications on the market are clear. More and more…

Stamp Duty to be Scrapped in Wales – Property Investment Opportunities?

The Land Transaction Tax and Anti-Avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Bill has now been introduced to the National Assembly. If the move is passed, this will mean that Welsh property investors will not be subject to the same stamp duty taxes as English buyers. The big question is – what…

Brexit Property Prices – Should You Buy Now Or Later?

The EU Referendum result has plunged the UK into considerable uncertainty – and this is reflected in the property market. Estate agents up and down the country reported increased numbers of sales falling through – with first-time buyers in particular wanting to renegotiate price based on the Brexit result. Additionally,…

Top Tips for Landlords Investing in Property in the UK

Property investment in the UK still remains one of the most effective ways to generate a return on your investment. However, as with any form of investment, it’s important to select your buy-to-let property for sale carefully – and ensure you’ve got an appropriate level of market knowledge. If you’re…

Investing in Property in the UK? Here’s Where to Buy!

If you’re looking for buy-to-let property for sale, it’s important to consider which areas will generate the most rental yield. However, sometimes it’s all too easy to focus on rent returns, and forget about the other way to make money on the property market – through capital growth. The UK…

The 10 Things Tenants Look for in a Buy-to-Let Property

If you’re searching for buy-to-let property for sale, you’ll know how important it is to consider the tenant perspective. In order to successfully invest in UK property, you need to understand what tenants want, and how you can match your properties to their requirements. This approach ensures that you enjoy…

Property Investment in the UK – Can You Secure a Mortgage?

Following the Bank of England’s proposed crackdown on mortgages against buy-to-let properties for sale, many investors are anxiously wondering whether or not they’ll be able to finance their purchase. Without existing savings, a mortgage is likely to be the only way to start developing a property portfolio – but many…