Common Mortgages Questions with Charlotte Storey from Invoke Finance

We recently sat down with Charlotte Story from Invoke Finance to chat about common mortgage questions and get some more in-depth answers to them from someone who has over 15 years in the finance industry. Key Questions Answered: What’s the difference between capital repayment and interest-only? As an investor should I look towards the interest-only […]

National housing shortage: An opportunity for investors?

The UK’s housing shortage is not new news, the issue has plagued government after government with the solutions put in place coming up short time and time again. The National Housing Federation recently published the first-ever ‘state of the nation’ report on the housing shortage and found that more than eight million people, one in […]

No deal Brexit could hit house prices

The political turmoil that Britain is currently experiencing and the negative tone used in much of the news can make it a struggle to see positive outcomes that might arise should the UK leave the EU without a deal on 31 October. Deal or no-deal the UK remains to be an attractive place to purchase […]

How To Get A Mortgage For A Rental Property

Want to purchase a rental property and need to raise funds in order to do so? How do you get a mortgage for a buy-to-let property in the UK? If you’re well prepared and work with the right professionals, obtaining lending and purchasing an investment property can be straight forward. Be prepared Before speaking to […]

How do I finance a rental property?

As a first-time investor planning to invest in rental property there might be an overwhelming amount of information to digest on how best to fund your investment. Should you purchase a property yourself or put money into an investment fund? There are several options available to investors, each with their unique set of risks and […]

Generation rent: Good news for investors

In the UK and in many other countries across the world there is an entire generation who might never know home ownership and aren’t particularly phased by this notion. Those who fall into the ‘Millennials’ bracket happily rent most things in their lives from cars to designer clothes, music to furniture, why would renting a […]

£600 Million Boost for Housing in High-Demand Areas

The UK property market continues to suffer a lack of supply of homes with demand, especially affordable homes, outstripping the supply of properties across the country. One element that prevents certain areas offering viable housing solutions is local infrastructure. The chancellor, Sajid Javid, recently announced £600 million of new investment to unlock the ability to […]

Chancellor Clarifies His Approach on Stamp Duty

Over recent months, property industry professionals have listened intently hoping to hear potential for changes to property related taxes and legislation. Anything mentioned by the now prime minister, Boris Johnson and his government, to do with property during the campaign and since his election has been picked up and speculated over. The majority will have […]

The weak pound and why it’s opening the door for foreign investors

Whilst a weak pound might not be ideal for those who’ve headed abroad for their summer holidays this year it’s attracting the attention of overseas investors looking at investing money into UK real estate. Discounted property prices The pound is currently at the weakest it’s been for quite some time and many foreign investors are […]

TAX GUIDE – Investing Individually in UK Property for Foreign Investors

TAX GUIDE – INVESTING INDIVIDUALLY IN UK PROPERTY FOR RENTAL PURPOSES *The following information should not be taken as a substitute for specific advice tailored for your requirements. Each individual’s circumstances are different and professional advice should be sought in your country of residence. The following information has been provided by Atul Mehta, partner at […]