Friday News #080 – Don’t leave it too late for buy-to-let

Friday News#080 - 23rd of October 2020 With property transactions currently taking considerably longer to reach conclusion, multiple lenders and news outlets have this week encouraged buyers hoping to make the most of the stamp duty holiday to secure a property as soon as possible. Here’s what we’ve seen in the news this week: Don’t leave it too late for buy-to-let: Guernsey registered...

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London Commuter Town Guide on Bracknell

Savvy investors are always in the pursuit of the next investment hotspot and to be as successful as possible, they need to stay ahead of the UK property market. Record numbers have left London since the lockdown, not just homeowners selling up and buying in the country but tenants too are seeking property in areas outside of London which offer an easy commute back into London for the days when they’re...

Friday News #079 – Rents outside the capital hit new record high

Friday News#079 - 16th of October 2020 Where are you investing in property in 2020?  In the current climate, we’re constantly asked for our opinion on where to buy an investment property. Based on market analysis, trends and projections we have some excellent suggestions for those investors looking to make the most out of the present opportunity – get in touch to hear our thoughts. Here’s...

Why Zanzibar should be your next investment location

Zanzibar is fast becoming one of the world’s hottest investment locations. Its popularity as a travel destination continues to grow, it remains to be a key trading hub and there are now several impressive developments for investors seeking to catch a market that is ripe for investment. About Zanzibar Located just off the coast of East Africa in the Indian Ocean, Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous region...

Friday News #078 – House prices rise by 7.3%

Friday News#078 - 9th of October 2020 The key to success for investors purchasing buy-to-let property in 2020 is securing the right type of property to match the tenant demand, in a location that not only has potential for future capital growth but has proven itself to be a worthy investment choice, and importantly not to pay over the odds.    We carefully vet each opportunity that we propose to...

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Should I put all my cash into one property?

This is a question that comes up time and time again. Investors who have a large sum which they wish to invest in property can be unsure of whether to put all their cash into one property or whether to split the cash and borrow additional funds in order to buy multiple buy to lets. If achieving the greatest possible capital appreciation from your cash in a set period is your ultimate goal then you...

Friday News #077 – Strong recovery in UK housing market, says Nationwide

Friday News#077 - 2nd of October 2020 It can be difficult to decipher where is best to invest in the UK with so much background noise in the media. Whilst it is clear that there is opportunity to be found, deciding which locations have the credentials, stability and the greatest potential for capital growth can leave even the most experienced investor confused. This is where we can help; we’ve vetted...

2020 Q3 Review and Q4 Preview

Our Review Of Q3 2020 Wow, ok Q3 review time. I write this as I am flying over a city called Kirkuk, a couple of hundred km north of Baghdad, Iraq on the way home from Dubai. At first glance, and from this high up the area looks arid and empty. At a closer glance, you’ll see the makings of quite a prominent city. And then closer still, smaller towns and villages surrounding it. This must feed the big...

Why Preston is a strong property investment location

Why invest in Preston? The third largest city in the North West region of England and the largest city in Lancashire, Preston offers outstanding transport connections, a thriving higher education sector, a growing economy and is the subject of an extensive investment programme set to send Preston into the very top of the list of the best places to live in the UK. Though not as well-known as its...

Friday News #076 – BTL landlords ‘can start to take action’ following end of the evictions ban

Friday News#076 - 25th of September 2020 Earlier this week the UK government put in place new measures in an effort to curb the rise in COVID-19 cases, encouraging working from home where possible. The Treasury also announced that the autumn budget had been cancelled, stating "now is not the right time to outline long-term plans - people want to see us focused on the here and now.”   The property...

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