Friday News #059 – Property among most resilient UK service sectors during pandemic

Friday News #059 - 29th May 2020 Market activity continues to build with buyers increasingly searching for properties online and transactions moving forward at speed now the physical valuations and home moves can take place. Finding the right opportunity in any market climate is the key to investor success; choosing the best location for capital growth and a property that will appeal to tenants and...

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Buy to let tax changes for 2020/2021

We received a number of questions recently regarding the tax changes in 2020/2021 for buy to let landlords so we have decided to highlight a number of key points in this article. Please remember we are not a tax advisor, please seek professional tax advice if need to take your queries further, or we can put you in touch with our tax specialist. Landlords need to be aware of the buy-to-let tax changes...

Friday News #058 – Post-Lockdown Property Market Bouncing Back

Friday News #058 - 22nd May 2020 The UK property market is gaining momentum with buyers making swift and decisive purchasing decisions. Seasoned investors, in particular, are taking action knowing that as demand increases and more buyers return to the market the opportunity decreases. Lenders are returning to the BTL market in high numbers after briefly removing products and putting restrictions...

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Why Getting In Early Reaps Large Rewards For Investors

Our Senior Portfolio Manager, Francis Ribeiro talks you through his process in identifying key area's to help you invest early and reap the benefits. Royal Arsenal and Manchester Regent Plaza Finding a development in advance of the wider investor audience can reap large rewards for investors, a location that is yet to reach its full potential but with all the foundations in place to send capital...

Friday News #057 – Moving home allowed as curbs lift on estate agents in England

Friday News #057 - 15th May 2020 This week the government announced a raft of measures to get the UK’s housing market back up to speed. Changes included the re-opening of estate agents, the extension of hours construction sites can operate and allowing removal firms to operate once more. Industry experts are largely in agreement that there is now a window of opportunity – such opportunity...

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Redditch – A subsidiary town with a lot to offer

Investors seeking the best opportunities in 2020 should be focusing their attention on tertiary locations; there are several small towns and cities located on the outskirts or within close proximity of a larger city, in various locations across the UK that have huge potential that is yet to be realised. Finding the best towns for investment is something best left to the professionals who’ve evaluated...

Friday News #056 – House price growth rose to 3.7% in April

Friday News #056 - 8th May 2020 The opportunity is now. The if, buts and maybes won’t profit from their time sitting on the fence; property investment isn’t a spectator sport. There are rumours suggesting that lockdown restrictions might be relaxed in the coming weeks and whilst things won’t immediately return to normal, there is pent up demand from buyers waiting to take action – at...

Friday News #055 – Chinese interest in UK property soars despite Covid-19

Friday News #055 - 1st May 2020 Another week in lockdown has passed, speculation continues to surround the UK property market in terms of the expected landscape for the remainder of 2020. The key, reliable sources in the industry maintain that the effects will be limited and that longer-term forecasts remain unchanged. As the UK lockdown currently shows no signs of easing, and due to the pandemic...

Friday News #054 – Latest figures show surge in rental demand

Friday News #054 - 24th April 2020 The UK remains in lockdown with newspapers reporting that a lift of restrictions might take place from mid-May that would include the opening of small non-essential shops, nurseries and potentially schools with the rest of the country gradually resuming business as usual in stages. In terms of UK property investment, savvy investors continue to register interest,...

Friday News #053 – High net worth individuals increasing liquidity for property investment

Friday News #053 - 17th April 2020 Speculation continues to surround the impact of Covid-19 as analysts offer their thoughts and the evidence to support their predictions. Whilst no one has a crystal ball, the UK’s property market is one of the most resilient in the world and generally, experts expect a swift turnaround; the impact of coronavirus is expected to be short-lived and limited. Where...

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