Spring Budget 2021: Key facts for investors

image credit Chancellor Rishi Sunak set out the Spring Budget 2021 on Wednesday 3rd March, here we share the main announcements and key facts for investors that are likely to impact the property market and decisions that are made regarding investment over the coming months.  Budget announcements at a glance There were many welcome announcements in the Spring Budget 2021 including:  Furlough...

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Property Leverage – What is it? How does it work? What are the benefits?

Property leverage – it’s one of the tools available to investors when they’re expanding their property portfolio. Some may also call the process of borrowing money to support property investment ‘gearing’. Leveraging is widely known to be one of the best ways to grow a buy-to-let property portfolio and increase profit. With interest rates in England at a historic low, now is a particularly...

Friday News #096 – Three in five multi-property landlords take advantage of stamp duty holiday

Friday News 26th February 2021 This week leaked information told The Times that the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak is intending to extend the UK’s current stamp duty holiday by an additional 3 months, running the temporary reduction until the end of June 2021. The official confirmation of this happening is yet to take place though it is expected to be included in the Spring Budget next week. An extension...

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Is off plan still an attractive investment?

Across the world, the new build property markets are very different and investors will often wonder if off plan is still an attractive investment? The answer is yes – off plan is still a very attractive investment prospect and here’s why. Overall, the United Kingdom enjoys a prosperous property market, one that is resilient and has weathered many a storm economically and...

Friday News #095 – Young investors using tax cut to muscle in on buy-to-let profits

Friday News 19th February 2021 House prices are up, rental growth continues and borrowing is cheap – there are many reasons why it’s still worth investing in buy-to-let property. Focusing on affordable areas, investors can build a diverse portfolio where there are strong yields and potential for impressive capital growth. Here’s what we’ve seen in the news this week: Is it still worth...

Friday News #094 – Buy-to-let tax loopholes: tips on how landlords can save money on their properties.

Friday News 12th February 2021 The UK housing market continues to be undersupplied driving house prices upwards and affordability has recently been reported to be at its lowest point in a decade – the demand for rental property remains high and is set to continue growing. To explore the options in locations that are currently offering the best rental returns and prospects for capital growth, get in...

Friday News #093 – Property exchanges rise by 57% in January

Friday News 5th February 2021 Astute investors often find success when buy to let property purchases are made with a long term view, prudent in the current climate. The 5 year price and rental forecasts in hotspot areas are impressive, together with the developer incentives currently on offer and a number of other factors, now is exactly the right time to buy an investment property. The TD team...

Friday News #092 – New masterplan launched for next two decades of Birmingham’s regeneration

Friday News 29th January 2021 January is almost over, and though the UK remains in lockdown the property market is still very much open for business. According to multinational professional services firm Ernst & Young, the UK’s property market will lead the country’s economy out of the Covid slump. There are a great number of opportunities for investors wanting to make the most of the...

Friday News #091 – It’s not just the UK – we’re seeing pandemic housing booms across the globe

Friday News 22nd January 2021 It’s an opportune time for investors to consider their position, whether it’s restructuring and taking advantage of the stamp duty holiday or remortgaging whilst interest rates are incredibly low in order to diversify their portfolio. Developers are currently offering remarkable incentives to early investors at several locations, get in touch if you’d like to learn...

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What happens to my investment property if I die?

An unpleasant subject yet one that is very important, especially to investors as in the event of death, without pre-planning a buy-to-let property or portfolio can become problematic for the intended beneficiaries. During the stages of planning for investment and process of purchasing, we’re often asked what happens to my investment property when I die? Below we highlight the steps to be taken to...

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