Friday News #045 – Two-beds make the best buy-to-let investment

Friday 21st February 2020 Momentum continues across the UK property market with no sign of a slowdown. Our phones here in the TD office are continuing to ring around the clock as investors rightly see the present opportunity and recognise just how resilient the UK property market is. Smaller, lesser-known locations are currently offering some of the most exciting prospects for investment. These...

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Landlords plan to expand their portfolio into the North West in 2020

More than one in five landlords plan to expand their property portfolio into the North West region of England according to new research. This clear indication of confidence in the region’s property market is supported by industry professionals. Regeneration has been and continues, to be widespread across the North West, the local economies are growing and further improvements to infrastructure such...

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What and where are UK investors buying?

The UK has long been a destination of choice for investors based in the Gulf Region. There are several key reasons why it is such a popular location; its proximity to the Middle East when compared with other English speaking countries such as the US, its highly respected banking sector and both the judicial and financial systems are deemed to be fair. Overseas investors wanting to invest in UK property...

Friday News #044 – HS2: What is it and what will it mean for the North West?

Friday 14th February 2020 The UK has seen a week of political action with the Prime Minister reshuffling his cabinet, Sajid Javid resigning as chancellor just weeks before his first budget and High Speed Rail 2 (HS2) being given the go-ahead. For those looking to invest in property, the most exciting development is the confirmation of HS2. Journey times from London to key destinations such as...

Property Investment Questions

Questions you need to ask your property consultant to make sure a property is right for you

Whether you’re taking steps towards becoming a property investor by buying your first rental property or you’re adding to your existing portfolio of properties, whatever the reason for buying a property for investment, it’s important to ensure that the particular property you’re considering is a good investment prospect and is well suited to your position and future plans. Quick...

Friday News #043 – We bought our first investment this year

Friday 7th February 2020 Confidence in the UK property market continues to grow, the construction industry, in particular, is seeing a boost from the political certainty and high demand. With tenants deciding against saving for a property to buy, the demand for rental property remains strong. Here’s what we’ve seen in the news this week: Renters put saving for a home on the back burner:Good...

Development in Sweden

How to find out about up and coming property developments in your area

As a property investor it’s important to ensure you are well informed on the property market, the most successful investors will often take an interest in learning about suitable opportunities in all locations. Diversifying a portfolio to include property in both well-established areas and those that are yet to meet their full potential can be an excellent investment strategy. Where to find...

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Dubai and Abu Dhabi Hospitality Report 2019

The hospitality markets in Dubai and Abu Dhabi saw a slow down over 2019, as supply to the market has pent up in advance of the expected increase in visitors in 2020 and beyond. 2020 will be a spectacular year for UAE tourism with an abundance of new attractions set to open across the region and Dubai hosting the Expo towards the end of the year for 6 months. Tourism is an important part of the UAE...

Dubai City Scape

Dubai and Abu Dhabi Residential Report 2019

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) had been a property investment hotbed for a considerable period of time, driven by huge demand from those moving to the region. Over recent years there has been a considerable amount of both residential and commercial construction creating a supply to the market greater than the demand. This oversupply has resulted in falling prices across all property types. Property...

Friday News #042 – Brexit: What will change after Friday, 31 January?

Friday News 31st January 2020 The property market in the UK is a hive of activity; all outlets are reporting that buyers and sellers are continuing to come back into the market in high numbers and we’re certainly seeing an uptick in investor activity here at TD. The hot topic this week is Brexit; by 11pm this evening the UK will formally have left the European Union and begin an 11-month transition...

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