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Friday News #083 – Tenant demand surges in the west of England

Friday News#083 - 13th of November 2020 Traditionally at this time of year, the property market experiences a gradual seasonal slow-down in the run up to Christmas, however, following an exceptionally busy summer and despite the second national lockdown the UK property market is continuing to see high levels of activity. Landlords are rightly seeking opportunities outside of the usual hotspots,...

Friday News #082 – House price growth rises to 5.8%

Friday News#082 - 6th of November 2020 England is now in lockdown. From the 5th November until 2nd December restrictions have been put in place in a bid to slow the spread of coronavirus. Though there are similarities to the lockdown earlier in the year there are key differences such as the property market remaining very much open for business during what is being dubbed Lockdown 2. Entering a market...

Friday News #081 – Act fast or you may miss stamp duty deadline, homebuyers warned

Friday News#081 - 30th of October 202 It is increasingly clear that investors who wish to make the most of the UK’s current Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday need to act with relative haste to ensure the discount is secured. Our team are ready to guide investors on where and what to purchase, and if you’re looking outside of the UK we have a hot new investment prospect for you. Here’s what we’ve...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Friday News #075 – Optimism in lettings sector sees post-pandemic surge

Friday News#075 - 18th of September 2020 Taking advice from experts can ensure investors avoid making common mistakes, especially in times of uncertainty. The entire team who support an investor in their purchases and management of their portfolio each play a crucial role. Solicitors, accountants and property managers along with a seasoned property investment consultant can be the difference between...

Friday News #074 – Transactions to fall 15% this year

Friday News#074 - 11th of September 2020 Transaction numbers for 2020 are set to be lower than those recorded in 2019 which is of little surprise given the industry was effectively shut down for an extended period earlier this year. More interesting news this week is that forecasts from experts are indicating that this year is merely a speedbump and cumulatively price growth over the next 4 years could...

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