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Friday News #046 – The gap between property supply and demand widens

Friday 28th February 2020 As reports continue to roll in about the increased activity being seen in the UK property market, the gap between supply and demand of property for sale and property for rent are becoming increasingly evident. For investors, the increasing demand for rental property is an encouraging indication for future tenant demand for a rental investment. The gap between supply and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Friday News #041 – Over one in five landlords plan to expand their portfolio into the North West

Friday 24th January 2020 As the political certainty of a majority government takes effect, the UK property market is seeing an immediate boost in both activity and price growth. These early indications suggest it would be prudent to act with relative haste to secure the best possible rental yields and the greatest potential for capital appreciation. Whilst it is currently an opportune time to...

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No deal Brexit could hit house prices

The political turmoil that Britain is currently experiencing and the negative tone used in much of the news can make it a struggle to see positive outcomes that might arise should the UK leave the EU without a deal on 31 October. Deal or no-deal the UK remains to be an attractive place to purchase investment property for a variety of reasons. Where there is uncertainty property experts see opportunity...

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Generation rent: Good news for investors

In the UK and in many other countries across the world there is an entire generation who might never know home ownership and aren’t particularly phased by this notion. Those who fall into the ‘Millennials’ bracket happily rent most things in their lives from cars to designer clothes, music to furniture, why would renting a property be any different? In their 20’s and 30’s, these individuals...

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£600 Million Boost for Housing in High-Demand Areas

The UK property market continues to suffer a lack of supply of homes with demand, especially affordable homes, outstripping the supply of properties across the country. One element that prevents certain areas offering viable housing solutions is local infrastructure. The chancellor, Sajid Javid, recently announced £600 million of new investment to unlock the ability to build upwards of an additional...

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Chancellor Clarifies His Approach on Stamp Duty

Over recent months, property industry professionals have listened intently hoping to hear potential for changes to property related taxes and legislation. Anything mentioned by the now prime minister, Boris Johnson and his government, to do with property during the campaign and since his election has been picked up and speculated over. The majority will have likely been hoping for a clear indication...

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