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Friday News #0128 – Tenant Demand Sees Average Uk Rents Hit Another Record High

Recent research highlighted that 44% of existing landlords are planning to expand their portfolios over the next 12 months. Confidence is high amongst investors, and for good reason. Multiple businesses are reporting vast rental demand, which is, in turn, pushing yields higher, particularly in cities across the UK as offices reopen and people return to work. As the appetite also remains strong for...

Friday News #0127 –  Will Interest Rates Rise Soon? How Will It Affect My Mortgage Repayments?

Property prices continue to rise, rental demand remains strong and interest rates, for now, are still at a record low – it is a good time to buy a property in the UK.  Price growth and rental yields vary across the country; an investor should focus on their motivation for buying a new asset, whilst also ensuring they will be diversifying their portfolio to make the most of the varied market trends...

Friday News #0126 – Fierce Competition For Record Low Stock Continues, Says Rightmove

As the number of properties available to rent continues to dwindle across the UK, rental yields are being pushed higher, meaning stronger returns for existing landlords. The gap between the demand for housing and the supply of new properties is a large void that the existing pipeline of developments will not fill for many years to come - the outlook for investors is positive. Here’s what we’ve...

Friday News #0125 – How Landlords Can Save Money On Their Properties: Buy-to-let Tax Loopholes And Tips

This week has seen some of the biggest mortgage lenders in the UK slash their interest rates even further, with HSBC offering new sub -1% mortgages and their lowest ever remortgage rates. It’s a good time to borrow money to buy an investment property.    Considering the overall prospect of investing in property, several factors contribute to the positive outlook. Sustained property price growth,...

Friday News #0124 – Commuter Belt Rental Shortage As Tenants Still Leave London

Tenant demand is shifting; outside of London rents are rising, especially in city centres and top commuting hotspots. Investors are wise to focus not only on the demand for certain locations but also the typical tenant profile in a specific area, ensuring they buy a property that will meet the demand.     Here’s what we’ve seen in the news this week:  Rents outside London rising at...

Friday News #0123 – Banks To Become Landlords In Growing ‘Build-to-Rent’ Sector

Despite the pandemic, UK property has proven to be a resilient asset class and one that delivers profit regardless of the economic climate. A recent report also highlighted that profitability was strongest amongst landlords who had more than one rental investment property, highlighting the benefits of scaling your portfolio. To learn more about investing in property in the UK in 2021 please do get in...

Friday News #0122 – Private Rented Sector Grows to £1.4trn

Borrowers continue to take advantage of interest rates being at an all time low, remortgage numbers are rising as property owners release equity, and in many cases that equity is being used to invest in a buy-to-let property.  Recognising the present opportunity, the private rented sector across the UK continues to grow as new landlords enter the market and existing landlords grow their...

Friday News #0121– Strutt & Parker Forecasts 10% Uk Price Growth For 2021

It can be challenging to understand the information that’s constantly put in front of you by the press, with varying and often contradictory figures measuring price growth and activity over varying lengths of time. Through detailed analysis and thorough research, whether you’re a new investor or a seasoned one, Thirlmere Deacon can provide valuable insight and guidance to those looking for their...

Friday News #0120– Mainstream Residential Property Forecasts

Whilst house price growth has slowed since the saving buyers could secure on stamp duty was reduced, there remains to be a shortage of supply to the market of property for sale, supporting strong continued price growth and indeed, the forecasts for the UK property market are positive.  Here’s what we’ve seen in the news this week: Mainstream Residential Property Forecasts: Savills share their...

Friday News #0119– Government Will Fail To Reach Housing Target Until 2028

The huge shortage of homes in the UK is increasingly evident; demand is steadily growing and it’s looking highly unlikely that house building targets will be met for some time – investors have an opportunity to secure properties where demand far outweighs the supply to the market. Investors should focus on areas that have strong tenant demand, good employment levels, transport connections and...

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