25th September 2017
Over the past 20 years, Shoreditch has grown from strength to strength and is now considered a thriving corner of East London that is home to quirky art galleries, tasty independent restaurants and unique bars. Last year, it was reported that property prices in the area had increased by 46% in the last three years. Below are just a few reasons why it is a suitable Buy-to-Let investment.
3rd July 2017
Investors are now getting to grips with the latest change introduced by the Exchequer – mortgage tax relief reductions. Here’s an in-depth look at what has changed this tax year, how investors will be affected and what new strategies are available.
31st August 2016
Whether you are taking the plunge and investing in a Buy-to-Let property for the first time, or you are experienced in the field and simply want to add to your collection of properties, the advantages of Buy-to-Let are endless and they continue to lure people into starting a property portfolio of their own.
30th August 2016
Since its formal inception back in 2008 with the Crossrail Act, investment across London and the South East has blossomed, with both UK and overseas investors looking to claim their portion of the new east-west route running through Essex in the east down to Berkshire in the west.
9th August 2016
The global powerhouse of the East of England, Essex is at the centre of The East of England Plan which places an emphasis of national economic and housing growth targets, ensuring that the County is further established as a prime commuter area.
16th June 2016
After the introduction of the new Stamp Duty tax at the start of April, anxiety was high amongst many Buy-to-Let investors throughout the country. Even though the Budget has not done any favours for Buy-To-Let investors, circumstances in the United Kingdom mean that investing in property is still a good idea.
10th June 2016
In an attempt to keep the market afloat and to incentivise investors following recent tax hikes, Buy-to-Let mortgage rates are at a record low. Before investing, the first big step is exploring your options and deciding on a suitable mortgage.
17th May 2016
With London’s property prices steadily soaring, landlords are looking further afield for their next investment and Slough is certainly proving to be a popular choice, especially since residents can be in Central London by train within 20 minutes.
5th May 2016
In an increasingly competitive Buy-to-Let market, with private renters now outnumbering homeowners in London for the first time in more than a decade, landlords must balance providing a home that offers the desirability factor and value for money if they are to stand out.
14th April 2016
Stricter measures, including a 3% stamp duty add-on and tax relief deductions, were introduced in George Osborne’s Summer Budget last year, altering the dynamics of the Buy-to-Let market. As changes are beginning to take effect, we explain what to expect and how to adapt to the new property climate.
13th April 2016
One of the biggest predicted hotspots outside of London for commuters is Luton in Bedfordshire. Over the last year, rents have been growing faster than any other location surrounding the captial. Luton could be the perfect place for property investment as the rental potential and prospect of capital growth is looking promising for the future.
20th January 2016
With a population of circa 29,000 and rising, the West Sussex town of Haywards Heath is a firm favourite with both growing families and young professionals looking for affordability outside of the capital, without compromising on key area features such as transport facilities, local amenities, parks and schools.
8th September 2015
Across the last few decades, Buy-To-Let has grown into a self-managing business, becoming so popular that the property world has exploded with the search for locations best suited for Buy-To-Let investors. Take a look at the rental yields you can expect from investing in the City of London.