As the number of property investors in the UK continues to grow, more and more people are using property search engines to find buy to let properties for sale. It can be quite confusing as there are plenty of websites, some more dominant than others. The more popular ones are, of course, Rightmove and Zoopla. There are however other property portals available which also provide alternative search facilities and have a different focus – one which is more investor orientated, such as Pring.
The route to finding suitable investment properties is not that straightforward, whether you’re a first time investor or a multiple property landlord. To find a buy to let property for sale in the UK, an investor will need to do the essential figures and calculations to first decide whether the investment is going to be a viable opportunity. This can take up a lot of an investors time – time which they may not always have as a luxury.
Investors also look to achieve different end goals with their investments. Some will use the opportunity to secure it as a long term means of income but some may use it as an opportunity to refurbish the property and sell it off at a profit. So with different end goals, the search criteria on a property search engine website may not always fulfil the needs of an investor.
The growth in online property portals is crucial to investors and will continue to be important. So as an investor, you have the option of either dedicating a set amount of time to search through property websites or allow your opportunities to be sent directly to your inbox, complete with a brief description of the property and a quick breakdown of the financials. Drop us an email with your details and arrange a free consultation.