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Is using a Property Management Agency for you?

The past few weeks have brought on a lot of attention to both landlords and agents. Recent legislation and bills from David Cameron have continued to put landlords and their agents under scrutiny, not to mention the news regarding Foxtons maintenance charges which seemed to stir up quite a bit of attention too. So we […]

Finding Buy To Let Properties for Sale in the UK

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. […]

Successful Property Investment in Four Simple Tips

Throughout the past few weeks, our aim has been to educate landlords and investors in the basics of investing. A simple guide to all they need to know about property investments. So now its time to turn the past few weeks into four simple tips. 1. Find THE location Everyone knows that property prices have […]

The Housing Market in 2016

  According to new research by Martin & Co, the number of private rented sector homes have increased by 135% over the past 30 years. The Martin & Co report shows there has been a 346% increase in the number of households aged between 35 and 44 in this sector. 71% of households aged between […]

2016s Legislation Changes

Within the first quarter of 2016, Investors and landlords have already seen many significant changes to legislation regarding the property market. For those new to the industry, here’s a quick update on what’s been happening this year. Right to Rent Back in February, the Government introduced Right to Rent. Under the new legislations, landlords and […]

House Price Inflation Jumped to 9%

  As landlords rushed to beat stamp duty changes in March, official figures show house price inflation jumped by 9%, according to The Office of National Statistics (ONS). The ONS state the figure was up from 7.6% in the year to February. The Council of Mortgage Lender (CML) said £13.8b was lent during the month, […]

What is Property Investment?

Investing in property isn’t always just buying a property and renting it out. However, it can be as simple as that, if you know exactly what you’re doing and what you want from your investment. So what exactly is property investment? Investment property in the most common definition is property (be it land, a building […]

Buy to Let Mortgages – What are they?

Buy to Let or BLT for short, is something which seems to come up a lot when it comes to the property market. So what exactly is a buy to let? Buy to let is where a property is bought specifically to be rented out to tenants rather than be lived in by the investor. […]

Finding the Right BTL Property

    When finding the right buy to let property, location is paramount. When searching for your buy to let, think about what type of tenants you want to attract. A student, for example, will  want somewhere close to universities, somewhere with easy access whereas a family would prefer something closer to schools, local amenities […]