Landlords still expanding portfolios despite higher costs

Landlords in the UK are still expanding their property portfolios, despite facing higher costs due to inflation and interest rates, according to research conducted by Shawbrook. The study surveyed over 1,000 residential landlords in the UK and found that 88% of portfolio landlords, those with five or more rental properties, had added to their portfolios

By |2023-11-20T22:30:27+00:00November 20th, 2023|HMO's, Property Development|0 Comments

The UK’s leading propery experts all under one room

One of the highlights of the Property Investor Show is the talks and seminar programme. These sessions are led by property gurus, industry experts, successful investors, and professional advisors, who have attained remarkable success in the property sector. Whether you're interested in residential buy-to-let properties, commercial real estate, auction or overseas markets, there will be

By |2023-09-27T09:44:33+00:00September 27th, 2023|Exhibitors, Property Development|1 Comment

Does the biggest price drop since 2009 represent an opportunity for Property Investors?

The Nationwide  building society said the recent drop represented a fall of £14,600 on a typical home in the UK since house prices peaked in August 2022. It said higher borrowing costs for buyers had led to a slowdown in activity in the housing market. Mortgage approvals are also about 20% below pre-Covid levels. Since

Visionary Property Educators Shape the Future of Property Education at Highly Successful Summit

Visionary Property Educators Shape the Future of Property Education at Highly Successful Summit The inaugural Property Educator Summit, held on Friday, 14th July 2023 at The Biltmore in Mayfair, London, exceeded all expectations, bringing together property educators from across the UK for a day of collaboration, learning, and networking. This exclusive event, limited to 40

HMO’s – why they still offer the best long term opportunity for Property Investors

With a cost of living crisis, interest rates increasing, stress tests becoming more stringent, and inflation skyrocketing, one of the best property strategies for investors to focus on  in 2023 is around increasing cashflow, and that strategy is HMO’s according to Premier Property. By implementing the HMO Strategy you are able to increase cashflow significantly,

Rents hit new high as landlords deal with ‘queues of prospective tenants’

Tenants are feeling the squeeze as new rents outside of London have hit a new record high of £1,231 – that’s 33% or £300 more than pre-pandemic 2019. Renters in London are now forking out £2,567 for a new tenancy with rents 28% or £559 higher than in 2019. Data from Rightmove also reveals that

HPI June data price drop could mean new opportunities for Property Investors.

According to Rightmove's latest House Price research data average new seller asking prices fell by £82 in June 2023 to £372,812. This is the first monthly drop in new asking prices this year, and the first at this time of year since 2017. On average over the previous ten years we have seen an increase

All time high in tenant demand boosts buy-to-let market

As the ongoing lack of rental supply continues to drive up rents across England and Wales, a recent report from Paragon Bank reveals tenant demand has now hit an all-time high. What’s prompting landlords to increase their rents, and which regions show the strongest rental demand? A recent report from Paragon Bank reveals the current

New Renters’ Reform Bill – what is it and what does it mean for Landlords?

What is the Rental Reform Bill? The Renters (Reform) Bill sets out the government's plans to fundamentally reform the private rented sector (PRS) and level up housing quality. The proposed reforms commit to "bring in a better deal for renters" and marks  "the biggest shake-up of the private rented sector in 30 years”. But what does

Sustainable Property Development – why now is the perfect time to explore this option.

Sustainable property development, also known as green development, is the concept of constructing, designing, and developing buildings and communities in a way that reduces their environmental impact and preserves natural resources. This approach goes beyond traditional development methods and focuses on creating long-term value for both the environment and the people living in these sustainable

By |2023-10-27T09:03:26+00:00April 11th, 2023|Property Development, Property Investment|0 Comments

HMO’s. Are they the right property development option for you?

Houses of Multiple Occupancy or HMOs are increasingly becoming a popular option for property development. HMOs refer to properties that are rented out to multiple tenants, with each tenant typically having their own bedroom but sharing common areas such as the kitchen, bathroom and living spaces. HMOs can be a lucrative investment option for property

By |2023-10-27T09:03:55+00:00April 3rd, 2023|HMO's, Property Development|0 Comments

Top Tips on how to increase the value of your rental property

Investing in property is a great way to generate long-term passive income, capital appreciation, and tax benefits. If you own investment property, you know that your investment is only as good as its value. The greater the value of your investment property, the more revenue it will generate, and the more profitable it will be.

Investing in Commercial Property – The Pros and Cons

Investing in commercial properties has become a popular option for investors looking to diversify their portfolio. However, like any investment decision, there are pros and cons to consider before committing your hard-earned money to these types of assets. In this blog post, we will discuss both the advantages and disadvantages of investing in commercial properties.

By |2023-10-27T09:04:53+00:00March 21st, 2023|Exhibitors, Property Development|0 Comments

Investing in International Property: A Beginner’s Guide

Investing in International Property: A Beginner's Guide Investing in international property can be a lucrative venture that provides a steady stream of passive income and capital appreciation. However, buying property abroad comes with its own set of challenges and risks that must be carefully considered before making any investment decisions. In this article, we will

How to Access the Right BTL Mortgage in the New Market…

Over the past 12 months, rising interest rates have caused many landlords significant concern over their next remortgage. With the market settling down, how can you ensure you secure the best mortgage deal for your needs? Jeni Browne, Director at Mortgages for Business With interest rates stabilising at a new normal, property investors will be

By |2023-10-27T09:08:12+00:00March 2nd, 2023|Exhibitors, Property Development, Seminars|1 Comment

HSBC has launched a fixed 3.99 per cent interest rate on a five-year mortgage

Now here's some exciting and unpredicted news for Property Investors with a five year fixed mortgage rate of below 4% from HSBC  making it one of the first lenders to launch a sub-4 per cent since October. Some brokers had predicted the arrival of sub-4 per cent interest rates from next month, though some were

By |2023-10-27T09:10:02+00:00February 13th, 2023|Mortgage rates, Property Development, Seminars|0 Comments

Private renters are ‘happy, definitely not trapped, and play a vital economic and social role accross the country’

The private rented sector - and the private landlord in particular - has been much maligned in recent years and is often perceived poorly. Politically and culturally, Britain is a pro homeownership society and this aspiration is cause for celebration. However, in the political discourse, the tenure debate is generally framed in terms of pitting

By |2023-10-27T09:10:35+00:00February 1st, 2023|Exhibitors, Property Development, Property Investment|0 Comments

New Opportunities for Landlords – Small Scale Property Development.

The buy-to-let revolution has been and gone. The years of reliable year-on-year house price increases have ended. Increased taxation and regulation have benefitted larger landlords at the expense of smaller investors, and it's now harder than ever to build a buy-to-let portfolio in the traditional way. But help is at hand. The current rising market

Is the East Midlands the new go to place for Property Investment opportunities?

Could East Midlands be the new rental opportunity location in England? Recent data from the ONS suggests maybe with rental inflation rising in the East Midlands rose by 4.8% in October 2022. This seems to be a consistent trend in this area - Rental price inflation in the East Midlands has been consistently above 4%+

By |2023-10-27T09:12:08+00:00January 10th, 2023|Property Development, Property Investment|0 Comments


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