A Guide to Building the Perfect Property Portfolio (Videos)

Here, we explain how preparation, and maybe even a little homework, will set you in good stead for building a first-class property portfolio. From the location you buy in, to using reputable tradespeople, there is a lot to consider. It is vital that you know what your tenants are looking for, so your property can […]

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Bridging Lenders Surpassed £3.5bn in 2017, according to ASTL

Recent figures from the Association of Short Term Lenders demonstrate just how healthy the bridging finance market was in 2017. Lending surpassed £3.5 billion, and ASTL members conducted more than £1 billion of business in Q4 alone. A great deal of business was completed in the latter end of the year: the final three months […]

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Best Places in the UK for Singletons to Buy Property

Research conducted by Zoopla has highlighted the most affordable locations in the UK for singletons to purchase property. According to the study, you may want to consider Newcastle-under-Lyme in Stoke-on-Trent, or East Riding of Yorkshire. The research was carried out to alleviate the strain many single people face when trying to get on the property […]

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2017 Was the Healthiest Year Yet for Property Auctions

New research from UK auctioneers Auction House has shown that auctions are fast-becoming the country’s preferred mode of property purchase, even surpassing the use of estate agents. In fact, 2017 saw record levels of purchases made in UK auction houses. The research cites data from the Land Registry and it indicates a clear surge in […]

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UK House Prices Drop for First Time Since June, Says Halifax

UK house prices fell in December 2017, according to the latest Halifax House Price Index. This is the market’s first decline in six months. The average price of a home in December 2017 was £225,021 – down 0.6% month on month. A squeeze on real wage growth and continuing uncertainty over the economy are thought […]

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