The UK housing market has been in turmoil for some time now, especially for property investment. With house prices going up, it was almost too good to be true and just as soon as profits were booming, the government slapped taxes here there and everywhere to put the celebrations firmly on hold for another couple […]
Millennials aren’t those snot-nosed teens anymore ― now, they are those snot-nosed adults moving into management positions at a record pace. As millennials finally find career stability and success, many are considering settling down to start families, which for most means buying a home. However, unlike Generation X, millennials aren’t looking to expensive, packed, urban […]
Everyone who buys a property does so with several goals in mind, one of which will be to make a profit when they sell it. The same is true for buyers investing a home, landlords in buy-to-let purchases and for businesses looking to invest in their own work premises, along with a business property portfolio.
If you have a lump sum of money, it can be hard to know what exactly to do with it. The stock markets seem impenetrable to anyone who’s never really been involved with finance, and although putting your money into a high interest account to gradually accumulate more might seem like a safe move, there […]
Good tenants are like gold dust to landlords. They make everything easier; they pay their rent on time, so you pay your bills on time. They look after the property. If they have an issue, you manage to work together to resolve the problem as a team. They are polite, courteous, and they leave far […]
It’s a dream that many people spend a half-a-lifetime and a few moves up the property ladder to attain. That dream home surrounded by nothing but woods and fresh air, or bracing the coast and a gorgeous view. It’s a dream worth pursuing. But it’s also one that you should seriously consider preparing for. That […]
We all dream of one day buying our first house and no longer having to answer to a landlord. But what do you know about buying a house? This is going to be the biggest purchase of your life, and you want to avoid any potential pitfalls. Not to mention, you’re hopefully going to be […]
From the budget to the area to the home itself, there are many different factors which newbie property investors have to chew over when they’re looking to take their first steps into the market. While property is generally safer than a number of other assets, making money from it is never a guarantee. Your success […]
So you’ve spent time researching, planning, purchasing or maybe even building your new property. You’ve assessed the local amenities. You’ve stamped your approval and have moved your entire family to your new roost. You’ve settled in and have happily starting progressing in your new life? You’re all done, surely?
If you are thinking about building a home, the one thing you really have to consider is the value of the land that the property will be on. After the approvals and permissions have gone through, the coast is clear, right? If you have chosen an area that is away from the cities and localized […]