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Pension Reforms Could Affect UK Property Market


Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Rise of Pensioner Landlords Could Have Dramatic Effect On UK Property Market As most people are already aware the UK pension rules changed on 6th April 2015, allowing people aged 55 and over to withdraw all or part of their pension pot to spend as they prefer rather than being forced to buy some form [...]


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Could 2015 Be Another Boom Year For Buy To Let Properties?


Thursday, February 26, 2015

Is 2015 The Year To Get Into Buy To Let Property Ownership? There are a number of encouraging reports circulating in the media at the moment suggesting that 2015 could be another boom year for landlords, letting agents and the buy to let property market in general. The changes announced by the Government to the [...]


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Is The UK Set For Another Property Crash?


Tuesday, February 3, 2015

What Factors Contribute To A Property Crash? Rent Rises? Falling oil prices? Quantative Easing (QE) by the Bank of England? Quantative Easing by the European Central Bank (ECB)? According to an article in Money Week just two of the factors listed above have got economists worried about the prospect of another property crash. There is some [...]


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2015 Could See Landlords Expanding Rental Property Portfolios


Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Over 50% Of UK Landlords Seek To Expand Rental Property Portfolios In 2015  There is a great deal for private sector landlords with rental property portfolios to get excited about in 2015, according to the latest research carried out by an online letting agent. Residential property prices continued to rise last year, despite the doom [...]


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UK Property Prices Cut To Tempt More Property Investors


Thursday, November 20, 2014

Good News For Property Investors as Vendors Cut Property Asking Prices To Attract More Interest Residential property vendors all over the UK are dropping property prices in a bid to attract willing buyers during the traditionally quiet winter months, good news for residential property buyers but very good news for property investors purchasing using Buy [...]


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Mortgage Market Review Already Causing Problems


Thursday, May 15, 2014

Mortgage Market Review Slowing Down Mortgage Approvals The introduction by lenders of the Mortgage Market Review is the biggest regulatory restructuring that the UK mortgage market has seen in recent years and is intended to test the continued affordability of borrowers. It’s introduction was intended to protect customers from over stretching their financial commitments in [...]


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Specialist Services For Landlords Boost UK Property Investment


Thursday, March 13, 2014

UK Property Market Attracting New Investment Activity The UK property market was one of the worst affected financial markets badly affected by the global economic crash in 2008, but there were a number of defiant property investors who chose to remain in the lucrative rental market because of the increasing demand for rental properties by [...]


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Demand For UK Property Continues To Increase


Thursday, February 13, 2014

Demand For UK Property Continues To Increase The whole of the UK property market has seen a strong start to the year and property buying activity looks set to remain high in the coming months following a buoyant 2013, which saw greater numbers of motivated and active buyers entering the property market. Estate agents up [...]


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Buy-To-Let Remortgage Surge


Thursday, July 25, 2013

Buy-to-let remortgages eclipse property purchase borrowing Buy-to-let remortgages have witnessed a huge surge in demand during the second quarter of 2013, as existing landlords refinance to raise capital for further rental property purchases. Remortgaging activity has eclipsed all other types of mortgage transactions covering multiple property types, other than granting new mortgages for buy-to-let property [...]


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Cheaper Mortgages On Way


Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Mortgage rates could drop below 1.5% as new lenders prepare to enter the UK mortgage market in the coming months. Increased competition in the UK market could mean that residential property owners benefit from lower mortgage repayments by as much as £600 (GBP) a year New lenders are likely to be attracted to the UK [...]


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