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Average UK Rental Prices Fall


Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Average Rental Prices Drop As Yields Remain Steady New data published by Your Move and Reeds Rains shows that average monthly rental prices in England and Wales have fallen on a monthly basis for the first time since March 2015, with the average national monthly rental price down by 0.1% in August, dropping from £804 [...]


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Surge in UK Property Demand


Thursday, August 6, 2015

UK Property Demand Reaches 11 Year High The number of people wanting to purchase properties in the UK has hit its highest level for over a decade thanks to record low mortgage deals, low interest rates, decent rental yields and pension reforms opening up investment opportunities for the British public According to data published by [...]


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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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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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Take Action To Protect Rental Income


Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Buy-To-Let property investors and portfolio landlords need to take positive action to protect rental income Private rented sector landlords and Buy-To-Let property investors in the UK are feeling the pressure as the average Buy-To-Let rental yield in the UK has fallen by 10% over the last year as rising property prices force down rental returns. The [...]


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Buy-To-Let Property Investment Increasing


Thursday, May 23, 2013

Disgruntled savers who refuse to continue to suffer dreadful interest rates offered by banks are turning to buy-to-let property to provide very lucrative returns. Property investment in the UK is increasing and more and more people are becoming aware of the potential profitability of letting out decent standard rental property to tenants who want somewhere to live. [...]


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UK Buy To Let Mortgage Figures Reach New High


Thursday, April 25, 2013

 Buy To Let Mortgages Continue To Lead The Way In UK Property Market Re-mortgaging activity in the first quarter of 2013 saw UK mortgage lending reach a new high, with more landlords trying to raise finance to buy more suitable residential properties with a view to letting them out to tenants, according to the latest [...]


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Smaller Buy To Let Properties Provide Best Yields


Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Smaller buy to let properties provide property investors and landlords with the best rental yields, says Countrywide Countrywide’s latest research is based on 50,000 buy to let properties across England, Scotland and Wales, and their survey found that the average PRS rental yield for a one bedroom property was 6.8% during the first quarter of 2013. This compares [...]


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The Current Rental Market


Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The UK’s rental market has seen strong growth over the last year with rents stabilising in the third quarter to an average rent of £970 per calendar month after an initial fall in price in August. The market has seen a 2 percent increase in rents from September 2011, just 0.6 percent below the rate [...]


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High Rental Yields Attracting More Property Investors


Friday, September 7, 2012

Low Buy-To-Let mortgage rates and increased rental yields making UK Buy-To-Let an attractive prospect for property investors UK property investment is booming after financial experts dubbed the UK Buy-To-Let industry as a property investor’s dream following reports of double-figure rental yields being achieved by smart landlords in parts of the UK. Some areas of London [...]


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