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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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UK Property Investment Increased By 8% In 2014


Thursday, February 12, 2015

Number Of UK Property Investors Up 8% In A Year Interest in UK property investment continues to increase following the Government changes to the way pensions are controlled, allowing potential property investors to use buy to let mortgage products to release funds for property purchases early, as bricks and mortar still offer a far greater [...]


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PRS Rents Increased 3% In 2014


Tuesday, January 27, 2015

PRS Rents Rise In 8 Out Of 10 UK Regions New data released by LSL property services shows that average rental prices in the UK’s private rental sector increased by 3% during the whole of last year, despite the slight dip recorded at the end of the year. PRS rents dropped by 0.1% in December [...]


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Landlords Face Reduced Yields As Property Prices Continue To Rise


Thursday, April 24, 2014

Landlords Expecting Reduced Yields As UK House Prices Soar UK house prices are rising faster than rental prices, leaving buy-to-let investors with reduced yields compared to previous years, according to new research by mortgage lender BM Solutions. And with residential property prices predicted to continue rising this year, many landlords without rent protection could see [...]


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Why Buy-To-Let Is Proving To Be A Popular Investment


Thursday, April 10, 2014

9.4% Average ROI Over 5 Years Makes Buy-To-Let A Very Popular Investment Opportunity Buy-to-Let is growing in popularity among investors in the UK due to high demand for rental properties from willing tenants and relatively low property prices that are gradually beginning to rise Buying properties in order to generate an income by renting them [...]


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Benefit Tenants Are Good For Landlords


Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Rent Protection Insurance Useful For UK PRS Landlords Following the news story that broke in January about Fergus Wilson giving notice to over 1000 benefit tenants in his rental property portfolio in Kent, because he was fed up with tenants living in permanent rent arrears, more landlords are following his lead. Thousands of UK private [...]


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Buy-To-Let Mortgage Lending Highest for 5 Years


Thursday, November 14, 2013

Buy-To-Let Mortgage Lending Increases Again As the effect of the Government’s Help-To-Buy scheme is encouraging the recovery of the UK housing market and driving up residential property prices, it is also encouraging a great deal of activity in the UK rental market, with Buy-To-Let mortgage lending reaching its highest volume level for 5 years. Property [...]


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UK Property Boom Shows No Sign Of Slowing


Tuesday, August 6, 2013

UK Property prices Set to rise  by 13% or £33,000 as property boom continues Despite a series of price increases already this year, UK properties are still heavily under-valued according to some property experts, who also dismiss warnings from the doom-mongers that the UK housing market is heading for another house price bubble. The expected [...]


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Repairs Cost Unprepared Buy-To-Let Landlords More Money


Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Failure To Plan Is Planning To Fail Buy-To-Let landlords need to factor repair costs into their annual budgets in order to have a better understanding of the profit they are actually making from their investment property. Wear and tear in rental properties is an inevitable fact of life that goes with the profession, however many [...]


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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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