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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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Residential Property Prices Up


Wednesday, February 13, 2013

According to one of the UK’s leading mortgage lenders, residential property prices in the UK rose by more than economists had expected in January putting a halt to the annual decline. Nationwide say that residential property prices in the UK actually increased by 0.5% in January 2013, a further sign that the two years of [...]


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Buy-To-Let Mortgage Lending Hits £4 Billion in 3rd Quarter


Thursday, November 15, 2012

  The UK buy-to-let mortgage market continues to show signs of making a good recovery as lenders reveal that over £4 Billion (GBP) worth of mortgages were taken by active property investors during the 3rd quarter of 2012. The UK’s Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) stated that £4.2 Billion (GBP) worth of mortgages were taken [...]


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20% Of Accommodation Will Be In The Private Rented Sector Within 4 Years!


Friday, May 4, 2012

Savill’s Estate Agents, have released a report which is sweet music to every UK property investors’ ears: Private Rented Sector (PRS) rents are likely to rise by 20.5% between now and the end of 2016. Additionally, it is estimated that 20% of all UK households will be in the Private Rented Sector, securing growth and [...]


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Buy-To-Let Property Numbers Increase by 84,000


Wednesday, May 2, 2012

The number of properties purchased using Buy-To-Let mortgages increased by 84,000 during 2011, increasing the supply of suitable Private Rented Sector (PRS) housing according to the latest data released by the Council of Mortgage lenders (CML). During the last quarter of 2011 a total of 34,800 Buy To Let mortgages, including 15,600 remortgages, were granted [...]


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New Landlord Numbers Increasing


Tuesday, April 10, 2012

An increasing number of private residential properties are being rented out to tenants because the owners have moved out but found it difficult to sell the property on the open market. The rise in “reluctant” or “accidental” landlords has caused ripples of concern within the UK lettings industry. In fact, according to the Association of [...]


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UK Property Values Fall But Landlords Are Still Happy


Monday, April 2, 2012

New data released by Nationwide and Hometrack show that overall UK residential property values have fallen when compared to this time last year and the fall has been attributed to the changes in stamp duty. The average residential property value in March 2012 was £163,327. That is 0.9% lower than property prices were in March [...]


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Landlords Could Face Property Portfolio Rethink


Monday, March 19, 2012

With some property pundits predicting that the UK property sales market is not expected to do very much this year, due to lack of interest, the results of an industry watchdog survey makes light of the reasons behind the property sales stagnation. The latest research from the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) has suggested [...]


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New Landlords Urged To Adopt Good Business Practices


Monday, January 16, 2012

The downturn in UK property valuations has lead many existing homeowners, some of whom are desperate to sell up, to consider alternative ways to cash in on their current property, without having to sell it below their expected valuations. A fairly noticeable proportion of these vendors are choosing to become first-time landlords, rather than settling [...]


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