Buy to Let
An essential guide for people considering a move into the buy-to-let market.
Signs of a housing boom emerging outside London and the South East have continued with a surge in high value properties across the rest of the UK.
Buying furniture from Ikea may be a cheap way of kitting out your rental property, but it could put off potential tenants.
Mortgage lending in the first three months of this year was up by more than a third compared to the same period in 2013, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders.
UK house prices increased by 9.1 per cent in the year to February 2014, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Asking prices in all southern regions reached record levels in April, according to property website Rightmove.
Radical pension reforms have sparked talk of a buy-to-let bubble. But property expert Giles Beswick says we are unlikely to see a flood of retirees heading to their local estate agencies.
The UK desperately needs to build new homes to stem the surge in house prices, an industry body has warned.
Roly Weaver started investing in UK property in 2002. By 2008, the income from his property portfolio exceeded his salary. In a message to novice investors, he reveals the benefits of building a support system of experts.
Rents are rising faster in Scotland than any other area of the UK, according to estate agency Countrywide.
UK house prices fell month-on-month in March, but were up compared to levels this time last year, according to Halifax.
UK house prices have risen by nearly 10 per cent in a year, according to the latest Nationwide House Price Index.
Roly Weaver started investing in UK property in 2002. By 2008, the income from his property portfolio exceeded his salary. Here, he imparts invaluable advice to novice investors.
The housing market has undergone a transformation over the past 12 months; the improving economic backdrop and Help to Buy has led to rising transactions in the mortgage market which is great news for intermediaries, lenders and aspiring homeowners.
George Osborne's announcement removing the requirement for savers to purchase an annuity at retirement could lead to a buy-to-let boom, according to some commentators.
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