The Midlands and North of England are set to become the top location hotspots for canny property investors in the UK. And it’s been fuelled mostly by shrinking profits for landlords in London.
World debt fell in 2017, according to the latest figures issued by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Global Debt Database. But don’t sigh with relief, quite yet.
When it comes to making your money work best for you in property investment, should you focus on one-off capital growth or monthly rental yield?
High prices aren’t just on the rise – they appear to be rocketing right now. Well, according to high street lenders Halifax who reported a record 5.9 per increase in house values between January and February this year.
Could the first time buyers property market finally be starting to shake the stagnancy it’s been suffering for the past decade or so and finally start moving again?
As the chaos over Brexit – and within the Tory party itself – intensifies the future of Britain’s industry and its markets become more of a guessing game than ever.
Planning officials of the UK’s second city, Birmingham, have recently endorsed and approved the plans for a new city centre redevelopment housing project, Monaco House. Comity members of the city council’s planning department unanimously approved planning consent.
Another way to avoid the cuts in landlord mortgage interest tax relief would be to not have a mortgage at all ie to pay for a property by cash.
According to the latest Rightmove Rental Trends Tracker, landlords in the East Midlands are charging an average 2.7 per cent more than the same period last year, while rents have increased by two per cent over the last quarter.
Over the last few years, a storm of Government changes has affected the Buy-To-Let market and its investors. Changes such as the 3% stamp duty surcharge on second properties and the reduction in mortgage interest tax relief have meant many investors have turned away from this type of investment.