Category Archives for "Property Investment News"

Stop press! What the Autumn Budget means for property investors

What was expected, what was announced, and what it means to you The Autumn Budget, Wednesday 22nd November, held out a lot of promises for property investors. Some good, some bad. In this article, you’ll learn exactly what the market was hoping for at best, what the Chancellor announced, and what it all means to […]

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House prices are rising in 8 out of 10 UK locations

Where are house prices rising by more than 10%? It’s easy to become convinced that house price growth is slow (or even falling) in the UK. The media continue to post negative headlines whenever they can. But research released by LSL/Acadata last week shows how foolhardy it can be to rely on headlines and the […]

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House prices are rocketing in the UK as landlords increase portfolio size

Proof that buy-to-let investment is very much alive and kicking We’ve been telling property investors to ignore the doomsayers since the vote for Brexit in June 2016. The latest investment news confirms just how wrong the economic ‘experts’ and property market observers have been. House prices are up, and investors are increasing the size of […]

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How much will your buy-to-let investment be worth in 10 years?

Property prices and rents are up again – and could soar over the next decade Investment news over the last week has shown that the average house price in the UK continues to rise at around 4.5% annually – or 0.37% per month. Also, average rents have increased by 3.1% over the last year. We […]

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Housing supply slumps as Bank of Mum and Dad funds kids’ rent payments

Good news for property investors, combined with advice on rent collection Three items of investment news have caught our attention over the last week. The first two point to continued house price growth and the underpinning of rental prices by the Bank of Mum and Dad (BoMaD). The third underlines the importance of reviewing rent […]

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Good news for property investors – housing starts are way short of demand

Property price rise in London and UK cities are smashing inflation, too. Sometimes I get the feeling that the media are desperately trying to crash the UK property market. Two items of property investment news over the last few days highlight just how media headlines are deliberately misleading. Reporters seem hell-bent on putting a negative […]

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Investment news – Full steam ahead for investors in UK property

House prices rise, rents rise, and buy-to-let mortgage rates fall If there were further proof needed that the UK is still the place to invest in property, last week’s investment news provided it: Investors who ignored the ‘expert’ predictions of a housing price crash post the Brexit vote will have made an average of £10,000 […]

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UK property investment news shows prices and rents are rising strongly

Official figures prove the UK property market is looking up Property investors will take further encouragement from recent positive investment news. House price rises continue to outpace inflation. The number of landlords raising rents has reached its highest for more than a year. Anyone who thinks the buy-to-let investment is dead in the water risks […]

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UK property investment continues to beat inflation, with more to come

Savvy investors are cleaning up in the UK’s property market For the last few weeks, doom merchants have been posting investment news with sensationalist headlines warning of an impending market implosion. In these weekly investment articles, we’ve been analysing the news behind the headlines and giving you the real story. A couple of weeks ago, Hometrack […]

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Is there a silver lining on the storm cloud of recent investment news?

No need for property investors to panic, despite the scribblings of doom merchants Investment news last week was mostly filled with gloom. Talk of falling sales and falling house prices. A projection that many first-time buyers would never be able to afford to buy a home of their own. News that retirees are releasing more […]

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