The lowdown on Stamp Duty Land Tax costs

Stamp Duty Land Tax is paid when buying a property or land over a certain threshold price in England or Northern Ireland. It’s due within 14 days of completion or date of entry. Over the last few years, there have...

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Tips for flipping property investments

Flipping a property involves buying a home that needs improvement, making improvements that will positively impact the resale value within a short period of time and then selling it for a profit. As this can be a risky investment strategy,...

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Single let property investments: The most common form of buy-to-let

Single let property is the most common form of buy-to-let investment and is considered one of the easier ways to enter the property investment sector. A single let is when you rent out a property to one tenant, whether one...

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How to find property investment deals

Finding property investment deals can be one of the most challenging parts of building a property portfolio. And it’s important to find transparent and credible property deals as this can help you make more informed decisions and help you make...

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A quick guide to investing in HMO property investments

Many property investors know the basics of HMOs as these property investments can offer higher rental yields, especially when compared to single lets. When purchasing a property, it can be helpful to consider whether it could work as an HMO...

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How technology is helping property investors overcome challenges

Property investors have seen many regulation and tax changes over the past few years, creating more obstacles in an uncertain market, but technology is making it easier for investors to deal with a range of challenges.   Regulation and tax...

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The difference between freehold and leasehold

When investing in property, it’s important to know the difference between freehold and leasehold tenures. Below we’ll define both and briefly talk about the different types of leaseholds.   Freehold   A freehold tenure is where the owner of a...

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Is now the right time to invest in property in the UK?

Despite political and economic uncertainty, or maybe even because of, it’s a great time to invest in property in the UK, especially for those looking for a long-term investment. And as newspaper headlines focus on the doom and gloom of...

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Opportunity knocks: How you can make the most of uncertain times and invest in property

Amid political and economic uncertainty, like the uncertainty prevalent since the Brexit referendum, it can seem like it’s not an ideal time to invest in property in the UK property market. Many investors and homebuyers have chosen to wait and...

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Building solid foundations: Transparency, credibility and trust in the property investment industry

I’m often struck by the way many property deals are carried out in the UK, with decisions made on gut feel or intuition due to lack of information or transparency on what the deal really is. This approach continues to...

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