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10 things to remember before you buy to let

In our latest blog, we’re looking at 10 things to remember before you buy to let. Like any business, you should treat the beginning of your property investment journey the same as you would any business. By taking advice from professionals, considering your finances...

Strategic Planning and Property Tax in Property Investment

This knowledgebase article has been penned in collaboration with Justin Walton of Purple Bear Advisory. Purple Bear Advisory provides business and tax advisory services to businesses and business owners in the property sector. Justin is a Chartered Tax Advisor,...

New Landlord Rules for the Private Buy to Let Sector

The private rented sector is possibly one of the most regulated sectors of the economy outside finance, and private landlords have significant responsibilities towards their tenants. So renting property can, as every landlord knows, present constantly moving...

5 Good Reasons to Review your Property Portfolio

Every business owner asks themselves the same question from time to time, and for property investors the question is the same: How are my property investments performing? But do you make the time to actually sit down and conduct a property portfolio review? January is...

2021 in Review and Property Forecast for 2022

In our latest blog, we look at performance in the housing market for 2021 and make our first property forecast for 2022. So where to start? It's hardly been a 'normal' year. Covid-19 cases continued to rise in the New Year and through the Winter, with expected...

Property Loan Notes: Alternatives to Property Investment

Property loan notes are just one way to invest in the property market. But what are they, are they an alternative to buy to let investments, and are they a safe way to invest? What are Property Loan Notes? A property loan note is a means for property developers to...

SL (Single Let) vs HMO (House of Multiple Occupancy)

One of the big decisions to make as a property investor is the type of property to go for. is your preference for a single let property- a single person, couple, or family, or do you want to enter the house of multiple occupancy market, where multiple people rent a...

When you should Invest in Property: Newbuild vs Old

Looking at the region that you invest in can make a big difference to your return on investment, but when you invest in property have you considered the newbuild vs old conundrum? There are pros and cons, either way, so we're going to take a look at those in this...

Savills Blog | Low-traffic neighbourhoods see housing values rise

Evidence from low-traffic neighbourhoods in London’s Waltham Forest reveals house prices have increased at a greater rate compared with the wider local authority.  Four low-traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) have been in place across the borough since 2016. Comparing...