Which improvements add the most value to your property?

Landlords often make improvements to their properties in order to maximise their rental value but if done right, they can also give its capital value a healthy boost. Research from an online loan provider has shown that average improvements can add up to 10% to the value of a house which is definitely not to … Continue reading “Which improvements add the most value to your property?”

8 ways to winter-proof your property

1. Clear the gutters and drains You should regularly clear out the drains and guttering throughout the year, but it is especially important in the winter when they tend to clog up with leaves, plants and other debris. It is a good idea to check that the junctions of the gutters are watertight too.

Landlords in England enjoying booming rental market

Landlords in England are enjoying a booming rental market, according to new research, with total rental payments exceeding £32 billion per year. The largest proportion of private rental income in England was collected in London, with a total of £14 billion collected by landlords in the capital. This figure represents 44% of the entire country’s … Continue reading “Landlords in England enjoying booming rental market”

Parents: How to invest in student property

Instead of throwing money away on rent, savvy parents are snapping up new-build buy-to-let properties near their child’s campus, as well as having peace of mind that your child will be staying in good quality accommodation, you can also make money by letting the other rooms to students, as well potentially profiting from capital appreciation … Continue reading “Parents: How to invest in student property”