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?”
There is no ‘right’ place to buy a holiday home, you need to consider what you want from the property. If you are buying for your own exclusive use, then think about whether you will use it for regular weekends or longer holidays. If you wish to use it as a second home at the … Continue reading “The best areas to buy a UK holiday home”
With data provided by Centre for Cities, we take a look at the areas in the UK where the average house price is most out of reach for those on the area’s average salary.
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.
If you’re planning on putting your property on the market this month or want to refresh it ready for the autumn influx of buyers, we are here to share some simple tips to help you to make the most of one of the busiest times of the year for property sales. Elbow grease It’s the simplest tip, … Continue reading “Top tips to selling your home this autumn!”
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”
Whilst the sun may still be shining in many places, those chilly mornings are a clear sign that autumn is undeniably just around the corner. This time of year is the perfect opportunity for landlords to schedule an inspection to check up on the condition of their buy to let, complete any niggling maintenance jobs … Continue reading “Landlord top tips for autumn”
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”