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London rents rise for first time in two years as UK growth slows

July 18th, 2018

Recent research showed owning property cheaper than renting in all parts of the UK Rent in London rose for the first time in nearly two years in June, increasing by 0.1 per cent to an average of £1,884 per month, according to the latest Landbay Rental Index. The figures show overall UK rental growth is… Read more »

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UK house prices should be frozen for five years to prevent another financial crisis, think tank says…

July 18th, 2018

Proposals are part of wider plans to rebalance the UK economy away from finance UK house prices should be frozen for five years to help prevent another financial crisis, the think tank IPPR has said. The group has urged the Bank of England to freeze property prices under a separate new inflation target and said… Read more »

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Owning a home cheaper than renting in every part of UK, study finds

June 21st, 2018

Prospective first-time buyers could make a saving of £2,268 per year – if they can raise a £51,000 deposit   Owning a home is cheaper than renting in every part of the UK, but first-time buyers need an average of £51,000 for a deposit to get on the property ladder, new research suggests.Prospective first-time buyers could… Read more »

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When Should a Landlord Hire a Property Management Company?

May 10th, 2018

Hiring a property management company can be great for your business, or not. One of the biggest decisions you’ll make as a landlord is whether you should hire a property management company. Many landlords manage properties on their own or with the help of an employee, such as a resident manager. But sometimes landlords need… Read more »

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Here are five reasons why investing in property could be your best option.

April 12th, 2018

1. Investing in property puts you in the driving seat, while others do the work Even though you may subcontract the management of the property to others, you’re in charge of the process and get to decide how and when things are done. 2. Residual income earned through rent yields higher returns than other investments… Read more »

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