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The north will become landlord hotspot

Data from Legal & General Mortgage Club also suggests that more than two thirds of brokers (69%) predict that landlords will streamline their portfolios, selling properties with lower yields. A

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BTL offerings for limited companies double

This comes as the buy-to-let market remains under scrutiny with landlords being hit by several tax changes in recent times. Charlotte Nelson, finance expert at Moneyfacts, said: “It feels like

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Buy-to-let activity drops in April

Since April landlords have only been able to offset 75% of their mortgage interest against rental income. John Bagshaw, corporate services director of Connells Survey & Valuation, said: “The government’s

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Is the new family home tax perk all that it seems?

On the face of it, the new additional inheritance tax (IHT) Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB), commonly known as the ‘family home allowance’, which came into effect this April seems

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Property investors look outside of London

The Index attributes the slowdown to the fact that there are currently 11% more homes on the lettings market compared to the same time last year. It shows that rents

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New tram routes boost house prices

Property prices along tram routes in Manchester, Birmingham and Edinburgh grew by an average of 12% in their first two years of opening. In Manchester, the residential area served by

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Today is an exciting day for Property Partner !

Today is an exciting day for Property Partner, as they are announcing massive advances to its trading platform which is aimed at revolutionising the liquidity available to investors wanting to

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Manchester and Birmingham see house price surge

Prices rose by 8.8% and 8.0% in the year to Manchester and Birmingham (pictured) respectively after strong quarterly rises of 3.4% and 3.5%. House prices now average £153,600 in Manchester

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Investors target specialist property

Specialist property is being recognised by investors as a source of long-term secure income. Around £70.4bn has been transacted in specialist property assets since 2007 and its popularity is set

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Buy-to-let lenders favouring percentage-based fees

Flat fees have long been popular as a way for lenders to maintain profitability while still offering competitive rates, while other products instead carry a variable fee based on the