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Ground Rent review on the agenda for government consultation

Specialist housing lawyers are calling on Registered Providers (RPs) to engage with a Government consultation which is seeking views on prohibiting the sale of new build leasehold houses and limiting ground rent.

How to deal with tenants in rent arrears

Unpaid rent arrears looks set to be one of the biggest problems facing the housing market in 2017.

Taylor Wimpey's Diglis Water is an investor's dream

Taylor Wimpey's Diglis Water is an investor's dream

Investors looking for the perfect opportunity to establish or expand their property portfolios are being urged to discover the brand new apartments on sale at Taylor Wimpey’s Diglis Water development in Worcester.

New five-year fixed rates from Paragon Mortgages

Paragon Mortgages is launching a new range of five year, fixed rate buy-to-let mortgage products for individual and limited company landlords, with interest rates starting from 3.75%.

Saga reveals surge in over 50s renters

While many will have us believe that older people are blocking up the housing market by owning large family homes, new analysis from Saga Home Insurance shows that the number of people over 50 living in rented accommodation has been on the rise over the last five years.

Stamp duty inspired malaise easing as landlords look to buy more property

A survey of more than 1,000 Private Rented Sector (PRS) landlords undertaken by BDRC Continental on behalf of Paragon Mortgages reveals that, while confidence remains low among landlords as a result of recent government interventions in the buy-to-let market, buyers are slowly returning to the market.

Interested in making money from property? How to get involved

Anyone who has pitted their wits against their family in a game of Monopoly will know the merits of investing in property. It may be just a game – albeit one of the best selling of all time – but it does capture the essence that property can be a highly lucrative asset.

Property investment trends for 2016

Property investment trends for 2016

Much discussion on the property market at the start of each year tends to centre on whether and where house prices will rise and fall. However, both the UK and wider international property markets will likely have many more factors to think about in 2016.

Buy-to-let gained chokehold over first time buyers in 2015

New statistics from comparethemarket.com reveal that the rapid growth of the buy-to-let market during 2015 has come at the expense of first-time buyers, despite Government initiatives to encourage home ownership.

Soar ahead with buy-to-let at Acton Gardens

Soar ahead with buy-to-let at Acton Gardens

With the buy-to-let market soaring ahead of both inflation and house price growth, UK property investors are now earning an average of £11,724 per annum.

Why invest in property at all?

Why invest in property at all?

If you have never previously invested in property, you may be on this website seeking information about how worthwhile it could actually be to invest in property at all.

Investors reap rental rewards in Yeovil

Investors reap rental rewards in Yeovil

Leading housebuilder Barratt Homes has highlighted Yeovil as one of the region’s buy to let hotspots with investors benefitting from some of the best yields in the area.

Six key reasons why student property investment is here to stay

Student property has grown to become a popular property investment choice among institutional and individual investors. It has also risen to become one of the strongest-performing investments on UK soil.

Get mortgage fit and invest wisely with David Wilson Homes

Get mortgage fit and invest wisely with David Wilson Homes

With more people choosing to grow their finances in buy-to-let properties, one of the country’s leading housebuilders says getting mortgage fit will help potential investors sail through the buying process.

Pension changes set to fuel buy-to-let market

Leading housebuilder Barratt Homes is predicting a rise in buy-to-let investors now that pension changes give individuals far greater control than ever before over their retirement funds.