Archive: February 2016

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Key London transport improvements: where are the new London property hotspots?

Transport upgrades and regeneration projects are creating exciting new property hotspots across the capital, generating a wealth of opportunity for both buyers and sellers. If you’re looking for a property that will serve not only as a home, but also as a lucrative future investment, it’s certainly worth exploring these …

Spain remains the top choice for Brits buying overseas property

Last year, Conti, an overseas mortgage specialist, saw mortgage enquiries for properties in Spain account for 46% of all enquiries received. Despite the property market in Spain crumbling during the financial crisis, these figures clearly show that Spain remains the …

House prices keep on climbing

As is evident from the recently released data from the Office of National Statistics, the house price growth does not look to be slowing down anytime soon. In the year to December 2015, prices rose by 6.7%. Even though this is slightly down from the previous month, it’s still a …

Landlords rush to grow their buy-to-let portfolios

Buy-to-let remortgage transactions outstripped purchases by more than two to one last year – but could we see this reversed in 2016? According to a recent report, remortgages for ordinary buy-to-let properties accounted for 64% of transactions. Houses in Multiple …

Top 5 maintenance essentials for landlords

Keeping a property in good condition is not only best practice – it’s a legal requirement. Landlord insurance policies will typically stipulate that the insured property is in a good condition. But what exactly does this mean, and how should landlords ensure they follow this condition? We’ve put together a …