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Spotlight on Manchester

21 June 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Manchester is a metropolitan borough which, as at 2015, had a population of 530,300. It lies within the second-most populous urban area in the UK, with an overall population of 2.55 million The earliest recorded history of Manchester was a civilian s

Be prepared for section 24 ...

13 June 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

The provisions of the much-discussed Section 24 of the Finance Act kicked in in April 2017, and will be implemented in phases over a four year period up to 2021. All private landlords who receive rental income on residential property in the UK or els

Spotlight on Highgate

25 May 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Highgate is one of the most expensive of London’s suburbs, about five miles north of Charing Cross. Until it was swallowed up by the Victorian suburbs it was a distinct village straddling the road to the north. It has wonderful Georgian and Vic

More May mortgage news ...

24 May 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here is our regular summary of the key changes and announcements in the mortgage market for this week. Mortgage Trust have announced some new BTL rates and in view of recent increased demand for longer term fixed rates they have looked at their 5 yea

Spotlight on Margate

11 May 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Many of us dream about living beside the seaside and Margate seems to be the word on everyone’s lips at the moment. It has become a beacon for Londoners, and according to the Mail Online (July 2016) it is known locally as 'Shoreditch-on-Sea' fo

May Mortgage news

10 May 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here is our regular summary of the key changes and announcements in the mortgage market for this week. Tesco Bank have announced a new range of lower mortgage rates. With a lot of the changes on products with no arrangement fees, this will make the T

Spotlight on the City of London

05 May 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Have you ever thought about living in the Square Mile? It wasn’t too long ago that the City was almost a resident-free zone, with no life in the streets after working hours or at the weekend. Nowadays it’s a thriving residential district,

Mortgage news!

26 April 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of the key changes and announcements in the mortgage market for this week. Gross Mortgage Lending increased in March this year by 19% from Feb 2017, and the sum of £21.4bn was lent in March. On a year to year basis, this was l

Spotlight on Stepney

21 April 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here’s the latest instalment in our property hotspots guide, focusing on Stepney. Stepney is an interesting area, both in terms of housing and the communities it is home to, formed over generations of immigration from Europe and beyond. It was

What does Article 50 & the start of Brexit mean to Property?

30 March 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

What impact will the triggering of Article 50, and the start of formal Brexit negotiations, have on the property market? The FT has reported that Google searches ‘How will Brexit affect the property market’ have outranked other post-Brexi