Nathan Phillips

Two areas that saw over 9% rental growth

Auction property purchase

Property investors looking to profit from the buy-to-let market may want to cast an eye on the rental prices in the north of the country. According to the Q3 stats from Rightmove, Bury and Newcastle upon Tyne saw a massive annual increase in rental prices of 9.4% and 9.1% respectively. Even though the Yorkshire and

Newest data indicates boost for the property market

Structural works, SL4

Two key sets of data have been released this morning, both showing an uptick for the end of the year in the property market. First off came the latest Nationwide House Price Index which showed prices rising 0.8% from November, the highest annual growth in a year, and up 1.4% on the year. Then came

Bridging both ends of the Northern line

Property investors looking to take advantage of current London property prices may well consider pondering over both ends of the Northern line for a bargain. Both Barnet and Morden offer scenic and serene vistas of the nation’s capital whilst providing an easy commute to central London. And to make it even sweeter, house prices are

Bricks and Mortar or Stocks and Shares?

You’ve worked hard for your money, now you want to make it work for you. But where to put it? Choosing between a property investment or buying stock could be like asking if the chicken or egg came first. But the former dilemma has a much more definitive answer. I say ‘more definitive’ as there

Leicester, Manchester and Liverpool are top of the league…

for property value gains It’s possible that points actually mean prices. The Cities House Price Index from Zoopla has revealed the biggest house price gains come from Leicester, Manchester and Liverpool. Obviously, there is no direct connection between the current Premier League top 3 and house prices, but it certainly gives property owning football fans

REIT investment with a bridging loan

Blog post

Bridging loans are typically associated with making a property purchase, but investors and business owners use them for many purposes. One of which is to invest in a REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust).   What is a REIT? A Real Estate Investment Trust is a property investment company that offers shares that can be traded

Two buy-to-let hotspots lead by Brexit

Buy-to-let hotspots

Two areas of the UK being considered as buy-to-let hotspots by property investors are the capital and the second city, but for very different reasons. London property prices are seen as a barometer of the UK, but Brexit has changed this. Relative bargains in London can be found in areas like Camden (-2.4%) and Westminster

Bridging over property bargains by the river

Property blog

Online real estate portal and property website, Rightmove, have released their latest House Price Index for the month of November. One of the standout figures from the report was the annual decrease in prices found in two areas along the river in London presenting investors with property bargains to snap up. Both Richmond upon Thames

Build to rent market grows, average rental prices increase

Structural works

A series of statistics regarding rental prices in London have been released, and they’ll whet the appetite of build-to-rent investors. According to the Rightmove Q3 report, the average rental asking price in the capital has risen 5.6% since Q3 ’18. The report also showed the quarter gave the highest growth in rent requested per month

HMO property: The pros, cons and funding solutions

HMO

An HMO, or House in Multiple Occupation, is seen by many property investors as a great way of generating extra income from a single property. But like any form of investment, there are both pros and cons to converting a property into an HMO. This article will take a look at both aspects of HMO

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