Day: December 5, 2017

All the latest news, data and analysis covering the UK property market, keeping property investors, landlords and current or prospective homeowners ahead of the curve.
Buy-to-let Landlords
Eleanor Harvey

Stamp duty explained: who can benefit from the first-time buyer relief?

One of the biggest changes to come from last month’s Autumn Budget was the stamp duty relief for first-time buyers. Can investors take advantage, too? Following the announcement, Chancellor Phillip Hammond said: “Hopefully, by abolishing

house selling sold
UK Housing Market
Eleanor Harvey

The gap between asking price and selling price in the UK is growing

Homes are selling for an average 3.86% less than the asking price, with sellers in Wales having the least realistic expectations. The asking-to-selling-price gap has risen by 0.32% since last year, according to research from

Student graduate
Eleanor Harvey

The top place to invest in student housing for robust returns

Appetite for student accommodation is high, with demand exceeding supply across the UK, and good yields can be made by savvy investors. According to research from Simple Landlord Insurance, the top university for investors to


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