Category: Alternative Investments

All the latest news and updates relating to alternative investments in the UK, looking at alternatives to traditional property investment.

flipping property
Alternative Investments
Paresh Raja

Flipping property: what do you need to consider?

Flipping property is a well-worn investment technique that serves some investors well, while others prefer a more long-term approach to get the most out of their purchases. Paresh Raja, founder and CEO of Market Financial

Buy-to-let Landlords
Eleanor Harvey

2012-2022: A decade on, build-to-rent is booming

Ten years since build-to-rent began to take off in the UK, its proliferation has done much to increase supply in the rental sector – and much more is still to come. The latest research by

epc target
Alternative Investments
Eleanor Harvey

Government must rethink PRS policy to hit 2028 EPC target

Landlord representative body Propertymark has renewed calls for the government to take measures to tackle the proposed EPC target in the country’s rental homes. As many as 40% of homes in the private rented sector

limited company professional landlord
Mortgages & Money
Eleanor Harvey

Why are more landlords buying through a limited company?

Purchasing buy-to-let property through a limited company can come with certain tax advantages, and the number of landlords choosing this route is continuing to climb. Every year for the past three years, the number of

short-term lets profit
Alternative Investments
Eleanor Harvey

Landlords: short-term lets could earn you 21% more, but is it worth it?

In the right conditions, short-term lets can reap much greater rewards than traditional buy-to-let, but they’re not something to take on lightly. Property investors increasingly turned towards short-term lets during the pandemic, as the number

short-term lets checks
Alternative Investments
Eleanor Harvey

Short-term lets: five things to consider for Airbnb hosts

Short-term lets surged in popularity among investors and landlords as a result of the pandemic and the rise in staycations. But there are some considerations to take into account. The outlook for short-term rentals, which


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Flipping property: what do you need to consider?


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