Category: Mortgages

Interest rate rises could have little effect on commercial property investing

If the Bank of England raises the interest rate in May 2018, this should not significantly affect the commercial property market. There has been wide speculation that The Bank of England will raise interest rates by a small percentage in May 2018. The governor of the bank, Mark Carney has said that there will be...

Following stock market helps commercial property research

There are many types of commercial property available. Research on the stock market can reportedly help identify the most profitable commercial property sectors.

Commercial property values increase in first quarter of 2018

Figures released by the CBRE Monthly Index show that capital values of commercial property increased by an average

Converting offices to residential homes could ease housing shortage

There is a shortage of housing in Britain. An increasing number of investors are converting office space to residential use

Five key reasons to invest in property

Millionaire and founder of Fielding Finance, Gill Fielding, has said there are five key reasons why she believes property is still the safest place to put your money

Government pressure on home builders increasing finance demand

The government is urging housebuilders to build more homes, and this is increasing demand for development finance. The government has a target

Buy to let landlords get creative

Faced with increasing costs and red tape, buy to let landlords are being creative in adapting their business models to maintain profitability.

Commercial property owners: £2 billion in unclaimed capital allowance

When commercial property is sold, some fixtures, fittings and equipment included in the sale could be eligible for Capital Allowance tax relief. It has been estimated that over £2 billion is lost

Should you let your property to students?

If a landlord owns property in a university town then they have the choice to let the property to students or non-students

Number of buy to let investors hits record 2.5 million

The total number of buy to let landlords in the UK has hit a record high of 2.5 million, according to research by London estate agents Ludlow Thompson.