Blogs

Britain’s holiday rental market

Fri 5 Apr 2019

Beleaguered property investors are turning their attention from buy-to-let to holiday lets, in a bid to escape the regulatory and taxation changes in the private rented sector.


Could Brexit be good news for holiday lets?

Thu 4 Apr 2019

Brexit uncertainty could lead to more Britons holidaying in the UK, bolstering demand for holiday let rental homes. This could happen during 2019, in an already growing rental market space.


Opportunities are still out there in the bridging market

Wed 3 Apr 2019

Despite some turbulence in the financial markets, results revealed that the bridging market grew by 18% last year while the housing market remained flat - suggesting 2018 was a year where borrowers decided to opt for fast and flexible loans, but what does the future look like for the bridging loan market? 





2019 is set to be a critical year for the future of letting agency

Wed 2 Jan 2019

Neil Cobbold, chief operating officer of PayProp UK The next 12 months will shape the future of the lettings industry. A combination of key new legislation, market consolidation, a challenging market for landlords and changing consumer habits will force letting agencies to adapt and evolve to remain successful. Tough times for landlords present challenges for […]


Buy to let changes for 2019

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Andrew Turner, chief executive at Commercial Trust. As 2018 draws to an end, there has been much to reflect upon in the buy-to-let market. An evolving market The past couple of years have seen lender competition rise in the buy-to-let market. This has helped to drive buy-to-let mortgage interest rates down and led to an […]


Brace yourselves! 2019 could be 2009 all over again

Mon 10 Dec 2018

Jonathan Samuels, founder and chief executive of Octane Capital And so the end of another year approaches, as ever surprising many of us in the process. But as we edge closer to the finish line tape of 2018, you sense next year could deliver no end of curveballs at best. And a black swan at worst. Without […]