It is important to understand how these customers trade and have the confidence to support them with finance that is fit for purpose.
Creative solutions like this could be the key to unlocking potential in the property sector.
Arwel Griffith (pictured) is a partner at Robert Sterling Surveyors I was sat watching George Clarke’s council house scandal programme on Channel 4 recently and it referred in some detail to Mrs Thatcher’s right to buy. I seem to recall the scheme coming in and thinking it was a good idea at the time. However, […]
Johan Groothaert (pictured) is CEO of Fiduciam Whilst the P2P model gained traction rapidly following the financial crisis, it exhibits a number of shortcomings. Firstly, retail clients and investors are often simply driven by yield, not evaluating the risks sufficiently. In some cases ‘mom and pop’ type investors are not sophisticated enough to analyse the […]
A bridging loan is not the same as a traditional mortgage, and therefore, the expertise needed to see the process through is not the same either.
New builds have become a contentious topic. Some new build developments have been criticised for being soulless and not reflective of the communities in which they are based.
The industry needs to ensure new products are consumer and value led, not simply serving the requirements of the internal market.
With Brexit-shaped storm clouds continuing to hang menacingly over the UK, putting your money into property may seem foolish to some.
In the current environment, developers are well-advised to consider a plan B for their completed scheme.
With low interest-rates and the Brexit impasse making for an uncertain economic climate, buy-to-let has become an increasingly attractive form of property investment in recent years due to the fact that it offers long-term capital growth and regular rent yields.