Ask Martin

Welcome to Ask Martin, the place to find the answers to all your property investment questions.

Martin & Co is a residential lettings specialist with 30 years in the buy-to-let sector and over the years we have built our knowledge of the industry and helped thousands of people become successful landlords.

Ask Martin identifies the key questions that investors should be asking, and answers them. You'll also find our free in-depth research of the property market, simple FAQs and guides to selling and letting properties.

If you have any further questions or comments, please feel free to contact your local Martin & Co office - we have nearly 200 across the UK - and speak to a team that's local to your area.

Until then, where should you go to find out how to make a successful investment? Ask Martin.

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National Autumn / Winter 2016

National Autumn / Winter 2016

Cover of National Autumn / Winter 2016

In our Autumn 2016 edition, we explore landlord sentiment surrounding the buy-to-let market and introduce our new Investor Growth Assessment Tool, designed to measure potential investment spots around the UK.

London Autumn / Winter 2016

London Autumn / Winter 2016

Cover of London Autumn / Winter 2016

In our Autumn 2016 London edition, we discuss the capital’s rental and sales markets and introduce our new Investor Growth Assessment Tool, designed to measure potential investment spots around the UK.

Scotland Autumn / Winter 2016

Scotland Autumn / Winter 2016

Cover of Scotland Autumn / Winter 2016

In our Autumn 2016 Scotland edition, we explore the latest changes in Scotland’s rental and sales markets and introduce our new Investor Growth Assessment Tool, designed to measure potential investment spots around the UK.

Archived Reports

National Spring / Summer 2016

National Spring / Summer 2016

Cover of National Spring / Summer 2016

In this, our special anniversary edition, we take a look back at the private rented sector over the past 30 years and explore how it has changed the UK property market landscape. We look at what has fuelled its rise and look at what the future holds for the private rented sector in the coming years.

London Spring / Summer 2016

London Spring / Summer 2016

Cover of London Spring / Summer 2016

In this, our special anniversary London edition, we take a look back at how the capital’s lettings market has changed from 30 years ago to now, and discuss what the future holds for its private rented sector.

Scotland Spring / Summer 2016

Scotland Spring / Summer 2016

Cover of Scotland Spring / Summer 2016

In this, our special anniversary Scotland edition, we take a look back at how Scotland's lettings market has changed from 30 years ago to now, and discuss what the future holds for its private rented sector.

National Autumn / Winter 2015

National Autumn / Winter 2015

Cover of National Autumn / Winter 2015

We have highlighted some of the most profitable investment locations around the UK, analysing different hotspot sectors which are seeing high levels of rental demand. These sectors include the northern powerhouse, commuter towns, sea side locations, best areas for tech growth and university towns and cities.

London Autumn / Winter 2015

London Autumn / Winter 2015

Cover of London Autumn / Winter 2015

We look at the latest lettings and sales trends in London and highlight some of the capital’s property investment hotspots. With 43% increase in tenant demand in the London area since January 2015, find out how you could benefit from a thriving rental sector.

Scotland Autumn / Winter 2015

Scotland Autumn / Winter 2015

Cover of Scotland Autumn / Winter 2015

We look at the latest lettings and sales trends in Scotland and highlight some of the country’s property investment hotspots. With a 77.5% increase in tenant demand since January 2015, find out how you could benefit from a thriving Scottish rental sector.

National Spring 2015

National Spring 2015

Cover of National Spring 2015

In this edition we respond to the pension reforms by reviewing the latest trends in the private rental sector and highlight the returns that can be made by investing in property across the region.

Thames Valley, West England & South Wales

Thames Valley, West England & South Wales

Cover of Thames Valley, West England & South Wales

In this edition we respond to the pension reforms by reviewing the latest trends in the private rental sector and highlight the returns that can be made by investing in property across the region.

Southern Region

Southern Region

Cover of Southern Region

In this edition we respond to the pension reforms by reviewing the latest trends in the private rental sector and highlight the returns that can be made by investing in property across the region.

Southern Home Counties

Southern Home Counties

Cover of Southern Home Counties

In this edition we respond to the pension reforms by reviewing the latest trends in the private rental sector and highlight the returns that can be made by investing in property across the region.

Scotland

Scotland

Cover of Scotland

In this edition we respond to the pension reforms by reviewing the latest trends in the private rental sector and highlight the returns that can be made by investing in property across the region.

North West England & North Wales

North West England & North Wales

Cover of North West England & North Wales

In this edition we respond to the pension reforms by reviewing the latest trends in the private rental sector and highlight the returns that can be made by investing in property across the region.

North East England

North East England

Cover of North East England

In this edition we respond to the pension reforms by reviewing the latest trends in the private rental sector and highlight the returns that can be made by investing in property across the region.

London

London

Cover of London

In this edition we respond to the pension reforms by reviewing the latest trends in the private rental sector and highlight the returns that can be made by investing in property across the region.

Essex, Norfolk & Suffolk

Essex, Norfolk & Suffolk

Cover of Essex, Norfolk & Suffolk

In this edition we respond to the pension reforms by reviewing the latest trends in the private rental sector and highlight the returns that can be made by investing in property across the region.

East & West Midlands

East & West Midlands

Cover of East & West Midlands

In this edition we respond to the pension reforms by reviewing the latest trends in the private rental sector and highlight the returns that can be made by investing in property across the region.

Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire & Cambridgeshire

Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire & Cambridgeshire

Cover of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire & Cambridgeshire

In this edition we respond to the pension reforms by reviewing the latest trends in the private rental sector and highlight the returns that can be made by investing in property across the region.

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