HMOs last year produced the highest average yields of all buy to let properties at a very healthy 8.9%. And despite falling below 9% for the first time since 2011, HMO properties were comfortably ahead of multi-unit blocks on 8.1%.
Buy to let tax benefits are still good to the tune of almost £17bn, despite government changes to the system set to come into force by 2020. Tthe government's phased scheme reducing relief on mortgage interest will continue to shrink in the coming years.
Whether you're a homeowner, first-time buyer, or a landlord, now's the perfect time to make some property resolutions for 2018. Here's our rundown of some which should be top of your list when looking for a mortgage...
Property auctions go with 'bargains' like cheese on toast and the added bonus? No chains, with buyer and vendor immediately signing legal contracts as soon as the hammer drops. Here are Martin & Co's top tips for buying a house for sale at auction.
Isn't it amazing how it always creeps up on us? What I'm talking about is...time, of course! Here we are, at the end of another year having had to keep up with the many developments afoot in the ever-evolving world of property and being a landlord.
The lettings scene in the capital has moved in a very pragmatic direction, with the tenants of 2017 being more about 'Need, Need, Need' than 'Location, Location, Location'. Thinking with your head is the new diving in with your heart, it seems.
Christmas is just around the corner, which means that, if you haven't already, it's time to start decking the halls and getting your property feeling festive. If you're a tenant living in a rental property, we have some top tips
The introduction of stricter underwriting criteria has made life tougher for landlords taking out buy-to-let mortgages, but lenders may offer more flexibility to those locking into longer term fixed rates.
Before even beginning to have to think about your selling your property you may want to maximise its value. To get the best out of your property you might want to consider fixing structural damages and enhancing the designs of the room. Th
Rock bottom mortgage rates have made owning a home much more affordable, but when choosing which deal to go for there are several factors homebuyers need to consider besides the rate. London & Country explain.
Damp is a major concern for many home owners and is one of the most frequent problems that we face with properties. Damp can lead to severe structural damage if not treated. Timberwise explain how you can avoid it.