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Rents Rising

Rents Rising at Fastest Pace since 2008, Data Suggests

Average monthly rents are rising faster than at any point in the past 13 years, the latest figures from Zoopla indicate; according to the property website, the average cost of renting a home privately was 4.6% higher in September year-on-year, coming out at £968 per month. Annual rent growth was particularly strong outside London, averaging […] →Read more

What Can Buy to Let Landlords Expect in the Year 2022?

What Can Buy to Let Landlords Expect in the Year 2022?

With a slow down in house price growth, increasingly expensive mortgages and more stringent regulations, what is in store for landlords for the year to come? 2021 saw a boom in house prices, increased rental costs and record beating low interest rates, creating an ideal environment for landlords across the UK. With the average house […] →Read more

Could Getting a Green Mortgage Save You Money?

Could Getting a Green Mortgage Save You Money?

Jumping straight to the conclusion, the answer is yes, a green mortgage can be uniquely cost-effective. As can living in an energy-efficient home, where all possible efforts are made to minimise energy consumption. Qualifying for a green mortgage means meeting certain eco-friendly criteria, either before buying the property or after moving in. Green mortgages are […] →Read more

13% Mortgage Interest Payment Hike Forecast by 2023

13% Mortgage Interest Payment Hike Forecast by 2023

Startling data published by the government’s independent forecasting unit indicates that homeowners could be headed for the biggest mortgage interest hike seen since 2008. By 2023, overall interest payable on a mortgage could increase by as much as 13%. Members of the Liberal Democrat party have warned that for homebuyers with an average mortgage of […] →Read more

Property Investment

Is Property Investment a Wise Move for 2022?

With property prices the highest they have been in 15 years we look at the current housing market trends and whether investing in property is the best choice for 2022. As we move into another stage of the pandemic with possible restrictions and lockdowns looming it’s not surprising that property prices are at the forefront […] →Read more