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Buy to Let Investing: Is It Still Lucrative?

There are some who would have you believe that the buy-to-let died a premature death a couple of years ago. Indeed, 2016 brought about a significant slowdown of the buy-to-let market in the UK, following approximately two decades of growth. Nevertheless, this doesn’t necessarily mean that the market as a […]

London No Longer the Fastest UK City to Sell a Home

You’d be forgiven for assuming London would be the fastest city in the UK to find a buyer for your property. Until relatively recently, you’d have also been right on the money. Five years ago, the average time needed to secure a buyer for property in London was just 36 […]

Housing Crisis: Spare a Thought for the Youngest In Society

The housing crisis in the United Kingdom means different things to different people. For some, skyrocketing property prices are playing directly into their hands and indeed their pockets. For others, it’s a case of accepting the stark reality that home ownership is unlikely at best. Research suggests that approximately 90% […]

Barratt Expects Annual Profit To Beat Market Forecasts

Despite the rather gloomy outlook from some industry watchers a short time ago, housebuilder Barratt Developments PLC is now expected to beat initial market forecasts. Having completed a record number of new home builds and significantly improved its margins, the organisation’s annual profit is set to comfortably beat expectations. Barratt […]

What are ‘Green Mortgages’?

In an age where everything is slowly but surely going green, the existence of the ‘green’ mortgage comes as no real surprise. However, comparatively few current and prospective homeowners are familiar with what the term refers to. Below, you’ll five helpful answers to some of the most important questions on […]

How The Modern Workplace Has Transformed Itself

It’s easy to take the various conveniences and freedoms of the modern workplace for granted. Particularly if you’ve only recently joined the workforce, it can be hard to imagine the workplace of yesteryear. But what have been the biggest changes to the modern workplace over the past 20 years or […]

Interest Only Mortgage: What Are My Options?

Interest-only mortgages were once popular among home buyers across the UK.  Today, a growing number of major banks and lenders are rapidly phasing interest-only mortgages out of the picture. Primarily due to a growing lack of interest among borrowers. With an interest-only mortgage, the subsequent monthly repayments cover only the […]

Divorce doesn’t have to end in tears with UK Property Finance

When a relationship ceases it can be a terrible situation for all parties both emotionally and financially. An amicable discussion to split assets can often bring its own complications however thousands every year unfortunately experience this and January is statistically the highest month of the year for divorces and separations. […]

Gender Pay Gap in Finance: We Need to Work Together

It’s no secret that the gender pay gap remains an issue for almost every industry and sector in the United Kingdom. Nevertheless, evidence suggests some industries are performing far worse than others, as far as equal pay issues are concerned. The worst offender of all being the financial service sector. […]

Could Corbyn Be Planning His Own Estate Agency?

It’s hard to think of a time in recent history where the face of British politics was such an unmitigated mess. May’s imminent departure is highly unlikely to serve as a catalyst for stability anytime soon. Understandably, there are many who blame the Tories squarely and exclusively with the vast […]

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