Most investors know that HMOs can make superb investments. They give rental yields that can’t be achieved with standard buy-to-lets and in the right areas, the demand for affordable, flexible housing as offered by multi-let properties has never been higher. [Read more…] about The Cases For And Against Investing In HMOs in 2018
Rumours of its death have been greatly exaggerated but there have been a lot of changes in buy to let in 2017. From the cut to mortgage interest tax relief to changes to stamp duty on second homes. Mortgages are more difficult to come by and legislation is becoming increasingly complex. Many see these changes as representing the end of buy-to-let landlords. But, for my part, I see a market that is very much alive and kicking. [Read more…] about Buy To Let Changes In 2017 – Is Buy To Let Dead?
HMOs are different to standard buy-to-let properties in that regulations regarding fire safety can be more complicated and are often more expensive to implement. But don’t worry. Fire regulations tend to be nothing more than common sense and your local HMO enforcement officer is there to help. [Read more…] about A Complete Introduction to Fire Safety in HMOs
Let’s face it, HMOs are pretty popular these days and that means there’s more competition in the market, prices are higher and deals are harder to find. As ever, the way to get the edge on the competition lies in your ability to research the local area more effectively than the other investors working there. [Read more…] about How To Find the Best Place To Invest In An HMO
There are many ways to invest in or make a living from property depending on your circumstances. If you own or have the money to buy properties then there are many options for what you can do with your assets. But not having the money to invest is not a barrier to getting to getting started in the industry. Here we list the most popular ways to earn a living in property investment. [Read more…] about Property Investment Strategies | A Complete List
Whether you are managing a buy-to-let portfolio or looking to become a property developer with buy-to-sell, property refurbishment is going to be key to your success. Refurbishing your properties will increase their value, make them more attractive to tenants and decrease what you will have to spend on maintenance. [Read more…] about How To Manage Property Refurbishment Costs