The UK Commercial Property Market – Recent Trends and Outlook. A report by Shawbrook Bank.

In light of the current political climate, we would like to share the latest Shawbrook Bank report – The UK Commercial Property Market, Recent Trends and Outlook .  From reading the report you will see the message is that the commercial market sector presents a good opportunity for medium and long-term growth if professional investors…

How to maximize HMO valuations

HMOs remain an ever-popular investment for our professional landlords. In many cases we see investors purchase a residential property with the intention of converting that property into a HMO. Once converted, investors look to refinance at the higher investment value of the HMO (as opposed to the bricks and mortar value) with the objective to…

Funding for a Refurbishment Project 

For many property investors, refurbishment projects are a great way of generating income either through selling the property post works or by maximising the potential rental income and keeping as a Buy to Let investment. For many of these projects, a standard mortgage is often not available therefore many lenders have released specially designed products…

Important Changes to HMOs

A new change to the BTL market is due to take place on 1st October 2018, this change will affect all HMOs and it is very important that all landlords are aware.    What are the current regulations regarding a HMO license?    Not all HMOs are automatically required to be licensed but the Housing Act stipulates…