Is the Government listening?
Okay, we have known for years that not enough new homes are being built. Increased demand and shortage of supply will Â inevitably drive the affordability of housing out of the reach of many and create a huge problem. But what about making more use of…
Council home eligibility means private rented sector is likely to boom
Local councils across the country are expected to announce new measures to tackle the 4m strong waiting list for council properties; meaning a wave of demand in the private rented sector is imminent. Hammersmith & Fulham council has led the way, announcing that couples earning…
Repossessions Rise, But Is It Immoral To Buy Them?
We reported in a recent blog about zombie landlords, and the fact that it wouldnâ€™t be too long before banks began to increase their mortgage interest rates. Well, as expected, they have risen again and for some, this could stretch their finances to breaking point….
Priced out of owning or investing in property â€“ we can help.
Recent statistics have shown that owning a flat is now on average 7% higher than a year ago forcing many to rethink their dream Â of owning or investing in property. Average rental prices have also increased significantlyÂ due to increased demand as many would be buyers…
The Living Dead: How Smart Property Investment Can Keep You Alive
The Living Dead: How Smart Property Investment Can Keep You Alive Just been reading the book Whoops!: Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No One Can Pay by John Lanchester which is all about the financial meltdown and the lack of credit available to business and home-buyers….
Stepping Up To The Plate: Letting to Local Housing Association Tenants
The House Crowd steps up as many landlords step back from Local Housing Allowance tenancies. More than half of landlords can no longer afford to rent to tenants on housing benefit, according to a survey by the National Landlords Association (NLA), which we at The…
Could Crowdfunding unlock the property market for millions?
www.investortoday.co.uk reported this week, the average age of Britons being able to purchase a property is now a staggering 37 years old. The research, carried out by www.moneysupermarket.com also revealed that a massive 41% don’t intend to buy a home at all “ that’s over…
Big investors encouraged into property industry
Members of the property industry are today urging the Government to encourage property investments by big investors Â to support â€˜build to rentâ€™ schemes. The Montague Review is looking at whether there are barriers preventing institutional investment in the private rented sector, on the basis…
US Crowdfunding industry launches national association
Excellent news for the status of crowdfunding property investments this month as portals, consultants and service providers of the US crowdfunding industry came together to form the National Crowdfunding Association (NCFA). Members of this professional organisation are united in the common purposes of promoting crowdfunding…
Do You Need To Be An Olympic Hurdler?
Eying up the hurdles that now face buy to let investments in this current climate – daunting. You may need to be an Olympic hurdler to overcome them and invest in property successfully. The main top five which stop many are as follows: Deposits are…
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