Letting properties in the UK while living abroad is one of the best ways to make a steady income. But a long-distance landlord job isn’t easy. You’ll have your share of challenges: communication barriers, difficulty with screening tenants, managing damages, and whatnot! This is… Read More »A Guide for Overseas Landlords: Registration, Tax, Challenges
As the name suggests, becoming an Accidental landlord does not happen by choice. Maybe the property market wasn’t your area of interest. Nevertheless, you’re in it now. This article will help you understand everything about being an accidental landlord and how to navigate its… Read More »I became an accidental landlord: now what?
Whether you voted to leave or remain, there’s no doubt about it: Brexit marked the biggest change in the UK’s relationship with the rest of the world in almost half a century. It’s no surprise then that the UK’s departure from the EU was predicted… Read More »What is the impact of Brexit on the housing market?
If you’re a first-time buyer struggling to get onto the property ladder, you’re not alone. According to the Office for National Statistics, average house prices in the UK have risen by 12.4% in the last year taking the average house price to £281,000 — an… Read More »Struggling to get on the property ladder? Here are your alternative options
Whether you’re looking into buying a house or considering a remortgage, you may have come across the term ‘tracker mortgages’. A tracker mortgage is a mortgage loan, which tracks the Bank of England’s ‘base rate’ and adds a set percentage. If the base rate increases,… Read More »Everything you need to know about tracker mortgages
If you’re looking into buying a house, you may be wondering what standard variable rate mortgages (SVRM) are. A standard variable rate mortgage is a type of mortgage loan that can change each month. It works by charging the standard variable rate, which is set… Read More »Everything you need to know about standard variable rate (SVR) mortgages
You don’t need to be financial analyst or real estate expert to understand how frenetic housing prices have been in the past year. In London, the UK and around the world people are swiftly coming back to dense urban areas in order to catch up with the pre-covid… Read More »What is behind the everlasting house price growth?
If you’re thinking of buying a house and applying for a mortgage, you may have come across the term ‘fixed-rate mortgages’ (FRM). A fixed-rate mortgage is a mortgage loan where the interest on a mortgage remains the same for a set period of time. As… Read More »Everything you need to know about fixed-rate mortgages
Prices, rates & competition are changing blazingly fast Not a well-kept secret, the housing market in the UK is going through turbulent times. It is now understood how the mass-exodus of London workers during the pandemic and the subsequent re-entering of renters after the lockdowns,… Read More »What is wrong with the housing supply in 2022?
The UK housing market is in a state of flux. In recent years, we’ve seen it being affected by a number of local and globall issues—from Brexit to Covid-19. Today, the ongoing war in Ukraine is also having an impact. Severe sanctions on Russia are… Read More »UK housing market predictions 2022