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Buy-to-Let Mortgages: The Current State of the Market

Many buy-to-let investors buy property with a mortgage. This can help investors leverage their cash for multiple properties or other kinds of investments. When renting out the property, the rental income could more than cover the monthly mortgage repayments, which allows you to have more cash in your pocket.  Here we’ll look at the current mortgage market and why now is a good time for international...

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Could This Law Change Affect YOUR Property Investment?

What does the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill mean for property investors? In recent years, there has been much talk and speculation over leasehold reform in the UK. A ground rent cap in particular has been a significant part of the discussion.  On 12 May 2021, the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill was officially introduced to Parliament. If the bill gets approval, it will bring...

Don’t Get Caught Out: Top 5 Rules New Landlords MUST Know

With an increasing number of people entering the buy-to-let market in the UK, there are a number of rules and regulations to be aware of. And as there have been recent changes in the private rented sector, landlords need to ensure they remain up-to-date on the latest changes.  Here are the top five things new landlords must know about legislation within the private rented sector. 1.  ...

All You Need To Know About Maida Hill: Premium London ‘Village’ Neighbourhood

West London’s village neighbourhoods offer the kind of lifestyle that’s hard to find anywhere else. Rubbing shoulders with high-end brands, avant-garde art and Michelin-starred restaurants, you’ll find vintage shops, family-run cafés and offbeat cultural venues. Notting Hill Carnival may have put the area on the map, but look a little deeper and you’ll find a host of hidden gems like independent...

Is Cash Really King? Buying a Property with Cash vs Mortgage

The Pros and Cons for International Investors When considering purchasing a property as an investor, it’s important to first think about how you’re going to finance it. This can impact what you can afford and your return on investment, so it’s best to decide on this before starting your property search. With many pros and cons for buying a property investment with cash or through a mortgage,...

Relocating to the UK? Townhouses are in trend now

Across the board, the UK property market is picking up momentum and remaining remarkably busy. The London housing market in particular saw a jump in activity in March. With lockdown restrictions lifting and the success of the vaccination program, international investors looking to relocate to the UK are returning to the market, and many are in search of townhouses.

Everything Buy-To-Let Investors Need to Know About Buying Through a UK Limited Company

GetGround specialises in setting up and running UK Limited companies to purchase Buy-to-Let properties in the UK. All their companies have high-quality legal documents and are designed to be tax-efficient, as well as work effectively with mortgage lenders. How does GetGround work? GetGround will: Set up a UK Limited company for you Provide a company bank account Do everything required to manage your...

These 4 Steps Could Save You Thousands of Pounds: Why Buy a New Home with Chestertons?

When you buy a home with Chestertons, you’re not just buying bricks and mortar. You’re unlocking the benefits of over 200 years of knowledge, expertise and partnerships in the real estate industry. Buying an investment property shouldn’t come with added hassle. Chestertons is here to recommend and connect you with the best suppliers and services required throughout your property investment...

3 Secrets About Watford Properties You Wish You Knew

Watford is sometimes said to be the place where London starts and finishes… depending on which direction you’re coming from of course. One thing that definitely finishes at Watford is London’s high house prices. Watford offers property investors significantly cheaper property than London, yet its easy access into London makes it attractive to property buyers and tenants alike. Why Invest in...

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