Spring Housing Market Hits Record High

May 21st 2024

The average asking price for homes in Great Britain has reached a new peak this month, climbing to just over £375,000, a 0.8% increase. Spring is traditionally the busiest season for the housing market, often leading to price increases. This year,...

2024 Mortgage Rate Outlook: Anticipated Decreases in Rates

May 15th 2024

For 2024, there is an expectation that mortgage rates might decrease, though this may occur more slowly than initially anticipated. As of May 2024, fixed-rate mortgages have seen a rise following a period of decline. Despite recent increases, there...

Evaluating the Cost of Long-Term Mortgages

May 7th 2024

Long-term mortgages may seem appealing due to lower monthly payments, but they come with a hefty price tag in the form of increased interest payments. Key Insights: A significant portion of mortgage applicants are now opting for longer terms, with...

Strategies for Maximising Rental Yields for Landlords

Apr 27th 2024

Achieving optimal rental yield is the cornerstone of a successful buy-to-let investment, particularly in the ever-evolving landscape of the UK property market in 2024. Landlords must navigate various challenges, including covering expenses such as repairs,...

Spring Home-Selling Season: Seizing the Opportunity

Apr 17th 2024

As the vibrant colours of spring emerge, so does the bustling activity in the property market. The pull of warmer weather coupled with the promise of new beginnings prompts a surge in homeowners listing their properties for sale. This year, the momentum...

Landlords’ Obligations Regarding Energy Efficiency in 2024

Apr 16th 2024

In recent years, government policies on energy efficiency requirements for privately rented properties have undergone multiple changes. To provide clarity on landlords' responsibilities concerning energy efficiency, we've put together this helpful...