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UK buy to let activity sees boost

UK buy to let activity sees boost 15/07/2015

Property valuations for buy to let landlords have surged significantly this year, according to recent reports. New data has shown the number of buy to let valuations have increased by up to a third in May when compared to figures from the previous year

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Rise in long term lets

Rise in long term lets 3/07/2015

The number of home ownerships in the UK has fallen for the first time in 100 years. New data released from the ONS, compiled from the 2011 Census report, showed that home ownership represented 64% of the 2.3 million households in the UK. Compared to 2001

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60,000 people use pension freedoms

60,000 people use pension freedoms 1/07/2015

Over £1 billion has been withdrawn from pension funds over the last two months. Chancellor George Osborne announced to the House of Commons last week that an estimated 60,000 people had already taken advantage of the pension freedoms that came into place on the 6th April.

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UK sees house price boost after election

UK sees house price boost after election 22/06/2015

House prices in the UK have seen a 3% increase since the Conservatives won a majority election back in May. A new report from property website, Rightmove, has shown that the average asking price

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Spain sees boost in rental demand

Spain sees boost in rental demand 15/06/2015

Research has shown that popularity in the private rental sector in Spain has doubled in the last five years. New data shows the number of long term tenants has risen to 16.6% compared to figures of just 7% five years ago. 

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