What Happens When You Can't Pay the Rent?
One of the most serious situations you can find yourself in when you are a tenant is being unable to pay your rent. When this happens, it's called going into rent arrears.
Idyllic property location – Worcestershire
This week’s idyllic property location brings us to the West Midlands county of Worcestershire. Worcestershire is largely rural and borders Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Gloucestershire. It also borders the Malvern Hills to the west and the northern edge of the Cotswolds to the south, as well as two major rivers, the Severn and the Avon, flow through the county.
What to Consider When Selling a Property Renovation Project
If you’re planning to sell a property that’s in need of a lot of work you’d be right in thinking there will probably be a lot of interest in the property when it’s advertised. But, there’s also a lot to consider, including when to rethink an asking price. And, in the case of inherited properties, how to obtain a grant of probate, the timeframe of that and being transparent with your estate agent a...
London and UK House Price Divergence Hits £300K
While there may be much talk about a slowdown in Prime London house prices following the Brexit vote in 2016, don’t be fooled into thinking that means house prices in the capital have become much more affordable. In fact, figures from Lloyds Banking Group show that the house price gap between London and the rest of England and Wales, has widened sharply over the past 20 years to more than a quarte...
Buy-to-let cash purchases on the rise
Among landlords specifically, more property purchases are being made without resort to mortgages than in any time in the last decade. Why are more landlords buying in cash, and what could this mean for the market?
What's Really Happening in the UK Housing Market?
The UK’s housing market is the subject of much debate, news coverage, surveys and reports. While this wealth of information can mean anyone who’s interested can become – and remain - well informed on what’s happening, there are times when the raft of headlines can say different things. When that happens, you can start to wonder what’s really happening out there?