Property of the Week: Ladywell Water Tower gives you a taste of the high life

Say the word ‘tower’ and the mind immediately conjures up foreboding pictures of imprisioned damsels, dim, eye watering lighting, and clammy walls that are unpleasanty slimy to the touch. But architecture has come a long way since the days of Brothers Grimm, and many towers of old have been repurposed for contemporary life. One such example is the Ladywell...

UK house prices dip as economic uncertainty rises

Nationwide data shows house prices fell by 0.3 per cent in February According to mortgage lender Nationwide, the property market continued to come under pressure due to an increasingly passive economic environment and ongoing squeeze on household budgets. Moreover, uncertainties over Brexit negotiations are further credited with making future predictions concerning house prices difficult.

Investors attracted to out-of-town retail parks!

Recently  modern shopping habits can be seen in the weekend queues of cars at out-of-town locations in the South West such as Cribbs Causeway in Bristol or West Cornwall Shopping Park and Devon’s Atlantic Village.

London office market shows strength in uncertain time for commercial property market

UK commercial property rental rates grew 0.1% across the UK in May, according to the latest index – slightly down on the 0.2% per month displayed for the last three months. Commercial capital values also grew by 0.2%, continuing the growth trend seen since the start of the year, data from the CBRE monthly index revealed. Parts of London...

Landlords focus their attention on HMOs and Commercial Properties

Property investors are increasingly looking to expand their property portfolios with Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMO). Recently 28% of landlords have been considering the purchase of a HMO which is an increase of 18% from 10% half a year ago.

Rentguard Issues

  • Majority of landlords have helped tenants during coronavirus crisis
  • Rental crisis deepens with over 300,000 tenants late with rent payments
  • Rentguard’s administration fees