Property of the week – Surrey’s Ultimate Party Pad

Imagine sinking your toes in warm sand, luxuriating in a 24-carat gold bathroom, resting in a state of the art Japanese pod bed, and being pampered at a spa reached through a peculiar submarine door. Now imagine doing all this, not at some fancy hotel while on holiday, but in a place you call home.

Property of the week-Inside King’s Cross Gasholders

This week’s property is a transformation of three Victorian gasholder frames at London’s King’s Cross, into a magnificent complex of luxury apartments. The historic gasholders at King’s Cross were built in the 1850s as part of Pancras Gasworks and they have decorated London’s landscape for approximately 150 years. They were in use until the late 20th century, when they...

Property of the week – The Hadlow Tower

In the shadows of one of the most popular towers in Kent, dating back to the Victorian era, we have discovered a lovely three bedroom family home that will definitely blow your mind. The Hadlow Tower is the tallest in England and famous for its bizarre history. Built in the 18th century, by Walter Barton May, the son of...

Buy to let outlook remains positive, according to new survey

Landlords are feeling positive about the future of the rental market, according to a recent survey by NatWest. Almost two fifths of landlords are considering adding to their portfolio of buy to let properties in the future, with 48% of the surveyed landlords already owning three properties and 41% owning four properties.

Property of the week: Pharaoh’s Island

For many people their dream house is situated on an island, surrounded by nature. Considering a house like this leads your imagination to isolated places, far away from the city, where most probably there is nothing else to do rather than… gaze at the ocean! If you are one of these people, dreaming to live on an island or,...

Property of the Week: A Welland Valley four storey windmill for £1.5 million!

This week’s Property of the Week is a spacious property which is adjoined to a Grade II listed four story windmill offering fabulous views across the Welland Valley. The main property was constructed in 1997 and offers well designed and bright living space. The kitchen and reception rooms are well proportioned and feature large double glazed windows, making the...

Property of the Week: 5 bedroom old railway station on the market for £950,000!

Located in Coalport, Shropshire is a rare opportunity to acquire an outstanding local landmark as well as a hospitality business located in the World Heritage Site of the Ironbridge Gorge.

Database of rogue landlords and letting agents to come into effect in April

A database of rogue letting agents and landlords as well as new banning orders, which were first promised in the Housing and Planning Act announced almost exactly a year ago, will officially come into effect from early April 2018.

Tax relief abolished for landlords who own properties within a company!

Buy-to-let landlords who own properties within a company will face a higher tax bill when they eventually sell their properties. As Phillip Hammond announced the Autumn Budget 2017 it included scrapping of corporation tax relief on capital gains linked to inflation, although the effects are unlikely to be felt for a number of years.

Five year electrical checks encouraged to be compulsory

New legislation is required to improve electrical safety in buy to let homes in England, a new report has suggested. Tenants in the private rental sector (PRS) face a higher risk of incidents from electrical faults in their homes in comparison to tenants in social housing, the Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector Working Group report has...

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