Property News

Home ownership levels fall to 11-year low

The number of households in England that own their homes outright has risen to 7.4 million, outnumbering the 6.9 million people who own homes with a mortgage. The latest English Housing Survey reveals that the number of households that are living mortgage-free has overtaken those with a home loan for the first time since 1981. Of the 22.6 million households in England, 32.7% own their homes outright and 30.7% have a mortgage. Of the households that did not have a

Landlords

What factors make a town or city a buy-to-let hotspot?

Being able to always put yourself in the shoes of a potential renter  is a very useful skill when considering where to purchase a buy-to-let property. What’s in it for them, you should ask. This is perhaps the number one rule for anyone offering a business or service – and