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Investors ditch shares for property

Monday 9th December 2013

A growing number of investors are turning to the private rental market for higher rental returns and potentially good prospects for ...

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Add instant value to your home

Tuesday 26th November 2013

For many people, their property is there biggest financial asset – so when they come to sell it, there is an obvious ...

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Savers left high and dry

Tuesday 12th November 2013

The latest inflation figures show the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) fell from 2.7% to 2.2% during October, illustrating just why so ...

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What should landlords do when tenants leave their belongings behind?

Tuesday 12th November 2013

A tenant, who was last month evicted from a rental property in Earlsfield, left behind all of her belongings and a ...

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Free tickets to A Place in the Sun Live

Tuesday 13th August 2013

Choices has teamed up with A Place the Sun Live to offer all readers FREE tickets to the overseas property show ...

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Beware of super cheap deals

Monday 29th July 2013

Many buy-to-let investors in this country could end up paying much more than they bargained for should they choose to take ...

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Property recovery in sight

Tuesday 28th May 2013

Earlier this month, the Governor of the Bank of England said a recovery from Britain’s worst slump since the 1930s Great ...

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Investors need to get their finances in order

Monday 20th May 2013

Many property investors are not factoring in the costs of owning a buy-to-let property with a contingency fund and this is ...

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FCA is "guilty of scaremongering" over interest-only mortgages

Monday 13th May 2013

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has been accused of “scaremongering” when it comes to dealing with outstanding interest-only mortgages. Last week, the ...

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Buy-to-let mortgage costs unveiled

Wednesday 8th May 2013

In the first three month of this year, there was an average of 434 buy-to-let mortgage products from 27 active lenders ...

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Long-term performance is crucial for many investors

Monday 15th April 2013

Almost one in three investment advisers are not confident active fund managers can consistently outperform indices over five years, research by ...

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Landlords can make buy-to-let less taxing

Saturday 6th April 2013

With the new tax year now under way, and repeat warnings that HMRC are cracking down on tax evasion amongst residential ...

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Deposit protection in Northern Ireland goes live on 1 April 2013

Monday 25th March 2013

Existing landlords or those investors thinking of acquiring buy-to-let properties in Northern Ireland are being reminded that the new tenancy deposit ...

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‘Currency matters’ when buying property abroad

Tuesday 12th March 2013

When investing in a home overseas, many people fail to take into consideration the impact that fluctuating exchange rates can have ...

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Affordable housing shortage presents opportunities for investors

Tuesday 5th March 2013

Mortgage provider Nationwide, which provides buy-to-let mortgages for around one-third of the buy-to-let market, has become the latest lender to withdraw ...

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Student accommodation is the ‘UK’s best asset class’ – Savills

Tuesday 26th February 2013

Savills International Residential Sales Asia Pacific has partnered with property developer, Vita Student, which provides hotel standard accommodation to students to ...

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Free tickets to A Place in the Sun Live

Tuesday 26th February 2013

Choices Today has teamed up with A Place the Sun Live to offer all readers FREE tickets to the brand-new-look show ...

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Mortgage rates continue to plummet

Friday 22nd February 2013

Average rates for two and five year fixed mortgages are predicted to dip below 4% by the end of April as ...

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Access to mortgage finance should become easier in 2013

Monday 4th February 2013

Access to finance should become easier for homebuyers in 2013 thanks to innovations such as the Government’s Funding for Lending initiative. Just ...

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Positive property market outlook

Tuesday 22nd January 2013

The property market outlook for 2013 is healthier than it has been in recent years, with an unusually brisk end to ...

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Wealthy invest with long-term vision

Tuesday 8th January 2013

It is unsurprising to learn that over half of all existing landlords are planning to expand their portfolio within the next ...

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Property Tax-Gate and ‘Cliff’ Hangers

Tuesday 8th January 2013

The year that was: Property Tax-Gate The UK has always been a ‘tale of two cities’. There is the national domestic housing ...

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Buy to let boosts the UK valuations market

Tuesday 8th January 2013

Last year was the best year for the valuations market since the credit-crunch began, according to Connells Survey & Valuation. The latest ...

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Useful New Year’s resolutions for landlords

Thursday 3rd January 2013

As we welcome in 2013 the editorial team at Choices Today reveal some useful New Year’s resolutions for landlords Despite the ...

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Immigration and foreign students should not be confused

Monday 24th December 2012

The student property sector in the UK has provided some of the best investment returns in this country in recent years. The ...

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Property industry response to Finance Bill 2013

Monday 24th December 2012

In the Finance Bill 2013, published on 11 December, the government ensured that foreign nationals buying luxury property in the UK ...

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UK property is a ‘valuable’ pension option

Tuesday 18th December 2012

With a growing number of people becoming disillusioned with pensions, stocks and shares often fluctuating like a very big rollercoaster, unfortunately ...

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The days of interest-only mortgages ‘may be numbered’

Tuesday 4th December 2012

NatWest became the latest major lender to stop offering interest- only mortgages this week, and the bank’s move was quickly followed ...

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Rental values soar in east London

Wednesday 15th August 2012

Newham in east London has shown the largest increase in average rents across all London boroughs over the last year, new ...

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UK inflation rises in July

Wednesday 15th August 2012

UK inflation is once again increasing, official figures have revealed. The Office for National Statistics data showed that prices in the UK ...

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