Moneywise, July 2020
Any landlord who has ever watched TV series Nightmare Tenants, Slum Landlords or Can’t Pay We’ll Take it Away! is probably aware there is a risk someone will move into their property and not pay the rent.
Lovemoney.com, July 2020
Thousands of landlords have switched from long-term to holiday letting, but will they be better off financially?
Lovemoney.com, February 2020
We reveal when you’ll need planning permission and how you can avoid (unintentionally) breaking the rules when extending or upgrading your property.
Lovemoney.com, April 2019
Many homeowners needing more space face a dilemma over whether they’d be better off moving or improving their existing home.
The Sunday Telegraph, April 2019
There are few conversations more upsetting for buyers or sellers than those where an estate agent breaks it to them that the other party has pulled out of a sale.
Lovemoney.com, March 2019
The recent bumper profits of housebuilders have reignited debate about who really benefits from Help to Buy. We run the rule over the scheme to work out whether the scheme has been a success or failure.
The Times, August 2018
With the Bank of England’s base rate rise last week, and potential further rises ahead, it’s clear that anyone nearing the end of their mortgage deal should be looking at their options.
Moneywise, February 2018
Ever since buy-to-let mortgages were introduced just over 25 years ago, the idea of buying a property to let out has been a popular investment choice for many people looking for a way to supplement their income and grow their wealth.
A Place in The Sun, January 2018
It might not be grabbing headlines or attracting the volumes of buyers that Spain or France does, but the small island of Malta has been quietly prospering in its southern Mediterranean locale south of Sicily.
Moneywise, July 2016
Last year saw some nasty, unexpected surprises for the country’s estimated two million landlords. In July, the government announced plans to curb mortgage interest relief for landlords and to scrap the wear and tear allowance, and then in November it announced a 3% stamp duty surcharge for anyone buying a second property.
The Times, May 2016
When Rough Guides publishing company announced its top ten cities to visit this year, many people were surprised to see Hull at No 8 on a list that featured Vancouver, Amsterdam and Reykjavik.
A Place in The Sun, April 2016
Some countries fall in and out of favour with Brits moving abroad, but there’s one that has an enduring appeal: Australia.
The Telegraph, November 2015
When George Osborne announced that he was cutting the amount of mortgage interest relief landlords could claim, he stated that the aim was to level the playing field between landlords and first-time buyers.