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Patience and planning makes women better investors than men – study
12 May 2021

Research from Yoppie has found that when it comes to long-term investment, women are more likely to see a greater return than their male counterparts. Investing in property, stocks and shares can be a volatile endeavour but according to investor and business tycoon, Warren Buffet, investors should expect to average a 7% return on an annual basis.


HMOs likely to grow in number and importance in the future
12 May 2021

A leading banking and wealth management company says a growth area for the rental sector in the years to come will be Houses in Multiple Occupation. The Arbuthnot Latham company says over the past 10 to 15 years, HMOs specifically and renting generally have proliferated


Prices up 10% a year? It could happen next month says agency chief
10 May 2021

A market analysis by Fine & Country suggests that annual house price inflation could hit 10 per cent next month. Nicky Stevenson, managing director of Fine & Country UK, says it’s been well documented through various house price indices that the housing market is soaring.


North of England is go-to investment spot, says consultancy
10 May 2021

Investment advisers Sterling Wealth Associates says the north of England is the go-to spot in the UK for property investment. It says that with the long-term promise of improved transport such as HS2 and recent regeneration programmes in areas such as Birkenhead and Hull, there has been a surge in the arrival of young professionals in the region.


Guidance for landlords on preparing buy to lets for summer
10 May 2021

The letting agents’ trade body has released guidance on how landlords can prepare their investment properties for summer. Angela Davey, president of the Association of Residential Letting Agents’ wing of Propertymark, comments: “Whether you’re a first-time landlord or have let out properties before, everyone should think about how to make the most out of their rental during the summer months. T


Office to resi – City of London plans to convert offices into homes post-Covid
30 Apr 2021

In one of the clearest signs yet of an office to residential revolution, the City of London has revealed that it is planning to transform empty offices into housing in a bid to revive the area after the pandemic. The City of London Corporation, which looks after the famous Square Mile, known for its many banking and finance institutions, says it is aiming for at least 1,500 new homes by 2030.


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