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Cost and Location drive tenant choice

Cost and Location are top of tenants requirements No surprise but cost and location are the two key factors that influence property choices for more than four out of five tenants when choosing a rental property according to a survey undertaken by Cover4LetProperty. The survey, which is undertaken twice a year by the company, revealed that …

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Economies of scale in property investment

Economies of scale In this blog we explain how we help individual investors and portfolio landlords benefit from economies of scale with their property investments and how our nationwide letting service provides investors with their own portfolio manager as one point of contact. We have helped many investors leverage portfolios to get better deals, reduce …

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New Rules for Portfolio Landlords

Phase 1 of the Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) changes to buy-to-let mortgage lending were introduced in January 2017 and introduced stricter affordability tests, including a stress test on interest rate rises, for buy-to-let landlords. Now, the industry is preparing for Phase 2 which is targeting new rules for Portfolio Landlords. (Portfolio landlords …

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Property remains a viable investment

Despite the doom and gloom amongst some landlords about whether property remains a viable investment there remain several reasons why landlords can continue to generate wealth through property. Here are some of the main reasons why property remains a viable investment. Rents are predicted to continue to rise There are many variable predictions about the future …

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New Website

New Website Launched

We have launched our new website at  https://source.investments/ Since our inception Source Property Investment has gone from strength to strength finding, buying and letting new properties for existing and first-time landlords. Our strategy of providing a personal service for a select group of investors remains unchanged. We are not aiming at the mass market but instead …

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Safest Investments for Retirement & Cash Funds in Property

Investing retirement cash funds

For those many people who have been lucky enough to have either retired or will soon be retiring with a good value pension there is a dilemma about investing retirement cash funds. Typically, up to a quarter of the overall pension entitlement can be commuted for a tax-free cash sum.  For some this will be used to pay off outstanding …

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Optimistic property prediction

Latest research from Barclays Bank gives an optimistic property prediction of the housing market over the next five years. The bank is predicting that prices across the UK will rise by 6.1 per cent by the end of 2021 – with significantly higher increases in some locations. The research uses factors including rental trends, employment levels …

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House prices to rise by £52,000 by 2021

House Prices to Rise This week saw the release of some interesting predictions of relevance to any potential property investors hesitating about whether to enter the market at the current time.  The Centre for Economic and Business Research (“CEBR”) has surprised some in the industry by predicting that house prices are set to rise with the …

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