It’s been another busy month at Lifestyle Property People! In general, the BTL property market has finally started to return to some normality and we expect this to continue over the next 2 quarters. This is welcome news for our clients and for investors across the country. Want to know more? Read our full Leeds property market update here.
While we are big fans of investing in property, we always make it a point to share the truths about the investment. We’d rather spend time at the beginning making sure clients understand what they are getting themselves into, then to fall short of the clients’ expectations at the end. In this article, we share some real truths about investing in property.
Saving your way to wealth might have been a great strategy as an 11-year-old stashing the cash from washing Dad’s car. However, it isn’t a great strategy when you’re a busy professional with a desire to create financial security. Here’s why and what you should do instead.
May has been a great month for the Leeds property market!
On the whole, the market seems to have calmed down slightly and as expected, we’re seeing the demand for properties start to return to ‘normal’ levels. Want to know more? Read our full Leeds property market update here.
Viewing properties can be exciting but there’s a lot to fit in and it’s essential that you make the most of the time to ensure that you have as much information as possible before making an offer. In this article, we discuss the top 10 items to look out for when carrying out a buy to let property viewing and share some of our top tips.
April has been an unprecedented month in the Leeds property market, with demand for properties continuing to outstrip the supply of available properties. Many of our clients have now seen 10%+ capital growth on their properties over the last year, with many of the newer properties increasing in value between agreement of sale and completion of purchase! Want to know more? Read our full Leeds property market update here.
Property remains one of the most resilient and stable asset classes, but it’s also a topic on which everyone seems to have an opinion. In fact, there are so many myths it’s virtually impossible for potential investors to sort fact from fiction. In this article, we investigate the 5 most popular property myths.
We all know that the stock market operates in cycles, but would it surprise you to know that the property market is no different?
In this article, we explain the 18 year property cycle, where we are in it and how that affects your investment choices.
We’ve seen the property market in Leeds remain competitive in over the past month, with demand in Sales and Lettings far exceeding supply. The demand has been driven in part by the Spring 2021 Budget, which extended the UK furlough scheme and the Stamp Duty holiday. Read our full Leeds property market update here.
Lots of people are wondering whether now is the right time to invest in the property market, or whether prices will drop in the near future. In our opinion, now is the best time in a decade to get started in property and here are 6 reasons why.
For those looking for a reliable way of building financial security and achieving financial freedom, investing in a Buy to Let (BTL) property is one of the most popular strategies out there. But how much money do you really need to be able to invest in property? Check out this handy guide
In the recent Spring Budget, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, unveiled plans to launch the UK’s first Infrastructure Bank (UKIB) in Leeds. The new bank will be charged with loaning out an initial fund of £12 billion to aid infrastructure development in the region. But what does the UKIB mean for Leeds?
Look we all love getting a good property deal and there are some properties that just need a little TLC but some people go to extreme lengths to save money, which ends up costing them a lot more in the long-term. Here are our top 4 reasons to avoid those ‘bargain’ deals.
Looking to invest in Leeds property? Here’s what the new Budget means for you
Rishi Sunak’s second budget is a career-defining one. The measures he’s taken to repair the UK economy will shape the country’s recovery, so how does this affect property investors?
As we begin the process of exiting our third national lockdown, the Leeds property market has remained optimistic in February. House prices, rental yields and demand for residential property continues to be favourable, as investors realign their objectives to a more longer-term outlook. Read our full Leeds property market February update here.
Cash is king right? Today, we explain the key advantages and disadvantages of purchasing a buy to let property in cash and why many of our clients prefer to invest using a buy to let mortgage.
Today, we’d like to introduce you to our Managing Director, Shiv Haria, as he explains how a family illness forced him to invest in property as a way to create an additional income stream. Since then, together with the Lifestyle team, Shiv has helped hundreds of clients achieve financial security and independence through sustainable property investments in the Northern Property market.
Today we catch up with Jemini and Richard. Working and living in Singapore, they wanted to invest in the UK property market to provide ultimate security for when they eventually returned to the UK.
We spoke to them to discuss their choice to invest in Leeds with Lifestyle Property People.
In this article, we explore the key differences between HMOs and single BTL properties as investment vehicles and dive into the detail of the HMO market.
When it comes to investing in property, it can be costly to make all the mistakes yourself, especially when you can just learn from others. Today in this article, we explore the 6 biggest property investment mistakes to avoid.