Buying Older UK Investment Property – Maintenance & Repair Considerations

In an attempt to simply and usefully summarize this I have split properties out into historic time periods which are linked to building epochs in terms of change in construction styles/methods. Below details the property maintenance needs and potential defects that might be present when you first investigate a property purchase. A full survey should … Read more

Shortage Of Care Homes In UK Create Opportunities For Investors

UK is facing a growing shortage of elderly care homes creating significant opportunity for investment and development. Knight Frank’s latest UK Healthcare Report states, the UK’s population of over 65’s is forecast to grow by 10% over the next five years; however the number of new care home registrations is significantly decreasing. Research shows there … Read more

UK Tax Hike To Impact Overseas Buyers

The UK government’s plan to raise sales taxes on second homes in Britain will also cover buyers living abroad, reported Bloomberg. In November, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, said buyers of second homes as well as buy-to-let properties within the UK will have to pay stamp-duty sales tax that is three percentage points higher … Read more