9 risks Rental Voids pose to your wealth

Voids send a shiver down the spine of all property investors, the last thing you want is for your investment to be sitting empty. It’s not just the cost of the mortgage. You need to bear in mind that your property faces a number of other risks while vacant – which could also be potentially […]

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Beat the building materials price increases

33% of builders and property investors taking on renovation jobs, report that soaring building materials prices are squeezing their margins. Construction SMEs have reported a range of material price increases since the depreciation of sterling following the EU referendum in June 2016.A survey of builders and property investors when asked which materials have increased the […]

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5 ways to get your tenants stick to the rules

OK – we know it’s important to have a watertight legal contract in place to fall back on should anything happen to our property, but how can we actually make sure that tenants do not breach the rules of their tenancy? New research finds that 1 in 7 renters have broken one or more rules […]

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Up to 30% of your properties cost as a Tax Refund

Yes you did hear me correctly, up to 30% of your eligible properties cost refunded by HMRC. A little known and specialist Tax Allowance called Embedded Capital Allowance can be claimed either as a tax refund or to reduce your tax bill. So what is an Embedded Capital Allowance and why is it different to the Capital […]

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R&D Tax Credit – have you claimed yet?

This valuable R&D Tax credit is worth up to 230% of your eligible costs. So how can a property investor qualify for this generous R&D tax credit I here you ask doesn’t it just apply to big businesses or inventors? No it applies to any business which invests in their business to solve a problem […]

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A smarter way to invest? Commercial Property

Buy to let landlords have been badly hit recently – with both changes to tax laws and the stamp duty increases going against residential landlords and their investments. This has therefore had an effect on the number of buy-to-let sales, for understandable reasons, but there are alternative options for an investment purchase… Have you considered […]

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9 paint colours to improve rents and reduce voids

Some of the latest trends in paint that you can transform a rental property into something exquisite encompasses an entire makeover, including new furniture, flooring, window treatment, the works. However, other times a new splash of colour against the walls is all it takes. Let’s take a look at the paint wall colours that are […]

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