London Property Blog

BTL landlords will benefit from £2bn home insulation scheme

The new £2bn grant scheme in England for projects such as insulation, unveiled yesterday by the chancellor Rishi Sunak as part of a wider £3bn plan to cut emissions, initially did not appear to include homes in the private rented sector. Hundreds of thousands of homeowners will receive vouchers of up to £5,000 for energy-saving [...]

Supply Exceeding Normal Levels Since Stamp Duty Cut

New listings are on the rise and stock is quickly shifting since the first month of the Stamp Duty holiday but there are already fears about how long it will last. Analysis by property website found supply of new sales instructions is “exceeding normal levels” and properties are being quickly snapped up close to […]

How will the property market fare as the economy enters recession?

So, the U.K. is officially in recession. And not just any recession but ‘the deepest recession since records began’.

The Office for National Statistics said gross domestic product (GDP), fell in the second quarter of 2020 by 20.4% compared with the previous three months, and that is the biggest quarterly decline since comparable records began in 1955.

HMO And Serviced Apartments Furniture Packs

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Changes to eviction rules after Coronavirus Act passes into law

The UK Government passed into law the Coronavirus Act on Wednesday 25 March 2020 providing additional powers to deal with the Coronavirus outbreak including measures to suspend new evictions from private rented accommodation while the national crisis is taking place. Under the Coronavirus Act, landlords will not be able to start proceedings to evict tenants [...]

New Green Homes Grant For Insulation And Double Glazing

What You Need To Know Vouchers worth up to £5,000 will be issued to homeowners in England to make their homes more energy efficient under a Government scheme being launched in September – here's the latest info we have following an update issued on 4 August. As part of the Green Homes Grant scheme, eligible [...]

A Guide To Renovating For Higher Profits

3 Levels Of Renovation And Profit Margins This brief article will guide you through the different levels of renovations that can be carried out on a property and the impact your decision-making process might have on your profit margins. It will also briefly touch on the perils of bad due diligence and planning during a [...]