Residential Property Group

The Budget 2017 – Key Points Summarised

By Residential Property Group / March 9, 2017

There was no shock or horror for landlords in yesterday’s Budget. Many were disappointed that stamp duty rates were not revised down, or tinkered with so that first time buyers were exempted; no such luck. However, we think more importantly there was a stop to the tax increases and punishment of private sector landlords. So…

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Where to buy an investment property in 2017

By Residential Property Group / March 8, 2017

So you’ve read our property predications part 1 and part 2, but now the answer to the eternal question- where should I buy an investment property? Osprey Sales & Lettings are THE go-to independant Agent, with offices IN the areas that we are knowledgable about and have significant experiences in. So we’ve endeavoured to give…

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Your 2017 Property Market Review and Predictions Part 2

By Residential Property Group / March 8, 2017

We hope you enjoyed reading our 2017 Property Market Review and Predictions Part 1- if you didn’t catch it then you can find it here. Part 1 was all about 2016, the predictions we made last year (and how acurate they were) and what REALLY happened throughout the year….if you cast your mind back- there…

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Your 2017 Property Market Review and Predictions Part 1

By Residential Property Group / March 8, 2017

A new year and apologies for the delay in getting this posted! Is it Brexit or is everyone busy and time just seems to be flying by? As we indulge in our annual ritual of forecasting the 12 months ahead, we are reminded that predictions are only of use if the forecaster has a good…

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HOUSING SUPPLY AND DEMAND FUNDAMENTALS:

By Residential Property Group / July 29, 2016

Property prices were at the forefront of the EU debate in the run-up to the referendum, with the former Chancellor George Osborne claiming that the value of homes in the UK could fall by as much as 18% following a Brexit vote. Based on the average price of a home in the UK, this equates…

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PROPERTY POST BREXIT:

By Residential Property Group / June 27, 2016

The result was a shock, the shock waves have spread. Everyone has an opinion or an educated guess on what will be the repercussions, here are ours; STOCK MARKET: The stock market has seen exceptional volatility. This reinforces the case for real estate investment, property is not a volatile asset class, in times of uncertainty there…

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Buy to Let update;

By Residential Property Group / June 14, 2016

The chancellor’s aim was to take some heat out of the property market by introducing new tax measures on the buy to let sector. This strategy already seems to be working with a lull in the market now after the initial rush by investors to complete their purchases at the end of March before increased…

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Reasons to invest in East Midlands property and not London:

By Residential Property Group / May 6, 2016

The East Midland property market benefits from: Fewer international investors seeking a safe haven (who have driven up prices disproportionately in London) Fewer buy to let investors relative to the housing stock Greater affordability; most importantly Less affected by international factors; foreign exchange prices, international economics all affect London more than the regions More strongly related…

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Congratulations to the Foxes:

By Residential Property Group / May 3, 2016

Leicester City FC’s unprecedented Premier League title win could bring a £150m boost to the club, a new report has claimed. The Foxes were crowned champions for the first time in their 132-year history last night (2 May 2016) after Tottenham Hotspur drew 2-2 with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. According to sports and entertainment market…

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Strong returns from ‘Buy to Let’:

By Residential Property Group / April 22, 2016

Prospective landlords need minimal persuasion that buy to let makes financial sense. New figures released today by Your Move and Reeds Rains show new high annual returns for landlords. Taking into account both rental income and capital growth, but before outgoings, the average landlord in England and Wales has seen total returns rise to 12.2…

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