Archive for September, 2011

Three-quarters of property investors set to buy more rental homes

Icon Written by Neal on 26/09/2011 – 12:54 pm

Over three-quarters (76.8%) of UK property investors are considering buying additional investment properties over the coming year. According to the perennially upbeat investment firm Assetz, a new survey of its investors shows confidence, with landlords highlighting strong rental demand as their main incentive for expanding their portfolios, also high and rising rental values, and the […]

Landlords ‘don’t realise how difficult managing property is

Icon Written by Neal on 26/09/2011 – 12:52 pm

Landlords shy away from using property management companies because they believe they can do the job themselves, an expert has claimed. Kevin Cox, of, argued that managing a property for rent is more than simply re-painting once a tenant has left or taking out an insurance policy for landlords in case things go wrong. […]