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  • Investment, Property

    What do I need to start a new Property Development Project?

    To become a property developer, you need to do extensive research and factor in many different things. Our six steps to success are below: Creating a business plan: set out in detail what you would like to do with your business (Target market, Property types, Timescales, Costs) Buy-to-let vs buy-to-sell: Buy-to-let may take continued maintenance...

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  • Business, Property

    Three ways to diversify your property portfolio

    After a strange 2020, the property market has proved itself to be fairly resilient. It’s also now being boosted by the recently announced, long-awaited, planning bill to modernise the planning system so more homes can be built. It’s a great time for property developers to look at diversifying their portfolio, and we share a few...

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  • Housing, Investment

    Why are HMOs attractive for property investors?

    Many property investors are attracted to HMOs (Houses of Multiple Occupation). This is mainly driven by the potential for higher returns on their investment. There are many reasons as to why the return can be higher. To being with, the total rent charged out to multiple tenants can be higher on a per week basis...

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  • Property

    Investment flourishing in property hotspots

    There are plenty of regions across the UK where property is booming. For investors, the time to buy could be now. One significant area of growth is Manchester, which, with a thriving economy, is undergoing a property transformation. With the city centre’s population set to increase by as much as 50% in the next 5...

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  • Business, Property

    Tips for buying an investment property at auction

    Buying an investment property at auction can be daunting for a first timer. But it doesn’t have to be complex. We’ve outlined just some of the main tips an auction purchaser should know: Do your research. Make sure you have fully looked into a property before making a bid. You need to ensure that you...

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  • Business, Economy, Government, Housing

    How will the new “automatic” planning permission changes impact development?

    The Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced that new homes will be granted “automatic” permission to be built. The move is part of the Government’s plans to speed up development to help minimise the economic impact of the coronavirus. He said “Land designated for growth will empower development – new homes, hospitals, schools, shops and...

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  • Economy, Property

    Britain’s property market is reopening

    As part of the government’s easing of lockdown restrictions, plans to revive Britain’s property market have been set out. Estate agents have been allowed to reopen, property viewings to be carried out again, and removal firms and conveyancers to restart operations. Construction is also allowed to continue providing social distancing is applied where possible. Estate...

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  • Property

    Buy-to-Let Property – Limited Company or Own Name

    Thinking of buying a buy-to-let property? We will always say that a borrower should talk to their financial advisor or accountant when considering whether or not to purchase an investment property in their own name or through a limited company. You need to ensure that the structure is right for you in terms of taxation,...

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  • Finance, Financial World, Loans

    Our latest ASC Infographic explains the concept of LTV

    LTV is a word that gets tossed around a lot in Business Finance. But what exactly does it mean, and how does it affect your loans? Well, our newest Infographic is here to clear that up!

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  • In The Press

    Looking at a property development finance? Have a look at our latest article in Pro Builder!

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