Category: Mortgages

Rent rises may force businesses out of London

Many businesses in London have expressed concerns that rising rents could cause them to relocate outside of London.

Luton named top buy-to-let area

The quarterly buy to let index for the second quarter of 2018 has named Luton the top buy-to-let area. The index rates locations by capital value growth, sales volumes, rental yields and rental price

Warrington named top North West town for commercial property investors

The Commercial Property Guide 2018 has revealed that the North West England town with the highest average rental yield of 9.54% is Warrington. This is over double the national average rental yield of 4.5%. The Property Guide is

Environmentally friendly commercial property can make more money

There has been a shift in the way green business strategies operate, from being seen as a way of raising the reputation of a brand, to an income earner. This also applies to the commercial property sector. An example of

Northern Ireland commercial property strong despite political problems

Northern Ireland is politically unstable with no elected government in place, and there is also political uncertainty in the area over Brexit. However, the political situation has not affected the

Lenders are making it easier for buy-to-let mortgage borrowers

Regulation changes have made things more difficult for landlords. Tax relief on mortgage interest payments has been reduced and new affordability rules have made it tougher for some landlords to find

Why use a commercial mortgage to buy your business premises?

Some businesses rent their business premises, such as a shop, workshop, warehouse or factory. This works fine for some, but is not always the best strategy. There are several advantages of using a

Using a commercial mortgage to buy a hotel

A commercial mortgage can be used to purchase a hotel business. The hotel industry in

An introduction to purchasing a holiday buy-to-let

Several lenders have specialist commercial mortgages for people to buy property that they intend to let out on a short-term basis to holidaymakers. Holiday lets are defined by HM Revenue and Customs as

A brief guide to investing in land using a commercial mortgage

Investing in land using a commercial mortgage can be wise as long as you purchase the right type of land in the right area.