Skip to content

Lenders Slash Buy-to-Let Rates to Attract Landlords

In a bid to rejuvenate the buy-to-let market, several lenders have recently slashed their mortgage rates, presenting a potentially lucrative opportunity for landlords. This move comes as the property market faces ongoing challenges, including rising costs and changing regulations.…


UK Rental Market Experiences Record-High Rent Increases

The UK rental market is experiencing unprecedented growth in rent prices, with several factors contributing to this trend. According to recent data, average rent prices across the UK have surged, reaching new heights and placing significant financial pressure on tenants.…


The Importance of Accurate Property Valuation: Striking the Right Balance

As a seasoned real estate professional, I understand that selling a property can be a daunting and complex process. One of the most critical steps in this journey is determining the right price for your property. Proper valuation is not just about assigning a number to your home; it's about positioning it correctly in the market to attract potential buyers while ensuring you get the best possible return on your home and/or investment. In this article, we'll explore why valuing your property accurately is essential and the pitfalls of pricing too low or too high.…


Impact of Political Party manifestos on Landlords

With the General Election approaching, it's crucial for landlords to understand how the main political parties' policies might affect them. Here’s a summary of what each party is proposing:…


Future of Renters (Reform) Bill

The UK Renters (Reform) Bill 2023, aimed at significantly overhauling the private rented sector, will not be passed by the current government, which is soon to be dissolved due to the recently called general election on July 4, 2024…


5 Tips to Make Your Harrow Property Look Lighter and Larger

Space and light are two key things that tenants, and buyers are looking for when searching for a home in Harrow. Sadly, not every property has large windows or plenty of floor space. However, if your property happens to be a compact basement flat, there’s no need for dismay. There are some top tips that our team here at Phillip Shaw Ltd want to share with you, so you can make your spaces look brighter, larger, and more attractive to prospective renters and purchasers.…


Latest Insights on the UK Renters (Reform) Bill 2023: Lords Debate

The UK's Renters (Reform) Bill 2023 is currently at the heart of a crucial debate in the House of Lords, highlighting its significance in reshaping the private rental sector in England. This landmark bill, designed to enhance tenant security and improve property standards, is progressing through key stages of the legislative process, drawing attention from across the political and social spectrum. Here’s an updated overview based on the latest parliamentary discussions.…


Analysing the Current UK Housing Market: Insights and Trends

The UK housing market remains a topic of robust discussion and analysis among investors, homeowners, and prospective buyers. Drawing upon the latest industry reports and market surveys, this article delves into the current state of the property landscape, identifying key trends and what they could mean for various stakeholders.…


Property Management

Managing a property portfolio can be a lucrative endeavor, but it often comes with its fair share of challenges and complexities.…