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New help for expat buy to let investors facing UK tax changes

By | 2017-06-30T14:24:30+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Property News|

New help for expat buy to let investors facing UK tax changes Skipton International has launched a guide to help expat buy to let investors trying to make sense of the UK government’s changes to mortgage relief. The phasing out of mortgage interest tax relief on buy to let properties from April this year [...]

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New student flats near St Walburge’s Church due to approval

By | 2017-06-08T09:52:45+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Property News|

The initial go-ahead on a major new block of student flats close to St Walburge’s Church has been granted. An empty social club and the associated land would be built on to create the home for 152 students. Preston City Council’s planning committee – which meets on Thursday 15 June – is set to give [...]

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Top Reasons to Live in Longridge

By | 2016-05-24T15:00:41+00:00 May 24th, 2016|Property News, Uncategorized|

Uprooting and choosing a new place to live is a highly thought-provoking and taskly moment in your life - it is, after all, one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make. If you’re looking for a town which offers a fantastic standard of living (the sixth best place for families to live in the country) [...]

Sharp Rise in Buy-to-Let Confidence

By | 2013-07-15T15:28:41+00:00 July 15th, 2013|Property News, Uncategorized|

Connells Survey & Valuation has reported a sharp rise in valuations for buy-to-let investors looking to add to their portfolios, with volumes up by 10% in June compared to May, and increasing 12% on an annual basis. Overall, the nationwide property firm saw a 20% rise in valuations, compared with a year earlier, taking volumes [...]

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Hammering away at the property auction myths

By | 2013-03-16T13:42:17+00:00 March 16th, 2013|Property News, Uncategorized|

WITH repossessions on the rise, property auctions are a topic on everybody’s lips. While you might not be interested in a flat in Ireland, the increasing supply of homes under the hammer has certainly sparked the British public’s interest in the market. Donata Huggins of www.cityam.com speaks to an auction expert about what really gets [...]

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Affordable Luxury

By | 2013-03-16T12:51:12+00:00 March 16th, 2013|Company News, Press Releases, Property News, Uncategorized|

The huge demand for residential lettings has seen an increase in the number of prestige homes becoming available for rent. Letting specialists Easthams & Co pride themselves on only dealing with high quality, well presented properties. As a result they also tend to attract the higher end of the market; tasteful barn conversions, beautiful Victorian [...]

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Prestons Rental Market Goes From Strength to Strength

By | 2012-06-22T20:26:09+00:00 June 22nd, 2012|Property News, Uncategorized|

Easthams & Co have been Letting and Managing properties in the city for over 28 years and have witnessed a steady increase in rental demand year on year over the last quarter of a century. To date, 2012 has broken all records, with demand increasing beyond all expectation. Since the start of the year, Easthams [...]

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Buy-to-let is a great investment but be sure to do your homework!

By | 2012-06-11T12:27:22+00:00 June 11th, 2012|Property News, Uncategorized|

Easthams & Co have seen a considerable increase in the number of new landlords approaching them for advice on potential investment properties and have been surprised by how willing people are to invest large sums of money into property without having done any real due diligence. Director Matt Eastham said: “We are being approached almost [...]

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Buy To Let Market / EU Regulation

By | 2012-06-01T12:36:48+00:00 June 1st, 2012|Property News, Uncategorized|

Chris Norris, Head of Policy at the National Landlords Association (NLA), commented on the impact of these reforms for the private-rented sector in the UK: “The NLA has been involved in extensive lobbying efforts with its European partners to ensure that our mortgage market is protected from any potentially damaging intervention. “These reforms mean that [...]

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Securing Your Dream Rental Property

By | 2012-05-18T13:08:57+00:00 May 18th, 2012|Property News, Uncategorized|

Advice on how to beat the competition and secure your dream rental property: Work out your priorities Before booking viewings, set in place key ‘deal-breakers’ as well as areas for compromise, and agree these with your partner or house-mates. Knowing what things you are willing to be flexible on can aid the decision-making process and [...]

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