News & Views in Investing

How much value does a summerhouse or garden building add to your property?

Boost the value of your property without the inconvenience of getting a planning permission for an extension or loft conversion.... more

Revealed: The 10 towns offering Britain's buy-to-let investors the best yields

The top 10 towns in which to enjoy a fantastic yield as a landlord have been named.... more

Just how much value does a driveway really add to your home?

If your property is in an urban area, where parking is a premium feature, you can add some serious value by maximising every inch of exterior space.... more

How to improve your investment property's EPC rating?

For just over a year, it has been against the law to let a property which breaches the minimum EPC rating requirement, which is ‘E’ on an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC), unless the landlord has a suitable exemption (such as the cost of making even the cheapest recommended improvement would exceed £3,500 incl. VAT).... more

The pros and cons of buying a property to renovate

If you're looking at investing in property and wish to renovate a home, discover the pros and cons to consider when buying a new property.... more

Is your money better invested in property renovations, or buy-to-let (BTL) investments?

Learn the top considerations when investing in property for renting or renovating...... more

Top features to look out for when buying your next buy-to-let property

Discover the top investable features when you are a buy-to-let landlord.... more

Top reasons to invest in rental property right now

Discover the top considerations if you're thinking about investing in rental property and why now is a good time to invest.... more

Pension pot or buy-to-let retirement fund: which will serve us better?

Find out how to lower your loan to value ratios and ultimately release equity.... more

Investment Property of the Month: November 2018

A ground-breaking development of 90 luxury apartments designed to fit the lifestyle of those with an athletic spirit, due for completion in Spring 2020. ... more

What paperwork do I need to keep? Is it worth buying a property as a limited company?

Keeping records is an essential part of running any business so it is important to file any relevant paperwork relating to your property carefully for when it is needed. ... more

Top reasons to consider investing in student property this year

To help build your property portfolio, Leaders is giving you the insight into why now is the best time to invest in a student property.... more

Investment Property of the Month: August 2018

Our top investment this month offers 4x one bedroom executive apartments in Carshalton with an expected yield of 3.7%, capital growth of 49% in the area over the last five years and a current average of 4.3% capital growth per year.... more

Investment Property of the Month: July 2018

Our top investment this month offers 15% discount off market value for a single purchase of 12 x Micro Apartments in Cheltenham, with an expected yield of 6.8%.... more

Investment Property of the Month: June 2018

Our top investment for June is this luxury development in Sheffield city centre.... more

Investment Property of the Month: May 2018

This flat in central Brighton is our top investment of May. ... more

Investment Property of the Month: April 2018

Our top investment for April is a smart two-bedroom house in Kelvedon.... more

Where is the best place in the UK to invest in property?

Colchester has been named as the best place to invest in property.... more

Investment Property of the Month: March 2018

This modern apartment in Nottingham offers a yield of 5.5 per cent and is our top investment of March! ... more

How much value does a garage add to your property?

Garages can add a huge amount of value to any property. What could your home be worth?... more

Why buying a property with a tenant in situ is the smart choice

Properties with tenants in situ are becoming more popular with landlords.... more

Admirals Quay development proving popular

Luxury apartments in the spectacular new Admirals Quay development are now available.... more