Property investment news (December 2009)

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Investors 'could pick up property bargains'

Property investors could make the most of the current UK house prices and secure a bargain deal over the coming months. Chris Horne, editor at Property Hawk, suggested that many shrewd observers may decide to open their wallets and make an investment. He said: " House prices are unlikely to rise in the short-term and therefore where landlords can find a real bargain ...

23rd Dec 2009

Confidence among landlords 'remains strong'

An expert has suggested that those who invest in property can feel optimistic about current housing market conditions. Chris Horne, editor at Property Hawk, noted that the financial climate is favourable to some homeowners. He stated: "Landlords in the current low interest environment are more confident because cash flow is quite good." That said, Mr Horne went on ...

16th Dec 2009

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Investors 'not helped by the government'

Private property investors could receive greater support from the government, according to an expert. Alan Ward, chairman of the Residential Landlords Association (RLA), suggested that there could be clearer rules regarding whether holiday lets count as unearned income. He observed: "The government is out of touch with the private rented sector and does not understand ...

2nd Dec 2009

Global property market 'can only get better'

Conditions in the global property market can only improve, judging by an expert's comments. Richard Bowser, editor at Property Investor News, discussed the current state of affairs for investors around the world, which could have an impact on the UK economy. He said: "A lot of people who take a longer term view to say that the bottom has been reached and the market is ...

1st Dec 2009