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Manchester’s rental market proves fertile ground for investors
27th April

2017

Manchester’s rental market proves fertile ground for investors

Manchester’s rental market proves fertile ground for investors

For some time now Manchester has been at the heart of a transformation both economically and aesthetically. New business startup’s, a cheaper cost of living, and the influx of migration from the UK and internationally has meant a huge pressure being placed on both Manchester’s housing supply and rental market. 

10 Reasons to Invest in Property in Manchester
26th April

2017

10 Reasons to Invest in Property in Manchester

10 Reasons to Invest in Property in Manchester

The City of Manchester, the UK's second largest city in economic terms, is attracting a huge amount of investment of late both into business and into the city's flourishing property market. Property prices are rising, the local economy is booming….

Manchester records the highest property price growth in the UK!
25th April

2017

Manchester records the highest property price growth in the UK!

Manchester records the highest property price growth in the UK!

We have for a long time been advocates of regional property investment in the UK. So much so that for the past 3 years we have been selling more property in these regions than in London. Most of our investors who had previously invested in London…

WHAT YOU CAN DO TO MITIGATE THE EFFECT OF THE NEW BUY TO LET TAX CHANGES
16th March

2017

WHAT YOU CAN DO TO MITIGATE EFFECT OF THE NEW BUY TO LET TAX CHANGES

Here's what you can do to mitigate the effect of the new buy to let tax changes. 

If you read our last blog then you would have seen 5 useful tips all investors should be doing to to better understand just how the new buy to let tax changes are likely to affect them. In this Blog, I wanted to take a closer look at the measures investors can take to help minimise losses without having to sell their properties. 

5 tips to stay ahead of the new buy to let tax changes
16th March

2017

5 tips to stay ahead of the new buy to let tax changes

5 tips to stay ahead of the new buy to let tax changes

With the introduction of new changes to the way tax is calculated for Buy to Let Investors, Sanjit Dhanjal, Managing Director of Opulent provides investors with five very useful tips to keep one step ahead and minimise the impact of the proposed changes.

Liverpool, A city on the UP!
14th June

2016

Liverpool, A city on the UP!

Liverpool, A city on the UP! 

As investment into property in Liverpool is set to rocket over the next few years, Sanjit Dhanjal managing director of Opulent looks at some of the key reasons behind why Liverpool is attracting so much investment of late!

Remaining calm amid stamp duty uncertainty
12th June

2016

Remaining calm amid stamp duty uncertainty

Remaining calm amid stamp duty uncertainty

The cost of stamp duty is increasing for buy-to-let investors but Sanjit Dhanjal, managing director of Opulent, remains optimistic about the future of the UK property market.

Are the recent changes in stamp duty for investors right or wrong?
14th Jan

2016

Stamp Duty changes for property investors

Are the recent changes in stamp duty for investors right or wrong?

Recent changes in stamp duty legislation by PM David Cameron has meant that from April 2016 buy to let investors and second home purchasers are to be penalised with an additional 3% surcharge on their stamp duty, this rather one sided article from City AM explores whether or not the recent changes were right for the economy or whether or not the changes will actually cause more harm to the economy.

Has London finally lost its status as the Luxury property hotspot of the world
5th December

2015

London as the Luxury property hotspot of the world

Has London finally lost its status as the Luxury property hotspot of the world

The UK's property tax laws have tarnished its high-end housing market in the eyes of the world triggering an exodus of wealth. London is quickly losing its appeal amongst UK and foreign investors, yields are dropping and other Norther cities in the UK are being favoured by investors and also holiday home purchasers. This great article by the Telegraph explores the reasons why this is happening and what can be done to get the market back on track.

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