Progressive Property Blog


The Pros and Cons of Employing the Build to Rent Model in UK Property Investment Market

As more and more people across the UK are renting, the Build to Rent model is one that is becoming increasingly popular with property investors. This sub-market within the larger market for residential properties is geared towards taking advantage of the fact that in large urban conurbations like London, as much as 30% of the population […]

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The Rent-to-Rent Concept: A Profitable Alternative to Residential Buy-to-Let

Over the last few years, there has been an increased incidence of property investors looking at the rent-to-rent concept for opportunities to make profit. Depending on who you talk to, some will see it for the opportunity it is, while others will see it as a little too risky and complicated. So, to provide a […]

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A Guide to HMO: Know Your Target Market

As we start the New Year you might be wondering about investing in HMOs for high cashflow and longterm wealth. I wouldn’t blame you! I’m planning on doing exactly the same, and this year we have a number of exciting HMO projects lined up. It took me just two and a half years to create […]

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7 Reasons Why Investing in Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) is a Savvy Move

With the financial climate in Britain in 2019 being heavily influenced by the fact that the country’s impending exit from Europe is looming large, the yields on offer from traditional residential property investment in the UK have taken a bit of a hit of late. This has led to investors looking into other areas of […]

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The Progressive Property VIP Awards 2018: Will It Be You Next Year?

The VIP End of Year Awards were handed out during the ceremony on November 30th, 2018. The live stream on Youtube also gave a chance to those who couldn’t attend, to join in the celebration. Over 70 professional investors from the property industry came together to celebrate on this big night in the Progressive Property […]

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What Exactly Represents a ‘Good Yield’ in Property Investment?

For those who are serious about long term success in property investment, the term ‘yield’ is a very important one, as it describes the amount of net profit that exists once all is said and done. Investors need to have a clear idea of what a good yield is, in order to align their overall […]

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Your Guide to Shared Ownership Property

What is shared ownership property? Shared ownership is a scheme which allows first time buyers to part buy and rent their homes. You typically own your share and then rent a portion of the part you don’t at a reduced rate. The buyer will therefore pay the mortgage on the share they own and rent […]

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All You Need to Know About Serviced Accommodation Business – Progressive Property

In this episode, I want to look at serviced accommodation. Now, to be completely transparent and honest with you, this isn’t something, that I personally doing myself. However, it’s worthwhile thinking about this, because there are many investors out there, who are generating exceptionally high returns from this strategy. Being a part of the Progressive Community, […]

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Brexit and Its Effect on The UK Housing Market

With Britain officially leaving the EU in March of 2019 and its government still no nearer to reaching an agreement about the terms of the departure, there is more than a little uncertainty in the UK housing market. This is particularly so in the media, with even political commentators failing to agree on what Britain’s […]

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Thinking of Paying off Your Mortgage Early? There’s Some Questions You Should Ask First

So, you’ve almost reached the promised land and you’ve got yourself in the position where you can go mortgage free if you choose to. It’s a very tempting thing to do, as the prospect of having no more mortgage payments to find is certainly an appealing one. However, before you take the plunge and pay […]

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5 Surefire Ways to Find Tenants for Your Buy to Let Property

When you own a property that isn’t your primary residence, having it sitting empty is a big no no. Whilst it’s sitting vacant, the property you bought as an investment to provide you with a regular income is just another liability that you can do without. So, whether you’ve just become a landlord for the […]

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What Brexit means for your property investing business? And how you should be reacting to it over the coming months and years

Beth asked me this morning: What is going to happen to property investors post-Brexit? What is Brexit going to mean for your property investments? The answer I gave to her straightaway of the cup, was, I’ve got absolutely, no idea. My answer wouldn’t have been any different in 2008. If I’ve had been old enough, […]

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