Commercial Property


How to invest in commercial property?

First move into commercial property investment Like many people my first move into commercial property was the purchase of our own offices and I would recommend that for anybody running their own business and thinking about commercial property this is almost certainly going to be the best way to get started. Ours was a 3100 […]

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11 steps to buying an investment or residential property

So you have decided to buy a home, to live in or for an investment – but what next? The steps to buying a property can be maze of legal work, negotiations, dealing with estate agents, surveyors and solicitors, finding a good mortgage deal and worrying about your deal falling through… On top of actually […]

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Half of BTL Repossessions are New Build Flats!

Recent information from the financial services authority (FSA) suggests that second-hand or non new build flats are a better option for landlords than new build flats. 45% of buy to let property currently being repossessed are new build flats  and apartments, despite them only making up 8% of the housing stock in the UK! At […]

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Worried about interest rates and negative cashflow?

At Progressive we are getting a lot of questions from you regarding interest rate rises and affordability issues. Much of this debate has been sparked by journalists with shock and sensationalist newspaper headlines [as is so often the case]. Here’s how we see it as progressive:From a property acquisition [buying] perspective it actually makes our […]

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