UK Property Market News & Investment Strategies


Raising The Bar On Property Ownership: Stamp Duty Land Tax

Stamp Duty Land Tax (‘SDLT’) and its predecessor Stamp Duty have been with us for a long time as an additional tax burden on any purchase of property (whether as an investment, trade or for personal use).  However, from 1 April 2016, anyone who already owns a residential property will pay additional SDLT on the […]

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Interview: Advice from a Buy-to-Let Property Expert

I recently had an enlightening conversation with Peter Jones, who is a successful chartered surveyor, author, and property teacher. The most properties Peter has completed in a single year is an impressive 35, and during his career he has bought 3 portfolios, two of which he flipped, and always reinvests. His 70 properties make him […]

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Commercial Property Success Stories Can Be Demotivating

Two members of the Progressive Property community recently told me that reading too many commercial property success stories can be demotivating. I can understand that – no one who is struggling and encountering more obstacles than achievements wants to read too many tales of success, because there are times when they are more likely to […]

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6 R.E.A.S.O.N.s Not to Invest in Commercial Buy-To-Let Property

While we at Progressive Property maintain that there are always opportunities to be found in the buy-to-let commercial property market, there are also always reasons to be cautious, and red flags to acknowledge. We are living in an unpredictable financial climate, with Brexit and June’s snap general election clouding the judgments of economists, so now […]

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How to and where to source buy-to-let property in 2017

The UK’s post-Brexit buy-to-let property market is approaching some uncertain crossroads. Will London’s plummeting property prices ripple across the rest of the country this year? Is 2017 a time to invest, or a time to tighten the belt buckles? Will the government pursue a course of legislative action to aid the country’s property supply/demand imbalance, […]

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Brexit: What Does It Mean For The Uk’s Commercial Property Market ?

In the lead-up to the UK leaving the European Union, investors are looking at an interesting and challenging – yet deeply uncertain – future for the UK’s commercial property market. With Article 50 having been officially triggered, investors are now wondering more than ever what kind of effect it is going to have upon the […]

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The 10 Points Of The Commercial Property Buying Process

At Progressive Property, we like to think that we are just as accessible to beginners as to seasoned professionals. Having bought and sold over 700 properties ourselves, we feel that our insights into even the most basic of property investment processes can offer value, so let’s go back to basics and take a long, hard […]

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10 years of Property Investment Education: Making Buy-to-Let Courses Pay

In 2017, Progressive Property is celebrating its 10th year of educating and assisting tens of thousands of property investors to build their assets, gain passive income and achieve financial freedom. When I, Rob Moore, and my business partner Mark Homer founded Progressive Property, the property investment education industry was still in its early days and […]

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10 Tips On How To Invest In Buy To Let Property

Sometimes when you’re reading online, you don’t want to dig through reams of words to get to the point – you just want a bullet-point breakdown of the most important, essential things to consider. This is going to be another eventful year in commercial property investment, particularly in the wake of the Housing White Paper […]

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Government white paper – HMO and Commercial Property Opportunities?

The government has admitted that the planning system is broken, and it has been accepted that we aren’t building enough houses since the Barker report in 2003. There is a significant shortfall in housing completion each year, with about 150,000 being completed annually when we would ideally be seeing more like 250,000. This shortfall has […]

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Why commercial property investors should think mid to long-term

In the world of commercial property investment, the “Magpie Syndrome” – chasing all that shines, in the hope of it changing your life – is something that I have seen do more damage than serve. When a certain venture or opportunity doesn’t immediately result in vast amounts of wealth, some entrepreneurs are swayed by “the […]

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3 Fallacies About Commercial Property Investment Courses

I firmly believe that anyone who isn’t willing to spend both time and money to learn more about commercial property investment doesn’t value themselves or their career – there, I said it. While there are numerous commercial property investment courses, academies, events, books and audio/video releases that are barely worth the paper or discs they […]

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