X

Sign Up

or

By signing up I agree to Property Tribes Terms and Conditions


Already a PT member? Log In

Sign Up

Sign Up With Facebook, Twitter, or Google

or


By signing up, I agree to Property Tribes Terms and Conditions


Already a PT member? Log In

Log In

or


Don't have an account? Sign Up

Forgot Password

To reset your password just enter the email address you registered with and we'll send you a link to access a new password.


Already a PT member? Log In

Don't have an account? Sign Up

  • Mortgages & Finance

    Financing trends and developer opportunities



    Earlier this week, we travelled to Nantwich in Cheshire to do some video filming of a Shawbrook Bank-funded project.

    We took the opportunity to speak to Shawbrook Head of Sales, Gavin Seaholme, to hear his viewings on financing trends, scaling up, and where opportunity lies for landlords and developers:



    Shawbrook Bank products can only be accessed via a broker, so contact the Property Tribes Broker Team on 0333 3636507.

    SEE ALSO  -        Property investment course for scaling up

    UP NEXT -            Case study: Derelict pub to mixed use

    DON'T MISS -       Growing a property portfolio - resources

    NOW WATCH:

    0
    0

    New research has found that, in the last six months, around 51% of UK based brokers have been approached by landlords looking to diversify their portfolios.

    According to the data, of those brokers who had been approached by landlords about diversifying, 56% of enquiries were about diversifying into Houses with Multiple Occupants (HMOs). HMOs can generate a higher yield for landlords which will help to mitigate against the additional costs that they now face. Indeed, research by Mortgages for Business found that the average yield of a HMO could be 3.3% higher than a property with one tenancy agreement. However, changes to HMO regulations following a government consultation, due to be implemented from October, could introduce additional regulation in this area.

    Landlords are also increasingly diversifying into commercial and semi-commercial properties in the wake of the recent PRA regulations and the changes to tax treatments for buy-to-let properties. The research found 14% of brokers said they had been approached by landlords wanting to increase the level of commercial property within their portfolio. In addition, 9% reported that landlords wanted to diversify into mixed-use properties. 

    Full/source article 

    It is clear landlords are on the hunt for greater yields and also looking to force appreciation through refurbishment and development.

    0
    0