Fraudulent buy-to-let rental applications skyrocket

Radio version of this breaking news With many Malaysians investing in London property, Marc von Grundherr, Director at Benham and Reeves talks to leading radio station BFM 89.9 about the rise in fraudulent tenants and what you need to know. Listen now Research we commissioned recently has revealed the increasing level of fraudulent property rental …

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Top rental yields & discounts in London – July 2019

Here’s the latest in our popular blog series showcasing the best discounts and rental yields in London. According to Rightmove, asking rents in the capital are at an all-time high with a record year-on-year increase of 8.2%; as demand for realistically priced and well-presented properties continues to outstrip supply.

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Benham & Reeves Landlords Survey

We have just released the results of our bumper survey of over 19,000 landlords on their current feelings around property investment and the future of the sector. The research found that 73% of those who responded considered property is still the best, least volatile long-term investment when compared to other conventional asset classes. However, opinion …

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Are the buy-to-let boom days really over?

The UK buy-to-let market has and will continue to be a hot topic of discussion as many believe a consistent string of Government attacks on the nation’s landlords have taken the shine off investing in the sector. An increase of 3% in stamp duty tax and a reduction in tax relief benefits, removing the ability …

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Top ten rental yields – June 2019

We are starting to offer a new monthly page featuring our best-yielding investment properties in London. While London house prices continue to remain subdued due to uncertainty in the sales market, rental demand is robust.

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Investment property of the month

1 Bed apartment to buy in award winning Beaufort Park scheme Undoubtedly one of London’s major regeneration success stories, the rise of Beaufort Park as a smart new residential address in Colindale, proves there are rental hotspots that still provide good yields and long-term growth even in Zone 4. One bedroom apartments to buy at Beaufort …

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Investment property of the month

3 Bed penthouse apartment to buy in Amelia House, Beaufort Park, NW9 A well-presented three-bedroom penthouse apartment is offered for sale at Amelia House, part of the award-winning Beaufort Park property development in Colindale NW9. Reached by lift, the apartment is situated on the seventh (top) floor and takes in 1068 square feet of modern …

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10 key things for buy-to-let landlords to be aware of in 2019

With the London rental market showing no signs of a decrease in demand since the start of the year, it is clear that despite the uncertainty of Brexit, tenant appetite remains reassuringly high. As we reported recently, we have seen this first-hand, with a steady increase in enquiries across each of our 16 London lettings …

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Why now could be the perfect time to invest in London property

For the canny property investor, whilst there is a certain amount of uncertainty around Brexit, rewards may very well follow for those wishing to invest now.

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Investment of the month -Alaska Building

1 Bed Apartment to buy in Alaska Building, Deals Gateway, Deptford, SE13   A contemporary one-bedroom apartment set on the second floor of Alaska Building at the award-winning ‘One SE8’ property development in Zone two, offering a respectable 4.99% yield making it an Ideal buy-to-let purchase for an entry-level investor.  For a first-time buyer, it …

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What will the New Year bring for property?

Q3 2018 was Benham & Reeves Lettings’ most successful period in history, with a record number of new tenancies across our 16 London branches, representing a 22.1% increase in transactions over the same period in 2017. We saw rental demand continue to grow, and tenancies renew at an incredible 70% rate.

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Investment of the month – One Blackfriars

London’s best development with a significant deal possible Remaining 2 bedroom apartment in prime top-end development, One Blackfriars, which is THE most talked about new tower in London with jaw-dropping views over the River, the City skyline and Canary Wharf. 95% of the building is sold and we have one the final remaining 2-bedroom unit …

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