Buy-to-let property investment – A guide for first-time investors

  The UK rental market is booming; with demand still far outstripping supply, buy-to-let continues to offer an attractive investment opportunity. For some, it’s a full-time job but for others it’s a way to top up their income, save for a deposit or plan ahead for retirement. UK buy-to-let property is still seen as a […]

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10 Reasons to Invest in Property in Bristol

Bristol has seen dramatic change over the last decade, supported by the fastest growing economy outside of London; the city centre regeneration and a vibrant cultural scene sees Bristol regularly top the polls of the most popular places to live, work and invest. With Bristol quickly establishing itself as an investment hotspot offering property investors […]

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Severn Bridge toll reduction makes Newport the fastest-moving property market in UK

The South Wales city of Newport has been identified as Britain’s fastest-moving property market, with the average length of time it takes to find a buyer in the city having dropped by nearly a third over the past year. The increasing number of new-builds, easy transport links and most notably, the scrapping of the Severn […]

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A rundown on the Spring Statement 2018

This afternoon, the Chancellor presented his first Spring Statement to Parliament – here’s a summary of what he said… The Spring Statement includes: An update on the overall health of the economy and the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) forecasts An update on progress made since Autumn Budget 2017 An invitation to people and businesses to […]

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A First Time Investors Guide to Property Investment

Property investment can present an exciting and rewarding opportunity, but for first-time investors it can also be a rather overwhelming prospect with complex investment models, complicated terms and industry jargon often creating confusion and uncertainty. At Hubb Property Group, we like to keep things simple; we work with potential investors to ensure that all of […]

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Diversifying your investments – and your property portfolio

Many of the most successful investors, along with financial experts, have suggested that the key to profitable investing is diversification – meaning spreading your capital across multiple investment ventures, all working alongside each other at any given time. This ‘wealth safe-guarding’ approach is taken by investors who wish to reduce the risk to their capital, […]

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2018 Property Market Outlook: Continued Steady Growth Predicted

As 2017 draws to a close, we’re taking the opportunity to briefly reflect on the UK property market over the past 12 months and explore what might be in store for the year ahead. Few would disagree that 2017 has been a challenging year for UK property; uncertainty in the market since the Brexit vote, […]

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The Pros and Cons of Property Development

First of all, let’s start by explaining exactly what is meant by property development. In brief, property development is the purchase of real estate (property or land) with the intention of adding value by renovating, refurbishing and/or extending to generate a positive return on investment. It really is that simple. However, getting it right isn’t […]

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How the abolishment of Stamp Duty for first time buyers will affect the property market and existing homeowners

Today’s budget was billed as the ‘Housing Budget’ with Chancellor, Phillip Hammond delivering his speech with the headline grabber being the abolishment of Stamp Duty and Land Tax (SDLT) for first time buyers. Effective immediately, first-time buyers will be exempt from Stamp Duty charges on purchases of up to £300,000 outside of London, or an exemption from […]

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A rundown on the 2017 Autumn Budget

Philip Hammond has delivered his second Budget as chancellor. Here are the key points of his speech. Autumn Budget 2017: Stamp duty and housing Stamp duty to be abolished immediately for first-time buyers purchasing properties worth up to £300,000 To help those in London and other expensive areas, the first £300,000 of the cost of […]

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