Stamp Duty explained
Stamp Duty is a tax placed on the value of a property when it is bought. It is a progressive tax and does have certain exemptions. Read on to see exactly how it works…
Stay at home or go it alone – The pros and cons of living at home
The current pricey housing market is forcing many adults to continue to live at home with their parents. We weigh up the pros and cons of this tricky situation.
Buy-to-let vs Flipping: which is the more secure investment?
When it comes to property investment, a common choice is between buy-to-let or flipping. But which offers the best return on investment? Here are the decisive factors…
5 biggest mistakes when selling a tenanted property
Selling your tenanted property needn’t be a hassle. To help you avoid the pitfalls, we’ve listed the 5 most common mistakes landlords make when selling their properties.
Tenants - Before you start looking to rent, know your rights
Looking to rent is stressful at the best of times. However, you can make it much easier by knowing your tenants rights. Before you sign any agreement, read this article…
Puzzled by property investment terminology? Our jargon buster is here to help...
Property investment is plagued by technical terminology. At Vesta, we want to make property investment accessible, which is why we created this handy jargon buster…
3 reasons why buy-to-let properties are a great investment
In these uncertain times it’s hard to know where to invest your hard-earned cash. Investing in buy-to-let property could be your safest option - here are 3 reasons why…
Are you an ethical landlord?
Whilst most UK landlords manage their tenants responsibly, more can be done to improve landlord-tenant relationships. Are you as ethical as you think you are?
Benefits of selling a property portfolio
At Vesta, we believe that now is prime time for portfolio sales. Here’s how selling properties as tenanted has less risk than selling as “vacant possession”…
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