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Can you get a mortgage on an auction property? 

So, you’re thinking of taking a leap and buying a property at auction – congratulations! But before you start picturing yourself as the proud owner of a charming fixer-upper, there’s one thing you need to sort out first: getting a mortgage.  Now, whilst it is possible to get a mortgage on an auction property, it […]


The Beginner’s Guide to HMO properties 

Welcome to the world of HMOs!  If you’re scratching your head wondering what these three letters mean, don’t worry! We’re here to untangle the mysteries of HMOs and guide you through this realm of property investment.   Whether you’re a complete novice or already familiar with the term but unsure where to begin, this blog is […]

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Using Bridging Loans to Buy Residential Properties 

Are you looking to buy a new house, but don’t have the funds yet? Or need a loan for property development but don’t know where to start? Fear not! A bridging loan might be the perfect solution for you. In this blog, we’ll explore the ins and outs of using bridging loans for residential property […]

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How much should you borrow when taking out a Buy-to-Let mortgage?

Are you curious about how to buy a house and rent it out? Well, one important thing to figure out is how much money you should borrow for a mortgage.   Investing in a buy-to-let property can be a smart financial move, but it’s crucial to understand the mortgage lending process and how much you can […]

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Our Guide to Property Auction Finance 

If you’ve ever bought property at auction or wondered about how property auction finance works, then this is the blog for you.   Auction property finance is a little different to a conventional residential mortgage. It can be confusing…but it doesn’t have to be.   Auction finance, also known as bridging finance, is a special kind of […]

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Should you conduct a survey on a buy-to-let investment? 

Deciding whether to conduct a survey on a buy-to-let investment property can be highly beneficial. Factors such as property condition, financial analysis, risk mitigation, and insurance requirements should be considered when making this decision.  Property Condition: Conducting a building survey can provide valuable insights into the condition of the property. A professional surveyor can find […]

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Commercial Landlords: Improve Property Energy Efficiency

Due to the recent EPC requirements update on April 1st 2023, commercial landlords are now unable to let commercial property that has an EPC rating lower than ‘E’ without a legitimate reason.  Landlords with a property that has an EPC rating of F or G will be unable to secure new tenancies unless the property is registered […]

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How to increase the value of your rental property 

If you’re a landlord, the last thing you want is for your property to sit on the market for months. You have bills to pay and mouths to feed, after all.  But here’s the good news: The longer your tenants stay, the higher the value of your rental property!  Here are some tips for increasing […]

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Government launched £20m support fund to pilot EPC products

The government is encouraging lenders to innovate in the green finance market so homeowners and landlords can reduce their carbon emissions and lower their energy bills. The objective is to provide households with more choice of affordable finance options to retrofit Britain’s inefficient housing stock as part of the commitment to meet ambitious EPC targets […]

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Fixed Rates withdrawn across the board – act now!

The Bank of England’s chief economist has said the government’s mini-budget, which led to the pound falling to a record low against the dollar, will require “a significant monetary policy response”. Kwarteng sent sterling and government bonds into freefall on Friday with a so-called mini-budget that was designed to grow the economy by funding tax […]

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Commercial landlords unprepared for EPC legislation changes

Improving the energy efficiency of Britain’s housing stock is a key part of the Governments manifesto pledge to tackle Climate Change.  Despite this, 40% of commercial landlords are unaware that in just six months legislation is coming into force that requires commercial rented properties to have an EPC rating of at least E. Research by […]

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Property News in UK

The Propp news reel is your one-stop-shop for property news in the UK. Covering areas of specialist lending such as bridging finance, commercial mortgages and development finance.

Whether you’re a seasoned investor, novice landlord or avid auction buyer you’re in the right place to stay on top of all you need to know about property.

Latest Landlord News

We’ll be updating this section with the UK’s latest landlord news, tips for managing tenants and maintaining a profitable portfolio whether you’re a first-time landlord or have a portfolio of HMOs.

Buy-to-let investors and landlords can check in for regulatory updates and information on investment opportunities up and down the country.

Keeping up to date with buy to let latest news is key to success as a landlord.

Tenants and landlords alike can check in for lettings news to compare rental price trends up and down the country.

Bridging Finance News

You’ll be kept up to date on the latest and greatest across the world of bridging finance, from stand out products to lenders that are making a splash.

Short term finance is a useful tool in any investors toolkit, be it to support purchases at auction or to fund the purchase and renovation of unmortgageable properties to make them marketable. The industry can be a whirlwind so stay up to date with the best rates on the market by tuning into our bridging loan news reel.

Property Development News

Check in here for regulatory updates and keep track of changes to permitted development rights in the UK.

A team of property experts will bring the latest property news, market reports and an industry overview as and when the news breaks.

Commercial Property News

We hope to be reporting soon the return of lenders to the commercial playground after a mass slowdown since early 2020 caused lending to drop off a cliff.

Follow here to be the first to hear as lenders and banks begin to increase their appetite for owner-occupied loans and lending in areas such as hospitality.

The solutions above refer to unregulated products only. Should you require a regulated loan please contact us. As a mortgage is secured against your property it could be repossessed if you do not keep up the mortgage repayments. Commercial mortgages and some forms of bridging, development and buy to let finance are not regulated by the financial conduct authority.