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Best properties in Manchester to invest in

Manchester’s property market has continued to boom, catching the attention of both overseas and UK investors. This growth has been driven by Manchester’s strong local economy, its transformation with investment into transport, health and technology facilities by the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, plus its increase of businesses and population growth. In addition to these factors, Manchester has also been highly popular amongst young professionals and foreigners, seeing an influx of migration nationally and internationally.
Sanjit Dhanjal
21st May 2019

Best properties in Liverpool to invest in

Liverpool has seen a growth of attraction amongst investors in recent years. This growth has been driven by a plethora of factors, including the city’s extensive regeneration projects which bolstered the local economy and the rise of population. Liverpool has undergone a full transformation, which had a positive effect on Liverpool’s property market.
Sanjit Dhanjal
1st March 2019

Stamp duty changes for property investors

Are the recent changes in stamp duty for UK property investors right or wrong? Petty, shallow and stupid. That pretty much sums up the government’s new 3 per cent stamp duty surcharge on additional properties, announced by the chancellor in the Autumn Statement last week. Beyond the naked appeal to the public’s envy of second home owners and buy-to-let landlords, there is almost nothing to recommend this measure on any sober analysis of how it will actually work. This article takes a closer look at whether it was right of the chancellor to increase stamp duty for property investors.
Sanjit Dhanjal
1st March 2019

Remaining calm amid stamp duty uncertainty

Should Investors be so worried about recent changes to stamp duty? The cost of stamp duty is increasing for buy-to-let investors but Sanjit Dhanjal, managing director of Opulent in an article written for the New Statesman, remains optimistic about the future of the UK property market and questions just how much of an impact the increased levy will make to property investors. With the chronic undersupply of property here in the UK will potential capital apprecition outweigh any increases in stamp duty?
Sanjit Dhanjal
1st March 2019

Liverpool, a city on the up!

The Liverpool property market continues to rise in popularity amongst investors As investment into property in Liverpool is set to rocket over the next few years, Sanjit Dhanjal managing director of Opulent looks at some of the key reasons behind why Liverpool is attracting so much investment of late!
Sanjit Dhanjal
1st March 2019

5 Tips to stay ahead of the new buy-to-let tax changes!

The way tax is calculated on buy to let properties has changed, investors have to keep one step ahead With the introduction of new changes to the way tax is calculated for Buy to Let Investors, Sanjit Dhanjal, Managing Director of Opulent provides investors with five very useful tips to keep one step ahead and minimise the impact of the proposed changes.
Sanjit Dhanjal
1st March 2019

Here’s what you can do to mitigate the effect of the new buy-to-let tax changes

Here’s what you need to do to beat the new Buy to Let tax changes In this article managing Director, Sanjit Dhanjal provides some very useful tips on how to keep one step ahead of recent changes to buy to let taxes and provides some valuable information on how you can save money on your investment properties.
Sanjit Dhanjal
1st March 2019

Manchester records the highest property price growth in the UK!

Property prices in Manchester grew at a whopping 8.8% in the last 12 months! According to latest figures, Manchester and Liverpool and other Northern cities are recording good levels of growth currently, this article looks at some of the reasons why and goes in to detail on the figures the regions are growing by currently.
Sanjit Dhanjal
1st March 2019

10 reasons to invest in property in Manchester

Manchester's property market is booming currently and here are 10 reasons why More and more investors are choosing Manchester as the destination for their next property investment, an increasing population, a booming local economy, and rising number of business's entering Manchester are just a few reasons why. This article nicely summarises 10 of the main reasons why the Manchester property market is heating up.
Sanjit Dhanjal
1st March 2019

Birmingham City Investment Guide

The Ultimate Guide to Investing in to Birmingham Birmingham up until the 18th century was considered a small market town specialising in manufactured iron goods. Fast forward 200 years and the City is not a hotbed for property investment. This useful Report provides first time investors in to Birmingham with all the useful knowledge they need to make a wise investment.
Sanjit Dhanjal
28th February 2019

Liverpool’s Regeneration is driving up property prices

The Transforming Face of Liverpool is Fuelling Increased Property Prices If you were to visit Liverpool 10 years ago, most people would say that the city today is barely recognisable. The extent of which the city has transformed is quite amazing. In this article we take a closer look at the extent of the regeneration and outline some of the key projects proposed and already underway in Liverpool, that are destined to have a favourable effect on Liverpool's property market. 
Sanjit Dhanjal
24th October 2018

10 reasons why you should be investing in Liverpool’s property market

Liverpool is proving fertile ground for property investors, here are 10 reason's why This article takes a closer look at the key reasons why Liverpool is attracting so much interest and investment in to it's property market. Prices in Liverpool are currently increasing at a rate higher than London and here are Opulent's reasons why.
Sanjit Dhanjal
24th October 2018