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Vendor Advice
Insight Into The Private Rental Sector
5 Jun 19

The private rental sector (PRS) is in a state of constant flux – so it’s really important that landlords are clued up on the market for the best possible chance of success.

With that in mind, now seems like a good time to revisit the official English ...


Landlord Advice
The Complete Guide For Buy-To-Let Landlords
4 Jun 19

Landlords have had to deal with a barrage of changes over the last few years, and, unfortunately, 2019 is no different.

As of the new tax year, (6th April 2019), landlords’ tax bills have changed, mortgage interest tax relief is being phased down, and...

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Portico Host
Earn On Airbnb This Summer
30 May 19

If you’re considering putting your home on Airbnb this summer, find out how Portico Host could help you in London, Liverpool and Manchester. Plus take advantage of our £150 refer a friend offer to bag yourself some extra spending money! Read on for d...

We've summarised the key findings from the nationwide survey, where 8,000 lettings agents and landlords had their s… https://t.co/nwrKDEuBv4


Vendor Advice
10 Homes For Sales Under 500,000
29 May 19

We've selected our top 10 properties currently on the market for under £500,000 in London. Whether you're a first-time buyer, looking to invest in London or searching for somewhere new to lay your roots we may have the property for you. 

The propertie...


Landlord Advice
Tax and Theresa
24 May 19

We're now a month or so into the new tax year and we thought a quick update on the latest tax rules affecting landlords might be handy.  We also ask the question, following the big news today about the exit of Theresa May, of whether there could be a...

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Vendor Advice
Exclusive Investment Opportunity
20 May 19

Having been named the hippest area to live in the UK by Travel Supermarket, it's no surprise investment has been pouring in for development in the area. But it's not just the trendy vibe that investors are flocking to the area for, it's the high yiel...

Are you a Landlord in UK trying to make sense of all the changes? We've summed up everything you need to know in 8… https://t.co/T8zDgeTdtt


Landlord Advice
Best Rental Yield Areas In London For May
9 May 19

We've taken to our yield map to bring you a sample of what is available to you out there! Looking in four different directions in London we present our top yields for May. Whether you're looking for a house or a flat to invest in, we have plenty of l...


Our News
PORTICO'S NEW HQ
8 May 19

That's right we have moved offices! 

We are occupying a new area of London, you will now find our Head Office in London Bridge!

portico board

Here are some useful things to know about our new work space!

1. The Hop Exchange

The new building we have moved into is stee...

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Vendor Advice
Sell Your House For Free
8 May 19

You may have registered with us as a buyer this year, but you also could be looking to sell this summer!

For the next few months we will be selecting one lucky winner every month from May until August and giving them the chance to sell their house fo...

Find our how much you could earn a night with Airbnb https://t.co/v3IqKaNOMN #airbnb #londonmanagement #host… https://t.co/DKB9GNxF2u


Tenant Advice
Hot Property In Islington
7 May 19

This fashionable North London borough has been much talked about over the last several years, seeing new restaurants, bars and retail come to the area causing it to flourish. Islington is very well connected, with the Overground, Underground and prof...


Vendor Advice
Our Top Five Tips for Buy to Let
2 May 19

It's no secret that to make money with property these days, you need to be armed with as much knowledge as possible!

Here are our top five things to consider when thinking about investing in a buy to let property.   


1. Understand the market, at street...

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Landlord Advice
Maximising your Rental Profits
25 Apr 19

The potential for income in lettings is well documented. But in a crowd of advertisements on Rightmove and Airbnb, what does it take to maximise your income? Maximising your rental return hinges on attracting the right tenants, whether you’re searchi...

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Landlord Advice
Section 21 Changes
18 Apr 19

Earlier this week, the government announced new plans to stop landlords evicting tenants at short notice without a concrete evidence reason already specified in law. These changes relate to Section 21 of the Housing Act, where landlords were allowed ...


Vendor Advice
Property of the Month: Imperial Heights
16 Apr 19

A brand new luxury development occupying a commanding position on the corner of Manor Road and Hainault Road, is currently on the market with us. Imperial Heights offers a choice of one, two and three bedroom leasehold apartments. The apartments are ...

First-time buyer? Looking to invest? We have selected our top 10 homes for sale under £500,000 Click here to scro… https://t.co/ECucN2x0ed


Landlord Advice
Best Rental Yield Areas In London For April
16 Apr 19

As we are well into the swing of things with April it is time to consult our yield map and look at where the top places to purchase property in London are. This month sees areas in the North and South coming out on top but there are always pockets to...


Landlord Advice
Invest in Brexit with Short and Long-Term Lets
10 Apr 19

There’s no hiding from the fact that Brexit is having an impact on Britain’s economy and consumer confidence. With things unlikely to change until a deal with the EU is agreed and approved in Parliament we've taken a look at how this is affecting pro...

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Vendor Advice
Benefits of Using a Mortgage Broker
3 Apr 19

It’s the age-old question that many people ask when purchasing a property, should I use a broker to arrange my mortgage?

In 2018, 70% of people who moved home or remortgaged used a broker to assist with the process. The benefits of a broker are signi...


Landlord Advice
Best Rental Yield Areas In London For March
22 Mar 19

As we are well into the first week of spring we once again turn our attention to our yield map where we have done the work for you on a few of the hotspots throughout London! Read on to see where we've pick out this month. 

North

Stamford Hill 4%

Stamfo...


Vendor Advice
How to Spring Clean Your Property
20 Mar 19

Spring has officially sprung, and at Portico, that means just one thing: spring cleaning. Whether you’re preparing your property for a new owner or tenant, or simply want to freshen things up around the house, we’ve compiled our best tips for spring ...


Landlord Advice
The Landlord Investment Show 2019
13 Mar 19

Join us on the 21st of March for the 63rd National Landlord Investment Show. The show will once again be held in Olympia with over 100 stands in Olympia, 40 seminars to attend and what's more the tickets are free, you just need to register your inter...


Landlord Advice
Best Yields for Short-Term Lets are found in Liverpool
12 Mar 19

According to our research, Airbnb hosts and landlords of short term let properties in Walton, Liverpool are achieving the best yields in the North West’s largest cities of Liverpool and Manchester.

Airbnb hosts in Walton can expect to achieve a rental...


Vendor Advice
What To Consider Before Airbnbing Your Home
12 Mar 19

Airbnb can give you an extra income – and it’s never been easier. Whether you’re on holiday, away on business or staying at a partner’s house, Portico Host, our Airbnb Management service, is on hand to deal with the hassle. 

If you’re considering rent...


Vendor Advice
Spot the Diamond in the Rough
7 Mar 19

Searching for a new home can be tough, especially when you’re unsure as to what you’re really looking for. It is best to view a raft of properties including those you are not sure about, if only to confirm your thoughts and discount them.

We've broke...


Vendor Advice
March Property Of The Month
6 Mar 19

Set in the heart of Leytonstone stands this stunning three-bedroom family home, in excellent condition and oozing character - don't miss out on a chance to book a viewing in straight away at this property.

Kingsroadgarden

The present owners have taken great care wit...


Landlord Advice
Join Us At the Short Stay Show
6 Mar 19

Don't miss out on your chance to attend the first year of the Short Stay Show at the ExCel, London. Read on to find out why you should attend and how you can get your hands on free tickets to the show!


Who Attends?

The show will bring together owne...

Landlord Advice
The Conversions that Add Value to Your Home
27 Feb 19

Home conversions are a sure way to add value while improving your property. However, all home conversions aren’t created equal. We’ve compiled the conversions that we believe will add the most value to your home below.

Loft Conversion

A loft conversio...


Vendor Advice
Secrets Of Sellers
20 Feb 19

A property viewing is a make or break situation. While appearances may be deceiving, most buyers decide whether or not they would like to purchase a home within the first five minutes of the viewing. How can you make sure that potential buyers aren’t...


Landlord Advice
Best Rental Yield Areas In London This February
20 Feb 19

While rumours of the return of Beast from the East are firmly put to rest as we bask in the gloriously sunny and spring-like February we are enjoying at the moment, we turn our attention to our yield map, where we have taken a look at the top perform...


Tenant Advice
Property of the Week
19 Feb 19

Don't miss out on an opportunity to rent an exclusive apartment in the heart of Regent's Park. With both a studio and one bedroom available to rent in these newly refurbished apartments on Albany Street.

RegentsParkApartment

Each apartment is finished to the highest speci...


Landlord Advice
Tips for Letting a Property During the Brexit Uncertainty
14 Feb 19

In order to let your property successfully, strategy is key. Whether you manage the property through an agent or by yourself, here are our best tips for letting your property during Brexit.

Target First-Time Buyers

According to the Financial Reporter ...


Tenant Advice
February Property of The Month
7 Feb 19

Looking for a new home to start the year fresh!? Look no further than this unique, award winning property currently available for rent in Highbury. Read on to see why we have selected this as our February property of the month. 

Highburyadolphus

Winner of the prestigi...


Vendor Advice
Selling Your Home In The Winter
6 Feb 19

Selling a home in the wintertime can be challenging but there are many things you can do to ensure your property stands out from the others on the market in your area. Here are our top tips for selling your home during the winter months.

Tidy your ga...


Landlord Advice
Invest in the North West
3 Feb 19

Four million people in the UK now live in the private rented sector. This figure looks set to increase as more people choose to rent rather than buy, attracted by the flexibility it offers them. The demand for rental accommodation and a lack of good ...


Our News
SPEED DANCING AT THE ACADEMY DANCE STUDIO
31 Jan 19

Move over Speed Dating, say hello to SPEED DANCING!!!

This valentines weekend why not create a spark through the art form of Dance. A unique and fun way of meeting new people hosted by our favourite North London Music Academy.

For the first hour, you ...


Vendor Advice
Top 8 Property Bargains
31 Jan 19

Now is your chance to grab a great deal on the property of your dreams!

Whether you're a first time buyer or looking to invest make sure you take advantage of this opportunity.

So if you’re interested in one of these reduced properties for sale, get i...


Landlord Advice
Portico Launches in Manchester and Liverpool
30 Jan 19

Building on the success of our London business, we are pleased to announce we will be launching in Liverpool and Manchester from the 5th February 2019, next week!

Having successfully run Portico Host in London for two years we have decided now it is ...


Landlord Advice
Portico Host Teams Up With Airbnb
30 Jan 19

We have recently joined just three other professional co-hosts in the UK to bring Airbnb services to the UK. We are the first mainstream lettings business in the UK to be appointed to the programme where properties will be available on the Airbnb web...


Landlord Advice
Best Rental Yield Areas In London This January
24 Jan 19

It's officially 2019 and time to refer to our yield map for the first time this year! Rather than you spending hours yourself looking out for the best areas for buy-to-let we've picked out our top four performing areas for you this month. Alternative...


Landlord Advice
January Market Update
23 Jan 19

It’s only January, and 2019 has already been a busy year for the property market.

For buyers, the market has slowed slightly. In London, property prices have gone down 1.7% in the first month of the year, and reports show that 55% of first time buyer...


Vendor Advice
New Year, New You
16 Jan 19

With the New Year comes plenty of new resolutions, and one of the most common resolutions is to create and maintain a healthier lifestyle. For most people, this starts in the gym. However, setting up an exercise regime that integrates with your lifes...

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