Is property investing right for you?

Is property investing right for you?

Is property investing right for you and how do you know when it’s the right time to invest? Individuals often consider entering into the world of property investment on their quest for financial freedom. Rightly so; property investment can be extremely lucrative. Creating financial success via property investment isn’t for everyone and it’s important to […]

What and where are UK investors buying?

What and where are UK investors buying?

The UK has long been a destination of choice for investors based in the Gulf Region. There are several key reasons why it is such a popular location; its proximity to the Middle East when compared with other English speaking countries such as the US, its highly respected banking sector and both the judicial and […]

Property Investment Hotspots 2020

Property Investment Hotspots 2020

For those seeking the best places to invest in UK property in 2020 we have compiled a shortlist of locations that should be included in any discerning investors hunt for an investment property. Locations that have not yet peaked, locations that still have a great potential for capital appreciation whilst having proven to be a […]

What’s the difference between Leasehold and Freehold?

What’s the difference between Leasehold and Freehold?

Understanding the difference between leasehold and freehold can help you make better purchasing decisions. As a property investor, having knowledge of the different types of tenure and what they could mean for your rental yield will help provide clarity when considering and comparing investment properties. What is freehold? A freeholder owns a building in its […]

What is Stamp Duty? – A Quick Guide

What is Stamp Duty? – A Quick Guide

Stamp Duty must be paid by a buyer of any property in England that costs over £125,000 if it is the sole property owned by an individual and any property that has and agreed sale price of £40,000 or more if it is being purchased as a buy to let. The rate of tax applicable […]

What Is a Good Rental Yield for an Investment Property?

What Is a Good Rental Yield for an Investment Property?

Investors considering a property are usually most interested in one figure – the rental yield. And rightly so, without using the rental yield figures as a guide it’s difficult to compare investment opportunities and understand the return you should expect. In the current climate, it can be difficult to ascertain figures, price growth has an […]

Common property investment myths

Common property investment myths

Property investment is known to be a successful way to increase your overall wealth over a period of time. Along with all the stories of investors getting it right and making considerable income from their portfolios, come the tales of those who have not made money and may have even made a bad property investment. […]