Property Investment

Property vs Bitcoin: Which Is The Best Investment?

Many investors are comparing Property vs Bitcoin in order to establish which is the best investment? When weighing up an investment’s credentials there are several factors that are considered including the risk vs return ratios, historical trends, future predictions and volatility in the market. We’ve all heard of investors who happened to choose to buy at the perfect time and saw staggering...

Would The End of The Lockdown Lead to A Rise In Demand for Property for Investment?

If you’re wondering what’s going to happen to the UK property market after lockdown you’re not alone. The media is happily pedalling any prediction or forecast that’s put out, predictably making the most noise about any prediction that includes a negative spin but what’s really going on? Will the property market crash? What’s the outlook for rental demand and would the end of lockdown lead...

What SIC Code Should You Use for Your Property Company?

Increasingly landlords are choosing to run their businesses through a limited company structure and during the process of registration one question that often arises is What SIC code should you use for your property company?   There are a number of reasons why landlords are choosing to invest in property through a limited company, we highlighted 5 reasons to do so in a recent blog which you can read...

6 Ways to Raise Capital to Buy Investment Property

If you’re thinking about investing in property and are unsure how to get started we’ve pulled together 6 ways to raise capital to buy an investment property.  The first hurdle for many would-be investors is to figure out how much they want to spend on an investment. Whilst the intention might be to use a buy-to-let mortgage to fund a significant proportion of the overall purchase, an investor still...

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Property Leverage – What is it? How does it work? What are the benefits?

Property leverage – it’s one of the tools available to investors when they’re expanding their property portfolio. Some may also call the process of borrowing money to support property investment ‘gearing’. Leveraging is widely known to be one of the best ways to grow a buy-to-let property portfolio and increase profit. With interest rates in England at a historic low, now is a particularly...

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Is off plan still an attractive investment?

Across the world, the new build property markets are very different and investors will often wonder if off plan is still an attractive investment? The answer is yes – off plan is still a very attractive investment prospect and here’s why. Overall, the United Kingdom enjoys a prosperous property market, one that is resilient and has weathered many a storm economically and...

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What happens to my investment property if I die?

An unpleasant subject yet one that is very important, especially to investors as in the event of death, without pre-planning a buy-to-let property or portfolio can become problematic for the intended beneficiaries. During the stages of planning for investment and process of purchasing, we’re often asked what happens to my investment property when I die? Below we highlight the steps to be taken to...

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What happens if the developer goes bust and I’ve already invested?

For many reasons off plan property makes an excellent investment, one of the key factors being the opportunity to achieve strong capital appreciation. Furthermore, early investors are often privy to favourable purchase prices and have access to the choice pickings of the units. But what happens if the developer goes bust after you’ve paid your deposit? This is a fair and reasonable concern,...

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Pros and cons of property investment after Brexit

It’s safe to say we’re all looking forward to a time when Brexit is no longer a word we frequently have to use, when we can make decisions and discuss the future without the B word cropping up, when the impending exit from the European Union isn’t hovering in the background making us wonder of its impact. Impact of the referendum Since the referendum in 2016 the UK property market has seen a slow...

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£600 Million Boost for Housing in High-Demand Areas

The UK property market continues to suffer a lack of supply of homes with demand, especially affordable homes, outstripping the supply of properties across the country. One element that prevents certain areas offering viable housing solutions is local infrastructure. The chancellor, Sajid Javid, recently announced £600 million of new investment to unlock the ability to build upwards of an additional...

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