Property Investment Advice

August 19, 2020

Property Investment Tips | 10 Tips you NEED TO KNOW

The property market is seen as a relative safe haven for investors. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t pitfalls to watch out for. Peter Mindenhall of IPINglobal tells us more. There are strategies and guidelines that can be followed, along with proactive observance of the market, which can boost your chances of being a successful property investor. In times of economic difficulty, having a revenue-generating property portfolio can provide you with that boost to see you through the darkest financial days. Here are some tips to help you in your investment process. 1. Keep a clear focus It is essential to determine what you want from your property investment. Is it: Asset(s) for your business, for […]
October 3, 2020

Finding your niche – what type of property investor are you?

With recent reports suggesting there’s been a spike in first-time landlords of late, a property investment expert has outlined why finding your niche as a property investor can help give you the edge over your competition – and how to work out what your niche is in the first place. Bricks and mortar – with its relative stability, lack of complexity and tangible nature (the rewards are there to see and touch) – has long been one of the most popular and reliable asset classes for investing to both protect and build wealth. Nevertheless, far from being ‘one size fits all’, there are many strands to property investment and finding the right type of home(s) to […]
October 9, 2020

Why You Should Consider Real Estate Investing In Your Twenties

If there were just one rule of successful investing it would be “start as young as you can.” Although we frequently hear this advice as it pertains to the stock market, there are a lot of reasons to consider real estate investing in your twenties, too. Real estate can be a great investment if you take the time to educate yourself about the process and the best ways to get great returns. However, most people who are interested in buying rental properties or real estate as an investment never do so. People who don’t take the time to learn about investing in rental properties are missing out on a great opportunity. I own 11 rental properties […]
November 20, 2020

Top tips – investors warned not to change strategy based on lockdown trends

We all know it’s important, as an investor, to keep up to date with current and future rental trends in order to maintain a successful property investment or portfolio of investments. That is even more so the case at present, with things changing so rapidly on a weekly – and sometimes daily – basis.  Recent years have also demonstrated clear geographical shifts within the rental market along with other trends. But with the renewed lockdown having a clear impact on location and renter priorities once more, should investors looking to purchase over the next 12 months be changing their strategy? Not necessarily, claims Andy Foote, a director at UK property developer SevenCapital. “There’s no doubt that the […]
January 14, 2021

Buy-to-let: UK property investment hotspots in 2021

Experts reveal the places where landlords and property investors could make a tidy profit in 2021. To describe 2020 as a strange year for the UK’s property market would be something of an understatement. The Covid-19 pandemic brought everything to a grinding halt early on and many feared a housing crash was ahead. But surprisingly to many, the reopening of the market brought a surge in both sales and rental activity, with a clear change in priorities for both groups after months spent cooped up in their homes. It also revealed that in the third quarter of 2020, 16% of landlords said were planning to buy a property in the next year, up from 13% during […]
February 23, 2021

The big question – is buy-to-let still worth investing in?

In recent years, buy-to-let investors and landlords might feel as if they have been deliberately targeted, with changes to mortgage interest tax relief, the introduction of stamp duty surcharges, and a seemingly endless range of new legislation and regulation to contend and comply with. Which begs the question – is buy-to-let still worth investing in? Here, Stuart Williams, founder and chief executive of buy-to-let and off-plan property investment company Thirlmere Deacon, explores more. Rewarded by strong house price growth According to Williams, over the past 10 years, investors who have purchased a buy-to-let property in southern cities such as London and Oxford have reaped the rewards of considerable house price growth during that period. “Those who […]