Monthly Archives: May 2016

Property fraud: 12 warning signs it’s a scam – part 1

If you’ve been following these property fraud blogs by now you’ve probably already noticed some common and regular themes of property investment scams. Property scams are huge business. In fact, in 2011, in America property scams were the third largest type of scam reported to American Consumer Credit Counselling (ACCC), causing more than $10 billion […]

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3 advantages for Let-to-Rent Property Investors

Let-to-rent as the property investor’s springboard When first thinking about investing in property, you might consider how to release capital from the equity in your existing home in order to fund your first purchase. But if you haven’t yet taken the decision, you might consider taking a small step first to ‘dip your toe in […]

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The tax benefits of setting up a property company

A property company as a tax umbrella When Mary Jones (not her real name) was investigating property investment, she had a few concerns. Her major worry was that, as an additional-rate taxpayer, a big portion of her income would be swallowed up by tax at 45%. But she was also concerned about how much inheritance […]

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If you’re a property investor, you’re a target for property scammers

There are plenty of different types of property scams, some of which you will have come across in markets and on street corners. The three-card monte, flipping cups, and finding the coin under one of three cups are all examples of how con artists steal your money. If you’ve ever been the victim of one […]

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Sevenoaks Property Investment Guide

History and technology side by side Sevenoaks is home to gorgeous stately homes, irresistible gardens, Roman remains and picturesque landscape, including the rolling hills of the High Weald and the North Downs. Situated in western Kent, Sevenoaks is 21 miles south-east of Charing Cross on a commuter main line from the capital. It is the […]

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Off-Plan Property – Broadband: The hidden advantage for London off-plan property investors

Fast internet access adds massive value for property investors When we research opportunities for property investors, we look at the factors that make that property attractive in the short and long term. Today, you might be surprised at what is more important to buyers and tenants than even parking spaces, extra bedrooms, and good neighbours.

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