Monthly Archives: August 2016

Islington Property Investment Guide

A dynamic local economy with an increasing population This is a very promising district with a dynamic local economy, and a bright, enterprising, youthful population. Islington forms part of the central sub-region of London, along with the City of London, Southwark, Lambeth, Camden and Kensington  Chelsea. This is one of the most productive areas in […]

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Merton Property Investment Guide

The UK’s largest sporting event brings £30 million to the local economy The London Borough of Merton is in south-west London, formed in 1965 when the Surrey towns of Mitcham, Wimbledon, Merton and Morden were merged to become a London Borough. It is mainly suburban with high levels of people commuting in and out of […]

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Property Investment Guide Slough

The UK’s third most productive town is booming Big things are happening in Slough. A long-term project is underway to transform 29 acres in the town centre. The Heart of Slough is a £450m initiative using the investment from both the public and private sectors to make Slough a great place to live, work and […]

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Bexley Property Investment Guide

The 2nd cheapest London borough expects a 45% increase after Crossrail completes The London borough of Bexley is situated in south-east London, just south of the River Thames. It is one of London’s greenest boroughs with over 100 parks and green spaces, totalling around 640 hectares. It had a population of around 232,000 in the 2011 […]

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How much inheritance tax is paid on your investment property?

How to protect your property portfolio from inheritance tax when you die? When you die, your investment property will form part of your estate. If your whole estate is worth more than £325,000, then your heirs may have to pay inheritance tax. With property prices rising so much in recent years, you might be worried […]

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Investment Strategy

How do I know I’m being offered below market value property deals?

When investing in property, you need more than a comparable valuation Investing in a property, I believe, should be seen as a buy-and-hold investment. As the market moves through its natural cycle, short-term prices will fall as well as rise. Hold an investment property long enough, and the price will eventually rise above the price […]

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