Monthly Archives: September 2017

Make sure your line of deposit secures a lien of ownership

Use unilateral and agreed notices to help protect your deposit When you buy an off-plan property, your solicitor will probably register what is called a ‘unilateral notice’ at the Land Registry. It registers your interest in the property and tells the developer and other interested parties (such as a bank) that you have an interest […]

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How can you protect your off-plan property investment deposit?

Four strategies to kick-start your off-plan investment safely One of the biggest single risks, when you invest in off-plan property, is that the developer goes bust and you lose your deposit. It’s a big and understandable fear. After all, you’re putting down money on something that hasn’t even been started yet. At the earliest stage […]

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11 essential questions to ask a property investment company

Tips for finding the best investment company to work with Most beginner investors make mistakes when they first invest in property. The first is to go it alone. By working with a good property investment company and taking their advice, you should be able to avoid expensive rookie mistakes. You’ll invest profitably and successfully from […]

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House prices are rising in 8 out of 10 UK locations

Where are house prices rising by more than 10%? It’s easy to become convinced that house price growth is slow (or even falling) in the UK. The media continue to post negative headlines whenever they can. But research released by LSL/Acadata last week shows how foolhardy it can be to rely on headlines and the […]

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Can my spouse and I reduce tax on our property investment?

How to increase your after-tax profit despite the UK property tax changes I was asked by a couple last year how they could reduce the tax they would pay on their property investment income. They were worried about whether property investment is worth it after the UK property tax changes. David is a higher rate […]

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Invest in property now – here’s the data that proves prices will rise

How do you know that property prices are going to rise where you invest? When you invest in property, wouldn’t it be good if you had a crystal ball to tell you if property prices are going to rise or fall where you are buying? I’m going to give you that crystal ball. In this […]

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How to stop property tax changes reducing buy-to-let investment profits

Buy-to-let investment strategies you should be considering NOW New investment research by mydeposits.co.uk – a government authorised protection scheme for landlords, letting agents and tenants – has found that almost half of buy-to-let investors are planning changes to the way they hold property as a response to UK property tax changes imposed over the last […]

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House prices are rocketing in the UK as landlords increase portfolio size

Proof that buy-to-let investment is very much alive and kicking We’ve been telling property investors to ignore the doomsayers since the vote for Brexit in June 2016. The latest investment news confirms just how wrong the economic ‘experts’ and property market observers have been. House prices are up, and investors are increasing the size of […]

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Enfield Property Investment Guide

A strong economy that nurtures commerce Enfield has a buzzing economy right now. Historically Enfield’s employment specialism was in the engineering and manufacturing sector. Today around 17% of the workforce is still employed in these industries, but more recently there has been a movement towards technological innovation. With property prices currently, around 20% below the […]

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Shropshire Property Investment Guide

A  prosperous quaint county undergoing regeneration Shropshire is located adjacent to north Wales, and just south of Cheshire. Shropshire is approximately three hours north-west of London, forty minutes from Birmingham and one hour from Manchester. It is connected to the rest of the United Kingdom via a number of road and rail links.

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