Monthly Archives: April 2018

7 things you must consider before you invest in property

Perfect planning delivers perfect property performance Investing in property really can provide the lifestyle you desire. PwC has forecast that 1 in 4 homes in the UK will be in the private rented sector by 2025. With more than a million extra households expected to be renting in 2025 compared to today, the demand for […]

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How to avoid cash flow problems when you invest in property

The secrets to an accurate assessment of investment property expenses One of the keys to success in property investment is to accurately assess the cash flow a property will provide. Only when you know this will you be able to plan your investment finances. If the property you buy costs more in expenses than it […]

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How does conveyancing work when you invest in property?

Your questions about investment property conveyancing answered When you invest in property in the UK, it pays to have a good solicitor on your side. It may be the biggest single investment you will ever make, and I would always advise using a solicitor rather than a conveyancer. The more complex the property purchase, such […]

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11 tips to help choose the best furniture for your buy-to-let property

And one way to furnish buy-to-let property effortlessly To maximise your rental income and keep void periods to a minimum, the furniture you choose for your buy-to-let property must have a top-of-the-range look. Let’s be honest, if you fit out an apartment with a mish-mash of second-hand furniture, you won’t attract the tenants you desire. […]

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Is it worth furnishing your buy-to-let property?

How to weigh costs against income to estimate bottom line profits After reading my last two articles, you’ll probably be feeling energised by the prospects of letting your buy-to-let investment as a furnished property. You could benefit from a higher demand for your property, higher rents, shorter void periods, and higher rental profits. On the […]

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Does letting investment property furnished appeal to a wider audience?

Furnished property is no longer only for the student market In my last article, I discussed the pros and cons of furnishing your buy-to-let property. One of the biggest advantages of letting furnished is that your property will appeal to a wider audience. In this article, we’ll look at why and who.

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Birmingham – why it has gold medal potential for property investors

7 reasons why you should be investing in property in Birmingham As we recently reported, property investment cities in the Midlands and the North are outperforming London and the South. One of the key cities that is performing so far ahead of the UK average is Birmingham – a city that we’ve been recommending to […]

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Squeeze on buy-to-let profits appears to be ending

House prices and rents are growing The latest property news reads well for investors. Property price growth has stabilised, as have average rental yields, while rental prices are rising. No one is now forecasting a Brexit-induced crash in property price. The news flow indicates that the squeeze on buy-to-let profits may be coming to an […]

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11 Tips to maximise BTL property investment profits

The higher your profits, the better your lifestyle Whether investing for the first time or a seasoned property investor, you should set out with a business plan for each buy-to-let (BTL) property you purchase. The idea, surely, is to make as much money as possible with the least amount of effort. The more money you […]

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