Monthly Archives: November 2018

Clapham Property Investment Guide

A symbol of urban gentrification In the early 20th century Clapham was considered an ordinary, working-class commuter suburb. ‘The man on the Clapham omnibus’ was once a synonym for the common man on the street. By 1980 Clapham had become something of a poster child for urban gentrification and continues to see significant growth in […]

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How Parks and Open Spaces Affect Your Property Investment?

Video Transcription:  Hey guys. So how do parks and open spaces affect the fundamentals of your property? And I think I don’t talk about this enough because actually, I find now that the whole concept or the way things are going is that we’re getting smaller and smaller houses, Mickey Mouse houses. You know, they call […]

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Why off-plan property investors don’t care about recessions

Off Plan Property – market collapses present opportunities, not problems Inexperienced property investors are terrified by the thought of a recession decimating their property portfolios. Until you have invested through a recession, it’s natural to be worried. After all, during recessions people lose their jobs, wages are cut, and doom and gloom stop people spending what […]

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What does a mortgage broker do when you buy off-plan property?

Off-plan property mortgages need kid gloves As we saw in our last investment blog post, off-plan property contracts are complex documents.  An experienced and competent solicitor is a must-have. So too is a good mortgage broker. The right off-plan property mortgage could be the difference between positive and negative cash flow. It could be the […]

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How do the new package holiday regulations affect holiday lets?

Why most holiday let owners shouldn’t need to worry about this new law In July 2018, new legislation designed to give holidaymakers more protection came into force. There was no fanfare or big announcement, the regulations just slipped into the system under the radar. This new law was written with the large hotel chains and […]

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Economic and population growth is boosting returns in Manchester

Manchester is a dynamic city with bags of investment potential Our clients already knew what Manchester City Council recently confirmed: Manchester is one of Europe’s fastest-growing city economies. As we’ve been saying for a couple of years now, the city’s economic growth is the power behind the strong growth in jobs and increase in population […]

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21 tips before buying a holiday let investment property

How to keep the location, property and finances on track when you invest If you want to benefit from the long-term outlook for UK property, you may be discouraged from investing in buy-to-let property by the property tax changes that have been forced upon the property investment community in recent years. But you don’t have […]

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Maximising holiday let profits with sensible insurance cover

What to consider before investing in a holiday let insurance As a holiday let investor, you have invested in a high worth asset. To maximise your profits, you’ll be using strategies to boost year-round income. This means attracting more tenants to your property. In the same way that a buy-to-let landlord puts their faith in […]

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Pick The Next Property Hotspot using the Ripple Effect

Video Transcription:  Hey, guys. So one of my favourite subjects in property is the ripple effect. This is one of the key things that will help you identify where the next hot spot is. Look, I’m a big believer that wherever the media and the newspapers and all that gurus are talking about buying and investing, […]

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Portsmouth Property Investment Guide

Number one for aerospace defence with good yields for buy-to-let investors Portsmouth’s history lies in maritime industries but today it boasts seven of the top ten global aerospace companies. Astrium, the global leader in aerospace and defence, is the leader in the Europe and number three in the world. Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Gruman, BEA […]

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