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7 considerations before investing in UK property

Avoid the disaster of buying the wrong property

According to an October 2016 survey published by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the UK is facing a ‘critical rental shortage’. Its report reads like a promotion for investment property, explaining how and why rental demand in the UK will increase by 1.8 million households by 2025. However, even with this increased demand, property investors could still lose money. If you’re not prepared with a properly constructed strategy, then you could find that you’ve bought:
  • the right property in the wrong location;
  • the wrong property in the right location;
  • the wrong property in the wrong location; or
  • any combination of the above at the wrong price.
In this article, I’ll be outlining seven things that will help you to develop a strategy for your property investment plan. Read More

Fail to plan and you plan to fail

21 questions to ask yourself before investing in UK property

Successful property investors all have one thing in common: they have a plan, and simply don’t make it up as they go along. They read investment blogs and digest all the property investment education they can get their hands on before investing. A good friend of mine is a project manager and controls projects worth multiple millions. The services are in constant demand. When I asked my friend to explain the secret of his success, he simply said, “Advance planning”. He told me that with every project he works through a list of questions with the client. These include questions about objectives, budget, maintenance, plans for the future, and so on. Armed with this knowledge, he then plans a project to the nth degree – especially when it comes to allowing for the unexpected. Property investment research and considering investment opportunities in the best places to invest in property UK should be approached similarly. Here’s a list of 21 questions that you should ask yourself before planning a UK property investment. Read More