Category Archives for "Investment Property"

UK Property Investment

Investment News – Looking long-term in a build-to-order market

Investment News – Looking long term,They say “no news is good news” and I had to do some serious sniffing around this week to dig up some original stories for you. We’ll be taking a look at build-to-order property market and how developers are now basing their business on this new model and what it means […]

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Correct valuations for buy-to-let property

Getting the right buy-to-let valuations A lot of you may not be aware that a great number of property investment companies have gone belly up during 2008 and 2009. The biggest of these have been Inside Track and Challenor Properties. Regardless there are probably 50 or so that no longer exist and to be fair […]

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Off-Plan Property: Building to order

A new type of development Over the past few weeks I have been meeting and lunching with various developers around the country and without exception every one of them has firstly made it clear that their stock is running low but also that they would not be building in the same way as they have […]

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UK Property Investment

Investment News – The worst recession or part of the cycle?

Investment News – Is this the worse recession?Welcome to this week’s video market update! Glad to have you back! People from various investment news outlets have been calling it the worst recession since the war, etc. Are they right? Is what’s happening now just a normal part of the property cycle? Or is there more to […]

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Investment News – Why property prices have the team smiling

  Investment News – Our team received some happy news I was chatting with the team the other day discussing the investment opportunities that they have been buying up in a frenzy most of it at around 30%-50% off 2007 prices almost 20 properties in the past 4 months! I did a quick calculation to show […]

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Property Investment News – Property development market: stock is drying up

Property Investment News – Stock Drying up,This week’s the UK and International Property Investment News update is our first outside broadcast brought to you directly from the snow drift outside our offices in Islington. Only half the office made it in today, so we had a bit of fun playing in the snow. You’ll see […]

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Property Investment News – Extortionate buy-to-let LTVs at 70% max

70% LTV Max! It seems ridiculous, but it looks like buy-to-let loan-to-values are going to drop to a maximum of 70% within the next few weeks as Birmingham Midshires (part of the HBOS group) is taken over by Lloyds. Lloyds’ maximum loan-to-value on buy to let property is currently only 70%

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Investment opportunities – below market value property strategy: Portfolio B

How to get the most from BMV property It’s a fact of all investment opportunities that sometimes prices will go down. I’ve personally seen it in my own portfolio and if you’re honest you’ll have seen it in your own portfolios as well. The important thing is that we are realistic and take decisive action – even […]

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Premium perfume and the odour of investment risk

Does it smell of risk Just watching a great TV show that looks at the crash in the financial system that we have just been through. It’s called “The City Uncovered” with Evan Davies and I found it a very accurate and honest account of why it all happened. In essence, they used an old […]

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Property price drops 2009: expert predictions

Property price predictionsWelcome back to 2009 and my weekly investment news update. I’ve just spent the past 3 weeks in Spain escaping the worst of the UK weather – but I’m back now refreshed and ready to bring you property news every week. OK so let’s look at this weeks property investment news update. This week I […]

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