Category Archives for "New builds"

What’s better for rental income – new build properties or existing?

Savvy property investors know the answer One of the decisions you’ll need to make as a property investor is whether to invest in new build or existing properties. Investors who are committed to older properties extol several advantages of doing so, including: You don’t pay the builder’s profit margin in the price Opportunities for renovations […]

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How can I guarantee my new build flats will rent?

Tips to make sure buying off-plan is profitable Although some investors buy off-plan apartments with a view to flipping them and making a capital gain, others buy new build flats to rent. There’s a lot of mileage in you doing so as part of a core property investment strategy. The question is when you’re buying […]

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What is the best property investment for the property investors in London?

New build vs. existing vs. off-plan property investment As a residential property investor, there are three main routes to property investment gold: you could buy recently completed new builds; or off-plan property; or existing property. Some property investors swear by existing properties, renovating them and then renting them out, or flipping a property investment for profit. […]

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Why is due diligence so important? Bill’s cautionary tale

The challenge you face when starting out is that everyone everywhere will try and give you the deals that “their best investors turned down”, they will test your knowledge in the hope of getting a deal done where one really didn’t exist. It is absolutely essential that you always carry out your investment research and […]

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Investment Research – Will the upcoming tax changes kill the buy to let market?

What is the biggest concern in UK Buy to Let market in 2016? The answer is obvious: tax changes.  A great deal of property investors have posted questions relating to tax changes and the buy-to-let housing market to me and my team. In fact, this was the main topic of our recent client seminar we held in Wembley. […]

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When London kicks the other UK cities follow!

London kicks, the other cities kick back Day two at MIPIM in Cannes was a mixed spread of other UK Cities all bidding for recognition and investment. It’s clear to see that the confidence in the UK economy has spread to all major cities across the UK. Manchester, Derby,Nottingham, Birmingham, Leeds, Bristol, Liverpool, Newcastle, and Sheffield all […]

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Investment News – Mayor of London welcomes foreign investment and investors in London

In a speech at the MIPIM Property Conference in Cannes, France. Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, made it very clear that London still welcomes foreign investment and foreign investors. He warned against “slamming the door” or “turning our noses up at foreign investors” sighting such international investment as Battersea power station redevelopment, Elephant and Castle […]

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