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Investment education: the foundation of profitable property investment

[fa icon="calendar'] October 31, 2018 / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Failure to make a profit is a stepping stone to success

A friend of mine worked in the city of London many years ago. He’s told me plenty of stories about his time as a stock trader, but I recall one in particular at regular intervals. It especially comes to mind when I hear of a beginner property investor who has lost money on their first investment.

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5 reasons you won’t want to sell your buy-to-let property

[fa icon="calendar'] July 20, 2018 / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Questions to ask when you review your property portfolio

I always say that you should have an exit strategy when you invest in any asset. A little while ago, I published an article that discussed why you should never sell investment property, and why you might. It detailed seven reasons why you might decide to sell your investment property.

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Major investment and regeneration – the lifeblood of long-term property investment success

[fa icon="calendar'] March 8, 2018 / by Brett Alegre-Wood

How do you know it is real regeneration?

In a previous article, I posted some questions that you should ask before you invest in property covering an area’s history and four of its current property fundamentals (shops, schools, transport, and major employers). Getting the answers to those few questions will help you assess the area’s potential for property investment. But the biggest factor to assess when researching an area is major investment and regeneration. It’s a factor I am always sceptical about, but always want to see. In this article, you’ll learn why regeneration is so beneficial to the long-term performance of your property investment.

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Investment blog – If you’re a long-term investor in stocks, you’re a long-term loser

[fa icon="calendar'] February 10, 2017 / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Investment blog – Why buy-to-let property investment is still the best asset in the UK

Even though 2016 was terrible for property investors, the average house price rose by around 10%, and average rental yields settled at above 5%. Still, it’s considered that buy-to-let property investment had a tough year in 2016:

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How much will your Loan to Value drop - UK Mortgage changes | Property Rant 010

[fa icon="calendar'] January 17, 2017 / by Brett Alegre-Wood

New regulations will curb the amount you can borrow on a buy to let mortgage. In this video, Brett explains the impact and provides simple examples.  This is particularly important if you were expecting a higher Loan to value and essential if you were relying upon it. 
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Don’t listen to these 4 people when investing | Property Rant 009

[fa icon="calendar'] January 13, 2017 / by Brett Alegre-Wood

I have always said 'Most experts are wrong most of the time', well here's the 4 people NOT to listen to when investing in property (or anything).

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Overcome Property Emotions with this 1 thought! | Property Rant 008

[fa icon="calendar'] January 12, 2017 / by Brett Alegre-Wood

This is the one thought that distinguishes a professional investor from a beginner.

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Property Investment Blog – How to avoid the seven beginner investment mistakes

[fa icon="calendar'] December 24, 2016 / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Property Investment Blog – Seven deadly sins of first-time property investors

Over the years, I’ve seen a lot of beginner property investors take the same wrong turns when making their first property investment. I made a few of them myself when I started out. Fortunately, I found myself a great investment mentor early in my life as a property investor.

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Investment Blog - What do unicorns and perfect property deals have in common?

[fa icon="calendar'] February 12, 2016 / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Investment Blog - If you're waiting for the perfect property deal to come along . . .

. . .I have to break the bad news to you   it's like finding a unicorn standing beside a rainbow.

The perfect property deal or opportunity sounds ideal BUT it simply doesn't exist.

So what should you be chasing to make money?

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

[fa icon="calendar'] February 4, 2016 / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Investment Research - 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.

So will the stamp duty and mortgage deductibility tax changes kill the buy to let market?

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