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Property investment lessons you must not ignore

Property investment lessons you must not ignore

What can you expect to learn from a property investment mentor?

A property investment mentor is essential. If I hadn’t have found my mentor, I would not have the lifestyle I have now. He helped keep me focused, provided emotional and moral support when things weren’t going quite as expected, and guided me as I grew into my shoes as a property investor. He was the one I turned to when I wanted advice on property investment opportunities. Why did I pay so much attention to him? Because he’d done it, written the book, and was wearing the T-shirt, as they say. Why wouldn’t I want to listen to someone who had made the journey I wanted to make? Read More
The eight hidden costs of investing in property in the UK

The eight hidden costs of investing in property in the UK

Don’t invest without including these costs in cash flow projections

Investing in property in the UK incurs several costs which the investor must allow for in their calculations. These are on top of mortgage interest payments. The mistake that many beginner investors make when assessing property investment opportunities is not allowing for all investment costs. It throws their cash flow projections out, and what they originally calculated as a cash flow positive buy-to-let is anything but. In this article, you’ll learn about the common costs you’ll pay when investing in property, but which are easy to overlook in the excitement of the investment process. Read More

Property investment – 7 reasons why investing in property beats all other investments

Why other investments are no competition to property investment

When I first started investing in property, I did so for a number of reasons. These included the fact that property investment is easier to understand than other investments. With stocks and bonds, it’s all about balance sheets, forward ratios, price-to-earnings multiples… I’m sure you get where I’m coming from. So, for me, investing in property was (and still, is) easier to get my head around. But this wasn’t the only reason I decided to set my stall out as a property investor. Here are seven other reasons why property investment beats all others: Read More