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How to price the value of a property investment opportunity

Price is what you pay for a property, the value is what you get

“Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.” One of my favourite quotes from Warren Buffett, widely accepted as the greatest value investor who ever lived. It’s also a great motto for the property investor. In this article, I’ll explain what it means – and what it is that investors are really paying for. Read More
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How to assess a property investment opportunity in 10 minutes

8 steps and 10 minutes is all it takes to decide on a property investment

As I explained in a recent article, doing the comprehensive research needed to make sure a property investment opportunity is packed with potential takes a lot of time. The 89-point due diligence report takes around five hours to complete effectively. It doesn’t take too many of these to fill a year. To save time, I use a quick 10-minute checklist to assess if the potential opportunity will be worth spending those five hours researching. Read More
Is property investment or pension saving the best option for your bonus

Is property investment or pension saving the best option for your bonus?

If you’ve invested in a pension and not property, look away now

Property investment opportunities or pension savings? That’s the option you could be faced with if you receive an inheritance or large bonus from work. If you don’t need the money now, you’ll want it to grow until you do need it. That could be through to retirement when you might then want an income from your investment. In this article, we compare the potential returns on an inheritance of £30,000 should you decide to save it in a pension scheme, to using it as a deposit for investment in buy-to-let property. After all, you wouldn’t want to make any of the common pension mistakes, would you? Read More