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Brexit and Its Effect on The UK Housing Market

With Britain officially leaving the EU in March of 2019 and its government still no nearer to reaching an agreement about the terms of the departure, there is more than a little uncertainty in the UK housing market. This is particularly so in the media, with even political commentators failing to agree on what Britain’s […]

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Thinking of Paying off Your Mortgage Early? There’s Some Questions You Should Ask First

So, you’ve almost reached the promised land and you’ve got yourself in the position where you can go mortgage free if you choose to. It’s a very tempting thing to do, as the prospect of having no more mortgage payments to find is certainly an appealing one. However, before you take the plunge and pay […]

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5 Surefire Ways to Find Tenants for Your Buy to Let Property

When you own a property that isn’t your primary residence, having it sitting empty is a big no no. Whilst it’s sitting vacant, the property you bought as an investment to provide you with a regular income is just another liability that you can do without. So, whether you’ve just become a landlord for the […]

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What Brexit means for your property investing business? And how you should be reacting to it over the coming months and years

Beth asked me this morning: What is going to happen to property investors post-Brexit? What is Brexit going to mean for your property investments? The answer I gave to her straightaway of the cup, was, I’ve got absolutely, no idea. My answer wouldn’t have been any different in 2008. If I’ve had been old enough, […]

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How to use BRR strategy to acquire buy-to-let property

In this episode, we’re going to do something a little bit different. I’ve only recently been running a series of videos on Facebook all about property strategies. Some of you, a few of you have been in touch. So, there’s been great information. It’ll be really good to be able to access it more easily. […]

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The Progressive Property Podcast: Don’t Believe The Headlines

I’m going to do something a little bit different today, because I’m going to dissect an article, which was published on the front page of a well-known tabloid newspaper a couple of weeks ago, because it’s all about the property market. It’s quite unusual for a national tabloid to devote the frontpage to a property […]

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7 Lessons To Learn from Successful Property Investors

There are many sources of inspiration that can be used to guide your property investment career, but there’s no better one than the lessons you can learn from those who have been there and done it before. Successful property investors usually sit in that space, because of the strategies they use to make the system […]

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Why Online Property Courses Can’t Supersede In-Class Training

The flexible nature of online training has made it extremely popular in recent years, not least because of the fact that you can learn all manner of skills from anywhere at a time of your choosing. It stands to reason that this option is popular in this new digital world we live in, but this […]

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Is Buy-to-Let Dead? What You Should know Before Starting Your Buy-to-Let Business

Buy to let is dead – prices are down 5% or 10%. Buy to let is booming – prices are up 5%. The stock market has crashed – dropped 5%. The media hypes and sensationalises to sell newspapers, creating polarised extremes that usually exaggerate in either direction. […]

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6 Things You Must Do Before Buying Your First Investment Property

Buying Your First Investment Property For those looking to purchase property in the United Kingdom, whether as their primary residence or as buy-to-let investment, the process is quite a convoluted one. On average (if things go to plan) an average house purchase takes around 3 months from start to finish, from the acceptance of the […]

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Five Ways to Minimise Risk When Investing in Property

Depending on when you ask the question of how risky investing in property is, you might get some varying replies. In the lead up to the 2008 financial crash, you wouldn’t have met too many who would have deemed it overly risky to invest in bricks and mortar. However, with house prices at an all […]

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5 reasons why London house prices are so ridiculously high

House prices in the United Kingdom are astronomically high, especially so in England’s capital city. The root cause of this housing boom aren’t as widely known as they should be. When asked, most UK residents will quote laws of supply and demand as being behind the surge and whilst this may be true in part, […]

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