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7 Reasons Why Investing in Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) is a Savvy Move

With the financial climate in Britain in 2019 being heavily influenced by the fact that the country’s impending exit from Europe is looming large, the yields on offer from traditional residential property investment in the UK have taken a bit of a hit of late. This has led to investors looking into other areas of […]

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The Progressive Property VIP Awards 2018: Will It Be You Next Year?

The VIP End of Year Awards were handed out during the ceremony on November 30th, 2018. The live stream on Youtube also gave a chance to those who couldn’t attend, to join in the celebration. Over 70 professional investors from the property industry came together to celebrate on this big night in the Progressive Property […]

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What Exactly Represents a ‘Good Yield’ in Property Investment?

For those who are serious about long term success in property investment, the term ‘yield’ is a very important one, as it describes the amount of net profit that exists once all is said and done. Investors need to have a clear idea of what a good yield is, in order to align their overall […]

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Your Guide to Shared Ownership Property

What is shared ownership property? Shared ownership is a scheme which allows first time buyers to part buy and rent their homes. You typically own your share and then rent a portion of the part you don’t at a reduced rate. The buyer will therefore pay the mortgage on the share they own and rent […]

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All You Need to Know About Serviced Accommodation Business – Progressive Property

In this episode, I want to look at serviced accommodation. Now, to be completely transparent and honest with you, this isn’t something, that I personally doing myself. However, it’s worthwhile thinking about this, because there are many investors out there, who are generating exceptionally high returns from this strategy. Being a part of the Progressive Community, […]

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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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