Buy to Let Property


Buying a Buy to Let Property – What You Need to Know

Investing in property is a great way to create an ongoing and steady income for yourself, whilst allowing the owner of the rented home to benefit from any rises in its value. […]

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Property Investment Companies : The Pros and Cons

Property investment can be a tricky process, with lots of benefits, but also lots of pitfalls to avoid. Unless you really know your stuff, it can be a bit daunting. For this reason, many people turn to property investment companies, to help guide them through their journey to becoming a successful investor. The fact is […]

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Which Makes the Better Investment: Property or Shares?

Since 2009, interest rates have been at an all time low and whilst this is good news for those with mortgages, it makes the task of savings and investment that much more tricky. […]

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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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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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What you should know before buying or selling property at auction

Auctions can be a great way to buy and sell property. Many perceive that this route involves extra risk, is complicated or requires specialist knowledge. But for many it can be a great way to access property ripe for development to which value can be added provided you know the rules and understand how the […]

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Flipping property for profit: a guide to make your flip a success

Property flipping is an enticing strategy for new and experienced investors alike. ‘Flipping’, ‘Buy-to-Sell’ and ‘Trading’ are all phrases used to describe the same strategy. Buy-to-Sell is a good one to use as it describes the activity perfectly; properties are purchased with the intention of selling on at a profit, predominantly after programme of refurbishment. […]

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Buying a buy-to-let property through a limited company

The Buy to Let tax changes have certainly taken their toll on many landlords, many of whom could be finding their profitability seriously compromised. This has meant many landlords are turning to setting up or incorporating their properties into limited company arrangements to avoid being hit with additional tax. This could be an option for […]

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Is property bridging finance the right option for you?

A bridging loan or bridging finance is a short term loan provided by a bank or lender to take you from one phase to another, or to enable you to buy a property when you’ve not yet sold another. Bridging loans are used mainly in property transactions and can be what’s called open or closed. So, […]

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8 Common Traits of Successful Property Investors

Mark Homer and I have been in property since 2003 and 2005 respectively. This doesn’t give us the right to boast or say we are experts, but it does teach you a lot. You can make a lot of mistakes in 15 years, and you can see others succeed and fail too. I always try […]

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Investing in property: Should I hold or should I buy and sell property?

For full transparency I’m an investor, a holder, I don’t have a trader mentality and I don’t have a history of getting into or out of things for a short period. My ideal holding period for most assets is forever… So now that I have established some of my biases here goes: Why would you […]

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7 Tips to Help You Get Your Property Let Quickly

If you need to let your property fast, either because your have just completed on your purchase, or in between tenancies on a existing unit, then the most crucial aspect is to have the property quickly occupied by a paying tenant. Some units may take longer to let, but that will most likely be down […]

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