Whether you are a millionaire looking for a significant investment or a beginner investor with 50k in your back pocket, the property market offers some excellent opportunities.
Despite a turbulent year caused by Covid-19, the market has gone from strength to strength.
With record price growth across the UK and colossal rental price rises over the last 12 months, there has never been a better time to start investing.
Industry veteran Savills believes house prices will rise by 20.4% by 2024. That’s some serious growth in the future.
So, if you are looking to invest some money, property sound like a smart choice. …
It’s been a crazy year for the UK. With two national lockdowns and social distancing measures controlling how we act and interact with one another, life has changed considerably in the past 12 months.
Covid-19 has impacted businesses in particular. From the hospitality industry to transport, every facet of society has been twisted and morphed in 2020. The same can be said for the property market.
There were some extraordinarily optimistic predictions for the property market in late 2019, with a generally positive outlook for the industry’s future. Savills had predicted a 15.3% …
If you’re a property investor, or a beginner who’s interested in investing in the UK market, chances are that the first area you’ll consider for your venture is London. This is a natural first choice — it’s the capital of England, an economic powerhouse, and property prices are famously higher than they were many years ago. However, when you look at the statistics, London property investment is actually one of the worst options if you’re seeking high rental returns and significant house price growth. Why? Let’s look at a few figures:
Everyone wants to make a profit, right? But are you ready to take steps to make it happen? Successful investors are prepared to leave their comfort zones, are considered risk-averse, and are look to gain valuable insight from those that have entered the world of investment before them.
There have been many significant investors with powerful words of wisdom to pass down to those looking to follow in their footsteps, from Benjamin Franklin to more modern experts such as Warren Buffet and Dave Ramsey today. As experienced investors will know, markets may change, but quality investment advice is timeless.
There are many types of assets available, from stocks and shares to hedge funds, investment bonds, property investments, cryptocurrencies and more. It’s no wonder people consider investing to be a minefield with so many opportunities on offer! Still, with the right mindset, research, strategy and willingness to take the first steps, you can help your investments grow by tailoring your portfolio to your unique circumstances, goals, and the words that resonate with you the most. …
Building up a financial portfolio and investing for the future is an exciting prospect for many, but those busy with full-time commitments and work schedules can find it extremely difficult to juggle an investment strategy on top of their existing workload.
Many feel that there simply isn’t enough time in the day to learn about the different markets that they’re interested in (at least, enough to make an informed decision), and when they are certain of a market they want to venture into, they perhaps aren’t available enough to deal with the minutia of every day, volatile investing.
Interested in pursuing an investment strategy for the remainder of 2020 and into the future, but unsure of whether or not it’s something that you might be able to comfortably allocate the time towards? A hands-off investment could be an investment decision worth looking into. …
If you’re thinking about investing in the UK property market then there are a few things to consider before you get started.
As Benjamin Franklin said, “failing to plan is planning to fail,” and so a well thought out investment strategy is your ticket to success when it comes to boosting your income and setting yourself up for a more financially stable future.
Research is essential when it comes to investing your money as there can be many risks involved, but many benefits too.
To help you profit from your investment and get the most out of your property journey, here are some things to review such as whether you’re willing to play the long game to reap the highest rewards, which type of property you should invest in, and how you could save a buck or two when purchasing your new asset, thanks to the current climate. …
If you are a property investor in the UK, you will have most likely considered investing in student accommodation at some point in time. Student investments are some of the most attractive buy to let ventures in the UK. This is because they’re:
A. Often more affordable than residential properties.
B. Offer high rental yields due to low property prices and high rental costs.
C. Are in demand due to a thriving student market.
While many investors may have questioned the success of UK property investment following the Covid-19 pandemic and the economic toll it’s taken, the reality is that for those interested in investing in student property, now is one of the best times to do so. …
Some people prefer investments that are more tangible than perhaps stocks and shares, especially when we are faced with a global pandemic and overcoming economic difficulties. Despite the unemployment rate rising, the UK rental market is thriving and any dips post-COVID-19 will be far less significant than house price losses, with rent prices set to pick up again over the next few years.
As an investor, if you’re looking for stable yields and long-term growth with an asset you can leverage, then buy to let is an excellent investment for you, as there is enough evidence to prove that buy to let can still provide consistent returns over a long period of time, as well as two forms of income — rental yields and capital growth, from one investment. …
Claiming more than 600,000 lives worldwide, Coronavirus (Covid-19) is an infectious disease bigger than anything we’ve ever seen before and has been detrimental to peoples’ health and wealth, while also affecting societies and economies.
Savvy investors say they saw the crisis coming, and the global pandemic and the financial crash could mark the beginning of a very prominent change. A change where a new way of thinking is taking over, and people need to become aware, become healthier, and take responsibility for protecting themselves.
The people who are struggling financially may need to adopt a new way of thinking, and use this time to learn and research information to move with the ‘new normal’, and invest in a new plan to stay healthy and survive the Coronavirus recession. …
For decades, investing in property has been considered a lucrative investment option. There are countless businessmen and women out there who choose to invest in the property market for multiple reasons.
However, the past few years have seen a significant surge in the number of women investing and taking an interest in property. Despite the property market once being a male-dominated industry, this has changed dramatically over the last decade.
More women are investing in property than ever before, and you should definitely try it out for yourself. Are you interested to learn about women in the property industry? …