It’s possible to work smarter rather than harder

10 Things I’ve Learnt (Part 8) It’s possible to work smarter rather than harder One of the things I’ve learnt over the past 20 years of investing in property for myself is that you shouldn’t try to do everything on your own because by having help with the areas that […]

It’s the unexpected things that usually get us!

10 Things I’ve Learnt (Part 2) With over twenty years of experience investing for myself, over the next few weeks I’ll be sharing with you 10 things that I’ve learnt whilst on my property journey. Last week we began by discussing that there’s rarely just one way of doing things […]

Easing the pain for property professionals

Alejandro Artacho, CEO of Spotahome, highlights the steps that can be taken to ensure that property professionals meet increasing demands According to research by data website Rentcafe, the UK has had the biggest increase in the number of people renting. The global analysis found that the rental population has increased […]

The Pros and Cons of holding Property in a Limited Company

Since Section 24 (which you can read about here), the UK tax landscape has changed. Following George Osborne’s decision to stop investors and landlords from offsetting mortgage interest when calculating the profit made from buy to let properties, the panorama has shifted. Whereas before it was considered tax efficient to […]

When would you use an SPV for property investing?

Having taken a look at what an SPV is in my last blog post here – and having established that it is not a specific type of entity but rather a vehicle that’s used for a specific purpose to help you achieve your goals – it’s now time to think […]

New Era City Living Influences Rental Market

Changing living habits and tenant preferences, alongside increased government pressure for more professional landlords will all influence the UK buy-to-let market in 2018, says Andy Foote, director at leading UK property investment and development company, SevenCapital. Are two-bed apartments being sandwiched out? While the appeal of city centre apartment living […]

Six Signs of a Potentially Inferior Investment

“When purchasing a property for buy-to-let purposes it’s important to buy smart,” says co-owner of Belvoir Liverpool West Derby and Belvoir Liverpool Central Adam Rastall. “The property itself is a powerful tool in the success of a buy-to-let journey so it’s crucial to carry out the necessary research before you […]