Before the leftover champagne has even lost its fizz, investors and speculators find themselves presented with the financial challenges of a fresh New Year. Their attention is already focusing on where the best returns are likely to be had in 2019 and the UK's torrid political landscape is already proving to be something of a “two-edged” sword.
Newcastle University and Northumbria University students rated their city the best student location in the UK. Whilst Newcastle scored highly across all review categories, students were particularly impressed by the city’s vibrant nightlife - including student-favourite trebles bars and independent music venues - and its plethora of spots for eating out.
How we select residential property should give the property investor a good handle on riding ‘short-term’ blips potentially affecting yields, versus longer-term real capital growth. Ideally, both may continue to be delivered to produce healthy results. Making wise investments both for ourselves and our partners means reading ahead and the Chancellor's Budget is always a keynote speech in the year which can have great impact.
This asset class, more than any other, offers less burdensome management input, good long-term income and an opportunity for capital growth, based on rental value growth. That is, if you select carefully.
Without the need for qualifications and no set route into becoming a property developer, there can be some confusion into how to gain valuable experience.
It can first of all seem quite simple to forge a successful property development career. You find a run down house, snap it up at a bargain price, add value by doing it up and sell it on for a profit.
Whether you're first starting out, or have a highly established portfolio behind you we can all make mistakes.
The property development game is ever changing and one in which you should not become complacent in.
Television shows have shown becoming a property developer is a quick and simple process, after all you don’t need any qualifications you just need a bit of business savvy, right?
There are lots of values and attributes that a property developer must have to be successful in this field.
A high net worth investor is someone who self-certified themselves as having an annual income of over £100,000 or more in the last financial year.
JaeVee has completed on the successful purchase of the Burlington Hotel, Sheringham as part of a joint venture with a lead developer and its investor partners.
If you would like to be a property investor, whether it be for a pension plan, to supplement your current income or as a job replacement but do not know where to start this beginners investment property guide will help you on your way.
You’ve watched the right programmes, you’ve read all the blogs and now you feel that you can make the leap into property development. But, what skills do you really need to becoming a property developer?
The world of bridging finance and bridging loans is one that comes with a sea of varied and conflicting information which can leave you overwhelmed. Here is our essential guide on bridging finance to help you understand the returns that can be generated by leveraging it.
Every property developer wants to know the magic formula to sourcing new and lucrative property development opportunities that yield the best returns. Here are the 4 hidden places to look for property development opportunities, and who knows it may just lead you to your best one yet!
We assume one would agree that your proposed property development is only as profitable as your exit strategy. There are three types of exit strategies to pay off development loans - sell, let & hold or refinance.
There has been an explosion of change in the way we use digital technologies to change the way we buy / sell / manage property in the last decade.
It could be argued that the property market is slightly resistant when it comes to change.
You’ve got a great property development proposal, but you don’t have the funding to execute it.
When investing in property there can be high returns though with a high return comes high risk, hence with any investment it is worthwhile identifying the risk and what you can do to minimise it.
You have dipped your toe into the warm waters of property development and now, you've realised you need to know how to keep things moving while you're making making big waves.
The idea has been bubbling away for some time. You’ve done some research and now you want to make a go of it.
The once popular property investment of buy to let is quickly becoming a mine field with the introduction of stamp duty tax and the withdrawal of tax relief.
In recent years you may have begun to hear the buzzword ‘Fin Tech’ (financial technology) cropping up online, but now ‘Prop Tech’ is set to be the next big revolution.
Fastly becoming one of the most popular forms of funding for property investors and considered mutually beneficial, let's take a look at the pro's and con's of a joint venture partnership.
There are many different property investment strategies available to the average investor. They are dependent on your financial situation and experience as an investor to date.
It's a common notion among investors that one of the safest ways to invest your money is to put it into ‘bricks and mortar’.
It is still said that putting your money into bricks and mortar is one of the safest investments. However, it still comes with risk.
With many publicized rumours of changes that affect finance, tax and legislation, many have suggested that buy to let investing is dead.
Many investors aspire to own more than one property, although is this a pipe dream rather than a practicality?
When it comes to having a successful investment portfolio the old age phrase of ‘don’t put all your eggs into one basket’ springs to mind.
Property development doesn’t always have a fairy tale ending which sees the investor run of into the sunset with a pot of gold.
Let's take a look and assess whether developers still need "skin in the game" (cash).
It can seem as though getting into property development is a sure thing.
On the 23rd June 2016, the UK went to the polls to vote whether they wanted Britain to stay or leave the European Union.
We take a look at the expectations of senior debt lenders and how we can alleviate their concerns.
Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is a tax that applies on all properties that are brought in England and Northern Ireland, you have to pay this on any residential property that costs over £125,000.
The television shows portray becoming a property developer to be a quick and easy process that makes some guaranteed profit.
How do you analyse the property market prior to investment if you are not an expert, or know what data to look at and how to analyse it?
One of the first steps in entering into a property development investment is to first of all know how to value and appraise land that you are looking at buying or selling.
It’s safe to say without securing a property development opportunity for the right price, you won't get anywhere too fast.
Buying a property with the intention of letting it out to tenants to generate a profit from rental income is one of the most popular forms of property investment.
With recent economic pressures many commercial properties are standing empty for long periods of time.
The following 8 simple tips to become a property developer will certainly give you a gentle push in the right direction.
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