Why Property Is Still Worth It In 2024 

With high mortgage interest rates, political uncertainty and general lack of economic growth in the UK all reducing confidence in the UK property market, you may be questioning whether now is the right time to be investing your money into property.  

But what if we told you that despite all the uncertainty, right now is one of the greatest opportunities to build a profitable property portfolio, create a regular passive income, maximise your returns and save some cash while doing it?  

In this article, we are going to reveal why, despite high interest rates and the fear-mongering headlines,  BTL is still a lucrative investment strategy, the hazards to avoid & the investment strategy you need to play by to ensure your investment is a success.   

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How to invest in property | Lifestyle Property People

How to decide where to invest in property

We’ve all heard the saying “Location, Location, Location”. It’s not just a catchy phrase; it’s one of the golden rules of property investment. 

When it comes to investing in property, location is everything!  

Choose incorrectly and you could be stuck with a property that will struggle to increase in value, you will find it hard to find suitable paying tenants and you won’t achieve the necessary rental income needed to make a profit.  

But where do we begin? What makes a good property investing location? In short, it means buying a property in a location with strong capital growth over the next 10 years and somewhere that has strong rental demand.  

But how do you find this out and what should you look for?    

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Introducing the Lifestyle Guaranteed Rent Service

Introducing the Lifestyle Guaranteed Rent Service

One of the questions we asked ourselves recently was:

“What do our clients actually want from their property portfolios?”  

The answer was simple:

  • A guaranteed rent, paid every month, and that increases in line with inflation;
  • Steady appreciation in the property value year after year; and
  • No agent, tenant or property maintenance issues.

On that note, we are pleased to introduce to you the Lifestyle Guaranteed Rent Service (LGRS) which provides “The Benefits of Investing Without the Hassle of Tenants” 

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Introducing the Lifestyle Renewals Service

Introducing the Lifestyle Renewals Service

As you know, we work with a number of partners to deliver our service and over the years, we have worked with different service providers whom we feel offer the best service to our clients at that point in time.

But in a move to deliver extra value to our existing clients, we have created a brand new membership service that will allow us to act as a group when negotiating with our partners. As and when we change partners, it will also enable you to move with us, without any of the hassle.

We call it the Lifestyle Renewals Service

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Here’s why waiting for mortgage rates to drop before investing in property is a big mistake

Here’s why waiting for mortgage rates to drop before investing in property is a big mistake 

With the news of mortgage interest rates falling from their highs of 6%+, many people have decided that they should wait for the interest rates to drop further before they invest their money into property.  

And yes, on the face of it, this seems like a great idea – why would you want to invest when rates are the highest we’ve seen for a long time?  

However, here are 3 reasons that will make you reconsider waiting.  

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November Property Investor News

November Property Investor News

In his well-known book, Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki says, “What you know will make you rich. What you don’t know will keep you poor.” This is especially relevant to property investing where the landscape is ever-changing, but we know how hard it can be to keep up to date with everything.  

So today, we’ve rounded up the property market highlights from the last month that we think you should know about. Keep reading to learn more.

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Collaboration Was Key For These Savvy Property Investors

Collaboration Was The Key For These Savvy Property Investors

The potential risks that are inherent when investing can be intimidating and even off-putting for some. However, having a diverse portfolio can help you significantly reduce these risks and make investing less a game of chance and more a strategic vehicle to increase your wealth over the long term.  

This was also true for our clients, London-based couple Hinesh and Reena. They had money in stocks and shares but wanted to spread their risk by investing in buy-to-let property. Their aim was to eventually build up a portfolio of properties so that they had another income stream, aside from their jobs, and didn’t have to work until they were 60.  

“We wanted to set a good example to our kids but also create financial security for our future”. 

Here, we share their story, their investment journey and their decision to work with Lifestyle Property People. 

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Why We Don’t Help Clients Flip Properties For a Quick Profit

There are many different ways of investing in property and one that we are asked about often is ‘flipping’ properties.  While it can be profitable when done correctly, there are often drawbacks to flipping properties for a short-term gain, as well as a whole range of things to consider before you jump onto that bandwagon.

In this article, we’ll discuss this property strategy in more detail and show you why it’s not always as glamorous as it’s made out to be. Plus, we’ll show you how you can make money in property with less risk and less cost.

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I have £250k to invest and I'm not sure what to do with it | Lifestyle Property People

“I have £250k to invest and I’m not sure what to do with it”

So, you find yourself with a spare £250,000, and you’re wondering how to make the most of it.  

While it’s tempting to splurge on a lavish holiday or a new car, this is a life-changing amount of money, which if invested wisely can set you and your family up for a more secure future.  

Everyone’s financial situation is different, but a mix of investments can be the best way to diversify your portfolio, reduce your exposure to risk and maximise your returns.  

Here we’ll give you a quick overview of 4 potential ways to invest this amount. 

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5 reasons why now is the still the best time to invest in Buy to Let property

5 reasons why I’m still investing in property even ‘though it’s the worst time to do it’

Despite all the media speculation and the things you may be seeing on social media, people are still investing in property. But why? Surely it’s better to batten down the hatches and wait for this storm to pass.

It’s because they understand the 5  fundamentals of what is happening in the property market in 2023 and know that now is the opportune moment to be investing your money into property.

In today’s update, we reveal all.

 

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