Today we are going to answer a very simple question, is property still a good investment in 2022?
Thanks to the media coverage speculating on everything from inflation to a property market crash, it’s a question that we’ve been asked quite a lot recently so we thought it would be good to give you our take on it.
From rising inflation rates to the need of diversification, we have 5 reasons why we think that property is STILL a solid investment strategy in 2022
In honour of Fathers Day on Sunday, we thought we would reshare this incredible story from Akhil and how investing in property is helping his father travel and enjoy his life.
Akhil already owned a number of buy-to-let (BTL) properties across London and was interested in investment opportunities in the North of England for his father. After taking a tour of Leeds with us, he instructed us to source, purchase, refurbish and rent a 2 bedroom property in West Leeds for him.
We spoke to Akhil to find out more about his decision and how it is impacting his father’s life.
Today we catch up with Dillan, a London-based father of 2.
After being brought up in a financially secure home, he wanted to make sure that he maintained that level of financial independence for his own family.
Having already invested in a few London properties, he decided to diversify his buy-to-let portfolio and buy in the Leeds property market with Lifestyle Property People.
In this series we recount real stories, collected from our team and our clients, about issues to be aware of when buying properties outside your hometown.
This week we chatted to our delivery manager Ty about his experience of purchasing a buy-to-let property in a city he wasn’t too familiar with, 6 months before the 2008 financial crisis. It was a case of wrong time, wrong place – and in hindsight, he said it really wasn’t worth it.
Look we all love getting a good property deal and there are some properties that just need a little TLC but some people go to extreme lengths to save money, which ends up costing them a lot more in the long-term.
When we are playing real life Monopoly, you’ve got to be careful what you buy as buying cheap isn’t always the best way.
We do our due diligence to make sure you end up with a great property in a great area that can be rented to great tenants!
We all have a natural desire to look for the lowest price, but sometimes cheap isn’t always worth it. Here are our top 4 reasons to avoid those ‘bargain’ deals.
Today we catch up with London based husband and wife team, Ajul & Roshni.
Like many of our clients, Ajul and Roshni found themselves drawn to the financial security and independence that investing in property offered them. After seeing our posts on a Facebook community group, they decided that now was the time to diversify their funds and start investing in BTL property.
We asked them about their decision to invest in the Leeds property market.
Saving your way to wealth might have been a great strategy as an 11-year-old stashing the cash from washing Dad’s car. However, it isn’t a great strategy when you’re a busy professional with a desire to create financial security.
Given the current interest rate is 0.75% and the inflation rate is 6.2%, you don’t need to be a maths whizz to realise where the problem lies with a savings-only strategy.
The truth is, if you don’t invest, your money WILL disappear over time
Putting your money in bricks and mortar is still a good decision. Over the past few years, the UK housing market has remained buoyant, with house prices up and rental returns on the up, too. Regardless of the uncertainty, people still want and need homes, and there are a number of reasons why the UK is still a good investment option, here are 11 of them.
Have you heard of the 18 year property cycle? We are all aware that the stock market operates in cycles and the property market is no different. But would it surprise you to know that the timing of the cycles is different? Today we delve more into the 18 year property cycle and how it affects you as a property investor.
When it comes to investing in property, it can be costly to make all the mistakes yourself, especially when you can just learn from others.
At Lifestyle Property People, we want to help people create a secondary income stream through sustainable investments in the Leeds property market, and in this article, we explore the 6 biggest property investment mistakes to avoid.