Property remains one of the most resilient and stable asset investment classes, but it’s also a topic on which everyone seems to have an opinion.
Over the years we have found that a lot of it comes from people that don’t even invest in property or don’t want you to (we are sure you know a few of these people )
In fact, there is so much misinformation out there, it makes it virtually impossible for potential investors to sort fact from fiction and people often end up taking the ‘safer’ route, which is to do nothing
After nearly 14 years of investing in property, we have seen how life changing it can be and we wouldn’t want other people’s opinions to stop you starting your own investing journey.
So today, we investigate the 5 most popular things that people get wrong when it comes to property investing so that you can start your investment journey with confidence.
With something like investing in property, it can be a little scary taking the first step, especially if you believe what they tell you on the news.
But by waiting until the ‘right’ time, you could be missing out on a golden opportunity to make some serious returns, and do you really want to have your money sitting in the bank for yet another year, being eaten away by inflation?
It’s true that times have changed, but that just means we need to adjust our strategy. We’ve had a few conversations recently with potential clients about what’s stopping them from investing in property and we wanted to share what we discussed in case it gives you the reassurance that you are looking for.
There’s no getting around it: the process of buying & renting a property in the UK is long, complicated and frustrating.
It is enough to put off even the most experienced investors, and for first-time investors it can be extremely overwhelming and enough to end their investing journeys before they have even started. So today we thought we would give you an overview into the process of finding, buying and renting a buy-to-let property, with the aim of giving you an insight into how it all works.
Our MD, Shiv purchased his first buy-to-let property in 2014. It was a semi-detached property with a garden in East Leeds and the lessons he learnt from that first purchase were some of the most important in his property investment journey to date.
From finding a great letting agent to being in control of your emotions, in this article, he shares the top 5 lessons that have shaped his investment journey since & made him a successful property investor.
We talk a lot about the benefits of investing in property and, of course, it is hugely rewarding over time. But, as with all things, it isn’t always plain sailing.
You need to have the time and expertise to follow through with the end-to-end process to ensure you have a successful and profitable property investment. Don’t and things start to go WRONG very quickly!
Below are some of the challenges you may face as you embark on the journey of investing in property.
One of the biggest reasons many of our clients are looking to invest in property is to make their money work harder for them. Sick of watching his money sitting in the bank eroding away, Mitul knew he needed to take action and decided to invest his money in property instead. We spoke to him about his investment journey with us and how investing in BTLs is helping him achieve his goal of creating a legacy for generations to come!
Over the past seven years, our MD Shiv Haria and his wife Jaina, have built up a portfolio of 14 rental properties, which provide them with an annual profit of more than £100,000!
This portfolio will provide a stable income for their retirement along with also inspiring a business idea that has helped over 150 clients do the same! Let’s find out how they did it.
With the increase in mortgage interest rates putting a squeeze on rental returns, some people are questioning whether it’s still worth investing in Property. In our latest article, we discuss why interest rates have increased, what it means for us as investors and what you can do to take back control.
One of the biggest reasons many of our clients are looking to invest in property is to be able to support their children in the future, and Hinesh & Shuchi were no different. They wanted a long-term, safe investment that would open up opportunities for their son and set him up for the future.
We spoke to them about their property journey with us and how investing in BTL property is helping them create a legacy for their son!
It is common knowledge that Property is a key asset class in a well-diversified investment portfolio and investing sooner rather than later is always the smart move.
While one of the most common reasons for not investing in Property is a lack of funds, releasing equity from other Buy-To-Let properties, or indeed, your own residential home could help you raise a significant amount of money to put towards your next investment property.