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.
For those looking for a reliable way of building financial security and achieving financial freedom, investing in a Buy to Let (BTL) property is one of the most popular strategies out there. Part of the reason for this is the fact that the returns can be generated through rental income and capital growth over time.
But how much money do you really need to be able to invest in property? Well, there are a couple of things you need to consider.
Back in July 2020, our founder, Shiv Haria, was interviewed by Adam Goff of the Property Entrepreneur community, about how we were keeping busy during the coronavirus crisis – and how it affected our day to day operations.
Read on to see why now is the ideal time for investors to buy property and how Lifestyle Property People has weathered the storm.
With the brunt of the Coronavirus pandemic firmly behind us, most people would agree that there is a great opportunity to invest in the immediate future. But the question that keeps coming up time and time again is “What area should I invest in?”
Most people agree that for the most part, the London property market is DEAD! Low rental returns and stagnant capital growth have left people looking for other options to secure their funds for the long term, but what are the options?
A common question we get asked by new clients is “Do you source HMOs?”
We own a few HMOs ourselves, and are well versed in the pros and cons of this type of investment, especially for remote investors. In this article, we explore the key differences between HMOs and single BTL properties as investment vehicles and dive into the detail of the HMO market.
Cash is king, right?
When making an offer on a buy to let property, many people believe that if you have the ability to, buying in cash puts you at a major advantage above other potential buyers.
But is this really the case?
The answer is… sometimes, yes, but it depends on your investment strategy 🤔
In today’s blog post, we explain the key advantages and disadvantages of purchasing a buy to let property in cash and why many of our clients prefer to invest using a buy to let mortgage.