Walsall’s Waterways provide attractive Expat buy-to-let investment

Walsall is a thriving historic town which caters for workers, students, residents and visitors of all ages. There is no shortage of shopping, eateries, activities or nightlife given its status as the largest industrial town in the West Midlands. Continue reading Walsall’s Waterways provide attractive Expat buy-to-let investment

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Expats seeking investment yields – Daring Derby? And the link with Elizabeth Line?

A city associated with global industry, civil aerospace, engineering, supply chain, apprenticeships, graduates, Derby is a hive of industry. With Rolls-Royce, Toyota, Tarmac and Bombardier having established operations there, Continue reading Expats seeking investment yields – Daring Derby? And the link with Elizabeth Line?

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UK property: where’s hot and where’s not?

Recent government data show that the number of property sales in London have fallen 20% in four years, with the biggest fall in the last two years. Given the overall property market remains active, if not a bit subdued, who are the winners? Continue reading UK property: where’s hot and where’s not?

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Budget 2017: property- mad

It has been a long while since a UK Budget was so rammed with property-related matters, mostly supportive for those vested in the industry and luckily, not so much meddling with taxation, that has frustrated many-a-property investor in recent times. Continue reading Budget 2017: property- mad

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Effect of Rent controls on Property Ecosystems of England, Wales and London?

We are starting to hear calls for Rent Controls from some political circles in the United Kingdom. So it seems appropriate to ask, what will this achieve? Continue reading Effect of Rent controls on Property Ecosystems of England, Wales and London?

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Krakow, new and old. Infrastructure upgrades and UNESCO heritage site

It’s been a while since I have visited Krakow and my, how it has changed…and yet…. how it has not changed a bit. The first obvious change is the amount of roadworks and infrastructure changes. Continue reading Krakow, new and old. Infrastructure upgrades and UNESCO heritage site

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3 Sobering thoughts for soon-to-be investors

As the holiday season draws to a close and many holidaymakers return home, some may still hanker after far-away places, with their minds shifting from holiday-making to investment-making. Continue reading 3 Sobering thoughts for soon-to-be investors

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To diversify investments? Or not?

In some respects it is a good idea to diversify investments so that you are not overly reliant on one source of wealth creation. A sudden change in fortunes of one asset class, or geography, can have a disproportionate effect Continue reading To diversify investments? Or not?

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