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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5 Property investor lessons from Catalonia’s push for independence?

The scenario, in many respects, has an air of familiarity to it. In the last few years, Europe has borne witness to the Scottish Referendum in 2014, Britain’s Referendum vote on EU membership in 2016 and now Catalonia’s push for independence has resurged. Continue reading 5 Property investor lessons from Catalonia’s push for independence?

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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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Ile de Re, France-enrich yourself through island living

Hanker after a holiday home, which is in an exclusive island setting, but which can pay for itself? Which very few others will be able to do? Continue reading Ile de Re, France-enrich yourself through island living

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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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Property investors and a UK General Election fudge equate to…?

Like the financial markets, property investors prefer a clear cut result. Clarity of outcome is good for lucidity of thought and action. But a minority Conservative government is unsettling all round. Continue reading Property investors and a UK General Election fudge equate to…?

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What’s a Preston PBSSA?

First PBSSA, Purpose-built-student-studio-accommodation targets those students wanting privacy and to live independently, likely to be foreign students, and friends sharing facilities and costs in a contemporary new build rather than an older property. Continue reading What’s a Preston PBSSA?

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How does Sheffield balance student and local housing?

With a population of over half a million and 1.6 million in the greater area, this makes Sheffield the third biggest metropolitan area in England. A warm and welcoming city, home to 60,000 students who mill about Continue reading How does Sheffield balance student and local housing?

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A property investment snippet from Sheffield

This Sheffield high-yielding property investment offers an exit strategy as well as ongoing income for investors in UK property, with all the tax breaks commercial property offers Continue reading A property investment snippet from Sheffield

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