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Month: March 2018

BUY TO LET UNDER ATTACK

Buy to let is very much under attack. Changes here, changes there. What’s happened? What’s in the pipeline? What does it all mean? Whitehall policy makers evidently have a master plan for residential buy to let (BTL). Their objective is not hard to work out. They want to […]

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5 MAD BAD PURCHASES

One of the reasons why so many of us are short of money is because we waste it. Often. Sometimes spectacularly. Usually the sums are not ginormous, but on occasions they can be truly embarrassing – when looked at in the cold light of day. The key to […]

MY FIRST PROPERTY

10 things you absolutely must know when buying your first home. Ignore them at your peril! Buying your first property can be daunting. There are so many steps and procedures, so many things to do. But what are the most important matters you need to know? What are […]

BITCOIN AND PROPERTY

Bitcoin is a mega-hot topic, but in our concentration on its wild fluctuations in price and its prospects of being a mainstream currency, are we missing the fact that it seems set to revolutionise the world of property? From being the preserve of computer geeks in years gone […]

PROPERTY TRENDS ISSUE 1

EDITORIAL    Welcome to the first issue of Property Trends. It is a bulletin I intend to publish regularly. It will deal with the residential property trends which seem most prevalent or important in terms of the key variables which concern property investors everywhere – things such as […]

KPS II – BRIDGING LOANS

There are many lethal property strategies, ones that can make shrewd investors a killing. In a previous blog, Killer Property Strategies, I looked at (1) options and (2) purchasing and remortgaging using a bridging loan. Here are two more smart-operator strategies that could richly reward property entrepreneurs looking […]