A summary of the benefits and pitfalls of investing off-plan

Off-plan investing refers to the process of purchasing a property from a developer before it is built, or during the build process. Hence, the term ‘off-plan’ refers to the decision being made solely by looking at the plans. Off-plan investing can be a very lucrative way of investing, certainly in times of strong property market […]

What is a buy-to-let Investment?

What is a buy-to-let Investment?   Buy-to-let is purchasing a property with the intention of letting it out. As with most investments, it is a case of putting your capital in to something with the idea of getting a return or a steady income. Basically, you are after a rental return, capital growth or a […]

Understanding your buy to let goals

There was a time when property investment was less risky, offered easier returns and was much less regulated. But increased taxes, greater regulation and higher costs mean anyone starting or enlarging a buy to let portfolio must be cannier about their investment goals. Here we explore some of the key questions we urge our landlords […]