Before I really started to learn about investing my impression was very much that buying gold was reserved for crazy Americans who buried it in their underground doomsday shelters along with with guns, vac packed food and tin foil hats. The astute among you will already know that my personal portfolio now contains a gold … read more.
At this point in time all properties in my portfolio are unencumbered (bought outright). It’s an unusual set up but it was done intentionally. The intention being to use property as a vehicle to safely store wealth while generating exponentially higher returns than bonds can currently offer. However if I’m going to keep buying and … read more.
One of the toughest challenges I’ve faced over the last 12 months is trying to work out how I can scale my property business. Purchases move slowly, renovations take time and the market is buoyant which makes finding deals very difficult. This post is going to be a collection of my findings which I hope … read more.
Everyone has their own method when it comes to analysing a buy to let deal but I’m willing to bet that nobody has come up with a perfect formula. Why? Simply because there are costs at multiple stages which can often shift as projects develop, final rental figures can change based on finish and area … read more.
Investing is absolutely booming at the moment. People are signing up for trading apps in their thousands and putting their hard earned capital on the line. But the sad truth is the majority are going to LOSE money. Some people will only lose a small amount of money but some people are going to lose … read more.
Knowing how to make investment decisions is hard. The decision making process itself can be a major barrier, especially for anyone new to investing, and one so big it’s potentially crippling. Being worried about making the wrong move can stop you making any moves at all. Although there are always many factors to consider before … read more.