I’ve written before on this blog about how to make investment decisions but I side stepped discussing sources of economic commentary and investment strategies in favour of focusing on establishing the expectation of your potential investments. Ultimately expectation is what’s going to determine if you’re investment is a winner or a loser BUT there’s no … read more.
There’s absolutely no doubt that right now we’re at the start, or in the middle, of a booming property market. Inflation adjusted house prices are approaching an all time high and some areas of the country have seen as much as a 15-20% increase in property prices over the last year. With everything getting more … read more.
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.