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Buy-to-let property investment has been big news for some time now, with private landlords now owning almost one out of five homes in Britain. Many investors have seen extraordinary returns on their investments and the property market in the UK keeps on going from strength to strength, making it a tantalising prospect for those on the outside looking in. There are, however, a number of things that investors new to the property game should bear in mind prior to jumping in feet first. Here we aim to give you some sound advice that should stand you in good stead if…

  Investing in a commercial property with the intention of renting it out can be a lucrative venture. There is more of an initial investment, but as the saying goes – the higher the risk, the higher the reward.  It’s important when purchasing any property to make sure you are getting a property that can maximize the return on your investment. Here are the top 10 features of a profitable commercial rental property:    Neighborhood ‘Location, location, location’ doesn’t just apply to residential properties. Your property should be in a desirable place for your potential tenants. Businesses don’t want to…

There are all kinds of property investment opportunities out there. For some investing in student accommodation is a good move, for others commercial property is the way to go. Today, we are going to looking at investing in property located in tourist destinations. The best of both worlds Investing in property in tourist areas in Europe can be a great move. You can get several bites of the cherry by doing so. Your property can be leased to families in the same way any other property can be, but you also have the chance to rent your property, or part…

Holiday homes are becoming an increasingly popular choice across Europe. Travelling and living in another country offers a very rewarding experience, particularly once retired being able to properly enjoy a different culture and lifestyle. The toughest decision to make when deciding on your holiday home is the location and where to settle as well as meet your needs and desires. Here are some of the most popular holiday home destinations in Europe for you to consider before making your decision. France Bocca dell’ Oro, Corsica Opting for a villa equipped with all the amenities is a great bonus and advantage…

We’ve got a great tip for you today! Staging a home can be a very costly endeavor, but there are ways to save big on the costs. You can even make money from doing it! 1. Sell your condo furnished People think that they can imagine a space, but in reality, most can’t, and you’ll fetch a much higher price for your condo if you stage it if it’s empty. The best part is that you don’t need to just rent the furniture and have a big expense with no return on it. You can buy furnishings for reasonable prices and mark it…

Thinking of getting into the Australian real estate market? It may not be easy to get into, but the rewards for owning property in one of the world’s most sought after countries by skilled and wealthy immigrants can be enormous for those willing to stick with it through the hard times. What are your options for financing a home purchase in Australia? Below, we list four options that have worked well for first-time home buyers in recent times… 1) Fixed rate home loans If you are convinced that interest rates are bound to go up over the term you are…

Recently, a friends of yours has been extolling virtues of owning property in a hotel complex. Luxurious weekends and holidays, easy income from total strangers … all that jazz. It all sounds too good to be true, as you have been burned by so-called easy money schemes before. However, after a bit of research and a couple of hours of sober second thought, it sounds like it might be a great concept after all. Is investing in a condo with a hotel program a good idea? In this post, we go over some pros and cons that you weigh out…

With the bad memories of the crash in 2008 fading and optimism returning to the streets of America, those that have been diligently saving since then are starting to get interested in real estate again. If you find yourself in this situation, and want to do something better with your cash then have it sit around collecting 0.25% interest in a savings account, then you might want to get back into the USA property market. If this sounds exciting to you, here are three different ways you can get funding to buy investment properties in the USA… 1) Get it…