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David Lawrenson, property consultant writes, Last week I was contacted by a journalist who was writing a piece about high yields in property for a national paper. She wanted a quote from me about what would be a good level of...
Why is housing so expensive in the UK compared with the rest of Europe? Is it a coincidence that the countries with the largest rental sectors also have the most stable house prices, and strongest economies? Our obsession with home-ownership and...
Pensions have become an increasingly contentious issue in recent years, resulting in strikes by a wide variety of public sector employees. Many of the traditional final salary schemes are closing to new members, and employees are expected...
What is happening to house prices and why? Is this a good time to buy? Prices rocketed up, and then crashed over the last four or five years. Does that mean they have reached a peak? What makes them rise?...
A growing number of people are investing in rental properties. Is it a good investment? How does it compare with putting the money on the stock market? Buy-to-let landlords have done well over the last fifteen years or so. Will this...
Successful Landlords and Letting Agents know that Tenant Screening is the most important issue when letting property. Tenant Verifying - doing credit searches and referencing is the core of the screening process. We aim, by using Raeburn’s unique methods of searching, checking and referencing, to virtually eliminate the landlord's biggest nightmare...
Risk Reduction in Property Investment Advertisements for financial investments always warn you that the value of your investment may fall as well as rise. However, with property investments and lettings, the far greater risks to your wealth are generally associated...
Property as an Investment Property, as an investment vehicle, needs to be judged against other forms of investment, taking into account all those factors which are of prime importance. Although property is a special case, in that most of us need...
Property as an Investment Property has always been a major investment sector, particularly for the large-scale institutional investors such as the pension funds and insurance companies. But for the small investor, (apart from owning your own home) property has for long...
Traditionally, investing in commercial property has been the province of the professionals and the institutions - the big agencies, pension funds and insurance companies. But you don't need to be a property professional to appreciate the benefits of investing in property, particularly in a financial...