IS THE FISCAL LANDSCAPE CHANGING? WHO THE HELL CARES! WHY ADAPTING, NOT WORRYING, IS THE KEY TO YOUR INVESTMENT SUCCESS

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It’s been said that money is a fiction. The way central banks have been allowed to take control of global economies and scale up on output, aka QE, would suggest that there is a grain of truth to this idea. And now they’re tapering the flow. That’s right, the cash tap that was turned so quickly on and that made…

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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING SPECIFIC AND NOT DEVIATING FROM YOUR PROPERTY INVESTMENT PLANS

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While property investing across the domestic market has lost its shimmer of allure, there’s little point in denying that property, if you know where to look, what to buy, and how to fashion the best deals, is still head and shoulders above many of the other less tangible investment opportunities out there. As with everything, though, problems arise when people…

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IS GLOBAL STABILITY THE PRECURSOR TO INFLATION? AND WHAT WILL THAT MEAN FOR YOUR PROPERTY INVESTMENT DECISIONS?

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The world, if you discount plastic pollution, the possible overthrow of humans by robots, and rogue politicians poisoning dissenters on foreign soil is, it seems, rocking slowly back to an even keel—at least from an economics point of view. All is well. Prosperity is the new byword. Slight caveat to that is that it does, of course, depend on which…

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WITH THE PROSPECT OF INFLATION ON THE HORIZON FIND OUT WHY INVESTMENT CAUTION IS THE KEY TO YOUR FUTURE PROSPERITY

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It’s been an interesting start to 2018. We’ve got the rising spectre of inflation, despite repeated assurances from the likes of Mark Carney, not so long ago, that what we really ought to be concerned with is deflation; a stock market wobble that’s given investors, politicians and just about everybody else the jitters; and the upending of the good ship…

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WHY I INVEST IN HOTELS

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I invest in hotels. Why? Because after many years focusing on residential property, I saw a market that was becoming so saturated that some sort of intervention was inevitable. There was simply no way a government, with its heart set on gaining popularity, could ignore the plight of young people frustrated at being pipped to the post by landlords more…

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BUDGET BONANZA SAVE’S HAMMOND’S SKIN – But what does it mean for the property sector?

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  Against a fractious backdrop of Tory infighting and expectations that the Chancellor, who has already attracted a litany of monikers from the ironic ‘box office Phil’ to the mud slinging ‘Eeyore’, was in line for the boot, one thing was certain—this year’s Autumn budget was make-or-break. But it wasn’t just make-or-break for him. After the utterly disastrous Tory conference…

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