Property Investment or Property Speculation?

Property Investment or Property Speculation? The key phrase is “property investment” not “property speculation”. Property investment is a long term strategy – ten to twenty years. History tells us that investors who hold investment property for long term investment will ‘ride out’ the ups and downs to emerge with an excellent inflation beating return on their investment. Continue reading “Property Investment or Property Speculation?” »

Good Investment Property In One Area … Can Be Bad Investment Property In Another

Remember, if you look at investment property in the UK outside of the area you live in, the situation might be totally different to an area that you are familiar with. For instance, you might be an investor in London who has done very well from one bedroom flats – that does not mean you can adopt a ‘one bedroom’ strategy in Bangkok property market or Hanoi, Dubai etc. The simple solution to the question “what type of investment property should I buy” is – ask established local letting agents. It might sound obvious but many investors ignore this simple solution. Continue reading “Good Investment Property In One Area … Can Be Bad Investment Property In Another” »