property crowdfunding

Becoming A Landlord Through Property Crowdfunding

The struggle of becoming a Landlord Currently, the average price of a house bought via a mortgage in the UK is £250,987, according to the UK House Price Index of August 2017 (gov.co.uk, 2017). House[…]

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What is crowdfunding

What is Crowdfunding?

What is Crowdfunding? For some time now it has been common to hear the word crowdfunding, but many people are not familiar with what this new means of investing brings to society.  Crowdfunding is a[…]

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UK cities house price index

Zoopla’s new report on the property market performances: New data has come out, highlighting regional property market performances throughout the UK over the last year. Property research company Hometrack’s UK Cities House Price Index, which[…]

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UK property market opportunities in 2018

Why we think UK property will be a good bet in 2018   While the media have rightly observed that the upper end of the London market cooled off slightly in 2017, it is important[…]

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Where to invest in Birmingham?

The areas of Birmingham to Invest For those who aren’t familiar with the city of Birmingham; Moseley, Sutton Coldfield and the Jewellery Quarter have been known to be property hotspots for several years already.  These[…]

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Qu'est ce que le crowdfunding

Le crowdfunding? Qu’est ce que c’est ?

Le crowdfunding est tout d’abord une source de financement alternative:   Le crowdfunding (ou financement participatif) est une alternative pour les entreprises ou les particuliers de récolter des fonds pour leurs projets. Imaginez qu’une entreprise[…]

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Manchester needs to diversify its infrastructure to meet young professionals and students demand

Everyone has noticed the increased popularity of Manchester these past years. Apparently immune to the Brexit negotiations’ influence, the property market in Manchester hasn’t stopped growing. However, to retain its competitiveness, the city needs to[…]

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Why Property is still a Lucrative Investment

Property investment has long been a favoured approach by the general public, providing long-term security, ongoing rental income and equity for future investments. This year, the question is whether real estate still holds the influence[…]

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Budget Predictions – what can we expect?

With the clock ticking on Brexit the Government is preparing to unveil its first autumn Budget on November 22 – aiming to repair some of the damage the Conservatives suffered in the June election. Much[…]

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Stamp duty blocking property purchases

The number of home purchases blocked by the tax has doubled over five years, with first-time buyers, home movers and downsizers all affected, according to a new report by the Centre for Economics and Business[…]

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crowdfunding

Evolution of Crowd Funding

Crowdfunding has definitely changed the face of investing in more than one industry. And property crowdfunding has brought increased transparency into investing that wasn’t there before. Different forms of crowdfunding have also infused a whole[…]

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So what’s happened since the financial crisis?

Ten years have elapsed since the Global Financial Crisis. The global financial crisis dragged the world through shockwave after shockwave and it became widely regarded as the worst crash since the Great Depression in the 1930’s.[…]

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Property crowdfunding for pensioners

Changes were introduced in 2006 to Pension Freedom meaning that over-55s can now take control over their retirement savings. This offers the chance to diversify your pension pot further and expand your retirement income portfolio.[…]

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gazanging

What is gazanging?

New laws could be introduced to make it harder for property buyers and sellers to pull out of the house-buying process in the months between offer and exchange. In order to aid the stressful process of[…]

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Sellers are forced to cut asking prices

Rightmove states that new sellers are being too optimistic by not discounting by more as overall market stalls and interest rates rise. More than a third of home owners are being forced to reduce their[…]

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The Bury Boom

Bury has been crowned one of the UK’s property hotspots. Over recent months, Manchester has seen a boom in investment as property buyers as developers turn their sights from the capital to the north. New figures[…]

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equity crowdfunding

Key Trends in Equity Crowdfunding

Equity crowdfunding has grown rapidly this past year and 2017 has proved to be a dynamic year for alternative finance, with governments, investors and financial institutions alike embracing the industry like never before. According to Invesdor,[…]

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How to be successful in Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has boomed over the past five years and entrepreneurs have pulled in over £370m via online platforms. As traditional banks fail to meet society’s demands, new methods of funding have risen and alternative finance has[…]

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Finance for first time buyers

A recent survey has shown that over 10% of aspiring homeowners aged 25-40 assume family will give them more than £40,000 towards the cost of their first property. But at the same time, research also shows that[…]

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London house prices set to lag behind the rest of the country

London house prices are forecasted to lag well behind other regions, according to a new report. According to Savills, the upmarket estate agent, average house prices in the capital will fall by 2% in 2018,[…]

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Mortgage Interest Payments on the Rise

The Bank of England has continuously hinted at raising interest rates before the end of 2017 as they claimed that borrowing costs will soon go up. With the next Monetary Policy Committee meeting on Thursday,[…]

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The Most Expensive Areas In London

Top 5 include Kensington and Chelsea, the City of London, Westminster and Camden   The Office for National Statistics (ONS) released a new analysis of the 2016 house prices, suggesting a wide price gap in England[…]

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The Average UK Rent Increased 2.1% YoY in September

Index date from HomeLet’s retail index reveal that in 11 of the 12 regions covered by the research, rents had risen. At an average rise of 2.1% across the country, the UK average monthly rent[…]

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Calls For Increase In Build to Rent

Rent Prices Skyrocketing Renters are now paying over £54 billion in rent to private landlords across Britain, more than twice the £26.5 billion mortgage interest paid by owner occupiers. The increase in rental bills have[…]

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Are you in a bad credit situation?

Credit and Responsibility: Two concepts that do not always match! Last week the Bank of England warned lenders to ramp up their emergency buffers as Britons continue to take out more and more unsecured debt.[…]

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