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Reading: An introduction to Property Metrics

Adam Vickers / February 16, 2019

Metrics are essential to every property investor. They provide a way to analyse current and future investments. The outcome from this analysis will invariably help inform the decision-making process i.e. buy or sell a property. This blog will look at different different metrics that can be used to help in the decision making process.

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Income Tax and Your Property Business

Adam Vickers / January 13, 2019

All landlords are obliged to pay income tax on the amount of money they receive from renting out their property, provided they make a profit in doing so. This is the money left over once any expenses and tax allowances are accounted for. In this blog we will into what-apart from rent- is taxable, tax rates for rental income and calculating tax for a portfolio of properties.

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Property Management in the UK for Overseas Investors

Adam Vickers / December 13, 2018

You’ll find firms who are excellent, carrying out your instructions and then some. On the flip side, there are the companies who tell you that they’re checking your property on a monthly basis...who insist it’s not their friends they got round to fix the blocked toilet in your flat last month, but a professional plumber, which is why they’re billing you an additional £160.

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Becoming a Landlord for the First Time

Adam Vickers / October 22, 2018

It’s not just the whole maintenance of the flat and ensuring the rent arrives in your bank account every month. No, there’s also the question of sorting it all out with the tax man, working out ongoing costs, finding tenants and even how to fund your investment in the first place.

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How to Get a BMV Property

Adam Vickers / September 14, 2018

If you’re new to property investing, then you may not be aware of the abbreviation BMV. It stands for Below Market Value and if it’s describing a property, then it means that this particular pile of bricks and mortar is below what you’d typically pay for a similar property in the same location. In other words, you’ve got yourself a bargain.

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Risk v Rewards in Property Investing

Adam Vickers / August 31, 2018

In this blog we look at how take the appropriate level of risks in property investment.

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Tech Sector a Magnet for Reading Property Investors

Adam Vickers / July 5, 2018

Reading is one of the top-performing cities in the UK for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) and joint highest in the South East of England, a new report has revealed.

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5 Great Reasons to Become a Property Investor

Adam Vickers / May 29, 2018

Successive governments haven’t exactly been making life easier for the seasoned or newbie property investor. The reason being housing in the UK is in such short supply and the situation has hit crisis point.

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Why Rentals in Reading are a Revelation

Adam Vickers / May 10, 2018

Got a job in London you love but have to live in an apartment or location you hate? Or perhaps you’ve already settled outside London but now can’t afford the huge train costs? Then why not consider relocating to Reading?

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10 Real Reasons to Invest in Property in Reading

Adam Vickers / April 27, 2018

One of the most successful towns in the UK in economic terms according to the respected research body Centre for Cities (CfC), the town of Reading offers property investors high rents and a very strong economy.

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