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Lump Sum vs Pound Cost Averaging: Which Is Best?
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November 6, 2019

If you have the option of investing a lump sum in one go or drip-feeding this pile of money into an investment portfolio over a longer period, there are definitely pros and cons you need to have a strong grasp on.

Active vs Passive Investing Explained
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November 5, 2019

When considering active vs passive investments, the biggest influencing factors are your investment objectives, your personal circumstances and your personality. These all combine to send you down a certain path, but first of all we need to understand the fundamentals of what active and passive investments are.

How To Flip A House In The UK
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November 5, 2019

Buying and selling property is nothing new, but as a means of specifically making money as opposed to facilitating a place to live, flipping a house is an increasingly popular tactic. If done right it can certainly make you a lot of money very quickly, but like anything in the property business, there is an awful lot to consider.

How To Find Tenants for Rental Properties
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November 5, 2019

It might sound obvious, but there is very little point in owning a rental property if you haven’t got any tenants for it. And finding tenants might not be as easy as you think. So how do you find tenants? And how do you find the right tenants?

Property Investment Strategies: 7 of the Best
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November 28, 2018

There are lots of ways to make money from property - some more obvious than others. We have rounded them up and given an expert overview of each property investment strategy.

Property Investment Basics: Everything Beginners Need To Know
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November 23, 2018

Most of us have bought a property before and are aware of the pre-requisites, the process and the pitfalls. Whilst property investment is slightly different from buying your family home, many of the same disciplines can be applied, which is great for beginners.

Is It Better To Invest In Property Or Stocks And Shares?
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November 23, 2018

Property and stocks and shares have been popular investment vehicles for a long time. But which one is right for you? We've rounded up the pros and cons of each to help you decide.

How To Find A Good Investment Property
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October 30, 2018

The immediate attraction of buy-to-let property investment may have faded in the last 12 months or so, but it still remains a popular field for budding property entrepreneurs. Despite a tax crackdown on landlords and restrictive stamp duty regulations, investing in residential property still appeals.

Commercial v Residential Property Investment: What’s The Difference?
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October 22, 2018

Investing in property is a long established method of earning regular income and accumulating assets, but you can also accumulate problems. The property market can be a difficult arena and one where you only have limited control. One of the main factors you need to consider is whether you wish to invest in commercial or residential property.

The Best Small Investments You Can Make In The UK
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October 17, 2018

What options are available to you if you don't have piles of cash to save? There are a plethora of options to suit all investors, find out what suits your situation in this in depth look.

Why You Should Invest In Student Property
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September 20, 2018

We take a look at why you should consider investing in student property. There are a number of things to consider and we help you navigate the pros and cons.

Pension Investment Alternatives: Where else you can invest for retirement
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September 17, 2018

Pensions are vital when it comes to retirement but increasingly people are becoming disillusioned with the pension industry and are looking into the alternatives. We have compiled a list of various vehicles that can be used for retirement and given you the lowdown on what each may be able to do for you.

How To Help Prepare Your Child For University
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September 17, 2018

Getting your child ready for life away from the proverbial nest is something that takes a long time, but as the time fast approaches there are a few things you can do to get them and yourself ready for the big day.

How To Get Into Property Development
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September 17, 2018

Getting into property development can be difficult, with lots of potential pitfalls. Here is our guide on how to break into the industry and common mistakes to avoid.

EPC Certificates: Everything You Need To Know
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September 14, 2018

Energy Performance Certificates (EPC for short) are a requirement when buying, selling or renting a home. What are they, what do they show and why should you care? Find out all this and more in our guide.

How Long Does It Take To Earn Money As A Buy-To-Let Landlord?
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September 14, 2018

Becoming a private landlord for the first time can be a stressful and protracted process. We look at what it takes to go from a desire to be a private landlord through to becoming one for the first time. We then see how this measures up against property cordfunding with UOWN.

5 Ways Technology Can Help Buy-to-Let Landlords
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September 13, 2018

Technology is helping revolutionise industries but property has been behind the curve. That is changing, we look at five key areas that technology could help you as a landlord. Saving you money and time in the long run.

New HMO Legislation: What You Need To Know
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September 13, 2018

Autumn 2018 is set to see a revision of the standard requirements for Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMOs) with the Licensing coming into effect on October 1st. Here we run through everything that you need to know about these legislative changes.

The Best Places In The UK To Invest In Property In 2019
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September 13, 2018

We take a deep dive into the property investment market and look at the best places to invest in property in 2019.

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