Is property investment still a good idea? It’s a question that hasn’t come up much over the last couple of years – but the recent changes mean we’re hearing it ever more frequently. In this episode we address the main concerns we hear, including: The new tax treatment will reduce profits Higher stamp duty rates […]
This week on Ask Rob & Rob, Matt asked: Are one bed flats a bad investment? The answer this week is a little more clear-cut, as it’s a simple one: no. One bed flats are a strong investment, because they rent well and they sell well – they’re great starter homes / first step on the […]
This week we’re in doom and gloom mode once again! Last week it was risks, the previous week it was mistakes…and now we’re tackling the bright’n’breezy topic of being broke in retirement. Yes, the pension crisis is real – more real than most people care to think about. But there is a positive message buried […]
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This week on Ask Rob & Rob, Ed asked: I need help with floorplans! The question asks about making the most of the space in a property via floorplans. The answer touches upon the use of software as the next step from doing floor plans with pen and paper. It covers the plethora of floorplan tools online, […]
Any investment has risks attached. It’s important not to rush into a situation that’s more risky than you can afford to stomach…but you also don’t want to let fear of risk put you off from doing anything. So this week, we’re looking at the most common risks in property investment, and what you can do […]
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This week on Ask Rob & Rob, John asked: Is this a good strategy for a newbie? This question is specifically about delayed completion – where you pay a certain amount up front, (generally 10%, but this is negotiable) and cover the mortgage for a period of time before you complete. It also mentions option to buy, which […]
If you’re involved in property for any length of time, things will go wrong – and as positive as we are about property, we’ve both made mistakes and had bad experiences. As we spend a lot of time talking about the advantages of property investment, it’s only right that we give some attention to the […]
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This week on Ask Rob & Rob, Dwayne asked: What are the pros and cons of new builds? An age-old debate! The answer touched upon both sides, and of course it will depend on the investment strategy in question. New builds come with less risk – not zero risk, but less – as new properties will likely […]