Are you looking for Property Investing Perfection?

What are you investing in at the moment? The answer doesn’t need to be a type of property, a method, or even an area, it’s more likely these days to be a cash-flow return. If you’re looking at a deal how are you deciding whether to invest or not? Do you check the location? Perhaps you want to invest close to home! Do you check the possibility for Capital Growth? – Perhaps not for the short-term but for the next 10-20 years. Do you divide your cashpot and diversify to make sure you’ve covered all eventualities? Do you look for cash-flow to give you financial freedom, or to give you a few more luxuries in life? OR are you looking for the deal that ticks all 4 boxes? Investing through others What is going to persuade you to part with your hard earned cash? Rather than thinking of the return...
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How to Break through the Glass Ceiling

Think it! Know it! Do it! Have you ever wondered why some people earn more than others? There are too many rags to riches stories about to be able to blame it on education, or lack of it. So what is it that holds each one of us at a particular level of earnings? Is it the TAX MAN? If the second tax band starts at £38,000 p.a. then many executives never achieve higher salaries than this because they don’t want to pay 40% in tax. Is that you? You may think you’d love to earn more, but subconsciously you might be persuading yourself you need to keep below this level. Is it the VAT MAN? If you are self-employed then there is a ceiling of £64,000 at which you have to be registered for VAT and charge VAT on everything you sell. Despite the fact that you can also...
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Property Investors - Just Do It

The philosophy of getting to the heart of the property world sits at the centre of Just Do Property and I will endeavour to help you each month to get straight to the main issues you face as an investor – whether you are just starting or whether you have been investing for some time. Try asking yourself the following questions: What do I want to achieve? By when do I want to achieve this? Why do I want this now? How am I going to achieve this? – break each part down into small pieces What other information do I need to have or be clear on to make this target easier to reach? The more specific you are about each element of your goal the more likely you are to keep on track and be successful. We tend to overestimate what we can achieve in a short period of...
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