Category Archives: Alternate Investments

Is the UK Still Attractive to Overseas Investors?

Is the UK Still Attractive to Overseas Investors?

Property investment is well known to be a highly secure investment. The saying “safe as houses” exists for a reason, in the past there has been little doubt about the security of property investments.

However, now more than ever we are beginning to see signs of uncertainty in the market. With the ambiguity surrounding Brexit and the tightening of lending rules being enforced, it is possible that we are seeing a ‘tipping point’ in the market.

Buy-to-let

There has been a trend in the buy-to-let sector, much like HMO Property, that has actually been going on for some time now, even before the uncertainty of Brexit, this being a steady decline in foreign landlords. Hamptons International highlight that lettings accounted for by foreign landlords have halved over the past eight years.

In fact, it looks likely to be a combination of events. On top of Brexit, the UK also faces decreasing house price growth, tougher tax regimes from April 2019 onward, and a higher stamp duty.

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How To Trade CFDs & Consistently Make A Profit

How To Trade CFDs & Consistently Make A Profit

Anyone who is familiar with the principles associated with contracts for difference is well aware of their associated benefits. Flexible investment levels, the ability to profit on falling markets and margin trades are a handful of examples. If this is the case, why are so many investors unable to embrace consistency? Consistent trades equate to… Continue Reading