Capital gains tax, in short, is the tax paid on profits made from the sale of an asset. This asset can be anything, for example, a piece of art, a classic car, or in this scenario a property. There are, however, several ways to minimize this tax.
Winter for many reasons can take a toll on a property and some of the most important preparations need be made around a home if you want it to weather the winter months. Here are our key maintenance tasks to complete on your rental property this winter.
An age old question and a hard one to answer. Is investing in buy-to-let properties better or worse than investing in the stock market? The answer as always with these types of things isn’t a simple yes or no, there isan array of contributing factors which means it’s different for everyone. One thing though, that seems to be universally suggested by the ‘experts’ is that...
Mold isn't uncommon, but it can be a serious point of tension between landlords and tenants and a large part of the problem is that the rules regarding who is responsible for mold aren't as clear cut as they could be.
A recent survey we conducted showed us that one of the key methods landlords use to learn is through video. To this end we thought we would share 10 of our favourite real estate and investing Youtube channels. These cover pretty much every aspect of real estate investing and various wealth building strategies.
For the right property and the right landlord student rentals are a great idea. They aren't, however, for everyone. In this article, we detail the pros and cons, as well as key things to consider when renting to students.
If you want to expand it and grow your wealth through real estate you may well want to consider building a brand identity. People react differently to a brand as they do to a person and you can utilise and capitalize on this.
When it comes to rentals, knowing what your tenants actually want, will not only help you secure the best tenants and fast, it will also help you retain your tenants and as with any service, offer more, give more value and you can charge more.
Should you invest in real estate now, or wait until the next housing market crash? This question makes some assumptions, and there are good arguments for both sides which makes it very hard to answer. We've done our research and explore both sides of the argument in this article.
We’ve all heard the horror stories. Cement in the drains, midnight police raids, and lengthy eviction processes that cost thousands. To avoid these nightmare tenants there are a few preventative measure that can be taken. This guide covers 8 actionable steps that will help you avoid any foreseeable tenancy disaster.