Archive for October, 2008

Returns from Property

Returns from Property

Posted on 30. Oct, 2008 by Alan Forsyth.

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Posted on 28 November 2007
Myself and James Syson, our portfolio manager have sat down with around 100 investors over the last 6 weeks, and a common theme throughout has been investors not being sure what returns on their investment they are achieving – and therefore their ideas on what properties are performing best are often [...]

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Investment Property in Wroclaw in Poland

Investment Property in Wroclaw in Poland

Posted on 30. Oct, 2008 by Alan Forsyth.

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Posted on 05 November 2007
There is a shortfall of 42,000 houses in Wroclaw – and Knight Frank’s have calculated it will take 16 years to meet this current demand at the current building rate of just 2600 units per year – and this demand is increasing every day due to the maturation of the baby [...]

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Buy to Let – excellent way to grow your own Business

Buy to Let – excellent way to grow your own Business

Posted on 30. Oct, 2008 by Alan Forsyth.

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Posted on 15 October 2007
When I sit down with investors and they ask me what area of property investing they should go into, I almost always will say go for buy to let and will relate it to business.
If you think of large businesses and how they measure growth and performance – they will continually [...]

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Huge Demand for Property in Sofia

Huge Demand for Property in Sofia

Posted on 30. Oct, 2008 by Alan Forsyth.

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Posted on 14 June 2007
Hi,
I have just had 3 days in Sofia, checking on the market. I have been targetting the housing market there – as there is a huge under supply – indeed there are no large scale developers building houses.
This seems incredible considering there is a demand for a minimum of 60,000 new [...]

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Knight Frank Latest Ratings

Posted on 30. Oct, 2008 by Alan Forsyth.

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Posted on 29 May 2007
Hi All,
As reported in the Sunday Times lenders are restricting the best rates to those on higher salaries eg RBS will lend 100% rental coverage but only if you earn £75k per annum or more. It would appear they are trying to protect themselves from new investors and those on low [...]

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