Buy To Let

  • LANDLORDS FACE HIGHER BORROWING COSTS

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Building a large portfolio of buy to let properties in the UK just got harder as borrowing costs landlords with four or more buy-to-let properties will rise.

    11th November, 2016Continue reading
  • TRUMP VICTORY COULD SPELL BAD NEWS FOR PROPERTY INVESTORS

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    As we all know, property prices are sensitive to interest rate hikes. Even more so in today’s market where prices are at historic highs with P/E ratios in countries such as the UK at over 9. Any change in direction for interest rates would likely affect sentiment in the market and over a period of time, trigger a downturn.

    10th November, 2016Continue reading
  • EASY MONEY? NOT ALWAYS.

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Some property investors fail to accurately consider exit risks when they are looking for quick turn around deals, which in reality, represents the most risk when it comes to property investment.

    9th November, 2016Continue reading
  • WHY MARKET LIQUIDITY IS IMPORTANT

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Property is an illiquid asset that can't be converted into cash quickly like equities. While yields create revenue and cash flow during ownership, liquidity determines how successful you will be when it comes time to sell.

    7th November, 2016Continue reading
  • DO YOU CONSIDER THIS PROPERTY INVESTMENT RISK?

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    We all understand that there is risk associated with any type of investment including property. So in a series of articles I want to briefly touch upon the risk categories that we always figure into our calculations before making a purchase. In today’s article we will look at:

    4th November, 2016Continue reading
  • HOW TO PREPARE YOURSELF FOR THE COMING PROPERTY CRASH

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Economists can usually predict what, when, or how, but never all three at the same time. And whilst I am not an economist I will adhere to this principle and simply do the obvious and predict the “what”.

    3rd November, 2016Continue reading
  • WHY PROPERTY WON'T MAKE YOU WEALTHY

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    It’s become accepted wisdom that the path to a wealthier, more secure future is through property. Or is it? Admittedly, prices have risen substantially since the crisis of 2008. But these price rises in recent years have more to do with the monetary policy and government incentive schemes funded by the tax payer, than any real world fundamentals.

    1st November, 2016Continue reading
  • U.S. PROPERTY MARKET TO BENEFIT FROM BREXIT

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    In the short term, the impact has been generally positive for the U.S. with the flight to safety driving down 10-year treasury notes to a new historic low of 1.39%.

    14th September, 2016Continue reading
  • DISTRESSED SALES REPRESENT 8.4 PERCENT OF ALL USA HOME SALES

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Irvine, Ca-based CoreLogic is reporting this week that distressed residential sales, which include REO and short sales, accounted for 8.4 percent of total home sales nationally in May 2016, down 2.1 percentage points from May 2015 and down 1 percentage point from April 2016.

    6th September, 2016Continue reading
  • IRLEAND COMMERCIAL SECTORS TO BENEFIT FROM BREXIT

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Global real estate consultant JLL is reporting this month the JLL Irish Property Index continued to perform steadily, with overall returns of +3.2% in the second quarter of 2016. This is the 19thconsecutive quarter of positive growth.

    6th September, 2016Continue reading