Property Investment Beginnings

If you want to get into a kind of investment then property investment is a good place to start. It is an investment that can increase your financial outlook and your portfolio, meaning as time goes by the price of the house will rise and you can sell. Or you can play it the different way and purchase a house, do it up and rent it out, or sell it quickly for a quick or passive profit. It is a good investment and one where you actually have something physical to show for it, which is of course different to investing in stocks and and forex where your money just seems to disappear into the ether. At least with property you have something to hold onto, and the fact you can handle it in different ways means it is supremely attractive. You may have already thought of these tips, but they can help you make the right choices in the pursuit of property investment.

What Kind of Investor Do You Want to Be?

In the first instance you need to realise what kind of investor you want to be. Do you want to buy houses and convert them into apartments? Or maybe you want to invest in premium properties, some of which can be found at You could want to go about it in the usual way. Get a house, do it up and sell it on at a profit. Whatever you intend to do you must ensure that you find your niche early on.

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A trick in property development is building relationships with contractors. They are the people who are going to be improving the property so you can sell it at a profit. Perhaps you have certain skills here so you can do some work yourself, but you will need help at some point. If you want to get into property development full time you need to forge these kinds of relationships to ensure you make the best profits. If you use the same people time and time again you can be sure to get the better deals.

Before investing into a property you also need to do the right amounts of research. Is there any imminent building works that are going to happen in the vicinity that could bring down the value of the home after you have invested in it? Check out local amenities, the people living nearby. It really does pay to prepare. If you don’t then you are opening yourself up to failure in the form of no return on investment and potentially a loss. Be aware, do your research before buying into something.

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You also need to be wary of certain government legislation. This means to do certain works you need to get planning permission. This is always the case for major expansions, if you are doing small things like conservatories then you don’t need to worry so much. Always check out the government legislation in your area before embarking on major overhaul projects of any kind.


Arnel Ariate is the webmaster of Money Soldiers.

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Tim Titchmarsh - September 8, 2017


Love the blog.Some really useful Forex Trading articles.
Many thanks for sharing them with us – keep up the good work.

Tim Titchmarsh


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