Category: Investment Guides

Buy-to-let landlord vs. fully managed investment: how to get property success

shutterstock_278456882 (1) Buy-to-let used to be the gem in the UK property market’s crown, earning investors more than £180 billion since 2009 alone. However, new legislation has eaten into investor returns and seen the attraction of buy-to-let as a must-have asset disappear. But the UK property market isn’t defined by buy-to-let. Rife with options for investors, impressive... Read more »

Why Manchester is the #1 UK city for rental investment: Your free eBook

Why Manchester is the #1 UK city for rental investment: Your free eBook

Recently named by Savills as having the strongest economic prospects of any British city, Manchester is the place to invest within the UK. The northern city, renowned for its sporting and music history, has become the premier property investment location in the UK. Manchester’s population is growing at three times the national average thanks to… Read more »

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Conclusion

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Conclusion

Diversifying conclusion Due to the volatility of commodities and the specialised nature of alternative investment, the vast majority of private investment is spread across shares, property, bonds and cash. The chart below summarises the options and their main advantages and risks. Diversification summary: Asset class Main advantages Main risks Star performer Cash Very secure and… Read more »

Choosing the Right Investment – An Investment Comparison Infographic

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This infographic outlines the main characteristics of the most common investment types, as well as the potential advantages and disadvantages associated with each one. This will enable you to easily compare each individual investment type and develop a better understanding of which option is most suited to you.

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Alternative

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Alternative

Whatever your next purchase is, you will want to assess its suitability and compare it against your existing assets to create your ideal portfolio. Below you’ll find a breakdown of the most common asset types and their most prominent categories, each judged and ranked on the following criteria: Ability to generate returns The amount of… Read more »

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Commodities

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Commodities

What assets to diversify into Whatever your next purchase is, you will want to assess its suitability and compare it against your existing assets to create your ideal portfolio. Below you’ll find a breakdown of the most common asset types and their most prominent categories, each judged and ranked on the following criteria: Ability to… Read more »

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Bonds

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Bonds

What investment assets to diversify into Whatever your next purchase is, you will want to assess its suitability and compare it against your existing assets to create your ideal portfolio. In this guide, the most common asset types and their most prominent categories will be judged and ranked on the following criteria: Ability to generate… Read more »

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Property

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Property

What investment assets to diversify into Whatever your next purchase is, you will want to assess its suitability and compare it against your existing assets to create your ideal portfolio. In this guide, the most common asset types and their most prominent categories will be judged and ranked on the following criteria: Ability to generate… Read more »