Property Investment Strategies – What Next For House Prices? | Gill Alton

There are a great many variables which have an influence on the prices of houses in the UK, not just on the national average but also locally.

Certainly it is predicted the Government Lending Schemes are likely to drive the house prices up in the short term.  However, I have a genuine concern they haven’t thought the whole process through, as it is likely to cause another issue at the end of the 3 year period, for those who have taken up the scheme.

Putting that aside, if however you are looking at the housing market for investment purposes then having property investment strategies geared for the long term will ensure you are able to ride out any house price waves.

You should also be focussed completely on investing for cash flow, with capital growth simply being an added bonus. This way you are taking all the gambling out of your investment.  After all, if you know you are going to receive a rental income from your property that exceeds the mortgage and associated property costs, then the underlying value of the property become irrelevant.

It only becomes an issue at such time as you which to raise capital or you need to sell the property to repay the debt.  However you don’t even have to let this impact you, as you can make investment decisions along the way, which can significantly reduce your exposure to house price fluctuation and therefore allow you to be in a financially strong position.

For more information on how and which property investment strategies are best to secure your financial future, call me at Alton Property Partners on 01628 560 821 or arrange a call back

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Gill Alton is the founder of Alton Property Partners, which provides a comprehensive and personal Property Portfolio Building Service for investors in the UK.

Alton Property Partners manage the entire investment process, from sourcing property at a discounted value, co-ordinating the Mortgage, arranging the refurbishment, right through to ensuring it is ready for the rental market.

The service is specifically aimed to support those who recognise the value of a UK investment portfolio, but lack the time, or knowledge to be able to invest for themselves because they are full time employees or Business Owners. With full consultation and comprehensive financial analysis, clients can be assured that their portfolio of strong yielding properties will be built to exacting standards and they will be kept up to date every step of the way.

Having been involved in property for 16 years Gill has built a personal portfolio for her family, and in addition to Alton Property Partners, runs a Property Mentoring Business, Venus Property Mentoring which focuses on supporting new investors onto the investing ladder. Having originally left the Corporate world to be a Qualified Mortgage Broker, Gill’s husband now focuses on their family Mortgage Brokerage in Maidenhead – Alton Mortgages.

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