The property market can be a minefield, especially if you’re looking to get your foot on the ladder as a first-time investor.
And, with plenty of investment opportunities available allowing you to take advantage of investments across the entire spectrum, buying property as an investment has never been so easy.
With inflation at 2.7% and banks paying 0.5% per year, if the answer is no, then the chances are, you’re loosing money every day.
For example, do you use your £11,000 Capital Gains Allowance when you’re investing in property? It’s tax free and very few people use it, simply because they don’t know how. What’s more, do you use your tax allowance? Do you know how your investments return, or how much you’re paying in fees? Are your investments right for you at this time in your life?
Despite a turbulent property marketplace, purchasing a property remains one of the best investments you can make, and there are always opportunities out there to make a healthy return on investment, especially if you’re willing to look a little harder!However, since 2007, the so-called “jilted generation” has understandably struggled to get on the property ladder due to a deteriorating economic landscape.
What are the best ways to get started in the property investment sector?
This is a question that we regularly hear from investors.The property market can be quite confusing and sometimes you don’t know the best way to get started in property investment.
Fear not… there is an easy way to invest in property without having lots of money, time, or an even knowledge or experience working within the property market.
At Shojin we work together with you to give you the advice and guidance on property investments of all types. From small short-term projects that are primed for smaller returns through to larger properties designed for long-term investments, we can help make the whole process simple for you.
Shojin offers a variety of investment products to suit your property investing needs - whether it is a hands-free buy to let investment or the more potentially lucrative property development projects. This blog article will take you through the various investment opportunities in the UK offered by Shojin and help you in your decision to find the best property investment suitable for you.
Investors are increasingly retreating from traditional cash Individual Savings Accounts (ISA) in favour of the recently launched Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA), according to a recent poll.
An Innovative Finance Isa, or IFISA, can be an attractive alternative for investors who want their ISA money to work harder than cash, and who would prefer to avoid the turbulence of the stock market. The IFISA makes it really easy to invest in the property market.
Companies are helping young people get a financial stake in property, which sounds like a good thing – but these are the risks.
Shojin Property Partners has secured over £2.1m for development projects with predicted annual returns between 20-25%, six months after launching its property crowdfunding platform.
How do you invest in property without buying a home? Brits are falling out of love with the property market. A recent report from Rathbones found that more than half of investors now take a pessimistic view on the sector.
Shojin Property Partners is the newest entrant into the property crowdfunding space. The London based, FCA regulated crowdfunding platform was officially opened on 27th September 2017.
The company has seen a 20% rise in millennials aged 18-30 investing in property crowdfunding projects since launching the platform last year.
The share of buy-to-let (BTL) lending decreased to 12.5% in June 2017 – the lowest percentage since Q3 2013 – which has led to calls from a property expert for investors to utilise crowdfunding to fund investment.
The weak pound is helping drive an increase in international investors accessing the UK property market via crowdfunding, says Shojin Property Partners.