Articles tagged "commercial property"
Friday, September 7th, 2012
The Best Case Scenario With the UK officially in recession, following a fall in output for the 3rd quarter in a row, many businesses are finding it difficult to borrow and lenders are finding it difficult to lend. What that means is that it’s even more important that you and your business research the best [...]
Tuesday, May 8th, 2012
Our commercial department were challenged recently by two business owners who wanted help raising business finance. They were looking to expand their hotel business and had outgrown the leasehold premises they had occupied for the last five years. They had seen a freehold property for sale nearby that suited their requirements and raising business finance [...]
Friday, May 4th, 2012
Thinking about financing your business or are you considering a refinance package? Probably for many people, the answer is ‘yes’ to one or the other. Financing your business, whether it’s for starting up or to fund expansion is a vital part of any business, meaning it’s crucial to get it right. So where do you [...]
Friday, April 13th, 2012
New tax year, same old investment portfolio? Now the new tax year has dawned, it seems a good time for some financial spring cleaning and reorganisation. With that in mind, we thought we would share the question one of our clients asked us recently: how can I be confident that I’ve got a suitable mix [...]
Friday, November 25th, 2011
Buying the business of your dreams can still be a reality with Worldwide Financial Planning Living the dream as your own boss in a restaurant, café or guest house can become a nightmare when the economic climate freezes your funding stream. But there is a way to maximize the chances of buying the business that [...]
Friday, April 30th, 2010
I have had my pension valuation through from my insurance company and once again the valuation is poor. Can I transfer this so I can invest it myself? It is widely recognised that insurance company pension funds are pretty much guaranteed to underperform. Most are at best clumpy.
Friday, January 29th, 2010
There is no real reason why residential property should increase in value at all. Whilst I was negative on all property from 2005, in February last year I was happy to buy back into real estate investment trusts (REITs – commercial property shares), and four months ago I was happy to buy back into the physical commercial property asset.
Friday, June 12th, 2009
Managing Director, Worldwide Financial Planning, Writes:
Following on from last weeks column on the purchasing of property shares I finished by saying I would explain where to buy them. And so…
Friday, June 5th, 2009
Well who would have thought it? My first article on the potential for loss in property was back in 2003 as a warning, followed by a series of ‘get out’ signals from 2005. The key issue with property was liquidity. Unlike a share which has numerous potential buyers for sellers, property dies, and if you are stuck with the asset, it’s a bad day at the races. I first learned this with my purchase of a house at age 19 which I couldn’t get a viewing for in the next eight years – lesson learned with my own money!
Friday, July 18th, 2008
Do you believe we are at the bottom of the property investment market?
For the sake of clarity, there are three sectors we are referring to: Residential and commercial property and property shares. The answer to all three is no, but the one closest to an upturn is property shares.
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