Investing in the Real Estate Market
Property finance platform HiP has released key insights and their expert opinion into what to consider when thinking about real estate investments – focusing around helping owners and investors in a number of ways. HiP tips focus on helping investors identifying the key opportunities to balance the various return options for successful property investments.
Almost unaffected by other markets,
Profits through renting
As lower risk investments typically rely more on strong rental prospects, a good way to identify those opportunities are where prices are low, or have fallen, but are relatively close to populated areas – especially those with leisure activities and job markets with a good annual income level, or established universities.
Areas of Liverpool and Newcastle upon Tyne are
Look for profitable areas and development opportunities
While it is common and intuitive to invest in properties in areas with established strong price performance, this can be subject to getting the timing right. It is key is to evaluate what will drive further price increase, or if future returns are instead likely to get lower. Catching opportunities early on can make a huge difference to an investment, compared to following known trends that have already been tested.
Property markets tend to repeat previous patterns and identifying price changes and the rate early on can lead to very profitable investments. Edinburgh, Manchester and Birmingham are all markets that experienced strong growth in 2017 and continue to perform stronger than the national average.
Closely related are opportunities created by changes such as new or improved infrastructure. This is a major driver for price growth, as it often increases the draw and comforts of an area. The full benefits can usually be seen after the changes take place and as the project is completed. Improvements can have a positive impact on demand in the area for the long term. This applies equally to large infrastructure projects of national scale or regional
Value Add Investments Everywhere, Buying Right is Key
Another type of attractive investment opportunity
The key to successful