Buy to let landlord Michael Parkinson was allegedly stabbed to death by his wife after their property dream soured under financial pressures.
Jennifer Parkinson, 65, denies murdering her 63-year-old husband after a row at their home in Gosport, Hampshire. Continue reading Buy to let couple’s row over money ended in murder
This week I’ve been involved in a group debate with three people who hide their identity on a popular property investors forum.
The people on the opposite side of the debate consider me to be a property Bull and themselves to be Bears. They do not invest into property. One went under the handle “Wisebear”. Continue reading The origins of the phrase Bulls and Bears – heated debate
This question was recently asked on a property forum and inspired me to write this post.
A spreadsheet could be written to crunch the numbers and I will explain how I do this further into this post.
Continue reading Sell or hold after completing a refurbishment?
By Mike Woodfine, Co-founder of The Money Centre.
Interest margins are extortionate – you need an unsecured loan to pay lenders arrangement fees – loan to values are just down right depressing. It really does look like lenders are cashing in on everybody’s misfortune and I bet you are thinking now is not the best time to borrow money – but are you right?
Continue reading Bunch of robbing bankers, by co-founder of The Money Centre, Mike Woodfine
Signing a home over to family is not an easy solution to tax problems or trying to avoid paying for care in your old age.
In many cases, the switch in owners can cause more issues than the action was meant to solve. Continue reading Dangers of signing over property to your family. Quality advice from our tax partner