Let me answer this question directly, no. I am sure that many disabled and people suffering from a debilitating illness would trade every possession they had for wholeness and good health. I am no different.
However, we play the hand we are given and one tries to make the best of it. So, there are some financial benefits to ease disabled life that people should be aware of and they should take action as soon as they can. For those that invest in property, disability has some advantages. One only has to think how one’s business is affected, be it adaptations of homes you own or manage to employing the disabled. Continue reading The Accidental Landlord – Disability, are there any benefits?
In his first article our Guest Writer and self styled “Accidental Landlord” Bill Main-Ian told the story of how he was catastrophically injured and some of the mental issues that he and his family faced thereafter. The story of how Bill got into property investing and triumphed through adversity is being shared in detail for the first time exclusively with readers of Property118.com
“SUB-PRIME LENDING WAS OUR SAVIOUR”
We were sitting in a 3 bed semi which was in a desirable area. We knew that it would rent out. So our problem was to find a suitable property to move to whilst keeping our semi and rent it out to pay for the huge mortgage we eventually knew we had to borrow. This is how we did it. Continue reading ACCIDENTAL LANDLORD Part 2 of the story of Bill Main-Ian (Sub- prime lending was our saviour)
Bill Main-Ian, guest article writer for Property118.com
My name is Bill Main-Ian. On April 27th, 2000, at the age of 47 and with 26 years serving the community as a Police Officer, I was involved in an accident, which resulted in the loss of my leg. In a series of articles that Mark Alexander has generously allowed me to write on Property 118.com, I am going to tell you a story of triumph through adversity, albeit that my fight with adversity is never going to end. I hope you will join me on this journey.
Continue reading The Accidental Landlord: let me assure you, it’s the journey no-one wants to make