You are… Long-term Lou

A generous pension, security for your family, and something to pass on: property is the perfect investment for achieving these important, long-term goals.

Good news! You already have the most important asset when it comes to property: time.

Yes, you can make money quickly in property – but it requires a lot of effort, a fair slice of luck, and taking on more risk than you might be comfortable with.

The fundamentals of property investment mean that when you’ve got more time, you don’t have to take big risks – or even do anything that clever. Just set yourself up correctly at the start, buy wisely, and the hidden (but powerful) forces of inflation and supply and demand will do the rest.

Here’s an example:

  • Ten years ago, the average house in the UK cost £156,828. To buy it with a buy-to-let mortgage, you would have needed to put down £39,000 as a deposit.
  • Today, the average house costs £214,578 – so if you sold, you’d have made a 150% return on your investment… AND made a profit every month on the rent!
  • The longer the time frame, the more this compounds: over 20 years, you would have made a 350% return

But you can do a lot better than “average”.

In reality, you’ll never buy the “average” property. You can do a lot better… or a lot worse.

You’ll have heard horror stories about property, for sure. People who’ve had houses plummet in value, bought villas overseas that never got built, had tenants who refused to pay the rent and wouldn’t leave…

These things happen every day. But they’re all avoidable.

There’s no investment in the world that guarantees success even if you don’t do any research and just pile in blindly. (If anyone promises you guaranteed success, you should be very suspicious!)

But if you do take the time to learn the basics and form the right plan, you can do far better than average.

The difference between buying the right property or the wrong property…

in the right place or the wrong place…

at the right time or the wrong time……will make an enormous difference to your long-term wealth.

If you need help setting your goals, and deciding what and where to buy, we offer completely free strategy meetings at Property Hub Invest. Find out more.

We’ll give you that education. It’ll cost you nothing.

We’ve spent the last five years putting together an incredible collection of resources for investors just like you – including online courses, hundreds of podcasts, and an online forum with thousands of posts.

Because we make our money from providing (totally optional) services, we can afford to give this all away for free.

The only catch is… we’ve got so many great resources, it’s hard to know where to start.

Because of your goals, we recommend starting with...

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The 18 year property cycle explained

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Rob D's £16,800 mistake

What happens when you get your property investment strategy completely wrong? In Rob D’s case, you lose £16,800! Find out how you can avoid doing the same.

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Should I worry about ROI if I'm buying for growth?

Income AND growth? Yes please! But if long-term gains are your priority, what’s a reasonable short-term income expectation?

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