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A Home Is Not Capital

Published on 07/09/2012 By Tomas

You often hear people talking the “capital” tied up in their home. But it’s wrong to think like that. A home isn’t capital in the economists’ sense of the word. Economists refer to the purchase of goods that are used in the production of other goods or services as an investment in capital. Capital isn’t […]

Luxury flats on the Thames

Published on 06/07/2011 By Tomas

Published by The Telegraph on Monday, 04 July 2011 by Christopher Middleton   With Neo Bankside Thames-side living has certainly come a long way since Dickens’s day, says Christopher Middleton Forget the Côte d’Azur. You’d be hard put to find a more expensive piece of waterfront real estate in all of Europe than the stretch […]

Investing in Single Family Homes , May Be Not…

Published on 15/02/2011 By Tomas

The below article relates to US market but content is interesting as well as author’s approach to resolving problem: which investment path to choose?   Published by REIClub Blog on Friday, 11 February 2011 by James Pockross   For some of you just starting out, it is hard to decide which type of property is […]

Citi raises $530 mln for UK commercial property fund

Published on 12/02/2011 By Tomas

  Fund offered to rich investors in EMEA, Asia; Seeking investments in UK commercial real estate   Published by Reuters on Thursday, 10 February 2011 by Chris Vellacott   LONDON, Feb 10 (Reuters) – Citigroup (C.N) has raised 330 million pounds ($530.9 million) via its private bank for a fund managed by Threadneedle that will […]

More gloom for UK property market as demand and prices fall

Published on 16/12/2010 By Tomas

Published by Property Community on Tuesday, 14 December 2010 by Ray Clancy   The residential property market in the UK is likely to remain subdued in the coming months as lack of demand means prices are falling, the latest high profile real estate reports show. Surveyors’ expectations for property prices over the next three months […]

Mixed outlook for main UK real estate sectors

Published on 28/11/2010 By Tomas

Published by Property Wire on Friday, 26 November 2010   UK real estate sectors face a mixed outlook going into the New Year as overall the pace of economic recovery slows down in 2011, according to property consultants. Few office schemes are expected to get off the ground in 2011 although investors are actively seeking […]

Quality matters as the UK property market slows

Published on 17/11/2010 By Tomas

Published by Property Wire on Tuesday, 16 November 2010   As the UK residential real estate market begins to slow down the value gap between the best properties on the market and the rest is widening, according to a new analysis. Best in class properties have fallen an average of just 1.4% over the past […]

Submarket Due Diligence

Published on 07/12/2009 By Tomas

General Examining the immediate area around a property is part science and part art. The purchaser needs to very analytically consider the factors regarding growth, demographics, employment, business investment. Competition and rent comparables are also quantifiable factors. … Read more here By Blake Dale Ratcliff from EZine Articles

Investing in Real Estate, good advise

Published on 02/12/2009 By Tomas