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I know this matter will be on the mind of every Property owner in the UK ...
But If we crash out of the EU how will it effect the PRS?
My own feeling is If your in property for the long term and you have good yields and low Leverage under 60% I think you would be fine
In my own world I look for opportunity to purchase high Yielding property
So I would welcome a crash in property prices. If all the forecasts are true The UK will go into recession
My own history has always been when Recession hits and Property Prices fall I buy back into the market as much as I can
I don't have great fears if we crash out - In fact I think personalty It could be a fantastic time to make money
The plus sides could be lots of property for sale at lower cost
Interest rates could fall again
I'm I being too optimistic ?
This could be the best thing to happen for Landlords who wish to expand
We have such a lot of doom at present But Doom is a good thing
The old saying is "when you see a boom you have missed the Opportunity" and the reverse is true
If we do crash out it, could be the very time to buy and build great yields, If you have the cash to fund deposits
I am happy to see the clowns in Westminster do their stuff as I know its going to result in opportunity
The only worry I have is Labour coming to power But I don't think they will come to power
We could see a very interesting chapter unfolding in the UK
There would be a period of shock and then a major recovery as the UK realises it can live outside the EU
Even I would be looking at London to invest if it goes bump as I think this is where the bargains will be ...
Learn Change and Adapt ?????
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You speak a lot of sense DL.Savvy people will be making a lot of money from the uncertainty surrounding Brexit.I also have faith that the London property market will stabilise.See >>> The big bad ass Brexit brief for landlordsInteresting times for sure!
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There is a saying in the Army
... and then open green fields ?
The country will go through bad, but good always comes from bad!
Buy on a good yeild and you cant go wrong but be prepared to see currently held property drop in price and if you have an LTV above 60% you could see your deposits used on a property purchase wiped out
But the key is not to panic in negative equity just dont sell just take positive cash flow and buy more with cash depositsI did this in the last Crash My property values went down by over 40% But it gave me the opportunity to buy more property at a bargain price
Its all about the way you look at property investment
Folk think I am foolish never to factor in Capital Growth But when we have a crash capital growth soon evaporates
If I had been a London investor I would have sold when Osborne announced S24
The good money will be out of the London market unless the investor is looking very long term and livening on good yields.
There may be an agreement to leave with a deal
But there has been damage done now thats why the London Market is falling
It will all depend on two things we crash out with out a deal Or we stay where we are now with a long decline but slower
The UK is now in a place which is not good
If you were an immigrant would you opt to come to the UK with its History
I think most now will choose to leave or choose another EU country to live in
If this is the case highest immigration is in the SE of England so it will be hit hardest
Such doom. London is not the UK, it has been overpriced for too long.
Re numbers, this last 1/4 saw an all time record number of EU citizens living in the UK. Bet you didn't hear that on the BBC.
What can happen? Will a slight recession reduce demand? No, there is such pent up demand that it will take ages for equilibrium between supply and demand to be reached. House prices may adjust and a Corbyn hate regime will put many propeties on the market but there is nothing to suggest a big fall.
I live in mainland Europe and I can tell you our business in Germany and France has been slowing down quite rapidly. A recession in Europe will affect countries very quickly, less than the UK. Spain with around 38% of under 25 unemployed and those that are being around 55% on zero hours contracts do not see any improvement. There are massive funds looking for a home, Stataoil in Norway and Qatar both are keen on the UK. They do not find the Euro a good bet.
The greatest threat is Corbyn whose economic illiteracy and wrecking would be short lived.
I am on the plane to the UK to Bristol this afternoon to look at two more properties!
Good post & Agree
Here's a question for you
"This could be the best thing to happen for Landlords who wish to expand"
I am one of those LL's looking to expand - what's your advice in regards to expanding NOW or waiting?
Hang back Bank your cash and watch
The issue for Landlords will be funding deposits
If there is a crash and Landlords go into negative equity they cant raise funds from property they currently own
The Bargains will come but this is where cash will be king
I have seen this situation more than once
Ironically I dont see a Major crash in the NE I could see highly inflated areas such as Manchester having a problem because everyone is piling into the North Now
every time I see a Boom a fall will happen
Its waiting for that fall the opportunity comes again.