Category Archives: Property Investing

Property investing is a huge subject and I cannot do it justice here. What I can offer are a few insights on reflections on our own experiences.

Activity in the Welsh Property Market?

Thanks to property friend Vanessa Warwick of Property Tribes, I came across this article today about an increase in activity in Welsh property over the third quarter this year, specifically relating to home purchases.

Despite the increase, the figures are still down on a year ago, but I for one choose to interpret the information as good news. Nonetheless I shall be interested to dig deeper and find out more detail about the increased activity. Where the sales are happening, what types of properties are being sold, so on and so forth, the usual type of research and digging that is useful when making investment decisions.

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There’s More to UK Property than London

One of the most useful newsletters that lands in my inbox regularly is Money Week’s Money Morning newsletter.* After reading it I feel more informed about the economy and investing, though not necessarily more upbeat. Much as I enjoy reading the writers’ comments, they are frequently a bear-ish bunch at the moment.

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Stormy Weather

Last night I had, well not exactly a sleepless night, but a disturbed one all the same. I woke at 3.00am to the sound of the wind howling in off the sea and attacking our roof with some gusto.

Things go through your mind at 3.00am.

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