Originally published at https://www.propertychronicle.com.

There’s one question above all that, in the real estate industry, we are constantly asked: ‘Is now a good time to put money into property?’

The consensus is, despite the uncertain environment, residential property in particular is still a fantastic asset — tried, tested, tangible and…


Originally published at https://www.realyse.com on June 30, 2020.

Anna Clare Harper, Co-Founder at Anglo Residential, looks at how investors in residential property can avoid the trap of confusing price and value.

How many times have you heard, “We negotiated 10% off the asking price”, followed shortly by, “we’re delighted!”?

People…


Originally published at https://www.propertyinvestortoday.co.uk on May 25, 2020.

It’s really important now, more than ever, that investors think strategically — with so much uncertainty and so many unknowns as a result of the current pandemic.

But how can you know what works, and what doesn’t, when it comes to investing…


FREE CHAPTER OF THE BOOK

To help answer some of the ‘most asked questions’ of the moment about the property market in these uncertain, fast-changing times and to highlight the official paperback launch date (14th May), here’s another free chapter of the book, which seems to have struck a chord…


Anna Clare Harper takes a look back at the UK property market in Q1 2020

What a difference just a few weeks makes. In mid-February, the Land Registry released its most up-to-date house-price data. Owing to the time lag of such indices, the report covered December and revealed that a post-election boost meant property prices in London rose by an average of 1.6 per cent…


This article is an excerpt from Strategic Property Investing: What works and what doesn’t in a complex UK residential property market. Ebook publication: 30th April 2020. Physical book publication: 14th May 2020. Find out more: annaclareharper.com/book or order here bit.ly/strategicpropertyinvesting

As important as strategy is for property investors, it’s not…


The UK housing market has a huge problem. There’s not enough supply to meet demand, and this trend is set to continue. This imbalance, combined with structural market imperfections preventing correction, has resulted in stark inequalities in, and stemming from access to property, for tenants, home owners and investors.

In…


3 things you need to know about how coronavirus affects long term property investors

How will coronavirus affect long term property investors?

Coronavirus has had an undeniable and distressing impact on lives and businesses the world over — investors, consumers and politicians!

NHS workers have been doing an incredible job, and sadly many have not only been suffering…


Knowing when, why and how to review and ‘pause, pivot or persevere’ is universally important: in property investment, other business contexts, and aspects of life from health to hobbies.

In investment, it’s never been more relevant than in this increasingly complex, challenging and fast-changing UK property market. …


For more than 20 years, UK residential property has been seen as one of the best investments available. But the market has changed. Approaches which worked before are now less profitable, if profitable at all. 5 key areas of change are affecting returns, and risks and effort associated, in particular…

Anna Clare Harper

Anna Clare Harper is a UK Property Investment Strategist, CEO of property asset manager SPI Capital, author and host of property & investment podcast The Return

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