Since pensioners were granted full control of their retirement savings in April of this year they have more investment opportunities than ever before and many are looking to property as an alternative to annuities, shares and bonds. Figures reported suggest some 70% have opted to drawdown all or part of their retirement wealth and invest this in various forms of residential property.
“Compared to investments in the stock market, property remains a far more predictable and stable option in the longer term and we have definitely seen an increase in new investment landlords over the last couple of months.” said Chris Howe, Sales Manager of Hodders. “Combine this with the very buoyant period we are experiencing in the lettings arena we are seeing good returns with high yields available.”year they have more investment opportunities than ever before and many are looking to property as an alternative to annuities, shares and bonds. Figures reported suggest some 70% have opted to drawdown all or part of their retirement wealth and invest this in various forms of residential property.
Hodders offer a joined up approach to new investors by providing them with access to our ‘Buy to Let’ department at the early stages of the process.
“Most of our new investment landlords have never let a property before and the process can be seen as very daunting. We can assist investors interested in residential lettings investments from first time landlords through to portfolio landlords, where we can follow a defined investment brief, as well as help developing a new strategy or evaluate an existing portfolio to ensure you are maximising your investment” said Matthew Cefai, Lettings Manager at Hodders.
By working closely with our specialist investment team, our consultants are best placed to advise you on the latest markets trends and offer lettings advice on a potential investment property from the outset.
We can guide you through the entire acquisition, from sourcing the right property for your requirements through to the management of the let. Our specialist investment team are experienced in sourcing, letting and managing residential property investments and have an excellent local knowledge of the market.
When marketing your investment Hodders can target a range of tenant demographics best suited for your property. We can also help you with the other essential services you need such as investment finance, letting legal essentials, marketing and presentation advice and bespoke insurance packages.
With these new found freedoms, there has been a sharp rise in demand from pensioners for experienced and qualified advice on what retirees can do with their savings as they decide how to make use of their pension pot.
If you are looking to start a portfolio, increase your existing one or would like advice on your current portfolio we would be delighted to have a no obligation consultation to explain how we can help.
Call our specialist investment team today on 01784 770461 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.