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Commuter belts make excellent investment areas

Commuter belts make excellent investment areas

The changing times of COVID-19 and rapidly increasing property prices in cities mean that commuter towns are firmly on investors’ radar.  International property expert and founder of Hurst & Wills, Lisa Bathurst, says, “While, traditional property advice says that...

The high cost of waiting for the ‘perfect time’ to invest

The high cost of waiting for the ‘perfect time’ to invest

So many people are waiting for a better time to invest offshore and while they wait, they are wasting growth potential. International property expert and founder of Hurst & Wills, Lisa Bathurst, says, “Don’t wait to buy, rather buy an investment property and then...

Webinar recording – 3 June 2020

Webinar recording – 3 June 2020

Listen to our recorded webinar discussion with three industry experts on the topics of; - offshore property investment - wealth management - forex  

Porto

Porto

Porto, or Oporto as its sometimes referred to, is the lesser known Portuguese city, recently voted one of the best sites to invest in 2020, according to Forbes. As a property investment destination, Porto is becoming increasingly popular, offering prime property....

UK property investments remain resilient

UK property investments remain resilient

International property expert and founder of Hurst & Wills, Lisa Bathurst, predicts that although the Covid-19 pandemic will affect investors, it won’t have a lasting impact on UK property investments. “Undoubtedly the corona virus will change the behaviours of...

Turn R700k into an investment property in the UK

Turn R700k into an investment property in the UK

Property specialist and founder of Hurst & Wills, Lisa Bathurst, explains how you can turn R700k into an investment property in the UK that pays itself off. “Hurst & Wills is very excited to announce our recently strengthened partnership with UK mortgage...

Are you ready to invest in offshore property

Are you ready to invest in offshore property

International property expert and founder of Hurst & Wills, Lisa Bathurst, sets out a five-step checklist to get your started and some pitfalls to watch out for. 1. Strategy Determine your objectives and the best strategy to meet them. Are you looking for a...

Partnering for success

Partnering for success

Our team met Kurt at an investment summit, he was in a state where he had done as much research as he could on his own but was feeling overwhelmed by the options and various developers who were approaching him directly. His brief was straight forward: Invest in high...

UK roundup 5 Cities in 5 Days!

UK roundup 5 Cities in 5 Days!

Hurst & Wills Business Development Manager, Shelly Wilson, did a whirlwind trip of the UK in January. Meeting developers, doing site visits and gaining fresh insights around 5 amazing cities where Hurst & Wills offer our clients property investment...

The best cathedral cities to buy investment property

The best cathedral cities to buy investment property

Cathedrals are often a good indicator of vibrant, successful cities. International property expert and founder of Hurst & Wills, Lisa Bathurst, provides some tips on cathedral cities to consider for investment, as well as the developments they offer. “A cathedral...

How should the Rand impact my decision to purchase overseas?

How should the Rand impact my decision to purchase overseas?

Looking specifically at the Rand /Pound currency pair there is so much volatility to be aware of. The perceived increase in the likelihood of a hard Brexit seems to have punished the Pound yesterday but we all know that the fundamentals of the UK are strong, this...

A land packed with opportunities

A land packed with opportunities

PORTUGAL offers buyers a range of relaxed, outdoor lifestyle choices: from beach fronts and golf estates to wine farms and ancient walled cities. "Although Portugal's Golden Visa opportunity has put it on the map, it is the relative affordability and outdoor lifestyle...

Identifying property hotspots for the best investment results

Identifying property hotspots for the best investment results

Buying investment property in an area considered a ‘property hotspot’ will considerably improve the success of your investment. This is especially important when looking at buying property abroad, but how does one identify a hotspot in places you don’t know well?...

Owning sought-after investment property in the UK is affordable

Owning sought-after investment property in the UK is affordable

Student accommodation is the most successful investment property asset class in the UK and it is much more affordable than people think, says international investment property specialist and founder of Hurst & Wills, Lisa Bathurst. According to Knight Frank*,...

Lisa Bathurst: 
Experience and reliability when buying property abroad

Lisa Bathurst: Experience and reliability when buying property abroad

Buying investment property overseas can be extremely tricky. Not being from a place means you don’t have the benefit of local knowledge about the investment itself or the suppliers you are dealing with. Add to that complicated tax and visa regulations and you can see...