Guest Blog: CAPTCHA Property in a SIPP or SSAS

Barnett WaddinghamIn his latest guest blog for Investment Sense, Andy Leggett of Barnett Waddingham, takes a sideways look at investing in property via a self-invested pension. Whether you recognise the term or not, you are familiar with CAPTCHA: when you have to read some mangled letters on a web page and enter them as part of a form, you are completing a Completely Automated Public Turing-test to tell Computers and Humans Apart. What I recently learned was that the initial prototype used images ...

Is 2013 the right year to jump on the buy to let band wagon?

Four in a row IIWith interest rates on savings accounts at all-time lows, house prices down by 20% from their peak and rents rising, it is little wonder that more and more people are investing in residential property. New figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) show that there are now 1.5 million buy to let investors in the UK so we thought we’d look at a few reasons why now might be the right ...