An investment of £100,000 into an average regional property in early 2000 was worth over £270,000 twenty years later according to Nationwide Building Society. At the same time, it would have provided a valuable rental income.
Property may or may not provide similar returns in the future, but it remains one of the most reliable ways for a personal investor to generate additional income and capital growth and to provide a stable base for an investment portfolio or a retirement plan.
Supported Housing providers help vulnerable people live independent lives within the community. The number of people they can support is limited by a shortage of properties and they are increasingly turning to the private sector.
Property investors have several common goals - a good quality property in an area where people want to live. A highly reliable tenant. Above average rental returns. Minimal running costs.
Investing in Supported Housing properties provides all of these in one place.
And changes vulnerable people's lives.
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