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.
≡ 1 and 2 bedroom
≡ From £210,000
≡ 1, 2 and 3 bedroom
≡ From £277,000
≡ Studios, 1 and 2 bedroom
≡ From £132,500
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