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Portfolio Pressure No More! And Some Warm Words

Nikki came to us in the middle of 2015 with a portfolio of 4. She knew we specialised in buying problem portfolios, and wanted to test us out.  The properties she brought us must have been the four ugly ducklings of property investment… One needed a complete refurbishment, another had a huge monthly mortgage and there was a solid case of negative equity with minimal cashflow…

After some discussion and a preliminary, ugly offer for the four ducklings, Nikki confessed to a much larger property portfolio and put most of it on the table. Now we had 15 properties to consider, with a geographic spread of 300 miles. This was much more interesting!

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How to Find a Single Buyer for your Property Portfolio

Fergus and Judith Wilson… much has been written about them of late, they have even been dubbed Britain’s ‘buy to let king and queen’. Having toyed with the idea of selling their huge property portfolio for several years they are now realising their exit strategy and dismantling their empire to cash in.

News first began to emerge of the couple’s plans to sell their property portfolio back in 2008. Many property investors will remember this year with little fondness. The financial crisis was truly upon us and, like many, even the Wilsons were up against it and seemed trapped by their portfolio.

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Are You Thinking, ‘I Want to Sell My Property Portfolio’?

Have you ever found yourself thinking, ‘I want to sell my property portfolio… but I’m not sure which is the best way to do that’?

We all reach a certain stage in life where we are ready to kick back, relax and enjoy the benefits of all our hard work and selling a property portfolio can be a great way to accomplish this.  However, when the time comes for you to sell a property portfolio you may feel like you can’t. One of the reasons may be a capital gains tax bill which could quickly drown the profit from selling your property portfolio! What if it were possible to sell your property portfolio and legally mitigate your tax liability by following a planned, staged disposal? Of course, if you wanted a clean break then the buyer would need to manage and carry the responsibility for the portfolio until the staged purchase was completed.

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