Solving Real Estate Investment Problems with Financial Models with Dr Ricardo Pereira

What’s the most valuable asset you have? Most of us would say it’s the house. And to finance that house, you probably have to get a mortgage from the bank. For many of us, if we couldn’t get access to a mortgage, we couldn’t buy the house.  Dr Pereira went on to explain the individual … Continue reading Solving Real Estate Investment Problems with Financial Models with Dr Ricardo Pereira

Understanding Climate Risk in Real Estate with Lorna Walker, Laura Craft and Stephanie Gnissios

Climate risk is having a greater impact on the real estate sector overall. Disasters due to climate change are on a rise, and the risks facing the real estate industry (whether companies are aware or not) are imminent. But with regulatory drivers demanding more transparency surrounding climate risk disclosure and investors incorporating climate risk into … Continue reading Understanding Climate Risk in Real Estate with Lorna Walker, Laura Craft and Stephanie Gnissios

Opportunities In Real Estate And The Impact Of Financial Modelling & Diversity

Going into the second day of the Financial Modelling Summit 2021 online event, Maria gave a keynote talk as an opening about a review of the real estate industry, the role of a financial modeller.  Get to know more about Cambridge Finance and Maria as she talks about her career as a financial modeller, how … Continue reading Opportunities In Real Estate And The Impact Of Financial Modelling & Diversity

What is the layer method of property valuation?

The layer (or hardcore) method of valuation is used as an alternative to the more traditional term and reversion approach. The approach has both its advantages and drawbacks which can be seen here. The theory with the layer method of valuation is: It capitalises present rent (hardcore rent) into perpetuity.Then it capitalises the top slice … Continue reading What is the layer method of property valuation?

Property Development: is this the right time to invest?

Making predictions Predicting the property market, when it is at its peak or its lowest is difficult. However, for a property developer, the time is right if they can mitigate risk. In order to make informed and effective decisions, developers need to have a deep understanding of their market. It is the length of the … Continue reading Property Development: is this the right time to invest?

What has the spring budget offered the property market?

Rishi Sunak last week delivered a £65billion spring budget, but what has it offered the property market? Cambridge Finance has reviewed the key elements of the budget which affect the property industry and consider their implications. Stamp duty holiday extended for an additional 3 monthsa welcome measure to continue the house buying surge but is … Continue reading What has the spring budget offered the property market?

Co-Living – what is it and why is it gaining in popularity?

Co-living is where three or more tenants, not from the same family or household, share living accommodation. This scenario is common in cities such as London where the cost of living is high. Other advantages of co-living are reduced utility costs as this is shared among the tenants or included in the rent and the … Continue reading Co-Living – what is it and why is it gaining in popularity?

Are buy to rent houses commercial or residential properties?

As buy to rent increases in popularity even throughout the pandemic, we are left wondering how to categorise these properties, residential or commercial? When you look at the cost of buying a house and compare it to the increase in income, despite stronger wage growth in recent years it just cannot keep up. According to … Continue reading Are buy to rent houses commercial or residential properties?

Vlog – Turnover Rents

Rupert Wood talks to Maria Wiedner about turnover rents and the impact they are having on the real estate industry. Click here to view the vlog video on youtube Maria Wiedner interviewed Rupert Wood about turnover rent, this blog contains a summary of their interview. Rupert Wood Rupert Wood has over 25 years experience in … Continue reading Vlog – Turnover Rents