Methods of investing in real estate

Methods of investing in real estate guidance:

BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by the EU as a...

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Flexible loan structures Following the financial crisis, the real estate finance market saw a retreat of conventional bank lending and an influx of non-bank lenders...

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What are the key features of real estate finance? This Practice Note focuses on what is thought of as traditional real estate finance ie lending against the cash flow...

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Islamic real estate finance is becoming increasingly mainstream. The purpose of this Practice Note is to explore in some detail the main Islamic real estate finance...

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Introduction Many significant and valuable UK buildings are held in Jersey Property Unit Trusts (JPUTs), sometimes referred to as Jersey Unit Trusts. This practice note...

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BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by the EU as a...

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BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by the EU as a...

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BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by the EU as a...

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Tax is a key consideration when selecting an appropriate structure for holding UK commercial property. The most common form of investment in UK commercial property is the...

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Key differences in the legal risk profile, compared to a direct property purchase In general, the intention of a person buying the shares in an SPV which owns UK property...

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Key differences in the legal risk profile, compared to a direct property purchase In general, the intention of the parties in a property SPV purchase is to replicate the...

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What are property derivatives? Property derivatives are derivative contracts which use the price of property as a reference rate to determine the amount the parties to...

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Property derivatives A derivative is a financial contract that gives an investor a return based on the performance of an underlying asset. In essence, the contract...

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What are portfolio loans? A portfolio is a collection of investments, eg a collection of properties which may be held by an investment company, hedge fund,...

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Many of the features of a typical real estate finance investment facility will be applicable to real estate finance development transactions. For information on the key...

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Real estate finance investment facilities involve a loan to a borrower for it to purchase a property or a group of properties (or to refinance such a purchase). The...

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High-profile London real estate deals such as development finance for The Shard, the Olympic Village, the Battersea Power Station regeneration and the redevelopment of...

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What is a sale and leaseback? At its most basic level a sale and leaseback transaction involves the sale by an entity of some or all of its real property in return for a...

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Produced in partnership with Martin Shah of Simmons & Simmons LLP; material originally written by Charles Goddard of Rosetta Tax LLP The regime for UK real estate...

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