Property

Bond, property and multi-asset tips for 2020: finding footholds in uncertain times

We outline a wealth of bond and property investment ideas as well as some multi-asset fund suggestions.

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Specialist funds: how will niche funds perform in 2020?

Hannah Smith examines the drivers and headwinds for specialist funds in five areas including healthcare, tech and infrastructure, and also suggests some passive plays.

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Property fund suspensions: will other funds follow M&G?

The suspension of the M&G fund, the UK’s largest, has raised concerns about other commercial property focused open-ended funds.

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Specialist social housing trusts proved popular, but have disappointed

Investors heavily backed the launches of trusts that offered juicy yields through investment in social housing projects – but performance has not lived up to expectations. We explain why.

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This disruptor comes with ‘cool factor’ but the sector carries a risk

Rogier Quirijns considers WeWork, an innovator in the flexible office market.

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Ask Money: how can I transfer a property portfolio?

An expert helps a reader with a question about passing on a property portfolio.

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Open-ended property funds hit sellers in the pocket amid Brexit concerns

BMO UK Property has become the latest open-ended property fund to switch its pricing, handing investors a 6.4% loss.

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Five themes reshaping the property landscape

Five investors discuss how long-term trends, from the thriving life sciences sector to flexible office space, are impacting on the real estate sector.

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Where next for house prices?

The housing market and the golden era of buy-to-let bounty have stalled, and homeowners face the prospect of Brexit and a possible Corbyn government. Is the door closing on the property trove?

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