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Beleaguered student let funds suffer further Nav cut

Year-on-year write-down of £72m has 8 per cent negative effect on value of the fund because of gearing.

Oct 20, 2014

Commercial property rebounds after sluggish couple of months

Multi-managers vindicated for keeping faith with sector in spite of growth concerns.

Oct 16, 2014

F&C property investment trust refinances debt

F&C Commercial Property trust borrows £260m from Legal & General Pensions to pay off its bonds that were set to mature in 2015.

From Pensions| Oct 16, 2014

‘Death tax’ cut to prompt pension property boom

New rules set to remove restrictions on passing down benefits on death and taking income from illiquid assets.

From Your Industry| Oct 14, 2014

Harlequin UK arm enters liquidation

Harlequin says focus is on establishing investment trust, securing finance and pushing ahead with development.

Sep 24, 2014

Property sector pauses for breath

After a giddying year of growth, the rise in commercial property values is slowing.

Analysis & Opinion
Buying at the top?

Oct 15, 2014

Buying at the top?

Can a new London residential property fund deliver the impressive returns it promises?

From Guide: Property Funds - October 2014| Oct 01, 2014

Regulation and tax treatment for property funds

Back in 2008, thousands of investors were denied access to cash invested in the New Star International Property fund.

From Guide: Property Funds - October 2014| Oct 01, 2014

Getting the best property fund for my client

It is always wise to ask about the depth and breadth of expertise of the team.

From Guide: Property Funds - October 2014| Oct 01, 2014

Different fund options for investing in property

Retail investors can only invest via open-ended, authorised funds or listed property companies.

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Property Investing

Every day seems to deliver another set of data revealing increasing property prices in the UK.

Special Reports

Alternative Investments - September 2014

Diversification is the buzz word; especially if it can reduce exposure that is correlated with equities and bonds.

FTAdviser Blog

Fos decision on Harlequin must be tip of iceberg

Fos tells adviser to take ownership of the Harlequin investment and to compensate the investors in full.

Special Reports

Property - June 2014

Property, once seen as a safe haven for investors before falling drastically out of favour, is growing in popularity among investors.

Recent Articles
  1. From Guide: Property Funds - October 2014| Oct 01, 2014

    Pros and cons of different types of property fund

    The benefits and downsides of a Property fund can depend on what type of vehicle it is.

  2. From Guide: Property Funds - October 2014| Oct 01, 2014

    Suitable investors in a property fund

    Property funds are not likely to be an appropriate investment for short-term tactical investors

  3. Guide to Property Investing
    From Training| Oct 01, 2014

    Guide to Property Investing

    Every day seems to deliver another set of data revealing increasing property prices in the UK.

  4. From Guide: Property Funds - October 2014| Oct 01, 2014

    Impact of current inflows on property funds

    Managers may have not been able to invest immediately resulting in high levels of cash being held.

  5. From Guide: Property Funds - October 2014| Oct 01, 2014

    What to expect in terms of property fund performance

    Well diversified property funds should provide a good proxy for the performance of the property market

  6. Alternative Investments - September 2014
    From Our Publications| Sep 22, 2014

    Alternative Investments - September 2014

    Diversification is the buzz word; especially if it can reduce exposure that is correlated with equities and bonds.

  7. Alternative options to avoid the property boom
    From Special Report: Alternatives - September 2014| Sep 22, 2014

    Alternative options to avoid the property boom

    Property sector topped fund sales charts in May and fund selectors have been increasingly bullish.

  8. Record numbers to fund retirement with property
    From Pensions| Sep 22, 2014

    Record numbers to fund retirement with property

    Sixteen per cent plan to rent or sell property to fund their retirement.

  9. Over-60s control close to £1,000bn in property wealth
    Sep 12, 2014

    Over-60s control close to £1,000bn in property wealth

    Age group own a quarter of all UK property wealth in the UK, amounting to £993bn.

  10. Novia suspends new money in spa fund
    Investment Trusts| Sep 02, 2014

    Novia suspends new money in spa fund

    Marbella Resort and Spa fund hoped to raise £40m but platform moves to prevent investment

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