Buying a property for your business

If you're thinking about buying commercial property, knowing the ins and outs of buying in this sector will ensure that you make a sound investment with both short and long-term rewards. Buying a property for your business is a big decision to make, so do your homework before you commit to anything. For example, have you ruled out the possibly of leasing your workspace? This is a good option if you’re not in the financial position to invest ...
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10 things to consider when you’re thinking of buying a property

When it comes to the question of whether it is better to buy or rent your business premises, the phrase used most often by business experts is “it depends”. Jeremy Lang, Business Partners regional general manager, is no exception. It is an age-old question, he says, in which each business must grapple with its own unique needs and circumstances. He offers the following checklist to help business owners frame their thinking: Has your busines...
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Buy or rent: a simple question with some intricate answers

Owen Holland, general manager for property investments at Business Partners, has a simple rule of thumb when it comes to the question of whether to buy or rent your business premises: when you are planning to stay there for more than five and especially ten years, rather buy. But, says Holland, be careful of the simplicity of the property industry. It draws you in because it looks so uncomplicated, but one small mistake or oversight can have mate...
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Property finance FAQ

Financing or refinancing your own business property What are the benefits of purchasing a property for use as premises for a small or medium enterprise? Can Business Partners Limited finance my business premises? Is 100% finance available to purchase a property? What are the benefits of purchasing a property for use as premises for a small or medium enterprise? Acquiring premises for own use offers many real benefits, including security of ...
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