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Ritesh Patel

Ritesh joined Gladfish in 2009 as a Property Consultant, he has worked tirelessly to grow his knowledge and expertise in the property investment industry, it's been an exciting journey and he has risen to Director of New Homes. Ritesg has always held a strong interest in investment, this comes from reading biographies written by some of the most successful people on this planet and his personal desire to create a high quality lifestyle for my family. Outside his busy work schedule, Ritesh has devoted his time to his wife and kids, its amazing to see them growing up and they keep him young! He appreciates the diversity of cultures while on holiday, being a sun worshiper his favourite destinations include, Miami, Jamaica and Mexico, closer to home Barcelona and its football club is fantastic and as it has it all!

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An Introduction to Buy-to-Let Costs

By Ritesh Patel

To reduce your costs, understand what they are In our last two articles, we examined the nature of rental income and how to maximise it. Buy-to-let investment is a business, and, like all businesses, there are costs of running a buy-to-let property. Maximising rental income is only part of the equation to maximise your buy-to-let […]

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The truth about investment opportunities and retirement

By Ritesh Patel

Investment Property can be overlooked as a retirement option, but jumping to such conclusions could be costly. In this article, I’m going to look at the story of two twin brothers, Paul and James, who both inherited £20,000 in 1996 when they were aged 40 years. They each decided to do something very different with […]

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4 benefits of buying property below market value

By Ritesh Patel

Investing in property for better returns When you’re investing in property for the first time, the benefits of investing in property below market value aren’t always obvious. Of course, buying as cheaply as possible is a no-brainer. Understanding why this is so will add spice to your investment strategy. In this investment blog, you’ll learn four […]

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How to make money when buying off-plan property investments

By Ritesh Patel

Reducing the risks of off-plan investments Buying off-plan property investments is an investment strategy that many investors use to maximise their profits. Buying off-plan, you’ll usually get to lock in a decent discount from today’s value. That should give you a safety net against a fall in market prices, and in a stable or good […]

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The best buy-to-let advice for property investment

By Ritesh Patel

How to invest in property and never worry about falling house prices I was once told by a property investor that they invest in property because house prices never go down. That was just before the Global Financial Crisis in 2007/08. Whilst he wasn’t wiped out when prices did drop (and they do drop normally […]

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Why property investment is number one for income investing

By Ritesh Patel

The property investor knows the secret of a secure retirement Whether you’re investing in property for now or for the future, at some time the long-term property investor will turn to his or her portfolio as an income-investing vehicle. And when it comes to income investing, rental income is hard (if not impossible) to beat.

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