The feedback from my two articles on alternative investments was surprisingly enthusiastic. This tells me that investors are actively looking for higher-yielding investment options during the current low fixed-income environment.
I would like to introduce another choice that affords investors secure and steady returns above current market rates. This is not a new concept, but such an old, staid investment that it has almost been overlooked.
Have you ever heard of ground rents? This is a unique feature of the UK property market. Available to expats, these are a form of investment that produce secure returns at rates priced attractively higher than more common fixed rate holdings such as bank deposits or bonds.
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