Lee Halpin: The rusting tool in the financial planning toolkit

SIPPs and commercial property

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As inflation rises and central bankers seem keen to see interest rates follow upwards, Lee Halpin explores why the oft-forgotten commercial property SIPP purchase can offer clients an out-of-the-box option...

There are many benefits to commercial property SIPPs, not just for clients but for advisers too. Exploring the purchase of commercial property in a SIPP can not only uncover a big value-add for the client (and their business) but also demonstrate the breadth of expertise in the advice toolkit. It's particularly interesting that we generally see the business case, rather than the personal investment portfolio case, driving the property purchase. This could perhaps be the reason advisers do not frequent this avenue (because the driver more often comes from the client's business, rather tha...

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