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3 reasons I’d ditch buy-to-let property and buy cheap UK shares right now

Buy-to-let property used to be a surefire way to build a sizeable financial nest egg. Unfortunately, tax and regulatory changes over the past few years means this is no longer the case. As a result, I think buying a basket of cheap UK shares could produce better returns in the long run. 

Today, I’m going to highlight the three reasons why I believe this is the case. 

Buy-to-let returns

There are two ways investors can profit from buy-to-let property. Rental income and capital gains. Many investors rely on rental income to cover mortgage payments and costs, such as decorating and emergency repairs. The income covers the day-to-day expenses, and the real profit comes from capital gains. 

However, over the past few years, rental yields have dropped significantly. The average rental yield in the UK is now around 3.5%, although it’s possible to achieve higher returns. At the same time, the

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Forget gold and buy-to-let! I’d buy cheap UK shares in an ISA today

The stock market crash means a number of UK shares now trade at cheap prices. Over the long run, they could offer significant capital return potential as their valuations move towards their historic averages.

At the same time, popular assets such as gold and buy-to-let property may struggle to keep pace with indexes such as the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250. Their high prices may mean they lack a margin of safety.

As such, now could be the right time to buy a range of undervalued British stocks in an ISA. Doing so could lead to impressive returns in the coming years.

Cheap UK shares

While some UK shares have rebounded after the recent market crash, many others continue to trade at low prices relative to their historic averages. Over time, this situation is likely to change. Investor sentiment towards riskier assets, such as equities, is likely to improve

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Forget Bitcoin, gold and buy-to-let! I’d invest money in these 2 cheap UK shares today

Investing in cheap UK shares after the market crash may not be an obvious decision in the eyes of some investors. After all, the uncertain economic outlook may make other assets such as Bitcoin, gold or buy-to-let property seem more appealing due to their stronger recent performances.

However, buying a selection of undervalued British stocks could be a more profitable move in the long run. Their low prices and recovery potential could allow them to outperform more popular assets over the long run.

With that in mind, here are two FTSE 100 stocks that appear to offer good value for money. They could be worth buying today.

A buying opportunity among cheap UK shares

Tesco (LSE: TSCO) appears to offer good value for money relative to other cheap UK shares. The company’s forward price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 13.5 suggests that it offers a wide margin of safety.

The retailer’s recent

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