Christmas is all about the giving, but how about giving something that appreciates rather than depreciates in value. Here are 4 Christmas amazing gift ideas that are likely to go up in value:
High-end watches from major brands have a habit of increasing in value, particularly Rolex’s and Patek Philippe watches. Rolex is always highly in demand and is widely available which means that most Rolex watches increase in value over time. The same is more or less true of Patek Philippe, although the accessibility of new Patek Philippe watches is reduced due to their higher price tags. Exclusivity is the name of the game with Patek collectors so pick a limited edition and keep it mint and you will surely have a watch worth more than you paid for it in 10 years time.
Crypto Gold and Silver
Cryptocurrencies seem to be on a roll, so why not give your loved one something that could be worth a whole lot more in years to come; Bitcoin (Gold) and Litecoin (Silver). Bitcoin has a current price of around $14,000 and there are predictions of Bitcoin being worth $100,000 – $2 million over the next 5-10 years, so this could be one hell of a present, even if you can only gift a bit of a Bitcoin. If you prefer to give a whole coin, Litecoin is still affordable at around $100 with a similar potential. It is worth noting that investing in cryptocurrencies remains a gamble. One the most educated articles I have read trying to make sense of Bitcoin can be found on Moneyweek.
If you do decide to buy Bitcoin, make sure you set it up using a coinbase referral link like mine. Once you buy or sell $100 USD (£76) of digital currency or more, you will get $10 USD (£7) of free Bitcoin (as will your referrer, which on the link above would be me). I have also found Bitcoin to be a great way of boosting my airline miles. To the moon…
Are cars becoming a new form of artwork? For those of you not in the know, the 996 and 997 GT3 models have become very valuable cars. Prices have increased massively in the past 2 years and they are now at a level where these cars have become investment opportunities rather than usable road and track vehicles.
The 4.0 RS now fetches over £300k, so if you can afford the finance payments & insurance, this car would make an amazing gift that may well appreciate further, plus be lovely to stroke in your garage (just don’t use it!).
if you pick the right piece of Art, you will see your investment pay massive dividends in years to come. According to private bank Coutts, traditional Chinese works of art have been some of the most profitable pieces of fine art over the past few years, almost doubling in value since 2008.
But this is not a game for the faint-hearted as initial investments are significant. Fine Art Wealth Management, an advisory firm, provides independent consulting, networking, and research on managing art wealth.
Disclosure: Most of our property, service & product reviews are sponsored by the proprietor or brand being appraised. All opinions remain our own & are in no way influenced by any sponsor.