Buy to Let Property


No Money Down challenge: how to get a property deal using little or none of your own money

A few months ago, I was given this impossible challenge, which was, to secure a No Money Down property deal within 24 hours. The team at Progressive Property set me this challenge to see, if it was really possible to get a property deal using little or none of your own money. But not just […]

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Is property gazumping illegal? The proposal of a property reservation agreement

In a newly released episode of The Property News Show, the host ,Thom Luter, and the co-founder of Progressive Property, Mark Homer, are joined by Neville Wright, serial entrepreneur, founder of the hugely successful company Kiddicare and a property investor with an extensive portfolio covering both residential and commercial buildings. Is gazumping illegal? and is […]

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The 5 things you should know about Tenancy Security Deposits

If you’re a property landlord looking to rent your buy-to-let property out, you’re going to be needing to take a security deposit to cover any damage or unforeseen expenses like rent arrears. However, it can be a little confusing about how much deposit to take, what to do with the money and what the law […]

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10 Reasons to Invest Property Right Now

People ask me a lot. Why did I get into property? Why do I continue to invest in property?My answer, is that, I look at the richest people on this planet, and I realised something, that is, that the wealthiest people, the richest people right across the planet, no matter what country they’re in, they’ve either […]

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Should you manage your property portfolio yourself or outsource it to a letting agency?

In this article, I thought we would talk through the differences between self-managing your portfolio or outsourcing it to a management company, and the pros and cons around each of those. When I started off from property, I used to self-managed myself. Then I started outsourcing it. Now, I have my own letting business that’s […]

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Buying a Buy to Let Property – What You Need to Know

Investing in property is a great way to create an ongoing and steady income for yourself, whilst allowing the owner of the rented home to benefit from any rises in its value. […]

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Property Investment Companies : The Pros and Cons

Property investment can be a tricky process, with lots of benefits, but also lots of pitfalls to avoid. Unless you really know your stuff, it can be a bit daunting. For this reason, many people turn to property investment companies, to help guide them through their journey to becoming a successful investor. The fact is […]

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Which Makes the Better Investment: Property or Shares?

Since 2009, interest rates have been at an all time low and whilst this is good news for those with mortgages, it makes the task of savings and investment that much more tricky. […]

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Is Buy-to-Let Dead? What You Should know Before Starting Your Buy-to-Let Business

Buy to let is dead – prices are down 5% or 10%. Buy to let is booming – prices are up 5%. The stock market has crashed – dropped 5%. The media hypes and sensationalises to sell newspapers, creating polarised extremes that usually exaggerate in either direction. […]

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5 reasons why London house prices are so ridiculously high

House prices in the United Kingdom are astronomically high, especially so in England’s capital city. The root cause of this housing boom aren’t as widely known as they should be. When asked, most UK residents will quote laws of supply and demand as being behind the surge and whilst this may be true in part, […]

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What you should know before buying or selling property at auction

Auctions can be a great way to buy and sell property. Many perceive that this route involves extra risk, is complicated or requires specialist knowledge. But for many it can be a great way to access property ripe for development to which value can be added provided you know the rules and understand how the […]

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Flipping property for profit: a guide to make your flip a success

Property flipping is an enticing strategy for new and experienced investors alike. ‘Flipping’, ‘Buy-to-Sell’ and ‘Trading’ are all phrases used to describe the same strategy. Buy-to-Sell is a good one to use as it describes the activity perfectly; properties are purchased with the intention of selling on at a profit, predominantly after programme of refurbishment. […]

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