Investing in 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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Property Crowdfunding: What It Is and What You Should Know

You may already be aware of the concept of crowdfunding as a method of raising capital for a business venture or project whereby small quantities of money are given over by a large number of people. The general idea is not a terribly new one, as it’s been in the mainstream since around 2012, however, […]

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What are property bonds and why invest in them?

Also known as property investment bonds, property bonds are a way for developers to raise funds from investors, with the main aim being to finance the initial stages of building development. Typically speaking, when a residential or commercial property development is proposed, the property bond forms a legally binding agreement between the development company and […]

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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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10 things first time property investors need to consider

If you’re a newbie to the property investment sphere, then you need your initial investment to be a savvy one, so as to stand your future plans in great stead. You want to get off on the right foot and get a great return the first time around and there are many out there that […]

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How to Invest in Property Without Putting Your Own Money In

If you’ve ever put any time or effort into researching the ins and outs of property investment, you’ll likely have come across the notion of getting into the property market without using any of your own capital. And whilst this may seem either a little fanciful or improbable to some, there are a number of […]

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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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