Investing in Property


How to and where to source buy-to-let property in 2017

The UK’s post-Brexit buy-to-let property market is approaching some uncertain crossroads. Will London’s plummeting property prices ripple across the rest of the country this year? Is 2017 a time to invest, or a time to tighten the belt buckles? Will the government pursue a course of legislative action to aid the country’s property supply/demand imbalance, […]

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Brexit: What Does It Mean For The Uk’s Commercial Property Market ?

In the lead-up to the UK leaving the European Union, investors are looking at an interesting and challenging – yet deeply uncertain – future for the UK’s commercial property market. With Article 50 having been officially triggered, investors are now wondering more than ever what kind of effect it is going to have upon the […]

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The 10 Points Of The Commercial Property Buying Process

At Progressive Property, we like to think that we are just as accessible to beginners as to seasoned professionals. Having bought and sold over 700 properties ourselves, we feel that our insights into even the most basic of property investment processes can offer value, so let’s go back to basics and take a long, hard […]

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10 years of Property Investment Education: Making Buy-to-Let Courses Pay

In 2017, Progressive Property is celebrating its 10th year of educating and assisting tens of thousands of property investors to build their assets, gain passive income and achieve financial freedom. When I, Rob Moore, and my business partner Mark Homer founded Progressive Property, the property investment education industry was still in its early days and […]

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10 Tips On How To Invest In Buy To Let Property

Sometimes when you’re reading online, you don’t want to dig through reams of words to get to the point – you just want a bullet-point breakdown of the most important, essential things to consider. This is going to be another eventful year in commercial property investment, particularly in the wake of the Housing White Paper […]

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Government white paper – HMO and Commercial Property Opportunities?

The government has admitted that the planning system is broken, and it has been accepted that we aren’t building enough houses since the Barker report in 2003. There is a significant shortfall in housing completion each year, with about 150,000 being completed annually when we would ideally be seeing more like 250,000. This shortfall has […]

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Why commercial property investors should think mid to long-term

In the world of commercial property investment, the “Magpie Syndrome” – chasing all that shines, in the hope of it changing your life – is something that I have seen do more damage than serve. When a certain venture or opportunity doesn’t immediately result in vast amounts of wealth, some entrepreneurs are swayed by “the […]

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3 Fallacies About Commercial Property Investment Courses

I firmly believe that anyone who isn’t willing to spend both time and money to learn more about commercial property investment doesn’t value themselves or their career – there, I said it. While there are numerous commercial property investment courses, academies, events, books and audio/video releases that are barely worth the paper or discs they […]

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How will the tenancy fee ban change buy-to-let property investment in the UK?

A regulation change that is due to be discussed in parliament early this year is raising some serious concerns across the UK’s buy-to-let property investment community. In the 2016 Autumn Statement, the government referred to banning letting agency fees, which would mean that letting agents could still demand deposits and rent, but nothing else from […]

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10 predictions for the UK property market in 2017

We don’t usually like to predict what the market is going to do over the coming months – we generally prefer to make notes, take things calmly and find opportunities, whatever the situation. In 2017, though, there are so many financial and property-based changes about to take place that it might be interesting to look […]

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When applying for property funding is there such a thing as Decision Fatigue?

It’s no secret that the world of banking and lending has gone through something of a transformation in the last two years. Especially as far as property investing is concerned. If you are searching for funds to buy property as a full-time “property person’ – whether that’s for a single buy-to-let, an HMO, for serviced […]

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Why direct property investment is better than investing in property funds

I went to the offices of the Financial Times on Friday for an interview on investing in the big regulated property funds (commonly done through an IFA – Independent Financial Advisor) versus direct investment in property as many of us practice. I have noticed that when talking to IFAs many argue that equities always offer […]

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