Property Management Tips & Advice


From side streets to high streets

As I have mentioned in previous editorials, commercial property offers fantastic opportunities for residential investors who are looking for larger projects that deliver greater profits. The question I’ve been getting lately is why commercial? Commercial property has become a far greater part of my focus as it has become largely forgotten in recent years. The […]

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Building a Real, SustainableProperty Business – Part 2

How can a simple, 3 step Leverage Formula help you make more income this year, than in the last 5 years? How can a simple, 3 step Leverage Formula help you make more income this year, than in the last 5 years? As Property Investors grow, build portfolios and make money, and generally bridge the […]

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The 8 Big Property Investing Mistakes that can Financially Ruin You

Over the last few years Mark and I have talked to 1,000’s of people who have started investing in property but have made mistakes which have cost them a huge amount of emotional and financial pain. Now although we’ve met many ‘experienced’ or ‘seasoned’ investors at networking events who on paper looked like they were […]

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Property Maintenance Services and Property Renovation

This week I have noted a few tips I use to deal with ongoing property maintenance on properties, something I have learnt over a period of time. I get updates from the letting agents regarding big repairs that need doing and some of the quotes I get for the work I could do a whole […]

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11 steps to buying an investment or residential property

So you have decided to buy a home, to live in or for an investment – but what next? The steps to buying a property can be maze of legal work, negotiations, dealing with estate agents, surveyors and solicitors, finding a good mortgage deal and worrying about your deal falling through… On top of actually […]

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Andreas Panayiotou buy to let Billionaire meets Rob Moore and Mark Homer

A couple of weeks ago we had a meeting in London with Andreas Panayiotou. Google him if you’ve not heard of him before: he was the UK’s biggest buy to let investor pre crash. He had £1.2bn [8,000 properties] of residential Property and is worth over £500m. We went to his Oxford street offices and […]

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Half of BTL Repossessions are New Build Flats!

Recent information from the financial services authority (FSA) suggests that second-hand or non new build flats are a better option for landlords than new build flats. 45% of buy to let property currently being repossessed are new build flats  and apartments, despite them only making up 8% of the housing stock in the UK! At […]

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Worried about interest rates and negative cashflow?

At Progressive we are getting a lot of questions from you regarding interest rate rises and affordability issues. Much of this debate has been sparked by journalists with shock and sensationalist newspaper headlines [as is so often the case]. Here’s how we see it as progressive:From a property acquisition [buying] perspective it actually makes our […]

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