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How to Create Gains Through Planning Permission

In our last article we asked: are you an astute investor or an average investor? The premise being that astute investors are always looking for alternative property investment strategies and new ways to make money. We also shared one of our current property investment strategies that you can use yourself to free up money to

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Are You an Astute Investor or an Average Investor?

It’s an interesting question to ask yourself to make sure you’re not missing out on new opportunities or leaving money on the table. We consider ourselves astute investors because we have many strings to our bow. We always want to make sure that we’re thinking of new ideas and staying up to date on new

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How To Spot An Up-And-Coming Area For BTL

As property investors and training providers we always say one thing matters above all in property – knowledge. It’s no different when it comes to choosing where to invest. You need to take the time to find out everything about the area and what’s in the pipeline to improve it. It’s important to understand the

January 31st, 2022 by
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The Market is Recovering, and the Race is On!

We’re seeing many signs on the property front line that the market is roaring back to life post-lockdown, and if you want to get some of the action you need to act fast. In this article we’re going to share some of our own experiences as investors post-lockdown to show you that it’s a great

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How to Stay Safe Viewing Property

Now that the property market has re-opened for business, many investors will be keen to get out there again and find some deals. As we’re thrust into this new world though, it’s important that we conduct viewings safely. Let’s look at how we can do that. A)     Prepare in advance It’s always a good idea

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Making the Most of a Large Plot

If you’re a seasoned investor or accustomed to buying property at auction, you will likely have come across an opportunity to buy an older property that comes with a very generous plot. Of course, there’s a reason such large plots come with older properties, which is simply that modern-day developers like to maximise every possible

February 26th, 2020 by
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How to Weigh up an Area

As an investor, how do you spot the next big thing? – The next big area! A goldmine, a hotspot, a new kid on the block. How do you get into the action early? All good questions. And whilst you can never be sure what’s going to happen in an area in the long term,

February 12th, 2020 by
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Leasehold Properties: All you Need to Know

What is a leasehold property and what do you need to consider if you’re buying one? Here we look into it for you. As a property investor you will almost certainly have come across a great find only to see that it’s leasehold. It’s not always a problem but it can be if you don’t

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Extra Stamp Duty on Additional Properties

Here we are going to explore everything you need to know about the higher Stamp Duty rates that apply to investors owning multiple residential properties. Firstly, what is an ‘additional property’? Simply put, if you own or have an interest in a property already (anywhere in the world), even if that’s your main home, you

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What Does 2020 Have in Store for Landlords?

We’ve looked at a few of the negatives from a landlord’s perspective. The landlord tax changes coming in April and the implications. The fact that energy efficiency standards are tightening in the private rented sector. But there’s reason for positivity too… The General Election Whether you were happy with Boris Johnson’s resounding victory or not,

December 30th, 2019 by
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