Avoiding Problems with Property Purchase at Auction

On-going data published by the residential bridging loans industry seems to suggest that interest in purchasing properties at auction is at an all-time high.  Unsurprisingly, the fact that bridging loan rates have plummeted as low as 0.46% as of late is to some extent fuelling this accelerated interest in key property investment opportunities. UK Property Finance Ltd is currently offering a variety of intelligent financial services with the lowest interest rates in the UK, with the primary intention of ensuring that nobody need pass a golden investment opportunity when and where it presents itself. Nevertheless, there are certain common issues that buyers face when it comes to purchasing properties by way of auction. As with many things, that purchase process isn’t quite as simple as it may appear to be on the surface, which is why experts advise taking them into account as early on as possible in the process....
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A Concise Guide to Buying a High-End London Home

The high-end homes of London lie in some of the most picturesque and affluent areas of urban England. For prospective buyers, the choices are endless. To help you navigate your way through Londons high-end market, here are some top tips.
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Top Tips for Investing by the Sea

There’s probably not a British person alive who doesn’t look back with fondness on happy childhood days spent playing at the seaside. In fact, it’s almost certain that this sense of nostalgia has something to do with the popularity of seaside holidays in the UK, where every year hundreds of thousands of Brits will forgo a foreign excursion. In favour of a more traditional vacation in places such as Blackpool and Southend, whose popularity soared with the advent of ‘pleasure palaces’ in the Victorian era.
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The Seven Massive Mistakes Costing Most People Thousands of Pounds in Lost Property Profits

This series of articles has been written by Nikki Pope, Property Investor, Lawyer, Educator. Nikki is running one of her fantastic seminars this Saturday in London.   How to Buy £1.5 Million Property for NO MONEY DOWN! Saturday, January 18, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM So you can hear right from the horses mouth!  Click here to register.  In the meantime enjoy the first of the seven massive mistakes.  Weve all heard about location, location, location when it comes to buying property but what about strategy, strategy, strategy? Property is an excellent way of generating real wealth - but it is a big slow boat and expensive to turn around. Get it right & the numbers are big. The prospects for property profits are excellent. Get it wrong and the numbers are big and in a stagnating or falling housing market it can be very difficult to move on from...
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The East Midlands Landlord Expo

The East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham NG7 2RJ 19TH March 2013 On the day there will be over 40 exhibitor companies and local authorities providing advice, products and service deals to help manage residential property businesses more effectively.
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Is Your Property Network Magazine (YPN) worth the subscription?

  Ive been a subscriber of YPN magazine for a number of years now and have always enjoyed receiving YPN magazine.  Its full of useful content and contacts to help build your property portfolio.  There are quite a lot of advertorials in the magazine, but to be honest they are always relevant and informative for the property investor. So I can safely say that I think it is worth the subscription.  At only £4.95 its great value. Click here for more information With summer well and truly underway it’s the most popular time of the year to carry out renovation projects. With this in mind, Your Property Network Magazine has some essential advice for making sure the work you carry out on your properties is as cost effective as possible this June.  Below, The YPN team explain what you can expect from the latest edition and the rest of the...
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RICS Guides

I was having a look at the RICS website today and I noticed that they have a lot of very useful free guides on their site.  Ive highlighted two below which I think would be useful for property investors. Letting a Property This explains the basic legal and practical issues involved in letting a flat or house, giving you a checklist of the process you will go through: The process Agreeing the let Preparing your property to let Energy Performance Certificate Choosing a letting agent Landlords checklist Marketing your property Click here to download the RICS guide to Letting a Property. Property Auctions This guide aims to tell you more about the auction process from both a buyer and sellers point of view, and what you can expect: Advantages of buying at auction Advantages of selling at auction Buying: Auction day Selling: Auction day Property auctions have become increasingly popular with...
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Get the valuation you need!

Getting your property deal often seems like a succession of hurdles that the investor must go through including agreeing, negotiating and getting the finance. A further hurdle that is paramount to getting your deal is getting through the valuation and this is often an area where investors feel most out of control. Very few investors have attended more valuations than the new owner of Meet The Surveyor, Sonny Walia and his professional team. Many investors may know Sonny as the founder and previous owner of Meet The Surveyor or ‘MTS”. Sonny told us that he is proud to once again have sole ownership of MTS from January 2011. Here Sonny gives his top tips to get the valuation you need. What kind of supporting evidence do you suggest the buyer takes to support the value they feel the property is worth? My advice is to always take along “Sold” comparables in...
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