The law of Adverse Possession

Peter Hogan is considered an expert on claiming empty or abandoned properties for his own portfolio.  It may seem too good to be true. It's not...  The book uncovers the secrets behind acquiring land and property for free. Many people know about this law, but very few know how to use it to their advantage to accumulate numerous properties and acres of land to their portfolio.Peter lays bare the methods he uses to track down suitable properties and land and shows some of his successes, including one particular parcel of land of around 10 acres he found IN LONDON worth a conservative £10 million today. Purchase your copy of the book today for only £19.95 + p&p and discover how YOU can find, claim and profit from any number of empty properties and land.     Read on for a whistle stop history lesson from Peter on claiming properties and how you can...
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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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All about MEES: a guide to minimum energy efficiency standards

If you are a current landlord or you are considering taking on a buy to let, you’ll need to be aware of the new legal standard for minimum energy efficiency effective from April 2018. The new regulations make it illegal to grant new leases of energy inefficient commercial or domestic properties in England and Wales after 1st April 2018. The regulations do not apply to sales, but if you are considering buying a property to let and the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating is below E, as of 1st April 2018, for new tenancy agreements, you’ll need to meet the required standards before you can rent the property out. This is one of the most fundamental pieces of legislation in recent years affecting the rental potential of UK properties. Under the MEES regulations landlords will face a hefty penalty if they let a property with an F- or G-rated EPC....
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Digital marketing trends for successful estate agents

Estate agents have not escaped the digital revolution. As all companies have improved their ability to market their products via digital channels, estates agents too have found it easier to turn over properties and acquire new ones thanks to the ability to advertise and market their services on the internet. Nonetheless, some are making a better effort than others. Here are a few trends that you should follow if your estate agency is to make the best of what digital marketing has to offer. A website with property listings Perhaps not so much a trend as a necessity, but maintaining a website dedicated to your agency with a present and correct listing of all properties that you have for sale or to let is absolutely essential. Often, the extent to which this is done correctly depends on the management team’s view of technology. It shouldn’t: those who are looking for...
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Predicting This Year's Star Locations for Buy-to-Let

Despite a tough economy and the continued, phased introduction of tough new tax rules, buy-to-let is still a sound investment that is set to remain popular in 2017. For landlords looking to acquire properties over the course of the coming year some locations, as ever, will be better choices than others. According to current forecasts, the following areas are on track to be this year's buy-to-let star performers: Inverness This entry on the list will no doubt come as a surprise to many, but Inverness is a prime example of an oft-overlooked part of the country that is nonetheless home to a strong property market. Partly thanks to the boost the area gets from the oil industry, there is steady rental demand and, according to data from Zoopla, prices have risen over 5% in the past year to an average of just under £184,000. Hull Hull is currently in a...
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