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The Truth About Sourcing FREE 28-47.5% BMV Property Through Estate Agents

We have been building relationships with Estate Agents for 5 years, & 85% of our deals [& most of the best] have come through them And weve spent a lot of good money on leafleting, newspaper ads and so on, all of which have brought us good Property, but nothing like Agents The Laws of Influence: There are 6 Laws of Influence according to Robert Cialdini, author of Influence Reciprocity Authority Commitment & Consistency Liking Scarcity Social Proof These are unwritten Laws that help you get the best out of every situation with every person you meet, and being consciously aware of there is fundamental when dealing with and building rapport with Estate Agents & Vendors. We can think of 100s of deals where using and being aware of these Laws has saved us or made us £5K – £15K extra per deal! And be warned: Even though they will...
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The Process of Buying a Property at Auction

The process of buying a property at auction can be an exciting way to secure your dream property, but it isn’t for the faint hearted. Things can happen very quickly in the auction room and you need to have done your homework beforehand in order to bid confidently and avoid paying too much. Good planning is key at this should start with an understanding of what will happen on the day.   Prior to the Auction   Find the property from the Auction catalogue or online. Once you have identified property that you would like to bid on, you should check it out legally. The vendor’s solicitors will have prepared legal packs containing (where applicable) special conditions of sale, title deeds, leases and searches to help you make an informed decision. If you need further legal information you should contact the vendor’s solicitor – the details of which are usually provided...
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Bank of England: UK Interest rates remain at 0.5%

The Bank of England (BoE) has decided to keep UK interest rates at the all time low of 0.5%, in a move that was widely expected. The committee has also committed to continue with the quantative easing (QE) that it announced last month would be increased to £200bn. The Bank recently warned that the recovery would be “slow and protracted” and that it would take months for the full impact of its policies to be felt. Read more at Bank of England News or news.bbc.co.uk
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Interest Rate unchanged at 0.5%, but extra £25bn for economy

Interest rates remain at 0.5% after the announcement today from the Bank of England, this being the eighth successive month since reaching the all time low in March. The Bank has decided to pump an extra £25bn into the economy via their quantitative easing (QE) programme, having already spent £175bn on it so far. The Bank of England said it would spend this extra money over the next three months, which represents a slowdown in the rate of putting money into the economy – in the previous three months it had been £50bn. In the Bank’s statement they go on to say that “A number of indicators of spending and confidence, however, suggest that a pickup in economic activity may soon be evident.” View the full BBC Article or visit the Bank of England website.
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Tool Review: Google Maps for the property entrepreneur

Google maps is not a tool that people would often associate as being useful for helping build their property portfolio or even just to help search for a new property to live in. However Google maps can be invaluable in taking a first look at a property before a viewing, reviewing a property and its area if you are not local, or identifying any potential issues in the surrounding area. I’m sure you will have used Google maps, or one of the various other map tools before. But if not it is very easy. Simply enter the Postcode or street name of the property you are investigating in the search box. So how can Google Maps help? The way to use google maps as a tool is to become a detective. You are looking at clues that will either give you a positive view or a potentially negative view about a...
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