admin June 9, 2017 No Comments

A Property Investment Glossary

Investing in property comes with a little bit of a learning curve. It’s not quite rocket science; success relies on instinct and experience just as much as it does technical knowledge. But at the same time, there are quite a few concepts that successful investors will need to wrap their heads around – and this means mastering a treasure-trove of arcane words and phrases. To avoid becoming ensnared in a bog of incomprehensible jargon, a little bit of preparation is warranted.

Fortunately, we’re here to lend a hand. Let’s run through some of the more common words and phrases you might encounter during your adventures in investment. You might refer to this glossary when you encounter some new and unusual term, or you might make an effort to commit them to memory. Read more

admin March 24, 2017 No Comments

Flipping Property: Who, What, and How?

Flipping is the practice of buying a property and then selling it almost immediately afterwards. It’s all that many investors are interested in – as it allows them to focus, single-mindedly, on bargain-hunting. If you lack the skills, resources or inclination to develop a property over a long period, then rapid-fire flipping may prove alluring.

This isn’t to say, however, that flipping property is easy. It demands distinct skills and resources. You’ll need, for example, an exhaustive knowledge of the market that can be drawn upon in an instant. This will ensure that you’re able to make informed decisions about what’s a good investment and what isn’t at the proverbial drop of a hat.

You’ll be able to use a combination of strategies to get the best from a flip. Let’s look at a few of them. Read more

Andy Churchill March 10, 2017 No Comments

An Investors Guide to Sourcing Property

Provided that you know what you’re doing, buying property and then selling it on for a higher price is a great way to earn a living. But if you aren’t able to effectively track down those undervalued, high-potential purchases, then your success will assuredly be limited.

When it comes to sourcing property, would-be investors have many different avenues to explore. Ideally, you’ll want to decide on just two or three of them, to avoid overcomplicating things and spreading your efforts too thinly.

Different sorts of purchase will require different skills. Select the few that you’re going to be good at: if you’re personable and charming, then making face-to-face contact on the doorstep might yield better results than a leafleting campaign.

With that in mind, let’s take a look at the available sourcing options. Read more

Andy Churchill February 24, 2017 No Comments

Purchase Options Explained

The term ‘purchase option’, also sometimes referred to as a ‘lease option’ might seem technical – but don’t let that fool you. They refer to simple concepts, albeit ones which require a certain amount of experience and detail to explain. Here, we explain exactly what it means, along with the pros, cons, and alternatives. Read more