A HASSLE FREE INVESTMENT!

Last week I attended an auction after a very long time. The purpose was to purchase a small studio in Hallam Street, a stone throw away from Park Crescent. Park Crescent faces Regent’s park, currently half the crescent has been knocked down...

Incorporate or pay the new rate, is there any other way?

Currently there is an environment where some people are pleading plain ignorance, some are putting their heads in the sand, and then there are those who know and are reacting positively to the coming changes in the BTL tax regime.

Just before the Easter break I was called by an agent to see a property in W2. It is opposite one of the most expensive roads in London, namely Kensington Palace Gardens, where the average sale price of a property is £36m. The property is a...

An agent, with whom we have done many deals, approached me with a property in W2. The property is a 452 sq. ft. one bedroom flat, on the fourth floor of a popular portered block. The property was priced originally at £500k. However, the seller...

We have just closed a deal over the weekend, in W2. We had the contract for some time, but I actually didn’t see the true potential of the property until my second visit. The penny did not drop. Not only is the property in a stonking location,...

The London Help To Buy Scheme, is an underused scheme. It was introduced in February 2016, off the back of the wider already existing Help to Buy Scheme. The government recognised the biggest obstacle for new buyers to purchase their homes is...

This week we are looking to tie up a deal in W1. I have been tracking this property for about four months now. I was promised the deal by an agent, who couldn’t really deliver, we even went as far as the sale memorandum being issued and lawyers...

This weekend’s FT House and Homes front page was headlined “How much will $1m buy?” It claims in Monaco, the world’s most expensive city, this amount will only purchase enough space for a WC. An exaggeration, as this amount will allow you to...

We are in the midst of securing a site in Luton. Luton seems to have completely been turned on its head. I used to purchase properties there, with no money in my pocket; the properties were bought for £28,000 and then refinanced for £40,000...

I’ve just finished looking at a property with an agent, the price isn’t cheap at £2.5m. The property is a duplex, with its own entrance, and is facing a beautiful green square.


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