Looking beneath the bonnet

Last week I was offered a commercial deal, shop and uppers as they are known.This property has a beauty salon, with two flats above it.It’s producing a return of £36K, giving a yield of 6.5%.

Buying & Selling Money

Currently, many 5 year fixed BTL rates are below 2%; but this week they are expected to increase. They still represent excellent value, together with security. Rarely do these two attributes go together, but you have them now.

The first property I bought was a two bedroom flat in a conversion in Wembley, on the market for £175,000, this was back in April 2004. It was in poor but liveable condition with one small room and the other a good size.

Last week we closed a deal for £2.85m in Molyneux Street W1, the property is a freehold consisting of 2,657 sq. ft., if you include the vaults out in the front of the property. This strictly speaking should not be included, as it is not liveable...

Last week I covered a deal we were looking at in W1 for around £2.9m, we have managed to agree a price for this property at £2.75m and our solicitors are waiting for the contract. Interestingly what has also come out of the woodwork is the property...

We are looking at a property in Devonshire Terrace W2, the property is stated to have a net internal area of 5,000 sq. ft., and has been offered by someone who knows someone who knows the owner. The property consists of ten flats newly and well...

A few days ago we finally sold the last flat from a block of 14 flats we had purchased. The property was completed on the 31st March 2014, we had agreed a two month period between exchange and completion. This gave us enough time to resell one...

A very unassuming gentleman came to see me last year, he was from Kenya and said he wanted to start investing in the UK. He had some funds which were going to become available soon. I of course said we could help, as that’s what we do day in...

We closed a deal in St John's Wood last week, it's a freehold property located just off the famous Abbey Road. Abbey Road is famous for the recording studios where the Beatles recorded many of their hit songs, including ‘Let it be’. At any time...



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