Sow & Reap : Exodus

Urbanisation is an increase in population in cities and towns from rural areas. Urbanisation began during the industrial revolution, when workers moved towards manufacturing hubs in cities to obtain jobs in factories, as agricultural jobs became...

Sow & Reap : Unwrapping Help To Buy

I read a thought-provoking article regarding affordable housing, and the government’s attempt to tackle this very important issue.

There are serious concerns about where the property prices will go in the coming years. House prices in London have fallen for the fifth quarter in a row, this is as a consequence of a combination of high prices, stamp duty increases, and the...

Recently, I went to view a property close to Hyde Park, in close proximity to Queensway. It is a freehold, and seemed like a probate deal, from the look...

We are on the verge of closing a deal in Battersea. The property is a freehold house, which requires modernisation. The property is surprisingly small, given the quoted resale price of £1.2M. But there again, I don’t know the market on the other...

We have just exchanged on one probate property and completed on another. The question we need to ask ourselves is what to do with each property. Do we sell them on or do we keep them? 

There are only two ways to make money in property. One is in the increase in price, where you make the bulk of the money; and the other is on the yield. The general principle is, as you get closer to central London the growth is skewed more...

There are three types of motivated sellers in the market. The distressed, the divorced, and the dead. People in these categories must sell, due to their circumstances. They do not have the luxury of choice.



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