Hidden in plain sight

I recently met a property trader/developer. He’s been around for decades, and he is second, if not third, generation real estate family.

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...

We managed to exchange on a deal we were in a race on. I expected we would do so for a couple of reasons, one was we could take a commercial decision on...

Currently we are focusing our energies on a couple of land deals. I went to see one of them on Friday to get a feel for the area and the local village. I was pleasantly surprised. You get blinkered working in London, and tend not to see anything...

It’s a funny market at the moment.  The recent auction results from auctioneers who have a strong presence in the market place shows a drop in sales figures.  Savills had a 67% sales rate and Barnard Marcus had 68%.  Ordinarily, these figures...

Towards the end of last week I went to see a one bedroom property in Kentish Town. I knew nothing about the property, it was sourced by a colleague and I was simply told to go, as often I am.

Currently I’m working on a deal with a chap who’s run into some financial difficulty, but is making out he hasn’t.  In fact, he’s going so far the other way, its endears suspicion. 



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