The Investment Fundamentals of Buy to Let

The biggest mistake I see time and time again is that buy to let investors put very little thought into what they buy or why they are buying it. As a consequence, many buy the wrong property or properties, which are totally unsuitable for their needs or goals. The key to becoming successful in property…

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Buying investment properties from estate agents

As a buy to let investor, should you consider properties that are on the market with estate agents? Is there enough value in these types of deals – or are the best deals saved for their very best clients? Have a watch and find out the answer here. For more information and to find out…

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The ‘Do’s and Don’ts of Buying Away From Home

I had a great question from a lady based overseas and who wants to invest in (buy to let) property in the UK. The gist of her question is: “I know you have invested away from your local area; what are the ‘do’s and don’ts of buying away from home?” In this longer than usual…

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Using estate agents to source deals

There are many techniques for generating leads to buy properties, all of which can be worth trying and pursuing at one time or another. But often, many turn their noses up at the idea of finding deals through estate agents. In my opinion, this is rather short sighted. If you think about it, around 90%…

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How to succeed in property

If property is so easy, why do so many get it so wrong? Quite simply because many new to investing think that buying a “buy to let” is like buying their own home. I can tell you that it most definitely is not. Perhaps being a nation of homeowners makes us a bit complacent and…

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Does (buy to let) property investing cause a conflict of interest with my full time job?

Should I tell my employers what I am up to? Great question sent in  by “Phil” who is just starting in property Here’s to successful property investing Peter Jones B.Sc FRICS Chartered Surveyor, author and property investor www.ThePropertyTeacher.co.uk By the way, I’ve rewritten and updated my best selling ebook, The Successful Property Investor’s Strategy Workshop,…

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Why property is still a good investment!

I find it surprising that although the British public are so naturally good at property, their interest stops at their own front door. I admit that the reality of Brexit and its possible repercussions are hard to ignore, however, if we look at the cold hard facts it’s still possible to be confident that property…

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Is property still a good investment?

The imminence of Brexit has caused many to question whether property is still a viable and safe investment model for the future, and I am often asked if I am still confident that property will provide me with continued financial freedom. Without a doubt, my answer is always “Yes”! Leaving political views aside – and…

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Is buy to let property investing really dead ? Part 2

In this video we look in a bit more detail at buy to let mortgages for limited companies. In 2016 there were around 130,000 buy to let mortgages granted to Limited Companies – the finance is there! Peter Jones B.Sc FRICS Chartered Surveyor, author and property investor By the way, I’ve rewritten and updated my…

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Is buy to let property investing really dead?

I’ve met quite a few (new or would be) buy to let property investors recently who seem to assume the days of buy to let are over. But despite the governments “attack on landlords” I think buying property to rent out is still one of the best property strategies to get into. Peter Jones B.Sc…

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