The right location for you

The right location for you           What I’m about to tell you is nothing new; location is key to successful property investing. But although we all know this, you’d be surprised how many people give lip service to this and end up buying the wrong property in the wrong area So…

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Common mistakes in property investing

        It’s not easy to identify what makes a good property investor and what makes a poor property investor. However, over the years I’ve recognised a number of mistakes that poor property investors make that the good ones don’t. With this in mind, this week I’m going to highlight some of the…

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Have you got what it takes?

        At some point along the investment journey, it’s only natural that you’ll ask yourself if you’ve got what it takes to cut it in the property world. I can emphatically tell you the answer is YES. Well, on the proviso that you’re prepared to work for it and have some of…

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Move out of your comfort zone

Continuing education is vital in every pursuit and profession, and property is no exception. As an author myself, you may be surprised to know that not only have I read (and listened to) literally hundreds of books/audio books about property and property investing, but that on a daily basis I still turn pages and strive…

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Are you taking enough action? Do you believe you can do it?

It’s been great to get your emails over the summer but one theme which I have noticed is that many of us would admit to not having taken enough action over the last few months. What do I mean by that? How does this manifest? Well, for example, not doing enough viewings or not putting…

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Negotiating to Buy Your Property Investment Part 5

We’ve been looking at what we need to be sure of before we agree terms on a purchase. of a property investment or buy to let property. The first thing to remember is that the only price you are interested in paying is the price that works for you. You will know how much you…

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Negotiating to Buy Your Property Investment Part 4

In the last post we were considering how, in the context of negotiating, communication and active listening is essential to understand what is important to the other party when we are negotiating to buy a property investment or buy to let property. How do we know what someone really means? How do we know what…

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Negotiating to Buy Your Property Investment Part 3

We’ve been looking at what you need to do to ensure you can negotiate the best possible terms and price for your property investment and buy to let properties. The most likely way of achieving a mutually satisfactory outcome is to negotiate from a position of mutual trust. And often this is most likely the…

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