Which Comes First, the Deal or The JV Finance?

I’ve had a great question from one of my mentees…. Hi Peter, I would like to find out a little more about a joint venture, preferably on a BRR approach than a straight slip. Roughly, how would this work: a) find a deal and then find a JV to match the deal b) find a…

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Does Refinancing BTL Affect Credit Rating

I had a great question in from one of my subscribers which I thought I’d share because I get asked this, and some similar related questions, quite often. In fact, we’ll also look at some of these other questions in this video as well. Here’s the question: Hi Peter I’ve recently read your ebook. Does…

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Getting A Discount With Cash

A question that I am sometimes asked is ‘how much of a discount can I expect to get off a purchase price or off an asking price if I offer the agent cash?’. By the way, just to be clear, when I say offer the agent cash, I don’t mean offer the agent cash as…

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Why 100% Finance Can Make Perfect Sense

For most of us we are probably going to start building our property portfolio by vanilla buy to lets and we are probably going to fund these using buy to let finance. Buy to let finance is great. A typical buy to let mortgage is probably going to be a 75% loan to value mortgage.…

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Property Isn’t A Get Rich Quick Scheme!

One of the myths you’ll hear banded around about property is that it’s a bit of a scam and a get rich quick scheme. And of course, it’s neither of those things. I guess people say it’s a bit of a scam because the media like to portray investors and landlords as being bad people.…

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An Investor’s Biggest Dilemma? Where do I Buy to Make Money?

This is the one question which seems to cause more concern, confusion, and procrastination than any other topic in property. “Where do I buy? Where do I buy to make money in property?” Being sensible, buying close to home makes sense. Maybe not the house next door, but close enough to be able to tap…

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Why Refinancing a Fixed-Rate Mortgage Might Be a Big Mistake?

In this post and video I answer the second part of Sam’s question and whether they should pull equity out of his wife’s property, refinancing the Fixed-Rate Capital Repayment Mortgage. In my opinion the key question is, is it worth keeping a little extra cash-flow, or drawing out equity to buy more (buy to let)…

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Would you like an introduction to my mortgage broker?

I get so many emails from people asking if I can recommend a good mortgage broker – and of course, I can. So, if you’re looking for a great broker who specialises in buy to let, or if you need finance for owner-occupier residential properties or are looking to get in touch with a development…

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How Much Money Do I Have For My Property Business?

Question 4 – How Much Money Do I Have For My Property Business?

In this short series of videos we are looking at the twelve questions which I think every property investor should ask themselves when they  begin in property and regularly as they go through their property journey to make sure that they are still on track and doing the right things.  And question number four is…

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Getting money from the bank for your buy to let investment properties

There are something like 1400 different buy to let products available so, no matter what your circumstances, there should be a bank somewhere who will lend to you. In this video we’ll look at what banks principally think about when deciding whether to lend. Here’s to successful property investing Peter Jones B.Sc FRICS Chartered Surveyor,…

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