Archives / July / 2014

  • Property Development

    29 Jul 2014 in Advice by

    One of the first steps toward profitable property development would be to investigate the area where you would like to purchase real estate. You should also take into consideration the intended market and type of property in which you would like to invest. Investigate the Market Begin by meeting with several local estate agents and… View Article

  • Property Negotiation

    28 Jul 2014 in Advice by

    The first thing that occurs after you find a house you want to buy is that you make an offer to the seller. This may seem self explanatory, but in fact the offer making process is something of an art. A buyer needs skill in negotiating in order to get the best deal on the… View Article

  • Guide to Estate Agent Contracts

    26 Jul 2014 in Advice by

    Types of Estate Agent Contracts There are three main types of estate contracts in the UK property market. These are the sole agent agreement, the sole seller agreement and the multi agent agreement. Sole Agent Agreement The sole agent agreement is the most common type of estate agent contact. A sole agent contract is used… View Article

  • Landlord Tenancy Agreements

    15 Jul 2014 in Advice by

    What is a tenancy agreement? A tenancy agreement is a contract between the landlord and the tenant. It may be written or verbal. The tenancy agreement gives rights to both the landlord and the tenant, for example, the tenant’s right to occupy the accommodation and the landlord’s right to collect rent for letting the accommodation…. View Article

  • 5 Tips to Value Your Home

    11 Jul 2014 in Advice by

    Many homeowners are intimidated by the notion of assessing the value of their home, but it is not nearly as complex as many realtors might make you believe. Any homeowner can evaluate the value of their home simply by following these five simple tips. 1) Compare Your Home with Similar Homes in Your Area There… View Article

  • Building Surveys

    9 Jul 2014 in Advice by

    If you are buying a property with a loan from a bank or building society a property survey will be required to assess the value of the property before they will underwrite your loan. In fact, regardless of whether you will be taking out a mortgage to finance your property purchase or buying it outright… View Article

  • Avoid Landlord Tenant Disputes

    5 Jul 2014 in Advice by

    If you are a landlord, along with the rental income you receive, you will also have to cope with tenant problems at some point. Some of them will be justifiable complaints from responsible tenants, while other complaints will be lodged by tenants who are totally unreasonable or trying to gain something at your expense. The… View Article

  • Letting your property to students

    2 Jul 2014 in Advice by

    Letting property to students can be a profitable business venture, but you will want to be aware of some of the hazards as well as the benefits. The following is a helpful guide for investors, homeowners or landlords on how to let a property to students. In recent years, the number of students in the… View Article

  • Guide to becoming a landlord

    2 Jul 2014 in Advice by

    There are many benefits to owning and leasing a residential property and by doing so you can be assured you will be looking at better returns on your investments than playing the stock market. Keeping your money in low interest rate savings accounts can be just as bad. Your First Buy to Let Property There… View Article