What is a good rental yield when buying investment property?

What is a good rental yield when looking at rental property? Often property is advertised or sold to investors as “high yield property” Is this the only metric to consider when buying an investment property? Here’s what I have found over the years… There’s a big problem in the Buy To Let property sourcing market A […]

Are HMO’s( Health Maintenance Organization) saturated?

This post started life as a youtube video on my channel, the original video is below, enjoy  https://youtube.com/watch?v=gZvI-WRPVeE%3Fenablejsapi%3D1%26wmode%3Dopaque I was talking to an investor recently. They are looking to buy a family property, such as a 3 bed and then going through a program of works to turn it into a multi-let or HMO with […]

Property investing and The Corona Virus Covid-19

In these up-precedented times there’s a lot of un-certainty. The financial markets have crashed, businesses are closing their doors, possibly the country will be on lock down by the weekend. It’s difficult to see any positives in this situation – however we will get through this, markets will recover and rebound. The big question is […]

101 Property Tips Book Rob Smallbone & Aaron Devoy

101 Property Tips Book – There’s a reason for this post apart from Rob’s book (revealed shortly) I’ve known Rob for a couple of years and he has just released his second property book 101 Property Tips. I’ve contributed to the book, as well as Susanna Cole, Tej Singh and many other property experts it’s a […]

Sourcing Property Deals – How To

Back when I started finding or sourcing property deals in the mid 2000’s there was really only a few ways to find properties, investors went to auctions or agents or they found their own – the latter was really appealing to me, at the time the main way of “getting the phone to ring” was […]

Avoid These Mistakes When Buying From a Property Sourcer

The Problem With Buying Investment Property “Deals” From a Sourcer AKA Why I don’t sell “deals” anymore…  I’ve moved away from the transactional side of looking for and selling investment property deals all over the place. There are several problems with the traditional sourcing model that many “sourcers” employ.  Firstly selling “deals” is transactional and […]

Rent to Rent what is it? is it legal and how do you source rent to rent deals?

Firstly what is Rent to Rent? It’s effectively an arbitrage model a strategy where by an investor either rents a property from another investor for a agreed monthly price and then lets the property to tenants for a higher figure – you can think of it like offering the services an agent would do but with bigger […]