- Mush Fazel
- August 17, 2018
So you’ve spotted a property that looks like a great investment. Before going ahead though, you’ll obviously need to get a survey completed. But which kind?Read More..
So you’ve spotted a property that looks like a great investment. Before going ahead though, you’ll obviously need to get a survey completed. But which kind?Read More..
Have you ever been on a viewing where the vendor was present, and they look you straight in the eyes and ask for way too much for their property? Have you ever heard things like: “Our neighbours sold their house 2 years ago for £40k more” ?Read More..
The government, community trusts and local authorities have ambitious targets to build more homes in the coming years and decades, and yes, you guessed it - land is at a premium.Read More..
The affordable cost of property in the city currently makes yields very attractive for property investors. Certainly, Bradford City Centre’s BD1 postcode boasts some of the highest returns in the UK, with an average yield of around 8.37% this year.Read More..
Traditionally, cities like Greater Manchester might have been concerned about a ‘brain-drain’ to London, but new figures reveal that a record number of Londoners are actually making the move North - with 10,200 people settling in Greater Manchester last year.Read More..
As we grow from children to adults, we are taught to look after our money, and get a bank account with savings. We take the word of our parents, family and often teachers. But why? Why are we told to put our hard earned money into a savings account that will typically get you back 1% per annum?Read More..
London is an interesting city, and even if most press outlets express a negative outlook, don’t be put off. There are always great investment opportunities around, especially in London - you just need to find them.Read More..
Read our roundup of property news from across the UK.Read More..
We had all travelled down to Birmingham for a training update day. Sourced paid for us all to stay at the very nice Genting Hotel, so I jumped on the train on Sunday afternoon. The other franchisees arrived throughout the day and we all met up for food and drinks. We all had a fun night and ended up having drinks in the onsite casino!Read More..
As we all know, Manchester is one of the current UK hotspots for investors looking for property, and rightly so. Capital growth paired with strong yields are very attractive to those willing to part with their money. So, let’s dig a little deeper and look where the prime locations are...Read More..
The main thinking behind a joint venture is that you have more money to spend and that ‘two heads are better than one’ in terms of experience and knowledge. It also means you can benefit from involvement in larger projects, which previously would have been unavailable to you through lack of funding.Read More..
Short of finding the perfect tenants, avoiding void periods is the top priority for most landlords in North London. No tenants = no income, after all. Not only that, but you’ll be paying your mortgage as well as insurance, utilities and council tax on top.Read More..
Starting off in a new job is always difficult, and a complete career change is what I decided to do. I expected the training to go over my head and a lot of it did. But I’ve worked hard to learn and listen to the people who have been there and done property sourcing.Read More..
You may/may not have ever invested in property before, but I’d make a fair assumption that if you’re reading this blog, you’re certainly interested in it. Very wise I’d say.Read More..
It may have taken a couple of blows in recent times thanks to recent government initiatives such as the change to mortgage tax relief and stamp duty on second homes, but buy to let investment remains one of the most popular money-making schemes around today.Read More..
If you haven’t invested in property before, then understandably you may be a little confused over the differences between an investment (buy to let) mortgage and a standard residential mortgage for a property you intend to live in.Read More..
Buying property at auction can be exciting and daunting in equal measures. The excitement comes with the bidding and the prospect of getting a real bargain. The scary part is the knowledge that once the hammer goes down there’s no going back, and there’s the chance that you could end up thousands of pounds out of pocket with a real property ‘dud’ on your hands.Read More..
Why wouldn’t you take advantage of Manchester? Music, TV and football are all things that bring fame and fortune to the city and the growth of the city’s universities has made it a hotspot for students with over 99,000 flocking to the four available campuses.Read More..
For the first quarter of 2018 commercial rental values were up 0.6%. Meanwhile, in the residential sector property rental values increased on average, 1% between April 2017 and April 2018Read More..
It’s an aspiration for many people to quit the day job and work for themselves and own their own business… We have found that some of our best performers previously had no property experience but have strong transferrable skills and are motivated to learn as much as they can.Read More..
The film ‘The Wolf Of Wall Street’ has a reputation that I’m sure you know about. It’s a fun and raucous account of a life of hedonism and excess, however nobody said that it would contain a moment that would provide a huge perspective shift and have the ability to literally change lives.Read More..
An area of London famed for its cosmopolitan mix of residents, friendly communities and some of the best transport links in the capital, West London provides many impressive property investment hotspots.Read More..
HMOs are extremely profitable - provided you use the correct investment strategy. Deriving far more income than the conventional buy-to-let investment, this is a popular way for property investors to make a large income in a short space of time.Read More..
With big Brexit decisions still in a state of flux, it wouldn’t be unreasonable to imagine that sellers were waiting to see what happens before putting their homes on the market - and that buyers were doing likewise. But has that really been the case?Read More..
Hs2 is coming whether you agree or disagree let’s look at how it will affect Leeds and the surrounding areas.Read More..
In this blog we’ll discuss what buying off-plan is, how to go about it and the do’s and don’ts of embarking on such a property investment strategy.Read More..
Around £2.4 billion was invested in Build-to-Rent developments in 2017. And that’s on top of the government’s £1 billion contribution. But what is Build-to-Rent and who is it for?Read More..
The team and I thought we’d put a few tips together to help you get started, or even continue to grow your portfolio. Here’s some of the more basic options below, for more advanced tips, get in touch!Read More..
Reading is one of the top-performing cities in the UK for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) and joint highest in the South East of England, a new report has revealed.Read More..
Last month, a number of news websites featured our story about celebrating the opening of 25 offices throughout the UK.Read More..
June was filled with exciting news, great events and many successes. One of the highlights include two charity events we took part in. Overall we raised £xxx which we proudly donated to the chosen charities.Read More..
If you want to add value to the property through refurbishment and maybe extension, you should always keep your potential buyers or tenants in mind. Who do you think would live in this property? What budget would they have? What standard would they expect the property to have?Read More..
Until very recently, I was generally a social media “lurker”. Although I posted occasionally, my use of social media (mainly Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn) was usually in “read-only” mode. So, what has changed?Read More..
Having medium and long term goals has really enabled me to put any setbacks into perspective; focusing on how I have dealt with the challenges, both on a personal level and for my clients, is actually helping me to build strong, hopefully long term relationships.Read More..
When I look at all I’ve learnt over training week it’s incredible. Having completed two-degree courses in my late teens/early 20s, I forgot how much I love to learn, and this has reminded me that our education doesn’t stop at school.Read More..
This urban sprawl encourages global giants, such as Talk-Talk and the capital’s own BBC to relocate, resulting in a flourishing jobs market and an increased need for rental and private housing. As such it’s a perfect location for property investment.Read More..
Leicester has developed, just as other towns and cities have, but let’s look at one aspect that hasn’t changed locally or further afield: land. Sam, our Leicester Sourced expert, looks closely at land development in his latest article.Read More..
Perched on the southern edge of Cheshire, bordering the Peak National Park of Staffordshire and Derbyshire, Crewe is becoming a desirable town attracting great inward investment.Read More..
I realised that there were times where I was losing focus and concentration. Taking time out to do simple organisational planning has helped me be much more focused and productive over the last few weeks.Read More..
Student accommodation is no longer the stereotypical investment you may associate with buying huge buildings and converting them. Student accommodation now is often sold off plan, are centrally located in city centre buildings and are often new or newly converted studio apartments that appeal to university students.Read More..
In the current credit age anyone with a decent job can afford a nice car, clothes and holidays thanks to the power of credit. While OPM (other people’s money) is a powerful strategy which I advocate using, there is a big difference between good and bad debt but that’s another topic.Read More..
I’m not from an estate agency or property background at all. I’m a military man. But a specific tour of duty saw me read “The 3+1 Plan” by Brett Alegre - Wood and that sparked my latent interest in property - to such an extent that now, after a decade of service, I work full time in property in Greater Manchester.Read More..
Check out Sourced’ latest info-graphic, a twist on the popular property trading game. We have added some property hot-spots with useful information and we have thrown in some Investor tips too.Read More..
Buying a property or portfolio of properties “off plan” remains a popular investment strategy. As a major conurbation, Birmingham has many off plan developments - some are conversions of older properties from its long industrial heritage and others are brand new builds.Read More..
Industry experts say that many parties took between £200 and £700 for administration fees, like checking and processing an application or renewing a tenancy. The new bill though does not give tenants a total carte blanche: there will still be legal recourse to charges for rent arrears and lost keys, as two examples.Read More..
Imagine being able to purchase and trade shares of property, getting all of the benefits of owning a property yet being able to spread your risk across multiple properties. It's mind blowing.Read More..
I often see online, people who have spent thousands of pounds on property courses but then felt like they have been ‘disowned by their parents’ and left to go it alone. Sourced is different.Read More..
The city is booming and property prices are on an upward trajectory, with two expanding universities and a growing population, we think investors would do well to look closely at Bristol. So, what about property prices in Bristol?Read More..
Preston is like a phoenix rising from a flame, as this city is enjoying huge investment with property prices that sit well below the national average, but for how long?Read More..
We have discovered that the Port City of Hull seems to be one of those hidden property hubs where good yields are still possible along with the market moving upwards. Some research showed that this tucked away city is at that cusp of the property graph where prices are still affordable with great yields and looking at imminent potential for capital growth.Read More..
The North West has become the best place to invest. Choosing an up and coming location can mean that property can still be bought at a reasonable price and hold the promise of future gains for investors.Read More..
When people start a business they are motivated and enthusiastic. The difficult thing is to maintain the same level of enthusiasm and commitment once the reality of ‘no’ and the level of graft required becomes clear. This is where the winners come through and make the difference that determines that they will be successful.Read More..
The government wants individuals, couples and families to own their homes . But high property prices and high inflation is making the situation difficult – which is why private rentals are more necessary than before… Demand for rental property is higher than ever, which is why property investing still makes sound financial sense.Read More..
If you work in the property industry and you source or come into contact with property sourcers your inbox will have been graced by many an email entitled ‘NDA for you to sign’ Ahh the joys of sourcing property. Whilst many training companies are obsessed with these ‘to protect you’ the longer I have been in the industry the more pointless it all seems.Read More..
Working in property maybe not be a life or death situation but believe me, if something goes wrong, the pain can be just as bad and will last a lot longer than a couple of weeks. Some people dive in blindly without the right support and team around them - it baffles me. Surely you should do everything to make sure the venture is a success and that involves having experts in every area who can consult.Read More..
I hear more and more about credit checks and tenants failing them and what should happen if they do and so on. In fact only in the last few days I’ve been witness to a conversation that berated a potential tenant because their credit wasn’t perfect and I quote “we don’t deal with tenants that aren’t rich” I mean really? Come on.Read More..
I’ve previously mentioned feeling like I was on a roller coaster during my initial training week with Sourced. It would appear that it was a pretty good taster of what the life of a property sourcer would be like!Read More..
What does due diligence entail? As with many questions, the answer is “it depends”. I have clients that are happy for me to send a 1 line description of a property with value, as long as I am 100% sure the property is off-market and available. Others prefer to be presented with a full package of information enabling them to make an investment decision.Read More..
The North West of England has been topping the charts in recent years as the best place to invest for high annual rental yields and there’s no shortage of demand. In close proximity to Manchester, Liverpool, Preston and Leeds, Bolton is in the heart of the Northern Powerhouse. It has great transport links to all of these cities, meaning it is a great place for commuters.Read More..
The value of my flat dropped by over £10k. I was not a happy bunny! This was down to bad luck and my lack of knowledge. I started educating myself (books, webinars), attending training courses and property networking meetings. I realised how much potential lies in property and how helpful other investors can be. I knew that this industry was for me.Read More..
As you’d probably anticipate, property prices have risen since 2008 - but with some caveats. Newcastle is a large metropolis with its own property microclimates so let’s zoom in on three high performing areas and muse whether their upward trajectory will continue in 2028 and beyond.Read More..
Why from a group of people who attend the same training course, only a few will succeed? What makes the difference?Read More..
Got a job in London you love but have to live in an apartment or location you hate? Or perhaps you’ve already settled outside London but now can’t afford the huge train costs? Then why not consider relocating to Reading? Earlier this year a BBC study on living and working in the South East rated Reading the 13th best commuter town in the area in which to rent.Read More..
Land is always available, you’d think and, as with properties, you can do a specific portal search for land in Leicester and Rightmove reveals just 7 land areas for sale. Does Leicester lack land?Read More..
The golden rule is: KNOW YOUR NUMBERS... ask local experts, collect information before making assumptions. You aren`t a gambler, are you?Read More..
One of the most important factors is the actual condition of the home you’re buying - you wouldn’t have a full structural survey on a new build or a basic report on a derelict property, would you?Read More..
In this blog post, we look outside the UK’s boundaries to consider global property hotspots.Read More..
Chain breaking is a fantastic strategy to obtain a BMV property, while preventing sale chains from collapsing.Read More..
Well, that depends. Yes, I agree a strange title for a blog but let me tell you how this came about. As a business we constantly watch what is going on in our industry and further afield, to ensure we’re moving with the times. Having observed many industries over the years, it’s obvious that businesses fall in to two categories: Shepherds or Sheep.Read More..
York, in property price terms, is booming. In this article, we will look at prices, historic rises and anticipated future growth, focusing on one particular growth area of the city.Read More..
I’ve not been working in property for a long time, two months to be exact. I had a job for 7 years as a courier and loved every minute. But when pay cuts came and my hours and days got longer, it was time to take control of my life and start earning money for myself, not a greedy parcel company. I quit on the 1st of December and had my first Christmas off in 7 years.Read More..
With St Patrick’s Day on the 17th of March, Sourced thought it would turn its property microscope on the Emerald Isle, the two countries of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, looking specifically at the respective capitals of Belfast and Dublin.Read More..
Newcastle Upon Tyne to give the city its full title is on an upward trajectory, property-wise. It used to be the poor investment relation compared with other northern cities like Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester, but no longer.Read More..
After years of pretending, practicing and procrastinating, I’ve finally taken the leap and decided to ‘do’ property properly. Why?Read More..
So, depending on which side of the fence you are standing, you will see crypto currency as the future or the latest scam of the year. For me, I am still sat comfortably and firmly on that fence and I have no intention of moving, yet!Read More..
One of the most successful towns in the UK in economic terms according to the respected research body Centre for Cities (CfC), the town of Reading offers property investors high rents and a very strong economy.Read More..
We can’t help but put river puns in the headline, but we promise one more and that’s it – Leicester’s population is soaring and expected to grow to 400,000 by 2035 meaning demand for property here will remain robust.Read More..
Perched loftily north-west of Manchester, under 13 miles away from the city centre, is the town of Bolton.Read More..
The 7 sins which could cost a fortune. February was dominated by romantic outbursts due to Valentine`s day as well as “Fifty Shades Freed” in the cinemas, the third part of Fifty Shades of Grey. Do not worry, I will not tell you any dirty bedtime stories. I’ll leave it with you and your fantasy…Read More..
In the past few years I have been looking at getting into property (Read my previous blog here). However, finding a way that would enable me to give up my day job and move full time into this exciting sector, seemed impossible. I looked into various training courses, joint ventures with friends, doing it alone, but nothing seemed quite right.Read More..
When Marks and Spencer first opened its doors in 1884 in Leeds, few would have predicted that city’s stellar growth as an urban investment honeypot. But it has grown exponentially and Leeds is now rightly regarded as one of the UK’s prime property investment opportunities.Read More..
Having had quite a few conversations recently with potential franchisees that included “I love the concept and would love to be involved but the cost is too much for me” or “I really want to get started with a Sourced franchise but its going to take me 6 months to get the money together”Read More..
Property has proven a lucrative long-term investment both domestically and globally. With savings rates at record lows, investors have long realised that money can be made from bricks and mortar.Read More..
“Nothing is certain in life, except death and taxes” said allegedly by Benjamin Franklin in 1789.Read More..
Liverpool is one of the finest cities in the UK, with areas that are UNESCO protected and an architectural diversity and maritime history that are arguably without equal in England.Read More..
Last time around I took a closer look at crowdfunding, the types available and how they generally work. I also started to focus my attention on Equity Crowdfunding and how this model has been transferred and grown in popularity in the property arena (Part I).Read More..
I meant Section 24 with the “catch 22” situation… Section 24 has been described as the “biggest threat landlords have ever faced“. According to recent figures, approximately 8 million people in England alone will be affected and will lose out… Are you one of them?Read More..
If you have entered the alluring world of property sourcing, you will relate to what I am about to tell you. When I started sourcing I made probably the same mistakes most make when they begin to source.Read More..
Following the crowd can seem like the easiest thing to do in many situations, but in reality, there is often good reason behind this type of behaviour. Sigmund Freud, the famed psychologist, once theorised that becoming a member of a crowd serves to unlock the unconscious mind.Read More..
If you look back from when records began you can see that the ripple effect of property prices closely follows when infrastructure in the country is changed, whether it be transport links, technology or communication.Read More..
House prices across Leicester are rocketing by 7.5 per cent a year – the third highest rise of any UK city.Read More..
How do you get involved in property investing when you just don’t have the funds? I mean how can you be a property investor if you can’t afford to buy a house of your own? Maybe your struggling to pay your rent, or owning your own home is still a dream, so why the hell would you think you could be a property investor?Read More..
In investment circles the use of the term “SPV” is quite common and it is becoming more frequent in the property investment world too. So what exactly is an SPV and what does it mean for investors?Read More..
This is another vlog this time from Ryan, who gives a brief overview of 2017 and a snippet of what Sourced has in store for the next 12 months as we head into 2018.Read More..
If you have ever attended one of our discovery events you will know this is the question we also end on and I do my famous Jerry McGuire impression “Show me the money!”Read More..
If you’re of a certain age, Christmas time will almost definitely bring feelings of nostalgia and memories of yester-year when board games were the height of entertainment in every household.Read More..
Another vlog by Paul at Sourced HQ on the types of deals we have seen coming through the Sourced network of franchisee’s and also ones we have seen fill up our inboxes over the past few months.Read More..
I know it’s Boxing Day and no one is likely to read this blog, as you will be enjoying the Christmas season, but if like me you like to forward plan and somewhere beyond the thoughts of mince pies, presents and the odd tipple you are thinking of 2018 and what it may have in store, then do read on.Read More..
It doesn’t surprise me that overseas investors are so keen to invest in UK property, especially when you consider the security property offers and how on average property has returned more than a 14% return over the past 20 years compared to the 3% average of the stock market over the same period.Read More..
If you’re reading this blog I expect you’re interested in real estate in some way, shape or form. I expect you’re aware of the potential of property, but you’re also aware of the pitfalls – many of which are highlighted by the horror stories that permeate from the industry from time to time.Read More..
In the past week we have had more new franchisees sign up for what we see as a five-year business relationship. You invest in us, we invest in you and the master-plan is we all grow as a direct result.Read More..
Sourced makes the industry press on the website ‘Property Investor Today’ to read the full article please visit the link below.Read More..
Below is a vlog one of our co-founders Stephen Moss filmed to accompany our last blog post ‘Why Property Sourcers, Need Sourced’Read More..
I had a call last yesterday with a lady, she is a property sourcer and had seen one of our adverts, clicked and requested information about joining our franchise network, the first step in our process is a telephone call from myself or Claire, the franchise manager.Read More..
We hear this at least once a week in this industry in regards, to people that sell courses, they will dangle the carrot of ‘you will get full access to my little black book & power team’. People do buy into this utter rubbish day in day out.Read More..
I make no secret that my passion is property sourcing in fact when I meet people at our head office in Warrington and they see the development projects we are involved in and the size of our network people often look at me a little strange when I talk about property sourcing with passion and not the achievements the business has to date.Read More..
In every walk of life each of us creates, maintains and at some point, breaks a relationship of some kind. The thing about relationships is that they are not exclusive to your private life, they also exist in your professional life. Yes the two in theory are very distinct or at least they should be, but here’s the thing, they have far more in common than you care to imagine.Read More..
Everyone it seems, is a property sourcer these days and it seems the way to become one and attain untold riches is to buy yourself some training from a property training company. There’s nothing wrong in wanting to better yourself and build that knowledge, it’s perfectly logical. What’s more, I have done a couple of courses myself with one of these ‘well known’ property gurus in the past. But…Read More..
I recently wrote a LinkedIn status, regarding the past couple of weeks and thought that that it would make a good blog topic so here we are.Read More..
Is your HMO full? Bull S**t. I recently attended the property and investment show in London at the beginning of the month and got the opportunity to speak to lots of different people, traders, suppliers and investors. When chatting to investors I asked them all the same question:Read More..
We have all heard about the ‘Circle of Life‘, I’m sure? If you had kids of a certain age, then no doubt The Lion King was heavily repeated in your house too?Read More..
In my last blog I focused my attention on the physical act of developing by looking to answer the question “Why a Development”. This time around I want to stay on the topic of development, but from a completely different angle.Read More..
At Sourced, we know Pancake Day has long gone but we want to talk about flipping.Read More..
This is a short vlog on site at one of our current Sourced HQ developments we are involved with. In this video I talk about some issues, with regards plans and changing those plans to suit the surrounding buildings whilst still maintaining a healthy profit out at the back end.Read More..
Welcome to the Sourced Birmingham blog. Let me explain why I think that Birmingham is such a wonderful place to invest.Read More..
We register thousands of overseas property investors and are often asked for tips or help on investing the UK, I have put together a short guide to help overseas investors and highlight points they need to consider before investing.Read More..
Liverpool is renowned for many things: its cultural history, its UNESCO protected world heritage sites, the football, the humour and you can now add students to that list.Read More..
It has been a busy week at Sourced HQ with training new franchisees, agreeing sales, submitting planning applications (check out my blog on Wilson Patterson Street – another Sourced development) and recruiting new franchisees! I thought it would be a great time to reflect on the business and if you are looking for a franchise opportunity, why you should choose Sourced.Read More..
Regular readers of the blog will know, we at Sourced use a mixture of strategies and rent to rent is hugely popular. This strategy allows you to have control of a property and generate an income from it, and all without actually owning the property, or having a mortgage!Read More..
Houses of Multiple Occupation in any town make for an attractive investment strategy and in places like Bolton, there is huge demand for what is effectively a house share.Read More..
Leicester is one of the fastest growing cities in England, according to A Vision of Britain through Time. It is now home to 348,000 people and this is anticipated to grow to 362,500 by 2021 and to a whopping 400,000 by 2035.Read More..
First things first, welcome to my first Sourced blog. Over the coming weeks and months, I aim to blog about any number of property/investor related topics based on my experience, research and industry wide best practises. Each blog is not intended to be a technical blueprint for the subject matter; more an informal and informative read for my audience (I hope!).Read More..
As a business, we sell a lot of portfolio’s residential and commercial, recently we have secured one based in Ashton-in-Makerfield, now most people are probably thinking firstly where the hell is that and it must be cheap, they were certainly my first thoughts!Read More..
When investing in property, no matter what the strategy may be, the end goal is always to maximise the return on your investment. First time investors are guilty of sometimes jumping in with both feet and not knowing where they will land. As the saying goes… ‘Fail to prepare, prepare to fail’.Read More..
When it comes to adding value to a property, there are countless things you can do to help. In our latest blog, we at Sourced HQ have considered the most common and the not so common ways, you can boost the value of your home. If you are looking to sell, you will want your property to achieve its optimum price, so our top ten countdown will help point you in the right direction.Read More..
With a high level of demand for rental property, it is understandable why so many people are considering becoming a landlord. If you have the means to buy property, property investment offers a great way to enjoy a return in the short and long term. It is important to be aware that acting as a landlord or being a property investor isn’t easy, and there are many challenges to overcome. However, if you approach this investment opportunity in the right manner, you should find that it can be a lucrative one.Read More..
Let’s face it, building a property portfolio is hard work. Yet when it comes to sourcing services (businesses that are specialised in discovering and uncovering hidden property gems) it appears that few investors readily appreciate the hard work that can be lifted from their shoulders.Read More..
Success – how do you define it? You’d likely think that this comes in the form of pounds and pence – those zeros (or otherwise) on your bank account statement. Yet this end game focused view of success is doing your property investor career no favours.Read More..
As a property investor being able to rely on a multi-disciplined collection of professionals is a non-negotiable. Yet for many in this realm, hunting down the services of a tradesman, lettings agent or legal advisor is very much a repeated task that’s undertaken as and when is required – to greater or lesser degrees of success. Here, we take a look at why a permanent power team is so important, as well as explaining who should make the short list when it comes to your Power Team members.Read More..
Bricks and mortar holds firmly onto its crown as one of the most reliable forms of investments that there is. Equally, the property market allures with consistently met promises for returns that far outperform any savings account.Read More..
In my first couple of blogs, I wrote about my journey into property, and my first few weeks running the Sourced Edinburgh franchise. It’s been a hectic start to 2018, but I have had time to pause for thought around the journey I’m currently on, as I transition from my current career in financial services into property.Read More..
The average price of property in the South East of England last month was £397,262, according to the ubiquitous Rightmove House Price Index. That was a rise of 1.2 per cent for the area on the same period last year – unlike neighbouring Greater London which, unfortunately for home owners and investors there, saw property prices fall 3.5 per cent from January 2017.Read More..
On Monday 23rd April, England will observe St George’s Day. He was a saintly Roman who slayed a dragon to get water in the town of Silence and saved a princess, who was due to be sacrificed.Read More..
The saying about coals and Newcastle seems oddly archaic given that the mining industry in the north east is a footnote in history, but like many northern manufacturing and industrial towns, Newcastle has reinvented itself.Read More..
One of the questions I’ve been asked most often since starting up the Sourced Edinburgh franchise is “What exactly does a property sourcer do?” or comments along the lines of “You must spend all of your time on ESPC/Rightmove/Zoopla”. So, is that true?Read More..