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Below are blog posts by Rich Travis

All About Planning Gain

Rich Travis / February 11, 2019

Planning gain is the money made from buying land, which has become more profitable because it has been granted planning permission. This blog will look at the ins and outs of planing gains to help you become a property expert.

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Value Added Tax (VAT) and Your Property Business

Rich Travis / January 3, 2019

Value added tax (VAT) is commonly applied to goods and services. For example, a company will charge the customer VAT but then claim it back from the government via purchases. It means that the government gets the money quickly and that the admin is done by the business owner themselves. this blog will look at the different types of VAT and it relates to both residential and commercial property.

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Why Set Goals in Property?

Rich Travis / November 14, 2018

Regardless of whether you’re a top athlete, academic or a mum with four kids just trying to get through the day, goal setting is important if you want to progress in life.

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How Much Money Do I Need to Become a Property Developer?

Rich Travis / October 31, 2018

There’s no doubt about it, starting up a business as a property developer can be hugely expensive. Start-up costs, on-going staff salaries, marketing, office rent, credit checks on tenants - it can all add up.

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Why Manchester?

Rich Travis / August 20, 2018

Manchester continues to be one of the leaders in the property investment market in the UK. In 2017, house prices grew over 10% - and this growth shows no sign of stopping. Benefiting from the recent £1bn government funded Northern Powerhouse initiative, Manchester is attracting students, investors and people from all over the world with its vibrant, modern and diverse culture. Read on to find discover more reasons why Manchester is such an investment hotspot.

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Making Your Money Work Harder

Rich Travis / August 10, 2018

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?

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Training Day at Sourced

Rich Travis / August 8, 2018

This blog runs through a training day at sourced so you can see how beneficial they can be.

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Thinking Outside the Box

Rich Travis / August 6, 2018

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...

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The Ups and the Downs of Being a Property Sourcer

Rich Travis / August 1, 2018

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. This blog looks at the ups and downs of property sourcing.

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From Parcels to Property!

Rich Travis / April 30, 2018

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. That's when I found Sourced...

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More Rooms With HMOs in Bolton?

Rich Travis / April 27, 2018

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. This blog will look at what makes HMO's such attractive investment opportunities, especially in Bolton.

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Bolton – No Longer in the Investment Shadow of Manchester

Rich Travis / April 27, 2018

Perched loftily north-west of Manchester, under 13 miles away from the city centre, is the town of Bolton. It’s big in its own rights with 139,000 people living around the centre but twice as many across the whole metropolitan area. Bolton has an illustrious past and a bright future in property terms, this blog will explain why.

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Why Reading is Riding High with Property Investment Opportunities

Rich Travis / April 27, 2018

This blog will uncover the reasons why Reading offers great investment opportunities.

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