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Below are blog posts by Stephen Moss

The Development of Sourced

Stephen Moss / April 18, 2019

I meet a lot of people that introduce themselves as property developers and let’s be honest, whether their project has been a refurbishment on a two-up two-down terraced or a block of 20 apartments, then they have earned that title. They have gone through the highs and the lows that all property developers have.

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One Small Step for Sourced, One Giant Leap for Regent Plaza

Stephen Moss / March 29, 2019

So it’s official we are on site in our latest development, Regent Plaza Manchester. Well in honesty we started on site three weeks ago, but I got the opportunity to visit the site yesterday with the project management team to see the demolition taking place. Read the full blog to see how it went.

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Top Hands-Off Investment Strategies (part 2)

Stephen Moss / March 8, 2019

Continuing with our article on the best way for overseas investors to get involved with UK property, here are some more of our team’s favourite and most popular strategies ranging from buying off plan to crowdfunding.

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Should I Invest in Property or a Pension?

Stephen Moss / January 7, 2019

It’s that age old for conundrum for financiers: should you put your money into a pension - or property. For most of us who got into property investment some time ago there’s no contest. It’s property every time. Why? Well, read on…

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How Well do Platforms Know Their Borrowers?

Stephen Moss / December 17, 2018

There has been a lot of press coverage recently about peer-2-peer platforms and the risks involved, and a huge amount of opinion about where people feel the market is heading along with how much regulation the FCA will strangle the sector with.

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Why Due Diligence in Property Matters

Stephen Moss / November 27, 2018

How do potential investors know if what appears to be a great deal is indeed something that’s going to boost their offers as well as their standing as a successful local property investor? The way they can tell is to present them with the facts, having yourself undertaken a lengthy exercise known as ‘due diligence.’

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The Secrets of Rent-to-Rent Investing

Stephen Moss / August 28, 2018

This blog looks at the positives and negatives of rent-to-rent investing as well as how it compares to other investment strategies.

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Property Industry News UK

Stephen Moss / August 8, 2018

This blog will give a roundup of property news across the UK.

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Would you like to ExCel at Property Investing?

Stephen Moss / April 27, 2018

For this blog get out your diaries and pens (or tap that phone calendar), as we have four exciting events to announce...

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Why Property Sourcers Need SOURCED!

Stephen Moss / April 27, 2018

This blog looks at why property sourcers need sourced!

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Vlog: Why Property Sourcers, Need Sourced!

Stephen Moss / April 27, 2018

Here is a vlog covering ‘Why Property Sourcers, Need Sourced’ It’s really not a case of why would you join Sourced? It’s more why wouldn’t you????

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The Earning Potential of a Property Business

Stephen Moss / April 27, 2018

The property sector is one of the most lucrative business sectors in the world, there are lots of roles in the property sector from agents, solicitors, epc, builders, surveyors etc etc. All sharing fees in the £6.8 trillion property market. This blog looks at how sourced maximise the profits from the sector by being different to other businesses in many different ways.

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Sourced, more than just a franchise

Stephen Moss / April 27, 2018

This blog goes through what sourced has been up to recently as well as talking about how the current groups of franchisees are benefiting from their training.

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Overseas Investors Poll: The Results

Stephen Moss / April 27, 2018

This blog explores the poll results collected from a survey which was completed by overseas investors. Hopefully helping any overseas investors looking at investing in the UK; we had over 700 investors take part in this from 28 different countries.

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Is your HMO full? BullS**t

Stephen Moss / April 27, 2018

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. This blog looks at how investors can gain their expected return on properties through the use of HMO's.

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HS2 Journey Times

Stephen Moss / April 27, 2018

I have read a lot of articles about how the new HS2 line will help share the riches that London has for, so many years accumulated and how by providing faster transport and easier access property prices will increase particularly in the North of England. However, it wasn’t until I came across a recent publication highlighting the actual journey times currently and once the HS2 is in place, it is amazing to say the least.

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Crypto Currency in Property

Stephen Moss / April 27, 2018

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! What I have been thinking about is how crypto currency could be a game changer for the property industry, and what that would mean for me with my property sourcing and property developer hat on.

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A Hidden HS2 Portfolio Gem

Stephen Moss / April 27, 2018

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!

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A Day In The Life of a Property Sourcer

Stephen Moss / April 27, 2018

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.

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A Brief Guide For Overseas Investors

Stephen Moss / April 27, 2018

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.

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