Sam Collett

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 24

Sam Collett

6:50 AM, 21st September 2018, About 3 years ago

Help calculating rents?

I'm looking for software that calculates the rent due every month and creates arrears lists. If a tenant loses a job and goes to benefits for e.g. the payments change, this means the income may fluctuate and thus the amounts need to be recorded.... Read More

Sam Collett

12:12 PM, 28th October 2014, About 7 years ago

Is a single Portfolio Mortgage a good option?

I have a good sized portfolio and have declined my commercial bank from lending against my whole portfolio. The reason for this is flexibility. I like the flexibility of having loans and mortgages with other lenders and have not seen a concrete enough business case (i.e. interest rates, LTV) for me to change.

Moreover, I also believe you should not have all your eggs in one basket. I have been stung by several lenders changing the small print t&cs on me and that has now created mistrust.

I therefore feel it is prudent for me to spread my property holdings with lenders who offer the best business terms for me and the investments going forwards.

I can also say that this line of thinking, has never affected my ability to borrow with any lender, nor with the aforementioned commercial bank who I still hold loans with and would lend to me today.

Whatever you do, you should always do what is best to ensure the success of your business.... Read More

Sam Collett

12:42 PM, 2nd June 2014, About 7 years ago

Invoice for property secured after police break in

Reply to the comment left by "Mark Alexander" at "30/05/2014 - 15:53":

Mark - I did as I said; ignored the company and never heard back from them!!... Read More

Sam Collett

15:29 PM, 30th May 2014, About 7 years ago

Invoice for property secured after police break in

Hi, this sounds similar to an incident I had - have shared details on this blog post - that's what happened to me if it helps? Read More

Sam Collett

7:34 AM, 19th March 2014, About 8 years ago

Prime Location Blog Awards - Please vote for us

Thanks Mark for your support - and to everyone who has voted for me.

Much appreciated.

Competition is high and incredibly stiff!... Read More