Back in 2009 I wrote a paper warning of the risks of associated with Lease Options to both vendors and tenants who decide to rent with a view to purchasing a property via a landlord using a sandwich lease option method to control ownership of property.
Originally published on 17th October 2011. Re-published on 12th December 2013 having received two emails about lease options from unconnected readers in one day.
By Guest Columnist Vanessa Warwick
Vanessa Warwick, co-founder of the Property Tribes forum, recently recorded this interview with Nigel Farage, MEP & leader of UKIP, to ask him his opinions on a variety of issues affecting the housing market including social housing, benefits, first time buyers and EU buy to let regulations. Continue reading Nigel Farage, MEP and leader of UKIP (Video interview)
Award winning buy to let portfolio building specialist speaks about his landmark David & Goliath victory over his local council. Robin Pilley is the founder of CXG Property Services which specialises in high yield HMO (Houses in Multiple Occupation) and letting. His combined business letting agency and property sourcing business is one of a kind in his area of operation. Continue reading £1,200 a month in rent from a £100,000 property!
Six days into my buy to let refurbishment project, see how it’s coming together. In this video I share a few tips on the best order to go about a refurb and the fixtures and fittings I’ve used and why. Join me again in a week or so and I’ll show you the completed project just before my new tenants move in. Please remember to subscribe to my You Tube Channel to keep up to date and feel free to share my video’s. Continue reading Buy to Let Refurb Update – Landlords Log Part 12
Do flats make good buy to let investment properties? I have several in my portfolio but the dynamics of viability is very different to a freehold property as service charges and rent affect net yields. Also, what’s best, ground floor or upper floors? Please check out the short video below …. Continue reading Are Flats Good Buy To Let Investment Properties?
What hints and tips can you share about how to check out a letting agent or a property manager to manage your property investments? Did you know that a landlord can NOT contract his legal responsibilities to an agent and that he maintains responsibility for the actions of his agent? Please rate and comment on the video blog below. Continue reading Do You Recommend Using A Property Manager?
Part 10 in my Landlords Log video blog series looks at property maintenance and refurbishment, budgeting and useful calculators. I also share tips of carpet colours and talk about one of my refurb projects of a trashed property.
Continue reading Property Maintenance & Refurbishment. Landlords Log part 10.
Today is a new beginning, today I am launching my daily video blog about being a private rented sector landlord. I will be sharing my story here on Property118.com and via social media including You Tube, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Property Tribes and hopefully several other social media platform that will grab the You Tube embed code and include my video blogs on their forums and websites.
In these video’s you will see a side to me that you’ve never seen before.
I bet you didn’t know I am a Trekkie did you?
Please feel free to comment and to share.
Live long and prosper! Continue reading Landlords Daily Video Blog Introduction