GRANT AMOSGrant Amos tells us the steps he has taken to make the move from an unfulfilling job to operating a successful property businessThis month we speak to Grant Amos who, with wife Emilie, has steadily built up a property portfolio over the past six years to include 12 HMOs (houses in multiple occupation) before […]
How much pain do you like with your projects? This month I thought I would discuss another project I’m currently working on, and – what with me being a glutton for punishment – I haven’t made things easy for myself. I hope the process so far will help you when you’re looking at potential projects […]
Why a problem property attracts less competition and can bag you a higher discount on the purchase price Us property folk are a weird bunch, aren’t we? Wired a bit differently to most, don’t you think? Are you like me in that whenever you’re looking for a new project it’s often the smellier, dirtier, more […]
Commercial conversion from disused bank to co-living development This month I thought I’d discuss a project that myself and fellow The Property Thing partner in crime, Paul Million, are undertaking with two joint venture partners who approached us with the deal – dynamic deal-sourcing duo Nicola Chapman and Debbie Archer. We became acquainted with the […]
Developers will be able to change more High Street offices, large retail units and other town centre commercial premises into apartments with less hassle...
Converting properties from two- to three-bed for maximum value and yield. This month I thought I’d talk about a good way I’ve found to add value to your two-bed refurbishment projects. As you’ll probably know, adding value means that you have a higher chance of getting a better mortgage valuation when you’re finished with your […]
In the world of property there seems to be one topic that many of us love - decor! And more specifically, the colours we...
This might be a simple subject for some of those reading this article. Like me, you may deal with these types of applications day in and day out. I imagine though, even then, the thought of submitting a planning application can bring on the sweats, nervousness, and even a bout of squeaky bum time. So […]