Market Pulse Round Up September/October 2021

Average rents increase by 6.6% The latest report by the HomeLet Rental Index shows the average rent increased by 2.2% between June and July, with...

Structuring a property business for tax

Jerome Lane, Director of TaxAntics Limited It’s an age-old tax debate as to whether personal or corporate ownership is the right way to invest in buy-to-let residential property, even before hybrid (partnership/LLP) or trust structures enter the fray. In many ways “structuring for tax” is a dangerous phrase simply because there are so many other […]
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Nathan Winch

Why keeping management accounts in your business is so important

And how to get it right! What are management accounts? Management accounts are a type of financial report providing insight on the financial performance of your business. They’re called management accounts because business owners and management teams typically use them for strategic decision-making. Each set of management accounts will be unique to that business and […]
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How to raise finance for portfolio landlords

Alice Williams, Commercial Finance Broker and John Shevlane, Mortgage Specialist We have seen an influx in the number of enquiries relating to raising funds against existing portfolios. Primarily, we are seeing individuals wanting to release equity in a market where they feel their property values have increased, and therefore have seen an increase in the […]
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Top marketing strategies to get students queuing up for your property

Neil Chaudhuri of Vogue Abode Properties It’s that time of the year again where first-year students are flying the nest and heading off to university. with that in mind, it will soon be time to start advertising your student houses for the following academic year when the fledglings join the older students in the search […]
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The Old Bakery

The Old Bakery Part Two

Cathy Waddington, Property Developer In the inaugural issue of BBM all the way back in May 2020, we followed the early stages of Cathy Waddington’s story as she embarked on her first-ever refurbishment project. The Old Bakery had stood empty, neglected and unloved for almost 30 years and Cathy dreamed of turning it into a […]
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The “Queen of SA” shows you the way Part 5: Business plans and attracting...

Sarah McDermott of Maison Parfaite Sarah McDermott’s guide to running a serviced accomodation business Part 5: Business plans and attracting investors Sarah McDermott is co-owner of luxury holiday-let business, Maison Parfaite. Across this regular series, she shares her invaluable knowledge and experience on running a successful serviced accommodation (SA) business. Sarah chooses to operate at the […]
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Grant Robe - Executive Mindset Coach

The power of self-belief

You have to believe it before you’ll see it Mindset and self-development are frequent topics for discussion across social media, Zoom calls and within networking groups and it’s commonly recognised that the right mindset is integral to making your business a success while simultaneously finding ways to cope with the well-known stresses and strains of […]
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Preneur Capital

Do you get the most from your lender?

PRENEUR CAPITAL Do you get the most from your lender? And are you the best borrower you could be? Do you make yourself “attractive” to lenders? Many investors and developers don’t think about the lending side of their deals. They typically adopt a “smash-and-grab” approach, seeing the money side as a necessary evil and put […]
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Kim Opszala

How to negotiate your way to results

Kim Opszala of KoMo Properties Negotiation is a key skill for any property investor – whether it’s negotiating a purchase price with a seller, interest rates with a private investor or terms for a creative deal with an estate agent. As a multi award-winning lawyer of almost ten years, I have a lot of experience […]
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