Develop & Invest

Making money from property is something that more & more people are doing. Whether you are doing it to supplement your income, as a pension investment or perhaps this is your business & passion, we can help you through the process.

When you buy your investment property – what will you do with it?

  • Minor refurbishment and sell on
  • Keep on as a rental investment
  • Extend it or renovate it
  • Bigger developer

We can give you our experienced view on the best property type to build or the most cost-efficient work to do.

What is the market value now? What will the value be when you have done the work?

We can help you work out your budget & return – let us value your property & give you a view

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1. Find a property

2. Plan the work you would like to & prepare a detailed plan including furniture & finishes.

3. Get agents view on the finished “end” value

4. Cost the work (getting a qualified builder involved for areas outside of “DIY”) & ensure that you have the right planning permissions & that you have submitted a building notice to the local council (if they are required)

5. Set yourself a time-frame to do the work. (this is particularly important if you are borrowing money  to do the work)

6. Arrange any finance you require using a qualified IFA.

7. Do the work & instruct an agent

8. Prepare the property for sale

9. Sell the property & pay off funding loans

10. REMEMBER – always take independent financial & tax advice when investing in property.

Remember with a rental property you have 2 benefits - rental income & incremental value based on resale.

Rental

1. Find a property

2. Get an agent's view on the current rental value in its current state

3. Check that the property meets all the requirements for renting out under an AST agreement

4. Test & upgrade (if required) the electrical installation, gas installation, ensuring you get the required certificates including EPC

5. Find a tenant

6. Manage the property - Rent collection & property maintenance (check with HMRC your responsibilities as a landlord)

7. When you are ready to sell again, get an agent's view on resale valuation

8. Prepare the property for sale

9. Sell the property & pay off funding loans

10. REMEMBER – always take independent financial & tax advice when investing in property

1. Find a property

2. Get an agent's view on the current value

3. Discuss your intended improvements with us & we will tell you how the changes will affect the value of your property

4. Check with your local planning portal & council website to see if you will be required to obtain planning permission

5. Find an architect to draw plans

6. Ask a reputable builder to price the work. Ensure that you have submitted a building notice to the local council

7. Arrange any finance you require using a qualified IFA

8. Do the renovation work

9. Get a revised valuation from us to see how much you have increased the value of your home

10. Decide whether you wish to live in your extended home or put it on the market

Demolish & rebuild

As a builder or developer that wants to demolish & rebuild, we are sure you understand the process. 

We can help you in other ways:

1. Find a site

2. Get a view from us on the options you have with the site including resale values for your proposals. 

3. Employ your professional team to do their work.

4. Prior to completion – get a revised market appraisal for the newly built units. 

5. Instruct us to sell your homes.

6. Discuss with us the many different launch packages we can offer you.

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