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Start A Property Business – Now?

December 17th, 2008 » Comments (8)

A friend recently asked me about the wisdom of starting a property business in the current climate, he thought it wasn’t a good idea – better to wait until the market is clearly on the up. I disagree, I think now is a great time to start a property business, but then again I’ve always […]



Business Opportunities In Property – Roundup

November 15th, 2007 » Comments (0)

Over the last week I’ve looked at a number of property business opportunities, they were: Becoming a property finder. Becoming a property business expert. Providing money to property businesses. Becoming a property investor. Project managing property developments. Becoming a property trader. Becoming a property developer. Each has advantages and disadvantages but if you want to […]



Opportunities In The Property Business – The Moneyman

November 14th, 2007 » Comments (0)

To make money in the property business you need money. Usually more money than the aspiring property entrepreneur has. As such one of the great business opportunities in property is providing cash. There are a number of different ways in which you can help a property business to access cash. The Investor An investor is […]



Opportunities In The Property Business – The Property Investor

November 13th, 2007 » Comments (0)

A property investor is an individual or a business that buys property in order to rent it out. While there are tens of thousands of property investors in the UK relatively few are professional landlord who pursue it as a business opportunity. One of the reasons it’s rarely done as a business is the considerable […]



Opportunities In The Property Business – The Project Manager

November 12th, 2007 » Comments (2)

There are two key factors that affect the profitability of a property business; buying for the right price and completing any works on time and within budget. Buying at the right price is down to the entrepreneur and any finders he uses. A project manager takes over a development on behalf of an investor or […]



Opportunities In The Property Business – The Property Trader

November 11th, 2007 » Comments (1)

Typically it takes between 4 and 6 months to sell a property in the UK (that is from putting the property on the market to receiving the cash). As such property is considered to be a fairly low liquidity asset. There are however property owners who have a desire or need to liquidate their properties […]



Opportunities In The Property Business – The Property Developer

November 10th, 2007 » Comments (2)

Inspired by TV show like How To Be A Property Developer and Property Ladder thousands of people are now looking to become property developers. The basic formula is to buy a property that fits one of the following descriptions: change of use, in need of renovation / modernisation, can be split into flats, land can […]



Opportunities In The Property Business – The Property Finder

November 9th, 2007 » Comments (13)

These days it seems that everybody wants to get into the property market. With the current high property prices however it’s hard for first time property entrepreneurs to enter the market as few can afford the deposit required. The answer then is to become a property finder. A property finder looks for properties that would […]



Business Opportunities In Property

November 8th, 2007 » Comments (1)

It seems to be property investment season on UK TV, we’ve got How To Be a Property Developer, Selling Houses Abroad and Property Ladder running in the evenings, not to mention a whole host of programmes such as Homes Under The Hammer following auctions, developers and investors running throughout the morning. So now seems like […]



Risky Business – The Big Sleep

August 8th, 2007 » Comments (0)

ITV West are currently showing a programme called Risky Business that follows Cosmo Fry and Lulu Anderson through the creation of The Big Sleep Hotel in Cheltenham . Their plan is simple take one old, rather ugly tax office and turn it into a chic designer hotel – with reasonable prices. So far in the […]