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Background I am a London based investor and Landlord with a number of properties in Central, West and South West London. As I have rented out this particular property located in the City, I have tested an array of different channels over the years in a desperate attempt to try and avoid the extortionate letting fees charged by most City based Letting firms by marketing the property myself... Read more
About the property… Our case study of the week is a 3-bedroom house in Fallowfield, Manchester. Fallowfield is a popular student area of the city, with plenty of pubs, shops and clubs, as well as great links to the University campus on Oxford Street. If buy-to-let investors are looking for student investments in Manchester, then they should look no further than Fallowfield. What we like... Read more
About the property… Our case study this week is a 3-bedroom house in West Molesey. This landlord is clearly after a family judging by the key features (located in quiet cul-de-sac, close to local shops and schools). Knowing what type of tenant you are marketing to helps you phrase your description and orientate your key points towards them. What we like about the listing… The description... Read more
About the property… Our case study if the week is situated just off Old Street in Central London. Old Street has developed a reputation of being the UK's "Silicon Valley" over the last few years due to the prominence of emerging tech start-ups such as Last FM. As that reputation continues to grow, the area should be a great investment for both residential and commercial property. What we... Read more
About the property… Keighley is a large town situated in the West Yorkshire country. Keighley is well connected, with easy rail access to nearby towns including Leeds & Bradford. The Airedale Centre is the main shopping facility where most of the high-street retailers are located. The transport and amenity situation makes Keighley an attractive proposition for tenants, especially seeing as... Read more
About the property… This is a house-share situated in Longfield, in the Medway area of Kent. With direct commuter links by rail (42 minutes) and links via the M25 to London, Longfield is well connected and appealing to city commuters. Being a small village with good connections, Longfield provides a rest bite from busy city life and could be an attractive proposition for property... Read more
About the property… Our case study of the week is a three-bedroom house, situated just outside Bradford. Since suffering at the hands of the declining textiles industry, Bradford has built itself up into a cultural hive attracting new business, such as the Freeman Grattan home-shopping company head office, and a significant redevelopment of the city centre: things that should attract property... Read more
About the property… This house is situated in the village of Thornhill in West Yorkshire. Thornhill is an old English town with numerous pubs and Anglo-Saxon artefacts. With plenty of sporting facilities as well as a Post Office, florist, dental surgery and a beauty salon - it has enough to keep renters well-provided for and property inventors interested. What we like about the... Read more
About the property… It is a family-sized detached house in Hamilton, Scotland. Family homes have largely been the preserve of the sales market, with the security of owning your own property being of importance. Now, attitudes are changing, and we are seeing more and more family properties appear on the market – making them a great investment for budding buy-to-let entrepreneurs. What we... Read more
About the property… It is a beautiful 4 bedroom house situated in the West Yorkshire countryside. At £975/month it is an expensive property for the area, but because of its character, luxurious interior and close proximity to major road links, it should attract a good amount of tenant interest. The borough of Calderdale is not particularly affluent with 17% of residents experiencing... Read more