The real problem with “problem” tenants is YOU!

As I sip on my delicious warm soya Caramel Macchiato at the ever convenient M40 Oxford service, I reflect upon my day welcoming new tenants in Coventry. If you assume a Welcome Meeting is where you introduce yourself, learn the tenants names, and...

Another simple way to boost your credit rating

So you’ve taken my advice and joined the electoral role (read part 1 here), you’ve registered at a stable address, you can send and receive post from there, you’re probably thinking “What’s next Jess?!”. It’s as “easy” as getting a credit card!...

Dean Welch: Property funding when you have bad credit

Bad credit can be a killer when it comes to acquiring property. In part two of our interview with Dean Welch, property investors Marcela Hede, Naomi Marquis, and Francine Marquis, grill Dean further into how to obtain property funding even when...

How to find your perfect property solicitor

Hey guys, we’ve got a treat for you this week! Five years to Financial Freedom had the chance to speak with Clive Wadham-Smith, a solicitor that specialises in commercial property sales, contracts, and buying commercial properties. In this...

Property secrets of a 26 year old millionaire school dropout

Hey readers, we’ve got a real treat for you today. The founder of Windsor Enterprises, writer of the Archant group’s business advice column, and all round good guy, Ryan Windsor sat down with us and discussed his journey from high-school drop out...

The dumber-than-dummies guide to letting agreements

Disclaimer: This article is not suggesting you skip the small print on letting agreements. This article is merely highlighting the most important terms to check on a letting agreement. Does anyone else hate reading the small print on important...

Here’s why you can’t get a mortgage

There are many articles and advice columns on how to maximise your mystical credit score yet few of them deal with the psychology of how credit-worthiness is assessed. This was something that fascinated me the first time I was rejected for a...

Your perfect property investment area

One incredible nugget that can be found in property education is to “find your property investment area”. This useful nugget is essential to be an effective investor. However over the course of my journey I’ve found some investors...

3 Bed to 5 Bed HMO Conversion

PROPOSAL Our latest project is located in Cumbria.  We will be turning this mid terrace 3 bedroom home into a 5 bed ensuite HMO.  We are looking for investors* to join us in purchasing and refurbishing this property Up to £100,000 loan with...

The secret to automate buying property

+ Jess Chai reveals her sneaky secret to being able to take naps as properties basically buy themselves! Buying property can be overwhelming and tiring for newbies like me. In the beginning, my body begged me to take frequent naps. Unfortunately...
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