If you own a property and thinking of selling, you might be wondering whether to invest any money in renovating – or just to sell it as is. This is an extremely common dilemma – and one that I am talking to people about just about every day.
Renovating property to suit students specifically is a task that if done expertly, will reap an investor real long term rewards. Different to renovating a property for sale, or even a property to rent to a ‘standard’ tenant or family, student accommodation design must be, more than anything – practical.
Why do some property investors seem to be able to continually add to their property portfolio, whereas most buy a few properties and then can’t go any further? One of the main things that separates the really successful investors from the average investors is the properties they choose to buy.
Part of being a landlord is preparing in advance for issues such as planned maintenance and vacancies.
So you’ve listed your house for sale, your agent has come and taken photos, your listing is on the Internet, you have seen it in the newspaper and in the real estate magazines but you haven’t had a single showing. What’s wrong???
A leading property investor has questioned why people on above-average wages cannot afford to buy a home after a report predicted dramatically falling home-ownership rates.
In the majority of circumstances it is worthwhile having a chattel valuation completed for tax purposes. What do we mean by worthwhile?