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Is It Possible To Earn Enough From Being A Landlord To Retire?

Is It Possible To Earn Enough From Being A Landlord To Retire?

I am often asked this question by clients and it's a really difficult one to give a straight answer to. There are lots and lots of variables contained within the question. Not least about property, which I can go into in a moment, but such things as; well, how old are you now, and when do you want...

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Equity Release For A 26 Year Old

Equity Release For A 26 Year Old

This question was from Zoopla user ikennedy. I bought a house that needed refurbishing and am hoping to increase it's value significantly. How do I get any of this cash without selling it? I'd like to get a buy-to-let property too and keep my current house. I am 26 and equity release seems...

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When Looking For A Property, What Are The Main Features You Look For?

When Looking For A Property, What Are The Main Features You Look For?

This question is from Zoopla user peter_heron. When looking for a property what are the main features you look for in terms of making your decision? When Looking For A Property, What Are The Main Features You Look For? Jonathan Rolande talks about what main features you should looking f...

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What Type Of Rental Properties Offer The Best Yield?

What Type Of Rental Properties Offer The Best Yield?

This question is from a Zoopla user asking what kind of properties offer the best rental yields. What type of rental properties offer the best yield? What Type Of Rental Properties Offer The Best Yield Jonathan Rolande talks about renting a property for investment and ho...

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Is It Possible To Secure A Property Several Months Before Moving

Is It Possible To Secure A Property Several Months Before Moving

This question is from Zoopla user benesoph regarding securing a property months before moving in. Is it possible to secure a property several months before moving? My girlfriend and I want to move to Basingstoke in September 2014, but we have to have a contract signed before January 20...

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Review Renting HMO's Sussed

Review Renting HMO's Sussed

A Book Crammed To The Rafters With TipsIt can take millions of pounds and many years to achieve the kind of fame that sharp suited, oblong red spectacled marketing types talk of over a long lunch in the City. It's not simply brand awareness they want, the absolute pinnacle of a brand is when the ver...

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The Property Boom Bust Cycle - On Yer Bike

The Property Boom Bust Cycle - On Yer Bike

It's beginning to feel a bit like 2007 again.Or 2001. Or 1997. Or 1988. . . .Or indeed any one of the dozen or so times in the last 50 years when the talk in the press, outside the school gates, at dinner parties and in staff canteens has been of house prices.From "things are bad, property has had i...

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RICS - Don't Stop The House Price Rollercoaster, We Don't Want To Get Off

RICS - Don't Stop The House Price Rollercoaster, We Don't Want To Get Off

The Royal Institute Of Chartered Surveyors have announced their solution to the potential house price bubble that they see forming, encouraging the Bank of England to cap house price inflation at 5%. Now, they wouldn't do this be telling people what to price their properties at, but by limiti...

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Home Buyer Survey Shows Condensation, Should I Ask For A Reduction On Price

Home Buyer Survey Shows Condensation, Should I Ask For A Reduction On Price

This question was from Zoopla user lalitaagra, who has queries about a home report and condensation. Home Buyer survey shows condensation in bathroom and kitchen, needs more work. Should I ask for a reduction in price which I offered initially? Home Buyer Survey Shows Condensation, Should I...

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How Does A Jump In House Prices Affect You?

How Does A Jump In House Prices Affect You?

UK house prices rose by 5.4% in the year to August, the Halifax have just announced. This is the highest annual hike in prices since the middle of 2010 and brings the average house price beyond £170,000 for the first time in five years. But with the economic problems far from...

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