Ideas to help you win in the property game

Property investing can be a tricky business and there are several ways to go about it. The key to succeeding is that you need to decide on a strategy and then stick to it; changing strategies too much will leave you putting your investment at risk because different strategies require different investment considerations from the very get-go. People often assume that the property business is a ‘passive income’ but if this standpoint is taken, they are soon to discover that this notion is horribly wrong. There is almost no chance…

Things to remember when dabbling in commercial property

For most people looking to make some money in the property market the obvious place to play in in residential letting. In essence, it is close to home. It is what you know, and it is where you live. But there are lots of people who play in this space and it is quite crowded and competitive. For the slightly braver the focus may turn to commercial property. A little bit of research shows that demand is good, and that rental is higher than they are with residential. The capital…

Tips for fixing up your industrial property

For many years, property investors were focussed on buying residential lots, fixing them up and them selling them for a handsome profit. Then came the rise of commercial property investment with landlords looking to make use of the higher rentals achievable for commercial rent. More recently industrial properties have become the focus of investors with their hybrid revenue opportunities proving attractive. In short, industrial properties tend to offer good rentals, but they also tend to have scope for fixing up and renovating and then reselling. So, if the industrial space…

Making property alterations cost-effective

For many people who own property it is a very frustrating experience. Having shelled out a whole lot of cash to buy a place and to get a foot onto the property ladder, it ends up with there being no money left to turn the house or apartment into the place of dreams. Quite simply, having extended yourself to the limit with a bond and legal fees, there is no scope left to make the alterations or changes that you want. Or is that really the case? Granted, alterations can…

Simple tips to help your property hold its value

If you own a house or a property you obviously want it to grow in value and worth, especially if your long-term goal is to sell it for a profit. Naturally you also want to do this without having to spend a fortune. The reality is that making major changes and alteration to a property, while certainly adding value, can also be very expensive. But what can you do to ensure that the property holds its value without spending fortunes. Here are a few tips and thoughts to help you…

6 Unusual Ways You Could Improve The Value Of Your Property

There are certain factors involved in property valuation that most well informed property owners are aware of. We all know that the location of your property is key, and that the neatness of your garden area and the number of rooms you’ve racked up in the building will do their part to boost the property’s value. But did you know that there are plenty of other factors involved that could alter the price you’ll get when the time comes to sell? Be aware of these more unusual factors so you…

4 Things to Check When Buying a Property

Buying a property doesn’t necessarily mean a home that you’re going to live in. It can be any building that you are purchasing, such as an office, second home to rent out or empty storage space. With any type of property, there are several things that you should check when you buy it to ensure that you don’t encounter any complications along the way or end up without important documents that you might need in the future. Here are some of the things that you should check before you sign…

How to Pick the Right Place for Your First Property Investment

Planning to invest your money on real estate is a wise decision. However, in order to make this investment successful, you are going to have to make a few more important decisions. Amongst them, the most prominent one being – Where exactly should I invest me savings? Burying your treasure in the wrong cave is a disastrous move. Therefore, you need to ensure that you follow the right steps to find the right place. Listed below are some tips that you will be grateful for in the future. Know what…

The Steps You Need to Take To Become A Registered Builder

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If you’ve been intending to take the plunge and become a registered builder, its certainly a great investment in your career path and overall future. Unfortunately, it’s not just a case of applying for and receiving a license – there are actually a few steps you will need to take before you can officially be considered a registered builder. Because it might not necessarily be clear, in this article we take a look at what you actually need to do to obtain your builders license. The first steps to becoming…

Simple Pointers to Help You Stay Tidy Around the Office

With the hectic schedules of most office workers already making life difficult, it’s often hard to make cleaning up in the office a consistent priority – even with a clean desk at the start of the week, it only takes one emergency deadline to transform it back into a disorganised mess. It’s important to remember that a clean desk can actually enhance productivity, while also ensuring better overall mental health. All this with only a few minutes of tidying a day! It can be confusing knowing where to start, so…