A video interview with well known property expert Kevin Green (C4’s Secret Millionaire) discussing the importance of public promotion as a property investor; the current property market; his thoughts on the future; consumer affordability levels; his advice for newbies / the risk averse; his own investment strategies; lease options and the recent controversy surrounding them; buying repossessed property (creating a win-win house sale) as well as his wealth training programme.
An interview with Gary Murphy of one of the largest property auction organisations in the UK. Gary has a vast amount of experience as an auctioneer through being responsible for the running and expansion of the Residential Auction Department of Allsop since 1986. He is also Vice-Chair of the Auctioneering Group of the RICS and is also a member of the RICS Estate Agency Group. Formerly, Gary has served as Chair and Vice-Chair of the ISVA Auctioneering Committee and Chair of the RICS Agency Skills Panel. As a consultant to the British Property Federation, he has suggested amendments to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 to enable landlords to sell qualifying investments more easily by auction sale. These suggestions have been enacted as Schedule 6 of the Housing Act 1996. We discuss the current housing market; countrywide auction levels; post-credit crunch challenges when buying at auctions; housing affordability; the repercussions of the low bank base rate; issues with lending; due diligence amongst other topics.
An interview with Faisal Butt of Hamilton Bradshaw Real Estate (James Caans’ property investment company. We discuss the company’s current strategy; due diligence methodology; the current market; barriers that are being faced; value-based investment amongst other topics.