December 2012

Winning A Possession Hearing

A landlords nightmare - a possession hearing. How do you win the quick and easy way? I had an interesting experience yesterday, I attended court with my Head of Property Management - it was a possession hearing as we had a tenant who had not been paying their rent. It’s worth pointing out that this is extremely rare, despite creating thousands of tenancies and managing a vast portfolio in central...

Property Investment As The Ultimate Pension

This week I had reason to revalue an apartment in Shad Thames, a gorgeous two bedroom on the river that my client had bought from me back in 2005. The thing that has really struck me is that the value has doubled in 7 years, almost to the penny. Doubled from £750,000 to £1.5m. The reason why this has struck a chord with me is that I received my pension review statement through the post this week, and...

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