Property Masterclass - investment special! - Tuesday 26th January 8pm-10pm
Come and learn all about real investors and how they buy
property, using finance, their own money or other people's money!
Good line up as usual. FREE as usual and some refreshments WINE for the
brave non-conformist types....
Urban Village 121 Denmark Hill SE5 8EN - near kings
college hospital and Denmark Hill station Tuesday 26th January '16 8-10pm
Here's the lineup:
explains some advanced techniques for purchasing properties - including
strategies to obtain 100% financing and ways to avoid new stamp duty
increases. Paul has been investing and developing property since 2013 and
has built a large HMO and development portfolio without having to use his
own funds or give up his day job. firstname.lastname@example.org://uk.linkedin.com/in/psimms
Daryl Weston of Discover Property buying agents -
specialists in property acquisition, development and investment. Working
exclusively for buyers, their extensive network of industry contacts
enable them to source the best properties on and off-market.
Last but not least our resident finance guru Brian
Northfield of Barlow Barton. Advising clients since 1974. Has the insider
knowledge on finance and looking after your wealth in general - or at
least striving towards wealth! Brian@barlowbarton.co.uk
Very happy and settled in the new agency. So far we've let
6 properties and have 2 sales underway. It's been terrific. Lots of
positive ideas and plans for 2016. I found a Saturday person, thanks
for your help! See you all on the 26th! Suzanne@urbanvillagehomes.com
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As always I love feedback, comments and so forth so do get in touch if you're interested to speak further. On that note I have some interesting opportunities for sophisticated investors - if you are looking to invest in property and are looking for good returns then please drop me a line and start the conversation; I have a few projects which need funding and I am still looking for an investor in order to get it off the ground.
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