The Property Academy Blog

Should I Invest in a Property or Start a Business?

7th June 2019

Do you like stability or do you enjoy a challenge?

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The Top 5 Biggest Mistakes Investors Make

6th June 2019

Mistakes are everywhere, and of course you can't be successful unless you make them. There are some mistakes you can try and avoid but if you're not making enough mistakes, you're not getting enough experience and you're probably not doing enough deals.

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5 Questions You Should Never Ask Your Estate Agent

6th June 2019

Before you go to the estate agent, make sure you do your homework!

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How Do You Find Investors?

5th June 2019

Finding investors may seem daunting, here are some helpful tips to get you started.

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Are HMOs a Good Idea?

6th June 2019

If you had the chance to double your income, would you do it?

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How Many Properties Should I Look at Before I Buy One?

14th May 2019

While seeing properties is an important of developing your portfolio, doing your research will save you time when it comes to taking the plunge.

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Can You Become Financially Free by Investing in Property?

8th May 2019

In the traditional sense of the word, being financially free means your assets, the investments you've made - businesses, real estate, royalties, whatever else you've invested in, the income from those is enough to provide you sustenance, or allow you to live on a month to month basis so you don't have to dip into your pocket to pay for your bills. That's financial freedom. So, can you become Financially Free by investing in property?

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Should You Manage Your Own Properties?

22nd May 2019

As a property investor, management is a critical skill and that's why I recommend people manage their own properties.

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Should You Use an Interest Only Mortgage?

12th March 2019

If you can make more money from the money that you save rather than paying the bank back their money, if you can invest wisely, then it's worth considering.

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Top Five Reasons I Love Investing in Property

22nd May 2019

There are so many good reasons to invest in property - what are yours?

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Financial Freedom - Kat's Testimonial

22nd May 2019

“There's something weird that happens at that point when you don't have to worry about money. You breathe a sigh of relief and then you can focus on the things you want to focus on.”

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Should Your First Property Investment Be Local or International?

22nd May 2019

If you're new to property investing, doing something in your own locality can help you become an expert.

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What's the Real Estate Sentiment in Dubai? (January 2019)

22nd May 2019

If you're looking to buy a property for yourself for the foreseeable future, and I mean at least five years, then now might be a good time to buy, here's why.

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The Most Important Factor for Long-term Success in Real Estate

22nd May 2019

We must have the fortitude to ride out the storm of our investments and the best way to do this is to rent your properties out.

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Why Would You Want to Buy From a Private Seller?

12th March 2019

I like buying from private sellers, Why? because they're very emotional. And if you could learn to negotiate with private sellers you can get some very good deals.

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Why Location, Location, Location is Wrong

22nd May 2019

Location is important. But not the most important thing. To be secure, you need to be able to hold property. What do you need to be able to do that?

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How Most People Learn about Property Investing

22nd May 2019

The common knowledge about property investing is wrong. The real estate market is much easier to break into with a bit of creativity. But you have to educate yourself. You have to push.

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Top 5 Sources for Finding a Good Finance Broker

22nd May 2019

Not all finance brokers are trustworthy. Here, I give you 5 tips on how to find a good one.

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6 Reasons Why Apartments Are Bad Investment

12th March 2019

An apartment was my first investment, and I regret it. Why? There is a funny story about that. Learn why I don't invest in them anymore.

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5 Common Discounts given by Developers and What They Really Mean

12th March 2019

Now, why would a builder want to offer you an incentive? Well it just could be that they need to offload some properties they've got pressure from banks or financiers or they just need to hit their targets. Either way, it's a good deal for you if you can get it.

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3 Reasons Why Hotel Apartments Are Bad Investments

12th March 2019

Sounds like a good idea right?   No management, great returns,  hands-off passive income... but is investing in hotel apartments a good idea? Let's look at 3 reasons why hotel apartments are really really bad investments (Well at least according to me).

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8 Sources for Finding a Deposit for a Property

12th March 2019

Don't have the deposit for your next purchase? Have the money but don't want to use it? Here are 8 ways ways of finding the deposit to buy your property...

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7 Things to Look For in a Finance Broker

12th March 2019

Making a good investment is all about finding good finance and finding good finance is all about finding a good mortgage broker. So here are 7 things to look for in a mortgage broker.

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5 Ways to Increase Your Cash Flow From Property

12th March 2019

Are you looking to squeeze extra profit from your property portfolio?  Then here are 5 things you can do that will do just that.

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6 Things to Keep in Mind When Buying Property from a Developer or Builder

12th March 2019

If you're looking to buy a property from a developer or builder, here are 6 things that might help you get an extra bit of discount.

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5 Signs the Property Market has Reached Its Peak

12th March 2019

Markets go up and markets go down it's called the property cycle! So let's look at five signs that will tell you the market has reached its peak

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4 Things to Check Before Signing the Mortgage Application Form

12th March 2019

So before you sign on the dotted line on that mortgage application form, here are  4 things to check...

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