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Do You Allow Pets in Rentals?
Do You Allow Pets in Rentals?
  • On : July 02, 2020
  We`ve had pets most of our lives, they became part of the family. When the children were younger it taught them how to look after and think of something else. At the moment we have a stroppy old c... Read More
 Property World – What Have We Been Doing Lately?
Property World – What Have We Been Doing Lately?
  • On : June 25, 2020
  At the moment you don’t need to look far on social media to hear of others franticly working hard by networking, live videos, zoom calls, sending out letters, to find investors or properties, or... Read More
Pulling Out of a Property Deal
Pulling Out of a Property Deal
  • On : June 18, 2020
In the past couple of days, we`ve spoken to people who have pulled out from a deal. This is always a sad situation, and sometimes unavoidable, which unfortunately we needed to do a few years ago. In o... Read More
Auctions V Estate Agents
Auctions V Estate Agents
  • On : June 11, 2020
We`ve been following auction houses recently, mainly because most estate agents were closed until a couple of weeks ago, a few did work from home. But with the solicitors, surveyors, mortgage provider... Read More
Knowing Your Customers
Knowing Your Customers
  • On : May 29, 2020
          Our very 1st investment property was a 2 bedroom flat in Bexhill, with original features, in the town centre and near the seafront. Perfect location correct? What we did not think abo... Read More
Some of the Positives from the Lockdown……
Some of the Positives from the Lockdown……
  • On : May 21, 2020
  Some of the Positives from the Lockdown……… are people being home and having the time to update their homes, which may help long-term with general wellbeing and mental health.Usually, people h... Read More
New Tenants and Virtual Viewings
New Tenants and Virtual Viewings
  • On : May 14, 2020
      During this lockdown, many of us have needed to adjust to a different way of thinking and virtual viewings for properties are one of them. Whilst we still stick by, we would not be happy to ... Read More
This Past Week We Have Taken an Interest in Our Future
This Past Week We Have Taken an Interest in Our Future
  • On : May 07, 2020
Like most people, this lockdown has been time for reflection and reviewing our goals going forward. The actual goals have not changed at all, in fact, if anything they have grown stronger because no m... Read More
Today is my birthday
Today is my birthday
  • On : April 30, 2020
And just reflecting that I have been a homeowner for over 40 years – wow!! The first house was purchased for £8,600 in the ‘70s, which was sold for £57k in ’89, which was not the best time to... Read More
Today is my birthday
Today is my birthday
  • On : April 30, 2020
And just reflecting that I have been a homeowner for over 40 years – wow!! And just reflecting that I have been a home and property owner for over 40 years – wow!! The first house was purchased f... Read More
Why we will not be Supporting the NHS Charities
Why we will not be Supporting the NHS Charities
  • On : April 23, 2020
    Let me get one thing clear, I think the NHS is great, up until 3 weeks ago, our family was visiting our loved one daily, for the previous 2 months.  So, we know first-hand what an excellent job... Read More
All of a sudden, I am happy that we didn’t go after “that” property.
All of a sudden, I am happy that we didn’t go after “that” property.
  • On : April 16, 2020
All of a sudden, I am happy that we didn’t go after “that” property.   Over the past couple of years there have been projects we have looked at, and a few for one reason or another, have not pu... Read More
Tenants leaving during Covid-19
Tenants leaving during Covid-19
  • On : April 09, 2020
One of our letting agents rang to say a tenant wanted to move out immediately, as he had lost his job and was ill, so moving back to his parents. This tenant has been with us for 18 months, always pai... Read More
The jury is out on virtual viewings
The jury is out on virtual viewings
  • On : April 04, 2020
    As we are in isolation and physically distancing from each other, in the property world, sellers and renters are turning to virtual viewings, to protect themselves.   Which can be a good optio... Read More
How are you coping with property investments?
How are you coping with property investments?
  • On : March 29, 2020
    I’ve not commented on Covid-19 and how it is affecting us and our business, as there are plenty of others giving expert (some not so expert) property views on what should and should not be do... Read More
Exit Plan
Exit Plan
  • On : March 26, 2020
    When looking to potentially purchase a property, the first thing we ask ourselves is “what is the exit plan”, and this exit plan needs at least 3 exits before even viewing.    Once viewed,... Read More
Future-Proofing
Future-Proofing
  • On : March 19, 2020
In our younger, more reckless days, we’d do things without a thought for tomorrow. But then as we get older, wiser, more responsible, we plan think to the future.   Getting a job, having children ... Read More
Why we call ourselves Property Investors
Why we call ourselves Property Investors
  • On : March 12, 2020
Transforming unloved properties into homes for our customers, whilst giving fantastic returns to our investors.   When introduced this is the reply we make, or a variation of this.   The part we ha... Read More
Property Education? Is it worth it?
Property Education? Is it worth it?
  • On : March 05, 2020
  First thing to mention, yes, I have taken property education, and once people find out, then the questions get asked; is it worth the money? who is the best trainer? you can get it all for free on... Read More
Found a Great Property
Found a Great Property
  • On : February 28, 2020
    Yesterday was a fabulous day in South Wales, as met up with a fellow investor and project manager.    We viewed a fantastic project, with really great potential, which could be a fabulous home... Read More
Property Inspections Bedrooms – Lounges - Utilities
Property Inspections Bedrooms – Lounges - Utilities
  • On : February 27, 2020
Now we are moving into viewing the bedrooms, lounges and utility rooms. These areas are to a certain extent pretty generic, although some older properties may have their quirks. Again, although these ... Read More
Bathrooms and Toilets
Bathrooms and Toilets
  • On : February 20, 2020
Last time out we concentrated in the Kitchen on our first internal viewing of a property so now let’s start to move around the place.   We will take a look in the Bathroom/Toilet, another one of t... Read More
Let’s Take a Step Inside.
Let’s Take a Step Inside.
  • On : February 13, 2020
In our first instalment, the team at Peden Property showed you what to look out for on the external of the property on your first viewing. Now we are going to take a step through the front door and be... Read More
Taking Your First Look At A Property
Taking Your First Look At A Property
  • On : February 06, 2020
  We know from experience that the first chance that you have to look at a property that you are interested in can be rather a rushed affair due to the agent telling you even before you meet them tha... Read More
Area and our customers’ needs
Area and our customers’ needs
  • On : January 30, 2020
When we view a property the first thought will be who will live there?? And why? Kind of obvious – or is it?  Families really want outstanding performing schools nearby and plenty of parking Where... Read More
Trade Assocations and why we Joined
Trade Assocations and why we Joined
  • On : January 23, 2020
  Trade Associations and why we Joined We at Peden Property like and respect rules and guidelines, if there are procedures in place it makes our work easy as a tick list.   To future proof ourselves... Read More
Working with Others - part 2
Working with Others - part 2
  • On : January 19, 2020
  Working with Others - part 2   Building the Team     Where possible, we try to only work with people, or companies, who have similar values to us, or at least understand what we want to achieve.... Read More
Working with Others - part 1
Working with Others - part 1
  • On : January 16, 2020
Working with Others - part 1   Working with investors/partners on a project   Inevitably when investing for a while, the money can run dry, and so you look elsewhere. Perhaps funds are needed quickl... Read More
Why am I being asked all these questions?
Why am I being asked all these questions?
  • On : January 12, 2020
Why am I being asked all these questions? And shown these forms?   If you are looking to invest with another person/property company to find a building project these are some of the questions you sho... Read More
So you want to be a property investor?
So you want to be a property investor?
  • On : January 09, 2020
So you want to be a property investor? the next logical step would be deciding on a strategy and area and do lots of viewings Know your exit first, before you even start looking at rightmove.com Why... Read More
A New Year, and New Years resolutions
A New Year, and New Years resolutions
  • On : January 06, 2020
A New Year, and New Years resolutions This is the time of year when we’ve had a break from the norm, been with family and friends, indulged. Perhaps reflecting our lives, reviewing the past year, ma... Read More
and time to be with loved ones
and time to be with loved ones
  • On : December 22, 2019
We wish you a Happy Christmas, however, you celebrate, enjoy the festivities. ... Read More
Not Quite in the Christmas Spirit?
Not Quite in the Christmas Spirit?
  • On : December 15, 2019
At this time of year, it is easy to get caught up with Christmas parties, spending too much, and for sure eating and drinking too much. But then you look around and realise that others are not so fort... Read More
The British Public Will Vote, and the outcome will be.........
The British Public Will Vote, and the outcome will be.........
  • On : December 08, 2019
.........seriously who knows?  Which party, or will they fulfil their election promises? We don`t know    What we do know is in our area People are homeless.   There are even more living in terri... Read More
Does managing people come easy to you?
Does managing people come easy to you?
  • On : December 01, 2019
  Ages ago I was promoted to manager, and seriously, I found it so stressful instructing others, many of whom were friends (they don`t like it if you need to give a disciplinary) or older staff. I wa... Read More
We are taking an interest in Flooring at the moment
We are taking an interest in Flooring at the moment
  • On : November 25, 2019
... so are finding ourselves looking down - and not in a bad way, but in an inspirational way.   It is easy to dismiss the little things like coloured paint, doors, lighting and flooring, just puttin... Read More
Having the Right Professional Team in Place
Having the Right Professional Team in Place
  • On : November 19, 2019
We at Peden Property are learning all the time, and as the company grows and evolves, so tweaks need to be made to the company structure. Nothing major, but just keeping in alignment to the best way f... Read More
Mandy from Peden Property Ltd, giving views on UK property market
Mandy from Peden Property Ltd, giving views on UK property market
  • On : October 28, 2019
Are the Glory Days of Property Investing Over for Expats  I was asked recently for my opinion on the UK property markets for overseas investors   https://www.thenational.ae/business/money/are-th... Read More
Starting the transformation of another property
Starting the transformation of another property
  • On : July 17, 2019
This is the part we love. After finding the property, sorting out all the legals, we can then roll up our sleeves and transform this once loved, but very dated property into a lovely family home again... Read More
A Sneak Peak of Our Latest Project
A Sneak Peak of Our Latest Project
  • On : June 01, 2019
This comes with our latest purchase. The reactions I get depends on age“I remember that from when I was small” 😱 (so do we)Or “What’s that?” 😱😱😱But my plumber said “you get th... Read More
A new PROPERTY, or not?????
A new PROPERTY, or not?????
  • On : April 04, 2019
We are very excited, as we maybe adding to the property portfolio. This will need work done to bring up to standard. A new kitchen perhaps?????... Read More
Getting poor returns on savings??
Getting poor returns on savings??
  • On : March 10, 2019
So many people we are talking to now seem to be fed up with poor returns from the bank. At the moment, most interest rates are below the rate of inflation, so you are most likely losing money every m... Read More
We can help
We can help
  • On : February 01, 2019
Do you need money quick? Is your mortgage repayments getting harder and harder to reach each month? Do you rent properties and the daily stress is too much? Have you inherited a home but already hav... Read More
Peden Property
Peden Property
  • On : June 29, 2018
Peden Properties is run by Amanda and William who share a passion for the property market! Both have a rich experience in this field and want to make property purchasing less stressful and more enjoy... Read More
What we look for
What we look for
  • On : June 25, 2018
When looking into the area of the property, we take into consideration what the buyer’s needs and requirements are. When looking for properties, where it is situated plays a big part in price. For p... Read More