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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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 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? 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?
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
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
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
.........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
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
... 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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