This Unit contains the following topics: What is property development?; Who are property developers?; Key job description; Work Conditions; Personal Requirements; How can you benefit from property development?; Who can develop properties?; Landowners; Where to buy property; Professional involved in Property Development.
This Unit contains the following topics: The Credit Crunch explained; How can you benefit from the housing market crash?; Methods to overcome the Credit Crunch; Become you own estate agent; Sit it out; Create several sources of revenue; A work partner; Methods of finding finance; Control your outgoings; Re-evaluate you property portfolio; and Stay focused and be strong.
This Unit contains the following topics: Before you start; National market v local market; What types of properties can I buy?; Where can I find out about what property is available?; Where to really look; Land Acquisition; Finding property to invest; Do your research; Local neighbourhood analysis; flood area check; Will your project be profitable.
This Unit contains the following topics: Freehold or leasehold; Conveyancing; Restrictions and covenants; Selling a property; Types of surveys; The legal process; Gazumping and gazundering; Knowing your rights; Project particulars; What to look out for; Top tips for buyers and sellers; Key terms; What if there's a problem?; Useful addresses; Checklist for buying property; and Property and Legal Glossary.
This Unit contains the following topics: Where to buy; How to find a bargain; Making an offer; Types of property; Listed buildings; When is a building worthy of listing?; and Principles of selection.
This Unit contains the following topics: Plan carefully; Available equity; Raising funds from family and friends; Gearing; Mortgages; Insurance on mortgages; Loans and overdrafts; Investment syndicate; Grants; Government and Council schemes; Shared ownership; Who is eligible?; How much does it cost?; Taxes and fees; Ongoing monthly costs; and Property cost checklist.
This Unit contains the following topics: Locations; Lifestyle; Size of family; Environment; Law and the government; Reasons for building a home; How to design house plans; and Sample plans.
This Unit contains the following topics: What are building regulations?; Why comply with building regulations?; What building work should comply with building regulations?; What the regulations cover; Buildings and building work exempt from building regulations; How to apply for building regulations approval; Local authority building control service; A full plans application; Building notice; Approved inspectors' building control service; Consulting your neighbours; How building regulations are enforced and how to appeal; How are the building regulations enforced?; and What happens if you disagree with a local authorities enforcement notice?
This Unit contains the following topics: Structure; Do you need planning permission?; Learn how to make an application; The planning process; Surveys; Buy to let; Yield; Building a buy to let portfolio; Do I need permission to rent my property?; Where to advertise?; Accommodation Agencies; Tax implications of renting out property; Who should pay the Council Tax?; Do I have to take an inventory of the property?; Insurance; Written agreement; Stamp duty; and Saleability.
This Unit contains the following topics: Who is going to manage your project?; Managing a project yourself; Appointing a Project Manager; The Management Brief; and Questions you should ask yourself.
This Unit contains the following topics: Clearing out for a renovation project; General renovation tips; Work schedule; Information you need to gather; Renovation a bathroom; Renovating a basement; Windows and lighting; Building a home office; Building a garage; Construction costs; Quotes to secure; Building Regulations; Gas and electrical; Energy efficiency; and Decoration.
This Unit contains the following topics: Do your research; Auction regulations; Reconnaissance trip; Unsold lots; Set a limit for yourself; Be dispassionate; Persistence; and Checklist.
This Unit contains the following topics: What is Off-Plan property?; Why buy property that hasn't been built?; Advantages of buying off-plan; Disadvantages of buying off-plan; Snagging; Using a Property Investment Company; Checklist; What types of Off-Plan property are there?; Subject to planning; 12 month plus build programme; Buying into an existing development; Back-to-Back and Assignable Contracts; and Assignable contracts.
This Unit contains the following topics: The basic guide to buy-to-let; Making money from buy-to-let; Funding the right buy-to-let property; Buy-to-let mortgages; Licences; Finding the right tenant(s); Tenancy deposit protection; Your responsibilities as a landlord; Landlord management fees; and Landlord Taxes.
This Unit contains the following topics: Putting together a marketing strategy; Tips on a sales strategy; Advertising on the internet; 'For Sale' Boards; Wording your property adverts; Photographs; Estate Agents; and Multi agency.
These Units contain the following topics: Looking at properties; Buying property in Scotland; Pricing of property; The buying process; Valuation; Making an offer; Factors; Buying Property in Ireland; Buying Process; Foreign market; Buying without a lawyer; Legal Advice; Financing your property abroad; Security; Capital gain potential; Tax; Estate Agents abroad; Bulgaria; Barbados; Safety and security; Local travel; Local laws and customs; and Natural disasters.
These Units contain the following topics: Where to start?; Chances for success?; What will it cost?; Raising finance; Government and loan grants; Know yourself; How do you want to trade? (Sole trader, Partnership, Limited company); Advantages of a limited company; Creating a business plan and The business description.
These Units contain the following topics: Recruiting people you know; The recruitment process; The vacancy; Attracting applicants; Selection; References; The contract; Roles of pay; Benefits; and Training and development.