25th June, 2015 BACK TO ALL PODCASTS

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When you’re viewing a property, it’s useful to have a checklist to make sure you don’t miss anything important – whether that’s to do with the area, the property itself, or the vendor’s situation.

A listener asked us what we look out for at viewings…but while we have our own lists, we’re never going to capture everything. So we’re asking for your help to put together the ultimate property checklist!

Click here to view the current suggestions and add your own. Once the list is complete, we’ll put together a printable PDF which you can access at the same link.

To get the ball rolling, here are our suggestions…

Before you get there

  • Rental demand
  • The discount
  • Fundamentals of the area
  • Expected market growth
  • Regeneration
  • ROI
  • Parking
  • Transport links and location

Vendor checks

  • Years left on lease and ground rent/service charge, if it’s a flat
  • Reason for sale
  • Price history / any offers

Internal checks

  • Boiler
  • Windows/doors
  • State of flooring
  • Condition of electrics
  • Signs of damp
  • Condition of the roof
  • Potential to add value
  • Has anyone else extended?

Resource of the week

This week’s resource is the checklist we’re putting together off the back of this episode. If you’re listening to this episode in the future, it will already exist – and if you’re listening in the present, you can add your suggestion!

Either way, click here to view the current suggestions and download the checklist when it’s ready

News this week

If your main plan for striking it rich involves winning the lottery, bad luck – it’s just become even more unlikely.

Better crack on with the viewings and refurbs then…

It’s meetup time again!

We’re holding a long-overdue London meetup on 23rd July 2015 from 6-8pm, just a few minutes from King’s Cross station.

Tickets are free, and to get one you need to be a Property Hub member – which is also free. So no excuses not to join us then!

Click here for all the details and to request your ticket.

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