Last weeks Manchester pin meeting was again an evening full of information, learnings and opportunity. With a great mix of new and experienced investors, as well as a variety of service providers everyone was able to benefit.

Last weeks Manchester pin meeting was again an evening full of information, learnings and opportunity. With a great mix of new and experienced investors, as well as a variety of service providers everyone was able to benefit.

Our regular mortgage broker, Richard Ignatowicz started the evening by giving us an update on the latest mortgage products available and some changes to existing products in the market place. If you would like to contact Richard about Mortgage Information please do so at: richard@mortgagesavers.co.uk

Peter Anti of Concentric Lettings shared with us how to protect your property from theft through protecting the title.  He also confirmed that the number of new tenants continue to rise with a 20% rise recorded in recent months. If you would like to contact Peter you can do either by Tel: 0161 246 6074 or Email:  SouthManchester@ConcentricLettings.co.uk

Mark Okuniewski of Drawbridge Construction the first of our main speakers, shared with us some of his 12 years of experience in property.  More specifically he talked to us about three of his own personal property investment strategies.  Mark explained how he purchased properties, added value to them and sold them on, making significant profits which enabled him to purchase properties to convert to HMOs and hold for ongoing cashflow.  Mark also talked us through some amazing development strategies he has employed, for example, how he converted a 3 bed terrace property into a good size 10 bed property. If you wish to contact Mark please do so on 0800 8799978

Matthew Moody of Millennia Property gave an interactive presentation with the audience working together on identifying and negotiating a deal, sharing with us his own top ten tips for negotiation.  Matthew also explained the key to cashflow and making your property portfolio or business work for you, sharing some of the fundamental systems required to increase profits and leverage your time as you become a more experienced investor. If you want more information from Matthew and to get in contact with Millennia Property, email us at partners@millenniaproperty.co.uk or call us on 01604 521301.

Congratulations to Lionel Palatine who won the prize draw worth £497 to attend a pin one day seminar. Ensure you have your chance to win next month by booking your place 24 hours in advance. Book now www.pinmanchester.co.uk

Dont forget that we break for summer in August so the next Manchester pin meeting will be on Wednesday 21st September where our speakers will be Ben Leppier and Barry Davies who will share with us how to Make money from property that you dont own…NOW!.  So mark the date in your diaries and I look forward to speaking with you then. www.pinmanchester.co.uk

Please remember we are also moving to a new venue, so as from September we will meet at Whitefield Golf Club, which is only about 500 yds from Jct 17 of the M60. Higher Lane, Whitefield, Manchester, M45 7EZ.

Have a fantastic summer and I really look forward to seeing you in September.

Susan Alexander
Manchester pin host