First off a very big thank you to all who responded to our mini survey last month, its very interesting to know that we have 58% of people as Active Investors, 29% Experienced and 13% Aspirational. This will help us to ensure that we provide you the content relevant to you.If you didnt respond last week, please do so that we can get the most accurate picture of you, our subscribers! Which category are you?

1 – Experienced Property Investors
2 – Active Property Investors with a small portfolio
3 – Aspirational Property Investorsie. Want to be in property but haven’t got started or are just getting started.

As you will see from the logo on the right we have been entered into the “Website of the Year” competition which we are REALLY excited
and pleased about. Do tell what you like about our site


Our Product of the month “Due Diligence in 15 minutes” has been the most popular we have ever had,  with a lot of interest and at a bargain of only £7.97 its not surprising. Why not read what people have been saying:

Below are our new blogs articles over the last week. Once you have read Simons tips check out the list of upcoming network events below.

Simon Zutshi tells us how to get the most out of attending a networking event
– July 21, 2010
Simon Zutshi gives some tips on how to get the most of attending network events.

UK sees “property millionaires” rise by 400%
– July 20, 2010
Santander Mortgages found in its study that there are now over 100,000 homes worth more than £1million in the country.

In June we announced a few enhancements to the site and are very close with our final updates that we hope will give you yet more
information and resources. One thing we have added recently is the ability to listen to our blogs and articles online or via Podcast!
Just look out for the Listen to this article. Powered by

button or subscribe to the podcast:


As highlighted last week a lot of events stop for a summer break in August, so next week is the last full week until September. Make
sure you check out our Events Diary for a full comprehensive listing of the upcoming networking events and property shows. Over 50 events around the UK.Below is an outline of upcoming events next week, for more details check online:


Monday, 26 July

  • UK Property Investors Networking Event

  • Manchester Property Networking Club (PNC)

  • London – Property Networking Club

Tuesday, 27 July

  • Wigan Property Event

  • London – Property Investors Network (pin)

  • Milton Keynes – The Property Investor PA

Wednesday, 28 July

  • Leeds – Property Investors Network (pin)

  • IPOP (Investment Property OpportunityPresentation)

  • Property Network West

Thursday, 29 July

  • Leicester Investors Curry Night

Training – visit the Events Diaryfor more information

Monday, 26 July

  • UK Property Forum – Online Webinar

Thursday, 29 July

  • Live Property Talk –  Teleconference

News Roundup

A few new items this week that have indicated some strong rental demand and stable landlord finance. The flip side is
that property prices may fall a bit by the end of the year but this shouldnt affect a long term investor, and of course it could represent a great shopping opportunity!

Landlord finance is “stable and affordable”
– July 21, 2010
The Bank of England’s decision to keep interest rates at 0.5 per cent will mean that repayments on
buy-to-let will remain low.

CML report Gross mortgage lending up 15% in June
– July 20, 2010
The CML press release out today reports gross mortgage lending in June was up 15% from May, now at
£13.1 billion. predict 7% fall in second half of year to wipe out gains since Jan 2010.
– July 20, 2010
A massive increase in properties coming on the market, up 45% since last Month, sees sellers having
to drop their asking prices, according to Rightmove’s new House Price Index (HPI) figures.

Rental demand hits high
– July 19, 2010
The Association of Residential Lettings Agents (ARLA) has found that more than two-thirds (70 per
cent) of their members report having more tenants than properties.

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Be Sociable

If youre heading off on holiday over the next week we hope you have a great break, and dont forget do leave us a comment or two on any of the posts you read….let us know your thoughts!!Julie and Alec Hanson