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Welcome to Jeffrey Alexander LLP; we are an independent valuation and surveying practice, offering a range of surveying products and services for both home movers and corporate clients. Potentially a survey can save you money, as often a survey enables you to re-negotiate with the vendor on the purchase price. Our surveys can give you substantial savings on the purchase price of property.

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Property News

  • Overseas property – why should investors be considering the eastern Algarve? April 3, 2020
    The coronavirus pandemic currently has us all in lockdown and getting used to a new world of social distancing, self-isolating, remote working and quarantining. But it has also given the unexpected gift of time and an opportunity for people to get their life admin in order and consider their next moves...
  • PropElle Network launches webinar to assist members through lockdown April 3, 2020
    The PropElle Network, a leading community that offers property education, advice and guidance to help women invest in property, has launched a series of free regular webinars for registered PropElle members in order to provide bespoke support during the nation’s lockdown. The first webinar, which took place on Thursday March 26,...
  • Ascend reports strong revenue efficiencies for latest Build to Rent fund April 3, 2020
    Manchester-based Build to Rent specialist, Ascend, reported ‘outstanding’ income increases for their client on the latest BTR fund it manages for Gatehouse Bank. Having successfully migrated the 1,000 homes, the company is set to continue maximising returns on its BTR platform. With a BTR property portfolio comprising two, three and four-bedroom houses...
  • Coronavirus impact – is the short-lets market in serious trouble? April 3, 2020
    The results of a poll conducted by the UK’s short-lets trade body with its corporate membership has revealed just how damaging Covid-19 has been when it comes to companies’ reservations and income.  The feedback the UK Short Term Accommodation Association (STAA) received from its corporate members, representing the majority of the short-let industry, highlighted some very stark issues.   Since March 13, when the...
  • Where are the best places to buy abroad in 2020? April 3, 2020
    Landlords and aspiring property owners are turning to overseas markets. Not only are they finding plentiful real estate investment opportunities, they are discovering that international rental cash flow can more than cover their costs. But where to start? There’s some research involved, for sure. Legislation and tax obligations vary across geographical...
  • Why the Build to Rent sector must invest in property management April 1, 2020
    We are all facing incredibly challenging times in light of the coronavirus pandemic, and when it comes to the Build to Rent sector,  the speed and effectiveness of the operational and management team response will be remembered, rated and talked about by residents for a long time to come. It’s crucial that...
  • Doing things differently – companies offer virtual viewings during the crisis   April 1, 2020
    The coronavirus crisis has shut down most aspects of normal life, but with us all being told to stay at home as much as possible and work remotely, it’s been a time for tech to thrive.  Whether it’s friends meeting up on Houseparty or WhatsApp, virtual choirs being held on Zoom, or people FaceTiming their loved ones, modern...
  • Auction roundup: Positivity as online auctions become the go-to April 1, 2020
    While the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted all industries, including the property sector, auction houses continue to remain positive, with buyers and investors turning to remote bidding in order to secure a sale safely and securely. In a bid to keep spirits high, Property Investor Today takes a look at SDL Auctions’...
  • Moda Living submits plans for £258m Birmingham development April 1, 2020
    Even in these troubled times, development work is still ongoing where it is safe and possible to do so, as evidenced by the planning application Moda Living and Apache Capital have now submitted to Birmingham City Council for a 722-home Build to Rent (BTR) project on Great Charles Street.  It marks the partnership’s...
  • The Dragon’s Den: Creative BTR launches first furnishing project in Greenwich April 1, 2020
    Specialist Build to Rent furnishing provider Creative BTR has announced the launch of its inaugural project, where it has delivered the interior furnishings for a new 191-unit phase at Knight Dragon’s Greenwich Peninsula. Its appointment to one of Europe’s largest regeneration projects marks success for the newly launched company, which is...
  • Coronavirus impact – property owners shifting from short to long-term letting March 30, 2020
    The Covid-19 outbreak has impacted all industries, including the whole of the property sector, but the short-lets market has perhaps been harder hit than most thanks to the restrictions on travel, holidays and business trips. As a result, property owners are shifting from short to long-term letting as the coronavirus hits...
  • Q&A – the highs and highs of investing in the PCL market March 30, 2020
    In this Q&A, we catch up with Dean Main – founder and major shareholder of luxury residence management company, Rhodium – about the success of the prime central London (PCL) market, the future of Rhodium, and dealing with high-profile investors, including the Monaco Royal Family. Tell us a bit about your...
  • How is Scotland’s property market adapting to social distancing measures? March 30, 2020
    With the new restrictions on daily life imposed by the UK government, several buyers still want to make property purchases despite the uncertainty, according to Edinburgh-based real estate consultant ESPC.  Across the country, social distancing measures have been introduced in workplaces, essential shops, supermarkets and even households as the country tries...
  • Luxury penthouse on historic Mayfair barbershop ‘a cut above the rest’ March 30, 2020
    The penthouse of a luxury boutique development located above Mayfair’s most renowned barbershop is available to let through Wetherell Mayfair Estate Agents. Situated above Geo. F. Trumper, a historic gentleman’s barbershop operating since 1875, 9 Curzon Street aims to offer contemporary living and is available to let for £1,850 per week. Known...
  • Revealed: where are the top five South East BTL locations for affordability? March 30, 2020
    In an unprecedented global climate, and with the new tax year looming, investors everywhere will be thinking about the future and their future investments, according to SevenCapital. The property investment and development company says that for those for whom the current coronavirius pandemic means a little more time on their hands,...
  • Property insight – is the sun shining on Leith? March 27, 2020
    It’s best-known for its starring role in one of The Proclaimers’ most iconic songs – and the musical film based on the Scottish duo’s impressive back catalogue – but what does Leith, a port district in the north of the city of Edinburgh, offer when it comes to property? Here, Property...
  • The show must go on: Cullen Property launches virtual property viewings March 27, 2020
    Edinburgh residential property investment and lettings specialist Cullen Property has introduced virtual viewings for its student properties. Prospective tenants can use video technology to take a tour of their future home without compromising current tenants’ wish for social distancing or their own self-isolation. Steve Coyle, managing director of Cullen Property, comments: “Every...
  • Eco property - do all options need to be on the table for green developments? March 27, 2020
    One of the very few silver linings of the current coronavirus pandemic has been the seemingly positive impact lockdowns across the world have had on the environment, with a huge drop in air pollution across the globe. As attempts to slow, stem and prevent the rapid spread of Covid-19 have been...
  • More kind gestures – PRS companies offer goodwill in time of crisis March 27, 2020
    In this period of crisis, we have seen many examples of acts of kindness and companies seeking to help other companies out during what are unprecedented, confusing and worrying times. One of the latest kind gestures in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic – which has led to an effective lockdown of...
  • Revealed – the five global locations for high net worth investors to explore March 27, 2020
    High net worth (HNW) investors are increasingly looking to diversify their investment portfolios by looking abroad. The search for cheap property and the promise of quick and high returns in short time frames is leading some to new frontiers for development or to once unattractive areas now starting to turn...

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