Mice in the walls | Strange complaints from tenants

Just had a bizarre email from one of my tenants via the letting agent about ‘mice in the walls’ (mental picture of little arches in the skirting boards like in Tom and Jerry). They’d noticed them downstairs, but now they’re noticing them upstairs they say. ?They say they’re worried about them gnawing through cables. Now,…

Time is your biggest asset, you need to maximize it.

Tempus Fugit! as the saying goes. Time truly does fly, and frustratingly seems to speed up the older you get. I think there’s a name for that effect, but i’m not sure we need to really know it here. However, time is a finite resource for everybody and is thus the most precious in The…

Lease Option Agreements – How to Recognise if there’s money in the deal

When you have put out lots of yellow letters to your target houses, you’ll soon start to get phone calls (well, hopefully you will if you’ve written a good letter). Quick tip – get yourself a dedicated phone to allow people to ring you. Don’t use your normal phone number. If the phone rings, don’t…

Yellow envelopes take over the World

Well, maybe not the whole World, but a very small part of it. Yellow envelopes are our secret weapon though. How many letters do you get every day in yellow envelopes? That’s right. None! If someone sent you a bright yellow letter, would you be intrigued by it’s uniqueness and be compelled to open it?…