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Residential property is always a big investment. There is always a lot of money involved in property transactions. Consequently, you would want to make as little to no mistakes as you can in the process. 

Mistakes can be avoided by conducting due diligence. Properties need to be thoroughly evaluated to know its true potential and the  risks involved prior to acquisition.

The fastest way to make money from property is at the time of acquisition. We offer three packages you can choose from.

Conducting due diligence on properties is often tedious and time-consuming. It takes an expert to know if the research being done is already sufficient and reasonable for the value of the property being evaluated. 

That being said, we would like to help you with making sure that your time, effort, and resources will not go to waste. Allow our Property Research Specialists to do the heavy legwork for you. 

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Due diligence is the process of conducting a thorough investigation to give you the information needed to make key investment decisions and the ability to compare with other opportunities. Property investment usually requires a significant amount of upfront costs, therefore, you need the right information in hand.

EPC is an Energy Performance Certificate. This is a rating scheme to summarize the energy efficiency of a property. All properties that are available to buy/rent should have an EPC.

The purpose of EPC is to provide potential buyers and/or tenants the energy performance of the building. EPC also provides other important information such as the total floor area, the dwelling type, estimated energy cost, energy efficiency rating, recommendation and more.

The ratings vary from A, as the highest, to G, as the most inefficient, rating. The average EPC rating is D.

Property valuation will help a potential buyer and/or investor to know the estimated worth of the property.

Local data provides comprehensive data and analytics on prices, rents, yields, growth and more within the defined property area that will help potential buyers and/or investors to have a better judgement on the property they are looking at investing.

LHA rate or Local Housing Allowance is a scheme used to assess the housing benefits claim for those tenants who are renting from private landlords. The rates will depend on the location of the property and on the number of bedrooms a tenant can claim under the rules.

Knowing the average rent within the property area you are considering to rent or purchase will help you determine the estimated fair market rent value of the property.

Article 4 area restricts the scope of permitted development rights to a particular area or development anywhere in the authority’s area.

Planning Permission is required when the property owner is building and/or making a major change to the property. Knowing the planning permission where the property is located will avoid noncompliance.

Yield refers to the future earnings generated and realised on an investment over a particular period of time.

  • Gross Yield is the income generated on an investment before deducting the expenses. Gross Yield = Annual Rental Income / The Property Value X 100
  • Net Yield is the income on investment after deducting the expenses. Net Yield = Annual Rent Income – Expenses/ Property’s Purchase Price X 100
  • Return on Investment (ROI) is the rate of return over some period of time. ROI = Net Profit/Total Investment X 100. Good ROI is usually around 15% and above.
  • Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) measures the profitability and efficiency with which its capital is used. This implies the long-term profitability. ROCE = EBIT (Earnings before interest and tax)/Capital Employed (total asset less the total liabilities)

A floor plan indicates the features of the property. It allows potential buyers and/or investors to visualize the property layout.

The Council Tax Band determines how much Council Tax needs to be paid to the Council. Each tax is set at a fixed amount for each band.

Land Registry documents provide information in assessing the value of the property. It has the details about the property and also shows any dealings which occur regarding the property.

This is a progressive tax charged at different rates depending on the purchase price of the property. It is paid on any property purchase of more than £125,000.

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BASIC Property Research document

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PREMIUM Property Research document

Basic

£20
  • Sale and Rental Valuation
  • Local Sale Comparables
  • Local Rent Comparables
  • Asking Price per sq ft
  • Sold Price per sq ft
  • 5-year Property Price Growth in the Area
  • Property Agents operating in the Area

Premium

£40
  • Sale and Rental Valuation
  • Local Sale Comparables
  • Local Rent Comparables
  • Property Floor Plan
  • Local Area
  • Stamp Duty (SDLT) Calculations
  • Yields and Returns
  • Asking Prices (by number of bedrooms)
  • Sold Prices (by number of bedrooms)
  • Asking Price per sq ft
  • Sold Price per sq ft
  • Expected Rental Income (Long Term AST)
  • Expected Rental Income (HMO)
  • 5-year Property Price Growth in the Area
  • Occupancy Type
  • Property Agents operating in the Area
  • Demographics
  • Crime Status
  • EPC
  • Council Tax Band
  • Article 4 Restrictions
  • Council Planning Permission Applications
  • Local Housing Allowance (LHA) Rates
  • Land Registry Documents

Custom

from £2
  • Please select the criteria
  • you would like to include
  • as a part of your custom report