Martin will talk you through the most common defects that you will find in properties that you are viewing including the process to repair them and indicative costs. He has some great tips to help you keep the costs down and will explain how understanding these defects will help you negotiate a great deal.
How To Cost Your Works
It's really important that you are able to work out how much your refurbishment is going to cost so we will share with you the cost of some of the most common tasks you will carry out. We'll also explain how the experts estimate the cost so that you can calculate a cost for just about anything.
Getting The Most From Your Property
Using case studies as examples we will talk you through the things to consider when working out new floor layouts, we'll talk about the things that can cost a lot of money and you may want to avoid and the quick wins that will add massive value for very little cost.
Specifications Made Easy
The one thing that really makes the difference between amateur and professional investors is the specification so we will talk you through the way to write one from start to finish. Martin will share with you the language to use to avoid ambiguity and explain the terminology that you will hear.
Working With Builders
Martin has been doing this for over 30 years and will share with you what he has learned in that time so that you are able to source, employ and work with good builders. He'll also guide you through health & safety legislation, reduced VAT and insurances as many builders will overlook these important elements.
Sequencing Your Works
Knowing the likely sequence of the works is really important if you are closely involved in managing the project or need to purchase materials, our course workbook will include a typical sequence that you can take away with you and Martin will explain it during the day.