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How to be a Property Developer – Skills and Character Traits

How to be a Property Developer – Skills and Character Traits

| 18th June 2016 | 0 Comments

How to be a Property Developer – Skills and Character Traits Can you be a Property Developer? Yes you can! There are lots of Websites which will give you the top 10 ways to become a Property Developer. All useful information but it doesnt drill down into the core skills and character traits required. This […]

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Property Developing – Learn from my mistakes – 1

Property Developing – Learn from my mistakes – 1

| 17th June 2016 | 0 Comments

Property Developing – Learn from my mistakes   My Property Developing career started back in 1992 and since then I have made many mistakes – everyone does, its how you react that counts.   Every successful business person has failed at some point. Instead of giving up they learn, fall forward and carry on. I refurbished […]

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Composite Weatherboard Cladding Review

Composite Weatherboard Cladding Review

| 17th June 2016 | 0 Comments

Composite Weatherboard Cladding Review     If you have looked at the projects I have completed you will see that I specialise in Listed buildings and those of an Historic nature. Over the years I have learnt what are the correct and ‘right’ materials and techniques to be used when converting or refurbishing such buildings. […]

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Development Finance

Development Finance

| 17th June 2016 | 0 Comments

Development Finance     How to obtain Development finance is always a hot topic. I received an e-mail recently from Dan, one of my subscribers asking how to find Development Finance. His original message is below and my answer follows. I hope you find the information provided of interest. Dan certainly did and he very […]

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39 – Estate Agent Selection & Staging for Sale

39 – Estate Agent Selection & Staging for Sale

| 11th May 2016 | 0 Comments

Maddomswood Oak Barn Conversion !!! FINISHED !!! Estate Agent Selection and Staging for Sale We started the project on the 22nd of July 2015 and 9 months later we are finished. The barn looks great and I am very proud of the result. Now it is time to select the Estate Agent and stage the property […]

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37 – Oak Balcony, Kitchen & Utility & Parking Area

37 – Oak Balcony, Kitchen & Utility & Parking Area

| 11th May 2016 | 0 Comments

Oak Balcony, Kitchen & Utility, & Parking Area Maddomswood Oak Barn Conversion Weeks 35 and 36 – 28th March to the 8th April   You will have noted that I have not posted for at least 4 weeks. This is because I have just been too busy on site finishing the Barn – Oak Balcony, Kitchen, Landscaping […]

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38 – Snagging, Carpets and Cleaning

38 – Snagging, Carpets and Cleaning

| 11th May 2016 | 0 Comments

  Snagging, Carpets and Cleaning Maddomswood Oak Barn Conversion Weeks 37 – 11th April to 18th April   This was the final week before the Barn went up for sale. All hands to the pumps. As I mentioned in my previous post, I was on site from 0700 to 1930 each day as there was […]

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36 – V4 Oak Flooring, Concrete Drive, Stone Floor & Re-Pointing

36 – V4 Oak Flooring, Concrete Drive, Stone Floor & Re-Pointing

| 28th March 2016 | 0 Comments

V4 Oak Flooring, Concrete Drive, Stone Floor & Re-Pointing Maddomswood Oak Barn Conversion Weeks 33 and 34 – 14th March to the 25th March   Good progress has been made over the last two weeks. The Concrete Drive has been installed, The V4 Oak Flooring and Cotswold Stone floor has been laid, the Re-Pointing and Brick Repairs […]

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35 – Landscaping, Plastering, Carpentry

35 – Landscaping, Plastering, Carpentry

| 13th March 2016 | 0 Comments

Landscaping, Plastering, Carpentry & Decorating Maddomswood Oak Barn Conversion Weeks 31 and 32 – 29th February to the 11th March   As any project draws to a close there is always a lot of activity such as 2nd fix carpentry/plumbing/electrics, but progress can appear slow. The lumpy bits like brickwork, Oak structure, 1st fix carpentry have all […]

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34 – Landscaping, Plastering & much more

34 – Landscaping, Plastering & much more

| 27th February 2016 | 0 Comments

Landscaping, Plastering, 2nd Fix Electrics and Carpentry Maddomswood Oak Barn Conversion Weeks 29 & 30…. 15th to 26th of February   During this fortnight much work has taken place. The plastering, carpentry and second fix electrics have nearly been completed  in the Barn and Milking Parlour and outside the Landscaping of the garden and paddock started.   Landscaping John […]

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