Learn the insider tips and tricks on how to assess the condition of any property from estate agent listings.
Learning how to effectively analyse properties is an important skill for anyone looking to buy, sell, or rent a home. By studying estate agent listings on real estate websites such as Rightmove, Zoopla, and Onthemarket, you can gain a better understanding of the different features, amenities, and characteristics of different properties. This can help you make more informed decisions about which properties may be a good fit for you.
This course is designed to help you develop the skills you need to analyse properties and identify key condition assessment issues. Using examples, I will explain specific aspects of property condition, including the quality of brickwork, how to spot damp issues, identify leaking gutters, worn carpets, and issues with kitchens. I will also discuss the importance of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and how they can be used to assess the condition of a property.
In addition to these specific issues, I will also cover more general topics related to property analysis. For example, I will explain how to work out the age of a property and identify its overall characteristics, strengths, and weaknesses. By understanding these broader issues, you will be better equipped to analyse real estate listings and make informed decisions about which properties may be a good fit for you.
Overall, the objective of this course is to help you become a more effective and confident property analyst. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned real estate investor, these skills will be invaluable in helping you make informed and confident decisions about properties.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone buying or renting a house or flat in the UK.
- Investors assessing UK buy to let deals
- Some principles apply to US property. But I don’t cover wood framed buildings