Why did we spend money on a property-search agent? To avoid making costly mistakes! We wanted a buy-to-let in London and couldn’t risk getting it wrong.
Ben and Claire found us a shabby former council flat in a great Zone 1 location, and helped negotiate the purchase - we beat 13 other buyers. We had problems securing the mortgage and would have lost it without their help in keeping the sales agent onside. Once the sale went through they looked after refurbishing and furnishing the flat on a tight budget, and the rental agent they recommended quickly secured three good professional tenants.
With their help we now have a low-stress investment that gives us money in the bank every month and will only increase in value.
With Temple Field Yield Plus, I have purchased four income-producing properties in Central London over the last few years. The fee is generally more than offset by the savings achieved when negotiating the purchase price and when overseeing the refurb (where I might have easily overspent).
In 2014 Ben sourced a 3-bed 1-bath house in an up and coming area and secured it under asking price before it had officially come to market. He and Claire oversaw the purchasing process and had his build team convert it to a 5-bed 2 bath in only four weeks. Eight weeks after completing, my first tenants (five young professional sharers) moved in. As well as generating a healthy monthly income, the property’s value went up by £100,000 as a result of the improvements.
Thanks again for all the hard work on this project which has been a great success and I am very pleased with you and your firm's performance. I am hopeful to get more projects done with you in near future. I am also talking to all contacts back at home to refer to you for similar projects.
Ben Temple from TempleField Property managed a project for me to renovate and extend a property we had in London. The scheme was complex and the flat significantly changed from a 1 bed to a 5 bed property. Ben was extremely helpful and professional from giving me early advice (several years before the project even came live) and held my hand every step of the way with all the preliminary processes including design of the scheme. The build itself went very smoothly as Ben had put in place all the necessary contracts and permissions. The builder he used was excellent and a pleasure to deal with; and the standard of finish was very high. Nothing was too much trouble at any point of the process. The team even helped furnish the flat at the end of the project in a modern and fresh style ready for tenants. I am pleased to say the flat rented out in record time at the asking price which is testament to the quality of the workmanship. I would highly recommend Ben and his team to anyone who is looking for expertise and support in developing a property.