Property Deal Sourcing Guide


1. Register with professional Estate Agents, Letting Agents, Commercial Agents & Auctioneers and try and keep contact with specific agents on a regular basis.

2. Register for online property alerts with property portals and search sites such as Rightmove, Zoopla, On The Market, EG Property Link, Essential Information Group

3. If you are feeling more proactive you can also post / deliver specific letters to owners directly and see if they want to do a direct deal

4. Once you find a property, carry out your due diligence and make sure your numbers make sense

5. Have finance brokers ready to act rapidly

6. Have solicitors ready to act swiftly

7. If you are deal sourcing on behalf of clients make sure you are compliant with all the regulations and also have your terms of business in order

Source, View & Have Fun!!!

Useful Links:

Property search – rightmove.co.uk

Property search – zoopla.com

Property search – onthemarket.co.uk

Commercial Property Search – propertylink.estatesgazette.com

Auction Property Data & Search – eigpropertyauctions.co.uk

Estate Agents Database – NAEA – naea.co.uk/#find-an-expert

Lettings Agents Database – ARLA – arla.co.uk/#find-an-expert

Auctioneers Database – NAVA – nava.org.uk/#find-an-expert

Maps & Property Data – nimbusmaps.co.uk

Site Sourcing, Maps & Data – nimbusmaps.co.uk

Data Protection License – ico.org.uk

Property Redress Scheme – tpos.co.uk

Client Money Protection – clientmoneyprotect.co.uk

Business Insurance – simplybusiness.co.uk/insurance

Anti Money Laundering Compliance – gov.uk/guidance/money-laundering-regulations-who-needs-to-register

Property Title Documents -eservices.landregistry.gov.uk/eservices/FindAProperty/view/QuickEnquiryInit.do

Finance Brokers – DALINGTON Finance

Solicitors & Surveyors – reallymoving.com

Stamp Duty – moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/tools/house-buying/stamp-duty-calculator

Sell By Auction – Auction Team

Bridging Finance – Funding Team

DIY Lettings – 20 Things to do when you let property

Please note this is a general guide only – you should always seek independent professional advice before entering into any legal contract.