Jay Howard – Exit Strategies

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On Tuesday 1st October we have Jay Howard coming to the Co-Op. Jay will be presenting a talk called ‘Exit Strategies – Your Guide to Thinking in Reverse’.

Jay Howard has been in the property industry for the last 17 years starting his career in estate agency through to asset management. Jay has management level experience combined with Graduate Degrees in Law, Psychology and Ancient History.

Jay  has been investing in property for the past 17 years. Specialising in Short lease (Flats and Houses), Commercial, Mixed Use and No Money Left in strategies. The largest deal Jay has completed was a commercial building purchased for £500,000 and sold 18 months later for £5,000,000 in 2009. He has released a book on auctions with his co-author, Piotr Rusinek, explaining the auction and the continuous supply of opportunities they provide.

Away from the office, Jay is an avid reader, movie buff and Co-Author of Amazon #1 seller Before the Hammer Falls – The Insiders Guide to Auction Property Success.

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday 1st October.

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Anthony Rodgers – Securing Your Future

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On Tuesday 4th June we have Anthony Rodgers coming to the Co-Op. Anthony will be talking about clause 24, inheritance tax and succession planning.

Anthony is a chartered tax adviser and trust and estate practitioner with a legal background. With over a decade in the field Anthony has built an extensive understanding of both day to day tax planning and complex structured planning.

Anthony qualified at a mid size firm specializing in owner managed business planning, then moved on to a niche tax planning firm providing bespoke planning and structuring advice to individuals and owner managed businesses before starting Fusion Partners in 2014. Since then Anthony has spent time working with tax efficient investments, structured tax planning, pension planning and supporting clients in relation to tax inquiries.

Anthony specialises in inheritance tax, trusts and estates, property planning, international tax and the structuring of owner managed businesses.

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday 4th June.

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Andrew Evans – Property Finance

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On Tuesday 2nd April we have Andrew Evans coming to the Co-Op. Andrew will be talking about property finance and the best methods to secure it.

Andrew has been in corporate and commercial banking for 15 years having started his banking career with Bank of America, with stints at First Global Bank, Bank of Cyprus UK and UMTB. Over the past 9 years Andrew has focused on property-based lending primarily in London and the Home Counties.

Andrew joined the Victoria Mutual in June 2018 as Head of Lending Services. Victoria Mutual Finance Limited (VM Finance) is a UK registered private limited company, In 2017 VM Finance was approved as a licensed Mortgage Broker to advise and arrange regulated mortgage contracts in the United Kingdom.

Andrew has a real passion for building long term business relationships and believes that successful developers and investors need a reliable and committed banking partner that understands the intricacies of the property world.

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday 2nd April.

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Diksesh Patel – Due Diligence

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On Tuesday 5th February we have Diksesh Patel coming to the Co-Op. Diksesh will be talking about due diligence and how to find deals.

Diksesh is the Founder and CEO of Lighthouse Capital Group and Prosperous Property Solutions (PPS), two companies built to forge lasting partnerships between experienced investors and high-end developers.

He has been in property for over 25 years and has a personal Buy-to-Let and HMO portfolio worth £3.4 million. His partners at Lighthouse and PPS are experienced developers with a 30 year track-record and £300 million worth of property success between them.

Over the years, Diksesh has combined his property ventures with a successful investment banking career in The City, spending time at Credit Suisse, HSBC and Nomura.

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday 5th February.

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Julie Hogbin – The Power of Talent Dynamics

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On Tuesday 4th December we have Julie Hogbin coming to the Co-Op. Julie will be talking about Talent Dynamics and how you can maximise your performance levels.

Julie’s belief true is that “In the day of ‘now’ those who think that the skills of ‘yesteryear’ will suffice will find out differently” all of us need to continuously develop to keep up in a fast-changing world or we will fade by the wayside. It has never been so important to change and adopt new ways of, not only working but thinking and behaving as well.

The principle behind Talent Dynamics is that individuals, teams and companies are at their best when they are in flow. Put simply, flow is your path of least resistance. Talent Dynamics provides an explicit path to building trust and flow, with your customers, your team, your partners and anyone else you may need to work with.

Talent Dynamics will allow you to build trust with key players easily and reduce stress levels on how to ‘handle’ your business partners. Talent Dynamics will also allow you to ‘understand’ the language & behaviours of your co-workers and partners.

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday 4th December.

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Juliet Heap – Planning System

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On Tuesday 2nd October we have Juliet Heap coming to the Co-Op. Juliet will be talking about planning and how you can realise the potential of your portfolio through the use of the planning system.

Juliet is a fully accredited member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and has an in-depth knowledge of planning law, policy and development control. Graduating from the University of the West of England with a BA (Hons) and Masters in Town & Country Planning, Juliet joined a Planning Consultancy focusing on development in London.

Working for private and public sector organisations as well as and charitable organisations over the last 10 years, Juliet’s work has involved advising clients on projects with residential led regeneration schemes, health centres and tall buildings.

Juliet has a wide practical knowledge of the planning system including development control, planning application and appeals. Join us on Tuesday so you can learn how to maximise the potential of your portfolio.

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday 2nd October.

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Summer Soiree

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On Tuesday 7th August Freedom Property Co-Op will be holding its annual Summer Soiree @ The Bull, 498 Streatham High Road, London, SW16 3QB at 7PM.

Come to relax and converse with friends, and even make new friends.

This is not a meeting so come relaxed, casual and ready to talk and engage with current or new members. The aim of this is to establish and strengthen existing or new connections within the Co-Op, ‘Your net worth, is your network’.

So come have a drink (or two) and something to eat.

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday 7th August.

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Jason Hayles – Legacy Planning

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On Tuesday 5th June we have Jason Hayles coming to the Co-Op. Jason will be talking about legacy planning and how best to plan your future.

“A dream without a plan is just a wish”

Building a property empire is one thing, but have you protected that empire for the next generation? Legacy planning can make sure your children and grandchildren reap the rewards of your hard work, free of inheritance tax.

Inheritance and legacy planning is not all about one idea, over the years, Jason has been presenting solutions to property clients at exhibitions, property meetings and network meetings.

Jason is an insurance financial adviser and tax planner, he brings different ideas together and encompasses other professionals in his networking team to achieve the best tax and legacy plans for all their clients.

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday 5th June.

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Show & Tell

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On Tuesday 27th March the Property Co-Op will be doing a cooperative conference. Members of the Co-Op will be sharing their ongoing experience in the property world and activities over the past 18 months.

Along with other members of the Co-Op, Nicholas Marshall will be sharing his journey. Nicholas is an experienced professional property investor. Nicholas will be sharing his challenges, successes as well as the future plans for Freedom of Choyce.

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday 27th March.

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Mahfuz Rahman – Joint Venture Agreements & Auction Legal Packs

 

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Mahfuz is an associate solicitor at Ronald Fletcher Baker a leading specialist property investment and development firm. Established in 1948 the firm has offices in the City, West End and Manchester.

Mahfuz specialises in commercial and residential investment property and on all stages of the development cycle. His client base consists of developers, asset and property fund managers, property traders and portfolio landlords.

Mahfuz has a particular specialisim in advising clients on how to structure arrangements between their investment partners and the investment vehicle as well as how to structure the transaction to best suit the commercial objectives of the client.

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday 6th February.

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