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Finding Perfect Property - Diary of a Buying Agent

Finding Perfect Property - Diary of a Buying Agent

By Black Brick Property Solutions

Finding Perfect Property takes a deep dive into buying property - the pitfalls, the challenges, and how to get it right.
Since 2007, Black Brick has helped more than 500 people buy more than £1 billion worth of property and we will be sharing our insights into how to buy the right property, whether you are a first time buyer, a family home hunter, or an investor. This is your chance to hear what experts at the very top of their fields, with their fingers firmly the pulse of all things property, think about today’s market.
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A Special Relationship; the lure of the UK from across the pond

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A Special Relationship; the lure of the UK from across the pond
A Special Relationship; the lure of the UK from across the pond
With the pound at historic lows, are we about to see a deluge of US buyers coming to the UK? Is the relationship still as special as it once was or do they think we’ve all gone mad post Brexit? In this episode (recorded pre budget and pre Liz Truss) host Camilla Dell chats to Robert Paul, Partner at London & Capital. Robert is Head of the US Family office where he manages a team of 31 professionals managing $2 billion of client assets. He is widely considered to be one of the leading experts in advising US-connected families, individuals and Trusts on the management of their international wealth. As a result, he is regularly asked to speak on the challenges of managing money within the complex tax regime of the US. Robert specialises in advising on the structure, asset allocation and coordination of international wealth, which has him perfectly positioned for this episode.
44:36
October 03, 2022
Back to School
Back to School
In our fourth episode, host Camilla Dell will be speaking to Richard Northey, Managing Director of The Education Consultancy, one of the UK’s leading education consultancy companies. With over 15 years’ experience, Richard has worked with parents and children from embryo to 18, seeking the best education opportunities on our shores – but how does this relate to our property market? Does it really cost 121% more to live a stone’s throw from your school of choice? Should you go for a state or private education? Could boarding be the way to go? Is it better to find your home first and then look for a school or vice versa? With so much choice, how do you know what the right choice is for your child? Let’s find out…
41:22
September 05, 2022
Trading currencies - FX and its role when purchasing prime UK property
Trading currencies - FX and its role when purchasing prime UK property
Welcome back to Finding Perfect Property – Diary of a Buying Agent! In our third episode, host Camilla Dell speaks to Simon Harvey, Head of FX Analysis at Monex Europe and Daniel Jack, one of Monex Europe’s finest traders. Many overseas buyers of UK property aren’t just looking at the property market. Currency plays a huge role in investment decisions. With sterling set for continued weakness and the global economy on a knife edge, forecasting has become an investor’s necessity. Hear what the experts think about global currency markets, the future of sterling and whether now is the right time to enter the UK property market.
43:06
August 15, 2022
Hot Off The Press!
Hot Off The Press!
Welcome back to Finding Perfect Property – Diary of a Buying Agent! In our second episode, host Camilla Dell will be speaking to property journalist extraordinaire, and ‘legend of The Times’, Anne Ashworth. Having graced our screens, print publications and radio for over 30 years, Anne’s experience in the London property sector is second to none, expertly delving into all things prime property and investment.
32:11
July 13, 2022
Financing Your New Home
Financing Your New Home
In our first, inaugural episode, we’ll be talking all things property finance, one of the most critical factors buyers need to be able to buy property successfully. Camilla Dell will be talking to Katherine O’Shea, Director of Strategic Solutions at Coutts about the vital thing’s buyers need to know before buying – and mostly importantly, what buyers can expect in the current market.
29:25
June 07, 2022