David Matthews is our specialist in this area and works with many investors and developers. He is able to offer advice regarding values, potential and ways to overcome hurdles along the way.
If you are new to this then it is worth considering the following key factors;
Some property developers have short term goals and others will look long term to both capital growth and return yields for income. What are your aims?
Once you have found the right property for your development you will also need to arrange enough finance to buy the property and support you through the entire development process. There are a number of options available to you. You may be able to release equity from your own property or prefer to take out a mortgage. Remember you will need a larger percentage of capital to put down as a deposit towards your investment with a mortgage than you would on your own property.