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We're heading into the final stages of "Get into the property groove for 2017", our January campaign of inspirational content.Today, Property Tribes heads to Liverpool to meet dynamic young developer and property entrepreneur Paul Nicholson, of the Luxor Group, to hear about his property journey - which has already reached new heights in 2017:In the video, Paul mentioned his latest project in St. Helens. He has just secured planning permission to turn a landmark building - a former department store - into a mixture of retail units and luxury flats.The iconic Tyrers Building will have a £1million refurb undertaken by Paul's company, and will help to regenerate the town centre.St Helens town centre manager Gary Maddock said: "It’s great to see a local developer invest in the area and convert an empty building in to a viable scheme which will benefit the whole community.
“Investment is key to attracting new businesses and footfall so we are excited to see Luxor’s development come to fruition and make a positive contribution to St Helens.”Find out more at Luxor Group website.If you have got value from this content, please share it on social media using hashtag #GITPG2017.The campaign/content so far:Day 1 #GITPG2017 - 5 things to kickstart your yearDay 2 What landlords should focus on in 2017Day 3 Property positives for landlords in 2017Day 4 Low risk way to get started in BTLDay 5 Ways to assess tenant demandDay 6 Get into the networking groove in 2017Day 7 Become a more active landlord in 2017Day 8 Tips for landlord self-assessment tax returns Day 9 Property marketing technology - space mappingDay 10 How to keep your eye on the property prize Day 11 Efficient property managementDay 12 Property strategies suited to the 2017 marketDay 13 Rental and property price due diligenceDay 14 Landlord hammering to continue in 2017?Day 15 Property developer Nicole Bremner on scaling up in 2017Day 16 Staying strong in the face of Section 24 Tomorrow: Mark and Phil Stewardson of Stewardson Developments share their strategies for 2017.What other things will you be doing this month to get back into the property groove and prepare for the new year?SEE ALSO - 5 top tips for profitable refurbishmentUP NEXT - Journey of a Centralish London development project - warts and all DON'T MISS - Received an estimate - feel sick NOW WATCH:
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Wow, well done! And all that with just his own and commercial lending it seems, and so young!
Loving the look of that building in St Helens town centre. I wouldn't be too surprised if grants were forthcoming for such a project?
I have a bit of a soft touch for St Helens, after having one property up there which I visited a fair few times while refurbishing (to sell!) after it got trashed by tenants. Met some lovely tradesmen though:-)
Good point about knowing your area and market! I had another property in the Wirral which funnily enough also got treated badly with non-payment of rent, which I sold too!Well done to Paul for getting it right in his own well-understood area!Angela
Author of The Complete Guide to Property Strategies
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I have spent a lovey week in Liverpool last year its a super city
and if I was investing Manchester and Liverpool would be my city's of choice
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Thats a really interesting video, your enthusiasm shines through and its great to see someone with such drive.
I am sure you will go from strength to strength and i wish you all the best. I hope to see you posting on here.
Stewardson Developments Ltd.
Burson Land Ltd. & Jennings & Gilchreaste Ltd.
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Thank you Phil for your kind comments, much appreciated and yes looking forward to getting involved
Chief Executive Officer
Luxury Landlord & Developer with over 150 rental units across Merseyside
Hi Can I ask you what your feelings on the list below and your views
Stamp Duty ?
Further Regulation HMO ect ?
Letting Fee Bans ?
And Taxation in Ltd Co ?
I am a Northern Landlord and I would be interested to know what the BTL world has store for us
Section 24 I think is a disaster for those that have owned properties in their own name and really shame. It could cause havoc for some people, especially smaller landlords.
Stamp duty has already seen an impact to a certain extent and was also a factor in my reason to acquire commercial property to convert to residential property.
Brexit for a period has attracted more international investment as the pound weakened - whether this is a good thing for our economy is a different question!
The letting fee ban will certainly have an impact especially on the smaller letting agent but whether rents will actually increase to pass the fees on we wait to see. I'm not sure I'll be increasing my rents as a consequence but I'm looking enough to have my own office to deal with my lettings.
it seems all these changes have been put in place to frustrate the smaller landlord who went into it to supplement their income which seems a bit unfair
I think the attack on Small Landlord has not had an impact yet
My own thoughts are the days of the small Landlord are ending
The only way forward is the Ltd Co Landlord but this has drawbacks in the property investment world
I realised that the headline tax rate will fall between 50% to 60% in the future years
I also think more regulation will come our way maybe even rent control
I admire what you are doing and in my opinion growth in property prices will see the strongest growth in the uk
I also believe with all of the changes we are all in for a rocky ride
I have not invested I property for over 2 years because I see more danger than I do good
But I feel long term BTL will still bring rewards
Rent control would possibly see the end of the private landlord! I think they would be crazy to impose that as without private landlords a lot of people would not have housing
Rent Control would be madness but the mad govt in London still brought in S24 and Stamp Duty on second homes
I really believe the Govt is out to get us and I would be surprised if the attack was over
We are hated and have few Allies I always thought that a Tory Govt would support us
Its the Political Mood which I find alarming what will they do next to stop the Landlord
Let's hope they see sense otherwise I'll become an estate agent to deal with the masses of properties hitting the market!