When I bought a property in the UK, I knew I wouldn’t be living there forever, and the place had to be attractive for me to live for a few years, but also as a rental for the following years. I also knew it would be hard to get a mortgage later as a self-employed… Read more
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How to make money from the property market
While there is plenty to be said in favour of the old adage ‘look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves’, and plenty of evidence to show that small-scale savings and investments eventually reap big-scale rewards, anyone looking to improve their financial situation would do well to look at… Read more
Moving to a new flat and the clutter
My new flat I remember when I moved in the new flat I had just bought. It was a brand new flat in the center of town, with 3 bedrooms, a beige carpet and white walls. It smelled like fresh paint and it was mine. Waw. All of the flat was of… Read more
Real Estate: How I sold my rental property… again!
It has been a tense week last week, mainly because of the sale of my studio flat in the suburbs of Paris. I had found a buyer back in June, and the legal contract took months (his lawyer’s fault) to write, so we eventually signed a sale at the beginning of August. You can think… Read more
Are you a good tenant? Lower your rent!
Are you a tenant? Have you paid your rent on time, not trashed the place, or had the police knock at your door at 3am for noise disturbance? Then you fit right in the category of good tenants. Congratulations! As a landlady, I have had my share of good and bad tenants. Luckily, they all… Read more
How I became a landlady
I have always had this financial independence idea in the back of my head, ever since I started working and realizing that a normal, 9 to 5 job is not the thing for me. And when thinking about how to produce passive income, real estate was always on the top of my head. This is… Read more