Discovery

 

 

Congratulations. You are about to take the first vital step on your journey to London home ownership. The information you are about to share with us is critical to ensuring the success of our property search.

 

Once we have reviewed your responses we will schedule a friendly interrogation by London's House Detective at a convenient time. This will complete our understanding of your requirements before we assess all the available evidence and start the hunt for your new home.

 

Let's start our Discovery session with profiling the physical dimensions of the property you require.

 

Start

Q.1. What size property are you looking for?






 

Q.2. How many bathrooms should the property have?




 

Q.3. Do you know which district you would like to buy in?


 

Q.4. What type of property are you looking for?









 

Q.5. Would you consider buying an established property that lends itself to being refurbished or renovated?





Q.6. How many levels would you like the property to have?





 

Q.7. What is the maximum number of flats that you would like in the development?





 

Q.8. Do you have a preference for the property to include on-site access to:

a. Concierge
Yes    No   No preference  Not applicable
b. Gymnasium
Yes    No   No preference  Not applicable
c. Meeting room
Yes    No   No preference  Not applicable
d. Cinema
Yes    No   No preference  Not applicable
e. Swimming Pool
Yes    No   No preference  Not applicable

 

Q.9. How important is it that the property is in close proximity to:

a. Schools
Not Important    Slightly Important   Moderately Important  Very Important  Essential
b. University/College
Not Important    Slightly Important   Moderately Important  Very Important  Essential
c. Tube station
Not Important    Slightly Important   Moderately Important  Very Important  Essential
d. Bus services
Not Important    Slightly Important   Moderately Important  Very Important  Essential
e. Train station
Not Important    Slightly Important   Moderately Important  Very Important  Essential

 

Q.10. How important is it that the property:

a. Be located on a quiet street
Not Important at all    Slightly Important   Moderately Important  Very Important   Essential
b. Have a southerly aspect (Improved access to natural light)
Not Important at all    Slightly Important   Moderately Important  Very Important   Essential

 

Q.11. What priority is neighborhood safety in your property purchase?

Low Priority     Somewhat a Priority     Neutral     Moderate Priority     High Priority

 

Now, let's turn our attention to some key financial metrics.

Q.12. What budget have you set yourself for this purchase?

<£500k
£500k-£750k
£750k-£1.0m
£1.0m-£1.5m
£1.5m-£3.0m
>£3.0m

 

Q.13. Does this include government taxes and ancillary costs such as conveyancing and property surveys?

Yes
No

 

Q.14. Please choose which of the following statements best reflects your property financing intentions:

My preference is to purchase the property solely with cash
I plan to put down a 10% deposit and borrow the remaining funds
I intend to put down a larger deposit and borrow the remaining funds
I will make this decision once I know what value property I am buying

 

Q.15. What is your primary purpose in buying this property?

Purely for investment purposes
Initially as an investment, then to occupy
To occupy as my main residence
To have a base in London when visiting for work/holidays

 

Q.16. Please choose which of the following statements best summarizes your financial objectives?

I am more focused on rental yield than long-term capital gain
I am more focused on the long-term capital gain than rental yield
I am equally focused on both financial goals.
Not applicable

 

We would like to understand your timing for buying the property and your exit strategy.

Q.17. When do you intend to buy this property?

Within next 3-6 months
Within next 6-12 months
Within next 12-24 months

 

Q.18. How long do you intend to own it before selling?

<3 years
3-5 years
5-10 years
>10 years
Undecided

 

Finally, we would like to find out a little about you and how we can best help you.

Q.19. Do you currently own property in Hong Kong?

Yes, my family residence
Yes, my family residence plus investment property.
Yes, investment property
No.

 

Q.20. Do you currently own property in the United Kingdom?

Yes
No

 

Q.21. How would you rate your knowledge of the London residential property market?

Poor    Basic     Fair     Good    Excellent

 

Q.22. As part of our Turnkey Solutions which service providers would you like us to introduce you to?

a. Property solicitor Yes      No
b. Mortgage broker    Yes      No
c. Property surveyor    Yes      No
d. Tax accountant     Yes      No
e. Property management  Yes      No
f. Property renovation   Yes      No
g. Property furnishing   Yes      No

           

 

Thanks. Understanding your requirements is critical to creating your Property Investor Profile and constructing your Property Brief. We assure you that this personal data will only be used for the assigned purpose consistent with our Privacy Policy. Now we would like to schedule a call with London’s House Detective to complete our Discovery session. Would you please confirm your contact details.

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