Renovating London Property: The Devil is in the Detail


Renovating property in London, or anywhere else for that matter, can often unearth a multitude of stumbling blocks. Stripping back to the bare essentials, a good property developer will already have ideas and ways to address structural concerns before putting his newly acquired property back on the market for resale, or indeed, move his or her new tenants in.

It seems whenever you switch on the television nowadays, everyone is a property expert; inundated with a plethora of daytime Do It Yourself programmes and having a string of self made property gurus filtering their knowledge down through the airwaves. For the inexperienced property tycoon however, realising the dream of having a profitable property portfolio isn’t as easy as some would have us believe.

Whether you are looking to flip a London property or are wanting to put a little tender loving care back into a string ofsomewhat dishevelled London apartments, the old adage which suggests ‘the devil is in the detail’ has never been truer.

Many London property developers have tried time and time again to renovate their properties cheaply and without much thought to those all important clean line finishes and a quality of craftsmanship. Learning the hard way that to get the best yields, and in turn, the best possible prices for their properties, a property investor needs to actually invest time and money into each and every project they undertake.

Those who are new to investing in London often cut corners and pay little attention to the finer detail and contemporary luxury finishes that their potential tenants or property buyers look for in a home. While the short term gains of money saving may seem like a good idea at the time, the long term effect could have a huge difference on profit and loss over the years.

Rather than picking up a mop and bucket along with the odd paint brush here and there, any developer looking to invest in the booming London property market really needs to think about long term gains rather than short term savings.

Employing the services of a local and reputable London builder or experienced London renovation company will give you a great insight into the rental and resale markets as well as grasping an idea of what tenants in the area are actually looking for and precisely what they are prepared to pay a premium for.

The last thing any landlord wants is their investment property to be standing empty month after month, and taking the time to build a luxury home which boasts an impressive range of added extras will undoubtedly reap remarkable financial rewards.

A London property which oozes style and finesse will grab the attention and hearts of anyone who crosses its threshold therefore, seek advice from those who really know how important detail and quality of finish is. Luxury property development companies have the experience to guide your projects and ensure your property portfolio is built as a business based on optimum profit.