Hosted by Sébastien Buhour on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at the Village Coventry. Attendees can expect first class speakers and great networking opportunities.
Registration opens at 6pm.
Let me tell you about me first. I am married and the proud father of three wonderful children. I was born in Normandy, France, Where I grew up.
Coventry And Warwickshire November 2018 Meeting
From ugly duckling to beautiful swan - Garfield Reece
At this month's pin meeting Garfield will share the true story about the ugly side of refurbishing an old building into a HMO (House of Multiple Occupation) and his learning on the flowerpot project
Garfield has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry. His early skill was as a carpenter; following his apprenticeship he moved into construction engineering then project management.
He has extensive experience in commercial building, building new houses, refurbishment and concrete structures. His core skills include project management, mechanical, electrical, building engineering and commercial awareness.
In practice, Garfield has managed construction projects value ranging from £200K to £15million. Garfield attained a Construction Engineering and Management degree from Westminster University, London.Since 2014, Garfield has been investing in properties full time and has a multi-million pound portfolio.
During his presentation you will learn:
- How refurbishing older can affect your cost plan
- Dealing with building defects
- Why it’s important to plan the location of services
- How adding exceptional value can help to get all monies out
ALSO.... Mastermind 24 Top Performers: From £0 to £2 million in 12 months - an inspiring journey - Alison & Gemma Else
Alison and Gemma are a mother and daughter team, voted overall top performers from Mastermind 24. During the 1 year programme, they purchased almost £2 million pounds worth of property, with an end value once developed of £3.8 million.
They will take you through the highs and lows of that year, and share with you some of the key elements which made them so successful.
When they started they had borrowed just £80k from a family member. Their first property – Wheat St in Nuneaton very nearly didn’t complete due to issues with bridging, at the last minute they found a private investor. They have purchased a number of interesting deals with creative ways of financing them, including a successful vendor finance deal.
During their presentation, Alison and Gemma, will share the secrets to:
- How they raised £120k in only 3 days
- How a vendor finance deal really works and the steps you need to take
- What investors are looking for, including a due diligence hand out
- Taking a huge leap of faith in property whilst staying sane
Be prepared to hear about an inspiring journey of just what you can achieve when you really want to succeed.