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Gateway Group at ExCel London:  The Property Investor & Homebuyer Show, 20–21 April

Gateway Group at ExCel London:  The Property Investor & Homebuyer Show, 20–21 April

This April, Gateway is exhibiting at the UK’s largest, and longest running, showcase of UK and international property.

The Property Investor & Homebuyer Show, at ExCel London, is open to everyone looking to invest in property, from first-time buyers to professionals. The show runs on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 April 2018.

Doors open at 10am

Over two days, a large audience of investors, home buyers, landlords and other residential property professionals come together at ExCel London, including over 100 exhibitors. At the show, we’ll be providing property advice and information on a range of Gateway services, from property management and residential lettings to property insurance, as well as guidance on leaseholds and Right to Manage. We’ll also be offering bespoke solutions to property developers, from a project’s inception onwards.

Register for your e-ticket at propertyinvestor.co.uk/Visitors/Visitors/Register

Spotlight: Meeting potential new apprentices

Gateway Group attended the South Essex Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair at the Towngate Theatre, Basildon, on 12 April.

We’re always on the lookout for talented people. Last summer, the Gateway Group took on two new apprentices in Business Administration and Customer Service roles, working in collaboration with South Essex College and Southend Adult Community College.

We’re keen to develop our apprenticeship scheme further, introducing new candidates to the property industry from the ground up, alongside mentors.

International view: Record high for global property investment

Last month, the Telegraph reported that global investment in property during 2017 reached a record high of £1.62 trillion, representing a 13.3% increase.

Asian capital accounted for over half of all funds invested, with London remaining the most popular place for international money. The paper cited a new report from property agency, Cushman & Wakefield, which saw any concerns about Brexit offset by sterling’s fall in value.

In Europe, Asian investment virtually doubled, but the US remained the key target for international investors, although by a reduced lead than previously. Investment in the Middle East is now at its lowest level since 2012.

Property Management: Gateway’s service promise

Owning and managing leasehold properties can be a complicated business, from looking after everyday matters, such as maintenance, rent collection, inspections and accounts, to meeting industry legislation. That’s why, at Gateway, we believe in making a simple service promise.

From a property’s doorstep to our Head Office, we set and meet a strict code of conduct. This includes the following five commitments.

  1. We provide small teams of experts who know the properties in their care, in detail.
  2. Clients always speak to a Gateway professional in the UK.
  3. A dedicated Property Manager will undertake regular inspections, as scheduled.
  4. Clients and tenants have regular opportunities to provide feedback and rate our service.
  5. We use our expertise to address issues straightaway, avoiding common problems.