UK Real Estate Investment. The Data Driven Way.

Data driven, first principles approach to buy to let real estate investment in the UK.
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.9 out of 5 (57 ratings)
1,159 students
1hr 58min of on-demand video
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First principles for buy to let property purchases
Data: Basics of demographics, rentability and capital growth
Data: Which location and why?
Know your numbers: BTL deal calculations.
Tools tips and tricks to finding your next BTL deal!


  • No technical skills needed.
  • Interest in data analysis
  • Open mind on using data to analyse property deals


A beginner course in buying the optimal buy to let investment in the UK.  Nick explains the key principles behind optimal buy to let investment.  There are video walk-throughs of tools you can use.  He explains: 


  • Using data wisely gives you a huge competitive advantage

  • Learn how to 'read' an area and gain insights only locals would know.

  • Make objective investment decisions

Key principles for buy to let investment

  • Understand human behaviour to identify the best deals

  • Areas don't change much, people change in areas

  • You can't make land ( easily ) so There is very little price elasticity.

  • Property markets work in repetitive cycles, on average every 18 years

Demographic analysis, tools tips and tricks

  • Assuming property is a 'human' thing, understand which signals matter most for buy to let investment

  • Examining social grades and other key metrics

  • Free tools you can use now

Capital growth, how you can identify areas with growth potential:

  • Understanding capital growth

  • Why it's make or break for wealth gain or loss

  • Examining the 2008 property crash and how it affected different areas and cities.

  • Identifying areas with greatest capital growth potential

  • Free tools and resources

Negotiating the deal:

  • Questions you should ask

  • How to present yourself when negotiating

  • Making the offer

The course is free and has numerous tools and resources for you to download.  It should give you a good foundation for analysing the right data to make good buy to let investment decisions.

Who this course is for:

  • UK buy to let property investors who like data driven, objective investment decision making.


Founder: Stamp Duty Advice Bureau & Invesmore.
Nick Garner
  • 4.9 Instructor Rating
  • 80 Reviews
  • 2,360 Students
  • 3 Courses

Nick Garner is a UK real estate investor with a history in real estate and online marketing and entrepreneurship. 

He specialises in real estate data analysis and insight.  He uses this knowledge to help clients find profitable real estate investments in the UK. 

Nick and his family live near London.  He has a long time interest in kayaking and motorbikes.

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