Sat, 02 Feb | Virgin Money Lounge

Meet The Experts: Homeowner and Landlord Event

Kit Knowles will be providing advice to prospective buyers and homeowners on how to retrofit a property to achieve the best energy efficiency
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Meet The Experts: Homeowner and Landlord Event

Time & Location

02 Feb 2019, 11:00 – 12:00
Virgin Money Lounge, 98 King St, Manchester M2 4WU, UK

About the Event

Whether you're a first-time buyer, buy-to-letter, looking to move or improve, our Homeowner - Meet the Experts events will have all the guidance you need to make owning property a doddle.

Held in the unique setting of our Virgin Money Manchester Lounge, our experts will be on hand to give you advice and guidance on their specialist subjects, so reserve your free ticket now and drop in anytime between 11am – 4pm to come and meet our special guests.

If you’d like to guarantee your seat, please email us at and specify which you’re attending (places are limited so be quick!):

As well as having some of the best local experts on hand, you also have the opportunity to attend our short 20-30 minute master classes, all listed here.

will help to answer all of those tricky questions.

11am - Kit Knowles, Director of Ecospheric talks us through the completion of the UK's greenest renovation. Through obsessive attention to preserving and restoring the original fabric of 2 Victorian townhouses using only natural materials and shunning petrochemicals Ecospheric will show us how to go passive without limiting your design.

12am - Buying a new home - Everything you need to know about mortgages with our Virgin Money Mortgage Expert - Mortgages can be a minefield of information, so let our expert give you a helping hand to understanding everything you’ll need to know, whether you’re a first time buyer, home mover, or existing mortgage holder, this talk will help to answer all of those tricky questions.

2pm - Alexandra Morris, Managing Director of MakeUrMove will host a talk around best practice for buy-to-let portfolio management in this constantly shifting landscape for the private rented sector. Alex will talk you though how to set up and manage your portfolio to be compliant whilst also getting the most out of your investments using our innovative platform developed to introduce landlords and tenants and make letting simpler.

3pm - Buy-To-Let and being Self Employed with our Virgin Money Mortgage Expert – Thinking of buying to rent? Or are you a current property investor looking to expand your portfolio? Our expert will be able to guide you through what ‘Buy to let’ could mean to you. Also - If you’re self-employed, we know how to help you to get the ball rolling for your next investment.

- Virgin Money Mortgages – Our Expert Mortgage Adviser is making a special trip from our Head Office to join us and help you with any of those ‘mortgage’ questions, you’ve always wanted to ask. Virgin Money is an award winning mortgage provider and can offer expert advice whether you’re a First Time Buyer, Home Mover, or Investor. We offer mortgages for both Residential and Buy-to-let purposes. We can help you to buy your dream home, grow your property portfolio, or help you to borrow that extra bit for your home improvements. Whatever the question, we’re here to help.

- Ecospheric focus on pioneering eco developments that save carbon and drive technological change. It's not only what excites us, but also offers valuable case studies to progress the field of sustainable construction. Over the last decade we have helped hundreds of home and business owners form holistic renovation plans enabling them to reduce bills and maintenance costs whilst improving the comfort and health of their internal environment.

- MakeUrMove was launched in January 2008 as the UK’s first online letting agent. Our solution was created by landlords for landlords, to deliver services, traditionally provided by high street letting agents, online. Over the years we’ve worked with tens of thousands of private landlords and hundreds of thousands of tenants. Our bespoke platform and expert-backed services are effective, efficient and RELIABLE. We are always on hand when tenants and landlords need us, and they trust us to deal with their problems in as quick a manner as possible.

We look forward to welcoming you on the day. Don’t forget to reserve your free tickets, and seats at our specialist talks to avoid disappointment!

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