In The Main Thing, our Founder and CEO, Evan Maindonald talks about Property and interviews interesting people he meets. He also covers Investing, Wine, Wirehaired Viszlas and documents his life as an entrepreneur and CEO of MELT Homes. Check out the channel or subscribe to The Main Thing on Youtube by clicking here.
Are you interested in crowdfunding equity for your property development project ? If you have been following MELT Homes for a while, you will have heard about how we have been successfully crowdfunding equity for our property development projects. We completed our first crowdfunded equity raise in November 2017, raising £200,000 in equity on ONE62, the development of six […]
Since I founded MELT Homes in 2002, we’ve built over 100 properties in London, Gloucestershire and Kent with a total value of over £22m. We’ve also accumulated an investment property portfolio of over 50 residential and commercial properties. The projects we’re currently working on have end values of around £50m and we have crowdfunded around […]
Evan Maindonald, our founder and CEO, presenting on Property Question time with Rick Gannon and Stephen Galpin. In this excerpt, Evan talks about a strategy which can be used to convert houses to small HMO’s and thereby enhance property value and rental returns. To see the whole episode, visit Property TV on Vimeo by clicking […]
Selective Sourcing of development sites simply means being careful about what you buy. We ensure that, based on the planning permission the site has when we purchase it, the project is profitable. We seek sites which offer a minimum of 20% margin on the projected end values of the completed properties. This should translate to […]
Development is detail. Let’s get SPECIFIC. I’m going to cover some of the processes which underpin our approach to property development. In the same way that every building requires a solid foundation on which it stands, successfully delivering developments requires a solid foundation to stand on. In 2002, I founded MELT Homes, a property development […]
In an increasingly complex and competitive property market in the UK, investors, developers and lenders share a common challenge. Finding projects in which they can safely and profitably invest their money and time. A growing demand for housing combined with a planning system that constrains the availability of new development sites has resulted in insufficient […]
A lot of people ask me how to become a property developer. Given that I have been doing it for the last 16 years, built over 100 properties with a total value of over £20m and accumulated an investment portfolio of over 50 residential and commercial properties, I should know something about that by now. […]