How to Start a Self-managed Property Investment Syndicate

  • If you are a property investor, then a syndicate or SPV structure can help you to multiply your spending power by enabling other people you know to co-invest with you.
  • If you are a property agent, then a syndicate or SPV structure can help you to generate additional property-related fees, by unlocking additional capital from your existing clients and contacts.

Whatever your position, you need a tried-and-tested structure that you can clearly communicate to prospective investors. You’ll also want clarity on the costs of establishing and running the structure, so that you can put together a fully costed plan for your investors to approve.

What this guide includes

  • Diagram of a typical syndicate structure
  • Terminology
  • The advantages of syndicate structures
  • Regulatory risks and issues
  • Most common structures for UK property syndicates
  • The role of the property manager
  • Profit sharing
  • Practicalities of drawing down funds from investors
  • What to include in a business plan for a property syndicate
  • Decision-making within syndicates
  • Tax considerations
  • How to get your syndicate up and running

Reviews of the LCN Legal guide to self-managed property investment syndicates

Extremely informative and helpful. Every property investor should read it.

An excellent brief on what can be a complicated subject.

Informative and easy to read, LCN Legal has produced arguably the most comprehensive guide there is today on self-managed syndicates and one that unquestionably will give an edge to any small group of investors wishing to participate in certain strategies, without sacrificing day to day management and control of their money.

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