About us

Professional Training.

 

Property Overview – Property Insight. We offer courses providing courses ranging from the general to the special: an introduction to property, retail property, the UK PRS, Commercial RE debt in theory and practice, real estate valuations and dissecting property cash flows in all its shapes, sizes and purposes.

We have equally trained people across the spectrum: ranging from those with no property experience or formal training to qualified surveyors with decades worth of experience.  We offer our insight, experience and expertise coupled with enthusiasm en humour.

We deliver public courses in central London and one in Edinburgh. In London we have:

  • Property Foundation course on 30 & 31 January
  • Understanding RE Debt – 5 February, Real Estate Debt Practitioner in Excel Part 1 (intermediate)– 6 February, Real Estate Debt Practitioner part 2 (advanced) – 7 February.
  • Introduction to Retail Property – 28 February
  • Introduction to Property – 6 March
  • Understanding Valuations – 20 March
  • Deeper Understanding of Real Estate Cash Flows – 21 March
  • Understanding Property Development – 2 April
  • Understanding Development Debt – 3 April

We will also run our training course An Introduction to Property in Edinburgh, Scotland, on 26 April. These courses are available as in-house courses, in the UK or abroad.

We have a proven track record providing training to companies such as Altus, AVIVA, CBRE, Colliers, Coyote Software, The Crown Estate, Colliers, Cushman & Wakefield, GVA, Green Street Advisors, Infabode, LaSalle IM, PGIM, PMA, Savills and Schroders. We are talking to BNP Paribas RE,  M7 Real Estate, eFront and CoStar and organisations like CREFC, IPF, SLA, SPR, UKPA, ULI, UKAA.

 

Consultancy.

 

Our exceptional team of outstanding individuals help us to deliver the quality, expertise and insight we strive for. Due to our complimentary skill sets our team is able to cover a wide range of requests. This includes various asset classes such as Institutional PRS. We also offer insight and expertise on  strategic property investment or asset management advice, capital markets or property finance & funding advice, risk management and management consultancy. For more details on our capabilities please hit the button below or check out our team.

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Training Courses

We Offer Our Insight.

 

We have a mixture of lecture-style and interactive teaching to enable our clients to learn fastest and best. We use real life property-industry case studies to bring the material we have discussed to life. Due to our experience we understand what clients want.

The extensive practical experience of all our trainers – in the UK and abroad – means we are able to answer an amazing array of Real Estate related questions. The tutors are positive, friendly and enthusiastic, which helps immensely with knowledge transfer as attendees feel able to ask questions and have discussions amongst each other on certain topics.

Terms & Conditions

Understanding Property Development


Next Dates:
Tuesday 2 April 2019

Location:
Central London

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Understanding Development Debt


Next Dates:
Wednesday 3 April 2019

Location:
Central London

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Understanding Real Estate Debt


Next Dates:
Tuesday 5 February 2019

Location:
Central London

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CRE Debt Practitioner In Excel – part 1


Next Dates:
Wednesday 6 February 2019

Location:
Central London

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CRE Debt Practitioner in Excel – part 2


Next Dates:
Thursday 7 February 2019

Location:
Central London

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Property Foundation


Next Dates:
Wedn 30 & Thu 31 January 2019

Location:
Central London

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Intro to Retail Property


Next Dates:
Thursday 28 February 2019

Location:
Central London

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Introduction to Property


Next Dates:
Wednesday 6 March 2019

Location:
Central London

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Understanding CRE Valuations


Next Dates:
Wednesday 20 March 2019

Location:
Central London

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Deeper Understanding of RE Cash Flows


Next Dates:
Thursday 21 March 2019

Location:
Central London

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Institutional PRS Consultancy and Courses


Next Dates:
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Location:
Central London

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Our Team

We are passionate.

 

Meet the dedicated team who make it all happen. We produce the content material ourselves, no juniors do the writing. Whether for consultancy or training, our knowledge is based on our lengthy experience and we share our insights with you. Not only are we experienced, we are friendly, approachable and patient! Come and benefit from our hard-gained knowledge and join one of our courses or speak to us about your consultancy requirements. 

Charles Fairhurst

Charles Fairhurst has been a UK Institutional PRS fund manager since 1994 and has gone from fund inception to exit


Cleo Folkes

Cléo Folkes is CEO of Property Overview and provides training herself. A practitioner with 25 years of wide-ranging RE experience


Kate Gimblett

Kate Gimblet is an economist and investment strategist, with property, currency, bond and equity experience, delivering a multi-asset view of RE


Robin Goodchild

Robin Goodchild has worked in real estate for over 45 years. For 20 of those years Robin worked in a senior role within LaSalle IMs research & strategy team


Matthew Hopkinson

Matthew Hopkinson is a retail intelligence veteran, co-author of Grimsey Review 1 & 2, Visiting Professor at UCL, Co-Founder of Didobi & ex-director of LDC.


Nicole Lux

Nicole has more than 15 years’ worth of experience in real estate finance and is a practitioner and lecturer. Author of the UK Commercial lending Survey


Andrew Moffat

Andrew Moffat is a highly respected and experienced UK Institutional PRS investment manager, with experience in UK PRS funds, Build-to-Rent (BTR) and finance


Jonathan Monnickendam

Jonathan Monickendam worked for property lenders and clients. He brings the rare combination of experience of Credit and Origination on the Real Estate debt side, as well as valuations.


Lance Stanbury

Lance Stanbury is a shopping centre expert with 25+ years experience in UK, EMEA & Asia. Focus on training, mall design and property asset management


Kaushik Shah

Kaushik Shah is a RE professional with 27+ years of experience. Expert in European property investment management with operating company senior management experience.


Philip Walker

Philip Walker is a RICS Registered Valuer with European-wide experience working for a variety of clients including investors, consultancies and banks.


Maria Wiedner

Maria Wiedner’s focus is on building cash flow models and the practical application of financial models to property investment.



Blog

Market Views And Insights.

 

Property Overview blog sharing insights and commentary on commercial and residential property, with a particular focus on UK PRS / BTR, commercial real estate debt, retail property, cash flows, valuations & PropTech.

CONTACT

To speak to Cléo Folkes about a consultancy project related to real estate for her or her team or to book a training course, please fill in your details below with details what you are enquiring about, and Cléo will get back to you shortly.


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