How We Work

Access unique property investments directly from top UK developers

We specialise in bringing together investors and property developers at the earliest stages of development, identifying and building investment opportunities and funding renovations and new-builds throughout major UK cities and towns. Using our unique position in the property market and over 16 years’ experience, we can help you access some of the best property developments and unique opportunities before anyone else.

Group buying power

We work with property investors from around the world, sourcing opportunities from the best developers in the market.

Ahead of the market

Our unique position in the market allows us to connect investors with developers at the earliest stages of a property development.

Free of charge

All of BuyAssociation's deals are sourced completely free of charge for our investors, directly from the developer.

About Us

No hidden costs or membership fees

Best in class properties direct from the developer

Award-winning property advice for over 16 years

Attractive options for both home owners and investors

£800 million funds raised in the last 12 months

Our Investment Criteria

Direct control

Tangible, bricks and mortar investments with full control of your exit. We don’t deal with closed schemes or abstract investment schemes, and we will foster your relationship directly with the developers.


Our selected opportunities provide a unique choice of investments that you won’t find on listing websites. From ‘one of a kind’ units or blocks, to timed offers or deals, or simply the unit with the best view of the entire project.


Our investment opportunities are secured at attractive price points that will offer the best returns over time, with strong and sustained rental yields. Investing early means you can benefit from acquiring the property at its best price.


Location is everything, but we don’t follow the crowd. Our focus is on emerging locations with strong potential for growth. From city centre locations to buzzing commuter hubs, we focus on destinations with strong metrics and yields.

Client Testimonials

I bought a 1-room unit in the Bank 2. My agent Libby provided excellent support including speedy response to my questions and generous help throughout the process. BuyAssociation has also provided updates of the project from time to time. Overall, I have had a very good experience with BuyAssociation. I invested in Birmingham mainly because of the HS2 and its relatively affordable property price as compared to London. I chose the Bank 2 because of its city centre location and uncommon skyscraper feature.
Mr Yeung
Our contact at BuyAssociation was very professional and provided a lot of useful information on the property and all aspects that we asked regarding the UK property market and development. She helped us communicate with different parties in the UK including lawyer, letting agent and furniture provider. As regards the project, we are very pleased with the investment we made with The Bank. It is the tallest residential building, a landmark that can be easily seen from many places within the neighbourhood in Birmingham.
Mr & Mrs Chan
BuyAssociation helped me to secure a luxury two-bedroom apartment in "Tower 2 - The Bank Birmingham" directly from the developer. Throughout the process, James Flatt was there to assist me and answer any questions I had which made the whole purchase stress-free. Birmingham is rapidly transforming into a dynamic modern city, it's great to be a part of this growth story and I'm looking forward to realising the capital growth from this fantastic development one day. I would recommend BuyAssociation to any investor or owner occupier looking to buy property in the UK.
Mr Powell
We have just purchased a one-bed unit in Bank Tower II. Our agent, James, was absolutely brilliant in assisting us with this purchase. He was always available and responsive, taking time to consider our needs and delivering a sterling service. With regular updates on our purchase, the process has been very smooth and everything has gone through with ease. Once this purchase is completed, we will be looking at other opportunities within the area and have no hesitation in using James again for our purchase.
Mr Haghshenas
We had a very positive experience ... As a result, we have recommended BuyAssociation to a few friends and colleagues who were looking to invest in the North West, and they have had the same positive experience. Would happily use their services again in the future.
Mr A Ashtiani

Types Of Property Investment

Forward funding

Forward funding involves paying in instalments towards the total final cost of an investment depending on the construction process. The final instalment is then paid upon completion. This option normally comes with competitive prices to generate higher yields for the buyer.

Preferred equity

Preferred equity provides sponsors and property developers with a higher amount of leverage at a lower cost than common equity. For preferred equity real estate investors, it provides the opportunity to capture a fixed rate return with priority of payment and some upside.

Individual units

Individual investments are ideal for first-time property investors, owner occupiers or landlords looking to expand their property portfolios. Get access to new blocks, apartments, houses, HMOs or purpose-built student property, all direct from the developers.

Portfolio acquisition

A lot of big portfolios have been traded over the last couple of years, which has allowed investors to acquire significant portfolios of existing stock. Due to the current shortage of existing stock portfolios, the competition is stiff and great portfolios are hard to come by.

Forward purchase

This form of investment is a simple and fast way to aggregate a property portfolio. All it requires is a down payment when a deal is agreed with the developer. The payment of the remainder then follows on the practical completion of the project.

Joint ventures

Joint ventures and co-investments have, to a great extent, replaced traditional property funding arrangements, mainly due to the high cost of financing after the credit crisis. Debt positions are available across the whole capital stack; senior, stretched senior and mezzanine.

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