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What is deal packaging?

Are you an investor looking for a reliable source of property deals? Have you ever heard of deal packaging?

Deal packaging is a match made in heaven. It is a specialised service that provides investors with access to pre-vetted property deals. As a deal packager, you will use your knowledge and experience in the industry to help find the perfect deal for your investors. This article explores what deal packaging is and what skills you need to become successful.

Read on to find out what it takes to be a successful deal packager and how you can offer this valuable service.


What is deal packaging?

At its core, deal packaging is a service that helps investors find profitable deals.

A deal package is a comprehensive set of information about a particular property, such as price comparison, research of the area and other relevant details. 

Deal packagers will search for potential deals on behalf of their clients and provide them with detailed information to help make an informed decision.

In order to legally provide deal packaging services, you will need to register for various schemes and obtain a range of certifications. These include the Property Redress Scheme, ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) for data protection, Professional Indemnity Insurance and Public Liability and Anti-Money Laundering.

It provides a deal packager with an opportunity to achieve a property investing service and break into the industry. Investors benefit as they receive a service done on their behalf. 

Once you have obtained all the necessary paperwork, you can begin your journey as a deal packager.


How to get started deal packaging

For those who are interested in becoming a deal packager, there are five key skills you should possess. Firstly, you will need to have knowledge of the different types of property investments and what is involved in each. You must also research the specific criteria of your investor, as well as any deals that you intend to provide. Additionally, it is important to have a team of experts around you, such as a solicitor and an accountant. Finally, stay up to date with current trends and be aware of what is happening in the market.

The process of deal packaging begins with research about the investor’s needs, goals and resources. You will need to understand what kind of investment they are looking for and what their budget is. It is also important to know where the investor’s funds are coming from, what ROI they expect and what timeframe they have in mind.

Once you have gathered all the necessary information, you can start searching for suitable property deals. You should check prices in the area, compare deals and look into any potential investments. It is important to ensure that all the information you provide is accurate and up-to-date.

Finally, you can start packaging your deal for the investor. This involves putting together a comprehensive proposal outlining what will be included in the package, what fees are involved and what the investor can expect in terms of ROI.




5 Skills for deal packaging

Successful deal packaging requires several key skills. 

  1. Firstly, you need to have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of different types of property investments. 
  2. You should also be familiar with the area that you are researching, as well as what potential deals exist in that location. 
  3. Additionally, you will need to have a team of reliable professionals such as lawyers, surveyors and agents in place to help with the deal.
  4. It is also important to stay up-to-date with what’s trending in the market and what opportunities could arise. 
  5. Lastly, having strong negotiation skills will stand you in good stead when it comes time to present the deal to the potential investor.

Deal packaging is a great way for investors to get access to pre-vetted property deals and can be extremely rewarding, both financially and professionally. 

If you are considering offering this service, make sure that you have all the necessary skills and knowledge in place before starting out. With a bit of hard work, you can become a successful deal packager in no time!

Touchstone Education’s Deal Packaging Essentials course provides you with all the information needed to get started in deal packaging.

To find out more information about the property investment courses we offer call us on 01302 897131 or email



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