This week on Ask Rob & Rob, Jane Cooper asked: My tenant is in arrears but wants me to fix it! What should I do? Annoyingly, the answer is that you probably have to stick to your side of the bargain, even if your tenant isn’t sticking to theirs. As with any situation like this, your first port […]
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Property investing is a business just like any other, so why shouldn’t you build a team instead of trying to do it all yourself? Whether you’ve got a big portfolio to manage, or you’re struggling to get started because you’re trying to balance the property search alongside your job and family, an assistant can free […]
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This week on Ask Rob & Rob, Sam Brown from London asked: Should I pay for a rental guarantee? Ultimately, it all comes down to your tolerance to risk. Both Robs do go for it, even though it’s a luxury – it should also be mentioned that Yellow includes it by default, encompassed within the 10% […]
This week we’re exploding 5 of the most common myths you’ll hear if you spend any amount of time listening to the media (or “gurus”) when it comes to property. It’s not just an opportunity for us to get on our high horse and have a rant, fun though that is: your beliefs affect the […]
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This week on Ask Rob & Rob, Graeham asked: Am I a bad person for being a landlord? A slightly tongue-in-cheek question, but an interesting one nonetheless. The answer is clearly no, but there is nuance to be considered: at one end of the scale, some landlords refurbish derelict properties and provide great new housing for […]
A different type of episode this week, as we flip on the microphone to record the type of business-related discussion that we typically have over coffee (or distract ourselves with when we’re meant to be working): is it advantageous to focus on your strengths, or work on your weaknesses? Our freeform conversation takes us from […]
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This week on Ask Rob & Rob, a Mystery Guest asked: What’s better: property or shares? There are lots of pros and cons either way! Property can be leveraged and normally offers higher returns, but some people do very on shares and they’re much easier to diversify if needs be. Property is also something most people […]
Our first nationwide local meetups are TONIGHT – so to mark the occasion, we thought we’d dedicate this episode to questions you can ask other property investors you come across. (And if you haven’t booked your place on a meetup yet, it’s not too late! Click here for all the details – they’re all completely […]
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This week on Ask Rob & Rob, Niraj asked: Should property investors use a limited company? Never an easy decision! The answer touched on weighing up yield and capital growth, as well as the impact of tax on your final financial position. Also it depends on whether or not you want to (or need to) withdraw […]
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