This week on Ask Rob & Rob, Yael asked: How do you start? Not an easy one to answer! The answer, however, starts with sorting your finances. Ultimately, you need money to invest in property, and if you don’t have funds, there’s nothing you can do. You don’t need millions, but you will need access to […]
This week we’re delving into one of the invisible forces that guides the property market: supply and demand. It’s not the only force that operates on property (we’ll be looking at some of the others in the coming weeks), but over the long-term it’s one of the most important. We discuss: What the laws of […]
This week on Ask Rob & Rob, Paddy asked: What do you do in a boom? Slow and steady wins the race. This question (as many do) refers to the 18-year property cycle, so be sure to check out our episode on that. The answer talks about looking at your portfolio in the period leading up to […]
This week we’re featuring another interview we recorded at the Property Investor Show – this time, we’re talking auctions with Rob Marchant from Clive Emson auctioneers. Rob tells us how best to prepare for an auction in advance, if it’s really still possible to find a bargain in a post-Homes Under The Hammer world, and […]
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This week on Ask Rob & Rob, Graham asked: How will Brexit affect the property market? A popular question! The answer touched upon the important fact that neither Robs believe that Brexit is actually going to happen – people tend towards keeping things as they are, and in all likelihood, Britain will remain in the EU. […]
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At the Property Investor Show, we grabbed interviews with experts on two of landlords’ least favourite topics: tenants and taxes. First we spoke to Paul Shamplina from Landlord Action about the messes landlords get themselves into with troublesome tenants. Then, to keep the party mood going, we turned our attention to tax – grabbing Janice […]
This week on Ask Rob & Rob, Raj & Ruth asked: Does the stamp duty surcharge apply to limited companies, & can you use a mortgage to buy a flip? Two questions this week in our first ever double bill! To answer Raj’s question: yes, you have to pay stamp duty if you have a limited […]
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This week we’re finding out if there’s any substance behind the buzzword that is the “Northern Powerhouse”. We talk transport links, government projects, multi-billion pound regeneration schemes…and most importantly, what it all means for property investors. Useful links: The official website for HS2 The government’s northern transport strategy document Resource of the week Archilogic is […]
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This week on Ask Rob & Rob, an anonymous caller asked: Is there a “local” property cycle? Obviously all parts of the UK are moved by the same macro factors like interest rates and lending, so you’re not going to have anywhere that’s wildly out of whack, but as for how local you can take this […]