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The Property Podcast

The Property Podcast is the podcast for all property investors, new or experienced. Rob Bence and Rob Dix discuss a different property topic and property news item every week, passing on their knowledge and experience to the listeners. They both invest in UK property so they practise what they preach. No hard sell, no bull, just straight-talking property investment advice!
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Now displaying: June, 2016
Jun 30, 2016

Rob & Rob own multiple property businesses as well as their own portfolios...but what do they actually do every day? That's what we attempt to answer in this episode, as a means of both showing what a full-time career in property looks like and extracting useful lessons for investors at all stages.

Jun 29, 2016

In this special episode, Rob & Rob give their immediate reactions to what Brexit means for property investors. We'll be returning to the topic again in more detail next week!

Jun 28, 2016

In this episode, Rob and Rob give pointers on how to establish the value of the house with the current lease, the importance of working with a specialist and also having a process in place to make it an effective strategy for you. Listen in to get Rob D's magic lease number that he recommends as a guideline for lease length.

Jun 23, 2016

This week we’re talking about one of the hottest topics in property investment: serviced apartments. Setting up a property as a serviced apartment can allow investors to achieve levels of return normally associated with high-yielding investments like HMOs – but as always, there’s hard work involved and pitfalls to watch out for. In this episode […]

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Jun 21, 2016

This week on Ask Rob & Rob, Ed asked: What will happen to mortgage availability as you get older? The answer touched upon the fact that the trend is leaning more and more towards people getting mortgages later in life. This is for a couple of major reasons: firstly the change in pension reforms that have […]

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Jun 16, 2016

Many investors are drawn to HMOs by their seemingly high returns, but then deterred (us included) by the amount of work they seem to involve. And there’s no getting away from it: HMOs are more effort than your standard single let. Nevertheless, there are steps you can take to boost your chances of making HMOs […]

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Jun 14, 2016

This week on Ask Rob & Rob, Steven asked: How do you handle renovations from a distance? A great question! The answer focused on a couple of older Property Podcast episodes, which talk about this very issue and how to tackle it (see links below). It also mentioned having someone to run the project that you […]

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Jun 9, 2016

This week we unpack the often-repeated claim that property prices double every 10 years. Have they done in the past…and most importantly, can we expect to see it happen in the next 10 years? We talk about: The true pace at which prices have grown in the past Why property prices tend to go up […]

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Jun 7, 2016

This week on Ask Rob & Rob, Tim Freeman… Tells off Rob & Rob! The episode this week is all about the Robs’ attitude towards DIY and repair, and listener Tim Freeman calls out the Robs on not having DIY knowledge, when they so regularly preach about how knowledge is the most important thing and […]

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Jun 2, 2016

We’ve activated gloom-mode this week to talk about what’s set to become an endangered species in the UK: the middle class. By “middle class” we don’t mean whether you say “sofa” or “settee”: it means middle-income earners, who are increasingly being squeezed out. Over the last 30 years, the proportion of households in London described […]

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