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This week’s guest on Expat Property Story, (a podcast for expats investing in UK property), is Singapore based expat, Peter Sell, who has practised what I preach! I have previously extolled the virtues of approaching potential UK property par…

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Jan. 30, 2023

Who's The Bank Robber?

What image do the words bank robber conjure up? Perhaps the one above? Well, maybe it’s time to think again about storing your savings in the bank. As I write this in February 2023, a cursory glance at my own bank’s guide to finding an …

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This blog post accompanies Episode 46 of Expat Property Story. You are an expat property investor. It is October, 2022 You are buying an HMO. Your expected gross rental income is £30,000 Your mortgage broker has found you a rate of 7.49%.…

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As Season One of my podcast, Expat Property Story, draws to a close after five months and 33 episodes, downloaded in over ninety countries perhaps now is time to reflect on one particular theme that keeps coming up: property education. In this blog,…

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At the end of my chat with Richard, he kindly offered to answer the questions I didn’t have time to ask him on the day:     What would you advise an expat looking to get started in building a property portfolio?   Start w…

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As Season One of Expat Property Story draws to a close, it's time to explain the titles of episodes to anyone who hasn't already noticed. Each episode is named after a song and if you go to the episode show notes, you will find a link to a YouTube …

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I recently read on a property forum of an eager expat struggling to secure a property sourcer in the UK. His problem wasn't that he couldn't find any, but that he couldn't decide which ones to trust of the hundreds that were offering their services …

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March 13, 2022

Risk!

Wikipedia defines Risk as ‘the possibility of something bad happening’.  Macmillan (my favourite dictionary) expands slightly with ‘the possibility that something unpleasant or dangerous might happen’. And the Oxford E…

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Feb. 1, 2022

The Secret Podcaster

A few months ago, I decided to start a podcast for people like me: expats investing in UK property. Years ago, I considered a career in radio production, making programmes like the BBC’s Crossing Continents, which would combine two of my passi…

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