A podcast for expat UK property investors

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Nov. 2, 2022

Schlepping the Bones Out of It… How Auctioneers Squeeze Buyers!

#48 Have you been put off buying UK property at auction due to the intimidating atmosphere of a live auction? Join me as I make my first foray into the exciting, adrenaline pumping cauldron of a live auction. The property …

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Oct. 26, 2022

Essential Information for UK Property Investors

#47 Are you serious about buying property at auction? Never has the expression ‘Knowledge is Power’ been more fitting than in the world of UK property auctions. Knowing that a property was unsold at auction a couple of months...

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Oct. 19, 2022

Opportunity Knocks...

#46 Do you wish you had a property crystal ball? At least one auctioneer thinks that November's auction will be a litmus test for the next 12 months. And what happens in the auctions today will be reflected in the …

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Oct. 12, 2022

Expat Auction Challenge: 5 Weeks Left!

#45 Only FIVE weeks remaining for a successful conclusion to my Expat Auction Challenge… or Egg In My Face! This week, I look at a freehold block of three cottages just outside Scarborough with the help of Louise Tomlinson of...

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Oct. 5, 2022

Supported Living: Certainty in Uncertain Times?

#44 This episode was released in a week that saw 40% of UK mortgage products withdrawn from the marketplace, in Week 10 of my four-month challenge to buy a UK property at auction without setting foot in the UK. So …

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Sept. 28, 2022

1K+ Net Profit Per Month for a 100K House?

#43 Who wouldn’t want a net income of potentially more than a thousand pounds per month from a property costing less than £100,000? While some people are achieving this, it’s not as easy as you might think. As I move …

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Sept. 21, 2022

The Auctioneer's Little Black Book

#42 I’m now halfway through my Expat Auction Challenge. Just two months left to buy a UK property at auction from Hong Kong. A potential holiday let that was unsold at auction provides the backdrop to this week’s episode, in …

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Sept. 14, 2022

Oops! I Forgot to Bid at Auction!

#41 My Expat Property Auction Challenge enters week 7, which means that I have just nine weeks left to buy a UK property at auction from here in Hong Kong without setting foot in the UK within four months. This …

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Sept. 7, 2022

The Landlord's Smoking Dope!!!

#40 As my Expat Auction Challenge enters its sixth week, I struggle to find a deal that delivers a decent cashflow. A three storey townhouse in Bristol provides the backdrop to this episode as I look for a freehold to …

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Aug. 31, 2022

How to Maximise Returns by Title Splitting

#39 We would all like to maximise profits from UK property. One way to achieve this, both in terms of cashflow and capital appreciation is through a strategy called freehold to leasehold title splitting. Rachel Knight from ti...

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Aug. 24, 2022

Buying Commercial Property at Auction

#38 The UK residential property market has been so HOT over the last couple of years that even expats have started to look at commercial property opportunities, given the reduced competition in this sector of the UK property ...

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Aug. 17, 2022

How to Make Most Money From Property

To develop or not to develop? That is the question at the heart of this week’s show. Savvy UK property investors have long known that the best way to make money from property is to take an asset, add value …

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Aug. 10, 2022

Property Auction Detective Skills

#36 Have you thought about buying UK property at auction? Do you want to learn from auction specialists? Then follow my story as I learn from the best during my challenge to add to my UK property portfolio by buying …

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Aug. 3, 2022

UK Property Auction Challenge: A Reality Podcast

#35 Is it a good idea to buy UK property at auction from abroad in a hot market? I am challenging myself to buy a property from my home in Hong Kong without setting foot in the UK, within four …

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July 27, 2022

Cheap Properties, BRR and Down Valuations with Richard Brown

#34 Do you worry about down valuations when following the Buy, Refurbish, Refinance strategy? Are you worried about adopting BRR in the current macro-economic climate? International property investor, author and Your Property...

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July 20, 2022

Mike Stenhouse from The Inside Property Investing Podcast

#33 UK property investor, podcaster and trainer, Mike Stenhouse , gives us the benefit of his considerable wisdom on this week’s show. Mike shares the lessons he has learned from talking to other successful property investors...

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July 13, 2022

An Introduction to Town Planning

#32 Do you wish you knew more about town planning? Do you understand permitted development? Town planning expert Jon McDermott gives us an introduction to the planning process and also offers his opinion on the evolution and ...

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July 6, 2022

Relationship Building with UK Property Solicitors

#31 Do you have a good relationship with your UK property solicitor? Finding and keeping a good solicitor for your power team may be crucial for your long term success in building your UK property portfolio. Tim Bishop runs a...

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June 29, 2022

Investing for Cashflow with Rob Smallbone

#30 Some UK property investors invest for capital growth, but fellow property podcaster Rob Smallbone of The Property Nomads Podcast argues that cashflow is king, particularly in the current macro-economic climate. Rob also i...

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June 28, 2022

Risk Management

#29 As our mini-series on expat property tax in collaboration with Sean The Property Tax Accountant draws to a close, we look at risk management: the systematic approach to identifying, evaluating, mitigating and monitoring r...

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June 27, 2022

UK Property: Tax Evasion, Tax Avoidance & Tax Planning

#28 The penultimate portion of our bite-sized episodes on expat property tax tackles Tax Evasion, Tax Avoidance, and Tax Planning, which are, respectively, illegal, legal and advisable. Sean the Expat Property Tax Accountant ...

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June 26, 2022

UK Property Tax: Compliance

#27 Tax is not the sexiest of topics and compliance is perhaps its least interesting aspect, but it’s possibly the most important so missing this episode could be as dangerous as non-compliance itself! Our resident expat tax ...

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June 25, 2022

Capital Gains Tax for Expats Investing in UK Property

#26 Capital Gains Tax for expats may be much more complex than many expat UK property investors realise. Fortunately, Sean the Property Tax Accountant is here again to explain the rules and provide some thought provoking exam...

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June 24, 2022

Smart Property Company Group Structures

#25 In this, the third instalment of our mini-season on expat property tax in collaboration with Sean The Property Tax Accountant, we look at the benefits of group structures. Group structures, along with standalone limited c...

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