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Expat Property Story

English, Finance, 4 seasons, 137 episodes, 2 days 15 hours 12 minutes
A podcast for expats investing in UK property
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Commercial Valuations for UK Property

#125 Have you heard people talking about commercial mortgages and wondered what they’re on about? Or maybe you have a basic grasp of what they are but don’t understand the finer details and would like to know how commercial mortgages work. You'd like to know more about getting a commercial valuation as opposed to getting your property valued on a bricks and mortar basis? Or perhaps you’re looking for tips and tricks to avoid those frequently dreaded and often misunderstood down valuations. Well, if any of that sounds like you, this two-part special is most definitely for you as today’s guest is Martin Smedley of Prospero Finance which is part of the Fairstone Financial Management Group Martin has been arranging finance for over 35 years so what he doe
11/01/202430 minutes 34 seconds
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Preston’s Booming! Insights from a Refreshingly Generous Letting Agent

#108 To be a successful UK Property Investor you need to be buying in areas with good employment prospects, expected population growth and solid infrastructure.Preston ticks all those boxes. Local employers include British Aerospace, Amazon and Lancashire County Council  not to mentionthe development of the Cyber Warfare Centre bringing 5,000 new jobs to the area, Preston is booming.But deciding on an area is only half the battle when investing remotely. You have to find a good letting agent to manage your investment.Matt Eastham runs Easthams & Co Residential Lettings. Matt is a passionate investor who believes in the power of sharing knowledge. Rather than charging sourcing fees or trying to make a profit, Matt is committed to helping others by freely sharing hi
27/09/202338 minutes 15 seconds
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Now That’s What I Call a Property Podcast! 100th Episode Special!

#100 To celebrate our 100th episode, I reflect on the story so far and offer a compilation of ten of my favourite clips from the first 99 episodes that collectively sum up the story so far. If you want to learn about investing in UK property, this episode condenses the lessons learned from all my amazing guests so far. And there’s a nostalgic nod to past features such as Monopoly Challenge, Postcode Challenge and guests’ jokes. If you’re an expat or not, this is a property podcast episode not to be missed!Hong Kong Meetups take place on the first Saturday of each month from 11:30 am at the Urban Bakery in the Landmark Building in Central.Dubai Meetups take place on the first Wednesday of each month from 7pm onwards at the Holiday Inn, at or in or on Science Park in Dubai .Singapore Meetups take place on the first Saturday of each month from 10.30am @ the Providore (at VivoCity)
02/08/202347 minutes 39 seconds
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PropeNomix for Expats with Adam Lawrence

#89Adam Lawrence has an MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University and has also been involved in more than 500 property deals in the last decade. You could call him a Propernomist! On this episode of Expat Property Story, we discuss the importance of population growth forecasts and due diligence when investing in property.  Adam also shares his ‘crumb style approach’ to testing new partnerships and explains the importance of being part of a community in the property industry. And we explore the role of meticulous research and strategy in achieving above-average returns as an expat UK property investor. Tune in to hear more about these topics and the importance of being a prudent manager of risk in the property industry. This is another MUST LISTEN episode.  To Join our Mailing List <a hr
17/05/202338 minutes 32 seconds
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Systemisation Tips from COHO Founder Helen Turner

#81 Are you an expat property investor with a full time job? Do you wish there were more hours in the day? Are you able to make the most of the hours available to you? Systemising your UK property business not only creates efficiencies but also enables other people to share the workload. Helen Turner is the co-founder of COHO, an all-in-one property management software specifically built for HMOs. Helen shares some tips around putting processes in place to optimise the performance of your property business. Document storage, mastering your calendar and getting the most out of XL are three of the topics touched upon in this episode. And Harry Styles makes an appearance as Helen&apos;s Desert Island Property Disc. Find out why...<a href='
21/03/202329 minutes 22 seconds