• What gets landlords calling for help? An interview with Adrian Thompson from the Guild of Residential Landlords

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    Adrian Thompson from the Guild of Residential Landlords spends much of his time talking to landlords in distress – so who better to tell us what we can do differently to avoid ending up in that position.

    In this interview we cover a wide range of topics that landlords should be aware of – and speculate about what the next few years might hold…

  • Building a successful rent-to-rent business – run by staff overseas

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    Petra Romero only moved to the UK a year and a half ago, and she’s already built up a thriving rent-to-rent business. That’s already seriously impressive – but even more interesting is how she’s intentionally designed her business to be run by overseas assistants, freeing her up to do what she’s best at.

  • Managing 21 properties in under 2 hours per week

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    Richard and Susie Trow have property management down to a fine art. Thanks to some effective systems and a commitment to quality from the very start, their portfolio of 21 properties in Wrexham takes up less than 2 hours per week – freeing up their time to do what really matters to them.

  • How to stay out of trouble as a landlord – with Tessa Shepperson from Landlord Law

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    As a landlord, your social status is somewhere between “bankers” and “solicitors” – and you can’t open a newspaper without being told how greedy and unfair you are.

    A lot of this is due to the prevalence of bad landlords. But bad landlords aren’t necessarily bad people: it’s just that they have no idea what the job of being a landlord is all about, and are flouting laws they didn’t know existed.

    My guest, Tessa Shepperson, has seen it all when it comes to landlords getting themselves into very hot legal water – and as she explains, the consequences for not doing the job properly are getting more severe…

  • How To Be A Landlord: Special launch episode

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    For years, landlords have been telling me that there’s nowhere they can go to find the information they need about letting and managing property – no accessible source with all the facts clearly laid out in a logical way.

    Well, I’ve put that right: my book, How To Be A Landlord, is out today!

  • Using the personal touch to bridge the worlds of self-managing landlord and hands-off investor

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    Sam Jones had a terrifying experience very early in her self-managing career – but she didn’t let it put her off, and she’s spent 17 years managing a geographically distributed collection of properties. Now though, she’s started using an agent for new acquisitions – but she’s not losing the unique ability that made her such a self-managing success.

    For Sam, property really is all about the people – and she uses her people skills to straddle the worlds of self-managing landlord and hands-off investors.