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A weekly podcast focused on keeping property investors informed and educated on the Scottish property market. Co-hosts Nick Ponty and Steven Clark share their own experiences, answer questions and talk to experts in the industry.

A weekly podcast focused on keeping property investors informed and educated on the Scottish property market. Co-hosts Nick Ponty and Steven Clark share their own experiences, answer questions and talk to experts in the industry.

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United Kingdom

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A weekly podcast focused on keeping property investors informed and educated on the Scottish property market. Co-hosts Nick Ponty and Steven Clark share their own experiences, answer questions and talk to experts in the industry.

Language:

English


Episodes

How to recession proof your property portfolio

6/20/2022
In this episode, Nick and Steven catch up on the state of the current property market and look at the macroeconomic factors that are leading to high inflation and increasing interest rates. We talk about the following: * What's causing the high inflation and how long will it last * How the bank of England are going about rising the interest rates * How will rising interest rates affect property prices and demand * What can we do as property investors to protect us from the current...

Duration:00:37:46

Bridging finance mini-masterclass with Sam Norris

6/11/2022
In this episode, Nick and Steven chat to The Property investors Broker, Sam Norris sharing his start up story and delivering a mini masterclass in Bridging finance. We talk about the following: * Starting up a mortgage brokerage * Not having the standard persona of a broker * Defining roles and ambitions with business partners * Going from employee of the month to being sacked the next month * Brokers bug bears with property investors * Not being a “yes” man and having client...

Duration:01:20:17

Starting with nothing and building a multi million pound portfolio with Kristina Castillina

6/3/2022
In this episode, Nick and Steven chat to the good life property investor, Kristina Castillina about how she has gone from having nothing to building a portfolio, SA business and recently sourcing 30 properties in 2 years. We talk about the following: * Beginning as a performer and singer * Living in Aviemore as a child * Spending £18,000 on property training * Starting as a network marketer * Building up a buy to let portfolio in Blackpool to replace working income * Hitting problems...

Duration:01:04:50

Live life on your own terms with buy to let passive income with Jim Brown

5/27/2022
In this episode, Nick and Steven chat to Jim Brown about how he got into property from a flip where he made £40,000. Living in Bali for £1000 a month and the numbers involved in achieving the life you want from a small portfolio. We talk about the following: * Gaining the financial freedom to live in Bali, Indonesia * Only needing £1000 to live there comfortably for a month! * gaining this income from property in 4 years * Quitting his job as a school teacher * His buy-to-let portfolio...

Duration:00:57:00

Building a 50 unit serviced apartment business with Donnini Apartments

5/20/2022
In this episode, Nick and Steven chat to Laurence and Jake from Donnini Apartments about how they built a 50 unit service apartment business in Ayrshire. We talk about the following: * Flipping a property to gain initial funds to start a business * Meeting as business partners at university * The importance of roles in a business * Aquiring their first Serviced accommodation rent to rent property * Scaling up the business * Taking on employees * Business operations and systems *...

Duration:00:50:53

700 unit commercial property portfolio with Bill Roddie, Spectrum Properties

5/11/2022
In this episode, Nick and Steven chat with experienced property investor, Bill Roddie. His company, Spectrum Properties has built up a portfolio of over 700 units across central Scotland and they are now active in a number of large scale residential developments. We talk about the following: Check out Spectrum Properties website here PROPERTY NETWORKING: Book your ticket for a Scottish Property Podcast networking event near you. Visit scottishpropertypodcast.co.uk for ticket links ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐...

Duration:01:02:05

The 5 Pillars of property development, a guide to getting started with Kenneth Martin

5/6/2022
In this episode, Nick and Steven chat with Architect and developer, Kenneth Martin about his 5 pillars of how to begin in property development. He shares his top tips for finding land along with the appraisal process and checklist he uses when looking into new projects. We talk about the following: * Building your power team * The planning application process * The building warrant process * The actual building process * Post completion responsibilities and checks * What can go right...

Duration:01:02:38

Building affordable sustainable homes with Eddie and Mike from Invertay Homes

4/28/2022
In this episode, Nick and Steven chat to Eddie Wighton and Michael Pratt of Invertay Homes. Invertay homes are based in Dundee and pride themselves on building affordable, sustainable and efficient homes suitable for family living. It was great to talk to a local housebuilder about the business of new build development. We talk about the following: How to get in touch with them via: Invertay Homes website Eddie on Linkedin PROPERTY NETWORKING: Book your ticket for a Scottish Property...

Duration:01:10:29

Limiting your liability investing in a limited company with Liam Rogan from Get Ground.

4/20/2022
In this episode, Nick and Steven chat to Liam Rogan from Get Ground on the tax advantages of investing in a limited company. Get Ground educate people on the benefits of company buy-to-let then make it easy and cost effective to execute. We talk about the following: * Using capital gains allowance * Cost implications involved in moving from personal name into ltd company * Should you take a salary from your ltd company * Is a ltd company the right move for you? * Inheritance tax *...

Duration:00:49:51

Is the UK heading for a recession? with Adam Lawrence

4/14/2022
In this episode, Nick and Steven chat for a second time to property investor Adam Lawrence. Adam is well known for his weekly "Sunday Supplement" article on the Partners in Property Facebook page. In this episode we cover the following: Follow Adam on social media: Partners in Property Facebook page PROPERTY NETWORKING: Book your ticket for a Scottish Property Podcast networking event near...

Duration:01:03:41

Flipping your own home to build investing funds with Rose from ARCH Investments

4/8/2022
In this episode, Nick and Steven chat to Rosie Charles of ARCH Investments. Rosie and her husband Allan started off investing 5 hours from their home town where they have built a buy to let and HMO portfolio in The Wirral. In this episode we cover the following: Follow them on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/archinvestments/ PROPERTY NETWORKING: Book your ticket for a Scottish Property Podcast networking event near...

Duration:00:40:23

Sourcing 40 properties in the first year of business with Daniel Duffield, Kove Properties

3/31/2022
In this episode, Nick and Steven chat to Daniel Duffield who is a co-founder of Kove Properties. Daniel and his team source buy to let properties for investors, as well as guaranteed rent serviced accommodation deals. They also have a "Loan and learn" program that we find out more about. In this episode we cover the following: Follow them on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/koveproperties PROPERTY NETWORKING: Book your ticket for a Scottish Property Podcast networking event near...

Duration:00:51:27

Are we all f**ked? Cost of living crisis, rising interest rates, inflation and the war!

3/24/2022
In this episode, Nick and Steven talk about the current economic crisis which is brewing and where the future of the economy is going. How will this have an impact on the property market and house prices? We talk about the following: * The effect of world events on our economy * How this will affect our businesses and property investments * What is the potential for a crash and where we are in the cycle * The supply and demand imbalance * The comparisons with now and 2008 * How...

Duration:00:46:24

Scaling a property portfolio using the Rent to Rent strategy with Stephanie Taylor

3/17/2022
In this episode, Nick and Steven chat to property investor Stephanie Taylor who has built a successful rent to rent portfolio and is now investing in multi-unit blocks. Stephanie has also written a book called Rent 2 Rent success and also hosts a podcast. We talk about the following: Check out Stephanie on Social media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stephanietproperty/?hl=en Rent 2 Rent success website: https://rent2rentsuccess.com/ PROPERTY NETWORKING: Book your ticket for a...

Duration:01:04:38

Selling a £2 million business age 24, now investing in property using Facebook Ads with Gary Wilson

3/10/2022
In this episode, Nick and Steven chat to business owner and property investor, Gary Wilson. Gary, 24 sold a Google SEO business for £2 millon and is now building his portfolio as well as setting up another business selling tenanted property to other investors. It's a great interview with an inspiring young entrepreneur! We talk about the following: Check out Gary on Social media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/garywilsy Let property sales website:...

Duration:00:54:30

From footballer to property investor with Lukes Properties

3/3/2022
In this episode, Nick and Steven chat to Luke Hickie from Lukes Properties. Luke has an interesting background as a professional footballer and has now transitioned in to property investing and building a successful property business. We talk about the following: Check out Luke on Social media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lukesproperties/ Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@lukesproperties PROPERTY NETWORKING: Book your ticket for a Scottish Property Podcast networking event near...

Duration:00:56:17

The new deal for tenants with Charlie Innes

2/23/2022
In this episode, Nick chats to Charlie Innes from Glenham Property. Charlie has been involved in property for nearly 30 years and shares his views on the latest Scottish Government consultation paper which could result in some big changes for the PRS. A must listen for all serious landlords and property investors. We talk about the following: Charlie's background and how he became involved in property How the PRS has changed over the years What is the new deal for tenants consultation...

Duration:01:09:59

How to make your refurbs pop with Casa Lawson

2/17/2022
In this episode, Nick and Steven chat to Christmas home of the year finalist, Alex Lawson. Alex has built a massive 200k following on her Casa Lawson Instagram account where she gives regular DIY and interior design tips. We talk about the following: How Alex has built her massive social media following. Being on BBC Scottish Christmas homes of the year. Chat about interior design. Cost efficiencies of nice interior design tips to help your property stand out on the market. Alex shares...

Duration:00:40:26

The ugly truth about heat pumps with Roger Bisby

2/11/2022
In this episode, Nick and Steven chat with Skillbuilder You tuber Roger Bisby about how heat pumps might not be the solution to all our problems with achieving net-zero emissions. Roger shares his experience and opinions on how to best heat properties in the most ethical and economical way. We talk about the following: •What are heat pumps •Past experience using them •The main issues surrounding them •installation and running costs •What Government assistance is available •What are...

Duration:00:53:59

Building a portfolio of 270 properties, Managing 520 and sharing the wealth through social enterprise with Susan Aktemel

2/1/2022
In this episode, Nick and Steven chat to Susan Aktemel, the founder of Homes for Good, Scotland’s first social enterprise letting agency. We talk about the following: •Loving the deal and enjoying the process •Creating a social enterprise letting agency •Raising 20 million pounds to buy property •Managing 520 rental properties •Building a development and management team •Growing a large portfolio 1 property at a time •Track record and it’s role in finding private investors •Growing...

Duration:01:21:50