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Wendy is a prolific investor, HMO expert, author and successful property entrepreneur who loves to help people change their lives through investing in property and business. In the HMO Success Podcast she interviews some of the UKs most successful entrepreneurs, business advisors, HMO experts and property professionals. Her practical, down-to-earth approach is loved by thousands of people who enjoy the combination of her humour, with an honest and direct interview style. She covers a wide variety of topics - all related to HMOs in one way or another and her topics cover everything from finding your first HMO, to raising finance, refurbishing your property and even how to fuel your body for success. Subscribe now to make sure you never miss an episode. Early doors every Friday morning.

Wendy is a prolific investor, HMO expert, author and successful property entrepreneur who loves to help people change their lives through investing in property and business. In the HMO Success Podcast she interviews some of the UKs most successful entrepreneurs, business advisors, HMO experts and property professionals. Her practical, down-to-earth approach is loved by thousands of people who enjoy the combination of her humour, with an honest and direct interview style. She covers a wide variety of topics - all related to HMOs in one way or another and her topics cover everything from finding your first HMO, to raising finance, refurbishing your property and even how to fuel your body for success. Subscribe now to make sure you never miss an episode. Early doors every Friday morning.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Wendy is a prolific investor, HMO expert, author and successful property entrepreneur who loves to help people change their lives through investing in property and business. In the HMO Success Podcast she interviews some of the UKs most successful entrepreneurs, business advisors, HMO experts and property professionals. Her practical, down-to-earth approach is loved by thousands of people who enjoy the combination of her humour, with an honest and direct interview style. She covers a wide variety of topics - all related to HMOs in one way or another and her topics cover everything from finding your first HMO, to raising finance, refurbishing your property and even how to fuel your body for success. Subscribe now to make sure you never miss an episode. Early doors every Friday morning.

Twitter:

@TheHMOqueen

Language:

English

Contact:

07919108778


Episodes

HMO Success Podcast Episode 61: HMOs and Council Tax Update

7/30/2021
HMO Success Podcast Episode 61: HMOs and Council Tax Update Just keeping you updated about our campaign to retract council tax on individual HMO rooms! Listen to the progress we have made, and how you can stay informed and educated. If this has affected you, we'd love to hear from you, or anyone else you know of who has had this applied to individual rooms in their HMO. To join the Facebook group here's the link : https://www.facebook.com/groups/hmoct

Duration:00:21:03

HMO Success Podcast Episode 60: What's happening to room rents in HMOs?

7/23/2021
HMO Success Podcast Episode 60: What's happening to room rents in HMOs? What's happening with room rents in HMOs right now? Are you seeing increased levels of demand and you've been able to increase your rents? Or are you under pressure to reduce your rents to get tenants in the door? I've been looking at the figures and the data across the UK and it makes for very interesting reading! I'd love you to get in touch and tell me what you are experiencing and where you think the market will...

Duration:00:19:04

HMO Success Podcast Episode 59: Creating cashflow and a legacy in HMOs with Jane Vincent from The Fold Co-Living

7/9/2021
HMO Success Podcast Episode 59: Creating cashflow and a legacy in HMOs with Jane Vincent from The Fold Co-Living Some guests on my podcast are very good at self-promotion and love being interviewed. Others are a little more wary! Often it's the quiet investors who build their business brick by brick, and in so doing create thousands of pounds of income for themselves, and a legacy for their family. One such investor is Jane Vincent, who, since joining the HMO Success Mentoring Programme,...

Duration:00:32:31

HMO Success Podcast Episode 58: If you think HMO education is expensive, try ignorance!

7/2/2021
HMO Success Podcast Episode 58: If you think HMO education is expensive, try ignorance! I made some rookie errors in the beginning of my journey, and I see it all the time with new investors. Without the right education, you can lose so much money FAST. I make no apology for believing in education to change your mindset, your skills and your results. If you are thinking of investing in HMOs I would encourage you to find the right training to help educate you and give you the right tools to...

Duration:00:31:32

HMO Success Podcast Episode 57: Where attention goes, energy flows and results show. The role of good nutrition in HMO investing.

6/25/2021
HMO Success Podcast Episode 57: Where attention goes, energy flows and results show. The role of good nutrition in HMO investing. This week I get to interview James Morehen, who is the Lead Performance Nutritionist for the England Women's Senior Squad at the Football Association (and my personal sports nutritionist). Fuelling your body to be the best performing vehicle it can be takes knowledge, commitment and understanding. James shares his top tips about nutrition to enable you to have...

Duration:00:42:30

HMO Success Podcast Episode 56: No BS - Richard Nicholls from The Property Advantage shares his unique full market insight on HMOs.

6/18/2021
HMO Success Podcast Episode 56: No BS - Richard Nicholls from The Property Advantage shares his unique full market insight on HMOs. One of the more lively personalities in the HMO investment space is Richard Nicholls. He has one distinct advantage - his role takes him all over the country seeing the best and the worst of HMOs. He has unique knowledge about the HMO industry and what is happening right here and now on the ground in HMOs. In this episode I had the pleasure of interviewing him...

Duration:00:50:19

HMO Success Podcast Episode 55: When training for the London Marathon is like running an HMO business!

6/11/2021
HMO Success Podcast Episode 55: When training for the London Marathon is like running an HMO business! Did I mention that I got into the London Marathon this year? Yes, October 3rd is the date and I'll be running my little socks off to get through those 26.2 miles. I've realised that my training is not dissimilar from running an HMO business, and in this episode, I'd like to share the parallels. Whether or not you're a runner doesn't matter. What matters is the lessons you can learn from...

Duration:00:28:23

HMO Success Podcast Episode 54: How can inflation affect investing in HMOs?

5/29/2021
HMO Success Podcast Episode 54: How can inflation affect investing in HMOs? Do you understand what inflation is and how it affects your investments? How might it impact HMOs? Is it a force for bad or good in the economy and why should you be concerned about it? In this episode I get to unravel and explain how inflation affects property prices and how you can shield yourself from a currency de-valuation through investing in HMOs. If you want to know about this topic and how you can get...

Duration:00:21:57

HMO Success Podcast Episode 53: Do I need an architect to do an HMO refurb?

5/21/2021
HMO Success Podcast Episode 53: Do I need an architect to do an HMO refurb? If you're wondering about how and why to use an architect on your HMO refurb, let the guys from HMO Architects answer your questions. From what the cost is, to the benefits it will bring, to what you can expect as a client. ------------------------ For more information, guidance and support to help you invest in HMOs and create a profitable property portfolio, please head on over to my website...

Duration:00:56:01

HMO Success Podcast Episode 52: Future-proofing Your HMO - what does it mean and top tips to carry it through.

5/14/2021
HMO Success Podcast Episode 52: Future-proofing Your HMO - what does it mean and top tips to carry it through. If you've ever wondered what I mean when I speak of 'Future-Proofing' your HMO, in this episode I take a good look at what that means and why it's important for you. From the practical considerations like maintenance, heating and keys, through to the experience your tenants have, your bills and your income. How DO you make sure that your HMO is an asset that will continue to pay...

Duration:00:25:14

HMO Success Podcast Episode 51: HMOs, the economic outlook and whether you should be investing right now

4/30/2021
HMO Success Podcast Episode 51: HMOs, the economic outlook and whether you should be investing right now The current housing market situation across the UK is unlike any we have experienced before. There are some signs in the market that over my 25 years of investing I have not seen collide before: Prices going up rapidly Interest rates set to stay low forever. Against a backdrop of a depression the Government debt is bigger than ever. Brexit impacts are being felt and Covid is placing...

Duration:01:38:02

HMO Success Podcast Episode 50: Snagging your HMO project - what to do when you are on site. A live case study.

4/23/2021
HMO Success Podcast Episode 50: Snagging your HMO project - what to do when you are on site. A live case study. I am out and about today on site! Finishing off a project (which is part of my 5 Step Process) includes the very final aspect of snagging your HMO. If you don't snag your project you could end up with a whole load of problems - and worst, more costs. It requires a good process, and a good eye. Come with me to walk through our latest project and hear what we discover as we look...

Duration:00:10:43

HMO Success Podcast Episode 49: To buy or not to buy? A commercial project evaluation!

4/16/2021
HMO Success Podcast Episode 49: To buy or not to buy? A commercial project evaluation! In today's episode you can come with me on site to evaluate a commercial project. I took my partner, Andy, with me to look at this large building in the centre of town. It had loads of potential but was it right for us? How can you calculate the costs when converting? What aspects of commercial conversions to HMOs should you be aware of? At the end of the episode we'll reveal what happened and whether...

Duration:00:20:55

HMO Success Podcast Episode 48: Imagine having a magic money tap - the endless HMO projects you could do!

4/3/2021
HMO Success Podcast Episode 48: Imagine having a magic money tap - the endless HMO projects you could do! How can you create a magic money tap that gives you enough capital so that you never run out of funding? In this episode I share the four 'C's of working with investors. Whether you are borrowing money as a loan, or setting up a Joint Venture to invest in HMOs, these 4 'C's are what ALL investors need from you. Raising money is an essential skill if you are going to scale and grow, yet...

Duration:00:26:39

HMO Success Podcast Episode 47: HMOs are the way to leave your stressful, underpaid job! Interview with Dan Morehen from Southend-on-Sea

3/30/2021
HMO Success Podcast Episode 47: HMOs are the way to leave your stressful, underpaid job! Interview with Dan Morehen from Southend-on-Sea Dan Morehen is a brand new HMO investor but despite working full-time with a young family, he's been able to source an amazing deal for his first HMO in Southend-on-Sea. In this interview he shares how he got going, what made him start, and how by learning to raise money from other people, he has already raised over £150k for his business. Further...

Duration:00:54:49

HMO Success Podcast Episode 46: How can prop tech tools make a difference to your business? With Van Vogstad from CoHo

3/9/2021
HMO Success Podcast Episode 46: How can prop tech tools make a difference to your business? Van Vogstad is a proptech expert who has created a brand new tool to help HMO landlords. Here he explains what Co-Ho does and how it can help you manage your properties more easily and efficiently. I grill him on the aspects of managing an HMO and whether Co-Ho really can do all it says on the tin. I'd love to know what you think! https://coho.life/

Duration:00:30:39

HMO Success Podcast Episode 45: How can I use my pension to invest in property? With Kevin Whelan

3/5/2021
HMO Success Podcast Episode 45: How can I use my pension to invest in property? With Kevin Whelan Kevin Whelan from Wealthbuilders has helped hundreds of people invest in property using their pension. In this interview he explains what kind of projects are suitable for using your pension; what the differences are between SSASes and SIPPS; and how to ensure you stay the right side of the rules. You can contact Kevin through Wealthbuilders Website:...

Duration:00:51:16

HMO Success Podcast Episode 43: Should you leave your job and go full-time in property? What a dilemma!

2/26/2021
HMO Success Podcast Episode 43: Should you leave your job and go full-time in property? What a dilemma! When I left my well-paid job to focus on my property business, I had to adjust to the change of being self-employed and no longer in the rat race! There were some notable learnings along the way. If you are considering leaving your job in 2021 what should you be prepared for when you find yourself reliant solely upon your property income? Is it just a pipedream? What is the reality? In...

Duration:00:15:30

HMO Success Podcast Episode 42: What is your Money Mindset? How does it affect you as an HMO Investor?

2/12/2021
HMO Success Podcast Episode 42: What is your Money Mindset? How does it affect you as an HMO Investor? Are you struggling with money fear? Do you save too much and find spending hard? Or are you the last of the big spenders and can't save a deposit for a property? In this episode I explore some of the main money mindsets that beset investors, and give some techniques that will help you grow a more 'fulsome' money mindset. Not only will this help you leverage debt to invest with, it will...

Duration:00:14:22

HMO Success Podcast Episode 41: What's happening in the HMO mortgage market right now? An in-depth examination with a mortgage broker.

2/5/2021
HMO Success Podcast Episode 41: What's happening in the HMO mortgage market right now? An in-depth examination with a mortgage broker. What is really happening with HMO mortgages right now? Has lockdown caused the lockdown of HMO mortgages too? What are current lending rates? Can you still get 75% LTV loans? What about HMO valuations? Are they affected by cautious-covid surveyors? Can you get a mortgage for an SA unit? All this and much more! With thanks to Craig from Signature Financial...

Duration:00:43:38