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The Property Podcast is the podcast for all property investors new or experienced. Rob Bence and Rob Dix discuss a different property topic and property news item each week, passing on their knowledge and experience to the listeners. They both invest in UK Property so they practise what they preach. No hard sell, no bull just straight talking property investment advice!

The Property Podcast is the podcast for all property investors new or experienced. Rob Bence and Rob Dix discuss a different property topic and property news item each week, passing on their knowledge and experience to the listeners. They both invest in UK Property so they practise what they preach. No hard sell, no bull just straight talking property investment advice!
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The Property Podcast is the podcast for all property investors new or experienced. Rob Bence and Rob Dix discuss a different property topic and property news item each week, passing on their knowledge and experience to the listeners. They both invest in UK Property so they practise what they preach. No hard sell, no bull just straight talking property investment advice!

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Episodes

TPP318: How to research an investment in a brand new city

4/18/2019
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On today’s Property Podcast, Rob D is looking at how you research a buy-to-let property investment in a brand new city. Rob & Rob have talked extensively about the joys of investing in cities, but what should you do if you don’t know any of them that well and you don’t live close to them? That’s exactly what Rob D is covering today, and he’s using a real life guinea pig (and by that, we mean Dan), to explain how he approached being in this exact situation. If you’re an avid Property...

Duration:00:21:54

ASK182: What does the news about the Section 21 ban mean for landlords?

4/16/2019
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Happy Tuesday! And welcome to another episode of Ask Rob & Rob. As always, The Robs are on-hand to answer any property investment related question you’re dying to know. It’s an important one today, as Sarah from London is asking about Section 21. She’s seen the headlines (as we’re sure most of you have), and has seen that no fault evictions are likely to be banned in England. Sarah wants to know exactly what a Section 21 ban means for landlords and what impact this is likely to have. As...

Duration:00:07:15

TPP317: The buy-to-let towns you should be investing in

4/11/2019
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This week on The Property Podcast, Rob & Rob are unveiling the 5 buy-to-let property investment locations you should be keeping an eye on. The Robs have talked extensively about their buy-to-let hotspots of 2019, but where should property investors be looking outside the major cities? Sit back and listen as The Robs talk us through their top 5 buy-to-let towns you should be investing in: Warrington: What’s not to like? Connectivity is unrivalled - there are direct trains from London...

Duration:00:18:15

ASK181: How do I find a hotspot? PLUS: What should I buy to achieve £4,000 per month?

4/9/2019
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Welcome to another Tuesday Ask Rob & Rob - your weekly dose of property advice about investment matters you care about the most. Our first question this week is from a listener who has recently discovered The Property Podcast and has been racing through the episodes to catch up to the present day. She wants to know what exactly makes a good area to invest in property and what research should she be doing to find these golden buy to let property locations. She’s discovered our list of 2019...

Duration:00:08:46

TPP316: The "smart money" secret trend revealed

4/4/2019
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This week on The Property Podcast, Rob & Rob are giving away some top secrets. Just a couple of decades ago, city centres were considered no-go places to live, and those who were deemed “successful” were the ones who escaped to the suburbs. How times have changed! Now, city centre living has never been so popular. To throw a few stats out there, the population of central Birmingham has grown by 163% since the millennium and Liverpool has grown by a whopping 181%. In today’s episode, The...

Duration:00:21:27

ASK180: How should your own home fit with your investments?

4/2/2019
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This week on ask Rob & Rob, we’ve got two Hubbers who have both asked questions on the same topic: how should your own home fit in with your investment plans? Without attempting to dish out life advice, The Robs answer Claire and Azar’s questions in the most informative way possible. Rob D points out one thing to remember: your home is your home and your investments are your investments. Sometimes they work in perfect harmony, and sometimes one takes priority over the other. From Rob B’s...

Duration:00:07:48

TPP315: Painful lessons and expensive mistakes: stories from our first development

3/28/2019
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This week on The Property Podcast, Rob & Rob are getting personal. Property development is no easy task, and this week The Robs open up about everything that’s gone wrong, and what lessons can be learnt. If you’re an avid Property Podcast listener, you’ll know that the development in Crewe is the first site to come out of the ground for Property Hub Homes. While they’d have liked for the process to have been a walk in the park, sometimes things just don’t go to plan. And whilst the...

Duration:00:32:28

ASK179: Is there an ideal time in the cycle to renovate your properties? PLUS: Should I invest in derelict properties?

3/26/2019
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This week on ask Rob & Rob we’ve got another two cracking property questions from our listeners. First up we’ve got Andrew who is wanting to know if there is a particular point in the property cycle when it’s best to renovate your property? He’s wondering if there’s a key point where you can both minimise your costs whilst maximising your profit. Rob D explains that the prime times to renovate your property are early and late on in the cycle. When it comes to having the renovation work...

Duration:00:06:43

TPP314: Your top 10 Brexit questions answered

3/21/2019
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This week on The Property Podcast, Rob & Rob are answering your top 10 Brexit questions. Over the past couple of weeks we’ve been talking Brexit. Are we staying, are we going? Who knows! In episode 312we heard from some Hubbers who were determined to not let Brexit scupper their property investment plans, and Rob & Rob backed this up by sharing their thoughts on the current state of affairs. Since then, we’ve been inundated with your Brexit questions and this week, Rob & Rob tackle them...

Duration:00:20:16

ASK178: Will Sheffield’s ripple effect extend to Doncaster? PLUS: Am I locked in if my property loses value?

3/19/2019
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This week on Ask Rob & Rob we’ve got another two cracking property questions from listeners. First up we’ve got Scott who is a first time investor looking to purchase a property in Sheffield. Sheffield is a great option but he’s also looking at properties in Doncaster as they’re slightly cheaper. Naturally Scott’s question is whether Doncaster will experience any capital growth. The neighbouring city of Sheffield has been pegged as one of Rob & Robs hotspots for this year, but will...

Duration:00:06:35

TPP313: Brexit and how to handle the mid-cycle wobble

3/14/2019
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Everyone has gone a bit Brexit mad this week, so Rob & Rob are here to discuss what’s going on, how they feel about it and what you should be doing. If you tuned into The Property Podcast last week, you’ll have heard some of our Hubbers giving their views on Brexit.But today, it’s Rob & Robs turn to tell it like it is. Before they dig in, it’s worth taking a look at the media hype we’re dealing with right now: UK property market at weakest since 2012 as Brexit takes toll UK property...

Duration:00:19:09

ASK177: Should I be worried about my off-plan purchase? PLUS: Is it crazy to buy a HMO as my first investment?

3/12/2019
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On this week’s ask Rob & Rob we’ve got two very good questions that will definitely apply to you no matter where you are in your buy-to-let property investment journey. Our first question comes from Spencer in Bath. Spencer is wanting to know if he should keep his off-plan purchase or get rid of it. Due to the build being severely delayed and his 30% deposit not being protected, a few concerns have been raised. Rob B gives some insight on the potential reasons why a build might be delayed...

Duration:00:09:58

TPP312: Real life investors talk Brexit

3/7/2019
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This week on The Property Podcast we’re discussing a topic that everyone has an opinion on - and we’ve got opinions from multiple property investors. We’re talking Brexit! We’ll be talking to Sarah, Iain and Steve who are all keen to share their thoughts on the current biggest political topic. First up is Sarah, who has been refurbishing and flipping properties in Sheffield. She hates the ‘B’ word but it’s the uncertainty of it all that concerns her. She tells us how the Sheffield market...

Duration:00:20:56

Ask176: How do I raise the money to invest in property? PLUS: Is the limited company mortgage market going to disappear?

3/5/2019
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This week on ask Rob & Rob we’ve got two listeners who are questioning mortgage products and funding buy-to-let properties. First up we’ve got Jay who is wanting some tips on how to raise the initial cash required for investing in buy to let property. Rob D starts off by pointing out the difference between making money and growing money. Although property can be tailored to both, it is more suitable to the latter. But how do you benefit from either of the methods mentioned by Rob D and...

Duration:00:10:24

TPP311: What type of property investor are you?

2/28/2019
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It’s the last episode of ‘Fundamentals February!’ In this week’s Fundamentals February podcast episode, it’s all about YOU. The Robs are giving you the tools to help you discover what type of investor you are, and what you can do with that knowledge. When trying to figure out where you want to be going, you need to know who you are, what your situation is and what you want to achieve. You need to have goals! The Robs reiterate how important goals are and why they’re a necessity in...

Duration:00:21:17

Ask175: Is this flat a good investment for me?

2/26/2019
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On this week’s ask Rob & Rob we’ve got a bit of a cheeky person who’s jumped the que. Our very own podcast Dan has a burning question for the Rob’s and they just couldn’t not share it. Dan Has recently reached his cashflow goals and wants to change his strategy. He’s now looking more towards a property for the capital growth factor, rather than refurbishing a property and releasing the equity. A number of people may be in this situation and are looking how best to add to their...

Duration:00:05:39

TPP310: The real reasons why property goes up in value

2/21/2019
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This week The Robs are continuing with ‘Fundamentals February’. They’ve already covered leverage and inflation, but today they’re discussing the real reasonswhy property goes up in value. It’s a topic that many people brush over because they think it ‘just happens’. But this is where the majority get it wrong. In this week’s Property Podcast, Rob & Rob will help you understand house price increases and explain how you can use it to your advantage. The 18-year property cycle is also a...

Duration:00:24:25

ASK174: Why are these Liverpool flats so cheap? PLUS: How do I avoid becoming a mortgage prisoner?

2/19/2019
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This week on Ask Rob & Rob, you’re in for a whole load of cracking advice off the back of two great questions from avid Property Podcast listeners, Wilson and Val. First up we have Wilson who’s keen to ask Rob B a question about a location that’s very close to his heart - Liverpool! Wilson has noticed that certain property prices in Liverpool have dropped in value since they sold back in 2007. Naturally, Wilson wants to know if the next phase of the property cycle is likely to improve...

Duration:00:09:37

TPP309: Inflation: The hidden force that will build – or destroy – your wealth

2/14/2019
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Rob & Rob are back this week with part 2 of ‘Fundamentals February’ and this week they’re discussing the crucial topic of inflation. The Robs have talked about inflation in the past, but it’s still a topic that gets overlooked regularly. Today they’re going to prove why inflation is one of the most important parts of the property process. In this week’s episode The Robs discuss: Ultimately, inflation can either make you very rich if you adapt with it, or, if you choose to do nothing, it...

Duration:00:27:00

ASK173: How badly could a Labour government affect landlords? PLUS: How do I extract equity from my off-plan gains?

2/12/2019
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This week on Ask Rob & Rob we’ve got Ben who phoned in to ask The Rob’s two cracking questions! Ben starts with a controversial property question asking if a Labour majority government would have a negative effect on landlords? Politics can be a touchy subject for most, so listen as Rob B treads carefully to provide a neutral and informative answer. The silver lining that Rob D so kindly pointed out is that whatever happens, it won’t be forever. Ben’s second question was: what’s the...

Duration:00:08:46