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Phil Spencer is one of the UK's leading property experts, with over 25 years of experience in the property sector. The Move iQ Podcast is where Phil shares his tips for buying, renting and selling to help anyone moving through this notoriously stressful process and beyond. Whether this is your first move or you are a seasoned property professional, Phil shares his property advice, guidance and insights to help everyone move home with confidence.

Phil Spencer is one of the UK's leading property experts, with over 25 years of experience in the property sector. The Move iQ Podcast is where Phil shares his tips for buying, renting and selling to help anyone moving through this notoriously stressful process and beyond. Whether this is your first move or you are a seasoned property professional, Phil shares his property advice, guidance and insights to help everyone move home with confidence.

Location:

United Kingdom

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Phil Spencer is one of the UK's leading property experts, with over 25 years of experience in the property sector. The Move iQ Podcast is where Phil shares his tips for buying, renting and selling to help anyone moving through this notoriously stressful process and beyond. Whether this is your first move or you are a seasoned property professional, Phil shares his property advice, guidance and insights to help everyone move home with confidence.

Language:

English

Contact:

01183732217


Episodes

How to Use an Online Auction to Sell Your Home

11/4/2020
If you’re a motivated seller looking for an alternative and quick way to sell your home, an online auction could be the solution. A recent study of the housing market concluded that one in three private treaty house sales (this is the traditional method of selling a property) fell through in the last year – which isn’t good news if you have a compelling reason to sell. Auctions have a less than 4% chance of fall-through. The online auction process puts contracts in place to give the seller...

Duration:00:31:44

Leaving Your Property for The Last Time (The Things You Should Do)

11/4/2020
This celebratory moment when you’re finally ready to leave your property might catch you by surprise with how emotional it is. Moving is moving. All the memories that live in your home will stay there and it can be emotional to move on. You might find like Phil did, that you stand in each room and say a heartfelt goodbye! In the final episode of Season 3 of the Move iQ Podcast, Phil Spencer shares ways you can prepare for the emotional rollercoaster of moving – and the practical realities...

Duration:00:10:28

Considering and Accepting an Offer on Your House

11/4/2020
The big moment is finally here – you’ve received an offer on your property! Hopefully, it’s all in writing, with a covering email or letter that explains how the buyer is funding the purchase, and any conditions they may have. Accepting an offer may be the easiest part of selling a house (all you have to do is say “yes”) but you may find it’s actually the hardest part. Selling isn’t just about money. It’s about what sits behind it. You sell with your heart as much as (if not more than) your...

Duration:00:12:04

What to Consider When Buying AND Selling Property

11/4/2020
Selling a house is hard enough. Throw buying a new one into the mix and it’d be understandable if you felt overwhelmed. It also means that you’re involved in a chain. Property chains can be complicated things at the best of times. When they stretch beyond a few buyers, it can feel very fragile. This is because you can only know one degree of separation from yourself in the chain, so you are left with many unknowns and a lot of questions! For all the unknowns, ifs, buts, maybes, and...

Duration:00:11:06

How Can a Vendor Speed Up The Sales Process?

11/4/2020
After all the hard work and preparation, your house is finally on the market. Being proactive, prepared, and communicative as a seller will really help speed up the sales process. In this episode of the Move iQ podcast, Phil Spencer and his co-host, Chris Ducker, reveal how you can get organised with your administration, paperwork, and other necessary formalities to move forwards. Being organised is key to a speedy and successful sales process. After all, 90% of deals are slowed down...

Duration:00:11:28

Viewings and How to Conduct Them

11/4/2020
So, you’ve decided to sell. You’ve found the right estate agent, cleaned the house from top to bottom and now there is a line-up of interested buyers wanting to take a look inside. You might feel like you need to be there for every second of every viewing. But your constant presence could be doing more harm than good. Phil Spencer believes that there are some definite dos and don’ts when it comes to property viewings. And, if you want yours to go as smoothly as possible, you might want to...

Duration:00:09:37

Alternative Methods of Selling Your Home

11/4/2020
Selling isn’t as simple as having people look at your house and hoping that they like it enough to make you an offer you can’t refuse. Traditional methods of selling a home don’t always work for everyone. Before choosing how you’re going to sell your home, you need to realistic the type of property you have and its existing condition. Successful selling is about more than just posting it ‘For Sale’. Have you thought about how you’re going to present your property to potential buyers? When...

Duration:00:15:01

Choosing How to Sell Your House

11/4/2020
Selling your house isn’t as simple as choosing the estate agent that suggests the highest asking price for your home. When it comes to what may be the single biggest financial transaction of your life, you want to know it’s in safe and capable hands. If you’re choosing to use an estate agent, there are some key questions to ask them. There’s also plenty of research you can do on your own. Doing your homework will help you get the best deal for the least amount of stress. If you’re...

Duration:00:10:59

Decided You're Selling Your House. What Next?

11/4/2020
Selling your house can stir a mix of emotions and everyone has their own reasons for selling. You may want to upsize, downsize, move on quickly, liquify an inheritance, or something else entirely. Whatever the reason, selling can be equally exciting and worrying, regardless of how many times you’ve done it before. And yes, pretty confusing too! The good news is that Season 3 of the Move iQ Podcast is here to make selling your house as easy and painless as possible. Property expert and...

Duration:00:21:21

Key Things to Know About Renting

9/17/2019
Your rental property is more than just the place you live, it’s your home. Viewing different rental properties is an exciting and often stressful process. Although you might fall in love with a property at first glance, you may discover all is not as it seems as second and even third viewings could reveal potential hidden truths about the condition of the property that you were previously unaware of. Knowing how to navigate the rental market and what to look out for when you find ‘the...

Duration:00:10:40

What to Do When Your Tenancy Comes to an End

9/17/2019
The end of a tenancy can mean one of two things; either the tenant has decided to leave or the landlord has issued an eviction. One scenario is obviously much better than the other, but both these options call for similar actions to be taken at the end of a tenancy. Tune into this episode to hear Phil and co-host, Chris Ducker, discuss how tenancies can end and what you should do when this happens. Chris asks Phil about tenant’s rights when evicted and what actions to take before...

Duration:00:13:25

How to be a Good Tenant

9/17/2019
Are you the perfect tenant? When renting a property, it is always important to remember that whilst you have a right to feel at home, you are living in someone else’s property. Therefore, you have certain responsibilities to look after the home whilst the landlord is responsible to make sure you are safe and happy. In the fourth episode of season two of the Move iQ Podcast, Phil and his co-host, Chris Ducker, discuss how to be a good tenant and why communication is key. Chris...

Duration:00:11:53

How to Secure a Rental Property

9/17/2019
If you don’t ask, you don’t get! Before signing the lease on a rental property, it’s worth negotiating anything that you aren’t happy about or that you think require the landlord’s attention. Do you know the history of the property? Is the price reasonable? Have you read the agreement properly? There are so many things that you need to consider as a potential tenant in order to make informed decisions and more agreeable negotiations. Phil and his co-host, Chris Ducker, discuss how...

Duration:00:13:56

How to View a Rental Property

9/17/2019
Are you looking for a property to rent? There are many things to consider before renting a new home; who is the landlord? How long is the lease? Is it furnished? These are the questions that you need to ask when deciding if the property itself is right for you. You also need to make sure you’ve done your research when it comes to the local area, what amenities are nearby? What are the schools like? How convenient are the transport links? etc. It’s very important to know the...

Duration:00:15:25

How to Approach Renting a Home

9/17/2019
Time to get excited...the Move iQ Podcast is back for its second season! While the first season focused on anything and everything to do with buying your first home, this season brings you valuable information on renting a property. Property expert and Founding Director of Move iQ, Phil Spencer, returns to host the second season of the show right alongside co-host, Chris Ducker. Chris is a published author, serial entrepreneur and founder of Youpreneur.com. As more people than ever...

Duration:00:17:36

What Does it Mean to Exchange and Complete on a Property?

4/16/2019
If you’re buying a home and can’t wait to pop the champagne, you’ll have to put celebrations on hold until the exchange of contracts. Before contracts are exchanged, the seller or buyer can pull out of the deal at any time. You might already have booked the removals van and planned the décor for every room but you need to take a step back and make sure everything is in place before you go out buying paint. On episode 8 of the Move iQ podcast, Co-Host Chris Ducker, quizzes property...

Duration:00:11:27

When Buying a Property Goes Wrong

4/16/2019
When you’re buying a new home, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement and let yourself get carried away before the deal is complete. Losing your dream home can be devastating and even when you do everything right, there is always a possibility that the transaction will fall through. But don’t worry, property expert and founder of Move iQ, Phil Spencer, has got you covered. On episode 7 of the Move iQ podcast, Phil and his co-host, Chris Ducker, explore what happens when property...

Duration:00:08:14

The Property Conveyancing Process Explained

4/16/2019
If you’re a first-time buyer, the property conveyancing process of buying a home can seem like a minefield of legal jargon that’s almost impossible to navigate. But it doesn’t have to be. In episode 6 of the Move iQ podcast, Co-Host Chris Ducker quizzes property expert and Founder of Move iQ, Phil Spencer, on the property conveyancing process. Phil breaks it down to bring you a straightforward explanation as well as lots of tips to help you find a good conveyancing solicitor, plus...

Duration:00:13:55

How to Offer and Negotiate on House Price

4/16/2019
Sometimes the house of your dreams is just over your budget and you’re left wondering if you can make a cheeky offer. And other times the amount of work a property requires means the seller is asking for far too much money. Negotiating a house price is often a necessary step in the home buying process. But, agreeing on the terms of purchase with an offer lower than the seller’s expectation is where things can get complicated. If you want to learn how to negotiate a house price, join...

Duration:00:16:09

How to View a Property

4/16/2019
Viewing a property for the first, or even the second time, is exciting. However, if you fall in love with a property and jump the gun too soon, you could end up regretting your decision. In the fourth episode of the Move iQ podcast, Co-Host Chris Ducker quizzes Phil on how to guarantee a successful viewing. You’ll also learn what to look out for both inside and outside a property and whether you should take some time to view a property by yourself, without an estate agent. Whether...

Duration:00:16:09