Today’s holiday short comes from Paul, who asks: I was wondering before I do get my hopes up for a future in property. I am basically a lender’s worst nightmare – A bottom feeder when it comes to borrowing. A very low credit score, thanks to a few hiccups in life, as we all have now and again. I’m […]
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Today’s holiday short comes from Adam, who asks: I’m just looking for some advice/guidance on finding my investment goldmine area. I would just like to know what method(s) I should use for deciding on the best investment area for me. I feel semi-confident about assessing an area but where do I even begin looking? My […]
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Image Source: Getty Image Today’s holiday short comes from Henry, a student who asks: I am a current student in Edinburgh, UK and do not currently have any properties under my belt, however, I am interested in getting into property investment and development as a hobby and potential long-term income stream. As an individual who […]
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So, my podcast producer and I are about to go on our respective holidays…separately OK? In the meantime, I have prepared some ‘holiday shorts’ to keep you company whilst I am away. Over the next few weeks, I plan to share some forum poster, YPN magazine reader and podcast listener questions that I have answered […]
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Today’s theme is something I have covered before in more than one way, and I will do so again, without apology. There is a very good reason for this…it is so, so key to our motivation, mental well-being and ultimately also to our success, that it has to be constantly watered and nurtured. As […]
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After sharing some of the property deals that I recently saw that I would just say no to last week, a few of you asked to hear about some that I would say yes to instead. So today, let’s take look at four real-life property projects that either I, or one of my private clients, […]
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I get to see LOTS of potential property deals each and every week. I am looking for potential opportunities for myself, for a select number of clients and also for a small number of subscribers to our Property Deal Tips service as well. In addition to our own systems, I am also on a large […]
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I always carry a little notebook around with me to jot down ideas for the podcast and magazine articles. Of course, these days its not exactly a paper notebook, it’s the notes feature on my phone…but you get the concept. In fact, the notebook on the phone is an example of what I […]
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In today’s show, I thought I would share with you some of the activities that I get up to in a day as an active investor. Today may not exactly be a typical day as such…for a start, it’s based on today with today being a Monday…and I don’t particularly like Mondays as you […]
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Just before we get into it, I forgot to mention that we had the third Birthday of The Property Voice Podcast mid-way through the PropTech series; three years and approaching 150 episodes of the podcast…isn’t that something? Now that we have completed the PropTech series, I thought it would be a good time to […]
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After 26 episodes, 17 very special guests, spanning industry influencers, academics, journalists, company founders and all-round know-their-PropTech-stuff experts that have joined me, along with almost 100,000 downloads from you lovely people…we are here, at the beginning of the end… Today, we draw some conclusions, wrap-up the PropTech series and we have just enough room for […]
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I am joined on today’s show by Greg Lindsay, who is a journalist, urbanist, futurist, and speaker based out of New York. This week we let the reigns off a bit and venture into discussing the big picture, future housing trends and smart cities within the overall context of PropTech. If you want to […]
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First, we had the Internet, then the Mobile Internet…the next big wave in technological platform transformation could well be Blockchain Technology! Whilst many people will associate Blockchain with cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin in particular, it is far more versatile and sophisticated than merely offering an electronic currency trading platform. Today, we shall dig a little deeper […]
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One aspect of PropTech that I have been very intrigued with is Blockchain technology. Today, I am joined on the show my Jakob Drzazga, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Brickblock, a real estate company using the Blockchain. Listen as we discover where Blockchain technology and real estate is right now and where it could all […]
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I am joined on the show this week by Dominic Wilson, Co-Founder of Pi Labs, which is a dedicated PropTech venture capital fund. We take a look at PropTech and PropTech companies through the lens of a highly specialised and sharply focused sophisticated investor, which was a real treat to me I have to […]
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Today, I plan to summarise some of the other PropTech / EdTech options available to us as property investors and developers, along with a general introduction to the topic of learning and development in general and property training and development in particular. Resources mentioned ink to the Podcast feedback survey Today’s must do’s Subscribe to […]
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Over the past few weeks, we have been covering FinTech in particular. So, this week, I plan to wrap up the FinTech theme based on much of what came out of my discussions with Ray from UnMortgage, Ishaan from Trussle and Ian from LendInvest. However, I shall also add in some extras from my […]
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I am joined on today’s show by Ian Thomas, Co-Founder of LendInvest, the alternative lending platform for property developers and investors. Starting a lending company in 2008 might have sounded like a risky thing to do, but as we shall hear, there was an opportunity to fund some decent deals in the void of lending […]
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How does a fully digital end-to-end mortgage application using your mobile phone and laptop sound to you? Yes, that’s certainly possible today as we shall hear from today’s guest, Ishaan Malhi CEO and Founder of Trussle, the online mortgage broker. We hear how Trussle and others like them are making strides with data, design and […]
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I am joined on the show today by Ray Rafiq-Omar from UnMortgage, who also writes and comments on the PropTech Sector for Property Industry Eye. As you will hear, Ray does not hold back in expressing his views about the sector, sharing some disappointment for his perception of a lack of innovation at times. However, […]
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