About the show

The Business of Property follows the journey of two entrepreneurs working in the property world.

Stuart is a property investor with a focus on HMOs, mostly for the student market. He prefers a hands-off approach with most of his investment properties being remote.

Simon has a small portfolio of vanilla buy-to-let properties that he mostly self-manages. To make his property management easier he created Property and Tenant Manager.

Simon and Stuart, along with guests, discuss the ups and downs they're experiencing in their property businesses. Along the way they share property news, business tips and anything else that happens to crop up their weekly chats.

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  • Episode 100: Property is always on our mind

    October 27th, 2021  |  25 mins 51 secs

    Stuart returns for a chat with Simon about the latest property transaction figures (covering September), approaches to a hot property market and the importance of having a plan B.

  • Episode 99: Student demand increasing 40% by 2025

    October 20th, 2021  |  24 mins 11 secs

    Pam and Tania join Simon for a chat about their in-person property meetup in Crawley. They chat about their recent speaker, Gill Fielding, and the current state of the property market.

  • Episode 98: What we're saving is the planet, not our pocket

    October 13th, 2021  |  29 mins 34 secs

    Simon is joined by Pam and Tania to talk property energy improvements, coping with rising energy costs and how landlords should approach saving the planet.

  • Episode 97: Pricing and costs

    October 6th, 2021  |  27 mins 44 secs

    Simon and Stuart chat about rents, pricing and how increasing energy costs will impact landlords.

  • Episode 96: It's all about mindset

    September 29th, 2021  |  21 mins 45 secs

    Stuart and Simon are talking about two important changes for property people on 1st October.

  • Episode 95: Deposit eating inflation

    September 22nd, 2021  |  26 mins 53 secs

    Simon and Stuart chat about the current property market, looking at stocks and shares investment for parking deposit funds, and what to do following an awkward tenant departure.

  • Episode 94: Property auctions with David Sandeman

    September 15th, 2021  |  51 mins 45 secs

    Stuart and Simon are joined by property auction data expert, David Sandeman. David has been watching property auctions for over 30 years and he shares his tips for auction success, what's changed for auctions during the pandemic and a view to the future of property auctions.

  • Episode 93: News and stats roundup

    September 8th, 2021  |  22 mins 2 secs

    Simon and Stuart are chatting about stories and stats that have recently caught their eyes in the property world.

  • Episode 92: Snagging - what is snagging and how to snag successfully

    September 1st, 2021  |  24 mins 5 secs

    Stuart and Simon start with a quick crypto investment update and then turn their focus to snagging. What is snagging? How does the snagging process work? Can you keep your snagging process on-track?

  • Episode 91: Lessons from a court experience

    August 25th, 2021  |  28 mins 21 secs

    This week Simon and Stuart are chatting about a personal court experience - how it arose, progressed and of course the result. Listen for potentially very important and hard learnt lessons.

  • Episode 90: Positive ambition from a difficult situation

    August 18th, 2021  |  21 mins 29 secs

    Stuart and Simon are talking about difficulties that can arise around a tenant who's having trouble moving on.

  • Episode 89: How to replace your salary with serviced accommodation

    August 11th, 2021  |  29 mins 53 secs

    Simon and Stuart take a look at serviced accommodation and how it can be used to replace the average UK salary. Listen for a realistic exploration of the figures involved, investment required and time needed to build a serviced accommodation business.