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 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.

  • Episode 88: Rent to rent success with Stephanie Taylor

    August 4th, 2021  |  44 mins 33 secs

    Stephanie Taylor joins Stuart and Simon to chat about her own success in property. Starting with rent to rent and now expanding to ownership, commercial to residential conversion and multi-unit block investment. Make sure you read the show notes for a great offer from Stephanie to get a copy of her Rent to Rent Success book for free!

  • Episode 87: Most things are possible

    July 28th, 2021  |  27 mins 25 secs

    This week Simon and Stuart are chatting about progress and events in their property (and cryptocurrency) investments.

  • Episode 86: How to replace your salary with buy-to-let

    July 21st, 2021  |  25 mins 32 secs

    Stuart and Simon turn their salary replacement analysis to property investment with a buy-to-let strategy. What would it take to build a BTL portfolio that provides enough income to replace the average UK salary? Listen to find out!

  • Episode 85: House price indexes and free employees!

    July 14th, 2021  |  30 mins 1 sec

    This week Simon and Stuart are talking about two recent house price index reports and what they show about the property market at the moment. Plus a discussion on the government Kickstart Scheme and the process for your property business to benefit from it.

  • Episode 84: Planning, sourcing, development and more with Imran Lokhon

    July 7th, 2021  |  39 mins 39 secs

    Stuart and Simon chat to Imran Lokhon about the planning permission process and other property business topics including sourcing, development and building property teams.

  • Episode 83: Stamp duty changes and exploring Airbnb

    June 30th, 2021  |  27 mins 22 secs

    Simon and Stuart talk about the ending (or changing) stamp duty holiday and what it might mean for the property market. Stuart also chats about his experiences trying out short lets via Airbnb.