Episode Archive

200 episodes of The Business of Property since the first episode, which aired on November 13th, 2019.

  • Episode 176: Property problems

    April 12th, 2023  |  22 mins 35 secs

    Stuart and Simon discuss the reality of running property businesses and the problems they face. From a slightly alarming market rent report to an even more alarming utility bill.

  • Episode 175: Biggest price drop since 2009?!

    April 5th, 2023  |  21 mins 37 secs

    Simon and Stuart discuss the recent news story about the biggest annual fall in house prices since 2009, is it the start of a crash? They also discuss the wider state of the property market, the impact of inflation on renters, and considerations for investors.

  • Episode 174: Affordability and tenant selection: 80% on rent?!

    March 29th, 2023  |  19 mins 39 secs

    Stuart and Simon discuss the reality of running property businesses. Simon shares his experience of putting his property on the market and the response he's received from potential tenants. They discuss the affordability of rent, talk about the shortage of rental properties, and the drop in new rental property listings.

  • Episode 173: The dreaded HMO licence inspection!

    March 22nd, 2023  |  26 mins

    Stuart and Simon are reviewing the good, bad and entertaining feedback that Stuart recently received when renewing the HMO licence on one of his existing properties.

  • Episode 172: Are landlords getting away without Rent Repayment Orders?

    March 15th, 2023  |  19 mins 43 secs

    Simon and Stuart are debating the impacts, benefits and risks from the recent supreme court judgement on RRO liability.

  • Episode 171: Realities of Rent-to-Rent

    March 8th, 2023  |  27 mins 6 secs

    Stuart and Simon are talking about some of the realities of rent-to-rent, as Stuart is bringing new leased properties into his portfolio.

  • Episode 170: Why would anyone buy property this year?

    March 1st, 2023  |  26 mins 21 secs

    Simon and Stuart are asking the question "Why would anyone buy property this year?" based on the recent market forecast from Lloyds Bank and the latest PaTMa market data.

  • Episode 169: Should you buy an HMO?

    February 22nd, 2023  |  30 mins 31 secs

    Stuart and Simon are talking about things to consider before making the jump to HMO investing (especially if coming from a BTL background).

  • Episode 168: Mortgages: latest rates & updates

    February 15th, 2023  |  32 mins 6 secs

    We're joined by our mortgage expert to discuss the gradually stabilising mortgage market. Including our popular quick-fire round with the latest available mortgage interest rates.

  • Episode 167: Limited company vs Section 24

    February 8th, 2023  |  24 mins 1 sec

    Simon and Stuart are extending their conversation from last week around the financial effects on buy-to-let owners of changing mortgage interest rates - this time taking a look from a limited company point of view.

  • Episode 166: 101% tax - Section 24 in action

    February 1st, 2023  |  23 mins 53 secs

    Stuart and Simon are using the very real situation one of their BTL properties is in - to illustrate the dangers of rising mortgage interest rates combining with Section 24 tax.

  • Episode 165: Stuart confronts Simon's 2023 predictions

    January 25th, 2023  |  21 mins 19 secs

    Simon thinks it might be "fun" to make some property predictions for 2023 - listen in and get in touch to let us know if you agree!