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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Episodes

  • Episode 57: News and reviewing our 2020 goals

    December 30th, 2020  |  18 mins 41 secs

    This week is a mix of news, updates and reviewing the goals Simon and Stuart set themselves for 2020.

  • Episode 56: Updates and hindsight to property topics of 2020

    December 23rd, 2020  |  41 mins 39 secs

    In a slightly longer than normal episode, Stuart and Simon look back over their topics of property conversation in 2020. Bringing new insights, updates and the benefit of hindsight into the discussion.

  • Episode 55: There's a lot going on

    December 16th, 2020  |  27 mins 28 secs

    Simon and Stuart talk about their latest property updates - there's a lot going on!

  • Episode 54: Getting (re-)started in Rent to Rent

    December 9th, 2020  |  29 mins 38 secs

    Stuart and Simon take a thorough look at recent experience of getting back into doing rent to rent deals.

  • Episode 53: What are mortgage companies doing?

    December 2nd, 2020  |  26 mins

    Simon and Stuart are back with more updates this week, with several things changing already.

  • Episode 52: A mortgage offer in your back pocket

    November 25th, 2020  |  23 mins 59 secs

    Stuart and Simon provide updates on their recent property experiences and chat about viewings, mortgages and the stamp duty holiday (again).

  • Episode 51: Pent up demand was massive

    November 18th, 2020  |  18 mins 27 secs

    Emma joins Simon and Stuart once again to chat about the world (and property market) from her view running an estate agency.

  • Episode 50: Property listing and pricing stats

    November 11th, 2020  |  26 mins 24 secs

    Simon and Stuart chat through a couple of graphs showing how the property market has behaved so far this year.

  • Episode 49: A meaningless average

    November 4th, 2020  |  23 mins 40 secs

    Stuart and Simon discuss a Covid-19 influenced viewing experience, stamp duty and the speed (or not) of completing a sale.

  • Episode 48: The market decides

    October 28th, 2020  |  35 mins 14 secs

    This week the chat is focussed around auctions, advertised property prices and agent fees; with a few updates thrown in along the way.

  • Episode 47: Property investing with Tom Soane

    October 21st, 2020  |  40 mins 31 secs

    Simon and Stuart are joined by Tom Soane to chat about some of Tom's experiences in property, from how he got started to his current projects.

  • Episode 46: A tsunami of homelessness

    October 14th, 2020  |  31 mins 9 secs

    This week is a chat around asking tenants to leave, evictions and some alternative approaches to solving problems. Stuart and Simon also discuss the "tsunami" of homelessness the reopened courts are about to cause!