Richard is a creative property investor based in Blackburn, in the North West of England. He started his career with a background in acting and writing, as well as experience in developing databases, but when he started investing in property found that a lot of the skills he had blended well together to help him on his journey. He is now a full-time property investor, he runs the Manchester Property Networking Club, and teaches creative property investment strategies with solicitor Shimon Rudich and Hanif Khan.
Full show notes available at http://www.insidepropertyinvesting.com/richardshepherd/
As the director of Easy Living Property, Ash has been specialising in the high end HMO market since 2008. With 12 properties and 83 tenants, his company sources, refurbishes and manages HMOs but he is most proud of the fact that in over 8 years he has never had to issue a section 8 or section 21 notice, nor has he had any rent arrears, evictions or court cases and he is currently creating a business plan to get planning permission on a 21 bedroom HMO.
In addition to this, he is the owner and founder of The HMO Group on Facebook with over 4,000 members, started with the desire to help others, and is a Patron at Peace One Day, a charity looking to institutionalise Peace Day, an annual day of global unity and intercultural cooperation.
Full show notes available at http://www.insidepropertyinvesting.com/ashzuberi/
Susannah runs the Good Property Company, a highly respected property business sourcing high quality property deals in Bristol. Having completed over 150 projects in the last 3 and a half years, her wealth of experience is hard to beat.
With plans for another 50 deals in 2015, she intends to flip some in order to keep others as Buy To Let investments. In addition to her own property deals, she is also a highly regarded property mentor, she runs buy to sell workshops, and has developed a free guide to 100 lessons learnt from 100 property deals.
Full show notes available at http://www.insidepropertyinvesting.com/SusannahCole/
Having started out with a humble life in China, Michael has become a highly motivated property entrepreneur and business owner who has spent the last decade delivering millions in revenue, through hundreds of hands on property operations.
His numerous ventures include property sourcing, management and portfolio building for hands off investors, coaching fellow investors, and his own development projects including HMOs, wholesale to retail and commercial to residential.
To top it all off, he was recently announced as the winner of Simon Zutshi’s Property Mastermind 2015 after transforming £190,000 into a portfolio worth 10 million pounds in only 11 months, and is busy setting up the Chinese Property Investors Network.
Full show notes available at http://www.insidepropertyinvesting.com/MichaelDong/
Having started investing in property in 2003, Susan made the brave decision to take it on full time in 2007 after facing redundancy. She now has a multi million pound portfolio made up of single lets, multi lets, commercial property, land and lease options. The decision obviously paid off!
Full show notes available at http://www.insidepropertyinvesting.com/susanalexander/
Julian is a self proclaimed creative who just happens to have property renovation as his outlet. He specialises in turn key projects for developers where he applies his passion for interior design to the full development lifecycle.
Some of his proudest achievement are renovating hotel rooms in the Ripon Spa Hotel and working on projects for Simon Zutshi. In addition to his hands on work, he has also created The Interior Design Manual, showing buy to let investors how to systematise stunning interiors and giving them personal access to Julian for ongoing support and guidance.
Mike Stenhouse is the host of InsidePropertyInvesting.com, a regular podcast interviewing inspiring and successful property investors. In this first episode, Mike shares his own property journey so far, as well as the inspirationg behind this podcast and the format of the show going forward.