Kate Faulkner on LBC Property Hour


Every Thursday I co-host the LBC Property Hour, sponsored by Direct Line,
alongside Clive Bull and have a different guest each week.

 

1st December 2016

Week 13

 

In the last epsiode of the series we were joined by Jane King from Ash-Ridge Private Finance to talk about joint mortgages and more.

Listen to the podcast here.

Read the Q&As and find more help and advice if any of these issues apply to you.

I also talked about my property predictions for 2017:

 

24th November 2016

Week 12

 

Today we were joined by Patrick Connelly of Chase de Vere to discuss everything from interes only mortgages to maisonettes.

Listen to the podcast here.

Read the Q&As and find more help and advice if any of these issues apply to you.

Christina Dimitrov talked about landlord insurance and why its important to have the right cover if you rent out a property:

 

17th November 2016

Week 11

 

This week we were joined by Lynda Clark, editor of First-Time Buyer Magazine, to talk about everything from shared ownership and Help to Buy.

Listen to the podcast here.

Read the Q&As and find more help and advice if any of these issues apply to you.

Nick Breton also talked about rent arrears, what causes this problem, what protection there is and what to do when tenants stop paying:

 

10th November 2016

Week 10

 

This week we were joined by Paul Shamplina from Landlord Action to talk about everything from freeholds to and online agents.

Listen to the podcast here.

Read the Q&As and find more help and advice if any of these issues apply to you.

Paul also explained what an inventory is, why it's important, and the potential consequences of not having one:

 

3rd November 2016 

Week 9

 

This week we were joined by Alan Milstein, chairman of the Residential Property Surveyors Association to talk about strange solicitor emails to bad surveyor experiences.

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Read the Q&As and find more help and advice if any of these issues apply to you.

This week I recapped on the impact of the stamp duty changes that took affect earlier this year. In the video I also offers my views on what is expected out of the Autumn Statement for property owners and landlords:

 

27th October 2016

Week 8                 

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This week's guest was property lawyer Russell Conway, he joined us to chat about first time buyers, tax and plenty more.

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Read the Q&As and find more help and advice if any of these issues apply to you.

Christina Dimitrov was with us again to give us an idea of what malicious damage is, how common it is, and what landlords can do to reduce the chances of it happening to their property:

 

20th October 2016

Week 7

 

I was in the hot seat alongside Clive Bull and independent mortgage adviser, Jane King, of Ashridge Private Finance to talk about all things property including mortgages and agent fees.

Listen to the podcast here.

Read the Q&As and find more help and advice if any of these issues apply to you.

Nick Breton was back with us to explain how landlords are taxed, the future tax legislation coming their way, and whether a buy-to-let investment is still worthwhile:

 

13th October 2016

Week 6

 

Paul Shamplina was back alongside Clive and I this answering questions on property problems like when to sell and how to deal with landlord disputes.

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Read the Q&As and find more help and advice if any of these issues apply to you.

Paul explained how to find good tenants, why a tenant-landlord relationship might turn sour, and how to evict the bad ones, even those that refuse to leave:

 

6th October 2016

Week 5

 

I wasn't on the show this week so no Q&As unfortunately buy you can still:

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James Sherwood-Rogers, Chairman of the Invasive Non-Native Species Association, talked about non-native plant species, how they can affect your property and what you need to do to remove them:

 

29th September 2016

Week 4

 

Property lawyer Russell Conway was our guest this week to muse over issues such as the tax status of mobile homes and the Help to Buy ISA.

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Read the Q&As and find more help and advice if any of these issues apply to you.

We welcomed Christina Dimitrov from Direct Line for Business into the studio to highlight what legal documents landlords need, what can go wrong if they don't have them, and where they can go to make sure they have the right documents in place:

 

22nd September 2016

Week 3

 

The lovely Ian Payne stood in for Clive this week as my co-host, joining us to talk about revenge evictions and flat roofs was Alan Milstein, chairman of the Residential Property Surveyors Association.

Listen to the podcast here.

Read the Q&As and find more help and advice if any of these issues apply to you.

Head of Direct Line for Business Nick Breton also joined to explain what landlords can do to help keep their tenants warm this winter and how boiler cover can help:

 

15th September 2016

Week 2

 

Paul Shamplina, founder of Landlord Action, joined me and Clive on the show to discuss topics including letting agents and tree roots.

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Read the Q&As and find more help and advice if any of these issues apply to you.

Paul also talked about right to rent and how important it is to know your responsibilities as a landlord:

 

8th September 2016

Week 1

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Joining Clive and I this week was was friend of propertychecklists.co.uk, Andrew Montlake, of Coreco. We tackled issues ranging from second homes to freeholds.

Listen to the podcast here.

Read the Q&As and find more help and advice if any of these issues apply to you.

We also discussed how important it is for landlords to have specialist cover, watch the video below:

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