The Essential Property Podcast
Ep. 24 - Mortgages, Bridging & Interest Rates with Signature Financial Services

Ep. 24 - Mortgages, Bridging & Interest Rates with Signature Financial Services

June 1, 2022

In Episode 24, Amanda Woodward interviews Craig Adams from Signature Financial Services. 

In this deep dive interview, Craig talks about the current market for mortgages & bridging finance and how Signature Financial Services help to fund a variety of property transactions. 

Listen to the whole episode for Craig's interest rate predictions and lots of valuable insights into the finance market right now. 

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Signature Financial Services

enquiry@signaturefs.com

www.signaturefs.com 

 

Essential Property Options 

Property Investment & Development

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www.creweandstokeroomsandsuites.co.uk 

www.essentialpropertyoptions.co.uk/landlords

Ep. 23 - May Market Update with Paul & Amanda… (plus a little rant)

Ep. 23 - May Market Update with Paul & Amanda… (plus a little rant)

May 6, 2022

In Episode 23, Paul Samuda Amanda Woodward discuss the current property market as of May 2022.

Paul shares his views on the property market and his 'rant' on the lack of support from the Government in our sector. Amanda raises the BBC & Property Mark survey and the reasons that the PRS are facing a challenging time with demand very high and rental property supply decreasing. 

Listen to the whole episode for Paul's prediction on the market with a possible recession on the horizon.

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Essential Property Options 

Property Investment & Development

www.essentialpropertyoptions.co.uk 

 

Property Management Service 

www.creweandstokeroomsandsuites.co.uk 

www.essentialpropertyoptions.co.uk/landlords

Ep. 22 - Hard Hard Developers - Stoke on Trent & Leek Property Deals

Ep. 22 - Hard Hard Developers - Stoke on Trent & Leek Property Deals

March 31, 2022

In Episode 22, Amanda Woodward interviews the brilliant Jasmine Dosanjh & Priya Kripalani of Hard Hard Developers. 

In this episode Jasmine & Priya openly discuss their partnership and the success they have created in their business. Jasmine touches on her student portfolio in Shelton, Stoke on Trent, the impact of covid on the market and how investing in a strong foundation builds the skills needed for larger projects. 

Jasmine & Priya share their experience in purchasing an office building in Leek, Staffordshire which they converted to 21 x One Bedroom Apartments. Listen to the episode to find out how they sold all the units along with the challenges they experienced along with the way with planning, utility companies and their local neighbours. 

A inspirational episode for anyone aspiring to move into the development space. 

 

Download the episode today! 

 

Hard Hat Developers 

IG: www.instagram.com/thehardhatdevelopers/ 

Website: www.hardhatdevelopers.co.uk 

 

Essential Property Options 

Property Investment & Development

www.essentialpropertyoptions.co.uk 

 

Property Management Service 

www.creweandstokeroomsandsuites.co.uk 

www.essentialpropertyoptions.co.uk/landlords

Ep. 21 - Understanding HMO Interiors with MAR Design

Ep. 21 - Understanding HMO Interiors with MAR Design

March 1, 2022

In Episode 21, Paul Samuda interviews the wonderful Raquel Aparicio; architect, designer and founder at MAR Design.  

In this episode Raquel, a qualified architect with a natural talent for interior design, talks about creating spaces that are not only eye-catching but also functional. Her background of working many years in hospitality projects where Raquel designed 5-star hotels, restaurants, spas, and high-end residential has given her the experience and expertise of making spaces work and feel better, and by having a commercially driven mindset

Raquel knows how to maximize property ROI, elevate its performance, and increase investors wealth using design as a platform. Her mission is to create stylish spaces that people love to call ‘their space’. This ensures a high return on investment, reduced voids, high occupancy rates, long-term tenancies, and an increase of property value for her clients, discerning property developers and investors across the country.

A fantastic listen for investors considering interior design on their next HMO project. 

Download the episode today! 

 

MAR Design

Website: https://www.mar-design.co.uk 

 

Essential Property Options 

Property Investment & Development

www.essentialpropertyoptions.co.uk 

 

Property Management Service 

www.creweandstokeroomsandsuites.co.uk 

ww.essentialpropertyoptions.co.uk/landlords

Ep. 20 - Social & Supported Housing in Stoke with Sam White

Ep. 20 - Social & Supported Housing in Stoke with Sam White

February 4, 2022

In Episode 20, Amanda Woodward interviews property investor Sam White of Move 2 Grow Ltd

Sam shares her passion for social impact investing and how she has developed a portfolio in Stoke on Trent around this strategy. Focusing on the rehabilitation process when leaving the criminal justice system, Sam works alongside a local charity to provide accommodation to those in need of supported housing. 

An eye opening episode with a different view from traditional property investment. Download the episode today! 

 

Sam White - Move 2 Grow Ltd 

IGhttps://www.instagram.com/move2growproperties/ 

FB - https://www.facebook.com/sam.parker.1656 

 

Essential Property Options 

Property Investment & Development

www.essentialpropertyoptions.co.uk 

 

Property Management Service 

www.creweandstokeroomsandsuites.co.uk 

ww.essentialpropertyoptions.co.uk/landlords 

Ep.19 - Landlord Discounts - LNPG Founder Nick Watchorn

Ep.19 - Landlord Discounts - LNPG Founder Nick Watchorn

February 1, 2022

In Episode 19, Amanda Woodward interviews LNPG Founder and Managing Director Nick Watchorn.

Nick shares his 'accidental' idea to set up Landlords National Purchasing Group (LNPG), and how it has grown over the last 10+ years to become a vital resource for Landlords across the UK.

LNPG negotiates contract pricing on behalf of it's 6000+ members so you can provide quality products at incredibly low prices for your tenants in your rental properties. PLUS... Nick offers our listeners a 10% discount on their first year membership using a unique password revealed at the end of this episode.

A great listen for landlords investing across the UK. Don't miss out and download the episode today! 

 

LNPG

https://www.lnpg.co.uk 

01455 23 44 99

membership@lnpg.co.uk 

 

Essential Property Options 

Property Investment & Development

www.essentialpropertyoptions.co.uk 

 

Property Management Service 

www.creweandstokeroomsandsuites.co.uk 

ww.essentialpropertyoptions.co.uk/landlords 

Ep. 18 - Kick Off 2022 & Plan For Success

Ep. 18 - Kick Off 2022 & Plan For Success

January 6, 2022

In Episode 18, Paul Samuda & Amanda Woodward start 2022 with a discussion around business planning and setting yourself up for a successful year ahead.  

A quick and exciting episode covering the fundamental elements of a property business plan. Reflecting on the previous year, setting goals for the year ahead, SWOT Analysis, Stop Start Continue, financials, sales & marketing, operations & technology, people and much more...

A great way to start the year for both new and experienced property investors alike.

Download the episode today! 

N.B - Amanda said 2020 instead of 2022 when she started. She knows! We promise she does know what year it is :)

 

Essential Property Options 

Property Investment & Development

www.essentialpropertyoptions.co.uk 

 

Property Management Service 

www.creweandstokeroomsandsuites.co.uk 

ww.essentialpropertyoptions.co.uk/landlords 

 

New For 2022

"Ask Amanda"

Available via DM every Thursday on Instagram 

https://www.instagram.com/amandawoodwardproperty/ 

 

Ep. 17 - Interior Design For Service Accommodation with Jessica Olsson-Zabel

Ep. 17 - Interior Design For Service Accommodation with Jessica Olsson-Zabel

January 1, 2022

In Episode 17, Paul Samuda interviews the wonderful Jessica Olsson-Zabel, Interior Designer and founder at Urban Rook. 

In this episode, Jessica shares her passion for interior design and the need for investors to consider this within the service accommodation sector. Jessica also details how her design increases nightly rates, increases profitability and talks through her latest project.

A fantastic listen for investors considering service accommodation and working with an interior designer on their next project. 

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Jessica Olsson-Zabel

FB: https://www.facebook.com/jessica.olssonzabel

 

Essential Property Options 

Property Investment & Development

www.essentialpropertyoptions.co.uk 

 

Property Management Service 

www.creweandstokeroomsandsuites.co.uk 

ww.essentialpropertyoptions.co.uk/landlords 

Ep. 16 - Commercial Conversions in Crewe with Salik & Karishma

Ep. 16 - Commercial Conversions in Crewe with Salik & Karishma

January 1, 2022

In Episode 16, Amanda Woodward interviews property developers Salik Rashid & Karishma Davdra

In this ‘Property Developer Special’, Salik & Karishma share their commercial to residential strategy along with the success and challenges along the way.

We cover the team needed execute the strategy, tips to consider when creating flats from commercial property and how having a focus approached along with a strong network delivers results. 

A fantastic listen for investors considering Stoke on Trent, Newcastle Under Lyme & Crewe for commercial to residential development. 

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Salik Rashid & Karishma Davdra 

IG: https://www.instahttps://www.instagram.com/salikrashidproperty/ 

IG: https://www.inhttps://www.instagram.com/karishmadavdra_property/ 

 

Essential Property Options 

Property Investment & Development

www.essentialpropertyoptions.co.uk 

 

Property Management Service 

www.creweandstokeroomsandsuites.co.uk 

ww.essentialpropertyoptions.co.uk/landlords 

Ep. 15 - £56m Level Up For Stoke on Trent

Ep. 15 - £56m Level Up For Stoke on Trent

November 4, 2021

In Episode 15, Paul Samuda & Amanda Woodward talk about the current property market in Stoke on Trent and the government investment of £56 Million to 'Level Up' the city putting Stoke back on the map. 

They talk through the strong local demand for HMO & Serviced Accommodation and why Stoke is still a fantastic area for property investment.

A great listen for those with a keen interest in the Stoke, Newcastle under Lyme & Crewe property market. 

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