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Latest Episode10/14/2021

Perfecting Communication and Conversations in Property to get ahead with Rob McPhun

About Rob:Formally employed by the Humberside Police from 1974 up to his retirement in 2008. After an extensive time on the beat and various constable roles he was promoted in to the training branch to prepare recruits for their duties as police officers. Held various positions within training and trained as a facilitator, coach, mentor, assessor and trainer of trainers. Rob gained the rank of Chief Inspector before taking up the post of the Learning and Development manager for the whole Force which consisted of 4,500 employees.Retired in 2008 and took employment as an assessor/coach to senior officers Having retired in 2008 he worked with Psyton Associates who specialised in public sector recruitment and assessment. As such he personally coached 121 officers up to the rank of Superintendent.In 2010 Rob formed his own company and delivered workshops in presentation skills, Leadership and Management Development, Respect for Diversity, Communication, and Conflict Management.During his time in the police he designed a conflict management model for handling difficult conversations. Now known as the PERfecting conversations model.Rob became involved in building a personal property portfolio in 2014 to replace his partners wages so that she could give up work. They achieved this in 12 months and since that time he has been involved in helping others build property portfolios by coaching and facilitating learning different strategies to become financially free through property investment.The author two books based around his conversation management model one of which is an Amazon best selling book in 10 categories – PERfecting Property Conversations:How to conduct initial property negotiations with confidence. About this Episode: First Impressions – display ConfidenceFinding Common ground – make a ConnectionBe CuriousShow CredibilityBe AuthenticInitial contact with sellers, agents and investors in order to build rapport, trust and credibility quickly.Rob will introduce people to the Six second silence™rule.About your host, Tej:Tej graduated from King's’ College London with a BSc Biochemistry in 2014, he then pursued a career in Medical Education and Marketing. Soon after his second job… he was fired! A moment of relief and freedom was what he felt, not sure what his mother felt when he told her he was jobless at 23…He then went in search of a more ethical path, a business he could set up where the reward was equal to the work put in. “If they are making pounds, why am I making pennies?” - was his thought process, not happy with slow progression and bureaucracy (& having to wear smart shoes everyday). This lead him to opening a Recruitment business (not sure where the ethics went) which doubled in profit every year, for 4 years. He hated it. Golden handcuffs they call it. Fortunately, he used the cash he’d built up from that business, to educate himself in Property Investing. Soon, he’d stopped the business and transitioned into Property Investment full time. He then had a slow start - Purchasing 15 properties in his first 9 months, using over £650,000 of Investor Finance, he built a £1,200,000 property portfolio and created £30,000 of profit from flips. This gave him ‘financial freedom’, but it was the most stressful period of his life. Growing quickly is very painful.Let’s not forget that his Podcast grew to be the most-reviewed UK Property Podcast, peaking at 4,000 unique downloads per episode. His Podcast (Tej Talks) now sits at 660,000 downloads in over 100 countries and has 489 reviews, rated 5/5. Links:www.perfectingconversaions.comrob@perfectingconversations.comTej InvestsTej TalkseLearning
10/14/2021

Perfecting Communication and Conversations in Property to get ahead with Rob McPhun

About Rob:Formally employed by the Humberside Police from 1974 up to his retirement in 2008. After an extensive time on the beat and various constable roles he was promoted in to the training branch to prepare recruits for their duties as police officers. Held various positions within training and trained as a facilitator, coach, mentor, assessor and trainer of trainers. Rob gained the rank of Chief Inspector before taking up the post of the Learning and Development manager for the whole Force which consisted of 4,500 employees.Retired in 2008 and took employment as an assessor/coach to senior officers Having retired in 2008 he worked with Psyton Associates who specialised in public sector recruitment and assessment. As such he personally coached 121 officers up to the rank of Superintendent.In 2010 Rob formed his own company and delivered workshops in presentation skills, Leadership and Management Development, Respect for Diversity, Communication, and Conflict Management.During his time in the police he designed a conflict management model for handling difficult conversations. Now known as the PERfecting conversations model.Rob became involved in building a personal property portfolio in 2014 to replace his partners wages so that she could give up work. They achieved this in 12 months and since that time he has been involved in helping others build property portfolios by coaching and facilitating learning different strategies to become financially free through property investment.The author two books based around his conversation management model one of which is an Amazon best selling book in 10 categories – PERfecting Property Conversations:How to conduct initial property negotiations with confidence. About this Episode: First Impressions – display ConfidenceFinding Common ground – make a ConnectionBe CuriousShow CredibilityBe AuthenticInitial contact with sellers, agents and investors in order to build rapport, trust and credibility quickly.Rob will introduce people to the Six second silence™rule.About your host, Tej:Tej graduated from King's’ College London with a BSc Biochemistry in 2014, he then pursued a career in Medical Education and Marketing. Soon after his second job… he was fired! A moment of relief and freedom was what he felt, not sure what his mother felt when he told her he was jobless at 23…He then went in search of a more ethical path, a business he could set up where the reward was equal to the work put in. “If they are making pounds, why am I making pennies?” - was his thought process, not happy with slow progression and bureaucracy (& having to wear smart shoes everyday). This lead him to opening a Recruitment business (not sure where the ethics went) which doubled in profit every year, for 4 years. He hated it. Golden handcuffs they call it. Fortunately, he used the cash he’d built up from that business, to educate himself in Property Investing. Soon, he’d stopped the business and transitioned into Property Investment full time. He then had a slow start - Purchasing 15 properties in his first 9 months, using over £650,000 of Investor Finance, he built a £1,200,000 property portfolio and created £30,000 of profit from flips. This gave him ‘financial freedom’, but it was the most stressful period of his life. Growing quickly is very painful.Let’s not forget that his Podcast grew to be the most-reviewed UK Property Podcast, peaking at 4,000 unique downloads per episode. His Podcast (Tej Talks) now sits at 660,000 downloads in over 100 countries and has 489 reviews, rated 5/5. Links:www.perfectingconversaions.comrob@perfectingconversations.comTej InvestsTej TalkseLearning
10/12/2021

3 Key rules for making money in Property in 2021

A short, quickfire, but well-explained tour of some of the key things you should be doing (or not!) to ensure you make money in Property Investment.I've lost money, it's part of it sometimes, but I've learnt from those experiences and picked myself up, and got better. Property can be a forgiving game, however things can also seriously go wrong when developing property.Your due diligence before the deal is vital, and management during the refurb and then sale/refinance will all play big roles in your success.About your host, Tej:Tej graduated from King's’ College London with a BSc Biochemistry in 2014, he then pursued a career in Medical Education and Marketing. Soon after his second job… he was fired! A moment of relief and freedom was what he felt, not sure what his mother felt when he told her he was jobless at 23…He then went in search of a more ethical path, a business he could set up where the reward was equal to the work put in. “If they are making pounds, why am I making pennies?” - was his thought process, not happy with slow progression and bureaucracy (& having to wear smart shoes everyday). This lead him to opening a Recruitment business (not sure where the ethics went) which doubled in profit every year, for 4 years. He hated it. Golden handcuffs they call it.Fortunately, he used the cash he’d built up from that business, to educate himself in Property Investing. Soon, he’d stopped the business and transitioned into Property Investment full time. He then had a slow start -Purchasing 15 properties in his first 9 months, using over £650,000 of Investor Finance, he built a £1,200,000 property portfolio and created £30,000 of profit from flips. This gave him ‘financial freedom’, but it was the most stressful period of his life. Growing quickly is very painful.Let’s not forget that his Podcast grew to be the most-reviewed UK Property Podcast, peaking at 4,000 unique downloads per episode.His Podcast (Tej Talks) now sits at 660,000 downloads in over 100 countries and has 489 reviews, rated 5/5. Links:Tej InvestsTej TalkseLearning
10/7/2021

10 Deals fallen through, 3 HMOs, 1 BTL and working with your family, Radhika talks!

About Radhika:Radhikastarted off her journey at age 23 when she started her first corporate job by stumbling on an Instagram post. The curiosity kicked in and soRadhikastarted learning more about property and attending networking sessions around London.Radhikadiscovered two of her Aunties were also in the property world whereby one ofRadhika's Auntie Minel helped her get her first property through a property sourcer. Since then, the three of them have formed their own property company called Your Cosy Home focusing on providing luxury and affordable accommodation for professionals with a combined portfolio of 4 properties (with a lot of properties fallen through) and in the process of buying another property.Radhikahas also used social media to build up her brand which has led on to having conversations with investors, growing the business and networking with other property people.About your host, Tej:Tej graduated from King's’ College London with a BSc Biochemistry in 2014, he then pursued a career in Medical Education and Marketing. Soon after his second job… he was fired! A moment of relief and freedom was what he felt, not sure what his mother felt when he told her he was jobless at 23…He then went in search of a more ethical path, a business he could set up where the reward was equal to the work put in. “If they are making pounds, why am I making pennies?” - was his thought process, not happy with slow progression and bureaucracy (& having to wear smart shoes everyday). This lead him to opening a Recruitment business (not sure where the ethics went) which doubled in profit every year, for 4 years. He hated it. Golden handcuffs they call it.Fortunately, he used the cash he’d built up from that business, to educate himself in Property Investing. Soon, he’d stopped the business and transitioned into Property Investment full time. He then had a slow start -Purchasing 15 properties in his first 9 months, using over £650,000 of Investor Finance, he built a £1,200,000 property portfolio and created £30,000 of profit from flips. This gave him ‘financial freedom’, but it was the most stressful period of his life. Growing quickly is very painful.Let’s not forget that his Podcast grew to be the most-reviewed UK Property Podcast, peaking at 4,000 unique downloads per episode.His Podcast (Tej Talks) now sits at 660,000 downloads in over 100 countries and has 489 reviews, rated 5/5. Links:www.instagram.com/radhika_allaboutpropertyhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTaIllva7_mMF8aCbpdt2qQTej InvestsTej TalkseLearning
10/5/2021

How to get your first Rent 2 Serviced Accommodation with less than £5,000 (R2SA) Ft. Adam Rana

Adam runs a Serviced Accommodation Property business in the UK and Dubai, he's outsourced and built his company to the point where he can work from anywhere.In today's episode we will be discussing how he started and how you can, the reality and hardwork it takes and how trainers will make you think it's easy. We talk through some of the key steps and challenges to you getting your first R2SA, that can start making a profit after 4/5 months if you do it right. It's a great way for beginners in property to get started.In fact, I'm looking at some R2SAs for myself as they cash flow nicely.Property has so many avenues, and SA, especially R2SA has a low barrier to entry in terms of knowledge and funds, you could start with as little as £5,000. Adam also buys Buy To Lets and Flips in Birmingham, so his Property Portfolio is diversified. We also went and saw his block of flats later that day too!About your host, Tej:Tej graduated from King's’ College London with a BSc Biochemistry in 2014, he then pursued a career in Medical Education and Marketing. Soon after his second job… he was fired! A moment of relief and freedom was what he felt, not sure what his mother felt when he told her he was jobless at 23…He then went in search of a more ethical path, a business he could set up where the reward was equal to the work put in. “If they are making pounds, why am I making pennies?” - was his thought process, not happy with slow progression and bureaucracy (& having to wear smart shoes everyday). This lead him to opening a Recruitment business (not sure where the ethics went) which doubled in profit every year, for 4 years. He hated it. Golden handcuffs they call it.Fortunately, he used the cash he’d built up from that business, to educate himself in Property Investing. Soon, he’d stopped the business and transitioned into Property Investment full time. He then had a slow start -Purchasing 15 properties in his first 9 months, using over £650,000 of Investor Finance, he built a £1,200,000 property portfolio and created £30,000 of profit from flips. This gave him ‘financial freedom’, but it was the most stressful period of his life. Growing quickly is very painful.Let’s not forget that his Podcast grew to be the most-reviewed UK Property Podcast, peaking at 4,000 unique downloads per episode.His Podcast (Tej Talks) now sits at 660,000 downloads in over 100 countries and has 489 reviews, rated 5/5. Links:Tej InvestsTej TalkseLearning
9/30/2021

40 R2R tenants, generating £5,000+ per month and moving into development in Cornwall with Dan Anson-Hart

About Dan:Dan started investing in property in 2019 alongside his very busy day job and young family. He now runs The Professional Investment Group (PIG) in Cornwall, a networking event for experienced and aspiring property investors and landlords. He also co-hosts the Cornwall Property Podcast where he and his partner James discuss different property topics and property news items each week.Dan has created and still runs a successful rent to rent portfolio which he built alongside his very busy day job and a young family. Dan’s rent to rent portfolio consists of 40 tenants across Falmouth and Penryn in Cornwall.Dan’s rent to rent portfolio has now enabled him to leave his day job where he can fully focus on building his assets a long term wealth. Dan and his business partner James,are currently working on 2 Cornish Developments where they are working hard to bring back to use run down/derelict properties and are converting them into high quality energy efficient homes for local working professionals and families. They have a further 3 developments already in the pipeline for the end of 2021 and 2022.Dan finally left the day job at the end of August 2021 after two years side hustling but he can now focus on property full time which has been his dream and goal for the past 2 years!You can connect with Dan via Instagram @dan.ansonhart or LinkedIn. You are also able to get in touch with him atwww.cornwalllivingproperty.comorwww.cornwallpropertypodcast.comRemember, a goal without action remains simply a dream. You must be willing to put in the hard work and effort in order to achieve your dreams and if you do take the required action coupled with the right knowledge then anything is possible!About your host, Tej:Tej graduated from King's’ College London with a BSc Biochemistry in 2014, he then pursued a career in Medical Education and Marketing. Soon after his second job… he was fired! A moment of relief and freedom was what he felt, not sure what his mother felt when he told her he was jobless at 23…He then went in search of a more ethical path, a business he could set up where the reward was equal to the work put in. “If they are making pounds, why am I making pennies?” - was his thought process, not happy with slow progression and bureaucracy (& having to wear smart shoes everyday). This lead him to opening a Recruitment business (not sure where the ethics went) which doubled in profit every year, for 4 years. He hated it. Golden handcuffs they call it.Fortunately, he used the cash he’d built up from that business, to educate himself in Property Investing. Soon, he’d stopped the business and transitioned into Property Investment full time. He then had a slow start -Purchasing 15 properties in his first 9 months, using over £650,000 of Investor Finance, he built a £1,200,000 property portfolio and created £30,000 of profit from flips. This gave him ‘financial freedom’, but it was the most stressful period of his life. Growing quickly is very painful.Let’s not forget that his Podcast grew to be the most-reviewed UK Property Podcast, peaking at 4,000 unique downloads per episode.His Podcast (Tej Talks) now sits at 660,000 downloads in over 100 countries and has 489 reviews, rated 5/5. Links:https://www.instagram.com/dan.ansonhart/www.cornwalllivingproperty.comwww.cornwallpropertypodcast.comTej InvestsTej TalkseLearning