TPP402: 3 property investors tell us about investing during the year of Covid
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Have you been investing during Covid?

Well, if you haven’t been investing during Covid, these three property investors certainly have. 

Trying to build a portfolio is hard enough, nevermind trying to do it in the middle of a worldwide pandemic. 

Naturally, it’s brought challenges for everyone. But it’s how you work through those challenges that will set you apart from others who have been investing during Covid.

If you’re at a bit of a sticking point and you’re not sure if investing during Covid is the right thing for you, then today’s episode should certainly help.

Here’s what to expect on this week’s property podcast episode

On today’s episode Rob & Rob are talking to three investors who have certainly come across challenges whilst investing during Covid.

You may recognise these three investors as Iain, Sarah and Steve. A panel of investors that we’ve spoken to a number of times before. 

We like to check in with Iain, Sarah and Steve every now and again to see how they’re getting on with their investment journeys. 

So we thought now would be a better time than ever to see how they’re getting on with investing during Covid.


In the news

In the news this week we have a positive news story, hooray! 

Safety checks eased to help flat owners ‘in limbo’.

A lot of investors have been having issues trying to sell or refinance their property due to needing an EWS1 form. This came into place after the Grenfell Tower disaster, and is designed to show that there are no safety issues with the building.

The good news is that it came out recently that the form won’t be needed for properties that don’t have cladding – and although there’s still confusion in the industry about exactly when it’s needed, this latest announcement certainly seems like good news for a lot of property owners and investors.


Hub extra

This week’s Hub Extra is a quote for you. It’s the perfect quote to sum up the qualities needed to be successful in this current climate.

‘Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do’ - Pele.

Which we think is pretty spot on for right now.


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We’d love to hear what you think of this week’s Property Podcast over on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. You might even have a topic you’d like us to cover in the future - if so, pop us a message on social and we’ll see what we can do.


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