Across the UK, more and more people are choosing to live in houses of multiple occupation - a house where tenants have their own private bedrooms and share the other facilities communally. The market is growing, and so, too, are the demands of tenants. If you are a property investor or landlord, you might be wondering how to develop an HMO so that it is profitable, well managed, and well maintained.
This book is a handy guide to help you quickly and efficiently learn some tricks of the trade and apply them in your chosen HMO location. All the tips in the book have been implemented, tested, and refined through repeated processes. They will enable you to create a well-managed, profitable, professional HMO and free up your time in no time!
Using the knowledge in this book, you will be able to create a systemized business that runs even when you're not there. This book is focused on the professional HMO market, but many of the tips can easily be applied to other sectors of the market, such as LHA (local housing allowance) and student HMOs.
The book is split into five sections: Find It, Fund It, Finish It, Fill It, and Future-Proof It. Each section contains tips large and small - some short and sweet and some that are more in-depth. All of the advice will be useful if you are developing for the professional HMO market and could save you thousands of pounds and hours of worry, giving you time, money, and freedom as a result.
About the Author
Wendy Whittaker-Large is the founder of multiple companies, including Best Nest - a high-end HMO company - and Welcome Properties. She is passionate about houses of multiple occupation for their contribution to the housing economy and the positive contribution they can make to people's lives. You can find more about her by going to www.wendywhittaker-large.com.
©2015 Wendy Whittaker-Large (P)2016 Wendy Whittaker-Large
Easy-Listen, Helpful, Useful
This book gives great tips and advice for running a HMO without using a letting agent and general tips for maintaining and maximising cash flow! Main thing though I'm glad I purchased.
short but sweet. Picked up some great tips despite having let out HMOs for 14 years myself! A must for all newby HMO landlords and a great concise reference for the rest of us!
Knowledgeable, inspiring, achievable
endless tips, its a manual you can use over and over again
A must have for anyone who has HMO's or is considering it. I also attended Wendy's hmo course which was outstanding. Great in depth knowledge from experience and years spent in the industry.
Get this book you will not be disappointed.
Motorhome Hire Essex
I can't say it's better than the printed copy, as I like the feel of paper. However, the audio definitely saves time as can be listened to while driving, allowing to make the most of the time.
Wendy is a brilliant narrator, sharing her wide experience in a very engaging way.
I listened to Wendy at property meetings. This audio is great and full of useful knowledge.
I intend to download it on my pen drive to listen to it again while driving. I am really pleased I got it.
Yes - So many valuable tips that you cannot take it all in first time around. I had a pen and paper handy the second time I listened to the book
You can tell that the author has walked the path and has tried and tested every tip in the book. Her wealth of knowledge and passion for HMO's is evident in her voice
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