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The Full HMO Picture

HMO Investment Insights after a Decade in the Industry


Date and time

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 - 20:00

Location

Online

Event Length

45 min

Event price

Free

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Decade-Long Insider Expertise

Unlike run-of-the-mill webinars, ours is led by an Industry professional with 10 years of experience in investing, developing, letting and managing HMOs. Walk away with insights you can actually use, from someone who’s been where you are and already made the mistakes!

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Real-World Reality Check

Forget sugar-coated promises and scenarios based on unrealistic conditions. We delve into the good, the bad, and the ugly of HMO investing, arming you with balanced perspectives so you can make informed decisions.

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Pathway to Practical Experience

This isn’t just a one-off session; it’s your gateway to an immersive, in-person portfolio tour where you’ll see the realities of HMOs up close. Experience the nuts and bolts of HMO purchase, development and management first-hand, a priceless learning opportunity you won’t find elsewhere.

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What to expect

Our webinar is designed to provide you with a deeper understanding of HMO investment and covers three essential areas that we know through experience, will make or break your property investment journey :

Understanding the 'where' of investment is just the beginning. Dive deeper with us into the critical nuances of area analysis and tenant demographics. It's not just about transport links or local amenities; it's about truly grasping who your tenants are—their backgrounds, cultures, preferences, and expectations. With our decade-long journey through the HMO landscape, managing tenants from diverse cultures across the globe, we've garnered invaluable insights. Learn how a profound understanding of your potential tenants can significantly enhance your investment's profitability. Let our experiences illuminate your path, ensuring you make decisions that positively influence your bottom line.

Embarking on an HMO investment without a comprehensive grasp of its viability, amenity standards, compliance requirements, and licensing is like navigating a ship in stormy seas without a compass. The complexity of regulations and the nuances of what makes a property suitable for HMO conversion demand more than just a cursory glance. This section demystifies the process, guiding you through the labyrinth of legalities and logistical considerations essential for a successful HMO investment. We'll share insights on how to critically assess a property's potential, the importance of exceeding minimum amenity standards for tenant satisfaction, and how to steer clear of the legal pitfalls that could lead to costly mistakes or regulatory breaches. Our expertise is your safeguard against relying on hearsay or the well-meaning but often inaccurate advice from contractors. Arm yourself with knowledge directly from industry professionals who understand the intricacies of HMO licensing and compliance inside out.

Mastering the art of collaboration with local authorities can transform your HMO project from a potential headache into a smooth-running venture. It's not just about knowing when to engage with the HMO officer and Building Control but understanding the dynamics of these relationships. Our session dives into the intricacies of working alongside these key figures, offering you a roadmap for when to initiate contact, setting the right expectations, and expertly navigating through conflicting information. Discover the insider strategies for effective communication and negotiation, ensuring your projects not only meet but exceed regulatory standards. We'll unravel the complexities of who holds the final say in critical decisions and how to align your development plans with the expectations of both the HMO officer and Building Control, avoiding common pitfalls that can delay or derail your projects. This is your chance to learn from a decade of direct experience, ensuring your interactions with local authorities are productive, positive, and pave the way for your HMO success

Your question answered

While there’s no shortage of content online about HMO investments, our experience shows that many investors, especially those new to the game, still miss out on key insights. These gaps in knowledge often lead to paralysis by analysis or costly mistakes down the line. Our webinar isn’t just another drop in the information ocean. It’s an amalgamation of 10 years of HMO investment and management. We’ve helped clients navigate through the good, bad, and ugly, giving us a unique vantage point to offer actionable insights you won’t find elsewhere.

Drawing on a decade of hands-on HMO investment and client consulting, this webinar goes beyond the theory to give you actionable, real-world insights. We’ve not only navigated the highs and lows of our own HMO projects but have also pulled clients back from the brink of tricky situations. You’ll benefit from a wealth of lessons learned—the hard way—through concrete examples and case studies. Consider this your shortcut to sidestepping common pitfalls and accelerating your HMO investment journey.

Absolutely, yes! In fact, attending this webinar could be one of the smartest moves you make before diving into HMO investments. Our content is designed to not just enlighten you about the upsides but also to make you keenly aware of the pitfalls that trip up many beginners. By the end, you’ll walk away with a comprehensive understanding that equips you to start your HMO journey with greater confidence and peace of mind.

Absolutely, yes! If you’re seasoned in the property game but new to HMOs, you’ll find this webinar especially eye-opening. While you may have a solid grasp of property investment fundamentals, the HMO landscape offers its own set of challenges and opportunities. Many of our clients transitioned from other types of property investments and quickly realised that HMOs are a different beast altogether. This webinar will equip you with the specialised knowledge you need to diversify your portfolio successfully.

Yes! We’re excited to announce our upcoming HMO Experience Days, which are designed to take the insights from the webinar to the next level. Limited to just 8 participants, these in-person sessions dive deeper into each topic and include visits to actual HMO properties. It’s a fully immersive experience aimed at equipping you with the confidence and knowledge to take decisive action in the HMO market.

Absolutely! We’ve allocated ample time for a lively Q&A session at the end of the webinar to address your burning questions. And the conversation doesn’t have to end there—you’re more than welcome to reach out to us post-event for any follow-up queries or insights. We’re here to help you succeed in your HMO investment journey!

Nope, no spotlight moments or awkward ice-breakers here! Just relax in your comfiest chair, grab a drink, and take it all in. Got a question? No need to unmute yourself—just type it out in the Q&A box to be addressed at the end.

Not at all! Feel free to attend in your PJs, messy hair and all—we won’t judge! When you log in, you’ll be greeted by our presentation screen.

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