15 episodes

Welcome! This is Down to South London, a podcast dedicated to property investing specifically south of the River. Host Jeroen Hoppe interviews professional property investors who are making awesome returns despite the stigma that investing in London is very difficult.

Having been an estate agent for nearly 15 years and investing for as long as that, Jeroen is well-versed at finding great property deals South of the river, an area he knows well and is passionate about.

If you enjoyed this podcast please leave a 5* review and SUBSCRIBE to get notifications when the next episode is released!

Down to South London Jeroen Hoppe

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    • 4.7, 18 Ratings

Welcome! This is Down to South London, a podcast dedicated to property investing specifically south of the River. Host Jeroen Hoppe interviews professional property investors who are making awesome returns despite the stigma that investing in London is very difficult.

Having been an estate agent for nearly 15 years and investing for as long as that, Jeroen is well-versed at finding great property deals South of the river, an area he knows well and is passionate about.

If you enjoyed this podcast please leave a 5* review and SUBSCRIBE to get notifications when the next episode is released!

    Jeroen Hoppe and Areeb Azam - experienced builder/developer/letting agent in London talk tenant demand in the wake of the COVID-19 Epidemic

    Jeroen Hoppe and Areeb Azam - experienced builder/developer/letting agent in London talk tenant demand in the wake of the COVID-19 Epidemic

    Experienced build-to-rent developer and letting agent Areeb Azam dives into the subject of tenant demand with me. Two real discussions in this episode: the effects on demand due to the corona virus epidemic and the longer term changes in renter demographic and what Areeb is doing to cater to this demand by using clever developing when he builds his units.



    Show Notes

    00:30 - Welcome and introduction

    02:00 - Thoughts on demand due to lockdown - payment problems and how we're tackling them

    06:47 - Areeb's mix of property - the difference between his residential and commercial tenants

    08:16 - Estate agents in the mix - how lockdown will affect tenant demand and agents' income as a result, short and medium term.

    10:14 - My r2r portfolio and the smaller rooms

    12:54 - The higher end of the market and which properties Areeb and Jeroen think will be hard-hit

    16:04 - What are the "middle class/white collar/city worker" tenants doing during lockdown and the effect of this on commercial rents long-term

    23:30 Homeownership is a privilege, but are people bothered these days?

    25:34 - Playing the long game with build to rent

    27:50 - Areeb's cutting edge design in his build to rent portfolio; innovating and creating product with longevity

    34:20 - Tenant demand in Areeb's neck of the woods - Tooting



    A fascinating discussion on the short and long term effects on tenant demand. If you are looking to reach out to Areeb please contact him at his agency: Concept Estate Agents in Tooting, mobile 07966 162288 or email a.azam@conceptestateagents.com. 

    I hope you enjoy my content. If you are looking to dive in to the wonderful world of property investing then do reach out to me via email or get in touch via my social media channels. I offer coaching, mentoring and more so be sure to check out my website www.jeroenhoppe.com for more information on what I can do to help you.

    • 39 min
    Faith Locken - transitioning from R2R to property development

    Faith Locken - transitioning from R2R to property development

    Faith Locken is no stranger to property. Being a commercial surveyor by trade she has a long history of working in property with some seriously big numbers. Not having access to 8 figure sums hasn't stopped her from being a success on a smaller scale! We dive into her history  and more importantly how she is making a success moving from R2R into development full-time.



    00:30 Faith's Intro

    01:25 Faith handed back her R2R deals

    03:30 The bugbear with R2R discussed

    05:40 How to decide who to work with

    06:50 What sort of developments is Faith looking at??

    09:26 Faith reckons you should start here if you are starting out

    10:40 Proving credibility - how?

    12:05 How to deal with instant gratification

    14:25 Things going wrong, what can you learn from this

    17:40 When is Faith going full-time?

    19:50 Where is Faith looking to invest?

    I hope you enjoy my content. If you are looking to dive in to the wonderful world of property investing then do reach out to me via email or get in touch via my social media channels. I offer coaching, mentoring and more so be sure to check out my website www.jeroenhoppe.com for more information on what I can do to help you.

    • 24 min
    Don't deal with idiots...

    Don't deal with idiots...

    The one thing you need to do to shortcut in life...!



    I hope you enjoy my content. If you are looking to dive in to the wonderful world of property investing then do reach out to me via email or get in touch via my social media channels. I offer coaching, mentoring and more so be sure to check out my website www.jeroenhoppe.com for more information on what I can do to help you.

    • 3 min
    I don't care about your pretty pictures on Instagram!

    I don't care about your pretty pictures on Instagram!

    Like who cares right? Here's why!



    I hope you enjoy my content. If you are looking to dive in to the wonderful world of property investing then do reach out to me via email or get in touch via my social media channels. I offer coaching, mentoring and more so be sure to check out my website www.jeroenhoppe.com for more information on what I can do to help you.

    • 4 min
    Spinning plates

    Spinning plates

    Is entrepreneurship all it’s cracked up to be? My brief thoughts on working alone through highs and lows.

    • 5 min
    Rod Turner tells the truth behind HMOs

    Rod Turner tells the truth behind HMOs

    Rod Turner is an experienced businessman, property developer and landlord. Having completed many commercial and residential projects his experience is second to none. Knowing Rod personally gives me great insight into his views on risk (especially vs reward).



    00:00 Introduction - Background, who is Rod Turner

    2:18 Commercial to Commercial?

    4:50 Rod's favourite tenants

    9:30 Commercial is riskier than you'd think

    14:58 how to value your HMO rooms

    16:30 HMOs and the forgotten (hidden) operational costs

    19:25 The 10 year life span

    27:00 Recurring income and making money in your sleep

    28:45 Rod disagrees with Robert Kiyosaki

    33:40 Risk vs reward vs effort!

    35:00 Rod's view on problems in business

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    Jeroen Hoppe is an experienced investor. He's been a landlord for over 15 years, has his own estate agency and manages his own personal portfolio. If you are looking to connect please visit www.jeroenhoppe.com.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Daniel Arter ,

This podcast works for me!

Great podcast. Proper investing tips and thoughts from an entrepreneurial mind.

Dan Jackson 1972 ,

Super insightful

I may be somewhat biased as I’ve been interviewed for

Miro & Co ,

Great Property podcast

If you looking for a good property podcast with great content, this is the one.
Easy to listen, lots of informations and real picture of property investments from Jeroen and his guests.

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