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Phil Spencer is one of the UK's leading property experts,
with over 25 years of experience in the property sector. The Move iQ Podcast is where Phil shares his tips for buying, renting and selling to help anyone moving through this notoriously stressful process and beyond.

Whether this is your first move or you are a seasoned property professional, Phil shares his property advice, guidance and insights to help everyone move home with confidence.

Move iQ Podcast Phil Spencer: UK Property Expert

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Phil Spencer is one of the UK's leading property experts,
with over 25 years of experience in the property sector. The Move iQ Podcast is where Phil shares his tips for buying, renting and selling to help anyone moving through this notoriously stressful process and beyond.

Whether this is your first move or you are a seasoned property professional, Phil shares his property advice, guidance and insights to help everyone move home with confidence.

    Key Things to Know About Renting

    Key Things to Know About Renting

    Your rental property is more than just the place you live, it’s your home.
     
    Viewing different rental properties is an exciting and often stressful process. Although you might fall in love with a property at first glance, you may discover all is not as it seems as second and even third viewings could reveal potential hidden truths about the condition of the property that you were previously unaware of.
     
    Knowing how to navigate the rental market and what to look out for when you find ‘the one’ is vitally important. Over the past five episodes of the Move iQ Property podcast, we’ve covered everything from how to choose the right rental property to how to be the perfect tenant.
     
    However, with the rental market constantly changing and considering just how competitive private renting has become, you really need to know your stuff if you want to stay ahead of the game.
     
    To help you out with this and to ensure you secure a home for the foreseeable future, I’ve returned for the final episode of season two to cover the key aspects of previous episodes in more detail.
     
    Listen in to find out:
    How the rental market has evolved and why it’s become so competitive over recent years Why you (and your pets) need a tenant passport to help you secure the right property How to assess the quality of a property when viewing How to negotiate on rental costs and terms on a lease Important things to do on move-in day including taking photos and videos to demonstrate the condition of the property and help get your deposit back Why you should consider getting insurance in the form of a rental protection plan An in-depth analysis of tenants' rights when living in the property How to deal with disputes about getting your deposit back  
    Thank you for listening to the Move iQ Property podcast!
     
    Renting Advice
    For more essential tips and tricks to help the rental process run as smoothly as possible check out the Renting section over at Move iQ.
     
    We want to thank the sponsor of our show:
    The Legal & General Group is one of the UK’s leading financial services companies. For over 180 years, they’ve helped their customers safeguard their families' financial futures through providing life insurance.
    Their new Rental Protection Plan could help provide financial security by paying out a monthly benefit which could be used to help to pay the rent.
    Visit legalandgeneral.com/rentalprotectionplan to find out more.
     
    Find out more about Move iQ
    We’ve reached the final episode of season two with your host Phil Spencer and Co-Host, Chris Ducker. We hope you enjoyed this season as much as we enjoyed recording it!
    Don’t forget to sign-up to Move iQ for lots of tips, advice and free downloadable guides to support you on your rental journey.
    If you think you’ve found the right rental property, you can find out property-specific and local area information you need to know to make sure you’ve found ‘the one’ with help from Phil Spencer’s Property Report.
    If you enjoyed the show, please subscribe via your favourite podcast app and don’t forget to leave a review!
     
     

    • 10 min
    What to Do When Your Tenancy Comes to an End

    What to Do When Your Tenancy Comes to an End

    The end of a tenancy can mean one of two things; either the tenant has decided to leave or the landlord has issued an eviction.
     
    One scenario is obviously much better than the other, but both these options call for similar actions to be taken at the end of a tenancy.
     
    Tune into this episode to hear Phil and co-host, Chris Ducker, discuss how tenancies can end and what you should do when this happens. Chris asks Phil about tenant’s rights when evicted and what actions to take before leaving the property.
     
    If you want to learn how to get your deposit back and ensure you’ve got a great reference in your corner when it comes to securing another rental property, you really don’t want to miss this episode of Move iQ.
     
    Listen in to find out:
    What procedures landlords must follow before issuing an eviction The difference between Section 21 and Section 8 notices How to get your deposit back What to do with your bills and post following the end of a tenancy How to get that glowing landlord reference  
    Thank you for listening to the Move iQ podcast!
    If you enjoyed the show, please subscribe via your favourite podcast app and don’t forget to leave a review!
     
    Are you sure you’ve found the right rental property?
    Phil Spencer’s Property Report can help you decide! Your tailored Property Report reveals vital property-specific and local area information to help you form a rounded opinion on the suitability of a specific property you may be considering renting.
    To find out more about Phil’s Property Report, click here.
     
    We want to thank the sponsor of our show:
    The Legal & General Group is one of the UK’s leading financial services companies. For over 180 years, they’ve helped their customers safeguard their families' financial futures through providing life insurance.
    Their new Rental Protection Plan could help provide financial security by paying out a monthly benefit which could be used to help to pay the rent.
    Visit legalandgeneral.com/rentalprotectionplan to find out more.
     
    Find out more about Move iQ
    To find out more about Move iQ, you can visit our website, where you can register to receive offers and benefits, and sign-up to receive our exclusive monthly newsletter.
    Please also connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn.
    We’ve also got lots of great videos over on YouTube, so be sure to subscribe to our channel and let us know what you think.
     

    • 12 min
    How to be a Good Tenant

    How to be a Good Tenant

    Are you the perfect tenant?
     
    When renting a property, it is always important to remember that whilst you have a right to feel at home, you are living in someone else’s property. Therefore, you have certain responsibilities to look after the home whilst the landlord is responsible to make sure you are safe and happy.
     
    In the fourth episode of season two of the Move iQ Podcast, Phil and his co-host, Chris Ducker, discuss how to be a good tenant and why communication is key.
     
    Chris quizzes Phil on the do’s and don’ts of renting and why it’s important to always ask the landlord before doing anything!
     
    Listen in to find out:
    How to communicate with your landlord How to be the perfect tenant Your rights when living in the property What to do if you want to make home improvements What to do if your landlord wants to inspect the property  
    Thank you for listening to the Move iQ podcast!
    If you enjoyed the show, please subscribe via your favourite podcast app and don’t forget to leave a review!
     
    Renting advice
    For more essential tips and tricks to help the rental process run as smoothly as possible check out the Renting section over at Move iQ.
     
    We want to thank the sponsor of our show:
    The Legal & General Group is one of the UK’s leading financial services companies. For over 180 years, they’ve helped their customers safeguard their families' financial futures through providing life insurance.
    Their new Rental Protection Plan could help provide financial security by paying out a monthly benefit which could be used to help to pay the rent.
    Visit legalandgeneral.com/rentalprotectionplan to find out more.
     
    Find out more about Move iQ
    To find out more about Move iQ, you can visit our website, where you can register to receive offers and benefits, and sign-up to receive our exclusive monthly newsletter.
    Please also connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn.
    We’ve also got lots of great videos over on YouTube, so be sure to subscribe to our channel and let us know what you think.
     

    • 11 min
    How to Secure a Rental Property

    How to Secure a Rental Property

    If you don’t ask, you don’t get!
     
    Before signing the lease on a rental property, it’s worth negotiating anything that you aren’t happy about or that you think require the landlord’s attention.
     
    Do you know the history of the property? Is the price reasonable? Have you read the agreement properly? There are so many things that you need to consider as a potential tenant in order to make informed decisions and more agreeable negotiations.
     
    Phil and his co-host, Chris Ducker, discuss how the terms on rental properties aren’t always set in stone and the importance of going through all the information you have with a fine-tooth comb.
     
    Negotiating isn’t just for when you’re buying a house, it works on rented properties too, as long as you know how to go about it.
     
    Listen in to find out:
    Important information you should know about the property before renting How to negotiate changes you want to make to the property What the different types of tenancy agreements are and what they mean for you as the tenant Why you should read the tenancy agreement before move-in day Why the inventory is vitally important  
    Thank you for listening to the Move iQ podcast!
    If you enjoyed the show, please subscribe via your favourite podcast app and don’t forget to leave a review!
     
    Renting advice
    For more of Phil’s essential tips and tricks to help the rental process run as smoothly as possible check out the Renting section over at Move iQ.
     
    We want to thank the sponsor of our show:
    The Legal & General Group is one of the UK’s leading financial services companies. For over 180 years, they’ve helped their customers safeguard their families' financial futures through providing life insurance.
    Their new Rental Protection Plan could help provide financial security by paying out a monthly benefit which could be used to help to pay the rent.
    Visit legalandgeneral.com/rentalprotectionplan to find out more.
     
    Find out more about Move iQ
    To find out more about Move iQ, you can visit our website, where you can register to receive offers and benefits, and sign-up to receive our exclusive monthly newsletter.
    Please also connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn.
    We’ve also got lots of great videos over on YouTube, so be sure to subscribe to our channel and let us know what you think.
     

    • 13 min
    How to View a Rental Property

    How to View a Rental Property

    Are you looking for a property to rent?
     
    There are many things to consider before renting a new home; who is the landlord? How long is the lease? Is it furnished? These are the questions that you need to ask when deciding if the property itself is right for you.
     
    You also need to make sure you’ve done your research when it comes to the local area, what amenities are nearby? What are the schools like? How convenient are the transport links? etc.
     
    It’s very important to know the advantages and disadvantages of different properties before signing anything.
     
    In the second episode of season two of the Move iQ Podcast, Phil shares his knowledge with co-host Chris Ducker on what to consider when viewing a rental property. They also dive into the pros and cons of being a tenant, whether it’s better to rent privately or through an agent, the differences between landlords, benefits of furnished vs unfurnished homes and so much more.
     
    Listen in to find out:
    Why it’s important to know who your landlord is The difference between portfolio, individual and accidental landlords How to know whether a furnished, unfurnished or semi-furnished property is right for you Whether renting via a letting agent or private landlord is better How to discuss awkward matters such as not liking the furniture in the property  
    Thank you for listening to the Move iQ podcast!
    If you enjoyed the show, please subscribe via your favourite podcast app and don’t forget to leave a review!
     
    Are you sure you’ve found the right rental property?
    Phil Spencer’s Property Report can help you decide! Your tailored Property Report reveals vital property-specific and local area information to help you form a rounded opinion on the suitability of a specific property you may be considering renting.
    To find out more about Phil’s Property Report, click here.
     
    We want to thank the sponsor of our show:
    The Legal & General Group is one of the UK’s leading financial services companies. For over 180 years, they’ve helped their customers safeguard their families' financial futures through providing life insurance.
    Their new Rental Protection Plan could help provide financial security by paying out a monthly benefit which could be used to help to pay the rent.
    Visit legalandgeneral.com/rentalprotectionplan to find out more.
     
    Find out more about Move iQ
    To find out more about Move iQ, you can visit our website, where you can register to receive offers and benefits, and sign-up to receive our exclusive monthly newsletter.
    Please also connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn.
    We’ve also got lots of great videos over on YouTube, so be sure to subscribe to our channel and let us know what you think.

    • 14 min
    How to Approach Renting a Home

    How to Approach Renting a Home

    Time to get excited...the Move iQ Podcast is back for its second season!
     
    While the first season focused on anything and everything to do with buying your first home, this season brings you valuable information on renting a property.
     
    Property expert and Founding Director of Move iQ, Phil Spencer, returns to host the second season of the show right alongside co-host, Chris Ducker. Chris is a published author, serial entrepreneur and founder of Youpreneur.com.
     
    As more people than ever are deciding to rent properties instead of buying, it’s important to stand out from the crowd as the demand for rented properties grows. Chris certainly has a lot of questions for Phil to help future tenants secure a rented property.
     
    Phil shares his knowledge on why more people than ever are choosing to rent rather than buy, how to stand-out as the perfect tenant and why it’s important to know your rights as a tenant.
     
    Listen in to find out:
    Why more people than ever are renting properties How to make a good first impression to both estate agents and landlords What a tenant passport is and how it can help you get a competitive advantage What to look out for during viewings What your rights and responsibilities are as a tenant  
    Thank you for listening to the Move iQ podcast!
    If you enjoyed the show, please subscribe via your favourite podcast app and don’t forget to leave a review!
     
    Are you sure you’ve found the right rental property?
    Phil Spencer’s Property Report can help you decide! Your tailored Property Report reveals vital property-specific and local area information to help you form a rounded opinion on the suitability of a specific property you may be considering renting.
    To find out more about Phil’s Property Report, click here.  
     
    We want to thank the sponsor of our show:
    The Legal & General Group is one of the UK’s leading financial services companies. For over 180 years, they’ve helped their customers safeguard their families' financial futures through providing life insurance.
    Their new Rental Protection Plan could help provide financial security by paying out a monthly benefit which could be used to help to pay the rent.
    Visit legalandgeneral.com/rentalprotectionplan to find out more.
     
    Find out more about Move iQ
    To find out more about Move iQ, you can visit our website, where you can register to receive offers and benefits, and sign-up to receive our exclusive monthly newsletter.
    Please also connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn.
    We’ve also got lots of great videos over on YouTube, so be sure to subscribe to our channel and let us know what you think.
     

    • 17 min

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