• Property Solvers Podcast
    23 May, 2024

    Episode 15 – Should You Invest in Property Abroad?

    James Durr and Ruban Selvanayagam of Property Solvers Quick Cash Homebuyers on investing in property (or real estate) overseas. They explore their experiences in Brazil and James’ direct involvement in the Spanish property sector, the exchange rate, legal, communication, tax (local and national), bank transfer and other risks involved alongside the fine line between investing abroad or buying as more of a lifestyle decision.

  • Property Solvers Podcast
    17 May, 2024

    Episode 14 – How to Handle Unrealistic Property Sellers

    James Durr and Ruban Selvanayagam of Quick Cash Home Buyers Property Solvers explore how to handle sellers who seem out of touch with their property’s value. We discuss our specific direct to vendor approach, educating homesellers, being empathetic, today’s “buyers” market, estate agents overvaluing properties to win business and more…

  • Property Solvers Podcast
    9 May, 2024

    Episode 13 – Is Buy to Let Dead?

    Ruban Selvanayagam and James Durr (of Sell House Fast company Property Solvers) discuss whether buy to let is still worth it.  We explore buying rental properties in the current market, “vanilla” buy-to-lets, mortgage interest costs, the impacts of Section 24 (and buying as an individual / non-corporate), yield requirements, buying in Limited companies and more…

  • Property Solvers Podcast
    2 May, 2024

    Episode 12 – How to Establish a Property Seller’s Real Motivation?

    James Durr and Ruban Selvanayagam of Property Solvers quick home buyers explore how to get a feel of a seller’s motivations for properties on the open market. Topic discussed include tracking “on the market” time frames, monitoring price reductions, overpriced housing stock, communicating with estate agents, accounting for works required on a property.

  • Property Solvers Podcast
    26 April, 2024

    Episode 11 – Buying Property in London (2024)

    James Durr and Ruban Selvanayagam of Property Solvers (UK’s leading “sell house fast” and “we buy any house” company) explore property buying in London – exploring the plateaued state of the current market, price trends, nominal vs. real house price distinctions, the impact of interest rates, affordability and where things may be heading…

  • Property Solvers Podcast
    18 April, 2024

    Episode 10 – Property Valuation Tools

    Ruban Selvanayagam of homebuying firm Property Solvers runs through some of the prominent online property valuation tools including Rightmove sold house prices, Zoopla, HM Land Registry (HPI Index), Net House Prices, Mouseprice, Property Price Advice, Our Property, The Move Market alongside some useful Google Chrome extensions…

  • Property Solvers Podcast - Ruban Selvanayagam Interviews Jonathan Rolande of the National Association of Property Buyers (NAPB)
    16 April, 2024

    Episode 9 – Interview with Jonathan Rolande from the National Association of Property Buyers (NAPB)

    Ruban Selvanayagam from Property Solvers (the UK’s leading We Buy Any House and Sell House Fast company) chats to Jonathan Rolande, founder of the National Association of Property Buyers (NAPB) and director of House Buy Fast.

  • Property Solvers Podcast
    11 April, 2024

    Episode 8 – Investing in the Stock Market vs. Property Market

    Ruban Selvanayagam (Property Solvers) quizzes James Durr (Property Solvers) on his experiences of investing in the stock market alongside property. We discuss James’ broader exposure (both positive and negative) to the stock market, the pros + cons relative to real estate, key risks, index fund + other more “passive” investing strategies…

  • Property Solvers Podcast
    4 April, 2024

    Episode 7 – How to Invest in UK Property with Little Money

    James Durr and Ruban Selvanayagam of Property Solvers (a We Buy Any House / Sell House Fast company) explore investment in UK property with little (or no) money. They discuss crowdfunding (peer to peer and equity financing), Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)…

  • Property Solvers Podcast
    28 March, 2024

    Episode 6 – How to Find Motivated Sellers

    James Durr and Ruban Selvanayagam explore the main offline and online marketing strategies used to find motivated home sellers – namely: estate agents, pre + post-auction, property sourcers / finders, becoming the local “go to” property buyer, leaflets, newspaper ads, direct mail (Land Registry searches)…

  • Property Solvers Podcast
    21 March, 2024

    Episode 5 – Buy + Hold, Sell or Trade Property?

    James Durr and Ruban Selvanayagam discuss what particular property investment strategy works well (buy-to-let, buy-to-sell or trading) in the current market – drawing on their active experience of buying and selling homes for almost 2 decades.

  • Property Solvers Podcast
    14 March, 2024

    Episode 4 – Dealing with Financially Distressed Property Enquiries (Repossession / Mortgage Arrears)

    Ruban Selvanayagam and James Durr discuss how they handle financially distressed properties – i.e. where a homeowner has fallen into mortgage arrears or is under the threat of repossession.

  • Property Solvers Podcast
    8 March, 2024

    Episode 3 – Making Offers on Property

    James Durr and Ruban Selvanayagam of Property Solvers discuss making offers on properties both through private treaty (estate agency) / auctions and as a direct to vendor (D2V) cash home buyer.

  • Property Solvers Podcast
    2 March, 2024

    Episode 2 – Selling Properties in the Current Market

    James Durr and Ruban Selvanayagam discuss some of the realities and challenges of selling properties in the current (Winter/Spring 2024) market – touching on seller/buyer motivation, operating in a higher interest rate environment, over-zealous pricing, selling tenanted properties (including section 24) amongst other topics…

  • Property Solvers Podcast
    26 February, 2024

    Episode 1 – Introduction to the “Sell House Fast” Industry

    James Durr and Ruban Selvanayagam of Property Solvers present this new podcast aimed at exploring any and all topics within the ever-evolving sector.  In their first episode, James talks about his background as a property investor and operating primarily in the auction and “quick sale” industry…