EP030 pt1 - Nick Watchorn - Managing Director - Landlords National Purchasing Group

Jul 12, 2019, 05:00 AM

In this episode Tom & Adam are joined by Nick and find out more about how the Landlords National Purchasing Group are helping landlords save money and improve quality as well as Nick’s entrepreneurial journey.

In 2008 Nick Watchorn, a landlord frustrated by the difficulty in finding good quality products for his rental properties, came up with a simple idea. He would bring together landlords from across the UK and collectively they would be able to negotiate better prices. As a consequence of his persistence LNPG was born and is now the fastest growing buying group for landlords in the UK.

In this episode Tom & Adam are joined by Nick and find out more about how the Landlords National Purchasing Group are helping landlords save money and improve quality as well as Nick’s entrepreneurial journey. 

· We find out Nick’s personal employment history and how he entered into the rental market as a landlord.

· Nick’s disaster first purchases!

· How Nick built a portfolio of 30 properties pre-2008.

· The building of relationships with his tenants. 

· How LNPG come about and its core purpose.  

· Nick tells us how he works on behalf of landlords to improve service from manufacturers.

· Nick’s view on the tenant fee ban and government policy.  

· Why Nick has avoided HMO’s and kept with purchasing houses. 

· Nick name drops having dinner with Prince Charles!  

· Tom and Nick share stories about nightmare tenants. 

· Should there be a qualification to be a landlord?

To find out more about LNPG or become a member visit www.lnpg.co.uk follow on twitter: @theLNPG, like their facebook page: www.facebook.com/theLNPG/

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