Rob is a self made Property businessman owning a £multi-million business portfolio, Full time Property Investor [Over 350 properties bought & sold between himself, business partner Mark & his investors] & Bestselling author of “The 44 Most Closely Guarded Property Secrets”, “Make Cash in a Property Market Crash” and “Progressive In Property: From Beginners To Winners”.
Mark has bought 350 properties [& counting] for himself, Rob, & his investors. He has commented in many major publications including BBC Radio, The Independent & The Wall Street journal, well as co-authoring 3 Best Selling Property Books.
LORD ALAN SUGAR
Lord Sugar grew up in Hackney and left school at 16 before founding Amstrad when he was 21 years old. At its peak Amstrad was valued at £1.2 billion. His ‘non-nonsense’ approach to business can be viewed annually in the hit BBC series ‘The Apprentice’. Lord Sugar is worth £860m and much of his wealth is invested in his Amsprop business, which owns numerous premier commercial properties in central London.
James Caan is the founder and CEO of Hamilton Bradshaw, which specialises in buyouts, venture capital and property investment in the UK. Having left school with no qualifications he founded Alexander Mann, a recruitment business that had a turnover of £130 million with 30 offices worldwide before he sold it in 1999. In 2007 James joined the investor panel of BBC TV’s ‘Dragons’ Den’. James is a widely respected figure in the business world because he understands the challenges business and entrepreneurs in the UK face today.
Karren Brady is one of the UK’s Leading business Women and Vice Chairman at West Ham United FC. Karren was formerly the Managing Director of Birmingham City FC for 16 years during a great time of change. She is currently working with Alan Sugar on the next series of the BBC TV show ‘The Apprentice’.
Neville Wright is a graduate of the entrepreneurial business school of life. He has successfully created and sold many businesses. The largest was the sale of Kiddicare for £70m. Neville has a current net worth of £100 million. Neville is a property investor and developer, a mentor and motivational speaker, encouraging people to believe in themselves and helping them get everything they want in life.
Jim Haliburton left his job as a college lecturer in 2003 to invest in property full time. Jim now owns 88 HMO’s / Multi-Lets. He also owns 30 single-let houses and flats. In all he has more than 730 letting rooms centred in the West Midlands area. Jim is an expert in all things HMO’s, from selecting the right property, finding the right tenant, and HMO regulations.
Daniel Wagner is an inspirational speaker and Internet marketing expert. In the last 4 years he transformed his own life from being broke to building multiple $1m businesses. As well as being a fellow property investor, Daniel is an expert at buying property at auctions.
Peter Hogan is a successful businessman and property investor with over 27 years of experience. He bought his first BTL property in 1986 using OPM (Other People’s Money). He has used many strategies over the years but now concentrates on acquiring property using Lease Options, Rent2Rent and Adverse Possession. Peter is the only person in the UK teaching Adverse Possession and is very experienced in using this strategy to acquire land and property for free!
Trevor Cutmore previously worked as a chef for 25 years and then worked for 10 years as a Community Development Officer. Trevor was a founder member of the first Progressive Property VIP group. He has two companies – one offering cash investors a hands-free portfolio build service, and the other is a property-mentoring programme. Trevor owns 23 properties and his portfolio is worth over £1.5m. In addition, Trevor is Progressive Properties Lease Options Trainer.
Mark I’Anson began investing in property in the mid 1990’s and started trading property in 2000. One of his company’s trades property and the other teaches others how to become property millionaires by sourcing, buying, keeping or trading property. Mark’s ethos is: Making money with people rather than from them.
Iain Wallis is a full-time property investor and Tax Strategist. His expertise includes buy to let, buy to sell, deal packaging and all aspects of property taxation. Iain bought his first investment property in 2006 and despite the worst recession seen in this country his portfolio is now worth £3.3m. Iain teaches property investors many tax strategies such as how to get a 100% deduction for your repair bills, how to pay Inheritance Tax at 8%, and how to generate a tax refund from your HMO.
Simon Grace bought his first property at 19 and after flipping two deals he became an Estate Agent for four years. Simon and his business partners own 200 units with a rent roll of over £1.2m per annum. Simon teaches property investors many strategies including how to work with estate agents to get the best deals, how to become the ‘top dog’ investor in your local area, and how to get the pick of Repossessions.
Karl Spencer joined Progressive Property in January 2012. Karl has over 15 years of sales experience within the business-to-business sector, and he now runs the Handsfree Investing business with over 80 clients across the country. Karl teaches other investors how to raise finance for hands-free investing, how to build trust with Joint Venture partners, and how to pick the right portfolio building company for you.
Peter Iwaniszewski started property investing in 2008 and has built a multi-million pound portfolio. He has extensive knowledge in creating successful Joint Ventures and is the co-creator of ‘Be Your Own Bank – The Progressive property Joint Venture Blueprint’. Peter teaches other investors how to raise private finance for your property deals.
Yvonne Emery is a property investment coach and mentor and she has been investing in property for over 16 years. Eight years of renovating property to sell turned a £1,000 deposit into £100,000 but left Yvonne with no passive income. So her current strategy is to renovate derelict properties to let to multiple tenants using none of her own money. With over 21 refurbishments in the last 2 years and managing 84 tenants, she has fine-tuned this strategy.
Simon Coulson had a successful career in BT for 14 years before quitting to become an Internet millionaire. He has built three 7-figure online businesses and he now teaches students on how to make money online, how the internet can double your property business in 6 months or less, and how to leverage the power of social media.
Lauren Ratcliffe has worked at some of the largest companies in the UK to deliver their Social Media marketing strategies, including Avon, Right Move and Toyota. Lauren is passionate about sharing her knowledge and teaches property investors how to increase their bank balance using Social Media.