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HMO crash course - 8 top tips in 5 minutes

Friday 06 April 2018

By Carl Agar

Running Houses of Multiple Occupancy (HMOs) is a popular strategy, and one that’s often sold as the property-investor Holy Grail. 

Certainly the right properties in the right areas can prove lucrative - but there are pitfalls that potential investors should be wary of. 

We asked our resident blogger Carl Agar, MD at Big Red House, founder of the Home Safe Scheme, and Yorkshire representative of the National Landlords Association, to give us a crash course in how to stop an HMO crashing and burning… 

So here’s his 8 top tips in 5 short minutes. 

We think it’s well worth a watch. 


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Carl Agar

Carl Agar

Carl Agar is the managing Director of Big Red House letting agents, founder and Chief Executive of The Home Safe Scheme, has been the Yorkshire representative of the National Landlords Association for the last decade - the UK’s largest landlord association, as well as being a Landlord and Investor.