Meeting update: 27 June

A warm welcome to our visitors, subs and guests this week: Jill Shields from Blain Boland, karen Roberts from KR Administrative Support, Ash Noor from Firstpage, Joyce Pemberton from Tender Writing Services, Jo Hawkins from Telecom Solu7ions, Sam McWilliams from Genesis Advisory Services and Paul Williams from Acorn Electrical Supplies.

The Education Slot

The education slot this week is by Simon Raeburn and was all about 60 seconds. 

How to make up your 60 seconds:
15 seconds – introduction
15 seconds – focus area – looking back on one of your services
15 seconds – story or testimonial
10 seconds – call to action, be specific
5 seconds – memory hook

Notable Networker for June

Notable networker for June is Russ Brown from X-Press Legal Services.

New member

This week we welcomed a new member to the group, Jill Shields from Blain Boland Solicitors..

60 second cup winner

The 60 second cup winner this week was James Wilkinson from Suddenstrike Pest Control.

10 minute presentation

The 10 minute speaker this week is Ross Jones from Home Financial NW. Ross aims to support all of his clients. Getting a mortgage is not always straight forward. He specialises in complex situations such as working with the self employed and business owners. Ross runs a flexible office making time to visit clients where it suits them , it could be their home or their workplace.

Ross talked about investment properties. This can be a scary environment, and Ross runs a clinic and talks to people about why they want to invest in property, This could be retirement, a passive income or for a project! renovation.

5 key points to consider when investing in property:

  • Deposit – ideally 25%, minimum 15%
  • Tax Consideration, limited company or personal names
  • Other costs, stamp duty, tenancy voids, management
  • What type of property to purchase
  • Strategy verses montage lender – HMOs, holiday lets, minimum periods

Ross already works alongside a variety of NW estate agents.Ross would like introductions to business. Owners, self employed, contractors and sub contractors, professionals, aspiring property investors and estate and letting agents.

Our figures

Invoice business in the last 7 days: £54k
Referrals: 14
1-2-1 meetings: 11
Testimonials: 1
Visitors: 1
Training: 2