The HMO Debate


Date: Saturday 07-10-2017
Room: 5
Time: 12:00
Duration: 60
Cost: £0.00
Please Log In to book tickets
Or Register Here

This debate will be focused on issues relating to the HMO Sector.

A panel of experts will give their views and opinions and then will be open to questions from the audience.

The session will be hosted by Less Tax 4 Landlords' Tony Gimple. Tony will be joined by ...

-  Jim Haliburton | HMO Daddy

-  Chris Bailey | The Bailey Group

-  Howard Bowes | Harvey Bowes

-  Simon Zutshi |  property investors network

Speaker Profiles

Simon Zutshi

Simon Zutshi, experienced investor, successful entrepreneur, best-selling author, is widely recognised as the top wealth creation strategists in the UK. Having started to invest in 1995, he became financially independent by the age of 32. Passionate about sharing his experience, Simon founded the property investor’s network in 2003 ( which has grown to become the largest property networking organisation in the UK, with monthly meetings in 38 cities, designed specifically to provide a supportive, educational and inspirational environment for people like you to network with and learn from other successful investors.

Since 2003 Simon has taught thousands of entrepreneurs and business owners how to successfully invest in a tax efficient way to create additional streams of income, give them more time to do the things they want to do and build their long-term wealth.  His book “Property Magic” which is now in its fourth edition, became an instant hit when first released in 2008 and remains an Amazon No 1 best selling property book. Simon is a dynamic, inspirational speaker, who will share with you practical, proven and tested strategies you can apply instantly to build your own personal wealth whilst helping other people at the same time.

Jim Haliburton

Jim Haliburton an ex-lecturer in law has been a landlord for 16 years with over a hundred properties, 70 of which are HMO’s (houses in multiple occupation) letting to 420 tenants.

He has written a book entitled ‘A Guide To Becoming A Multimillionaire HMO Landlord’ and runs courses on how to set up and operate a HMO.  He provides a refreshingly frank and practical approach to the letting business and actively campaigns against the bad legislation imposed on landlords.

Tony Gimple

Co-owner of Less Tax for Landlords, Tony Gimple is a personal estate and business succession planning expert. 

He is also a serial entrepreneur with a list of firsts to his name. Tony pioneered embedding mortgage brokers into estate agents with Legal & General, helped to set up the UK's first mainstream fee based financial planning business for American Express, and co-founded the UK's first deregulated law firm (which in part led to the Legal Services Act that allows non-solicitors to own and run law firms). 

A regular panel member on Property Question Time, he has also written the Less Tax 4 Landlords guide to Owning Investment Property, and ghost authored the Sunday Telegraph Guide to Wills, Trusts, & Inheritance Tax.

Tony most enjoys helping people protect their hard-earned wealth for themselves and those they care about the most, whilst at the same time maximising the commercial benefits of running a professional property business.  His biggest strengths are creative and original freethinking and the ability to motivate and mobilise people to achieve their goals.

Chris Bailey

Chris Bailey is an entrepreneurial Chartered Accountant who has been involved in the property industry for almost 30 years. He runs five successful accountancy practices, a tax advisory company and a property Capital Allowance business.

Chris has over ten years experience of Capital Allowance claims and he has extensive knowledge of the complexities and challenges of property tax law. His first role after qualifying as a chartered accountant was as the group accountant to one of the largest private property groups in Yorkshire.   After moving back into private practice, over the next 7 years he built an accountancy practice that was eventually floated on the AIM market. He and his wife own numerous buy to let properties and during the early 2000s developed an international property business.

More recently, Chris co-founded Less Tax 4 Landlords to help landlords with their tax and business planning in the wake of several legislative changes.

Howard Bowes

With a true passion for property investment, Howard Bowes enjoys every moment of being at the forefront of funding deals for his clients as well as seeking out new property investment opportunities for himself. His company, Harvey Bowes ltd is an award winning mortgage brokerage that specialises in HMO, Buy-to-let, Commercial, Development and Bridging finance. The company is a preferred partner of Shawbrook bank and has a wide panel of lenders available to our customers allowing a great choice and transparency.

Howard is a seasoned property investor and the founding member of the 'South Wales Property Meet' as well as being a professional speaker.