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Twitter Q&A #wfqa with Tumi Hawkins, Grumpy Old Landlord!


Tumi lists her areas of expertise as Property Investment, Residential Property Management, Tenant Eviction, telecommunications Project management.

She is well known and a prolific blogger under the pseudonym Grumpy Landlord. On her blog ‘Grumpy Old Landlord  you will find a variety of articles from Tumi’s own personal experience of building a portfolio of properties across the eastern region of the United Kingdom for the rental market, and managing the letting of these properties.

Tumi gives you a no-holds-barred view of what it really is like to be a property landlord in the UK.

1. @WalkerFox (WF)Why did you get involved with twitter?

@Grumplandlord (TH): to keep up with and make use of a good networking platform to grow my business

2. WF: What sort of messages can we expect from your twitter feed

TH: landlording tips, answers to questions, blog update notices, humour(?), retweet of useful information from others

3. WF: Where do you find your inspiration in the property industry?

TH: Inspiration comes from many sources, mainly on-line and off-line networking. Property Tribes inspires every day too

4. WF: What’s your biggest property tip?

TH: As landlord, have professional attitude, firm but fair 2tenants. As investor, get yr numbers right, don’t forget the yield!

5. WF: Where do invest in property?

TH: Cambs &South Lincs. Draw line from Mablethorpe 2 Grantham, down A1 2 St Neots, across 2 Cambridge, up2 Wash thru Wisbech

6. WF:  Is property your ‘career’ or what else do you do?

TH: Property investing/Landlord is a business, one of several that I am involved with. Plus I still do some TV directing.

7. WF:  What else is your passion?

TH: Having fun with family, practising biblical principles, reading fictional novels, exploring new places

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