Kate Faulkner

Date: January 2013

Title: Kate Faulkner

Kate Faulkner is one of the UK’s leading property experts. On a monthly basis, Kate summarises what’s happening to property prices and rents, and the impact this has on consumers and indeed the industry, such as estate agents, diy stores and new build sales.

Kate’s business provides consumers with independent up to date an individual advice on how to buy, sell, rent, invest, renovate, maintain or build a property. She does this via a free service called Propertychecklists.co.uk and a paid for advice service, which includes comprehensive ‘how to’ guides.

To enhance industry engagement with consumers which is typically poor in the property market, Kate works with forward thinking companies and organisations, such as Belvoir Lettings, Direct Line, NALS, Big Yellow and Chesterton Humberts.

Through her consultancy Designsonproperty.co.uk she helps companies to provide better consumer communication through compelling content online, offline and via video. Kate also works alongside the industry to create new products and services, such as the Self Build and Renovation Centre in Swindon.

Kate has written six property books including four for the consumer organisation Which? – Buy, Sell and Move House; Renting and Letting; Develop your Property and Property Investment Handbook. Kate presents at a seminar almost every week to landlords, investors, first time buyers and is often asked to present at industry conferences and chair debates.

From a media perspective, Kate’s appearances include BBC Breakfast News, Your Money, GMTV, ITV, Radio 4 You and Yours, The Big Questions and 5Live. In the last 12 months, Kate has carried out over 15 TV and radio interviews, has been quoted every month in major newspapers and magazines and being featured in many local newspapers.

BBC1 Breakfast News GMTV
BBC2 Your Money ITV/ITN
Radio 2 Jeremy Vine Show Channel 4
Radio 5Live LBC Radio
Radio 4 You and Yours The Telegraph
Radio Nottingham The Times
Daily Mail Daily Express
Industry Experience Qualifications
Self Build & Renovation Centre BSc (Econ)
Housing Policy Recommendations MBA DipM
Future Homes Commission CIM