We’re readdressing the balance in the way renting is perceived, by bringing you discussions between experts and residents to showcase what a positive experience it can be. From the homes themselves to the communities they create, listen now to discover more.

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S04 E02 26/05/2024
48 Minutes


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Back in 2020, Simple Life made a pivotal decision to remove all pet rent and additional fees, recognizing the vital role pets play in our customers’ lives. In this episode, we delve into the positive impact this change has had on our Simple Life communities and offer valuable advice on strengthening the bond between pets and their owners.

Join Russ Morris and a host of guests as they explore how pet ownership can enhance your mental health and overall wellbeing. Our experts provide practical tips on creating a pet-friendly environment and maintaining your pet’s health. We also uncover ways to connect with our pets, helping you understand the unique ways they communicate with us.

Tune in for an insightful discussion on the joys and benefits of pet ownership!

S04 E01 08/04/2024
22 Minutes


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In this episode, Russ meets Brett, a radio presenter from Gaydio and a Havenswood resident to hear his story of moving to Manchester from Shropshire, finding himself in the big city and what eventually brought him to Simple Life.

We chat about it all from dogs, to arguments about wooden spoons to why Brett is a comfortable renter and doesn’t feel pressure to buy.

S03 E04 24/11/2023
49 minutes


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With Winter and Christmas around the corner it feels especially relevant to recognise the crisis in this country and talk about the ways we can support the more vulnerable members of our community.

For our final episode of the series, we’re going to be exploring the important issue of homelesss-ness with partners Sid & Em from the incredible charity; Embassy. Together we will learn about how this charity is creating Embassy Village, offering vital support, and how Coldplay’s tour bus played a pivotal part in that journey.


S03 E04 08/11/2023
42 Minutes


Recorded from our Simple Life London show apartment at Elements, we’re joined by Katie, the inspirational founder of dot. Together we explore the power of home organisation and the life changing effects on your mental wellbeing.

Want to learn out how to transform your space using sustainable systems so you can get and STAY organised, this podcast is a great place to start!

S03 E02 18/09/2023
24 minutes


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For our second episode of Series 3, our host Russ Morris is joined by Ben & Katrina for our first resident takeover. As we get know our Simple Life newly-weds at the start of their life together, we’re focusing on new ventures and adventures, and the challenges and opportunities that comes with them.

If you’re the cusp of a life-changing this is the episode for you, join us as we learn together how to turn the page to the Next Chapter.

S03 E01 01/08/2023
33 minutes


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For our first episode back for Series 3 of the Simple Life Chat, our host is joined by our partners at LOFT Interiors, specialists in creating homes people actually want to live in – providing aspirational living environments across all sectors, including ofcourse, Build To Rent.

We get styling tips, investigate trends like #GrannyCore and delve into the difference between trendy and timeless. Discover how to create the perfect living space by subscribing to your home today!