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Properties of the Week: Family friendly pads with investment potential

family200The success or failure of any investment in property relies on having a well conceived strategy. Identifying a spend limit, a specified tenant type and a target monthly rent from the outset will help to ensure you purchase the right property for the right market. This week we take a look at rental properties in the family market. Continue reading

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Work with the best for lettings success

property_ownersWhen it comes to letting property working with the right agent who understands your strategy can ensure your properties are occupied by reliable trustworthy tenants, rental returns are maximised and disputes and maintenance problems are kept to a minimum. Continue reading

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5 steps to lucrative letting

Rental PropertyBeing a landlord takes more than just finding a tenant and collecting the rent. The right lettings strategy can deliver returns far beyond your expectations. What’s more, the right approach can also minimise issues, allowing you to enjoy your free time without worrying about your rental investment.

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Properties of the week: Why take a leaf out of somebody else’s book when you can own your own library?

bookAnybody who has been paying attention to these blogs will recall that Marcus Tullius Cicero, the great Roman orator, is reputed to have written ’If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need’. This is the, admittedly-flimsy, premise on which we have managed to link our previous gardens blog to this one, and, yes, it’s about homes with libraries. Continue reading

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More than half of UK first time buyers try before they buy

Rental PropertyIt may be one of life’s milestones, but new research from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks has revealed that more than half of the UK’s first time buyers now try before they buy when it comes to owning their first home. Continue reading

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Financial well-being of UK households progressing

CoinsThe Office for National Statistics has published a report revealing the financial well-being of households in Britain was better last year. However, it did also show that the situation had not significantly improved since five years ago. Continue reading

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Homes for Britain Rally

Homes for Britain rally2The ‘Homes for Britain’ campaign is calling on all political parties to commit to end the housing crisis within a generation. Continue reading

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Properties of the week: It’s spring. It’s April. It’s time to think gardens.

Spring garden Styal2Marcus Tullius Cicero, the great Roman orator, is reputed to have written ’If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need’. The meaning of what he actually wrote was ’if you have a garden in your library, nothing will fail’. But we get the general idea. Continue reading

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