Tag: Landlords

Proportion of sales to landlords drops to a five-year low

The latest Countrywide Lettings Index shows that in the three months after the introduction of the new stamp duty surcharge (Q2 2016), landlord purchases accounted for only 8% of all homes bought, the lowest proportion since 2010 and 5 percentage points … Continue reading

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Landlord Focus: What is fair ‘wear and tear’?

General ‘wear and tear’ is a fact of life when you are letting out properties. Things can sometimes become a little blurry when it comes to knowing what should be covered by you as a landlord, and what are the tenant’s responsibilities.

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Properties of the month

We have a selection of homes for all types of buyers in our July round up of properties of the month.    

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Being a Landlord…

Being a landlord is much more than just finding a tenant and collecting the rent. The perfect 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 … Continue reading

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The return of renting: Build to rent

For the UK, creating a link between the growth of the private rented sector and the delivery of new homes offers the opportunity to both increase the volume of homes built in the UK, and improve the experience of renters. … Continue reading

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Properties of the Month

A round up of some of this month’s top properties. There’s something for everyone on this feature, a dream home by the sea, family and first time buyer homes as well as great investment opportunities.  

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New custodial deposit scheme for landlords

April sees the launch of two additional deposit scheme options for landlords. This launch will allow landlords a choice of three schemes in total including two custodial schemes instead of just one as was previously the case.

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Energy Efficiency Update

Changes implemented under the Energy Efficiency (England & Wales) Regulations 2015, mean that domestic landlords need to be prepared for the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES). These changes come into force on the 1st April 2016.

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