Tag: Landlords

Landlords boost returns by following careful purchasing strategy

Tenants and owner occupiers seek different things when acquiring a home, understanding these differences allows canny landlords to tailor their rental properties to meet tenant requirements. This and other planning strategies can help boost landlord returns.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Economy, Landlords Advice, Letting, Rental Market Tags: , , Leave a comment

Bids at the ready… Countrywide Property Auctions are back!

If you’ve never thought about buying a property at auction before, then perhaps it’s about time you did. Countrywide Property Auctions are back for 2015 and have ‘lots’ (excuse the pun) to offer!

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Buying, For Sale, Property Auctions Tags: , , , , , , Comments Off

Give your property the Perfect Launch and get it noticed

If you are looking to sell or let property now is the perfect time.  Stamp duty reforms and low interest rates have encouraged motivated buyers to enter the market and many are actively looking to buy. Similarly, the new year has … Continue reading

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Estate Agents, Landlords Advice, Letting, Letting Agents, Selling, Selling Property, Uncategorized Tags: , , , Comments Off

Net yields rise for buy-to-let landlords as the timescales to find a tenant falls

The cost of agreeing a new tenancy rose 3.7% over the past year with rental growth continuing to be driven by London and the East of England, according to Countrywide Residential Lettings, the UK’s largest lettings agency.

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Energy Minister outlines plans for reform to Renewable Heat Incentive to benefit Social Landlords & Poorer Households

Social Landlords can welcome the news that implementing energy efficiency measures will be made far simpler under proposed changes to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).

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A helping hand for Landlords

Landlords who choose to let their property through Countrywide now have exclusive access to a dedicated Landlord portal. 

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Landlords Advice, Letting, Letting Agents, Renting Tags: , , , Comments Off

Bank of England proposals could require a third of new landlords to put down larger deposits

  The Bank of England have recently outlined a new proposal to impose stricter lending criteria for buy-to-let investors. If agreed, these extra powers could see new buy-to-let landlords having to put down a 40% deposit in order to secure … Continue reading

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Industry News, Letting, Mortgages Tags: , , , , , , 1 Comment

Manchester Auction: Miss it, miss out!

  Are you on the hunt for your next home? Or maybe you’d like to expand your property portfolio. Either way, you don’t want to miss a golden opportunity to scoop up your next property at auction.

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: For Sale, Property Auctions, Property Market Tags: , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment