Tag: Letting

Landlords: Beware of winter rental voids

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to work out that homes which are left empty for a considerable period of time are generally at higher risk than those that are occupied.

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Keep up to date with new landlord regulations

With so many new laws in the buy to let business, it can be increasingly difficult for landlords to self-manage their portfolios and ensure that are up to date with current legislation.

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Rental prices on the rise for one beds

The recent September issue of Landbays Rental Index has reported an annual rise in rental prices in the UK of 3.9% for one bedroom properties. The report suggests the reason for such growth is down to the huge increase in … Continue reading

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How to be a good landlord

Whether you are a veteran landlord or an aspiring one, there are lots of things to consider when becoming a landlord. By being one of the ‘good guys’ you have an opportunity to create loyal tenants, that will renew their … Continue reading

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Landlord Licensing Explained

There has been a lot of talk around the new Landlord License, so far in certain boroughs of London, landlords who let residential properties must now hold a valid property license.

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The school scramble for rental homes

We all know that getting our children into a good school isn’t easy, but how far would you go to get the ‘right’ address for the ‘right’ school?

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Buy to Let tax, changes are ahead

George Osborne announced at the beginning of the month, that the mortgage interest tax relief for buy to let home owners, is to be restricted to the basic rate of income tax, currently sitting at 20%.

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A third of new lets are agreed before the existing tenant moves out

Research by the Countrywide plc, the UK’s largest property services group, has found that increasing numbers of landlords are able to re-let their property before the existing tenant moves out.

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