Tag: Residential Lettings

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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Location is key for UK renters

Recent research from Countrywide, the UK’s largest property services group, has revealed a significant increase in the number of individuals moving away from their home towns when they make the transition from renting to buying.

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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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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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Countrywide call for transparency and stability for landlords and tenants

As we are all aware when housing is in short supply, the private rental sector is extremely important. Countrywide’s Tonic for Tomorrow paper has called for measures to protect the private rental sector and make improvements to benefit both landlords and … Continue reading

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Ensure that your rental property is on a potential tenant’s radar

If you’re a landlord who is managing and / or growing a property portfolio, your rental strategy should not ignore the potential of acquiring property close to rental hubs. Here’s just the tool to help.

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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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Countrywide Lettings Scoop Top 4 Industry Awards

Countrywide plc, the UK’s largest integrated property services group, has been named Large Lettings Agency of the Year, Employer of the Year and Property Management Company of the Year at The Negotiator Awards 2014. Countrywide plc were also delighted to … Continue reading

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