Tag: Residential Lettings

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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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Environment, House Prices, Industry News, Landlords Advice, Latest News, Tenants Advice, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , 8 Comments

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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September is Property Live Month!

Let’s talk property! Welcome to Property Live, a month packed full of exclusive incentives, schemes and deals, all designed to help you fulfil your property ambitions.

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95% increase in buy to let lending reported by major lender

Specialist buy to let mortgage lender, Paragon mortgages, has reported that between Oct 2013 and June 2014 it experienced a massive 95% year on year increase in the volume of buy to let mortgage advances it administered.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Buying Property, Landlords Advice, Letting, Property Market, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , 1 Comment

Rabbit Hutch Britain

Today’s Independent newspaper reports that millions of people are living in homes that are too small for them. The poorest households are said to be worst hit with resulting health problems for inhabitants including asthma, depression and insomnia.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Architecture and Design, Buying, Buying Property, Economy, Environment, Estate Agents, Latest News, New Builds, Property News, Tenants Advice, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , 3 Comments