Buying Advice for Millennials: What to do with your First Property

10 May, 20170 Comments
Being a first-time buyer can be a daunting enough experience, but when you add into the mix a lack of savings and student debt (which a high number of Millennials are burdened with) it can make this even trickier. It shouldn’t come as any surprise then to know that parental assistance is on the rise
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Chief economist at Bank of England says that interest rates should stay low

21 October, 20140 Comments
Andrew Haldane, chief economist at the Bank of England, has said that interest rates should stay low to prevent long term stagnation. In a speech he said he was downbeat over the UK economy because of low wage growth, weaker global growth and both financial and political risks. He said:  “Put in rather plainer English,
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The Bank’s director says that property costs should be determined by market conditions

07 July, 20140 Comments
The Bank of England cannot curb rapidly rising house prices and will not attempt to do so, the institution’s new director of financial stability has said. Spencer Dale, who was appointed on June 1 after six years as the Bank’s chief economist, told the Mail on Sunday that house prices will be “determined by the
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Due Diligence for Live in Landlords, including the Immigration Bill.

18 April, 20140 Comments
The biggest worry facing a live in landlord is the kind of person their lodger might be (aside from whether they’re simply compatible) – are they a criminal, likely to be violent or damage your home?  Will they pay the rent on time?  Will they respect you and your home? It’s a staggering fact that
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Bank turns Referencing Company down on venture that would protect their mortgagors – WHY?

05 March, 20140 Comments
Landlord Referencing Services LLP has recently had an interesting conversation with a Bank that was interested in working with us on an affiliate basis. After a long discussion about the pros of this bank supporting LRS, whereby they would inform their existing buy to let clients about how Lifestyle Referencing may help prevent them from
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Accurate tenant referencing and landlord communication is the way forward

03 February, 20140 Comments
With the impending welfare reform via Universal Credit, legislation to tackle illegal immigration, more landlord Licensing schemes being implemented and stories such as Landlord Fergus Wilson’s recently hitting the headlines; landlords and letting agents need to realise the severe implications if they continue to go about their business without the means of accurate and thorough
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