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Little-known 1925 law forces landlord couple to give tenant cheap rent FOR LIFE

22 August, 20170 Comments
A couple who purchased their neighbour’s house to help him out of financial difficulty have been ordered by a judge to give him a 90 year lease at a fixed rent for the whole term, because of a little known law dating back 92 years. David and Sheila Harding, who purchased the property back in 2001
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The Basics of Buy to Let

30 May, 20170 Comments
Purchasing a property to let it out allows you to make a significant income today and in the long term. While the average prices of property in the United Kingdom have remained flat in the past few years, rents have begun to increase slightly. With individuals who would have purchased a home in the past
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What does the Budget mean for property?

13 March, 20170 Comments
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has delivered his first and last Spring Budget. If you’re a landlord, a homeowner, you’re saving to get on the property ladder, or you’re renting in London, read Portico London estate agent’s summary of how the Budget will affect you… I’m a landlord – how am I affected?
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How Could Selecting the Right Tenants Protect Your Investment?

01 May, 20140 Comments
For many people, renting a property is a very strong investment with a good turnover. That is, providing the tenants you have don’t destroy the property and cause issues, and providing that they actually pay the rent. Choosing the wrong tenants could be a very costly decision which could even result in you defaulting on
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Investing for long-term gain

01 May, 20140 Comments
Traditionally, buy-to-let has always offered two types of return. Thanks to appreciation, property tends to protect against inflation in the long term, whilst the ability to rent a property out to paying tenants means that it can pay for its own overheads and potentially generate a tidy profit in the meantime. However, in the years
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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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