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How to be the Perfect Tenant

17 August, 20161 Comments
When you move into a rental property you hope to get the ‘perfect’ landlord – sometimes you are lucky and sometimes you are not. But while the landlord has a responsibility to you as a tenant, you also have responsibilities to him or her, as your landlord. So, here’s how you can ensure you are
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Five ways to reduce the risk of a buy to let investment

09 July, 20140 Comments
Five ways to reduce the risk of a buy to let investment The buy-to-let market is going from strength to strength. According to the latest figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders, 16,000 buy-to-let mortgages were forwarded in the year to May 2014, worth a collective £2.2bn. This is a 14% increase in volume and
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Should You Use A Letting Agent?

23 April, 20140 Comments
Do you consider yourself a professional landlord? If you let any kind of property, you should; even if you let just one house, you are subject to the same legal requirements as property developers with a whole string of property under their belts. Of course, career landlords will have trusted agents or employees to take
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Walton Robinson Run Through Their Top Tips For Preventing Troublesome Tenants

26 September, 20130 Comments
Newcastle based sales and lettings agents WaltonRobinson.com gives us the low down on how they avoid problematic tenants and property disasters. Being a landlord can be a really rewarding profession but all of a sudden, when you least expect it, things can change. Nothing is worse than a bad tenant. Whether your tenant isn’t looking
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Top Tips for Minimising Void Periods

24 July, 20130 Comments
Void periods can be a landlord’s worst nightmare, most landlords rely on the income a property generates to pay its mortgage and whilst the property is empty as the owner you will also be liable for council tax and any bills that the property incurs. At present the average void period in the UK is
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Letting a property with a residential mortgage

15 June, 20133 Comments
A Bolton police chief made the news at the beginning of this month when he was convicted of mortgage and insurance fraud amounting to £46,000. According to the Daily Mail, the 53-year-old had a four-property buy to let portfolio and was attempting to buy a fifth; however, he had obtained at least two of these
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07 May, 20130 Comments
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