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5 boxes ticked by the purpose built rental market

12 January, 20170 Comments
The benefits of the purpose-built rental market that are enjoyed by landlords and residents in the sector. Rental homes have changed somewhat in the last couple of decades. While rental properties used to be homes bought by landlords in the mainstream market and just let out to tenants, a practice that does still continue, we’ve
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Buy To Let: 6 Things You Need To Know

22 June, 20161 Comments
Thinking of investing in property? You’re far from alone. In November alone more than 20,000 buy to let mortgages were issued. Granted, that figure was inflated for reasons we’ll come to later, but the attraction of putting money into homes persists. If you’re tempted to follow suit, you’ll need to make sure your investment is
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Do you live near your childhood home?

05 January, 20160 Comments
According to an article on the Daily Mail; almost half of Britons live in or near their childhood home. The new report by TSB contradicts the assumption that people move away from their childhood home in order to pursue work and education opportunities. Most people asked; defined home to be the place they are currently living
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Can buy to let be a short-term investment ?

16 August, 20130 Comments
It was reported at the end of July that over half of the landlords who entered the property market so far this year have done so for short-term gain, enticed by the low rates that the Funding for Lending Scheme has helped to encourage. This is despite the warnings contained in the same report, issued
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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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