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3 Investment Options That Yield Extremely High Returns

11 March, 20160 Comments
You may have been putting money away for years, or have just recently come into a bit of capital. Either way, if you’re thinking of investing, you’ve finally realised that what you’ve got is an opportunity. Instead of leaving it to gain minimal interest, you can use money to make money. But you’re facing a
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Decorator cons women out of £2,000 in rent

29 January, 20160 Comments
Four women have fallen victim to another fake landlord scam, leaving them thousands of pounds out of pocket and homeless. After spotting an advert for a flat in Southsea advertised on Facebook and Gumtree, four women who did not know each other arranged to move in to the property. Laura Edwards, Frances Newton, and Elysia
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Want a mortgage? Don’t eat steak!

12 May, 20140 Comments
It emerged last night that mortgage applicants are being asked ‘Spanish inquisition’ style questions, including whether they play golf or eat steak. Some interviews have lasted up to 3 hours where applicants have been quizzed over the price of haircuts, their plans for more children and even their hopes of a pay rise. These questions
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Lifestyle quiz to secure a mortgage comes into force today

26 April, 20140 Comments
From today, new rules come into force that mean borrowers across the EU will be refused a mortgage if they fail a standard affordability assessment. According the the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) will ‘put common sense at the heart of the mortgage market and prevent borrowers ending up with a
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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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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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DIY jobs for landlords to do this Easter

16 April, 20140 Comments
Many thanks to @rentonomy for allowing Landlord Referencing Services to share this with the LRS
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Landlords can now generate money from generating renewable energy

10 April, 20140 Comments
A government-backed scheme, that was originally expected to launch in Autumn 2012, that will pay social and private landlords for the green heat generated from their homes has finally been launched this week. This offer is also open to homeowners and self-builders, where the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive offers payments to offset the cost of
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