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Rental prices to increase as landlords adapt to changes

03 January, 20170 Comments
It is likely that rental prices will rise as a result of private rented sector landlords adapting to changes that were implemented by the Government this year. Changes have been made to stamp duty, immigration checks have to be carried out, tax changes are on the way and lending conditions have been tightened and that
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The Times | Implications of not having Rent Guarantee Insurance

12 April, 20160 Comments
A Tenant Referencing UK landlord member has helpfully sent in this latest article from The Times: PORTFOLIO THERAPY: ‘My goal is to run a B&B in Majorca’. The reason the landlord sent this in is because of the advice that The Times ‘Experts’ have provided isn’t exactly the most proactive guidance. Best Practice for Landlords If The Price
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Property Workshops For North Somerset Landlords 2016

08 April, 20160 Comments
Who should attend? UK-based investors who are contemplating disposing of their portfolio or getting involved with residential investment market for the first time, and those that believe they want to retain what they have but want some guidance as to how to respond to the current and likely future wave of changes in the legislation
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Mass Buy-to-Let Selling Could be Threat to Economy

30 March, 20160 Comments
The recent boom in the buy-to-let sector could pose a threat to the economy in the event of a large-scale sell-off of properties, a senior official at the Bank of England has warned. Sir Jon Cunliffe, deputy governor for financial stability at the central bank, pointed in particular to a surge in lending to buy-to-let
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Landlords Taking Measures to Safeguard Their Profits

29 February, 20160 Comments
The various tax reforms targeting landlords announced by George Osborne last year, and taking effect over the next few years, have sent many of the UK’s landlords on the hunt for ways of protecting their profits. A number of strategies have emerged to keep property investments profitable in the Chancellor’s tough tax reforms. Most particularly, there has been
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Landlords vs. Owner-Occupiers: Is There Any Advantage When Buying a Property?

28 October, 20150 Comments
The common perception is that buy-to-let investors have an advantage over owner-occupiers when it comes to property purchases, and that this advantage is a result of more favourable tax rules. However, even a cursory glance over recent, relevant headlines shows that the climate for landlords is growing less favourable with harsh taxes set for introduction,
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Top tips for carry out quarterly checks on rental properties

23 September, 20150 Comments
If you're a landlord that manages your own portfolio of buy-to-let properties then life can easily get in the way of quarterly checks. However, they are an important element of your property management
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A secure family business for now and in the future

19 August, 20150 Comments
With his eldest daughter due to graduate from Brighton University with a degree in Business Management, Ian Narbeth started looking at business opportunities for her that would also be an investment for
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