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5.8m households expected to rent privately by 2021

19 June, 20171 Comments
A new report has revealed that one in four UK households will be privately renting by the end of 2021. At the moment around 5m households (21%) are currently living in privately rented accommodation, a quarter of whom are families with children. As property prices continue to rise and wages stagnate, the annual report from estate
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Investing in Property: Is it Still Plain Sailing?

18 May, 20170 Comments
Having money tied up in bricks and mortar is a stable, relatively low risk form of investment. However, property investment still requires a good level of management to ensure that money does not go to waste, and all too often people underestimate the challenges. Here is a short review of the property investments today. The
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Property damage recovery – Are you prepared?

10 March, 20170 Comments
Being a landlord or letting agent is generally a stressful job in itself, but can be made even worse in times of crisis. (God forbid) if any of the following scenario’s took place, would you want the hassle of dealing with insurers?… There is nothing that can prepare you for the devastation caused when your
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20% of landlords failing to renew RGI policies in the last quarter

04 January, 20170 Comments
With people twice as likely to break up between Christmas and Valentine’s Day compared to any other time of year, where legal advisers and psychologists have dubbed January ‘Divorce Month’, we are worried to learn how many landlords are not renewing their rent guarantee insurance policies after the first year. Startling statistics released by our insurance partners RentSafeUK
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Almost 1m landlords plan to ditch agents to save money from April 2017

19 December, 20160 Comments
A new survey has suggested that nearly half of all UK landlords plan to ditch letting agents if their profits fall when tax relief is cut back next year. The poll conducted by the National Landlords Association (NLA) found that 47% of property investors are prepared to ditch their letting agents and go it alone
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Landlord Responsibilities – What does it take to be a landlord?

09 December, 20160 Comments
When it comes to investing in buy-to-let property, many people see the potential returns and completely forget about the responsibilities that come with being a landlord. However, if you want to become a landlord then you have to consider the legal responsibilities. From the very moment you have your first tenants, you have legal responsibilities
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Innovative lettings ‘Passport’ enables councils to house more and save more

18 November, 20160 Comments
Local Authorities and Housing Associations across the UK can now access a brand new solution to help many more low income renters find new homes and save public funds, through The Ark Passport. Did you know that UK councils have spent £3.5 billion on temporary housing over the last 5 years? With the introduction of Universal Credit
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Can I help you save £1000’s on your Property Insurance?

15 November, 20160 Comments
Dear Landlord,   As a property investor myself, I want to alert you to the launch of our latest buy to let property insurance products. As a landlord of over 100 properties in buildings, which include residential and commercial units plus 9 individual houses in Wales, my insurance policies across the board were circa (year on
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Increase in landlords investing in commercial lettings

10 May, 20160 Comments
Following an influx of enquiries from commercial landlords looking to use the latest offer(s) available at TR Lettings, a master broker now says that an increasing number of landlords are diversifying away from residential property and investing in commercial units and developments. Clever Lending have reported that many property investors are moving away traditional buy-to-let deals,
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