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Property Repossessions At Five Year Low


Thursday, November 21, 2013

Property Repossession Figures Reported To Be Better Than Expected The latest data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) shows that the number of residential properties being repossessed has fallen to its lowest level since 2008, the figures include private residential properties and Buy-To-Let properties within the UK private rental sector. The CML data reveals [...]


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PRS Rents Stabilise In June


Wednesday, July 24, 2013

  UK PRS Rents Remained Stable During June June is traditionally a busy month in the private rented sector (PRS), however this year, rental prices have remained fairly flat during the month, as demand for rental property cooled. Sceptics reckon that more tenants are attempting to take advantage of Government incentives designed to get more [...]


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Residential Property Prices Up


Wednesday, February 13, 2013

According to one of the UK’s leading mortgage lenders, residential property prices in the UK rose by more than economists had expected in January putting a halt to the annual decline. Nationwide say that residential property prices in the UK actually increased by 0.5% in January 2013, a further sign that the two years of [...]


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Residential Property Market Expected To Remain Flat In 2013


Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Property experts and economists have predicted that the 2013 residential property forecast for the UK is going to remain much the same as last year. This is good news for all property investors, who are able to get finance, but not welcome news for struggling first time buyers as the UK residential property market remains [...]


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Renew Positive Mental Attitude!


Thursday, January 3, 2013

Well it’s January 2013 and it has become a bit of a tradition to start the New Year with inspirational quotes and positive affirmation messages, in order for landlords and property investors to start the year with a positive mental attitude.  “Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time [...]


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2012 Property Investment Review


Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Well it’s the end of the year that was supposed to mark the end of the world for mankind and yet we survived and it wasn’t all doom and gloom, 2012 did bring the UK some joy with events and celebrations across the country, including: For the general public: An inferior team, who hadn’t won [...]


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Buy To Let Landlords Squeezing Out First Time Buyers


Tuesday, May 22, 2012

There are fresh fears that First-Time Buyers (FTBs) and next time buyers are being forced out of the UK residential property market by Buy-To-Let landlords. The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) said that 32,300 Buy-To-Let mortgage loans were made over the first quarter of 2012, a 32% increase on the first three months of 2011. [...]


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Thousands Of Buy-To-Let Landlords Could Be Sat On A Tax Time-Bomb!


Wednesday, March 28, 2012

The 2012 Budget may have affected a small number of millionaires using offshore companies to avoid Stamp Duty, but, accountants say thousands of buy-to-let landlords could be sitting on a “tax timebomb”. Many UK landlords now face paying two years tax liabilities during the next six months, creating a cashflow crisis after years of lightly-taxed [...]


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Only 20% Of UK Landlords Increased Property Portfolios In 2011


Friday, February 3, 2012

A new survey of Landlords in the Private Rented Sector (PRS) has discovered that only 20.2% ( 1 in 5 landlords) in the UK, were able to add fresh residential properties to their existing residential portfolio stock during 2011. Property value growth expectations and the prospect of a regular income were the key drivers behind [...]


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Bailiff Amnesty December 2011 – January 2012


Wednesday, December 7, 2011

A seasonal reminder to landlords and letting agents that Bailiff Amnesty’s will begin around 12th December 2011 to the 9th January 2011. Please check your local County Court for more details. The amnesty, which is not widely publicised, is implemented due to local authority offices, solicitors, courts and housing welfare organisations festive holiday closures. Unfortunately [...]


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