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Landlords Can Help Tenant Households Save Money


Thursday, April 30, 2015

 UK Households Predicted To Be £10k In Debt By 2016 Apart from the additional help for first-time buyers and the extension of the Help To Buy scheme until 2020 (for new build properties), announced in the Spring 2015 budget by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, there is still very little on offer to [...]


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Buy To Let Mortgage Lending Increasing Steadily


Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Buy To Let Mortgage Lending: Steady Year-On-Year Rise New data published by the Council of Mortgage Lenders has revealed despite a fall in the volume of buy to let mortgage loan advances in February 2015, annual lending is continuing to increase steadily. There were a total of 15,900 buy to let mortgage loan advances made [...]


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Pension Reforms Could Affect UK Property Market


Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Rise of Pensioner Landlords Could Have Dramatic Effect On UK Property Market As most people are already aware the UK pension rules changed on 6th April 2015, allowing people aged 55 and over to withdraw all or part of their pension pot to spend as they prefer rather than being forced to buy some form [...]


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Deregulation Bill Given Royal Approval


Thursday, April 2, 2015

Deregulation Bill Receives Royal Assent The controversial Deregulation bill may have received Royal Assent but it needs a commencement order to enable the legislation to be brought into force, and the delay will allow landlords enough time to get their rental properties up to the required standards and ensure that they will be compliant with [...]


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Goodbye Landlords Energy Savings Allowance


Thursday, March 26, 2015

Landlords Energy Savings Allowance Scrapped in 2015 Spring Budget The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP, unleashed a few controversial measures during last week’s pre-election 2015 spring budget, including an announcement that Landlords Energy Savings Allowance (LESA) will be scrapped at the end of March 2015. Over the last few years, the Landlords Energy [...]


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Rise Of The Pensioner Landlords


Thursday, March 19, 2015

UK Buy To Let Property Market Braced For Surge Of Pensioner Landlords The UK private rented sector is bracing itself for the surge of  pensioner landlords who are ready to put some or all of their pension pots into buy to let properties, when the pension reforms come into force on 6th April 2015, representing [...]


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Tenants Face A Battle To Secure Rental Property


Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Multiple Tenant Applicants For Single Rental Property According to a recent report published by a national letting agent, there is now an average of five tenant applicants for every rental property in the UK’s private rental sector (PRS), so how do landlords choose which tenant to rent to? It is important for landlords to know [...]


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New Legal Ruling On Landlord Repair Responsibilities


Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Landlord Repair Responsibilities Change Following Landmark Legal Ruling There are often complaints from tenants that landlords or their letting agents don’t deal with rental property repair problems properly, causing upset and distress for tenants and stress and anguish for landlords. Even with comprehensive Landlord Buildings Insurance policies in place, there is still a legal obligation [...]


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UK PRS Rental Prices Increase Again


Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Rental Prices Continue To Rise As Tenant Demand Still Exceeding Property Supply There is good news for property investors considering expanding UK rental property portfolios using buy to let mortgages as a leading national estate agency publishes UK PRS rental price data. The data published by Countrywide shows that the average UK private rented sector [...]


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Being A Landlord Helps Future Proof Savings


Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Property Investment Still Regarded As Safest Way For Landlords To Future Proof Savings Property investors who are looking to become landlords may have a promising financial outlook ahead of them, thanks to continuing high tenant demand for rental properties in the UK private rented sector and the continued development of specialist products and services designed to [...]


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