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UK Tenant Evictions Increase Again


Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Tenant Evictions Have Now Reached A Record High According to new Ministry of Justice data released last week, tenant evictions have now reached a record high with 11,307 tenants evicted from rental properties in the first quarter of this year. However, the majority of tenants evicted are reported to be proportionally higher for the social [...]


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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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Buy To Let Mortgage Loans Up 56% On 2013 Figures


Tuesday, May 20, 2014

CML Data Shows Increase Of Buy To Let Mortgage Loans and First Time Buyer Mortgages Data released last week by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) gross buy to let mortgage loans increased by 10% in March 2014 compared to the previous month and gross figures were also up 56% on March 2013. Results from [...]


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2014 – The Year Of The Landlord?


Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Will 2014 Be The Year Of The Landlord? The year ahead could be one of the best times to be a landlord in the UK, with strong tenant demand for rental property predicted to continue and property values expected to rise healthily until at least 2016. Last week Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney predicted [...]


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UK Property Boom Shows No Sign Of Slowing


Tuesday, August 6, 2013

UK Property prices Set to rise  by 13% or £33,000 as property boom continues Despite a series of price increases already this year, UK properties are still heavily under-valued according to some property experts, who also dismiss warnings from the doom-mongers that the UK housing market is heading for another house price bubble. The expected [...]


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UK Buy To Let Mortgage Figures Reach New High


Thursday, April 25, 2013

 Buy To Let Mortgages Continue To Lead The Way In UK Property Market Re-mortgaging activity in the first quarter of 2013 saw UK mortgage lending reach a new high, with more landlords trying to raise finance to buy more suitable residential properties with a view to letting them out to tenants, according to the latest [...]


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How Landlords Can Avoid Bad Tenants


Thursday, March 28, 2013

Landlords Must Carry Out Tenant Referencing To Avoid Bad Tenants 2012 wasn’t really a great year to be a landlord Almost 60% of landlords had problems with bad tenants in 2012 99,000 tenants didn’t pay rent for more than 2 months Tenant evictions increased 8% During 2012 some 59% of landlords were left out of pocket [...]


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Landlords Should Keep Better Inventory Records


Tuesday, March 26, 2013

  Inventory Needs To Record Condition of All Fixtures And Fittings To Avoid Deposit Disputes Increased demand for suitable rental properties in the UK Private Rental Sector (PRS) means there is an urgent need for landlords and tenants to develop and maintain an accurate inventory of all fixtures and fittings in order to avoid disputes [...]


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Property Values To Remain Flat In 2013


Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Residential property values increased by an average of 1.3% in December 2012 but according to the latest figures released by the Halifax, property values are likely to end 2013 at levels close to where they began. The Halifax House Price Index revealed an average residential property price of £163,845 (GBP), up from £161,795 (GBP) in [...]


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CML Calls For More Buy To Let Investment


Wednesday, March 7, 2012

The Council of Mortgage Lenders, (CML), think the coalition Government’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne should be doing more to encourage institutional investors to take a stake in Buy To Let property in the upcoming Budget. The Council of Mortgage Lenders are the trade body for all the UK’s major bank and building society [...]


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