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Avoid Taking Risks With Rental Properties


Thursday, January 29, 2015

Risks To Rental Property Businesses Can Be Mitigated Landlords choose to rent out properties for a variety of reasons including retirement planning or they may be unable to sell their former home or may have been left property by a deceased relative. Whatever the reason for rental properties, there are always risks and challenges associated [...]


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Avoid Deposit Disputes With Tenant Liability Insurance


Thursday, January 22, 2015

17% Of UK PRS Landlords Lost Deposit Disputes In 2014 Through Failing To Provide Evidence To Support Claims According to recent data published by the Deposit Protection Service (DPS) many private rental sector (PRS) landlords operating rental property businesses without Tenant Liability Insurance failed to respond to deposit disputes in time to secure payments for [...]


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Severe Weather Causes Chaos For Uninsured Landlords


Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Landlords Warned About Perils Of Being Uninsured Following Severe Weather Conditions The recent severe weather conditions may have caused chaos for uninsured PRS landlords, with the terrible conditions causing costly damage to rental properties that will have to be repaired out of potential rental profits. The gale force winds, driving rain, sleet, snow and freezing [...]


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2015 Could See Landlords Expanding Rental Property Portfolios


Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Over 50% Of UK Landlords Seek To Expand Rental Property Portfolios In 2015  There is a great deal for private sector landlords with rental property portfolios to get excited about in 2015, according to the latest research carried out by an online letting agent. Residential property prices continued to rise last year, despite the doom [...]


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Quarter of Landlords Dont Think Landlords Buildings Insurance Is Vital!


Tuesday, December 23, 2014

25% of UK Landlords Operate Without Landlords Buildings Insurance It appears that many UK landlords are still attempting to save money by cutting corners in the wrong places, such as with landlords buildings insurance. Over 500 landlords with small to medium sized portfolios of rental properties were asked about their landlords buildings insurance costs as [...]


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UK PRS Rental Prices Fall From Record High


Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Separate Indices Report PRS Rental Prices Reach Record Highs As Well As Falling Rents There are conflicting reports being circulated by leading property specialists regarding the amount of rent being charged in the UK’s private rented sector (PRS) during October 2014. According to the latest buy to let index data published by LSL Property Services, [...]


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Landlords Opt For Multi Let Properties For Better Rental Yields


Thursday, October 30, 2014

Landlords Moving Away From Single Let Rental Properties For Better Rental Yields Rental yields on traditional single let rental properties are falling, according to the latest  Complex Buy to Let Index commissioned by Mortgages for Business. The third quarter of 2014 saw gross rental yields on single let rental properties average around 5.9%, the lowest [...]


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Protect Rental Properties From Tenant Damage


Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Landlords Warned To Expect Damaged Properties At End Of Tenancies 28% of UK private rented sector (PRS) landlords have been forced to rectify damage to rental properties caused by tenants during the last 12 months, effectively wiping out any potential annual profits made by landlords without Tenant Liability Insurance. The results of the research commissioned [...]


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Landlords Encouraged To Grab Property Bargains In Their Local Areas


Thursday, June 12, 2014

Landlords Should Invest In More Rental  Properties In Their Local Areas Landlords and property investors across the UK should be investing in their local market using buy to let mortgages because they already have a good understanding of the local area. New research conducted by Paragon Mortgages revealed the majority of property investors and existing landlords [...]


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Mortgage Market Review Already Causing Problems


Thursday, May 15, 2014

Mortgage Market Review Slowing Down Mortgage Approvals The introduction by lenders of the Mortgage Market Review is the biggest regulatory restructuring that the UK mortgage market has seen in recent years and is intended to test the continued affordability of borrowers. It’s introduction was intended to protect customers from over stretching their financial commitments in [...]


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