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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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More PRS Tenants Need Rent Protection


Thursday, July 10, 2014

Tenants With Rent Protection Are Still In The Minority New research by a UK insurance company has discovered that as few as 7% of private rental sector (PRS) tenants have taken out rent protection insurance to protect their rental commitments and retain their rented home should their employment circumstances change. The data published by insurance [...]


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UK Property Prices Growing Faster Than ISA’s


Thursday, March 6, 2014

Great Time For Buy-To-Let Investment As UK Property Price Increases Greater Than Fixed Rate ISA’s More UK investors are choosing to purchase buy-to-let property rather than saving money with an ISA because the returns are far better. UK property prices have risen by 11% year on year compared to the best fixed rate ISA offered by banks [...]


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1 in 4 UK Landlords Don’t Have Correct Insurance


Tuesday, September 24, 2013

The UK buy-to-let market is currently thriving, however new research by AXA Business Insurance has revealed that thousands of UK landlords have left themselves and their tenants exposed through lack of adequate insurance protection and many have very little financial back up should the worst happen. Data from the AXA Business Insurance survey suggests that [...]


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Half Of UK Landlords Don’t Trust Letting Agents


Thursday, August 22, 2013

  Self Management Of Rental Property Is Preferred To Letting Agents New research published by Direct Line for Business has revealed that over half of UK private rental sector (PRS) landlords prefer to deal directly with tenants themselves, bypassing letting agent’s fees and avoiding binding long term management contracts. The research found that 63% of [...]


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Buy-To-Let Remortgage Surge


Thursday, July 25, 2013

Buy-to-let remortgages eclipse property purchase borrowing Buy-to-let remortgages have witnessed a huge surge in demand during the second quarter of 2013, as existing landlords refinance to raise capital for further rental property purchases. Remortgaging activity has eclipsed all other types of mortgage transactions covering multiple property types, other than granting new mortgages for buy-to-let property [...]


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Cheaper Mortgages On Way


Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Mortgage rates could drop below 1.5% as new lenders prepare to enter the UK mortgage market in the coming months. Increased competition in the UK market could mean that residential property owners benefit from lower mortgage repayments by as much as £600 (GBP) a year New lenders are likely to be attracted to the UK [...]


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40% of Working Tenants Cannot Afford To Save


Wednesday, July 18, 2012

According to a new study by a leading online house and flat sharing portal, 4 in 10 tenants who are renting property in the UK private rented sector (PRS) can’t afford to save One in seven people of those surveyed by SpareRoom.co.uk said they are having to spend more than two thirds of their take-home [...]


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Has Choosing The Right Insurance Policy Been Too Much Hassle For UK Landlords?


Thursday, November 10, 2011

It seems that with the ongoing economic turmoil gripping the majority of the western world, everyone is still tightening their belts in order to save precious pennies, including UK landlords. Landlords feeling the financial pinch have tried to cut as many of their costs and overheads as they can, in order to remain in profit [...]


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