Thursday 30 November 2017
There are now just 60 days left until everyone has to file their 2016/17 tax returns - and it’s the first time we’ll see the impact of the new Section 24 rules - forcing up the amount of tax landlords have to pay based on income rather than profit.
Wednesday 29 November 2017
Landlords in Lincoln are being encouraged to rent their properties to a charity who supply housing for homeless people.
Tuesday 28 November 2017
Landlords hoping to benefit from the growing trend for staycations and Airbnb short-stay trips can now take advantage of a new holiday let mortgage product.
Monday 27 November 2017
Despite a budget that’s been widely held as underwhelming by property experts and landlord groups, Chancellor Phillip Hammond did make one announcement relating directly to landlords that could spell good news...
Friday 24 November 2017
Demand for buy-to-let property in the North West has soared by 38 per cent year on year, according to the Mistoria Group.
Thursday 23 November 2017
Property experts and landlords groups have branded Chancellor Phillip Hammond's Budget as 'disappointing'.
Wednesday 22 November 2017
Nearly one third (31.2 per cent) of tenants want to move into their new home less than two weeks after they first contact a landlord or letting agent, new data from TheHouseShop shows.
Tuesday 21 November 2017
As more and more stories emerge about the hardships Universal Credit is creating for some of the most vulnerable people in society, The Guardian covers the story from the perspective of a Croydon landlady - owed £9,500 in rent by a Universal Credit claimant.
Monday 20 November 2017
Although many in the buy-to-let sector will supply a swift, and negative, response, it’s worth remembering that the Government faces increasing pressure to tackle the mounting crisis in housing.
Saturday 18 November 2017
The creation of a website which allows Scottish landlords to create tenancy agreements that comply with new legislation has been welcomed.
Friday 17 November 2017
Every residential building should have a single identifiable person responsible for fire safety to avoid confusion, a landlords organisation has said.
Thursday 16 November 2017
The cost of buy-to-let mortgages has been unaffected by recent changes brought in by the Prudential Regulation Authority and months of rate rise predictions, and in some cases has fallen, new data shows.
Thursday 16 November 2017
With winter upon us, and Black Friday signalling the start of the Christmas count down. What better way to kick start the celebrations, than with a discount just for you?
Wednesday 15 November 2017
A staggering 65 per cent of buy-to-let purchases over the last year were made by cash buyers according to the latest rental market index from estate agents Countrywide.
Tuesday 14 November 2017
A rise in the proportion of buy-to-let applications in the North of England over the first three quarters of this year is being driven by investors from London, new data suggests.
Monday 13 November 2017
A Simple Landlords Insurance survey has found that 85% of landlords are still undeterred by the prospect of leaving the EU.
Saturday 11 November 2017
A new app aims to help university students find rooms or entire properties to rent and thus sidestep potential “horror stories” for them and landlords.
Friday 10 November 2017
Landlords are being urged to protect themselves against accusations of retaliatory evictions as UK laws are due to be changed next year.
Thursday 09 November 2017
The first interest rate rise in a decade could trigger a more rapid increase in rents as landlords are ‘galvanised’ to factor in recently-added costs, according to the Landbay Rental Index.
Wednesday 08 November 2017
A new online property lettings website aims to dispense with the role of traditional letting agents and the fees which they levy on tenants.
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