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One of the biggest decisions you'll make as a landlord is whether you should use a Letting Agent to manage your property or go it alone....
If you are advertising a property to let, by UK law you must have an EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) from an accredited assessor....
Affordable Renting Near London
Affordable Renting Near London
Recently the BBC published an online tool that indicted where in the country you could afford to live when certain data was entered.
Just one of many important responsibilities for landlord letting out property in the Farnborough area (or anywhere else) is to keep their tenants as safe as possible.
Renting by the room has seen a surge in popularity in recent years as landlords realise that yields for this type of tenancy can be higher than for standard lets.
Although it’s usually a relief for you as a landlord to find good long-term tenants, there are occasions when you may want to take possession of your property.
Most people who’ve ever rented a flat have experienced the ‘joy’ of living in an outdated place with less-than-enviable fittings and décor.
New legislation being phased in means that some landlords will need to check that someone has the right to live in the UK before letting a property to them, or even allowing them to live in the property.
An issue that comes up repeatedly with just about any tenancy is that of repairs – what needs repairing, and whose responsibility is it?...
Most people seek regular income from their investments and landlords are no exception; the promise of monthly rental income on top of increasing property values is what attracts people to the sector.
The Prospect of Rent Controls
The Prospect of Rent Controls
Not content with annoying the business community, Labour have also announced rent control policies which will inevitably impact the UK’s private landlords.
Accidental landlords, people who find they need to let their home out for work or personal reasons, make up around 30% of all private landlords according to figures from Rightmove.
Landlords who rent out older properties may be forced to improve their energy efficiency under proposals currently being considered by Government.
An opportunity has arisen for buy-to-let landlords to indirectly hold their properties within their pension schemes, and effectively make them free from capital gains tax (CGT), by investing in property investments.
Labour’s Buy-to-Let Ban
Labour’s Buy-to-Let Ban
Letting agents and landlords are absorbing Labour’s latest policy on the private rental sector - to give councils the power to ban buy-to-let investors from buying new-build property in designated “housing growth areas”.
Only a week ago the papers were reporting how “Buy-to-let investors have had a bumper year” with data showing the average annual return for landlords was 12.7% before tax, mortgage repayments and maintenance costs were taken into account....
In an effort to clamp down on tax avoidance, HMRC are in the process of sending letters to 40,000 landlords asking them to get in touch to discuss their affairs.
Investing In Property
Investing In Property
Is now a good time to invest in property, or are we in a property bubble that’s ready to pop?...
Arranging a tenancy takes time and time, as we all know, inevitably equals money....
If you’re a landlord then squeezing the maximum income from your rented property is of course important; you may be a professional/buy-to-let landlord who’s making a living from property, or maybe you’re just renting your home while you need to live elsewhere, and the rental income is helping to cover your costs there.
10 Tips for Happy Renting
10 Tips for Happy Renting
Professional letting agents have to look out for the interests of both their landlords and tenants, so being aware of the various responsibilities when renting a property is key to a better understanding of the process, and hopefully a pain-free rental.
Introducing Newlife Lettings
Introducing Newlife Lettings
Matching up landlords and prospective tenants has always been a bit hit and miss, as high street estate agents struggle to cater for variety of property markets....
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