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The North-South divide

A North-South divide in terms of tenant demand has become evident according to research by buy-to-let lender BM Solutions.  10 per cent of the 1,079 landlords ... Full story

Buy to let comes of age

One in five homes in the UK are now owned by private landlords, with a further million set to be let out in the next ... Full story

Landlord fined for series of offences

A rogue landlord from Hertfordshire has pleaded guilty to 28 offences, landing himself a fine of over £20,000. The convictions related to two private rentals in ... Full story

Landlords not welcome

Buy-to-let investors would no longer be permitted to buy properties in London boroughs and other popular areas under radical new plans by Labour. Ed Miliband has ... Full story

Landlords respond well to tax scheme

An overwhelming response to the HMRC ‘Let Property Campaign’ means that landlords could wait up to six months for disclosure forms to be accepted. The Residential ... Full story







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The terrible tenant - a cautionary tale

I have heard about a lot of bad tenants, so why am I making a fuss about a particular tenant?  I think it was the ... Full story

My spending cost us our house

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Beginner's guide to digital trading

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Values for Success

Make this year your most successful with 6 values from wealth expert, John Lee of Wealth Dragons.   New York, New York -- Jan 14, 2014 / ... Full story

Five mistakes every new property investor should avoid

So, you are thinking about getting in to the buy-to-let property market after hearing so many positive things about it. You have saved some cash ... Full story

West Midlands announced as first landlord 'right to rent' check area

New legislation which will see landlords face fines if they rent homes to illegal immigrants without checking their ‘right to rent’ will be introduced first ... Full story

Universal Credit - Alternative Payment Arrangements

As Universal Credit slowly starts to roll out over the country, many landlords are feeling threatened by the direct payment of the rental element of ... Full story

Student check-outs

Summer is in full swing and the weather has been good, but for those landlords who predominantly let to students, it has often been a ... Full story

Compulsory redress scheme for agents

Since the Julie Rugg report into the private rented sector, published in 2008, there have been calls for further regulation in the sector.  A step ... Full story

Buy to let mortgages: Know your credit score

Buy to let mortgages are of course, the backbone of landlord house purchase funding, and in recent decades this market has expanded immeasurably. Within the ... Full story



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