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What are landlords' biggest concerns for 2017?

Posted on 21/03/2017

For the vast majority of landlords, letting a home is generally a satisfying and beneficial experience. There is, however, no escaping the fact that the rental sector’s been changing at a rapid pace in recent times.

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Landlords Advice eBook Part Three: Free download

Posted on 20/03/2017

Our latest landlord's advice eBook has arrived, the latest edition explores current market trends, expert insights and handy tips for maintaining your property, with an emphasis on the Scottish rental market.

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BTL mortgage tax relief changes - how to prepare

Posted on 14/03/2017

Changes to the way landlords can claim buy-to-let mortgage interest tax relief have been a long time coming. The proposal for the new system was first announced in George Osborne's Summer Budget on July 8 2015.

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Landlord survey 2017 blog

Landlord market survey 2017

Posted on 02/03/2017

Find out the results of the UK's largest survey of landlords. We asked landlords for their views, experiences and expectations for the year ahead...

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Right to Rent - one year on

Posted on 02/03/2017

It's now been just over a year since the Right to Rent scheme was introduced in England. For the past 12 months it's been a legal requirement for landlords - or their letting agents - to check that prospective tenants have the right to rent in England.

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How to convert a property into an HMO

Posted on 01/02/2017

A house in multiple occupation – commonly known as an HMO – is a property which is rented by three or more tenants who aren’t part of the same household (i.e. a family).

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