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Is buy-to-let still a good investment?

Posted on 30/05/2018

As the Private Rented Sector continues to evolve and expand, does the buy-to-let market still represent a profitable investment proposition?

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Rent controls – what are the pros and cons for the housing market?

Posted on 09/05/2018

With rent controls continuing to be a hot topic of debate, why are the calls for their reintroduction growing louder, and what are the pros and cons of this approach to letting homes?

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One year on how has the market fared since BTL tax changes
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One year on: how has the market fared since BTL tax changes?

Posted on 03/05/2018

It’s been over a year since the Government started to gradually phase out buy-to-let mortgage interest tax relief. How has the rental market fared over the last year and what is the outlook for landlords?

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Explained: New minimum space and storage requirements

Posted on 26/04/2018

Ahead of new minimum space and storage requirements being introduced in October, what is being introduced, why is it being implemented and how can landlords ensure full compliance?

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New energy efficiency rules: final advice for landlords

Posted on 18/04/2018

With the introduction of Minimum Energy Efficient Standards (MEES), what do the new rules involve, how can landlords improve energy efficiency and why are ongoing improvements crucial?

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How to improve your EPC rating in five easy steps

Posted on 17/04/2018

As the government calls on households to improve their carbon footprint ahead of MEES legislative changes in April 2018, what simple changes can you make to ensure your property meets the new criteria?

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