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Extreme weather: is your property protected?

Posted on 27/10/2015

Although extreme storms and snow in the UK are rare, they can happen and they can cause damage to your buy to let property.

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Finding your next buy-to-let: old versus new

Posted on 13/10/2015

If you’re looking for your next (or even first) buy-to-let investment, it’s likely that you’ve got lots of ideas about what type of property you should buy.

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Landlord round-up: news review for Q3

Posted on 06/10/2015

The third quarter of the year was a busy and historic one for landlords, with the first Conservative budget for nearly 20 years leading to controversial plans which have forced many to react.

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Tags: Sub-letting

Could you be a live in landlord?

Posted on 30/09/2015

If you’re a home-owner considering letting out a room or part of your home to a tenant while you’re also living there, you’ll become what’s known as a ‘live in’ or ‘resident’ landlord.

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Landlords: Section 21 update

Posted on 29/09/2015

After a long countdown, with many obstacles and red herrings along the way, the Deregulation Act 2015 and the changes to the Section 21 eviction process that come with it are here.

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New regulations on smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

Posted on 18/09/2015

Although not yet approved by Parliament, it’s looking likely that, from 1st October 2015, landlords in England will be required to comply with a new set of regulations on smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms.

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