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Buy-to-Let hotspots revealed

Posted on 18/08/2015

Landlords who want to expand their property portfolio will always be on the lookout for the next best investment location. It can sometimes be difficult, however, to cut through the hype and buzz.

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Rent Smart Wales - What it means for landlords

Posted on 17/08/2015

Halfway through July a story in Wales, which could have knock-on effect for landlords in England, came to the fore.

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Japanese Knotweed: what you need to know

Posted on 21/07/2015

A headache for landlords and tenants alike, Japanese Knotweed was brought to the country because of its beauty. Now, however, it’s a thorn in the side of property occupiers and owners.

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75% of pensioners may consider property investment

Posted on 21/07/2015

When the latest pensions changes were announced during the 2014 Budget, many believed that they would lead to more people of retirement age investing in property, becoming what were dubbed as ‘silver landlords’.

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Top photo tips: marketing your property in summer

Posted on 17/07/2015

The photos you have advertising your properties, whether in brochures, letting agent branches or online, can have a big impact on their popularity; after all, for potential tenants this is their first impression and it can really count. Naturally, you’ll want to try and get the best images possible to accompany your advertisements.

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Landlords' returns rise as rental sector thrives

Posted on 16/07/2015

As we can see, landlords' returns have gone from strength to strength, mainly due to property price rises which subsequently contribute directly to increased yields.

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