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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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Summer Budget: How will landlords be affected?

Posted on 10/07/2015

George Osborne first budget as Chancellor of a majority Conservative government included a number of measures that will affect the property industry and particularly the buy-to-let sector in the coming months and years. But how will it affect the nation's investors and landlords?

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Roundup: June’s landlord headlines

Posted on 25/06/2015

June has been another fast-paced month in the rental sector and particularly for landlords as more information on potential licensing schemes and immigration checks has emerged.

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Buy-to-Let lending rise reflects rental confidence

Posted on 17/06/2015

Here we explore recent reports which show that there's been a huge surge in buy-to-let lending over the past year.

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