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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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Don’t fall foul of Citizens Advice Bureau’s rogue landlord claims

Posted on 16/06/2015

The Citizens Advice Bureau, in its latest survey, has accused ‘rogue landlords’ of earning £5.6 billion per year from homes considered to be unsafe.

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Landlord events throughout the year

Posted on 16/06/2015

The buy-to-let market is constantly evolving and, if you’re a landlord who already accommodates established tenants, you’ll know how demanding the market can be. Landlord events can be a useful resource if you’re looking to advance your skills and knowledge in order to stay ahead in this frequently changing environment.

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Landlords buying properties with sitting tenants

Posted on 12/06/2015

A recent report suggests that more landlords are targeting properties with sitting tenants; we take a closer look and weigh up the pros and cons.

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