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Cleaning disputes are on the rise

Posted on 19/05/2015

A recent survey conducted by Imfuna Let, an inventory software firm, has revealed that letting agents and landlords are reporting a rise in the number of dirty properties they’re facing when tenants are moving out.

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Changes to Capital Gains Tax

Posted on 12/05/2015

Here we explore the implications for landlords of changes made to Capital Gains Tax legislation in April.

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Increase the value of your buy-to-let property

Posted on 06/05/2015

After the recent pension reforms and the admission of many retirees that they will be investing some if not all of their pension pot in buy-to-let property, the sector’s appeal has been well documented.

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Can you heat your home for £100 per year?

Posted on 29/04/2015

By building homes that have excellent thermal performance, exceptional airtightness and mechanical ventilation, Passivhaus (or Passive House) homes developed by the Passivhaus Institute can cost under £100 a year to heat.

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‘Revenge evictions’ – What do landlords need to know?

Posted on 23/04/2015

After a long and protracted campaign by numerous MPs and pressure groups, the law surrounding part of the eviction process has recently changed for good.

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