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Common landlord mistakes to avoid

Posted on 30/01/2014

Although being a landlord does offer many opportunities and can be highly rewarding, it’s certainly not a way of making a quick buck.

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Flooding and the effect on landlord insurance

Posted on 30/01/2014

The storms that battered the UK recently had a devastating effect on many homes and businesses, and as a result have seen the topic of flood insurance being discussed by many experts across the field.

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Landlords vs tenants on benefits debate

Posted on 30/01/2014

There’s been much discussion in the media recently about renting properties to tenants who are in receipt of benefits.

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Lowering London rents still 2.5 times more expensive

Posted on 30/01/2014

Tenants in the Capital are paying 2.5 more rent than those in the North East – despite the average rental amount in Greater London being at its lowest since September 2013, according to new research.

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Top ten items you can claim on your tax return

Posted on 25/09/2013

If you do your own tax returns, UPAD has created a useful list of items you can claim tax relief from (and one you cant!)

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Is Universal Credit in trouble?

Posted on 25/09/2013

Since the initial announcement of Universal Credit, the reform has come under much criticism...

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