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BTL mortgage tax relief changes - how to prepare

Posted on 14/03/2017

Changes to the way landlords can claim buy-to-let mortgage interest tax relief have been a long time coming. The proposal for the new system was first announced in George Osborne's Summer Budget on July 8 2015.

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Landlord survey 2017 blog

Landlord market survey 2017

Posted on 02/03/2017

Find out the results of the UK's largest survey of landlords. We asked landlords for their views, experiences and expectations for the year ahead...

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Right to Rent - one year on

Posted on 02/03/2017

It's now been just over a year since the Right to Rent scheme was introduced in England. For the past 12 months it's been a legal requirement for landlords - or their letting agents - to check that prospective tenants have the right to rent in England.

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Energy efficient homes are becoming more important for tenants

Posted on 30/01/2017

Energy efficiency has become an important consideration for an increasing number of people in recent years, and this requires landlords to acknowledge the growing need for energy efficient rental properties.

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How will the Government crack down on 'rogue' landlords?

Posted on 30/01/2017

The Government recently revealed its intentions regarding banning orders, which could see landlords or agents banned for at least a year at a time, and its proposed database of criminal landlords and agents.

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Why a good internet connection is so important

Posted on 27/12/2016

In an increasingly digital world, we explore how importantly tenants view a good internet connection when choosing their rented property

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