A RE-EDUCATION IN BUY-TO-LET PROPERTY

A RE-EDUCATION IN BUY-TO-LET PROPERTY

🕔11:05, 24.Jul 2014

UK real estate has always been regarded as a secure investment type and there has been heavy spending over the last few years with buyers favouring this asset over all others. Buy-to-let property in particular remains a prized asset for

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The number of tenants in the UK severely behind on rental payments has fallen by 35,000 or 35% in last 12 months

The number of tenants in the UK severely behind on rental payments has fallen by 35,000 or 35% in last 12 months

🕔12:23, 18.Jul 2014

The improvement means that 98.5% of private sector tenants now avoid significant rental arrears, according to the latest Tenant Arrears Tracker report from LSL Property Services. Overall some 67,000 households remain more than two months behind on rent but this

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Rents have risen at just 1.4% and tenant arrears have improved over the last 12 months

Rents have risen at just 1.4% and tenant arrears have improved over the last 12 months

🕔12:18, 18.Jul 2014

The average residential rent across England and Wales is now 1.4% higher than in June 2013. In absolute terms, this amounts to £747 per month, up from £737 per month in June 2013. While the latest annual rental increase is

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40% of Britons still think that property is the best investment for generating returns, a survey by YouGov has revealed.

40% of Britons still think that property is the best investment for generating returns, a survey by YouGov has revealed.

🕔12:17, 18.Jul 2014

40% of Britons still think that property is the best investment for generating returns, a survey by YouGov has revealed. In addition, over half of Britons would consider playing an active role in managing their investments, with 38% saying they

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UK property investors still hungry for Overseas bargains

UK property investors still hungry for Overseas bargains

🕔12:13, 18.Jul 2014

Conti, the overseas mortgage specialist has recently reported that the number of enquiries received from British buyers increased by 38% in the second quarter when compared with the same period in 2013. The mortgage brokers also said that over the

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The average void period experienced by UK landlords continues to fall

The average void period experienced by UK landlords continues to fall

🕔12:09, 18.Jul 2014

he average void period experienced by UK landlords has continued to fall and is down to 2.7 weeks, according to the latest quarterly survey from specialist lender Paragon Mortgages. The most recent fall sees the average void level down to

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5 reasons why now is the time to invest in UK property

5 reasons why now is the time to invest in UK property

🕔11:07, 7.Jul 2014

The first half of 2014 saw an upward curve in UK property prices and with the Office of National Statistic’s reporting that the Government had hit their 2.0% inflation target at the end of Q4 2013 as well as the

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Rents in England and Wales have been rising slower than the average cost of living for a year

Rents in England and Wales have been rising slower than the average cost of living for a year

🕔01:55, 2.Jul 2014

Twelve months of below-inflation rent rises continued in May with a year-on-year increase of 1.1%, the LSL Property Services survey suggested. Average rent was up by £8 in the last year, to £745 a month in May. However, regional variations

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Should UK landlords be responsible for the electrics and appliances in their properties?!

Should UK landlords be responsible for the electrics and appliances in their properties?!

🕔01:45, 2.Jul 2014

Campaigners are calling for a change in the law to make landlords in England conduct mandatory checks on electrical fittings in rented properties. Charities Shelter and Electrical Safety First said a third of properties in England were failing to meet

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The average void period experienced by UK landlords has continued to fall and is down to 2.7 weeks

The average void period experienced by UK landlords has continued to fall and is down to 2.7 weeks

🕔01:41, 2.Jul 2014

The average void period experienced by UK landlords has continued to fall and is down to 2.7 weeks, according to the latest quarterly survey from specialist lender Paragon Mortgages. The most recent fall sees the average void level down to

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Investors in search of yield scramble to invest in London

Investors in search of yield scramble to invest in London

🕔01:26, 2.Jul 2014

The commercial property market is booming. Annual investment in UK property hit £42bn in the first quarter of 2014, the highest level seen since the height of the last peak in late 2007, according to figures from Real Capital Analytics,

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Assetz has revealed the UK’s hotspots for student property investmen

Assetz has revealed the UK’s hotspots for student property investmen

🕔01:22, 2.Jul 2014

A report published recently by investment specialists Assetz has revealed the UK’s hotspots for student property investment and some other interesting data regarding the increasingly popular investment sector. According to the report, the 5 leading towns and cities for investment in

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Top areas in London for property investment

Top areas in London for property investment

🕔01:19, 2.Jul 2014

Most boroughs in London have performed exceptionally well over the last year according to latest Land Registry figures, but which ones are topping the list? The newest figures have reported annual price rises ranging from the bottom of the scale at6.1% in

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40% of Britons still think that property is the best investment for generating returns

40% of Britons still think that property is the best investment for generating returns

🕔01:12, 2.Jul 2014

40% of Britons still think that property is the best investment for generating returns, a survey by YouGov has revealed. In addition, over half of Britons would consider playing an active role in managing their investments, with 38% saying they do not trust

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Property investments have increased by more than 400% in the past year.

Property investments have increased by more than 400% in the past year.

🕔00:57, 2.Jul 2014

A new report published by trading platform Cofunds shows that net inflows into the Investment Management Association’s (IMA) Property sector reached £77m, knocking the Mixed Investment 20-60% Shares sector off the top spot after 15 months. According to the IMA, net

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Agency renewal fees

🕔21:59, 1.Jul 2014

I am due to complete on the purchase of a buy to let flat and have agreed to take on the vendors current tenants. The agents who are selling the property originally found the tenants for the vendor one year

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New Tenancy

🕔21:51, 1.Jul 2014

Hi Update on my case. I have been in contact with both the tenant and the Council. It has been agreed that the Housing Benefit can be paid direct to me, but I must now draw up a Tenancy Agreement

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Tenants Have Seperated

🕔16:51, 1.Jul 2014

I have a contract via a letting agent with two tenants. Sadly the man has walked out on his partner, who has just had a new baby. The contract has now expired, but the lady is still paying her rent

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Letting agent gone out of business

🕔13:29, 1.Jul 2014

My Letting agent went out of business with many broken promises and have left me with a considerable amount of debt to pay. I would be grateful for my options in this matter. Many thanks, Dr K Patel

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🕔13:00, 1.Jul 2014

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tenant referencing

🕔12:10, 1.Jul 2014

when referencing the tenant to insure the property she has a CCJ. although she paid upfront £1300 last September 2013,when i took over the flat, She is already £200 in arrears, she was in arrears of £300 but has deposited

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