Average rental yields increase across the UK

🕔08:29, 29.Mar 2012

Buy to let investors across the UK saw a rental yield of 6.1% in 2011 with the average monthly rent climbing to £716 from £682 in 2010, according to new figures from BM Solutions. While 2011 rental yields were marginally

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Landlords: When a tenant is in breach of contract the key is to use legal assistance, and swiftly

🕔10:46, 21.Mar 2012

The ever changing face of the legal marketplace is a minefield, not least for the SME owner. The traditional interface between a solicitor and client is a charge by the hour – yet that is not the only option. Under

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More home owners are being forced to move out and let their property to tenants.

🕔09:22, 20.Mar 2012

Britain is fast becoming a nation of “accidental landlords” as home owners let out properties they cannot sell. However, lenders are toughening up on the “let-to-buy” market, which could leave unwary landlords vulnerable. Figures from the National Landlords Association (NLA)

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Government proposals to allow buy to let investors to benefit from further tax breaks

🕔09:16, 20.Mar 2012

Property investors are to be offered tax breaks on deals in an attempt by the Government to attract spending into the UK and ease Britain’s housing shortage. George Osborne, the Chancellor, is expected to confirm in the Budget this week

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Banks and building societies are lending more money to landlords than to ordinary homeowners

🕔14:02, 13.Mar 2012

  It is the latest sign of Britain’s dysfunctional housing market in which buy-to-let purchasers are increasing their mortgage borrowing at a record rate while mainstream homeowners are paying down debts and sitting tight. It will add to the despair

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Most UK landlords live a long way from their rental properties location

🕔13:57, 13.Mar 2012

  Long-distance landlords are also prevalent in Scotland where ARLA’s data shows a ration of 1:1.74 (resident landlords to properties in the PRS). In contrast, the South East and South West of England showed the least prevalence of long-distance landlords,

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🕔14:07, 12.Mar 2012

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dss tenant and not paying

🕔13:02, 12.Mar 2012

the tenant moved in may this year, claimed and showed me the paperwork that her bond was in the scheme, all the months down the line it is in dispute till this day she paid 2 small payments in sept

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Lettings Agents desperately need regulating

🕔16:22, 10.Mar 2012

I just wanted to share my experiences with fellow members and appeal to anyone who knows of any course of action remaining for me. Everyone knows that agents are unregulated in the UK and this will continue to cause problems

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UK rental prices ares still increasing, albeit at a slower pace

🕔14:13, 8.Mar 2012

Rental prices continued to increase across the UK, albeit at the slowest pace in two years, in the three months to January with a net balance of +13 percent of surveyors reporting increases in past rental values (from +21 percent

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Top ten tips for becoming a UK landlord

🕔14:08, 8.Mar 2012

Increasing demand for rental properties is creating a new investment opportunity for first time landlords, as figures from the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) show 55 percent of lettings agents believe demand for rental property is now outstripping supply.

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UK landlords need tax relief like businesses say ARLA

🕔13:58, 8.Mar 2012

Chancellor George Osborne is coming under more pressure from landlord and letting agent lobbies to ease buy to let tax in the forthcoming Budget. The Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) is urging the chancellor to scrap capital gains tax

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50% more valuations for buy-to-let investors than a year ago

🕔13:53, 8.Mar 2012

The total number of residential valuations conducted during February was nearly a third more than a year ago. This represented a month-on-month increase of 43%. Connells Survey and Valuation attributed the surge to an expected seasonal rise bolstered by a

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Platform say that the let-to-buy market is a growing one

🕔13:40, 8.Mar 2012

Accidental landlords accounted for a fifth of Platform’s buy-to-let business between December and the end of January this year, reflecting uncertainty in the housing market. Platform said that between from December and the end of January let-to-buy accounted for 20

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commercial lease

🕔12:17, 7.Mar 2012

can anyone out there advise me as to how to salvage the existing commercial lease of one of my property. Two young ladies took over the existing lease of one of my property. Upon expiry of this lease they asked

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council tenants

🕔07:38, 6.Mar 2012

Hi, I have a council tenants in my flat, They dont pay on time. They are in arrears of 3500.00 pounds now. Tenants & I had the agreement for the flat so are there anywhere I can ask council to

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TENANT LEFT, 2 MONTHS TO GO ON TA, TRASHED THE HOUSE, NO FORWARDING ADDRESS, NOT LEFT KEYS & LEFT LIVE FISH IN THE PROPERTY!

🕔09:16, 4.Mar 2012

SINCE HE HAD CALLED AND ADVISED ME HE WOULD BE OUT AT THE END OF THE MONTH MY HUSBAND AND 1 WENT OVER AT THE TIME STATED FOR THE FOLLOW UP INSPECTION TO FIND THE HOUSE ABANDONED. SPOKE TO NEIGHBOUR

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Tenants Breaking Early

🕔07:59, 4.Mar 2012

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