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2019 in review: 4 important issues affecting landlords from the past year.

12th December 20192-minute read

2019 in review: 4 important issues affecting landlords from the past year

Instead of allowing landlords some relief from constant regulatory updates, 2019 has been a year of yet more change for the buy-to-let…

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Buy-to-let market exodus: a quarter of UK landlords plan to sell up in 2020.

11th December 20192-minute read

Buy-to-let market exodus: a quarter of UK landlords plan to sell up in 2020

A quarter (26 per cent) of landlords are looking to sell at least one buy-to-let property next year, according to new research by Simply…

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A guide to letting agent fees for landlords.

3rd December 20193-minute read

A guide to letting agent fees for landlords

Letting agents can be useful, but they can be expensive too. Many landlords rely on them to manage their property, collect rent, or just…

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What do the UK general election manifestos say for landlords?.

27th November 20193-minute read

What do the UK general election manifestos say for landlords?

With the general election on 12 December, each of the main political parties has outlined its plans for the country, including for the…

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Tenants going on holiday? Keep your empty property safe this Christmas (and all-year-round).

22nd November 20195-minute read

Tenants going on holiday? Keep your empty property safe this Christmas (and all-year-round)

Keep your empty rental property safe this Christmas with our action plan. From regular visits and utility watchpoints to upping security and…

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Landlord laws soar 32% since 2010 – RLA calls time on any new regulations.

6th November 20192-minute read

Landlord laws soar 32% since 2010 – RLA calls time on any new regulations

The full extent of the extra pressure put on landlords in the past decade has been revealed. In particular, it’s the additional regulation…

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Buy-to-let: are new build houses worth it?.

6th November 20195-minute read

Buy-to-let: are new build houses worth it?

Renting out a new build property can be exactly what it says on the tin. Brand new, clean and no previous tenants to account for. But does…

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Landlords see rents rise as new home buyers delay their plans because of Brexit.

18th October 20192-minute read

Landlords see rents rise as new home buyers delay their plans because of Brexit

Demand for rental accommodation remains strong despite the broader uncertainty surrounding the economy, it has been revealed. What to do if…

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9 tips to protect your rental property this winter.

14th October 20194-minute read

9 tips to protect your rental property this winter

As the evenings draw in and the temperature drops, it’s a period of change for everyone – not least landlords. The colder months are…

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Good news for landlords: less than half of tenants are interested in buying a property.

8th October 20192-minute read

Good news for landlords: less than half of tenants are interested in buying a property

You’d be forgiven for assuming the bulk of renters are simply ‘biding their time’ until they can buy a house. But new research suggests…

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