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Is your buy to let dream over

What will happen with buy to let properties? We constantly see in the news about the rich poor devide. Has it now reached the buy to let industry. It seems that new rules for being accepted for a buy to let mortgage are going to exculde...

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Rent Smart Wales has not been well received

Rent Smart Wales has not been well received by Welsh Landlords with thousands of landlords still not signed up to the new landlord scheme. The government scheme is scheduled to become live by November 2016 and is aimed at improving the quality of homes. Once...

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Is common sense starting to prevail

I was chatting to one of our clients in Weston-Super-Mare about some up coming tenant evictions. As normal we discussed issues within the lettting industry and how the media and the government like to bash the good old private landlord. It seems a group of landlords...

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Green tax will hit landlords and tenants

Yet another tax to hit landlords Green tax is coming It seems the government despite a change in Prime minister and cabinet, continue to see the buy to let landlord and the letting industry as a bottomless pit of tax. From 2018 potentially hundreds and thousands of...

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Dangers of not having a legally binding tenancy agreement.

Landlord left with £10,000 clean-up bill after tenants from hell Landlord Nick Saunders let his buy to let property out to a young family and after only five months they had become the tenants from hell, leaving the house covered in in faeces and urine. Now clearly...

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Universal Credit forcing landlords into evictions

We have noticed a sharp increase in the number of tenants being evicted claiming that the Universal Credit (UC) system had caused them to get into difficulties. The UC replaced six means-tested benefits and tax credits seems is causing the removal of tenants through no...

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Would you switch to an online letting agency

Over a quarter of landlords consider using online letting agents to save money It seems a day does not go by when somebody has carried out research around the property sector. The latest shows that just over a quarter of landlords are now considering an...