Issues with renting

Issues with Renting

Issues with renting   As a landlord, you have certain rights and responsibilities. If you are buying a property for a second/holiday home or buy-to-let, you will need to know your obligations in law, and also how you are protected. Disputes can easily arise with tenants and you...

changes in stamp duty

Changes in buy-to-let stamp duty

Changes in buy-to-let stamp duty   The Treasury’s Spending Review and Autumn Statement released today, informs us of a new set of rates for buyers of residential property for rent and for second homes. As from April next year, stamp duty rates will increase by 3% for buy-to-let...

Buy-to-let mortgages at highest level since 2007

Buy-to-let mortgages at highest level since 2007   The figures from banks and building societies show that the number of buy-to-let mortgages, taken out by landlords purchasing properties, has risen to its highest level in more than seven years. According to data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders...

Should you let your tenants decorate

Should you let your tenant decorate

It is interesting that just over 40% of tenants would to pay more rent if they were allowed to add a more personal touch to their rented property. Landlords could increase their return on investment if they managed the process correctly, especially for long term tenants. A...

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Landlords considering throwing in the towel

We have been conducting an informal poll amongst our landlords. We do this to help identify how we can support them. One of the biggest concerns is the recent reduction by the Government to the landlord’s buy-to-let tax relief to the 20% basic rate. 58%...

rogue landlords to be hunted

More funding to chase rogue landlords

We have recently read that the government plans to provide new funding to crack down on more rogue landlords, to tackle the rising problem of some landlords taking advantage and renting out buildings that are clearly not suitable. The governments Communities secretary Greg Clark stated that...

renting versus owning

Rent arrears are at their highest level in more than two years.

It seems some tenants are over stretching themselves when it comes to renting properties. The proportion of rent arrears soared to 9.9% of all rent payable in August, according to Your Move and Reeds Rains. A further survey by the Post Office found that 45% of tenants...

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Lettings Agents play a vital Role within the industry

A recent survey carried out suggests that the majority of landlords prefer not to have contact with their tenants, instead they would rather employ the services of professional agents such as ourselves and letting agents to handle their day to day affairs and property management. The survey...

Exclusive Free Rent guarantee offer

Exclusive Free Rent guarantee offer Evict My Tenant Limited have teamed up with one of the country’s leading Rent and Legal insurance providers to offer an exclusive eviction package. For a limited time only, if you instruct Evict My Tenant Limited to carry out a stage 2*...