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Fewer landlords plan to sell as tenant demand grows
The proportion of landlords intending to sell their BTL properties due to higher taxes being levied by the government from April has fallen, according to latest statistics….more…
London had more landlord repossessions per household than any city last year, but which of the capital’s boroughs were the worst? …more…
Former letting agent exposes the lies
Paul Rowland tells us the tricks letting agents use to squeeze more cash out of unsuspecting landlords…more…
Right to Rent ‘is racist’
A campaign group claims that forcing landlords to check that tenants have a right to live in the UK has caused discrimination against immigrants..more
Tenant conned out of £1,600
An Aibnb guest allegedly posed as the property owner to persuade a tenant to hand over the cash to rent the flat in southeast London…more
Tenants passports ‘could replace credit check’
Details of up to 10 million renters would be held by local authorities under a proposal by RICS….more
Is your rental property adequately insured? If not, you risk losing out financially if the tenant has an accident or your property is badly damaged. Find out how little peace of mind costs.
Annual house price inflation slows
Latest figures from one of the largest lenders show that prices rose just 0.2% last month…more...
London council carries out raids on rented homes
Landlords are being prosecuted for cramped and unsafe living conditions ….more
Where to get the best rental yields
You’ll need to head north, my friends, if you want a good income from your investment, according to this latest survey….more…
BTL lender announces ‘high street beating rate’
As well as cutting interest rates, the lender has raised its maximum age for borrowers from 75 to 80…more..
Airbnb to limit London landlords
The website says it will make sure that properties in the capital aren’t let for more than 90 days a year to comply with a by-law…. more …
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