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Leeds launches record low five-year BTL rate

Friday 28th April 2017

Leeds Building Society has launched a five-year fixed rate buy-to-let mortgage at a market-leading rate of 3.1%, subject to a £199 fee and a free valuation...


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Rental prices increase across Scotland

Friday 28th April 2017

The rental market in Scotland continues to flourish, with all regions north of the border seeing rents rise in March compared with the previous month, the latest figures from Your Move Scotland has revealed...


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Top tips to improve your property’s EPC rating

Friday 28th April 2017

From the 1st April 2018, it will be unlawful to rent a property which breaches the requirement for a minimum energy performance rating of E on an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC), unless there is an applicable exemption...


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Where are rents rising fastest in England and Wales?

Friday 28th April 2017

Across the whole of England and Wales the average rent in the PRS stood at £800 in March, up £2 compared with the previous month, but down sharply from the £811 recorded at the end of last year, new figures show...


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Are you familiar with the changes to the welfare benefits reform?

Thursday 27th April 2017

You may have heard about the welfare reform changes that started in 2013. Many existing benefits are being abolished and replaced by a new benefits system...


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Accord attempts to lure buy-to-let investors with lower rate deals

Thursday 27th April 2017

Accord Buy to Let is hoping to help mortgage brokers attract more buy-to-let landlords who may be looking to ‘refinance some, or all, of their mortgage portfolio’ by reducing rates on selected remortgage products by 0...


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Criminal landlords to be ‘named and shamed’ in London

Thursday 27th April 2017

The mayor of London Sadiq Khan has vowed to crackdown on criminal landlords by ensuring that they are ‘named and shamed’ on a new online database...


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Is it still possible to make money as a landlord?

Thursday 27th April 2017

Since the twin onslaughts of George Osborne’s Section 24 tax raid and the wholly unfounded negative hype surrounding Brexit, the talk has all been about woe is me, and that being a landlord marks you out as being belonging to an endangered species...


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Number of landlords looking to expand their portfolio falls to record-low

Thursday 27th April 2017

There has been a sharp fall in the number of landlords looking to expand their buy-to-let portfolios, according to the latest quarterly index from BM Solutions...


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Free open day for private landlords in Stirling

Tuesday 25th April 2017

Private landlords in Stirling may be interested in attending a free private rented sector open day and conference to be hosted by Stirling Council next month...


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