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Foundation Home Loans launches cashback offer

Monday 5th February 2018

We all know that regulatory changes to lending in this country has made it harder for portfolio landlords to secure a mortgage, and that is why Foundation Home Loans has decided to launch a new cashback buy-to-let product to help ease the burden...


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Cannabis farm discovered at rented property in Plymouth

Monday 5th February 2018

A major cannabis farm was discovered over the weekend at a house in Plymouth city centre after two police community support officers (PCSOs) detected the strong smell of the plants whilst patrolling the area on foot around Ilbert Street, PL1, where the property is located...


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Did you miss the tax return deadline?

Monday 5th February 2018

The 31st January deadline to submit your self-assessment tax return for the year ended 5 April 2017 has come and gone, but almost 750,000 people now run risk of £100 fine because they failed to submit their self-assessment on time...


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London property hotspots – where should you invest in 2018?

Monday 5th February 2018

With 65,000 affordable new homes planned to be built in London per year, it would appear that the capital is offering new opportunities when it comes to house buying...


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How to improve the rental market for tenants

Friday 2nd February 2018

Landlord licensing, a database of rogue landlords and improved rent controls are among some of the primary measures proposed by renters seeking to improve the rental market for tenants...


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Legal challenges launched against Right to Rent policy

Friday 2nd February 2018

Two separate legal challenges have been launched against government's 'Right to Rent' policy. The scheme, which requires landlords to check the immigration status of new tenants, has left many landlords reluctant to rent to those without a UK passport...


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What should landlords be aware of going into 2018?

Friday 2nd February 2018

The buy-to-let property market is currently experiencing a wave of reforms, with the government looking to alter the way in which the market operates. With so many changes to regulations, taxes and also lending rules, it can be confusing for landlords to know where they stand going into 2018...


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Landmark legal decision could see rogue landlords forced to give up all earnings

Friday 2nd February 2018

Criminal landlords who crammed up to 40 migrants inside their semi-detached townhouse in north-west London face losing hundreds of thousands of pounds they made in rental income after Brent Council this week became the first council in the country to use the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) against them...


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Legal & General announces Brighton as next city for Build to Rent homes

Thursday 1st February 2018

Legal & General has announced that it will be creating 200 new Build to Rent (BTR) homes in Brighton as part of its wider approach to address the UK’s housing shortage, having acquired a prime city centre development site...


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Financial demands placed on tenants ‘has never been greater’

Wednesday 31st January 2018

With tenants privately renting from a landlord now typically paying more than half of their income in rent, a growing number of young adults are finding it harder to save up for a deposit for a home of their own...


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