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Landlords sign up to council’s guaranteed rent scheme

Thursday 31st August 2017

The prospect of a guaranteed rent each month, even during void periods, has enticed more than 50 private landlords to sign up to a council scheme to let their properties to families in need of housing...


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Your letting agent could save you thousands by reviewing rent collection

Thursday 31st August 2017

Private landlords are being urged to only instruct letting agents that adopt a modern approach to rent payments so that they are protected in the event that a tenant stops paying the rent...


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Landlords identify London’s next buy-to-let hotspots

Thursday 31st August 2017

Landlords have identified what they believe to be London’s next buy-to-let hotspots, which includes the likes of Woodford, Leytonstone and Redbridge...


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Housing shortage drives up rents in England and Wales

Thursday 31st August 2017

A decline in the number of rental properties on the market is driving rents upwards across England and Wales, fresh figures show. The latest Your Move England & Wales Buy to Let Index, created and reviewed in partnership with Cebr, shows that the average rent across England and Wales now stands at £874 per calendar month (pcm), following a 3...


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Accord launches ‘better value for money’ BTL mortgages

Wednesday 30th August 2017

Accord Buy To Let has launched a new range of buy-to-let mortgages at 60% loan-to-value (LTV). The new options include a two-year fix at 1.64% for remortgaging landlords or those adding to their property portfolio...


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Council given more powers to tackle rogue landlords

Wednesday 30th August 2017

New measures to clamp down on unscrupulous landlords who trap and cram vulnerable tenants in unsafe, overcrowded homes in Govanhill, Glasgow, have been unveiled...


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New buy-to-let lender targets professional landlords

Wednesday 30th August 2017

Redwood Bank, a new business lender, is officially up and running after completing its mobilisation phase yesterday, having already secured its initial banking licence earlier in the year in April...


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Landlords ‘batten down the hatches’ and increase rents

Wednesday 30th August 2017

A growing number of landlords are selling off properties and increasing rents in response to regulatory changes and political uncertainty after the general election and Brexit vote...


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How to be a successful landlord in five easy steps

Tuesday 29th August 2017

Tenants that have nothing but respect and praise for their landlords are the sort of tenants that are likely to be loyal with payments and stick around...


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Tenant slams landlord for rejecting his right to pay cheap rent for life

Tuesday 29th August 2017

A tenant who has won a legal case permitting him to pay cheap rent for life has panned his landlord for taking him to court in a bid to increase the rent...


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