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Is a National Register for Landlords on the horizon?

Last week at the Labour Party Conference, Hilary Benn proposed a national register for landlords.

Friday, September 27, 2013

ONS reports: Rents may not be increasing as highly as we imagine

Reports from The Office for National Statistics show that in the last 12 months to August 2013 rents paid by tenants rose by just 1.

Friday, September 27, 2013
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Buy to let mortgages

We’ve recently been reviewing the best buy to let mortgages and have come across The Mortgage Works (part of Nationwide Building Society) who are offering their lowest ever fixed buy to let mortgage rate at 2.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Important changes to Council Tax Discounts and Exemptions

Due to changes in legislation, certain tax discounts and exemptions will be cancelled with effect from the 1st April 2013.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

EPC Changes and the Green Deal...Is it time to get Energy efficient?

Since 1st October 2008 all properties on the market for sale or to let will require an Energy Performance Certificate by law in England and Wales.

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Three Good Reasons to Buy in Oxford

To stay in up to date with issues affecting the property world and with news in general, I keep an eye on a couple of useful websites where landlords discuss ideas and issues that are pertinent.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Good Time to Buy?

A number or recent articles indicating that conditions in the market and the increase in BTL products available from lenders are conspiring to entice investment landlords back into buying hard.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Green Deal or No Deal?

As the kick off for the Green Deal initiatives get closer the rhetoric is hotting up.

Monday, February 18, 2013

Purpose Built Student Investment?

We often receive information about student developments promising guaranteed yields for three or five years, but most are in weak locations and do not look particularly attractive.

Friday, February 08, 2013

Rental price growth may ease as Private Landlords step in

Rental price growth is likely to slow in 2013 as new and existing private landlords look to invest: One in eight (12%) ‘accidental landlords’ expects to buy an additional investment property this year, completing the transformation from ‘credit-crunch casualty’ to active buy-to-let investor.

Monday, February 04, 2013

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