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TRENDY foodies have pushed up the price of property near popular farmers’ markets, a new report has f…
02.23 / 00:08
express.co.uk
Does it add up? The experts at Belvoir reveal six expensive economic errors… and how to avoid them Perceptive purchasing “One of the most costly mistakes a landlord can make often occurs right at the beginning of their investment journey and before a property has even been purchased,” says owner of Belvoir Swansea and Belvoir Mumbles Ben Davies. “Investment errors at the initial stages will inevitably affect profit potential. In fact, choosing the wrong property or paying the wrong price ca…
02.22 / 23:08
www.landlordzone.co.uk
Tax has been a worry for landlords throughout the past 12 months. Many changes have been brought in, most notably the stamp duty hike, and a wave of further regulatory and tax changes are due to take effect in April 2017. With the scrapping of the ‘Wear and Tear’ allowance in April 2016, it’s not been easy for landlords, has it? The wear and tear allowance served landlords well, but the recent changes have caused most buy-to-let mortgage owners a headache. Under the old ‘Wear and Tear rules…
02.22 / 23:08
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Property investment can be complex and, if done poorly, can also be highly costly. So what do you need to consider to help avoid any financial traps and make the process easier? When done right, there’s no doubt that property investment can be a significant wealth creator. So what do you need to consider before buying an investment property to help ensure success? Here are 5 things I think you need to consider before buying an investment property: 1 - Your finances Perhaps one of the most i…
02.22 / 23:08
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Purchasing a property either for yourself or for the rental market is tricky enough – but listed buildings come with a whole host of considerations and legalities to consider. Listed buildings defined For a building to be listed, it must be classed as being of ‘special architectural or historic interest’ by the National Heritage list. When a structure meets this criteria, it is deemed listed and falls subject to rules and regulations regarding renovation, repairs and other work. What crite…
02.22 / 23:08
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Creating homes that people love is an invaluable skill for landlords who want to keep tenant turnover as low as possible. With professionals and students being amongst the most profitable tenants, it is important to provide spaces that are not only comfortable, but also offer a productive work environment. As we become more connected, more people are bringing work home or working from home, making it more important than ever to create space which encourages productivity. Keeping tenants…
02.22 / 23:08
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Homeowners in South Yorkshire blighted by Japanese knotweed spreading to their property from public land are being assured that help is at…
02.22 / 23:05
www.thestar.co.uk
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION headed to the capital to search for home in this week’s channel 4 show; but Kirsty suffered an unfortunate embarrassing moment when this h…
02.22 / 21:57
express.co.uk
Anthea MaseyThe north London suburb of Hendon is one of the best connected in the capital, with the M1, the A5, the North Circular, the A41 and the A1 all thundering through.    Step away from all the traffic, however, and this is a place with a loyal following, a strong sense of community, a good choice of family homes and, in the Colindale area, one of London’s largest regeneration zones, backed by the Mayor and with some 10,000 new homes either built or in the pipeline.    Add to the m…
02.22 / 21:14
homesandproperty.co.uk
The superb Rococo garden at Queluz has been completely renovated in the last five years. Tim Richardson takes a look at a slice of Portugal place famed for its English lead sculptures – with photography by Paul Highnam.The main facade and Neptune gardenTim Richardson takes a look at a slice of Portugal place famed for its English lead s…
02.22 / 16:08
countrylife.co.uk
Paradigm Mortgage Services has announced today that it has added Vida Homeloans to its lender…
An ex-council house in Essex has been turned into the bizarre, spooky and delightful 'Talliston House' over the course of 25 years. Now it's opening its doors to the public.The living roomAn ex-council house in Essex has been turned into the bizarre, spooky and delightful 'Talliston House' over the course of 25 years. Now it's opening its doors to the…
02.22 / 10:28
countrylife.co.uk
Following the announcement last month that demand for its home finance products reached an all-time high in 2016, Al Rayan Bank, the UK's largest Sharia compliant retail bank, has revealed that demand has continued to accelerate in January…
A professionally and independently compiled inventory could save landlords money at a time when letting in the Private Rented Sector (PRS) is becoming more…
Overseas buyers and British expats without correct advice are finding it increasingly difficult to purchase property in the UK, reveals deVere…
New analysis from over-55s finance specialist, Keyretirement.com, has revealed that property wealth is boosting the retirement standard of living of Scottish pensioners by more than £86 …
The latest survey from home services marketplace, Plentific.com, has revealed that a new kitchen is the most effective home improvement for influencing a potential buyer's final decision as well as their…
The new guidelines currently being rolled out by the PRA (Prudential Regulation Authority) will see increased rental ratios for buy-to-let landlords and increased affordability and stress…
New data from Paragon Mortgages has revealed that tenant demand for private rented accommodation is continuing to…
3mc has announced that it has launched an exclusive buy-to-let mortgage deal funded by Precise Mortgages, targeting houses in multiple occupation and is available for individuals as well as limited…