If you have been in property for a while, the chances are that you either already own 'Houses in Multiple Occupation' (HMO) properties or are at least considering the idea. After all, it can be a great cash flow strategy!
With so much new legislation coming into force, leaving landlords facing potential new headaches when it comes to their portfolios, it could be easy to forget the more standard obligations when it comes to letting a property.
Property investors could be forgiven for thinking they have a target on their heads, such is the sheer amount of legislative change currently engulfing the rental sector. But there are still some key strategies you can employ to grow your portfolio
Following all the recent changes to the landlord and property scene over the last couple of years, it was not rocket science to have predicted that they would have a significant impact on the market as a whole.
Freezing temperatures, icy roads and a dumping of the white stuff have struck almost the whole of the country over the past week. One thing most people tend to forget about during spells of cold weather is their home...
The new Landlords and Tenants survey by NatWest has revealed that over a third of British landlords are feeling good about the UK rental market and want to invest in more buy to let properties in the future.
It's almost spring - the clocks go forward, the evenings are lighter and, most importantly, summer is just around the corner. But spring also brings with it one final challenge for the discerning homeowner or landlord... a good old-fashioned tidy-up
There may be uncertainty in the market, largely due to Britain's impending exit from the European Union, but property remains the best way to save for retirement, according to a whopping 49% of people.
A raft of changes, including steeper stamp duty charges, have proved challenging for many buy-to-let landlords, although rental inflation has still risen slightly over the past year. London & Country take a look at the buy-to-let market...
February is the month of love, with Valentine's Day just around the corner, and it's time to reflect on how you met the love of your life and make plans for the future. But why should humans get all the affection? Your property deserves some romance too..
HMOs last year produced the highest average yields of all buy to let properties at a very healthy 8.9%. And despite falling below 9% for the first time since 2011, HMO properties were comfortably ahead of multi-unit blocks on 8.1%.
Buy to let tax benefits are still good to the tune of almost £17bn, despite government changes to the system set to come into force by 2020. Tthe government's phased scheme reducing relief on mortgage interest will continue to shrink in the coming years.
Whether you're a homeowner, first-time buyer, or a landlord, now's the perfect time to make some property resolutions for 2018. Here's our rundown of some which should be top of your list when looking for a mortgage...
Property auctions go with 'bargains' like cheese on toast and the added bonus? No chains, with buyer and vendor immediately signing legal contracts as soon as the hammer drops. Here are Martin & Co's top tips for buying a house for sale at auction.
Isn't it amazing how it always creeps up on us? What I'm talking about is...time, of course! Here we are, at the end of another year having had to keep up with the many developments afoot in the ever-evolving world of property and being a landlord.
The lettings scene in the capital has moved in a very pragmatic direction, with the tenants of 2017 being more about 'Need, Need, Need' than 'Location, Location, Location'. Thinking with your head is the new diving in with your heart, it seems.
Christmas is just around the corner, which means that, if you haven't already, it's time to start decking the halls and getting your property feeling festive. If you're a tenant living in a rental property, we have some top tips