LETTING & ESTATE AGENT

Landlord Today

12/01/2017

Longer term tenancies needed to enable tenants to plan for the future

More needs to be done to focus on improving renting rather than obsessing over property ownership, according to a specialist provider of retirement rental properties for the over 55s.

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Letting Agent Today

12/01/2017

Renting may be financially more worthwhile than previously thought

New research claims that the financial benefits of renting rather than owning may have been under-rated.

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Letting Agent Today

12/01/2017

Rightmove forecasts rents outside of London will rise 4% in 2017

Asking rents rose 3.0 per cent outside of London in 2016 - but will rise 4.0 per cent in 2017.

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Landlord Today

12/01/2017

Buy-to-let: hotspots for 2017 revealed

If rental yields form a crucial part of your property investment strategy in 2017, look no further than the North West of England, according to Rightmove.

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Landlord Today

11/01/2017

Buy-to-let lending 'returned to normal' in Q4 2016

Buy-to-let lending returned to some form of normality during the fourth quarter of 2016, according to fresh lending figures.

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Landlord Today

11/01/2017

Annual price growth continues to slow as rents hit an affordability ceiling

Annual rental price growth slowed to just 1.7% in December, which was less than half the 3.8% increase recorded in December 2015, according to HomeLet's latest Rental Index.

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Letting Agent Today

10/01/2017

Average rent outside London now hits £750 per month

The average rent paid for a residential property in the UK outside London hit £750 in December, rising by 2.04 per cent on average over 2016.

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Landlord Today

09/01/2017

Buy-to-let mortgage rates set to fall

Buy-to-let mortgage rates are expected to fall in 2017 for ordinary landlords, but get more expensive for professionals with larger portfolios, according to a leading mortgage broker.

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Letting Agent Today

06/01/2017

Another big rise in company applications for buy to let mortgages

There is yet more evidence that an increasing number of buy to let investors are setting up companies to offset the worst impact of changes to mortgage interest tax relief. 

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Landlord Today

05/01/2017

£500 cashback incentive for Halifax mortgage customers

Halifax is offering £500 cashback to buy-to-let borrowers, as well as homemovers, first-time buyers and customers remortgaging from their current lender on qualifying mortgages.

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Letting Agent Today

04/01/2017

New Year starts with new worries over financial viability of buy to let

No fewer than 60 per cent of buy to let investors say they believe they will be hit by forthcoming changes to mortgage interest tax relief and mortgage lending affordability rules. 

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Hazel de Kloe

03/01/2017

Landlords, are you ready for 2017?

As we embrace the New Year, property coach and landlord Hazel De Kloe, discusses the changes landlords should expect in the next 12 months.

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