LETTING & ESTATE AGENT

Landlord Today

01/08/2016

Landlords set to be hit with a hefty 'green tax'

Up to 330,000 buy-to-let landlords will be required to pay a 'green tax' to make their properties more energy efficient, according to a report in the Telegraph.

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Estate Agent Today

29/07/2016

House prices rising faster than expected 'but may not yet reflect Brexit'

The Nationwide says house prices rose at their fastest annual rate for four months in July, but that performance may not reflect the impact of the Brexit vote.

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Hazel de Kloe

29/07/2016

Q&A with fellow landlord and property coach Hazel De Kloe

July's #FeatureFri article is a Q&A with fellow landlord and property coach Hazel De Kloe of Why Property Works. In this post, Hazel talks about her personal goals, shares advice for landlords and inside knowledge on how to spot a great investment.

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The Property Franchise Group

29/07/2016

Bank of England is monitoring Buy-to-Let in Lock-out Scare

Buy-to-let landlords could need a deposit of 40pc to get a mortgage across the UK. Research by Property Partner has found that prospective lending criteria from the Bank of England could 'lock out' landlords in 59 of 85 researched towns and cities.

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The Property Franchise Group

28/07/2016

In a Nutshell - 28th July 2016

House prices and mortgages dominate this month's In a Nutshell.

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Letting Agent Today

28/07/2016

Highest yields still found in the north - and mostly in 'EU leave' towns

New research by an online property lending company reveals that those towns which were strongest in voting 'Leave' in the EU referendum appear to be amongst the best for would-be investors.

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Letting Agent Today

28/07/2016

Build To Rent sector beating Brexit uncertainty says Legal & General chief

One of the biggest players in the burgeoning Build To Rent sector says this new segment of the lettings market is likely to ride out Brexit uncertainty.

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Landlord Today

27/07/2016

Why investors should look north to boost profits

For many investors in London and the South East, the relentless pressure on buy-to-let income means that the numbers no longer add up.

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Estate Agent Today

27/07/2016

Latest mortgage figures suggest resilience despite Brexit uncertainty

The latest figures on mortgage lending suggest that higher house prices led to greater lending in June this year than 12 months ago - this was despite uncertainty before the EU referendum and despite the number of transactions dipping over the year. 

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The Property Franchise Group

27/07/2016

Buy-to-let a better option than downsizing

Older homeowners who plan on downsizing to fund their retirement could look to buy-to-let instead.

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Letting Agent Today

26/07/2016

Increased uncertainty

ARLA has found that, despite uncertainty in the rental sector, the industry is stable for now.

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Letting Agent Today

26/07/2016

Most want to own - but many prefer to rent, admits mortgage chief

The long-term aspiration of most Britons to own their home has not been deterred by the Brexit vote, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

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