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property Auctions

Sell your home. Get Up to Your Full Asking Price. Pay no Estate Agency Fees.

How To Sell Your Property at Auction by: Madalena Penny It’s no surprise that more-and-more London property investors are looking outside the Nation’s capital for a property bargain. In June London remained the only region that felt the blow from the fall on annual house prices. In the second quarter of this year, the average […]

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finding a letting agent

Study finds 62% of Landlords find renting an ideal situation

Landlord News by: Madalena Penny In a recent survey carried out by Hilary’s, research suggests that it’s not all doom and gloom for landlords in the private rented sector. In a study conducted with 2302 landlords, 62 per cent were happy with letting their property and found it ideal as the rental income covered the […]

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tenant fee ban

Landlords take the hit again under new tenant fee ban

With current tax hikes placed on landlord income, and the tenant fee ban coming into force next year, many landlords will now be wondering if having a letting agent is a false economy. Landlord News: by Madalena Penny Of course there are many pros and cons to using a property management company to look after […]

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Buy to Let Lending falls in March 2018

Buy to let news by: Madalena Penny  The latest study by UK finance reveals a marked decrease in buy-to-let mortgages during March this year. Compared with 6,800 BTL loans taken out in March 2017, the latest data states that 5,500 were secured buy property investors and landlords for March this year. In fact, according to […]

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cannabis farm

Is your buy-to-let property being used as a cannabis farm?

Landlord News by: Madalena Penny Farming in Plymouth seems to be popular these days, especially cannabis farming at any rate. Just hours after police raided one house on Sunday, in a further property, Police seized £50,000 worth of cannabis plants and cash. According to national statistics, about 19 in every 20 cannabis farms can be found […]

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tenant deposit scam

6-Year Prison Sentence for Tenant Deposit Scam

After pocketing more than £10,000 in a tenant deposit scam, a fake landlord was handed a six-year custodial sentence last week. Landlord News by: Madalena Penny James Bennett, a 32-year-old from London already with prior offences to fraud, conned desperate house hunters into handing over £725 in property deposits to secure their tenancy, while giving […]

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Finding a good home on Housing Benefit

Finding a decent home is more difficult when you receive housing benefit Landlord News by: Madalena Penny With rental caps being placed on housing benefit, more landlords than ever are reluctant to offer tenants in receipt of LHA (Local Housing Allowance) a home. Strangely enough, in this day and age, it’s not any stigma attached […]

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