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Definitive Guide To Avoiding Rent Arrears and Making Tenants Pay On Time

When rent isn't paid on time, for many landlords, it's time to panic and rightly so, more than half of the landlords operating within the UK suffer rent arrears each year, sometimes way into...
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A window of buy to let opportunity – but for how long?

Political and economic uncertainty has affected the housing market for several months now, but Mark Carney has warned of possible change, that could affect buy to let mortgages in the not-so-distant future. Andrew Turner, chief...
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Leicester’s Fastest and Slowest Property Markets Revealed!

Leicester homeowners expect to wait in the region of 18 weeks if you’re selling in the LE4, LE6, LE15, LE18 and LE19 postcodes. Professional house buying firm Property Solvers has revealed that it’s taking an...
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Leicester Is Top Buy to Let Hotspot in England

According to The Telegraph, Leicester comes sixth in the top 10 Buy-to-Let hotspots in the UK thanks, in part, to the outstanding work across the city by Harry Albert Lettings & Estates who has...

How To Choose A Property Manager

Hiring a company or person to care for your buy to let investment or second home is a big decision. You need to make sure that whoever you choose to manage the property is...

Landlords Can Maximise Rental Income And Avoid Costly Legislative Changes With Short-Term Lettings

With changing legislation, tightening tax rules, increased costs and seasoned landlords apparently exiting the market, it's no wonder why more and more landlords are instead opting for short-term holiday lets. Even day-to-day homeowners (in...
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Five Tips For Finding Your Perfect Home

So, you're stepping onto the property ladder or you're already on the property ladder but you're due for an upgrade, you're looking for your forever home, looking for your dream rental, whatever you're doing......

4 Buy To Let Tips for Property Investors and Landlords

Following on from Buy To Let in Leicester: Everything You Need To Know in 2018, we felt it would be a fantastic opportunity to share these four tips to consider if you're looking for to...
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Thinking Of Buying A Second Home? What Is SDLT?

You want to know about SDLT (Stamp Duty Land Tax) when buying your second home. You're looking at buying a second home and you've landed here. The reason you've landed here is perhaps you're doing...

Is Your Tenant’s Deposit Protected? Tenants Can Check…

How To Check If Your Deposit Is Protected Under the Housing Act 2004 (updated 6th April 2007) your landlord or the managing agent of your property has been legally obligated to protect a tenants deposit...
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Number of New Landlords Increasing Despite Challenging Market

With regulation tightening on the private rented sector, rising costs of compliance and increased tax legislation, it's no wonder why private landlords are exiting the market or selling at least one investment property. However,...
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What Do Minimum Room Sizes Mean For Low Income Tenants?

In 2015, it was reported that the government were looking to introduce national UK minimum room sizes which details the minimum bedroom size in private rented properties. The reasons for this would have been...
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What’s The Average Rent in Leicester?

Average rent in the UK rose by 1.2% in February 2018 compared to the same month a year ago; the average monthly rent now stands at £906 a month whilst rents in London have...

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