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Advice For New Landlords

Being a landlord can seem daunting and it's easy to fall into one of several pitfalls open to new landlords. We wanted to share with you some advice for new landlords. Leicester Property Insight...

Everything You Need To Know About Being A Landlord In Leicester

Ever wondered how to be a landlord? Becoming a landlord in Leicester can be a fantastic opportunity; you'll benefit from the additional income, the long-term security of owning a second property and control over your investment....
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9 Things To Consider BEFORE You Invest In Property

Want to know how to invest in property? We're going to cover the nine of the things you need to consider before you invest in property. Investment Strategy When investing in property, your strategy is above...
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Renting To Tenants With Pets

When it comes to renting your property to tenants with pets, there's a lot of considerations and risks to bear in mind and whilst most landlords flat out refuse pets, there's no reason why...

Where To Start A Business In 2019

Payment Sense, a leading merchant services provider throughout Europe, has placed Leicester in the top five cities to start a business in the UK today. The report focuses on Leicester's history in textiles and shoe manufacturing...
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Belgrave and Rushey Mead, Leicester

Belgrave and Rushey Mead have benefitted from a lot of investment from local businesses and organisations which has translated into increasing property prices, as such, it's a fantastic location to live or invest in...
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Lowest Recorded Levels of Air Pollution in Leicester

Air pollution in the city has reached its lowest levels since air quality recording began over 20 years ago, according to Leicester City Council's own monitoring information. Figures collected from five monitoring station across Leicester...
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Landlord Energy Tax: £3’500 Cost Cap Announced for MEES

Last year, minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES) came into force requiring landlords to ensure their energy efficiency rating is E or above for all property let after the law came into force; it doesn't...
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Leicester Cash Cow Consultation: Selective Licensing Proposals

It has been revealed that selective licensing schemes have really turned into a lottery for local authorities up and down the country with little to no evidence to suggest that they improve the local...
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Labour Desperate as Political Competition Heats Up Ahead of Local Elections

Local Labour councillors and MP, Keith Vaz, alongside City Mayor, Peter Soulsby have been accused of desperation after Belgrave residents receive four identical "Labour in Rushey Mead" leaflets in the space of a week,...
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5 Ways to Invalidate Your Home, Buildings and Contents Insurance

Fire, flood, storm, vandalism, subsidence, gas explosion, burglary... it's all very distressing but, so long as you have buildings and contents insurance, you can find some comfort knowing you can claim back any costs...
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How Will the 2019 Spring Statement Affect Housing?

The Spring Statement of 2019 was delivered by Chancellor Philip Hammond in the House of Commons earlier in the month and we've gone through it and have highlighted the points that are likely to...
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Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2019: Director’s View

We asked the director of Midlands Property Group Limited, who owns Leicester Property Insight and Harry Albert Lettings & Estates, what the Fitness for Human Habitation Act 2019 means for landlords and tenants in...

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