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    Future Renting Wales 2018: Dr Tom Simcock

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 2 views

    Over the past few years there have been significant changes in the private rented sector.This includes tax changes such as the loss of Mortgage Interest Relief. But also regulative changes such as the minimum EPC requirement of an E ...

    Is Buy to Let still viable for a first time landlord?

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 7066 views

    As the year draws to a close, it is a great time to reflect on the past 12 months.2018 has been a challenging year for landlords, of that there is no doubt.We have seen:>  The introduction of MEES>  The introduction of new  ...

    Landlord Investment Show Awards - Founders interview

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 81 views

    With Christmas looming, its natural to want to start to shut down for the festive season.  However, now is a great time to start planning your year ahead, and making plans to ensure that it is your best year yet, despite the many ...

    Understanding Shared Ownership

    Added by Kate Faulkner 56 views

    A couple who bought via shared ownership are very positive about it following their purchase. Their landlord decided to sell their rental property and they were in their new home within a month of viewing and said the process was very ...

    TDS at the ARLA propertymark Conference 2018

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 132 views

    £135,935 has been awarded by the TDS Charitable Foundation to 13 different projects in 2017-18Figure brings total amount of funding awarded to £460,152.33 since the foundation started in 2014Organisations across England & ...

    Mortgage coming to end of mortgage deal - options

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 351 views

    The Mortgage Works has launched a fresh selection of 10-year fixed rate mortgages with rates starting from 2.74%. The specialist buy-to-let arm of Nationwide Building Society hopes that the historically low rate deal, available at up to ...

    What happens if a lease on a leasehold property expires?

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 4926 views

    The Law Commission has today published its eagerly awaited Consultation Paper on commonhold reform. Titled ‘Reinvigorating commonhold: the alternative to leasehold ownership’ the consultation is now open until ...

    Understanding Shared Ownership

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 55 views

    Millennials aged 18-24 are the least aware of Shared Ownership as a method of helping people unable to afford a home, despite being the group most likely to benefit from the scheme. YouGov national research* commissioned by Leeds Building  ...

    London property market - insights

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 2049 views

    In a letter to MP Karen Buck, seen by the Guardian, the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, said it was necessary to adopt a “strategic approach to rent stabilisation and control. He added that the argument for capping rent ...

    Three ways a personal pension can save you tax

    Added by dislexic_landlord 1102 views

    If you can fund a SIPP you could pass on a lot of the Fund at low Tax Rates  for generation's Here is a video to see how its done https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO_WS6LGcG8

    Councils desperate for landlords and properties

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 1231 views

    BROKENSHIRE UNVEILS ACTION PLAN TO COMBAT ROUGH SLEEPINGNew road-map sets out next steps to support thousands of people off the street for good as Government works to end rough sleeping by 2027£11m fund opened for councils across ...

    Why landlords need bespoke debt advice

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 150 views

    More families are struggling to keep up with their mortgage bills today than at the height of the financial crash, the UK's financial watchdog has revealed. As part of a thematic review published today, the Financial Conduct Authority  ...

    TDS at the ARLA propertymark Conference 2018

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 126 views

    The Dispute Service has grown 6.8% in the last financial year Growth was highest in Northern Ireland (13.85%), followed by Scotland (8%) and England and Wales (6.52%)  Growth attributed to investment in technology, systems and ...

    How can a first time buyer find the right mortgage product?

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 94 views

    Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has announced that it has now introduced bespoke mortgages aimed at medical professionals and designed to enable them to buy their first and subsequent homes. The mortgages for medics apply the ...

    Future Renting Wales 2018: John Stewart

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 0 views

    Landlords in Great Yarmouth can now apply for licences directly from the council, following pressure from the RLA. Great Yarmouth Borough Council is now accepting and processing licence applications via its website for the new ...

    Introduction to OneAndOnlyPro - deal sourcing/identifying software

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 10 views

    Property Tribes is pleased to announce the launch of a new Tribe called "Deal Finding" which is going to be sponsored by deal sourcing/identifying software OneAndOnlyPro.Four years in the development, OneAndOnlyPro is the ...

    Opinion: Councils failing tenants and good landlords

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 123 views

    Caps on security deposits could be reduced from the equivalent of six weeks of rent to five in new legislation going through Parliament. This is now apparently the plan – despite earlier reports that last May, the Government had ...

    Opinion - Landlords in the media

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 139 views

    As families and children in privately rented homes soar, report urges rethink to make their housing more stable and affordableMost people believe the current system of private renting is unfair to tenants, allowing them neither a stable ...

    Refurbishment finance - John Charcol

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 542 views

    Recent research shows that the popularity of bridging finance is on the rise.Commercial Trust looked at the rise of the bridging loan and its uses in the sector, revealing that bridging lending totalled £3.98 billion in the 12 ...

    Anatomy of a profitable property deal

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 284 views

    Research released this morning reveals that university cities offer some of the highest buy to let yields in the country. The Free Credit Report company surveyed over 580,000 properties across England, Scotland, and Wales to rank ...

    Rent guarantee insurance with Alan Boswell Group

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 296 views

    I think this is a topic that needs more airing for two reasons.  Firstly because there is a great deal you can do to mitigate against business risk, and secondly because you cannot expect to have all the upsides of investing in ...

    Tim Bennett Explains: Why buy to let is only for the brave

    Added by dislexic_landlord 20965 views

    Interesting video as to why now is not the time to get involved in BTL and why the presenter thinks "BTL is only for the brave":*(Moderator note:  This video was recorded in February 2016*).

    RLA "Future Renting" Conference Wales - Rebecca Evans, Housing Minister

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 16 views

    Landlords in Wales could be offered incentives and other support to house those most in need, the Welsh Housing Minister has revealed.Speaking exclusively to the Residential Landlords Association’s Future Renting Wales ...

    Opinion - Landlords in the media

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 82 views

    Hot off the press from the RLA Future Renting Conference in Wales, MP Justin Tomlinson has praised the RLA and it's work on Welfare Reform and says that the government is listening to landlords.The Minister for Family ...

    Anatomy of a profitable property deal

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 253 views

    Slough is the town with the highest proportion of homes for sale requiring work In the capital, the London borough of Redbridge takes the top slot The research was carried out by property website Zoopla  Finding a property ...

    Opinion: Councils failing tenants and good landlords

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 9 views

    Two thirds of councils in England and Wales brought no prosecutions against private landlords in 2017/18 according to research by the Residential Landlords Association.Nearly a fifth of councils didn’t even issue any Improvement ...

    How to present evidence in a tenancy deposit dispute

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 261 views

    A recent deposit dispute and adjudication outcome has highlighted some key issues about responsibilities when it comes to burst pipes in cold weather.This case highlights the need to provide specific instructions about heating a ...

    Viewber: Services for Landlords and Investors

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 439 views

    I just thought I would share my experience of using Viewber, one of the commercial partners of Property Tribes.I had a tenant in Manchester who had gone into two months rent arrears and was impossible to contact.  Mobile phone ...

    Cats in rental properties - Cats Protection "Purrfect Landlords" campaign

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 118 views

    The first ever pet think tank has launched to address the lack of pet-friendly rental accommodation in the UKThe pet think tank is fronted by a team of pet-loving charities, landlord representatives, economists, vets and property prosThe ...