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    Property Tribes collaborates with GuestReady

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 130 views

    A new study has revealed what guests look for in a short term rental property in the UK’s capital.Fast Wi-FiStrong shower pressureFeather-free beddingLift access (for apartments)Air conditioningCoffee machinesWashing machines ...

    Ed Mead: Issues affecting landlords and the private rented sector

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 472 views

    Property Expert (and founder of Viewber) Ed Mead has launched a new podcast.  In episode 1, he sits down with Henry Pryor and Tom Tennant to discuss the key issues impacting the property lettings and rental market with ...

    Section 24 Tax Mitigation Strategies - A Word Of Caution

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 1527 views

    I think HMRC must be thinking all their Christmas's have come at once with Section 24.Not only do they get the increased revenue from this tax, but they also have all the "schemes" to mitigate it to go after in due ...

    PT TV Exclusive: Interview with Fergus Wilson on serving notice to his housing benefit tenants

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 4095 views

    An article about Fergus Wilson has been published and I cannot work out if it is satire or they actually believe the following:Where Fergus Wilson leads, others follow. To criticise him is to be a hypocrite If there’s one person in ...

    Tax changes for landlords - Fergus Wilson speaks out!

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 11528 views

    The government has vowed to end rough sleeping on England's streets by 2027. It has promised £100m "to help people turn their lives around", including support for mental health and addictions, and funding for housing. ...

    Future Renting North: Dr Tom Simcock, Senior Researcher, RLA Pearl

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 180 views

    The Residential Landlords Association are running a survey into landlords' views on longer term tenancies.They would appreciate all landlords taking part as it helps shape their response to Government.They have already had over 1,000 ...

    Councils desperate for landlords and properties

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 894 views

    My personal belief has always been that Section 24 cannot survive more than 5 years because of the harm it will do to the private rented sector, which is responsible for providing housing solutions to millions of people across the UK.In ...

    TDS at the ARLA propertymark Conference 2018

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 118 views

    Debbie Davies, Assistant Director of Business Development at Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS), announces the company being awarded Customer Service Excellence accreditation and outlines its ongoing commitment to customer service levels. Since  ...

    Scamming a Gumtree Scammer I Joe Lycett

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 9129 views

    This is a funny video and well worth watching: Seriously though, this is a very real and increasingly common scam as evidenced here:Peak time of year for property scams

    Reasons to be positive about property investment in 2017

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 1268 views

    Independent property consultancy Allsop has released its latest issue of Rent Check, which tracks changes within the rental market in England and Wales.The Rent Check is a collaboration of expertise from BDRC the UK’s leading ...

    HMRC "Let Property" Campaign up-date with Michael Wright of RITA

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 715 views

    According to anecdotal evidence from mortgage broker Lisa Orme on Facebook, the HMRC "Let Property" campaign seems to have gone up a gear.Declaring your rental income, even if you are not making a profit, would assist you ...

    Landlord insurance - how to beat your existing renewal quote!

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 371 views

    As there is strength in numbers, I thought I would highlight three ways the Property Tribes community can save money on products and services that landlords need on a regular basis.  These offers have been sourced via our partners ...

    Sponsored video: Landlord Metering

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 103 views

    Almost three million UK households could be at risk of potentially fatal fires, electric shocks and even street-wide gas explosions caused by an undetected energy meter tamper. ·       Almost ...

    Immigration Act 2014 from a landlord/agent perspective - Interview with Solicitor, David Smith

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 632 views

    The government’s controversial Right To Rent policy is to be challenged in the High Court just before Christmas. It was announced in early June that a charity, the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants, had obtained permission  ...

    Section 24 - Residential Landlords Association perspective

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 543 views

    A new article in the Times by economist David Smith has pointed the finger at George Osborne as to why the housing market is in decline!  It suggests that the down-turn has started in London and the South East and will radiate ...

    Numbers never lie - 2018 stylee

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 352 views

    In an increasingly harsh landscape, including tax changes, such as the second home surcharge and the tapering of mortgage interest relief, interest rates rises, and increasing regulation costs, landlords' ...

    Future Renting North: David Smith, RLA Policy Director

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 116 views

    Landlords are calling on the Government to be more ambitions when it comes to the energy efficiency of rented housing.Since April, all new or renewed private sector tenancies require properties to have at least an ‘E’ rating ...

    Future Renting North: Dr Tom Simcock, Senior Researcher, RLA Pearl

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 161 views

    This month sees the first anniversary of the Residential Landlords Association research lab PEARL.It has been a year since the RLA launched the RLA Private renting Evidence, Analysis & Research Lab (RLA PEARL). In this short ...

    The Housing Market in 2018

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 1063 views

    The Governor of the Bank of England has warned that in the event of a no deal Brexit, property prices could plummet by a third. Mark Carney told the Today programme on Friday that the Bank of England had run recent stress tests in the ...

    Property / building surveys - landlord & developer perspective

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 328 views

    Anecdotal evidence suggests the number and severity of down valuations in the current market are increasing.In an article in Mortgage Strategy, three valuers were asked for their impressions, and one reported that two surveyors visited ...

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

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 1192 views

    LCP has analysed HMRC’s Quarterly Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) Statistics for Q2 2018 released this week. In conjunction with the Quarterly Land Transaction Tax Statistical Release from the Welsh Revenue Authority, this ...

    Universal Credit observations with Bill Irvine

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 411 views

    Property Tribes is delighted to announce that Bill Irvine has taken on sponsorship of the Universal Credit/LHA tribe!Bill is widely regarded as the UK's foremost authority on this topic and works closely with the Residential Landlords  ...

    Viewber: Services for Landlords and Investors

    Added by Community Communications 255 views

    Property Tribes is delighted to announce that Viewber has joined the site as a sponsor, helping maintain this site as a free to use community resource.You will see Viewber around the site, including their sponsorship of the "Stickies  ...

    Buy to let mortgages from John Charcol & Property Tribes

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 348 views

    Godiva have been ranked the No. 1 lender by a panel of their peers in the second Mortgage Strategy buy to let ratings survey and table.The panel determined that Godiva show a remarkable appetite for BTL with competitive products and ...

    Inheritance tax advice for landords

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 274 views

    HMRC have published their latest report on Inheritance Tax statistics.Key findings: In 2015-16, 4.2% of UK deaths were liable to IHT, increasing slightly by 0.3 percentage points since 2014-15. This continues the longer term increase ...

    Moving from residential to semi-commercial property

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 75 views

    Interesting to see discount supermarket Lidl getting involved in the UK housing market. The retailer is putting in a school above a new store in Richmond, west London, and claims it could build 3,000 homes in London alone as part of ...

    Viewber: Services for Landlords and Investors

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 241 views

    Property Tribes is delighted to announce that Viewber will be joining the site as a sponsor from August.Viewber is the out-sourced viewings service for landlords, lettings agents, and developers and you can have a "Viewber"  ...

    Housing White Paper - Ian Fletcher, British Property Federation

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 501 views

    A new analysis suggests that the building industry in England and Wales needs to boost the construction of new homes by almost 82,000 a year to meet Government target of 300,000 per annum by the mid 2020s. The house building industry in ...

    The future of Buy to Let - with Kent Reliance

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 590 views

    New research from BM Solutions has revealed that the optimistic start to 2018 has continued for landlords, with confidence in their own lettings at its highest level for 18 months and 8% up on a year ago. According to the report, the ...