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    The benefits of reviewing your property portfolio

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 571 views

    Just a reminder that a lot of lenders have on-line mortgage switchers, where you can go and choose a new product by ticking a few boxes.If you are on SVR's, it would be a very worthwhile exercise to review your mortgages and use the ...

    Reasons to be positive about property investment in 2017

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 1018 views

    The Government has approved the 4.5km Overground line extension from Gospel Oak to Barking Riverside. This extension means journeys from Barking Riverside to central London and neighbouring areas will become and easier and faster, with ...

    Changing landlord dynamics and rent rises

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 574 views

    Property franchise Belvoir, which has over 300 offices, has published its Q2 rental index, indicating a year on year increase in average rents of just over 2.75%, from £730 in Q2 2016 to £751 in Q2 2017. Comparing the Q2 2017 ...

    HMRC "Let Property" Campaign - landlord and property tax

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 2742 views

    Unpaid tax!Section 24, landlord licensing, the PRA, forcing landlords into limited company structures - it's all about identifying landlords and making sure they pay the correct tax on their income.  Not more tax, just the tax ...

    The Property Redress Scheme from a landlord perspective

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 224 views

    The Property Redress Scheme (PRS) has today released its 2016 Annual Report showing a 33% increase in membership since 2015 and a 40% rise in formal complaint notifications. At the end of 2016, a total of 5,259 agent offices (31% sales, ...

    Section 24 Tax Mitigation Strategies - A Word Of Caution

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 1075 views

    A landlord has been jailed for two years and three months at Winchester Crown Court after he failed to declare Capital Gains Tax from the sale of properties evading £157,725.Richard Fuller, 53, was arrested at Gatwick Airport after ...

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 0 views

    Nationwide’s mortgage lending plunged in the April to June quarter as buy-to-let borrowers stayed away from the market after the phasing out of tax relief on mortgage interest was introduced at the start of April. The building ...

    Buying property below market value (BMV) - dispelling the myths | buy to let

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 1375 views

    We've heard about the North/South divide in property prices and back in March 2014 I wrote an article suggesting that the U.K. was becoming a 5 tier property market.However, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is ...

    Section 24 - Residential Landlords Association perspective

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 186 views

    Private sector tenants face a perfect storm with the supply of homes to rent set to fall as demand increases.According to a survey of almost 3,000 landlords published today, 22 per cent plan to sell at least one of their properties ...

    Landlord Insurance - how to choose the correct level of cover for rental property | buy to let

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 298 views

    Welcome to the final day of a themed week - Landlord Insurance Week 2017. Property Tribes is running "Insurance Week 2017" all this week, and we will be addressing key insurance issues faced by landlords.As ...

    Advice to avoid losing money to "get rich quick" schemes

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 257 views

    Today the Federal Court of Australia found that We Buy Houses Pty Ltd (We Buy Houses) and its sole director, Rick Otton, made false or misleading representations in promoting a number of wealth creation strategies involving real estate, ...

    Property Market Overview - Election and beyond

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 645 views

    Average rents for a two bedroom property increased 25% since 2011 in South East England a new GMB study claims:The average rents for two bedroom apartments in Dartford has risen from £650 per month in 2011 to £900 in 2017, an ...

    Inside the mind of a professional property buyer

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 916 views

    Oxfordshire is set to benefit from thousands of new homes and improvements to local transport networks thanks to a £6.2 million government cash injection, Housing Minister Alok Sharma announced today (August 10). Government funding ...

    PRA and Section 24 Changes: What they mean for property investors now and in the future

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 108 views

    Record low stock numbers, political uncertainty and the aftermath of tax changes are the obstacles hindering the housing market, according to the latest monthly RICS survey. The main element holding back the market continues to be a ...

    Rent Guarantee insurance - Alan Boswell Group

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 126 views

    Welcome to Day 4 of a themed week - Landlord Insurance Week 2017. Property Tribes is running "Insurance Week 2017" all this week, and we will be addressing key insurance issues faced by landlords.As property is ...

    National Welsh Landlords Day 2013 with Douglas Haig, Director of RLA Wales

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 241 views

    The biggest office deal ever seen in Wales has been confirmed with HMRC agreeing a move to a new headquarters in the centre of Cardiff - at the heart of a new public sector hub that will employ 4,000. The UK Government has announced that ...

    Landlord Insurance - how to choose the correct level of cover for rental property | buy to let

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 293 views

    Welcome to Day 3 of a themed week - Landlord Insurance Week 2017. Property Tribes is running "Insurance Week 2017" all this week, and we will be addressing key insurance issues faced by landlords.As property is ...

    Importance of inventory in tenancy deposit protection

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 51 views

    An eviction company has caused outrage after comparing tenants to vermin in one of its advertisements. The marketing campaign by Remove a Tenant, which targets residential property owners, features a piece of cheese below the caption: ...

    Unoccupied Property Insurance - Alan Boswell Group

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 611 views

    Welcome to Day 2 of a themed week - Landlord Insurance Week 2017. Property Tribes will be running "Insurance Week 2017" all this week, and we will be addressing key insurance issues faced by landlords.As property is ...

    Landlord Insurance - how to choose the correct level of cover for rental property | buy to let

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 285 views

    Welcome to a new themed week - Landlord Insurance Week 2017. Property Tribes will be running "Insurance Week 2017" all this week, and we will be addressing key insurance issues faced by landlords.As property is likely ...

    Nicole Bremner - Property Developer site visit

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 3802 views

    As Property Tribes is the only property forum with an associated youtube channel, I thought I would highlight some of the "site visit" videos of recent times, as these have proven to be popular with viewers:In May 2016, we visit  ...

    Deal sourcing for new investors - hints and tips

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 923 views

    This is a sponsored post on behalf of PropertyData, and Property Tribes is very pleased to promote the concept of using curated data for due diligence purposes. The use of such data will support landlords in making wise investment ...

    Landlord Insurance - Alan Boswell Group - Overview

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 185 views

    Property Tribes will be running "Insurance Week 2017" all next week, which will cover key insurance issues faced by landlords.As property is likely your greatest asset, we believe that it is vital you have the correct insurance ...

    Stuart Law on 5 years of low interest rates

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 323 views

    The Bank of England has just announced that that it has held the base rate at 0.25%.  The MPC voted by 6 votes to 2 to keep the existing rate.Michael Saunders and Ian McCafferty were the MPC pair who wanted to hike rates. Bank chief  ...

    Ending a tenancy correctly reference deposit

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 87 views

    The issue of a tenant changing the locks during a tenancy comes up from time to time, so I asked Solicitor David Smith of our legal partner, Anthony Gold Solicitors, to give us the definitive answer:In principal a tenant can change ...

    Inside the mind of a professional property buyer

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 877 views

    There is much speculation in the media that the Bank of England will make the decision to raise the base rate to 0.5% tomorrow.In June the MPC voted to hold at 0.25% by five votes to three, and while one of those voters, Kristin ...

    Blueprint of a refurb

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 674 views

    The estate agency Countrywide have produced data showing the places in the UK where homes have been bought and sold most frequently.They say the data evidences that “flippers” turned their attention to previously unloved, ...

    Fergus Wilson: Top 5 tips for Landlords

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 8727 views

    An American landlord has been caught on camera using a rental property as a "love nest".He has pleaded guilty to trespassing charges after being caught having sex in his tenant's bedroom by a home security camera. This ...