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    Where is the private rented sector heading? Panel debate de-brief

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 536 views

    Today we learned that landlord purchases are down13% on the same period last year, and 31% down on the first half of 2015.This shows the impact of Government intervention on landlords and a measured article in Mortgage Solutions written ...

    Landlord interview - Angela Bryant

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 886 views

    I was inspired to create this post by someone who I have a great deal of respect for, and who has been a huge inspiration to myself and Nick, and that is Penny Power, OBE.Penny founded the original business networking site e-cademy, of ...

    Insider insights into PRS report

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 196 views

    So much for the Conservatives being the "party of business" ... IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed, has responded to media speculation that the Chancellor is set to use the Budget ...

    Where is the private rented sector heading? Panel debate de-brief

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 436 views

    A new quarterly overview of the UK lettings sector reveals three key trends: viewings are rising and more tenancies are being signed, but supply is on the way down. The first edition of the survey, to come out each three months from ...

    Understanding "Help to Buy"

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 52 views

    Specialist mortgage lender Magellan Homeloans has launched into the "Help to Buy" sector, offering Help to Buy: Equity Loan, London Help to Buy and Help to Buy Wales. Rates start from 2.99% and there is a fees assisted  ...

    Where is the private rented sector heading? Panel debate de-brief

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 436 views

    Future elections are set to be influenced much more powerfully by the UK’s growing contingent of private renters than ever before, suggests new research from AXA Insurance*.Turnout among private renters would rise to 69 per cent if ...

    Landlord and Investment Show - Olympia de-brief

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 168 views

    The next Landlord and Investment Show takes place in Cardiff on the 17th October.Venue:   Cardiff City Football ClubTime:  09.00 to 15.30.Get your FREE ticketsMeet leading suppliers, get free advice, and expand your ...

    Tips for getting an HMO ready for rent

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 471 views

    There is a lot of talk on the forums about the over-saturation of HMOs appearing in certain areas.Indeed, one lender told me that they are no longer lending on certain post-codes in Liverpool due to this concern.According to Investopedia,  ...

    3 things: Paul Shamplina of Landlord Action

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 538 views

    Just to let the tribe know that, every month, Paul Shamplina of Landlord Action records a podcast dealing with different aspects of the property sector.Paul Shamplina PodcastGuests include James Davis, Founder of Upad, Simon Zutshi of ...

    Fergus Warms My Wilson!

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 208 views

    After the rigours of the trending topics of the day, I thought we could do with some light relief!Notorious landlord Fergus Wilson has sent a knitted willy warmer to a YouTuber he once tried to sue.But the multi-millionaire says  ...

    Where is the private rented sector heading? Panel debate de-brief

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 239 views

    Think Tank proposes new tax based on value of property among a package of measures aimed at stemming Britain’s growing wealth inequalityA radical plan to scrap council tax and stamp duty in favour of a new levy based on the value of  ...

    Where is the private rented sector heading? Panel debate de-brief

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 155 views

    This was the topic of one of the debates at the Property Investor Show at Excel in London this past weekend.The panel of experts debating this consisted of Richard Blanco who is a landlord & NLA Rep, Peter Littlewood of landlord ...

    Mitigating risk through buying tenanted property

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 5 views

    I have put together seven tactics that I believe newcomer landlords can undertake to mitigate risk.I fully respect that everyone has a different risk threshold and, with higher risk, comes higher reward.  However, in the ...

    Future Renting: David Smith, RLA Policy Director

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 3 views

    Landlords are urging the Government to back longer tenancies in rented housing to meet the needs of the growing numbers of families with children who rely on the sector for their home.Almost 40 per cent of private rented homes have ...

    Ltd company buy to let mortgages

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 1318 views

    Further to a PT member's request, I am now starting a new thread that curates all the lenders that are reducing their rates for limited company mortgage products.Newbury Building Society has reduced its buy-to-let Limited Company ...

    5 instances where a landlord cannot serve a Section 21 notice

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 6014 views

    David Smith of Anthony Gold Solicitors has provided the answer to this FAQ: A common question asked by HMO landlords is whether or not they need an EPC. This is particularly the case after the changes to section 21 notices created by the ...

    What happens if a lease on a leasehold property expires?

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 4586 views

    Property professionals in Manchester will have the chance to broaden their knowledge of the UK’s leasehold system at a free to attend event presented by the Association of Leasehold Property Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP), and  ...

    Councils desperate for landlords and properties

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 1090 views

    A story appeared today that seems to sum up the farcical nature of the private rented sector and how the left hand appears to have no idea of the problems it is causing, while the right hand is left trying to solve those problems at a ...

    Crunching the numbers to identify a deal | purchasing property

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 2156 views

    ... could be defined as somewhere where you can achieve a high yield and capital growth at the same location.Throughout history, people have sought for Holy Grails in many different sectors. They always seem elusive and just out of reach ...

    Future Renting: Douglas Haig

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 6 views

    Future Renting Wales, the Residential Landlord Association’s annual conference in Cardiff, will be held on November 29th this year.The second of the association’s conferences in the country will offer landlords a valuable ...

    Jonathan Clarke - Milton Keynes Landlord

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 2042 views

    Landlords are at risk of missing out on more than £850 in rental income a year by not letting their tenants decorate their homes.New research has found that one in five renters (20 per cent) would pay extra, an average of £72 ...

    HMO Compliance Week 2018 - who is responsible for an HMO licence and when should you apply?

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 0 views

    Welcome to the final instalment of "HMO Compliance Week" 2018.New legislation for HMOs comes into effect on the 1st October 2018 so we have been counting down to that.To give the all-important detail on this topic, ...

    The future of Buy to Let - with Kent Reliance

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 1072 views

    The average market value of landlords’ investment property reached a record high of £1.70m during the third quarter of 2018, according to Paragon’s latest PRS Trends research. The survey, based on interviews with 200 ...

    HMO Compliance Week 2018 - management regulations

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 23 views

    Welcome to day 4 of "HMO Compliance Week" 2018.New legislation for HMOs comes into effect on the 1st October 2018 so we are counting down to that.To give the all-important detail on this topic, Property Tribes has ...

    Leasehold properties - a landlord perspective

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 1082 views

    Today the Government has launched the first of their online interactive learning tools: flat management companies. Flat management companies are commonly set up to own the freehold of a property such as a block of flats, and to ...

    How First Time Buyers can find a first home

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 37 views

    Eight cities across the White Rose county and the Midlands have been named as the best value cities for the UK’s first-time buyers, in a new report. Bradford takes the title as the top location, when looking at how much square feet  ...

    Turning a property viewing into a tenancy | upad

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 238 views

    Property Tribes' online lettings agent partner Upad has announced a major overhaul of its product range to better serve landlords. Upad will now offer landlords a choice of either UChoose or UPay on Success, with a zero deposit option  ...

    HMO Compliance Week 2018 - mandatory licensing changes (England only)

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 1 views

    Welcome to day 3 of "HMO Compliance Week" 2018.New legislation for HMOs comes into effect on the 1st October 2018 so we are counting down to that.To give the all-important detail on this topic, Property Tribes has ...

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

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 62 views

    The average rates for a 95% loan to value (LTV) mortgage are the lowest on record despite the Bank of England’s two 0.25% rate rises in the last year, according to data from Moneyfacts.Its data highlights the competitive nature of ...