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  • All Videos

    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 ...

    Understanding "Help to Buy"

    Added by Kate Faulkner 77 views

    New figures from UK finance show that FTB mortgage approvals in London are at their highest levels since June 2015. This goes against what we often hear about it being impossible to get on the ladder in the capital. Schemes like Help to ...

    Landlord Investment Show - PRS panel debate de-brief

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 192 views

    A landlord has been slapped with an enormous fine for repeatedly ignoring council orders to stop letting so-called ‘beds in sheds’ at one of her rental properties. Samina Nadeem, of Southall, was convicted after disregarding ...

    Councils desperate for landlords and properties

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 1208 views

    The City of Edinburgh Council breached housing legislation 466 times in the last year by placing homeless families in bed and breakfast (B&B) accommodation for more than the seven-day legal limit, it has been revealed. ...

    What happens if a tenant has not moved out after a Section 21 notice has expired?

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 364 views

    Private landlords have to wait an average of over five months to regain possession of a property when applying to the courts according to new figures from the Ministry of Justice.Where a landlord needs to regain possession urgently ...

    Do you pay your spouse wages?

    Added by dislexic_landlord 3 views

    I few words of caution about Payroll,  Get It right or be fined!!

    Sponsored video: Landlord Metering

    Added by Community Communications 122 views

    The following is a sponsored post on behalf of Landlord Metering.Landlord Metering are a company who offer a unique system which has saved landlords and property developers big time in converting buildings into flats or HMOs.  They ...

    Investment potential of leasehold properties with short leases

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 787 views

    The Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP) was proud to present a new-look regional event in Manchester on 7 November 2018.Presented by ALEP and hosted by law firm, Irwin Mitchell at ...

    Anatomy of a profitable property deal

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 12 views

    A frequently asked question on Property Tribes is how to source profitable property deals.I posed this question to Henri Sant-Cassia of OneAndOnlyPro, the new deal & yield identifying software, who are joining Property Tribes as a ...

    Ending a tenancy correctly reference deposit

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 155 views

    Less than 1% of tenancies end in a dispute over the tenancy deposit for eighth consecutive yearTenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) publishes annual Statistical Briefing on the private rented sector (PRS)Cleaning is the most commonly-cited factor  ...

    Government intervention in the PRS - panel debate

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 343 views

    Changes to the benefit system are behind the decade-long increase in homelessness from private rented housing, according to a new report published today.Research by the Policy Evaluation and Research Unit at Manchester Metropolitan ...

    Best Dividend Stocks UK: Income Portfolio (2019)

    Added by dislexic_landlord 91 views

    I have been reading the blogs on PT about SE Landlords who cant get a good Yield so why not invest for dividend which can be tax free if you use an ISA.

    Holiday let mortgages - John Charcol

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 301 views

    Savills have issued a report on the enduring appeal of waterside and coastal properties:A SHORE THINGAs a result of the diverse range of property types on offer, living by the sea appeals to a wide range of buyers.The vast majority ...

    TDS - Tenancy Deposit Scheme Workshop

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 1085 views

    TDS brings training course for landlords and letting agents to LondonCourses will help prevent deposit disputes and ensure successful tenancies The country’s leading tenant deposit protection scheme, TDS, will be visiting London in ...

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

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 19 views

    As previously reported, Property Tribes is lending its support to a new initiative by the Cats Protection, a charity that we are long time supporters of as well.Cats Protection has launched a major new campaign called "Purrfect ...

    How a First Time Buyer can find a reputable mortgage broker

    Added by Kate Faulkner 33 views

    First-time buyers are set to face increased mortgage payments as the cost of home ownership increases over the next few years. Savills research predicts the average FTB will pay £11,500 per year on the mortgage by 2023 up ...

    Landlord Investment Show Awards - Founders interview

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 1 views

    The inaugural Landlord Investment Show Awards took place in London last night at the Grosvenor House Hotel.Organised by Steve and Tracey Hanbury, the Awards sought to recognise excellence in the private rented sector in terms of ...

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

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 469 views

    Following having been found guilty of "deceptive conduct", the Australian Federal Court has imposed record penalties totalling $18 million against We Buy Houses Pty Ltd (We Buy Houses) and its sole director, Rick Otton, for ...

    Landlord behaviour trends with Jason Harris-Cohen

    Added by jason_harris-cohen 244 views

    Hello tribes.I am interested to know how you calculate yield.In relation to net yield, my formula is gross to net rent ratio of 75-80% once you allow for:Letting fees (5%) + vatManagement fees (6-8%) + vatAnnual gas safety certificate ...

    Government intervention in the PRS - panel debate

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 313 views

    The distribution of roughly £7 billion of government investment in five separate housing programmes over the next five years is inconsistent across England, with areas across the South of the country disproportionately funded, ...

    Olympia Landlord and Investment Show - Paul Shamplina

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 139 views

    On Monday 12th November, BBCs latest Panorama investigation focused on the impact of the controversial Universal Credit, and most crucially the housing element.The programme revealed the extent of the rent arrears problem as a result  ...

    Understanding Shared Ownership

    Added by Kate Faulkner 48 views

    New shared ownership flats are being marketed to London first-time buyers at the former site of the Boleyn Ground where West Ham United used to play. It is £115,000 for a 35% share for a one bed flat with monthly outgoings of around  ...

    Northern property market insights - Shawbrook Bank

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 491 views

    It looks like tenant demand could be on the rise in Leeds as both Channel 4 and HMRC re-locate to the city.Article from the Telegraph:It’s got an economy growing faster than that of most other cities, a flourishing business hub and ...