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Rent and tenancy deposits – safe as houses?

What do travel agents and lettings agents have in common? Well, actually, quite a bit. Both provide a service to help consumers reach their next far-flung destination, or move into a property that suits both their taste and budget. But when it comes to protecting funds spent on that sun-drenched beach holiday, or desirable two-bedroom […]

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Stamp Duty Land Tax changes: what it means for landlords

As of April 2016, the Stamp Duty Land Tax is set to be 3% higher for those who purchase an additional property with the purpose of letting it. This new levy applies on top existing rates, and is expected to raise in the region of £1 billion in government revenue over the course of five […]

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Rent to Rent – Guaranteed Rent And No Work?

Under the weight of legislation, regulations and rent arrears some people get fed up of being landlords and those people now have a title “tired landlords” and are seen as the ideal target for Rent to Rent. This is the name given to the target group of landlords who would like to continue to benefit […]

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Payment of rent – isn’t this why we are landlords?

When a tenant begins to look for a new home to rent (s)he will begin by choosing an area. (s)he  will work out how must (s)he can afford to pay, (s)he will choose the number of bedrooms needed, (s)he she will decide what style of property (s)he needs. Therefore a landlord can assume that if […]

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Tenants Struggling With Paying Rent

How do Landlords overcome situations where their tenants are struggling with paying rent? News being posted by Letting Agent Today with the article entitled “Landlord mortgage arrears set to rise as tenants struggle with paying rent” supports the need for a service where Landlords will feel absolutely 100% assured of rental income! Paul Jardine, Director and Receiver at Templeton […]

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