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Buy To Let Properties - Record Number of Landlords Buying with Cash

Record Number of Landlords Buying with Cash

The number of landlords who are purchasing buy to let properties in cash has reached a record level, according to one estate agency. The figures from Countrywide reveal that 61% of those making a property investment are doing so mortgage-free. In addition, the cash-rich landlords are heading north where they dominate the cash buying locations […]

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UK’s landlords set to leave PRS

Buy to let landlords around the UK are set to sell up over the coming years because of tax changes to the sector which makes owning a rental property unprofitable, according to new research. The survey by estate agency Maskells found that thousands of landlords will find it more difficult to turn a profit from […]

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Buy To Let Properties - A tenancy will last an average of 18 months

A tenancy will last an average of 18 months

The average tenancy will, according to a new survey, last for an average of 18 months. Direct Line for Business says that tenants today are increasingly taking a short-term view when it comes to renting property. Their findings appear to contradict previous research which pointed to tenancies becoming longer. However, Direct Line says that tenants […]

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Stamp Duty Charge - Reasons for Rents To Be Pushed Up

Rents Will Be Pushed Up By Stamp Duty Charge

Tenants face paying more in rent because of stamp duty reforms on buy to let properties, says the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA). In their latest report, the Association says that 57% of its members say rents for tenants will rise after the stamp duty hike comes into effect with landlords having to push […]

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