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Top cause of stress for landlords revealed

Top cause of stress for landlords revealed

One of the main causes of stress and worry for the UK’s landlords has been revealed as the controversial ‘Right to Rent scheme’, says a new study. In a report from letting agents PropertyLetByUs, they say that the legislation causes stress for one in three buy to let landlords and for those who have properties […]

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Pensioner Buy To Let Landlords Ponder Selling-up

Pensioner buy to let landlords ponder selling-up

Despite offering a valuable retirement income, more than 40% of retiree landlords are considering off-loading their buy to let property, according to a survey. Responsible Equity Release also found that seven in 10 pensioner landlords said that without their rental income they would struggle to get by. More than 1,000 retired people who owned a […]

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Landlords urged to check their tenancies are 'compliant'

Landlords urged to check their tenancies are ‘compliant’

Landlords are being urged to check that their tenancy agreements are legally compliant after an investigation revealed that one in 10 landlords do not have any form of legal contract with their tenants whatsoever. The findings come from insurance firm Direct Line for Business who say that landlords may be unknowingly using tenancy agreements for […]

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Serious Rent Arrears in Decline

Serious rent arrears in decline

Landlords around the UK are seeing the number of tenants who are in serious rent arrears beginning to fall, according to a tenant arrears tracker. The data from estate agents Your Move and Reeds Rains reveals that in the fourth quarter of last year, around 1,500 tenants moved out of serious rent arrears compared to […]

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Extent of Subletting Without Permission Revealed

Extent of Subletting Without Permission Revealed

The level of subletting by tenants in private rented property without the landlord’s permission has been revealed and it will come as a surprise for many. Research has revealed that one in six tenants have rented out all, or part, of their rented property to someone who was not named on the lease. Of those […]

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Landlord Insurance Advice

Best Landlord Insurance Advice for New Landlords

It is essential that new landlords know precisely what they need to be financially and professionally secure. Total landlord insurance has long since provided expert advice to assist individuals in their newfound work as a landlord. Providing landlord insurance advice is what we do, but we also like to answer some common landlord questions to […]

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Landlords in the UK

Surge in landlords forming limited company to beat tax hike

A growing number of landlords in the UK are considering forming a limited company to run their business and offset tax costs, according to a survey. The National Landlords’ Association (NLA) says that more than 40% of landlords questioned are considering forming a limited company and just 1% of landlords had already done so. The […]

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Buy To Let Mortgage Approvals

Buy to let mortgage approvals soar

The latest figures for buy to let mortgage approvals have revealed that numbers rocketed in January as buyers rushed to beat the upcoming stamp duty changes. In research from esurv, January saw 85,400 house purchase approvals – a rise of 20.6% on December’s figure. However, this is the highest number recorded since October 2007 when […]

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Lay off landlords

Government warned: ‘Lay off landlords’

The government has been warned to lay off private landlords and told to find other solutions to the UK’s current housing crisis. The warning has been made by LSL Property Services which says that landlords are now targets for the Bank of England and Government despite providing a crucial role in offering homes to 20% […]

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damp and condensation

Landlord’s guide to damp and condensation

Damp and condensation can lead to serious problems for landlords, damaging properties and potentially affecting the health of tenants.

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