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How to compare landlord insurance products effectively

While there’s no legal requirement for a landlord to have insurance on their investment property, it is still a worthwhile undertaking though you should compare landlord insurance products effectively. That’s because there’s a lot of competition in the marketplace and if you have a buy to let mortgage for your […]

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The landlord deposit rules explained

It’s a situation that still causes confusion and some landlords are ignorant of their legal duties which is why the landlord deposit rules need to be explained to avoid breaking the law – and being left with a hefty financial fine. Firstly, this article explains English law and the situation […]

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Why reading Landlord News is a crucial step for success

There are still lucrative opportunities in property investment, but keeping abreast of legal and industry changes means reading Landlord News on a regular basis is a crucial step to success. This is particularly the case for those who may be new to renting out a property or have just invested […]

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Where to get legal and tax advice for landlords

Whether you are a landlord with one property or 10, there will be a need to access legal and tax advice for landlords at some point. One of the big issues is that landlords may not be declaring their rental income and HMRC believes that one in three landlords are […]

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8 landlord tips for success

Being a landlord has always been a demanding occupation and these landlord tips for success will help you achieve your financial goals. In addition to finding and buying a property to rent out, you will also need to screen tenants, organise a contract and then understand how you should enforce […]

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Is landlord property insurance worth it?

If you are new to the world of landlords and wondering whether landlord property insurance is worth it, then the answer is most certainly, ‘Yes, it is’. That’s becausestandard home insurance may not be suitable or provide you with enough cover and may not even be valid on a rental […]

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Get legal advice for landlords

Becoming a landlord can be a rewarding undertaking, but sometimes you’ll need to access legal advice for landlords to deal with a range of issues. Along with specialist firms of solicitors, there are ways to access free advice and we will discuss these later. Essentially, the type of legal advice […]

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Tax advice for landlords

‘Tax doesn’t have to be taxing’ – or so they say – but there will still be a need for tax advice for landlords. While the government has made it more difficult for landlords to make a profit from their rental property in recent years, landlords can still enjoy various […]

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Landlords take keen interest in HMOs

Landlords have a larger appetite for HMOs in a bid to boost their rental income by targeting young professionals and students, according to a report. Multi-Let UK says it has seen a 150% rise over the past year in investors looking to purchase HMOs and multi-lets. A sister company has […]

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Evictions in England and Wales rise by 5%

The number of tenants evicted from rented homes in England and Wales in the first quarter of 2016 has risen by 5%, according to new figures. However, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) says that repossession rates for those who own their homes has now fallen to a record low. The […]

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