Recent research cited by Property Reporter recently suggests that around a half of all first-time buyers are either confused or completely ignorant about the various schemes that are available to help
Archive for 2019
Winter is just around the corner and, if you are a landlord, it is probably the one season of the year you particularly dread.
Last week saw the publication of the Labour Party’s election manifesto.
The past 12 months have seen only a modest rise in average house prices across the country – but at least it has been an increase and not the backward step that some commentators might have envisaged.
A landlord in Warrington, Cheshire, is calling it a day on his business after a rogue tenant has left him more than a staggering £30,000 out of pocket, relates a story in Landlord Today on the 12th of
The relentless increase in legislation and regulations designed to manage the private rented sector means that local councils need ever-increasing funds to confront rogue landlords.
We recently highlighted some of the pitfalls faced by owners who had bought the leasehold of their homes. We likened their plight to the notorious mis-selling of payment protection insurance policies
It’s the basic law of supply and demand – when supply goes down, prices go up. That is exactly what is happening in the private rental market at the moment, explained Landlord Today...
Homeowners in Britain together spent a total of £295 billion renovating their homes over the past five years, according to a figure published by Homes & Property magazine earlier this year.
Working from home is increasingly popular in the UK – there is even a National Work from Home Day in May of each year.
It is a common enough nightmare for any landlord. Your tenant calls in the dead of night – or some equally inconvenient hour – to complain that water is flooding the kitchen floor. You need to spring
Like many a landlord, you might often worry about quite what your tenants might be up to. You cannot keep a close check on them all of the time, of course – and neither does your typical tenant usuall