Another year, another round of Brexit negotiations. Who knows what those are likely to bring? And of even greater concern perhaps, for the average homeowner, who knows what the effects are likely...
Do you still remember the New Year’s resolutions you made for 2018? Too often, perhaps, the best intended of resolutions are but passing fads that barely make it to the end of January.
Members of Parliament and the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) share the view that flats above high street shops offer a huge potential in helping to solve the nation’s current housing shortage...
If 2018 is the year in which you are looking to invest in property for the first time, or to expand an existing portfolio, location remains the priority concern.Your choice of location is likely to be
How will you be spending Christmas? Hopefully, it is not going to be one where your tenants call in the middle of the night, in a panic over some drama or incident in the place they are renting from y
As a landlord, you have a number of legal responsibilities towards your tenants. Many of these help to underline your general duty of care in common law to maintain a safe environment in which your te
New research shows that an increasing number of landlords are turning to corporate structures in an effort to reduce tax liability and avoid stringent new rules on mortgage affordability.
At the labour party conference this September, leader Jeremy Corbyn revived the prospect of rent controls in as a tactic for reducing spiralling rents in the private sector.
On 30th September, the mortgage lending criteria for landlords with four or more buy-to-let properties has changed, meaning they are now seen as “portfolio investors”.
The purchase of buy to let property is invariably made with the help of a buy to let mortgage. The essential principles on which that lending is made are quite different to those for owner occupiers..
Are you ready for some MEES time? It would be as well, because by the 1st of April 2018 you might be committing a criminal offence if you have failed to prepare for it.
Your buy to let property is a business – a business that relies on the income you receive from your tenants. An underlying and fundamental goal of your business, therefore, is to maximise your rental