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.
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..
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
The sudden popularity of AirBnB is unlikely to have escaped your notice. The principles are very simple. Any home with a room to spare, or accommodation that is temporarily vacated altogether...
In the past few years, the tax regime under which landlords are operating has become ever more onerous – not least the steady erosion of the buy to let investor’s ability to claim tax relief...
The online legal advice centre, Compact Law, reminds landlords that they have a legal responsibility for ensuring that their let property is fit to be lived in and that repairs are carried out wheneve
Every little helps when the country faces a housing shortage of current proportions – especially when it comes to the demand for homes to rent.
Have you ever wondered just where in the country homes are selling faster than anywhere else?
Many landlords enter the buy to let market through the purchase of investment property or properties in their own name. Increasingly, however, landlords are looking to form limited liability companies
The past six months or so have seen some major political and economic changes in Britain and the world at large. How might a rapidly changing environment affect buy to let landlords?
The past 12 months have seen perhaps more than their fair share of challenges for landlords. Yet the overall picture for investors in property for the buy to let sector appears to be going as strong…
If you are starting out as a landlord, then you’ll be aware of the need for appropriate landlord insurance in order to protect you, your property and even your tenants should something go wrong.