Depending on the area in which you are running your buy to let business, the local council may insist that you hold a licence granted by them to take on the role of a private rental sector landlord.
Buy to let property has been in and out of the news in recent years thanks largely to the perceived financial rewards enjoyed by the owners of such property. If you own suitably adaptable let property
With all the care in the world when checking credentials and taking up references of prospective tenants – whether you take a personal hand in it or employ the services of a letting agent.
George Osbourne has announced that there will be a 3% increase in stamp duty for buy-to-let properties and second homes from April next year.
Read our quick guide to the Buy-to-Let Tax. We explore 3 facts you might not know about the buy-to-let tax.
We all love our pets, but for landlords it can be a worry when responsibilities such as decorating, maintenance and damage to carpets is their responsibilities.
None of us like to pay more than we have to for something, so how can you save money on running your let property business without doing damage to your reputation?
If you have become an accidental landlord – i.e. you are a landlord by circumstance rather than choice – then you may not have given much thought to which tenant type is the most appropriate.
From 1st April 2016, new legislation that affects landlords in England and Wales comes in to place – so, what are these regulations? And, are you prepared?
If you knew the answer to that question, of course, you’re likely to be a far richer person than anyone else we know!
Some landlords seem born to do it and make it their determined mission to create a business empire based on let property. Others might have fallen into the role of landlord almost by accident.