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The PRA and Buy-to-Let ( BTL ) Market

When it comes to the BTL market, it has its fair share of supporters and critics. Recently, it’s become clear the Conservative Government and Bank of England’s (BOE) regulatory body, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), fall in the latter camp. Of course, having critics is a great way to improve and become better. And, the… Read More »

Location Really is Everything! Don’t you think?

If you’re a home-owner, property investor or landlord, you need to pay attention at what’s happening around your property, location is really important when it comes to property. Of course, many people do that as a matter of course. Knowing what’s opening and what’s closing down is always relevant. And that includes new restaurants, bars… Read More »

Making a Profit From an Unprofitable Property

One of our clients Luca, owned a 3 bedrooms East London property. Sounds like it should be a goldmine, right? Well, when Luca got in touch with us, his property wasn’t making him any profit at all. The reasons? Condition of the property. The type of tenants living there. Lack of knowledge on how to… Read More »

What Article 24 Could Mean for Landlords

Another day, another discussion about potentially higher costs for Buy-to-Let (BTL) landlords. Today’s post will address the details of Article 24 of the Tax Code and how it could impact landlords. As most of you already know, the Government is phasing out mortgage interest tax relief. Where landlords were able to claim tax relief on… Read More »

British Landlords Surprised by New Tax Changes

British Landlords Surprised by New Tax Changes The Government’s latest tax changes came into force on April 6th. But, a recent survey suggests some 85% of those affected by the changes may not realise it. The recent tax change relates to tax relief; from April 2017, the amount of tax relief landlords can claim was… Read More »

HMO License Rule Changes – The Essentials

If you’re unsure whether or not your property now needs a HMO license, where it didn’t previously. Or, if you’re concerned other changes might affect you, read on for a quick outline of what you need to know about the new HMO licensing rules. Everyone knows there just isn’t enough property in England – particularly… Read More »

My landlord told me negligence saves money.

“Negligence saved me some money there, didn’t it?!” says Stuart, chuckling. We want to share with you a funny and inspirational story that involves one of our first landlords. We don’t recommend you follow this example, as negligence can cause headaches. This applies to every business or aspect of your life, but what happened taught us a… Read More »

Landlord responsibilities no one ever told you about.

Most people don’t think about landlord responsibilities when dreaming of becoming a property owner. “Became a Landlord so you can get passive income for the rest of your life”; this is what most of the property coaches say when you start to approach the real estate world. What they usually forget to mention is all the… Read More »

Have you got the right to rent in the UK?

The Right to Rent Act is a recent piece of legislation that the landlords need to understand and adapt to. Since February 2016, all private landlords have to check the new tenants have the right to rent in the UK. You need to check everyone living in the property over the age of eighteen, before… Read More »