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A new rental brand, Essential Living, says it will “disrupt housing” by making renting “service-led and socially acceptable”...

Average rents in Greater London double elsewhere, says HomeLet
Wednesday 30 July 2014

The latest figures from the HomeLet Rental Index show that average rents in Greater London now stand at £1,142 a month compared to £694 across the rest of the UK...

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New BTL mortgage rates from Leeds Building Society
Wednesday 30 July 2014

Leeds Building Society has re-launched its range of short term fixed rate buy-to-let mortgages with rates starting from 2.65%. The society has introduced a new two-year fixed rate buy-to-let mortgage at 2...

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London least profitable place to be a landlord
Wednesday 30 July 2014

Research by mortgage lender BM Solutions has found that rental returns in the north are considerably better than those in the capital. The lender made its calculations for the study by taking the level of rent received against the property value, creating an overall figure for 12 regions...

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Redbridge landlord ordered to pay £18,000 for renting out unsafe property
Wednesday 30 July 2014

A landlord has been ordered to pay £18,914 after renting out an unsafe and unlicensed House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) in a prosecution by Redbridge Council...

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Landlord launches legal fight against council licensing
Wednesday 30 July 2014

A landlord has launched a legal challenge against a compulsory licensing scheme being introduced in a London borough - a move which could have implications for similar local authority proposals across the country...

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Anger as Green Deal cut hits landlords
Wednesday 30 July 2014

There has been an angry response to news that the sums available to landlords under the government’s Green Deal has been cut back, with immediate effect...

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Survey shows landlords' anger at 'agent overcharging'
Wednesday 30 July 2014

Landlords are fed up of being overcharged by letting agents, according to a survey of 600 investment property owners. Only 30 per cent of landlords agreed that fees were fair - but most other results were even more damning...

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Deposit scheme wants more cooperation to catch rogues
Wednesday 30 July 2014

My Deposits is calling on enforcement agencies to work with it and other tenancy deposit schemes to crack down on fraudulent landlords and agents. The call comes after My Deposits claims to have helped prevent over £300,000 worth of deposits being stolen...

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LetRisks breaks down tenants' insurance claims
Wednesday 30 July 2014

Accidental damage to flooring is the main cause of insurance claims for tenants, followed by damage to furniture and then semi-structural damage to the property according to a breakdown of claims research by LetRisks...

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RLA at war over agent's rental figures
Wednesday 30 July 2014

The Residential Landlords Association says it completely rejects data produced by LSL Property Services showing rents in England and Wales up 1...

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Big boom in new BTL mortgage products
Wednesday 30 July 2014

The number of five year fixed rate buy to let mortgage products available to borrowers has more than doubled since 2012 says Mortgages for Business...

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Wednesday 30 July 2014

June 2014 House Price Figures from Halifax Building Society indicated a monthly fall of 0.6%. Although, the annual price increase on their indices was tracked at £16,000 with average house prices up from £167,668 to £183,462...

Education for Landlords + great Buy to Let investments at the Landlord Investment Show?

Wednesday 30 July 2014

The Landlord Investment Show is returning to Brighton for the second year and has moved to a bigger venue, increasing the event for 2 days to meet the demand of both exhibitors and attendees...

Movebubble - Deposit Protection

Wednesday 30 July 2014

We’re excited to tell you that Movebubble is hosting a series of expert webinars, giving you access to the experts in the UK property world...

Psyche of British Investors unveiled - and it's good news for the UK Property Market

Wednesday 30 July 2014

A recent survey has found that property continues to be the investment category of choice for UK investors...

Movebubble.me Tackles Property Investment with Brian Croucher

Wednesday 30 July 2014

Managing Director of The Property Expert Group joins the Movebubble.me Expert Webinar Series to advise on domestic and international property investment...

Sam Barnes Blog

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Lyndon Bent Blog

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James Davis Blog

Is technology changing the rental market?   Before the advent of the internet,...More

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60 second interview: Andy Halstead, Rent on Time

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