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    BTL Market Growth: Mortgage brokers Mulling Over Uncertainties

BTL Market Growth: Mortgage brokers Mulling Over Uncertainties

Mortgage brokers are concerned about the growth potential for the BTL market over the course of 2016, according to new industry research carried out by NatWest.
66% of the 441 intermediaries that took part in the survey used in the […]

By |April 26th, 2016|News|Comments Off on BTL Market Growth: Mortgage brokers Mulling Over Uncertainties

PRS: Factors that drive Tenants to a property

In the past, the private rented sector (PRS) mainly consisted of people who were unable to afford the cost of their own home. Today, that has changed.  The convenience and freedom offered by rented properties has driven up the […]

By |February 19th, 2016|Tenants, Uncategorized|Comments Off on PRS: Factors that drive Tenants to a property

Quick Guide to stamp duty for Landlords

From the 1st of April 2016, property owners that invest in a second property will be required to pay the extra 3% of the purchase price in stamp duty.  Properties affected by this new policy include buy-to-lets and second […]

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In 2015 Rental Prices Grew at Fastest Rate Since 2011

A recent study suggests that fears of potential doom and gloom in the private rented sector are now firmly behind us, with rental prices growing faster than any other year in the last four.

The report, commissioned by estate agents […]

By |February 15th, 2016|Eastbourne|Comments Off on In 2015 Rental Prices Grew at Fastest Rate Since 2011
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    BTL Landlords Progress Legal Challenge Over Tax Relief Changes

BTL Landlords Progress Legal Challenge Over Tax Relief Changes

Two landlords, Steve Bolton and Chris Cooper, are mounting a legal against the government’s new policy on tax relief for BTL landlords.

The new policy, brought into law in 2015, bans BTL landlords from offsetting the costs incurred in mortgage […]

By |February 15th, 2016|Eastbourne|Comments Off on BTL Landlords Progress Legal Challenge Over Tax Relief Changes

Tax Changes Will Lead To Rent Increases

A poll of buy-to-let owners carried out by the Deposit Protection Service (DPS) suggests that rental prices will increase as a result of the higher taxes landlords are facing in future.

In the summer, the government announced that the amount […]

By |January 13th, 2016|Eastbourne|Comments Off on Tax Changes Will Lead To Rent Increases

More People Investing In Homes As Interest Rates Remain Low

Low interest rates and the increasingly favourable buy-to-let mortgage products in the market today mean the appetite for property investment is higher than ever. Official industry data has shown strong house sales figures in the past few months and […]

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    Renting Has Taken Over: Fewer Brits Live In Their Own Properties

Renting Has Taken Over: Fewer Brits Live In Their Own Properties

PRS in the UK is now more active than ever.  Figures provided by Eurostat shows that the number of people that own their homes is one of the lowest across the continent.

A few decades ago, the number of people […]

By |January 13th, 2016|Eastbourne|Comments Off on Renting Has Taken Over: Fewer Brits Live In Their Own Properties

Keeping Your Tenants Happy-What You Need To Know

For landlords and letting agents the importance of keeping tenants happy cannot be overemphasised. Happy tenants make life easier and ensure the profits keep rolling in. Such tenants will decide to stay beyond the expiration of their original tenancy, […]

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Lettings Jargon What Does It All Mean?

Are you a landlord or tenant confused by some of the lettings jargon? This piece explains some of the most commonly used terms that you will come across.

Break Clause

This clause is often inserted in a fixed-term tenancy, especially if […]

By |January 13th, 2016|Eastbourne|Comments Off on Lettings Jargon What Does It All Mean?