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City house price growth at 5.1%

City house price growth at 5.1%

Blog : John Phillips
John Phillips: All about that base rate

Blog : John Phillips
Blog : John Phillips
John Phillips: All about that base rate

Brits falling short of annual home repair budget

Brits falling short of annual home repair budget

Minority government puts brakes on traditional post-poll house price surge

Minority government puts brakes on traditional post-poll house price surge

Should you buy a property when on holiday?

Should you buy a property when on holiday?

HMRC policy on student accommodation successfully challenged

HMRC policy on student accommodation successfully challenged

Notting Hill and Genesis set to merge

Notting Hill and Genesis set to merge

Gross mortgage lending hits £22.1bn in June

Gross mortgage lending hits £22.1bn in June

1 in 4 London FTBs plan to buy outside the capital

1 in 4 London FTBs plan to buy outside the capital

Young homeowners turn to social media for home improvements

Young homeowners turn to social media for home improvements


How can you buy for less without settling for less space?

How can you buy for less without settling for less space?

AIIC: 'BBC landlord show is an eye-opener for the industry'

AIIC: 'BBC landlord show is an eye-opener for the industry'

June sees mortgage sales drop 1.2%

June sees mortgage sales drop 1.2%

Foundation Home Loans announce new First Time Landlord products

Foundation Home Loans announce new First Time Landlord products

Letting agent jailed three years for deposit fraud

Letting agent jailed three years for deposit fraud

Where is the gazumping capital of the UK?

Where is the gazumping capital of the UK?

Blog : Scott Hendry
Scott Hendry: Short-term finance saves development plans

Blog : Scott Hendry
Blog : Scott Hendry
Scott Hendry: Short-term finance saves development plans

Latest News

City house price growth at 5.1%

City house price growth at 5.1%

Blog : John Phillips
John Phillips: All about that base rate

Blog : John Phillips
Blog : John Phillips
John Phillips: All about that base rate

Brits falling short of annual home repair budget

Brits falling short of annual home repair budget

Minority government puts brakes on traditional post-poll house price surge

Minority government puts brakes on traditional post-poll house price surge

Should you buy a property when on holiday?

Should you buy a property when on holiday?

HMRC policy on student accommodation successfully challenged

HMRC policy on student accommodation successfully challenged

Notting Hill and Genesis set to merge

Notting Hill and Genesis set to merge

Gross mortgage lending hits £22.1bn in June

Gross mortgage lending hits £22.1bn in June

1 in 4 London FTBs plan to buy outside the capital

1 in 4 London FTBs plan to buy outside the capital

Young homeowners turn to social media for home improvements

Young homeowners turn to social media for home improvements

How can you buy for less without settling for less space?

How can you buy for less without settling for less space?

AIIC: 'BBC landlord show is an eye-opener for the industry'

AIIC: 'BBC landlord show is an eye-opener for the industry'

June sees mortgage sales drop 1.2%

June sees mortgage sales drop 1.2%

Foundation Home Loans announce new First Time Landlord products

Foundation Home Loans announce new First Time Landlord products

Letting agent jailed three years for deposit fraud

Letting agent jailed three years for deposit fraud

Where is the gazumping capital of the UK?

Where is the gazumping capital of the UK?

Blog : Scott Hendry
Scott Hendry: Short-term finance saves development plans

Blog : Scott Hendry
Blog : Scott Hendry
Scott Hendry: Short-term finance saves development plans


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IrisJ.
IrisJ. 19 Jul 2017

Great advice, but may I also add that when buying an already built home, make sure you do all of the proper inspections. Most importantly pest inspection because people tend to get surprised when they

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IrisJ.
IrisJ. 17 Jul 2017

The third point is, in my opinion, the most important one. People have become too inconsiderate and careless when it comes to rented properties. If a landlord wants to protect their property, regular visits...

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cornishalan
cornishalan 10 Jul 2017

Added to the cost of purchasing these village properties are the above average maintenance costs. Particularly where the property is a listed building or requires specialist building skills such as thatching...

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Jo Mullett
Jo Mullett 07 Jul 2017

Here in Swansea, known as the Japanese knotweed capital of the UK, it never fails to amazes me that people have no idea of the potential problems this invasive non-native plant can cause when buying or...

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NathanG
NathanG 05 Jul 2017

McDonalds, for example, have been purchasing their real estate on prime locations for years. If something happens to the company they'll have invaluable assets that will be able to save them. We might

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Jonah
Jonah 04 Jul 2017

Graham: surprised to see you cite the "extra tax liability" as capping out at ?560. It doesn't - the extra tax is exponential, as it is levied on the income (i.e the inflating level of rental income you...

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Dianne Griffen
Dianne Griffen 29 Jun 2017

Be very wary of anyone bringing you deals that they have ?found? and want to ?sell on to you? or ?joint venture? with you on ? you need a proper legal contract for this, involve a RICs surveyor to confirm...

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jason hadzikostas
jason hadzikostas 28 Jun 2017

The most important thing is a budget. Students have to manage their spendings in food, house maintenance, books and many other things. According to me, student Studios are the perfect option for them as...

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SecomTech
SecomTech 22 Jun 2017

AT Last...This was discussed years ago and there was a move towards landlords registering their bad tenants on a database..(can't remember where) It seems a logical step though our leaders will probably...

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Bertrand
Bertrand 02 Jun 2017

How about the Welsh Govt introducing a scheme to protect landlords against "rogue" tenants who are then taken to court for criminal damage to the properties they trash. Pretty unlikely I suspect and politically...

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AmberMorris
AmberMorris 25 May 2017

"Please don't pick a novelty tune-playing doorbell. They're not 'fun'. They're stupid." Laughed a lot to this. It's actually true, though.

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Oliver Conway
Oliver Conway 18 May 2017

Making a neat inventory is a good idea, but if the seller is not willing to provide it, can the buyer demand it?

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