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New Immigration Bill welcomed by the NLA

22/05/2015

David Cameron announced a number of proposals to be tabled in a new immigration bill. The details of the Bill, which will be a central part of the new Government programme to be announced in the Queen’s speech, next week, include: New powers for councils to crack down on unscrupulous landlords To allow landlords to… Read more

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Joint Ownership – Advantages and Disadvantages

I haven’t posted before although I have been reading for some time and discovered all sorts of very useful stuff – great site! My wife and I intend to invest in a BTL property shortly but are unsure of whether to put it in joint names. As my wife is a non-taxpayer we have always… Read more

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High specification bespoke conversion 4, 5 & 6 bed studio properties with 12% gross yields

The Heaton Group is a family business that started four generations ago. They have specialised in developing multi-let property in and around the Greater Manchester area with a proven track record for maximising yields through increased quality and desirability for tenants. Over 20 development opportunities are assessed per week in high demand areas and then… Read more

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Best place to buy and sell investment property?

21/05/2015

Have you seen our home page recently?  If you are looking to buy or sell investment property then you really must take a look, just click the Property118 logo top left of your screen. Check out the Premium Listings on our home page or search a specific area. If you can’t find the property investment… Read more

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Should I review my landlord, or will they withhold rent deposit?

I’m a tenant, student in Newcastle. I’m due to move out of my property in a few months and I’ve been recommended by my student union to review my landlord. In general, he was okay, although he took ages to replace a fridge and our house was constantly cold. I’d be honest, so I’m not… Read more

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Should I help a friend with BTL mortgage?

My very close friend has asked if they could put me down on their BTL mortgage application for better interest rates apparently. I have no financial interest in the project at all and won’t be contributing anything towards the deposit. It’s literally just my name on the mortgage. I have no doubt about my friend’s… Read more

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Charging Admin Fees Post Tenancy

I have a question about making signed AST’s available after end of tenancy and the tenant has vacated the property. I’ve had a tenant come back to me nearly a year after leaving the property and demand a copy of the AST she signed. 1. Do I have to hunt this out and give her… Read more

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Self contained BTL studios in lovely Sefton Park conservation area

20/05/2015

Sefton Park Studios are located in a conservation area and overlooking the idyllic and tranquil Sefton Park close to Liverpool. They are situated on their own private secluded grounds with 15 private parking spaces available. Prices start from £59,950 with Net Assured Yields from 8.16% for the first two years from completion.     Investment… Read more

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Can I request advance rental payments from parents acting as Guarantor?

I have 2 HMOs that I rent out to ‘professional Tenants’ I took one tenant who is on a very low income but had her rent paid 5 months in advance by her parents who have moved overseas. Her fixed term ends in June and I have requested on-going 2 months rent in advance since… Read more

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Tenants notice to quit by text

I am being messed about by a young HB tenant. I said never again to young HB tenants, but this time her mum lives on the same road and was happy to be a guarantor, so i accepted her. After one year she has missed 6 weeks rent due to a HB issue when she… Read more

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