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10:47 AM, 12th December 2018
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I have a 1 bed maisonette that I bought as a repossession circa 7-8 years ago. The sale of the flat collapsed due to the lease being defective, which I wasn't aware of (a neighbouring flat has built on my outdoor space and the parking spaces have swapped). I have been advised that I will need to get a deed of variation for the flat, but as I have had great difficulty extending my lease with my freeholder's solicitors I wondered whether any alternative solutions might be possible.
10:08 AM, 12th December 2018
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Long leaseholders of residential flats across England and Wales could face significant difficulties in what they are permitted to do with their properties as a result of a controversial Court of Appeal judgment. The ruling, which has generated substantial commotion in the property world, has the potential to thwart residential flat owners in their ability to install LED lights and Wi-Fi points, lay wooden flooring, remove walls, widen doorways,  or carry out any structural alteratio
9:42 AM, 12th December 2018
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Three letting agents trading in Islington and surrounding areas under the name of Crestons have been convicted of carrying on business for a fraudulent purpose. These convictions were sought by Islington Council and Trading Standards after it was found £105,000 worth of rent and deposits were either not sent on to landlords or not protected for tenants leaving a total of 19 victims. The case was heard at the Blackfriars Crown Court and sentencing and confiscation orders will b
12:42 PM, 12th December 2018
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A few of my houses are coming to their end of term and the lenders want their money back. They knew my exit strategy was refinance or sale, but now they don’t seem to recognise any responsibility for the negative equity. When the banking crisis occurred it followed naturally that house prices dropped dramatically as lenders either folded (albeit bailed out by the government) or sold their book to others. (Not necessarily even lenders). The banking crisis was caused by reck
14:52 PM, 11th December 2018
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9:18 AM, 11th December 2018
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Hello. What is your experience with Rubber Roofing system? Anything to bear in mind with insurers and BTL lenders? I had to demolish and need to redo a single storey rear extension. Normally I use slates/tiles (flat roof on the extension...
9:01 AM, 11th December 2018
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Caridon Landlord Solutions and Caridon Property understands that setting up Alternative Payment Arrangements can help tenants claiming Universal Credit if they are experiencing difficulties. Find out how you can support your tenants today. Help with paying housing costs In most cases Universal Credit is paid to the claimant...
15:06 PM, 10th December 2018
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North West and Liverpool are hotspots for property investors and amongst the places where Buy to Let still pays off. A recent article on thisismoney.co.uk discusses how the North West’s comparatively strong rents, coupled by low house prices...
10:21 AM, 10th December 2018
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I had a tenant whose tenancy ends at the end of Nov, who actually left, checked out and handed back keys at the end of Oct, one month earlier. I then had my letting agent find a new tenant and started her tenancy at mid Nov...

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