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0:43 AM, 1st July 2022, About 8 minutes ago|
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My daughter is living, rent-free, in my last remaining BTL, a leasehold flat. Decided that with all the additional legislation coming to get out of the PRS. In 2021-22 I did not rent out the 2nd bedroom due to worries re Covid and having eventually managed to remove my daughter's flatmate from hell. I am still liable, as owner, for the monthly service charge and any additional repairs/exterior and communal maintenance. 1. Can I claim these expenses as allowable expenses to o
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18:36 PM, 30th June 2022, About 6 hours ago|
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My personal view is that an interest only mortgage is far better than a capital repayment mortgage, here's why ... Back in 1971 my parents borrowed three times their joint income to buy a house that cost them £3,000. Yes you read that right, THREE THOUSAND POUNDS, and that bought them a three-bed house in South Staffordshire. They put down a 10% deposit and took on a mortgage for the balance of £2,700. It was a real stretch for them because mortgage interest rate were five ti
12:54 PM, 30th June 2022, About 12 hours ago|
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The moment we’ve been anticipating has arrived; two weeks since Gove released his White Paper for a “faired private rented sector,” Landlords are taking stock of how best to deal with the upcoming changes they now need to make to their buy-to-let portfolios in a bid to meet the criteria of a “levelled up” housing standard for tenants. It’s come at a difficult time: many of us are mid-incorporation, many of us are facing huge tax bills, many of us knew we’d have to refur
10:21 AM, 30th June 2022, About 15 hours ago|
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9:09 AM, 30th June 2022, About 16 hours ago|
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15:03 PM, 29th June 2022, About A day ago|
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14:16 PM, 29th June 2022, About A day ago|
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Hi All, I will soon become a property owner and I wanted to rent out two rooms to help with the mortgage and bills. I live in Croydon (where full planning permission is required for any kind of HMO) I must be careful to not hit the threshold for an HMO....
14:03 PM, 29th June 2022, About A day ago|
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Responding to the publication today of the Government’s review on short-term holiday lets, Ben Beadle, Chief Executive of the National Residential Landlords Association, said: “The growth in holiday lets is a direct consequence of the Government’s attack on long-term rented housing....
11:46 AM, 29th June 2022, About 2 days ago|
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A government review into the effect of short-term holiday lets will seek to improve the holiday letting market for those living in popular tourism destinations. The scheme, proposed in a new government review looking at the impact of increases in short-term and holiday lets in England...
10:26 AM, 28th June 2022, About 3 days ago|
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Many leaseholders will for the first time be legally protected from unfair bills to make their homes safe as measures in the Building Safety Act 2022 come into force on 28 June 2022. Those responsible for historical safety defects...