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Moneyfacts UK Savings Trends Treasury Report data (not yet published) highlights the savings market’s continued recovery, with all average rates increasing for the first time since February 2011. Charlotte Nelson, Finance Expert at Moneyfacts, said: “Many would have assumed that in the lead-up to a base rate rise, the savings market would grind to a halt as it waits for the news. However, while activity in the month slowed, the Moneyfacts UK Savings Trends Treasury Report s
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A new analysis of the BTL market by Shawbrook Bank forecasts a continued dampening of the sector over the next three years, before the market stabilises in 2021 and returns to growth in the following two years. The ‘UK Buy to Let’ report, produced by Shawbrook Bank and compiled by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) forecasts BTL market activity up to 2023 and compares this projection with a scenario in which the government’s various policy interventions
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I must admit I never knew of such a thing as ‘Central Funds’. Perhaps P118 readers could shed some light on what it is and why we have it. My company was issued an Abatement Notice for fly-tipped rubbish on a piece of land (read: separated off-road parking space) that I do not own. I used to manage the property the land is connected to, but either way it is not and has never been mine. I could have simply called the council to point out their error, but they this is not the
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A month ago, one of my tenants in an HMO barricaded himself into his room and started a fire. He was rescued by the fire brigade, and although initially pleading mental health issues, has now been charged with arson and is on remand. I am looking at a repair bill of circa £80,000 I think. I insured through Reich on the advice of this website, but the insurers, LV, are on the cusp of refusing liability, based on small print. I had declared the building to be an HMO, but they neede
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Communities Secretary, James Brokenshire, is reported by the Sun to back calls introducing 3 year tenancies in the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government consultation titled, ‘Overcoming the Barriers to Longer Tenancies in the Private Rented Sector.’ The Decision on the consultation could possibly be taken as early as next week so landlords are urged to respond now if they haven’t already....
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I’m in the process of selling one of my properties however have recently found an overseas tenant who is ready to move in soon, checked out her employment history, etc. My question is: are there legally recognized tenancies shorter than a standard 6 months AST?...
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I couldn’t think of a title for my article so i will leave that to the clever people at Property118. With Brexit, Section 24, Selective Licensing and all the other crap the Government are throwing at us I am still undecided on what to do...
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A few months ago the Property118 team were called upon to assist an accountancy practice to consult on the strategic restructuring of a new client (an established landlord business partnership with 67 properties) which the accountants had recently been engaged to act for....

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