Property118 Landlords eNewsletter – Issue 60

Property118 Landlords eNewsletter – Issue 60

13:26 PM, 31st August 2011, About 12 years ago

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There’s not much to report about our Directory this week, safe to say that we are now four weeks into Beta testing and have nearly 500 businesses involved in the tests. The expansion of the Directory is revealing some interesting challenges in terms of search speed and categorization which we are hoping to resolve during September. Once these final teething problems are resolved we will be in a position to add an additional 110,000 business listings. At that point we believe the Directory will be the UK’s ultimate tool for property related information and contacts. We would very much appreciate further user tests of the Directory if you have a spare few minutes. Please email any questions or constructive feedback to

Featured Property News Articles This Week

Homes ‘Crisis’ Will See Soaring Rents and House Prices
Home ownership is set to tumble back to levels last seen 30 years ago as house prices and rents are set to surge upwards, according to a new study
Biggest Mortgage Lenders Dominate 81% of the Market
The Big Six mortgage lenders account for 81.5% of all buy to let and home buyer mortgages in the UK, according to figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.
Landlords Feel Good About Buy to Let Prospects
Landlords are feeling good about the prospects of their letting businesses, according to a new survey.
Secret Home Sharers Can Run up Fines for Landlords
Sharing digs is booming in popularity as young home-seekers are failing to raise mortgages to buy properties of their own.
Limited Options for Corporate Buy to Let Loans
As the largest buy to let lender pulls out of the corporate buy to let market, landlords with companies now have limited options for borrowing.
Buy to Let Clubs Blamed for Ripping Off Landlords
Buy to let property clubs that rip off landlords are blamed for rising rental home repossessions.
Other Property News
Good Local Schools Can Put House Prices up by £12,000
Mortgage Lenders and HMRC Team up to Fight Fraud
Topsy-turvy House Prices Rise and Fall at the Same Time
Minister Plans to Slash Small Company Accounts Red-tape
Want to Splash Out a Little?
Neil’s favourite YouTube Video of the week
Yours sincerely
Mark Alexander

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