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A Tenant Increased the Value of my Property by £10,000! Latest Articles

Glen AckroydIn May of this year, Property118.com published my article entitled “How to get your property portfolio off death row”. I explained how having realised how vulnerable I was to base rate increases, I took action to dramatically improve the returns on my portfolio.

Part of my strategy was “Rent to Buy”. Several people have asked me “do you have any more tips on this? Continue reading A Tenant Increased the Value of my Property by £10,000!


How to get your property portfolio off “death row” Cautionary Tales, Guest Articles, Latest Articles, Lettings & Management

Glen Ackroyd of National Property GroupWith interest rates at a historic low, guest article writer Glen Ackroyd from National Property Group explains the steps he’s taking to protect his buy to let property portfolio from inevitable interest rate rises and taking his portfolio off “death row”.

In September 2008 I was having what was supposed to be my dream holiday. Like many others, I had ridden the wave of the credit boom and had acquired a large property portfolio. At the height of my success I was staying in a private villa in an island in the Bahamas, fronting onto the harbour, with millionaires’ yachts and Hollywood film stars for neighbours. Surely, life just couldn’t get any better?

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The most underrated advice in buy to let Guest Articles, Landlord Action, Latest Articles

Paul Shamplina of Landlord ActionGuest article written by Paul Shamplina, Founder of LandlordAction.

As an eviction specialist, I am frequently asked for advice on avoiding bad tenants. Over the years, I have developed a list of ‘top tips’ which is worth regularly revisiting.

Much of this is common sense that every landlord should be already doing. Unfortunately, many still don’t Continue reading The most underrated advice in buy to let


How I choose my tenants Latest Articles, Lettings & Management, Property Investment Strategies, UK Property Forum for Buy to Let Landlords

Mark AlexanderPlease remember that my properties are all mid range to upper end of the market.  My typical tenant profile is professionals and retired couples.  Some of the strategies outlined may be transferrable to other market sectors but not all of them.

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