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DSS Over-payments – Readers Advice Request Guest Articles, Guest Columns, Landlord News, Landlords Stories, Latest Articles, Lettings & Management, Property News

As there are so many experts in the area of DSS over-payments (or LHA as it’s now called) I am going to open up this topic for our readers to provide Eve with the advice she has requested in her email to me which I’ve copied below …. Continue reading DSS Over-payments – Readers Advice Request


Life Insurance for Landlords – IFA readers letter Buy to Let News, Cautionary Tales, Financial Advice, Landlord News, Landlords Insurance, Latest Articles, Property Investment News, Property Investment Strategies, Property News

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As an avid reader of Property118.com I was very interested to read a couple of recent articles 1) Should landlords buy life insurance and 2) What happens when a landlord dies –  both of which touched on the subject of what happens to the BTL mortgage contract if a borrower / landlord dies and also what happens to the property(ies) in this situation too.

What caused me to carry out some further detailed research in this matter, however, is that it was quite clear, not only from the comments left by readers but from my own experience as a Financial Adviser with 20 years business practice working in the BTL mortgage and insurance sector, and also as a portfolio landlord myself, that different people think different things will happen to their estate when they die. Continue reading Life Insurance for Landlords – IFA readers letter


Landlords Insurance Dilemma Landlord News, Landlords Insurance, Latest Articles, Property News

I have received an email from one of our readers who has a Landlords Insurance Dilemma and I’m not confident enough to answer his question absolutely. If you can help please comment below, no blatant advertising though please. I will not approve comments such as “Call XXX on YYY I am an insurance broker and I can help”. However, I will approve useful comments which answer the question in detail.

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Can I cancel my letting agents contract and keep my good tenant? Buy to Let News, Landlord News, Latest Articles, Lettings & Management, Property Investment News, Property News, UK Property Forum for Buy to Let Landlords

Readers Question - How to cancel a letting agents Contract and keep tenantI’ve received an email from Sophie today who wants to cancel her letting agents contract but keep her good tenant. As we have so many professional letting agents reading this forum I’m hoping that we can give Sophie and several other landlords who find this article in an internet search some sound advice. Sophie’s email is below in italics. Continue reading Can I cancel my letting agents contract and keep my good tenant?


Buy to let property portfolio building – Readers Advice Request Landlord News, Latest Articles, Property Investment News, Property Investment Strategies, Property News, Question of the Week

I received the email below from one of my readers yesterday morning requesting advice on buy to let property portfolio building. I’m happy to share my thoughts and will do so in due course in the comment section below this article. However, I thought my reader may appreciate a variety of opinions so I emailed him back and offered to publish his email as an article so that other people could also comment. He agreed but wanted to remain anonymous which is obviously fair enough. Continue reading Buy to let property portfolio building – Readers Advice Request


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