0:00 AM, 28th December 2011, About 12 years ago 2
We all like a late Christmas present so try and guess how many companies are in the directory to win £100 of B&Q vouchers. If champagne’s more your thing, there’s still time for you to tell us about your good tenants with the best story winning two bottles.
Or better still, why not enter both?
EU Trying To Kill Buy To Let – sign the petition to STOP it now – The petition against EU regulation is nearing 3,000 signatures but it still has a long way to go.
Homes ‘Crisis’ Will See Soaring Rents and House Prices – From back in August, it was the findings from an NHF report.
New buy to let lender hits the market– News of Crystal mortgages joining the buy to let market back in June.
The Devil is in the Detail– The first of Mary Latham’s look into the deposit protection changes, highlighting the pitfalls you may have missed.
Hidden Costs That Make Buy To Let So Expensive – Some of the measures brought in that increase the costs of buy to let investing.
Letting Agent Ripped Apart by Social Media – Easily the most commented article, Mark Alexander’s blog about the detrimental effect social media can have for business.
Why Do Tenants Avoid Agents? – Julie Ford of HLPN on why tenants seem to dislike working with agents.
Cleaning Costs are Adding Up – A surprising one for debate, from what really is fair wear and tear to best cleaning practise.
Why are Social Housing Tenants Seen As Second Class Citizens? – Ben Reeve-Lewis arguing that social housing has an unfair stigma, society has more to answer for.
Private Landlords Will Need To Be Much More Vigilant if Proposals Go Ahead – Mary Latham reacting to ASBO tenants being pushed to the PRS due to council eviction changes.
Maslow’s Theory Applied to Landlords and Tenants – One of Mary Latham’s first columns on Property118, applying Maslow’s theory to landlords and tenants.
Between the Christmas and New Year period we have produced two special Newsletters featuring the best read and most commented upon news articles and guest columns during 2011. It’s very interesting to see how little opinions and strategies changed over the year. Something that really stands out is that the number of comments on articles has definitely increased over the last few months. As opinions and strategies are shared through commenting and discussion there is an opportunity for us all to learn and benefit from sharing best practice.