Weekly News round up for the week ending 3rd of August 2012

Weekly News round up for the week ending 3rd of August 2012

15:50 PM, 3rd August 2012, About 12 years ago

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This weekend we are celebrating the launch our Discussions Forum.

You will find it on the main Navigation Bar of our website. We introduced this new feature based on feedback from readers who would like to be able to see at a quick glance the articles which are the most recently published or commented upon. The Discussions page also shows when the articles were first published, how many times each article has been read, how many comments have been left and who by. You can link to the main article or just the latest comment.

We have also added Exit Strategies and Succession Planning to the dropdown in the Navigation Bar headed “Landlords Log”. This groups together the best read articles on those subjects and each page links to related articles in the appropriate series.

Partial Exit Strategies for Landlords

Is it possible for landlords to have a exit strategies without selling their buy to let property portfolio? This is why I think it is.

Buy to let Exit Strategies – Readers Questions

Following my article about Partial Buy to Let Exit Strategies I’ve woken up this morning to a very full inbox, here are some useful Q&A’s

Ageism in BuyToLet mortgages? Myths dispelled

These BuyToLet mortgage lenders will lend to age 90 and beyond. There is no need for ageism in BuyToLet mortgages.

BEWARE – there is no Capital Gains Tax Roll-Over on BuyToLet

Case study of a landlord who was looking to sell up without considering implications of no capital gains tax roll-over on buytolet property

BuytoLet news round up

Despite the economic uncertainty surrounding Europe BuytoLet products have remained very stable in terms of pricing to the consumer.

Buy to let property portfolio building – Readers Advice Request

I received an email requesting advice on buy to let property portfolio building. Read thoughts from myself and other landlords

Development Finance void being filled by new lenders

As Banks are pulling out of development finance new lenders are coming into the market to increase competition lower costs and fill the void.

Tenants Guests Flooded Bathroom – GOOD NEWS UPDATE

A story of how logic and reason won the day when my guests of one of my tenants flooded a bathroom in one of my rental properties

My recent tussle with Norwich City Council Tax Department

Norwich City Council Tax Department refused to give me exemption on a vacant property which was being refurbished between tenancies. I won!

Mini Vampires Are Taking Part in The Olympics

Bed Bug problems are increasing day by day and due to the Olympics hotels and houses in London and the surrounding areas are at more risk than ever.

Wishing Happy 1st Birthday to SafeAgent – Twitter @SAFEagent

The simple SAFEagent kite mark makes it easy for tenants & landlords to identify which agents are members of client money protection schemes.

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