Letting

Consumer protection from rogue agents ramps up

Friday, 01 August 2014 | News

From today, prospective landlords have a 14-day cooling-off period in which they can cancel an agreement to rent a property through a letting agent.

How to handle difficult tenants

Monday, 19 January 2015 | Article

When all goes well, a buy-to-let property can make a great investment.

Should I pay for buy to let with cash or a mortgage?

Monday, 12 January 2015 | Question and Answer

Using a mortgage to buy a property to let is, for many, a necessity. However, even when there is the option to pay entirely with cash, some may still prefer to use a mortgage.  

Is this the end for cowboy letting agents?

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | Article

The lettings industry has been described at the "Wild West" of the property market with many agents abusing the fact they don't have a code of conduct to stick to.

Estate and lettings agents complaints up by a fifth

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 | News

Complaints about estate and lettings agents jumped by 23% in 2013 compared to the previous year.

How to deal with rogue letting agents

Friday, 07 February 2014 | TV /Video

Is there real money to be made in buy-to-let?

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 | Article

If you are considering buy-to-let as a serious investment, then you'll probably want to know one thing: is there real money to be made? Well, the simple answer is yes there is.

Should I invest in student buy-to-let property?

Monday, 27 January 2014 | Question and Answer

Student buy-to-let property can be a great way to earn income - as opposed to capital growth. The main pro is if you do it right, gross yields (income) can be as much as 10 to 15%.

Granlords' letting rooms to make ends meet

Monday, 27 January 2014 | News

One in seven pensioners are considering taking in a lodger to help pay the bills, a new survey has found.

Five rules before joining the buy-to-let market

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 | Article

"How's your buy-to-let portfolio performing, Deidre? Any rental voids?"