Letting

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?"

Top three buy-to-let tax mistakes

Tuesday, 01 July 2014 | Article

1.Keep receipts

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What are the tax implications for buy-to-let landlords?

Thursday, 10 October 2013 | Article

For any investor who dived into buy to let in 1996 when the market was first established, the rewards will have been ample. From capital appreciation alone, they would now be sitting pretty.

Buy-to-let mortgage rate rise fears

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 | News

Almost 7,000 buy-to-let landlords will face a rise in their mortgage rate, after West Bromwich Building Society said its buy-to-let tracker mortgage rate is to rise by 2 percentage points.