landlords

Is an interest-only mortgage suitable at my age?

There are a number of issues to consider in determining whether this mortgage term and structure will be right for you. These include how long you expect to keep the property and to carry on working.

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Rogue landlords let off the hook after councils fail to prosecute

Most local authorities are failing to prosecute rogue landlords, despite being handed new powers to do so, new figures suggest. 

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Swift justice for landlords and tenants? Government unveils proposals for dedicated housing court

Landlords and tenants could receive faster and more effective justice in the event of property disputes under proposals unveiled by the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) today.

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Most tenants don’t want three-year tenancies, report shows

The majority of tenants are not keen on the idea of three-year tenancy agreements, new research has revealed.

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Tenants struggle with 'broken' deposit system, says Which?

A broken deposit system is placing financial pressure on renters in England, with tenants sometimes having to wait weeks to get their deposit returned or having a battle to get unfair charges removed, a Which?

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Moneywise readers say the government shouldn’t meddle in the rental market

In our online poll we asked Moneywise readers: “Should tenants be offered long-term rental contracts?” and the answer was a clear “No”.

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Top towns in the UK to invest in buy to let

If you’re a would-be landlord or a landlord looking to build up a portfolio, you’ll need to decide where to invest – whether, for example, to head north to big cities such as Manchester and Liverpool or to invest in the...

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Landlords react against three-year tenancy plans

The main body representing landlords’ interests has reacted angrily to government plans to introduce mandatory three-year tenancies, with a six-month break clause, to give tenants more security.

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