letting

How to handle difficult tenants

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

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Is this the end for cowboy letting agents?

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.

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Estate and lettings agents complaints up by a fifth

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

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Granlords' letting rooms to make ends meet

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

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Cash in on the student buy-to-let goldmine

If you're spending hundreds of pounds every month paying for your child's rent while they're away at university, you may find you'll be better off turning your expenditure into an investment and buying a home for your...

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A third of Britain is off limits to low-income renters

Lower-income working families can't afford to rent a home in a third of Britain, research reveals.

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Can my son get tax relief if he rents out his flat?

I believe he will get full tax relief as long as the property is not let to family members.

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Misery for tenants as rents rise again

Rent increased across England and Wales by 3.5% in the year to May 2013, taking the average rent to £737 a month.

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Letting agent fees should be scrapped, charity says

Letting agent fees are "out of control" and should be scrapped, a housing charity has warned.

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