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April 2017

Right to Rent

New legislation means that all private landlords in England now have to check that new tenants have the right to be in the UK before renting a property. The regulations also extend to those who sub-let or take in lodgers,…

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Market Report – April 2017

Analysing and understanding the UK property market is notoriously difficult. Conflicting reports and biased perspectives often confuse people who simply want a degree of reassurance that their purchase or sale is well-timed. Many people who currently have no intention of…

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Changes to tax relief for residential Landlords

A reminder that buy-to-let tax change have come into force this month affecting mortgage interest payments. In the past, landlords could offset these payments against their rental income before making their final tax calculation. From this month, this relief will…

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Who is Who in a Block of Leasehold Flats?

When purchasing a Leasehold flat there can be some confusion as to ‘who is who’ this guide sets out the key persons in Leasehold and what their title means… Freeholder – owns the land on which the building(s) is built.…

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