New Legislations for Landlords

Landlords may well get substantial tax breaks; but managing a range (or even a couple) of properties, is no picnic in the park. This is because there are a maze of regulations to understand, and these tend to change  depending on who’s running the country. And the latest r...

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Why there’s only a housing crisis in London

You can’t go a day without hearing about the UK’s housing crisis in the media, how first-time buyers are locked out of the market, how it’s impossible to get a mortgage; and, of course, how there aren’t enough properties being built. This is often presente...

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Why first time buyers can profit from letting out their property

For many people, making the jump from renting to owning a property is huge.  Particularly these days with prices as they are – especially in the south east and London.  The years saving for a deposit, followed by tough competition and strict borrowing rules mean that when...

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Why invest into Nine Elms

Throughout the last decade we have seen a lot of regeneration in London, across both the east and west of the UK capital. Glossy new buildings have been popping up, starting with Stratford and the Olympic Village, as well as areas like Old street and spreading all the way down to...

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Do you live in Battersea? If so, be prepared for the arrival of the US embassy – the Americans are coming!

Nine Elms is London’s biggest regeneration project to date. The sparkling new developments popping up in the area have beautiful open spaces and plush amenities, and thousands of new jobs have also been created. All very exciting – and helped by the fact that the sche...

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The housing crisis could extinguish London’s growth

Over the last 30 years London has gone through a transformation.  Many areas have had a vital facelift, meaning that people have flocked to the capital with its promise of streets paved with gold in the form of business opportunities, great entertainment and culture. Hammersmith...

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Why London is a better investment bet than New York

London has lost its top spot to New York in a ranking of the most attractive destinations for foreign commercial property investors, according to the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate. But overseas investors have more hurdles to overcome when buying property in the ...

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Laws for smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms

We’ve all heard the nightmare stories about Carbon Monoxide poisoning – people dying in their sleep without realising there’s been a leak. A deadly, highly poisonous gas, this can cause death as well as serious long-term health problems like brain damage. Assetg...

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Tenants want landlords to clean out their fridge

A rent guarantee scheme that takes the hassle out of property management can end tenants’ unreasonable demands on a landlord. Ever wondered what you should be doing to keep your tenants happy? More than you bargained for, according to research that shows that more than 50% of t...

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Growing Demand for Good Quality Student Accommodation – Investment

Many property experts have stated that there’s an increasing demand for high quality student accommodation in the United Kingdom, urging the commercial property developers to take advantage of this gap in the UK buy to let property market. New figures reported from UCAS show a ...

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