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Metro Bank joins list of firms who are lifting ‘No DSS’ lending restrictions
Property News June 14th, 2019

Metro Bank joins list of firms who are lifting ‘No DSS’ lending restrictions

This week it was announced Metro Bank has become the latest firm to remove ‘No DSS’ conditions on their mortgages which prevent landlords letting to…

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Chatbots. Are they worth investing in for your lettings website?
Industry Insight June 14th, 2019

Chatbots. Are they worth investing in for your lettings website?

Over the last 20 years, countless companies have always struggled converting their website visitors, or ‘potential tenants’, into a good source of leads. However, over…

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Part III – Advice for landlord’s seeking a court order for possession
Industry Insight June 7th, 2019

Part III – Advice for landlord’s seeking a court order for possession

We are featuring a number of contributions from legal expert Hollie Wright on some of the most common legal issues that landlords have to be…

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More purpose-built rental investment opportunities coming to the UK
Property News June 6th, 2019

More purpose-built rental investment opportunities coming to the UK

Investment in purpose-built rental accommodation in the UK is set to reach £146 billion by 2025. £750 million of this investment has been provided by…

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The increasing value of rent guarantee insurance
Industry Insight June 5th, 2019

The increasing value of rent guarantee insurance

No matter how thorough a landlord’s vetting process on their tenant is, they can always find themselves in the unenviable position of losing income because…

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Tips to overcome the tenant fees ban
Industry Insight May 31st, 2019

Tips to overcome the tenant fees ban

The impending tenant fee ban is officially coming into force on the 1st June. In England, the ban will prevent agents or landlords charging a…

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Tenant fee ban goes live on 1st June 2019
Property News May 31st, 2019

Tenant fee ban goes live on 1st June 2019

The tenant fee ban comes into effect on 1st of June 2019 in England, this means that lettings agents and landlords will be banned from…

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Demands for short let adverts to be banned in the capital
Property News May 28th, 2019

Demands for short let adverts to be banned in the capital

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has been urged to ban short term letting adverts on public transport. There is now a petition against these advertisements,…

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Two weeks until Tenant fees ban
Property News May 24th, 2019

Two weeks until Tenant fees ban

The tenant fees ban is now just over two weeks away (1st June) and landlords and agents are being urged to get ready for its…

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House prices saw growth in April
Property News May 24th, 2019

House prices saw growth in April

Halifax has reported a price growth of 1.1% in April, with house prices jumping by nearly £3,500 last month. This growth is the fastest annual…

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Arthur CEO welcomes govt statement on repossessions
Property News May 24th, 2019

Arthur CEO welcomes govt statement on repossessions

Following on from Housing Minister Heather Wheeler’s article in RLA where, in wake of the recent government policy to scrap Section 21, Wheeler recognised the…

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Part II – Obtaining a court order for possession
Industry Insight May 24th, 2019

Part II – Obtaining a court order for possession

We are featuring a number of contributions from legal expert Hollie Wright on some of the most common legal issues that landlords have to be…

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Big data in property management
Industry Insight May 17th, 2019

Big data in property management

Big data is transforming industries across the world, and has become a vital accessory across all industries.  Data has completely changed how results are calculated,…

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Part I – Serving notice for possession on a tenant
Industry Insight May 10th, 2019

Part I – Serving notice for possession on a tenant

We are featuring the first of a number of contributions from legal expert Hollie Wright on some of the most common legal issues that landlords…

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Best practice for carrying out inspections
Industry Insight May 3rd, 2019

Best practice for carrying out inspections

If you’re a landlord that self-manages your property or uses a let-only service from a letting agent, you should be conducting regular checks of your…

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