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Where the property market headed next

Recent data has shown that while prices are still rising in the housing market, they are not rising as quickly as they were before. In the year to June, prices rose by an average of 9.7% but this has gone down in the year to July where they…

5 Simple Ways To Invest In Real Estate

Investing in real estate has become quite popular over the years. There are many opportunities to try out whether you’re out to make big gains or just looking for a steady income over the years. However, investing in this sector is not…

Taxation rules for landlords

Income tax When you start letting property, you must inform HMRC so you can start paying income tax. Failing to pay income tax will result in penalties. If there are previous years for which you owe income tax, you should initiate contact…

Securing a property to rent

If a property is particularly desirable, it will not stay in the rental market for long. If you’re looking for property together with others, you have to ensure everyone is in a position to make a quick decision in case you find the kind of…

A renter’s guide: advice for tenants

Put down a deposit A holding deposit lets the landlord or agent know that you intend to rent the property so it can be taken off the market. Once you put down a deposit, the letting agent will start the process of getting your references…