At the recent Conservative Party Conference, the Prime Minister, Theresa May announced the government would 'fix' the housing market by increasing stamp duty paid by foreign buyers when they buy property in the UK
Buying property isn't cheap and as a private landlord, you need to make the best possible return on your investment. One essential component of this is to choose the right letting agent. You need an agent to market your property effectively and provide all the extra services you need to help ensure your landlord business succeeds.
Welcome to the next instalment in our series of interviews profiling notable property people.
If you’re a private landlord you are probably wondering how best to maximise the returns on your rental property or properties. The UK’s student towns and cities have long provided an opportunity for landlords and investors, both in terms of those who want to operate as student landlords and for those who want to provide rental accommodation for those students who stay on after their studies are completed.
In a busy market, the demand for student properties continues to grow. Even though the level of accommodation provided by universities is increasing there’s still a huge need for properties from private student landlords. According to estimates, the private sector supplies almost 90% of all student accommodation.
The self-assessment registration deadline for landlords is next week. Are you ready?
Labour proposes renters' unions and rent controls at their party conference.
Whether you're a private landlord or a tenant you'll be aware of Zoopla. You'll have seen the TV ads. Those funny little hermit crabs with the houses on their backs. The constant marketing is a reason Zoopla are so popular. That and the number of properties they have listed on their website.
MakeUrMove's Managing Director Alexandra Morris interviews RLA Policy Director David Smith.
Alexandra Morris interviews Kate Faulkner from Property Checklists