Category: income, profit and yields

Why should election candidates care about landlords this June?

Because we’re important. Obviously. I’ve even got the numbers to prove it.  Here goes.... Firstly, there's a lot of us According to the HMRC approximately 2.35 million individuals declared income from private residential property in the last reported year. If each of these landlords only owned one property, and we know that hundreds of thousands … Continue reading Why should election candidates care about landlords this June?

Stick or Twist: What options do landlords have following the tax changes?

Stick or Twist: What options do landlords have following the tax changes?

With the prospect of higher tax bills and stricter buy to let lending criteria that will make it harder to obtain finance, many landlords are finding that they may have to rethink their options. But how will you be affected? Will you have to sell, do you intend to stay in the market and continue … Continue reading Stick or Twist: What options do landlords have following the tax changes?

Ten Ways to Add Value to your Property

This is a guest blog from Portico Estate Agents.  Home improvements can add considerable value to a property. So whether you are looking to sell up or simply improve on potential returns on investment, there are many ways in which you can make a property more desirable, and thus maximise your earnings. Robert Nichols, Managing … Continue reading Ten Ways to Add Value to your Property

Find out where the best Rental Yields are in London

This is a guest blog from Portico. Portico has looked at the history of buy-to-let hotspots over the past few years, the current buy-to-let hotspots in London and an incredible amount of data, so we are able to tell you exactly which areas will give you the best return on your investment. Property prices rise, yields fall Over … Continue reading Find out where the best Rental Yields are in London

Safeguard your rental income and get your Rent on Time

One of the biggest concerns for landlords today is arrears, and the potential income lost due to missed or late rent payments. The business of letting your property relies upon a working relationship between both landlord and tenant, particularly when income is so dependent on others. Arrears on the rise Cases of rental arrears are … Continue reading Safeguard your rental income and get your Rent on Time