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There used to be the old clichéd window advert or newspaper box that advertised a property to let with the line – no pets allowed. This is now banned under OFT regulations but pet friendly rentals are still often difficult to find. Continue reading

Amazon

We are very interested to follow the success of the Amazon business model that is promoted by Unlimited Success.

The Amazon business appears to be a dream come true, if you want flexible working hours and to build a business for yourself for very low financial output. Continue reading

DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, 26JAN13 - Mark J. Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada is seen during the Session 'The Global Economic Outlook' at the Annual Meeting 2013 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 26, 2013.

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Amid slowing UK growth and a weak world economy. Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said policymakers are in no rush to raise interest rates. Continue reading

Renovating

With the New Year comes that familiar feeling of wanting a fresh start. If you’ve had your house on the market for a while, these top tips and suggestions for home upgrades will enhance your chances of a quick sale in 2016. They’re simple to do and fairly inexpensive, so why not give them a try. Continue reading

2016

Rightmove’s December House Price Index revealed the strongest December since 2006 as Rightmove forecasts 6% rise next year. Continue reading

Halifax House Price Index

House prices in the three months to December were 1.6% higher than in the previous three months. This was the second successive month that this measure has been below 2.0%, indicating a possible slight softening in the underlying rate of price growth. Continue reading

Petition

Good news – I recently have heard from Matthew Moody, that the Government are going to debate the petition that many of you have signed. Continue reading

It’s always good to have a diverse portfolio, so perhaps it is worth looking at other investment opportunities as well as property. This article will also discuss the economic factors impacting the property market. Continue reading

PA file photo dated 29/03/2005 of former Conservative Party deputy chairman Howard Flight talking to the media in central London. Senior Tories in the sacked MP's constituency of Arundel and South Downs will Monday April 4, 2005, begin the process of selecting a new candidate for the general election. See PA Story POLITICS Flight. PRESS ASSOCIATION photo. Photo Credit should read: Johnny Green/PA

Lord Flight, the Tory peer has urged his party to re-think their ‘sudden attack’ on buy to let investors.

He warned it could trigger a sharp drop in house prices and destabilise the market, which could potentially lead to a crash. Continue reading

Legal

Becoming a landlord is rewarding; you build relationships with your tenants and you take joy in providing people with a safe place that they can call home. But there are some legal requirements you have to abide by too – and if you don’t adhere to them then you could find yourself paying fines or being taken to court – which can be a long and stressful process. Continue reading