Monthly Archives: November 2018

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5 year BTL Fixed Rate Upto 80%

Legal & General Mortgage Club has launched an exclusive buy-to-let deal through The Mortgage Lender. The five-year fixed rate product is available to landlords looking to borrow up to 80% loan-to-value with rates starting from 4.05%. The deal comes with a maximum term of 35 years and a minimum loan […]

Section 8 Notice

SECTION 8 NOTICE (Fault Based Possession i.e. Arrears) The first type of possession is “FAULT BASED” and means the tenant has broken some term of the tenancy. Fault based possession can be started at any time in the tenancy term. We do not recommend landlords to follow this procedure without instructing […]

Section 21 Notice

How do I evict my tenant/s?  A common question that Landlord’s will ask when they are having difficulty with their tenants, and this simple guide will explain how to evict your tenant/s + a free document to use in evicting your tenant. You can issue a section 21 if your […]

Letting Agents Offering Guaranteed Rent Caught Out by Subletting

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld two complaints against letting agents that offered guaranteed rent, as it was unclear that they became the tenant and subletted the properties. The outcome of the investigation suggests that any letting agent following this model must detail the subletting arrangement in any marketing […]

SCAM ALERT!!!

Heres a FB snippet from a local investment company. RESI HOUSE TO 6 BED ALL ENSUITE HMO DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY IN STOKE-ON-TRENT. (Photos attached are current floor plans, proposed scheme floor plans and some photos of our finished products). Hey all, I’ve got a deal here. Its a 3-bed mid terrace […]

Letting Agents Not Liking The Tenant Fee Ban

At Quality Lets we don’t charge tenant fees & have never felt the need to. Half of letting agents across the country are thinking of quitting the industry, due to the impending tenant fees ban, which could entirely wipe out some of their profits, turning their businesses into loss-makers. In […]

10 Most Popular Landlord Tax Questions

Section 24 and limited companies have dominated our tax pages in recent months – yet not all landlords are affected. Here Michael Wright of RLA tax partner RITA4RENT looks at the top 10 most popular landlord tax questions. While Section 24 is very important to a lot of landlords, at […]

Top 10 best BTL areas in the U.K.

Bootle in Merseyside has been named the best place to currently be a buy-to-let landlord, based on a number of key metrics. The research comes from Gatehouse Bank which has identified the 10 best places to be a landlord, as well as the 10 places where landlords are most vulnerable […]

Tenants granted new powers to hold rogue landlords to account as MPs pass housi

Labour politician warns of constituents left ‘suicidal’ over poor living conditions. Tenants have been granted new powers to take action against rogue landlords. MPs in the commons cheered after unanimously approving the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill, which gives both private and social tenants the power to take their landlords to court […]