Maximise Tax Relief When ‘Doing Up’ Your Buy-To-Let

Sarah Bradford explores the tax reliefs on offer when renovating a buy-to-let property. Buying a property to renovate and then let out, can be an attractive proposition, particularly where the buyer has the skills to undertake a lot of the work him or herself. However, while the aim is to […]

Tips on Adding Value to Your Rental Property

Every investor enters the world of property investment with the aim of getting the most out of their buy-to-let investment as possible, and so finding ways to help to increase this can often feel like a dream come true. Improving your property and what it has to offer can really […]

Dismissing tenant types could mean landlords are missing out

More than three quarters of landlords say they won’t rent a property to students, according to a recent poll – and 64% wouldn’t rent to tenants on benefits. But dismissing whole groups of tenants could mean landlords are missing out on potential rental opportunities. Despite their reputation for throwing wild […]

What to do when your Managing Agent isn’t performing

If your managing agent isn’t doing their job properly, what steps can you take to rectify the situation? Mnaaging AgentsJohn Peartree of the Federation of Private Residents’ Associations (FPRA) advises that there are a number of approaches to the problem. Residents fall out with managing agents for a huge number […]