Pros and Cons of Self Managing your Rental Property

So, you are starting out on building your buy-to-let empire. You have a property ready for tenants to rent, but should you manage the property yourself or leave it in the trusted hands of a professional? Well, just like most things there in life, there are pros and cons to that decision. If you are undecided, take a moment to read our short guide.

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Landlord press review

Like every month, Rentila offers you an overview of the main real estate news of interest to landlords and tenants. This month, we focus on: UK house prices rise at fastest rate in 17 years; Mortgage stress rate just one of three barriers; With UK rents and demand rising ‘it appears to be a good time to be an investor’; UK rent hikes bigger concern than energy bills; UK’s top property hotspots revealed… Happy reading and… renting!

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9 Steps to getting a Mortgage for your BTL

Some lucky people (like the Queen) own property outright—and lots of it! But many buy-to-let investors start with little more than a mortgage on their first BTL property. So if you want to explore the best way to start a portfolio and get a mortgage, read on!

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Landlord press review

Like every month, Rentila offers you an overview of the main real estate news of interest to landlords and tenants. This month, we focus on: UK home to fourth largest rental market trailing US, Germany and Japan; UK property market goes down the rabbit hole; How Bank of England’s new rules will impact UK mortgages; Tenants outside London saw the sharpest rent hikes for at least six years; Covid pushes up average age of first-time buyers… Happy reading and… renting!

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The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Off-plan Purchasing

If you are looking to build a buy-to-let portfolio, then off-plan purchasing is one way to do just that while potentially maximising your investment. If you haven’t heard about off-plan purchasing before, take a few minutes to read this guide. We give you the lowdown on what off-plan purchasing is, as well as the possible pitfalls and benefits. So let’s dig in.

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Landlord press review

Like every month, Rentila offers you an overview of the main real estate news of interest to landlords and tenants. This month, we focus on: Rental market has felt COVID impact; How will the cost of living squeeze affect house prices in the UK?; Be prepared for a busy mortgage market, advisers warned; UK landlords raise rents for new tenants by record 9.9%; Most and least affordable places for first-time home buyers revealed… Happy reading and… renting!

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Why Invest In Buy-to-let Property

In this guide, we look at whether a buy-to-let property is a worthwhile investment. In terms of saving with a bank, one of the best deals you can get is around 2% in a long-term fixed account with no access to your cash. Meanwhile, by April, the inflation rate will probably hit 6%, which means you are losing money hand over fist. So if you are looking to build up a nest egg, then maybe you should consider investing in property.

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Landlord press review

Like every month, Rentila offers you an overview of the main real estate news of interest to landlords and tenants. This month, we focus on: UK property market’s never ending boom; House price growth at 15-year high but London misses out; Homeowners would consider ‘green’ mortgages amid new energy bill warning; UK average rent stabilises with small increase; What can you do if your home is at risk of subsidence?; No more tax breaks for second home owners with false holiday lets… Happy reading and… renting!

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Investing In Retirement Villages - An Essential Guide

With an ageing population, the need to provide all kinds of facilities is paramount in today’s world. And the most important thing we need as consumers is a home. By 2023, Retiremove estimates that 1 in 4 people in the Uk will be aged over 65.

And this figure is only set to increase. So, investing in retirement property is worth considering if you are a potential landlord. It’s also worth investing in a retirement property if you are looking to downsize as you get older. In this essential guide, we look at things to consider.

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Landlord press review

Like every month, Rentila offers you an overview of the main real estate news of interest to landlords and tenants. This month, we focus on: Coronavirus has had less of an impact on UK property than you might think; UK house prices up 10.2% in year to October; Softer mortgage rules will not help London homebuyers; Essex town named one of UK’s most in-demand rural locations; Chelsea’s Tite Street named most expensive in UK… Happy reading and… renting!

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