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Preparing A Property For The Winter Months

Preparing A Property For The Winter Months

Winter weather can play havoc with homes. In fact, more than half of the buildings insurance claims made during the winter months of 2011/12 happened as a direct result of adverse weather, compared with just 35% in the previous year....

Buy To Let Profits Set To Rise

Buy To Let Profits Set To Rise

Research carried out by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has discovered that, due to the scarcity of mortgage finance available to prospective home buyers in the past year, rents have increased by 4.3%....

New Green Deal Is A Great Deal For Private Landlords

New Green Deal Is A Great Deal For Private Landlords

UK buildings have long been inefficient – in 2009 they were responsible for 43% of the country’s total emissions with an estimated 4.1 million households expected to be in ‘fuel poverty’ this year. Homeowners and tenants the length and breadth of Britain are struggling to pay energy bills and with the rising cost of living and ever present threat of recession, landlords who can offer an attractive energy efficient deal when renting a private property are much in demand....

Landlords Advised That Tenancy Deposit Protection Changes Will Come Into Effect From April 2012

Landlords Advised That Tenancy Deposit Protection Changes Will Come Into Effect From April 2012

Changes to the Tenancy Deposit Protection (TDP) regulations will come into effect in England and Wales from 6 April 2012 following a review by The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG). I Am The Agent, the fixed fee letting agency is advising all landlords to familiarise themselves with the changes to the scheme well ahead of the 6th April implementation date....