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Buy-to-let gone bad: Five hallmarks of a bad landlord

More than half of tenants have had a problem with their landlord or letting agent in the last five years. Here are the most common ways that buy-to-let goes bad.

Buy to Let | 09 Sep 2014

Product launches of the week

If you're in the market for a new investment or a Marks & Spencer gift card, this is the week for you.

Savings | 05 Sep 2014
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Shock decision brings some buy-to-let mortgages under regulation

The Treasury's decision to regulate buy-to-let mortgages as part of the implementation of the EU Mortgage Credit Directive is ‘frustrating', said Paul Smee, director-general of the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

Mortgages | 05 Sep 2014

HSBC: Quality counts when it comes to buy-to-let

Buy-to-let investors may need to get the paint-brush out, after new research showed that property in immaculate condition can command up to 75 per cent higher rents.

Buy to Let | 02 Sep 2014
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East London property values rocket 800%

The total value of East London property has grown by more than 800 per cent since 1987, outrunning any other area in the capital, including the upmarket West End borough of Kensington & Chelsea.

Mortgages | 29 Aug 2014

Buy-to-let: Is being a landlord worth the headache?

With rent rises making headlines, buy-to-let may look like a ripe opportunity. But is being a landlord worth the trouble? Your Money asked the experts.

Investments | 22 Aug 2014

Product launches of the week

A 'Stamp Duty Buster' mortgage from Virgin Money is just one of the new financial products on the market this week.

ISAs | 08 Aug 2014
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Landlords lose out over lack of advice

Buy-to-let landlords are failing to realise the maximum return from their property investments by not seeking advice or carrying out research ahead of their purchases.

Mortgages | 04 Aug 2014
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London rental yields lag behind rest of UK

The London buy-to-let market is providing landlords with the lowest rental yield out of all the regions in the UK, research from BM Solutions has revealed.

Buy to Let | 23 Jul 2014

How to generate an income from your savings

Make your savings work harder with these quick tips for generating an income.

Investments | 10 Jul 2014

Buy-to-let escapes income cap but Bank warns it will be watching

The buy-to-let market has avoided Mark Carney's four and half times income multiple cap but the Bank warned the sector it will not escape its scrutiny.

Buy to Let | 26 Jun 2014
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Rents up 0.6% in May

Average rents in England and Wales increased by 0.6% in May and now stand at £745 per month.

Buy to Let | 20 Jun 2014

New guidance published to protect tenants

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published voluntary guidance in a bid to raise standards of landlords, property professionals and agents in an as yet unregulated market.

Buy to Let | 13 Jun 2014

Rental returns rocket to 12%

Landlords are enjoying a 12 per cent total return on their properties thanks to increasingly high rents and rising house prices.

Buy to Let | 11 Jun 2014

House prices up 3.9% in just one month - Halifax

House prices across the UK have risen by 3.9 per cent in a single month, figures from Halifax have shown.

Mortgages | 05 Jun 2014

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