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London rents fall for fifth month running

In the capital properties are typically letting for £1,273, 0.3% lower than March 2017 and 1.8% lower than April 2016. The biggest rise was in Wales, where prices rose by

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5 Surprising UK Property Hotspots

Student housing – the smartest property investment Properties for as little as £45,950 Ways to make money in the property market When taking into consideration the unpredictability and expense of

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North East has best buy-to-let yields

Overall yields are falling in England and Wales as they dropped to 4.4% in April, down from 4.5% in March and 5% in April 2016. Your Move attributes the main

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London’s average rent hits £1,329 per month

Sellhousefast.uk analysed data from the ONS which revealed that in 25 of London’s 32 boroughs, tenants are sacrificing more than half of their monthly salary on rent. In Kensington and

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The north will become landlord hotspot

Data from Legal & General Mortgage Club also suggests that more than two thirds of brokers (69%) predict that landlords will streamline their portfolios, selling properties with lower yields. A

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BTL offerings for limited companies double

This comes as the buy-to-let market remains under scrutiny with landlords being hit by several tax changes in recent times. Charlotte Nelson, finance expert at Moneyfacts, said: “It feels like

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Buy-to-let activity drops in April

Since April landlords have only been able to offset 75% of their mortgage interest against rental income. John Bagshaw, corporate services director of Connells Survey & Valuation, said: “The government’s

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Is the new family home tax perk all that it seems?

On the face of it, the new additional inheritance tax (IHT) Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB), commonly known as the ‘family home allowance’, which came into effect this April seems

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Property investors look outside of London

The Index attributes the slowdown to the fact that there are currently 11% more homes on the lettings market compared to the same time last year. It shows that rents

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New tram routes boost house prices

Property prices along tram routes in Manchester, Birmingham and Edinburgh grew by an average of 12% in their first two years of opening. In Manchester, the residential area served by