Posts by David Thomas

New tax year property updates

New tax year property tips

The new tax year has now kicked in from the 6th of April so here’s how it could impact you from a property perspective. 1. Fresh new ISA allowance lands As of today, savers have access to a fresh ISA allowance.Under the terms of the accounts, consumers can save £20,000 into the vehicles each year without having…

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5 documents your landlord must hand over to you (by law)

documents your landlord must give you as a tenant

Here is the essential list of documents that you should expect as a tenant from your landlord. A copy of the Government’s rental guide This guide sets out all the information you should be given as a tenant, your legal rights and what to expect from the rental process: How to rent: The checklist for renting in…

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7 things to consider when buying an investment property

Here are the top tips to consider before buying an investment property

Investing in property has long been considered a smart move and given the demand for rental property in the UK has increased, it is easy to see why people have moved into this market. The change in stamp duty tax, from the 1st of April 2016, has impacted on the way that some people think about…

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What costs to expect when renting a property

What to expect when renting a property including the likely costs

If you are renting a home for the first time, lettings agency fees can come as a nasty surprise. Get prepped on what to expect with this short guide In 2016 Autumn Statement, the Chancellor, Philip Hammond announced he would place an outright ban on lettings agent fees charged to tenants. The Government has now confirmed…

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Novice Landlord? Top tips to get you started

Landlord tips to get started

So here we have compiled some top tips aimed at novice landlords that some experienced buy-to-let landlords may also find useful. Letting your property is a big decision, both for you and the tenants that will be living there, so it’s important you understand what being a landlord means. So here are some top tips…

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