Are you thinking about studying in the UK, but you don’t know which study destination to choose? Why not consider Liverpool? It is one of the UK’s most famous cities, and its exciting cosmopolitan atmosphere makes it a great place to be a student.
If you already have a mortgage on your property but wish to convert it to buy-to-let, it's important to speak to your mortgage lender. You're not allowed to move tenants into your property without your lender granting what is known as "consent to let".
Property portal Rightmove last week announced that it experienced its busiest day on record on Wednesday 27th May. More than six million visitors browsed the site, which was also an 18% increase on the same day last year.
Typically, contents insurance for landlords is only necessary where a property is furnished or part-furnished. Landlord insurance can also provide for other eventualities, such as rent protection cover if tenants fail to pay.
As part of the Treasury’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak in the UK, mortgage-holders have been able to apply for a mortgage payment holiday since March. The package has proven popular, with around 1.8 million people taking advantage of the option.
Whether your lease is just about to run out, your landlord is selling up or you’ve been planning a fresh start for a while, it really pays to do your research before picking a new rental property.
The aim of licensing is to improve the management and condition of rental properties. This in turn increases demand, making more people want to live there. It can also boost house prices in the area and reduce crime.
Typically, expats are looking to invest in buy-to-let property whilst living overseas, perhaps as a way to provide an income in retirement or even to live in upon their return.