Buying a New Boiler

Buying a New Boiler David Lawrenson, landlord expert at LettingFocus.com looks at the things you should consider when buying a new gas boiler. So, it’s cold right now, very cold. And naturally enough, this is just the sort of time your boiler breaks down. (Machines tend to break when they are being used most intensively). As a landlord, in winter […]

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Why Labour Plans to Stop No Fault Evictions Need a Rethink

Why Labour Plans to Stop No Fault Evictions Need a Rethink Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party has said that it would consider stopping what are sometimes called “no fault evictions” in England and Wales, if elected. But Corbyn’s plan could serve to increase the amount of property that is sitting empty, says David Lawrenson of LettingFocus.com. The Momentum Labour Party has said […]

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Some Mortgage Lenders Taking Landlords’ Other Disposable Income Into Account

Some Mortgage Lenders Taking Landlords’ Other Disposable Income Into Account Finally there is some good news on mortgage loans with some cheaper mortgage deals in the buy to let space now appearing.   This is welcome – because much recent news revealed a hardening of lenders’ underwriting approaches – much of that in turn was being driven by the attitude […]

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The Hammond Budget November 2017

David Lawrenson of LettingFocus.com evaluates the budget and breathes a sigh of relief that it was not worse. Well, the sigh of relief is due because the three year war on landlords by the Conservative Party was not continued too much further in the Budget, despite some Tory MPs who wanted to up the pain: See our last blog for more: http://www.lettingfocus.com/blogs/2017/11/neil-obrien-mp-has-plans-for-more-landlord-taxes-and-mortgage-hikes/ But there […]

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