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- Understanding your tenants' needs
There is more to being a landlord than paperwork - being sensitive to what tenants need and want matters more than some may think.
- Winter proof your property
With winter approaching, now is the time to make sure your properties can withstand everything the season throws at them.
- Being an ethical landlord
Being a fair, honest and reasonable is all part of being an ethical landlord. Unfortunately many tenants hold a level of distrust towards landlords and letting agents. We take a look at ways to help ensure landlords uphold an ethical status, keeping tenants happy and rental income regular. Read more...
- Tips and advice on working from home
Top tips and advice on working from home, inlcuding ensuring your have the right insurance cover for working from home.
- Construction contractors - why you need Contractors Liability Insurance
There is an inherent risk of accidents in any workplace. The stats show that the risk is significantly higher in construction sites. We take a look at the how you as an employer are responsible for all those working for you, and how Contractors Liability Insurance can help you cover accidents on site - saving you time, money and keeping your business running as normal.
- HMRC puts pressure on businesses to collect tax
The HMRC are cracking down on reporting tax, specifically targeting residential landlords. We take a look at why they are looking closely at landlords, what they want to know, worst case scenarios and how you can mitigate tax issues within your company.
- European Property Markets: The Outlook for 2010
Global property development looks to be a standstill in some regions but for others, 2010 could provide excellent chances of investment across continental Europe. We look at RICS, Knight Frank, Ferguson Partners Europe and Urban Land Institute statistical data as well expert opinion from some of the industry leading authorities at Property Frontiers & Homesgofast.com
- Foreign investors 'unlikely to affect to UK housing market'
Recent research has shown that there is an increase in the number of foreign nationals wishing to invest in the UK property market. Those from affluent areas within the EU are still able to make profit buying property in Britain, despite the economic downturn, due to the exchange rates and lower value of housing. Is this making the UK more cosmopolitan and after years of UK investment in property abroad, are we feeling how the Spanish and French felt way back when?
- European property: A tale of two sectors?
Recent figures show a decline in property values, occupation and sales within the commercial market whilst residential insiders report an increase an interest from second-home buyers