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Breaking the law
What are the penalties for landlords who break the law?

by Your Move

There are around 150 laws that apply to the lettings industry and most of the ones that have come into force over last decade have been focused on making properties safer for tenants. Among other things, landlords are now legally obliged to maintain rented properties to a good standard, remove potential hazards and install fire safety measures.

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Inherited property
Inherited a property? Three key steps you should take

by Your Move

Have you recently inherited a property? We'll take you through the three most important steps we recommend you should be taking.

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2 bed flat in plymouth
Rents rise as the South West of England increases in popularity

by Your Move

The latest England and Wales Rental Tracker shows rents rising in the South West of England, faster than any other region in England and Wales.

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Manchester Town Hall
Looking for the best place to live in Manchester? Swinton is just the place!

by Your Move

For our next instalment of our #BranchSpotlight series, we’re focussing on the lovely town of Swinton located in Greater Manchester. There are many reasons why Swinton is a great place to work and live and Your Move Swinton is here to talk us through them.

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Letting to a couple? Essential information if they split
Letting to a couple? Essential information if they split

by Your Move

At any point it’s quite possible that couples you rent to might be come to the end of their relationship and if so, here are some of our tips to make sure if this happens it doesn’t impact badly on your let.

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Are you a landlord with four or more properties?
Are you a landlord with four or more properties?

by Your Move

Are you a landlord with four or more properties? As of 1st October last year, new lending criteria came in to effect which means that for anyone with four or more mortgages Buy to Let properties, the total borrowing across the whole portfolio much be no more than 75% of its value. Read on to find out what this means for you.  

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'Fitness for Habitation' Bill hits Parliament
'Fitness for Habitation' Bill hits Parliament

by Your Move

Around one in six Private Rented Sector properties have at least one hazard that's classed as a serious risk to the tenant's health and safety.

The government recently gave local authorities the power to fine rogue landlords up to £30,000 and (from April 2018) issue banning orders to the worst offenders, stopping them from letting in the future. 

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Rental properties
Rents have increased over the last year

by Press Office

Your Move reveals average rents across the regions.    

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Tax talk: Council tax
Tax talk: Council tax

by Your Move

After the monthly mortgage payment, council tax is most people’s highest unavoidable monthly outgoing.

As a landlord, you’re looking to maximise your profits, so it’s important to know who’s liable to pay it and when, so you can budget properly and make sure you don’t get hit by any unexpected bills.

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Rental property
Have rents risen in England and Wales?

by Press Office

Have rents risen in England and Wales?   

Overall rents rose by 2.3% during 2017 to reach an average of £850 per month in December 2017 according to Your Move’s latest Rental Tracker – previously known as the Buy to Let Index.

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