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How important is buildings insurance for landlords?
How important is buildings insurance for landlords?

by Your Move

Buildings insurance is something your mortgage lender will require you to have in place when you exchange on the purchase of a property, to cover the money they’re loaning you against it. But having the right insurance is also hugely important for you, so we will explain how to check your current policy.

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Brexit: How has it impacted the student accommodation market?
Brexit: How has it impacted the student accommodation market?

by Your Move

When the Brexit referendum result was announced in June 2016, there was a real fear that foreign investors would exit the UK market. So it might come as a surprise to hear that the threat of a mass-exodus doesn’t seem to have materialised – certainly not so far. And that’s great news for the student accommodation market.

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Tax Talk: Liability and Status with the HMRC
Tax Talk: Liability and Status with the HMRC

by Your Move

There are two main categories of property investor: ‘investors’ and ‘dealers’, and they’re taxed differently. So one of the first things every investor should do - preferably before you’ve bought any property – is make sure you know how HMRC will class you for tax purposes.

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Mortgage Advice for Student Lettings
Mortgage Advice for Student Lettings

by Your Move

If you’re planning to invest in student lets and need to borrow to buy the property, the first thing to know is that you can’t simply take out a standard Buy to Let mortgage. But don't worry, this blog covers your next steps.

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Politics and Property: What does a hung parliament mean for landlords?
Politics and Property: What does a hung parliament mean for landlords?

by Your Move

Theresa May called the latest election because she wanted to get more Conservative MPs into the House of Commons. Instead, we found ourselves with no political party gaining the majority of seats, which is known as a hung parliament. As a result, we've outlined the impact this has on the housing market and how landlords can help themselves in the current political climate.  ...

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Winner of Your Move Prize Draw announced
Winner of Your Move Prize Draw announced

by Press Office

Following the completion of a Your Move tenant survey earlier this year and, as a result,  the automatic entry into a national prize draw, we are delighted to announce that Alexandra McGahey from Manchester is the winner of a month’s free rent.

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Landlords: concerned about letting to international students?
Landlords: concerned about letting to international students?

by Your Move

There are so many benefits to renting your property out to students. With high demand and longer rental periods, student lettings can produce higher yields. However, some landlords can have particular concerns over letting to international students.With this in mind, Your Move has identified two of these concerns and provided ways landlords can find support to not miss the o...

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Average rents in Scotland standing at £569 per month
Average rents in Scotland standing at £569 per month

by Press Office

Your Move has announced in its latest Scottish Buy to Let Index that average rents in Scotland stood at £569 per month in June, that’s 1.8% higher than a year ago and 1.4% higher than in May.

 

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General election has little impact on rents across England and Wales
General election has little impact on rents across England and Wales

by Press Office

It appears that the general election had little impact on rents across England and Wales as they either rose or stayed level in June - according to the latest Buy to Let Index from Your Move.

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Average house prices in Scotland now stand at £175,070
Average house prices in Scotland now stand at £175,070

by Press Office

In the latest Your Move/Acadata House Price Index it has been revealed that average house prices in Scotland grew by 0.6% in May - and by 3% over the year – to reach £175,070.

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