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February 2014 Buy-to-Let Index
February 2014 Buy-to-Let Index

by Your Move

Annual rent rises across England and Wales have accelerated, according to the latest Buy-to-Let Index from LSL Property Services plc, which owns Your Move.

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January 2014 Scottish House Price Index
January 2014 Scottish House Price Index

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The enthusiasm of property investors suggests the Independence debate is having no impact on confidence within the Scottish housing market. Scottish prices are up £1,680 in January. 

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February 2014 - First Time Buyer Tracker
February 2014 - First Time Buyer Tracker

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The average first-time buyer purchase price climbed 16% over the year to January 2014, hitting a record high of £155,832. It represented a 3.3% monthly increase in purchase price, equivalent to a jump of £5,000.

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Pros and Cons of Becoming a Landlord
Pros and Cons of Becoming a Landlord

by YOUR MOVE Careers

There are many benefits to being a landlord, which is why a lot of people buy to let in the first place.  It sounds quite simple really, but generating income on your property is probably the biggest benefit overall and it’s possible to make substantial amounts over time that can be used to pay your mortgage.

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Packing Tips:  Prepare your Wardrobes, Closets and Drawers for Moving out
Packing Tips: Prepare your Wardrobes, Closets and Drawers for Moving out

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While there are some packing jobs which really do need to be left right until the end, there is one big and potentially very time-consuming job that you can get to grips with well in advance, without it inconveniencing you at all.

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Help, I’m Being Referenced! The Do’s & Dont's of Tenant References
Help, I’m Being Referenced! The Do’s & Dont's of Tenant References

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Here are some useful tips for approaching referencing from the right angle, and ensuring the fastest possible turnaround by working with the referencing agency, not against them. 

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January 2014 - Buy to Let Index
January 2014 - Buy to Let Index

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Five out of ten regions saw rents fall on a monthly basis between December and January, in line with a monthly fall across England and Wales as a whole

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5 Home Improvements That Could Add Value to Your Property
5 Home Improvements That Could Add Value to Your Property

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If you’re thinking about selling your home in the next few years, home improvements can be a difficult territory to navigate

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Scotland House Price Index - December 2013
Scotland House Price Index - December 2013

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Scotland is not alone in experiencing a recovery in house prices during 2013. All ten regions of England & Wales have also seen a positive movement in average prices over the year.

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Dealing With Estate Agents
Dealing With Estate Agents

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Part 3 of our series on buy to let.  Below are some top tips on how to deal with estate agents when you are searching for your Buy to Let property

Always remember the estate agent’s client is the vendor and they act for them not you.Where I work, we have  upwards of forty buyers registering with us each week. Not all agents are brilliant at managing their buyers so you (the ...

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