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How To Let With Confidence

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Finding tenants, sorting contracts, making sure everything complies with the latest legislation. Let’s face it, being a landlord is anything but simple.

If you’ve just purchased your first buy-to-let property then, chances are, you’re already well aware of this having successfully navigated the complicated world of buy-to-let mortgages and stamp duty. But for those that have been catapulted into being a landlord, falling into the position somewhat accidentally, knowing where to begin can be a complete headache, full of bewildering lingo and complicated processes.

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Solihull home prices rocket

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Solihull is one of the most desired places to live, not only in Birmingham, but in the whole country. In 2015, it was one of the towns outside London with the biggest house price rises. The average property in the region increased its worth by around £95 a day over the last year. Continue reading

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Stamp Duty changes in 2016: how can they affect you?

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Stamp Duty is a tax that everyone that purchases freehold, leasehold or a shared ownership property over £125,000 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland has to pay. Last autumn, Chancellor George Osbourne announced a possible increase of a 3% on all stamp duty. In this article we analyse how this change might affect homebuyers and tenants. Continue reading

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Beorma tower is approved by Birmingham’s planning committee

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This is a part of a huge development in Digbeth and will be Birmingham’s tallest office block (the third-tallest building, after the BT Tower and Radisson Blu hotel). Work will begin within a month after city planners’ approval and it will cost £200m.

The planning committee unanimously supported the plans for the 30 storey building situated in the Beorma Quarter and welcomed it as a key regeneration project for Digbeth and Birmingham. Continue reading