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January 15th 2016
Renting out a property to pet owners…
If you own a rental property you will find that now and again you will be asked if you are prepared to rent out a property to a...
January 15th 2016
Landlords: Right to rent checks
A new law which has been passed by the Government which means that landlords will need to make sure that their tenants have the...
January 15th 2016
Don't forget your carbon monoxide alarm
Most of us have smoke alarms in our homes – legislation states that all new homes built since 1992 have them wired in as standa...
December 2nd 2015
Important changes to stamp duty on buy-to-let properties…
Last week the Chancellor, George Osborne announced rise in stamp duty of 3% for property investors; this includes landlords and...
October 29th 2015
Tenant demand remains strong across the UK…
According to the NLA, National Landlords association, 40% of landlords are reporting an increase in tenant demand in most areas...
September 30th 2015
Largest rental price increases for 3 bed properties…
Three bedroom properties experienced the largest growth in rents – with a 4.6% year on year growth in August, compared to 3.3% ...
August 18th 2015
Buy-to-let for your children?
With a booming rental market in urban areas in the UK, buying a rental property seems like an attractive investment opportunity...
August 4th 2015
Property Management
Our property management team works hard for the landlords and tenants. It’s a growing team that has a big focus and cares about...
July 9th 2015
Buy-to-Let with a tenant in place
If you’re an existing investment landlord, or a prospective landlord looking to invest in a Buy-to-Let property, Goodfellows ca...
June 12th 2015
Landlords - what's important
Goodfellows’ parent company, LSL Property Services, has recently carried out a survey of more than a thousand UK landlords over...
April 17th 2015
Guide to letting
If you’re thinking about letting your property or have recently bought a property which you would like to let - here’s a checkl...
February 12th 2015
Buy to Let - A quick reminder
As you know, being a landlord can be a lucrative business, if you treat it as a business rather than a hobby. We have put toget...