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Jul
2015

How to invest in let property successfully – Part 9 of 12

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How to treat your tenants   HOW you treat your tenants is absolutely critical if you want to invest in let property successfully. Get this wrong and you’ll lose lots of money one way or another.   I always treat my tenants how I would want to be treated myself. It is a reasonable rule of thumb and has worked…

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30
Jun
2015

How to invest in let property successfully – Part 8 of 12

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Self manage or use a Letting Agent? SHOULD you self manage or use a letting agent? That’s an important question for anyone wanting to invest in let property successfully and the right answer may be different every time. I self manage one property and use letting agents on six other properties – that’s what I do. Here are the reasons…

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29
Jun
2015

How to invest in let property successfully – Part 7 of 12

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First things to do after buying the investment property   THE first thing to do after sourcing your let property is to make sure it is in a state to rent out. If you want to invest in let property successfully then you will need to get it rented ASAP, void periods when it is empty are a drain on…

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26
Jun
2015

How to invest in let property successfully – Part 6 of 12

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Buying the property and the need for patience   PATIENCE is one of the most important assets you can have when you want to invest in let property successfully. You will need it especially when you are buying the property we talked about in the fifth installment.   In my experience, everything takes a lot more time and effort than…

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25
Jun
2015

How to invest in let property successfully – Part 5 of 12

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Sourcing the right property at the right price   ONCE you have determined your budget and got a mortgage you need to source the right property at the right price if you want to invest in let property successfully.   This is the bit that most people will enjoy as you are basically shopping for a house. Don’t let your…

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24
Jun
2015

How to invest in let property successfully – Part 4 of 12

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How much is it going to cost to invest in let property?   YOU are going to need a fair amount of capital if you want to invest in let property successfully. This is not what most people would call spare change.   You can buy investment properties at £50,000 - £100,000 but I think they are few and far…

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22
Jun
2015

How to invest in let property successfully – Part 3 of 12

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Do you have a deposit to invest in let property (and how to get one)? I THINK getting a deposit is one of the main challenges to invest in let property successfully in 2015. You need a lot of money to invest in property to begin with. After the Mortgage Market Review it is much more difficult to get credit…

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19
Jun
2015

How to invest in let property successfully – Part 2 of 12

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Questioning why you want to invest in let property   UNDERSTANDING why you want to invest in let property is critical to getting involved in the right mind-set, which in turn is key to achieving success.   Make no mistakes; investing in property is not easy, regardless of what you read elsewhere. The news is littered with celebrities and businessmen…

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18
Jun
2015

How to invest in let property successfully – Part 1 of 12

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DO YOU want to be a landlord? Is it attractive instead of a pension or are you sick of the banks tiny interest rates on your savings? There are lots of things you need to know and many pitfalls you can avoid if you listen to the right person. This is your real life guide following how The Property Insurer’s…

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17
Jun
2015

Home Insurance is the best £200 you can spend on a property

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IT is a bold statement to say that Home Insurance is the best £200 (approx.) you can spend on a property. But when you think it through, it is hard to argue against it. Without Home Insurance you may be left without a home and financial ruin. Here’s why and how to buy your Home Insurance at the best price…

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