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The relationship between good schools and property and rental prices

August 28, 2015

When buying a property as an investment, it is always a top priority to understand the tenant demand and tenant demographic. If you are thinking of letting to families, then recent research suggests that you should consider buying a property within a good school catchment area, as this poll from property portal Zoopla indicates: Heightened […] View article >

Spotlight on Welsh private rented sector – new laws coming

August 24, 2015

Welcome to our Spotlight on Wales. The private rented sector makes up over 14% of homes in Wales and is growing, meaning that it will soon be bigger than the social housing sector. It is a very diverse sector with a number of niches, including properties needed for students, for sharers or for households on […] View article >

Demystifying Landlord Insurance terms

August 3, 2015

Let’s face it; insurance isn’t a particularly interesting aspect of being a landlord; it is more often than not just another task on your “to do” list. And it doesn’t help that sometimes insurance is full of technical jargon. But because not having insurance puts your property at unnecessary risk, Northwood Insurance Services have compiled […] View article >