Property investment news (September 2010)

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Traditional houses for sale 'are ripe for investment'

UK properties with a traditional feel are an excellent long-term investment project, one expert has claimed. Timothy Lambert, head of consulting at Private Wealth Management firm Ducalian, said there is a wealth of property for sale in the UK which could prove very fruitful in the long term, such as large homes that could act as potential student accommodation. He ...

21st Sep 2010

Landlords to be hit by cuts to housing allowance

UK estate agents could feel the impact of proposed cuts to local housing allowance (LHA), which the National Landlords Association (NLA) has said will hit landlords' incomes. Many people who own houses to rent could be left with reduced rental income, according to the organisation, which claimed that the cuts could add to homelessness. The Department for Work and ...

16th Sep 2010

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Brits falling victim to letting scams, study shows

UK estate agents will be concerned to hear that nearly one million Britons have been victims of scams involving a private tenancy or landlord in the last three years, according to new research. A YouGov study commissioned by Shelter has revealed that underhand practices in the privately rented sector are still affecting people going for flats to rent despite government ...

14th Sep 2010