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Landlord Insider
On the Landlord Insider blog, you’ll find some excellent resources for landlords of all sizes. From the latest landlord news, to professional advice, tips and guides for landlords, there’s something for everyone. Brought to you by the excellent team behind the Landlord Vision property management software.

Buy to Let Houses vs. Flats – Which One is the Best Investment for Landlords?

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There has been a rise in landlord property investment. In part this was due to an increase in investment activity during the start of the pandemic. As an SDLT exemption was put in place on properties worth up to £500k (which ended in March 2021), many investors took this as an opportunity to expand their property portfolios. A question that was often asked at the time and is still very popular today is “should I buy a house or a flat for investment”. In this post we’re going to help you answer that question.

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Landlords Suffering as the Pandemic Rages On

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Landlords and tenants have been struggling since the pandemic hit. A mix of job losses and a moratorium on evictions has respectively cost landlords and tenants dearly. Data published by a lettings platform shows that in 70% of areas, the average rent has fallen since the country entered lockdown. 

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The 6-Month Eviction Ban Is Nearly Over

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Unless the government throws another last-minute spanner in the works, from 20th September 2020, landlords can start serving eviction notices once again. From Monday 21st, the courts will reopen, and cases will once again be heard. There will be a significant backlog to get through before things revert to normal.

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