Property Investment Advice Blog

What does the Housing White Paper in 2017 mean for Landlords?

22nd Feb, 17 What does the Housing White Paper in 2017 mean for Landlords?

What is the Housing White Paper 2017

The Housing White Paper that was released in February 2017 is an invitation to the sector to join forces to tackle the housing crisis.  A lot has already been written on the impact by various parties but here I want to look at…

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Is there a future for Buy-To-Let landlords?

27th Jan, 17 Is there a future for Buy-To-Let landlords?

Landlords were never the most loved of groups but during 2016 the UK  government and the Bank of England seem to have turned very anti buy-to-let landlord so is it still worth becoming a landlord?

I will save you the suspense….

……yes there most definitely is…….

…….but the rest of the article is…

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Should I Raise my Rent?

13th Jul, 16 Should I Raise my Rent?

Should I Raise my Rent?

Buy-to-let investments are just that – an investment.  As with all investments landlords want to maximise their returns.  One of the easiest ways to do that is to ensure the rent you are charging reflects the maximum rent achievable in your area.

With higher tax…

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Right to Rent Guide - What checks do you, as a Landlord, have to do?

5th Jul, 16 Right to Rent Guide - What checks do you, as a Landlord, have to do?

Right to Rent Guide

Right to Rent can seem like a real mine field but as with anything if you have the key facts it doesn’t need to be.  Property Investment Advice has created this handy Right to Rent Guide to help you get those key facts.

So What Is Right to…

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Need A Pension?

13th Jun, 16 Need A Pension?

In this case study our investor had just had his very nice “final salary pension” removed by his employer in 2009.  At the age of only 31 he had more than half his working life left and did not like other pension options due to their unpredictability.  He started to…

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Making Your Money Go Further

13th Jun, 16 Making Your Money Go Further

We spoke to a couple in Croydon who really understood the buy to let benefits and wanted to purchase another.  Like most early property investors they wanted to invest / purchase close to where they…

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