Reeds Rains Blog

The Reeds Rains blog is a place for us to share property news, and informative articles.

Clock on the wall in a house

27 Aug

Landlord advice: divorce and investment properties

Divorce can be a very messy thing and the more assets you have that need to be divided up, the more complicated it can be.

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Salford quays media city

5 Jun

Financing and insuring a new build

Buying a new build has its benefits but you do need to be aware that completing the purchase can be more complicated than for a...

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5 top reasons Buy to Let investors get their mortgage rejected

25 Apr

5 top reasons Buy to Let investors get their mortgage rejected

When you have already put in a lot of work to find a suitable investment property, the last thing you want is to have your mort...

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Property

13 Feb

Key laws you need ‘to know’ when letting a flat

With so many different ways of letting property, we thought it would be useful to explain each month some key laws you need to ...

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Property

13 Feb

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) came into force in April last year, making it illegal to let or renew the tenancy on...

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Property

13 Feb

How do you know if you are on the ‘right’ Buy to Let mortgage deal?

With hundreds of Buy to Let mortgages available, it’s not always easy to work out whether you’re on the ‘right’ deal....

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Q: Should I invest in a Buy to Let house or flat?

13 Nov

Q: Should I invest in a Buy to Let house or flat?

This is one of the most common questions we get from investors and the answer is: it depends where you want to buy! It depends ...

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Bad weather can hurt empty properties

3 Nov

Bad weather can hurt empty properties

Reeds Rains can help you keep your property safe this winter by finding a tenant to maintain your property.

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Chester-le-Street landlord event

14 Sep

Chester-le-Street landlord event

Reeds Rains Chester-le-Street invite you to their Landlord Event taking place between 5pm and 7pm on Wednesday 4th October at t...

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When will the government’s new White Paper ‘Fixing our broken property market’ impact on landlords?

17 Mar

When will the government’s new White Paper ‘Fixing our broken property market’ impact on landlords?

The much-publicised government White Paper on housing in England, which lays out their future housing strategy, has now been la...

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Property tax part one: Our brand new series on tax topics for landlords

15 Mar

Property tax part one: Our brand new series on tax topics for landlords

Throughout 2017, we’ll be looking in some detail at the different tax considerations and obligations that landlords will encoun...

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Landlords, with enforcement on the rise how can you make sure you're legally compliant?

13 Mar

Landlords, with enforcement on the rise how can you make sure you're legally compliant?

Over the last few years, various local authorities have increased their enforcement of the letting rules and regulations, clamp...

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