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Indian government to boost UK student investment property after making legislative changes

A recent legislation by the Indian government will boost demand for UK student investment property, according to the Mistoria Group. The threshold for investment in real estate outside of the country has been increased to $125,000 per financial year (April-March) from the previous rate of $75,000. Student investment firm Mistoria says the scheme can now be…

Investment in UK student property boosted by Indian Government legislation

Investment In Student Property The recent legislation by the Indian government which raised the allowance for investment in real estate outside the country by up to the equivalent of 125000 US per person, per financial year, is boosting demand for student property in the UK, according to The Mistoria Group – leading student property investment specialists. The…

Warnings over proposed Tenancies (Reform) Bill

A new Tenancies (Reform) Bill that has its first reading in July 2014 has been set out to protect against tenants being evicted unfairly. Retaliatory eviction occurs when a tenant has made a complaint to their landlord about their living conditions and is evicted as a consequence. If the new Bill comes into action the…

Buy-to-let lending hit £2.5bn in September

A survey carried out by The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has found that there were 18,00 buy-to-let loans in September totalling £2.5bn. This is a 24% increase in the number of loans over the same period last year and a 32% increase in the total value of the mortgages. These figures show the popularity of…

Traditional landlords struggling to make profits

The Association of Independent Inventory Clerks (AIIC) have found that many landlords who purchase and manage properties themselves are having difficulties making profits. It is thought that this is mainly due to confusion over fair wear and tear policies. The AIIC found that 45% of disputes over wear and tear were raised by landlords and of these…