09 Nov 2013

TAX CORNER

On the face of it, working out how much tax you should pay as a landlord is a simple business with little or no wriggle room. You add up your rental income, deduct allowable expenses such as agents' fees and interest on your mortgage for the property or properties, and there you have your taxable income.
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25 Oct 2013

Earlsfield Area Guide

Earlsfield is an up and coming suburb in south west London, characterised by Victorian and Edwardian terraces that reflect its working class past. Although it’s less known than its trendier neighbours, Clapham, Putney and Battersea - Earlsfield is gaining popularity as it’s slightly more affordable for young professionals and families.
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23 Oct 2013

Help To Buy – the good, the bad and the ugly

The hot topic at the moment is the governments housing initiative called ‘Help to Buy.’ The next generation of property owners face the largest difficulties in stepping on to the property ladder, with increasing house prices and rentals meaning saving for a deposit in the current climate is beyond people’s means.
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22 Oct 2013

Putney Area Guide

Whether you’re single, in a relationship or married with kids, Putney really is the perfect place to live. Despite being just a 15 minute train journey from Waterloo, it has a cosiness about it that makes you forget you’re living in a big, anonymous, fast-paced metropolis.
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20 Oct 2013

Should I get an Inventory?

Should I get an Inventory? Having an inventory is not a legal requirement. But it is a legal requirement for all landlords and agents to register tenancy deposits with a government authorised deposit protection service.
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