If you’re a landlord who lives abroad, we have to deduct tax from you and pay HMRC directly. We’ve put together a summarised view of the full legislation (available here) as a starting point for you. Please note! We are NOT tax advisers and you should seek advice direct from HMRC for your individual situation. We’ll…

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Mark Alexander of the excellent property118.com website emailed me to ask my thoughts on their new Property Search Tool, launching on their website. Check out the tool here: UK Property Research Tool What you need to know and where to find the information X Mark is a champion of investors and puts a hell of…

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Dear Luciana, We at HOMEsure Property regularly house Asylum Seekers, often at very short notice, providing them with clean, safe, and suitable accommodation at the relevant local authority housing rate. We support the local authority who lean on us heavily as they know that we work quickly to house their clients, especially when other agents…

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Mark and I were delighted to receive our third mention and flattering words of commendation from Rob Bence and Rob Dix of The Property Podcast. You can listen to the episode here:- http://thepropertypodcast.com/2013/10/tpp033-how-to-win-with-off-plan-property/ If you don’t listen to their podcast already – you need to! They have a superb presenting style and real, refreshing attitude to property…

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Iain Duncan Smith, the work and pensions secretary, has today pledged to end the “something for nothing” culture that he alleges resides amongst Britain’s unemployed. He is to introduce week long supervised job centre sessions with the message “No attendance, no benefit. That is only fair. At last, no longer will a life on benefits…

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David Britch of Total Peace of Mind has kindly offered to write a guest blog post to give some guidance on mortgages and purchasing a home. If you’d like further information, don’t hesitate to contact him using the details at the end of the piece.   Hi guys, 95% mortgages will be readily available from the…

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Paul Williams of Victor Welsh Legal has kindly offered to write a guest blog post to give some guidance on property ownership in Spain. If you’d like further information, don’t hesitate to contact him using the details at the end of the piece.   Hi All, “Owners of property in Spain may be carrying risks…

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I’ve just been listening to Pat Flynn’s second appearance on the Entrepreneur On Fire podcast (highly recommended) and one thing in particular struck a chord with me: Give out more than you take. It is a running theme of EOF interviewees that they become more successful the more free content they put out. Mark and…

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I definitely have SAD (seasonal affective disorder). The sun is shining and, although I’m declining offers to sit in a pub garden with my friends and instead going into work, I’m as happy as the proverbial Larry. And it’s not just me. I’ve come into work to a telephone ringing off the hook and every…

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