This comprehensively revised and expanded new edition of David Lawrenson`s bestselling book shows you how to buy the right property in the right location (including abroad), and how to maximise yield and capital gain – whatever the state of the market. It includes advice on:
Getting the best possible deals from developers and private sellers, and at auctions
Managing issues such as tax, mortgages, credit rating, insurances, damp, flood risk, and letting agents
Complying and keeping up to date with all laws and regulations
Avoiding tenants from hell
This new edition reflects the current market as well as up-to-date information on mortgage availability, licensing and HHSRS regulations; the Green Deal re-launch; squatting laws; tenancy deposit schemes and immigration check requirements.
‘Stands out as a practical and extremely detailed guide for landlords . . . crammed full of tips.’ National Landlords Association
‘Excellent guidance . . . a valuable contribution to the savvy landlord’s bookshelf.’ Landlordzone.co.uk
David Lawrenson has more than thirty years’ experience as a landlord, buy-to-let expert and property consultant. His consultancy service at http://www.LettingFocus.com provides independent advice for landlords and organisations that provide services to the private rented sector.