This 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.