North Cotswold Landlords Are Still Making These Mistakes

In this three-minute read, we take a look at the most common rules and regulations that North Cotswold landlords need to remember. Being a landlord is a tricky business. There are nearly 200 different pieces of legislation covering the how, why, and when of managing a rental property. Here are just four that landlords are…

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Why We Should All Support Love Parks Week

In this three-minute read, we look at the role parks play in keeping communities healthy and happy. Over the past year, parks have been a source of joy and solace for people across the UK, providing a welcome antidote to the pressures of pandemic life. Locally, parks have been popular and helped keep us on…

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How to Protect Yourself from Home Hijackers

In this three-minute read, we look at a devious dupe that fraudsters use to rip off homeowners. Fraudsters will go to great lengths to make a buck – and that includes trying to steal a home from under the owner’s nose. Now, this may sound far-fetched, but this type of crime – called home hijacking…

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Buy-to-Let Mortgages: What Landlords Need to Know

In this three-minute read, we compare the different types of buy-to-let mortgages. When choosing the right buy-to-let mortgage, landlords face a key decision: go with an interest-only deal or opt for a capital repayment arrangement. Both options have their pros and cons. Let’s take a closer look.  Interest-only mortgage Your payments only cover the interest…

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Is Chipping Norton Heading Towards a House Price Crash?

Chipping Norton house prices dropped by 1.9% last month, according to the Land Registry. This means the annual rate of house price growth in Chipping Norton has eased to 6.8%, a drop from the 9.1% yearly rate experienced only a few months ago. Don’t get me wrong, this is still decent growth in local house…

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Tips for Getting a Good Mortgage Deal

In this three-minute read, we look at how in the North Cotswolds homebuyers can get a good mortgage deal. For most people, a mortgage is the biggest loan they’ll take out in their lifetime so, understandably, they want to land the best deal. But with hundreds of mortgage products on the market, it’s easy for…

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