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Whether you are renting out your home. Whether you are buying-to-let. Or whether you are building to let. There are always ways a landlord can win at the game of renting. They just have to be able to be brave enough to take the plunge and become a landlord in the first place. Once that is done, then the new landlord should begin to take the advice below into consideration. If you are the new landlord in question then the first thing you should be doing is starting to understand all the responsibilities you now have. Yes, it’s a business...

Are you properly investing in your future? It’s never too soon to start doing this. However, most people simply don’t give it any thought at all, but that’s a mistake. If you want to make sure that your financial future is going to be as secure and safe as it possibly can be, you need to start thinking about these issues. After all, there is no one else who’s going to do it for you. There are lots of steps you can take if you want to make your future more secure than it already is. If you don’t know quite where to start, the...

If you’re the type of person who loves to fly and has always wanted to take it up as a hobby, then you should pursue a private pilot’s license. In fact, it’s the easiest flight certification you can get. The only problem with having a private pilot’s license is that you can’t use it to really make money off it. You can’t use it to work as a commercial airplane pilot nor use it in your business to offer a flight service. However, let’s say you already have a private pilot’s license, well what else can you do with it? Today,...

Computer are great, they help us do stuff, create, give wings to our dreams, imagination and creativity. For any one today, his/her personal computer is important and many a times priceless, not because of the amount the machine costs, but the amount of data that the machine holds. Writing up your academic papers, or just a story that you came up with in the middle of the night, taking down notes in the meeting to creating project blue prints for a important client, or creating an album that stores all the pictures that you have taken...

Brexit, the impending General Election, the April Buy-to-Let taxes, and tightening up of property loans for first-time buyers (FTBs) are contributing to a very uncertain looking forecast in the UK property sector, as sales slow and estate agents are left with little to sell. Residential property agents are struggling with empty books at a possible record-breaking low. According to the UK Residential Market Survey conducted by RICS, individual estate agents have an average of only 43 properties to sell. So what is causing the problem,...

There are close to 320,000 British expats who’ve made their home in Spain, and at just over 20%,they make up a substantial portion of Spain’s foreign property buyers. Anyone applying for a mortgage from a Spanish bank would probably not have noticed a hidden ‘floor clause’, tucked away in the small print, which capped minimum repayments above the advertised interest rate. After many years of legal battles this clause hasnow been declared void and abusive, and in this article, we explain what the floor clause is and how mortgage...

Most young people are relatively unfamiliar with the world of credit and finance. This inexperience can lead to mistakes, and some financial mistakes can have long-lasting repercussions. However, students who are responsible and educated about credit can successfully begin a good credit history, which is one of the fundamental building blocks of financial success. While building a credit history from scratch can be a difficult task, college students have some unique opportunities that other young people do not. One such opportunity that...

Investing, for some, is a hobby. For others, it is a way of life. No matter why it is that you invest, there is always a need to keep your finger on the pulse of what is making money. Well, that’s if you want to make some money, of course. So, below are just a few of the things that are set to be more bull than bear in the second half of 2017. Property Investing in property and real estate is nothing new. But just because property is something that has seemingly always been invested in, it doesn’t mean you should stop doing it now....

When operating a small business, you need to use lines of credit as well as available capital to solve cash flow issues. However, most startups do not have enough cash, making it necessary to obtain a business credit card. Businesses have large expenses and you do not want to be personally responsible for them. This means that funding your business expenses with your personal credit card is not a good idea. Although getting a business credit card might seem daunting, it is not that hard. Here are some tips that will come in handy: Check...

VPN’s, also known as ‘virtual private networks’ are the best way to ensure your privacy is reliably safe online. They’re also cheap and easy to set up. We’re going to help show you both how they work, and how to use them in both business and personal applications to make the most of this wonderful new technology. With the increasing converting of life in all its aspects to a digital form, it’s likely that VPN’s aren’t actually an encouraged service to use, but a must-have service to use. Imagine the internet as the ocean...