Whether you are a new or experienced landlord, this bestselling and fully up-to-date book by private rented sector expert and consultant David Lawrenson will show you how to buy the right property in the right location (including abroad) for high rents and capital growth, whatever the state of the market. Get great property deals from developers and private sellers. Decide whether to use a letting agent or find and manage tenants yourself. Comply with all the laws and avoid the tenants from hell. Minimise your property tax bill. This new 2011 edition includes, in particular: updated information on Local Housing Allowance; modified sample tenancy agreement with additional Data Protection clause; eight more tax tips; and, revised text following the demise of HIPs (Home Information Packs).
David Lawrenson is the UK's leading buy-to-let expert, with over 20 years' experience as a buy-to-let landlord.Not being linked to a property company or financial institution enables him to provide unrivalled unbiased advice via his website www.lettingfocus.com where he also has a blog.In addition, he runs high-quality buy-to-let property consultancy seminars, mentoring and coaching sessions. He's a frequent commentator and speaker on property investment in the press.