Creative ways to invest in property set to dominate NLA conference

Advice and discussion on challenges faced by landlords

The annual National Landlords Association (NLA) national conference will be held in Manchester this year, giving landlords the opportunity to question industry experts and learn the latest on government policy.

The conference will be held on Wednesday 09 November at the Park Inn Manchester, Victoria.

It will take an in depth look at the challenges facing landlords, while workshops will give landlords advice on the practical side of letting.

Terrie Alafat, Director of Housing Growth and Affordable Housing at the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), will be the keynote speaker.

A panel of landlords and experts in the private-rented sector will participate in a “Question Time” style debate, discussing the current lettings market and industry developments in the private rented sector.

Interactive break out sessions will cover topics including tax strategies for landlords, creative ways to invest in residential property, how to improve your relationship with tenants, and advice on repossessing your property.

‘The National Conference is a highlight of the year for the NLA. It gives landlords an opportunity to come together and share information and advice on how to improve their lettings business, hear how government policy with affect them and discuss issues with fellow landlords,’ said David Salusbury, NLA chairman.

‘The private rented sector is becoming an increasingly important part of the housing equation in the UK, and it is vital landlords have the right knowledge to provide the best quality accommodation,’ he added.

Terrie Alafat, keynote speaker, said; ‘The NLA has been instrumental in improving standards and promoting good practice within the private rented sector. I look forward to speaking with landlords about their future opportunities and their role in providing good quality, affordable accommodation.’

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